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Peter Single: Public alarm for cochlear implant. Cochlear, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman P C, August 24, 1999: US05941905 (26 worldwide citation)

A monitor for a therapeutic device such as a cochlear implant monitors the leakage RF signals between the external and the internal components. In one embodiment, absence of RF signals is interpreted by the monitor as being indicative of either an out-of-range condition or a flat battery condition a ...


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Joachim W Baumann, Hans Leysieffer: Totally implantable hearing system. Cochlear, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, October 19, 2004: US06807445 (26 worldwide citation)

A totally implantable hearing system for rehabilitation of hearing disorders, comprising at least one implantable sensor for picking up at least airborne sound and for converting it into electrical airborne sound signals, and at least one implantable sensor for picking up at least body sound-induced ...


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David K Money: Auditory prosthesis with automated voice muting using the stapedius muscle reflex. Cochlear, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman P C, December 17, 2002: US06496734 (26 worldwide citation)

An auditory prosthesis includes a sound sensor that senses both ambient sounds and sounds uttered by the patient. The prosthesis includes a monitor that senses a physiological parameter indicative of the intensity of the sounds as perceived by the patient and/or the onset of a prospective speech epi ...


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Peter Seligman: General purpose accessory for a cochlear implant system. Cochlear, Christie Parker & Hale, February 6, 2007: US07174214 (25 worldwide citation)

A cochlear implant system comprising a first unit (5) adapted to be worn on or in one ear of an implantee. The first unit has a case housing componentry including a microphone (27), and a speech processor means (29). A second unit or accessory (30) is adapted to be worn on or in the other ear of the ...


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Cem M Shaquer: Transcutaneous power optimization circuit for cochlear implant. Cochlear, Jagtiani &plus Guttag, October 26, 2004: US06810289 (25 worldwide citation)

In a cochlear implant system, the implantable stimulator includes a monitor which monitors parameters associated with the stimulation signals and/or the power stored in an energy storage element which stores energy transmitted from the processor. This parameter or parameters is/are analyzed and one ...


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Hans Leysieffer, Bernd Waldmann: System for rehabilitation of a hearing disorder. Cochlear, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, May 20, 2008: US07376563 (23 worldwide citation)

A system for rehabilitation of a hearing disorder which comprises at least one acoustic sensor for picking up an acoustic signal and converting it into an electrical audio signal, an electronic signal processing unit for audio signal processing and amplification, an electrical power supply unit whic ...


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Hans Leysieffer: Implantable hearing aid with tinnitus masker or noiser. Cochlear, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, May 28, 2002: US06394947 (23 worldwide citation)

Partially or fully implantable hearing aid for rehabilitation of an inner ear hearing disorder, with a microphone (


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Peter Single, Kenneth R Dickson, David Money: Implant ESD protection network. Cochlear, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, December 17, 1996: US05584870 (22 worldwide citation)

A protective component is provided for protecting a cochlear implant from external electrostatic discharges. The implant receives signals through a receiver coil inductively coupled to a transmitter coil. The protective component is disposed across the coil of the transmitter.


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Dickson Kenneth Robert, Money David Kerry, Single Peter Scot: Implant device with electrostatic discharge protection. Cochlear, March 5, 1997: EP0760196-A1 (22 worldwide citation)

A protective component (44) is provided for protecting a cochlear implant (12) from external electrostatic discharges. The implant receives signals through a receiver coil (26) inductively coupled to a transmitter coil (22). The protective component (44) is disposed across the coil (22) of the trans ...


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Louis Sze Yuen Wong: High voltage protection circuit on standard CMOS process. Cochlear, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman P C, April 23, 2002: US06377075 (22 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a circuit topology for avoiding transistor gate oxide- dielectric breakdown and hot-carrier degradation in circuits, such as CMOS inverters, fabricated in a standard sub-micron CMOS process with feature size below 0.8 &mgr;m and gate-oxide thickness less than 150 Å. An inver ...



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