James Reuss
Michael T Larsen, James L Reuss: Direct to digital oximeter and method for calculating oxygenation levels. Criticare Systems, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s c, February 25, 2003: US06526301 (210 worldwide citation)

An oximeter for non-invasively measuring the oxygen saturation in blood with increased speed and accuracy is disclosed. The oximeter includes a number of features which increase the functionality of the device including: a dynamic range control for monitoring a range of inputs from low level signals ...

David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Dan A Steinberg, Mindaugas F Dautartas: Optical fiber array for preventing flow of glue between fibers and waveguide. Shipley Company, Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels, February 25, 2003: US06526204 (15 worldwide citation)

An optical fiber array having wick stop grooves in a front face of the array. The wick stop grooves control the movement of liquid adhesive (e.g. UV curable adhesive, solder, sol-gel). Particularly, the wick stop grooves prevent liquid adhesive from flowing between the optical fibers in the array an ...

Brian Goodall
Saikumar Jayaraman, Brian L Goodall, Richard Vicari, John Henry Lipian, Robert David Allen, Juliann Opitz, Thomas I Wallow: Polycyclic polymers containing pendant cyclic anhydride groups. Sumitomo Bakelite, International Business Machines, Thoburn T Dunlap, Hudak Shunk & Farine Co, February 25, 2003: US06525153 (4 worldwide citation)

Polymers comprising polycyclic repeating units containing pendant anhydride moieties are disclosed. The polymer can be polymerized from polycycloolefins containing pendant anhydride moieties in the presence of a nickel containing single component catalyst. In optional embodiments the polycycloolefin ...

G Victor Treyz, Susan M Treyz: Automobile personal computer systems. February 25, 2003: US06526335 (772 worldwide citation)

An automobile personal computer system is provided. A user of the system may wirelessly interact with merchants, communications facilities, information providers, computers at the home or office, and other entities. Such interactions may involve local wireless links and remote wireless links. Wirele ...

Michael A Mills, James P Coffin IV: Non-protruding optoelectronic lens. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 25, 2003: US06525386 (554 worldwide citation)

An optoelectronic component has a lens that is formed in the surface of an encapsulant surrounding a semiconductor diode element. With respect to emitters, the lens reduces internal reflection and reduces dispersion to increase overall efficiency. With respect to detectors, the lens focuses photons ...

Massi E Kiani, Mohamed K Diab: Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 25, 2003: US06526300 (521 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a number of improvements that can be incorporated into a pulse oximeter probe to detect when a probe has become dislodged from a patient and/or to prevent a probe-off condition. A probe-off condition occurs when the optical probe becomes partially or completely dislodg ...

Sean Ward: System and method for creating dynamic playlists. Edward J Kondracki, Miles & Stockbridge P C, February 25, 2003: US06526411 (443 worldwide citation)

Method and system provided for creating a dynamic playlist including meta-data having potential association with a respective content item configured to be played on a content player, and having dynamic addition of subtraction of playlist items. The system maintains a database of linkages between el ...

Richard Edson: Multi-service in-home network with an open interface. Ucentric Holdings, McDermott Will & Emery, February 25, 2003: US06526581 (403 worldwide citation)

The present invention utilizes a gateway providing an open software interface to control in-home communications and to enable in-home devices of various divergent technologies to selectively access external communication features. An in-home communication network utilizes any one or more of several ...


Omar S Khalil, Shu jen Yeh, Charles F Hanna, Stanislaw Kantor: Method for the non-invasive determination of analytes in a selected volume of tissue. Abbott Laboratories, David L Weinstein, February 25, 2003: US06526298 (329 worldwide citation)

A method for the determination of concentrations of analytes, e.g., glucose, and other metabolites in human tissue, wherein the temperature of a defined cutaneous volume of tissue, e.g., human skin, is controlled. The method involves calculating the concentration of an analyte in the tissue by takin ...