Joel F Jensen: Remote center positioning device with flexible drive. SRI International, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 6, 1998: US05817084 (492 worldwide citation)

A remote center positioner used to support an instrument and provide a center of spherical rotation, remote from any bearings or mechanical supports, at a desired location of the instrument. The remote center positioner is particularly useful in laparoscopic surgery to constrain a surgical instrumen ...

Phillip A Porras, Alfonso Valdes: Network surveillance. SRI International, Fish & Richardson P C, November 20, 2001: US06321338 (484 worldwide citation)

A method of network surveillance includes receiving network packets handled by a network entity and building at least one long-term and a least one short-term statistical profile from a measure of the network packets that monitors data transfers, errors, or network connections. A comparison of the s ...


Philip S Green: Endoscopic surgical instrument and method for use. SRI International, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 15, 1998: US05808665 (414 worldwide citation)

A teleoperator system with telepresence is shown which includes right and left hand controllers (72R and 72L) for control of right and left manipulators (24R and 24L) through use of a servomechanism that includes computer (42). The teleoperator system comprises a endoscope surgical instrument suited ...

David G Watters, David L Huestis, Alfred J Bahr: Wireless event-recording device with identification codes. SRI International, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, October 19, 2004: US06806808 (389 worldwide citation)

A wireless recording device can be interrogated to determine its identity and its state. The state indicates whether a particular physical or chemical event has taken place. In effect, the physical or chemical event is recorded by the device. The identity of the device allows it to be distinguished ...

Marc J Madou, Takaaki Otagawa: Microelectrochemical sensor and sensor array. SRI International, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, October 17, 1989: US04874500 (351 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a microelectrochemical electrode structure comprising a monolithic substrate having a front surface and a back surface facing generally away from one another, a first well extending into the substrate from the surface towards the back surface and ending in a first well botto ...

Adam J Cheyer, David L Martin: Unified messaging methods and systems for communication and cooperation among distributed agents in a computing environment. SRI International, Perkins Coie, February 10, 2004: US06691151 (335 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a Unified Messaging system with an emphasis on ubiquitous access and dynamic presentation of the information and services supported by an agent community. The present invention allows queries across dynamically changing, complex information; shared context and referenc ...

Phillip Andrew Porras, Martin Wayne Fong: Network-based alert management. SRI International, Kin Wah Tong, Moser Patterson & Sheridan, March 9, 2004: US06704874 (303 worldwide citation)

A method of managing alerts in a network including receiving alerts from network sensors, consolidating the alerts that are indicative of a common incident and generating output reflecting the consolidated alerts.

Ronald E Pelrine, Roy D Kornbluh: Electroactive polymer devices. SRI International, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, April 8, 2003: US06545384 (300 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to transducers, their use and fabrication. The transducers convert between mechanical and electrical energy. Some transducers of the present invention include a pre-strained polymer. The pre-strain improves the conversion between electrical and mechanical energy. The pr ...

Joel F Jensen, John W Hill: Surgical manipulator for a telerobotic system. SRI International, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 15, 1998: US05807378 (299 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to manipulator assembly (2) for holding and manipulating a surgical instrument (14) in a telerobotic system. The assembly comprises a base (6) fixable by passive or power driven positioning devices to a surface, such as an operating table, and an instrument holder (4) movab ...

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