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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 (129 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, Danilo E De Rossi: Composite, multifunctional tactile sensor. Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak and Seas, December 3, 1985: US04555953 (85 worldwide citation)

A device is provided through which a set of information concerning tactile interaction between a manipulator and an object to be recognized is provided to the user. Several configurations are described, based on the piezo- and pyro-electric (ferroelectric) properties of polymeric materials, such as ...


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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 (56 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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Danilo E De Rossi, Pierre M Galletti, Paolo Dario: Catheter. Brown University Research Foundation, June 26, 1984: US04456013 (42 worldwide citation)

A catheter including a support suitable for insertion into a body organ, a transducer carried by the support, the transducer including a flexible piezoelectric polymeric membrane, and a pair of surface electrodes mounted on the membrane, the support including a rigid portion defining a flexure cavit ...


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Paolo Dario, Arianna Menciassi, Cesare Stefanini, Samuele Gorini, Giuseppe Pernorio, Dino Accoto: Teleoperated endoscopic capsule equipped with active locomotion system. Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Sheridan Ross P C, November 29, 2011: US08066632 (33 worldwide citation)

A teleoperated endoscopic capsule for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes inside an animal body cavity, comprising a body (1) with a plurality of locomotion modules (5) placed on its surface, suitable for moving said body in the body cavity. The capsule also comprises an energy source inside said bo ...


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Patrick Aebischer, Paolo Dario, Angelo Sabatini, Robert F Valentini: Electrically-charged nerve guidance channels. Brown University Research Foundation, Thomas J Engellenner, Ann Louise Kerner, March 3, 1992: US05092871 (23 worldwide citation)

A medical device is disclosed for use in regenerating a severed nerve, including a tubular, biocompatible, electrically-charged membrane or guidance channel, having openings adapted to receive the ends of the severed nerve and defining a lumen through which the nerve can regenerate. The electrically ...


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ByungKyu Kim, YounKoo Jeong, Hun Young Lim, Tae Song Kim, Jong Oh Park, Paolo Dario: Endoscope system with a hollow cylinder and a bellows moving mechanism. Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Patterson & Sheridan L, April 4, 2006: US07022068 (11 worldwide citation)

An endoscope system with a hollow cylinder and bellows moving mechanism is provided. The system includes a cylinder having a head unit mounted by a camera devices, a front fixing unit connected to the head unit which is installed to an outer circumference of the cylinder and fixed to an inner wall o ...


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Louis Phee Soo Jay, Alberto Arena, Arianna Menciassi, Paolo Dario: Endoscopic device for locomotion through the gastro-intestinal tract. Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, September 6, 2005: US06939291 (9 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic device for locomotion in a body cavity according to a prefixed advancing direction (A) comprising at least a variable length intermediate section (1a, 21a) extending between a front end section (1b, 21b) and a rear end section (1c, 21c). First and second clamping means (7, 12, 27, 32) ...


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Nicola Pirri, Paolo Dario Maini, Ferruccio Resta, Alessandro Tosi, Francesco Ripamonti: Method to control the vibrations in an articulated arm for pumping concrete, and relative device. CIFA, Novak Druce Quigg, December 20, 2011: US08082083 (5 worldwide citation)

An active control method to control the vibrations of an articulated arm consisting of a plurality of segments articulated with respect to each other, by means of an electronic controller, comprising the following steps: a) construction of a modal model of the articulated arm starting from experimen ...


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PIRRI NICOLA, MAINI PAOLO DARIO, RESTA FERRUCCIO, TOSI ALESSANDRO, RIPAMONTI FRANCESCO: [fr] Procédé de contrôle des vibrations dans un bras articulé pour pomper du béton et dispositif associé, [de] Verfahren zum Steuern der Schwingungen in einem Gelenkarm zum Pumpen von Beton und zugehörige Vorrichtung, [en] Method to control the vibrations in an articulated arm for pumping concrete, and relative device. CIFA, September 23, 2009: EP2103760-A2 (3 worldwide citation)

[en] Active control method to control the vibrations of an articulated arm (10) consisting of a plurality of segments articulated with respect to each other, by means of an electronic controller, comprising the following steps: a) construction of a modal model of the articulated arm (10) starting fr ...