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Method and apparatus for detection of non-physiologic senses checks the output of the sense amplifier of an implanted medical device where the inputs of the sense amplifier are adapted to connect to a living body for sensing electrical signals representative of physiologic events, and especially heart beats, and if tha...
In a communication system for a local network, in which a plurality of host computers are connected to a coaxial cable through respective controllers and transceivers, each controller, as soon as it has received a text frame, transmits an acknowledgement frame to the transmitting side controller. The transmitting side ...
Two digital radiologic images taken from different viewing directions of a same region, notably a mammogram study of the same breast, are automatically processed by a computer to identify suspect masses by producing processed mammogram images in which suspect spots, the skinline and the nipple are marked or enhanced. C...
A method for detecting the location of an edge, interface, seam or other structure of a workpiece uses one or two electromagnetic acoustic transducers (EMATs) to transmit an ultrasonic wave along the workpiece toward the edge and to receive a reflected wave. The velocity of the wave in the material is used in conjuncti...
A control system for regulating the torque and speed of an alternating current wound rotor motor used in the traverse drive of an overhead travelling crane comprises an SCR bank controlled by a firing circuit responsive to actuation of an operator-controlled induction master control. The control system further comprise...
An electrophotographic apparatus of the retention type is provided with a record paper detection assembly which generates a paper shortage signal when the number of record papers stored in a paper cassette is decreased to a predetermined small number substantially equal to the number of copies which can be formed from ...
A condition detector for an asynchronous pipeline. Each stage in the pipeline includes a storage element for storing a single bit of data indicating whether or not the condition to be detected is set in that stage. The single bit in the storage element of one stage is transferred to the storage element of a succeeding ...
WHEREIN R1 and R2 are individually selected from unsubstituted or substituted aliphatic, cycloaliphatic araliphatic or aromatic radicals, and contain not more than 18 carbon atoms each. Bilirubin, particularly as contained in body fluids, is detected by contacting a test sample with a test composition comprising A. A...
The present invention provides a system for detecting and removing resonance from crankshaft speed measurements comprising signal demodulation and deconvolution processing. According to the invention, a crankshaft speed sensor sends an appropriate signal corresponding to crankshaft speed to an engine controller. The in...
An electrical heating arrangement for a motor vehicle comprises a heating resistor that is energizable directly by the power generator provided that within a network of consuming devices failure has been detected and also provided that essential elements of the network such as battery or engine temperature are within p...
A method of and apparatus for continuous parity checking within a CMOS SRAM memory system. Each cell has added circuitry which permits continuous reading of the binary state of the cell. The states of each cell are combined to produce a parity determination for a given data array. By continuously monitoring parity in t...
A device for the detection of liquid components in gases, especially to detect the presence of liquids such as lubricants in gases subjected to compression in dry-running compressors, comprises an electric capacitor having a moisture-receptive dielectric with dielectric constant varying from a normal dielectric constan...
An electrical signal transmitter intended for use in a motor vehicle is disclosed. The signal transmitter is provided with a magnetic sensor device for the detection of various positions of a movable vehicle part. To properly recognize a variety of positions, the movable part is connected with a correspondingly movable...
A pitch detector to adjust long term prediction in a pulse excitation speech coder. A residual signal r(n) is first derived from the speech signal s(n) by short term filtering. Then, r(n) is processed to calculate a prediction error signal e(n) which is subsequently pulse excitation encoded. The processing of e(n) enta...
A level detection circuit for monitoring the level of a power supply voltage and producing an output signal at power on for resetting various system elements powered by the supply voltage when the supply voltage reaches a predetermined level. The detection circuit, which is powered by the supply voltage includes a volt...
A pulse step modulator (PSM) is presented herein for use in an AM transmitter. The modulator includes a plurality of unit step modules connected together in series with each module including a DC voltage source together with an associated actuatable switch for, when actuated, turning on the associated module to provide...
A computer implemented method and apparatus for determining if a wireless telecommunication system is operating at a reduced capacity is provided. The method and apparatus utilize call processing information associated with every sector/carrier within a CDMA base station to determine if any sector/carrier is operating ...
A facsimile transmission relay apparatus, referred to as an Intelligent Facsimile Relay (IFR) for improving call success rates in long delay environment such as terrestrial cellular, fixed wireless, and geostationary mobile satellite systems and the like. A first bi-directional telecommunications interface is provided ...
Mechanical overloads in a reciprocating gas compressor can cause irreparable damage to compressor components if the source of the overloads is not repaired. A method of detecting mechanical overloads includes applying an overload indicator across an interface between components in the compressor, and observing a mechan...
An orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)-based synchronization detection apparatus includes an input register that stores data, a shifter that shifts the data from the input register based on the exponent of a quantized correlation coefficient, an adder that sums the shifted data, and a peak detector that d...
In general, the invention is directed to identification of intrinsic ventricular activity occurring within a ventricular signal. In particular, the invention involves the analysis of ventricular signal morphology to determine if the signal contains intrinsic ventricular activity while delivering pacing pulses separated...
Apparatus and methods for detecting passing magnetic articles using a first, True Power On State (TPOS) detector during a first time interval and transitioning to a second, running mode detector after the first time interval, when the output of the second detector is accurate. A phase comparator is responsive to the ou...
An apparatus includes a register of an integrated circuit for shifting a scan test pattern in response to a scan enable signal. The register includes: a shift input for receiving the scan test pattern; a system logic input for receiving a system logic signal; a clock input for receiving a next clock pulse; a scan enabl...
A method and apparatus for providing fast detection of a high speed shared control channel (HS-SCCH). The HS-SCCH carries information necessary for receiving data via a high speed downlink shared channel (HS-DSCH). The apparatus receives messages transmitted via a plurality of HS-SCCHs. The apparatus measures a channel...
A detecting device for a vehicle, the detecting device comprising: a first infrared detector configured to repeatedly measure a temperature of a first target area by receiving infrared radiation of the first target area, the first infrared detector being configured to provide a plurality of first signals each correspon...
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for detecting motion of an object, such as the paw of rat. A tag comprising an inductive element and a capacitive element may be attached to the object and the motion detected by monitoring the affect of the tag on a time-varying magnetic field....
A method automatically detects and quantifies arterial plaque (hard plaque, soft plaque or both) in the coronary arteries of the heart from CT images. The method uses plaque definitions based on subject specific in vivo blood/muscle and fat density measurements, subject specific voxel statistical parameters and 2-D and...
Systems and methods for analyzing highly multiplexed sample arrays using highly multiplexed, high density optical systems to illuminate high density sample arrays and/or provide detection and preferably confocal detection off signals emanating from such high density arrays. Systems and methods are applied in a variety ...
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for encoding digital watermarks into content signals. Also disclosed are systems and methods for detecting and/or verifying digital watermarks in content signals. According to one embodiment, a system for encoding of digital watermark information includes: a window identifier fo...
In clinical settings as well as in a drug development context, human herpes viruses can be detected, and even quantified, by the use of a real time PCR-based assay. An informatics analysis of existing gene sequences from different HHV types or strains is used to identify a target segment within a gene. A probe oligonuc...