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Miroslav Trajkovic, Eric Cohen Solal, Srinivas Gutta: Ball throwing assistant. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, John Vodopia, April 1, 2003: US06539931 (385 worldwide citation)

A ball-throwing machine includes a camera connected to a computer vision unit and a microphone connected to a speech-processing unit. The computer vision unit processes images from the camera to determine a user's position, and to detect user gestures from a predetermined repertoire of gestures ...


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Mehran Moshfeghi: Method and apparatus for controlling browser functionality in the context of an application. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, John Vodopia, November 5, 2002: US06476833 (293 worldwide citation)

This invention includes methods and apparatus for browsing markup language documents from within the context of a client-server application running on an end-user device. Browser functionality, which is configured according to user profile information specifying each user's authorization and pr ...


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Siegfried Kästle: Recognition of a useful signal in a measurement signal. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, John Vodopia, October 7, 2003: US06631281 (222 worldwide citation)

Recognition of a useful signal in a measurement signal by: transforming the measurement signal for a given time slot into the frequency range; identifying frequency peaks in the transformed measurement signal; assigning identified frequency peaks to temporal progressions of identified frequency peak ...


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Siegfried Kästle: Interference suppression for measuring signals with periodic wanted signals. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, John Vodopia, November 25, 2003: US06654623 (218 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for suppressing the interferences in a measuring signal with a substantially periodic wanted signal. According to the method, first a transformation, preferably a wavelet transformation, of the measuring signal to a summation of aperiodic basic logic functions is ca ...


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Siegfried Kästle: Quality indicator for measurement signals, in particular, for medical measurement signals such as those used in measuring oxygen saturation. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, John Vodopia, April 20, 2004: US06725074 (194 worldwide citation)

A method of determining a quantitative statement concerning the quality of a medical measurement signal in pulsoximetry includes the steps of determining factors relevant to the measurement signal and interlinking the factors by means of an uncertain logic into a quality indicator. The factors relat ...


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Srinivas Gutta, Miroslav Trajkovic, Antonio Colmenarez: Vehicular blind spot vision system. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, John Vodopia, July 23, 2002: US06424272 (173 worldwide citation)

A blind spot vision system for a vehicle includes a camera having a field of view. The camera is positioned on the vehicle such that the field of view corresponds with at least a portion of an area proximate the vehicle which is not visible to a driver while the driver looks in mirrors that are posi ...


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Amr F Yassin, Yasser alSafadi: Personalize vehicle settings using RF tags. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, John Vodopia, January 14, 2003: US06505780 (148 worldwide citation)

A method of and system for programming one or more personalized settings of a user for adjustable components of a vehicle, by using a communication device capable of communicating data to the vehicle. It includes providing the user with a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag. The RFID tag inclu ...


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Volker Rasche: Method of and device for determining the position of a medical instrument. Koninkiljke Phillip Electronics, John Vodopia, October 29, 2002: US06473635 (131 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method of and a device for determining the position of a medical instrument (


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Peter Koester Rhoads, Edward C Parnagian, Scott Barraclough, Douglas E Harriott, Janice M Blackwell Jones: Ultrasound diagnostic device. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, John Vodopia, April 1, 2003: US06540685 (125 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound diagnostic device is provided which is portable, small, light weight and easy to use. Preferably, the ultrasound diagnostic device is very small and light weight. The weight of the ultrasound diagnostic device normally will be approximately 6 or 7 pounds, including electrical control c ...


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