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Simon Raab: Computer-aided surgery apparatus. Faro Technology, Fishman Dionne Cantor & Colburn, May 5, 1998: US05748767 (530 worldwide citation)

To aid a medical practitioner in positioning a surgical instrument or implant when performing surgery on or examining portions of a patient, patient data is developed which identifies the position and orientation of the portion to which surgical procedures or examinations are to be applied. The posi ...


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Simon Raab: Computer-aided surgery apparatus. Faro Medical Technologies, Fishman Dionne & Cantor, October 5, 1993: US05251127 (490 worldwide citation)

To aid a medical practitioner in positioning a surgical instrument or implant when performing surgery on or examining portions of a patient, patient data is developed which identifies the position and orientation of the portion to which surgical procedures or examinations are to be applied. The posi ...


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Simon Raab: Computer-aided surgery apparatus. Faro Medical Technologies, Fishman Dionne & Cantor, April 19, 1994: US05305203 (421 worldwide citation)

A computer-aided surgical device for aiding a surgeon in positioning a surgical instrument (power or manual) when performing surgery on unexposed and exposed portions of a patient.


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Simon Raab: Three dimensional coordinate measuring apparatus. Faro Technologies, Fishman Dionne & Cantor, April 4, 1995: US05402582 (265 worldwide citation)

A novel, portable coordinate measuring machine comprises a multijointed (preferably six joints) manually positionable measuring arm for accurately and easily measuring a volume, which in a preferred embodiment, comprises a sphere ranging from six to eight feet in diameter and a measuring accuracy of ...


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Gregory A Fraser, Simon Raab: Knee laxity evaluator and motion module/digitizer arrangement. Orthotronics Partnership, Fishman & Dionne, February 25, 1986: US04571834 (230 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a knee laxity evaluator which consists of an instrumented seat, a restraint means for restraining the thigh of a patient to the instrumented seat, a motion module for measuring motion of the unrestrained part of the leg relative to the thigh of the patient, and processor mea ...


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Simon Raab, John Bodjack: Display device for a coordinate measurement machine. Faro Technologies, Cantor Colburn, October 17, 2000: US06131299 (218 worldwide citation)

A novel display device for use with a three dimensional coordinate measurement system provides a Display positioned on a multijointed measuring arm allowing an operator to have convenient display of positional data and system menu prompts. The display device further includes LED's indicating system ...


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Simon Raab: Method of constructing a 3-dimensional map of a measurable quantity using three dimensional coordinate measuring apparatus. Faro Technologies, Fishman Dionne & Cantor, May 9, 1995: US05412880 (198 worldwide citation)

A novel, portable coordinate measuring machine comprises a multi-jointed (preferably six joints) manually positionable measuring arm for accurately and easily measuring a volume, which in a preferred embodiment, comprises a sphere ranging from six to eight feet in diameter and a measuring accuracy o ...


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Simon Raab: Three dimensional coordinate measuring apparatus. Faro Technologies, Fishman Dionne & Cantor, March 18, 1997: US05611147 (173 worldwide citation)

A novel, portable coordinate measuring machine comprises a multijointed (preferably six and/or seven joints) manually positionable measuring arm for accurately and easily measuring a volume, which in a preferred embodiment, comprises a sphere ranging from six to eight feet in diameter and a measurin ...


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Simon Raab: Coordinate measurement machine with articulated arm and software interface. Faro Technologies, Cantor Colburn, April 2, 2002: US06366831 (151 worldwide citation)

A novel, portable coordinate measuring machine comprises a multijointed (preferably six joints) manually positionable measuring arm for accurately and easily measuring a volume. In addition to the articulated measuring arm, the present invention employs a software interface which permits the arm to ...


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Simon Raab: Host independent articulated arm. Faro Technologies, Cantor Colburn, November 2, 1999: US05978748 (146 worldwide citation)

An articulated arm including an on-board controller which stores one or more executable programs which provide the user with instructions (e.g. an inspection procedure) and stores the CAD data that serves as the reference data. The actual measurements can be compared to the reference data and the us ...