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Erik P N Damen, Christoph Schiller: Method of and system for measuring performance during an exercise activity, and an athletic shoe for use in system. U S Philips Corporation, Ernestine C Bartlett, Norman N Spain, March 12, 2002: US06356856 (168 worldwide citation)

A system for measuring the speed of a person while running or walking along a surface. A single acceleration sensor measures the acceleration in the forward direction and provides an acceleration signal which is amplified and subsequently sampled by analog to digital converter. The digital signal is ...


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Michael Krammer, Dieter Sturm: Toothbrush comprising a brush member having bristles of different lengths, and brush member having bristles of different lengths for a tooth brush. U S Philips Corporation, Ernestine C Bartlett, May 29, 2001: US06237178 (137 worldwide citation)

Toothbrush comprising a brush member having bristles of different lengths, and brush member having bristles of different lengths for a tooth brush. In a toothbrush (


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Antonius Hendriks, Damian M Lyons, Frank Guida: Vacuum cleaner with obstacle avoidance. Philips Electronics North America, Ernestine C Bartlett, May 8, 2001: US06226830 (136 worldwide citation)

A vacuum cleaner is provided that is adapted to detect and display and/or avoid obstacles. In such vacuum cleaners the driving wheels and/or castor wheels that determine the direction of travel may be actively controlled to achieve, at the point in time of obstacle touch or obstacle sensing, a resul ...


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Thomas Klinger, Maximilian Pachel, Martin Sonnek, Erich Krammer: Electric toothbrush. U S Philips Corporation, Ernestine C Bartlett, October 8, 1996: US05561881 (128 worldwide citation)

An electric toothbrush comprising a toothbrush device (100) and a charge device (200) is operative to provide an accurate determination and an adequate indication of the duty performance of toothbrushing. The toothbrush device (100) comprises a supply unit (110), a control unit (120) and a driving p ...


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Michiel A Schallig, Albert J Meijer, Peter S Viet, Jan Tiesinga: Electrical surface treatment device with an acoustic surface type detector. U S Philips Corporation, Ernestine C Bartlett, June 20, 2000: US06076227 (126 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an electrical surface treatment device which is provided with an acoustic surface type detector with which a type of a surface to be treated can be detected during operation. According to the invention, the surface type detector delivers an output signal (u.sub.FT) during op ...


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Peter Hafele, Gerardus J H Roddeman, Arno Wolfger: Toothbrush having a brush holder movable against spring force. U S Philips Corporation, Ernestine C Bartlett, May 11, 1999: US05901397 (91 worldwide citation)

In a toothbrush (1) comprising a stationary part (10) and a brush holder (24) which is movable with respect to the stationary part (10), and comprising a spring (48) which acts between the stationary part (10) and the brush holder (24), a link-motion device (49) is arranged between the stationary pa ...


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Peter Hafele, Ernst Poganitsch: Dental-jet device and mouthpiece for a dental-jet device. U S Philips Corporation, Ernestine C Bartlett, April 1, 1997: US05616028 (90 worldwide citation)

A dental-jet device (1) is provided comprising a grip member (4) and at least one mouthpiece having a tubular part (8) and a nozzle head (7) mounted on the tubular part (8) so as to be rotatable about an axis of rotation (15) and sealed relative to the tubular part (8) by a seal (21 ), which nozzle ...


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Pal Simon: Shaving apparatus. U S Philips, Ernestine C Bartlett, February 2, 1993: US05182857 (89 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a shaving apparatus which is characterized in that a laser beam (13) serves as the cutting means, and to a method of removing body hairs by means of such a shaving apparatus. The shaving apparatus comprises a shear plate (11) with an entry slot (24). The laser beam (13) is g ...


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Johannes J Van Herk, Nigel D Young: Electro-stimulation apparatus using electrode matrix and a counter electrode. U S Philips Corporation, Ernestine C Bartlett, Bernard Franzblau, October 9, 2001: US06301500 (89 worldwide citation)

An electro-stimulation apparatus comprises an electrode system for measuring local electrical impedance. The electrode system includes a multitude of electrode pads and a counter electrode held at a reference voltage. The electrode pads and the counter electrode are assembled in an electrode unit. A ...


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Nicholas Sheptak: Thermal insulation. American Can Company, Robert P Auber, Ernestine C Bartlett, Ira S Dorman, August 18, 1981: US04284674 (85 worldwide citation)

Hermetically sealed articles are provided which enclose a porous mass of material of relatively low heat conductivity and a charge of a gas having a coefficient of thermal conductivity lower than that of air and thoroughly permeating the porous mass of material or such sealed pouches may enclose onl ...