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 System and  asset authentication and management patent thumbnailnew patent System and asset authentication and management
An asset management system and biometric security method is disclosed. The asset management system monitors the operational status of living and non-living assets in the field using sensors fitted to, or otherwise associated with, the asset.
Reticle Ventures Canada Incorporated


 System and  facilitating a cardiac rhythm disorder diagnosis with the aid of a digital computer patent thumbnailnew patent System and facilitating a cardiac rhythm disorder diagnosis with the aid of a digital computer
A system and method for facilitating a cardiac rhythm disorder diagnosis with the aid of a digital computer are provided. Cutaneous action potentials of a patient are recorded as electrocardiogram (ecg) data over a set time period.
Bardy Diagnostics, Inc.


 Measuring psychological stress from cardiovascular and activity signals patent thumbnailMeasuring psychological stress from cardiovascular and activity signals
A method and system for measuring psychological stress disclosed. In a first aspect, the method comprises determining r-r intervals from an electrocardiogram (ecg) to calculate a standard deviation of the r-r intervals (sdnn) and determining a stress feature (sf) using the sdnn.
Vital Connect, Inc.


 Vector-based shock indication patent thumbnailVector-based shock indication
A system for managing care of a person receiving emergency cardiac assistance includes one or more capacitors arranged to deliver a defibrillating shock to a person; one or more electronic ports for receiving a plurality of signals from sensors for obtaining indications of an electrocardiogram (ecg) for the person; and a patient treatment module executable on one or more computer processors using code stored in non-transitory media and to provide a determination of a likelihood of success from delivering a future defibrillating shock to the person with the one or more capacitors, using a mathematical computation applied to a vector value defined by signals from at least two of the plurality of signals.. .
Zoll Medical Corporation


 Biological information measurement apparatus patent thumbnailBiological information measurement apparatus
A biological information measurement apparatus including a case section including a biological information detector that detects biological information on a user, a band that attaches the case section to the user, a first electrode provided on a contact surface of the case section or the band that comes into contact with the user's body, a pinched section provided as part of the band and pinched by the user with fingers, a second electrode provided on the pinched section, and an electrocardiogram detector that uses the first electrode and the second electrode to detect the user's electrocardiogram.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


 Method and  synthesizing medical images patent thumbnailMethod and synthesizing medical images
A method of synthesizing medical images includes acquiring image data of an object; generating first medical image frames of the object based on the image data; selecting, from among the first medical image frames, second medical image frames corresponding to points of time that have the same electrocardiogram (ecg) signal information of the object; generating a panoramic image by synthesizing the second medical image frames; and displaying the panoramic image on a display.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Discordance monitoring patent thumbnailDiscordance monitoring
Described herein are systems, devices, and methods for cardiac monitoring. In particular, the systems, devices, and methods described herein may be used to conveniently sense the presence of an intermittent arrhythmia in an individual.
Alivecor, Inc.


 Controller, and patch type automated external defibrillator for controlling defibrillation using the same patent thumbnailController, and patch type automated external defibrillator for controlling defibrillation using the same
A wearable patch-type automatic defibrillator attachable to a region of a patient near the patient's heart includes a battery which stores electrical energy for defibrillation, a controller which controls the battery, electrocardiogram (ecg) electrodes, and defibrillation electrodes. The controller analyzes ecg signals of the patient received through the ecg electrodes, and automatically provides the patient with the electrical energy stored in the battery through the defibrillation electrodes when defibrillation is needed according to a result of the analysis..

 Methods of radiometrically determining an extreme temperature during a treatment procedure patent thumbnailMethods of radiometrically determining an extreme temperature during a treatment procedure
According to some embodiments, systems for energy delivery to targeted tissue comprise a catheter with an ablation member, a radiometer configured to detect temperature data from the targeted tissue, a processor configured to determine a calculated temperature (e.g., an extreme temperature, such as a peak or trough temperature) within the tissue by applying at least one factor to the temperature data detected by the radiometer, the processor configured to compare the calculated temperature to a setpoint and an energy source configured to energize the ablation member and to regulate delivery of ablative energy to the targeted tissue of the subject based at least in part on the comparison. In some embodiments, the factor depends on at least one characteristic of the targeted tissue.
Meridian Medical Systems, Llc


 Systems and methods for filtering ecg artifacts patent thumbnailSystems and methods for filtering ecg artifacts
Systems and methods of processing raw electrocardiogram (ecg) waveform data of a patient into estimated real-time ecg waveform data. The method includes sensing at least one physical non-cardiac influence on the raw ecg waveform data, constructing a time domain computer model of the at least one physical, non-cardiac influence on the raw ecg waveform data, and adaptively filtering the raw ecg waveform data in the time domain using the constructed time domain computer model of the at least one physical non-cardiac influence on the raw ecg waveform data to form the estimated real-time ecg waveform data.
Zoll Medical Corporation


Electrocardiogram identification

A defibrillating system includes a processor coupled to a memory. The processor and the memory are configured to identify a treatment event associated with treatment of a victim with the defibrillating system, and transmit a representation of a portion of an ecg signal associated with the identified treatment event.
Zoll Medical Corporation

Collecting and processing reliable ecg signals and gating puleses in a magnetic resonance environment

An electrocardiogram (ecg) electrode patch (10) system (50) for use in a magnetic resonance (mr) environment includes a flexible patch material (12) configured for attachment to human skin, and a plurality of electrodes (20). The electrodes (20) care attached to the patch material (12) and configured to sense a plurality of ecg signals with different amplitudes across pairs of electrodes in at least two different directions..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Systems and methods for performing an electrocardiogram

A system and method for performing an electrocardiogram is described herein. The system may include one or more of an electrode strip, a data recorder, a connector, one or more computing platforms, and/or other components.
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute At Harbor-ucla Medical Center

Apparatuses and methods for classification of electrocardiogram signals during cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Examples of systems, apparatuses, and methods for classification of electrocardiogram signals during cardiopulmonary resuscitation are described. An example system may include a defibrillator comprising an electrocardiogram analyzer.
University Of Washington Through Its Center For Commercialization

A system for controlled defibrillation and ventilation

The invention is a system for providing decision-assisted critical care to a patient in medical emergency situations in an out of hospital setting. The system comprises: a ventilator comprising a pressure generator and oxygen/air delivery means; an automated external defibrillator (aed) comprising a battery and primary electrocardiogram (ecg) sensors configured as chest pads that are configured to be connected to the chest of the patient and to both sense ecg and to deliver an electric shock to the patient's heart; at least one secondary ecg sensor configured to sense ecg but not to deliver electric shock and to be connected to the body of the patient at a location other than the chest; and a controller, configured to activate or instruct a caregiver to activate, the aed and to place the chest pads on the chest of the patient upon detection of shockable cardiac arrhythmias by at least one of the at least one secondary ecg sensors..
Inovytec Medical Solutions Ltd

Wearable medical treatment device with motion/position detection

A cardiac monitoring system includes an externally wearable cardiac monitoring device; at least one cardiac sensing electrode operatively coupled to the device and configured to be disposed in proximity to a patient's skin to monitor cardiac activity of the patient; at least one accelerometer configured to generate signals indicative of patient body movement; and a microcontroller disposed in the device and configured to receive the signals indicative of patient body movement, receive one or more electrocardiogram (ecg) signals of the patient from the at least one cardiac sensing electrode, and analyze the one or more ecg signals received over a period of time to determine at least one cardiac arrhythmia condition of the patient; the device being configured to wirelessly transmit data related to the at least one cardiac arrhythmia condition and the signals indicative of patient body movement recorded over the period of time to a central server.. .
Zoll Medical Corporation

Device and providing feedback on breathing rate

Devices and methods for providing feedback on breathing rate are disclosed. The device comprises: a sensor interface configured to receive an electrocardiogram ecg signal; an ecg analysis unit configured to obtain a breathing rate from the received ecg signal; a feedback output mechanism for providing feedback; and a feedback generator configured to obtain an optimal breathing rate in accordance with a desired outcome and one or more heart rate and/or breathing rate characteristics detected from the ecg signal.
Biobeats Inc.

Smart medical examination and communication apparatus

An embodiment of a portable sensor input device operatively connects to a smartphone, wearable computer device, tablet pc, and/or other mobile computer device to facilitate medical examination and diagnosis. The sensor input device used for biological signal detection contains one or more sensors inside it's chest-piece, such as, without limitation, acoustic sensor, temperature sensor, pressure sensor, light sensor, image sensor, electrocardiogram (ecg) sensor, and/or ultrasonic sensor.

Electrocardiography monitoring system and method

Systems and methods for electrocardiography monitoring use multiple capacitive sensors in order to determine reliable measurements of electrophysiological information of a patient. Relative coupling strength and/or reliability is used to select dynamically which sensors to use in order to determine, in particular, an electrocardiogram of the patient..
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

Contactless electric cardiogram system

A system for providing a standard electrocardiogram (ecg) signal for a human body using contactless ecg sensors for outputting to exiting medical equipment or for storage or viewing on a remote device. The system comprises a digital processing module (dpm) adapted to connect to an array of contactless ecg sensors provided in a fabric or the like.
Rr Sequences Inc.

Detection of periodic breathing

Methods and apparatus perform periodic breathing detection, such as cheyne-stokes respiration detection. The detection may be performed by one or more processors, such as by analysis of data from one or more sensors.
Resmed Sensor Technologies Limited

Biological information processing apparatus, biological information processing system, biological information processing method and biological information processing program

A biological information processing apparatus includes a pulse wave acquisition part that acquires a pulse wave signal of a user, an electrocardiogram acquisition part (heart rate acquisition part) that acquires an electrocardiogram signal of the user, and a processor (analyzer) that calculates biological information of the user based on the pulse wave signal. The processor (analyzer) analyzes the pulse wave signal based on a heart rate calculated from the electrocardiogram signal and calculates the biological information of the user if the pulse wave signal does not satisfy a predetermined condition..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Medical device for sensing cardiac function

According to at least one aspect, a medical device is provided. The medical device includes at least one electrode to sense an electrocardiogram (ecg) signal of a patient and a controller coupled to the at least one electrode.
Zoll Medical Corporation

Ecg high pass filter

An electrocardiogram high pass filter (25) employs a baseline low pass filter (40), a signal delay (43) and a signal extractor (44). In operations, baseline low pass filter (40) includes a finite impulse response low pass filter (41) and an infinite impulse response low pass filter (42) cooperatively low pass filtering a baseline unfiltered electrocardiogram signal (ecgbu) to output a filtered baseline signal (bsef).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Systems and methods of determining location using a medical device

According to at least one aspect, a wearable medical device is provided. The wearable medical device may include a sensing electrode to sense an electrocardiogram signal of a patient, a therapy electrode to provide treatment to the patient, a garment to be worn about a torso of the patient and receive the sensing electrode and the therapy electrode, and a controller operatively coupled to the sensing electrode and the therapy electrode.
Zoll Medical Corporation

Method for recognizing vehicle driver and determining whether driver can start vehicle

Provided are systems and methods for increasing vehicle safety by determining whether a driver can operate a vehicle based on whether the physical status of the driver and the identity of the driver are acceptable. A first set of sensors may determine the physical status of the driver.
Thunder Power Hong Kong Ltd.

Medical device with acoustic sensor

In at least one example, a medical device is provided. The medical device includes at least one therapy electrode, at least one electrocardiogram (ecg) electrode, at least one acoustic sensor, and at least one processor coupled with the at least one acoustic sensor, the at least one ecg electrode, and the at least one therapy electrode.
Zoll Medical Corporation

Electrodes for abdominal fetal electrocardiogram detection

The invention provides systems and methods for monitoring the wellbeing of a fetus by the non-invasive detection and analysis of fetal cardiac electrical activity data.. .
Nuvo Group Ltd.

Systems and apparatuses for monitoring blood pressure in real time

A system is provided for monitoring a blood pressure in real time, including a main body and a sensor including a first electrode that is disposed on one surface of the main body and in contact with a human body when the main body is worn on the human body, a second electrode that is disposed on the other surface of the main body, and configured to measure a signal relating to at least one of electrocardiogram (ecg), photoplethysmogram (ppg) and oxygen saturation (spo2) of the human body in contact with the first electrode and the second electrode.. .
Huinno, Co.,ltd.

Preauthorized wearable biometric device, use thereof

Embodiments are directed towards authenticating users using biometric devices. The biometric device may be arranged to capture one or more biometric feature of a user that may be wearing the biometric device such as biometric features that correspond to an electrocardiogram of the user.
Nymi Inc.

Ultra high impedance sensor with applications in neurosensing

A sensor circuit usable with capacitive sensors in an electrical potential sensing network is provided. The sensor circuit provides bias current while maintaining a high input impedance for signals in a frequency band of interest by positive feedback of a filtered measurement through a finite impedance.
Zengar Institute Inc.

Variable bandwidth ecg high pass filter

An electrocardiogram high pass filter (25) employs a baseline low pass filter (40), a signal delay (44) and a signal extractor (45). In operation, baseline low pass filter (40) includes a finite impulse response filter (41) and an infinite impulse response low pass filter (42) cooperatively low pass filtering a baseline unfiltered electrocardiogram signal (ecgbu) to output a filtered baseline signal (bsef).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Method for non-contrast enhanced magnetic resonance angiography

A method for non-contrast enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (“mra”) that has a short scan time and is insensitive to patient motion is provided. More particularly, the method provides significant arterial conspicuity and substantial venous signal suppression.
Ghost Medical Technologies, Ltd.

User authenticating method and head mounted device supporting the same

A head mounted device (hmd) includes an imaging unit configured to capture at least one image of a partial region of an iris, an electrocardiogram (ecg) sensor configured to receive an ecg signal, and a control unit configured to acquire at least one image of the partial region of the iris and ecg signals, and authenticate a user by using the acquired image(s) of the partial region of the iris and the ecg signals.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and device to predict adverse cardiovascular events and mortality from an electrocardiogram-based validated risk score

The present invention is directed to methods for predicting risk of adverse cardiovascular events and/or mortality in an individual comprises the steps of: a) recording an electrocardiogram from the individual; b) analyzing the electrocardiogram to detect the presence of wave form elements; c) calculating a risk score based on the presence of the wave form elements; and d) predicting risk of adverse cardiovascular events and/or mortality based on the risk score. In another aspect, calculation of the risk score is based on a longitudinal assessment of wave form elements and adverse cardiovascular events and mortality in a population-based cohort study.

Electrocardiogram signal detection

Apparatuses and methods for extracting, de-noising, and analyzing electrocardiogram signals. Any of the apparatuses described herein may be implemented as a (or as part of a) computerized system.
Alivecor, Inc.

Devices and methods for real-time denoising of electrocardiograms

Apparatuses and methods (including methods of using such apparatuses) for de-noising electrocardiograms (ecgs) by manually or automatically adjusting the amount of filtering of an ecg signal. For example, real-time ecg signals may be filtered by combining in a weighted fashion an unfiltered portion of an ecg (or a filtered portion of the same ecg) with the same portion of the ecg that has been filtered.
Alivecor, Inc.

Cardiovascular monitoring device

The present invention is related to a cardiovascular monitoring device including an inflatable cuff for surrounding a limb of a user, at least a first and a second electrodes, a controlling circuitry with a processor accommodated in a housing, and a display element. The controlling circuitry is configured to perform a blood pressure measurement through controlling a pressure inside the inflatable cuff, and perform an electrocardiogram measurement by using the electrodes.

Two electrode twelve lead ecg

Described herein are methods, apparatuses, and systems for heart monitoring of a patient. The heart monitoring system can be used to take an electrocardiogram (ecg) using only two electrodes.
Alivecor, Inc.

Cardiovascular monitoring device

The present invention is related to a cardiovascular monitoring device including an inflatable cuff for surrounding a limb of a user, at least a first and a second electrodes, a controlling circuitry with a processor accommodated in a housing, and a display element. The controlling circuitry is configured to perform a blood pressure measurement through controlling a pressure inside the inflatable cuff, and perform an electrocardiogram measurement by using the electrodes.

Electrocardiogram (ecg)-based authentication apparatus and method thereof, and training apparatus and method thereof for ecg-based authentication

Provided are electrocardiogram (ecg)-based authentication and training. An authentication method includes generating a feature vector of an ecg obtained from an entity or a person based on a dictionary, classifying the ecg through a classifier based on the feature vector, and performing authentication based on a classification result..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Assessment of hemodynamic function in arrhythmia patients

electrocardiogram (ecg)-gated cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (mri) alone may be unable to capture the hemodynamics associated with arrhythmic events. As a result, values such as ejection fraction are acquisition dependent.
The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania

Detection of r-peak point in an electrocardiogram signal

Detection of r-peak signal in an electrocardiogram signal is provided. An electrocardiogram signal representing heart activity of an individual is received.

Automotive key device, steering wheel docking station, and system including the automotive key device and the steering wheel docking station

Provided is an automotive key device connected, in the form of a holder, to a mechanism of opening or shutting an automotive door or merged with the mechanism of opening or shutting the automotive door. The automotive key device includes an electrocardiogram (ecg) sensor having a first body signal electrode and a second body signal electrode and a contact terminal electrically connected to the ecg sensor.
Huinno, Co., Ltd.

Screening system for fatigue and stress

A screening system for fatigue and stress has a storage unit which, during screening for fatigue and stress, stores master data composed of reference values for each age, a decision unit which decides by comparing a measurement data obtained by electrocardiogram and pulse wave measurement of the subject with the reference value, and outputs a result of decision classified into the plurality of classifications, and a computing unit which receives the decision results, and calculates autonomic nerve function age ranks, wherein the decision means has an autonomic nerve decision unit which decides autonomic nerve strength, and an autonomic nerve balance decision means which decides the autonomic nerve balance.. .

Ambulatory extended-wear electrocardiography and syncope sensor monitor

Physiological monitoring can be provided through a syncope sensor imbedded into an electrocardiography monitor, which correlates syncope events and electrocardiographic data. Physiological monitoring can be provided through a lightweight wearable monitor that includes two components, a flexible extended-wear electrode patch and a reusable monitor recorder that removably snaps into a receptacle on the electrode patch.
Bardy Diagnostics, Inc.

Improved ecg-based triggering for magnetic resonance imaging

A method of imaging, by means of magnetic resonance, at least a portion of a human or animal subject of interest (20) positioned in a static magnetic field, the method comprising: —taking measurements of electrocardiogram data; —generate vector cardiogram data from the electrocardiogram data; —determining at least one parameter of an acquisition period of acquiring magnetic resonance signals from the vector cardiogram data in order to synchronize measurement of magnetic resonance signals to a cyclic movement of the heart of the subject of interest (20); wherein the at least one parameter of the acquisition period is determined from an actual value of a discriminating function and a predetermined reference function, wherein for determining the at least one parameter of the acquisition period, a step of adapting at least one of the discriminating function and the predetermined reference function is executed, dependent on a breathing status of the human or animal subject of interest (20); and—a magnetic resonance imaging system (10) for acquisition of images of at least a portion of a human or animal subject of interest (20), synchronized to a cyclic movement of the heart of the subject of interest (20), comprising: —a control unit (28) for controlling functions of the magnetic resonance imaging system (10); —an image processing unit (34) provided for processing acquired magnetic resonance signals; —an electrocardiogram device (36) for taking measurements of electrocardiogram data of the heart of the subject of interest (20); —a synchronization unit (40) coupled to the electrocardiogram device (36) and configured for determining at least one parameter of an acquisition period from the vector cardiogram data, wherein the synchronization unit (40) is configured to provide trigger signals (60) indicative of the determined at least one parameter of the acquisition period to the control unit (28); and wherein the synchronization unit (40) is configured to adapt at least one of the discriminating function and the predetermined reference function, dependent on a breathing status of the human or animal subject of interest (20).. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Alarm notification apparatus, diagnostic monitoring

An alarm notification apparatus includes an event detector for monitoring vital information of a body, such as a blood pressure and electrocardiogram, to check whether an anomalous event has occurred to the body. A reliability evaluator evaluates reliability of a result of detection of the anomalous event in the event detector.
Fujifilm Corporation

Physiological sensor pod with reset circuit

A physiologic sensor pod comprises a housing, and first and second electrodes on a bottom surface of the housing and spaced apart from one another. Within the housing is a battery, a battery charging circuit, an electrocardiogram (ecg) sensor circuit powered by the battery and adapted to sense an ecg signal, and a reset detection circuit.
Salutron, Inc.

System for providing electrocardiogram (ecg) analytics for electronic medical records (emr)

The system of the present application includes computerized diagnostic ecg that is tailored for the emr. The system and method of the present application provides several new approaches to the computerized ecg based on information available from the emr through an emr portal.

Electrocardiogram noise reduction

A catheterization system that includes an electrophysiologic (ep) catheter which has a lumen receiving an electrically conductive fluid delivered by a hydraulic line that is acted upon by a peristaltic pump advantageously avoids noise in intracardiac ecg signal recordings by using an electrical connection to short triboelectrical charge carried by the conductive fluid in the hydraulic line to an existing analog ground in the system. In one embodiment, the electrical connection includes an electrically conductive wire housed in the control handle and configured to provide electrical connection between the fluid and a pin on a printed circuit board housed in the control handle that is electrically connected to the analog ground.

System and serial comparison of 12-lead electrocardiogram (ecg) during episode-of-care

The system and method of the present application selects and presents ecgs that are most important to the user in conjunction with a measurement trend that relates to the diagnosis and management of the abnormality. In addition, the system and method of the present application will guide the user to verify whether the ecgs selected by the computer were valid and if not guide the user through measurement trends to find 12-ecgs of significance..



Electrocardiogram topics:
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Physiologic
  • Arrhythmias
  • Blood Pressure
  • Arrhythmia
  • Executable
  • Ultrasound Image
  • Ultrasound
  • User Interface
  • Pressure Measurement
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography
  • Shared Memory
  • Angiography
  • Physiological Data
  • Autonomic Nervous System


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