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


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Apparatus and system for adaptively scheduling ultrasound system actions
White Eagle Sonic Technologies, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170352343

Apparatus for adaptively scheduling ultrasound device actions includes a probe interface, a beamer, a receiver, a processor, and a memory. The probe interface may interface with probe units to transmit signals generated by the beamer to the probe units and to receive data signals from the probe units. The processor may be coupled to the probe interface, the beamer, and ...
System and method for five plus one degree-of-freedom (dof) motion tracking and visualization
Sonosim, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170352294

A method for training an ultrasound user with a hand-held device having one or more first sensors to detect angular orientation of the device in one or more dimensions, and at least one two-dimensional surface device having one or more second sensors to detect translational position of the hand-held device in one or more directions, which communicates the angular orientation ...
Ultrasound diagnostic device
Hitachi, Ltd.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170352134

On the basis of voxel data for a plurality of voxels constituting a set of ultrasound volume data, a voxel group identifying unit 50 identifies, in said ultrasound volume data, one or more voxel groups formed by a plurality of voxels in which voxel data satisfy a condition of being linked. On the basis of the voxel data for a plurality ...
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Method and apparatus for locating a mobile device
Carnegie Mellon University
December 07, 2017 - N°20170350958

A method for locating a mobile device is disclosed. Initially, a set of modulated ultrasound signals and a set of radio signals are separately broadcast from a group of transmitters. The ultrasound signals include at least one symbol configured for pulse compression. After the receipt of a demodulated ultrasound signal from a mobile device, wherein the demodulated ultrasound signal is ...
Electroceutical device and wrap for using the same
360 Approach To Health, Llc
December 07, 2017 - N°20170348520

An electroceutical apparatus and self-care method for treating pain by providing transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (tens) in combination with pulsed ultrasound or light emitting diode (led) treatments. In some embodiments, the apparatus includes a pod unit and a controller, and wrap for holding the pod unit on an area of a user's body. In some embodiments, the wrap may include ...
System and method for ultrasound customization
Carestream Health, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170347993

A method tracks a user's operation of an ultrasound system. Based on the tracked operations, the method uses a machine-learning module to generate a proposed custom system configuration for the ultrasound system for the user. The proposed custom system configuration is presented to the user. In response to a user instruction, the proposed custom system configuration is implemented on the ...
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Method and apparatus for three dimensional reconstruction of a joint using ultrasound
Jointvue, Llc
December 07, 2017 - N°20170347991

A method of generating a 3-d patient-specific bone model, the method comprising: (a) acquiring a plurality of raw radiofrequency (“rf”) signals from an a-mode ultrasound scan of a patient's bone at a plurality of locations using an ultrasound probe that comprises a transducer array; (b) tracking the acquiring of the plurality of raw rf signals in 3...
Ultrasound diagnostic device and ultrasound signal processing method
Konica Minolta, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170347990

An ultrasound diagnostic device detecting shear wave propagation velocity through push pulse transmission. The ultrasound diagnostic device includes: a push pulse transmitter that transmits a push pulse; a detection wave transmitter/receiver that, following the push pulse transmission, transmits plane wave transmission detection waves towards a region of interest (roi) inside a subject and receives reflection detection waves from the ...
Method and system for interactive laparoscopic ultrasound guided ablation planning and surgical procedure simulation
Edda Technology, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170347988

Systems and methods relating to placement of an ultrasound transducer for a procedure. In a non-limiting embodiment, a 3d environment including images of a body region of a patient, as well as images including a first virtual representation of an ablation needle at a first location and a second virtual representation of an ultrasound transducer at a second location is ...
Above-ground farming module in which the roots of the plants are fed by a nutritional ...
Edda Technology, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170347546

The invention relates mainly to an above-ground farming module which includes an element for supporting plants defining a root chamber for the aerial portion of the plants, and which includes means for forming a mist of nutritional solution (9) and means (25, 26) for circulating said mist of nutritional solution (30) located in the root chamber (4). The means for forming the mist of nutritional ...
Ultrasound-based force sensing and touch sensing
Apple Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344143

An input/output device for a computing device including one or more touch sensors and one or more force sensors. The touch sensors sense data including one or more locations at which a contact or near-contact occurs. The force sensor sense data including a measure of an amount of force presented at the one or more locations at which a ...
Ultrasound probe and ultrasound system
Qisda Corporation
November 30, 2017 - N°20170343657

An ultrasound probe includes a casing, a first transmitting unit, a second transmitting unit and a receiving unit. The first transmitting unit is used for transmitting a first push beam and the first push beam has a first transmitting frequency. The second transmitting unit is used for transmitting a second push beam and the second push beam has a second ...
Ultrasonic imaging probe including composite aperture receiving array
Interson Corporation
November 30, 2017 - N°20170343655

A system and method from improving the image quality achievable with an ultrasound transducer by using a composite aperture for receiving ultrasound echoes. By using two receive cycles per vector, twice as many transducers may be used for receiving ultrasound imaging data than there are physical channels available in the ultrasound probe. An ultrasound probe utilizing a composite aperture can ...
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System and method for wearable smart device communications
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170343354

A wearable smart device includes an outer casing wearable by a user and defining at least one cavity and having a neck portion, a first end portion designed to rest on a first shoulder of the user, and a second end portion designed to rest on a second shoulder of the user. The wearable smart device also includes a wireless ...
Arrangement for monitoring a positioning of a prosthetic cardiac valve and corresponding method
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh
November 30, 2017 - N°20170340442

A prosthetic cardiac valve implantation arrangement is described. The prosthetic cardiac valve implantation arrangement includes a prosthesis catheter with a prosthetic cardiac valve to be implanted; and an ice catheter for introduction into area surrounding a cardiac valve to detect a relative position and/or relative direction of orientation of the cardiac valve with respect to the ice catheter with ...
Method and apparatus for generating fused ultrasonic image
General Electric Company
November 30, 2017 - N°20170340314

The present invention relates to a method, apparatus for generating a fused ultrasonic image and an ultrasound machine. The method comprises: acquiring an ultrasonic image of pw mode; acquiring an ultrasonic image of m mode; and superimposing the ultrasonic image of pw mode to a corresponding position of the ultrasonic image of m mode to generate a fused ultrasonic image.
Method for quantifying the elasticity of a material by ultrasounds
Esaote S.p.a.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170340310

Method for quantifying the elasticity of a material by ultrasounds, comprising the generation of one acoustic disturbance ultrasound beam (10) for the first excitation point (1), for generating a shear wave (11), a measurement of the shear wave (11) at a plurality of lines of sight placed in a region of interest (2) at different predetermined distances from the first excitation point (1), the calculation of ...
Automatic positioning of standard planes for real-time fetal heart evaluation
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
November 23, 2017 - N°20170337731

An ultrasound system and method are described for acquiring standard views of the fetal heart simultaneously with real-time imaging. A matrix array probe is manipulated until a first standard view such as a 4-chamber view is acquired. The first standard view image is matched to its corresponding plane in a fetal heart model. From the matched plane of the heart ...
Compressive sensing in forming ultrasound images
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
November 23, 2017 - N°20170336501

In an image compressing ultrasound system, for generating an imaging sample, delays are applied transducer-element-wise to respective time samples. The delayed samples are summed coherently in time, the coherently summed delays being collectively non-focused. An image is sparsified based on imaging samples and, otherwise than merely via said imaging samples, on angles (236) upon which respectively the delays for the generating ...
Vehicle axle inspection systems and methods
The Boeing Company
November 23, 2017 - N°20170336367

A vehicle examination system includes an axle inspection system that is configured to inspect an axle of a vehicle. The axle inspection system includes an ultrasound scanning assembly, and an axle coupler that retains the ultrasound scanning assembly. The axle coupler is configured to moveably secure the ultrasound scanning assembly to the axle. An axle inspection control unit is in ...
Method for using a tubular sonotrode
The Boeing Company
November 23, 2017 - N°20170335427

C) applying power ultrasound on the liquid aluminum alloy by means of the tubular sonotrode (1).
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