Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Imaging of pixel defects in digital detectors










Image Number 5 for United States Patent #6661456.

A method and apparatus for displaying an image generated by at least one detector of an imaging unit are disclosed herein. The method includes creating a pixel map identifying locations of bad pixels in an array of pixels in the image detected by the at least one detector, linking the pixel map to the image, and providing for selective display of the pixel map. Bad pixels behave from a group including pixels which do not respond electrically and pixels which are statistically different from surrounding pixels in the array of pixels. The apparatus includes an imaging unit for generating x-rays which pass through a body of interest, at least one detector unit for detecting the x-rays, and a processing unit for identifying bad pixels within the detected image.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Regenerative power storage system mounted on DC electric railway car
Motilin-like peptide compound having transmucosal absorbability imparted thereto
System and method for detecting an earth ground fault of an external power supply connected to a vehicle
Integrated advance copper fuse combined with ESD/over-voltage/reverse polarity protection
Resin composition and molded article
Selection of hash lookup keys for efficient retrieval
Dispensing of restricted goods
  Randomly Featured Patents
Ear bud for an audio listening system
Computer controlled cryoprotectant perfusion apparatus
Conversion of synthesized spectral components for encoding and low-complexity transcoding
Device for picking up articles from a supply station and for inserting the articles into a container
Method for making a magnetic disk
Arrangement for driving two wheels of the same axle in rotation, with a regulation of their rotational speeds
Vehicle chassis structure
Combined cleaning implement handle and interchangeable heads therefor
High pressure, 4-position, 5-way, pilot operated valve for corrosive media
Fluid mixing device