WO/2017/030436 INTELLIGENT LIGHT THERAPY SYSTEM||WO||23.02.2017|
||PCT/NL2016/050546||LEDSKIN B.V.||VERHOEKS, Josephus Johannes Thedoor Louis|
The present invention generally relates to the field of light therapy systems for example for the ambulant treatment of hyperbilirubinemia. In a first aspect of the invention there is provided an intelligent wearable light module for ambulatory light therapy, the light module being disposed in a wearable light module housing arranged to be worn on the body of a patient for illuminating, during use of the module, the skin of the patient with light of a wavelength corresponding to the light therapy, the lightmodule comprising a substrate, comprising a plurality of light emitting diodes, LED's (LED strips, separate LEDs or OLEDs), arranged in a light emission plane on an emission side of the wearable light module housing facing, during use, towards the skin of the patient, a driver unit, arranged for driving the plurality of separate LEDs on the substrateor OLED, a power supply, arranged for powering the light module, a small low-power communication unit, arranged for remote communication with the light module; the light module further comprising, a local data storage unit, arranged for locally storing data, a processing unit, arranged for controlling the plurality of LED's (LED strips, separate LEDs or OLEDs) by control of the driver unit, and for logging data related to driving the driver unit, and for access to the local data storage and the data stored therein, by means of the small low-power communication unit.
WO/2017/030438 BRAKE ASSEMBLY FOR INLINE ROLLER SKATES||WO||23.02.2017|
||PCT/NL2016/050578||HANEMAAIJER, Leendert||HANEMAAIJER, Leendert|
The invention relates to a brake assembly for an inline roller skate, wherein the brake assembly comprises force transmission means which are connected to each other and to the inline roller skate, or mutually engage each other, such that a forward movement of the shaft (2a, 2b) of the boot (2) of the inline roller skate results in a brake pad (3) moving in the direction of the skating surface. The invention also relates to an inline roller skate comprising a brake assembly according to the invention.
WO/2017/030441 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MEASURING AND/OR MODIFYING SURFACE FEATURES ON A SURFACE OF A SAMPLE.||WO||23.02.2017|
||PCT/NL2016/050582||NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST-NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO||SADEGHIAN MARNANI, Hamed|
The present document describes a device for measuring and/or modifying surface features and/or sub-surface features on or below a surface of a sample. The system comprises a sample carrier, one or more heads, and a support structure. The support structure comprises a reference surface for providing a positioning reference. The heads are separate from the sample carrier and the support structure, and the device further comprises a pick and place manipulator arranged for positioning the heads at respective working positions. The manipulator comprises a gripper and an actuator for moving the gripper, wherein the actuator is arranged for providing a motion in a direction transverse to the reference surface. The gripper is arranged for engaging and releasing the respective heads from the transverse motion. The document also describes a method of measuring and/or modifying surface features on a surface of a sample.
WO/2017/030440 BACK-OFF OVEN SYSTEM AND METHOD||WO||23.02.2017|
||PCT/NL2016/050580||LEVENS COOKING & BAKING SYSTEMS B.V.||VAN LOON, Johannes Jozephus Gerardus|
The present invention relates to a bake-off oven system. The invention further relates to a method for baking off food products, particularly baking off pre -baked products to be baked such as bread. The food products to be baked off are here held in an infeed unit and the baked-off food products are held in an outfeed unit. Use is made according to the invention of a lift system for moving a bake-off compartment between compartments of an infeed unit and compartments of an outfeed unit.
WO/2017/030437 CUBICLE SHED WITH A CUBICLE MONITORING SYSTEM||WO||23.02.2017|
||PCT/NL2016/050559||LELY PATENT N.V.||HOLLANDER, Cornelis Jan|
A cubicle shed (1) with a plurality of cubicles (2) which are filled with litter material (3) comprises a cubicle monitoring system which is configured to monitor a plurality of cubicles for livestock animals in a livestock pen, and which is provided with an aircraft (4) which is autonomously movable along the cubicles, in particular a Zeppelin or drone, which is provided with ia sensor device (5) for observing the contents of the cubicles, a control unit (7) for moving the aircraft at least along a subset of the cubicles, and a processing device (8) which is operatively connected to the sensor device and the control unit for receiving the observation and for processing the observation in order to generate information about a cubicle content status comprising information about an amount and/or distribution and/or quality of the contents of the cubicles. Thus, an image of the cubicle can be obtained in an automated way, so that an individual can take action in a targeted way, instead of having to make a tour of the cubicles beforehand.
WO/2017/030439 DETERMINING INTERACTION FORCES IN A DYNAMIC MODE AFM DURING IMAGING||WO||23.02.2017|
||PCT/NL2016/050579||NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST-NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO||SADEGHIAN MARNANI, Hamed|
A method and system for calibrating force (F12) in a dynamic mode atomic force microscope (AFM). An AFM tip (11) is disposed on a first cantilever (12). The first cantilever (12) is actuated to oscillate the AFM tip (11) in a dynamic mode. A first sensor (16) is configured to measure a first parameter (A1) of the oscillating AFM tip (11). A second sensor (26) is configured to measure a second parameter (A2) of a resilient element (22). The oscillating AFM tip (11) is moved in proximity to the resilient element (22) while measuring the first parameter (A1) of the AFM tip (11) and the second parameter (A2) of the resilient element (22). A force (F12) between the oscillating AFM tip (11) and the resilient element (22) is calculated based on the measured second parameter (A2) and a calibrated force constant (K2) of the resilient element (22).
WO/2017/026891 INSULATION WALL PANEL, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SUCH AN INSULATION WALL PANEL, AND USE OF SUCH AN INSULATION WALL PANEL AS A CONTAINER WALL||WO||16.02.2017|
||PCT/NL2016/050539||CARGOSHELL HOLDING B.V.||GIESBERS, René|
The invention relates to an insulation wall panel (11) comprising a central layer with one or several insulation panels, each insulation panel having a panel surface on either side and a circumferential edge, wherein the central layer (16) is provided on either side with a core layer (14) of insulation plates having a plate surface on either side and a circumferential edge. Each core layer is provided with a skin (12) layer at its side facing away from the central layer, while a reinforcement layer (15) is provided between the central layer and each of the adjoining core layers, and a reinforcement rib (22) extends between the two reinforcement layers around the circumferential edge of the or each insulation panel. Around the circumferential edge of one or several insulation plates there extends a reinforcement rib between a reinforcement layer and the adjoining skin layer. The invention further relates to a method of manufacturing such an insulation wall panel and to the use thereof as a container wall.
WO/2017/026892 DEVICE FOR DETECTING THE WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION OF A LOAD, IN PARTICULAR OF A PERSON||WO||16.02.2017|
||PCT/NL2016/050555||ZAG B.V.||SOETERBROEK, Andreas, Maria|
A device for detecting the weight distribution of a load, in particular of a person, comprising: a chair, comprising: a substantially upward facing convex seating surface; at least three mutually spaced legs, for supporting the seating surface on a surface; wherein each of the legs is provided with a first sensor, for detecting a force exerted on the leg; and a control unit, connectable to the sensors, for determining the weight distribution of a person over the legs based on the forces detected by the sensors. The invention further relates to a method for detecting the weight distribution of a load, in particular of a person, in particular with a device according to any of the preceding claims, comprising the steps of detecting the weight distribution of a person on a chair over the legs of the chair, and converting the detected weight distribution to a signal.
WO/2017/026894 WIND TURBINE||WO||16.02.2017|
||PCT/NL2016/050573||JAARSMA, Freerk||JAARSMA, Freerk|
The invention relates to a wind turbine comprising a rotor and a stator placed upstream thereof. The rotor and the stator are here accommodated in a tunnel having a diverging form downstream of the rotor, particularly a progressively diverging form. The stator can comprise a number of fixed stator vanes with a section for generating a vortex flow in the tunnel. The rotor can comprise a number of rotatable rotor blades having a section and a twist adapted to this vortex flow. The wind turbine can be provided with a streamlined central body extending from the inlet to the rotor at the position of the longitudinal axis and carrying the stator and the rotor, and a passage extending in axial direction can be formed in the central body.
WO/2017/026896 OPTICAL FIBER-BASED SENSOR SYSTEM||WO||16.02.2017|
An optical fiber-based sensor system comprises a sensing optical fiber having respective fiber gratings at respective locations and reflecting light at respective wavelengths. In the sensing optical fiber, a first fiber grating reflects light at a first wavelength. A second fiber grating reflects light at a second wavelength. The system further comprises a reference optical fiber. An optical read-out arrangement generates light at the first wavelength and at the second wavelength. The light is injected in the sensing optical fiber and in the reference optical fiber. A first phase difference is measured between light at the first wavelength emanating from the sensing optical fiber and light at the first wavelength emanating from the reference optical fiber. In addition, a second phase difference is measured between light at the second wavelength emanating from the sensing optical fiber and light at the second wavelength emanating from the reference optical fiber. A measurement result is based on a difference between the first phase difference and the second phase difference that have been measured.