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 new patent  Photoplethysmography apparatus

The invention relates to a photoplethysmography (PPG) apparatus (100), comprising at least one light source (110) configured to generate a beam of source light (114) having a source beam angle (118) and at least one controllable beam angle adapter (120) configured to receive a beam-angle control signal (170) indicative of... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Mr fingerprinting for determining performance degradation of the mr system

A contact-free method of determining biometric parameters and physiological parameters of a subject of interest (20) to be examined by a medical imaging modality (10), comprising steps of taking (72) a picture by a first digital camera (52) including a total view of an examination table (44); applying (74) a... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Electronically lockable wearable device

A wearable device includes: a band configured to at least partially surround a body part of a user; a clasp configured to hold the band in a closed position, wherein the band resists removal from the body part while in the closed position; a lock actuator configured to selectively lock... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Context detection for medical monitoring

There is provided a context detection apparatus for use with a medical monitoring device arranged to measure a physiological characteristic of a subject. The context detection apparatus comprises at least one context sensor comprising a camera; and a processing unit. The processing unit is arranged to receive image data acquired... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Ultrasound system and vessel identification

The present invention proposes an ultrasound system and method of identifying a vessel of a subject. The ultrasound system comprises: an ultrasound probe configured to simultaneously acquire a sequence of ultrasound blood flow data frames (such as a sequence of ultrasound Doppler data frames) and a sequence of ultrasound B-mode... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Treatment head for performing a microdermabrasion procedure

The present application relates to a treatment head (30) for performing a microdermabrasion procedure on a subject's skin (40). The treatment head (30) has a skin contact surface (32) which is positionable against the subject's skin (40) and at least one vacuum aperture (50) at the skin contact surface (32).... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Device visualization through optical shape sensing of a guidewire

A medical device deployment system includes a main body (101) and a guidewire (103) capable of being passed through the main body and including a lumen. An optical shape sensing (OSS) system (104) is configured to pass through the lumen in the guidewire. The OSS system is configured to measure... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Medical system, shape sensing

The present invention relates to a medical system for shape sensing by interacting with a shape sensing element (12) configured to perform a shape sensing measurement of an interventional device (14) and by interacting with an image data generation unit (28) for generating image data (21), said medical system comprising... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Head-mountable computing device, method and computer program product

Disclosed is a head-mountable computing device comprising at least one display module; an interface adapted to receive signals and/or data acquired by one or more sensors and to receive data generated by one or more medical devices operated by a wearer of the head-mountable computing device; a processor adapted to... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Systems and methods for detection of ventilator and patient disconnections using patient lung compliance estimated on both inhalation and exhalation phases of a breath

The system, method and computer-readable storage medium are for detection of ventilator and patient disconnections using patient lung compliance estimated on both inhalation and exhalation phases of a breath. A ventilator breathing system (10) provides breathing gas to a patient, and includes a gas supply (12), a patient tubing circuit... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Radiation-transparent, low-cost, lightweight, versatile, composite radio frequency coil for mri

A radio frequency coil (34), for use in a medical modality including at least a magnetic resonance examination system (10), comprises: a right hollow cylinder-shaped patient bore lining (36), an inner carrier member (40) that is fixedly attached to an outwardly directed surface of the patient bore lining (36), a... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Metal artifact correction in magnetic resonance imaging

The invention provides for a magnetic resonance imaging system. Instructions cause a processor (136) controlling the magnetic resonance imaging system to modify (200) pulse sequence data by omitting at least some of the phase encodings (408) that encode for volumes outside of the field of view. The pulse sequence data... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Parallel multi-slice mr imaging with suppression of side band artefacts

The invention relates to a method of MR imaging of an object (10) placed in an examination volume of a MR device (1). The method comprises the steps of: subjecting the object (10) to an imaging sequence comprising multi-slice RF pulses for simultaneously exciting two or more spatially separate image... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Optimized scale factor for frequency band extension in an audio frequency signal decoder

A method and device are provided for determining an optimized scale factor to be applied to an excitation signal or a filter during a process for frequency band extension of an audio frequency signal. The band extension process includes decoding or extracting, in a first frequency band, an excitation signal... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Optimized scale factor for frequency band extension in an audio frequency signal decoder

A method and device are provided for determining an optimized scale factor to be applied to an excitation signal or a filter during a process for frequency band extension of an audio frequency signal. The band extension process includes decoding or extracting, in a first frequency band, an excitation signal... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Led having vertical contacts redistributed for flip chip mounting

A light emitting diode (LED) structure has semiconductor layers, including a p-type layer, an active layer, and an n-type layer. The p-type layer has a bottom surface, and the n-type layer has a top surface though which light is emitted. A copper layer has a first portion electrically connected to... Koninklijke Philips N v

 new patent  Masking for light emitting device patterns

The present invention relates to a light emitting device with at least two active areas and a more robust method of manufacturing such a device. The method includes: depositing a first active area that emits light of a first color over an anode on a substrate; depositing an interelectrode layer... Koninklijke Philips N v

Cover device for a drink container

A cover device (2) for a drink container comprises a basic assembly (9) which is provided with a drink opening (32), and a valve arrangement (20) for blocking or unblocking a passage to the drink opening (32) from a drink container side of the cover device (2). The valve arrangement... Koninklijke Philips N v

Systems, methods, and devices for determining endpoints of a rest period using motion data

Systems, methods, and devices for determining a temporal duration of a rest period using motion data are described herein. In one exemplary embodiment, one or more data filters are applied to received motion data to generate one or more data sets of the motion data. The motion data represents an... Koninklijke Philips N v

Pain management wearable device

A computer implemented method for providing pain management using a wearable device determines a predictive model estimating an intensity level of pain as a function of at least one physiological parameter of a user of the wearable device and at least one activity of the user. The activity of the... Koninklijke Philips N v

Medical imaging with integrated air guidance

The present invention relates to a medical X-ray imaging arrangement and to a medical imaging system. In order to provide an improved air-supply for operating areas, a medical X-ray imaging arrangement (10) is provided that comprises an X-ray image acquisition device (12), a movable carriage (16), and an air-supply (30)... Koninklijke Philips N v

Endograft visualization with optical shape sensing

A system for medical device deployment includes an optical shape sensing (OSS) system (104) associated with a deployable medical device (102) or a deployment instrument (107). The OSS system is configured to measure shape, position or orientation of the deployable medical device and/or deployment instrument. A registration module (128) is... Koninklijke Philips N v

Endograft visualization with pre-integrated or removable optical shape sensing attachments

An endograft (102) includes a stent structure. An optical shape sensing (OSS) system (104) is associated with the endograft and is configured to measure shape, position and/or orientation of the stent structure. The OSS system (104) is connected to the stent structure and removable in a plurality of ways. Methods... Koninklijke Philips N v

Metabolic based prediction a successful defibrillation

A system employing an ECG monitor (40) and a defibrillation advisory controller (20). In operation, the ECG monitor (40) monitors a cardiac rhythm of a patient, and the defibrillation advisory controller (20) generates a defibrillation advisory based on a cardiac rhythm status and a metabolic cardiac status of the patient,... Koninklijke Philips N v

Stationary blade, blade set, and hair cutting appliance

The present disclosure relates to a hair cutting appliance (10), a blade set (22; 130; 150; 170) for a hair cutting appliance (10), and to a stationary blade (24) for said blade set (22; 130; 150; 170). Said stationary blade (24) may comprise a first wall portion (70) arranged to... Koninklijke Philips N v

Garment care device for drying and sanitizing garments

The invention relates to a garment care device (D) comprising a chamber (C) to receive at least one garment (G). The garment care device (D) also comprises a heating system (HS) for heating the at least one garment (G). The garment care device (D) also comprises a lighting system (LS)... Koninklijke Philips N v

Wearable with test strips and optical reader for skin

The present invention generally relates to a wearable electronic device that collects information about test sample using an optical sensor. The wearable device photographs and analyzes one or more organic samples placed on one or more immunoassay regions of a test strip in order to reveal information about the sample.... Koninklijke Philips N v

Laser diode based multiple-beam laser spot imaging system for characterization of vehicle dynamics

The invention is related to a laser diode based multiple beam laser spot imaging system for characterization of vehicle dynamics. A laser diode based, preferably VCSEL based laser imaging system is utilized to characterize the vehicle dynamics. One or more laser beams are directed to the road surface. A compact... Koninklijke Philips N v

Mri calculating derived values from b0 and b1 maps

The invention provides for a magnetic resonance imaging system (100, 300, 100) for acquiring magnetic resonance data (110, 1104) from a subject (118) within an imaging zone (108). The magnetic resonance imaging system comprises a memory (136) for storing machine executable instructions (160, 162, 164, 166, 316) and pulse sequence... Koninklijke Philips N v

Autostereoscopic display device

An autostereoscopic display comprises a pixelated display panel comprising an array of single color pixels or an array of sub-pixels of different colors and a view forming arrangement comprising an array of lens elements. The pixels form a square (or near square) grid, and the lenses also repeat in a... Koninklijke Philips N v

Adjusting overall duration of physical activity

The invention provides a method, a system and a computer program product to adjust an overall duration of a physical activity of a biological object. The physical activity is evaluated based on a physical activity parameter. The invention includes receiving: a target information (S1) corresponding to the physical activity parameter;... Koninklijke Philips N v

Image data segmentation and display

A method displays spectral image data reconstructed from spectral projection data with a first reconstruction algorithm and segmented image data reconstructed from the same spectral projection data with a different reconstruction algorithm, which is different from the first reconstruction algorithm. The method includes reconstructing spectral projection data with the first... Koninklijke Philips N v

Finite element modeling of anatomical structure

A system and method is provided for generating a finite element (FE) model of an anatomical structure based on a fitted model (340) of the anatomical structure and association data. A segmentation model (310) may be provided for segmenting the anatomical structure. Association data may be obtained which associates a... Koninklijke Philips N v

Feedback signalling for multicast data transmission

Data transmission in a multicast fashion in which retransmissions are requested by recipients sending feedback to the one sender. Receiving stations are informed about the feedback of another receiving station. This is done by mirroring the feedback of receiving stations to other receiving stations. Due to this, in case, for... Koninklijke Philips N v

Medical bracelet standard

Various embodiments described herein relate to a wearable device for monitoring health parameters of a patient. According to various embodiments, a wearable device, associated mobile device, or other user device may receive health parameters of the user obtained by at least one sensor configured to sense one or more health... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180000408

Baby sleep monitor

A sleep monitor for monitoring baby sleep uses sleep state classification based on heartbeat feature respiration features. The sleep monitor automatically retrains the classification during use of the sleep monitor. Training examples for use in this training process are generated automatically by detecting time instants whereat the baby in the... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180000414

Dynamic wearable device behavior based on schedule detection

Various embodiments described herein relate to a method and related wearable device and non-transitory machine-readable medium including receiving sensor data from at least one sensor of the wearable device; comparing the sensor data to schedule format stored in a memory of the wearable device, wherein the schedule format specifies at... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180000446

Needle trajectory prediction for target biopsy

A target biopsy system employing an ultrasound probe (20), a target biopsy needle (30) and a ultrasound guide controller (44). In operation, the ultrasound probe (20) projects an ultrasound plane intersecting an anatomical region (e.g. a liver). The target biopsy needle (30) include two or more ultrasound receivers (31) for... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180000448

Interposer electrical interconnect with spring

An interposer with a spring on a surface of the interposer is disclosed. The spring may apply a force to a surface of a component adjacent to the interposer. The interposer may be secured to the surface by a fastener. The fastener may be offset from the center of the... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180000452

Broadband blended fundamental and harmonic frequency ultrasonic diagnostic imaging

An ultrasound system is described which produces blended fundamental and harmonic frequency images. Successively transmitted, differently modulated pulses are transmitted by an ultrasound probe and both fundamental and harmonic frequencies are received in response. The echo signals received from the two pulses are processed by pulse inversion, producing cleanly separated... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180000572

Docking and charging station and filling operation for a hand-held oral cleaning device

A docking and charging station (100) for use in conjunction with a hand-held fluid droplet appliance (10) for dental cleaning, the docking and charging station (100) comprising a charging base (102) for recharging the hand-held fluid droplet appliance, a reservoir (110) for holding a larger amount of liquid (112) than... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180000573

Mouthpiece with directed fluid jets

A directed jet mouthpiece (10) comprises at least one mouthpiece trough (12,14) configured to fit over a front portion of a dental arch of a user's teeth. The at least one mouthpiece trough includes a buccal-side vertical member (16), a lingual-side vertical member (18) and an occlusal-side horizontal member (20)... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180001041

Simultaneous estimation of respiratory parameters by regional fitting of respiratory parameters

A medical ventilator (10) performs a method including: receiving measurements of pressure of air inspired by or expired from a ventilated patient (12) operatively connected with the medical ventilator; receiving measurements of air flow into or out of the ventilated patient operatively connected with the medical ventilator; dividing a breath... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180001042

Systems and methods for model-based optimization of mechanical ventilation

A mechanical ventilator (10) is connected with a ventilated patient (12) to provide ventilation in accordance with ventilator settings of the mechanical ventilator. Physiological values (variables) are acquired for the ventilated patient using physiological sensors (32). A ventilated patient cardiopulmonary (CP) model (40) is fitted to the acquired physiological variables... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180001044

Face mask with sleeve and flap

A minimal weight patient interface device that delivers breathing gas to a user includes a cushion assembling including a support cushion assembly and a sealing member is described herein. In one exemplary embodiment, the support cushion assembly includes a wedge that is made of a high density foam received within... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180001097

Advanced warning indicator for emergency medical devices

An emergency medical device (20) (e.g., an external defibrillator/monitor) employing an emergency medical subsystem (21) for executing an emergency medical procedure (e.g., a monitoring subsystem (21) and a therapy subsystem (21)), and an emergency medical controller (23) for controlling an activation of the emergency medical subsystem (21). The subsystem (21)... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180001100

Apparatus for monitoring a cardiac rhythm during cpr

A defibrillator and method for using a defibrillator which adopts an ECG analysis algorithm that can detect a cardiac arrhythmia in the presence of noise artifact induced by cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) compressions. The apparatus and method offers guidance throughout a cardiac rescue protocol involving both defibrillation shocks and CPR... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180001251

Filter element and gas purification device comrpising a filter element

A filter element (1) for use in a gas purification device (100) is disclosed. It comprises a substrate (10) and a filter layer (20) covering an exterior surface of the substrate (10). The substrate (10) comprises material for containing chemicals (30) effective to remove gas pollutants from a gas. The... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180001356

System for anti-biofouling

The invention provides an anti-fouling lighting system (1) configured for preventing or reducing biofouling on a fouling element (1201) of an object (1200). The fouling element (1201) is during use at least partly moving and at least temporarily exposed to water. Fouling is prevented by irradiating an anti-fouling light (211)... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180002535

A treating a surface and an article comprising a layer of microbial structures

The present invention provides a method of treating a surface of a substrate, the method comprising: a) growing a microbe on the surface of the substrate to be treated to form a layer of microbial structures, wherein the microbe is selected from fungi, algae, lichens and any combination thereof; and... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180003377

Method and device for generating steam comprising a scale container and steamer appliance with such a device

The present invention relates to a device (1) for generating steam. The device (1) comprises a plate (2) forming a surface, and a heating element (3) to heat the plate (2) to a predetermined temperature being at least above water evaporation temperature. The plate (2) is inclined at an angle... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180003547

Apparatus and monitoring changes in user weight

Apparatus and methods to monitor changes in user weight. The apparatus includes at least one sensor configured to capture superquotidien measurements of the user's weight and an accelerometer to measure movements of the user, and estimates cumulative weight of the user based on the superquotidien measurements, wherein only sudden changes... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180003688

Freshness indication

Embodiments of the present invention relate to freshness indication. In some embodiments, a freshness indicating device is provided. The freshness indicating device comprises a collector and an indicator. The collector is adapted to collect water from an object. The object includes at least one of fruits and vegetables. The indicator... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180003789

Correcting the magnetic field of a medical apparatus with a gantry

A method of correcting a magnetic field of a medical apparatus (300) comprising a magnetic resonance imaging system (302). The MRI system includes a magnet (306) for generating the magnetic field within an imaging zone 318. The magnet generates a magnetic field with a zero crossing (346, 404) outside of... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180003810

Multiline receive beamformers and related systems and methods

Microbeamformers coupled to groups of array elements which partially beamform groups of elements for the formation of multiple receive lines are provided. In the microbeamformers, a delay line can be configured to output multiple signal streams that can be delayed by different amounts to support multiline receive in a microbeamformer.... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180003828

Low-cost digital pet design

A diagnostic imaging system utilizing a reduced crystal design pattern is utilized to image a subject and collect event data. The reduced crystal design pattern includes filled crystal locations and empty crystal locations. A processor accounts for empty crystal locations by selecting windows that include nearest neighbor filled crystal locations.... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180004084

Patterned stamp manufacturing method, paterned stamp and imprinting method

A method of manufacturing a patterned stamp (100) for patterning a contoured surface (10) is disclosed. The method comprises applying a layer (115) of a pliable material precursor over a master (50) carrying an inverse pattern (52) to form a desired pattern (112) in said layer; curing the pliable material... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180004892

Systems, methods, and apparatuses for sequence alignment

Systems, methods, and apparatuses are disclosed for reducing the computational time of assigning a species to an infection isolate. A method for dividing a search index into one or more sub-indices based on a phylogenetic tree of reference sequences is disclosed. A method for dividing reads into test sets and... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180004906

Method and arrangement for determining a quality rating data for a medical data acquisition system

A method and arrangement for determining a quality rating data (QRD) of a medical data acquisition system (MDAS). The method and arrangement comprise of receiving first data, which includes utilization errors occurred during performing a data acquisition procedure (DAP), by a data acquisition component of the MDAS, on a patient... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180004909

Caregiver connected wearable

In various embodiments, a caregiver module is provided for use with a patient medical device, including a sensor to obtain a sensor signal related to the use of the patient medical device; an analog-to-digital converter to convert the sensor signal to corresponding sensor data; and a controller to transmit the... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180005356

Simple but versatile dynamic range coding

For obtaining an good yet easy to use luminance dynamic range conversion, we describe an image color processing apparatus (200) arranged to transform an input color (R,G,B) of a pixel of an input image (Im_in) having a first luminance dynamic range into an output color (Rs, Gs, Bs) of a... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180005379

Iterative digital subtraction imaging fro emoblization procedures

Method and related system (IPS) for visualizing in particular a volume of a substance during its deposition at a region of interest (ROI). A difference image is formed from a projection image and a mask image. The difference image is then analyzed to derive more accurate motion information about a... Koninklijke Philips N v

01/04/18 / #20180005455

Medical image editing

The present invention relates to medical image editing. In order to facilitate the medical image editing process, a medical image editing device (50) is provided that comprises a processor unit (52), an output unit (54), and an interface unit (56). The processor unit (52) is configured to provide a 3D... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170370572

Steam generating system with detachable cover

The present application relates to a system for generating steam, the system (1) comprising: a wall structure (3) forming a steam chamber (3A); an opening (4) formed in a wall portion (3B) of said wall structure (3); and a cover member (5) cooperating with said wall portion (3B) such that... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170367514

Smokeless air blade wok

The invention provides a food preparation vessel (100) comprising a main inlet (10) for introduction of a food material into the food preparation vessel (100), wherein the food preparation vessel (100) comprises a gas flow generator outlet (21) and a gas flow receiver inlet (22), wherein the gas flow generator... Koninklijke Philips N v

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12/28/17 / #20170367591

Wearable cardioverter defibrillator (wcd) improved comfort and longer wear

A wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) (10) and method (60) comprise a set of electrodes (12) for placement on a subject (14), a mechanism for electrically engaging (16) the set of electrodes to the subject's skin, and at least one non-invasive physiologic sensor (18, 20) configured for placement on the subject.... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170367617

Probabilistic non-invasive assessment of respiratory mechanics for different patient classes

In a medical ventilator system, a ventilator (10) delivers ventilation to a ventilated patient (12). Sensors (24, 26) acquire airway pressure and air flow data for the ventilated patient. A probabilistic estimator module (40) estimates respiratory parameters of the ventilated patient by fitting a respiration system model (50) to a... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170367620

System for performing histogram analysis of the time-based capnography signals and operation thereof

A gas concentration monitoring system (100, 600) may include a processor (110, 610) configured to detect a concentration of a selected gas in a sample gas flow obtained from a physical interface (107) to a patient (101); form a dataset including a plurality of data points, each data point corresponding... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170367645

Vertebral feature identification

Minimally-invasive spinal inventions are often performed using fluoroscopic imaging methods, which can give a real-time impression of the location of a surgical instrument, at the expense of a small field of view. When operating on a spinal column, a small field of view can be a problem, because a medical... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170367663

Method and device for effective audible alarm settings

A method for assisting a user in selecting audible alarm settings of a patient monitoring system for monitoring a patient is provided. A synthesis model is generated in response to 1) data indicative of audio features derived from audio recorded in the patient room, and 2) data indicative of vital... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170367800

Automatic filling mechanism and a hand-held oral cleaning device

An automatic filling mechanism for use in conjunction with a hand-held fluid droplet appliance (10) for dental cleaning, the automatic filling mechanism having a door (42) to a chamber (40) in the hand held fluid droplet appliance (10) for holding fluid, the door having a female liquid inlet port (44)... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170367802

Personal care device actuator with rattle mitigation

An actuator (12) for a personal care appliance (10) having an eccentric core (21) to preload the actuator (12) to prevent rattling caused by detrimental reactionary forces. The eccentric core (21) includes a pole assembly (24) radially extending from a spindle (22) having at least a first set (25-1) and... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170368286

Adaptive buckling member in a patient interface

A wearable device (8,60,70,86) structured to exert a contact pressure between the wearable device and a skin surface of a wearer, such as a patient interface device for delivering a flow of breathing gas to a patient, includes a first member (18,72,96), such as a faceplate member, structured to have... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170368288

Adjustable tension device for cpap mask

A cushion tension assembly for a respiratory interface device is provided. Cushion tension assembly includes an adjustment assembly and a number of tension members. Each tension member is operatively coupled to the adjustment assembly and is operatively coupled to the cushion body. In this configuration, the adjustment assembly is structured... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170368289

Fresh air and anti-asphyxiation assembly

An interface device comprises a cushion and a shell coupled thereto which together define an interior space with the face of a user. The shell includes an inlet port structured to have a conduit carrying a flow of treatment gas to the interior space selectively coupled thereto and a first... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170368294

Capnometry system with supplemental oxygen detection and operation thereof

A capnography system (100, 400), comprising: a controller (110, 410) configured to obtain a sample gas flow from a physical interface (107) for a patient (101); determine a change in a characteristic of the sample gas flow during a sampling time interval; determine whether the change in the characteristic of... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170368304

Pre-curved steerable catheter with pull-wires for dexterous deflection control

A pre-curved steerable catheter includes a catheter body (102) having a distal end portion. The distal end portion includes a permanently curved flexible end portion (110). A pull wire (108) is disposed in a pull wire lumen within the catheter body. The pull wire extends from the distal end portion... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170368368

Guiding tracked shape reconstruction for interventional procedures

An intervention system employing an interventional device (10), and a sensor wire (20) manually translatable within the lumen (11). The intervention system further employs a reconstruction controller (44) for reconstructing a shape of the interventional tool (10) responsive to a sensing of a manual translation of the sensor wire (20)... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170368410

Secretion loosening and cough segmenting therapy

The present system (10) comprises a subject interface (22), a segmenter (12), a loosener (14), sensors (18), and computer processors (28). The segmenter is configured to selectively control gas flow through the subject interface to provide high amplitude pressure oscillations (44) during exhalation such that the high amplitude pressure oscillations... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170371012

Automated impedance adjustment of a multichannel rf coil assembly

The present invention provides a multichannel radio frequency (RF) receive/transmit system (200) for use in an magnetic resonance (MR) imaging system (110), comprising a RF coil array (202) with multiple RF coil elements (204) for emission and reception of RF signals, whereby each RF coil element (204) is provided with... Koninklijke Philips N v

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12/28/17 / #20170371043

Scintillation event localization in a radiation particle detector

A method for scintillation event localization in a radiation particle detector comprises the steps of providing a plurality of scintillator element locations (2′) configured to emit a burst of photons responsive to a radiation particle being absorbed at the scintillator element location (2′) and detecting a burst of photons emitted... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170371046

Pixel based dead time correction

A positron emission tomography (PET) apparatus and method employs a plurality of radiation detectors (20) disposed around an imaging region (16) and configured to detect 511 keV radiation events emanating from the imaging region. A calibration phantom is disposed in the imaging region. One or more processors are configured to:... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170372007

Optimized anatomical structure of interest labelling

The present application describes a system (100) and method for detecting and labeling structures of interest. The system includes a current patient study database (102) containing a current patient study (200) with clinical contextual information (706). The system also includes an image metadata processing engine (118) configured to extract metadata... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170372496

Anti-correlated noise filter

An imaging system (100) includes an anti-correlated noise filter (120), which jointly filters noise from a first portion (116) and a second portion (118), and the first portion (116) and the second portion (118) include anti-correlated noise.... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170372497

Systems and methods for translation of medical imaging using machine learning

A medical image (24) with contrast of one imaging modality is emulated from images with other contrast characteristics. A plurality of input images (20) of a region of interest with the other contrast characteristics is received. A transform (22) which was generated by machine learning is applied to the corresponding... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170372714

Resampling an audio signal for low-delay encoding/decoding

A method and device for resampling an audio frequency signal in an audio frequency signal coding or decoding. The method includes the following acts for each signal block to be resampled: determining, by adaptive linear prediction, a number of future signal samples, this number being defined as a function of... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170373231

Wavelength converted light emitting device

In a method according to embodiments of the invention, for a predetermined amount of light produced by a light emitting diode and converted by a phosphor layer comprising a host material and a dopant, and for a predetermined maximum reduction in efficiency of the phosphor at increasing excitation density, a... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170373235

P-n separation metal fill for flip chip leds

A light emitting diode (LED) structure has semiconductor layers, including a p-type layer, an active layer, and an n-type layer. The p-type layer has a bottom surface, and the n-type layer has a top surface through which light is emitted. Portions of the p-type layer and active layer are etched... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170373237

Led package with integrated feautres for gas or liquid cooling

A light emitting device is provided that includes an integral heat dissipation element. This heat dissipation element is included in the leadframe that is used to facilitate fabrication of the light emitting device, to provide a single common substrate that forms both the heat dissipation element and the conductive elements... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/28/17 / #20170373517

Airfloss docking station charge detection

An oral cleaning system for communicating a status of a handheld oral cleaning device (10) to a docking station (100). The handheld oral cleaning device includes a controller (70) configured to generate a unique charging cycle for each of a plurality of different charging states. The docking station (100) is... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360299

Calculating a health parameter

A wearable device may take a set of health inputs from embedded body sensors for the duration of an activity performed by a user of the wearable device. Based on these inputs, the wearable device can calculate a health parameter (e.g., calories burned during the activity). The wearable device can... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360308

System and cardiorespiratory sleep stage classification

The present disclosure pertains to a system configured to determine one or more parameters based on cardiorespiratory information from a subject and determine sleep stage classifications based on a discriminative undirected probabilistic graphical model such as Conditional Random Fields using the determined parameters. The system is advantageous because sleep is... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360329

Device and determining and/or monitoring the respiratory effort of a subject

A device and method for determining and/or monitoring the respiratory effort of a subject are presented. The device comprises a receiving unit for receiving a posture signal of the subject, a breathing signal of the subject, and an electromyography signal of the subject; and a processing unit for determining an... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360340

System and extracting physiological information from remotely detected electromagnetic radiation

The present disclosure relates to a device and a method for extracting physiological information indicative of at least one health symptom from remotely detected electromagnetic radiation. The device comprises an interface for receiving a data stream comprising remotely detected image data representing an observed region comprising at least one subject... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360353

Device and monitoring bladder volume of a subject

The present invention provides a device and a method for monitoring the bladder volume of a subject. A device for monitoring the bladder volume of a subject comprises a sensor to be attached to a region on the exterior surface of the abdomen of the subject, the region corresponding to... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360361

System and determining spectral boundaries for sleep stage classification

The present disclosure pertains to a system (10) configured to determine spectral boundaries (216, 218) for sleep stage classification in a subject (12). The spectral boundaries may be customized and used for sleep stage classification in an individual subject. Spectral boundaries determined by the system that are customized for the... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360363

System and slow wave sleep detection

The present disclosure pertains to a system configured to detect slow wave sleep and/or non-slow wave sleep in a subject during a sleep session based on a predicted onset time of slow wave sleep and/or a predicted end time of slow wave sleep that is determined based on changes in... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360366

Method and system for assessing fluid responsiveness using multimodal data

A system (100) for assessing fluid responsiveness includes an infusion pump (24) in communication with at least one processor (32), and a plurality of physiological monitors (40,42,44,46) operable to receive physiological signals from an associated patient. Physiological signals (48,50) acquired from the associated patient (10) during a fluid challenge are... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360379

Method for score confidence interval estimation when vital sign sampling frequency is limited

The following relates generally to the medical monitoring arts, medical warning systems concerning a monitored patient, and so forth. In clinical settings, alarms are usually triggered when a single-parameter or a multi-parameter score exceeds certain thresholds. When a score needs to be determined, if certain parameters are not available, the... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360396

Ultrasound imaging segmenting anatomical objects

An ultrasound imaging apparatus (10) for segmenting an anatomical object in a field of view (29) of an ultrasound acquisition unit (14) is disclosed. The ultrasound imaging apparatus comprises a data interface (32) configured to receive a two-dimensional ultrasound data (30) of the object in the field of view in... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360406

Microbubble signal based temporal-bone thickness compensation for sonothrombolysis

An ultrasonic intracranial sonothrombolysis pressure amplitude is pre-quantified by using an ultrasound-scanner control unit (110) having an increasing and/or decreasing mode and designed for: with respect to a current mode, interrogating a blockage site iteratively so as to progressively and respectively increase or decrease a pressure amplitude of ultrasound being... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360407

Patient- specific ultrasound thermal strain-to-temperature calibration

An apparatus for deriving tissue temperature from thermal strain includes a thermal strain measuring module. The module uses ultrasound (156, 158) to measure thermal strain in a region, within a subject, that surrounds a location (166a, 166f) where a temperature sensor is disposed. Also included is a temperature measurement module... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360464

Microdermabrasion device

The present invention relates to a device for microdermabrasive treatment comprising, a treatment head (16) having a cavity (18) with inner walls (20), an opening (22) in said inner walls, and a treatment head tip (24) for placing the treatment head (16) on a skin (48) of the user, wherein... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170360518

Remote robotic actuation of a transeopagel echocardiography probe

A replica control tool (70) for remotely controlling a control handle (71) of an interventional tool (e.g., a probe, a catheter and a flexible scope) robotically controlled by a robotic actuator (50). The replica control tool (70) employs a replica control handle (71) substantially being a replica of a structural... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170361049

Rigid contoured ribbon and variable spring sealing

A cushion support assembly for a respiratory interface device cushion is provided. The cushion support assembly includes a cushion support assembly ribbon-like body with an inner side, an outer side and a wide facial side. The cushion support assembly body facial side includes a support surface, the support surface is... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170361050

Adjustable airflow diffuser

An adjustable airflow diffuser for selectively diffusing a flow of treatment gas includes a first member adapted to be disposed in the flow and a second member movably coupled to the first member and also adapted to be disposed in the flow. The second member is selectively moveable from: (i)... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170361053

Liquid chamber decoupling system and method

The present disclosure pertains to a system (10) configured to prevent damage from liquid spills in a humidified pressure support therapy device (50). The system is configured to decouple a humidification chamber (42) in a humidifier from a pressure generator (14) of the pressure support therapy device when a cover... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170361060

System and adjusting slow wave detection criteria

The present disclosure pertains to a system configured to a system configured to detect slow waves based on adjusted slow wave detection criteria and time delivery of the sensory stimulation to correspond to slow waves detected based on the adjusted criteria. The system is configured to adjust slow wave detection... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170361066

Steerable medical device, and use of a pull wire ring therein

The invention addresses the problem of limited functionality of the distal end of a steerable medical device due to the presence of the pull wire ring in the distal end portion. It relates to a steerable medical device (1) comprising a pull wire ring (100a-e) for imparting a bending movement... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170361118

Automated external defibrillator (aed) with dual ecg analysis algorithms

A defibrillator (AED) using two different ECG analysis algorithms which work sequentially to improve the accuracy of AED shock decisions. A first algorithm, such as (ART), is particularly suited for analysis in the presence of CPR periods. A second algorithm, such as (PAS), is particularly suited for analysis during hands-off... Koninklijke Philips N v

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12/21/17 / #20170361119

Analyze option button for an automated external defibrillator (aed) with dual ecg analysis algorithms

A defibrillator (AED) and method for using a defibrillator incorporates a user activated button which truncates an ongoing ECG analysis to immediately perform a different defibrillator-related function. For example, the AED may use two different ECG analysis algorithms having different sensitivities to a shockable cardiac rhythm, and a press of... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170361120

Confidence analyzer for an automated external defibrillator (aed) with dual ecg analysis algorithms

A defibrillator and method for using a defibrillator which adopts an ECG analysis algorithm that can detect a cardiac arrhythmia in the presence of noise artifact induced by cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) compressions. The apparatus and method includes a confidence analyzer circuit which determines the confidence level of an electrotherapy... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170361121

Defibrillator with scheduled and continuous modes of operation

A defibrillator and method for using a defibrillator which adopts an ECG analysis algorithm that can detect a cardiac arrhythmia in the presence of noise artifact induced by cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) compressions. The apparatus and method provides both of a continuous and scheduled mode of operation for interleaving periods... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170361127

A method to reduce local hot/cold spots in dmpo-based imrt planning

A method and related system to adjust an existing treatment plan. A second optimization is run based on a dual objective function system that includes a first objective function used for the optimization in respect of the existing plan and a second, extended objective function that includes the said first... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170361476

Attachment comb and hair cutting appliance

The present disclosure relates to a releasable attachment comb (60) for a blade set (22) of a cutting head (20) of a hair cutting appliance (10), said attachment comb (60) comprising a supporting frame (62) comprising a first lateral grip bar (68), a second lateral grip bar (70), and at... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170361479

Hair cutting device

The present application relates to a device for cutting hair. The device comprises a housing, a cutting unit arranged at one end of said housing and comprising a cutting element. The device comprises an electrode, and a voltage source connected to the electrode. The voltage source is configured to provide... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170363650

Method for determining the fibrinogen concentration in a biological sample

The present invention relates to clinical decision support systems. In detail, the present invention relates to a method for determining the initial fibrinogen concentration in a biological sample, to the use of fibrinogen added to a biological sample in at least one predetermined concentration, to a device for determining the... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170363669

Tracking quality control for electromagnetic guidance

An electromagnetic field quality assurance system employing an electromagnetic field generator (10) for emitting an electromagnetic field (12), and one or more quality assurance electromagnetic sensors (11, 21, 31, 41, 50) for sensing the emission of the electromagnetic field (12). The system further employs a quality assurance controller (74) for... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170363697

System and maintaining vacuum in superconducting magnet system in event of loss of cooling

An apparatus includes: a getter material (310) disposed within a vacuum chamber (210) to absorb stray molecules within the vacuum chamber; a thermal mass (340) disposed adjacent the getter material and in thermal communication with the getter material; a cold station (312) disposed within the vacuum chamber above the thermal... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170363698

A power device and driving a load

Embodiments of the invention provide a power device. The power device comprises a switch mode power conversion circuit with power semiconductors for driving a load in response to a control signal, a controller coupled to the switch mode power conversion circuit to generate the control signal based on a predetermined... Koninklijke Philips N v

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12/21/17 / #20170363878

Multi-view display device

In the single view mode, the birefringent electro-optic material (62) defines a non-switched state, and the polarization (64) of the light output from the display panel and incident on the lenticular means is linear and aligned with the optical axis of the birefringent electro-optic material (62) at the surface where... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170364149

Gaze tracking system with calibration improvement, accuracy compensation, and gaze localization smoothing

In a gaze-tracking system, localized error correction may be applied. The display area may be partitioned into error-correction zones, and each zone may have its own error correcting parameters or function. Calibration points may be defined for each of these zones, and the correction parameters or function within each zone... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170364633

Methods and systems to generate noncoding-coding gene co-expression networks

A method of identifying co-expressed coding and noncoding genes is disclosed. The method may include receiving genetic sequences, mapping the genetic sequences to known coding and noncoding genes, correlating the mapped genes, and generating a co-expression network. A system for generating a co-expression network and providing the co-expression network to... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170364640

Machine learning algorithm to automate healthcare communications using nlg

A method for automated analysis of medical records which executes a medical analysis algorithm to analyze patient data to generate an electronic narrative document. The electronic narrative document is stored in a patient database, which may be retrieved for viewing and editing by a user. As changes are made by... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170364647

Automated derivation of quality assurance rules

A system and method generates a rule set. The method being performed by a rule generating device includes receiving a plurality of previously generated reports where each of the previously generated reports includes respective analysis content of a respective image. The method includes generating a candidate rule based upon the... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170364648

Monitoring the exposure of a patient to an environmental factor

The invention suggests a system for monitoring the exposure of a patient (1) to at least one environmental factor. The system particularly comprises a database (8) storing an environmental prescription for the patient, the environmental prescription specifying a maximum level of the environmental factor and a minimum duration for the... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170364774

Quality control of image registration

An imaging quality control system (80) employing an imaging quality controller (84) and a monitor (81). In operation, the imaging quality controller (84) executes an image processing of subject image data of the anatomical object (e.g., subject non-segmentation-based or segmentation-based image registration of US, CT and/or MRI anatomical images), and... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170365058

Correspondence probability map driven visualization

A method generates and uses a correspondence probability map for visualization of two image datasets. The method includes obtaining two image datasets and obtaining an image registration algorithm that includes a correspondence model. The method further includes registering the two image datasets to generate a displacement vector field and generating... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170365059

Adaptive segmentation for rotational c-arm computed tomography with a reduced angular range

The present invention relates to a system (1) for adaptive segmentation. The system (1) comprises a configurator (10), which is configured to determine an adapted angular range (AR) with respect to an operation mode of the system (1) and which is configured to determine a segmentation parameter (SP) based on... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170365148

System and fall detection

The present system generates output signals conveying information related to a position of one or more body parts of the subject, location of the body of the subject and/or physiological information related to the subject; obtains a set of fall criteria that describe whether the subject is likely to fall;... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170365149

A monitoring activities of daily living of a person

Presented is a system and method for monitoring activities of daily living, ADLs, of a person within an environment. The system comprises an ADL inference unit adapted to receive a sensor output signal representative of a detected value of a property of at least one of: the person; and the... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170365746

Wavelength converted semiconductor light emitting device

In some embodiments of the invention, a device includes a semiconductor light emitting device having a first light extraction surface, a wavelength converting element, and a second light extraction surface. A majority of light extracted from the semiconductor light emitting device is extracted from the first light extraction surface. The... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170366756

Single-modality-based visual distinguishing of medical intervention device from tissue

Depiction, within a single imaging modality, of an intervention device and body tissue surrounding the device, is improved by interrogating a subject that includes the intervention device and the tissue. An image is created using, for a parameter, a value, of the parameter (160), better suited to one or the... Koninklijke Philips N v

12/21/17 / #20170366846

Apparatus and preventing switching from a channel during an advertisement display

An apparatus and method is disclosed for preventing a viewer from switching from a channel when an advertisement is being displayed on the channel. The apparatus and method comprises an advertisement controller in a video playback device that (1) prevents a viewer of a direct (non-recorded) broadcast from switching channels... Koninklijke Philips N v








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