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Curtis A Vock, Burl W Amsbury, Eric R Edstrom, Robert Muir Holme, Paul Jonjak, Adrian F Larkin, Perry Youngs: Shoes employing monitoring devices, and associated methods. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, January 30, 2007: US07171331 (326 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed for determining speed or distance traveled of moving persons by utilizing sensors selectively insertable within shoes. Shoe based systems employing sensors (e.g., accelerometers) are disclosed to determine and report (e.g., via a watch or MP3 player) speed and/or distance trave ...


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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Shawn Burke, Peter Flentov: Systems and methods for determining performance data. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, August 15, 2006: US07092846 (200 worldwide citation)

The invention determines performance data during activity of a person. A microprocessor and a sensor, such as a GPS sensor, attach to the person or to a vehicle ridden by the person. The sensor and microprocessor may integrate in clothing or in a watch worn by the person. Wireless signals may be gen ...


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Curtis A Vock, Peter Flentov, Dennis Darcy, Andrew Bodkin, Charles Marshall: Systems for assessing athletic performance. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, July 4, 2006: US07072789 (179 worldwide citation)

Sensors detects loft time, speed, power and/or drop distance of a vehicle and/or person. The sensors couple with multiple persons during athletic activity. Data from the sensors downloads to a database so that users may compare athletic performances (e.g., speed) between the persons, such as through ...


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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Shawn Burke, Peter Flentov: System and methods for determining performance data. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, October 25, 2005: US06959259 (175 worldwide citation)

The invention determines performance data during activity of a person. A microprocessor and a sensor, such as a GPS sensor, attach to the person or to a vehicle ridden by the person. The sensor and microprocessor may integrate in clothing or in a watch worn by the person. Wireless signals may be gen ...


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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Peter Flentov: Sport monitoring apparatus for determining loft time, speed, power absorbed and other factors such as height. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage L C, July 24, 2001: US06266623 (153 worldwide citation)

The invention detects the loft time and/or speed of a vehicle, such as a sporting vehicle, during activities of moving and jumping. A loft sensor detects when the vehicle leaves the ground and when the vehicle returns to the ground. A microprocessor subsystem converts the sensed information to deter ...


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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Peter Flentov: Sport performance systems for measuring athletic performance, and associated methods. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, January 9, 2007: US07162392 (149 worldwide citation)

System determines impact of a helmet, comprising: accelerometer and processor, the accelerometer detecting acceleration of the helmet, the processor configured to process the signals from the accelerometer to determine impact of the helmet. System determines athletic performance, comprising: pressur ...


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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Andrew Bodkin, Charles Marshall, Peter Flentov: Methods and systems for assessing athletic performance. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage L C, April 26, 2005: US06885971 (147 worldwide citation)

The invention detects the loft time, speed, power and/or drop distance of a vehicle, such as a sporting vehicle, during activities of moving and jumping. A loft sensor detects when the vehicle leaves the ground and when the vehicle returns to the ground. A controller subsystem converts the sensed in ...


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Peter Flentov, Dennis M Darcy, Curtis A Vock: Apparatus and methods for determining loft time and speed. PhatRat Technology, Curtis A Vock, June 3, 1997: US05636146 (143 worldwide citation)

The invention detects the loft time and/or speed of a vehicle, such as a sporting vehicle, during activities of moving and jumping. A loft sensor detects when the vehicle leaves the ground and when the vehicle returns to the ground. A microprocessor subsystem converts the sensed information to deter ...


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Curtis A Vock, Burl W Amsbury, Paul Jonjak, Adrian F Larkin, Perry Youngs: Product integrity systems and associated methods. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, February 6, 2007: US07174277 (135 worldwide citation)

System determines integrity of a product through shipment and has: (a) plurality of identical smart sensors for direct attachment to different locations on the product and (b) interrogating device, the identical smart sensors monitoring like environmental condition of the product during shipment and ...


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Peter Flentov, Dennis M Darcy, Curtis A Vock: Sport monitoring systems. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, May 30, 2006: US07054784 (135 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are disclosed for determining speed, power and/or impact (sporting characteristics) of persons involved in activity. Wireless signals may be generated indicative of the sporting characteristics for receipt and display on a watch worn by the user or on a remote display. Sensors ma ...