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A detecting apparatus includes a housing support section(s), a housing removably attached thereto, one or more sensors and a processor. An alternate apparatus measures heat flux and includes a known resistivity base member, a processing unit and two temperature measuring devices, one in thermal communication with the body through a thermal energy communicator and the other in thermal communication with the ambient environment. A further alternate apparatus includes a housing or flexible section having an adhesive material on a surface thereof for removably attaching the apparatus to the body. A further alternate apparatus includes a housing having an inner surface having a concave shape in a first direction and convex shape in a second direction substantially perpendicular thereto. Also, an apparatus for detecting heart related parameters includes one or more filtering sensors for generating filtering signals related to the non-heart related motion of the body.

Title
Apparatus for detecting human physiological and contextual information
Application Number
10/227575
Publication Number
7020508 (B2)
Application Date
August 22, 2002
Publication Date
March 28, 2006
Inventor
Christopher D Kasabach
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Eric Teller
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Scott K Boehmke
Pittsburgh
PA, US
John M Stivoric
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Agent
Barry I Friedman
Metz Lewis
Assignee
BodyMedia
PA, US
IPC
A61B 5/04
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