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9020626 Orthopods and equipment to generate orthopedic supports from computerized data inputs  
Systems and methods of measuring feet and designing and creating orthopedic inserts are described. The method can include measuring a pressure the foot exerts during a stride at a plurality of...
8952820 Enhanced dive computer functionality and associated features  
An enhanced dive computer functionality providing a diver positioning system integrated into a dive computer and a modified Display Integrated Vibrating Alarm device controlled by the dive...
8930144 Method and apparatus for measuring data for injury analysis  
An apparatus as provided for measuring acceleration of a person's head or other object. The apparatus comprises a sensor for sensing acceleration and a controller for controlling recording of data...
8847818 Dive computer with global positioning system receiver  
Dive computers in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. One embodiment includes a mobile phone handset, including a microprocessor, a microphone connected to the...
8798806 Electronic device thermal management system and method  
An electronic device thermal management system comprising a thermal management controller configured to maintain a temperature level within a housing of an electronic device based on a signal...
8733843 Process for producing a supporting shell for a seat  
A supporting shell for a seat is provided by carrying out in-seat measurements with a plurality of test subjects, wherein the test subjects sit down on a measuring mat placed on a neutral seat...
8672842 Smart mattress  
A mattress has a sensor pad affixed on a top surface thereof. The sensor pad has (i) a matrix array of plural pressure sensors, (ii) plural row conductors, and (iii) plural column conductors. Each...
8620615 Apparatuses and methods for evaluating a person for a sleep system  
A method for evaluating a person for a sleep system, the method including: while the person is not positioned on an evaluating member, adjusting a pressure of a comfort layer inflatable member...
8600701 Dive computer with free dive mode  
A dive computer with a free dive mode and/or wireless data transmission capabilities. In one embodiment the invention relates to a diving apparatus including a dive computer having a free dive...
8583272 Orthopods and equipment to generate orthopedic supports from computerized data inputs  
Systems and methods for measuring feet and designing and creating orthopedic inserts are described. The method can include measuring a pressure the foot exerts during a stride at a plurality of...
8568023 Ear thermometer and measuring apparatus used with it  
A measuring apparatus for an ear thermometer includes a battery, a mode switching circuit and a microcontroller, and the microcontroller, during a run mode or a normal operating state, does not...
8436737 Postural state attitude monitoring, caution, and warning systems and methods  
A postural state attitude monitoring, caution, and warning system includes a multiple axis accelerometer carried by a node for generating output signals that are a function of positional...
8326567 Measurement apparatus  
A measurement apparatus includes an elastic detector configured to detect an elastic wave by utilizing photoacoustic tomography and to convert the elastic wave into a detection signal, and a...
8290739 Method for determining relative mobility of regions of an object  
A method for determining a mobility of an object includes the steps of measuring at least a portion of a shape of an object under an initial increment of a weight load of a plurality of increments...
8249822 Motion controller having micro electrical mechanical system pressure sensing module  
A motion controller includes a handle and a MEMS pressure sensing module. The handle has an output interface circuit for coupling with a terminal electronic device. The MEMS pressure sensing...
8237456 Capacitive sensing  
In certain embodiments, a multi-channel capacitive sensor for measuring capacitances of sense electrodes to a system reference potential comprises a sample capacitor having first and second...
8131498 Systems and methods for an improved weight distribution sensory device with integrated controls  
An improved weight distribution sensory device with integrated controls is provided. Such a weight distribution sensory device, often referred to as a balance platform, may include a chassis for...
8090478 Control for pressurized bladder in a patient support apparatus  
An apparatus for supporting a patient, such as a hospital bed, is provided. The apparatus includes a patient support surface and at least one fluid containing bladder. A pressure control assembly...
8036768 System and method for creating orthotics  
Systems and methods for constructing custom orthotics are described. Several embodiments of the system use sensor pads to obtain both static and dynamic three dimensional information concerning...
7933738 Determining a point of application of force on a surface element  
A system for determining at least one point of application of force on a surface element is provided. The system includes a surface element having an effective mass, at least one sensor configured...
7930131 Analyzing foot pressure of a bowler  
Systems and methods for measuring and analyzing the pressure distribution on the foot of a bowler. Methods are taught for analyzing a bowler's performance. In some embodiments, the bowler performs...
RE41809 Automatic mattress selection system  
A person shopping for a mattress is helped to select a physiologically suitable mattress by a system which uses a questionnaire to elicit important information from the person. The questionnaire...
7804416 Methods and systems for tracking users and providing services  
Methods and systems for tracking users and providing services are provided. The system comprises a plurality of pressure sensors, a storage unit, at least one service providing unit having a...
7797124 Dive computer with free dive mode and wireless data transmission  
A dive computer with a free dive mode and/or wireless data transmission capabilities. In one embodiment the invention relates to a diving apparatus including a dive computer having a free dive...
7713197 Pressure measuring method, pressure measuring device, and tonometer  
A tonometry device includes a contact device for contacting the object, means for vibrating the contact device and the object, means for applying a voltage to the vibration means, means for...
7698091 Method for detecting the start of a dive for a dive computer  
The present invention provides a method for detecting the start of a dive for a portable electronic device (1) comprising a pressure sensor (5) for measuring the value of the ambient pressure (P)...
7684953 Systems using variable resistance zones and stops for generating inputs to an electronic device  
The present invention is directed to variable resistance zones for sensing input to an electronic device, as well as ministops for controlling deformation of the input components to ensure the...
7660447 Detection of fingerprint distortion by deformation of elastic film or displacement of transparent board  
A fingerprint matching apparatus includes a fingerprint distortion detection unit for detecting whether or not a correlation object intentionally distorts the finger put on the fingerprint reading...
7627446 Diving information processing device, control method for a diving information processing device, and a control program  
If the diving mode is erroneously entered while travelling at a high altitude, such as when flying in an airplane, the error is detected so that calculating tissue in/out-gassing of inert gases...
7617068 Method for determining relative mobility or regions of an object  
A method for determining a mobility of foot comprising: measuring at least a portion of a shape of the foot under a first weight load; measuring the at least the portion of the shape of the foot...
7500393 System for judging ski or snowboard  
A system for judging a ski or snowboard allows a ski board or snowboard most suitable for each skier or snowboarder to be judged by considering the leg strength of each skier or snowboarder. The...
7493230 Method and apparatus for customizing insoles for footwear  
A method and apparatus is provided for generating a customized insole for footwear using information relating to pressure applied by the sole of a foot, which information is correlated to...
7479903 Input device using elastic material  
A conventional mouse and keyboard poses great load on the user's finger and hands at key operation, and the material used for its surface is rigid. An input device which can reduce the load on the...
7474981 Method and device for predicting risk of decompression sickness  
A mathematical model that models gas exchange of a central compartment with an environment having a model gas is provided. The central compartment is modeled to be in direct fluid communication...
7461972 One point calibration integrated temperature sensor for wireless radio frequency applications  
A low power analog linear temperature sensor integrateable with digital and/or analog circuits in CMOS fabrication processes. The sensor is accurately calibrateable at a single temperature that...
7434459 Context acquisition based on load sensing  
Methods and systems are described for sensing force information at a plurality of points on a continuous surface, and detecting contextual information about an object on the surface based on the...
7384403 Wireless communication system for transmitting information from a medical device  
A medical device communication system may comprise a medical device and a wireless communication circuit mounted to the medical device. The wireless communication circuit is configured to...
7383150 Diving computer with programmable display  
A diving computer is provided. The diving computer includes a computer connected to a dot matrix screen to display information concerning a dive. The computer has an interface to an external...
7353137 Shoe-based weight measuring system  
A shoe-based weight measuring system, comprising: a shoe; one or more weight sensitive detectors constructed and arranged with the shoe to sense weight of a person wearing the shoe and walking or...
7345956 Portable electronic device with analog display rate of climb indicator  
A portable electronic device (1) is described, in particular of bracelet watch type, comprising at least first and second display members (8 and 9), means (23, 31) for making measurements of a...
7346418 System and method for creating orthotics  
Systems and methods for constructing custom orthotics are described. Several embodiments of the system use sensor pads to obtain both static and dynamic three dimensional information concerning...
7308380 Vehicular collision object determining system  
A planar pressure-sensitive switch unit has multiple pressure-sensitive switches that are disposed in a longitudinal direction of a bumper cover of a vehicle with given intervals for detecting the...
7275866 Digital thermometer  
A digital thermometer; having an thermometer body comprises a processing unit serves to integrate the signals of the digital thermometer and sets some operations; the processing unit calculating...
7273250 Method for individually adapting the saddle of a two-wheel vehicle  
A method and a device are provided for individually adapting the saddle of a two-wheeled vehicle, especially bicycle saddles. The local pressing pressure of the buttocks of a test subject is...
7182509 Nanoliter osmometer and method of operation  
The invention is an apparatus for determining a temperature at which a phase change occurs in a fluid sample, a method for measuring a temperature at which a phase change occurs in a sample and a...
6990425 Automatic mattress selection system  
A person shopping for a mattress is helped to select a physiologically suitable mattress by a system which uses a questionnaire to elicit important information from the person. The questionnaire...
6990426 Diagnostic method and apparatus using light  
A diagnosis method and apparatus for measuring blood hemoglobin concentration, oxygen saturation, pulse rate, respiration rate, or degree of aging of blood vessels using light includes an...
6980925 Real-time signal processing for vehicle tire load monitoring  
A system for real-time signal processing for vehicle monitoring, including a first device disposed in a tire of a vehicle and producing a signal that is a function of a tire contact time period,...
6941238 Measurement device and data displaying method  
A measurement device for measuring and displaying a physical quantity such as a heartbeat, an atmospheric pressure or temperature, or the like, includes a clock for counting time, a physical...
6941182 Method and apparatus for measurement of pressure at a device/body interface  
A system and method for measuring contact pressures between two surfaces, and especially, between the body and a device resting on the body, e.g., the skin and a breathable gas mask. A deformable,...

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