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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 (323 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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Thomas P Blackadar, Jesse Darley: Monitoring activity of a user in locomotion on foot. FitSense Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, May 24, 2005: US06898550 (248 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method involves determining at least one calculated parameter based upon at least one determined performance parameter of the user and at least one determined variable physiological parameter of the user. In another embodiment, a method involves identifying at least one of an ex ...


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Jesse Darley: Monitoring activity of a user in locomotion on foot. Personal Electric Devices, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, August 26, 2003: US06611789 (217 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method includes a step of: (a) with at least one device supported by a user while the user is in locomotion on foot on a surface, determining an amount of force exerted by at least one foot of the user on the surface during at least one footstep taken by the user. In another emb ...


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Norbert Ohlenbusch, Jesse Darley: Monitoring activity of a user in locomotion on foot. FitSense Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, April 19, 2005: US06882955 (216 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a display unit to be mounted on a wrist of a user includes a display screen, a base, and at least one strap. The display unit is configured such that, when it is worn by the user, the display screen is oriented at an angle with respect to a surface of the user's wrist. In another ...


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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 (214 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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Ole Skyggebjerg, Lars Hofmann Christensen, Rasmus Panduro, Nina Bjorlig, Steffen Lav, Barry Weben, Manuel Alvarez Icaza, Steven Syme: Device with time indicating means. Novo Nordisk, Marc A Began, Reza Green, Richard W Bork, November 7, 2006: US07133329 (196 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a timer device capable of performing one or more control actions in response to the time lapsed since a user initiated action took place. The timer device comprises contact means operatable between two conditions, timer means, and means for storing first and second time stam ...


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Jesse Darley, Norbert Ohlenbusch: Monitoring activity of a user in locomotion on foot. FitSense Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, April 5, 2005: US06876947 (189 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method includes steps of: (a) identifying an average foot contact time of a user during a first outing; (b) identifying an average pace of the user during the first outing; (c) defining a relationship between foot contact times of the user and corresponding paces of the user, wh ...


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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 (188 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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Robi Dutta, Ravi Rao, Ashok Vittal: Efficient iterative, gridless, cost-based fine router for computer controlled integrated circuit design. Synopsys, Wagner Murabito & Hao, November 27, 2001: US06324675 (149 worldwide citation)

An efficient iterative, gridless, cost-based router for a computer controlled integrated circuit design. The fine routing process is used during the wire routing phase of an integrated circuit design and fabrication process. During the wire routing process, wires are routed between pins of nets. The ...


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David Dening: DC-DC converter with reduced electromagnetic interference. RF Micro Devices, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, November 29, 2005: US06969978 (142 worldwide citation)

A DC-DC converter includes a variable frequency oscillator, a control system and a power train. The DC-DC converter is well suited for use in a cell phone. The control system uses the output of the oscillator to control the power train. The oscillator varies its frequency as a function of a pseudo r ...



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