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7455648 Living body inspection apparatus  
A living body inspection apparatus including an oscillation coil which passes an AC current, a detection coil which detects an AC magnetic field generated from the detection coil, an amplification...
7452336 Interactive neural training device  
An apparatus and method for rehabilitating patients and assessing tactile skills in response to visual stimuli generated from a portable neural training device. The device generates a visual...
7454268 Manipulator  
A manipulator comprises an operation command unit provided with an attitude adjusting unit and an end effector control unit, a connecting unit having one end connected to the operation command...
7450002 Method and apparatus for monitoring human activity pattern  
A method and apparatus for monitoring a human activity pattern irrespective of the wearing position of the sensor unit by a user and a direction of the sensor unit are provided. The method for...
7445605 Detection of apex motion for monitoring cardiac dysfunction  
Systems, devices and methods for detecting and monitoring cardiac dysfunction. The devices include motion sensors for detecting signals representative of the total movement of the heart, and of...
7442172 Ligament tension gauge  
An apparatus and method for assessing tension of a ligament in a patient's body with less reliance on a subjective feel of a human examiner.
7433733 Motion measurement method, motion measurement system, and motion measurement program  
A method, system, and program enabling a variable varying with an animal's motions to be accurately measured. First, a reference relational expression representing a relation between myoelectric...
7431700 Body movement and respiration monitor  
A monitor which can detect respiration of a sleeping person without being affected by the attitude of the sleeping person or the indoor illumination light and can easily evaluate detected...
7427601 Method for treating tremor  
The present invention is directed to the use of a class of peptide compounds for treating essential tremor and other tremor syndromes.
7427270 Sleep stage determination apparatus  
Disclosed is a sleep stage determination apparatus which comprises respiratory-signal detection means for detecting a variation of a respiratory signal from the body of a human subject, and...
7427272 Method for locating the mechanical axis of a femur  
There is described a method for determining a mechanical axis of a femur using a computer aided surgery system having an output device for displaying said mechanical axis, the method comprising:...
RE40470 Body function measuring apparatus  
Body function measuring apparatus which provides: (1) an indication of the body function being measured, and (2) a loose probe condition by determining that the difference between the rate of...
7416537 Rehabilitative orthoses  
Instrumented orthoses with more sophisticated structures provide for coordinated support and rehabilitation of complex joints and multiple injured joints. Improved instrumented orthoses can...
7402143 Bio-filter pad for facilitating the detection of an occurrence of a physiological action and method therefor and fetal activity monitoring apparatus  
The present invention facilitates the detection of an occurrence of a physiological action imparting a displacement to a body part at a natural frequency signature by virtue of a bio-filter pad...
7402142 Method and processor for obtaining moments and torques in a biped walking system  
A method and processor for obtaining torques to be applied to joints of a leg of a biped walking system include obtaining moments acting around the joints of the leg, using the vertical component...
7399205 Plug and receptacle having wired and wireless coupling  
A plug and a communication module communicate wirelessly. The plug includes prongs that couple to sockets of a power outlet to receive power for a device associated with the plug. The plug carries...
7397931 Human identification apparatus and human searching/tracking apparatus  
A human identification apparatus, which can judge for identification of human images even in temporally-distant frames or frames shot with different cameras, judges whether or not persons...
RE40427 Apparatus and method for movement coordination analysis  
Methods and devices are provided for evaluating among the limbs of a subject the distribution of impairments of the subject's ability to coordinate the muscular contractions to execute effective...
7395181 Motion tracking system  
Tracking a motion of a body by obtaining two types of measurements associated with the motion of the body, one of the types including acoustic measurement. An estimate of either an orientation or...
7390307 Volumetric physiological measuring system and method  
A system and method for measuring volumes and areas using electromagnetic induction techniques. A current is generated and fed into one of two coil assemblies to induce voltage into another coil...
7387611 Physical movement analyzer and physical movement analyzing method  
An acceleration information detecting unit of an acceleration detecting apparatus having an acceleration sensor with at least one axis that measures acceleration in a back and forth direction (or...
7383728 Orientation and motion sensing in athletic training systems, physical rehabilitation and evaluation systems, and hand-held devices  
Improved apparatus and methods of sensing or monitoring body orientation and motion and measuring range of motion (ROM) for use in athletic training and physical rehabilitation and evaluation. The...
7371216 Method for assessing the metabolic basis of physical fitness  
The present invention includes a method for assessing the fitness of an individual. In one embodiment, the method comprises providing a physical fitness value of an individual by measuring a first...
7373218 Image distribution system  
An information distribution system capable of presenting an image photographed by a moving body, such as a robot or vehicle, selected by a user. The information distribution system includes moving...
7361150 Method and device for evaluating the balance forces of the skeleton  
The invention concerns a method which consists in producing a radiographic image of the skeleton to be studied, determining the position of the body's global axis of gravity (5), selecting on the...
7357776 Activity-induced energy expenditure estimating instrument  
An activity-induced energy expenditure estimating instrument is provided which is capable of estimating an activity-induced energy expenditure with ease and high accuracy. The activity-induced...
7335168 Monitoring system for animal husbandry  
A monitoring system (800) is operative for receiving sensor signals and analyzing the sensor signals to identify events or conditions of interest, such as colic, with respect to a monitored...
7335167 Posture realignment system  
A software system and apparatus for the collection of various measurements of the human body representing deviations from an ideal posture in several planes of motion relative to the body. A...
7331932 Method and device for determining the mechanical axis of a femur  
In order to avoid the use of a marking element on the pelvic bone in a method for determining the mechanical axis of a femur, with which the femur is moved about the hip joint, the movement of the...
7331929 Method and apparatus for surgical operating room information display gaze detection and user prioritization for control  
Certain embodiments of the present invention provide a method and system for using gaze detection to improve information display in a healthcare environment. Certain embodiments of a system...
7316171 Biosignal intensity measuring method, bedding state judging method, and bedding state monitoring device  
A person who is elderly, requires care, or an inpatient who is under the care by his or her family members, a nursing care worker, or a nurse in a hospital or medical institution must be monitored...
7311675 Systems and methods for mobile activity monitoring  
Weight-shift activity is measured by small, flat, low-cost pressure sensors placed under the cushion in the seat of the wheelchair. A wireless communications device such as a Blackberry™ page...
7306567 Easy wake wrist watch  
A device that monitors a user's sleep cycles and operates to sound an alarm to awaken the user at an optimal point within a sleep cycle. Once an alarm time is set and the alarm is activated, the...
7299093 Method and apparatus for avoidance of phrenic nerve stimulation during cardiac pacing  
A cardiac rhythm management device in which an accelerometer is used to detect diaphragmatic or other skeletal muscle contraction associated with the output of a pacing pulse. Upon detection of...
7295124 Reflex tester and method for measurement  
A response measuring system for measuring the time required for a user or subject to respond to a prompting event includes a controller or computer connected to a plurality of annunciator driving...
7294112 Motion monitoring apparatus  
The present invention relates to a motion monitoring apparatus and method for monitoring a patient under medical care. A sensor arrangement is provided in the form of a pad which the patient lies...
7291119 System for the analysis of 3D kinematic of the knee  
A harness for attachment about a knee femur and comprised of a rigid and non-flexible frame support two resiliently mounted clamping means and sensors is described for the non-invasive measurement...
7260426 Method and apparatus for tracking an internal target region without an implanted fiducial  
A method and apparatus for locating an internal target region during treatment without implanted fiducials is presented. The method comprises producing a plurality of first images that show an...
7251593 Simulation system, method and computer-readable medium for human augmentation devices  
A system, a method and a computer readable medium are provided for simulating a combined musculoskeletal and augmentation device system. The dynamics model of the combined musculoskeletal and...
7232416 Method and device for determining the anatomical condition of a human being or an animal and a strength training machine and a computer program which is saved to a memory medium  
A method for determining the anatomic condition of components of the body of a human or of an animal is disclosed comprising producing a sound signal in a selected component of the body by at...
7231834 Stride measuring apparatus  
In a stride measuring apparatus, a signal wave emitter and a signal wave detector are opposed to each other in a direction intersecting with a predetermined direction in which the running surface...
7226426 Apparatus and method for the detection and quantification of joint and tissue inflammation  
The apparatus and method for the detection and quantification of joint and tissue inflammation (100) of the present invention comprises a sensing component (102) for obtaining and collecting data...
7222000 Mobile videoconferencing platform with automatic shut-off features  
A remote controlled robot system that includes a robot and a remote control station. A user can control movement of the robot from the remote control station. The remote control station may...
7220231 Walking condition determining device and method  
A device and a method that permit easy and accurate determination of a walking condition regardless of differences in foot landing points on soles or lengths of legs of a walker are provided....
7217247 Gravity compensation method in a human assist system and a human assist system with gravity compensation control  
A method for obtaining an assist torque to be applied to a human joint, in a human assist system for applying an assist torque to the human joint to reduce load of muscles, and the human assist...
7209776 Method of determining the position of the articular point of a joint  
A non-invasive method for determining the articular point of a joint is disclosed. The method uses a surgical navigation system having a stereoscopic cameras which tracks the positions of infrared...
7204145 Activity monitoring  
An activity monitor is provided that corrects for the effects of motion external to the entity being monitored. For example, the activity monitor can overcome the effects of vehicular travel.
7198607 Detector unit, an arrangement and a method for measuring and evaluating forces exerted on a human body  
The invention relates an arrangement (10) for measuring and presenting forces exerted on body, describing the amount and intensity of physical exercise. The arrangement according to the invention...
7187961 Semiconductor device for sensor system  
A semiconductor device is employable for a compact and light-weight sensor system that is free of the need for battery replacement. The semiconductor device has a sensor chip (SCHIP1) comprising...
7181315 Manual-mode operating system for robot  
A manual-mode operating system for a robot provided with an end-effector. The manual-mode operating system includes a display section including a screen for displaying an image of an end-effector;...