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Curtis A Vock, Burl W Amsbury, Eric R Edstrom, Robert Muir Holme, Paul Jonjak, Adrian F Larkin, Perry Youngs: Shoes employing monitoring devices, and associated methods. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, January 30, 2007: US07171331 (326 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed for determining speed or distance traveled of moving persons by utilizing sensors selectively insertable within shoes. Shoe based systems employing sensors (e.g., accelerometers) are disclosed to determine and report (e.g., via a watch or MP3 player) speed and/or distance trave ...


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Jaroslav F Hulka: Bipolar coaptation clamps. Lathrop & Gage LC, January 4, 2000: US06010516 (308 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument has first and second clamp members, each comprising an electrically conductive clamping surface, a clamp support and an intermediate electrically insulative spacing layer for joining the clamping surface to the blade support. The first and second clamp members ar ...


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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Shawn Burke, Peter Flentov: Systems and methods for determining performance data. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, August 15, 2006: US07092846 (200 worldwide citation)

The invention determines performance data during activity of a person. A microprocessor and a sensor, such as a GPS sensor, attach to the person or to a vehicle ridden by the person. The sensor and microprocessor may integrate in clothing or in a watch worn by the person. Wireless signals may be gen ...


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Curtis A Vock, Peter Flentov, Dennis Darcy, Andrew Bodkin, Charles Marshall: Systems for assessing athletic performance. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, July 4, 2006: US07072789 (179 worldwide citation)

Sensors detects loft time, speed, power and/or drop distance of a vehicle and/or person. The sensors couple with multiple persons during athletic activity. Data from the sensors downloads to a database so that users may compare athletic performances (e.g., speed) between the persons, such as through ...


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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Shawn Burke, Peter Flentov: System and methods for determining performance data. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, October 25, 2005: US06959259 (175 worldwide citation)

The invention determines performance data during activity of a person. A microprocessor and a sensor, such as a GPS sensor, attach to the person or to a vehicle ridden by the person. The sensor and microprocessor may integrate in clothing or in a watch worn by the person. Wireless signals may be gen ...


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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Peter Flentov: Sport performance systems for measuring athletic performance, and associated methods. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, January 9, 2007: US07162392 (149 worldwide citation)

System determines impact of a helmet, comprising: accelerometer and processor, the accelerometer detecting acceleration of the helmet, the processor configured to process the signals from the accelerometer to determine impact of the helmet. System determines athletic performance, comprising: pressur ...


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Curtis A Vock, Burl W Amsbury, Paul Jonjak, Adrian F Larkin, Perry Youngs: Product integrity systems and associated methods. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, February 6, 2007: US07174277 (135 worldwide citation)

System determines integrity of a product through shipment and has: (a) plurality of identical smart sensors for direct attachment to different locations on the product and (b) interrogating device, the identical smart sensors monitoring like environmental condition of the product during shipment and ...


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Peter Flentov, Dennis M Darcy, Curtis A Vock: Sport monitoring systems. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, May 30, 2006: US07054784 (135 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are disclosed for determining speed, power and/or impact (sporting characteristics) of persons involved in activity. Wireless signals may be generated indicative of the sporting characteristics for receipt and display on a watch worn by the user or on a remote display. Sensors ma ...


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Shai Abramson, Alon Gandel: Autonomous machine for docking with a docking station and method for docking. F Robotics Acquistions, Lathrop & Gage LC, November 7, 2006: US07133746 (129 worldwide citation)

An autonomous robot is designed for docking in a docking station. The autonomous robot is configured such that it will locate the docking station and dock therein, before its battery power is exhausted. The docking is such that the autonomous robot is automatically charged, such that its batteries w ...


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Shai Abramson, Shalom Levin, Ran Zaslavsky: Robotic vacuum cleaner. F Robotics Acquisitions, Lathrop & Gage LC, July 18, 2006: US07079923 (128 worldwide citation)

An autonomous robot, that is for example, suitable for operations such as vacuuming and surface cleaning includes a payload configured for vacuum cleaning, a drive system including a steering system, a navigation system, and a control system for integrating operations of the aforementioned systems.