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Instruments-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


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Mobile transaction systems and devices
Paypal Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170293901

Systems and methods for processing mobile transactions include determining an indication to make a payment by a user to a payee; responsive to determining the indication, identifying, from a payment account associated with the user, a plurality of payment instruments; determining a first payment instrument in the plurality of payment instruments based at least in part on a first reward ...
Driving system and driving method, and exposure apparatus and exposure method
Nikon Corporation
October 12, 2017 - N°20170293234

A synthetic controlled variable is obtained by obtaining a synthetic quantity using measurement results of a first and a second measuring instruments and corresponding gains (or transfer function) and synthesizing the synthetic quantity and one of the measurement results of the first and the second measuring instruments, respectively, via a high pass filter and a low pass filter. A feedback ...
Fully digitally controller for cantilever-based instruments
Oxford Instruments Afm Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170292971

A controller for cantilever-based instruments, including atomic force microscopes, molecular force probe instruments, high-resolution profilometers and chemical or biological sensing probes. The controller samples the output of the photo-detector commonly used to detect cantilever deflection in these instruments with a very fast analog/digital converter (adc). The resulting digitized representation of the output signal is then processed with field programmable ...
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Clip systems
Baker Hughes Incorporated
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290989

A clip system relates to a sealed package having a picture or motivational item and a clip. The picture or motivational item has a double sided sticky adhesive with a protective layer. The protective layer is then removed and applied to a surface. The device can be applied to needles to help people overcome their fear. The device may also ...
Surgical insertion instruments
Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290680

A surgical instrument includes a shaft having a distal end connectable with an implant, and a handle connected to a proximal end of the shaft. The instrument defines an internal fluid channel through which a fluid can be passed. A kit includes the instrument and a spinal implant that is expandable through the introduction of the fluid therein. A method ...
Deployment mechanism for surgical instruments
Covidien Lp
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290625

A surgical instrument includes an end effector assembly and a deployment mechanism for deploying a proximal hub associated with an energizable member between proximal and distal positions. The deployment mechanism includes a rotatable shaft, a cord including a proximal end engaged to the rotatable shaft and a distal end engaged to the proximal hub, a biasing member positioned to bias ...
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Knee instruments and methods
Covidien Lp
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290597

Knee arthroplasty instrument systems directly reference and align with the anterior distal femoral cortex and the mechanical axis of the leg. The anterior femoral resection is aligned in the same plane as the anterior distal femoral cortex. The center of the femoral head, the medial/lateral center of the distal femur, the medial/lateral center of the proximal tibia, and ...
Apparatus and method for the ligation of tissue
Sentreheart, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290591

A novel catheter-based system which ligates the left atrial appendage (laa) on the outside of the heart, preferably using a combination of catheters and/or instruments, e. G., a guide catheter positioned inside the left atrial appendage which may assist in locating the left atrial appendage and/or assist in the optimal placement of a ligature on the outside of ...
Firing system lockout arrangements for surgical instruments
Ethicon Llc
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290585

Surgical end effectors and fastener cartridges having firing lockout arrangements for preventing or limit a firing stroke when a cartridge has not been operably installed in the end effector or a spent cartridge has not been replaced.
Evaluation of order execution quality
Fidessa Plc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287069

The present disclosure generally provides techniques for analyzing and displaying the order execution quality of market instruments traded during a relevant period, or lifetime, of the order. The utilization of quote information in calculating a normalization factor allows for comparisons across instruments, orders, and days for instruments with a publically available price irrespective of executed volume. A calculated z score ...
Systems and methods for providing financial data to financial instruments in a distributed ledger system
Thomson Reuters Global Resources Unlimited Company
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287068

An embodiment of a method of providing financial data to a financial instrument smart contract in a distributed ledger system includes: receiving, by an oracle smart contract in the distributed ledger system, a transaction from the financial instrument smart contract, the transaction including registration data having an identification of financial data to be delivered and an identification of a schedule ...
Systems and methods for electronic payment instrument repository
Fiserv, Inc.
October 05, 2017 - N°20170286950

Systems and methods that receive one or more images and based at least in part on the received images, identify information associated with a payment instrument. The information associated with the payment instrument may be stored in a payment instrument repository, such as an electronic wallet (ewallet), associated with a user. The ewallet may be accessed by the user to ...
Characterization and simulation of writing instruments
Fiserv, Inc.
October 05, 2017 - N°20170285774

An active stylus enables an electronic device to provide a user-friendly user input. The active stylus uses various sensors and feedback mechanisms to characterize or simulate the audible and haptic feedback associated with various writing instruments. The sensors capture pressure, speed, vibration, sound, and other characteristics of using a specific writing instrument on a given surface. This enables the active ...
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System and method to enable re-use of surgical instrument
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170284860

Some surgical instruments become partially or fully disabled at a device firmware level after being used in a surgical procedure in order to prevent overuse or abuse of the surgical instrument that could create patient safety concerns. A reconditioning device may be used by the end user of such a surgical instrument to perform diagnostics and reconditioning of the surgical ...
Changeable compass colours for improved viewing
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170284838

A lighting and colour scheme for instruments to allow an apparent colour change of indicia and background between daylight viewing and night-time viewing when an instrument light is turned on. White indicia on a red background is conspicuous in daytime, but can be transformed to green indicia on black background when the instrument is illuminated with a green led for ...
High-hardness transparent glass ceramic and preparation method therefore
Cdgm Glass Co., Ltd
October 05, 2017 - N°20170283307

A high-hardness transparent glass ceramic and a preparation method therefor, wherein the components by weight percentage include: 55. 0%-70. 0% of sio2, 15. 0%-20. 0% of al2o3, 0%-10. 0% of mgo, and 0%-12. 5% of zno, necessarily including one of mgo or zno, and the crystallized glass thereof contains microcrystals of spinel crystal. In the present invention, a suitable precursor glass is subjected to thermal ...
Intelligent intraocular and extraocular muscle sensitive exercise training instrument and training method
Cdgm Glass Co., Ltd
October 05, 2017 - N°20170281454

An intelligent intraocular and extraocular muscle sensitivity exercise training instrument which is disposed with an ocular head (1) consisting of a front shell (11), a middle shell (12) and a back shell (13), and a control device (2) electrically connected to the ocular head (1), as well as an intraocular muscle exercise bar (3) electrically connected to the control device (2). The beneficial effects are as below: in ...
Humeral arthroplasty
Catalyst Orthoscience Inc.
October 05, 2017 - N°20170281356

Arthroplasty components include an articular surface and a bone-facing surface. The bone-facing surface includes a concave arrangement of planar surfaces which converge as they approach a middle portion of the articular surface. Instruments and implantation methods are also disclosed.
Acquiring and utilizing kinematic information for patient-adapted implants, tools and surgical procedures
Conformis, Inc.
October 05, 2017 - N°20170281353

Various embodiments of methods for obtaining kinematic information regarding a joint, including information regarding the joint in a weight-bearing position, are disclosed, as well as methods of designing implants, instruments, and surgical repair systems based on the kinematic information.
Surgical instruments and methods
Stryker European Holdings I, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170281249

Various surgical instruments, implants, and their methods of use are disclosed. The surgical instruments are usable to insert various implants into a patient through an access portal in a minimally-invasive manner. The implants are rotatable between different orientations using the instruments to change the footprint of the implant and allow the implant to be inserted through the minimally-invasive access portal.
Instrument and method for in situ rod adjustment
Alphatec Spine, Inc.
October 05, 2017 - N°20170281240

The instruments and methods of the present disclosure include an outer shaft, an inner shaft, a roller, and an actuator. In some examples, the outer shaft includes a lumen extending from a proximal end to a distal end. The inner shaft is disposed within the lumen. The roller rotatably is coupled with the distal end at an axis and configured ...
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