Philips Electronics patents granted on 14 August 2012

18 US patents granted on 14 August 2012 and assigned to Philips Electronics

1 D665,485 Automotive air purifier
2 D665,378 Micro audio system
3 8,245,224 Retrieving data from an information carrier
4 8,244,078 Hydrogel based sensor probe for detecting an environmental state
5 8,244,011 Artifact suppression in multi-coil MRI
6 8,244,007 System and method for registration of medical images based on insufficiently similar image areas
7 8,243,969 Method of and device for generating and processing parameters representing HRTFs
8 8,243,874 Apparatus and method for spectral computed tomography
9 8,243,359 Window blind with illuminated lamellae
10 8,242,787 Method for determining a status and/or condition of a LED/OLED device and diagnotic device
11 8,242,717 Light output device
12 8,242,710 Driver device for a load and method of driving a load with such a driver device
13 8,242,665 Flip-chip interconnection through chip vias
14 8,242,521 Semiconductor light emitting device with light extraction structures
15 8,242,453 Imaging system for nuclear medicine
16 8,241,918 Beverage dispensing device with freshness indicator
17 8,240,900 Lighting device
18 8,240,854 Autostereoscopic display device and a system using the same