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Dean Kamen, Bob D Peret, Derek G Kane, John M Kerwin, Colin H Murphy, Brian H Yoo, Brian D Tracey, Matthew J Johnson, Thomas S Schnellinger, Christopher C Langenfeld, Michael J Slate: System, method, and apparatus for monitoring, regulating, or controlling fluid flow. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, October 6, 2015: US09151646 (47 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, system and method for regulating fluid flow are disclosed. The apparatus includes a curved, elongated support member elastically deformable and having first and second ends. The apparatus also include an opposing support member configured to position a tube against the curved, elongate ...


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Bob David Peret, Brian H Yoo, Derek G Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H Murphy, John M Kerwin: System, method, and apparatus for monitoring, regulating, or controlling fluid flow. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, June 21, 2016: US09372486 (39 worldwide citation)

A flow meter, and related system and method are provided. The flow meter includes a coupler, a support member, an image sensor, a valve, and one or more processors. The coupler is adapted to couple to a drip chamber. The support member is operatively coupled to the coupler. The image sensor has a fi ...


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Bob D Peret, Brian H Yoo, Derek G Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H Murphy, John M Kerwin: System, method, and apparatus for monitoring, regulating, or controlling fluid flow. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, September 6, 2016: US09435455 (34 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, system and method for regulating fluid flow are disclosed. The apparatus includes a flow rate sensor and a valve. The flow rate sensor uses images to estimate flow through a drip chamber and then controls the valve based on the estimated flow rate. The valve comprises a rigid housing d ...


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Dean Kamen, John M Kerwin, Colin H Murphy, Larry B Gray, Christopher C Langenfeld, Michael J Slate, Michael S Place: System, method, and apparatus for infusing fluid. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, June 13, 2017: US09677555 (20 worldwide citation)

A peristaltic pump, and related system method are provided. The peristaltic pump includes a cam shaft, first and second pinch-valve cams, first and second pinch-valve cam followers, a plunger cam, a plunger-cam follower, a tube receiver, and a spring-biased plunger. The first and second pinch-valve ...


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Dean Kamen, John M Kerwin, Colin H Murphy, Jonathan Parker, Daniel F Pawlowski, Dirk A van der Merwe, Larry B Gray, Christopher C Langenfeld, Michael S Place, Michael J Slate: Apparatus for infusing fluid. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, June 13, 2017: US09675756 (17 worldwide citation)

A pump for pumping fluid includes a tube platen, a plunger, a bias member, inlet and outlet valves, an actuator mechanism, a position sensor, and a processor. The plunger is configured for actuation toward and away from the infusion-tube when the tube platen is disposed opposite to the plunger. The ...


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Bob D Peret, Derek G Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H Murphy, John M Kerwin: Flow meter and related system and apparatus. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, August 29, 2017: US09746093 (13 worldwide citation)

A flow meter includes an image sensor and a processor. The image sensor is configured to capture an image of a drip chamber. The processor is configured to determine whether the captured image of the drip chamber contains a match to a template, and to apply a blurring function to the image captured ...


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Bob D Peret, Brian H Yoo, Derek G Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H Murphy, John M Kerwin: Flow meter having a background pattern with first and second portions. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, August 29, 2017: US09746094 (12 worldwide citation)

A flow meter includes a first image sensor, a background pattern, and at least one processor. The first image sensor has a first field of view and is positioned to view a drip chamber within the first field of view. The background pattern is positioned within the field of view of the first image sen ...


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Dean Kamen, John M Kerwin, Colin H Murphy: System, method, and apparatus for estimating liquid delivery. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, May 2, 2017: US09636455 (9 worldwide citation)

A pump, related system, and related method are provided. The pump includes a reservoir, a port, and a plunger. The reservoir delivers a liquid by discharging the liquid through the port coupled to the reservoir. The plunger has a piston coupled to a shaft and is disposed within the reservoir in slid ...


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Bob D Peret, Derek G Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H Murphy, John M Kerwin: Flow metering using a difference image for liquid parameter estimation. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, September 26, 2017: US09772044 (8 worldwide citation)

A flow meter includes an image sensor, a coupler, a support member and one or more processors. The coupler is adapted to couple to a drip chamber. The support member is operatively coupled to the coupler. The image sensor has a field of view and is operatively coupled to the support member. The imag ...


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Dean Kamen, John M Kerwin, David Blumberg Jr, Kevin A Durand, Gregory R Lanier Jr, Bob D Peret, Gerald M Guay, Colin H Murphy: Infusion pump apparatus, method and system. DEKA Products Partnership, Michelle Saquet Temple, September 5, 2017: US09750896 (1 worldwide citation)

An infusion pump system is disclosed. The infusion pump system includes an infusion pump and a controller device in wireless communication with the infusion pump, wherein the controller including instructions for controlling the infusion pump, wherein the instructions may be synchronized with a secu ...