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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Andrew Bodkin, Perry Youngs, Adrian F Larkin, Steven Finberg, Charles Marshall, Shawn Burke, Peter Flentov, Kevin J Grealish: Sport monitoring system for determining airtime, speed, power absorbed and other factors such as drop distance. PhatRat Technologies, Curtis A Vock, Lathrop & Gage L C, March 25, 2003: US06539336 (352 worldwide citation)

The invention detects the loft time, speed, power and/or drop distance of a vehicle, such as a sporting vehicle, during activities of moving and jumping. A loft sensor detects when the vehicle leaves the ground and when the vehicle returns to the ground. A controller subsystem converts the sensed in ...


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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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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Peter Flentov: Shoes and garments employing one or more of accelerometers, wireless transmitters, processors, altimeters, to determine information such as speed to persons wearing the shoes or garments. NIKE, Banner & Witcoff, November 25, 2008: US07457724 (209 worldwide citation)

A shoe is improved by including: at least one accelerometer for generating acceleration signals and a processor configured to process the acceleration signals to determine one or both of speed and distance traveled of a person wearing the shoe. A shoe and a garment are provided with a wireless trans ...


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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: Shoes and garments employing one or more of accelerometers, wireless transmitters, processors altimeters, to determine information such as speed to persons wearing the shoes or garments. NIKE, Banner & Witcoff, July 19, 2011: US07983876 (166 worldwide citation)

A shoe is improved by including: at least one accelerometer for generating acceleration signals and a processor configured to process the acceleration signals to determine one or both of speed and distance traveled of a person wearing the shoe. A shoe and a garment are provided with a wireless trans ...


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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Peter Flentov: Sport monitoring apparatus for determining loft time, speed, power absorbed and other factors such as height. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage L C, July 24, 2001: US06266623 (153 worldwide citation)

The invention detects the loft time and/or speed of a vehicle, such as a sporting vehicle, during activities of moving and jumping. A loft sensor detects when the vehicle leaves the ground and when the vehicle returns to the ground. A microprocessor subsystem converts the sensed information to deter ...


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Curtis A Vock, Burl W Amsbury, Eric R Edstrom, Robert Muir Holme, Paul Jonjak, Adrian F Larkin, Perry Youngs: Movement and event systems and associated methods. Apple, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, December 1, 2009: US07627451 (152 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a smart sensor (10) in the form of an adhesive bandage (32). The sensor (12) sticks to people and objects and wirelessly communicates with remote receivers (24). Internal detectors (12) sense conditions associated with movement or the environment of the sensor. Typically, sens ...


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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 ...