09517299 is referenced by 8 patents and cites 95 patents.

A method and apparatus for a connection interface between a reservoir or syringe, infusion set tubing, and an infusion pump is provided. The reservoir, a base and a cap are connected to form an integrated unit that is capable of being inserted and secured in an infusion pump housing. The cap and the infusion pump are each provided with at least one sensor or at least one detectable feature, arranged to interact with at least one corresponding detectable feature or sensor on the other of the cap and infusion pump device, to detect one or more of the presence, position or other characteristic of the cap when the cap is aligned or coupled with the infusion pump housing. The detectable feature and sensor may be magnetic, RF, mechanical, optical or any combination.

Title
Smart connection interface
Application Number
14/803944
Publication Number
9517299 (B2)
Application Date
July 20, 2015
Publication Date
December 13, 2016
Inventor
Juan M Alderete Jr
Granada Hills
CA, US
Afshin Bazargan
Simi Valley
CA, US
Jacob E Pananen
Santa Monica
CA, US
R Marie Tieck
Los Angeles
CA, US
Agent
Foley & Lardner
Assignee
MEDTRONIC MINIMED
CA, US
IPC
A61M 39/12
A61M 5/145
G01V 3/00
G01V 15/00
G01V 3/08
A61M 5/50
A61M 39/10
A61M 5/14
A61M 5/142
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