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Paolo Dario, Maria Chiara Carrozza, Andrea Pietrabissa, Bernardo Magnani, Lucia Lencioni: Endoscopic robot. Scuola Superiore Di Studi Universitari E Di Perfezionamento S Anna, Browdy and Neimark, May 25, 1999: US05906591 (126 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic robot (1), designed for being inserted into a body cavity (C) f a patient and advanced therein in a prefixed direction (A) with a so-called inchworm-like motion, comprising a variable length segment (2) and aspiration means (12, 13) for selectively producing a pneumatic vacuum (V) betw ...


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Paolo Dario, Maria Chiara Carrozza, Alberto Arena: Proportional valve with shape memory alloy actuator. Alberto Arena, Steinberg & Raskin P C, Grant E Pollack, January 11, 2005: US06840257 (51 worldwide citation)

A proportional valve is disclosed for controlling the outlet pressure of a fluid flowing therethrough. The valve comprises a valve body having an inlet port and an outlet port for the fluid. The valve also has an inner chamber, within which there is formed a valve seat that may be opened and closed ...


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Konosu Hitoshi, Ota Yasuhiro, Paolo Dario, Cecilia Laschi, Eugenio Guglielmelli, Zbigniew Wasik, Edoardo Datteri, Gioel Asuni, Maria Chiara Carrozza, Giancarlo Teti: Robot, and robot control method. Toyota Motor, September 27, 2007: JP2007-245326 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To embody a robot capable of gripping an object without surely grasping a shape and the like of the object to be gripped.SOLUTION: This robot gripping an object comprises a hand part having at least two fingers, a group of contact sensors arranged to each finger and detecting t ...


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Cesare Stefanini, Paolo Dario, Maria Chiara Carrozza, Sarah De Cristofaro: Electromagnetic step-by-step wobble-type micromotor. Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant Anna, Steinfl & Bruno, April 22, 2014: US08704413

An electromagnetic step-by-step wobbling micromotor comprises an inner component and an annular component being external to the inner one. The outer component may be a stator and the inner component a rotor, or vice versa. The inner component has three or more poles with a winding on each pole, and ...


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Francesco Giovacchini, Marco Cempini, Nicola Vitiello, Maria Chiara Carrozza: Torsional transmission element with elastic response. SCUOLA SUPERIORE DI STUDI UNIVERSITARI E DI PERFEZIONAMENTO SANT ANNA, Workman Nydegger, April 24, 2018: US09951823

A torsional spring that can be used as a joint adapted to transmit a torsion actuation with elastic response. The torsional spring relates to a compact torsional elastic element, provided with a linear torque characteristic which is also not affected by the direction of rotation. The torsional sprin ...


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Nicola Vitiello, Tommaso Lenzi, Stefano Marco Maria De Rossi, Francesco Giovacchini, Marco Cempini, Maria Chiara Carrozza: Combination prosthetic and orthotic device. SCUOLA SUPERIORE DI STUDI UNIVERSITARI E DI PERFEZIONAMENTO SANT ANNA, Steinfl Bruno, November 14, 2017: US09814605

An aid device for the motor disabled, suitable for allowing walking of transfemoral amputees, having: a lower-limb prosthesis of an amputated limb; a lower-limb orthosis suitable to be worn at a sound contralateral lower-limb; an orthotic pelvis module connecting the prosthesis to the lower-limb ort ...


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Marco Cempini, Nicola Vitiello, Francesco Giovacchini, Stefano Marco Maria De Rossi, Tommaso Lenzi, Azzurra Chiri, Maria Chiara Carrozza: Wearable exoskeleton device for hand rehabilitation. SCUOLA SUPERIORE S ANNA, Ladas & Parry, August 15, 2017: US09730825

An exoskeleton device for assisting the movement of a metacarpal-phalangeal joint of a hand in a flexion/extension plane Γ of the joint, including a metacarpal support arranged integrally with a metacarpal portion of the hand, a phalangeal support having a fastening link for fastening to a proximal ...


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Paolo Dario, Maria Chiara Carrozza, Alberto Arena: Proportional valve with shape memory alloy (sma) actuator. Steinberg & Raskin PC, July 8, 2004: US20040129315-A1

A proportional valve for the control of the outlet pressure of a fluid flowing therethrough comprising a valve body (1) with an inlet port (15) and an outlet port (17) for the fluid and an inner chamber (8), within which there is formed a valve seat (9) whose opening is varied by means of a shutter ...


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Cesare Stefanini, Paolo Dario, Maria Chiara Carrozza, Sarah De Cristofaro: Electromagnetic step-by-step wobble-type micromotor. September 1, 2011: US20110210627-A1

An electromagnetic step-by-step wobbling micromotor comprises an inner component and an annular component being external to the inner one. The outer component may be a stator and the inner component a rotor, or vice versa. The inner component has three or more poles with a winding on each pole, and ...