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Anthony M Albisser, Bernard S Leibel: Artificial beta cell. Hospital for Sick Children, Hirons Rogers & Scott, January 20, 1981: US04245634 (413 worldwide citation)

An artificial beta cell regulates blood glucose concentration in a subject by continuously analyzing blood from the patient and deriving a computer output signal to drive a pump which infuses insulin at a rate corresponding to the signal. A value of blood glucose concentration from the analyzed bloo ...


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Hainer Wetteborn: Laser range finding apparatus. Erwin Sick Optik Elektronik, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 3, 1995: US05455669 (81 worldwide citation)

A laser radar has a pulsed laser (11) which controllably transmits light pulses (12) into a measurement region (13), a photoreceiver arrangement (22) which receives the light pulses (12') reflected back by an object (14) located in the measurement region (13), and an evaluation circuit which, taking ...


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Hartmut Damm: Laser distance finding apparatus. Sick, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 23, 1999: US05991011 (68 worldwide citation)

A laser range finding apparatus 10 comprises a pulsed laser 12, a light deflecting device 14, photo-receiver arrangement 16 and a reference object 18 arranged at a defined spacing from the light deflecting device 14. In this respect the reference object 18 has at least one triple element consisting ...


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John Dwinell, Long Xiang Bian: Parcel dimensioning measurement system and method. Sick, Iandiorio Teska & Coleman, March 13, 2012: US08132728 (58 worldwide citation)

A parcel dimension measurement system includes image sensors oriented to image a parcel, an imaging subsystem configured to stitch together outputs of the image sensors to produce at least one two-dimensional image comprised of a plurality of pixels, and a general dimension subsystem including gener ...


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Hans Werner Pierenkemper, Reinhold Kilian, J├╝rgen Reichenbach: Method and an apparatus for the identification and localization of objects. Sick, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 4, 2003: US06641042 (56 worldwide citation)

A method is described for the identification and localization of objects, where at least one transponder provided on the respective object is excited to emit transponder data stored in the transponder which characterize the respective object and where the transponder data emitted are detected. The o ...


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Hainer Wetteborn: Laser range finding apparatus. Sick, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 7, 1999: US05949530 (51 worldwide citation)

A laser range finding apparatus comprises a pulse laser (11), a light deflecting device, a photodetector arrangement (22) having an opto-electronic photodetector (23) and also an electronic control and evaluation system (10) in which a sensing signal representative for the range of an object is dete ...


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Derek C Harwood Nash, Charles R Fitz, Edward T Zouch, John M Smith: X-ray head holder. The Hospital for Sick Children, Rogers Bereskin & Parr, October 14, 1986: US04616814 (51 worldwide citation)

A patient head holder is disclosed for use with a CT scanner and is suitable both for adult patients and for young children. The holder includes a support which is pivotable about a horizontal axis disposed below the region in which the neck of an adult patient would lie, and the attitude of the sup ...


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Emmanuel Bois, Serge Huard, Gilbert Boisde: Displacement transducer with staggered optical fibres. Sick Optique Electronique, Commissariat a l Energie Atomique, Pearne Gordon McCoy & Granger, August 29, 1989: US04861131 (49 worldwide citation)

It comprises an optical system, two optical fibres on either side of the optical axis of the optical system and longitudinally stagered along said axis and, for each fibre, injecting light into the fibre and detecting the light emerging from the fibre following reflection on an object, the latter be ...


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Arthur Walter: Rotary beam light curtain. Erwin Sick Gesellschaft mit beschrankter Haftung Optik Elektronik, Townsend and Townsend, August 15, 1978: US04107522 (46 worldwide citation)

A light curtain for scanning rectangular openings with an oscillating light beam originating in a corner of the opening. A photo-detector is placed in the same corner. Retroreflectors, such as triple reflectors are placed on adjacent sides of the opening which are opposite the light source for refle ...


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Klaus Hartmann, Meinhard VON Braitenberg: Device for the non-dispersive optical determination of the concentration of gas and smoke components. Erwin Sick Gesellschaft mit Beschrankter Haftung Optik Elektronic, November 21, 1978: US04126396 (45 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for non-dispersive optical determination of gas and smoke components in a mixture by reflection and detection of radiation, of a different wavelength for each component, through the mixture, wherein the radiation is periodically intercepted before it enters the mixture and ref ...