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9039627 Monitoring device with an accelerometer, method and system  
A monitoring device for monitoring the vital signs of a user is disclosed herein. The monitoring device is preferably comprises an article, an optical sensor, an accelerometer and processor. The...
9039628 Touch-sensitive display apparatus capable of measuring pulse rate and method thereof  
A touch-sensitive display apparatus includes a multi-touch screen, a processor, and a network unit. The processor controls the apparatus to enter a pulse rate measuring mode, records the number of...
9028420 Electronic device and method for measuring pulse  
The present disclosure provides an electronic device and a method of measuring pulse adapted for the device. The electronic device includes a capacitive type touch control unit to sense the change...
9020185 Systems and methods for non-contact heart rate sensing  
An embodiment generally relates to systems and methods for estimating heart rates of individuals using non-contact imaging. A processing module can process multi-spectral video images of...
9011343 Biological signal measuring apparatus  
A biological signal measuring apparatus that is provided with an oscillatory wave detection apparatus, an oscillatory wave period measuring part, a group memory apparatus that is configured to...
9005129 Wearable heart rate monitor  
A biometric monitoring device is used to determine a user's heart rate by using a heartbeat waveform sensor and a motion detecting sensor. In some embodiments, the device collects collecting...
9002440 System and method for characterizing circulatory blood flow  
A computer-implemented method for characterizing circulatory blood volume and autoregulatory compensatory mechanisms to maintain circulatory blood volume is disclosed. A biological signal that...
8992433 Clothing with heart rate monitoring device  
Clothing with an integrated heart rate monitoring device for monitoring the vital signs of a user is disclosed herein. The monitoring device preferably comprises an optical sensor, an...
8992432 Pulse detection using patient physiological signals  
The presence of a cardiac pulse in a patient is determined by evaluating physiological signals in the patient. In one embodiment, a medical device evaluates optical characteristics of light...
8979761 Sleepiness assessment apparatus  
A sleepiness assessment value P1 is set to be an average heart rate HR (S130). A sleepiness assessment value P2 is set to be a standard deviation σ of a respiration interval RespI for one minute...
8979762 Method of determining body parameters during exercise  
A noninvasive light sensor for detecting heart beat signals has a circular support member engageable circumferentially with a body part of a person. Light emitters and light detectors are located...
8971978 Contact lens with integrated pulse oximeter  
Apparatus, systems and methods employing a contact lens having a pulse oximetry sensor to detect information indicative of a blood oxygen content and/or pulse rate of a wearer of the contact lens,...
8968204 System and method of perivascular pressure and flow measurement  
A system and method for measuring fluid flow and pressure in a flexible conduit is disclosed. An embodiment of the system and method uses an ultrasound sensor for determining volume of flow and a...
8961426 Method and apparatus for control of non-invasive parameter measurements  
Improved methods and apparatus for non-invasively assessing one or more parameters associated with fluidic systems such as the circulatory system of a living organism, when such parameters are...
8956303 Wearable heart rate monitor  
Some embodiments provide a wearable fitness monitoring device including a motion sensor and a photoplethysmographic (PPG) sensor. The PPG sensor includes (i) a periodic light source, (ii) a photo...
8948836 Implantable apparatus for sensing multiple parameters  
An apparatus for sensing multiple parameters includes an implantable housing and a plurality of implantable sensors disposed within the implantable housing. The plurality of implantable sensors...
8948832 Wearable heart rate monitor  
Some embodiments provide a wearable fitness monitoring device including a motion sensor and a photoplethysmographic (PPG) sensor. The PPG sensor includes (i) a periodic light source, (ii) a photo...
8945016 Methods and apparatus for control of non-invasive parameter measurements  
Improved methods and apparatus for non-invasively assessing one or more parameters associated with fluidic systems such as the circulatory system of a living organism. In a first aspect, an...
8945017 Wearable heart rate monitor  
A biometric monitoring device is used to determine a user's heart rate by using a heartbeat waveform sensor and a motion detecting sensor. In some embodiments, the device collects collecting...
8926521 Method for blood pressure measurement from noninvasive oscillometric pressure signals  
Disclosed embodiments include a method for measuring non-invasive blood pressure from an oscillometric signal and a cuff pressure signal implemented in a medical apparatus comprising: (a)...
8920332 Wearable heart rate monitor  
Some embodiments provide a wearable fitness monitoring device including a motion sensor and a photoplethysmographic (PPG) sensor. The PPG sensor includes (i) a periodic light source, (ii) a photo...
8920331 Pulse wave measuring device  
According to the invention, a pulse wave measuring device includes: a connector that is disposed on a main unit; an external sensor that includes an external light-emitting module radiating light...
8915859 Monitoring device, system and method for a multi-player interactive game  
A system and method for multiple players to play an interactive game is disclosed herein. The system preferably includes monitoring device monitoring the vital signs of a user, a game console and...
8915857 Method for manufacturing optical device, optical device, and biological information detector  
An optical device comprises a substrate having a first surface and a second surface being opposite the first surface; a light-emitting element having a first center, installed on the second...
8915858 Monitoring device for an interactive game  
A system and method (1000) for an interactive game is disclosed herein. The system (1000) preferably includes monitoring device (20) monitoring the vital signs of a user, an interface (1115), a...
8909311 Contact lens with integrated pulse oximeter  
Apparatus, systems and methods employing a contact lens having a pulse oximetry sensor to detect information indicative of a blood oxygen content and/or pulse rate of a wearer of the contact lens,...
8905941 Guidance method, apparatus thereof, recording medium storing program thereof, and device  
A first evaluation mode and a second evaluation mode for evaluating with a criterion different from the first evaluation mode are set and the second evaluation mode is applied to acquired...
8900153 Ambulatory patient monitoring apparatus, system and method  
A patient monitoring device that combines physiological data collection with actigraphy data collection and associates the physiological data with synchronous actigraphy data. A method for...
8900158 Exercise monitoring device, exercise monitoring program storage medium, and exercise monitoring method  
An exercise monitoring device includes: a setting section which sets a user's age and resting pulse rate; a calculating section which calculates a pulse rate range of aerobic exercise on the basis...
8870782 Pulse wave analyzer and blood pressure estimator using the same  
In a pulse wave analyzer, an ECG signal and a pulse wave signal are detected from an object to be analyzed. A plurality of feature points are extracting from the acquired ECG signal, the feature...
8870783 Pulse rate determination using Gaussian kernel smoothing of multiple inter-fiducial pulse periods  
Systems and methods are provided for determining the pulse rate of a patient from multiple fiducial points using Gaussian kernel smoothing. Based on acquired pleth signals, each recorded fiducial...
8868148 Methods and systems for qualifying physiological values based on segments of a physiological signal  
A physiological monitoring system may process a physiological signal such a photoplethysmograph signal from a subject. The system may determine physiological information, such as a physiological...
8858450 Photoplethysmography apparatus and method employing high resolution estimation of Time-Frequency Spectra  
A photoplethysmography apparatus and method is provided for high resolution estimating of Time-Frequency Spectra (TFS) and associated amplitudes using Variable Frequency Complex Demodulation...
8858453 Sound-output-control device, sound-output-control method, and sound-output-control program  
A sound-output-control device including an acquisition unit which acquires an anaerobic threshold, a reception unit which receives an input about exercise intensity, a calculation unit which...
8858454 Motion cancellation of optical input signals for physiological pulse measurement  
A pulse rate sensor that includes an accelerometer for measuring periodic motion and a piezo sensor for detecting erratic motion is capable of more accurately determining pulse rate by accounting...
8852115 Patient monitoring systems with goal indicators  
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to patient monitors designed to display goal indicators showing progress toward achieving patient monitoring goals. The goal indicators may be...
8852114 Heart pulse rate monitor  
Disclosed herein are methods and devices for monitoring a heartbeat. In one embodiment, the device may comprise a sensor package mountable over a pulse location of a user. The sensor package may...
8840562 Signal processing warping technique  
Methods and systems are provided for using time-frequency warping to analyze a physiological signal. One embodiment includes applying a warping operator to the physiological signal based on the...
8840548 Use of a data logger and a system of sensors which detect through a garment information relating to physical and/or biomedical parameters of a person  
The information relating to physical and/or biomedical parameters of a person carrying out, in real conditions, an activity distinguished by high mechanical stresses is detected by sensors (10,...
8834380 Sphygmomanometer  
The objective of the present invention is to provide a sphygmomanometer that is easy to use. The sphygmomanometer according to the present invention measures blood pressure in accordance with an...
8834378 Systems and methods for determining respiratory effort  
Systems and methods for calculating a measure of respiratory effort of a subject are provided. The measure of respiratory effort may be calculated based on a differential pulse transit time (DPTT)...
8834383 Apparatus to monitor pulsating objects within the body  
The invention concerns an apparatus, system, wearable apparatus and concomitant processing system to detect instants in time at which a cyclically pulsating object within the body of an individual...
8834382 Method for determining a cardiac function  
A method for determining a cardiac function, comprising (i) determining base anatomical characteristics associated with the subject, (ii) determining pulse delay to a first body site (PD01) and a...
8827911 Apparatus and method of evaluating vascular endothelial function  
An apparatus for evaluating a vascular endothelial function includes: a cuff, to be wound around a part of a body of a subject; a cuff pressure controller, configured to control a pressure of the...
8827915 Monitoring device for an interactive game  
A system and method (1000) for an interactive game is disclosed herein. The system (1000) preferably includes monitoring device (20) monitoring the vital signs of a user, an interface (1115), a...
8827916 Electronic device and pulse rate calculating method  
In an electronic device, a pulse rate measuring unit measures user's pulse rate. For example, the pulse rate measuring unit obtains a change in blood flow from a light passing through a user's...
8814800 Apparatus and method for enhancing and analyzing signals from a continuous non-invasive blood pressure device  
A system and method of enhancing a blood pressure signal is disclosed. The volume of an artery in a finger is measured by a photo-plesthysmographic (PPG) system, which produces a PPG signal. This...
8814802 Biological information detector and biological information measuring device  
A biological information detector including a light-emitting part for emitting a light directed at a detection site of a test subject, a light-receiving part for receiving a light having...
8812246 Method and system for patient-specific modeling of blood flow  
Embodiments include a system for determining cardiovascular information for a patient. The system may include at least one computer system configured to receive patient-specific data regarding a...
8812245 Method and system for patient-specific modeling of blood flow  
Embodiments include a system for determining cardiovascular information for a patient. The system may include at least one computer system configured to receive patient-specific data regarding a...