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Francisco Jose Barreras Sr, Oscar Jimenez: RF coupled, implantable medical device with rechargeable back-up power source. Exonix Corporation, Thomas R Vigil, March 31, 1998: US05733313 (383 worldwide citation)

The implantable, electrically operated medical device system comprises an implanted radio frequency (RF) receiving unit (receiver) incorporating a back-up rechargeable power supply and an implanted, electrically operated device, and an external RF transmitting unit (transmitter). RF energy is transm ...


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Francisco Jose Barreras Sr, Robert Echarri: Closed-loop, RF-coupled implanted medical device. Exonix Corporation, Thomas R Vigil, April 7, 1998: US05735887 (382 worldwide citation)

The implantable, electrically operated medical device system comprises an implantable radio frequency (RF) receiver and an external RF transmitter. The receiver has a receiving antenna and electronic circuitry coupled to the receiving antenna and includes a microcontroller having an output, a non-vo ...


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Vincent Cutolo, Oscar Jimenez, Roberto Echarri, Guillermo Echarri, Francisco Jose Barreras Sr: Self contained transportable power source maintenance and charge. Exonix Corporation, Thomas R Vigil, January 30, 2001: US06181105 (261 worldwide citation)

The power source maintenance and charge system comprises: charge maintenance circuitry for maintaining a desired charge on or for charging, a special power source of a packaged device; control circuity for actuating and de-actuating the charge maintenance circuitry; and coupling circuitry for coupli ...


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Francisco Jose Barreras Sr: High value capacitive, replenishable power source. Plexus, Thomas R Vigil, June 23, 1998: US05769877 (247 worldwide citation)

The implantable device includes a power supply including a high value, small sized capacitor having at least a capacitive rating of 0.1 farads which is completely contained within the implantable device. This high value, small size capacitor or series of capacitors enables the implantable device to ...


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Francisco Jose Barreras Sr, Guillermo Echarri, Roberto Echarri: Power supply having means for extending the operating time of an implantable medical device. Exonix Corporation, Thomas R Vigil, September 7, 1999: US05949632 (64 worldwide citation)

A power supply comprising: a power source including a capacitive, nuclear or an electrochemical device for storing electrical energy; sensing circuitry for sensing when the voltage on power source is above or below a certain level; a DC-DC converter coupled to the power source switching circuitry co ...


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Francisco Jose Barreras Sr, Oscar Jimenez: Non-invasively maneuverable lead system. Medtronic, Thomas R Vigil, February 20, 2001: US06192279 (59 worldwide citation)

The method and system for non-invasively repositioning at least one stimulating electrode on a lead relative to tissue, such as nerve tissue, in a body includes elements for carrying out the method and the steps of: providing a lead having at least one stimulating electrode thereon which is located ...


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Guillermo Echarri, Roberto Echarri, Francisco Jose Barreras Sr, Oscar Jimenez: Implantable power management system. Exonix Corporation, Thomas Vigil, December 26, 2000: US06166518 (47 worldwide citation)

The method and system for managing power supplied from a charging circuit to a power source in an implantable medical device comprises the steps of and circuitry for: measuring the current drain of the medical device; measuring the elapsed time since the last full charge of a power source of the dev ...


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Guillermo Echarri, Roberto Echarri, Francisco Jose Barreras Sr, Oscar Jimenez: System for managing power to an implanted device based on operating time, current drain and battery capacity. Exonix Corporation, Thomas R Vigil, Welsh & Katz, December 16, 2003: US06664763 (46 worldwide citation)

The method and system manage power supplied from a charging circuit to a power source in an implantable medical device utilizing measurements of current drain; measurements of elapsed time since the last full charge; calculations of operating time based on the variable of current drain and the varia ...


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Guillermo Echarri, Roberto Echarri, Francisco Jose Barreras Sr, Oscar Jimenez: Implantable power management system. Exonix Corporation, Thomas R Vigil, August 21, 2001: US06278258 (39 worldwide citation)

The method and system for managing power supplied from a charging circuit to a power source in an implantable medical device comprises the steps of and circuitry for: measuring the current drain of the medical device; measuring the elapsed time since the last full charge of a power source of the dev ...


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Oscar Jimenez, Francisco Jose Barreras Sr, Roberto Echarri, Guillermo Echarri: Radio-controlled toy blimp with infrared beam weapons for staging a gun battle. Plexus, Thomas R Vigil, Welsh & Katz, August 26, 2003: US06609945 (20 worldwide citation)

The remote-controlled air, land or water borne toy vehicle comprises: a body; a printed circuit board mounted in or to the body; a receiver connected to the printed circuit board for receiving commands; hardware on the printed circuit board including control circuitry for manipulating the toy vehicl ...