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Clifford M Gross: Method and apparatus for evaluating a load bearing surface such as a seat. Biomechanics Corporation of America, Pennie & Edmonds, October 22, 1991: US05060174 (229 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are described for evaluating a load bearing surface such as a seat. Preferred apparatus for the practice of the invention comprises a plurality of sensors which are distributed across a load bearing surface such as a seat pan, apparatus for measuring the pressures exerted on t ...


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Clifford M Gross, Jose Banaag, Ravi Goonetilleke, Chandra Nair: Feedback system for load bearing surface. Biomechanics Corporation of America, Marmorek Guttman & Rubenstein, December 8, 1992: US05170364 (228 worldwide citation)

An electronic system for adjusting a load bearing surface such as a chair or bed to provide a desired level of comfort comprises an array of pressure sensors located within the load bearing surface. The pressure sensors generate data indicating the actual distribution of pressure exerted by a user o ...


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Clifford M Gross, Jose Banaag, Ravi Goonetilleke, Chandra Nair: Feedback system for load bearing surface. Biomechanics Corporation of America, Meltzer Lippe Goldstein, February 1, 1994: US05283735 (66 worldwide citation)

An electronic system for adjusting a load bearing surface such as a chair or bed to provide a desired level of comfort includes an array of pressure sensors located within the load bearing surface. The pressure sensors generate data indicating the actual distribution of pressure exerted by a user on ...


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Arthur J Nelson, Clifford M Gross: Functional ambulation performance scoring device. BCAM International, Snell & Wilmer L, December 24, 1996: US05586557 (53 worldwide citation)

A device comprising a system of switches and sensors placed inside a person's footgear which send positional information through wireless telemetry from a transmitter to a receiver. This positional information is entered into a computer and processed according to prestored algorithms, yielding a non ...


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Clifford M Gross: Keyboard accessory. Biomechanics Corporation of America, Leonard Bloom, October 27, 1992: US05158256 (48 worldwide citation)

A pad support for each wrist of a keyboard operator which is adjustable vertically, transversely and in pivotal traverses relative to the keyboard to minimize unsupported wrist and arm movements of the operator that contribute to fatigue and possible physical injury, such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.


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Glenn A Goldstein, Clifford M Gross: Ergonomic adjustable chair and method. Jones Tullar & Cooper, August 31, 1993: US05240308 (48 worldwide citation)

An adjustable chair having a back rest and a contour adjusting mechanism for adjusting the contour of the occupant engaging surface of the back rest. The contour adjustment mechanism comprises a series of longitudinally spaced adjustment linkages which also form part of the back rest. The contour ad ...


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Clifford M Gross, James P Santos: Active biomechanical chair. Jones Tullar & Cooper, July 31, 1990: US04944554 (45 worldwide citation)

A seat housing a multiplicity of adjustable horizontal planes connected to a processor in turn connected to an input device responding to a prerecorded spinal profile information of an individual's spinal configuration submitted to the input device. A seat pan, inclinable and pivotally mounted, on r ...


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Glenn A Goldstein, Clifford M Gross: Ergonomic adjustable chair and method. Jones Tullar & Cooper, May 28, 1991: US05018786 (32 worldwide citation)

An adjustable chair having a back rest and a contour adjusting mechanism for adjusting the contour of the occupant engaging surface of the back rest. The contour adjustment mechanism comprises a series of longitudinally spaced adjustment linkages which also form part of the back rest. The contour ad ...


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Clifford M Gross: Intelligent body support. BCAM International, Snell & Wilmer L, October 27, 1998: US05827209 (28 worldwide citation)

An automatic feedback and adjustment setup is integrally connected to a body joint support. The support may be of the flexible, semi-rigid, or rigid type. The support contains one or more inflatable/deflatable bladders, each bladder individually controlled by a hydraulic pump. Sensors embedded in th ...


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Clifford M Gross, Lin Bo, Honzheng Lu: Support enhancing device and associated method. BCAM International, Snell & Wilmer L, December 17, 1996: US05586067 (23 worldwide citation)

A device for supporting a human being comprises a superstructure defining a support surface in contact with a body part of a person and measurement componentry on the superstructure for periodically measuring a predetermined biomechanical parameter of the person's body part to determine a load distr ...