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Richard G Rincoe, Paul J Moore Jr: Apparatus and method for monitoring contact pressure between body parts and contact surfaces. Timothy J Martin, Dana S Rewoldt, October 19, 1993: US05253656 (285 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for monitoring pressure between the surface of a body part and a contact surface employ a plurality of pressure sensors disposed in a matrix array between the contact surface and the body part. The sensors produce analog force signals proportional to pressure, and a monitor r ...


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Richard G Rincoe, Paul J Moore Jr: Apparatus and method for monitoring contact pressure between body parts and contact surfaces. Timothy J Martin, Michael R Henson, November 30, 1999: US05993400 (179 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for monitoring pressure between the surface of a body part and a contact surface employ a plurality of pressure sensors disposed in a matrix array between the contact surface and the body part. The sensors produce analog force signals proportional to pressure, and a monitor r ...


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Richard G Rincoe: Artifical limb with movement controlled by reversing electromagnet polarity. Donald W Margolis, November 5, 1991: US05062855 (79 worldwide citation)

A material handling system in the form of a grappling device or of a robotic or prosthetic limb is provided which can function for performing work. The system includes a plurality of magnets including at least one electromagnet. In preferred embodiments the magnets are hinged together at opposite en ...


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Richard G Rincoe: Artificial ankle joint and prosthetic devices formed therewith. Timothy J Martin, Michael R Henson, Mark H Weygandt, August 20, 2002: US06436149 (49 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic device is provided having a proximal end portion adapted to be secured to an amputee and a distal foot structure. The improvement comprises a pivoting ankle joint disposed between the proximal end portion and the foot structure. This ankle joint includes a matable socket and head assemb ...


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Richard G Rincoe: Artificial ankle joint with cushion structures and prosthetic devices formed therewith. Timothy J Martin, March 17, 1998: US05728175 (48 worldwide citation)

An ankle joint, and a prosthetic device incorporating such ankle joint, pivots to imitate the action of a normal ankle and foot. The ankle joint includes a socket secured to an artificial foot and a shank portion that connects at a distal end of a residual lower leg extremity. The shank has a head t ...


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Richard G Rincoe, Marlin B Hull: Prosthetic knee joint. Richard G Rincoe, Donald W Margolis, Edwin H Crabtree, September 21, 1993: US05246465 (41 worldwide citation)

A robotic knee for mounting on an upper leg stump of an allows movement from a standing position to a normal walking position and then to a kneeling position and return to a standing position. A mounting plate receives the upper leg stump of an amputee. The knee includes a housing having a drive mot ...


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Richard G Rincoe: Extendible bay assembly and method for habitats including recreational vehicles. RV Safety Products, Timothy J Martin, Michael R Henson, Rebecca A Gegick, November 29, 2005: US06969105 (12 worldwide citation)

An extendable bay for use with a human habitat, such as a slide-out for a recreational vehicle, includes a compartment sized to be received in an opening in the habitat's side wall. The compartment has a bottom, a top, a front panel and a pair of side panels. A cantilever portion extends from the to ...


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Richard G Rincoe: Mechanical arm assembly and method therefor. RV Safety Products, Timothy J Martin, Michael R Henson, April 11, 2006: US07025332 (9 worldwide citation)

A mechanical arm includes a base that mount on a selected support. A proximal arm member has a proximal end portion pivotally secured to the base and a distal end portion pivotally secured to a distal arm member. The base has a first fixed gear element disposed thereon, and a second fixed gear eleme ...


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Richard G Rincoe: Method of maneuvering a mechanical arm assembly relative to a base support. Martin & Henson PC, November 9, 2006: US20060249716-A1

A method of providing and maneuvering a mechanical arm relative to a base support includes the steps of pivotally attaching the proximal end portion of a first arm member to the base support for pivoting about a first pivot axis and pivotally attaching the proximal end portion of a second arm member ...


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Richard G Rincoe: Force applying apparatus and method. Martin & Henson PC, March 8, 2007: US20070051933-A1

A force applying apparatus includes a housing that supports a drive motor. A first extendable member is telescopically received in the housing and moves between a retracted position within the housing and an extended position axially of the housing. A second extendable member is telescopically recei ...



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