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8216157 Device for measuring the internal rotation of a hip joint  
Device for measuring the internal rotation of a hip joint, whereby the following steps are performed: a) Positioning a person to be examined (1) on the seating surface (8) of a chair-like...
8211041 Sensing force during partial and total knee replacement surgery  
Systems, devices, and methods are provided for measuring forces in the space of a knee during surgery. Such forces can be caused by tension in the ligaments of the knee. A femoral member is...
8211029 Devices, systems, and methods for accurate blood pressure measurement  
A multiple-axis accelerometer for use with a blood pressure monitor or a blood pressure measuring device (BPM) to determine an inclination associated with the point of fixture. The accelerometer...
8214029 System and method for neuromuscular reeducation  
A system and a method that promotes the restoration of physical functions of the neuromuscular system by incorporating into one device the treatment modalities of biofeedback based repetitive...
8206325 Ambulatory system for measuring and monitoring physical activity and risk of falling and for automatic fall detection  
The present invention relates to a light-weight, small and portable ambulatory sensor for measuring and monitoring a person's physical activity. Based on these measurements and computations, the...
8206324 Method for monitoring living body activities, and optical fiber type flat shaped body sensor, garment styled optical fiber type flat shaped body sensor and human body fitted optical fiber type flat shaped body sensor used for the same  
A living body monitoring activity system detects major activities, or feeble living body activities. In a method for monitoring existence of human movements or living body activities in living...
8206323 Method and apparatus to detect ambulation  
Low frequency harmonics detected by an accelerometer in a wrist-mounted device are used to infer ambulation. The fundamental rhythm or pitch is extracted from gathered accelerometer data and the...
8204786 Physiological and environmental monitoring systems and methods  
Systems and methods for monitoring various physiological and environmental factors, as well as systems and methods for using this information for a plurality of useful purposes, are provided....
8203330 Distance measuring device  
Distance measuring device comprising an emitter and a receiver, said emitter being arranged to produce a magnetic field by means of a resonant circuit having a resonant frequency, said receiver...
8202233 Motion guide device, its control system and control program  
A device for inducing a user's motion such that the user's motion rhythm and scale coincide, respectively, with a target rhythm and scale is provided. According to the inventive motion induction...
8197425 Ankle-foot orthosis prescription assistive device  
A measurement device (10) for quantitatively measuring stiffness, torque or range of motion (ROM) around the joint axis of the ankle-foot complex of a lower limb in the sagittal and coronal...
8192376 Sleep state classification  
Systems and methods for sleep state classification involve detecting conditions related to sleep, including at least one condition associated with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. Additionally, a...
8195404 Small organism locomotor recording procedure and device, behavioral record obtained and use of same  
The system records the movement of tiny organisms housed in closed micro plates traversed by an infrared beam generating a signal as a function of the diffraction caused by the body of the...
8187209 Movement disorder monitoring system and method  
The present invention relates to a movement disorder monitor, and a method of measuring the severity of a subject's movement disorder. The present invention additionally relates to a drug delivery...
8177733 Body weight support device and body weight support program  
A body weight support device of the present invention is equipped with a body attachment part attached to a user's body, a floor contact part provided contactably on a floor, a leg link part for...
8177731 Elastic hysteretic palpatory training apparatus  
An elastic hysteretic palpatory training apparatus includes a plunger, a solenoid disposed around a longitudinal axis of the plunger, and a controller for controlling electrical power supplied to...
8172777 Sensor-based health monitoring system  
Implementations for sensor-based health monitoring systems are generally disclosed.
8172775 Joint implant placement  
Method for planning implant placement, the implant comprising a first implant in a first limb and a second implant in a second limb, the first and the second implant forming an artificial...
8167825 Elastic hysteretic palpatory training method  
A method of hysteretic palpatory training includes providing a wire or a computer controlled actuator having a plunger that hysteretically resists the application of a palpatory force. An...
8167823 Method and apparatus for aligning and securing an implant relative to a patient  
A surgical apparatus includes an orientation sensor that detects an actual orientation of a surgical tool. The apparatus also includes an orientation feedback device that selectively provides an...
8170716 Methods and apparatus for surgical planning  
Methods and apparatus for enhancing surgical planning provide enhanced planning of entry port placement and/or robot position for laparoscopic, robotic, and other minimally invasive surgery....
8167799 Apparatus and method for monitoring strain and/or load applied to a mammal  
Apparatus is disclosed for monitoring strain and/or load applied to the body of a vertebral mammal. The apparatus includes means (10, 11) for measuring position of the body relative to an inertial...
8170656 Wearable electromyography-based controllers for human-computer interface  
A “Wearable Electromyography-Based Controller” includes a plurality of Electromyography (EMG) sensors and provides a wired or wireless human-computer interface (HCl) for interacting with computing...
8162857 Limb movement monitoring system  
A limb movement monitoring system, comprising a motion sensor, a garment comprising spatially addressable photonic textiles and spatially resolving pressure-sensitive textiles and furthermore a...
8159353 Portable electronic device, method, and computer-readable medium for determining user's activity level  
The invention relates to a portable electronic device, a method, and a computer software product. The portable electronic device comprises an active time unit for determining a user activity level...
8157731 Method and apparatus for auto journaling of continuous or discrete body states utilizing physiological and/or contextual parameters  
Various methods and apparatuses for measuring a state parameter of an individual using signals based on one or more sensors are disclosed. In one embodiment, a first set of signals is used in a...
8157730 Physiological and environmental monitoring systems and methods  
Systems and methods for monitoring various physiological and environmental factors, as well as systems and methods for using this information for a plurality of useful purposes, are provided....
8152694 Activity monitoring device and method  
A physical activity monitoring method and system in one embodiment includes a communications network, a wearable sensor device configured to generate physiologic data associated with a sensed...
8152745 Activity monitoring  
Sensors and methods for automatically detecting and recording physical activities of an individual are described. An event is detected, in which data representative of at least one physical...
8154413 System and methods for monitoring caregiver performance  
Systems and methods for monitoring the performance of a caregiver are disclosed. The systems may be configured to monitor the movement of each subject in a network of subjects. One such system...
8147430 Apparatus and method for testing a horse's tendons and ligaments  
An apparatus for testing a horse's tendons and ligaments includes a base plate and a rotatable plate with a guide member for receiving and positioning one of a horse's hooves thereon. A rod or...
8145291 Extended optical range reflective system for monitoring motion of a member  
A garment and system includes a monitoring fabric that exhibits a light reflection property and substantially no light transmission property when the fabric is illuminated with light having...
8137270 Method and system for processing data from ambulatory physiological monitoring  
This invention provides methods and systems for the analysis of data returned from monitoring multiple physiological parameters of a subject, especially from ambulatory multiple parameter...
8123685 System for monitoring a number of different parameters of a patient in a bed  
In order to provide a simple and reliable monitoring technique for a number of different parameters of a patient in a bed (2), a system (1) is provided, said system (1) comprising: at least one...
8118758 Living body inspection apparatus  
A living body inspection apparatus includes: a first detecting unit detecting a displacement of two positions in a lateral direction of a subject's larynx; a second detecting unit detecting a...
8113991 Method and system for interactive fitness training program  
A system and method of providing an interactive training program by monitoring a user's actions is disclosed. A user is prompted through the interactive training program to perform certain...
8115641 Automatic fall detection system  
A system and a method for detecting if a person has fallen down is provided. The system includes at least two sensors which remotely detect energy in at least two zones. The output of the sensors...
8116858 Methods and apparatus for monitoring heart motions  
Methods and apparatus for monitoring the heart motion of a subject employ a probe which can be coupled to a portion of the anatomy of a subject such as the aortic arch or the thyroid cartilage....
8114033 Sleep determination apparatus  
A sleep determination apparatus capable of detecting wakefulness of a subject before entering a hypnagogic state with high accuracy is provided. When the subject is not yet in the hypnagogic...
8109890 Body movement monitoring device  
An autonomous sensing unit and system that includes a set of sensors, a conditioning means for deriving information from the sensors, display means for displaying the information to an operator,...
8109891 Device and method for detecting an epileptic event  
The invention discloses an epileptic event alert system, capable of detecting and analyzing whether motions sensed by at least one motion sensor of the system, are related to an epileptic seizure...
8107695 Methods and systems for assessing patient movement in diagnostic imaging  
Methods and systems for automatically detecting gross patient motion using a diagnostic medical imaging system are provided. The method provides for acquiring a plurality of frames of image data,...
8096946 Vigilance monitoring system  
The present invention pertains to a system and method of monitoring the alertness or wakefulness of a driver. The monitored parameters include cardiac, respiratory and movement parameters. Sensors...
8096960 Easy wake device  
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...
8092399 Sleep state measuring apparatus and sleep state measuring method  
Even if a mattress or the like suffers long-term deterioration, a sleep state measuring apparatus is provided which can set a suitable amplification factor A of a biosignal. The sleep state...
8092400 Calculating the position of body parts, taking into account anatomical symmetry  
The present application relates to a method for determining the position or relative position of body parts, taking into account the anatomical symmetry, wherein at least one first-side body part...
8092398 Multi-axis tilt estimation and fall remediation  
Among other things, a vestibular prosthesis includes a wearable motion sensing system, the motion sensing system generating a motion signal indicative of a motion thereof, wherein the motion...
8088082 Fetal movement monitoring system and fetal movement information collecting device  
The present invention provides a fetal movement monitoring system and a fetal movement information collecting device which are simply usable at home to collect and analyze correctly detail...
8088083 System for measurement of head position and measurement tool for such a system  
The present invention relates to the field of radiation therapy. In particular, the relates to a system for measuring the position of a head of a patient during neurological diagnosis, therapy or...
8083693 Monitoring posture  
In order to monitor an individual's posture, a cable is incorporated within a garment that is configured to be worn on an individual's upper body such that at least a portion of the cable spans an...