08157731 is referenced by 98 patents and cites 357 patents.

Various methods and apparatuses for measuring a state parameter of an individual using signals based on one or more sensors are disclosed. In one embodiment, a first set of signals is used in a first function to determine how a second set of signals is used in one or more second functions to predict the state parameter. In another embodiment, first and second functions are used where the state parameter or an indicator of the state parameter may be obtained from a relationship between the first function and the second function. The state parameter may, for example, include calories consumed or calories burned by the individual. Various methods for making such apparatuses are also disclosed.

Title
Method and apparatus for auto journaling of continuous or discrete body states utilizing physiological and/or contextual parameters
Application Number
10/682293
Publication Number
8157731 (B2)
Application Date
October 9, 2003
Publication Date
April 17, 2012
Inventor
Suresh Vishnubhatla
Wexford
PA, US
Raymond Pelletier
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Scott Safier
Pittsburgh
PA, US
John Stivoric
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Christopher Pacione
Pittsburgh
PA, US
David Andre
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Jonathan Farringdon
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Eric Teller
Pittsburgh
PA, US
Agent
John A Monocello III
GTC Law Group & Affiliates
Assignee
BodyMedia
PA, US
IPC
A61B 5/00
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