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new patent Earhole-wearable sound collection device, signal processing device, and sound collection method
The present technique relates to an earhole-wearable sound collection device, a signal processing device, and a sound collection method for realizing sound collection at a high s/n ratio, with noise influence being reduced not by a noise reduction process. In the earhole-wearable sound collection device, a microphone that collects emitted speech voice is provided in a space that is substantially sealed off from outside and connects to an ear canal of the wearer (the speaker).
Sony Corporation


new patent Wearable camera, in-vehicle communication device, charging device, and communication system
A wearable camera images a subject in front of the user, executes a first communication setting process for communicating with an in-vehicle communication device, mounted in a vehicle on which the user rides, stores first communication setting information used for communication with the in-vehicle communication device, based on the first communication setting process, in a memory, and transmits a captured image of the subject to the in-vehicle communication device, using the first communication setting information. The wearable camera deletes the first communication setting information from the memory, after a lapse of a certain time from a last communication time..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


new patent Method and device for changing focal point of camera
Provided are a method used by a user to change focus of a camera to a particular point with respect to a target object via a wearable device and the wearable device performing the method. The wearable device may display a target object image displayed on a preview display of the camera and may receive a user input for changing focus to a particular point of the target object image.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent Personal emergency triggering, notification and communication for smartwatches
A wearable mobile device executes a personal safety service client application to detect a triggering event indicating an emergency, wherein the triggering event is detected from user input received by the wearable mobile device. The application determines a location of the wearable mobile device, the location of the wearable mobile device corresponding to a location of the emergency, and provides an indication of the emergency and the location of the emergency to a personal safety service server.
Smartwatcher Technologies Ag


new patent Wearable device and manufacturing method thereof
A wearable device and manufacturing method thereof are disclosed. The wearable device comprises a fixing band and a wearable device body connected to the fixing band; the fixing band is configured to generate power under stress; the power generated by the fixing band is transferable to the wearable device body to supply power to the wearable device body; the fixing band and the wearable device body form an enclosure..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


new patent Apparatus for charging wearable device
An apparatus and a method for charging a wearable device is provided. The apparatus for charging a wearable device may include a power receiver disposed in the wearable device and configured to receive power and supply the power to the wearable device; a connector configured to comprise a first magnet and a magnetic member, wherein the first magnet is electrically connected to the power receiver through the magnetic member while the first magnet is attached to the power receiver by a first magnetic force; and a power supply configured to supply the power to the power receiver via the connector..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent Wearable electronic device
A wearable electronic device includes a device body, a wearable body, a circuit board, an antenna system and a conductive extension portion. The device body includes an upper casing and a lower casing.
Asustek Computer Inc.


new patent Braille display
A braille display, belonging to the technical field of blind people reading devices, uses a memory alloy material to realize recessing and protruding of a braille point array of the braille display. The braille display is mainly composed of any number of braille recessing-protruding dot arrays, each of which includes several individual point locations, an outer frame and signal boards.
Beijing Jiaotong University


new patent Method and system using machine learning to determine an automotive driver's emotional state
Information generated by human behavior detection sensors (i.e., cameras, microphones, pressure sensors, wearables), and vehicle operational parameter information train a machine learning model to determine a driver's emotional state based on vehicle operational parameter information. The training information may be transmitted by a wireless device for each of a fleet of vehicles and their human driver during a training period.
Wheego Electric Cars, Inc.


new patent Helmet and use for emergency notification
A wearable emergency alert apparatus includes a communication device configured to communicate an alert to a node on a network external to the emergency alert apparatus, a shock sensor in communication with the communication device, where the sensor is pre-configured to send a message to the communication device based on experiencing pressure from a source external to the emergency alert apparatus exceeding a pre-determined threshold, and where the device is configured to communicate the alert based on receiving the message. The apparatus also includes a microcontroller communicatively coupled to one or more of: the communication device, or the shock sensor and a heat sensor communicatively coupled to the microcontroller.
Choprix Llc


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Wearable chemical threat detector

The present disclosure generally relates to chemical threat detection, and more specifically, to a wearable chemical threat detector for an indoor or outdoor environment. In one embodiment, a method for chemical sensing and detection is disclosed.
Goodrich Corporation

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Method and system for displaying wearable device display information

A method and a system for displaying wearable device display information can include a master wearable device detecting whether a user has put on a slave wearable device via a body transmission channel; when it is determined that the user has put on the slave wearable device, determining priority of the master wearable device and the slave wearable device, and when the priority of the slave wearable device is higher than the priority of the master wearable device, transmitting the display information to be displayed to the slave wearable device for display via the body transmission channel.. .
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd

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Display screen of wearable device and wearable device

A display method for a screen of a wearable device and a wearable device are provided. The method includes determining a position of a display area of the screen according to an operation manner of viewing, by a user, current content displayed on the screen, where the display area is a partial area of the screen, and the operation manner includes one of a display area designation operation and an automatic display area identification operation.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

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Signal infusion to enhance appendage detection and characterization

An infusion system including two infusors is operatively connected to a source of infusion signals. In an embodiment, the infusors being adapted for attachment to different parts of the same hand of a user.
Tactual Labs Co.

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Systems and methods for gaze-based media selection and editing

Systems are presented herein, which may be implemented in a wearable device. The system is designed to allow a user to edit media images captured with the wearable device.
Google Llc

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Wearable electronic device adapted for supporting wireless communications

The present invention provides a wearable electronic device adapted for supporting wireless radio frequency communications including at least one of generating or receiving a wireless radio frequency signal. The wearable electronic device includes a conductive housing, which has a main body and at least a first pair of conductive lugs external to and mechanically coupled to the main body.
Motorola Mobility Llc

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Wearable display

An image display system including tangential outgoing projected light combined with holographic optical element is disclosed. This invention enables very small compact wearable display suitable eyewear display with complete stealth characteristic, electronic vision control and very high solution having large fov and eye box..

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System and providing a user with an indication of position

A system for providing to a plurality of users in a group of users, participating in a community running race along a predetermined path, with an indication of respective positions of the users relative to one or more of the other users. System includes a database for containing location data for the users; a processing station for accessing the database and being responsive selectively to data for generating first signals that are transmitted from a plurality of base stations physically spaced apart along the path; a plurality of wearable devices worn by respective users, the devices including a receiver for receiving first signals, a processor for processing first signals to generate a second signal, and an interface that is responsive to the second signal for visually displaying to the respective user the indication of the position relative to one or more of the other users in the group..
Elite Positioning Technologies Pty Limited

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Determine wearing position of a wearable device

Method, apparatus and system for determining a wearing position of a wearable device. The method includes receiving motion data from a wearable device associated with an individual, wherein the motion data comprises a first data segment and a second data segment, the first data segment associated with walking, and the second data segment associated with non-walking.
Huami Inc.

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System and genetic regulation by electromagnetic stimulation fields

The present invention provides a system for delivering a time-varying stimulation field to a subject. In the system, a power source, a control component and a transmission component operate as a stimulation field generator to provide a predetermined time-varying stimulation field to up-regulate or down-regulate an expression level of human genes.
United States Of America As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And Spac

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Wearable non-contact qi emitter

A qi emitting device includes a ferromagnetic core, toroidal wire wrapping about the core, and an oscillator. A powered device further includes a power source and switch.

new patent

Wearable hand rehabilitation system

A wearable hand rehabilitation system includes: a base, multiple actuating units configured to the base, hand assistive unit and multiple sheaths connected with the actuating units and the hand assistive unit. The base is composed of a cover and a base plate to create a space.
Rehabotics Medical Technology Corporation

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Firing member pin angle

A surgical instrument comprising a first jaw, a second jaw, and a firing member is disclosed. The firing member comprises one or more cams configured to position the first jaw relative to the second jaw.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc

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Device and methods for monitoring or preventing misuse or abuse of analgesics

The invention relates to methods and devices for measuring or monitoring a subject undergoing one or more therapeutic treatments in real time to prevent drug abuse or misuse. The devices of the invention are intended to be worn or carried by the subjects, and they can thus be defined as portable or wearable devices.
Isvial Llc

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Smart bed systems and methods of operation thereof

The present invention provides smart bed systems and the operating methods of the smart bed systems. The smart bed systems detect physiological data and sleeping quality with optical fibers which with strong resistance to electromagnetic interference.
Huijia Health Life Technology Co., Ltd.

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Compact wearable phonocardiogram and electrocardiogram continuous monitoring system

Apparatus and method are provided to collect and analyze phonocardiogram (pcg) an electrocardiogram (ecg) waveforms. In one novel aspect, the pcg and ecg waveforms are collected from wearable devices.
Bayland Scientific Llc

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Wearable pulse waveform measurement system and method

A pulse waveform measurement system includes an led light source providing an incident beam having a predetermined wavelength onto a radial or other artery, samples reflected light at a predetermined sample rate, computes, and displays a pulse waveform and various parameters associated therewith. The wavelength and sample rate are set so as to provide desired data quality..
Vivipulse, Llc

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Condition responsive indication assembly and method

A wearable communications assembly is worn by a user and includes a wearable device adapted to be worn by an individual in a defined area. A contextual sensor such as an environmental sensor is affixed to the wearable device in a manner such that the contextual sensor senses a condition of the defined area.
Guardhat, Inc.

System for supplying power to at least one power distribution and data hub using a portable battery pack

A system for supplying power to at least one power distribution and data hub using a portable battery pack including a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin is disclosed, wherein the pouch or skin can be provided in different colors and/or patterns. Further, the pouch or skin can be molle-compatible.
Lat Enterprises, Inc., D/b/a Medipak Energy Systems

Wearable mobile electronic devices

A wearable mobile electronic device is provided. The device includes: a housing having a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis between the proximal end and the distal end; a lateral axis perpendicular to the longitudinal axis; and a third axis perpendicular to each of the longitudinal axis and the lateral axis; a data capture component, a pointing direction of the data capture component extending from the distal end; a touch display, a front surface of the touch display extending along the longitudinal axis and the lateral axis, the third axis normal to the front surface; and a mounting device configured to mount the housing to a hand such that the pointing direction of the data capture component points away from a wrist and the touch display is accessible to a thumb of the hand..
Symbol Technologies, Llc

Wearable camera

A wearable camera includes a casing that hoses an imaging unit and includes a front surface in which a lens is exposed, and a rear surface in a direction along a vertical surface serving as a surface on a mounting side, an attachment surface that is formed on the rear surface and on which a casing holding member is detachably attached without screwing, and a protrusion that comes in contact with a magnet protruding from the casing near an upper end of the attachment surface and attached to the attachment surface to restrict downward movement of the casing with respect to the magnet.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Encryption and decryption of visible codes for real time augmented reality views

A method of decrypting an encrypted message. The method comprises storing a wearer decryption code in a memory of a wearable mobile device having a head-worn augmented display which generates an augmented reality view for a wearer of the wearable mobile device, capturing using the wearable mobile device a video sequence including at least one frame imaging a visible code using an image sensor of the wearable mobile device, processing the video sequence to identify the visible code, decrypting the visible code using the wearer decryption code to create an decrypted content, and presenting the decrypted content on top of at least some of the visible code in the augmented reality view..

Obtaining a medical record stored on a blockchain from a wearable device

A method for obtaining a medical record of a patient that is unable to communicate, wherein the medical record of the patient is stored on a blockchain, is provided, including receiving an encrypted private key and a public key associated with the patient stored on a wearable device of the patient, in response to a scanning of the wearable device of the patient at a scene of an emergency, wherein the encrypted private key is decrypted by a biometric signature of the patient, obtaining the biometric signature of the patient by scanning a bodily feature of the patient, decrypting the encrypted private key using the biometric signature of the patient to determine a private key associated with the patient, and accessing the medical records of the patient, using a combination of the public key and the private key associated with the patient, to access a local storage medium of the wearable device.. .
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Wearable article with multi-frequency wireless communication

A wearable article, system, and methods may include a structure configured to enclose a human body part. A first antenna, positioned with respect to the structure, is tuned to communicate, while the wearable article is being worn, according to a first wireless communication modality with a first external antenna.

Methods for slot antenna design for wearable electronic devices and conductive housings

A wearable computing device can include a monopole-excited slot antenna formed by a gap between a housing (such as a highly conductive housing) and a bracket (such as a highly conductive bracket) within the highly conductive housing and by a back cavity between the highly conductive bracket and the pcb. The antenna configuration can include a monopole antenna electrically coupled to a printed circuit board and a slot antenna that is excited through coupled electromagnetic fields.
Fitbit, Inc.

Display apparatus and connecting light emitting part thereof

A display apparatus and a method of connecting electrodes thereof. The display apparatus includes: a light emitting part including a plurality of light emitting diodes regularly arranged thereon; and a tft panel part including a plurality of tfts driving the plurality of light emitting diodes, wherein the light emitting part includes a substrate; a plurality of electrodes regularly arranged on the substrate; the plurality of light emitting diodes regularly arranged on the substrate and separated from the plurality of electrodes; and a plurality of printed connection electrodes electrically connecting the plurality of electrodes to the plurality of light emitting diodes, respectively.
Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd.

Nanowire supercapacitors and manufacture

A method for the fabrication of h-wo3/ws2 core/shell nanowires and their use in flexible supercapacitor applications. The novel nanowire assemblies exhibit multifold advantages desired for high-performance supercapacitors, including superior material properties and electrode design.
University Of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Wearable terminal for displaying screen optimized for various situations

Disclosed in the present specification is a wearable terminal for resolving limitation of a narrow display. The wearable terminal, according to the present specification, comprises: a band to be worn on a main body and the wrist; a display unit provided on the main body; and a control unit for controlling so that the content of an event is displayed on the display unit when the event occurs, wherein the control unit can run a normal mode and a special mode depending on the situation of a user, and is capable of controlling so that the content of the event is displayed on the display unit according to the situation of the user when the event has occurred in the special mode..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Messaging wearable items

A messaging apparatus for wearable items. The messaging apparatus may comprise a light source, at least one sensor to detect an event, and a controller to control the flashing of the light source in response to the detection of the event.
Adidas Ag

Device-based hygiene reminder, alarm, and reporting system

A system for providing device-based hygiene reminders, alarms, and reporting is disclosed. In particular, the system may utilize a mobile device capable of wirelessly communicating with a peripheral wearable reader.

Methods for detecting and handling fall and perimeter breach events for residents of an assisted living facility

One variation of a method for detecting and handling falls by residents of a facility includes: receiving a notification for a fall event from a resident wearable device associated with a resident; determining a location of the resident within a facility at a time of the fall; in response to the notification, distributing a fall response prompt to a set of computing devices, each computing device associated with a care provider; in response to receipt of a fall response confirmation from a first computing device, deescalating the fall response prompt at a second computing device; and, in response to proximity of the first computing device to the resident wearable device, authorizing edit permissions for an electronic incident report by a first care provider exclusive of a second care provider.. .
Blue Willow Systems, Inc.

Display synchronized image warping

Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for operating a wearable display device. Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide a method for operating a wearable display device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Wearable device control with inferred insights

A wearable electronic device is capable of changing its appearance or physical characteristics or creating output that is entertaining or useful to the user. An inference engine collects context data inputs from a variety of source to output new inferred insights to update a persistent inferred state describing the situational context of the user.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Mobile terminal and control method therefor

The present invention relates to a mobile terminal formed so as to wrap around the wrist and a control method therefor, the mobile terminal comprising: a main body; a band connected to the main body and formed so as to be wearable around the wrist; a touch screen arranged on the front surface of the main body, formed so as to detect a touch, and displaying an hour hand and a minute hand indicating the current time; and a control unit for moving an hour hand or a minute hand to a certain point on the touch screen and executing a preset function on the basis of the position of the moved hour hand or minute hand, when a touch applied to either the hour hand or the minute hand is moved to the certain point on the touch screen.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Display widget

A wearable device is described. The wearable device can include a display screen and an outer housing.
Ra Technology Worldwide Llc

Technologies for micro-motion-based input gesture control of wearable computing devices

Technologies for detecting micro-motion based input gestures include a wrist-wearable computing device that includes sensors from which values for micro-motion states can be determined. Each micro-motion state is indicative of a motion-related characteristic of the wrist-wearable computing device that is used to determine whether a sequence of detected gesture steps matches an input gesture model associated with an input gesture.
Intel Corporation

See-through display glasses for viewing 3d multimedia

Architecture and designs of wearable devices for viewing multimedia in 3d are described. According to one aspect of the present invention, a display device is made in form of a pair of glasses.

Wearable device

A wearable device according to one aspect of embodiments includes a display unit arranged in front of eyes, and a detector configured to detect whether an electronic device is present in a predetermined space in front of the wearable device. If the another electronic device is present in the predetermined space and performs predetermined display, the wearable device displays additional information related to the displaying on the display unit..
Kyocera Corporation

Garment including liquid weight resistance

A garment including a garment body configured to be wearable by a person. The garment also includes a first tube selectively coupled to the garment body.
Uwm Research Foundation, Inc.

Apparatus and assisting chest compressions

An apparatus for assisting chest compressions includes a main unit that generates information relevant to chest compressions, and a connecting part which is extended from the main unit and of which both ends are connected to each other in order for the apparatus to be wearable on a part of a user's body, and the main unit includes a sensor unit configured to measure a compression depth during the chest compressions and measure a compression direction during the chest compressions, an information generating unit configured to generate information on the basis of a result of the measurement, and a light source operating unit configured to operate a light source on the basis of the information.. .
Credo Co., Ltd

Wearable technologies for joint health assessment

Multi-modal sensing relating to joint acoustic emission and joint bioimpedance. Custom-design analog electronics and electrodes provide high resolution sensing of bioimpedance, microphones and their front-end electronics for capturing sound signals from the joints, rate sensors for identifying joint motions (linear and rotational), and a processor unit for interpretation of the signals.
Georgia Tech Research Corporation

Augmented and virtual reality eyewear, systems, and methods for delivering polarized light and determining glucose levels

Various embodiments of a user-wearable device can comprise a frame configured to mount on a user. The device can include a display attached to the frame and configured to direct virtual images to an eye of the user.
Magic Leap, Inc.

User movement monitoring method and system performing the same

Provided are a method and a system for monitoring a movement of a user. The system includes at least one wearable flexible tactile sensor configured to sense movement of a muscle or bending of a joint at a corresponding location and transmitting a sensed value.
Korea Electronics Technology Institute

Wearable electrode

A wearable electrode includes: a garment including an outer member and a backing member configured to cover at least a part of an inner surface of the outer member; and an electrode unit configured to come into contact with a living body clothed in the garment to acquire a biological signal emitted by the living body and attached to an opposite side of the backing member from the outer member, and a core wire which can be inserted into an accommodation section formed in the electrode unit. The outer member and the backing member are connected to a part other than a part of the backing member, to which the electrode unit is attached..
Toray Industries, Inc.

Workout management method and system using a wearable device

A workout management method performed by a wearable device is provided. The workout management method includes receiving a first information about an amount of exercise to be performed by a user, obtaining a second information about a current fitness state of the user, comparing the first information and the second information, and outputting the result of the comparison to the user..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Core body temperature detection device

A system and method for detecting and monitoring core body temperature are disclosed. The system includes a patch device and an electronic module coupled to the patch device.
Vital Connect, Inc.

Wearable devices, assemblies, treating substances on surfaces

The present application is directed to a wearable chest protector system operationally configured to affect substances located on one or more surfaces of interest. One suitable chest protector system is wearable for baseball purposes and includes a shoulder cap assembly constructed from one or more materials operationally configured to affect substances located on one or more surfaces of interest.

Werable device as service enabler

A wearable device, such as a smartwatch, may be used to enable switching of network services between endpoints. The switching of network services may include transferring the telephone number associated with a user's account to a particular active device, selected from a number of possible devices, of the user.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Unifit sleeve for an earpiece

A unifit sleeve includes a base portion, a stem portion, and a conduit extending through the base portion and the stem portion. An outer flange faces outward and downward toward the base portion.
Bragi Gmbh

Electronic device and displaying image

An electronic device and method are disclosed herein. The electronic device includes a display, a memory and a processor.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Antenna for wearable electronic devices

A wearable electronic device includes a first member and a second member. The second member includes a first, rf-attenuating, portion and a second, electrically conductive portion.
Intel Corporation

Antenna design in the body of a wearable device

A portable computing device includes an antenna within its housing structure for wireless connectivity, where an upper partition of the housing structure is used to construct an antenna plane, and a ground plane is incorporated into a lower partition of the housing structure. In some cases, the antenna is capable of maintaining wireless connectivity over a wide frequency band.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Semiconductor integrated circuit device and wearable device

A semiconductor device includes a cpu, a system controller which designates an operation speed of the cpu, p-type sotb transistors, and n-type sotb transistors. The semiconductor device is provided with an sram which is connected to the cpu, and a substrate bias circuit which is connected to the system controller and is capable of supplying substrate bias voltages to the p-type sotb transistors and the n-type sotb transistors.

System and a wearable medical simulator

A system and method for providing a medical simulation system that adds high-fidelity features to manikin simulators and standardized patients. The medical simulation system includes wearable components that contain modules for simulating pulses, heart and lung sounds, and breathing motion.
The General Hospital Corporation

Wearable simulant

A wearable simulant, and methods of making and using such a wearable simulant, whereby the wearable simulant comprises a flexible simulated body tissue layer; a flexible penetration-resistant layer coupled to the simulated body tissue layer; and an attachment system coupled to the simulated body tissue layer, the attachment system configured to attach said wearable simulant to a wearer to provide a worn simulant.. .
Surgireal Products, Inc.

Smart material for haptic feedback

This disclosure relates to haptic actuators, and suitably haptic actuators based on repulsion and attraction between a coil and a magnet. Such haptic actuators are useful in structural materials, such as elements of wearables or accessories..
Immersion Corporation

Digital currency (virtual payment cards) issued by central bank for mobile and wearable devices

Provided is a method for digital currency transfers via a mobile and wearable device. The method may include receiving a transfer request with a transfer amount in digital currency and user identification data associated with the user, retrieving payment data of the user associated with the identification data, generating an optical code encoding the payment data and the transfer amount.

Unlocking method and apparatus, and storage medium

An unlocking method includes detecting an input of unlocking information, and comparing the detected unlocking information with preset reference unlocking information. The method also includes acquiring state information of a user sent by a target wearable device worn by the user, when the detected unlocking information matches the preset reference unlocking information.
Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.

Wearable display device and display module thereof

A wearable display device comprises a casing, a display panel, a lens and a prism. The display panel is disposed on the casing, and has two planes connected to each other.
Amtran Technology Co.,ltd

Virtual user input controls in a mixed reality environment

A wearable display system can automatically recognize a physical remote or a device that the remote serves using computer vision techniques. The wearable system can generate a virtual remote with a virtual control panel viewable and interactable by user of the wearable system.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Wearable electronic devices and components thereof

Embodiments of wearable electronic devices, components thereof, and related systems and techniques are disclosed herein. For example, a wearable electronic device may include a wearable support structure having a first surface and a second surface; a first electrode located at the first surface, wherein, when the wearable electronic device is worn by a user on a portion of the user's body, the first electrode is arranged to contact the users skin in the portion of the users body; a second electrode located at the second surface, wherein, when the wearable electronic device is worn by a user on the portion of the users body, the second electrode is arranged to not contact the users skin in the portion of the users body; and a resistance switch having first and second input terminals coupled to the first and second electrodes, respectively.
Intel Corporation

Ocular video stabilization

A system and method for ocular stabilization of video images is disclosed. While capturing video images in a forward field of view with a forward-facing video camera of a wearable head-mountable device (hmd), binocular eye-gaze directions of left and right eyes of a user of the hmd may be obtained with an eye-tracking device of the hmd.
Google Llc

Head mounted display

The present invention provides a head mounted display comprising: a frame which is wearable on a user's head; a display unit which is mounted to the frame so as to output screen information; a lens module which is detachably inserted into the frame and includes a pair of lenses having a predetermined refractive index so as to form a virtual image of the screen information; a sensing unit which senses the lens module inserted into the frame; and a control unit which controls the screen information on the basis of the type of the sensed lens module.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Portable cortisol sensing platform based on compact uv light sources

Systems and methods for detecting a biological analyte are provided. The biological analyte can be, for example, cortisol.
The Florida International University Board Of Trustees

Ambient light determination using physiological metric sensor data

A wearable computing device includes an electronic display with a configurable brightness level setting, a physiological metric sensor system including a light source configured to direct light into tissue of a user wearing the wearable computing device and a light detector configured to detect light from the light source that reflects back from the user. The device may further include control circuitry configured to activate the light source during a first period, generate a first light detector signal indicating a first amount of light detected by the light detector during the first period, deactivate the light source during a second period, generate a second light detector signal indicating a second amount of light detected by the light detector during the second period, generate a physiological metric based at least in part on the first light detector signal and the second light detector signal, and modify the configurable brightness level setting based on the second light detector signal..
Fitbit, Inc.

Vehicle body flaw elimination method using virtual mark and system thereof

A vehicle body flaw elimination method using a virtual mark, includes: detecting, by a robotic visioner, a flaw formed on a vehicle body surface and outputting corresponding flaw data; forming, by a controller, a virtual marker corresponding to the flaw data on a 3d model corresponding to the vehicle body; transmitting, by the controller, data of the 3d model on which the virtual marker is formed to a wearable device; and detecting, by the controller, a position of the vehicle body and a position of the wearable device to identify the position of the vehicle body and a position of a worker wearing the wearable device, and modifying the 3d model of the wearable device in a direction in which the worker views the vehicle body.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

System and providing a coach with live training data of an athlete as the athlete is performing a swimming workout

An athlete tracking system and method for tracking an athlete during training sessions, such as swim training. The system includes a mobile tracking device wearable around the athlete's chest, and a training log server for maintaining an athlete profile that includes a training record updatable by the athlete and a training plan supplied by a coach..

Wearable automatic injection device for controlled delivery of therapeutic agents

Exemplary embodiments provide wearable automatic injection devices for subcutaneously injecting a therapeutic agent into a patient's body at controlled rates, for example, in a single bolus. Exemplary embodiments provide methods for assembling wearable automatic injection devices for subcutaneously injecting a therapeutic agent into a patient's body at controlled rates.
Abbvie Biotechnology Ltd

Transport device and disposable wearable article production method using same

A holding region includes opposite skirt portions in a revolution direction of a holding pad each of which has at least opposite ends in a specific direction that extend along a first curve when the holding pad is at a first revolution position. The holding region includes a second area bearing on at least part of one side portion and at least part of the other side portion in a revolution direction of the holding pad when the holding pad is at a second revolution position that extends along a second curve.
Zuiko Corporation

Wearable, noninvasive glucose sensing methods and systems

New wearable and non-wearable systems for noninvasive glucose sensing include an ultrasound generator, an ultrasound detector and a feedback unit. Methods for noninvasive glucose sensing using a wearable or nonwearable device include measuring a thickness (geometrical and/or optical) of a target tissue or a time of flight of ultrasound or optical pulses in the target tissue and determining a glucose value from the thickness of the target tissue or the time of flight in the target tissue in accordance with a target tissue thickness (geometrical and/or optical) or time of flight versus glucose calibration curve using new methodology for computing glucose concentrations with or without invasive measurements and simultaneously monitoring and generating a fitness index (fi), a body weight index (bwi), and/or a hydration index (hi)..

Medical monitoring apparatus

A medical monitoring apparatus that monitors a status of a patient according to biological information of the patient includes a reliability evaluator 510 configured to obtain first biological information measured by a bedside monitor 200 and second biological information measured by a wearable sensor 300, and to evaluate a reliability of the second biological information according to a correlation between the first biological information and the second biological information, the first biological information and the second biological information belonging to an identical measurement item, and an alert determinator 600 configured to determine, using the first biological information and the second biological information, whether to issue an alert about an abnormality under a condition that depends on the reliability.. .
Olympus Corporation

Wrist device and arrangement for measuring and testing performance

A wrist device includes a performance measuring unit, a skin temperature measuring unit, and a processing unit. The performance measuring unit measures performance data of a user, which includes heart rate of the user measured with a pulse detector and acceleration related to movement of the user measured with an acceleration sensor.
Polar Electro Oy

Mount or stand for presentation of wearable electronic products

A secure display stand for a wearable comprises a socket for fixing to a display cabinet or mounting, a bracelet lock for locking around a bracelet or strap of a wearable to be displayed; and a bracket extending from the bracelet lock, the bracket having a charging element for charging of the wearable, wherein the bracelet lock is attached by a retractable cord to the socket.. .
Outform Ltd.

Wearable metal detection system

A wearable metal detection system. The system includes a glove including a metal detection circuit disposed therein including a power supply, a first speaker, and a wireless transceiver each operably connected to a sensor configured to detect the presence of metal.

Electrical connections for wearables and other articles

This invention is related to electrical connections in wearable garments and other articles that enable the transfer of electrical signals or electrical power from one site in the garment or article to another site on the garment or article by the use of an electrical conductor printed along the length of a substrate which bridges the two sites.. .
E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company

Electrical connections for wearables and other articles

This invention is related to electrical connections in wearable garments and other articles that enable the transfer of electrical signals or electrical power from one site in the garment or article to another site on the garment or article by the use of an electrical conductor printed along the length of a sewable substrate which bridges the two sites.. .
E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company

Wearable apparatus, information terminal, communication system, electronic apparatus, and communication control method

A wearable apparatus includes a first communication unit that performs wi-fi communication with a gateway apparatus, a second communication unit that performs bluetooth communication with an information terminal which can perform the wi-fi communication with the gateway apparatus, through bluetooth communication, and a control unit that performs communication control on the first communication unit and the second communication unit, in which the second communication unit receives communication path information from the information terminal through the bluetooth communication, and in which the control unit performs control of selecting either one of the wi-fi communication and the bluetooth communication on the basis of the communication path information, and transferring transfer data.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Method and controlling feedback information

Methods and apparatuses for providing feedback information to a second terminal, to avoid disturbance of data directed to a user associated with a first terminal. The method includes receiving data directed to the user associated with the first terminal, transmitting a request for a current status of the user to the wearable device, receiving broadcast packets, wherein the broadcast packets comprises an identifier of the wearable device and the current status of the user, based on the identifier of the wearable device, determining whether the wearable device has been paired with the first terminal, and if so, executing, at the first terminal, at least one feedback operation directed to the second terminal using the current status of the user to indicate the current status of the user..
Anhui Huami Information Technology Co.,ltd.

Apparatus and providing programming information for media content to a wearable device

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, detecting a first wearable device and a second wearable device in proximity of a display device and identifying a first user profile associated with the first wearable device and a second user profile associated with the second wearable device. Further aspects may include identifying a first set of media content preferences according to the first user profile and a second set of media content preferences according to the second user profile.
The Directv Group, Inc.

Wearable camera system and recording control method

Communication is performed between a wearable camera and a vehicle-mounted recorder, the wearable camera captures an image of a capturing area, and the vehicle-mounted camera captures an image of the capturing area. The vehicle-mounted recorder records first image data of the capturing area captured by the vehicle-mounted camera according to a recording start request from the wearable camera, and transmits a recording start instruction to the wearable camera simultaneously with the recording.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Determining optimal photograph capture timing based on data from wearable computer eyewear devices

A computer-implemented method includes: receiving, by a computing device, criteria for timing a capture of a photograph by an associated camera device; receiving, by the computing device, an instruction to capture the photograph at a time determined based on the criteria; obtaining, by the computing device, information regarding a status of one or more photograph participants from one or more wearable computing devices worn by the one or more photograph participants; determining, by the computing device, the time to capture the photograph based on the criteria and the status of the one or more photograph participants; and capturing, by the computing device, the photograph at the determined time.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Magneto-sensitive elastomers for haptic feedback

This disclosure relates to systems and haptic actuators, and suitably haptic actuation resulting from the response to a magnetic field of magnetic particles within an elastomeric material. Such systems and haptic actuators are useful in structural materials, including as elements of wearables or accessories, as well as in other applications and devices where haptic feedback is desired..
Immersion Corporation

Method and system for wearable personnel monitoring

A system that includes a sensor. The sensor includes an electrode embedded in a wearable garment, a first transmitter, and a processing unit.
Rei, Inc.

System and enabling mirror video chat using a wearable display device

A method of exchanging audio-visual communication information between users includes detecting using an image capturing device associated with a wearable communication device, a mirror or image reflecting surface disposed in an environment of a first user, detecting a boundary of the mirror or image reflecting surface in response to the mirror being detected in the environment of the first user, selecting a portion of a first image displayed on the mirror or image reflecting surface within the boundary of the mirror or image reflecting surface, and displaying the portion of the first image as an overlay on a second image to a second user. A corresponding system and computer-readable device are also disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

Image processing apparatus, method, and program

There is provided an image processing apparatus and method and a program which enable more accurate estimation of a pose. A matching unit performs matching processing on the basis of a detection result of a feature point from an input image and a three-dimensional map indicating a position of a landmark in real space, and a pose estimating unit estimates a pose on the basis of a result of the matching processing.
Sony Corporation

Method and system for determining condition report of assets

The disclosed examples illustrate methods and systems for determining a condition report of one or more vehicles under inspection. The method includes acquiring a unique identifier associated with a vehicle using a hands-free wearable interactive device.

Systems and methods of aggregating healthcare-related data from multiple data centers and corresponding applications

Described herein are systems and methods for receiving healthcare data from a plurality data sources that generate and store data in various data model regimes, many of which are not standardized or are variants of a standard. The stored data may then be used to provide a plurality of customized execution environments and graphical user interfaces (guis) to users, based on each user's electronic healthcare records, insurance records, and wearable device data..
B.well Connected Health, Inc. (a Delaware Corporation)

Smart emulator for wearable devices

Input of a video file is received. The video file includes video of a representation of a wearable device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Wearable computing device

Some forms relate to wearable computing devices that include a “touch pad” like interface. In some forms, the example wearable computing devices may be integrated with (or attached to) textiles (i.e.
Intel Corporation

Wearable motion tracking system

A wearable motion tracking system (12) for capturing a relative position between a first body part (101) and a second body part (103) of said user (100) comprising a first measurement device (120a), a second measurement device (121a) and a computing device (150) that are configured such as to obtain by said computing device (150) a plurality of measurements between said first and second measurement devices (120a, 121a). Based on the plurality of measurements that comprises at least one distance measurement between said first and second measurement devices (120a, 121a) said computing device (150) is configured to compute, in three dimensions, a position of said second measurement device (121a) relative to said first measurement device (120a) for tracking the position of said second body part (103) relative to said first body part (101).
Sensoryx Ag

Detecting wearing state of wearable devices using body capacitance

Systems, methods, and detection apparatuses, for the detection of body capacitance, such as the capacitance of a human body, are disclosed. A detection apparatus determines an electronic signal characteristic of one or more electrodes.
Huami Inc.

Systems, articles and methods for wearable electronic devices employing contact sensors

Wearable electronic devices that employ one or more contact sensors (e.g., capacitive sensors and/or biometric sensors) are described. Contact sensors include electromyography sensors and/or capacitive touch sensors.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for laser eye tracking in wearable heads-up displays

Systems, devices, and methods that use elements of a scanning laser projector (“slp”) to determine the gaze direction of a user of a wearable heads-up display (“whud”) are described. An infrared laser diode is added to an rgb slp and an infrared photodetector is aligned to detect reflections of the infrared light from the eye.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for laser eye tracking in wearable heads-up displays

Systems, devices, and methods that use elements of a scanning laser projector (“slp”) to determine the gaze direction of a user of a wearable heads-up display (“whud”) are described. An infrared laser diode is added to an rgb slp and an infrared photodetector is aligned to detect reflections of the infrared light from the eye.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Wearable display for near-to-eye viewing

An optical apparatus has a laser source to direct modulated light toward a scan mirror and objective lens that define a focal surface. Pupil relay optics relay a first pupil at the scan mirror to a second pupil at an eye lens, the pupil relay optics defining an optical axis extending between pupils and having a curved mirror that transmits substantially half of the modulated beam and that has a first center of curvature at the first pupil and a first polarizer in the path of light from the scan mirror to reflect incident light of a first polarization and first angle toward the curved mirror surface and transmit incident light of an orthogonal polarization and second angle, wherein the pupil relay optics direct the modulated light beam twice to the first polarizer, and wherein the modulated light incident the second time is collimated and directed toward the second pupil..

Wearable shoulder coil

Provided is a wearable shoulder coil including a signal receiving device and a signal transmitting device. The signal receiving device includes a flexible coil array that forms an examination space for accommodating an examined region.
Shanghai Neusoft Medical Technology Co., Ltd.

Mobile device for food identification and quantification using spectroscopy and imaging

This invention can be embodied in a mobile device for food identification and quantification with both a spectroscopic sensor and a camera. It can be a handheld food scanner, food probe, smart food utensil, utensil attachment, removable component of a smart watch or wrist band, phone component, or phone accessory.
Medibotics Llc

Personal safety device

A safety device and a method of assisting a user using the safety device. The safety device has a wearable component worn by a user or portable component able to be carried by the user, one or more sensors configured to measure the environment and/or biological attributes of a user, and a controller in communication with the one or more sensors.
Ecocraft Systems Pty Ltd

Wearable cardiac defibrillator system controlling conductive fluid deployment

In embodiments, a wearable cardiac defibrillator system includes an energy storage module configured to store a charge. Two electrodes can be configured to be applied to respective locations of a patient.
West Affum Holdings Corp.

Wearable temperature therapy system and method

A wearable cooling and heating system for placement at a body region of a user, including a retention mechanism defining an internal side, and an external side; a temperature modulation subsystem, coupled to the retention mechanism, including a temperature-controllable substrate arranged at the internal side of the retention mechanism, a shield, defining a shield cavity, the shield arranged at the external side of the retention mechanism and coupled to the temperature-controllable substrate, and a heat exchanger in thermal contact with the temperature-controllable substrate and arranged within the shield cavity; a control module, retained by the retention mechanism, communicatively coupled to the temperature modulation subsystem, wherein the temperature modulation subsystem is operable between a cooling mode and a heating mode by the control module, wherein the cooling mode includes generating a low temperature at the temperature-controllable substrate, and wherein the heating mode includes generating a high temperature at the temperature-controllable substrate.. .
Recoverx, Inc.

Pressure ulcer prevention with wearable monitoring

A system for preventing pressure ulcers on a patient supported on a patient support apparatus is disclosed. The system is configured to sense movement of the patient over time to determine if the movement of the patient is adequate to prevent the patient from developing pressure ulcers..
Hill-rom Services, Inc.

Index deriving device, wearable device, and mobile device

A subject performs a sit-to-stand operation while wearing a device (su) that contains an acceleration sensor (11) on the front of the chest. The present invention derives a muscular strength index representing the muscular strength of a human body by obtaining maximum acceleration value data from a signal expressing the size of an acceleration vector comprising a tri-axial component in detected acceleration, and using the maximum acceleration value data and the muscle mass or body fat mass of the subject.
The University Of Tokyo

Biomedical electrode and wearable electrode

A biomedical electrode which is detachably attached to a garment and includes: an electrode coming into contact with a living body clothed in the garment to acquire a biological signal emitted by the living body; and a locked section which is conductive, is electrically connected to the electrode, is detachably locked to a locking section which is conductive and is provided in the garment, and is electrically connected to the locking section when locked to the locking section.. .
Toray Industries, Inc.

Portable secure carrier arrangement

A secure personal wearable carrier for valuable items is disclosed. The wearable carrier includes a secure compartment for valuable item storage to be worn by users during their common activities, including physical exercises.

Article with shape-memory securing member

An article that may be a wearable article includes a body having a first secured member and a second secured member, one securing member and a power modulator. The securing member is formed of a shape-memory material that is reactive to an energy source.

Evaporative neck cooling device

An evaporative neck cooling device made from a plurality of separate circular fabric bands that are stacked one on top of another and are held together by a pair of fabric clasps that are each tied together in a nail knot at opposite sides of the stacked plurality of circular fabric bands, thereby providing a smooth wearable evaporative cooling device, and wherein the separate circular fabric bands provide increased surface area to enhance evaporation yet also cover one another to slow evaporation such that when the separate fabric bands jostle around one another on the user's neck, they permit different bands be exposed to the ambient air and different bands be covered by other bands at different times.. .
Gusto Outfitters, Llc

Perspiration redirecting band

A wearable device is provided which redirects perspiration away from a user's hands, feet and other extremities. The device may be fashioned as a band which is equipped with a channel structure extending around the entire surface of the band.

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Wearable electronic device

A wearable electronic device includes: a headphone including two sound generators and an elastic band connecting the two sound generators; a display part including two end portions and a middle portion located between the two end portions; and two movable members, wherein each sound generator is movably connected to the corresponding end portion of the display part via the corresponding movable member. Since the sound generator is movably connected to the end portion of the display part via the movable member, the end portion of the display part is not bent and deformed when the headphone is opened outward, such that the restoring force caused by deformation is not increased or even generated, thereby facilitating use of the user..
Shenzhen Royole Technologies Co. Ltd.

System for continuous monitoring of body sounds

A wearable monitoring system includes a microelectromechanical (mems) microphone to receive acoustic signal data through skin of a user. An integrated circuit chip is bonded to and electrically connected to the mems microphone.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and a wearable imaging device

An embodiment of an image recording apparatus includes an eyeglass frame, at least one first optical unit disposed on the eyeglass frame for capturing a main scene image, and at least one second optical unit disposed on the eyeglass frame for capturing an auxiliary scene image. The first and the second field of view of the user at least partially overlap.

Wearable recording system with memory designation

A surveillance apparatus continuously records imaged data from a camera into a circular buffer in a local memory. When a record signal is received, the system records the video stream that was recorded before the record signal was received, and the video stream that is recorded after the record signal was received.
Stellar, Llc

Wireless determination of surface wear

Systems and methods for monitoring wear of a wearable component use an rfid antenna embedded in the wearable component to indicate whether wear has reached a predetermined limit. A monitoring device includes an rf transceiver, an rf antenna linked to the rf transceiver, and a processor configured to emit an rf probe signal from the rf antenna via the rf transceiver, and to determine whether the wearable component has worn beyond the predetermined limit based on whether a responsive rfid signal is received from the embedded rfid antenna..
Motorola Mobility Llc

Method, system, and managing focus groups

In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, a method comprises aggregating multidimensional and multi-source data requests between data requesters and data suppliers into a single deal structure to broker a purchase, the rental, or the leasing of data via a trusted third party. In some implementations, data attributes, data objects, and data rights are validated, extracted, tested, treated, distributed, and securely stored in one or more remote server environments; data lakes; or a decentralized p2p network storage with block chain technology.

System and determining valid request and commitment patterns in electronic messages

A system and method are provided for comparing portions of text in electronic messages with potential request/commitment information components, determining if individual portions correspond to a request/commitment information component, and determining if a set of portions correspond to a valid request/commitment information pattern. A set of valid request/commitment information patterns is provided.

Rfid tags in wearables

A stretch-activated switch is incorporated in an rfid tag that can be mounted on a stretchable, wearable textile article. The stretch-activated switch can receive a stretch input to place the rfid tag in either an activated or an un-activated state.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Method and a wearable computer

An embodiment of a wearable computer apparatus includes a first portable unit for data gathering and communicating feedback and a second portable unit for processing the at least gathered data from the first unit. The first portable unit includes an eyeglass frame, at least one first optical unit disposed on the eyeglass frame for capturing at least one scene image corresponding to a field of view of a user, at least one second optical unit disposed on the eyeglass frame for capturing at least one eye image corresponding to at least a portion of at least one eye of the user, at least one microphone to allow the user to communicate via voice, at least one speaker to allow the user to receive feedback via voice, at least one visible light source to allow the user to receive feedback via light signals, at least one motion sensor to monitor the head movements of the user, and at least one first processor to at least receive data from the data gathering units in the first portable unit and at least manage the communication with the second portable unit.

Rfid tags in wearables with contact-activiated switch having multiple modes

A contact-activated switch is incorporated in an rfid tag that can be mounted on a wearable textile article. The contact-activated switch has a first mode and a second mode.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Wearable-type electronic device mounted with fingerprint recognition sensor

A wearable device that is mounted with a fingerprint recognition sensor is provided. The wearable device includes a housing including a first, a second face facing, and a third face facing, a support structure disposed between the first and second faces, a display disposed on the first face to be exposed, and including a window having a first flange and a second flange disposed to be opposite the first face, and a display module coupled to the window to face the second direction, the display being disposed on one face of the support structure, a printed circuit board disposed on another face of the support structure, at least one light emitter mounted adjacent to the first flange to emit light to a first region of the window, and at least one light receptor mounted adjacent to the second flange to receive light reflected from the first region..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Triggered sensor data capture in a mobile device environment

Triggered sensor data capture in a mobile device environment. A method monitors primary sensor data obtained from first wearable sensor device(s) to determine whether trigger condition(s) are met for triggering supplemental sensor data capture.
International Business Machines Corporation

Depth sensing camera glasses with gesture interface

Glasses wearable by a user and responsive to gestural commands and method for operating the glasses to control one or more devices. In a preferred form, the glasses include a plurality of spaced, depth cameras that react to a user's hand command based, at least in part, on the distance of the hand from the depth camera.

First and second electronic mobile devices, electronic transmission system for transmitting image(s) to wearable display device(s), related electronic mobile apparatus, electronic display installation, method and computer program

A first transmission unit configured for wireless transmitting to an electronic gateway the created set of image(s) and the determined list of second electronic mobile devices, for further wireless transmission by the electronic gateway of the created set of image(s) to the second electronic mobile device(s).. .

Wearable device and inputting information using the same

A wearable device is disclosed. In one embodiment, the device includes: a sensor array having a plurality of sensors each detecting a physical change in epidermis of a corresponding body area and a body movement determination unit configured to determine movement of a body part based on sensing signals respectively received from the plurality of sensors..
Korea Electronics Technology Institute

Wearable device and providing feedback of wearable device

A method performed by a wearable device to provide feedback includes detecting a user motion; determining, based on the detected user motion, a body part to which a feedback signal is to be transmitted; generating the feedback signal; and outputting the feedback signal, wherein the feedback signal is an electrical signal to stimulate muscles of the body part.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Curved body and wearable device therewith

A wearable device may include: a strap including a substantially polygonal opening and a buckle formed at one end thereof; a buckle part configured to fasten opposite ends of the strap to each other by binding the opposite ends of the strap; and a body configured to be coupled to the opening by being fitted into the opening or decoupled from the opening. The body may include a front surface and a rear surface, and a display having a substantially polygonal shape when viewed from the top on the front surface, and a biometric sensor disposed on the rear surface..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Wearable camera systems and attaching camera systems or other electronic devices to wearable articles

Wearable electronic devices, for example wearable camera systems, and methods for attaching electronic devices such as camera systems to eyewear or other wearable articles are described.. .
Pogotec, Inc.

Wearable treatment of a neurocognitive condition

Provided are wearable systems arid methods for treatment of a neurocognitive impairment, disease or disorder in a patient in need thereof comprising a visual field occluder useful, for example, in prism adaptation therapy.. .
Kessler Foundation Inc.

Near-eye display apparatus

A wearable augmented reality (ar) or virtual reality (vr) display apparatus includes an optical waveguide; an optical free-form surface; and a microdisplay; wherein optical free-form surface is optically coupled to the waveguide through an inclined optical path. A near-eye display apparatus includes two or more layers of waveguide plates arranged to overlap with each other, wherein within each layer of the waveguide plate includes multiple reflective surfaces different in reflectivity, so as to ensure that light transmitted through the waveguide plate has a substantially uniform distribution of intensity in a predetermined area when exiting outward from the waveguide plate.
Beijing Ned+ar Display Technology Co., Ltd.

Wearable display glasses with forward protractible and retractable camera lens

Various embodiments relate to a pair of wearable glasses comprising a protractible and retractable mechanism mounted on or housed in a stabilizer of the pair of wearable glasses configured to extend away from the pair of wearable glasses, a camera mounted on an end of the protractible and retractable mechanism, a housing compartment mounted on or housed in the stabilizer, a projector mounted on the wearable glasses configured to display images captured by the camera and a remote device onto a display screen on the lens of the wearable glasses.. .
Red Street Ventures, Llc

Wearable metal detector

A wearable metal detector. The wearable metal detector includes a garment configured to be worn by a user.

System and clothes cleaning

In some embodiments, a cleaning machine automatically identifies cleaning instructions associated with a load of textile articles, e.g., wearable and/or non-wearable textile articles, using an rfid reader. At least some of the wearable textile articles in the load include a respective rfid tag that provides information to the cleaning machine.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Optical glass and optical component

Provided is an optical glass having a high refractive index, a low density, and good manufacturing properties. An optical glass having: a refractive index (nd) of 1.68 to 1.85; a density (d) of 4.0 g/cm3 or less; and a temperature where a viscosity of glass becomes log η=2 of 950 to 1200° c., and an optical component using the optical glass are provided.
Asahi Glass Company, Limited

Mobile device for providing exercise contents and wearable device connected therewith

An electronic device includes a display, a communication circuit wirelessly communicating with a wearable device, a memory storing contents associated with exercise, and a processor electrically connected with the display, the communication circuit, and the memory. The processor is configured to obtain information about an exercise program including a first section and a second section, to output contents corresponding to the first section on the display, and, if data associated with the first section, that is obtained from the wearable device, satisfies a specified condition associated with the first section, to output contents corresponding to the second section on the display..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Two-part pulsed electromagnetic field applicator for application of therapeutic energy

Pulsed electromagnetic field (pemf) apparatuses and methods of making and using them. In particular, described herein are two-part pemf apparatuses that include a self-contained, lightweight, small, compact (e.g., in some variations, wearable) generator unit that is adapted to releasably and replaceably mate with an applicator unit.
Endonovo Therapeutics, Inc.

Water resistant wearable medical device

A wearable medical device includes a water-resistant/waterproof housing configured to be continuously or nearly continuously worn by a patient and formed from a water-resistant/waterproof material, and configured to prevent ingress of water in a wet environment; a plurality of ecg sensing electrodes configured to be removably coupled to the patient and to monitor an ecg of the patient; a plurality of therapy electrodes configured to be removably coupled to the patient and to deliver at least one therapeutic pulse to the patient; and a control unit disposed within the water-resistant/waterproof housing and configured to be electrically coupled to the plurality of ecg sensing electrodes and the plurality of therapy electrodes, the control unit configured to receive the monitored ecg of the patient, and responsive to detection of a cardiac arrhythmia, provide the at least one therapeutic pulse to the patient via the at least one therapy electrode.. .
Zoll Medical Corporation

Wearable vibratory stimulation device and operational method thereof

The present disclosure provides a wearable vibratory stimulation device and an operational method thereof, the wearable vibratory stimulation device including: a data storing unit configured to store a protocol of vibratory stimulation; a vibrating unit configured to generate vibratory stimulation having a predetermined amplitude and frequency based on the protocol; a measuring unit configured to measure the amplitude and frequency of vibratory stimulation generated from the vibrating unit; and a control unit configured to control the vibrating unit and the measuring unit, wherein the control unit controls the vibrating unit by a comparison between vibratory stimulation based on the protocol and vibratory stimulation generated from the vibrating unit.. .
Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

Composite stretchable member, wearable article, and producing wearable article

Providing two sheets which are opposed to each other, and a plurality of elastic elements each disposed between the sheets to extend along a stretchable direction of a composite stretchable member in such a manner as to be stretchable in the stretchable direction, wherein: the sheets are bonded together in a plurality of bonding sections, wherein each of the bonding sections is configured to continuously extend along a line intersecting the stretchable direction and to intersect the plurality of elastic elements; and each of the elastic elements is bonded to the sheets at intersection points with the bonding sections.. .
Zuiko Corporation

Transport device and disposable wearable article production method using same

A holding region includes a first area bearing on at least part of one and at least part of the other of opposite skirt portions in a revolution direction of a holding pad, the first area extending along a first curve, when the holding pad is at a first revolution position. The holding region formed in the holding pad includes a second area bearing on at least part of one side portion and at least part of the other side portion in the revolution direction of the holding pad when the holding pad is at a second revolution position that extends along a second curve.
Zuiko Corporation

Body part deformation analysis using wearable body sensors

Disclosed embodiments describe techniques for body part analysis. Data is collected from a body sensor.
Figur8, Inc.

Apparatus and system for monitoring

A monitoring device wearable by a person to be monitored, comprising: one or more sensing means for sensing cardio, respiratory, physiological and/or other information from the person; processing means for analysing the sensed information; memory means for storing the sensed and/or analysed information; and communication means for transmitting at least the analysed information. At least one waveform acquired from the sensed cardio, respiratory, physiological and/or other information is digitised in real time; analysis of the sensed and/or digitised information is performed in real-time and a welfare indication of the person computed in real-time; and the computed welfare indication of the person is transmitted by the communication means and/or stored in the memory means..
Hidalgo Limited

Short-wave infrared super-continuum lasers for early detection of dental caries

A wearable device includes a measurement device having light emitting diodes (leds) measuring a physiological parameter. The measurement device modulates the leds to generate an optical beam having a near-infrared wavelength between 700-2500 nanometers.
Omni Medsci, Inc.

Systems and methods for increasing situational awareness, ergonomic, and cognitive function(s) for an operator carrying, integrating, and using a combination of equipment items in a variety of operating environments and missions including a wearable portable electronic device with display and hands-free body mounted device holder

Various systems and methods are provided for increasing situational awareness of an operator carrying, integrating, and using a combination of equipment items in a variety of operating environments in a compact configuration enabling rapid viewing and access or stowage with minimized eye and hand movement. In particular, embodiments include apparatuses and methods associated with a ruggedized hands-free body mounted portable display device holder.
The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Writing to apparel by flexing piezoelectric generator

A wearable article, a system, and methods include a structural material configured to enable the wearable article to the worn on a body, a piezoelectric generator, positioned with respect to the structural material in a configuration to be flexed to output a voltage, a data translator, coupled to the piezoelectric generator, configured to output electronic data based on the voltage, and an electronic data storage, coupled to the data translator, configured to store the electronic data from the data translator.. .
Nike, Inc.

Portable acoustic device

In order to achieve the above-mentioned object or another objective, a portable acoustic device according to one aspect of the present invention comprises: a man body housing having an opening at a first surface thereof; an acoustic output unit provided inside the main body housing; an ear housing having a first end portion connected to the opening at the first surface of the main body housing, and having an acoustic hole formed at a second end portion; and a rotating module for rotating the ear housing relative to the main body housing, wherein the portable acoustic device can be carried by being inserted into the ear of a user, can be worn in either the left ear or the right, and increases wearing sensation by being wearable since the angle thereof is changed to be suitable for the ears of the user.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Adjustable headphones

Aspects of the present disclosure relate to a head-wearable assembly. The head-wearable assembly includes a band that has a first end, a second end, an inner surface, an outer surface, and a generally u-shaped curve between the first end and the second end.
Google Inc.

Wireless motion sensor system and method

A motion analysis system comprises a human wearable peripheral, a human wearable communication hub, a beacon, a data analysis server, and a cloud server. The peripheral comprises an orientation sensor that comprises an accelerometer, a magnetometer, and a gyroscope.

Portable charging charging electronic devices

An apparatus for charging an electronic device is disclosed. The apparatus includes a wearable strap and an energy producing unit embedded in the wearable strap including a removable energy storage unit attached to the wearable strap and in communication with the energy producing unit.

Wearable device charger

Wrist-mounted monitors (e.g., heart rate monitors) can include rechargeable power sources, which can be recharged at a single charging base. Each of the monitors can be placed at a respective charging station of the charging base.
The Prophet Corporation

Display apparatus and manufacturing method thereof

A display apparatus and a micro-light emitting diode are disclosed. The display apparatus includes: a first substrate including a light emitting diode part including a plurality of light emitting diodes regularly arranged on the first substrate.
Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program

The present disclosure relates to an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and a program that are capable of providing better user experience. An information processing apparatus includes an activation word setting unit that sets, on the basis of a detection result of detecting a user operation, a word used as an activation word for activating a predetermined function, the activation word being uttered by a user, the number of activation words being increased or decreased by the setting; and an activation word recognition unit that performs speech recognition on speech uttered by the user and recognizes that the word set by the activation word setting unit to be used as the activation word is uttered.
Sony Corporation

One use wearable

Disclosed embodiments include methods, systems, and computer-readable media configured to, for example, provide payment tokens for conducting transactions, as well as reprovisioning tokens, on wearable devices without bluetooth® or other network connectivity beyond nfc radio.. .
Capital One Services, Llc

Wearable transaction devices

The disclosed embodiments include wearable transaction devices. A wearable transaction device may client device for executing a transaction.
Capital One Financial Corporation

Object instance identification using three-dimensional spatial configuration

A system for identifying specific instances of objects in a three-dimensional (3d) scene, comprising: a camera for capturing an image of multiple objects at a site; at least one processor executable to: use a location and orientation of the camera to create a 3d model of the site including multiple instances of objects expected to be in proximity to the camera, and generate multiple candidate clusters each representing a different projection of the 3d model, detect at least two objects in the image, and determine a spatial configuration for each detected object; and match the detected image objects to one of the multiple candidate cluster using the spatial configurations, associate the detected objects with the expected object instances of the matched cluster, and retrieve information of one of the detected objects that is stored with the associated expected object instance; and a head-wearable display configured to display the information.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Mobile terminal and controlling same

The present invention relates to a mobile terminal formed to cover a wrist. A mobile terminal according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a main body formed to be wearable on a wrist; a display unit arranged on the front side of the main body; an input unit, provided on the main body, for receiving user's voice; and a control unit for controlling the display unit, on the basis of voice information corresponding to the user's voice, so that screen information related to a car is associated with the voice information..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Smart emulator for wearable devices

Input of a video file is received. The video file includes video of a representation of a wearable device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Thermal management systems for wearable components

In various embodiments, a wearable component configured to be worn on a head of a user is disclosed. The wearable component can comprise a wearable support and an electronic component coupled to or disposed within the wearable support.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Systems, methods, and devices for wireless gigabit (wigig) computing

Systems, methods, and devices for wigig computing are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system may include a wearable computing device having a computer processor, a first wigig interface, and a sensor that senses whether the wearable computing device is being worn by a user.
Jpmorgan Chase Bank, N.a.

Rotary input mechanism for an electronic device

One embodiment of the present disclosure is directed to a wearable electronic device. The wearable electronic device includes an enclosure having a sidewall with a button aperture defined therethrough, a display connected to the enclosure, a processing element in communication with the display.
Apple Inc.

Light field processor system

A wearable ophthalmic device is disclosed. The device may include an outward facing head-mounted light field camera to receive light from a user's surroundings and to generate numerical light field image data.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods that integrate eye tracking and scanning laser projection in wearable heads-up displays

Systems, devices, and methods that integrate eye tracking capability into scanning laser projector (“slp”)-based wearable heads-up displays are described. An infrared laser diode is added to an rgb slp and an infrared photodetector is aligned to detect reflections of the infrared light from features of the eye.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Wearable system for providing walking directions

A wearable computing device includes an input device, a global positioning system (gps) sensor, an inertial measurement unit (imu), a camera, and a memory that is designed to store a database of landmarks and corresponding locations. The device includes a mobile processor that is designed to receive first user input indicating that the user is traveling from a starting location to a destination location and second user input indicating that new landmarks are present.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Electronic device, wearable device, and providing content-based somatic senses using ultrasound

Provided is an electronic device for providing somatic senses based on content. The electronic device includes: a processor configured to generate an ultrasound driving signal for evoking somatic senses corresponding to somatosensory data by stimulating a certain region of the brain of a user; and a communication interface configured to transmit the generated ultrasound driving signal to an external device, wherein the somatosensory data corresponds to the content..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Abrasive flap disc including wearable backing plate

This invention relates to abrasive flap discs that include wearable backing plates and methods of making and using such abrasive flap discs and wearable backing plates. The claimed articles, processes, and systems related to the use and manufacturing of such abrasive articles are improved in performance and cost effectiveness..
Saint-gobain Abrasifs

Determining an early warning score based on wearable device measurements

A method and systems for determining an early warning score for a health status of a patient are provided. An example method includes acquiring, during a predetermined time period via sensors integrated into a wearable device worn on a wrist of the patient, initial values of medical parameters of patient.
Chronisense Medical Ltd.

Wearable monitoring and treatment device

A wearable medical device is provided. The wearable medical device includes a garment that includes a sensing electrode, at least one of an inductive element and a capacitive element included in at least part of the garment, and a controller.
Zoll Medical Corporation

Wearable device for healthcare and method thereof

The present invention relates to a wearable device for healthcare and method for using the device. More specifically, the wearable device is worn on a finger for measuring the health data of the user, selected from one or more of heart rate, blood oxygen saturation, heart rate variability.
Belun Technology Company Limited

Medication adherence and/or counterfeit detection wearable electronic device

A system to determine medication adherence may include a chemical marker sensor, a verification sensor, and a processor. The chemical marker sensor may be configured to detect one or more markers in sweat vapor of a user.
Striiv, Inc

Wearable device

A wearable device is provided. The wearable device according to one embodiment of the present invention includes a body member including a heartbeat sensor, a first band member and a second band member respectively coupled to both ends of the body member, and a flexible battery having a portion accommodated inside the body member and both remaining ends accommodated inside the first band member and the second band member..
Amogreentech Co., Ltd.

Wearable shade device

A wearable-device may include a housing, at least one strap connected to the housing, a canopy-system, an extension means and an actuator. The wearable-device may be useful for providing a hands-free portable canopy device for shading a user whilst also providing full use of their-hands, and for providing a hands-free extension means for extending the canopy device at a safe speed..

Brunnian link making device and kit

A brunnian link is a link formed from a closed loop doubled over itself to capture another closed loop to form a chain. The example kit provides for the successful creation of unique wearable articles using brunnian link assembly techniques and includes several pin bars that are supported in a desired special orientation by at least one base.
Choon's Design Llc

Network and connected devices for emergency response and roadside operations

A self-assembling network is configured to automatically and dynamically connect devices used in operations carried out on or near roads bearing vehicle and pedestrian traffic. An automatic, ad hoc network connecting existing and new devices can be used to enhance safety by gathering and exchanging safety critical information.
Whelen Engineering Company, Inc.

Information processing apparatus and control method therefor, portable terminal and control method therefor, and service providing system

According to this invention, a service providing apparatus displays information of an information device cooperating with a wearable information device connected by wireless communication, and performs service execution processing for the information device cooperating with the wearable information device.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Personally-wearable multifunction computer

A portable programmable computing device 1 containing a memory 14, gps antenna 12, wi-fi component 21, microprocessor 11, and power source 15 housed in a mobile, compact, housing 41. Housing 41 can be a wearable garment, allowing computing device 1 to be hidden within the garment, thus enabling device 1 to communicate with outside devices surreptitiously.

Modular wireless earbuds

Modular cordless earbuds structured to be carried, charged, and connected in different wearable and storage forms are provided. In some embodiments, the earbuds are modularized such that the earbuds can be combined with other compatible accessory products, including a bracelet, a pendant, a charging case, and a charging station.
Ashley Chloe, Inc.

Virtual reality and augmented reality for industrial automation

An industrial visualization system generates and delivers virtual reality (vr) and augmented reality (ar) presentations of industrial facilities to wearable appliances to facilitate remote or enhanced interaction with automation systems within the facility. Vr presentations can comprise three-dimensional (3d) holographic views of a plant facility or a location within a plant facility.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Smart case for electronic wearable device

Auxiliary units, in some instances implemented as a case for a wearable electronic device such as a wearable camera are described. The auxiliary units may include one or more electronic components typically included in the camera.
Pogotec, Inc.

Headset-based telecommunications platform

A hands-free wireless wearable gps enabled video camera and audio-video communications headset, mobile phone and personal media player, capable of real-time two-way and multi-feed wireless voice, data and audio-video streaming, telecommunications, and teleconferencing, coordinated applications, and shared functionality between one or more wirelessly networked headsets or other paired or networked wired or wireless devices and optimized device and data management over multiple wired and wireless network connections. The headset can operate in concert with one or more wired or wireless devices as a paired accessory, as an autonomous hands-free wide area, metro or local area and personal area wireless audio-video communications and multimedia device and/or as a wearable docking station, hot spot and wireless router supporting direct connect multi-device ad-hoc virtual private networking (vpn).
Eyecam, Inc.

Taking actions on notifications using an incomplete data set from a message

An apparatus, a system, and a method in which a message notification application such as an e-mail notification application resident in a first memory on a wearable electronic device is configured to provide messaging actions; where the message notification application has a user interface to present content of a message originating from an message application resident on a mobile computing device; where the message notification application is configured to analyze a notification of the message to obtain an incomplete data set; and where the message notification application is configured to work with a server configured to integrate with one or more application programming interfaces of one or more messaging service providers, where the server has a server module configured to receive the incomplete data set and use all or a portion of the incomplete data set as search query terms to retrieve an instance of the message in its full-message format.. .
Fitbit, Inc.

Body-wearable antenna system

A body-wearable antenna system is described that comprises at least two antenna elements (2, 4) arranged to be mountable in a substantially equi-spaced distributed array around a user's body. Each antenna element is a directional type antenna and the antenna system is configurable such that when worn the antenna elements operate in phase to deliver a combined, higher gain, omnidirectional performance radiating away from the user's body, compared to one or more conventional body-worn omnidirectional antennas.
The Secretary Of State For Defence

Handwritten homework monitoring using wearable device

One embodiment provides a method, including: utilizing at least one processor to execute computer code that performs the steps of: receiving a plurality of student profiles, wherein each of the plurality of student profiles comprises a homework style comprising a pattern of activities performed by a reference student when the reference student is writing by hand, doing homework related to an identified topic; obtaining sensor information, from at least one sensor of a wearable device, the sensor information corresponding to activities performed by a student wearing the wearable device; identifying, using the sensor information, a series of activities performed by the student, wherein the identifying comprises comparing the sensor information to a plurality of models, wherein each model corresponds to an activity; determining if the series of activities corresponds to a homework style of a reference student having a profile similar to that of the student; and providing, if the series of activities do not correspond to the homework style of the reference student having a similar profile, a notification of a deviation from the homework style to a user. Other aspects are described and claimed..
International Business Machines Corporation

Wearable device configuration interaction

A method and system for interacting with a wearable device is provided. The method includes detecting, by a first wearable device of a first user, a body attachment band of a second wearable device of a second user physically interlinked with a body attachment band of the first wearable device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Notification and alert person(s) and/or device(s)

Systems and methods of notification and alert activation and delivery via transmission to users wearing technology designed for single and/or multiple media types are contemplated in which (a) a communication pathway is established, for instance either a wireless receiver and/or transceiver and/or a physical (e.g., wired) connection, that (b) allows an activation method type to provide an alert/notification to one-to-many persons (i.e., users) and/or, one-to-many devices in an addressable manner. The overall method consists of devices (including for example, wearable media with external and/or integrated delivery technology) that are actively listening on a communication pathway.

Virtual reality and augmented reality for industrial automation

An industrial visualization system generates and delivers virtual reality (vr) and augmented reality (ar) presentations of industrial facilities to wearable appliances to facilitate remote or enhanced interaction with automation systems within the facility. Vr presentations can comprise three-dimensional (3d) holographic views of a plant facility or a location within a plant facility.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Mobile, wearable, automated target tracking system

The mobile, wearable, automated target tracking system is designed to enable an image and/or sound recording device, such as a video camera or directional microphone, to automatically follow a subject (or target) in order to keep that subject within the image frame or sound range that is being recorded. The automated target tracking system makes it possible to capture both the action and subject simultaneously without requiring a cameraman to manually operate the equipment.
Apeiros, Llc

Wireless wrist computing and control device and 3d imaging, mapping, networking and interfacing

An apparatus and method for light and optical depth mapping, 3d imaging, modeling, networking, and interfacing on an autonomous, intelligent, wearable wireless wrist computing, display and control system for onboard and remote device and graphic user interface control. Embodiments of the invention enable augmentation of people, objects, devices and spaces into a virtual environment and augmentation of virtual objects and interfaces into the physical world through its wireless multimedia streaming and multi-interface display and projection systems..
Eyecam Llc

Wearable device programmed to record messages and moments in time

A wearable computing device includes a first sensor designed to detect first data of a first type. The device also includes a second sensor designed to detect second data of a second type.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North Ame Rica, Inc.

Antenna for wearable device

A wearable device mountable on a user's wrist is provided. The wearable device includes a housing having a metal structure, a display disposed in the housing and including a metal layer, the metal layer being disposed so as to be surrounded by the metal structure and to be spaced apart by a gap, a printed circuit board (pcb) disposed in the housing and including a ground area, and a control circuit disposed on the pcb and feeding a first point of the metal structure.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Magnetic attachment mechanism for electronic wearable device

An electronic wearable device may include a device body including at least one electronic component, the device body having an attachment side configured to movably attach the electronic wearable device directly to an eyewear temple by magnetic attraction between the electronic wearable device and the eyewear temple, wherein a first magnet or ferromagnetic material is located on or within the electronic wearable device and a second magnet or ferromagnetic material is located within or on the eyewear temple, wherein the device body is positionable at a first position along a length of the eyewear temple and in a second position along the length of the eyewear temple while remaining attached to the eyewear temple, and wherein the first magnet or ferromagnetic material does not contact a surface of the second magnet or ferromagnetic material.. .
Pogotec, Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for field shaping in wearable heads-up display

Systems, devices, and methods for field shaping in wearable heads-up displays (whud) with laser projectors are described. A whud includes a support structure carrying a laser projector, a field shaper optic, and a transparent combiner to combine the projected laser light and environmental light.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for beam shaping in a wearable heads-up display

Systems, devices, and methods for beam shaping in wearable heads-up displays (whud) with laser projectors are described. A whud includes a support structure carrying a laser projector and an eyeglass lens with a transparent combiner.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for field shaping in wearable heads-up display

Systems, devices, and methods for field shaping in wearable heads-up displays (whud) with laser projectors are described. A whud includes a support structure carrying a laser projector, a field shaper optic, and a transparent combiner to combine the projected laser light and environmental light.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for beam shaping in a wearable heads-up display

Systems, devices, and methods for beam shaping in wearable heads-up displays (whud) with laser projectors are described. A whud includes a support structure carrying a laser projector and an eyeglass lens with a transparent combiner.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for astigmatism compensation in a wearable heads-up display

Systems, devices, and methods for preventing image astigmatism in wearable heads-up displays (whud) with laser projectors are described. A whud includes a support structure carrying a laser projector and an eyeglass lens with a transparent combiner.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for astigmatism compensation in a wearable heads-up display

Systems, devices, and methods for preventing image astigmatism in wearable heads-up displays (whud) with laser projectors are described. A whud includes a support structure carrying a laser projector and an eyeglass lens with a transparent combiner.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for laser eye tracking

Systems, devices, and methods for laser eye tracking are described. Laser eye tracking involves scanning laser light over the eye and detecting diffuse reflections of the laser light with one or more photodetector(s).
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Mos capacitor-based, accumulating, radiation-sensitive detector for occupational, environmental and medical dosimetry

A low-power wireless ionizing radiation measurement system is present that is intended to be used in a wearable dosimeter for occupational radiation monitoring. The detector element is a custom mos capacitor that traps holes in proportion to the amount of ionizing radiation incident upon the detector, thus permanently causing a lateral shift in the cv-curve (toward more negative threshold voltage).

Wearable electronic device and antenna system thereof

A wearable electronic device includes a middle frame, a metallic side wall, a dielectric element, and a antenna wiring circuit. The metallic side wall is disposed at one side of the middle frame and has a slot.
Pegatron Corporation

Representative waveform providing apparatus and method

A representative waveform providing apparatus and method, a blood pressure estimation apparatus, and a wearable device are provided. The representative waveform providing apparatus may include a signal obtainer configured to obtain a periodic signal and a processor configured to determine a representative waveform of the periodic signal by using a dynamic time warping algorithm..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Augmented reality assistance system for the visually impaired

An augmented reality assistance system can include a wearable augmented reality device. The augmented reality device can include an imaging device, a speaker, a microphone, and one or more sensors.

Systems and methods for recognizing and analyzing emotional states of a vehicle operator

A system is disclosed for reducing the likelihood of vehicle accidents, particularly accidents involving large commercial vehicles, such as aircraft. The system includes one or more wearable electronic devices worn by a vehicle operator, such as a pilot.
Honeywell International Inc.

Amusement park game system and gaming method thereof

The present invention is an amusement park game system and gaming method thereof, mainly applied for digital pet raising simulation game, comprising a mobile device application, a wearable device, field system, and a cloud system. After a parent downloaded the application in his/her smart mobile device, it can connect the wearable device of the child, such that the parent can use the mobile device application to assign task to the wearable device for the child to perform the task and obtain game points.
Origin Media Co. Ltd.

Systems and methods for functional restoration and rehabilitation of posture, gait and movement

A wearable electrical stimulation system for improving a motor function of a patient after the patient has a stroke. The system is deployed by positioning one stimulation unit on the head patient in electrical communication with a first portion of the patient's brain, positioning a second stimulation unit on a region of the patient comprising muscles requiring motor function improvement, and using a controller to activate the first stimulation unit and second stimulation unit.
Lyriq, Llc

System, and process, and device for emission or augmentation of energy affecting the human body

A chip may be programmed to emit and/or augment energy tuned to interact with bodily functions through transdermal contact. The chip may be programmed by using a pair of tesla pancake coils, each coupled to a spherical electrode and driven to create an energetic field between the electrodes.

Systems and methods for using transcutaneous electrical stimulation to enable dietary interventions

The disclosed electrical stimulation system generates interventions to assist patients in complying with a diet. The wearable device includes a microprocessor, electrical stimulator and at least one electrode configured to deliver electrical stimulation to the epidermis, through a range of 0.1 mm to 10 mm or a range of 0.1 mm to 20 mm of the dermis, of a t2 dermatome to a t12 dermatome or meridian of the patient, a c5 to a t1 dermatome across the hand and/or arm, and/or the upper chest regions.
Elira, Inc.

Hypertonicity measuring device and method

A hypertonicity measuring device comprises at least one wearable item. The hypertonicity measuring device comprises at least one communication pathway.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Wearable ornament display

A figurine display clip configured to allow a user to both display a figurine on a surface such as a desk and to wear the figurine by coupling it with an article of clothing. The figurine display clip includes a figurine, a coupling, a link, and a clip, wherein the clip is set at an angle to the figurine such that the figurine can be displayed on a surface.

Wearable article with a kinetic energy generator

A wearable article, a system, and methods include a structural material configured to be worn on a body, a volatile energy storage device, a wireless transmission circuit, coupled to the volatile energy storage device, comprising an antenna having a minimum transmission energy, a kinetic energy generator, positioned with respect to the structural material in a configuration to be manipulated to induce a voltage output, the kinetic energy generator coupled to and configured to charge the volatile energy storage device, a sensor configured to output activity data related to the wearable article, and an electronic data storage, coupled to the sensor, configured to store the activity data. Upon the volatile energy storage device charging to at least the minimum transmission energy, the wireless transmission circuit transmits the activity data as stored in the electronic data storage based on energy discharged from the volatile energy storage device..
Nike, Inc.

Interactive networked headphones

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for connecting an interactive wearable device with a network. In one aspect, a method includes loading content from a playlist; recognizing contextual information relating to the content; determining the location of the user; requesting supplemental content via a network based on the contextual information and the location; displaying supplemental information to a user; interacting with the supplemental information at least in part via an interactive headphone..
Longwood Gardens, Inc.

Apparatus and providing geo-fencing service via in-vehicle electric device

A method for controlling an in-vehicle apparatus to provide a geo-fencing service is disclosed. The method includes providing a geo-fencing service based on location of a vehicle, detecting at least one of a mobile device and a wearable device through a communication terminal equipped in the vehicle, recognizing location of the at least one of the mobile device and the wearable device, and requesting that a network server activates a notification for the geo-fencing service when the mobile device is determined to be located in a geo-fencing area and the wearable device is determined to be out of the geo-fencing area..
Kia Motors Corporation

Augmented reality sharing for wearable devices

A system, method, and wireless earpieces for communicating augmented reality content. A sharing request for the augmented reality content is received through wireless earpieces.
Bragi Gmbh

Galvanic linkage for smart sock or other wearable devices

A system includes an earpiece having an earpiece housing, a processor disposed within the earpiece housing, a microphone operatively connected to the processor, a speaker operatively disposed within the ear piece housing and operatively connected to the processor, a plurality of electrodes positioned on the earpiece housing to come in contact with skin of a user, and a charge storage device disposed within the earpiece housing and operatively connected to the processor and the plurality of electrodes. The earpiece is adapted to receive galvanically communicated signals from a remote body worn device at the plurality of electrodes and apply a charge to the charge storage device.
Bragi Gmbh

System and remote activation of a storage operation of pictorial information

The invention relates to a system and method for remote activation of a storage operation of pictorial information. According to the invention, it involves a wearable sensor device, comprising at least one sensor, a processing unit, a memory unit, and a wireless signaling unit for communicating with external devices over a wireless link by means of one-way transmission of information.
Suunto Oy

Wearable computing device for detecting photography

A wearable computing device for detecting photography includes an outer casing configured to be worn by a user. The wearable computing device also includes a device camera coupled to the outer casing.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Modifying image parameters using wearable device input

Systems and methods are presented for modifying image parameters of an image to be captured by an image capturing device based on input from a wearable computing device. In some embodiments, the system receives image data, determines an image parameter based on the image data, and receives data from a wearable computing device positioned proximate to a subject of the image.
Ebay Inc.

Wristwatch, mobile terminal, and communication reminding system and method

A contact person selecting interface is provided on a mobile terminal for a user. Using such an interface, the user can select one or more contact persons that are desired to transmit reminders.
Princo Corp.

Wireless earpiece with walkie-talkie functionality

A method of audio messaging between users of earpiece wearables includes connecting an earpiece wearable associated with a first user with an earpiece wearable associated with a second user and sending and receiving audio messages between the earpiece wearable associated with the first user and the earpiece wearable associated with the second user, wherein the sending of the audio messages is activated by head movement sensed with an inertial sensor of the earpiece wearable performing the sending. The method further includes maintaining a record of the audio messages stored on a machine readable memory..
Bragi Gmbh

Fibrous energy harvesting device having corrugated structure and wearable item including the same

A fibrous energy harvesting device having a corrugated structure includes a first fiber layer acting as an electrified body for generation of triboelectric energy, and a second fiber layer acting as an electrified body for generation of triboelectric energy. The first fiber layer is attached to an upper surface of the second fiber layer and has a corrugated structure..
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Chosun University

Smartcards, rfid devices, wearables and methods

Coupling frames comprising a conductive (metal) surface with a slit (s) or non-conductive stripe (ncs) extending from an outer edge to an inner position thereof, and overlapping a transponder device. A coupling frame with slit for coupling with an inductive or capacitive device (inductor or capacitor) may be used at any ism frequency band to concentrate surface current around the slit.

Oled device and manufacturing method thereof, and flexible display unit

The invention discloses an oled device including: a flexible substrate; a first anode and a second anode on the flexible substrate and being spaced from each other to form a channel therebetween; a flexible electrically-conductive assembly in the channel and connecting the first anode with the second anode; a first organic light emitting layer on the first anode and a second organic light emitting layer on the second anode; and a cathode on the first and the second organic light emitting layers. The invention can improve the flexibility of the anode of the oled device, reduce an actual continuous length of the anode on a bending direction, reduce the probability of crack generation in the process of the oled device being bent by external force, and therefore can increase bendable and wearable abilities of a flexible oled display device formed by such oled device..
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Wearable display

A system for an adult costume toy for entertainment. The system composes at least one cone; a plurality of led lights configured to be controlled by a microprocessor; at least one motor coupled to a propeller; a memory; at least one battery configured to supply power to the motor, led lights, microprocessor and memory; at a plurality of user interface buttons configured to receive a plurality of user input.

Wearable sport fishing system and method

The present invention is a method and system of determining and collecting data such as, location, weather, temperature, and time to users of a mobile devices. Mobile devices such as smart phones, tablets, internet computers, and other hand held mobile devices may be ideal for tracking historical data based upon a user's activities and previous locations.

Invisible indication of duress via wearable

Methods, devices, and systems are provided for invisibly indicating duress via a wearable device. In response to determining a duress condition associated with a user exists, a duress signal is provided to components of the access control system.
Assa Abloy Ab

Hand hygiene system

A hand hygiene monitoring system is provided. The hand hygiene monitoring system includes a wearable device coupled to a user, and a beacon associated with a hand hygiene station and configured to communicate with the wearable device.
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh

Target behavior monitoring system

A method for behavior monitoring using a wearable detector is described. The method includes detecting a force of a patient action using the detector worn by the patient.
Hbh Development, Llc

Security and tracking systems and related methods

Security and tracking systems disclosed herein include a server coupled with a database, a computing device coupled with the database and including a display, and a wearable recording device (device) configured to record audio and video, the device having an identifier associated with the user through the database. One or more user interfaces are displayed on the display and include one or more inputs configured to associate the identifier with the user through the database.

Pairable secure-access facilities

Systems and methods are provided for providing access to secure-access facilities based on pairing of the secure-access facilities with a user device such as a wearable device. A pairable secure-access facility may be a public storage facility or device such as a locker that includes communications circuitry for pairing with the user device.
Ebay Inc.

Parking space routing

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for parking space routing. For example, parking data for a parking region, such as a parking lot, may be obtained from one or more data sources (e.g., vehicle sensor data, a parking lot camera, parking meter transaction data, etc.).
Inrix Inc.

Digital assistant integration with music services

A digital assistant supported across devices such as smartphones, tablets, personal computers (pcs), wearable computing devices, game consoles, and the like is configured to interact with one or more music and/or search services so that various user experiences, content, or features that enhance a user's involvement with music and other media content can be integrated with the digital assistant and rendered as a native digital assistant user experience. The digital assistant is configured to behave like the user's personal radio host or disc jockey (dj), for example, by determining the user's intent and preferences, maintaining awareness of history and context, performing tasks and actions to curate personalized playlists and offer them at contextually-relevant times and places, providing information, recommendations, content, and commentary relating to the user's music, and proactively interacting with the user to make existing music easy to find and new music easy to discover..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Apparatus and expanded touch sensitive actuation of a user interface button

A user interface apparatus and method are provided for gloved and non-gloved touch sensitive button actuation. A user interface (100) embodied as a body wearable harness (104) provides a touch button control system having an activation button (120) and functional touch sensitive control buttons (108, 110, 140).
Motorola Solutions, Inc

Apparatus and expanded touch sensitive actuation of a user interface button

A user interface apparatus and method are provided for gloved and non-gloved touch sensitive button actuation. A user interface (100) embodied as a body wearable harness (104) provides a touch button control system having an activation button (120) and functional touch sensitive control buttons (108, 110, 140).
Motorola Solutions, Inc

Systems, devices, and methods for gesture identification

Systems, devices, and methods adapt established concepts from natural language processing for use in gesture identification algorithms. A gesture identification system includes sensors, a processor, and a non-transitory processor-readable memory that stores data and/or instructions for performing gesture identification.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Smart material for electrostatic haptic feedback

This disclosure relates to a smart material for providing haptic feedback, as well as haptic actuators, and suitably haptic actuation resulting from electroactive materials. Such haptic actuators are useful in structural materials, including as elements of wearables or accessories..
Immersion Corporation

Use of body-area network (ban) as a kinetic user interface (kui)

In an embodiment of the present invention a body area network may have one or more of the following features: (a) a plurality of wearable electronic devices, which may have one or more of the following features: (i) a housing, (ii) a sensor operatively connected to the housing, wherein the sensor is configured to sense an excitation event; and (iii) a transceiver operatively connected to the sensor, wherein the transceiver is configured to receive a data signal encoding the excitation event from the sensor and transmit the data signal to a second transceiver disposed within a second wearable electronic device, (b) a processor disposed within the housing of at least one of the wearable electronic devices is configured to determine a kinetic user action associated with the excitation event from the data signal encoding of the excitation event, (c) a mobile device operatively coupled to at least one of the plurality of wearable electronic devices, (d) a data service operatively coupled to the mobile device, and (e) a network operatively coupled to the mobile device and the data service.. .
Bragi Gmbh

Foldable display device and electronic apparatus with the same and control the same

The present disclosure relates to a foldable display device. The foldable display device includes: a first display screen; a second display screen; a third display screen; a first connector connecting the first display screen and the second display screen; and a second connector connecting the second display screen and the third display screen, wherein the second display screen can rotate around the first connector and the third display screen can rotate around the second connector.
Hefei Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Wearable computer case and wearable computer

An externally rigid to semi-rigid wearable computer case for housing various computer components may include two different types of external sides: ventilated-sides and a non-ventilated side. In some embodiments, the wearable computer case may have four to five ventilated-sides.
Smolding Bv

Wearable device and data transmission method

The disclosure discloses a wearable computing device (wcd) that would selectively and automatically activate a transceiver of the wcd for data transmission based on sensor data obtained from a sensor module of the wcd. In some example, the sensor module may convert the physical movements of the wcd into sensor data.
Motiv Inc.

Wearable smart device and control method therefor

A wearable smart device capable of providing both improved appearance and various functions to a user is disclosed. Disclosed are the wearable smart device and a control method therefor, the wearable smart device comprising: a first ring worn on a user's body; a first display unit arranged on the outer circumferential part of the first ring; and a second ring arranged on the outer circumferential part of the first ring and movably coupled to the first ring, wherein the second ring is configured to be selectively moved to a first position covering the first display unit or to a second position exposing the first display unit..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Mounting fixture for wearable device

To provide a mounting fixture for a wearable device that can be used by attaching to a pair of eyeglasses. A body 2 includes a u-shaped metallic band 4 and a synthetic resin made-holding member 6, the holding member 6 being attached to a top end of the u-shaped band 4.
Westunitis Co., Ltd.

Chemical sensors for detection and display of environmental hazards

Described herein are systems and methods for coupling environmental hazard detection and actuation of a wearable chemical sensor at a molecular level. The chemical sensor may be a wearable chemical sensor implemented as a powder, cream, lacquer or other wearable construct.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Waterproof holster

A waterproof holster includes articulating main body and cover that come together to form a cavity that is sealed off from the external environment. A sealing component improves the sealing of the main body and cover.
Serco Mold Inc.

Laser name badge

An assembly which includes a light pack comprising an optically transparent portion to display a name/access badge, a first light emitting device attached to the light pack, a lasing device attached to the light pack, wherein the three individual elements are combined into a single, integral device, thereby providing wearable, hands-free lighting.. .

Wearable mobility device

A wearable mobility device comprising a base for the placement of a shoe, the base including a heel-support section, a battery pack, a tail reflector, and a wireless receiver. The device including a first wheel having a wheel hub motor embedded therein, the motor rotatably connected to a first partial axial shaft connected to the base.
Acton, Inc.

Assembly for extrication and rescue

A rescue assembly for rapid extrication of a victim from a dangerous environment includes a wearable base member (101, 201) and a rescue strap (103, 104) deployable therefrom. The rescue strap (103, 104) extends outwardly from the base member (101, 201) allowing a rescuer to form a secure connection to a rescue for extrication.

Systems and methods for detecting health disorders

According to some embodiments, a wearable medical device capable of treating a patient presenting with syncope is provided. The wearable medical device includes a memory storing event profile information, a battery, at least one treatment electrode coupled to the battery, at least one processor coupled to the memory and the at least one treatment electrode, and an event manager executed by the at least one processor.
Zoll Medical Corporation

Systems and methods for configuring a wearable medical monitoring and/or treatment device

A system including an ambulatory medical treatment device is provided. The ambulatory medical treatment device includes a memory, a treatment component configured to treat a patient, at least one processor coupled to the memory and the treatment component, a user interface component, and a system interface component.
Zoll Medical Corporation

Systems, devices, and methods for providing electrotherapy

Systems, devices and methods for providing a pressurized fluid for facilitating conductive gel release prior to providing cardiac therapy to a patient are disclosed. A first system can include a chemical reaction chamber including a first chemical and a second chemical isolated from each other by a mechanical barrier.
Zoll Medical Corporation

Wearable cardioverter defibrillator (wcd) system measuring patient's respiration

A wearable cardioverter defibrillator (“wcd”) system may include an impedance detector configured to render an impedance signal of the patient. The wcd system may determine, from the impedance signal, a characteristic of breathing by the patient that can be used as a vital sign.
West Affum Holdings Corp.

Wearable drug delivery device

A wearable drug delivery device has a needle assembly and a drug vial arranged side-by-side. This arrangement makes the device compact so that it can be easily worn around a user's wrist, for example.
Summit Street Medical Llc

Wearable situational stress management device

An electrical discharge device including an array of spring-load electrical contacts, said contacts electrically coupled to a multiplexer and a programmable power supply; a processor, said processor coupled to the power supply and the multiplexer; a memory, coupled to said processor, said memory including non-transitory, processor instructions operable to direct the processor to perform a method including measuring relative resistance between each pair of said electrical contacts, and applying a pre-determined electrical discharge to a pair of the electrical contacts in response to said measuring. Embodiment includes applying at least a portion of the electrical contacts to human skin substantially near an acupoint wherein said pair of electrical contacts is the pair having the least resistance between them..
Mindframers, Inc.

Wearable monitoring device

A system, method, and device for monitoring a physiological characteristic and/or response of a user includes a wearable monitoring device for displaying a status level of a physiological characteristic and/or response. When attached to or against the user's body, the wearable monitoring device includes an optical signal assembly configured to generate an optical signal based on a reflection or transmission of light from a detected travel of blood and/or pulse wave of the user and received by one or more sensors disposed along the user's extremity.
Garmin Switzerland Gmbh

Blood pressure estimation by wearable computing device

According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a method for estimating blood pressure is provided, comprising training a machine learning model on a cohort data set. The cohort data set may include subject-specific contextual data, time-varying features, and blood pressure measurements for a plurality of subjects.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System and brain event capture monitoring and evaluating with respect to accumulated histories

A method for diagnosing and rapidly introducing treatment to a subject suffering visible or non-visible traumatic brain injury is provided. A wearable array of electroencephalography (eeg) sensors in electrical communication with a communications capability to one or more subjects is present.

Pulsebeat measurement apparatus, wearable device and pulsebeat measurement method

A pulsebeat measurement apparatus includes: a temperature measurement unit configured to measure, by contacting a human body, a temperature of a contact surface; and a processing unit configured to process a measurement result obtained by the temperature measurement unit. The processing unit includes: an extraction unit configured to extract a change in temperature caused by a pulsation based on the measurement result, and a pulsebeat measurement unit configured to measure a pulsebeat based on an interval between the changes in temperature..
Kddi Corporation

Layered and multi-sectional pulse wave sensors and use thereof

An apparatus includes a wearable sensor structure that includes multiple individual sensor units placed in a row. Each individual sensor unit includes a first portion to contact a surface of skin under which arteries and/or veins are to be located, and a second portion that contacts the first portion and is configured to have a capacitance.
International Business Machines Corporation

Wearable wafer turn clip and related apparatus, systems, and methods

A wearable wafer turn clip may selectably connect a device and/or device mount to an article, such as an operator's clothing. The wearable wafer turn clip may include a body ring forming a partial annulus, a grip ring forming a flange extending outwardly of the body ring, and an inner section extending inwardly from the body ring into a center area of the annulus of the body ring.
Jessir, Llc

Connectors for attaching one or more wearable devices to eyewear

A connector assembly configured for attaching an item to eyewear may include a base having an adapter and a retainer, the adapter configured to detachably couple the base to the item using a magnet, ferromagnetic material, or a combination thereof, and an elastic member coupled to the retainer, the elastic member including a first loop portion adjacent a first end of the retainer, a second loop portion adjacent a second end of the retainer, and a tab connected to least one of the first loop portion and the second loop portion.. .
Pogotec, Inc.

Backpack carrier device

Embodiments herein discloses a wearable device for holding a backpack. The device comprising a base member and a flexible support member.
Free-back Srl

Odor-absorbing pocket liner

An odor-absorbing pocket liner retrofittable to wearable items capable of storing and neutralizing odors emanating from pungent materials includes an elongated pouch, an odor-absorbing layer, and a sealing mechanism. The odor-absorbing pocket liner can be integrated or retrofitted to wearable items to provide a pocket for storing and isolating pungent materials.

Smart phone platform for kids

A phone and system is disclosed which includes a programmed button(s) that initiates a telephone call from the phone to a second phone. In some embodiments, the phone may be a toy or instructional equipment configured to provide for example, children a device to learn how to converse over a telephone call with trusted parties.

Binaural sound in visual entertainment media

A method provides binaural sound to a listener while the listener watches a movie so sounds from the movie localize to a location of a character in the movie. Sound is convolved with head related transfer functions (hrtfs) of the listener, and the convolved sound is provided to the listener who wears a wearable electronic device..

Forensic wearable body camera

A forensic wearable body camera for recording still pictures, video and audio signals, having a dustproof and waterproof housing, a lens assembly and illumination means located on a front surface of said housing. The camera also includes a hdmi port for connecting said camera to a walkie-talkie radio, a push to talk button, a microphone and a speaker.

Portable, wearable radio

A portable, wearable radio includes a modular harness having the flexibility to be reconfigured into a plurality of different profiles, the modular harness having an interior and a plurality of radio components removably disposed within the interior of the modular harness. The plurality of radio components includes a first radio component, a second radio component electrically coupled to the first radio component via a first flexible electrical connector, and a third radio component electrically coupled to the first radio component via at least one of a group selected from the first flexible electrical connector and a second flexible electrical connector..
Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Voice processing apparatus, wearable apparatus, mobile terminal, and voice processing method

A voice processing apparatus includes: a scenario storing unit configured to store a scenario as text information; a sound collecting unit configured to collect sound uttered by an utterer; a voice recognizing unit configured to perform voice recognition on the sound collected by the sound collecting unit; and a subtitle generating unit configured to read the text information from the scenario storing unit, to generate subtitles, and to change a display of a portion which has been already uttered by the utterer in a character string of the subtitles on the basis of a result of voice recognition by the voice recognizing unit.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Wearable device for speech training

A wearable utterance training system includes a wearable utterance training device. The system may, for example: (1) receive one or more target utterances from the user; (2) detect a use of one of the one or more target utterances by the user; and (3) in response, provide one or more responsive effects.
Viesoft, Inc.

Method, system, and battery life extension and peripheral expansion of a wearable data collection device

An apparatus for providing an external power supply, memory device, camera, and/or other peripheral capabilities to a head-mounted data collection device may include a first portion releasably connecting to the data collection device. The first portion may have a first data port interface configured for connection to a corresponding data port interface of the data collection device.

Wearable device and system

The present invention relates to a wearable device, wearable on an upper limb of a user. The wearable device includes a sensor apparatus, a control apparatus, and an alarm apparatus.
Positec Power Tools (suzhou) Co., Ltd.

Wearable ultrasonic sensors with haptic signaling for blindside risk detection and notification

Devices, non-transitory computer-readable media and methods for providing a haptic signal based upon a detection of an object are disclosed. For example, the processor of a device may transmit a first ultrasonic signal via an ultrasonic emitter and detect an object based upon a receiving of a reflected signal via an ultrasonic detector, where the reflected signal comprises a reflection of the first ultrasonic signal from the object.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Inferring periods of non-use of a wearable device

A wearable computing device is described that predicts, based on movement detected, over time, by the wearable computing device, one or more future periods of time during which the wearable computing device will not be used. Responsive to determining that the wearable computing device is not being used at a current time, the wearable computing device determines whether the current time coincides with at least one period of time from the one or more future periods of time.
Google Llc

Periodic stress tracking

A wearable device includes one or more biometric sensors configured to determine biometric data of a wearer of the wearable device and a stress assessment tool. The stress assessment tool is configured to determine a periodic stress score, via a machine-learning model, based at least on the biometric data, visually present, via a display associated with the wearable device, a graphical user interface (gui) including the periodic stress score, receive wearer feedback evaluating the accuracy of the periodic stress score, adjust the machine-learning model based on the wearer feedback, determine a reassessed periodic stress score, via the machine-learning model, and visually present, via the display, the reassessed periodic stress score in the gui..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Wearable user interface device

This invention provides a signal processing and signal synthesis technique from a family of signal processing and signal synthesis techniques designed to readily interwork or be used individually in creating new forms of rich musical timbres. A real-time controllable mix of a plurality of multiple output frequency-reduced signals and the cross-products of these signals provides rich animated harmonically partitioned spectra.

Sensors-based automatic reconfiguration of multiple screens in wearable devices and flexible displays

Embodiments for providing a wearable device are generally described herein. A wearable device may include a processor having memory and communicatively coupled to a plurality of display areas; and an orientation sensing module communicatively coupled to the processor to determine at least one of an orientation and a location of at least one of the plurality of display areas with respect to a point of view of a user; wherein the processor provides a function for at least one of the plurality of display areas based on the determined at least one of the orientation and the location of at least one of the plurality of display areas by the orientation sensing module..
Intel Corporation

Display control device, control method thereof, and display control system

A display control device, a control method thereof, and a display control system are provided. The display control method includes: acquiring a gaze position on a display image while eyes are gazing at a current display image, and acquiring a current brain wave while the eyes are gazing at the current display image; determining a control instruction corresponding to the current brain wave according to the current brain wave, in condition that a characterized parameter of the current brain wave meets a preset condition; executing an operation corresponding to the control instruction on the display image being gazed.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Wearable electronic device including metal strap

According to various example embodiments, a wearable electronic device is provided, the wearable electronic device including a metal housing used as an antenna radiator and electrically connected to a communication circuit, at least one metal strap coupled to at least one region of the metal housing, and a non-conductive member comprising a non-conductive material disposed between the metal strap and the metal housing, wherein the non-conductive member electrically insulates the metal strap and the metal housing.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Systems, devices, and methods for focusing laser projectors

Systems, devices, and methods for focusing laser projectors are described. A laser projector includes n≥1 laser diodes, each of which emits laser light having a divergence.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for focusing laser projectors

Systems, devices, and methods for focusing laser projectors are described. A laser projector includes n≥1 laser diodes, each of which emits laser light having a divergence.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Wearable electronic apparatus

A wearable electronic apparatus is provided. The wearable electronic apparatus includes: a head-mounted headphone having two sound generators and an elastic headband connected to the two sound generators; a display assembly having two end parts and a central part located between the two end parts; and two connecting mechanisms.
Shenzhen Royole Technologies Co., Ltd.

Systems, articles, and methods for integrating holographic optical elements with eyeglass lenses

Systems, articles, and methods that integrate photopolymer film with eyeglass lenses are described. One or more hologram(s) may be recorded into/onto the photopolymer film to enable the lens to be used as a transparent holographic combiner in a wearable heads-up display employing an image source, such as a microdisplay or a scanning laser projector.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, articles, and methods for integrating holographic optical elements with eyeglass lenses

Systems, articles, and methods that integrate photopolymer film with eyeglass lenses are described. One or more hologram(s) may be recorded into/onto the photopolymer film to enable the lens to be used as a transparent holographic combiner in a wearable heads-up display employing an image source, such as a microdisplay or a scanning laser projector.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for preventing eyebox degradation in a wearable heads-up display

Systems, devices, and methods for preventing eyebox degradation in wearable heads-up displays (“whuds”) are described. A whud may provide an eyebox defined by multiple spatially-separated exit pupils, where the size of the eyebox is influenced by the spacing between the exit pupils.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for preventing eyebox degradation in a wearable heads-up display

Systems, devices, and methods for preventing eyebox degradation in wearable heads-up displays (“whuds”) are described. A whud may provide an eyebox defined by multiple spatially-separated exit pupils, where the size of the eyebox is influenced by the spacing between the exit pupils.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for wearable heads-up displays

Systems, devices, and methods for transparent displays that are well-suited for use in wearable heads-up displays are described. Such transparent displays include one or more scanning projector(s) that is/are mounted on or proximate the lens portion(s) thereof, directly in the field of view of the user.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Navigation device and method

A wearable tactile navigation device and method. The wearable tactile navigation device includes a tactile navigation actuator.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Seamless handover of ongoing activities between a vehicle and a wearable device

Systems and methods for handover of activities between a vehicle and a wearable device involve pairing the wearable device and a vehicle device with a wireless telephone. The proximity of the wearable device and the intention of a wearer of the device are determined and used to transfer information between the wireless telephone and the wearable device and/or the vehicle device in a seamless manner.
Daimler Ag

Wearable cold packs utilizing a cooling agent

A wearable cold pack formed with a reservoir for retention of liquid, and a cooling agent composition including salt mixed with water in the reservoir. The salt having a capacity to provide an endothermic effect to enhance cooling when mixed with water.
Frosty Cold, Llc

Portable dunnage bag inflation system

Various embodiments provide a compact, portable dunnage bag inflation system that provides an air source that is easily carried by a user via a wearable container. Generally, the dunnage bag inflation system includes a portable dunnage bag inflator having an air generator that, in operation, expels air through an outlet.
Signode Industrial Group Llc

Navigation terminal, navigation system, wearable terminal, navigation method, and recording medium

A navigation terminal includes a communicator, an alerter, and a processor. The processor obtains destination information indicating a user's destination, obtains first location information indicating the location of the navigation terminal, starts navigation according to a route calculated based on the destination information and the first location information, obtains second location information indicating the location of the navigation terminal after starting the navigation, starts the alerter when the distance from the location indicated by the second location information to a predetermined spot on the route becomes smaller than or equal to the first distance, and causes the communicator to transmit a control signal to a wearable terminal of the user to vibrate a vibrator in the wearable terminal when the distance from the location indicated by the second location information to the predetermined spot becomes smaller than or equal to a second distance smaller than the first distance..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Wearable exercise apparatuses

An exercise apparatus includes a pair of apparatuses wearable on feet of a user. Each apparatus is configurable between expanded configurations and compressed configurations to simulate a selected motion when the user wearing the pair of apparatuses travels by foot.

Apparatus and electromagnetic treatment

Described herein are electromagnetic treatment devices for treatment of tissue. In particular, described herein are lightweight, wearable, low-energy variations that are specifically configured to specifically and sufficiently apply energy within a specific bandpass of frequencies of a target biological pathway, such as the binding of calcium to calmodulin, and thereby regulate the pathway.

Multifunction buckle for a wearable device

The present disclosure relates to the field of electronic engineering. The present disclosure envisages a multifunction buckle that integrates multiple health monitoring devices.
Cu Wellness, Inc.

Wearable electronic device and manufacturing thereof

A wearable electronic device includes a body part made of a non-ceramic material, having an inner surface and an outer surface, wherein at least one cavity having a depth is arranged on the inner surface of the body part, an electronic part arranged in the at least one cavity, which electronic part has a thickness that is less than the depth of the at least one cavity, and a coating made of a moldable filler material on the inner surface of the body part, covering the electronic part and the at least one cavity.. .
Oura Health Oy

Multifunction modular strap for a wearable device

The present disclosure relates to the field of electronic engineering. The present disclosure envisages a multifunction modular strap that integrates multiple health monitoring devices.
Cu Wellness, Inc.

Portable skin condition measuring device, skin condition analyzing method, and program using the same

Disclosed are a portable skin condition measuring device, a skin condition analyzing method, and a program using the same. The skin condition analyzing method includes receiving input alternating current data and return alternating current data from the skin condition measuring device through a wireless communication, and comparing and analyzing the input alternating current data with the return alternating current data to provide skin condition information.
Waywearable, Inc.

Systems, devices, and/or methods for managing patient monitoring

Certain exemplary embodiments can provide an bracelet wearable by a user on a wrist of the user. The bracelet comprises a processor communicatively coupled to an information device of a medical care facility, wherein the information device is constructed to receive and store vital sign information for a plurality of patients of the medical care facility.

Wearable smart band

A wearable smart band and comprises a fixing band provided so as to be wearable on a joint of a user including a human, an animal, a machine, etc; a receptacle member formed on the fixing band so that a tool, a machine part, a device, and an information device is located, and having an upper part covered by a cover; a flexible band provided on one side of the fixing band, whereof the shape of the fixing band is transformed according to movement of the user's joint; and an inserting and drawing assembly having one end is connected to the flexible band and the other end connected to the information device or the cover, wherein the information device or cover is drawn or inserted from or into the receptacle member by the transformation of the flexible band according to the movement of the user's joint.. .
Spheredyne Co., Ltd.

Skin touchpad

The invention provides a method to turn the user's skin into a touchpad device. In the case of a wearable electronic device this can be accomplished by using one or more cameras which face the area of the user's skin that will be used as a touchpad.
State Of Israel, Ministry Of Agriculture & Rural Development, Agricultural Research Organization

Disengaging movement assistance

A device, non-transitory computer-readable medium, and method for disengaging a corrective action via a wearable unit are disclosed. In one example, a processor may receive a movement model for a type of motion of a user, collect sensor data associated with the type of motion of the user from a plurality of sensors of a wearable unit, and determine that the sensor data is not in accordance with the movement model.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Power sensitive wireless communication radio management

In one example, a wearable device includes one or more processors, a plurality of communication components, one or more motion sensors configured to detect motion of the wearable device and generate, based on the detected motion, motion data, and a storage device configured to store at least one module. The at least one module may be operable by the one or more processors to: responsive to determining that the wearable device is not connected to the computing device using the first communication technology, determine, based on the motion data, whether the wearable device is currently being worn, and responsive to determining that the wearable device is currently being worn, establish the wireless connection to the computing device using the second communication component..
Google Llc

System and automatically detecting and initiating a walk

A system, method, and apparatus for detecting the start of a walk event. The method comprises identifying the location of a wearable device; determining if the wearable device has exited a geo-fence zone; confirming that a wearable device is in a walk mode if it is determined that the wearable device has exited a geo-fence zone and that the wearable device is not connected to a wireless network; enabling a gps receiver; continuously recording the location of the wearable device received from the gps receiver while the wearable device is in a walk mode; and transmitting the recorded location of the wearable device while the wearable device is in a walk mode..
Mars, Incorporated

Wearable system configured to receive audio signals through dock

A wearable system configured to receive audio signals through a dock includes a wearable device (e.g., earphones) and the dock. The wearable device stores user-end audio files and a token therein and has a first connection port (e.g., a pogo-pin socket).
Fuelstation Inc.

Image capture systems, devices, and methods that autofocus based on eye-tracking

Image capture systems, devices, and methods that automatically focus on objects in the user's field of view based on where the user is looking/gazing are described. The image capture system includes an eye tracker subsystem in communication with an autofocus camera to facilitate effortless and precise focusing of the autofocus camera on objects of interest to the user.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Image capture systems, devices, and methods that autofocus based on eye-tracking

Image capture systems, devices, and methods that automatically focus on objects in the user's field of view based on where the user is looking/gazing are described. The image capture system includes an eye tracker subsystem in communication with an autofocus camera to facilitate effortless and precise focusing of the autofocus camera on objects of interest to the user.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Wearable misplacement

An access control system is described in which a primary credential device has a master key and a secondary credential device has a key derived from the master key. Both the master key and the derivative key are required to gain access to the resource protected by the access control system.
Assa Abloy Ab

Portable power case

Systems, methods, and articles for a portable power case are disclosed. The portable power case is comprised of at least one battery and at least one pcb.
Lat Enterprises, Inc., D/b/a Medipak Energy Systems

Circuits and methods for wearable device charging and wired control

Methods and devices for wired charging and communication with a wearable device are described. In one embodiment, a symmetrical contact interface comprises a first contact pad and a second contact pad, and particular wired circuitry is coupled to the first and second contact pads to enable charging as well as receive and transmit communications via the contact pads as part of various device states..
Snap Inc

Circuits and methods for wearable device charging and wired control

Methods and devices for wired charging and communication with a wearable device are described. In one embodiment, a symmetrical contact interface comprises a first contact pad and a second contact pad, and particular wired circuitry is coupled to the first and second contact pad to enable charging as well as receive and transmit communications via the contact pads as part of various device states..
Snap Inc.

Portable battery pack comprising a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin

A portable battery pack comprising a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin is disclosed, wherein the pouch or skin can be provided in different colors and/or patterns. Further, the pouch or skin can be molle-compatible.
Lat Enterprises, Inc., D/b/a Medipak Energy Systems

System and providing simulated environment

Present disclosure relates to a system for providing a simulated environment and a method thereof. The system comprises a first wearable device, a second wearable device and a computing device.
Htc Corporation

Monitoring video analysis system and monitoring video analysis method

A monitoring video analysis system includes a wearable camera and a back end server that receives video data files of a captured video. The back end server detects an object appearing in frames constituting the received video data file, for each frame.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Method and accessing wi-fi network

A method in the embodiments of the present invention includes: when the wearable device receives an instruction of a user or an electronic device, obtaining, by the wearable device, an image that includes access information of a wi-fi network; and analyzing, by the wearable device, the image, obtaining the access information of the wi-fi network, and sending the access information of the wi-fi network to the electronic device, so that the electronic device accesses the corresponding wi-fi network according to the access information of the wi-fi network; or sending, by the wearable device, the image to the electronic device, so that the electronic device accesses the corresponding wi-fi network according to the image. The present invention is applied to a procedure of accessing a wireless network..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Software application transmission via body interface using a wearable device in conjunction with removable body sensor arrays system and method

A method for communicating data from wearable devices, the method includes sensing data with a wearable sensor worn by an individual and communicating the data from the wearable sensor to an earpiece worn by the individual. The method may further include communicating software instructions for analyzing the data sensed with the wearable sensor from the wearable sensor to the earpiece.
Bragi Gmbh

Synchronization system comprising display device and wearable device, and controlling method

Disclosed are a synchronization system comprising a display device and a wearable device, and a controlling method. The synchronization system comprises: a display device for receiving a preset touch gesture, converting a displayed background image to a preset image, displaying the preset image, and transmitting a synchronization signal to a wearable device; and the wearable device for, when receiving the synchronization signal from the display device, displaying an image which is identical to the preset image of the display device, and synchronizing data with the display device..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Wearable device, touchscreen thereof, touch operation method thereof, and graphical user interface thereof

A wearable device, a touchscreen thereof, a touch operation method thereof, and a graphical user interface thereof are disclosed. The method includes: receiving a continuous slide for operating a particular touch area, and generating a continuous-slide signal, where the particular touch area is near a periphery of a touchscreen of the wearable device, and the particular touch area is a part of the touchscreen; and continuously adjusting at least one function of the wearable device according to the continuous-slide signal..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Touchless user interface navigation using gestures

An example method includes displaying, by a display (104) of a wearable device (100), a content card (114b); receiving, by the wearable device, motion data generated by a motion sensor (102) of the wearable device that represents motion of a forearm of a user of the wearable device; responsive to determining, based on the motion data, that the user has performed a movement that includes a supination of the forearm followed by a pronation of the forearm at an acceleration that is less than an acceleration of the supination, displaying, by the display, a next content card (114c); and responsive to determining, based on the motion data, that the user has performed a movement that includes a supination of the forearm followed by a pronation of the forearm at an acceleration that is greater than an acceleration of the supination, displaying, by the display, a previous content card (114a).. .
Google Llc

System, method, and man-machine interaction

A man-machine interaction system, method, and apparatus, the man-machine interaction system includes a wearable device and a display device. The wearable device includes an image acquiring module, a memory, a processor, an image projecting module, and an information transmission interface.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for providing electrostatic haptic effects via a wearable or handheld device

One illustrative system disclosed herein includes a computing device with an electrostatic force (“esf”) haptic output device coupled to a surface of the computing device. The esf haptic output device comprises a signal electrode that includes an insulation layer and a conductive layer positioned proximate to the insulation layer and the conductive layer is electrically coupled to a voltage supply to receive an amount of voltage for generating an esf haptic effect, which can include a dynamic esf haptic effect or a static esf haptic effect.
Immersion Corporation

Wearable wireless hmi device

A wearable gesture control interface apparatus is used to control a controllable device based on gestures provided by a user. The wearable gesture control interface apparatus includes (i) sensors configured to detect user orientation and movement and generate corresponding sensor data and (ii) a microcontroller configured to: sample the sensor data from the sensors, determine whether the sensor data from one of the sensors meets transmission criteria; and if the sensor data meets the transmission criteria, transmitting control data corresponding to all of the sensors to the controllable device..
Protocode Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for proximity-based eye tracking

Systems, devices, and methods for proximity-based eye tracking are described. A proximity sensor positioned near the eye monitors the distance to the eye, which varies depending on the position of the corneal bulge.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for proximity-based eye tracking

Systems, devices, and methods for proximity-based eye tracking are described. A proximity sensor positioned near the eye monitors the distance to the eye, which varies depending on the position of the corneal bulge.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Gaze direction mapping

A method for determining correspondence between a gaze direction and an environment around a wearable device is disclosed. The wearable device may include an eye tracking device and an outward facing image sensor.
Tobii Ab

Monitoring video analysis system and monitoring video analysis method

A monitoring video analysis system includes a wearable camera that is held or possessed by a user, and a back end server that receives a captured video. The wearable camera records a captured video by capturing a video of a scene for each ten minutes.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Systems, devices, and methods for splitter optics in wearable heads-up displays

Systems, devices, and methods for optical splitters are described. An optical splitter includes a transparent polygonal structure having an input side to receive light from a light source and an output side that is segmented into multiple facets.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Wearable device having a monolithically integrated multi-sensor device on a semiconductor substrate and method therefor

A wearable device is provided having multiple sensors configured to detect and measure different parameters of interest. The wearable device includes at least one monolithic integrated multi-sensor (mims) device.
Versana Micro Inc.

Human body wearable device and operation method thereof

According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, there is provided a human body wearable device including: a light emitting unit for generating light to outside, a light receiving unit for receiving light incident from outside; and a control unit for controlling an operation of the light emitting unit and detecting an intensity of light incident on the light receiving unit depending on the operation of the light emitting unit, and detecting a wearing state of the human body wearable device based on an intensity of detected light, wherein the control unit detects the wearing state using a difference value between an intensity of the light incident on the light receiving unit in an on section of the light emitting unit and that of the light incident on the light receiving unit in an off section of the light emitting unit.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

System and synchronizing external compression of a limb for increased blood

Embodiments relate to devices, systems and methods of assisting blood flow return to the heart from a limb. The device comprising a wearable garment (115) and a compression apparatus (110) embedded in the garment (115) for applying an external compression according to a compression sequence to a muscle of a limb of a user based on real-time measurements regarding a cardiac cycle having a diastolic phase and systolic phase of the user and real-time measurements of muscle activity.
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Wearable electronic media support and storage system

An adjustable, wearable support and storage system for suspending electronic media, particularly tablet computers, ereaders, and smartphones, in a hands free manner outward from the body in virtually any position.. .

Power consumption control wearable device, and wearable device

The present invention provides a power consumption control method for a wearable device, and a wearable device. The method includes: receiving, when a modem of a wearable device is in an off state, remote wireless communication service information transmitted by a terminal through short range communications; or receiving, by a wearable device when a modem of the wearable device is in an on state, content, sent by a network device, of the remote wireless communication service.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Intelligent infant monitoring system and infant monitoring hub and infant learning receptivity detection system

Provided are mechanisms and processes for more effectively monitoring infants to enhance caregiving and infant development. A system may include a wearable infant monitoring device, transmission interface, and monitoring hub.
Smilables Inc.

Head-mounted display and intelligent tool for generating and displaying augmented reality content

A system for displaying augmented reality content includes an intelligent tool and a wearable-computing device. The intelligent tool is configured to obtain at least one measurement of an object using at least one sensor mounted to the intelligent tool, and communicate the at least one measurement to a device in communication with the intelligent tool.
Daqri, Llc

Intelligent tool for generating augmented reality content

An intelligent tool is configured to communicate with a wearable computing device to provide information that the wearable computing device uses to generate and/or display augmented reality content to a user of the wearable computing device. The intelligent tool includes a handle for a user to grip an intelligent tool, an engagement portion coupled to the handle, the engagement portion being configured to engage with an object, at least one sensor mounted to the engagement portion, the sensor configured to obtain information associated with the object, and one or more hardware processors in communication with the at least one sensor configured to store the obtained information.
Daqri, Llc

Periocular test for mixed reality calibration

A wearable device can include an inward-facing imaging system configured to acquire images of a user's periocular region. The wearable device can determine a relative position between the wearable device and the user's face based on the images acquired by the inward-facing imaging system.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Devices for refractive field visualization

An apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention enables measurement and visualization of a refractive field such as a fluid. An embodiment device obtains video captured by a video camera with an imaging plane.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Virtual reality implementing the same

The present disclosure provides a virtual reality (vr) system, including: a display device for displaying a vr scene and being wearable; a manned mobile device for adjusting a position of a viewer according to the vr scene; and an auxiliary device for providing auxiliary functions according to the vr scene.. .
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Method of providing interaction in wearable device with a curved periphery

A method of user interaction in a wearable device with a curved periphery is provided. The method includes displaying a blob when an item is displayed on the screen of the wearable device, obtaining a first input on the curved periphery associated with the blob, obtaining a second input along the curved periphery in conjunction with the first input, and performing an action in the item displayed on the screen of the wearable device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Wearable device and functional module thereof

A wearable device includes a host and plural functional modules. The host includes a first housing and a controlling unit.
Compal Electronics, Inc.

Flexible band wearable electronic device

A flexible band wearable electronic device includes a plurality of rigid links. The flexible band wearable electronic device also includes a number of pivot joints coupling the plurality of rigid links together.

Wearable treatment of a neurocognitive condition

Provided are wearable systems and methods for treatment of a neurocognitive impairment, disease or disorder in a patient in need thereof comprising a visual field occluder useful, for example, in prism adaptation therapy.. .
Kessler Foundation Inc.

Techniques for image projection

Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques for image projection, such as in a computer-mediated reality system, for instance. Some embodiments are particularly directed to a computer-mediated reality system that is able to create an eyebox array for viewing images or sequences of images (e.g.
Intel Corporation

Process and system for determining a distance between a wearable object and a base station

For the process for determining a distance, there is provided a succession of coded signals at high frequency transmitted between a base station and a wearable object. A preparation of a response signal is conducted in the wearable object on reception of the first synchronisation signal after activation of the wearable object.
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

Process and system for secure access to a determined space by means of a wearable object

In the case of the process for secure access to a determined space, it is provided that after activation of the wearable object, a first coded signal is transmitted from the access or unlocking device, this first coded signal is received in the object and a coded response signal is transmitted with synchronisation to the device after a defined time of transmission. A processing of the coded response signal converted in the processing unit of the device is conducted in order to check the defined time delay and the response code of the wearable object and to determine the flight times of the signals between the device and the wearable object.
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

Dynamic proprioception

A wearable device such as a garment is disclosed, having at least one resistance element at a motion segment such as a hip or knee. The garment includes at least one sensor, for sensing a parameter.
Tau Orthopedics, Llc

Wearable cardioverter defibrillator (wcd) with power-saving function

A wearable cardioverter defibrillator (wcd) system has a processor that performs two different analyses to an ecg of the patient. A first-level analysis can be computationally economical, while a fuller second-level analysis can give shock/no-shock advice with more certainty.
West Affum Holdings Corp.

Wearable sensor devices and systems for patient care

A system for monitoring performance of a resuscitation activity on a patient by an acute care provider is provided. The system includes: a first wearable sensor configured to sense movement of a first portion of an acute care provider's hand; a second wearable sensor configured to sense movement of a second portion of the acute care provider's hand; and a controller.
Zoll Medical Corporation

Systems and methods for monitoring a subject's effective use of a self-contained portable positionable oscillating motor array

In some embodiments, a method may include monitoring use of a medical device. The method may include positioning a wearable harness of a medical device on a subject.
International Biophysics Corporation

Manual walk-assist and accessories combo

The present invention is a lower extremity exoskeleton wearable that acts as a walk-aid for the segment of the population that would otherwise have a limited ability to walk, or not be able to walk at all. The invention also provides for other functions curtailed by paraplegia, and other health issues.

Telemedical wearable sensing system for management of chronic venous disorders

A telemedical interface pressure monitoring system is provided for intermittent or continuous monitoring of the pressure that occurs at the interface between the body and a support surface such as with a compression device, cast or resting surface. The system simultaneously measures interface pressure at multiple compression positions as well as provide real-time measurement data to both patients and clinicians.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Monitoring, analysis, and feedback of anatomical pressure measurements

Techniques are provided for monitoring, analysis, and feedback of pressure measurements associated with anatomical regions of a subject user. A methodology implementing the techniques according to an embodiment includes receiving pressure measurement samples from a user-wearable device.
Intel Corporation

Method, system, and apparauts for remotely controlling and monitoring an electronic device

In one embodiment, a system, method, and apparatus are provided which enable remote monitoring and control of a patient's wearable medical device. The wearable medical device may collect bodily data that characterizes their condition and transmits such data to an electronic device viewable by a remote party such as a physician, close family member or friend, or other party communicatively linked in a treatment network.

Wearable and unobtrusive multi-sensor array and pulse wave velocity imaging

Novel and advantageous systems, devices, and methods for pulse wave velocity (pwv) imaging that enable precise central blood pressure (bp) estimation are provided. A multi-sensor array can provide two-dimensional pwv, thereby achieving the pwv imaging and precise central bp estimation.
The Chinese University Of Hong Kong

Wrist temperature rhythm acquisition apparatus and method, core temperature rhythm acquisition apparatus and method, and wearable device

A wrist temperature rhythm acquisition apparatus and method, a core temperature rhythm acquisition apparatus and method, and a wearable device are provided. The wrist temperature rhythm acquisition apparatus includes a data acquirer configured to acquire wrist temperature data of a user and external environment temperature data; and a processor configured to estimate wrist temperature rhythm data in which an influence of an external environment temperature is corrected, based on the acquired wrist temperature data and the acquired external environment temperature data..
Seoul National University R&db Foundation

System and providing directions haptically

Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices for providing directions haptically such that sight and hearing can continue unimpeded. In one exemplary embodiment, a wearable device (such as earphones, ear rings, gloves, glasses, or other wearable objects) configured as disclosed herein receives directions to an intended destination for a user, the directions comprising a movement action and a distance to the movement action.

Flexible band wearable electronic device

A flexible band wearable electronic device includes a plurality of rigid links. The flexible band wearable electronic device also includes a number of pivot joints coupling the plurality of rigid links together.

Wearable adaptive electroactive polymer fabric

A smart fabric may include a smart material such as an electroactive polymer (eap). An adaptive garment formed from the smart fabric may change textile density based on user needs, sensor states, context, and other inputs.

Load control adjustment from a wireless device

A wearable wireless device may be configured for control of a parameter of a load control device. The load control device may be responsive to a network device, for example, to provide fine tune adjustment of the parameter.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Microphone arrangement

The disclosure relates to a microphone arrangement comprising at least three groups of microphones that are mounted on a head-wearable support structure. The at least three groups of microphones comprising a first group of microphones with one or more microphones, a second group of microphones with one or more microphones, and a third group of microphones with one or more microphones, wherein the first group is mounted to a casing that accommodates signal transmission circuitry, the second group is mounted to slide with respect to the casing and the first group is mounted in a direction of a first axis.
Sennheiser Communications A/s

Wearable device capable of displaying information associated with a multimedia system

A wearable device includes a display unit, a communication unit and a processing unit. When the wearable device has established communication with a multimedia system through the communication unit, the processing unit selectively operates in a bending-line mode in which the processing unit causes the display unit to display a bending line which extends beside a visible boundary of the display unit around a reference point within a display region defined by the visible boundary, and which is associated with information provided by the multimedia system..
Tp Vision Holding B.v.

Voice-to-text mode based on ambient noise measurement

Some embodiments relate to a smart phone or a wearable device, such as a smart watch, and associated methods for enabling the ue device to switch from a normal mode to/from a voice-to-text mode and/or a text-to-voice mode. The transition to/from voice-to-text mode and/or text-to-voice mode may be conducted automatically or through manual selection by the user of the ue.
Apple Inc.

Devices and methods to compress sensor data

Devices and methods to compress sensor data are generally described herein. An exemplary wearable device to compress sensor data may include a sensor including circuitry to sense sensor data, and a communication circuit to receive, from a remote device, a detected link quality of a low-power communication channel used to communicate with the remote device.

Quick relay traffic management for cloud messaging

A quick relay communication protocol is used by an initiating communication device (such as a wearable electronic device, e.g., a smart watch) and/or a recipient communication device (such as a companion electronic device to the wearable electronic device, e.g., a smart phone, a tablet computer or a laptop computer) to selectively communicate messages via different communication channels. Based on available connections and a communication constraint associated with a message, a processor executing a program module in an application layer in the initiating communication device provides transmission instructions to an interface circuit in the initiating communication device, which transmits a message to the recipient communication device based on the transmission instructions.
Apple Inc.

Audio-based social media platform

A method for audio-based social media messaging for a wearable device includes generating a first audio message using a wearable device, the wearable device having at least one microphone and at least one speaker and conveying the first audio message from the wearable device to an audio-based social media platform using a wireless radio transceiver within the wearable device.. .
Bragi Gmbh

Systems and methods for device pairing with optical codes

Embodiments for device pairing using optical codes are described. One embodiment is a host device with a memory and one or more processors configured to pair the host device with a wearable device.
Snap Inc.

Systems and methods for device pairing with optical codes

Embodiments for device pairing using optical codes are described. One embodiment is a wearable device with an image sensor configured to capture an image including a first optical code from a first host device.
Snap Inc.

Gesture detection to pair two wearable devices and perform an action between them and a wearable device, a method and a system using heat as a means for communication

The present disclosure relates to devices and methods for initiating execution of actions and for communicating information to a user, and more particularly, to initiating execution of predefined actions in wearable devices and communication devices based on gestures made with the wearable devices and/or heat applied to a surface of the wearable devices. According to an aspect, the method relates to, in the wearable device, detecting a first, in the first wearable device predefined, gesture of the first wearable device, broadcasting a first signal comprising information associated with the first gesture, receiving, from a second wearable device, a second signal comprising information associated with a second gesture and initiating execution of a, in the first wearable device predefined, first action based on the first signal and the second signal..
Sony Corporation

Adjustment work assisting system

A wearable device is worn by a worker who performs adjustment work for an electronic apparatus; and obtains identification information of the electronic apparatus, transmits the obtained identification information to a management server, receives a current setting value of the electronic apparatus from the management server and displays the current setting value to the worker, and receives from the management server work assistance information of the adjustment work corresponding to the obtained identification information and displays the assistance information to the worker. The management server receives the identification information from the wearable device, obtains the current setting value from the electronic apparatus of the identification information and transmits it to the wearable device, and generates the work assistance information that includes a suggestion of a new setting value corresponding to a result of adjustment work and transmits it to the wearable device..
Kyocera Document Solutions

Electrical connections and their use in wearables and other applications

This invention is directed to electrical circuits containing electrical connections of an electrical conductor in the form of a wire and a printed electrical conductor, methods of forming such connections and wearable garments and other articles with electrical circuits containing such electrical connections. One or more stitches with non-conductive thread each encompass the portion of the two conductors that are in contact..
E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company

Integrated circuit package, fabricating the same, and wearable device including integrated circuit package

An integrated circuit package includes at least one first chip mounted in a first region of a mounting surface of a printed circuit board, a molding unit covering the mounting surface and surrounding the at least one first chip, an electromagnetic shielding film covering a surface of the molding unit and surrounding the at least one first chip, and a second chip mounted in a second region of the mounting surface. The second chip is exposed outside the electromagnetic shielding film and is spaced apart from the printed circuit board, with the molding unit being between the second chip and the printed circuit board..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Automated continuous and adaptive health monitoring

A non-invasive health monitoring system comprises a wearable central sensor and at least one wearable remote sensor in wireless communication, a portable device readily accessible to the user, and a cloud platform. Each sensor collects batches of data indicative of one or more physiological parameters of the user at a physiological parameter-specific frequency, for a pre-defined time window.

Augmented reality presentation of an industrial environment

A industrial visualization system generates augmented reality presentations for rendering on a user's wearable computer as the user traverses an industrial facility. The system can leverage data indexed in a federated data model that unifies plant-wide data from multiple diverse sources under a common namespace.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Display control device, display control method, and display control program

The present technology relates to an information processing device, an information processing method, and a program that can more exactly indicate a position outside a display region. An outside-display-region-position designation unit designates a position outside a display region of an image display unit, and a drawing/sound control unit controls output of a sound of an ar object from a sound output unit while moving the ar object toward the designated position.
Sony Corporation

Eyeglasses-type wearable device and method using the same

An eyeglasses-type wearable device of an embodiment can handle various data inputs. The device includes right and left eye frames corresponding to positions of right and left eyes and nose pads corresponding to a position of a nose.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Coordinate system for gesture control

Embodiments of a system and method for gesture controlled output are generally described. A method may include receiving sensor input information from a wearable device, the sensor input information, determining, using the sensor input information, a gravity vector or a magnetic field, determining a change in horizontal angle, rotational angle, or vertical angle based on the sensor input information, the gravity vector, or the magnetic field, and determining a gesture based on the change in the horizontal angle, the rotational angle, or the vertical angle.

Determination of cursor position on remote display screen based on bluetooth angle of arrival

Systems, apparatuses and methods may determine the exact position of a cursor on the screen of a display device when the user is located at a predetermined distance from the screen of the display device are provided. The user of a wrist-wearable device may obtain a touch-screen experience when the user is positioned remotely from the display device by using a next generation bluetooth-enabled display device and a next generation bluetooth-enabled wrist-wearable device.
Intel Corporation

Gaze direction mapping

A method for determining correspondence between a gaze direction and an environment around a wearable device is disclosed. The wearable device may include an eye tracking device and an outward facing image sensor.
Tobii Ab

Metal foam heat exchangers for dispersing exhaust flow

Apparatus and methods including metal foam heat exchangers for dispersing exhaust flow are disclosed. A wearable device includes a housing having a form factor sized to be worn by a human.

Interconnects for wearable device

Various embodiments disclosed relate to a wearable electronic device. One embodiment includes of a wearable electronic device includes a first flexible layer.

Wearable camera systems and attaching camera systems or other electronic devices to wearable articles

Wearable electronic devices, for example wearable camera systems, and methods for attaching electronic devices such as camera systems to eyewear or other wearable articles are described.. .
Pogotec, Inc.

Face model capture by a wearable device

Systems and methods for generating a face model for a user of a head-mounted device are disclosed. The head-mounted device can include one or more eye cameras configured to image the face of the user while the user is putting the device on or taking the device off.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Replaceable optical element for near eye display

Disclosed herein is a lens for a wearable projection system. The lens includes a lens blank and a holographic optical element.
Intel Corporation

Systems and methods for using a transcutaneous electrical stimulation device to deliver titrated therapy

The disclosed electrical stimulation system generates interventions to assist patients in complying with a diet. The wearable device includes a microprocessor, electrical stimulator and at least one electrode configured to deliver electrical stimulation to the epidermis, through a range of 0.1 mm to 10 mm or a range of 0.1 mm to 20 mm of the dermis, of a t2 dermatome to a t12 dermatome or meridian of the patient, a c5 to a t1 dermatome across the hand and/or arm, and/or the upper chest regions.
Elira, Inc.

Fluid delivery device with sensor

A wearable drug delivery device for monitoring unintended over-delivery and/or under-delivery of a stored liquid drug are provided. An absolute pressure sensor can be positioned within the fluid path of the drug delivery device.
Insulet Corporation

Telemedical wearable sensing management of chronic venous disorders

A telemedical interface pressure monitoring system is provided for intermittent or continuous monitoring of the pressure that occurs at the interface between the body and a support surface such as with a compression device, cast or resting surface. The system simultaneously measures interface pressure at multiple compression positions as well as provide real-time measurement data to both patients and clinicians.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Combined wearable electrocardiogram and electronic stethoscope

A wearable patch system includes an electrocardiogram (ecg) sensor having electrodes configured to contact a subject. An electronic stethoscope has a diaphragm structure responsive to sounds from the subject.
International Business Machines Corporation

Wearable apparatus attaching on tooth and the sensing device fixing at tooth

Disclosed is a tooth-attach wearable device. The tooth-attach wearable device includes a body configured to attach to a tooth; a sensor device provided to the body, and configured to sense biometric information of a patient; and a communication controller provided to the body, and configured to store the biometric information sensed at the sensor device as data, and to transmit the stored data..

Smart wearable device for health watch

A wearable device comprising a display dial configured to display various health parameters, a wristband assisting the device to wear on wrist, an eject-able tray comprising a micro-chip, a first spring coupled to the eject-able tray, at least one latch provided with a second spring to hold the eject-able tray within the device by compressing the first spring, and a health monitoring unit provided with multiple sensors to determine various health parameters, wherein compression of the second spring results in the latch to release the eject-able tray which in turn relaxes the compressed first spring to eject the micro-chip outside the device for collecting blood samples. The microchip comprises at least one micro-needle and an enzyme test strip for collecting and analyzing the blood samples.
Sensesemi Technologies Private Limited

Systems and methods for biological metrics measurement

A wearable member may include a plurality of energy transmitters that are arranged on a surface of the wearable member, each of the energy transmitters being configured to project energy into tissue of a user. A wearable member may include a plurality of energy receivers each of which is configured to generate a signal based on a received portion of the energy that is projected by one or more of the energy transmitters and reflected by the tissue of the user, wherein at least one of the energy transmitters and the energy receivers are multi-dimensionally arranged on the wearable member such that energy reflected by the tissue of the user at locations that are multi-dimensionally different is incident on the plurality of energy receivers.
Spry Health, Inc.

Apparel for athletic activities

A suit wearable by a human user includes a torso section, two arm sections extending from an upper portion of the torso section, and two leg sections extending from a lower portion of the torso section. The suit further includes a plurality of spaced apart marks connected with an interior surface portion of the suit.
Under Armour, Inc.

Method of clearing a biological airway using a self-contained portable positionable oscillating motor array

In some embodiments, a method may include clearing a biological airway. The method may include positioning an inner wearable harness on a torso of a subject.
Wirrapunga Pty Ltd

Message sending method in local area network, local area network gateway, and wearable device

A method includes: after receiving a service request that is sent by a first device connected in a local area network and that includes a called object identifier and a service type, sending, by a local area network gateway, a prompt message including a list of second devices supporting the service type to a wearable device corresponding to the called object identifier, then obtaining information about a second device selected by a user by using the wearable device, and establishing a communication connection that is between the first device and the second device and that supports the service type, so that the first device communicates with the second device.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Method and to determine the location of a wearable device

A mobile station that is wirelessly linked to a wearable device, receives a request to initiate a location session from the wearable device, e.g., which may be in the form of an emergency call. The mobile station determines whether the location of the mobile station may be used as a location of the wearable device, e.g., by determining if the wearable device is proximate to the mobile station.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Mobile terminal unlocking

The disclosed embodiments describe mobile terminal unlocking methods, systems, and devices. In one embodiment, the method comprises: determining, by a wearable bluetooth device, a current status corresponding to a mobile terminal after a connection with the mobile terminal is established by the wearable bluetooth device, wherein the current status is one of a locked status or an unlocked status; detecting, by the wearable bluetooth device, a user's authorization behavior, and setting a processing identification corresponding to the mobile terminal by using the user's authorization behavior, wherein the processing identification is one of a locking identification or an unlocking identification; and sending, by the wearable bluetooth device an unlocking message to the mobile terminal causing the mobile terminal to execute an unlocking operation when the processing identification is the unlocking identification and the current status is the locked status.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Control communication terminal connectable to wearable terminal via network

A method includes controlling a communication terminal, which is connected to a wearable terminal via a network, to notify notification information that includes push notification to a user, without transmitting the notification information to the wearable terminal when both the communication terminal and the wearable terminal are in use, and transmitting the notification information to the wearable terminal when the communication terminal is not in use and the wearable terminal is in use.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of Ame Rica

Decorative and wearable power charger with flashlight feature and wireless charging capabilities

A portable power charger having an internal rechargeable battery includes a charger housing having at least one power connection port and a flashlight feature having at least one light source. The power connection port is operatively connected to the rechargeable battery and used for connecting the charger with an external power source, an electronic device, or both.
Halo2cloud, Llc

Portable wearable primary device which communicates data to secondary device that is in communication with multiple networks and related communication systems

A personal portable communication device and system is provided which includes a handheld beacon that has a controller, a short range signal transmitter, and a power source, and at least one switch, an indicator light and a short range signal receiver that transmits and receives signals to a secondary relay communication device such as a smartphone wherein the secondary device sends second communication signals including messages according to predetermined instructions to predetermined destinations.. .
Silent Beacon, Llc

Wagering game wearables

A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In some embodiments, the operations can include detecting that one or more wearable computers are within a proximity range to a wagering game machine.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Method for executing functions in a vr environment

A wearable computing device includes a head-mounted display (hmd) that generates a virtual reality environment. Through the generation and tracking of positional data, a the virtual environment may be interrupted or paused.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Automatically detecting an event and determining whether the event is a particular type of event

A device may receive, from another device, an image that depicts one or more events occurring at a location. The device may detect an event of the one or more events depicted in the image.
Accenture Global Solutions Limited

Systems and methods for tracking users of wearable devices

Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure are related to a distributed system in which wearable devices communicate with computing systems to implement one or more actions or operations and sensor data transmitted by the wearable devices to the computing systems can be utilized to determine information about tasks being performed by the wearers of the wearable devices. Embodiments of the distributed system can include the wearable devices, wireless receivers (or transceivers), and a computing system..
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Multi-function button for wearable device

A multi-function button is provided for a wearable device. A method includes associating, by at least one processor of the wearable device, operation of a button of a user interface of the wearable device with a quick-launch function of a computer program application stored in the wearable device, wherein operation of the button in a state where the computer program application is not being executed and where an icon identifying and enabling launch of the computer program application is not being displayed causes launch of the computer program application; and detecting, by the at least one processor while the computer program application is being executed, operation of the button and, in response to the detection, causing execution of a function of the computer program application..
Polar Electro Oy

Intelligent productivity monitoring with a digital assistant

A digital assistant supported across devices such as smartphones, tablets, personal computers (pcs), wearable computing devices, game consoles, and the like is configured to interact with a productivity system so that various user experiences, content, or features that enhance a user's productivity can be integrated with the digital assistant and rendered as a native digital assistant user experience. The digital assistant is configured to actively participate with the user to set and achieve productivity goals for example, by determining the user's intent, maintaining awareness of context, performing tasks and actions, providing productivity status and notifications, and interacting with the user to help the user stay productive and avoid distractions..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Augmented-reality-based interactive authoring-service-providing system

The present invention includes: a wearable device including a head mounted display (hmd); an augmented reality service providing terminal paired with the wearable device and configured to reproduce content corresponding to a scenario-based preset flow via a gui interface, overlay corresponding objects in a three-dimensional (3d) space being viewed from the wearable device when an interrupt occurs in an object formed in the content to thereby generate an augmented reality image, convert a state of each of the overlaid objects according to a user's gesture, and convert location regions of the objects based on motion information sensed by a motion sensor; and a pointing device including a magnetic sensor and configured to select or activate an object output from the augmented reality service providing terminal.. .
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

Wearable electronic, multi-sensory, human/machine, human/human interfaces

A wearable haptic humaxi/machine interface (hhmi) receives electrical activity from muscles and nerves of a user. An electrical signal is determined having characteristics based on the received electrical activity.

Wearable portable terminal having straps comprising battery

A disclosed wearable portable terminal having straps comprising a battery comprises: a display having a screen, on which an image is displayed, and a rear side, which faces a portion to be worn, as the back side of the screen; straps respectively coupled to both sides of the display so as to fix the display to the portion to be worn; and a power source unit having a plurality of unit power sources sequentially arranged along a lengthwise direction of the straps and provided on the straps in a detachable manner, wherein the plurality of unit power sources are connected to each other in parallel so as to supply power to the display.. .

Visual field enhancement system

A system and method of treating a visual limitation of a patient includes capturing images of a region that would not be readily viewable by the patient due to at least one of a visual or physical impairment of the patient using an imaging device supported in proximity to the patient. The images are then transmitted to a wearable screen positioned in front of an eye of the patient such that the patient can view the captured images on the wearable screen with the eye..
Craig Hospital

Human-machine interface device and sensory augmentation in a vehicle environment

A device and method for a human machine interface (hmi) device to provide sensory augmentation in a vehicle environment are disclosed. The device and method include receiving, via a vehicle network, location data relating to a vehicle obstacle identified by a vehicle sensor.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Respiratory masks, systems and methods

A user-wearable device incorporates a respirator or breathing air filter in combination with an electronic system providing functionality to a wearing user. The functionality can include, for example, physiological data sensing, environmental data sensing, user input, user output, and communication network connectivity.
Microsfere Pte. Ltd.

Time-varying magnetic field therapy using multistable latching mechanisms

The invention provides wearable devices for effecting transcranial magnetic stimulation to be used by patients who have suffered brain injuries. Permanent magnets are shifted or rotated to deliver a time-varying magnetic field, preferably about the locus of the injury.
Rhode Island Board Of Education, State Of Rhode Island And Providence Plantations

Systems and methods for using transcutaneous electrical stimulation to enable dietary interventions

The disclosed electrical stimulation system generates interventions to assist patients in complying with a diet. The wearable device includes a microprocessor, electrical stimulator and at least one electrode configured to deliver electrical stimulation to the epidermis, through a range of 0.1 mm to 10 mm or a range of 0.1 mm to 20 mm of the dermis, of a t2 dermatome to a t12 dermatome or meridian of the patient, a c5 to a t1 dermatome across the hand and/or arm, and/or the upper chest regions.
Elira, Inc.

System for guided procedures

A system using images of a subject to assist in visualization of hidden portions of the subject is disclosed. The system may illustrate the images with a wearable display.
Medtronic Navigation, Inc.

Systems and methods for displaying medical images

Various embodiments relate to methods and systems for displaying an ultrasound image of a patient's target body portion using a wearable display module. A wearable display module can be mounted on a user's head.
Evena Medical, Inc.

Generating automated alarms for clinical monitoring

A method and system for providing health-monitoring alarm management have been disclosed. In a first aspect, the method comprises detecting at least one vital sign signal using a wearable sensor device and managing an alarm mechanism of the wearable sensor device based on the at least one vital sign signal.
Vital Connect, Inc.

Feature extraction biometric information detection, biometric information detection apparatus, and wearable device

A feature extraction apparatus configured to perform biometric information detection includes a bio-signal obtainer configured to acquire a bio-signal; and a processor configured to decompose a waveform of the acquired bio-signal into component pulses and extract a feature for the biometric information detection based on characteristic points of the component pulses.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Wearable article with multi-frequency wireless communication

A wearable article, system, and methods may include a structure configured to enclose a human body part. A first antenna, positioned with respect to the structure, is tuned to communicate, while the wearable article is being worn, according to a first wireless communication modality with a first external antenna.

Wearable brain sensors

A wearable apparatus for wearing on a head of a user, the apparatus has a band assembly comprising an outer band member comprising outer band ends joined by a curved outer band portion of a curve generally shaped to correspond to the users forehead; a flexible inner band member comprising inner band ends joined by a curved inner band portion of a curve generally shaped to correspond to the user's forehead, the inner band member is attached to the outer band member at least by each inner band end respectively attached to a respective one of the outer band ends; at least one brainwave sensor disposed inwardly along the curved inner band portion to provide a flexible conductive surface; and a deformable attachment that connects the flexible inner band member to the outer band, the deformable attachment allowing the inner band to conform to the user's forehead shape, the deformable attachment having a biasing component to urge the at the at least one brainwave sensor towards the user's forehead when worn by the user.. .
Interaxon Inc.

System for providing insightful lifestyle notifications

A lifestyle service with data and routines storable in a memory of a wearable electronic device is discussed. The lifestyle service has at least a sleep data routine and an activity data routine.
Fitbit, Inc.

Systems and methods for controlling position

Systems and methods for assessing compliance with position therapy. In an embodiment, position therapy is provided to a user while the user is wearing a position therapy device.
Advanced Brain Monitoring, Inc.

Systems and methods for facilitating exercise monitoring with real-time heart rate monitoring and motion analysis

Systems and methods for facilitating exercise monitoring are provided. A representative method includes: using a processor, having processor circuitry, to: obtain motion readings reported from an inertial sensor of a wearable device and corresponding to a scheduled training types; receive the schedule and a target status of a target training count or a target training time corresponding to each of the training types; determine the current training type based on the schedule; select one of the computing models based on the current training type; compare the set of matching characteristics corresponding to the current training type and the motion readings until the target status has been attained for the current training type; select a next training type based on the schedule; select another one of the computing models based on the next training type; determine activity information associated with the schedule; and compute an exercise amount of the user based on the target status, the activity information, and the schedule..
Cm Hk Limited

Stress detection method and apparatus

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide techniques and configurations for an apparatus for stress event detection. In some embodiments, the apparatus may be a wearable device and may include at least one first sensor disposed on the wearable apparatus to generate a first sensor signal indicative of a brain activity of a user, at least one second sensor disposed on the wearable apparatus to generate a second sensor signal indicative of a heart rate of the user, and at least one third sensor disposed on the wearable apparatus to generate a third sensor signal indicative of a respiration rate of the user.
Intel Corporation

Health wearable using smart energy harvesting

A wearable device with an energy harvesting circuit calculates a trendline based on a plot of multiple calorie amounts, each calorie amount associated with an energy amount. Each calorie amount is based on one or more sensor measurements over a particular time period corresponding to a fitness activity from one or more sensors of the wearable device.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Wearable maternity article

A wearable maternity article is provided. The article may comprise a front portion, a back portion substantially opposite to the front portion, a side portion in between the front portion and the back portion, an interior portion, an exterior portion opposite to the interior portion, at least one pocket, wherein at least one pocket is positioned substantially on the back portion, and at least an insert..
Jkl Ip Company, Llc

Wearable blood pressure monitoring system

An apparatus includes one or more memories storing computer readable code and processor(s). The processor(s), in response to loading and executing the computer readable code, cause the apparatus to perform operations including receiving electrocardiogram data from an electrocardiogram sensor.
International Business Machines Corporation

Wearable blood pressure monitoring system

An apparatus includes one or more memories storing computer readable code and processor(s). The processor(s), in response to loading and executing the computer readable code, cause the apparatus to perform operations including receiving electrocardiogram data from an electrocardiogram sensor.
International Business Machines Corporation

Breathable, expandable, and antimicrobial rings

User-wearable rings are disclosed that are expandable, antimicrobial, and/or breathable. Each ring is shaped into a toroid formed at least partly of an expandable polymer having an elastic modulus no greater than 5 gigapascals (gpa).

Wearable device and controlling the same

The present disclosure discloses a wearable device and method of controlling the same, the wearable device including a thermal sensing acquisition module for receiving a touch operation by a user and acquiring a thermal sensing distribution curve of the touch operation as a current thermal sensing distribution curve, a thermal sensing processing module for determining a function corresponding to the current thermal sensing distribution curve as a current function based on the current thermal sensing distribution curve and preset corresponding relationships between thermal sensing distribution curves and functions, an instruction generating module for generating an invoking control instruction corresponding to the current function according to the current function, and an execution module for executing the invoking control instruction to perform the current function. The wearable device and method of controlling the same provided by the present disclosure may be applied to a wearable device where touch operations are used..
Eternal Plant Boijl B.v.

Proximity and low power usage based ad hoc wireless inter-device communication system and method

A system of mobile devices, smartwatches, wearable devices, beacon devices and implemented method that make use of embedded network connection module capable of short distance connection range and low power consumption, and invented concepts of virtual service channel, virtual band, virtual user group and virtual poster, to create proximity based ad hoc inter-device communication systems such as building real-time inter-resident communication system, media information display-broadcasting system, remote emergency help request activation system, indoor short message communication system, mobile poster slideshow display stand system, object monitoring system, virtual device searching system, virtual coupon based marketing system, virtual media source exchange system, object activity alert system and waiting list registration system.. .

Trace/trajectory reconstruction via wearable and/or mobile sensors for indoor/outdoor location

At a mobile electronic device, first sensor data is obtained from at least one wearable muscle sensor, suggesting that location tracking will imminently be desirable. A first indication that an external locator signal is not usable is also obtained.
International Business Machines Corporation

Predicting dryer maintenance using machine wearables

Disclosed is an iot-based system for overseeing process control and predictive maintenance of a machine or a network of machines by employing machine wearable sensors. The system comprises a plurality of ir temperature sensors, each of which secured to the exterior of the machine; each ir sensor capable of transmitting captured temperature data wirelessly over a communications network, an algorithm engine capable of receiving data from the ir sensors, the algorithm engine for further processing the received data to recognize real-time temperature patterns, deviations, etc., and based on the same issuing control commands pertaining to the machine, and one or more control modules disposed in operative communication with the control panel of the machine, the control module capable of receiving, over a communications network, the control commands and executing the same resulting in accomplishing process control or predictive maintenance of the machine or both..
Machinesense, Llc

Wearable device

To provide a wearable device a part of which directly comes in contact with the skin of a living body includes silicone foam and which is excellent in durability and comfortability. An earpiece 150 includes a core 152 that is attached to a sound conduit 140, and an ear canal attachment section 156 that is attached to an outer side of the core 152 and comes into contact with an ear canal inner wall of a wearer.
Sony Corporation

Wearable camera system, and video recording control wearable camera system

A wearable camera system includes a wearable camera, an in-car recorder, and an in-car camera. One of the in-car recorder and the wearable camera transmits video recording starting information including information indicating that video recording has been started to the other of the in-car recorder and the wearable camera when one of the in-car recorder and the wearable camera starts the video recording.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Enhanced rendering by a wearable display attached to a tethered computer

A wearable display enhances rendering when attached to a tethered computer. In one example a process includes determining a position and an orientation of a wearable computing device, sending the determined position and orientation to a tethered computer, receiving a frame at the wearable computing device from the tethered computer, the frame being one of a sequence of frames of a video sequence corresponding to a view of a scene in response to the determined position and orientation, displaying the received frame on a display of the wearable computing device, generating a frame at the wearable computing device using the received frame, displaying the generated frame after the received frame, receiving a second frame at the wearable computing device from the tethered computer, the frame being a second one of a sequence of frames of a video sequence corresponding to a view of the scene, and displaying the second received frame..
Intel Corporation

Multipurpose contacts for delivering electro-haptic feedback to a wearer

Wearable devices are described herein including a housing and a mount configured to mount the housing to an external surface of a wearer. The wearable devices further include first and second electrical contacts protruding from the housing and configured such that the electrical contacts can be used to measure a galvanic skin resistance of skin proximate to the electrical contacts when the wearable device is mounted to the external surface of the wearer.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Sensory eyewear

A sensory eyewear system for a mixed reality device can facilitate user's interactions with the other people or with the environment. As one example, the sensory eyewear system can recognize and interpret a sign language, and present the translated information to a user of the mixed reality device.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Hybrid rendering for a wearable display attached to a tethered computer

Hybrid rendering is described for a wearable display that is attached to a tethered computer. In one example a process include determining a position and orientation of a wearable computing device, determining a rate of motion of the wearable computing device, comparing the rate of motion to a threshold, if the rate of motion is above the threshold, then rendering a view of a scene at the wearable computing device using the position and orientation information, and displaying the rendered view of the scene..
Intel Corporation

Wearable transaction devices

The disclosed embodiments include wearable transaction devices. A wearable transaction device may client device for executing a transaction.
Capital One Financial Corporation

Automatic wearable item classification systems and methods based upon normalized depictions

Methods and systems are presented for obtaining numerous normalized wearable item depictions from a machine-learning-based image classification protocol that was trained using very numerous wearable item depictions that each associate one or more graphical images with corresponding textual metadata. After indexing the numerous normalized wearable item depictions so that the first functional module applies an appropriate protocol, matching content is deemed more relevant and selectively transmitted..
Sophistio, Inc.

Method and processing data associated with a monitored individual

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for detecting a wearable device worn by a monitored individual, notifying a system of the detecting of the wearable device worn by the monitored individual, receiving provisioning information from the system, and provisioning the wearable device according to the provisioning information. The provisioning information can configure the wearable device to provide information associated with the monitored individual to a monitoring device to enable the monitoring device to provide healthcare services to the monitored individual.
Welch Allyn, Inc.

Measuring effective utilization of a service practitioner for ticket resolution via a wearable device

Methods, systems, and computer program products for measuring effective utilization of a service practitioner for ticket resolution via a wearable device are provided herein. A computer-implemented method includes determining one or more keywords related to multiple information technology action item categories; matching the determined keywords to a set of keystroke data, wherein the keystroke data are captured (i) by a remote device associated with an information technology action item practitioner (ii) over a fixed duration of time; computing, based on said matching the amount of the fixed duration of time spent by the information technology action item practitioner attempting to resolve an information technology action item from among the multiple categories; and outputting the computed amount of time to at least one user..
International Business Machines Corporation

Wearable computer using programmed local tag

A wearable computing device includes a head-mounted display (hmd) that provides a field of view in which at least a portion of the environment of the wearable computing device is viewable. The hmd is operable to display images superimposed over the field of view.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Wearable device and operating the same

A wearable device includes a first electrode configured to contact a user's body; a second electrode having a pointed shape, in which corona discharge occurs; a power supplier connected between the first electrode and the second electrode to apply power to the first electrode and the second electrode; a current measurer configured to measure a leakage current that leaks to the second electrode; and a controller configured to control the power supplier to apply power to the first electrode and the second electrode to induce the corona discharge, measure a leakage current generated due to the corona discharge via the current measurer, and sense the touch event, based on the measured leakage current.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

Wearable device

A wearable device and a method for determining a location of the wearable device are provided. The wearable device includes an image generator configured to generate an optical image for an object, a signal transceiver composed of a plurality of antennas to send and receive microwaves with respect to a location determined on the basis of the optical image, and a signal processor configured to calculate a spatial location of a target object through processing the received microwaves together with the optical image, wherein the signal processor detects an effective signal through analyzing properties of the received microwaves using the optical image and determines the spatial location of the target object through compensating for the effective signal with a value estimated by the optical image..

Peripheral device for head-mounted display

A head-mounted display (hmd) system includes an hmd device wearable upon a head of a user, and a peripheral device that is dockable with the hmd device via a pair of electronic connectors. The hmd device and the peripheral device may communicate with each other via wireless communications in a docked configuration, and may communicate with each other via wired communications over the pair of electronic connectors in the docked configuration.
Daqri, Llc

Measurement of facial muscle emg potentials for predictive analysis using a smart wearable system and method

A system includes at least one wearable device having a housing, at least one sensor disposed within the housing, at least one output device disposed within the housing, and at least one processor operatively connected to the sensors and output devices, wherein one or more sensors are configured to detect electrical activity from a user's facial muscles and to transmit a data signal concerning the electrical activity of the user's facial muscles to one of more of the processors. A method of controlling a wearable device includes determining facial muscular electrical data of a facial gesture made by a user, interpreting the facial muscular electrical data to determine a user response, and performing an action based on the user response..
Bragi Gmbh

Systems, devices, and methods for wearable heads-up displays as wireless controllers

Systems, devices, and methods that operate a wearable heads-up display (“whud”) as a remote controller to wirelessly control at least one other electronic device are described. The whud displays a visual control interface including a set of user-selectable icons that each correspond to a respective function for the electronic device under wireless/remote control.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Smart plurality of sensors for power management

The present disclosure provides devices, systems and methods directed towards smart plurality of sensors for power management. More specifically, the present disclosure provides devices, systems and methods that can reduce the amount of power consumed by the plurality of sensors by evaluating when sensors should be activated or deactivated.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Digital display with coordinated analog information indicators

A wearable electronic device having at least one analog information indicator; a digital display for displaying information; at least one actuation mechanism, coupled to the at least one analog information indicator, for rotating the at least one analog information indicator in at least one of a clockwise and counterclockwise direction; and a controller, operatively coupled to the at least one actuation mechanism and the digital display, for coordinating the positioning of the at least one analog information indicator based on the information being displayed on the digital display. A method of facilitating the display of information on a digital display of a wearable electronic device is also provided..
Timex Group Usa, Inc.

Heat sink configuration for wearable electronic device

Apparatuses, systems for electronic wearable devices such as smart glasses are described. According to one embodiment, the wearable device can include an eyewear body, onboard electronic components, and a core wire.
Snap Inc.

Peripheral device for head-mounted display

A head-mounted display (hmd) system includes an hmd device wearable upon a head of a user, and a peripheral device that is dockable with the hmd device. The peripheral device comprises a plurality of light source elements disposed along a perimeter of a face of the peripheral device and a peripheral electronic control system.

Flexible conductive diaphragm, flexible vibration sensor and preparation method and application thereof

The invention discloses a flexible conductive diaphragm comprising at least one conductive film, and the conductive film comprises a flexible support layer (1), a flexible sensitive layer (2) overlapped on the flexible support layer (1), a flexible conductive layer (3) overlapped on the flexible sensitive layer (2), and an electrode (4) electrically connected with the flexible conductive layer (3). The invention further discloses a method for preparing the flexible conductive diaphragm, and a flexible vibration sensor based on the flexible conductive diaphragm.
Suzhou Institute Of Nano-tech And Nano-bionics (sinano), Chinese Academy Of Science

Flexible electronics for wearable healthcare sensors

Aspects include a method of manufacturing a flexible electronic structure that includes a metal or doped silicon substrate. Aspects include depositing an insulating layer on a silicon substrate.
International Business Machines Corporation

Cartridge for an applicator container

A discardable cartridge having a limited quantity of a lip balm that is loaded into a closable applicator container, such as a piece of jewelry or a wearable accessory. The cartridge includes a rigid or resilient upper base having a convex or flat top surface upon which the lip balm is associated, and a volume of lip balm attached to the top surface of the base.

Wearable augmented reality device for golf play

A wearable augmented reality device for golf play assists a golfer who plays golf with a ball and a club, and includes a camera, a memory, a processor and a display. The camera captures an image of the ball and the club so as to obtain a captured image.
Jetstron Technologies Co., Ltd.

Vial supporter for medicament pump

Devices and methods for filling a medicament cartridge of a pump, including a user-wearable, ambulatory infusion pump. A device for supporting a medicament cartridge can comprise a body portion resembling a tray, with recesses disposed therein to support one or more of a cartridge body, cartridge tubing, interconnect fitting, and vial adapter.
Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc.

Nanoclay sorbents for dialysis

Dialysis is enhanced by using nanoclay sorbents to better absorb body wastes in a flow-through system. The nanoclay sorbents, using montmorillonite, bentonite, and other clays, absorb significantly more ammonium, phosphate, and creatinine, and the like, than conventional sorbents.
Baxter Healthcare Sa

Determining stem cell treatment effectiveness by monitoring physical progress

A method for monitoring physical progress of a target object undergoing stem cell treatment (sct) for determining sct effectiveness and adapting the sct is provided. Motion sensors within a wearable motion monitoring device configured as a body suit monitor micro-movements of body parts of the target object on a time basis.

Methods and software for providing health information to a user expressing symptoms of an allergic reaction via a wearable device

In one embodiment, an apparatus (204) comprising a processor (408) that receives indicators of an allergic reaction, presents an interactive question and answer session (1600) with the user based on the indicators, and provides health information (1620) relating to an allergic reaction.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Autonomous sweat extraction and analysis using a fully-integrated wearable platform

A device for on-demand sweat extraction and analysis is realized as a printed circuit comprising a microcontroller, an iontophoresis circuit, a sensing circuit, and an electrode array having iontophoresis electrodes for sweat induction and sensing electrodes connected for sweat sensing. The sensing electrodes are positioned between the iontophoresis electrodes.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Bio-fluid collection and sensing device, system and method

An on-body wearable bio-fluid collection and sensing device including an interface or interface surface comprising at least one biocompatible material for contacting a bodily part; at least one inlet for receiving the bio-fluid, at least one outlet for evacuating the bio-fluid, a plurality of semiconductor sensors configured to analyze the received bio-fluid, at least one reference electrode for biasing a bio-fluid gate of at least one of the semiconductor sensors, and at least one micro-fluidic or nano-fluidic channel in fluid communication with the at least one inlet, the at least one outlet and the at least one reference electrode; the at least one micro-fluidic or nano-fluidic channel includes the plurality of semiconductor sensors.. .
Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (epfl)

Bodily-worn respiratory effort sensing apparatus providing automatic power up and initiation of data recording on a respiratory monitoring recording device

A respiratory effort sensing apparatus (2) includes a flexible belt member (8) having a first buckle member (12a) and a second buckle member (12b), and a wearable respiratory monitoring recording device (6). The monitoring device includes: (i) a processing apparatus (34) structured to be selectively operable in a sleep mode and an active mode, and (ii) buckle detection circuitry (46) structured to detect that both buckle members are operatively coupled to the respiratory monitoring recording device and in response thereto generate a buckle detection signal.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Wearable device with multimodal diagnostics

A system, device and method for automatically and remotely acquiring sensor data from a wearable patch mounted on a patient. An example device implemented as a wearable patch includes a sensor assembly comprising a plurality of sensors configured to detect a corresponding plurality of sensory modalities and generate electrical signals representing the sensory modalities.
Grafworx, Inc.

Wearable devices with two stage of use

A two-state wearable device may include a wearable band (e.g., a watch band) and a display module (e.g., a watch face). In a “detached” state, the wearable band and display module act as separate devices, and the display module can be charging its battery while the wearable band gathers sensor data (e.g., sleep tracking data) and provides a vibrating/audio alarm clock function.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Wearable and detachable health parameter sensor

In one embodiment, a system (200) comprising a wearable base (104) and a detachable health-parameter sensor apparatus (108) detachably coupled to the base, the detachable health-parameter sensor apparatus automatically and repeatedly monitoring one or more health parameters of a user, and responsive to determining a need for truer readings, instructing the user to locate the health-parameter sensor apparatus to another location on the user.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Systems and methods for assessing cognitive function

A method for neurological analysis and treatment is described. In one embodiment, a server sends a request to a wearable device for sensor data of a patient.
Cambridge Cognition Limited

Visor system for a protective sport helmet

A visor system for a protective sport helmet (e.g., a hockey helmet) wearable on a head of a user (e.g., a hockey player) is provided. The visor system comprises a visor for protecting at least part of a face of the user.
Bauer Hockey Ltd.

Convertible garment

A garment includes a panel of material having an outer edge and a main opening. A slit is formed (e.g., cut) in the panel of material.

Wearable temperature control garment system

A wearable air temperature control system has two separable parts, a garment and an external heat pump, and the two parts are connected together via a connecting tube. The garment comprises an inner layer, a middle layer which is a carrier supporting the pcm capsules, and an insulating layer.

System and device action and configuration based on user context detection from sensors in peripheral devices

A system and method for device action and configuration based on user context detection from sensors in peripheral devices are disclosed. A mobile device includes an interface to receive sensor data from a sensor of a wearable peripheral device worn by a user.
Intel Corporation

Method and interworking between electronic devices

An electronic device comprising: a memory; a communication unit for exchanging communications with a wearable device and an external device; and at least one processor that is operatively coupled to the memory, configured to: detect an event that is associated with a connection with the external device; identify a function that is associated with the external device in response to the event; and transmit to the wearable device an instruction for executing the function, wherein the instruction is transmitted via the communications unit.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Context-related commissioning of lighting devices

A system 100 for commissioning a lighting device by a wearable device 102 when installing the lighting device is disclosed. The system 100 comprises the wearable device 102 comprising a detection unit 104 arranged for detecting contextual information of the wearable device 102, the contextual information being at least one of an orientation and/or a movement of the wearable device 102.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

Customizable wearable electronic musical instruments having user-installable controller modules and synthesis modules

A customizable electronic musical instrument includes a mounting frame for securing a plurality of user-installable electronic musical modules of various types including a type for generating at least one control signal responsive to user operation, a type for generating audio signals, responsive to a control signal. The instrument can transmit outgoing audio electrical signals to an external system and can include internal sound amplification.
Nri R&d Patent Licensing, Llc

Wearable display device

A wearable display device includes: a display on an exterior side of the wearable display device; one or more processors that determine positioning data that describe a physical three-dimensional orientation of the wearable display device relative to a face of a user by: receiving radio frequency (rf) readings from an array of rf detectors within the wearable display device, where the rf detectors detect a relative orientation and distance between the wearable display device and an rf transmitter that is positioned on a head of the user; and determining positioning data that describe the relative orientation and distance between the wearable display device and the rf transmitter based on the rf readings from the array of rf detectors; and a video display controller that displays video content on a section of the wearable display device that is facing the user according to the positioning data.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Mobile device and notification output method

Disclosed is a notification output method of a mobile device, including recognizing an occurrence of a notification event, identifying at least one wearable device communication-connected to the mobile device and capable of outputting a notification, checking a battery state of the mobile device and a battery state of the at least one wearable device, and outputting a notification using at least one of the mobile device and the at least one wearable device based on the battery states.. .
Futureplay Inc.

Displaying location-based rules on augmented reality glasses

Augmented reality glasses include: a wearable frame; a lens attached to the wearable frame; a positioning device for determining a physical location and a field of view of a user of the augmented reality glasses; a receiver for receiving one or more rules from a mapping service, where the mapping service identifies activities prohibited from being performed by the user at the physical location, where a graphical information generator generates icon representations describing the prohibited activities; a display coupled to the wearable frame, where the display overlays graphical information onto the lens of the wearable; and one or more processors for: determining that a vehicle within the field of view for the user is transporting a particular person; determining that photographing the particular person is unauthorized; and overlaying a “no photography” icon over an image of the vehicle on the lens of the augmented reality eyeglasses.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for performing payment card transactions using a wearable computing device

A computer-based method for authenticating a suspect consumer as an authorized cardholder during a payment card transaction is provided. The method includes registering the authorized cardholder within a portable computer device by receiving a reference sample of the authorized cardholder.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Wearable transaction devices

The disclosed embodiments include wearable transaction devices. A wearable transaction device may client device for executing a transaction.
Capital One Financial Corporation

System and supplying security information

A wearable device having one or more processors configured to receive one or more signals representative of biometric parameter(s) and sensed presence of a user. The one or more processors configured to compare the biometric parameter to a stored user parameter for authentication of the user.
Tokenize, Inc.

Sleep data chain of custody

A wearable device includes one or more biometric sensors, each of the one or more biometric sensors gathering biological data from a wearer of the wearable device, the wearable device further having a computer processor for receiving the biological data from the one or more biometric sensors and generating biometric information based on the biological data and according one or more biometrical algorithms, the biometric information including validation information to validate the wearer as a source of the biological data gathered by each of the one or more sensors, the biometric information further including sleep information to provide a sleep profile of the wearer.. .
Sleep Data Services, Llc

Systems and methods for health monitoring

Behavioral intervention improves the efficacy of treatments designed to encourage healthy behaviors such as smoking cessation, adherence to food regimen after surgeries, and avoiding overeating. Aspects of the present disclosure relate to a health monitoring system that leverages wearable sensors, mobile devices (e.g.
Lumme Inc

Processing capacitive touch gestures implemented on an electronic device

Content on a display user interface of an electronic device, such as a wearable electronic device, can be manipulated using capacitive touch sensors that may be seamlessly integrated into the housing or strap of the electronic device. The capacitive touch sensors can advantageously replace mechanical buttons and other mechanical user interface components, such as a crown, to provide industrial design opportunities not possible with the inclusion of mechanical buttons and mechanical interface components.
Apple Inc.

User identification via motion and heartbeat waveform data

The disclosure relates to methods, devices, and systems to identify a user of a wearable fitness monitor using data obtained using the wearable fitness monitor. Data obtained from motion sensors of the wearable fitness monitor and data obtained from heartbeat waveform sensors of the wearable fitness monitor may be used to identify the user..
Fitbit, Inc.

Wearable device and operating the same

Disclosed is wearable device including a sensor that detects a movement of a peripheral object, a display unit that displays a plurality of items and displaying a focus on at least one of the plurality of items, and a processor that controls the display unit to move the focus onto an item at a position corresponding to a moving direction of the peripheral object.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Display system operable in a non-contact manner

A display system operable in a non-contact manner includes a display, a wireless communication module, a plurality of user-wearable devices, and a control device. Each of the user-wearable devices is attachable to or around a user's hand, associated with a unique identifier, and is configured to detect a hand gesture made by the user's hand and wirelessly transmit data corresponding to the detected hand gesture along with the unique identifier.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Systems, articles, and methods for capacitive electromyography sensors

Systems, articles, and methods for improved capacitive electromyography (“emg”) sensors are described. The improved capacitive emg sensors include one or more sensor electrode(s) that is/are coated with a protective barrier formed of a material that has a relative permittivity εr of about 10 or more.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Wearable devices such as eyewear customized to individual wearer parameters

Features are disclosed relating to an article such as eyewear customized to individual wearer parameters (e.g., measurements, preferences, etc.), and to systems and methods for customizing eyewear to individual wearer parameters. The system includes an input for receiving data representative of a three dimensional configuration of a portion of a wearer's face and an input for receiving data representative of a desired position where the wearer would like an eyewear frame to reside on the wearer's face.
Oakley, Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods that integrate eye tracking and scanning laser projection in wearable heads-up displays

Systems, devices, and methods that integrate eye tracking capability into scanning laser projector (“slp”)-based wearable heads-up displays are described. At least one narrow waveband laser diode is used in an slp to define one or more portion(s) of a visible image.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods that integrate eye tracking and scanning laser projection in wearable heads-up displays

Systems, devices, and methods that integrate eye tracking capability into scanning laser projector (“slp”)-based wearable heads-up displays are described. At least one narrow waveband laser diode is used in an slp to define one or more portion(s) of a visible image.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods that integrate eye tracking and scanning laser projection in wearable heads-up displays

Systems, devices, and methods that integrate eye tracking capability into scanning laser projector (“slp”)-based wearable heads-up displays are described. An infrared laser diode is added to an rgb slp and an infrared photodetector is aligned to detect reflections of the infrared light from features of the eye.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Display system, mobile information unit, wearable terminal and information display method

A display system, that is capable of displaying substantially the same content on a wearable terminal that is attached to the head of a user and has a first display section, and on a unit other than the wearable terminal that has a second display, comprises a controller that determines an object the user is gazing at, and a display controller that controls update of display states based on the object that has been determined, when an image, that has been displayed on the second display, is displayed on the first display.. .
Olympus Corporation

Flexible and stretchable sensors formed by patterned spalling

A material removal process referred to as spalling is used to provide flexible and stretchable sensors that can be used for healthcare monitoring, bio-medical devices, wearable electronic devices, artificial skin, large area sensing, etc. The flexible and stretchable sensors of the present application have high sensitivity that is comparable to that of a bulk silicon sensor.
International Business Machines Corporation

Wearable sensor data to improve map and navigation data

Various systems and methods for improving map and navigation data are described herein. An electronic navigation system for improving map and navigation data comprises a database access module to access a database of physiological information to obtain a biometric value, the biometric value associated with a location and a time; a processing module to determine whether the biometric value violates a threshold; and a display module to display a notification on a map when the threshold is violated, the map including an area around the location associated with the biometric value, and the notification displayed proximate to the location associated with the biometric value..
Intel Corporation

Navigation methods and the visually impaired

According to some aspects, a wearable device for estimating a location of the device within a space is provided, the device comprising a plurality of cameras mounted to a structure, at least a portion of the structure being adapted to facilitate a user wearing the device, the plurality of cameras having substantially fixed positions and orientations on the structure relative to each other, and at least one processor configured to receive image data from the plurality of cameras, perform feature detection on the image data to obtain a first plurality of features from the image data, and determine an estimate of the location of the device in the space based, at least in part, on a location associated with a second plurality of features obtained from image data previously captured of the space that matches the first plurality of features.. .
Brown University

System for cooperation between a human and a robotic device

A robot control system has a monitoring mechanism wearable on a portion of human anatomy, proximal a specific human joint, the monitoring mechanism comprising sensors monitoring relative positions of portions of the human anatomy to either side of the specific joint, circuitry associated with the mechanism, transmitting data concerning the relative positions to a computerized robot control platform, and a robot mechanism having a robotic joint simulating the specific human joint, and further comprising remotely-controllable actuators manipulating robot elements to either side of the robotic joint. The computerized robot control platform controls the remotely-controllable actuators according to the data concerning the relative positions, causing the robot mechanism to emulate the movement of the specific human joint in near real time..

Systems and methods for programmatically generating anamorphic images for presentation and 3d viewing in a physical gaming and entertainment suite

Systems and methods for programmatically generating anamorphic images for presentation in a physical gaming suite (e.g., anamorphic images that are viewable without requiring any external wearable device) are disclosed herein. An example method includes: monitoring, using data received from one or more sensors, viewing characteristics associated with one or more game participants in the physical gaming suite.
Golfstream Inc.

Information processing method, wearable apparatus, content reproduction device, content reproduction system, and content reproduction method

An information processing method includes causing an information acquisition section to perform a process of acquiring user information including body motion information of a user, causing a processing section to perform a process of determining a swimming style of the user on the basis of the user information, and obtaining evaluation index information which is at least one of calorie consumption information, pulse wave information, and stroke information when the user swims in each swimming style, and causing an output section to output information in which the evaluation index information in each swimming style is correlated with each swimming style.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Wearable air purifier

Wearable air purifier consists of two arms behind the ears and the third support point in the area between the nostrils and the upper lip. It allows use of different types or combination of uv light sterilization, filter capturing particles suspended in the air and air ionization as well as capability of monitoring and notifying about air quality and/or sending the data to a personal electronic device such as a mobile phone.

Wearable cardiac defibrillation system with flexible electrodes

In embodiments, a wearable cardiac defibrillation (wcd) system includes one or more flexible ecg electrodes. The wcd system may have a support structure that is dimensioned to be worn so as to press the electrodes towards the body of the patient.
West Affum Holdings Corp.

Device and sequential posture identification and autonomic function information acquisition

A wearable device attached to a subject includes an accelerometer that measures acceleration information, and a biological sensor that measures biological signal information of the subject. From the measured acceleration information and biological signal information, first feature data corresponding to a first predetermined period and second feature data corresponding to a second predetermined period are extracted.
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation

Soft, wearable microfluidic systems capable of capture, storage, and sensing of biofluids

The invention provides systems for handling biofluids including the transport, capture, collection, storage, sensing, and/or evaluation of biofluids released by tissue. Systems of some aspects provide a versatile platform for characterization of a broad range of physical and/or chemical biofluid attributes in real time and over clinically relevant timeframes.
Northwestern University

Systems, articles, and methods for electromyography sensors

Systems, articles, and methods for surface electromyography (“emg”) sensors that combine elements from traditional capacitive and resistive emg sensors are described. For example, capacitive emg sensors that are adapted to resistively couple to a user's skin are described.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Wearable cardiac electrophysiology measurement devices, software, systems and methods

Disclosed are wearable devices, such as rings and bracelets, for monitoring and diagnosing cardiovascular conditions of a wearer, along with related systems, algorithms and methods. The disclosed wearable devices can continuously monitor the wearer's cardiovascular status by measuring heart rate, motion, blood oxygenation, and/or other properties of the wearer.
Upmc

Tremor reduction device

A wearable tremor reduction device reduces tremor by internally generating forces which cancel or reduce the magnitude force of the tremor experienced by the person wearing the device. The device may be worn on a wrist, arm, ankle or leg.
California State University Fresno Foundation

Nursing garment

Disclosed is a wearable garment for nursing. The garment includes a back body member, a left panel, and a right panel.

Wearable electronic simulated smoking device

A wearable electronic simulated smoking device is provided for delivery of a desired active ingredient responsive to a user's inhalation through the device. The device includes an elongated tubular member (110) having at least one reversibly bendable portion to at least partially encompass a portion of a user's body and is releasably retainable thereat.

Wearable electronic simulated smoking device

A wearable electronic simulated smoking device is provided for delivery of a desired active ingredient responsive to a user's inhalation through the device. The device includes an elongated tubular member having at least one fixedly arcuate shaped portion to at least partially encompass a portion of a user's body and is releasably retainable thereat.

Smart animal collar system

A pet-monitoring system including at least one of a wearable component, base station and user device. The system utilizes data collected from each of these components as well as the state of any connections between the devices to: (i) make various determinations about the pet's health and environment; (ii) notify the user of substantial changes in the pet's health and environment; (iii) determine how to efficiently utilize communication, monitoring or interaction modules within the wearable component, base station and user device; and (iv) automate interactions with the pet using interaction modules within the wearable component, base station and user device..
Smart Pet Technologies, Llc

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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Vibration transducer connector providing indication of worn state of device

Arrangements for bone conduction transducers (bcts) that couple to wearable devices are described herein. An example bct couples to a wearable device via a moveable member, and is arranged on the wearable such that the bct member moves so as to provide an indication as to whether or not the wearable device is being worn..
Google Inc.

Wearable camera system

A wearable camera systems according to examples of the present disclosure may include a camera and a mobile charging unit. The camera may include onboard power, memory and control for capturing and storing an image without being connected to the mobile charging unit and the camera body may have a width or a height that is smaller than the length of the camera body.
Pogotec, Inc.

Wearable camera, wearable camera system, and recording control method

A wearable camera which is mounted on or belongs to a user is provided with a capture that captures a subject on the front side of the user; a communicator that communicates with a sensor that acquires information on a movement of the user, or an external sensor that acquires information of an activity level of the user; a determiner that determines whether or not a predetermined action is performed by the user based on the information on the movement of the user acquired by the sensor, or the information on the activity level of the user acquired by the communicator; and a recording controller that starts recording of the captured video of the subject captured by the capture in a case where the determiner determines that a predetermined action is performed by the user.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Wearable device, control method and non-transitory storage medium

A wearable device mountable on a head, the wearable device comprising: at least one imager configured to capture scenery in front of a user; and at least one controller configured to detect a shield in a captured image by the imager, wherein the at least one controller is further configured to execute acquisition of the captured image upon movement of the shield from an inside to an outside of an imaging range of the imager.. .
Kyocera Corporation

Detecting driving with a wearable computing device

A wearable computing device is described that detects an indication of movement associated with the wearable computing device when a user of the wearable computing device detected being located within a moving vehicle. Based at least in part on the indication of movement, a determination is made that the user of the wearable computing device is currently driving the moving vehicle.
Google Llc

Method and device for providing function of mobile terminal

The processor being configured to control the first wearable device to perform the first sub-function and to control the second wearable device to perform the second sub-function.. .

Electronic device and event notifying method

A method for notifying an event arising from an electronic device activates a wireless connection between the electronic device and a user-wearable device. A signal intensity of a wireless signal from the wearable device is measured and compared with multiple preset values.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Enhanced security using wearable device with authentication system

An approach is provided for securing a network-accessible site such as a bank, financial institution, or a user's home system. A request is received from a user of the network-accessible site.
International Business Machines Corporation

Wearable gesture control device & method

Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing internet of things (“iot”) functionality. In some embodiments, a wearable control device (“wcd”) might receive first user input comprising one or more of touch, gesture, and/or voice input from the user.
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc

Power receiving antenna and wearable electronic device with the same

A power receiving device of a contactless power supply configured in a wearable electronic device having a main body coupled to a wearing member, can include: a power receiving antenna including a receiving coil; a conducting wire of the receiving coil that substantially extends along a plane in which the wearing member and the main body are disposed; where the receiving coil is formed when the wearing member is coupled with the main body as a ring shape; and where an axial direction of the receiving coil passes through the ring shape.. .
Silergy Semiconductor Technology (hangzhou) Ltd

Power receiving antenna and wearable electronic device with the same

A power receiving device of a contactless power supply configured in a wearable electronic device having a main body coupled to a wearing member, can include: a power receiving antenna including one or more coils at least partially disposed on the wearing member; and where wires of the receiving coils extend substantially along a surface of a wearing member to form a coil turn that crosses through the surface of the wearing member or a surface of the main body in an axial direction.. .
Silergy Semiconductor Technology (hangzhou) Ltd

Wearable device including mutli-band antenna

A wearable device including an outer housing including first, second, and side surfaces, wherein a metal frame is formed on at least a portion of the side surface, a display, a printed circuit board (pcb), a communication circuit disposed on the pcb, and a ground area provided in the pcb, wherein a metal frame is electrically connected to the communication circuit at a first point of the metal frame and is selectively connected to the ground area at a second point of the metal frame, and wherein the communication circuit is configured to transmit and/or receive a signal in a first frequency band by a first electrical path formed if the second point is not connected to the ground area, and transmit and/or receive a signal in a second frequency band by a second electrical path formed if the second point is connected to the ground area.. .
Samsung Electronics Co. , Ltd.

Waveguide and antenna extending connection coverage

A wearable wireless communication device comprises a transceiver positioned on a first side of the device, the transceiver comprising a first antenna configured to receive radio frequency (rf) signals transmitted toward the first side of the device. The device is wearable about an object that attenuates reception, by the first antenna, of rf signals transmitted toward a second side of the device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Wearable electronic device

A wearable electronic device is disclosed. Wearable electronic device includes a metal casing, a dielectric support part, a frame-shaped metal part, a dielectric sidewall and a first antenna wired circuit.
Pegatron Corporation

Portable power case

Systems, methods, and articles for a portable power case are disclosed. The portable power case is comprised of at least one battery and at least one pcb.
Lat Enterprises, Inc., D/b/a Medipak Energy Systems

Carbon fiber electrode, wire-type supercapacitor including the carbon fiber electrode and no2 sensor and uv sensor including the supercapacitor

A wire shaped carbon fiber electrode is disclosed. The carbon fiber electrode includes braided strings of carbon fiber.
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Binaural audio-video recording using short range wireless transmission from head worn devices to receptor device system and method

A method of recording sound in a binaural manner and transmitting the sound to an electronic device using a wearable device is provided. The method includes receiving audio at a left microphone externally positioned proximate to a left ear opening of a user and at a right microphone externally positioned proximate to a right ear opening of the user, both the left microphone and the right microphone worn on a head of the user.
Bragi Gmbh

Wearable devices

A wearable device comprises a detection unit configured to detect characteristic data of a user, wherein the characteristic data indicates an environment, a state and/or an action related to the user; a processing unit connected to the detection unit and configured to process the characteristic data detected by the detection unit to generate a trigger signal; and a display unit connected to the processing unit and configured to display a visual signal associated with the characteristic data according to the trigger signal generated by the processing unit.. .
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Sedentary period detection utilizing a wearable electronic device

Systems and methods for determining a sedentary state of a user are described. Sensor data is collected and analyzed to calculate metabolic equivalent of task (met) measures for a plurality of moments of interest.
Fitbit, Inc.

System, method and computer program product for reality augmenting towards a predefined object

A reality augmenting computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product, includes detecting a consumer and at least one of a product and a location, determining a current sensory state of the consumer, calculating a desired sensory state to achieve a target mood based on a correlation between the target mood and a user model, and executing an action according to the desired sensory state by a wearable to change the current sensory state of the consumer to the target mood.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Efficient resource management using mobile devices and wearable devices

Methods and apparatuses are described for efficient resource management using mobile devices and wearable devices. A server determines an event causing unavailability of a center in a distributed network.
Fmr Llc

Method and system for outputting an item of medical information

A method and system are for outputting an item of medical information, the medical information concerning a suitability of a patient for an examination via a medical imaging device and/or the medical information concerning a patient-specific configuration of a medical imaging device, in particular for an examination of a patient. In an embodiment, the method includes acquisition of a measurement data series which relates to at least one physiological parameter of the patient via a first wearable which is worn by the patient; determination of the item of medical information on the basis of the measurement data series; and output of the item of medical information..
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Wearable devices with searchable data

In one embodiment, an apparatus (202, 204, 206) for enabling a user-defined search for information in a wearable device data database (220) that resides in a wearable device (202), a user device (204), or a network device (206). The user creates search terms at the time of entry corresponding to wearable device data and an associated context and search results based on the search terms are presented that are customized for the user according to the entered context..
Akoninklijke Philips N.v.

Virtual reality control method, apparatus, and electronic equipment

A vr control method, device, and electronic equipment are provided. The method includes: acquiring sensor data indicative of a movement of a vr wearable device in three-dimensional space within a set time period, and the set time period is determined by a first time point at which a first control instruction is received and a second time point at which a second control instruction is received; determining a moving trajectory of the vr wearable device within the set time period based on the sensor data within the set time period; and controlling a vr execution device to perform one or more operations corresponding to the moving trajectory and to display operation effects corresponding to the moving trajectory on the vr display device..
Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.

Modular wearable components

Aspects described herein generally relate to a modular device core that includes an interface for obtaining one or more signals based on attaching the modular device core to a mounting housing or a display module. A processor of the modular device core can be configured to modify one or more parameters for operating the modular device core based on the one or more signals..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Wearable health interface for controlling internet of things devices

A system and method enabling a wearable device to control an internet of things device. The wearable device includes at least one sensor, a communications interface configured to transmit an action command to the internet of things device in response to a triggering event, and a processor configured to analyze sensor data and determine whether a triggering event has occurred.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Head-mounted display device

A head-mounted display device includes a wearable device, a display mainframe and a pivoting mechanism. The display mainframe includes a cover body and a display-receiving portion connected to one side of the cover body.
Quanta Computer Inc.

Alarm clock implementation method, alarm clock implementation device and wearable apparatus

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to the field of communication technique and provide an alarm clock implementation method, an alarm clock implementation device and a wearable apparatus including the alarm clock implementation device. The alarm clock implementation method comprises: establishing an alarm clock group containing at least two alarm clocks for one alarm clock event; and determining an alarm clock to be turned off according to a user's sleep state information and performing an off operation when any one of the alarm clocks in the alarm clock group except for the last alarm clock is triggered..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Wearable smart wriststrap or watchband with integrated smartwatch functionality

A smart wearable wriststrap or watchband transforms a mechanical or a digital wrist timepiece into a smartwatch. The smart wearable wriststrap or watchband comprises a body having a longitudinal length including first and second free ends and a display disposed within the longitudinal length of the body.

Wearable with lenses

An eyewear wearable includes an eyewear frame, a lens integrated into the eyewear frame, a display integrated with the lens, an intelligent control housing mounted at a behind-the-ear portion of the eyewear frame, an intelligent control with graphics support mounted within the intelligent control housing, a near field magnetic induction transceiver disposed within the intelligent control housing for communicating with an earpiece, the near field magnetic induction transceiver operatively connected to the intelligent control, and a cable between the intelligent control housing and the display.. .
Bragi Gmbh

Systems, articles, and methods for integrating holographic optical elements with eyeglass lenses

Systems, articles, and methods that integrate photopolymer film with eyeglass lenses are described. One or more hologram(s) may be recorded into/onto the photopolymer film to enable the lens to be used as a transparent holographic combiner in a wearable heads-up display employing an image source, such as a microdisplay or a scanning laser projector.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Display switching device, switching method, wearable display device and displaying method

A display switching device, switching method, wearable display device and displaying method are disclosed. The display switching device includes a collector configured to operate in an enable mode for enabling a wearable display device to acquire entity information or a disable mode for disabling the wearable display device to acquire entity information, and a first controller configured to determine display switch of the wearable display device based on an operation mode of the collector.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Wearable apparatus and light guide element

A light guide element of a wearable apparatus adapted to guide a light beam includes first and second light guide plates and a light splitting film. The first light guide plate has first and second surfaces, and a light entrance surface.
Coretronic Corporation

Dithering methods and wearable display device

A device includes an input coupling grating having a first grating structure characterized by a first set of grating parameters. The input coupling grating is configured to receive light from a light source.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Electronic device, detecting method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

A wearable terminal calculates an acceleration amount in the vertical direction by using an acceleration value. The wearable terminal calculates a change amount in an atmospheric pressure value by using atmospheric pressure values.
Fujitsu Limited

Smartwatch blackbox

Techniques are provided for alerting drivers of hazardous driving conditions using the sensing capabilities of wearable mobile technology. In one aspect, a method for alerting drivers of hazardous driving conditions includes the steps of: collecting real-time data from a driver of a vehicle, wherein the data is collected via a mobile device worn by the driver; determining whether the real-time data indicates that a hazardous driving condition exists; providing feedback to the driver if the real-time data indicates that a hazardous driving condition exists, and continuing to collect data from the driver in real-time if the real-time data indicates that a hazardous driving condition does not exist.
International Business Machines Corporation

Epad system and method

A wearable writing surface system having a wearable writing surface assembly including a writing surface having, a front-surface, a back-surface, a first attachment loop, and a second attachment loop, and a band. As designed, the band wraps about the wrist of the user-wearer such that, as configured, the user-wearer is able to write on the front-surface of the writing surface for on-the-job convenient use, the back-surface adjacent and contacting the wrist of the user-wearer..

Attitude-supporting apparatus of wearable robot and attitude-supporting method using the same

An attitude-supporting apparatus of a wearable robot includes an actuator for generating a hydraulic pressure by a worker's direct manipulation, and a driving unit including, the driving unit including: an inner component and an outer component capable of relatively rotating, and control components for controlling the relative rotations of the inner component and the outer component, wherein a motion of the control components is controlled by receiving the hydraulic pressure generated from the actuator.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Wearable micro-led healing bandage

A wound dressing and method of use is provided that increases healing of tissues by targeting damaged tissue at a predetermined wavelength. The device includes the use of a negative pressure bandage, a flexible light sheet, and one or more bioactive marine extracts.

Cardiac resynchronization using fusion promotion for timing management

Methods, systems and devices for providing cardiac resynchronization therapy (crt) to a patient using a leadless cardiac pacemaker and an extracardiac device. The extracardiac device is configured to analyze one or more qrs complexes of the patient's heart, determine whether fusion pacing is taking place, and, if not, to communicate with the leadless cardiac pacemaker to adjust intervals used in the crt in order to generate desirable fusion of the pace and intrinsic signals.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Apparatus and sanitizing wearable equipment

There is disclosed a system and method for sanitizing wearable equipment. In an embodiment, the system comprises a power source; a plurality of sanitizing modules arranged on a platform; and a control module with a user interface for controlling the plurality of sanitizing modules.
Cleanquip Systems Inc

Pull-on wearable article with informational image

A pull-on wearable article includes a main portion including an outer cover, the main portion defining a front waist region, a rear waist region, and a crotch region extending between and connecting the front and rear waist regions. First and second extendable side regions extend between and connect the main portion front waist region and the main portion rear waist region to form the article in a closed waist configuration, at least a portion of each side regions being extendable between a relaxed state and an extended state.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Wearable noxipoints stimulating devices

Wearable devices for noxipoints stimulation have a wearable member containing a grid of electrodes. The device is configured by a computer software to identify at least a pair of noxipoints for applying one or more voltages to stimulate the noxipoints..

Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for spinal deformities

Wearable devices for spinal deformities, including a wearable brace configured to be worn about a patient's torso, at least one inflation bladder carried directly or indirectly by an inner surface of the brace, and positioned such that inflation of the bladder with a fluid applies a pressure to generate a force on the patient at a targeted location, at least one force sensor carried directly or indirectly by a surface of the brace, to measure the force independent of the bladder, and the force sensor adapted to output a signal indicative of a force applied on the sensor.. .

Safety monitoring with wearable devices

Disclosed herein are system, method, and computer program product embodiments for detecting an irregularity in a user's vital signs and alerting of a potential emergency using wearable devices. An embodiment operates by receiving, from a sensor component coupled to a wearable computing device, real-time heart rate information associated with a user wearing the wearable computing device.
Zoi Inc.

Wearable monitoring device

A monitoring apparatus includes a housing configured to be positioned within an ear of a subject, and a sensor module. The sensor module includes an optical emitter and detector, and an optical filter overlying at least a portion of the detector.
Valencell, Inc.

Wearable measurement apparatus

A wearable measurement apparatus capable of measuring a biometric signal is provided. The wearable measurement apparatus includes a main body, and a main-body elastic part disposed on a bottom surface of the main body, and configured to elastically support the main body against a body part of a user.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Disposable sensor array wearable device sleeve system and method

A removable wearable device sleeve includes a sleeve body, one or more sensors, and an interface for operative communication with the wearable device. A removable sleeve includes a sleeve body having a front element having a first aperture, a back element having a second aperture, a tubular element having a first end and a second end with a third aperture, and one or more back elements define a cavity to encase an earpiece, an interface, and a sensor, wherein the sensor communicates sensor readings to the wearable device through the interface.
Bragi Gmbh

Biomechanical motion measurement

A method for measuring body movement with a wearable device. The method includes receiving, from a magnetic sensor of the wearable device, first signal data indicative of a magnetic field of a wearable magnet, wherein the wearable device is placed on a first body segment and the wearable magnet is placed on a second body segment; determining, by a computing device based on the first signal data, a distance metric indicative of a relative distance between the wearable magnet and the wearable device, and an orientation metric indicative of an orientation relative to the wearable magnet; and determining a biomechanical model based on the type of body segment for the first body segment and the second body segment, wherein the biomechanical model includes a relationship constraint between the distance metric and the orientation metric..
Huami Inc.

Ear-mounted device

Ear-mounted apparatus are provided for secure and comfortable load bearing in support of optical, biosensor, and mobile communication functionalities. In particular, a load-bearing ear unit is provided which includes an anchor for stable attachment in an ear and a member extending from the anchor.
Freebit As

Method and removing gel nail polish

A method and apparatus for removing a nail polish using a wearable article is disclosed. The wearable article comprises a fluid impermeable wearable glove having a plurality of finger covers adapted to receive a user finger.

Strap with improved fastening structure and wearable electronic device including the same

Disclosed is a wearable electronic device that includes a strap detachably fastened to at least a part of a housing and including a plurality of unit links, a button operatively exposed from at least one of the plurality of unit links, a tension rib secured to an end portion of the button in an internal space of the unit link and having opposite ends that have positions that are changed by pressing of the button, and a hinge pin secured to each of the opposite ends of the tension rib, and disposed to at least partially protrude from left and right sides of each of the unit links, wherein the plurality of unit links are fastened to or separated from each other, such that the hinge pins of a unit link, moving by means of the pressing of the button, are inserted into or extracted from pin-receiving recesses formed in an adjacent unit link.. .
Sumsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Tool having interconnected links that form at least a portion of a wearable accessory

A tool is provided that includes a plurality of links including at least three links movably interconnected to one another to form at least a portion of a wearable accessory, such as a bracelet. The plurality of links are articulatable so as to alternately assume a first configuration in which the plurality of links extend linearly, a second configuration in which the plurality of links are curved about an axis in a first direction and a third configuration in which the plurality of links are curved about the axis in a second direction, opposite the first direction.
Leatherman Tool Group, Inc.

Ballet shoe

A ballet shoe wearable on a foot of a ballet dancer, wherein the foot includes a heel and a ball. The ballet shoe including a body constructed a textile material or a canvas material.

Color scheme manipulation technolgy

A color-changing auxiliary system comprising; a color-modifiable material, a pigment pump, and a control mechanism, are in communication allowing for color customization of household, wearable, or any other material in which color is seen. A pigment pump containing a plurality of pigment reserves with selectable colors works to mix and pump pigments into a channel of the color-customizable material.

Method for controlling terminal device, terminal device, and wearable device thereof

The present disclosure provides a control method of a terminal device and a wearable device, a terminal device, and a wearable device thereof. The control method of a terminal device includes receiving first information transmitted from a wearable device, the terminal device being in a first state, and the first information being related to data detected by the wearable device; determining second information, the second information being related to an input detected by the terminal device; and switching the terminal device to a second state if the first information corresponds to the second information..
Lenovo (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Portable battery pack comprising a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin

A portable battery pack comprising a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin is disclosed, wherein the pouch or skin can be provided in different colors and/or patterns. Further, the pouch or skin can be molle-compatible.
Lat Enterprises, Inc., D/b/a Medipak Energy Systems

Occluding augmented reality content or thermal imagery for simultaneous display

A wearable computing device provides augmented reality images of an environment in which the wearable computing device is worn. The wearable computing device is configured to detect one or more objects in the environment and acquire, by one or more cameras of the wearable computing device, one or more thermal images of at least one object of the detected one or more objects.
Daqri, Llc

Volition and visual enhancing processes embedded in wearable device

The interaction of human functions and internet data assisted by a wearable computational device that allows direct volition manifestation over internet links on offer employing eye tracking web navigation technology is a brain empowering revolution. A wearable computational device that incorporates a video camera that feeds life video of our surroundings back to the user of this device has resolved the natural human limitation to multitask while on the move.

Incentivizing sharing of wearable technology sensor data

Disclosed herein are systems, wearable devices, computing devices, and methods for providing an incentive, such as a token, data analytics, redeemable points, etc., to a user in exchange for the user providing personal health parameter data collected by a wearable technology device worn by the user. In some embodiments, one or more user interfaces that allow the user to select the type(s) of data to be shared in exchange for incentives, and that allow the user to set various flags to control security and/or handling of the data, may be provided..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Integrating augmented reality content and thermal imagery

A wearable computing device provides augmented reality images of an environment in which the wearable computing device is worn. The wearable computing device is configured to detect one or more objects in the environment and acquire, by one or more cameras of the wearable computing device, one or more thermal images of at least one object of the detected one or more objects.
Daqri, Llc

Method and device for encrypting or decrypting content

A wearable device includes a user information obtainer configured to obtain user information, a controller configured to selectively generate, in response to a user being authenticated based on the user information, an encryption key for encryption of content of an external device; and a communicator configured to transmit the encryption key to the external device.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

System and communicating inputs and outputs via a wearable apparatus

A system is disclosed comprising one or more of a wearable controller, a wearable apparatus such as a “smart” glove, a mobile device or mobile computer, and operating software, preferably in wireless communication with each other. In one embodiment, these components allow a user to create inputs through their gestures, movements and contacts with other surfaces, which facilitates the ability of the user to perform, edit, remix and produce musical compositions, or enhance a virtual/augmented reality or gaming environment, for example..

Retinal see through display power level determination method and apparatus

Apparatuses, methods and storage medium associated with retinal see through display are disclosed herein. In embodiments, an apparatus may comprise a retinal see through display wearable by a user; a target luminance calculator to determine a required luminance level; and a display power controller to determine a power level for the retinal see through display, based at least in part on a pupil size of the user and the determined required luminance level.
Intel Corporation

Thermal dissipation for wearable device

A thermal monitoring and dissipation system for use with an optical device is described. The optical device includes the following: a frame defining a pair of eye openings and including a pair of arms configured to extend over the ears of a user of the optical device; a temperature monitoring system configured to monitor a distribution of heat within the frame; a display assembly configured to display content to a user of the optical device; and a processor configured to receive temperature data from the temperature monitoring system and to adjust an output of the display assembly based on variation in the distribution of heat within the frame..
Magic Leap, Inc.

A wearable smart watch with a control-ring and a user feedback mechanism

A wearable device or a smart watch with a control mechanism that allows efficient user interaction by a combination of means including a control-ring subsystem, with visual and haptic feedback subsystems.. .

Systems, articles, and methods for integrating holographic optical elements with eyeglass lenses

Systems, articles, and methods that integrate photopolymer film with eyeglass lenses are described. One or more hologram(s) may be recorded into/onto the photopolymer film to enable the lens to be used as a transparent holographic combiner in a wearable heads-up display employing an image source, such as a microdisplay or a scanning laser projector.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Indirect-view augmented reality display system

An augmented reality display system utilized in computing platforms such as wearable head-mounted display (hmd) devices includes a virtual reality display that is located in front of a user's eyes to provide a direct view of virtual world images. An optical periscope, comprising reflective or diffractive optical systems, is configured to provide an indirect view of the real world.

Wearable navigation interface system

A wearable navigation interface device includes an led display. The device establishes wireless communication with a navigation control device that has navigation software installed thereon.
Lab Brothers, Llc

Mobile terminal and controlling the same

A mobile terminal for controlling a vehicle can include a wearable wrist band, a first body connected to the wearable wrist band, a second body including an input unit and configured to be detachably mounted to the first body, and a controller in the second body that executes a first function based on the second body being attached to the first body, and executes a second function based on the second body being separated from the first body.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Wearable article and packaging for generating bubbles

A wearable article for soap bubble generation is provided as a liquid-resistant wearable article having a portion shaped to receive a body part. A web is provided integrally with the article having at least one hole adapted to form soap bubbles when the web is dipped in bubble solution and air is moved through the at least one hole.
Ogosport Llc

Assistive driving system for a wheelchair

The presently disclosure describes a system for a providing an assistive driving force to a wheelchair. The system comprises a power assist system which includes a motion sensing system that is configured to detect the motion of the power assist system, and hence of the wheelchair, and a power assist drive system that is configured to provide an assistive drive force.
Max Mobility, Llc

Wearable support structure for at least partly relieving a human body during leaning or bending over

Wearable support structure for at least partly relieving a human body during leaning or bending over, said structure comprising a frame having a chest support for bearing upon a chest of said human body, pivoting arrangements for pivoting the support structure in correspondence with the leaning or bending or the human body, two elongated stays connected to said chest support, provided to extend substantially alongside opposite sides of said human body and connected to said pivoting arrangements, wherein the stays are resilient stays arranged such that they are in a stretched state corresponding with an upright position of said human body when being unloaded, and arranged to be biased back to said stretched state when being bent into a bent state corresponding with a leaning or bending position of said human body, a lumbar support, connected to said pivoting arrangements, and arranged for bearing upon a lumbar area of said human body, and a thigh support, connected to said pivoting arrangements, and arranged for bearing upon a front side of a thigh area.. .
Laevo B.v.

Wearable device for measuring edema index and measuring edema index using same

A wearable device for measuring an edema index includes: a band, wearable on a wrist; an electrode module including a pair of current electrodes and a pair of voltage electrodes; and a main module applying an alternating current (ac) to the pair of current electrodes, and obtaining an edema index of a human body from an ac voltage measured from the pair of voltage electrodes, wherein each of the pair of current electrodes and the pair of voltage electrodes is attached to one surface of the band in a row in a length direction of the band, and protrudes from the surface of the band to be in direct contact with the skin of the wrist when the band is worn on the wrist.. .
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Chosun University

Blood parameter monitoring device and blood parameter monitoring method

Provided is a blood parameter monitoring device, including: a skin patch wearable on skin; a blood parameter sensor arranged at the skin patch and configured to detect a blood parameter; a processor configured to send an abnormality indication signal when determining that the blood parameter is not within a predetermined range, and send a normality indication signal when determining that the blood parameter is within the predetermined range; a timer configured to start a timing process upon receiving the abnormality indication signal, stop the timing process upon receiving the normality indication signal, and send an alarm signal if a duration of the timing process is longer than or equal to a predetermined duration; and an alarm connected to the timer and configured to give an alarm and/or trigger a predetermined mobile communication terminal to send a warning signal to a preset phone number, after receiving the alarm signal.. .
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Method and device for determining input information

The present application provides methods and devices for determining input information, and generally relates to the field of wearable devices. A method disclosed herein comprises: in response to a first part of a body of a user executing an action, acquiring target blood-flow information about the first part or a second part that corresponds to the first part; and determining input information according to the target blood-flow information and reference information.
Beijing Zhigu Rui Tuo Tech Co., Ltd.

Method and system of securing wearable equipment

A system and method for attaching a device to a user includes securing a first plate to a user. The first plate can be secured to the user, for example, via one or more straps and/or a hook and loop fastener.
Enforcement Video, Llc

Milanese band

A metallic mesh material used to form a portion of a band or securing strap for a wearable electronic device. The band may include a magnetic tab for securing a wearable device to the wrist of a user.
Apple Inc.

Suit for athletic activities

A suit wearable by a human user includes a torso section, two arm sections extending from an upper portion of the torso section, and two leg sections extending from a lower portion of the torso section. The suit further includes at least one seam that connects portions of the suit together and extends across a leg section, where the seam is asymmetrical in relation to a lengthwise dimension of the suit..
Under Armour, Inc.

System and efficient connection setup and communication for power conscious devices

A method for establishing a radio connection includes selecting a first radio access technology for a first phase of a multi-phase radio connection establishment process to minimize power consumption at a remote device, and participating in the first phase of the multi-phase radio connection establishment process. The method also enables establishing and using a radio connection with the first radio access technology that is selected independently from a selection of a second radio access technology used in a second phase of the multi-phase radio connection establishment process, wherein the second phase may be relayed or direct data communications over the established connection in the first phase between the wearable device and its peer (relay) devices or network equipment..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Wearable electronic device and operating method thereof

An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a housing having a wearable shape configured to be worn on a human body, a coupling device disposed to at least one area of the housing and changeable from a first state to a second state so that the housing is coupled to an external object, an input signal generating device for generating an input signal when the coupling device is changed to the second state, and a control circuit configured to execute at least one instruction on the basis of at least one input signal generated from the input signal generating device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Wearable camera system and recording control method

Provided is a wearable camera including a capture that captures a subject; a recorder that records a video of the captured subject; a storage that stores a predetermined sound beforehand; a microphone that collects sounds; and a controller that starts record of the video of the subject captured by the capture in a case where the sounds collected by the microphone and the sound stored in the storage are collated with each other, and the collected sounds and the stored sound match with each other.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Method of operating a wearable lifelogging device

The present disclosure provides a method of operating a wearable life logging device (2) comprising a data processing unit (9), a camera unit (7), and at least one motion sensor (4, 5). The method comprises selectively operating the device in a take photo state (200), wherein a photo is captured by means of the camera unit (7), and selectively operating the device in a sleep state (300), wherein the camera unit (7) is in a low power mode.
Narrative Ab

Wearable apparatus with wide viewing angle image sensor

A wearable apparatus and method are provided for capturing image data. In one implementation, a wearable apparatus for capturing image data is provided.
Orcam Technologies Ltd.

Audio/video wearable computer system with integrated projector

A head mounted system can include a video camera that is configured to provide image data. A wireless interface circuit can be configured to receive augmentation data from a remote server.
Muzik, Llc

Wireless charging device and wearable device

The present invention discloses a wireless charging device, comprising a power generation module, a power storage module, a wireless charging emitting module and a wireless charging receiving module, and the power generation module can generate current in a motion state, and the power storage module comprises an electrical energy transmission unit and an automatic power storage unit electrically coupled to the electrical energy transmission unit, and the automatic power storage unit is employed to store the current generated by the power generation module, and the electrical energy transmission unit is employed to provide electrical energy to the wireless charging emitting module, and the wireless charging emitting module transmits the electrical energy to the wireless charging receiving module. The wireless charging device can charge the apparatus to be charged anytime and extend the battery life of the apparatus to be charged..
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Antenna configuration for compact glucose monitor

A wearable glucose monitor may include a compact having an antenna positioned on a housing of the glucose monitor to allow the size of the antenna to be larger than a printed circuit board of the glucose monitor positioned internal to the housing. The antenna may be communicatively coupled to a wireless communication device, such as a transceiver on the pcb, to transmit glucose level measurements to an external device through low-frequency radio signals.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Multi-antenna wearable device

A multi-antenna device may include a high-frequency antenna, a low-frequency antenna, and a patterned metal ground plane defining channels having capacitors operable a short circuit for the high-frequency antenna and an open-circuit for the low-frequency antenna. The high-frequency antenna, the low-frequency antenna, and the patterned metal ground plane may be coupled to a multi-layer printed circuit board of the multi-antenna device.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

System and monitoring handwashing compliance including soap dispenser with integral hand-washing monitor and smart button system

A hand-washing monitor and hand washing monitoring system are provided. The hand-washing monitoring system includes a motion detector mounted near, to or in a sink and configured to detect a scrubbing motion near an outlet of a sink faucet and a user wearable smart button device that interacts with the motion detector.
Hand-scan, Llc

Wearable devices as a service

Various embodiments described herein relate to a service broker framework or device and associated methods and non-transitory machine-readable storage media including a communications interface; a memory storing: a user profile associated with a user and specifying an input type available from a sensor device of the user, wherein the input type is a physiological parameter of the user, and service records associated with respective services and identifying respective input types and servers that provide the services; and a processor configured to: receive, from the user via the communications interface, a request to add a service identified by a service record indicates that the input type specified by the user profile is accepted by the service as an input, effect transmission of data gathered by the sensor device of the user and of the input type identified by the service record to a server identified by the service record.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Quick multifunctional smart watch for worship timing and orientation and control method

Disclosed is a quick multifunctional smart watch for worship timing and orientation and a control method, relating to the technical field of smart watches, for solving the problem that no portable wearable products for orientated and timed reminding meet requirements of moslems for worships in the prior art. The watch comprises a controller, a positioning module, a geomagnetic sensor and pointer devices; the positioning module is used for acquiring position information of current position and sending to the controller; the geomagnetic sensor is used for acquiring direction information of current position and sending to the controller; the controller is used for controlling pointer devices to point to the direction of mecca according to pre-stored position information of mecca, position information and direction information of current position and gis geographic information pre-stored in the controller; and the controller is also used for reminding worships according to pre-stored preset worship time..
Xian Gaotai Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.

Systems, articles, and methods for integrating holographic optical elements with eyeglass lenses

Systems, articles, and methods that integrate photopolymer film with eyeglass lenses are described. One or more hologram(s) may be recorded into/onto the photopolymer film to enable the lens to be used as a transparent holographic combiner in a wearable heads-up display employing an image source, such as a microdisplay or a scanning laser projector.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Large exit pupil wearable near-to-eye vision systems exploiting freeform eyepieces

Within applications for near-to-eye (nr2i) displays, irrespective of whether they are for short-term, long-term, low vision, augmented reality, etc., there is a conflicting tradeoff between user comfort, ease of attachment, minimizing intrusiveness and aesthetics which must be concurrently balanced with and are often in conflict with providing an optical vision system within the nr2i display that provides the user with a wide field of view and high image resolution whilst also offering a large exit pupil for eye placement with sufficient eye clearance. Embodiments of the invention address these issues and provide a high performance optical system through the design of the optical eyepiece design to overcome these limitations within a bioptic configuration with laterally disposed displays..
Esight Corp.

Systems, devices, and methods for variable luminance in wearable heads-up displays

Systems, devices, and methods for laser projectors with variable luminance that are well-suited for use in a wearable heads-up display (“whud”) are described. Such laser projectors include a laser light source(s) and a scan mirror(s) to generate an image in the field of view of a user, and a liquid crystal element between the light source(s) and the scan mirror(s) to adjust the luminance of the image.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Plate carrier apparatus and method

Embodiments include a method and apparatus for mounting wearable ballistic body armor plates and accessories to a user. Embodiments may include a plate frame assembly comprising one or more plate frames and one or more ballistic body armor plates.
S&s Precision, Llc

Terminal device, air conditioner, and wearable terminal

A position detection unit detects a current position of the terminal device, an environmental-information acquisition unit acquires environmental information of the terminal device, and a storage unit stores therein a behavior pattern of a user of the terminal device, a control pattern of an air conditioner, and air-conditioner position information. The terminal device also includes a control unit that estimates an arrival time at which the user arrives at a position of the air conditioner based on the current position, a moving speed included in the environmental information, and the air-conditioner position information, estimates a behavior pattern of the user by using the moving speed, and decides a control pattern of the air conditioner based on the environmental information and the estimated behavior pattern..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Methods and power expenditure and technique determination during bipedal motion

Training at the proper level of effort is important for athletes whose objective is to achieve the best results in the least time. In running, for example, pace is often monitored.
Stryd, Inc.

Automatic detection and quantification of swimming

A wearable device for tracking swim activities of a user is provided. The wearable device may include one or more sensors configured to generate sensor data, and based on the sensor data, the wearable device may determine swim metrics such as swim stroke count, swim stroke type, swim lap count, and swim speed.
Fitbit, Inc.

Vibration-based secure side channel for medical devices

According to some embodiments, a system for securing communications between an implantable wearable medical device (iwmd) and an external device (ed) is disclosed. The system includes a wireless radio frequency (rf) channel configured for communication between the iwmd and the ed.
Purdue Research Foundation

Plunger for drug delivery device

Plunger systems for expelling a liquid drug from a drug container within a wearable drug delivery device are provided. A rotation system coupled to a plunger rotates the plunger about a central axis of the plunger to overcome a static friction between the plunger and the drug container.
Insulet Corporation

Wearable device

A wearable device is disclosed, including a microprocessor control unit, a first switch module, a bluetooth module, and a multimedia module. The wearable device can be connected to a terminal device by using the bluetooth module to share data, use data locally stored in the multimedia module, and monitor data corresponding to a preset event by using the microprocessor control unit.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

System, device and remotely monitoring the well-being of a user with a wearable device

Systems, devices, methods for providing a speech pattern as a metric of well-being system for remotely monitoring the well-being of a patient are disclosed. In one exemplary embodiment, a system can include at least one wearable device that is configured to collect body sensor data and speech pattern data associated with a patient wearing the device and analyze the data to determine if the patient's emotional well-being is compromised.
Koninklijke Philips N.v

Wireless wearable brain blood-oxygen monitoring system

The wireless wearable brain blood-oxygen monitoring system provided by the present application comprises a monitoring control device, a detection device, a fixing device and a flexible printed circuit board; said monitoring control device is used for processing a first optical signal to generate a digital signal and sending said digital signal to a portable mobile terminal; said detection device is used for receiving the first optical signal sent by said monitoring control device, and calculating a degree of blood-oxygen saturation in a detected area according to an incident light intensity and an emergent light intensity of the first optical signal; said flexible printed circuit board is used for fixing a photoelectric conversion means in said detection device; said fixing device is used for fitting said monitoring control device and said detection device to the forehead. The present application can make the brain blood-oxygen monitoring system to monitor in real time and can make it portable..
Institute Of Automation Chinese Academy Of Sciences

Arcuate wearable device with a circumferential or annular array of spectroscopic sensors for measuring hydration level

This invention is an arcuate wearable device with a circumferential or annular array of spectroscopic sensors which measures a person's body hydration. In an example, this invention can be embodied in a modular smart watch band, a specialized hydration-monitoring band, or a finger ring.
Medibotics Llc

Episodical and continuous ecg monitoring

Monitoring heart activity using a wearable device, including receiving, from the wearable device, an electrocardiograph (ecg) signal and a motion signal associated with an individual upon contact with the wearable device; in response to receiving the ecg signal and the motion signal associated with the individual, determining, by a computing device, a position of the wearable device in contact with the individual; and determining, by the computing device, a heart activity monitoring mode for operating the wearable device, based on the position of the wearable device in contact with the individual.. .
Huami Inc.

System and measuring vital signs

A portable wearable computing device configured to continuously obtain data indicative of a patient's vital signs is disclosed. The portable wearable computing device includes a temperature sensor configured to obtain data indicative of body temperature of the patient.
Pelletric Llc

Connectors for attaching one or more wearable devices to eyewear

A connector assembly comprising a base having an adapter and a retainer, the adapter configured to reversibly couple to a wearable device using a magnet, ferromagnetic material, or combinations thereof; an elastic member partially positioned within the retainer, the elastic member having a first loop portion adjacent a first end of the retainer and a second loop portion adjacent a second end of the retainer; and wherein the elastic member is configured to stretchably move with respect to the base such that, responsive to a force pulling the first loop portion over a portion of an eyewear frame, the second loop portion changes in size.. .
Pogotec, Inc.

Hair styling device

A portable and wearable hair styling device includes a headband configured to conform to a head of a user, a hair wrap attached to the headband, wherein the hair wrap includes a flexible inside layer, an air distribution network, and a flexible outside layer attached to the flexible inside layer creating an interior volume between the flexible inside layer and the flexible outside layer, wherein the flexible outside layer includes a hair dryer attachment and a clip configured to close a lower portion of the hair wrap around hair of the user.. .

Hands-free pet leash device

A hands-free pet leash device comprising a wearable belt including a glider movably attached to the belt, wherein the glider is configured to rotate circumferentially around the wearable belt. The glider is configured to move around the wearable belt via a guide element wherein the glider can move along the guide element and rotate around the guide element.

Gps implant tracking system for pet

A implant tracking system for allowing the location of an animal to be tracked from an implanted device that is not readily removable includes an implant member having an internal positioning component that is connected to an internal rechargeable power component and a wearable charger implement that includes an inductive charging band, a wire charging port, an internal charger battery, and an attachment mechanism. In one instance, the positioning component is a satellite positioning system receiver.

Wearable nfc device for secure data interaction

A method and apparatus for near field communications. Exemplary embodiments can include a near field communication (nfc) device.
Avery Dennison Retail Information Services, Llc

System and operating a wearable loudspeaker device

A method for operating a wearable loudspeaker device that is worn on the upper part of the body of a user distant to the user's ears and head comprises determining sensor data, based on the sensor data, and determining at least one parameter related to the current position of the user's head in relation to the wearable loudspeaker device. The method further includes adapting a filter transfer function of at least one filter unit for the current position of the user's head based on the at least one parameter, and an audio output signal that is output to at least one loudspeaker of the wearable loudspeaker device depends on the filter transfer function..
Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh

Wearable device for listening to sound

There is provided a wearable device for listening to sound comprising two in-ear earbuds capable of reproducing sound, where said two in-ear earbuds are attached to each other with a cord, said cord comprising cable parts with leads for powering the device and for transmitting signals, the length of said cord being adapted to reach around the back of the neck of a user of the device, said device having a wireless connection unit, where the wireless connection unit is capable of receiving a wireless digital signal and provide a wire bound signal to the two in-ear earbuds for reproducing sound in the earbuds, said device having a battery and a charging interface for connecting a charging cable for charging the battery, characterized in that said charging interface is located on the cord.. .
Pugz Gear Ab

Wearable device with an antenna system

A wearable device and methods for using the same provided. In one embodiment, a wearable device includes an antenna disposed in a controller and/or a band.
Logitech Europe S.a.

Method and apparatus of transmitting signal

The present disclosure discloses a method of transmitting a signal, a wearable communication device and a terminal device. The method includes: receiving, by a wearable communication device, a modulated wave signal transmitted by a terminal device; demodulating the modulated wave signal to obtain a to-be-decoded signal; performing a waveform shaping process on the to-be-decoded signal to obtain a square wave signal, where a high level in the square wave signal is configured to represent a first preset value, and a time interval is existed between two high levels corresponding to any two adjacent first preset values; acquiring time interval eigenvalues in the square wave signal; acquiring a one-to-one mapping relation of the interval eigenvalues and a plurality of coding sequences; and performing, according to the time interval eigenvalues and the mapping relation, a first decoding process and a second decoding process on the square wave signal to obtain original data..
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Radio frequency wearable device

A radio frequency (rf) system includes an rf integrated circuit (ic) die. The rf ic die includes a first transmit circuit, a second transmit circuit, a first receive circuit, a second receive circuit, and a control circuit coupled to the first transmit circuit, the second transmit circuit, the first receive circuit, and the second receive circuit.
Infineon Technologies Ag

Monolithic thin film elements and performance electronics, solar powered systems and fabrication

Methods and devices that monolithically integrate thin film elements/devices, e.g., environmental sensors, batteries and biosensors, with high performance integrated circuits, i.e., integrated circuits formed in a high quality device layer. Preferred embodiments further monolithically integrate a solar cell array.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Wearable device configuration interaction

A method and system for interacting with a wearable device is provided. The method includes detecting, by a first wearable device of a first user, a body attachment band of a second wearable device of a second user physically interlinked with a body attachment band of the first wearable device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Emergency reporting system

A state of movement of a body of a person is detected in a wearable device 10, and movement information representing the state of the movement of the body which is detected is sent by wireless together with url of a server device 30 and a terminal id. When the sent information is received in a portable terminal 20, the portable terminal 20 gives access to the server device 30 based on the url and transmits the movement information and the terminal id to the server device 30.
E3 Co., Ltd., 32f

Vehicle request using wearable earpiece

A system includes a vehicle, the vehicle comprising a control system and a wireless transceiver operatively connected to the control system. The control system is configured to wirelessly communicate with a wearable device worn by a user using the wireless transceiver and the control system is configured to receive input from one or more sensors of the wearable device.
Bragi Gmbh

Monitoring worker movement in a warehouse setting

Systems and methods for monitoring worker movement within a warehouse setting are provided. According to one implementation, a wearable apparatus comprises an audio unit configured to receive audio input signals from a user and convey audio output signals to the user.
Vocollect, Inc.

Motion information filtering

One embodiment provides a method, including: utilizing at least one processor to execute computer code that performs the steps of: receiving motion sensor information from a plurality of sensors on a wearable device; identifying, based on the motion sensor information, a motion pattern corresponding to an activity of a user; comparing the motion pattern to a plurality of stored motion patterns; determining, based on the comparing, if the motion pattern matches one of the stored motion patterns that is identified as a motion pattern of a sensitive activity; and modifying, whether the motion pattern matches one of the stored motion pattern identified as a motion pattern of a sensitive activity. Other aspects are described and claimed..
International Business Machines Corporation

Wearable apparatus having a flexible electrophoretic display

A flexible, wearable apparatus comprising a flexible display, a support member and a retainer. In some embodiments, the flexible, wearable apparatus can be used in a flat or rounded configuration.
E Ink Corporation

A hybrid smart watch with multiple sources of time, multiple power sources, and multiple time indicator mechanisms

A hybrid wearable device comprising (a) a smart watch with at least a digital display, a general-purpose processor, an instruction and data memory, and a communications component, and (b) an alternate (mechanical, quartz, kinetic, or other) watch movement, that has these two components interact with each other and with the user.. .

Electronic key system

An electronic key system includes a device that is subject to operation, an electronic key that is authenticatable by the device, and a wearable device that is wearable by a user. The wearable device is capable of recognizing an intention communication action of the user.
Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho

System for interactive sports training utilizing real-time metrics and analysis

This document presents a system and method for installing a free-floating sensor mechanism within a ball and collecting sensor measurements from the ball during sports activity. The ball is one portion of the system, which includes sensors associated with the field, the goal or scoring portion of the field, and sensors within a wearable unit associated with players on the field.

Wearable defibrillators

A defibrillator is provided that includes a garment, shaped to be worn around a chest of a patient; cardiac sensing electrodes, each of which is configured for placement in external or internal contact with the chest of the patient; and defibrillation electrodes, each of which is coupled to the garment for external placement near the chest of the patient, and which comprise respective reservoirs containing electrically-conductive gel, and respective liners removably covering the gel. One or more exposure actuators are configured to remove the liners from the gel.
Rainbow Medical Ltd.

Wearable device having low-frequency generation function, and health care system using the same

The present invention relates to a wearable device having a low frequency generation function and a health care system using the same, and more particularly, to a wearable device having a low frequency generation function and a health care system using the same capable of effectively preventing nausea and vomiting due to motion sickness, morning sickness, drugs, or the like by transmitting a low frequency to the median nerve of the wrist.. .
Piomed Co., Ltd.

Mechanical exoskeleton wearable apparatus, operation control method and operation control device for the same

A mechanical exoskeleton wearable apparatus and an operation control method as well as an operation control device for the same are provided in the embodiments of the disclosure, so as to enrich usable functionalities of the mechanical exoskeleton wearable apparatus. The mechanical exoskeleton wearable apparatus includes a foot wearable mechanism; a leg wearable mechanism including: shank supports articulated with the foot wearable mechanism, thigh supports articulated with the shank supports, and first stroke regulators articulated with the foot wearable mechanism and the thigh supports respectively at both ends; and a hip support mechanism configured to connect with the thigh supports.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

System and determining the fertility phase of a female

An electronic system for determining a fertility phase of a female human comprises a wearable device (1) that includes a first sensor system (101), configured to determine heart rate and heart rate variability of the female human, and a second sensor system (102), configured to determine acceleration of the female human. The electronic system further comprises a processor (13, 30), configured to detect during menstrual cycles sleep phases with resting pulse, using the heart rate variability and the acceleration, to determine a change in the resting pulse during a menstrual cycle using the heart rate, and to determine the fertility phase using a time of the change in the resting pulse.
Ava Ag

Methods circuits assemblies devices systems facets and associated machine executable code for detecting vital signs

Disclosed are a composite bio-parameter sensor assembly and a wearable device including same, for detecting vital signs of a subject person. The sensor assembly includes one or more sensors, mounted on an outer contact surface of the assembly, having a sensing surface to optically detect one or more parameters of a pulse of the subject.
Cardiacsense Ltd.

Low frequency non-invasive sensorial stimulation for seizure control

Example apparatus and methods reduce epileptic seizures in a human patient by non-invasively providing low frequency (e.g., 1-10 hz) audio stimuli coordinated with low frequency (e.g., 1-10 hz) visual stimuli to the patient. The signals are provided non-invasively through the eyes and ears.
Case Western Reserve University

Wearable device for sweat testing administration

Various embodiments relate to a method of assisting a user with administering a sweat test based on monitoring one or more physiological conditions of the user by a wearable device. In an embodiment, a wearable device may receive an indication of a selected sweat-test type from the user and determine as a function of the sweat-test type, which of the plurality of physiological sensors to use for data collection.
Koninklijke Philijps N.v.

Systems and methods of monitoring electrodermal activity (eda) using an ac signal and discrete fourier transform (dft) analysis

Systems and methods of monitoring electrodermal activity (eda) in human subjects suitable for use in wearable electronic devices. An eda monitoring system can include first and second dry electrodes, an alternating current (ac) excitation signal source, a trans-impedance amplifier, an analog-to-digital (a-to-d) converter, a discrete fourier transform (dft) processor, and a microprocessor.
Analog Devices Global

User wearable apparatus with optical sensor

A user wearable apparatus including an optical sensor structure configured to optically monitor an area of a body of a user wearing the apparatus to monitor a physiological property of the user. A movement of at least one part of the optical sensor structure is caused to change the monitored area of the body of the user and to determine a desired monitoring area, and thereafter the monitoring of the physiological property of the user is maintained at the determined desired monitoring area..
Nokia Technologies Oy

Method and device for determining action and/or action part

The present application provides methods and devices for determining an action and/or an action part, and generally relates to the field of wearable devices. A method disclosed herein comprises: in response to that a first part on a body of a user executes an action, acquiring target blood flow information of the first part or a second part corresponding to the first part; and determining the first part and/or the action according to the target blood flow information and reference information.
Beijing Zhigu Rui Tuo Tech Co., Ltd.

Wearable device obtaining audio data for diagnosis

Systems, devices, and methods for providing audio database for health systems that may utilize wearable devices that monitor wearable sensor readings for symptoms associated with a disease and that may prompt a user of the wearable device to place a microphone from the wearable device on a specific location on the user's body for recording an audio file that may be sent to a health professional for diagnosis of the disease.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Multi-feature diaper bag

A multi-featured diaper bag is described. The bag includes a four-point attachment system to permit attachment of the bag to the should straps and waist strap of a wearable infant carrier.

Transformable clothing

A transformable article of clothing wearable by a person in a plurality of configurations. According to various embodiments, a transformable article of clothing comprises a central tubular portion coupled to a first member and a second member is configurable between a shawl and a scarf.

Suit for athletic activities

A suit wearable by a human user includes a torso section, two arm sections extending from an upper portion of the torso section, and two leg sections extending from a lower portion of the torso section. At least one of an arm section and a leg section includes at least one exterior surface region that is uneven and having at least one of a different surface friction property and a different surface roughness property in relation to at least one exterior surface region of the torso section..
Under Armour, Inc.

Garment with wireless entry device

A wearable entry device (wed) is disclosed that may be integrated into a garment. The wed may be used to lock and unlock a vehicle door.

Pulse detection apparatus, software, and methods using patient physiological signals

Appropriate cardiac therapy is determined by data sensed and analyzed by the disclosed defibrillators and other medical devices that one or both of treat and monitor a patient. The disclosed devices sense various patient physiological parameters including patient pulse and breathing data to determine whether the patient has a pulse and to determine if the patient is breathing.
Hogenboom Phloxen

Secure communications with wearable devices

Various embodiments described herein include systems and methods directed towards allowing a wearable device with one or more sensors to communicate with a third-party network or device. The wearable device's software may include user interfaces wherein a user may select a data set from a particular sensor and allocate a security level associated with that sensor's data and with a particular third-party network.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Methods and creating an individualized record of an event

Embodiments of the invention are directed to capturing a record of an event which is individualized to a specific event attendee. Event attendees carry a wearable device configured to periodically transmit a payload that may, for example, include an identifier for the wearable device.
Eski Inc.

Apparatus and providing programming information for media content to a wearable device

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, detecting a first wearable device and a second wearable device in proximity of a display device and identifying a first user profile associated with the first wearable device and a second user profile associated with the second wearable device. Further aspects may include identifying a first set of media content preferences according to the first user profile and a second set of media content preferences according to the second user profile.
The Directv Group, Inc.

Systems, devices, and methods for laser projectors

Laser safety systems, devices, and methods for use in laser projectors are described. A laser projector includes any number of laser diodes that each emit laser light, a shared laser diode power source, a photodetector to detect a power/intensity of a portion of the laser light, a beam splitter to direct a first portion of the light towards the photodetector and a second portion of the light towards an output on the projector, and a laser safety circuit responsive to signals from the photodetector.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Wearable police camera with remote activation and positional awareness

The present invention relates to wearable, remotely operable security camera equipment. Specifically, the present invention relates to a police camera with remote activation of the record feature.
Mpas, Llc

Head-wearable displaying and powering system

The present disclosure discloses a head-wearable displaying and powering system, comprising a head-wearable display device, a portable terminal and a powering device; the powering device comprises a first communication interface for connecting to the portable terminal and a second communication interface for connecting to the head-wearable display device; a data pathway is disposed between two communication interfaces to implement direct communication between the head-wearable display device and the portable terminal; when the powering device is simultaneously connected with the portable terminal and head-wearable display device, the powering device powers the head-wearable display device, and the head-wearable display device does not consume electrical power of a battery of the portable terminal. Meanwhile, the head-wearable display device is directly connected to the portable terminal.
Beijing Pico Technology Co., Ltd.

Fabric antenna

An antenna assembly includes: a wearable antenna including a conductive signal layer having a radiating surface; a feed conductive layer; and an insulating layer in between the conductive signal layer and the feed conductive layer, and wherein the conductive signal layer, the feed conductive layer, and the insulating layer are fabric-based, wherein the wearable antenna is shaped and sized to be embedded in a subject's clothing with sufficient flexibility to be stretched and bent as the subject implanted with a passive implantable stimulator device maintains routine daily activities, and wherein the wearable antenna is electrically tuned and configured to have the radiating surface of the conductive signal layer facing the subject's skin and a feed point of the feed conductive layer connecting to a controller such that the wearable antenna is non-inductively coupled to the implanted passive stimulator device to supply power the passive implantable stimulator device wirelessly and non-inductively.. .
Micron Devices Llc

Wearable electronic device with detachable antenna support

Embodiments herein relate to the detection and switchable use of a detachable gnss antenna with a wearable electronic device. In various embodiments, a wearable electronic apparatus may include a multi-band antenna to receive satellite positioning signals in a first frequency band and local radio frequency communication signals in a second frequency band, an antenna connector to optionally receive a detachable satellite positioning antenna, and a switch having a switching terminal, a first input terminal coupled with the multi-band antenna, a second input terminal coupled with the antenna connector, and an output terminal, wherein the switch is to selectively connect the first input terminal or the second input terminal to the output terminal, in response to a state of a switching signal received at the switching terminal.
Intel Corporation

Head-wearable display device

The head-wearable display device according to the present invention is provided with one communication interface via which the head-wearable display device is connected with a portable terminal, to obtain audio and video data from the portable terminal, exchange data with the portable terminal and obtain working power supply from the portable terminal. As compared with current externally-connected type head-wearable display device which has to employ a plurality of cables, the head-wearable display device according to the present invention may operate normally in a way of connecting with the portable terminal via only one cable, without occupying too many communication interfaces of the portable terminal, avoids the problem that the head-wearable display device and portable terminal cannot establish connection because types and number of communication interfaces on the portable terminal cannot meet the needs of the head-wearable device..
Beijing Pico Technology Co., Ltd.

Head-wearable displaying and powering system

The present disclosure discloses a head-wearable displaying and powering system, comprising a head-wearable display device and a portable terminal; the head-wearable display device is provided with one communication interface to connect with the portable terminal; the portable terminal, through the communication interface, transmits audio and video data to the head-wearable display device, exchanges data with the head-wearable display device and provides the working power supply to the head-wearable display device. The head-wearable display device may operate normally after being connected to the portable terminal only via one communication interface, needn't occupy too many communication interfaces on the portable terminal and does not limit the application of the portable terminal.
Beijing Pico Technology Co., Ltd.

Smart watch with automatic voice recording and alarm

A wearable accoutrement such as a wristwatch records noises within a wearer's vicinity, and white noises may be filtered out to output pure human voices. The voice recording feature can be activated manually or automatically during a “panic mode” as indicated by a loud noise or sudden biological changes such as an increase in heart rate or body temperature, the accoutrement can also monitor other environmental elements such as light, motion and audio and may be paired with a wireless phone such that noise from a stressful event can be sent to a remote server which processes the data.
Sony Corporation

Biometric device and wearable carrier

A biometric device includes a substrate, an image sensor, at least one infrared light emitting diode (ir led), a supporting structure and an optical layer. The image sensor is disposed on the substrate.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Using metadata to take action on an sms message on a proprietary system

Apparatuses, systems, and processes are discussed for using metadata to take action on an sms message on a proprietary system. In some embodiments, a wearable electronic device has a wearable device application that can present an sms notification from an sms application of a mobile computing device.
Pebble Technology, Corp.

Controlling and optimizing actions on notifications for a mobile device

Provided herein is apparatuses and methods for notifications from applications displayed on a wearable electronic device. An action prioritization routine optimizes the display of the possible selectable action items associated with notifications as well as controls a number of other functions regarding notifications..
Pebble Technology, Corp.

Method and wearable device for providing a virtual input interface

Provided is a wearable device including: an image sensor configured to sense a gesture image of a user setting a user input region; and a display configured to provide a virtual input interface corresponding to the set user input region.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Wearable device, control method, and control program

As one of aspects of the present invention, a wearable device includes a display having a display area virtually divided into a first area and a second area. When a user's gaze position moves from the first area to the second area while an object corresponding to a predetermined function is displayed within the first area, the predetermined function is executed.
Kyocera Corporation

Wearable device having a display, lens, illuminator, and image sensor

A wearable device is disclosed. The wearable device may include a display, a lens, an illuminator, an image sensor, and at least one processor.
Tobii Ab

Optical communication device of a wearable object

The present invention relates to a timepiece comprising a case, in which an electronic module supplying at least one item of information is arranged, wherein said at least one item of information is displayed on a dial by display means, characterised in that the electronic module additionally comprises a communication unit having an optical receiving device, wherein said optical receiving device comprises at least one photoelectric receiver arranged to face a first aperture formed on the dial so that an optical signal can be received by said optical receiver.. .
Eta Sa Manufacture Horlogere Suisse

Infrared transparent visible opaque fabrics

The present invention is directed to infrared-transparent visible-opaque fabrics for wearable personal thermal management.. .

Assisted manual mail sorting system

Assisted manual mail sorting system for assisting an operator in manual sortation of mailpieces in a sorting station including a plurality of destination bins, the system comprising a headset wearable by the operator and connected to a computer comprising an image analysis software for extracting from an image of one of the mailpieces, a name, an address or other relevant information and a sorting application for determining a corresponding relevant destination bin, the headset comprising: a high resolution camera for capturing the image of the mailpiece, a transparent display for signalling to the operator the relevant destination bin where the article is to be placed by highlighting or overlaying a visual artifact on a view of the sorting station while the operator is looking at the sorting station.. .
Neopost Technologies

Swimming information processing system, information processing apparatus, swimming information processing method, and program

A system includes a wearable device that measures positional information and activity information of a swimmer, generates swimming information related to swimming of the swimmer based on the activity information, and transmits the swimming information and the positional information; and a tablet pc that receives the swimming information and the positional information from the wearable device, acquires map information corresponding to the positional information, and generates display information by using the swimming information, the positional information, and the map information.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

System and generating feedback on exercise technique

A system and method for generating feedback on exercise technique. The system comprises a sensor and readout device to generate sensor data based on the exercise technique, e.g.

Erectile dysfunction device

A reusable, cloak wearable over the male member, capable of enhancing or maintaining the blood flow that helps establish and maintain an erection. It has a linear, slideable tubular sleeve that resides atop of a base sheath that encapsulates the penile shaft and glans penis.

System and providing placebo information to a user of a wearable device

Various embodiments described herein generally relate to a wearable device collecting data from one or more sensors related to the activity of a person and the wearable device communicating the physiological data sensed or information that corresponds to the physiological data sensed to a recommendation network. In certain instances the recommendation network may analyze the physiological data or information that corresponds to the physiological data when composing messages.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

System and a wearable knee injury prevention

A method and system for actively monitoring anterior cruciate ligament (acl) strain experienced at the knee joint during athletic activity or dynamic movement. Sensors are used in proximity of the knee joint to actively record parameters such as flexion angle and ground impact force at the knee joint.

Remote controlled physical activity monitoring

An apparatus for remote controlled physical activity monitoring, the apparatus comprising: at least one orientation measurer, wearable on at least one body part of a user, configured to measure orientation of a body part wearing the orientation measurer during a physical activity of the user, at least one pressure meter, wearable on at least one body part of the user, configured to measure pressure applied by muscle of a body part wearing the pressure meter during the physical activity of the user, a computer processor, associated with the orientation measurer and pressure meter, configured to derive monitoring control data from the measured orientation and pressure, and a data transmitter, associated with the computer processor, configured to transmit the monitoring control data to a physical activity monitoring device, and thereby to remotely control a monitoring of the physical activity of the user by the physical activity monitoring device.. .

Device for detecting heart rate and heart rate variability

One or more sensors and/or sensing techniques are used individually or in combination to detect and/or measure heart rate and/or heart rate variability. The sensors may be wearable and/or portable and may operate on different principles and may include different power profiles.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Wearable thermometer patch capable of measuring human skin temperature at high duty cycle

A wearable thermometer patch for continuous wearing by a user includes a circuit substrate that includes an electric circuit, a battery holder mounted in the circuit substrate, and a detachable cover layer on the battery holder. The battery holder can hold a replaceable battery to supply power to the electric circuit.
Vivalnk, Inc.

Wearable patch for measuring temperature and electrical signals

A wearable patch includes a stretchable and permeable substrate having a first opening, a temperature sensing unit mounted in the stretchable and permeable substrate, wherein the temperature sensing unit comprises a temperature sensor for measuring a user's skin temperature, electrodes attached to the stretchable and permeable substrate. The electrodes include a bottom surface that can contact with the user's skin and to pick up electric signals from the user's body, and a circuit substrate on the stretchable and permeable substrate.
Vivalnk Inc.

Wearable thermometer patch for correct measurement of human skin temperature

A wearable thermometer patch includes a substrate and a temperature probe unit mounted in the substrate and configured to measure temperature of a user's skin. The temperature probe unit includes a force sensor configured to measure contact force between the temperature probe unit and the user' skin, a plate, a first temperature sensor attached to a lower surface of the plate, and a second temperature sensor attached to an upper surface of the plate..
Vivalnk Inc.

Wearable thermometer patch for accurate measurement of human skin temperature

A wearable thermometer patch includes a flexible circuit substrate comprising an electric circuit and an opening, a thermally conductive cup having a bottom portion plugged into the opening and fixed to the flexible circuit substrate, and a temperature sensor inside the thermally conductive cup. The temperature sensor is in thermal conduction with the thermally conductive cup.
Vivalnk Inc.

Dynamic fit adjustment for wearable electronic devices

Systems and methods for dynamically adjusting the fit of a wearable electronic device are disclosed. In many embodiments, a tensioner associated with a wearable electronic device can control one or more actuators that are mechanically coupled to either the housing or to a band attached to the wearable electronic device.
Apple Inc.

Wearable disease prevention device

A wearable device for preventing the spread of disease by detecting when a wearer's hand comes into close proximity of the wearer's face. The device can preferably issue an immediate warning to the wearer to prevent contact between the wearer's hand and face and to change a wearer's face-touching habit in order to prevent future occurrences.
No Touch L. L. C.

Tokuyama Corporation

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Method and providing notification

An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes: a transceiver configured to communicate with at least one wearable device and receive, from the at least one wearable device, status information indicating whether the at least one wearable device is currently being worn; and a processor configured to determine whether to send a notification request to the at least one wearable device based on the status information received by the transceiver..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Interchangeable charm messaging wearable electronic device for wireless communication

Particular embodiments described herein provide for a wearable electronic device, such as a bracelet, coupled to a plurality of electronic components (which may include any type of components, elements, circuitry, etc.). One particular implementation of a wearable electronic device may include a bracelet portion, and at least one charm device configured to be affixed to the bracelet portion.
Intel Corporation

Wearable inward-facing camera utilizing the scheimpflug principle

One aspect of this disclosure involves a wearable device that includes a frame that is worn on a user's head, and an inward-facing camera (camera) physically coupled to the frame. The optical axis of the camera is either above the frankfort horizontal plane and pointed upward to capture an image of a region of interest (roi) above the user's eyes, or the optical axis is below the frankfort horizontal plane and pointed downward to capture an image of an roi below the user's eyes.
Facense Ltd.

System architecture for a wearable device

Apparatuses and methods that generate and send interactive elements to a plurality of wearable electronic devices are discussed. One or more mobile applications and one or more remote backend servers may cooperate to send information in the interactive elements to the instances of the time synchronous application resident in their wearable electronic device in order to bring different types of content such as timely and relevant data, events, and notifications to a user of that wearable electronic device without the user's intervention to actively retrieve the different types of content.
Pebble Technology, Corp.

Wearable computing communication device with display screens and methods.

A wearable computing device (wcd) which provides for new and alternative methods of communication and social interaction. The wcd is mobile and allows the wearer to show, share, play and or generally broadcast various forms of multimedia content on one or more display screens.

Software-defined implantable ultrasonic device for use in the internet of medical things

Implantable and wearable devices and system for transmitting signals ultrasonically through biological tissue are implemented based on an internet of medical things (iomt) platform software and hardware architecture. The devices are size-, energy-, and resource-constrained and implement ultrasonic communication protocols and communicate with each other through ultrasound..
Northeastern University

Signal demodulation apparatus and method in closed communication system

The present application provides a signal demodulation apparatus and method in a closed communication system. The signal demodulation apparatus includes: an analog voltage comparator, configured to convert a received modulated signal into a digital signal, and output the digital signal; and a sampling decider, configured to sample the received digital signal, and acquire a value represented by the digital signal according to a feature of a sampled digital signal to complete a signal demodulation.
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Radio frequency system for wearable device

A radio frequency (rf) system includes an rf integrated circuit (ic) die, and an antenna coupled to the rf ic die. The rf system further includes a reflector layer over the rf ic die, the reflector layer extending over at least a portion of the antenna, a combination of the antenna and the reflector layer having a radiation pattern that comprises a main lobe in a first direction parallel to a top surface of the reflector layer..
Infineon Technologies Ag

Sequence of contexts wearable

In an embodiment, an apparatus comprising a processor (108) is presented that tracks a plurality of events experienced by a subject using data from wearable sensors (38) and network-connected devices (50), determines whether each of the events complies with a personalized schedule, and provides feedback related to the determination.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Digital wearable monitoring device with dual locking system

A digital wearable monitoring device with dual locking system allows parents to monitor and locate a missing or wandering child. The monitoring device is secured to a child and can be removed through biometric signatures of a parent or authorized guardians.

Wearable charm anti-theft system with power saving feature

An anti-theft proximity alert system that includes a wearable smart charm with a charm housing, and an object monitor having a power saving feature comprising at least one operating instruction to select a power consumption mode of the object monitor based upon a condition of said object monitor.. .
Charm Alarm Llc

Wearable devices for use in an entertainment environment

Methods, systems and computer program products for utilizing wearable devices in an entertainment environment are provided. Aspects include creating associations between a plurality of individuals and a plurality of wearable devices and classifying each of the plurality of individuals into one or more groups, wherein each group includes at least one child and at least one parent.
International Business Machines Corporation

Mobile device security using wearable security tokens

Optimizations are provided for completing a transaction event using authentication information. In particular, a presence of a transaction processing device is initially detected.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Methods and systems for remotely determining levels of healthcare interventions

The present subject matter relates to methods and systems utilizing wearable sensor technology to determine when a patient's health may be degrading to trigger progressively higher levels of care and involvement, from “free” hands and eyes to skilled clinicians, in order to keep patients in the lowest cost setting of care, the home, for as long as possible.. .
Carepredict, Inc.

Wearable apparatus, virtual reality method and terminal system

A wearable apparatus is provided, which can express information in more dimensions. The wearable apparatus includes a signal receiving module, a signal processing module, at least one signal generating module and at least one signal outputting module, which are all disposed on a case body.
Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd .

Methods and predicting musculo-skeletal position information using wearable autonomous sensors

Methods and apparatus for providing a dynamically-updated computerized musculo-skeletal representation comprising a plurality of rigid body segments connected by joints. The method comprises recording, using a plurality of autonomous sensors arranged on one or more wearable devices, a plurality of autonomous signals from a user, wherein the plurality of autonomous sensors include a plurality of neuromuscular sensors configured to record neuromuscular signals.

Motion capturing garments and motion capture using jeans and other garments

A real-time motion capture system and garment includes a wearable activity monitor that may be a pair of denim jeans. The wearable activity monitor includes multiple sensors such as accelerometers, gyrometers, magnetometers disposed within the seams of the garment.
Sanko Tekstil Isletmeleri San. Ve Tic. A.s.

Wearable computer

A wearable computer includes a body temperature power generation device that generates electric power using a body temperature of a wearer, a vibration power generation device, and a control section. The control section includes a determination unit that determines whether the wearer is sleeping or not, and an operation mode selecting unit that selects an operation mode from a high power consumption mode and a low power consumption mode.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Wearable device and controlling the same

A wearable device and a method for controlling the same, the wearable device including: a device main body and a wearing part for having the device main body worn on a human body, and the device main body is provided with a micro-controlling unit for controlling operation of the wearable device; and the wearing part is provided with one or more linear motors, each of the linear motors is connected to the micro-controlling unit by a controlling wire, and when the linear motor receives a specified signal of the micro-controlling unit, the linear motor correspondingly vibrates. The wearable device provides one or more linear motors on the wearing part, and controls the linear motors to, upon receiving the specified signal, vibrate, thereby providing the user with a solution of portable vibration tactile feedback and enhancing the user usage experience of the wearable device..
Goertek Inc.

Wearable high resolution audio visual interface

An adjustable visual optical element is provided, which may be supported, for example, by an eyeglass. The optical element is preferably adjustable in each of the x, y, and z axes to allow the wearer to optimize projection of the optical element.
Oakley, Inc.

Methods and devices for rendering interactions between virtual and physical objects on a substantially transparent display

Disclosed are methods and devices for rendering interactions between virtual and physical objects on a substantially transparent display are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes displaying a user-interface on a substantially transparent display of a wearable computing device.
Google Inc.

Method and system for near-eye three dimensional display

A 3d near eye display device is provided, the display device comprising a display screen for displaying more than one 2d images, at least one focusing element for collimating the images to sub-images, a spatial multiplexing unit capable of remapping the sub-images to different depths while forcing their centers to align to form remapped sub-images, and an eye piece. The device and methods allow for a high quality, compact 3d display system that can be wearable and overcomes the vergence-accomodation conflict that leads to visual discomfort and fatigue caused by traditional 3d near eye display devices..
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinoi

Wearable neutron detector

By using plural neutron detection parts set to a moderator such as a human body, a water-containing substance, polyethylene or the like, and comparing the counts at the detection parts, the direction of a neutron radiation source can be specified. In addition, since arrangement of the plural neutron detection parts is not restricted as long as the detection parts do not overlap each other when they are set to the moderator, the detection parts can be set to a flexible material such as cloth, and therefore, a sufficient flexibility in shape to cope with the change of appearance shape can be given to the detector..

Electrochemical sensors with a chemically attached molecular redox buffer

Solid-contact electrodes include a molecular redox buffer that is covalently attached to one of the components of the electrodes. These electrodes can be incorporated into electrochemical sensor systems.
Regents Of The University Of Minnesota

Wearable device and charger, and estimating absorbance of wearable device

A wearable device, a charger, and a method for estimating absorbance of the wearable device are provided. The wearable device includes a spectroscope configured to emit a first light to a reference material of a charger, measure an intensity of the first light reflected from the reference material, emit a second light to a skin of a user, and measure an intensity of the second light reflected from the skin of the user; and a processor configured to determine absorbance of the skin of the user based on the intensity of the first light and the intensity of the second light..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Wearable gym

A wearable gym can include base component configured to be worn over a portion of a body of a user. The wearable gym can also include at least one exercise device coupled to the base component, wherein the at least one exercise device is configured to burn calories of the user when the user engages the at least one exercise device..

Wearable soft exoskeleton apparatus

A wearable soft exoskeleton apparatus includes: a fluid supplying portion; and a soft exoskeleton portion which is connected to the fluid supplying portion and is configured to be able to be worn in legs of a user, a soft exoskeleton portion being made of elastic material to simulate motions of the legs and being provided with a fiber conduit through which fluid flows, the soft exoskeleton portion being inflated to support the legs of the user when the fluid is supplied to the fiber conduit from the fluid supplying portion. The soft exoskeleton portion includes: a fiber tube which is formed in a mesh type to be able to enclose a femoral region and a shinbone; and a fiber structure which is disposed within the fiber tube in a structure in which cells of a predetermined shape are connected to one another so as to form a plurality of the fiber conduits therein..
Frt Co., Ltd.

Treatment of bleeding by non-invasive stimulation

Devices, systems and methods for stimulating (e.g., noninvasively) a subject's inflammatory reflex are provided to reduce bleed time. The method may include the step of non-invasively stimulating the inflammatory reflex (e.g., the vagus nerve, the splenic nerve, the hepatic nerve, the facial nerve, and the trigeminal nerve) of a subject, such as by mechanical stimulation, in a manner which significantly reduces bleed time in the subject.

Wearable computing device having a curved back to reduce pressure on vertebrae

A wearable computing device includes a first side portion and a second side portion that partially extend across a shoulder and rest on a front of a user. The device also includes a neck portion connected to the first side portion and the second side portion.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Optical adapters for wearable monitoring devices

An optical adapter is configured to be removably secured to a wearable monitoring device. The monitoring device includes a housing having a portion with a biometric sensor that is wearably positionable adjacent the skin of a subject.
Valencell, Inc.

Electrocardiogram sensor ring

An electrocardiogram (ecg) sensor has a flexible thin ring-shaped substrate configured to be worn about a patient's finger. The substrate has an inner surface and an outer surface opposite the inner surface.
The George Washington University

Electrode for a user wearable apparatus

An electrode for a user wearable apparatus; the electrode comprising: a conductive part comprising conductive material, wherein the conductive part is configured to provide electrical connection to electronic components of the user wearable device, and an opening configured to provide an optical connection to electronic components of the user wearable apparatus through the electrode.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Sweat sensing devices with excess sweat flow management

A wearable sweat sensing device is provided for managing excess sweat flow. The sweat sensing device includes at least one sweat sensor and a sweat path for conveying sweat from a wearer's skin and across the at least one sensor.
Eccrine Systems, Inc.

Recommendations based on biometric feedback from wearable device

Methods and architecture for using sensor data to offer content, such as purchase or viewing suggestions, to a viewer, are disclosed. Wearable or other external sensor devices may monitor a viewer while the viewer consumes a first media element.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc

Apparatus and estimating biological substance, acquiring unit spectrum, and wearable device

An apparatus for estimating a biological substance in a user using a unit spectrum for the biological substance acquired using a biological tissue simulation solution is provided. The apparatus may include a spectrometer configured to emit a light to a skin of a user, detect the light returned from the skin, and measure a skin spectrum of the user from the detected light and a processor configured to estimate a biological substance in the user based on the measured skin spectrum and a unit spectrum acquired using a biological tissue simulation solution..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Wearable patch with rigid insert

Embodiments of the present disclosure generally relate wearable patches having rigid inserts. The rigid insert is positioned adjacent to one or more connectors, such as studs for receiving sockets to distribute the force transferred to a patient when reconnecting a socket to the stud.
Preventice Technologies, Inc.

Wearable electrocardiographic measurement device

The present invention discloses wearable electrocardiographic measurement device which includes a first electrode and a second electrode, wherein the first electrode is mounted on a user's body via a wearable structure, and the second electrode is implemented to contact the user's upper limb, neck or shoulder, so as to achieve a loop for acquiring electrocardiographic signals.. .

Tracking cardiac forces and arterial blood pressure using accelerometers

Modular, miniaturized cardiovascular sensors, systems, methods, and wearable devices for the non-obtrusive evaluation, monitoring, and high-fidelity mapping of cardiac mechanical and electromechanical forces and central arterial blood pressure are presented herein. The sensor manufacturing process is also presented.

Wearable portable baby changing table

A portable, stable and rigid baby changing station which can be easily collapsed for storage or expanded for use and which can be safely and securely worn by a user, to form a firm bed for changing a baby when no other clean or useable surfaces are available.. .

Wearable device and wristband thereof

A wearable device, which comprises a wristband, an electronic module and a connector. The wristband comprises a housing and a band.
Htc Corporation

Upper garment eyewear retaining system

A wearable eyewear retaining system is provided. The wearable eyewear retaining system is embodied in an upper garment, wherein the upper garment includes at least one grommet adapted to securely hang eyewear by sliding an arm thereof through the grommet.

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

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Bcc enabled key management system

A system with a wireless communication device and one or more wearable communication devices utilizing body coupled communication, bcc, technology for managing digital keys to a lock. The key management system comprises a wireless communication device and at least one wearable communication device, for managing digital keys, wherein the wireless communication device and the wearable communication device are body coupled communication, bcc, enabled.
Sony Corporation

Wearable device detection

A computer-implemented method includes, by a first terminal device among a plurality of terminal devices in a vicinity of a user, receiving a frequency of coexistence from each of one or more second terminal devices among the plurality of terminal devices. The first terminal device and each of the second terminal devices each store a frequency of coexistence, wherein the frequency of coexistence shows a frequency that a terminal device which stores the frequency of coexistence and each of one or more other terminal devices coexisted in the vicinity at a predetermined location.
International Business Machines Corporation

Earphone noise reduction method and apparatus

An earphone noise reduction method and apparatus, which are applicable to the technical field of wearable devices. The earphone noise reduction method can include collecting, using an earphone microphone, a noise signal of an environment where the earphone microphone is placed.
Shenzhen Grandsun Electronic Co., Ltd.

Wearable audio device having external antenna and related technology

A wearable audio device in accordance with a particular embodiment of the present technology includes an earpiece, a speaker, an antenna, and processing circuitry. The earpiece includes a housing within which the speaker and the processing circuitry are disposed.
New Audio Llc

Wearable device for generating image signal, and system for controlling same

An wearable device and a system for controlling the same are provided. The wearable device is connected to a user biometric state measurement device to capture an image of a certain place or situation, and the system remotely controls the wearable device and the user biometric state measurement device in real time..
Nexsys Co., Ltd.

Wearable band

An electronic wearable device comprising a band having an outer surface; a camera assembly comprising a camera and a battery; a base plate having a first surface, wherein the first surface at least in part defines a channel, a second surface, a main body, and a member configured to rotatably couple with the band; and a base coupling member attached to the camera assembly and configured to engage the channel.. .
Pogotec, Inc.

Authenticating a user and registering a wearable device

An authentication request including at least one of a user identifier and a wearable device identifier of a user is received at a server from a terminal. The server stores a relationship between the user identifier, the wearable device identifier, and a server authentication key.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Battery, electronic device, electric vehicle, electrical storage device, electrical storage system and wearable terminal

A battery is provided including a battery cell having main top and bottom surfaces, and a plurality of side surfaces; and at least one resin section including a cured resin that covers at least three of the plurality of side surfaces of the battery cell, but that does not cover substantially all of the top and bottom surfaces of the battery cell.. .
Sony Corporation

System and identifying language register

System and method for analyzing audio data are provided. The audio data may be analyzed7 to identify language register.

System and measuring length of utterance

System and method for analyzing audio data are provided. The audio data may be analyzed to measure length of utterance.

System and detecting repetitive speech

System and method for analyzing audio data are provided. The audio data may be analyzed to detect repetitive speech.

System and detecting articulation errors

System and method for analyzing audio data are provided. The audio data may be analyzed to detect articulation errors.

Wearable device assembly with ability to mitigate data loss due to component failure

A wrist-worn device monitors movements of a user with a flexible circuit member. The flexible circuit member is fault tolerant.
Nike, Inc.

Method and device for determining action and/or action part

The present application provides methods and devices for determining an action and/or an action part, and generally relates to the field of wearable devices. A method disclosed herein comprises: in response to that a first part on a body of a user executes an action, acquiring target blood flow information of the first part or a second part corresponding to the first part; and determining the first part and/or the action according to the target blood flow information and reference information.
Beijing Zhigu Rui Tuo Tech Co., Ltd.

Method and device for determining input information

The present application provides a method and device for determining input information, and relates to the field of a wearable device. The method comprises in response to a first part of a body of a user executing an action, acquiring target blood-flow information about the first part or a second part that corresponds to the first part; and determining input information according to the target blood-flow information and reference information.
Beijing Zhigu Rui Tuo Tech Co., Ltd.

Power supply manageable wearable device and power supply management a wearable device

A power supply manageable wearable device includes: a power management module connected to the microphone interface, a control module and a function module that are connected to the power management module respectively; wherein the control module monitors whether a user instruction includes a voice communication instruction; if the user instruction includes the voice communication instruction, the power management module is enabled to supply power to a microphone and output a first voltage to supply power to the control module; or otherwise, the power management module is enabled to cut off power supply to the microphone and output a second voltage to supply power to the control module and the function module, or output a first voltage to supply power to the control module and output a second voltage to supply power to the function module. The wearable device has the advantages of convenient use and low cost..
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Wearable device made by amorphous alloy with antibacterial function

A wearable device made by amorphous alloy with antibacterial function includes a functional part adapted for implementing using functions of the wearable device; and an amorphous alloy housing configured out of the functional part and adapted for cladding the functional part to prevent the functional part from directly contacting with a user. Since the wearable device has the amorphous alloy housing covering on the functional part, thus the amorphous alloy housing rather than the functional part will contact with the user skin directly.
Dongguan Jianye Material Technology Co., Ltd.

Wearable devices such as eyewear customized to individual wearer parameters

Features are disclosed relating to an article such as eyewear customized to individual wearer parameters (e.g., measurements, preferences, etc.), and to systems and methods for customizing eyewear to individual wearer parameters. The system includes an input for receiving data representative of a three dimensional configuration of a portion of a wearer's face and an input for receiving data representative of a desired position where the wearer would like an eyewear frame to reside on the wearer's face.
Oakley, Inc.

Active optical cable for wearable device display

An active optical cable (aoc) for a helmet mounted display (hmd) or goggles includes a transceiver module having a rigid-flex or flex connector packaging to physically couple with an electrical data interface of the hmd or goggles. The transceiver module includes one or more media converters to receive electrical data of multiple formats from the hmd or googles and convert the received electrical data to a common format, and an optical engine communicatively coupled to the one or more media converters to output the converted electrical data as optical data.
Inneos Llc

Integrated air quality sensor

A microelectronic device capable of detecting multiple gas constituents in ambient air can be used to monitor air quality. The microelectronic air quality monitor includes a plurality of temperature-sensitive gas sensors tuned to detect different gas species.
Stmicroelectronics Pte Ltd

Miniature gas analyzer

A miniature gas analyzer capable of detecting voc gases in ambient air as well as sensing relative humidity and ambient temperature can be used to monitor indoor air quality. The voc gas sensor is thermally controlled and can be tuned to detect a certain gas by programming an adjacent heater.
Stmicroelectronics Pte Ltd

Gesture based input system in a vehicle with haptic feedback

A vehicle haptic feedback system includes a haptic actuator, a detection device, and a controller. The haptic actuator is configured to provide haptic feedback to a vehicle driver.
Immersion Corporation

System and health monitoring

The present disclosure provides a health monitoring apparatus for an infant. The apparatus includes a wearable monitoring device that includes a sensor in order to collect vital statistics of an infant.

Wearable ecg system

A wearable ecg system includes a plurality of electrodes; a multiplexor, the multiplexor including an input port, two output ports, and a control port, the input port of the multiplexor being connected with the electrodes; an analog detection module being connected with one output port of the multiplexor; a digital detection module being connected with the other output port of the multiplexor; a processor being connected with the control port of the multiplexor and the digital detection module; and a motion detection module connected with the processor and configured to detect acceleration of the wearable ec system and output an electrical signal accordingly. The processor is configured to receive the electrical signal from the motion detection module, and control the multiplexor to selectively transmit output of the electrodes to the analog detection module or the digital detection module based on the electrical signal..
Liankang Technology Limited

Detection wearable device and wearable device

According to the present invention, whether a user wears a wearable device can be determined quickly and accurately by detecting a value of a distance between the wearable device and the user and a body characteristic value of the user, and a detection success rate is high.. .

Wearable patch having reliable conductive contacts for measuring electrical signals

A wearable patch for measuring electrical signals from a user's body includes a main substrate, a circuit substrate on the main substrate, the circuit substrate comprising a conductive circuit; a first conductive electrode circuit in electric connection with the conductive circuit and including a portion on a lower surface of the main substrate; and an adhesive-conductive assembly attached to the lower surface of the main substrate. The adhesive-conductive assembly includes a support layer having a first opening and a conductive gel layer inserted into the first opening and configured to be in contact with a user's skin, a first adhesive layer to bond to portions of upper surfaces of the conductive gel layer and a portion of an upper surface of the support layer, and a second adhesive layer to bond to portions of lower surfaces of the conductive gel layer and a portion of a lower surface of the support layer..
Vivalnk, Inc.

Conductive polymer electrodes, wiring elements, and use thereof in health and sports monitoring

Disclosed herein are conductive polymer electrodes and wiring elements for use as the conductive element in health monitoring applications, and more specifically to conductive polymer fabric electrodes or conductive polymer fabric wiring elements for use as the conductive element in pads for health monitoring applications and other wearable monitoring systems.. .
University Of Connecticut

Wearable medical monitoring device

A wearable monitoring device includes a plurality of cardiac sensing electrodes, a monitor, at least one motion sensor, and a controller. The plurality of cardiac sensing electrodes are positioned outside a body of a subject and to detect cardiac information of the subject.
Zoll Medical Corporation

Electronically lockable wearable device

A wearable device includes: a band configured to at least partially surround a body part of a user; a clasp configured to hold the band in a closed position, wherein the band resists removal from the body part while in the closed position; a lock actuator configured to selectively lock the clasp against moving to an open position; a communication interface configured to receive data from at least one other device; and a processor in communication with the lock actuator and the communication interface, wherein the processor is configured to: receive a locking indication that the wearable device is to be unlocked, and in response to receiving the locking indication, signal the lock actuator to allow the clasp to transition to the open position. The device may further comprise a physiological sensor (e.g.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Wearable physiological data acquirer and methods of using same

One of the methods includes positioning the physiological data acquirer on the body of a mammal with the electrodes exposed to the body; activating a data acquisition mode of operation of the physiological data acquirer and acquiring physiological data from the user when in said data acquisition mode. Another one of the methods includes extracting the acquired data using a data extraction device..
Icentia Inc.

Wearable physiological monitoring device

The present invention discloses a wearable physiological monitoring device for providing brain activity information and deciding a breathing guiding signal in a neurofeedback section, for being a basis for a user to perform a self-regulation about brain function. The device includes a wearable structure for mounting plural eeg electrodes and/or optical sensor on the head and/or an ear of the user so as to obtain information about brain activity and respiratory behavior..

System and detection of cravings in individuals with addiction

A system and method detects and provides alerts when a subject's physiological measurements indicate a likelihood of the presence of drug cravings and a possible return to drug use. The system includes a wearable sensor which monitors movement in three dimensions, electro dermal response (edr), and temperature.

Drinking cup with lid and detachable headband

Disclosed is a lid for a drinking cup with a detachable headband. The lid is removably securable to a drinking cup to prevent or minimize spills.
Creative Consumer Concepts, Inc.

System and managing data in wearable device

A shoe is provided for use by a user and for use with an external reset system that is operable to transmit a reset signal. The shoe comprises a sole, a detector, a memory, a controller, and a receiver.
Under Armour, Inc.

Empathy monitoring and detection system

A method includes providing a wearable device compatible with and worn by an animal, the wearable device including a processing engine, a plurality of sensors, and a communication interface to a remotely located base station. The method includes monitoring an environment around the wearable device as the animal traverses a space and collecting information based on data generated by the plurality of sensors.
Autodesk, Inc.

Systems and methods for biomechanically-based eye signals for interacting with real and virtual objects

Systems and methods are provided for discerning the intent of a device wearer primarily based on movements of the eyes. The system may be included within unobtrusive headwear that performs eye tracking and controls screen display.
Klemm+sohn Gmbh & Co. Kg

Wearable accessory with lighting effect

A wearable accessory having an embedded processor in a substrate for creating a synchronously presented lighting effect at a controlled access venue and a method for creating a synchronously presented lighting effect at a controlled access venue while controlling access to the venue, simultaneously using a wearable accessory that coordinates with the performance allowing each audience member with a wearable accessory to synchronously perform with the performance.. .

Mobile device accessory

The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a mobile device accessory includes a housing defining an attachment surface that is configured to engage a mobile device, a wearable component configured to be worn by a user of the mobile device, a separation detector configured to detect separation of the wearable component relative to the housing, and provide a signal when the wearable component becomes separated from the housing, and an alarm device configured to activate in response to the signal. Alternatively, the mobile device accessory may be a standalone device not designed to be attached to a mobile device..
Baldree Capital Advisors, Llc

Wearable headset with self-contained vocal feedback and vocal command

A headset includes a wearable body, first and second earphones extending from the wearable body, controls for controlling an external communication/multimedia device wirelessly, a microphone for picking up vocal data from a user of the headset system and a signal processing unit. The signal processing unit includes circuitry for processing the vocal data into a distinctly audible vocal feedback signal, circuitry for enhancing the vocal feedback signal thereby producing an enhanced vocal feedback signal and circuitry for mixing the enhanced vocal feedback signal with audio signals originating from the external communication/multimedia device, thereby producing a mixed output signal and then sending the mixed output signal to the user via the earphones.
Onvocal, Inc.

Wearable modular telecommunication device

Wearable electronic device includes a neck loop worn on a neck with two electromechanical units; two in-ear earphones; two earphone cords. Each unit has an earphone cord winding mechanism including (i) a spool for winding the earphone cord; (ii) a double drive mechanism including an electric motor, a reducer, and a spiral spring; (iii) an engagement mechanism for engagement between the drive mechanism and the spool; and (iv) a lock mechanism.

Biologically fit wearable electronics apparatus and methods

Detachable wearable electronic eyeglasses and head mounted gear with a plurality of electronic functions and interchangeable electronic function, and a wearable computer with optimal weight distribution and stretchable arms.. .
Geelux Holdings, Ltd.

Earpiece with wirelessly recharging battery

A wearable device includes a housing, a rechargeable battery disposed within the housing and a short range transceiver for near field communication disposed within the housing. The short range transceiver for near field communications comprises a core and a plurality of coil turns wrapped around the core to thereby form a coil.
Bragi Gmbh

Variable positioning of distributed body sensors with single or dual wireless earpiece system and method

A method of location determination using a first wireless earpiece includes receiving a first set of global navigation satellite system (gnss) satellite signals at a first gnss antenna of the first wireless earpiece, determining a gnss position of a user of the first wireless earpiece from the first set of gnss satellite signals, and augmenting the gnss position of the user of the first wireless earpiece using position information from a second wearable device of the user to provide a location determination more accurate than the gnss position of the user determined using the gnss satellite signals at the first gnss antenna of the first wireless earpiece.. .
Bragi Gmbh

System and social awareness textiles

A method, computer program product, and computer system for identifying attribute information of at least a first wearable associated with an outfit of a user. Information about an event may be received.
International Business Machines Corporation

Automatic self-protection for a portable electronic device

Provided are techniques for automatically protecting portable and wearable electronic devices from potential hazards by predicting when such hazards may occur. Techniques may include monitoring a plurality of sensors on the mobile computing device; receiving, on the mobile computing device, context data from a plurality of context-service applications; selecting a set of device-protection policies based upon an availability of the plurality of sensors and the plurality of context-service applications, wherein the set of device-protection policies are configured to determine a level of risk to the mobile computing device based on sensor data received from the plurality of sensors and the context data; applying, the sensor data and the context data to the set of device-protection policies to generate the level of risk; and triggering a self-protection action if the level of risk exceeds a pre-determined threshold level of risk..
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and system for managing wiredly and wirelessly charging rechargeable devices as well as wirelessly managing rechargeable batteries thereof using a smart adaptor subsystem

Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method for managing wiredly and wirelessly charging at least one of a fixed, portable and wearable computing and communications device. The method may comprise wirelessly charging a first of the at least one of fixed, portable and wearable computing and communications device serving as sink consuming power, when subjected to charging, using a wireless receiver detachably coupled to a smart adaptor subsystem via a first pair of magnetic connectors, detachably magnetically coupling a usb cable via second and third pairs of magnetic connectors correspondingly to a second of the at least one of fixed, portable and wearable computing and communications device serving as source supplying power, when subjected to charging, and the smart adaptor subsystem for facilitating wiredly charging the first of the at least one of fixed, portable and wearable computing and communications device, upon detachably magnetically coupling the usb cable, generating a cable detection signal using at least one of the wireless receiver and smart adaptor subsystem, upon successfully detecting the usb cable, generating an enable signal facilitating initiation of the smart adaptor subsystem using at least one of the wireless receiver and smart adaptor subsystem and upon generating the enable signal, automatically disabling the wireless receiver using the smart adaptor subsystem, thereby facilitating wiredly charging the first of the at least one of fixed, portable and wearable computing and communications device..

Earpiece with laser induced transfer of pvd coating on surfaces

An earpiece includes an earpiece housing having an external surface and an internal surface, a transceiver disposed within the earpiece, and an antenna deposited onto a surface of the earpiece housing and operatively connected to the transceiver, wherein the antenna is deposited onto the surface of the earpiece housing using a vapor deposition process. A method of manufacturing a wearable device includes loading a conductive substance into a vapor deposition system and depositing the conductive substance onto a surface of a wearable device using the vapor deposition system to form an antenna pattern..
Bragi Gmbh

Three-dimensional mapping system

A survey application generates a survey of components associated with a three-dimensional model of an object. The survey application receives video feeds, location information, and orientation information from wearable devices in proximity to the object.
Daqri, Llc

Expenditure data system

An expenditure data system including a bonus server, a data server, a mobile communication device and a wearable device is provided. The bonus server may store the bonus point information.
Taiwan Name Plate Co., Ltd.

Wearable earpiece multifactorial biometric analysis system and method

A system, method and one or more wireless earpieces for authenticating a transaction utilizing one or more wireless earpieces. An indication that the transaction is pending is received by the one or more wireless earpieces.
Bragi Gmbh

System and managing waste services

A system is disclosed for managing waste services. The system may have a locating device configured to generate a signal indicative of a location of a service vehicle, a motion tracking device wearable by an management personnel of the service vehicle, and a controller in communication with the locating and motion tracking devices.
Rubicon Global Holdings, Llc

Safety for wearable virtual reality devices via object detection and tracking

The technology disclosed can provide improved safety by detecting potential unsafe conditions (e.g., collisions, loss of situational awareness, etc.) confronting the user of a wearable (or portable) sensor configured to capture motion and/or determining the path of an object based on imaging, acoustic or vibrational waves. Implementations can enable improved safety to users of virtual reality for machine control and/or machine communications applications using wearable (or portable) devices, e.g., head mounted displays (hmds), wearable goggles, watch computers, smartphones, and so forth, or mobile devices, e.g., autonomous and semi-autonomous robots, factory floor material handling systems, autonomous mass-transit vehicles, automobiles (human or machine driven), and so forth, equipped with suitable sensors and processors employing optical, audio or vibrational detection..
Leap Motion, Inc.

Accuracy-enhanced scanner

A portable scanner with improved user feedback provides scan data to a networked computing node via a wireless interface and the internet. The portable scanner receives user feedback information from the networked computing node via the wireless interface and the internet.
Socket Mobile, Inc.

Companion testing for body-aware devices

One embodiment provides a method, including: receiving movement data describing physical movement of a person performing a predetermined action; generating, using a processor, classification of the movement data using a test application that predicts output of a wearable device, wherein the test application has been formed using previously collected data that describe the movement of a person performing the predetermined action; determining, using the processor, whether the movement data match the predetermined action in view of the classification; receiving output of a body-aware application that detects and responds to human movement; comparing, using the processor, the output of the body-aware application with the classification; and providing, using the processor, an indication of the comparing of the output of the body-aware application and the classification.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and device for activating preset function in wearable electronic terminal

A method and device for activating a preset function in a wearable electronic terminal are disclosed. The method comprises: setting a quick activation command corresponding to a preset function of the wearable electronic terminal in the electronic terminal, so that the quick activation command responds to the touching operation of predetermined type by the user on the touch screen of the electronic terminal; when the electronic terminal is in a working state, detecting a touching event received by the touch screen and confirming that a touching operation of predetermined type happened; and invoking the quick activation command corresponding to the touching operation of predetermined type so as to activate the corresponding preset function.
Goertek Inc.

Electronic device, wearable device, and controlling screen of electronic device

A method for controlling a screen in an electronic device is provided. The method includes receiving, from a first external device, rotation input information entered by rotation of a rotation input device included in the first external device, and controlling an object displayed on a display based on the received rotation input information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Gaming device with rotatably placed cameras

A method to identify positions of fingers of a hand is described. The method includes capturing images of a first hand using a plurality of cameras that are part of a wearable device.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Wearable device, and inputting information using the same

Disclosed is a wearable device including a sensor array having a plurality of sensors each configured to detect a physical change in epidermis of a corresponding body area; and a body motion determination unit configured to determine movement of a body part based on sensing signals from the plurality of sensors, and determine whether the determined movement corresponds to one of at least one next motion which is able to be derived from a current motion state.. .
Korea Electronics Technology Institute

Wearable display device

A wearable display device according to an embodiment may comprise: a first prism, positioned in front of a user's eye, for controlling the path of an incident light and enabling the arrival of a virtual image to be displayed on the eye; a second prism, coupled to the first prism, for reducing distortion of a real image arriving at the user's eye; and a coating layer which is interposed between the first prism and the second prism and of which the brightness is controlled in inverse proportion to the ambient brightness, such that the visibility of the virtual image increases.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

Using augmented reality to collect, process and share information

A system to facilitate communication, in some embodiments, comprises a controller, storage in communication with the controller and storing resources available to the controller, and a plurality of wearable devices in wireless communication with the controller and with each other. Each of the plurality of wearable devices receives input and provides the input to at least one of the controller or another one of the plurality of wearable devices.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Wearable with test strips and optical reader for skin

The present invention generally relates to a wearable electronic device that collects information about test sample using an optical sensor. The wearable device photographs and analyzes one or more organic samples placed on one or more immunoassay regions of a test strip in order to reveal information about the sample.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Wearable electronic device

Hands-free electronic devices and electronic functions that can be worn on the surface of the body in a biologically fit manner are described. The embodiments provide a convergence between electronic products, and biological, anatomical, and biomechanical aspects of the human body while providing hands-free and interchangeable wearable electronic apparatuses that can interact with human senses and physiology of a human body in a practical manner..
Geelux Holdings, Ltd.

A process for preparing free-standing films of conductive polymers

The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of films of conductive polymers, by the technique so-called roll-to-roll, which allows to obtain freestanding films having advantageous features such as toughness, flexibility, ability to adhere to different substrates, a submicron thickness and a very high ratio surface area/thickness; the present films are suitable for use in several technological applications, in particular for the development of biosensors, and in the production of flexible electronic components with large surface, suitable for wearable devices and also intended for contacting skin.. .
Fondazione Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia

Shoe and pedal system for bicycles

A bicycle pedal system which allows riders to engage the sole of their shoe with the pedal to feel an operative engagement therebetween during normal riding conditions, while allowing the rider to easily detach the shoe from the pedal should the need arise. The system includes a shoe sole wearable on the foot of a user, wherein the shoe sole includes a lower surface and a plurality of first engagement elements extending from the lower surface.
Klein Designs Llc

Wearable with linked accelerometer system

An earpiece includes an earpiece housing, a processor disposed within the ear piece housing, at least one inertial sensor disposed within the earpiece housing, the at least one inertial sensor operatively connected to the processor, and a wireless transceiver disposed within the earpiece housing and operatively connected to the processor. The earpiece is configured to exchange inertial data with a vehicle having one or more inertial sensors.
Bragi Gmbh

Wearable motorized device

A wearable motorized device comprising a shoe bracket, which has a ring-shaped structure and can be fastened to the middle part of a shoe; a wheel, which rotatably supports the shoe bracket to enable lateral skating and longitudinal walking; a driving motor, which rotationally drives the wheel; and a battery pack, which powers the driving motor. The wheels are not coaxially installed on the two sides of the shoe bracket to drive the wearer's longitudinal skating, but are installed on the ring-shaped shoe bracket, which can be fastened to the middle part of the shoe, to support the wearer's lateral skating and longitudinal walking.

Smart laser hair growth helmet

A photo-bio-stimulation device uses near infrared (nir) laser illumination of the scalp to promote hair growth with a lightweight user wearable device. All the remaining components are mounted on the concave underside of an outer cap shell.
Theradome, Inc.

Leadless pacemaker using pressure measurements for pacing capture verification

Methods, devices, and systems for performing pacing capture verification in implantable medical devices such as a leadless cardiac pacemakers using a pressure signal. An example medical device includes a pressure sensor and is configured to monitor for an evoked capture response using the pressure sensor following pace delivery.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Medical device having capacitive coupling communication and energy harvesting

Provided is a wearable, self-contained drug infusion or medical device capable of communicating with a host controller or other external devices via a personal area network (pan). The medical device utilizes a pan transceiver for communication with other devices in contact with a user's body, such as a physiological sensor or host controller, by propagating a current across the user's body via capacitive coupling.
Becton, Dickinson And Company

Soft exosuit for assistance with human motion

Systems and methods for providing assistance with human motion, including hip and ankle motion, are disclosed. Sensor feedback is used to determine an appropriate profile for actuating a wearable robotic system to deliver desired joint motion assistance.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College

Wound exposure device for use with patients having excessive and/or redundant tissue and use

A wound exposure device is disclosed that can be applied to a patient having excessive or redundant tissue (i.e., a panniculus) to retain the excessive or redundant tissue away from (off of) a wound to allow air so that the excessive or redundant tissue will not cover the wound while the wound is healing. The wound exposure device is wearable and highly conformable when applied to a patient to support/hold/retract redundant and/or excessive tissue off or away from a wound site for extended periods of time.
Gsquared Medical Llc

Method and system of attachment and detection of attachment of a wearable sensor to clothing material

A method and system of universal, secure attachment with attachment detection mechanism, of a wearable sensor-unit to any article of clothing worn around the body in order to measure vital signals of a person, such as motion, movements and activity levels. The method and system permits: reliable attachment to any article of clothing; an attachment in any position to clothing or fabric worn by a person; and detection for the wearable sensor attachment to an article of clothing to minimize false alarms..
Mondevices, Inc

Pain management wearable device

A computer implemented method for providing pain management using a wearable device determines a predictive model estimating an intensity level of pain as a function of at least one physiological parameter of a user of the wearable device and at least one activity of the user. The activity of the user includes one or combination of a type of the activity, a level of the activity, a location of the activity, and a duration of the activity.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Personal wearable headband having far infrared and temperature measurement functions

A personal wearable headband having far infrared and temperature measurement functions includes a headband body defining a headband receiving space and having a plurality of far infrared particles blended in the headband body, a window communicating with the headband receiving space, and a through hole communicating with the headband receiving space and opposite to the window. A temperature measuring unit is disposed in the headband receiving space and includes a temperature measuring element configured to contact the forehead of a user for detecting a temperature thereof, and a display screen corresponding in position to the window and configured to display the temperature detected by the temperature measuring element..
Homeway Technology Co., Ltd.

Wearable pulse oximeter and respiration monitor

A wireless patient monitoring device can be fully functional stand-alone patient monitoring device capable of various physiological measurements. The patient monitoring device is small and light enough to be comfortably worn on the patient, such as on the patient's wrist or around the neck.
Masimo Corporation

Modular wearable smart band with interchangeable functional units

Modular smartband can include a plurality of coupled modules. The plurality of modules can include at least one core module having at least one processor and at least one peripheral module.
Blocks Wearables Ltd.

Wearable integration with helmet

A system includes a safety helmet and an earpiece, wherein the earpiece is configured to determine when a user of the earpiece is wearing the safety helmet. The earpiece may include a touch surface and at least one sensor associated with the touch surface and wherein the earpiece is configured to ignore input at the touch surface when the user of the earpiece is wearing the safety helmet.
Bragi Gmbh

Garment and cardiac data processing

A method for processing electrocardiograph (ecg) data using a garment includes determining, by a processor, a current working lead from ecg leads formed in advance using flexible electrodes in the garment based on a current ecg monitor type, and receiving, by the processor through lead wires corresponding to the current working lead, ecg data collected by flexible electrodes corresponding to the current working lead. A wearable apparatus for processing ecg data includes at least two flexible electrodes, in which the at least two flexible electrodes are capable of forming different leads based on predetermined configurations, at least two lead wires, and an ecg data collector configured to receive ecg data collected by the at least two flexible electrodes, in which each of the at least two flexible electrodes connects to the ecg data collector via at least one of the at least two lead wires..
Huami Inc.

System and non-invasive glucose monitoring using near infrared spectroscopy

Current glucose meters provide instantaneous results however are invasive and painful thus causing reduced compliance. A non-invasive, portable, wearable device would be ideal for monitoring and recording and provide a distinct advantage to current glucose monitors..
Waterwise Gardening Llc

Surface puck

An image orientation system is provided wherein images (rays of lights) are projected to a user based on the user's field of view or viewing angle. As the rays of light are projected, streams of air can be produced that bend or focus the rays of light toward the user's field of view.
Waterwise Gardening Llc

Controlling functions of wearable cardiac defibrillation system

A wearable cardiac defibrillator (wcd) system is configured to be worn by a patient who carries a mobile communication device. The mobile communication device has a user interface that is configured to enable the patient to enter wireless inputs.
Waterwise Gardening Llc

Controlling access to protected functionality of a host device using a wireless device

A wearable device can establish a verified session with a host device (e.g., by establishing that the wearable device is present in the vicinity of the host device and is currently being worn). The existence of such a verified session can be used to control user access to sensitive information that may be stored in or otherwise accessible to a host device.
Apple Inc.

System and transmitting information about task to external device

A method and a system for an external device with information about a task being performed by a user device are provided. The method includes receiving information about the task being performed by the user device, identifying a plurality of external devices located near a wearable device of a user of the user device, determining a first external device to continuously perform the task from among the plurality of external devices based on the information about the task and characteristics information about the identified external devices, and transmitting the information about the task to the first external device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Automatic detection by a wearable camera

There is set forth herein a system including a camera device. In one embodiment the system is operative to perform image processing for detection of an event involving a human subject.
Syracuse University

Image capture systems, devices, and methods that autofocus based on eye-tracking

Image capture systems, devices, and methods that automatically focus on objects in the user's field of view based on where the user is looking/gazing are described. The image capture system includes an eye tracker subsystem in communication with an autofocus camera to facilitate effortless and precise focusing of the autofocus camera on objects of interest to the user.
Thalmic Labs Inc.

Wearable device and controlling method thereof, and system for controlling smart home

A wearable device and a controlling method thereof, and a system for controlling a smart home. The wearable device comprises: a hand gesture identifying module, for by characteristic data to be identified of a wearer that is collected by a sensor, identifying out a current hand gesture action of the wearer; an appliance configuring module, for according to acquired information of each of household electrical appliances, establishing and saving correspondence relations between controlling commands of each of the household electrical appliances and corresponding hand gesture actions; and upon receiving the hand gesture action, looking up the household electrical appliance and the controlling command that match the hand gesture action by using the correspondence relations, generating a controlling message according to the matched information; a wirelessly connecting module, for receiving the controlling message and wirelessly sending the controlling message to a smart home controlling server..
Goertek Inc.

Wearable electronic device

A wearable electronic device includes a middle frame, two connecting sidewalls, a first metal sidewall, a first dielectric component and a first antenna layout trace circuit. The two connecting sidewalls are disposed at two opposite sides of the middle frame for connecting a wearable component.
Pegatron Corporation

Voice enhancing device with audio focusing function

A voice enhancing device with an audio focusing function is disclosed. The voice enhancing device has an audio focusing function capable of selectively enhancing voice depending on a speaking person's location.
Em-tech. Co., Ltd.

Distributed haptics for wearable electronic devices

A wearable electronic device includes a displaceable member communicably coupled to a haptic control circuit. The haptic control circuit is communicably coupled to a configurable haptic output device.
Intel Corporation

Wearable security apparatus

A security system comprises a wearable security apparatus having an electronic display and a storage device that stores data regarding a wearer and a receiver for receiving emergency information; a security scanner at a facility that communicates with the wearable device to receive and decode the stored data to determine a status of the wearer and whether the wearer may enter or leave the facility; and an associate registry that includes registration information regarding the wearer. The security scanner compares the stored data on the wearable device and the registration information in the associate registry to determine whether the status of the wearer is that the wearer is registered..
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Wearable apparatuses compatible with multiple smartcards

The present application discloses a wearable apparatus having an apparatus main body including at least one receptacle for detachably attaching a smartcard. The wearable apparatus is compatible with a plurality of smartcards..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Method and system for associating a user with a wearable device

A method and system are provided for associating a user with a wearable device. The method includes: obtaining physiological information of a user of a wearable device; comparing the obtained physiological information against a stored physiological profile, wherein the stored physiological profile is built up over time from obtained physiological information; and, based on the comparison, updating a confidence parameter indicating the extent to which the obtained physiological information matches the physiological profile..
Visa International Service Association

Caregiver connected wearable

In various embodiments, a caregiver module is provided for use with a patient medical device, including a sensor to obtain a sensor signal related to the use of the patient medical device; an analog-to-digital converter to convert the sensor signal to corresponding sensor data; and a controller to transmit the sensor data to a wearable device, wherein the sensor data is transmitted in the same form as created by the converter. Various embodiments provide a wearable device for processing sensor data received from the caregiver module, including: memory storing processing instructions for interpreting sensor data of multiple types; and a processor to: receive configuration information associated with the caregiver module, receive sensor data of a first type from the caregiver module, and execute the processing instructions based on the configuration information, wherein the configuration information alters the operation of the processing instructions to interpret sensor data of the first type..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Heat dissipating structures and mobility electronic headset frames

A heat sink for electronic devices, such as wearable displays, dissipates heat away from and electrical component, such as a microprocessor. An adjustable support assembly permits adjustment of a visual display relative to a user's field of view..

Wearable device

A wearable device includes: a metal middle cover, a metal bottom cover, a printed circuit board pcb, and a gap. The metal middle cover encircles the wearable device for a whole circle and serves as an exterior of the wearable device.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Wearable electro-optical device using electrochromic layer

Flexible plastic screen for glasses, sunglasses or helmet faceshields with controlled light transmission based on applied electrical voltage. The screen consists of two transparent flexible conductive polymer electrodes disposed and an electrochromic layer disposed between them.
Iglass Technology Llc

Sealed edge lens for near eye display

Disclosed herein is a lens for a wearable projection system. The lens includes a holographic optical element disposed between layers of the lens.
Intel Corporation

Lens reservoir and embedded optical element for near eye display

Disclosed herein is a lens for a wearable projection system. The lens includes a holographic optical element embedded within the lens and covering a portion of the viewable area of the lens.

Lens and embedded optical element for near eye display

Disclosed herein is a lens for a wearable projection system. The lens includes a holographic optical element embedded within the lens and covering a portion of the viewable area of the lens.
Intel Corporation

Wrist-detection algorithm

Algorithms for detecting whether a device is properly secured to a user's skin are described. The operation of a device, such as a wearable device, can be adjusted based on whether the device is properly secured to a user's skin (e.g., on-wrist) or not properly secured to the user's skin (e.g., off-wrist).
Apple Inc.

Solar bioelectrical impedance spectrometer and bioelectrical impedance monitoring system having same

A solar bioelectrical impedance spectrometer includes a microprocessor module, a radio module connected with the microprocessor module, a spectrometer module connected with the microprocessor module, a battery management module, a battery module connected with the battery management module, a solar power supply management module separately connected with the battery management module and the microprocessor module and a wearable solar cell module connected with the solar power supply management module. The battery management module is configured for receiving current output from the solar power supply management module under a preset condition and charging the battery module by the current.
Lihealth Limited

Wearable device, control method, and program

A wearable device includes: a biological information detection unit which detects biological information of a user; a body motion detection unit which detects a body motion signal related to a movement of the user; a processing unit which generates notification information based on at least one type of information, of the biological information and the body motion signal; and a notification unit (display unit) which notifies the user of the notification information. The processing unit detects a movement state based on the body motion signal of the user.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Wearable absorbent article with robust-feeling waistband structure

A disposable diaper having front and rear augmented waistband zones having a specified size and stiffness is disclosed. For relatively thinner, less bulky diapers of currently marketed designs, providing augmented waistband zones is believed to reduce mental and physical effort for the caregiver in application of the diaper.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Telemedical wearable sensing system for management of chronic venous disorders

A telemedical interface pressure monitoring system is provided for intermittent or continuous monitoring of the pressure that occurs at the interface between the body and a support surface such as with a compression device, cast or resting surface. The system simultaneously measures interface pressure at multiple compression positions as well as provide real-time measurement data to both patients and clinicians.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Method for detecting wearable device, and wearable device

Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method for detecting a wearable device, and the wearable device, where the method includes: detecting a value of a distance between the wearable device and a user; determining whether the value of the distance between the wearable device and the user exceeds a preset distance threshold; if the value of the distance between the wearable device and the user does not exceed the preset distance threshold, detecting a body feature value of the user within a preset time period; and if the body feature value of the user does not exceed a preset threshold range of the body feature value of the user, determining that the user has worn the wearable device.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Dynamic wearable device behavior based on schedule detection

Various embodiments described herein relate to a method and related wearable device and non-transitory machine-readable medium including receiving sensor data from at least one sensor of the wearable device; comparing the sensor data to schedule format stored in a memory of the wearable device, wherein the schedule format specifies at least one characteristic of sensor readings previously associated with a predefined context; determining that the received sensor data matches the schedule format; determining, based on the received sensor data matching the schedule format, that the user is currently in the predefined context; identifying an action associated with the predefined context; and executing the action while the user is in the predefined con text.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Wearable device and system for monitoring physical behavior of a vehicle operator

A system uses a wearable electronic device to monitoring behavior of an operator of a vehicle. The wearable device is worn on the head of the operator of the vehicle and includes one or more motion sensors.
Maven Machines, Inc.

Method for detecting and responding to falls by residents within a facility

One variation of a method for detecting and responding to falls by residents within a facility includes: at a wearable device worn by a resident, writing sensor data from a sensor integrated into the wearable device to a buffer, inputting sensor data into a compressed fall detection model—defining a compressed form of a complete fall detection model and stored locally on the wearable device—to detect a fall event at a first time, and transmitting a corpus of sensor data from the buffer and a cue for confirmation of the fall event to a local wireless hub in response to detecting the fall event; and, remotely from the wearable device, inputting the corpus of sensor data into the complete fall detection model—stored remotely from the wearable device—to confirm the fall event and dispatching a care provider to assist the resident in response to confirming the fall event.. .
Blue Willow Systems Inc.

Biometric identification by garments having a plurlity of sensors

Biometric identification methods and apparatuses (including devices and systems) for uniquely identifying one an individual based on wearable garments including a plurality of sensors, including but not limited to sensors having multiple sensing modalities (e.g., movement, respiratory movements, heart rate, ecg, eeg, etc.).. .

Systems and methods for enabling a patient to achieve a weight loss objective using an electrical dermal patch

The disclosed wearable device modulates a patient's gastric emptying time and/or gastric retention time. The wearable device includes a microprocessor, electrical stimulator and at least one electrode configured to deliver electrical stimulation to the epidermis, through a range of 0.1 mm to 10 mm or a range of 0.1 mm to 20 mm of the dermis, of a t2 dermatome to a t12 dermatome or meridian of the patient, a c5 to a t1 dermatome across the hand and/or arm, and/or the upper chest regions.
Elira, Inc.

Medical bracelet standard

Various embodiments described herein relate to a wearable device for monitoring health parameters of a patient. According to various embodiments, a wearable device, associated mobile device, or other user device may receive health parameters of the user obtained by at least one sensor configured to sense one or more health parameters from the user; receive an identification of a medical alert to be provided to third parties with respect to the user, persist the identification of the medical alert in a memory of the user device, and repeatedly transmit at least one of the identification of the medical alert and an indication of the availability of the medical alert via a communications interface of the user device configured to communicate wirelessly with nearby reader devices..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Internet-linked ultrasonic network for medical devices

A system and method is provided for transmitting signals ultrasonically among a network of implantable and wearable biological devices. The devices includes one or more implantable nodes, which include a sensing and/or actuating unit, at least one gateway node, and at least one access point node.
Northeastern University

Apparatus for hair cooling and dehumidification

A hair cooling and dehumidification apparatus includes a wearable headgear. The wearable headgear includes an outer layer, an insert layer, and an inner layer.
Tight & Right Hair Revolution, Inc.

Wearable sled system for a mobile computer device

A wearable sled system for a mobile computer device includes an open-ended sled housing, a removable end cap, and a mounting assembly for mounting the sled housing onto a user's arm or belt. A mobile computer device is slidably received into the sled housing, and the end cap is received on the sled housing's open end to form a complete enclosure.
Hand Held Products, Inc.

Wearable blower and assembly

An assembly including a wearable blower having a fan, a motor, an air duct having a duct housing thereof, a handle attached to the duct housing, and a hanger disposed on the duct housing. The hanger has an attachment part attached to the duct housing and adjacent to the handle and a hanger part connected to the attachment part for holding an accessory attached to the blower.
Chervon (hk) Limited