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(11)EP 2 048 617 B8

(12)CORRECTED EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION
Note: Bibliography reflects the latest situation

(15)Correction information:
Corrected version no 1 (W1 B1)

(48)Corrigendum issued on:
17.06.2020 Bulletin 2020/25

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
13.05.2020 Bulletin 2020/20

(21)Application number: 08166295.9

(22)Date of filing:  10.10.2008
(51)Int. Cl.: 
G06T 7/30  (2017.01)
G06T 15/06  (2011.01)

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Method, system and software product for providing efficient registration of volumetric images

Verfahren, System und Softwareprodukt zur Bereitstellung einer effizienten Registrierung von volumetrischen Bildern

Procédé, système et produit logiciel pour la fourniture de l'enregistrement suffisant d'images volumétriques


(84)Designated Contracting States:
AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

(30)Priority: 12.10.2007 US 871298

(43)Date of publication of application:
15.04.2009 Bulletin 2009/16

(73)Proprietor: Hyland Switzerland Sàrl
1209 Genève (CH)

(72)Inventors:
  • Dekel, Doron
    Toronto Ontario M3H 4X1 (CA)
  • Chandrashekara, Raghavendra
    Toronto Ontario M4Y 1V5 (CA)

(74)Representative: Murgitroyd & Company 
Murgitroyd House 165-169 Scotland Street
Glasgow G5 8PL
Glasgow G5 8PL (GB)


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