Kenneth Richard Fyfe: Motion analysis system. Governors of the University of Alberta, C A Rowley, September 21, 1999: US05955667 (436 worldwide citation)

A device comprised of at least a pair of accelerometers and a tilt sensor mounted in fixed relation to a datum defining plane (sole of a shoe) maybe used for extracting kinematic variables including linear and rotational acceleration, velocity and position. These variables may be resolved into a sel ...

Septimiu E Salcudean, Joseph Yan: Motion scaling tele-operating system with force feedback suitable for microsurgery. The University of British Columbia, C A Rowley, January 17, 1995: US05382885 (258 worldwide citation)

A robot suitable for micro-surgical application is formed by a robot arm having a position adjustable free end on which are mounted with their respective stators in fixed relationship a master and a slave robot. The position and actuation of the moving element of the master (master floater) and the ...

Septimiu Edmund Salcudean, Allan J Kelley: Controller. University of British Columbia, C A Rowley, August 4, 1998: US05790108 (229 worldwide citation)

A mouse controller includes a platform mounted on a base for a range of movement in a plane relative to the base of at least 1/2 inch (12.5 mm) in each of two different directions (preferably mutually perpendicular directions). A pair of flat, elongated coils (Lorentz voice coils) are mounted on the ...

Clive P Duncan, Martine J Breault, Chris P Beauchamp, Nancy J Paris, Bassam A Masri: Method and apparatus for antibiotic knee prothesis. University of British Columbia, C A Rowley, June 23, 1992: US05123927 (183 worldwide citation)

A method and equipment for producing an antibiotic loaded knee prothesis by custom molding a femoral prothesis in a removable mold from a settable material containing a selected antibiotic, applying the molded prothesis to the distal end of the femur, completing the set of the material to anchor the ...

Niall R Parker, Peter D Lawrence, Septimiu E Salcudean: Velocity controller with force feedback stiffness control. The University of British Columbia, C A Rowley, April 30, 1996: US05513100 (182 worldwide citation)

A force feedback velocity control measures the forces adjacent the end point of an arm being controlled and adjusts the stiffness of a manual controller in any one direction by scaling the end point force in the corresponding direction and adjusting the scaled force based on the degree of displaceme ...

Stevens David R, Andrea Marziali: XY velocity controller. The University of British Columbia, C A Rowley, January 8, 1991: US04983786 (101 worldwide citation)

A XY control system for controlling vector movement in two mutually perpendicular directions (for example for computer cursor control, i.e. emulating a conventional computer mouse) uses a XY pressure sensitive digital pad or more preferably a XYZ pressure sensitive digital pad generating different s ...

Edward Anczurowski, Brian E Julien: Disposable diaper. Domtar, C A Rowley, March 23, 1976: US03945386 (93 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper constructed to keep the hydrophobic diaper facing sheet relatively dry by interposing a perforated plastic film between the facing and the absorbent pad.

Asoke C D Chaklader, Robert G Butters, Douglas A Ross: Method of collecting plasma synthesize ceramic powders. The University of British Columbia, C A Rowley, December 17, 1991: US05073193 (71 worldwide citation)

A system for producing ceramic or cermet material in a plasma type thermal reactor wherein a reactor flame and reactants are introduced into one end of a reaction chamber through which a concentric film of collecting liquid (oil) flows and empties at the opposite end into a pool of collecting liquid ...

Clive P Duncan, Martine J Breault, Christ P Beauchamp, Nancy J Paris: Flexible mold for forming composite of a hip replacement component and a bone cement sleeve. University of British Columbia, C A Rowley, July 28, 1992: US05133771 (69 worldwide citation)

A custom made femoral component is made using the femoral cavity and an internal latex envelope as the mold. After the femoral cavity is worked into a roughly conical shape, an internal latex envelope is inserted into the cavity and filled with bone cement. An endoskeleton is inserted down the femor ...

Rabab K Ward, Julong Du, Pingnan Shi, Xiaoli Li: Noise reduction for video signals. The University of British Columbia, C A Rowley, May 9, 2000: US06061100 (62 worldwide citation)

A method of reducing noise in video signal, by processing the pixels of a process frame of video signal in conjunction with a selected number of previously processed frames to determine values for target pixels in the process frame by applying a temporal motion detector to determine whether a target ...