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new patent Systems and methods for sensor calibration in photoplethysmography
Various methods and systems for obtaining calibration coefficients for pulse oximeter sensors are provided. A method includes passing current through a light emitting element in an oximeter sensor and measuring, utilizing a first voltage sensing lead, a first voltage present at an electrical input of the light emitting element.
Covidien Lp


Pacemaker threshold testing based on pulse oximeter output curve
Methods of threshold testing and setting a voltage on an artificial pacemaker based on the output of a plethymograph, such as an oximeter, are disclosed herein. This is accomplished by determining blood volume in a limb or area of the body, and its change over time.

Multiple sensor wireless wearable pulse oximeter-based device
A multiple sensor wireless wearable device measuring oxygen saturation and/or heart rate includes a single housing, two or more sensors, each having a pick up beam, an alarm generator, and a timer generator. The two or more sensors, the alarm generator, and the timer generator are all housed inside the single housing, and the two or more sensors are placed in specifically selected placements that avoid their respective pick up beams crossing each other.

Method of reducing motion artifacts on wearable optical sensor devices
A ppg signal may be obtained from a pulse oximeter, which employs a light emitter and a light sensor to measure the perfusion of blood to the skin of a user. However, the signal may be compromised by noise due to motion artifacts.
Apple Inc.


Motion artifact cancelation
A photoplethysmogram (ppg) signal may be obtained from a pulse oximeter, which employs a light emitter and a light sensor to measure the perfusion of blood to the skin of a user. However, the signal may be compromised by noise due to motion artifacts.
Apple Inc.


User identification system based on plethysmography
A light emitter and light sensor pair can be used to determine one or more characteristics of a user's vasculature. For example, a pulse oximeter employs a light emitter and a light sensor to measure the percentage of oxygenated blood in a subject.
Apple Inc


Wearable multi-modal physiological sensing system
A ppg signal may be obtained from a pulse oximeter, which employs a light emitter and a light sensor to measure the perfusion of blood to the skin of a user. However, the signal may be compromised by noise due to motion artifacts.
Apple Inc.


Wearable wireless device applicable to the hand or foot, wireless system including the device and reducing the risk of different critical situations of hypoxia and/or bradycardia
A wearable, wireless, non-invasive device applicable to the hand or foot, a wireless system, and a method for reducing the risk of different critical situations of hypoxia and/or bradycardia possibly occurring in victims of sudden infant death syndrome (sids), pierre robin sequence patients, preterm babies, and adults, and for the prevention of the sleep apnea, is based on use of a sensor and a computing algorithm sufficient to reduce false alarms and save lives. The device is worn on the hand or foot of a user.

Continuous transdermal monitoring system and method
Various embodiments of methods and systems for continuous transdermal monitoring (“ctm”) are disclosed. One exemplary method for ctm begins by monitoring an output signal from an accelerometer.

Motion and noise artifact detection and reconstruction algorithms for photoplethysmogram and equivalent signals
A pulse oximeter embedded with a novel motion and noise artifact (mna) detection algorithm based on extraction of time-varying spectral features that are unique to the clean and corrupted components.. .

Physiological characteristics determinator

One or more wearable devices may measure real-time blood pressure in a body using signals from multiple sensors including but not limited to a multi-axis accelerometer, a bioimpedance (bi) sensor, a capacitive touch sensor, an electrocardiography sensor (ecg), a ballistocardiograph sensor (bcg), a photoplethysmogram (ppg), a pulse oximetery sensor, and a phonocardiograph sensor (pcg), for example. Accelerometry data (e.g., from a multi-axis accelerometer or bcg sensor) may be used to derive effects of acceleration (e.g., gravity) on changes in blood pressure (e.g., due to changes in blood volume as measured using bi signals).
Aliphcom

System, treating sleep disorder symptoms

A system, apparatus and method for treating or lessening sleep disorder symptoms. The system comprising a mask configured to establish a snug fit against a user's eyes and a device including a data management system and a user interface, wherein the device is coupled to the mask.
Intelclinic Llc

Non-invasive physiological sensor cover

A sensor cover according to embodiments of the disclosure is capable of being used with a non-invasive physiological sensor, such as a pulse oximetry sensor. Certain embodiments of the sensor cover reduce or eliminate false readings from the sensor when the sensor is not in use, for example, by blocking a light detecting component of a pulse oximeter sensor when the pulse oximeter sensor is active but not in use.
Masimo Corporation

Systems and methods for monitoring patient medication adherence

Invention for determining a patient's adherence to various prescribed medications. Here a variety of different types of patient pulse wave measurements (blood pressure, pulse oximeter, ecg) and other physiological measurements are obtained.

Circuitry to allow low current operation of a device capable of determining a blood property

Systems, methods, and devices of the various embodiments provide a device capable of determining a blood property based at least in part on the measurement of the amount of light received by a receiver circuit with a limited current capacity by charging a capacitor with a low voltage power supply and intermittently discharging the capacitor through a light emitting diode. In some embodiments the device may be a pulse oximeter capable of taking blood oxygen readings.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Variable mode pulse indicator

A user configurable variable mode pulse indicator provides a user the ability to influence outputs indicative of a pulse occurrence at least during distortion, or high-noise events. For example, when configured to provide or trigger pulse indication outputs, a pulse indicator designates the occurrence of each pulse in a pulse oximeter-derived photo-plethysmograph waveform, through waveform analysis or some statistical measure of the pulse rate, such as an averaged pulse rate.
Masimo Corporation

Pulse oximeterwith voice broadcast function

A pulse oximeter with a voice broadcast function for voice-broadcasting pulse rate-related information and blood oxygen level-related information is introduced. The pulse oximeter includes a pulse blood oxygen sensor, a signal processing circuit, and a loudspeaker.

Pulse oximeter sensor

The invention provides a pulse oximetry sensor for attachment to the lower half of the palm or the ulnar edge of the palm. The sensor may be portable, untethered and in some instances, disposable.

Pulse oximeter with an accelerometer

Systems, methods, and devices of the various embodiments provide a pulse oximeter capable of taking blood oxygen readings based on readings from an accelerometer. The various embodiments may provide an electronic patch including a pulse oximeter and accelerometer connected to a processor, wherein the processor is configured with processor executable instructions to control the operation of the pulse oximeter based at least in part on data received from the accelerometer.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Wristwatch including an integrated pulse oximeter or other modules that sense physiological data

A wristwatch includes a case containing electronic components of the wristwatch. An optoelectronic module including at least one light emitting element and at least one light sensing element is disposed within the case or within a fastener for the wristwatch.
Heptagon Micro Optics Pte. Ltd.

Method and non-invasive monitoring of respiratory parameters in sleep disordered breathing

An air delivery system includes a controllable flow generator operable to generate a supply of pressurized breathable gas to be provided to a patient for treatment and a pulse oximeter configured to determine a measure of patient effort during a treatment period and provide a patient effort signal for input to control operation of the flow generator.. .
Resmed Limited

Voice communication device with foreign language translation

An earpiece adapted for being worn by a user includes an earpiece housing, at least one microphone within the earpiece housing, a speaker within the earpiece housing, and a pulse oximeter associated with the earpiece housing. The device may further include an intelligent control operatively connected to the pulse oximeter, a short range transceiver operatively connected to the intelligent control, and a temperature sensor..

Pulse oximeter sensor with reversible connector assembly

The invention provides a pulse oximetry sensor for attachment to the lower half of the palm or the ulnar edge of the palm. The sensor may be portable, untethered and in some instances, disposable.
Wristdocs Llc

Voice communication device with foreign language translation

An earpiece adapted for being worn by a user includes an earpiece housing, at least one microphone within the earpiece housing, a speaker within the earpiece housing, and a pulse oximeter associated with the earpiece housing. The device may further include an intelligent control operatively connected to the pulse oximeter, a short range transceiver operatively connected to the intelligent control, and a temperature sensor..

Barrier kit for emt monitoring equipment

A barrier kit for emergency medical technician sterile patient monitoring equipment provides an emergency medical technician (emt) a variety of sanitary cover barriers to provide adherence to a cleaning regimen, while avoiding patient to patient cross contamination. The sterile kit is contained in a single envelope including a set of sanitary barriers or sheaths of the same material mounted on a cardboard substrate for a stethoscope, a pulse oximeter probe, a necktie protector and an arm wrap cover to prevent a blood pressure monitor cuff from contacting the patient skin with an attached cover for protection against splatter of bodily fluids from one patient to an emt technician or from one patient to another patient..

Pulse oximeter access apparatus and method

Access is provided to certain pulse oximetry systems utilizing a keyed sensor and a corresponding locked sensor port of a restricted access monitor. In such systems, the keyed sensor has a key comprising a memory element, and the monitor has a memory reader associated with the sensor port.
Masimo Corporation

Proximity sensor in pulse oximeter

Systems and methods are disclosed for proximity sensing in physiological sensors, and more specifically to using one or more proximity sensors located on or within a physiological sensor to determine the positioning of the physiological sensor on a patient measurement site. Accurate placement of a physiological sensor on the patient measurement site is a key factor in obtaining reliable measurement of physiological parameters of the patient.
Cercacor Laboratories, Inc.

Composite medical examination device

A medical examination device can include a stethoscope having a chest piece coupled to at least one ear piece via a yoke. The chest piece can have an acoustic portion configured to interface with a subject's body to provide sounds produced in the body to the ear pieces.

Medical device system

The invention relates to a medical device system comprising at least two technologies wherein at least one technology is based on galvanic skin response measurement and at least one technology is based on oximeter wave form measurement wherein software cross analyzes the results to assess a level of homeostasis and presents a homeostasis score. Preferably a pulse oximeter provides a vascular waveform using photoelectrical plethysmography in spectral analysis.

Continuous transdermal monitoring system and method

Various embodiments of methods and systems for continuous transdermal monitoring (“ctm”) are disclosed. One exemplary method for ctm begins by monitoring an output signal from an accelerometer.

Pulse oximetry system, and subsystem and communication conversion device for constructing said oximetry system

A pulse oximetry system includes: a pulse oximeter that creates biological information data; a communication conversion device that receives the biological information data from the pulse oximeter and converts the communication system of the biological data into a communication system fitted to a display device; and the display device that receives the biological information data from the communication conversion device. A storage unit of the communication conversion device stores a plurality of candidate communication systems.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Pulse oximeter using burst sampling

This application provides a method of data collection for a pulse oximeter and an improved pulse oximeter device and improved components thereof.. .

Intermittent operating battery-less wireless sensor and pulse oximeter

Systems and method for utilizing energy harvesting techniques to power a battery-less wireless medical sensor to perform intermittent operations are disclosed. The systems may include one or more sensing components configured to generate data related to one or more physiological parameters by performing intermittent measurements on a patient.
Covidien Lp

Biological information measurement device and pulse oximeter

The biological information measurement device includes a body part and a wearable part that is fixed on the body part and is to hold a finger of a living body. The biological information measurement device includes a light source unit and a light receiving unit that are arranged so as to oppose each other with the finger therebetween when the finger is held by the wearable part.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Biological information measurement device and pulse oximeter

A device includes a body part and a wearable part integrally attached to the body part and to be worn on a finger, and includes a light source unit and a light receiving unit that are arranged so as to oppose each other. The body part includes an electric circuit including a signal processor, a power supply unit, and a first terminal unit electrically connected to the electric circuit, and the wearable part includes at least one of the light source unit and the light receiving unit, and a second terminal unit electrically connected to the at least one of them.
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Single-body unit for pulse oximeter calibration

An all-solid, single-body unit for calibrating a pulse oximeter that uses probe light beams is provided. A bulk of the unit is substantially composed of a mixture of materials comprising one or more polymer materials that form a flexible solid medium for the bulk of the unit, one or more scattering materials for scattering the probe light beams, and one or more dye materials for attenuating the probe light beams.
Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Company Limited

Non-invasive physiological sensor cover

A sensor cover according to embodiments of the disclosure is capable of being used with a non-invasive physiological sensor, such as a pulse oximetry sensor. Certain embodiments of the sensor cover reduce or eliminate false readings from the sensor when the sensor is not in use, for example, by blocking a light detecting component of a pulse oximeter sensor when the pulse oximeter sensor is active but not in use.
Cercacor Laboratories, Inc.

Multimedia terminal with vital parameters monitoring

Multimedia terminal with vital parameters monitoring, commonly used in hospitals and homes to enable access to communication networks, tv and multimedia contents to bed-ridden persons. A multichannel measurement module showing readings on the same screen, including electronic circuits and connection for probes for electrocardiograms, pulse oximeters, tensiometers, temperature sensors, etc.
Medip Health, S.l.

Connected medical devices

This invention describes how users can capture digital artifacts from any medical device using their mobile device. Some examples of medical devices included, but are not limited to a medical id card, medical id bracelet, electronic medical records, blood pressure machines, blood glucose, scales, inhalers, inr, prescription bottles and trays, pulse oximeter, etc.

Respiratory humidifier communication systems and methods

A respiratory humidification system includes a humidifier that is capable of electronic communication with one or more other components of the system thereby permitting transfer of data or control signals between the humidifier and other components of the system. In some systems, a flow generator, such as a ventilator, is provided to supply a flow of breathing gas.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited

Dual-spectra pulse oximeter sensors and methods of making the same

A dual-spectra pulse oximeter sensor is provided. The dual-spectra pulse oximeter sensor includes a sensor substrate, an array of a plurality of pairs of wavelength sources disposed on the sensor substrate, and a plurality of wavelength conversion devices.
General Electric Company

Non-invasive methods for determining cardiac output

Cardiac output is measured using a non-invasive method comprised of administering hyperbaric of hypoxic gas to the subject then after a time measuring the resultant changes in central or peripheral oxygen saturation times using a pulse oximeter located at a peripheral body site. Preferably the device is portable and is comprised of a gas cartridge, with one or more doses, and a mouth-piece, a microprocessor for performing the analysis, a pulse oximeter probe and a display for reporting the cardiac output..
The University Of Vermont And State Agricultural College

Implantable real-time oximeter to determine potential strokes and post-traumatic brain-injury complications

A first embodiment of an oximetry probe is attached around a blood vessel near the site of a likely stroke. That will be useful to monitor large and medium size cerebral arteries.
University Of Rochester

Continuous cuffless blood pressure measurement using a mobile device

A mobile blood pressure monitor is described that includes an integrated acoustic device, an optical sensor including at least one of a light source or a pulse oximeter device, and control circuitry coupled to the integrated acoustic device and the optical sensor. Additionally, a mobile electronic device configured to measure blood pressure is described that includes a mobile system and a mobile blood pressure monitor as disclosed above.
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

Subcutaneous cardiac sensing and stimulation system

Cardiac systems and methods using ecg and blood information for arrhythmia detection and discrimination. Detection circuitry is configured to produce an ecg.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Systems and methods for monitoring patients on ventilation

A system for monitoring a patient on ventilation including a ventilator system, a pulse oximeter, an information processing system, and a display device. The ventilator system is configured to provide mechanical ventilation in accordance with an fio2 setting.
Covidien Lp

Continuous transdermal monitoring system and method

Various embodiments of methods and systems for continuous transdermal monitoring (“ctm”) are disclosed. One exemplary method for ctm begins by monitoring an output signal from an accelerometer.

Determination of a physiological parameter

Methods and systems are provided for analyzing a physiological signal by applying a continuous wavelet transform on the signal and comparing the wavelet transformation to a library of wavelet signatures corresponding to one or more physiological conditions and/or patient conditions. A pulse oximeter system may relate the wavelet transformation with one or more of the wavelet signatures based on filters and/or thresholds, and may determine that the wavelet transformation indicates that the patient of the physiological signal has a physiological condition indicated by the related wavelet signature.
Covidien Lp

Peak flow meter, breathalyzer, and pulse oximeter for use with a mobile device

A peak flow meter, breathalyzer, and pulse oximeter for use with a mobile device, such as a smartphone, are disclosed. In one embodiment, the peak flow meter receives air flow from the patient, converts it into an electrical signal using a pressure transducer, and transmits the signal to a mobile device over an interface.

Methods and systems for using a thermistor in probe identification circuits in or associated with pulse oximeter sensors

Provided according to embodiments of the present invention are pulse oximetry systems that include a pulse oximeter sensor, and a probe identification circuit that includes a thermistor. The probe identification circuit may be part of or associated with the pulse oximeter sensor..



Pulse Oximeter topics:
  • Pulse Oximeter
  • Physiologic
  • Medical Device
  • Pulse Rate
  • Cpap Machine
  • Compliance
  • General Packet Radio Service
  • Optical Sensor
  • Mathematica
  • Spectrophotometry
  • Homeostasis
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Respiratory Rate
  • Respiratory
  • Congenital Heart


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