|| List of recent Imaging System-related patents
| Device, method and system to control imaging methods and systems|
A computer-implemented method for operating an imaging system, includes in a processor, receiving a measurement task, generating a description of the measurement task in the processor from a sequence accessed by the processor, translating the generated description into instructions, and executing the instructions in an imaging installation of the system. An imaging system is configured to execute such a method, and a non-transitory, computer-readable data storage medium is encoded with programming instructions that cause the method to be executed..
| System and method for noise reduction and signal enhancement of coherent imaging systems|
A system and method of processing an ultrasound signal may include, in response to receiving a set of complex frequency samples of the ultrasound signal inclusive of content data and noise at a first noise level and being used to image an anatomical region of a body, resampling multiple subsets of complex frequency samples from the set of complex frequency samples. The resampled subsets of complex frequency samples may be resampled from a first domain into a second domain.
| Systems and methods for an ultrasound workflow|
An ultrasound imaging system including a user interface configured to receive user inputs from an operator during an imaging session. The user interface includes a display device having a display area and an image-processing module that is configured to receive ultrasound signals from a diagnostic probe and process the signals to generate ultrasound images.
| Wirelessly powered mri signal amplification system and method|
An implantable parametric circuit enables local signal amplification and wireless transmission of rf signals in connection with magnetic resonance imaging systems. The parametric circuit detects rf signal detected during magnetic resonance imaging procedure, amplifies the detected rf signal, and transmits the amplified rf signal in a wireless manner to an external pick-up coil.
| Medical imaging system and method using different computers for control of data acquisition and for image reconstruction|
An imaging system, includes an imaging installation or an imaging scanner to generate raw data; a first computer that is connected with the imaging installation or the imaging scanner for controlling the imaging installation or the imaging scanner, a memory to store the generated raw data; and a second computer to calculate an image from the stored raw data.. .
| Devices and methods for intraoperative control of endoscopic imaging|
An endoscopic imaging system including a rigid endoscope, a housing, a user input assembly, control circuitry, an actuator, and a position sensor. The endoscope defines a centrifugal bore and has a longitudinal axis, a proximal end portion, and a distal end portion.
| Standardized test and survey imaging system|
Disclosed herein, among other things, is an imaging system for processing educational assessments. According to one embodiment of the present subject matter, educational assessments are received in a paper format and processed from the paper format to an electronic format.
| Method and apparatus for selecting a reference gate|
A method for selecting a reference gate includes acquiring a four-dimensional (4d) emission dataset of an object of interest, sorting the 4d emission dataset into a plurality of gates, calculating a slice activity value for each slice in the plurality of gates, generating a maximum difference value for each gate using the plurality of slice activity values, and selecting a reference gate based on the locations of the maximum difference values. An imaging system and a non-transitory computer readable medium are also described herein..
| X-ray system and method with digital image acquisition using a photovoltaic device|
An x-ray imaging system is provided. The x-ray imaging system includes an x-ray radiation source.
| Communication method and radiographic imaging system and apparatus|
An x-ray imaging system includes an x-ray source for emitting x-rays. A radiation source driver drives the x-ray source.
| Device to measure pupillary light reflex in infants and toddlers|
The present disclosure provides a pupillary light reflex (plr) system, wherein the plr system includes a remote tracking and imaging system that is structured and operable to generate and acquire high resolution pupil stimulus and response data from a test subject while the test subject is moving and is disposed a distance from remote tracking and imaging system that is greater than or equal to one-third of a meter. The plr system additionally includes a computer based system controller that is structure and operable to execute plr software to control the operation of the remote tracking and imaging system and compute plr information based on the pupil stimulus and response data acquired as the test subject is moving..
| Method for driving imaging apparatus, method for driving imaging system, imaging apparatus, and imaging system|
A method for driving an imaging apparatus, a method for driving an imaging system, an imaging apparatus, and an imaging system are disclosed in which the number of times of operation which generates digital signals based on an offset component of a comparing circuit is fewer than the number of times of operations which generate digital signals based on photoelectric conversion signals output by a plurality of rows of pixels.. .
| High dynamic range imaging systems having clear filter pixel arrays|
Imaging systems may include an image sensor and processing circuitry. An image sensor may include a pixel array having rows and columns.
| Movable pixelated filter array|
An optical imaging system and method including a movable pixelated filter array, a shutter mechanism to which the pixelated filter array is attached, and a controller configured to implement a data reduction algorithm. The shutter mechanism is configured to move the pixelated filter array into and out of the optical path, and the data reduction algorithm allows the controller to account for axial and/or lateral misalignment of the filter array relative to the imaging detector array or its conjugate.
| Method and apparatus for compensating for fixed pattern noise in an imaging system|
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for configuring an imaging system to compensate for fixed pattern noise, variations in pixel values captured from an image sensor that vary according to a fixed pattern. In a method for configuring an imaging system for compensating an additive term component of fixed pattern noise, a pixel array is exposed to a scene of known radiance and an average white value is determined for each pixel of an array.
| Systems and methods for random intensity illumination microscopy|
An optical imaging system and method for performing random intensity illumination microscopy is disclosed. The system includes an incoherent signal light source, at least two diffusers having spatially random diffusion patterns, an image capture device that receives a reflected light signal from an object to be imaged, and a processor configured to perform digital image processing of the reflected signal.
| System and method including a portable user profile for medical imaging systems|
A medical imaging system is provided that includes a system controller that is configured to control operation of a medical imaging system. The system controller is configured to receive a user profile from a profile-storage system that is at a distinct location with respect to the medical imaging system.
| Imaging apparatus, imaging system, imaging method, and image processing method|
An imaging apparatus which captures an image used for obtaining depth data indicating a depth of a captured scene and restored image data with a reduced optical blur, includes: an optical device which causes an optical blur having a rotationally asymmetric shape; an actuator which rotates a part or a whole of the optical device; and an imaging unit configured to capture the image each time the optical device is rotated, to generate a plurality of captured image data items.. .
| Wearable object locator and imaging system|
An object locator system for locating an object of interest in a scene. The locator system includes: a) a body mounted pedestrian localization unit worn by an operator; b) a hand-held rangefinder configured to be grasped by the operator; c) a pose sensor for estimating relative position and orientation of the hand-held rangefinder relative to the localization device; and d) a computer control system coupled to the pedestrian localization unit, the rangefinder, and the pose sensor, the computer control system being programmed to compute a relative location of the object with respect to the body worn localization unit using range data from the rangefinder and relative pose from the pose sensor, and transform the relative location to a global location using data from the pedestrian localization unit..
| Intelligent detection of buried ieds|
A surveillance system includes a multi-propeller aircraft having a main propeller and a plurality of wing unit propellers; a housing that houses the main propeller and the wing unit propellers; an optical video camera; an ultra-wideband (uwb) radar imaging system; a control system for controlling flight of the multi-propeller aircraft from a remote location; and a telemetry system for providing information from the optical camera and the ultra-wideband (uwb) radar imaging system to a remote location.. .
| Radiation imaging apparatus, method for driving the same and radiation imaging system|
A radiation imaging apparatus, comprising a sensor array configured to output a signal in accordance with irradiated radiation, a driving unit configured to output a signal from the sensor array by driving the sensor array, a detecting unit configured to detect irradiated radiation, a control unit configured to control the driving unit to perform first readout to read out a signal corresponding to charge accumulated in the sensor array from the sensor array and perform second readout to further read out a signal from the sensor array at least in a case where the first readout has started during irradiation of radiation, and a processing unit configured to correct the signal obtained by the first readout based on the signal obtained by the second readout.. .
| Radiation imaging apparatus and radiation imaging system|
A radiation imaging apparatus including: a detector that includes a detection section in which pixels having a conversion element that converts radiation to an electric charge are arranged in a matrix shape, a drive circuit configured to drive the detection section, and a read circuit configured to output an electric signal that corresponds to the electric charge as image data; a radiation detection unit configured to detect a radiation irradiation state using two detection units that are adjacently arranged in the detection section; and a control unit configured to control operations of the drive circuit and the read circuit in accordance with a detection result obtained by the radiation detection unit, wherein a detection capability by one of the detection units is set to a lower capability than a detection capability at by the other of the detection units.. .
| Radiation imaging apparatus and radiation imaging system|
To provide a radiation imaging apparatus and a radiation imaging system that can detect radiation with high accuracy, the radiation imaging apparatus includes: a detection unit in which conversion elements that convert radiation into an electric signal are arranged in a matrix shape; a radiation detection unit configured to detect an irradiation state of radiation; a drive circuit configured to drive the detection unit in accordance with the irradiation state detected by the radiation detection unit; and a radiographing kind setting unit configured to set a radiographing kind, wherein the radiation detection unit changes a radiation detection capability in accordance with the radiographing kind set by the radiographing kind setting unit.. .
| Radiation imaging apparatus and radiation imaging system|
A radiation imaging apparatus comprises: a detector that includes a detection unit in which pixels having a conversion element that converts radiation to an electric charge are arranged in a matrix shape, a drive circuit that drives the detection unit, and a read circuit that outputs an electric signal corresponding to the electric charge as image data; a radiation detection unit that detects a radiation irradiation state at a plurality of positions in the detection unit; and a control unit that controls operations of the drive circuit and the read circuit in accordance with a detection result obtained by the radiation detection unit, wherein the radiation detection unit detects a radiation irradiation state at least at a center region and a peripheral region in the detection unit, and a detection capability at the center region is set to a higher capability than a detection capability at the peripheral region.. .
| Radiation imaging apparatus, method for manufacturing the same, and radiation imaging system|
A radiation imaging apparatus, comprising a sensor panel including a sensor array, a scintillator layer disposed on the sensor panel so as to cover the sensor array, and a housing having a side wall facing a side surface of the sensor panel and containing the sensor panel and the scintillator layer, wherein the scintillator layer protrudes, at at least one side of the sensor panel, from the side toward the side wall.. .
| Apparatus for resuscitation near mri chambers|
An application for a disposable support/resuscitation system is disclosed includes a pressurized gas inlet and a pressure relief device interfaced to the pressurized gas inlet. The pressure relief device has a first pressure relief valve that opens at a setable gas pressure and, optionally, has a second pressure relief valve that opens at a pre-determined maximum gas pressure.
|Geometric calibration of a remote sensor|
Geometric calibration of an imaging system is performed by recording visible control points in a calibration image whose geometric properties are known and calibration coefficients can be derived utilizing an image processing system for transforming the recorded image into a geometric distortion-free image. Described are methods and systems for vicarious geometric calibration of a remote sensor that include a processor configured to receive image data collected at a remote sensor, the image data including a plurality of image elements each associated with a respective reflective mirror from a plurality of reflective mirrors located at respective know positions, determine, for each of the plurality of reflective mirrors, an image location in the image data and determine one or more figures of merit based on the image locations and the known positions for each of the plurality of reflective mirrors..
|Robotic device and systems for image-guided and robot-assisted surgery|
Provided herein are robotic systems, for example, mri guided robots, for image-guided robot-assisted surgical procedures and methods for using the same to perform such surgical procedures on a patient. The robotic systems comprise a robotic manipulator device or global positioner, means for actuating the robotic manipulator or global positioner that is mechanically linked thereto and a computer having a memory, a processor and at least one network connection in electronic communication with the robotic system.
|Ultrasound imaging system memory architecture|
A multiple aperture ultrasound imaging system may be configured to store raw, un-beamformed echo data. Stored echo data may be retrieved and re-beamformed using modified parameters in order to enhance the image or to reveal information that was not visible or not discernible in an original image.
|Regulating unit and radiographic imaging system|
An x-ray imaging system or radiographic imaging system includes a radiation generating apparatus and a radiographic imaging apparatus. An ionization chamber device is external to the radiographic imaging apparatus, for detecting a dose of the radiation transmitted through an object.
|Imaging device and imaging system|
An imaging apparatus disclosed in the present application includes a lens optical system l, an imaging device n including a plurality of first and second pixels p1 and p2, and an arrayed optical device k, wherein: the lens optical system l includes a first optical region d1 which primarily passes therethrough light oscillating in a direction of a first polarization axis and a second optical region d2 which passes therethrough light oscillating in every direction; and the arrayed optical device k makes light having passed through the first optical region d1 incident on the first pixels p1 and makes light having passed through the second optical region d2 incident on the second pixels p2.. .
|Low light adaptive imaging device|
Techniques described herein generally relate to digital imaging systems, methods and devices. In some example embodiments, a low light adaptive photoelectric imaging device may include a photoelectric transducer configured to receive and convert incident light into an electric charge that varies in response to an intensity of the received incident light.
|Rearview imaging systems for vehicle|
A rearview imaging system for a vehicle includes at least one video camera mounted at the rear of the vehicle for providing a wide angle horizontal field of view (fov) rearwardly of the vehicle, and a display device in the vehicle at a position viewable by the driver. A video processor subdivides the camera fov into three horizontally disposed sub-fovs and displaying said sub-fovs on visually separated side-by-side regions of the display device screen.
|Binocular visual experience enrichment system|
In a computer-based graphics imaging system, binocular tone mapping is employed with an optimization-based framework to generate a binocular single vision image with more visual richness than a single tone-mapped image, the binocular tone mapping being guided by a binocular viewing comfort predictor (bvcp) metric in order to assure stable formation of binocularly tone-mapped image pairs, so that visual information content of the image pair can be maximized without triggering visual discomfort.. .
|System and method for volume visualization in ultra-wideband radar imaging system|
There are provided an ultra-wideband radar imaging system comprising an antenna with at least one receiver and a plurality of transmitters operating in multi-static mode, method of operating thereof and volume visualization unit to be used in conjunction with the multi-static ultra-wideband radar imaging system. The method comprises: receiving by said at least one receiver a plurality of signals, each respectively representing return data in a channel associated with the receiver and one of the transmitters among said plurality of transmitters, thus giving rise to a plurality of spatial data channels; among said plurality of spatial data channels selecting data channels for further processing; and providing volume visualization by processing data corresponding merely to the selected spatial data channels..
|Motion tracking based on fast image acquisition|
A magnetic resonance imaging (mri) system including a memory for storing machine executable instructions and a processor for controlling the magnetic resonance imaging system. The mri system for performing a plurality of mri scans for acquiring magnetic resonance data from a target volume of a patient in accordance with respective predefined scan geometries.
|Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and control method for the same|
A magnetic resonance imaging system adaptively and dynamically adjusts color and brightness of illuminators mounted on the inside of a bore in response to a scan sequence used for magnetic resonance imaging or the state of a patient in order to relieve discomfort during magnetic resonance imaging. An illuminator control unit selects and determines optical characteristics of the illuminators in response to a scan sequence or the state of a patient..
|Solid-state image sensor and imaging system|
At least one exemplary embodiment is directed to a solid state image sensor including at least one antireflective layer and/or non rectangular shaped wiring layer cross section to reduce dark currents and 1/f noise.. .
|Radiation imaging apparatus and radiation imaging system|
A radiation imaging apparatus comprising a plurality of sensor units each including a plurality of photoelectric converters, a substrate configured to support the plurality of sensor units, and a scintillator, wherein the scintillator comprises scintillator grains configured to convert radiation into light and a binder configured to make the scintillator grains adhere to each other, and the scintillator includes first portions provided between the plurality of sensor units and a second portion provided on the plurality of sensor units and the substrate.. .
|Ultrasound imaging system and method|
An ultrasound imaging system and method includes acquiring first 4d ultrasound data of a first partial volume for a first period of time that is longer than an estimated cardiac period and acquiring second 4d ultrasound data of a second partial volume for a second period of time that is longer than the estimated cardiac period. The system and method includes combining the first 4d ultrasound data with the second 4d ultrasound data to generate 4d ultrasound data of a region-of-interest.
|Imaging system for generating a rendered image|
An imaging system having an imaging device for imaging at least a portion of an animal. The imaging device may be of an x-ray computed tomography (ct) type, a positron emission tomography (pet) type, a single-photon emission computed tomography (spect) type, or a fluorescence and phosphorescence microscopy (fpm) type.
|Ultrasound probe with integrated electronics|
A hand-held ultrasound system includes integrated electronics within an ergonomic housing. The electronics includes control circuitry, beamforming and circuitry transducer drive circuitry.
|Magnetic resonance imaging system for non-contrast mra and magnetic resonance signal acquisition method employed by the same|
A magnetic resonance imaging system uses a first rf coil for acquiring a magnetic resonance signal from a subject, and a device for estimating a cardiac phase of the subject based on the magnetic resonance signal acquired by the first rf coil. The first rf coil, for example, can be an rf coil exclusive to cardiac phase estimation.
|Multiple heterogeneous imaging systems for clinical and preclinical diagnosis|
A magnetic resonance imaging (mri) imaging system. The system includes: at least one mri device that images an object; an image processor; at least one photon detector of a first type to generate at least one first optical image of the object; and at least one photon detector of a second type to generate at least one second optical image of the object.
|System and method for mri imaging using polarized light|
A magnetic resonance imaging (mri) imaging system, including: an mri device adapted to image at least a portion of an animal; a photon source; an imaging photon detector that detects photons emitted by the photon source; and an image processor that superimposes the mri image and the photon detector image. The system also includes one or more polarizers located between the animal and the photon detector..
|Mri imaging system for generating a rendered image|
A magnetic resonance imaging (mri) imaging system, having an mri device that images at least a portion of an animal. The system includes: a photon transmitter that is introducible within the body of an animal; at least one imaging photon detector that detects fluorescence excited within the animal by transmitted photons from the photon transmitter; and an image processor that superimposes an mri image and a photon detector image to yield a combined image..
|System and method for image compression in x-ray imaging systems|
An imaging system includes an analog-to-digital converter configured to convert an analog pixel value into a first digital pixel value. The imaging system also includes an index value source configured to receive the first digital pixel value from the analog-to-digital converter and to generate a digital index value based on a comparison of the first digital pixel value to a digital reference value.
|System and method for off-center imaging|
A system and a method for acquiring image data of a subject with an imaging system is provided. The system can include a gantry that completely annularly encompasses at least a portion of the subject, which can be positioned along at an isocenter of the imaging system.
|Radiation imaging using very slow rotational technique|
An imaging system includes a radiation source, a positioner configured to rotate the radiation source along an arc path at a rate less than 0.5 degree/sec, an imager in operative position relative to the radiation source, wherein the radiation source and the imager are configured to obtain a plurality of images while the radiation source is at different positions along the arc path, and a processor configured to determine a digital tomosynthesis image using a subset of the plurality of images. An imaging method includes generating a control signal to control a positioner to rotate a radiation source through an arc path at a rate less than 0.5 degree/sec, obtaining a plurality of images that are generated using radiation from the radiation source while the radiation source is at different positions along the arc path, and determining a digital tomosynthesis image using a subset of the plurality of images..
|Harmonic ultrasound imaging using synthetic aperture sequential beamforming|
A method includes generating an ultrasound image based on the harmonic components in the received echoes using multi-stage beamforming and data generated therefrom. An ultrasound imaging system (100, 200) includes a transducer array (108) including a plurality of transducer elements configured to emit ultrasound signals and receive echoes generated in response to the emitted ultrasound signals.
|Lens assembly of optical imaging system|
A lens assembly of optical imaging system includes a first lens element, a second lens element, and a third lens element. The first lens element with positive refractive power has a convex object-side surface near an optical axis.
|Method and device for high-resolution retinal imaging|
The invention relates, according to one aspect, to a retinal imaging device including at least one source (lsa, lsr) for emitting a light beam in order to illuminate the retina of an eye (10) of a subject, a retinal imaging path including a detection device (12) having a detection plane (121) and an optical imaging system (l1, l5, l6), an analysis path including a device (15) for measuring optical defects having an analysis plane (151) for receiving a set of light rays backscattered by the retina and optical means for adjoining said analysis plane and a predetermined plane in the input space of said imaging system of the imaging path, a correction device (14) shared by said analysis and imaging paths, which includes a correction plane (141) and which is intended to correct, in said correction plane, the light rays from said emission source and backscattered by the retina according to the optical defects measured by the device for measuring optical defects. The retinal imaging device further includes a light blackout system (20), which is positioned in an adjacent plane or which coincides with said correction plane, or which is positioned in an image plane of said correction plane located on an optical path shared by the analysis and imaging paths, and which is sized so as to at least partially black out the reflections of the light rays from said emission source by the corneal surface..
|Adaptive spectral imaging for video capture|
A spectral capture parameter is adjusted for capturing successive frames of motion image data. Spectral content in a first region of a current frame is compared to spectral content in a counterpart region in a previous frame.
|Imaging system and imaging method|
An imaging system with an imaging lens system for imaging an object into an image plane is disclosed. The imaging lens system contains an optical component for a higher depth of field, of which the refractive power is alterable and the optical effect remains rotation-symmetrical..
|Device and method for omnidirectional image display|
The invention generally relates to the display of images viewable from any direction and devices therefor. In some aspects, the invention provides an apparatus for displaying a hologram-like image.
|System and method for reducing grid line image artifacts|
An imaging system includes a detector configured to detect x-rays from an x-ray source. The detector includes multiple photodetector elements.
|Device, method and system to control an imaging system|
A control device of an imaging system has a computer with communication interfaces for central control of the imaging system, and components each having a communication interface for local control of units of the imaging system. The communication interfaces of the components are respectively connected via a connection with an interface of the computer, and a transmitting component, among the components transfers data via the computer to a receiving component, among the components, for the exchange of information between the components..
|Method for calibration and qa|
The present invention relates to the field of radiation therapy. In particular, the invention concerns a method of calibrating a positioning system in a radiation therapy system comprising a radiation therapy unit having a fixed radiation focus point.
|Vein imaging systems and methods|
Some embodiments of this disclosure relates to systems and methods for imaging a patient's vasculature. For example, near infrared (nir) light can be used to illuminate a target area and light that is reflected or scattered from the target area can be used for generate an image of the target area.
|Patient positioning and imaging system|
The present invention provides a medical imaging system comprising a guidance means for guiding a carriage along the longitudinal direction of a patient couch, and an imaging ring system with a carriage ring fixed to the carriage, a first rotatable ring carrying a first imaging unit, and a second rotatable ring carrying a second imaging unit, wherein the first and second rotatable rings are configured to be rotated independently from each other on the carriage ring. Preferably, the first imaging unit is a radiation source and the second imaging unit is a radiation detector.
|Magnetic resonance imaging system|
A magnetic resonance imaging (mri) system obtains an mr image of an object. The system detects an ecg signal and performs a pulse sequence of rf gradient magnetic fields toward the object.
|Deployable imaging system equipped with solid state imager|
A deployable endoscopic imaging module and endoscopic surgical system having an imaging system with solid state variable direction of view navigation features, and manipulated by direct contact force, mechanical linkage and/or magnetic force. A deployable endoscopic imaging module or endoscopic imaging system equipped with solid state variable direction of view image navigation features and software.
|Compensator for multiple surface imaging|
A system and method for imaging biological samples on multiple surfaces of a support structure are disclosed. The support structure may be a flow cell through which a reagent fluid is allowed to flow and interact with the biological samples.
|Imaging device, imaging system, and method for manufacturing imaging device|
An exemplary embodiment according to the present invention is an imaging device including a substrate in which a plurality of light receiving portions is arranged, an insulator configured to be arranged on the substrate, a plurality of first members configured to be arranged on the substrate so that each of projections of the plurality of first members on the substrate overlaps at least in part with any of the plurality of light receiving portions, and each of the plurality of first members sides is surrounded by the insulator, a second member configured to be arranged on the insulator and the plurality of first members, and a light shielding portion configured to be arranged in the second member.. .
|Interferometric magnetic resonance imaging system and related method|
A method and system for providing a fast image reconstruction of magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging (mrsi) data based on applying, at least in part, interferometric techniques using a single receiver element. The images are reconstructed through temporally cross-correlating spacially incoherent k-space locations..
|Systems and methods for demonstration image library creation|
A medical imaging demonstration image library creation method is provided. The method includes receiving data corresponding to a user acquired image of a subject obtained via operation of an x-ray imaging system and further receiving input from a user identifying the user acquired image of the subject as a desired demonstration image.
|Combined scatter and transmission multi-view imaging system|
The present specification discloses a multi-view x-ray inspection system having, in one of several embodiments, a three-view configuration with three x-ray sources. Each x-ray source rotates and is configured to emit a rotating x-ray pencil beam and at least two detector arrays, where each detector array has multiple non-pixellated detectors such that at least a portion of the non-pixellated detectors are oriented toward both the two x-ray sources..
|Gain calibration technique for digital imaging systems|
A computer-implemented method for gain calibration is provided. The method includes sorting the calibration data of each pixel location from the offset-corrected x-ray image data into a sequence.
|System and method for low dose tomosynthesis|
A breast imaging system leverages the combined strengths of two-dimensional and three-dimensional imaging to provide a breast cancer screening with improved sensitivity, specificity and patient dosing. A tomosynthesis system supports the acquisition of three-dimensional images at a dosage lower than that used to acquire a two-dimensional image.
|Document imaging systems including platen underside cleaning and component cleaning|
Disclosed are document imaging systems and methods which provide cleaning and cooling of various components associated with an image scanning system. According to one exemplary embodiment of this disclosure, provided is a document imaging system including a flexible, accordion style, duct which draws air through a vacuum slot between a light source and optical sensor associated with the scanning system.
|Integrated thin film imager for bright field, dark field, and frustrated total internal reflection imaging|
An optical imaging system includes a thin film imager that is able to create images of objects in various modes of imaging such as bright field, dark field, frustrated total internal reflection, fly eye, and the like. The imaging system may be an integrated optical design that performs different modes of optical imaging in the same imaging device by positioned pin hole structures in geometries that capture images according to the desired mode of imaging..
|Multi-spectral imaging method for ultraweak photon emission and system thereof|
An ultra-weak light multispectral imaging method and an ultra-weak light multispectral imaging system, which can realize multispectral two-dimensional imaging of an ultra-weak light object by constituting a linear array from single-photon detectors of all response wavelengths and combining it with light-splitting technology. The ultra-weak light multispectral two-dimensional imaging system realizes high-resolution optical modulation by adopting the compressive sensing (cs) theory and the digital light processing (dlp) technology and using a linear array single-photon detector as a detection element; the ultra-weak light multispectral two-dimensional imaging system comprises a light filter, a first lens (1), a dmd control system, a second lens, a spectrophotometer, a linear array single-photon detector consisting of a plurality of single-photon detectors with different response wavelengths, and a central processing unit; and the sensitivity of the system can reach the single-photon level.
The present disclosure relates to an improved optical arrangement for an optical imaging system or the like, comprising: an optical device; a digital micromirror device having a plurality of individually addressable micromirrors; a convex mirror; and a concave mirror concentric to the convex mirror. The convex mirror and the concave mirror define an optical triplet which is located in an optical path with the digital micromirror device and the optical device.
|Digital image access system and human body data matching method for medical cosmetic applications|
A human body data matching method for medical cosmetic applications includes the step of providing a human body imaging system having a digital image pickup module for scanning and photographing human bodies to obtain image data, the step of rendering the image data into human digital images, the step of storing the human digital images in a databank, the step of fetching pre-stored storage human digital images of the person going to take an orthopedic or cosmetic surgery from the databank, and the step of matching the fetched human digital images and then performing the orthopedic or cosmetic surgery. This method prevents surgical errors due to misunderstanding in communication between the surgeon and the patient..
|Slip ring assembly|
A medical apparatus (600) including: a magnetic resonance imaging system (602), a medical device (634), and a slip ring assembly (400, 500) for supplying electrical power to the medical device. The slip ring assembly includes: a cylindrical body (100), a rotating member (402) for rotating the medical device, a first cylindrical conductor attached to the cylindrical body, a second cylindrical conductor (108), a first set of conductive elements (112, 712) connected to the second cylindrical conductor; and a brush assembly (406) comprising a first brush (302) and a second brush (304).