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Paul J Gaudet, Thomas P Blackadar, Steven R Oliver: Measuring foot contact time and foot loft time of a person in locomotion. Personal Electronic Devices, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, January 25, 2000: US06018705 (409 worldwide citation)

The time period that a foot is in contact with the ground during a stride taken by a user, and the period that the foot is not in contact with the ground between strides taken by the user are determined by processing and analyzing the output signal of an accelerometer. The accelerometer is mounted o ...


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Paul J Gaudet, Thomas P Blackadar, Steven R Oliver: Measuring foot contact time and foot loft time of a person in locomotion. Personal Electronic Devices, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, April 18, 2000: US06052654 (270 worldwide citation)

The time period that a foot is in contact with the ground during a stride taken by a user, and the period that the foot is not in contact with the ground between strides taken by the user are determined by processing and analyzing the output signal of an accelerometer. The accelerometer is mounted o ...


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Norbert Ohlenbusch, Jesse Darley, Thomas P Blackadar, Paul J Gaudet: Monitoring activity of a user in locomotion on foot. Personal Electronic Devices, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, December 10, 2002: US06493652 (244 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method involves, in response to movement of a user during at least one footstep taken by the user, generating a signal that experiences changes during a time period that the foot is airborne during the at least one footstep. At least one change in the signal generated after the ...


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Jesse Darley, Paul J Gaudet, Norbert Ohlenbusch, Thomas Blackadar: Monitoring activity of a user in locomotion on foot. Nike, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, April 3, 2007: US07200517 (235 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a mount, a housing, and a sensor. The mount is adapted to be disposed at least partially underneath a shoelace of a shoe. The housing is configured and arranged to be placed in at least first and second states in relation to the mount, wherein in the first s ...


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Jesse Darley, Paul J Gaudet, Sam Joffe, Norbert Ohlenbusch, John Costello, Mark Bates, Thomas Blackadar: Detachable foot mount for electronic device. Personal Electronic Devices, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, September 19, 2000: US06122340 (224 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, an apparatus for monitoring locomotion of a person that can be secured to the person's shoe includes a mounting unit, a housing unit, and a motion-sensing device. The mounting unit is adapted to be secured to an outer surface of the shoe. The housing unit is adapted to releasably ...


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Thomas P Blackadar, Paul J Gaudet, Samuel W Joffe: Detecting the starting and stopping of movement of a person on foot. Personal Electronic Devices, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, October 2, 2001: US06298314 (218 worldwide citation)

Various methods for monitoring movement of a person involve using a sensor to generate a signal in response to movement of a person. In one embodiment, a characteristic in the signal is identified that indicates the person is walking or running and, in response to identifying the characteristic, a t ...


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Jesse Darley, Paul J Gaudet, Sam Joffe, Norbert Ohlenbusch, John Costello, Mark Bates, Thomas Blackadar: Detachable foot mount for electronic device. Personal Electronics, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, March 19, 2002: US06357147 (207 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a mount, a housing, and a sensor, wherein the mount is adapted to be secured to a shoe, the housing is adapted to be releasably attached to the mount, and the sensor is supported by the housing such that the sensor remains supported by the housing when the h ...


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Jesse Darley, Paul J Gaudet, Sam Joffe, Norbert Ohlenbusch, John Costello, Mark Bates, Thomas Blackadar: Detachable foot mount for electronic device. Personal Electronic Devices, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, March 25, 2003: US06536139 (178 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a mount, a housing, and a sensor. The mount is adapted to be disposed at least partially underneath a shoelace of a shoe, and the housing is adapted to be releasably attached to the mount. There is a tongue on one of the mount and the housing and a groove on ...


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Norbert Ohlenbusch, Joseph Wronski, Paul J Gaudet, Thomas P Blackadar, Steven R Oliver: Intelligent data network with power management capabilities. FitSense Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, March 6, 2007: US07187924 (26 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method for implementing two-way communication between at least first and second devices comprises steps of: (a1) during finite time periods following transmission of respective first messages from the first device to the second device, using the first device to listen for second ...


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Norbert Ohlenbusch, Joseph Wronski, Paul J Gaudet, Thomas P Blackadar, Steven R Oliver: Intelligent data network with power management capabilities. FitSense Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, December 16, 2008: US07466979 (4 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method for implementing two-way communication between at least first and second devices comprises steps of: (a1) during finite time periods following transmission of respective first messages from the first device to the second device, using the first device to listen for second ...