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A method and device is disclosed wherein a subject is excited by electromagnetic radiation in a locally limited range to emit radiation that is not coherent with the exciting radiation. The radiation of atoms lying close to one another on the surface of the subject is not correlated, i.e., the excited point of light ra...
A computer controlled user interactive display system with an implementation for displaying within a defined display space a plurality of objects having dimensions proportionally representative of physical parameters of elements respectively represented by said objects, but this system is provided with a further implem...
In a method for determining the roll attitude of a rolling flying object having a radio receiver, in particular for guiding a ballistic flying projectile/rocket having roll compensation, the aim is to determine a line of sight between a transmitting source and the antenna and to determine the roll attitude therefrom....
A technique of tracking an object of interest in a sequence of images using active polyline contours. An image processor converts a sequence of images into digital image data related to light intensity at the pixels of each image. A computer stores the digital image data and forms an initial polyline that substantially...
The invention relates to a process to manufacture an object using at least one granular material ( 16 ) having a large particle size, for example greater than or equal to 0.1 mm, such process being characterised by the following stages: the granular material or materials are placed in a mould ( 2 ) at the same di...
To analyze the bond between the skin and core of a metal honeycomb section a hologram is formed of the skin surface and then the skin is heated and a real time holographic interferometry comparison is made. The bowing of the section during the heating results in a high interference fringe frequency over much of the sur...
An information object transport system for enabling nodes to transmit objects a digital data processing system. Each node includes an object store for storing a plurality of objects, at least one of the objects including at least one external reference identifying another object. An information object transport arrange...
A program synthesis system comprises a function decomposition unit for decomposing a function according to a predetermined specification so as to obtain detailed functions of the specification, a similarity decision unit for retrieving intermediates similar to the detailed specification detailed by the function decompo...
Data structures, methods and devices for implementing persistence data storage such that persistent objects may be efficiently created and accessed in a distributed client/server computing system are disclosed. In one aspect of the invention, a method for managing persistence data for installed persistent objects invol...
Methods and apparatus for implementing a persistent storage interface that may be used to store entries into a variety of different storage subsystems are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, an object-based system which is arranged to store and to retrieve configuration information includes a s...
A system and method for returning a rights management object ( 103 ) to a rights issuer ( 102 ) is provided. The system and method allows a rights issuer ( 102 ) to ensure that the rights management object ( 103 ) is removed from an electronic device ( 101 ) prior to making the refund, while providing the customer with...
The current invention describes a method for determining azimuth and elevation angles of a radiation source or other physical objects located anywhere within an cylindrical field of view. The invention makes use of an omni-directional imaging system comprising of reflective surfaces, an image sensor and an optional opt...
A computer object such as text, graphics, mathematical formulas, images, audio, and other data and information handled inside a computer or through a computer in industry or daily life etc. is expressed, recorded, reproduced, and transmitted using color or a color numerical value. Color is used as a medium for expressi...
In a method or system for implementation of a transfer of data between two program elements of a process, a buffer object is provided between and linking two program elements. The buffer object comprises a buffer and control methods. A control method of a buffer object informs one of the linked program elements when th...
An improved heating apparatus is aimed at optimizing heat transfer and delivering an optimal heating efficiency in comparison to conventional heating apparatus. The improved heating apparatus includes tubes that generate plume arrays of a fluid (e.g., a gas, such as air) that is heated in a conduit. The tubes introduce...
A first aspect of the invention relates to a luminescent object comprising: a. a luminescent layer or core containing a photoluminescent material; and b. a wavelength-selective mirror; wherein the luminescent layer or luminescent core is optically coupled to the wavelength-selective mirror, said wavelength-selective mi...
An apparatus for directing a vaporized substance into a space. The apparatus has a base with operating components capable of converting a liquid substance into a vapor, and a substance supply container that is separable from the base. The substance supply container in an operative state in relationship to the base deli...
A system and method for implementing beyond field-of-view tracked object positional indicators for television event directors and camera operators. The present invention includes a camera having a field-of-view. The camera tracks an off-screen object. A coordinate manager blends an on-screen indication of distance that...
An apparatus and method for extracting an object of interest from an image using image matting are disclosed herein. The apparatus for extracting an object of interest from an image using image matting includes a saliency map generation unit, a trimap generation unit, and an alpha map generation unit. The saliency map ...
Method and apparatus for scanning surfaces of a three-dimensional object employ a first sensor to acquire first data points and a second sensor to acquire second data points. The first sensor has a relatively lower accuracy and faster data point acquisition rate than the second sensor, and the second data points are as...
An illumination system that includes a light source device and an algorithm unit is provided. The light source includes a color temperature adjustable light source. The algorithm unit is coupled to the light source device and outputs a control signal to the light source device according to a reflection spectrum of an o...
Disclosed herein is a method for measuring a position. The method for measuring a position includes: determining a GPS satellite visible area and a GPS satellite invisible area depending on whether or not an area is an area in which a predetermined number or more of GPS satellites are observable; measuring a position o...
A clock generation device measures a frequency ratio between a clock signal CK 1 (32.768 kHz+α) and a reference frequency value based on a clock signal CK 3 (25 MHz), generates a clock signal CK 2 obtained by masking at least one clock pulse of the clock signal CK 1 based on the measurement result of the frequency...
A computer-implemented method of providing a server-based feature cloud model of a realm includes receiving by a server a series of digital contributions that collectively originate from a plurality of remote computing devices, characterizing portions of the realm. The method also includes processing by the server the ...
A membrane switch in which a first conductive part is formed on a first substrate, a second conductive part is formed on a second substrate, and the substrates are layered via a spacer such that the conductive parts face each other with a space therebetween, and an organic material showing piezoelectricity is filled, o...
A physical quantity sensor includes: a diaphragm that can deflect and deform; a peripheral wall portion that is disposed around the diaphragm and has a thickness increasing in a direction away from the diaphragm; a deflection amount sensor that detects a deflection amount of the diaphragm; and a temperature sensor that...
A process and a device for measuring intermodulation products by wave reflection on a non-linear object ( 20 ), including two electromagnetic sources ( 24, 25 ) of distinct focal points emitting fundamental components, and a receiver ( 28 ), the process includes a step in which the measuring device is in a configuratio...
A system for initiating and using a three-dimensional object as a controlling device when interfacing with a computer system used for interactive video game play is provided. One example system includes an interface for receiving data from a capturing device of a three-dimensional space and storage coupled with compute...
An apparatus for a video object detection algorithm of a camera includes a video object detection training module and a video object detection application module. The video object detection training module is configured to generate an optimum correspondence between quantified values of environmental variables and param...
A system for performing object identification combines pose determination, EO/IR sensor data, and novel computer graphics rendering techniques. A first module extracts the orientation and distance of a target in a truth chip given that the target type is known. A second is a module identifies the vehicle within a truth...
Various embodiments may be generally directed to a universal object retention system that may be configured with at least a support substrate and a plurality of ductile members extending across predetermined portions of the support substrate. At least one ductile member may be configured with a tactile feature that inc...
An integrated vision and display system comprises a display-image forming layer configured to transmit a display image for viewing through a display surface; an imaging detector configured to image infrared light of a narrow range of angles relative to the display surface normal and including a reflection from one or m...