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8997588 Force detecting mat with multiple sensor types  
A flexible force or pressure sensing mat includes a first sheet of electrically conductive first paths, a second sheet of electrically conductive second paths, and a sensing layer positioned...
8966997 Pressure sensing mat  
A pressure sensing sheet includes at least first, second, and third layers wherein the first and third layers each have conductive paths defined therein that are separated by nonconductive...
8943902 Force and torque sensors  
Force and torque sensors (10, 10a) include a load-bearing element (12), and strain gauges (20, 22, 23) mounted on the load-bearing element (12) so that the strain gauges (20, 22, 23) generate...
8844376 Multi-degree of freedom transducer  
A multi-degree of freedom transducer for converting manually applied forces and torques into electrical signals, and configured to be fixed to a base object. The transducer comprises a handle bar...
8800386 Force sensing sheet  
A force sensing array includes multiple layers of material that are arranged to define an elastically stretchable sensing sheet. The sensing sheet may be placed underneath a patient to detect...
8776615 Three-axis low profile load cell and sensing beam  
This disclosure describes techniques for using a “low-profile” load cell to sense a force exerted by a load upon a target object in one or more of a first, second, and third directions relative to...
8776616 Multiaxial force-torque sensors  
The disclosure relates to a multiaxial force-torque sensor having a transducer structure, with strain gauges placed in defined areas to measure the strain, from which the forces and torques are...
8707796 Semiconductor strain gauge array  
A strain monitoring system including an array of semiconductor strain gauges. Each strain gauge in the array of strain gauges includes a lithographically fabricated 4-resistor bridge for providing...
8698769 Dual mode capacitive touch panel  
A dual mode capacitive touch panel includes a sensor substrate, an electrode layer comprising an array of sensor electrodes arranged over the sensor substrate, the array of sensor electrodes...
8661915 Elastically stretchable fabric force sensor arrays and methods of making  
Force or pressure transducer arrays have elastically stretchable electrically conductive polymer threads disposed in parallel rows and columns that contact at intersections thereof a...
8656790 Device and method of spacer and trial design during joint arthroplasty  
A spacer block for gathering data to be used in the balancing of the joint arthroplasty or repair and in the selection of a trial insert which includes a first body piece and a second body piece....
8627730 Torque sensor with u-profile web  
The invention relates to a torque sensor comprising an inner body, an outer annular body surrounding the inner body concentrically and webs connecting the inner body to the outer annular body in a...
8621941 Feedback system for identifying movement and intensity of external force  
A feedback system for identifying an external force, includes an operation plate and a pressure-sensing unit. The pressure-sensing unit includes an elastic member supporting the operation plate...
8621939 Ribbed force sensor  
In one embodiment, a force sensor apparatus is provided including a tube portion having a plurality of radial ribs and a strain gauge positioned over each of the plurality of radial ribs, a...
8613230 Force sensing for surgical instruments  
An apparatus, system, and method for improving force and torque sensing and feedback to the surgeon performing a telerobotic surgery are provided. In one embodiment, a surgical instrument, a...
8607646 Force sensor chip and acceleration sensor chip  
A force sensor chip of the present invention is for detecting an external force, and comprises a base member including an action portion where the external force is applied, a support portion that...
8601885 Contact force sensor with an elastomer material secured to a deformable membrane  
A triaxial force sensor including: a deformable membrane; a detector detecting a deformation of the membrane configured to carry out a triaxial detection of the force to be detected; and an...
8573069 Stress sensing device, tactile sensor, and grasping apparatus  
A stress sensing device senses a shear force and a pressing force. The stress sensing device includes a support body, a support film, first and second piezoelectric parts and an elastic layer. The...
8496647 Ribbed force sensor  
In one embodiment, a force sensor apparatus is provided including a tube portion having a plurality of radial ribs and a strain gauge positioned over each of the plurality of radial ribs, a...
8375808 Force sensing for surgical instruments  
An apparatus, system, and method for improving force and torpg,que sensing and feedback to the surgeon performing a telerobotic surgery are provided. In one embodiment, a surgical instrument, a...
8291775 Torque sensor and robot apparatus  
Provided is a torque sensor including a first rotating body, a second rotating body, a strain body, and a detection element. The first rotating body is rotatable around an input shaft. The second...
8250934 Multi-axis force sensor and acceleration sensor  
There is provided a multi-axis force sensor including first and second bridge circuit groups detecting resistances of respective first and second groups of strain resistance elements provided at...
8220343 Force sensing device  
The force sensing device includes a deformable member having portions arranged to make a pair with respect to the Z-axis. Three sets of strain detecting elements are formed on the deformable...
8215186 Lower-limb prosthesis force and moment transducer  
A computerized prosthesis alignment system includes a transducer that can measure socket reactions in the anterior/posterior plane and the right/left planes, while canceling or reducing the...
8210055 Strain gauge rosette for internal stress measurement  
A strain gage rosette for internal stress measurement on workpieces according to the bore hole method has at least three pairs of diametrically opposed measuring grids all at an equal radial...
8161827 Torque measuring apparatus and actuator drive control system  
A torque measuring apparatus includes: a flexure element that is attached between an output shaft of an actuator or a speed reducer as a torque measurement object and a load object, and includes a...
8161826 Elastically stretchable fabric force sensor arrays and methods of making  
Force or pressure transducer arrays have elastically stretchable electrically conductive polymer threads disposed in parallel rows and columns that contact at intersections thereof a...
8141437 Force monitoring system  
A system monitors dynamic forces between bearing surfaces. Based on sensed data, the system may model the forces on the bearing surfaces, analyze these forces, store data relating to these forces,...
8113065 Force sensor  
A force sensor 1 includes: a force sensor chip 2 including an action portion 21, a connecting portion 23 on which strain resistive elements are disposed, and a support portion 22 for supporting...
7942072 Flexible force sensor with coupling type and multi-directional recognitions  
A force sensor includes a substrate, a support layer, a film, a plurality of sensing portions, a plurality of electrodes, a plurality of sensing materials, and a filler. The support layer is...
7886618 Lower-limb prosthesis force and moment transducer  
A computerized prosthesis alignment system includes a transducer that can measure socket reactions in the anterior/posterior plane and the right/left planes, while canceling or reducing the...
7739922 Triaxial force sensor and triaxial force detection method  
The detection unit Ud is configured by arranging two strain sensitive elements X1 and X2 respectively at each side of the X-axial direction relative to the center of the strain causing plate 2,...
7726206 Foot pressure alert and sensing system  
This invention relates to a system that continuously monitors pressure and force on the foot, analyzes and visualizes the pressure and force exerted on said foot in real-time. The invention...
7716996 Wheel, test stand and method for determining aerodynamic characteristics of a test vehicle  
A wheel is provided for a test vehicle. The wheel has a rim and a hub, and whereby at least one force sensor is placed in the flux of force between the hub and the rim. A test stand is provided...
7707899 Force sensor chip  
A force sensor chip including a semiconductor substrate having a plurality of strain resistance elements and temperature-compensating resistance elements corresponding to the resistance elements...
7703340 Chip for force sensor and force sensor  
A force sensor chip which comprises: a base member, which includes an action portion to which an external force is applied through an attenuator, a support portion supporting the action portion,...
7668669 Method for estimating magnitude of back-and-forth-direction force exerted on tire  
A method for estimating the magnitude of a back-and-forth-direction force exerted on a tire comprises: using a plurality of strain sensors fixed to a tire sidewall capable of outputting data on...
7658118 Distortion detector  
A strain detector includes a bridge circuit having at least two strain resistance elements, a substrate, a first fixed member, and a second fixed member. The substrate has a circuit portion...
7594445 Force sensor  
A force sensor comprises a force sensor chip, and a buffering device for dampening and applying incoming external force to the force sensor chip. The buffering device comprises an input portion to...
7584645 Apparatus and method for measuring friction forces  
According to an exemplary embodiment, a set of three-dimensional force sensors is used, distributed on one face of a support. Each sensor outputs signals representative of a force applied by an...
7536923 Force sensor chip  
A force sensor chip having a multiaxial force sensing function is disclosed. The force sensor chip comprises a base member having an operating part provided with an external force application...
7514638 Seat load detection apparatus  
A sensor body is interposed between a leg bracket and a lower rail and detects a seat load. A plate member of the sensor body is a unit including a circular strain element having an axial line in...
7500406 Multiaxial sensor  
Cost is reduced by simplifying the wiring while reducing power consumption. A multi-axis sensor unit (10) for measuring any one or more of multi-axis force, moment, acceleration and angular...
7481121 Orthodontic force measurement system  
A method for concurrently measuring a force exerted upon each of a plurality of teeth is disclosed. A dentition crown connecting rod associated with a force gauge is positioned such that a...
7458281 Multi-axis force sensor chip and multi-axis force sensor using same  
A multi-axis sensor chip provided by the invention includes a semiconductor substrate having an action part having an external force action area part and non-deforming area parts, a support part...
7446668 Vehicle occupant sensing system having a low profile sensor assembly  
A low profile sensor assembly for use in a vehicle occupant sensing system that comprises a base, an upper slide member, and at least one intermediate guide member. Also disclosed is a low profile...
7441470 Strain gauge type sensor and strain gauge type sensor unit using the same  
A strain gauge type sensor and a strain gauge type sensor unit using the sensor are improved in sensitivity. In a strain gauge type sensor 1 for measuring at least one of multiaxial force, moment,...
7441467 Compression strain sensor  
A sensor is disclosed for sensing an applied load. The sensor includes a rigid substrate. A strain sensitive resistor is mounted to the substrate. The resistor has a pair of ends. The resistor has...
7437954 Six-axis force sensor  
A six-axis force sensor includes a pair of members, and at least three legs scatteringly disposed between the pair of members on the periphery of the members. Each leg includes a T-shaped leg...
7409876 Authentication system having a flexible imaging pressure sensor  
A sensor for a textured surface (e.g., a fingerprint) is provided. The sensor includes a flexible substrate and a flexible membrane supported above the substrate by one or more spacers. The sensor...

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