1
James R Mault: Integrated calorie management system. Healthetech, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C, November 12, 2002: US06478736 (729 worldwide citation)

An improved health management system for a person is disclosed, in which the person's resting metabolic rate (RMR) is determined at intervals using an indirect calorimeter. RMR values are used in setting and revising goals in, for example, a weight control program. The effects of a weight contr ...


2
James R Mault, Edwin Pearce, David Gilmore, Roshi Givechi, Jeanne Ragan, Andrzej Skoskiewicz, Neil Grimmer: Diet and activity-monitoring device. Healthetech, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C, February 4, 2003: US06513532 (720 worldwide citation)

A diet and activity-monitoring device includes a timer which outputs a time-indicative signal. A body activity monitor monitors the body activity of a subject and outputs a signal indicative of the body activity. A consumption notation control is provided which the subject may operate to indicate wh ...


3
James Russo: Stored program pay-per-play. Smart VCR Partnership, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Patmore Anderson & Citkowski, April 8, 1997: US05619247 (664 worldwide citation)

A stored program pay-per-play system includes a high-capacity storage medium facilitating compilation of video, audio or other programs at a subscriber's site. While the recording of such programs may take place at any time preceding playback, billing occurs only when, and if, the subscriber chooses ...


4
Bret Ferree: Artificial intervertebral disc replacement methods and apparatus. Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, July 16, 2002: US06419704 (575 worldwide citation)

Artificial disc replacements for natural intervertebral discs make use of a shaped body having a final volume sized to consume at least a portion of an intervertebral disc space, and a filling within the shaped body enabling the body to cyclically compress and expand in a manner similar to the disc ...


5
Charles J Cohen, Glenn Beach, Brook Cavell, Gene Foulk, Charles J Jacobus, Jay Obermark, George Paul: Gesture-controlled interfaces for self-service machines and other applications. Cybernet Systems Corporation, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, January 20, 2004: US06681031 (537 worldwide citation)

A gesture recognition interface for use in controlling self-service machines and other devices is disclosed. A gesture is defined as motions and kinematic poses generated by humans, animals, or machines. Specific body features are tracked, and static and motion gestures are interpreted. Motion gestu ...


6
Charles J Cohen, Glenn Beach, Brook Cavell, Gene Foulk, Charles J Jacobus, Jay Obermark, George Paul: Gesture-controlled interfaces for self-service machines and other applications. Cybernet Systems Corporation, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, September 27, 2005: US06950534 (428 worldwide citation)

A gesture recognition interface for use in controlling self-service machines and other devices is disclosed. A gesture is defined as motions and kinematic poses generated by humans, animals, or machines. Specific body features are tracked, and static and motion gestures are interpreted. Motion gestu ...


7
James Russo, Michael R Levine: Video time-shifting apparatus. Gemstar Development Corporation, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Patmore Anderson & Citkowski, December 23, 1997: US05701383 (426 worldwide citation)

A video time-shifting system characterized in having a continuous recording track accessed by separate, asychronous read and write facilities enables playback of a video program to commence from any point in the program while continuing to be recorded in real time, thus providing VCR-like program co ...


8
James R Mault: System and method for remote pregnancy monitoring. Healthetech, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C, August 26, 2003: US06610012 (402 worldwide citation)

A system and method for remote pregnancy monitoring of a pregnant woman is provided. The system includes an ultrasound transducer positioned on a pregnant woman having a processor, a transmitter and a receiver, and a personal digital assistant operatively connected to the ultrasound transducer via a ...


9
Nestor Voronka, Charles J Jacobus: Optical body tracker. Cybernet Systems Corporation, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, October 5, 2004: US06801637 (397 worldwide citation)

An optical system tracks the motion of objects, including the human body or portions thereof using a plurality of three-dimensional active markers based upon triangulation from data read via multiple linear CCDs through cylindrical lenses. Each marker is lit in sequence so that it is in sync with a ...


10
Thomas M Peurach, Peggy Whalen, Douglas Haanpaa, Mike Whalen, Charles J Jacobus: Pose determination and tracking by matching 3D objects to a 2D sensor. Cybernet Systems Corporation, Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, January 9, 2001: US06173066 (393 worldwide citation)

An improved method of pose determination and tracking does away with conventional segmentation while taking advantage of multi-degree-of-freedom numerical fitting or match filtering as opposed to a syntactic segment or feature oriented combinatorial match. The technique may be used to improve image ...