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John M Kerwin: Apparatus and method for incinerating waste material with a converted preheater-type lime kiln. Marblehead Lime Company, McDougall Hersh & Scott, October 15, 1985: US04546711 (18 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for incinerating toxic and non-toxic waste using a modified preheater-type lime kiln is disclosed wherein the kiln is modified to incinerate waste and the preheater section is modified to provide an incineration processing aid such as limestone and also to more efficiently utili ...


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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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Dean Kamen, Robert R Ambrogi, Catharine N Flynn, John M Kerwin: Vehicle control by pitch modulation. DEKA Products Partnership, McCormick Paulding & Huber, April 6, 2010: US07690452 (14 worldwide citation)

A method for fore-aft stabilization of a vehicle for motion in a specified direction over an underlying surface. The vehicle has at least one forward wheel and at least one aft wheel, and the forward wheel is characterized by a force normal to the instantaneous direction of motion of the vehicle. A ...


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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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John B Morrell, John M Kerwin: Mechanism for stair climbing in a cluster-wheel vehicle. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, September 9, 2003: US06615938 (12 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a device 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 arms are cont ...


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Dean Kamen, Larry B Gray, Jesse T Bodwell, John M Kerwin, Dirk A van der Merwe, Stephen L Fichera, Jonathan R Thurber, Martin D Desch: Syringe pump and related method. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, August 29, 2017: US09744300 (11 worldwide citation)

A pump for administering an agent to a patient includes a housing, a syringe seat, and a bumper. The syringe seat is coupled to the housing. The bumper is coupled to the housing adjacent to the syringe seat.


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Jacob W Scarpaci, Robert J Bryant Jr, Geoffrey P Spencer, David J Hibbard, James D Dale, John M Kerwin, Andrew S Coll, David A Beavers, David W McGill, Simon C Helmore: Medical treatment system and methods using a plurality of fluid lines. DEKA Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, July 14, 2015: US09078971 (11 worldwide citation)

A medical treatment system, such as peritoneal dialysis system, may include control and other features to enhance patient comfort and ease of use. For example, a peritoneal dialysis system may include a control system that can adjust the volume of fluid infused into the peritoneal cavity to prevent ...


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Russell Beavis, Benjamin W Jones, John M Kerwin, Larry B Gray, Casey Patrick Manning, Felix Winkler, Robert A Charles: Product dispensing system. DEKA Products Partnership, Michelle Saquet Temple, December 4, 2012: US08322570 (11 worldwide citation)

A product dispensing system includes a flow control device configured to regulate a first ingredient. A pump module is configured to be coupled to a supply of a second ingredient. A controller is configured to provide a first control signal to the flow control device for controlling the supply of a ...


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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 ...