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Dean L Kamen, Robert R Ambrogi, Burl Amsbury, Susan D Dastous, Robert J Duggan, John David Heinzmann, Richard Kurt Heinzmann, David W Herr, John M Kerwin, John B Morrell, James Henry Steenson Jr: Control system and method. DEKA Research and Development Corporation, Wolf Greenfield and Sacks P C, June 3, 2003: US06571892 (61 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for controlling a device are disclosed. In one embodiment, the systems and methods allow for the control of a human transport device such that the human transport device remains in an upright position regardless of the surface being traversed. The systems and methods may include ...


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Dean Kamen, Larry B Gray, Jesse T Bodwell, John M Kerwin, Michael J Baier, Dirk A van der Merwe: Syringe pump. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, March 29, 2016: US09295778 (48 worldwide citation)

A pump for administering an agent to a patient includes a housing, a motor, a gearbox, a sensor, and a controller. The motor may be coupled to housing. The gearbox is operatively connected to said motor. The sensor senses a rotation of said motor. The controller acts to control operation of said mot ...


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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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Burl Amsbury, J Douglas Field, John M Kerwin, John B Morrell, Jonathan B Pompa: Non-linear control of a balancing vehicle. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, December 7, 2004: US06827163 (44 worldwide citation)

A class of transporters for carrying an individual over ground having a surface that may be irregular. Various embodiments have a motorized drive, mounted to the ground-contacting module that causes operation of the transporter in an operating position that is unstable with respect to tipping when t ...


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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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John B Morrell, John M Kerwin, Dean L Kamen, Robert R Ambrogi, Robert J Duggan, Richard K Heinzmann, Brian R Key: System and method for stair climbing in a cluster-wheel vehicle. Deka Products Partneship, Bromberg & Sunstein, November 6, 2001: US06311794 (24 worldwide citation)

A system and method for operating a device in ascending or descending stairs. The device has a plurality of wheels rotatable about axes that are fixed with respect to a cluster arm, where the cluster arm itself is rotated about an axis so that wheels rest on successive stairs. The wheels and cluster ...


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Dean L Kamen, John M Kerwin: Hybrid human/electric powered vehicle. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, March 28, 2006: US07017686 (22 worldwide citation)

A personal transporter that provides both for propulsion by a user, and, at the same time, for dynamic stabilization by means of a powered actuator. A pitch variable such as pitch or time rate of change of pitch is sensed and used to determine the torque provided to a wheel, whether in a co-rotating ...


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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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Maurice D Henery, John M Kerwin, Walter W Walker: Method and apparatus for waste incineration. Marblehead Lime Company, McDougall Hersh & Scott, August 21, 1984: US04466361 (19 worldwide citation)

A system including a method and apparatus for incinerating toxic and non-toxic waste materials. The system involves the use of a pre-treatment agent which is capable of insuring flowability in the waste materials to be incinerated. The agent is mixed with the material and then introduced to a rotary ...