08427014 is referenced by 1 patents and cites 70 patents.

Described embodiments include a system, apparatus, and method. A described system includes a power-receiving connector configured to be usable after sterilization, to releasably couple with a power-source connector, and configured to be carried by a health care provider proximate to a first body portion. If coupled, the power-receiving connector is operable to receive an electrical or radiant power from the power-source connector. The system also includes a power-output device configured to be usable after sterilization, to interact with a power-receiving device connected to a handheld medical device, and configured to be carried by the health care provider proximate to a second body portion. If interacting, the received electrical or radiant power is transferred from the power-output device to the power-receiving device. The system further includes a wearable connective structure configured to be usable after sterilization, and to transfer the received electrical or radiant power from the power-receiving connector to the power-output device.

Title
System including wearable power receiver and wearable power-output device
Application Number
12/800244
Publication Number
8427014 (B2)
Application Date
May 11, 2010
Publication Date
April 23, 2013
Inventor
Lowell L Wood Jr
Bellevue
WA, US
Clarence T Tegreene
Bellevue
WA, US
Michael Schnall Levin
Cambridge
MA, US
Nathan P Myhrvold
Bellevue
WA, US
Erez Lieberman
Cambridge
MA, US
Eric C Leuthardt
St. Louis
MO, US
Robert Langer
Newton
MA, US
Jordin T Kare
Seattle
WA, US
Roderick A Hyde
Redmond
WA, US
Peter L Hagelstein
Carlisle
MA, US
William Gates
Redmond
WA, US
Philip Andrew Eckhoff
Bellevue
WA, US
Agent
Workman Nydegger
Assignee
The Invention Science Fund I
WA, US
IPC
H02J 7/00
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