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MUSUVATHY Suraj, JIANG Ruirui, AZERNIKOV Sergei, LI Gang, FANG Tong: GÉNÉRATION DE MODÈLES DIMPLANTS ORTHOPÉDIQUES PERSONNALISÉS PAR CAO, PERSONALIZED ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANT CAD MODEL GENERATION. SIEMENS CORPORATION, MUSUVATHY Suraj, JIANG Ruirui, AZERNIKOV Sergei, LI Gang, FANG Tong, PASCHBURG Donald B, March 1, 2012: WO/2012/027150 (44 worldwide citation)

A computer assisted method creates accurate CAD/CAM models of custom orthopedic implants is provided. Information about bone geometry is acquired through medical imaging such as CT image scans. The desired bone surface region is extracted as a polygonal mesh after processing the 3D images. A smooth ...


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AZERNIKOV Sergei, MUSUVATHY Suraj, FANG Tong: PERSONNALISATION SEMI-AUTOMATIQUE DE PLAQUES POUR UNE FIXATION INTERNE DE FRACTURE, SEMI-AUTOMATIC CUSTOMIZATION OF PLATES FOR INTERNAL FRACTURE FIXATION. SIEMENS CORPORATION, AZERNIKOV Sergei, MUSUVATHY Suraj, FANG Tong, PASCHBURG Donald B, March 1, 2012: WO/2012/027185 (14 worldwide citation)

A method on a processor customizes a fixation plate for repairing a bone fracture. A digital CAD model of an implant contains smooth analytic geometry representations including NURBS. The CAD geometry is directly manipulated to generate a customized implant CAD model that conforms to the desired reg ...


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Mcbagonluri Fred, Velde Therese, Bindner Jörg, Kaiser Eduard, Martin Raimund, Nikles Peter, Fang Tong: Hearing aid impression buildability index computation tool. Siemens Audiologische Technik, Mcbagonluri Fred, Velde Therese, Bindner Jörg, Kaiser Eduard, Martin Raimund, Nikles Peter, Fang Tong, BERG Peter, October 5, 2006: WO/2006/103236 (5 worldwide citation)

A method and appertaining system implement the use of manufacturing protocols for hearing aid design such that the ability to build an instrument can be displayed as a numeric parameter based on the partial numerical and metrological contributions of all the essential parameters of the given impress ...


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Slabaugh Gregory G, Unal Gozde, Fang Tong: Method and apparatus for the classification of surface features of an ear impression. Siemens Medical Solutions, June 13, 2007: EP1796428-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is disclosed whereby a point on an ear impression model to be labeled is selected and a shape context is determined for that point. This shape context is then compared to average shape contexts for different regions on a reference ear impression model, also referred to herein ...


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Fang Tong, Zouhar Alexander, Unal Gozde, Tyan Jason Jenn Kwei, Slabaugh Gregory G: Method and apparatus for the rigid registration of 3d ear impression shapes with skeletons. Siemens Medical Solutions, April 11, 2007: EP1772827-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

A method of designing hearing aid molds is disclosed whereby skeletons, or simplified models, of two ear impressions are used to register the graphical representations of the molds to facilitate the joint design of hearing aid shells. The center points of at least a portion of contour lines on the s ...


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Shu Chun Jen, Shin Fang Tong: Method and apparatus for detecting nitride residue on semiconductor wafers. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Tung & Associates, January 29, 2002: US06342704 (2 worldwide citation)

Residue such as nitride remaining on the surface of a semiconductor wafer following plasma etching using nitride is detected after the wafer is transferred from the etching chamber to an exit load lock station. A pair of color sensors are coupled with a color analyzer to operate in a differential ma ...


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Fang Tong, Tyan Jason Jenn Kwei, Fang Ming: Synchronized processing of ear shells for hearing aids. Siemens Corporate Research, sPASCHBURG Donald B, December 2, 2004: WO/2004/105432 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method for synchronously processing ear shells for hearing aids comprising: loading data associated with a first and second ear shell (210); determining whether to perform a rigid or non-rigid registration of the data associated with the first and second ear shells (220), wherein the ri ...


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Boltyenkov Artem, Binder Joerg, Fang Tong, Mcbagonluri Fred, Reh Andreas: Ellipsoidal line cut system and method for hearing aid shell design. Siemens Audiologische Technik, Siemens Corp Res, Siemens Hearing Instr, April 9, 2008: EP1909537-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and appertaining algorithm provide a cutting and shaping of the hearing aid shell using an Ellipsoidal Line Cut that increases the speed of detailing operations and enables a creation of more cosmetically appealing shells. A contour algorithm determines a projected contour on the bottom cut ...


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Fang Tong, Tyan Jason Jenn Kwei, Fang Ming: Automatic binaural shell modeling for hearing aids. Siemens Corporate Research, sPASCHBURG Donald B, July 8, 2004: WO/2004/057916 (2 worldwide citation)

A system (100) and method (1810-1830) for modeling binaural shells for hearing aids, wherein the system is configured to load data associated with a first and a second ear shell (1810). The system is further configured to register the data associated with the first and the second ear shells (1820) a ...