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Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der Angewandten Forschung e.V. Patents
Assignee:
Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der Angewandten Forschung e.V.
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Munich, DE
No. of patents:
494
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
D608787 User interface for computer screen January 26, 2010
D503406 Ideogram for configuration storage in memory functions of a microscope system on a portion of a March 29, 2005
D503405 Computer icon for objective, enlargement, and contrast functions of a microscope system on a por March 29, 2005
8589104 Device and method for compensating color shifts in fiber-optic imaging systems November 19, 2013
A color value for an optical fiber of a fiberscope can be generated on the basis of the intensity values of a plurality of sensor elements of a sensor element arrangement that are sensitive to one spectral region each from a set of sensor spectral regions, if calibration values are provi
8587882 Optical layer stack and method for manufacturing the same November 19, 2013
An optical layer stack having a first layer, a second layer, a first spacer part associated with the first layer and a second spacer part associated with the second layer, wherein the two spacer parts have groove and tongue for an engagement in a stacking direction of the optical lay
8584473 Cooling apparatus used for cryonic preservation, and corresponding operating method November 19, 2013
The invention relates to a cooling apparatus, especially for cryogenically preserving biological samples, comprising a duct (5) for delivering a coolant (3) to a cooling chamber (1), a heater (6) that has an adjustable first heating performance (P2) for heating the coolant (3) delive
8582861 Method and apparatus for segmenting biological cells in a picture November 12, 2013
A method of segmenting biological cells in a picture so that the biological cells represent a foreground of the picture includes a step of applying a first fast marching algorithm to the picture or to a pre-processed version of same in order to obtain a first fast marching image. In
8577482 Device and method for generating an ambience signal November 5, 2013
A transient detector is provided for generating an ambience signal suitable for being emitted via loudspeakers for which there is no special loudspeaker signal to detect a transient period. A synthesis signal generator produces a synthesis signal which fulfills the transient conditio
8571877 Apparatus for providing an upmix signal representation on the basis of the downmix signal repres October 29, 2013
An apparatus for providing an upmix signal representation on the basis of a downmix signal representation and an object-related parametric information, which are included in a bitstream representation of an audio content, in independence on a user-specified rendering matrix, the appa
8571876 Apparatus, method and computer program for obtaining a parameter describing a variation of a sig October 29, 2013
An apparatus for obtaining a parameter describing a variation of a signal characteristic of a signal on the basis of actual transform-domain parameters describing the audio signal in transform-domain includes a parameter determinator. The parameter determinator is configured to deter
8571858 Method and discriminator for classifying different segments of a signal October 29, 2013
For classifying different segments of a signal which has segments of at least a first type and second type, e.g. audio and speech segments, the signal is short-term classified on the basis of the at least one short-term feature extracted from the signal and a short-term classificatio
8570238 Leaky-wave antenna October 29, 2013
A leaky-wave antenna includes a sheet arrangement having first, second and third metalized sheets that are arranged on top of and in parallel with one another and are separated by two di-electric layers, the first metalized sheet having a first two-dimensionally periodic metalization
8569857 Diode bolometer and method for producing a diode bolometer October 29, 2013
A bolometer has a semiconductor membrane having a single-crystalline portion, and spacers so as to keep the semiconductor membrane at a predetermined distance from an underlying substrate. The complementarily doped regions of the single-crystalline portion form a diode and the predet
8566880 Device and method for providing a television sequence using database and user inputs October 22, 2013
A device for providing a television sequence has a database interface, a search request receiver, a television sequence rendition module and an output interface. The database interface accesses at least one database, using a search request. The search request receiver is formed to contro
8565304 Video frame encoding and decoding October 22, 2013
A video frame arithmetical context adaptive encoding and decoding scheme is presented which is based on the finding, that, for sake of a better definition of neighborhood between blocks of picture samples, i.e. the neighboring block which the syntax element to be coded or decoded relates
8564969 Component arrangement and method for production thereof October 22, 2013
The invention relates to a component arrangement with a first substrate and at least one second substrate arranged on the first substrate, wherein the first substrate has at least one first contact element and the at least one second substrate has at least one second contact element
8563358 Method of producing a chip package, and chip package October 22, 2013
A method of producing a chip package includes providing a substrate comprising a first recess having a recess bottom and recess side walls. A chip comprising a chip backside is introduced into the recess such that the chip does not protrude from the recess and such that a gap remains
8300307 Concept for detecting images with sub-wavelength resolution October 30, 2012
A microscope with sub-wavelength resolution with a light source for monochromatic light with a predetermined wavelength, an object carrier for an object to be examined, and an image sensor with an optical structure with a first side and a second side opposite to the first side, the o
8299630 Microstructure with reactive bonding October 30, 2012
A microstructure has at least one bonding substrate and a reactive multilayer system. The reactive multilayer system has at least one surface layer of the bonding substrate with vertically oriented nanostructures spaced apart from one another. Regions between the nanostructures are f
8297133 Pressure sensor October 30, 2012
A pressure sensor has a multiplicity of piezoelectric converter elements which are arranged such that they are essentially parallel to a force-applying or pressure-applying direction. The converter elements can be arranged at a distance from one another by an insulating material and/
8296159 Apparatus and a method for calculating a number of spectral envelopes October 23, 2012
An apparatus calculates a number of spectral envelopes to be derived by a spectral band replication (SBR) encoder, wherein the SBR encoder is adapted to encode an audio signal using a plurality of sample values within a predetermined number of subsequent time portions in an SBR frame
8295901 Spectral analysis for a more reliable determination of physiological parameters October 23, 2012
An apparatus for determining a spectral ratio between a first signal having a first spectrum which depends on a biological quantity, and a second signal having a second spectrum which depends on a biological quantity, the first signal and the second signal having a plurality of harmo
8293423 Fuel cell stack with a lightweight construction October 23, 2012
The invention relates to a fuel cell stack composed of at least one fuel cell (1) and at least two separator structures (2, 2'). Said separator structures (2, 2') are open on at least one side towards the exterior in order to allow passive exchange of air. Also, said separator structures
8290783 Apparatus for mixing a plurality of input data streams October 16, 2012
An apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention for mixing a first frame of a first input data stream and a second frame of a second input data stream has a processing unit adapted to generate an output frame, wherein the output frame has output spectral data describ
8290167 Method and apparatus for conversion between multi-channel audio formats October 16, 2012
An input multi-channel representation is converted into a different output multi-channel representation of a spatial audio signal, in that an intermediate representation of the spatial audio signal is derived, the intermediate representation having direction parameters indicating a d
8289517 Method and device for measuring a photoacoustic signal with computer-assisted evaluation October 16, 2012
A method for measuring a photoacoustic signal using light sources that emit light at different wavelengths, wherein the method comprises electing a scanning frequency with which signals are recorded, determining a modulation frequency for each light source by dividing the scanning fr
8280744 Audio decoder, audio object encoder, method for decoding a multi-audio-object signal, multi-audi October 2, 2012
An audio decoder for decoding a multi-audio-object signal having an audio signal of a first type and an audio signal of a second type encoded therein is described, the multi-audio-object signal having a downmix signal and side information, the side information having level informatio
8275626 Apparatus and a method for decoding an encoded audio signal September 25, 2012
An apparatus for decoding an encoded audio signal having first and second portions encoded in accordance with first and second encoding algorithms, respectively, BWE parameters for the first and second portions and a coding mode information indicating a first or a second decoding alg
8275217 Apparatus and method for combining several sub-images for any imaging surface areas September 25, 2012
An apparatus provides an image on the basis of a plurality of input images. The apparatus includes a first stage having at least a first and a second combiner, each of the combiners including a first storer for storing image data of the input images, a first processor for processing
8275044 Video frame encoding and decoding September 25, 2012
A video frame arithmetical context adaptive encoding and decoding scheme is presented which is based on the finding, that, for sake of a better definition of neighborhood between blocks of picture samples, i.e. the neighboring block which the syntax element to be coded or decoded relates
8274029 Inverter with integrated control and regulation for a tracker September 25, 2012
An inverter for converting the direct current provided by a solar generator to alternating current includes a control providing a control signal for a drive of the solar generator, for allowing tracking the solar generator after the sun, wherein the control is integrated in the inver
8270618 Compatible multi-channel coding/decoding September 18, 2012
In processing a multi-channel audio signal having at least three original channels, a first downmix channel and a second downmix channel are provided, which are derived from the original channels. For a selected original channel of the original channels, channel side information are
8270451 Edge emitting semiconductor laser having a phase structure September 18, 2012
An edge emitting semiconductor laser includes a semiconductor body, which has a waveguide region. The waveguide region has an active layer for generating laser radiation. The active layer is arranged between a first waveguide layer and a second waveguide layer. The waveguide region is
8266297 Method and system for routing September 11, 2012
A method and system for routings are disclosed. The method includes: receiving a SIP request message that carries semantic information of a service; by using the semantic information carried in the SIP request message as an input, searching for the service through semantic inference;
8264142 Illumination apparatus and method of producing a planar light output September 11, 2012
There is described an illumination apparatus with an organic light-emitting device with a first light exit face and an organic light-emitting device with a second light exit face larger than the first light exit face. The inorganic light-emitting device and the organic light-emitting
8257841 Bodies coated with a hard material and method for the production thereof September 4, 2012
The invention relates to bodies coated with a hard material, comprising a multi-layer coating system containing at least one Ti.sub.1-xAl.sub.xN hard material coating and to a multi-stage CVD method for producing the bodies. The aim of the invention is to achieve excellent adhesion of th
8255228 Efficient use of phase information in audio encoding and decoding August 28, 2012
An efficient encoded representation of a first and a second input audio signal can be derived using correlation information indicating a correlation between the first and the second input audio signals, when a signal characterization information, indicating at least a first or a seco
8254460 Video frame encoding and decoding August 28, 2012
A video frame arithmetical context adaptive encoding and decoding scheme is presented which is based on the finding, that, for sake of a better definition of neighborhood between blocks of picture samples, i.e. the neighboring block which the syntax element to be coded or decoded relates
8249360 Method and device for the automated comparison of two sets of measurement values August 21, 2012
A method and a device are for an automated comparison of at least two sets of measuring values. The measuring values of the two sets are assigned respectively to one class from a finite number of classes defined by indices so that a frequency distribution is defined respectively for
8249112 Apparatus and method for coding an information signal into a data stream, converting the data st August 21, 2012
More customization and adaptation of coded data streams may be achieved by processing the information signal such that the various syntax structures obtained by pre-coding the information signal are placed into logical data packets, each of which being associated with a specific data
8249111 Apparatus and method for coding an information signal into a data stream, converting the data st August 21, 2012
More customization and adaptation of coded data streams may be achieved by processing the information signal such that the various syntax structures obtained by pre-coding the information signal are placed into logical data packets, each of which being associated with a specific data
8249110 Apparatus and method for coding an information signal into a data stream, converting the data st August 21, 2012
More customization and adaptation of coded data streams may be achieved by processing the information signal such that the various syntax structures obtained by pre-coding the information signal are placed into logical data packets, each of which being associated with a specific data
8243788 Video frame encoding and decoding August 14, 2012
A video frame arithmetical context adaptive encoding and decoding scheme is presented which is based on the finding, that, for sake of a better definition of neighborhood between blocks of picture samples, i.e. the neighboring block which the syntax element to be coded or decoded relates
8238562 Diffuse sound shaping for BCC schemes and the like August 7, 2012
In one embodiment, C input audio channels are encoded to generate E transmitted audio channel(s), where one or more cue codes are generated for two or more of the C input channels, and the C input channels are downmixed to generate the E transmitted channel(s), where C>E.gtoreq.1.
8238386 Pulsed light source August 7, 2012
It is an object of the present invention to provide a compact and low-cost system for generating ultra short high energy laser light pulses that does not use the known CPA scheme. The proposed approach is based on spectral filtering of laser light pulses of a mode locked laser source.
8233532 Information signal, apparatus and method for encoding an information content, and apparatus and July 31, 2012
A scalable information signal is protected in a more efficient and/or safe way by adopting the inter-relationship among the plurality of portions of different levels within the information signal in FEC protecting the information signal. In particular, portions of the information sig
8228488 Method and apparatus for thickness measurement July 24, 2012
The material strength of extensive objects can be determined efficiently by using two distance measurers, wherein a first distance measurer determines the distance to a first main surface of the object and a second distance measurer determines the distance to a second main surface ob
8223730 System and method for the monitoring of grouped objects July 17, 2012
A system and a method for monitoring grouped objects with a gateway and a plurality of radio nodes attachable to the objects. Each radio node has a computing unit, a short-range communications unit and an energy supply unit. One of the radio nodes or the gateway has a localization unit.
8222031 Three-dimensional skin model July 17, 2012
The present invention relates to methods for cultivating dermal fibroblasts, methods for preparing in vitro dermis equivalents, methods for preparing three-dimensional in vitro skin equivalents, an in vitro dermis equivalent, a three-dimensional in vitro skin equivalent, and methods
8218631 Video frame encoding and decoding July 10, 2012
A video frame arithmetical context adaptive encoding and decoding scheme is presented which is based on the finding, that, for sake of a better definition of neighborhood between blocks of picture samples, i.e. the neighboring block which the syntax element to be coded or decoded relates
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