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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Lightweight Power Line Communications for Smart Grid Applications With Standard RFID Tags

    This paper introduces a lightweight power line communication system on the basis of an RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) approach. Standard passive LF (Low Frequency) RFID components for the 125 kHz band are connected to power lines of a low-voltage grid in order to establish a communication, where one side consists...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Cloud Computing Software as a Service in Practice

    This Paper deals with the principles of Software as a Service (SaaS), explaining interconnections with Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Cloud Computing and differentiating it from these concepts. SaaS services from Siemens IT Solutions and Services' portfolio are described and their special features presented...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Addressing ITAR Compliance With Teamcenter

    Today's business executives face a challenging dilemma. On one hand, they need to vigorously engage global partners in commercial initiatives to pursue many of industry's most promising revenue generating opportunities. Typically, these opportunities involve forming strategic alliances with partners and suppliers to take advantage of both local and international competencies....

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Virtualization for OpenScape UC Server 2010 and OpenScape UC Suite

    This White Paper provides a comprehensive overview of the Virtualization plans for the Siemens Enterprise Communications OpenScape UC Server 2010 and for OpenScape UC Suite (i.e. for the whole OpenScape UC Portfolio). Until now the Siemens Enterprise UC Portfolio has utilized native-imaging to deploy software for the Unified Communications solutions....

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    "Soft" Factors for Successful IT Outsourcing - White Paper -

    A good outsourcing provider is also characterized by the benefits and the training and development opportunities he makes available to his employees, especially those who just transferred from another company. This is the only way to keep employee motivation and morale high. Siemens has an excellent reputation in this regard,...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Proven Financial Benefits of Software-Based Communications From the Data-Center, IP Least-Cost Routing and SIP Trunking

    In the US one large State in the Pacific Northwest is already saving almost $2 million a year by deploying IP Least-Cost-Routing, and a New-York based insurance company has shifted 70,000 calls a week onto their new internal SIP network, saving about 13,000 hours a month of voice traffic which...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Environmental Care in High Tech and Electronics

    In order to compete globally in a dynamic regulatory environment, high tech and electronics companies must embrace environmental stewardship as a business strategy based on green design. They must elevate compliance from a reporting function and consider how green initiatives can create a competitive advantage. The only way to manage...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Sustainable New Product Innovation With PLM Software

    Today's consumers are more aware than ever before of how the products they purchase will impact the environment. Consumer packaged goods and food & beverage manufacturers are increasingly looking for ways to create more environmentally friendly products and production methods. Retailers and manufacturers are searching for ways to reduce packaging...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Solid Edge Sheet Metal

    An intelligent process-specific sheet metal environment is available through Siemens PLM Software's Solid Edge suite. Solid Edge Sheet Metal is the industry's most advanced sheet metal solution. This white paper describes how one can leverage Solid Edge with synchronous technology and Solid Edge Sheet Metal to speed design time and...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Microsoft and Siemens Health Care Syngo Dynamics Portal: Using Microsoft Silverlight Technology for Medical Image Display

    Syngo Dynamics and Microsoft Silverlight offer a web-based solution to the field of medical imaging. Syngo Dynamics is a robust medical imaging system compatible with a variety of imaging modalities. Microsoft Silverlight is a web application that provides rich multimedia and animation displays. Syngo Dynamics has harnessed the power of...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Performance Comparison of Nonlinear Filters for Indoor WLAN Positioning

    Indoor WLAN positioning should be modeled as a nonlinear and non-Gaussian dynamic system due to the complex indoor environment, radio propagation and motion behaviour. The aim of this paper is to analyze different filtering strategies for real life indoor WLAN positioning systems. The performance criteria for the comparison are the...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Master the Challenges of Programming Multi-Function Machines

    By combining multiple machining operations such as milling and turning in a single machine, multiple-function machine tools reduce the number of setups required to process parts. Saving a considerable amount of time in the overall process, it also reduces positioning errors possible in multiple setups. One machine is able to...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Using MARTE in Code-Centric Real-Time Projects Providing Evolution Support

    The MARTE UML profile targets specification and analysis of real-time systems. It has been used both, in Model Driven Development (MDD) approaches incorporating code-generation and in approaches that manually reengineered existing systems. The first option is not possible in many cases, as certain regulations, the preferences of the developers, or...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Cloud Computing - Business Models, Value Creation Dynamics and Advantages for Customers

    This White Paper deals with the essence of cloud computing and the technologies behind it. It emphasizes the paradigmatic strength of cloud computing, which transforms how applications are developed and delivered. Business models and the value creation dynamics in cloud computing are then illustrated on the basis of this. The...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Syngo TrueD: 3D Freeform Isocontour White Paper

    The VC60 release of TrueD includes a new VOI feature, 3D Freeform Isocontour, which aims to improve the ease with which clinical users can create accurate VOIs. The tool combines the flexibility of the conventional 2D freeform tools with the ease of use of the automated Isocontour tools. The tool...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Towards Linux as a Real-Time Hypervisor

    Combining virtualization and real-time is important for an increasing amount of use cases, from embedded system to enterprise computing. This paper will analyze the real-time capabilities of Linux as a hypervisor when using KVM and QEMU. The paper will furthermore introduce and evaluate a paravirtual scheduling interface that helps resolving...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Automatic Follicle Quantification From 3D Ultrasound Data Using Global/local Context With Database Guided Segmentation

    In this paper, the authors present a novel probabilistic framework for automatic follicle quantification in 3D ultrasound data. The proposed framework robustly estimates size and location of each individual follicle by fusing the information from both global and local context. Follicle candidates at detected locations are then segmented by a...

    Provided By Siemens

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Academic Competition Leads the Way to a New Electric Car

    The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is one of 17 North American Universities participating in EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge, a three-year engineering competition established by the United States Department of Energy and General Motors, and managed by Argonne National Laboratory. The challenge was to integrate an electric motor...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    How Can You Realize The Full Benefits Of Virtualization?

    Some enterprises are already reaping the benefits of virtualization. They are ramping up utilization, slashing server counts, consolidating compute locations and controlling power costs. By all reports, the numbers speak for themselves. What they do not speak to, though, is how they measure up on delivering the full potential of...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Virtualization Evolution

    Everyone gets the cost angle. While traditional server technology typically utilizes 5-15 percent of its capacity, Virtualization can dramatically improve utilization to north of 80 percent. For one of Siemens' financial services customers, Siemens was able to reduce the number of servers from 4,826, to 883, consolidate their global IT...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Virtualization Evolution: Top Ten Tips for Virtualization Success

    Is there anyone out there who hasn't heard about virtualization? It's everywhere and almost every IT organization is either on board or seriously considering it. Many view it as a way to reduce both Capital and Operating expenses. The more knowledgeable people become, the more they begin to see it...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    ITIL - Service Approach for Siemens Enterprise Communications

    The structure of ITIL is evolving from Version 2 to Version 3; understand how the adoption and application of the ITIL framework can add value to your enterprise, and how Siemens is taking the ITIL model and using it to drive portfolio and proposition development, alongside global service delivery capabilities.

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Feb 2007

    Measuring the Effectiveness of Security Using ISO 27001

    Whilst the intentions and objectives behind ISO/IEC 27001:2005 (ISO 27001) aren't dramatically different to those in BS 7799- 2:2002, one of the changes with the biggest potential impact to organisations is the requirement to measure the effectiveness of selected controls - or groups of controls - within the new. This...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Dec 2005

    Breast MRI: Improved Bilateral 3D Imaging

    Some types of breast cancer have a high incidence of contra-lateral occurrence. To provide the best service to the patient every breast evaluation for cancer should include not only the affected but also the contra-lateral breast. Since contrast agents (Gd) can only be administered once for the dynamic evaluation of...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Dec 2005

    Dynamic Automatic Gain Adjustment May Improve Echocardiographic Examinations in Infants and Children

    Innovative ultrasound technology has been one of the major technical improvements in the care of infants and children with congenital heart disease. Echocardiography, using sector (2D), Color Doppler (CD), spectral Doppler in Pulsed Wave (PW) and Continuous Wave (CW) modes and tissue Doppler techniques, is routinely used for diagnostic examinations...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Oct 2005

    Technical Advances in Colorectal Cancer Screening

    In the colon and rectum, the vast majority of cancers develop very slowly, approximately over a period of 10 to 15 years, from benign precursor lesions. These lesions, so-called polyps, can undergo malignant transformations based on the adenoma-carcinoma sequence. Therefore, the resection of polyps reduces colorectal cancer mortality by over...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Oct 2005

    New Insight Into Breast Disease

    Dense breasts contain more glandular tissue, and breast cancer is also made up of dense tissue. Oftentimes both cancer and normal breast glandular tissue appear dense on a mammogram, making it difficult to find a cancer in the midst of normal glandular tissue. Researchers are studying other screening methods, such...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Aug 2005

    Proven Outcomes in Digital Mammography: The Power to See the Whole Picture

    After the exposure, the image is transferred to the Acquisition Workstation (AWS). OpView, Siemens' new advanced image processing software, provides excellent visibility of the breast border and structures in dense breasts. In addition, OpView has an extended application range and allows for more individual configurations. The image is displayed at...

    Provided By Siemens

  • Case Studies // Apr 2005

    Interventions With AXIOM: AXIOM Artis FD Systems and DynaCT

    A 13-year-old boy was playing basketball when he had a severe headache and collapsed. He was transferred to the closest hospital. A head CT scan and MRI] showed intraventricular and intraparenchymal hemorrhage. The boy was then transferred to The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas for further diagnosis and treatment. The...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Aug 2005

    Proven Outcomes in Digital Mammography: The Power to See the Whole Picture

    After the exposure, the image is transferred to the Acquisition Workstation (AWS). OpView, Siemens' new advanced image processing software, provides excellent visibility of the breast border and structures in dense breasts. In addition, OpView has an extended application range and allows for more individual configurations. The image is displayed at...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Oct 2005

    New Insight Into Breast Disease

    Dense breasts contain more glandular tissue, and breast cancer is also made up of dense tissue. Oftentimes both cancer and normal breast glandular tissue appear dense on a mammogram, making it difficult to find a cancer in the midst of normal glandular tissue. Researchers are studying other screening methods, such...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Oct 2005

    Technical Advances in Colorectal Cancer Screening

    In the colon and rectum, the vast majority of cancers develop very slowly, approximately over a period of 10 to 15 years, from benign precursor lesions. These lesions, so-called polyps, can undergo malignant transformations based on the adenoma-carcinoma sequence. Therefore, the resection of polyps reduces colorectal cancer mortality by over...

    Provided By Siemens

  • Case Studies // Apr 2005

    Interventions With AXIOM: AXIOM Artis FD Systems and DynaCT

    A 13-year-old boy was playing basketball when he had a severe headache and collapsed. He was transferred to the closest hospital. A head CT scan and MRI] showed intraventricular and intraparenchymal hemorrhage. The boy was then transferred to The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas for further diagnosis and treatment. The...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Dec 2005

    Breast MRI: Improved Bilateral 3D Imaging

    Some types of breast cancer have a high incidence of contra-lateral occurrence. To provide the best service to the patient every breast evaluation for cancer should include not only the affected but also the contra-lateral breast. Since contrast agents (Gd) can only be administered once for the dynamic evaluation of...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Dec 2005

    Dynamic Automatic Gain Adjustment May Improve Echocardiographic Examinations in Infants and Children

    Innovative ultrasound technology has been one of the major technical improvements in the care of infants and children with congenital heart disease. Echocardiography, using sector (2D), Color Doppler (CD), spectral Doppler in Pulsed Wave (PW) and Continuous Wave (CW) modes and tissue Doppler techniques, is routinely used for diagnostic examinations...

    Provided By Siemens

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Academic Competition Leads the Way to a New Electric Car

    The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is one of 17 North American Universities participating in EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge, a three-year engineering competition established by the United States Department of Energy and General Motors, and managed by Argonne National Laboratory. The challenge was to integrate an electric motor...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    ITIL - Service Approach for Siemens Enterprise Communications

    The structure of ITIL is evolving from Version 2 to Version 3; understand how the adoption and application of the ITIL framework can add value to your enterprise, and how Siemens is taking the ITIL model and using it to drive portfolio and proposition development, alongside global service delivery capabilities.

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Cloud Computing - Business Models, Value Creation Dynamics and Advantages for Customers

    This White Paper deals with the essence of cloud computing and the technologies behind it. It emphasizes the paradigmatic strength of cloud computing, which transforms how applications are developed and delivered. Business models and the value creation dynamics in cloud computing are then illustrated on the basis of this. The...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Feb 2007

    Measuring the Effectiveness of Security Using ISO 27001

    Whilst the intentions and objectives behind ISO/IEC 27001:2005 (ISO 27001) aren't dramatically different to those in BS 7799- 2:2002, one of the changes with the biggest potential impact to organisations is the requirement to measure the effectiveness of selected controls - or groups of controls - within the new. This...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Environmental Care in High Tech and Electronics

    In order to compete globally in a dynamic regulatory environment, high tech and electronics companies must embrace environmental stewardship as a business strategy based on green design. They must elevate compliance from a reporting function and consider how green initiatives can create a competitive advantage. The only way to manage...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Syngo TrueD: 3D Freeform Isocontour White Paper

    The VC60 release of TrueD includes a new VOI feature, 3D Freeform Isocontour, which aims to improve the ease with which clinical users can create accurate VOIs. The tool combines the flexibility of the conventional 2D freeform tools with the ease of use of the automated Isocontour tools. The tool...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Solid Edge Sheet Metal

    An intelligent process-specific sheet metal environment is available through Siemens PLM Software's Solid Edge suite. Solid Edge Sheet Metal is the industry's most advanced sheet metal solution. This white paper describes how one can leverage Solid Edge with synchronous technology and Solid Edge Sheet Metal to speed design time and...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Addressing ITAR Compliance With Teamcenter

    Today's business executives face a challenging dilemma. On one hand, they need to vigorously engage global partners in commercial initiatives to pursue many of industry's most promising revenue generating opportunities. Typically, these opportunities involve forming strategic alliances with partners and suppliers to take advantage of both local and international competencies....

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Sustainable New Product Innovation With PLM Software

    Today's consumers are more aware than ever before of how the products they purchase will impact the environment. Consumer packaged goods and food & beverage manufacturers are increasingly looking for ways to create more environmentally friendly products and production methods. Retailers and manufacturers are searching for ways to reduce packaging...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    "Soft" Factors for Successful IT Outsourcing - White Paper -

    A good outsourcing provider is also characterized by the benefits and the training and development opportunities he makes available to his employees, especially those who just transferred from another company. This is the only way to keep employee motivation and morale high. Siemens has an excellent reputation in this regard,...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Master the Challenges of Programming Multi-Function Machines

    By combining multiple machining operations such as milling and turning in a single machine, multiple-function machine tools reduce the number of setups required to process parts. Saving a considerable amount of time in the overall process, it also reduces positioning errors possible in multiple setups. One machine is able to...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Microsoft and Siemens Health Care Syngo Dynamics Portal: Using Microsoft Silverlight Technology for Medical Image Display

    Syngo Dynamics and Microsoft Silverlight offer a web-based solution to the field of medical imaging. Syngo Dynamics is a robust medical imaging system compatible with a variety of imaging modalities. Microsoft Silverlight is a web application that provides rich multimedia and animation displays. Syngo Dynamics has harnessed the power of...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Using MARTE in Code-Centric Real-Time Projects Providing Evolution Support

    The MARTE UML profile targets specification and analysis of real-time systems. It has been used both, in Model Driven Development (MDD) approaches incorporating code-generation and in approaches that manually reengineered existing systems. The first option is not possible in many cases, as certain regulations, the preferences of the developers, or...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Proven Financial Benefits of Software-Based Communications From the Data-Center, IP Least-Cost Routing and SIP Trunking

    In the US one large State in the Pacific Northwest is already saving almost $2 million a year by deploying IP Least-Cost-Routing, and a New-York based insurance company has shifted 70,000 calls a week onto their new internal SIP network, saving about 13,000 hours a month of voice traffic which...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Cloud Computing Software as a Service in Practice

    This Paper deals with the principles of Software as a Service (SaaS), explaining interconnections with Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Cloud Computing and differentiating it from these concepts. SaaS services from Siemens IT Solutions and Services' portfolio are described and their special features presented...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Towards Linux as a Real-Time Hypervisor

    Combining virtualization and real-time is important for an increasing amount of use cases, from embedded system to enterprise computing. This paper will analyze the real-time capabilities of Linux as a hypervisor when using KVM and QEMU. The paper will furthermore introduce and evaluate a paravirtual scheduling interface that helps resolving...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Virtualization Evolution

    Everyone gets the cost angle. While traditional server technology typically utilizes 5-15 percent of its capacity, Virtualization can dramatically improve utilization to north of 80 percent. For one of Siemens' financial services customers, Siemens was able to reduce the number of servers from 4,826, to 883, consolidate their global IT...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Virtualization Evolution: Top Ten Tips for Virtualization Success

    Is there anyone out there who hasn't heard about virtualization? It's everywhere and almost every IT organization is either on board or seriously considering it. Many view it as a way to reduce both Capital and Operating expenses. The more knowledgeable people become, the more they begin to see it...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    How Can You Realize The Full Benefits Of Virtualization?

    Some enterprises are already reaping the benefits of virtualization. They are ramping up utilization, slashing server counts, consolidating compute locations and controlling power costs. By all reports, the numbers speak for themselves. What they do not speak to, though, is how they measure up on delivering the full potential of...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Virtualization for OpenScape UC Server 2010 and OpenScape UC Suite

    This White Paper provides a comprehensive overview of the Virtualization plans for the Siemens Enterprise Communications OpenScape UC Server 2010 and for OpenScape UC Suite (i.e. for the whole OpenScape UC Portfolio). Until now the Siemens Enterprise UC Portfolio has utilized native-imaging to deploy software for the Unified Communications solutions....

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Automatic Follicle Quantification From 3D Ultrasound Data Using Global/local Context With Database Guided Segmentation

    In this paper, the authors present a novel probabilistic framework for automatic follicle quantification in 3D ultrasound data. The proposed framework robustly estimates size and location of each individual follicle by fusing the information from both global and local context. Follicle candidates at detected locations are then segmented by a...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Lightweight Power Line Communications for Smart Grid Applications With Standard RFID Tags

    This paper introduces a lightweight power line communication system on the basis of an RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) approach. Standard passive LF (Low Frequency) RFID components for the 125 kHz band are connected to power lines of a low-voltage grid in order to establish a communication, where one side consists...

    Provided By Siemens

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Performance Comparison of Nonlinear Filters for Indoor WLAN Positioning

    Indoor WLAN positioning should be modeled as a nonlinear and non-Gaussian dynamic system due to the complex indoor environment, radio propagation and motion behaviour. The aim of this paper is to analyze different filtering strategies for real life indoor WLAN positioning systems. The performance criteria for the comparison are the...

    Provided By Siemens