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Kenneth Richard Fyfe: Motion analysis system. Governors of the University of Alberta, C A Rowley, September 21, 1999: US05955667 (422 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 ...


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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 (257 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 ...


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Septimiu Edmund Salcudean, Allan J Kelley: Controller. University of British Columbia, C A Rowley, August 4, 1998: US05790108 (228 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 ...


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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 (182 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 ...


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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 (177 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 ...


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Stevens David R, Andrea Marziali: XY velocity controller. The University of British Columbia, C A Rowley, January 8, 1991: US04983786 (99 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 ...


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Edward Anczurowski, Brian E Julien: Disposable diaper. Domtar, C A Rowley, March 23, 1976: US03945386 (92 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.


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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 ...


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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 (66 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 ...


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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 ...