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US-8,009,814 Method and apparatus for a voice portal server
Method, system, and computer program product for building a voice prompt menu for a collection of portlets by acquiring a list of portlets, building a voice...
US-8,009,813 Telephone user interface programmable shortcut
A method for providing a telephone user interface programmable shortcut for a telephone-accessed system includes steps as follows. The telephone user interface...
US-8,009,812 System and method of audible caller identification via a multimedia device
A method and system is disclosed that includes receiving an incoming call including caller identification information at an input responsive to a network. An...
US-8,009,811 Testing and quality assurance of interactive voice response (IVR) applications
A system receives a condition for an interactive voice response (IVR) application, automatically tests the IVR application based on the received condition, and...
US-8,009,810 Emergency responder reply system and related methods
An emergency responder reply system (ERRS) and method are disclosed that minimize, and in many instances eliminate, the delays frequently associated with...
US-8,009,809 Method and system for call proceeding in an intelligent network system
Embodiments of the invention disclose a method for call proceeding in an intelligent network system, which includes the following steps: receiving a service...
US-8,009,808 System and method for maintaining a translations database to effect call control at a remote terminal
A call control system comprising a control module, a translations database and a switching fabric are connected to a trunk group between a remote terminal and...
US-8,009,807 Radiation screen for an x-ray device
The invention relates to a radiation screen for an X-ray device, comprising at least one radiation limiting means which is displaceably mounted and is embodied...
US-8,009,806 Apparatus and method of cooling a liquid metal bearing in an x-ray tube
An x-ray tube includes a center shaft having an inner surface and an outer surface, the inner surface forming a portion of a cavity therein, a mount having an...
US-8,009,805 Rotating union for a liquid cooled rotating X-ray target
A rotating union for an X-ray target is provided. The rotating union for the X-ray target comprises a housing, a coolant-slinging device comprising a rotating...
US-8,009,804 Dose calculation method for multiple fields
Systems and methods for developing a treatment plan for irradiating a treatment volume within a patient are disclosed. In accordance with the present invention,...
US-8,009,803 Treatment plan optimization method for radiosurgery
Systems and methods for providing radiosurgery treatment to a patient by combining methods from both traditional radiosurgery and radiotherapy are disclosed. A...
US-8,009,802 Method and apparatus to facilitate supplementing a dose-volume histogram constraint using an adaptive...
One provides a first dose-volume histogram (DVH) constraint as pertains to controlling localized excessive-radiation dosage with respect to a particular...
US-8,009,801 Packaging system for detonating cords for X-ray examination and safe shipping
The invention relates to a packaging for a detonation cord (1) that is used especially for igniting shaped charge perforators in perforation guns utilized in...
US-8,009,800 Tray for assessing the threat status of an article at a security check point
A method for performing security screening of a liquid product at a security checkpoint is provided. The liquid product is placed in a tray having at least two...
US-8,009,799 Tray for use in assessing the threat status of an article at a security check point
A tray for holding an article while the article is being subjected to penetrating radiation is provided. The tray has a surface on which the article can be...
US-8,009,798 X-ray imaging system
In a method and an apparatus for medical imaging, the radiation source is aligned relative to a detector plate, and the alignment is controlled so that the...
US-8,009,797 X-ray imaging apparatus, X-ray imaging method, and X-ray imaging program
An X-ray imaging apparatus includes a phase grating, an absorption grating, a detector, and an arithmetic unit. The arithmetic unit executes a Fourier transform...
US-8,009,796 X-ray CT system to generate tomographic phase contrast or dark field exposures
An x-ray CT system that generates tomographic phase contrast or dark field exposures, has at least one grating interferometer with three grating structures...
US-8,009,795 Image processing apparatus and X-ray computer tomography apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes a storage unit which stores the data of a plurality of images including an examination target organ of an object, a...
US-8,009,794 Methods, apparatus, and computer-program products for increasing accuracy in cone-beam computed tomography
Disclosed are methods, systems, and computer-product programs for increasing accuracy in cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) by obscuring portions of the...
US-8,009,793 Method for imaging plaque using dual energy CT
Two x-ray CT images are acquired of arterial plaque using x-rays at two different energy levels. The reconstructed images are normalized by adjusting pixel...
US-8,009,792 Distance lattice for fuel rod assembly in nuclear reactor
The invention relates to nuclear engineering and can be used for fuel clusters of nuclear reactors, for distancing and fixing fuel elements, in particular in...
US-8,009,791 Fuel supports for nuclear reactors
A fuel support for a nuclear reactor may include: a plurality of fuel support apertures, each fuel support aperture dimensioned for receiving a lower tie plate...
US-8,009,790 Debris Trap
A debris trap catches debris falling through a fuel bundle orifice in a nuclear reactor. The debris trap includes a shaft and a debris capture tray attached to...
US-8,009,789 Storage device for storing and transporting nuclear fuel assemblies
The invention relates to a storage device (1) for storing and transporting nuclear fuel assemblies, the device comprising a plurality of adjacent compartments,...
US-8,009,788 Monitoring method and monitoring program for boiling water reactor, and acoustic damping method for boiling...
A boiling water reactor includes a reactor pressure vessel; a steam pipe for transporting steam generated in the reactor pressure vessel out from a steam dome...
US-8,009,787 Method for non-destructive testing
Non-destructive testing method may include providing a source material that emits positrons in response to bombardment of the source material with photons. The...
US-8,009,786 Method for agile region and band conscious frequency planning for wireless transceivers
A technique for agile region and band conscious frequency planning for wireless transceivers in which a comparison frequency is selected for generating a local...
US-8,009,785 Method and system for implementing a PLL using high-voltage switches and regulators
A method and apparatus in an integrated circuit radio transceiver are operable to apply a modified control signal to drive logic that includes a plurality of...
US-8,009,784 Clock embedded differential data receiving system for ternary lines differential signaling
A clock embedded differential data receiving system for ternary lines differential signaling. The clock embedded differential data receiving system includes a...
US-8,009,783 Synchronous digital data transmission interface
The field of the invention is that of transmission interfaces for synchronous digital input signals composed of bits transmitted in series at a frequency of...
US-8,009,782 Downscaling system bandwidth
A larger second bandwidth is fitted to a first transmission bandwidth by blanking PRBs at one or both edges of the larger second bandwidth. A first set of...
US-8,009,781 DTV receiver and method of processing signal in DTV receiver
A DTV receiver includes a tuner, a demodulator, a channel equalizer, a sequence detector, and a burst controller. The tuner receives a DTV signal having main...
US-8,009,780 Apparatus and method for generating effective signal to noise ratio (SNR) per stream in multiple-input...
A multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless communication system includes a first calculator for calculating pairwise error rates (PERs) for each...
US-8,009,779 System and method for broadband pulse detection among multiple interferers using a picket fence receiver
A system and method to detect broadband pulses in the presence of multiple strong narrow band interferers is disclosed whereby a picket fence filtering method...
US-8,009,778 Quantized channel state information prediction in multiple antenna systems
A CSI vector quantizer (VQ) system is provided for time-correlated channels. The VQ system operates a receiver forwarding quantized channel state information in...
US-8,009,777 Processing data in a digital communications system
A method of processing a signal in a wireless digital communications system, wherein a source of disturbance affects differently at least first and second...
US-8,009,776 Television reciever with automatic gain control (AGC)
A radio frequency (RF) signal is attenuated using first (220) and second (241) attenuation elements. In one embodiment an initial overall attenuation of the RF...
US-8,009,775 Automatic frequency control for a wireless communication system with multiple subcarriers
Techniques for performing frequency control in an OFDM system are described. In one aspect, frequency acquisition is performed based on a received pilot, and...
US-8,009,774 Devices for carrier recovery and related methods
Devices for carrier recovery and related methods are provided. A receiving signal is provided to perform an interpolation filtering process and a frequency...
US-8,009,773 Low complexity implementation of a Viterbi decoder with near optimal performance
A method and system for low-complexity implementation of a Viterbi Decoder with near optimal performance has been disclosed. The Viterbi decoding technique is...
US-8,009,772 Concurrent signal combining and channel estimation in digital communications
In the reception of digital information transmitted on a communication channel, a characteristic exhibited by the communication channel during transmission of...
US-8,009,771 Interference reduction in a communication signal
The invention concerns the reduction of interference in a communication signal sent through a communication channel, where this interference is a performance...
US-8,009,770 Decoder for 4QAM-NR and method thereof
A 4QAM-NR decoder and decoding method are disclosed. The 4QAM-NR decoder, obtains original data corresponding to receiving data received by a receiving...
US-8,009,769 Method and a device for decoding slice codes
A method and a device (20) for decoding a frame capable of being split into p sub-frames each consisting of k information symbols, a first n-k redundant symbols...
US-8,009,768 Integer frequency offset estimation based on the maximum likelihood principal in OFDM systems
An apparatus includes an estimator that includes a receiver that receives a plurality of frequency-domain symbols. Each symbol includes at least one of a...
US-8,009,767 Digital demodulating apparatus, digital receiver, controlling method of the apparatus, computer program product...
A digital demodulating apparatus is provided capable of more reducing the power consumption of a demodulator by decreasing the performance of demodulation...
US-8,009,766 DTV receiving system and method of processing DTV signal
A digital television (DTV) receiving system includes a known data detector, and a channel impulse response (CIR) estimator, a CIR calculator, a coefficient...
US-8,009,765 Digital polar transmitter
A digital polar transmitter includes a baseband processor configured to receive an input signal and to convert the input signal into a baseband amplitude...
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