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Jens Nagel
Donald Remboski, Kenneth Douros, Judith Lee Gardner, Robert Michael Gardner, Joshua B Hurwitz, Robert H Leivian, Jens Nagel, David John Wheatley, Clifford A Wood: Method and apparatus for vehicle operator performance assessment and improvement. Motorola, Kevin Wills, August 2, 2005: US06925425 (135 worldwide citation)

A method of assessing vehicle operator performance includes the steps of receiving vehicle operating data (502); monitoring an interior portion of the vehicle and receiving operator activity data from the interior portion vehicle (504); receiving vehicle environment data from the environment externa ...


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Srinivas Gutta, Eric Cohen Solal, Miroslav Trajkovic: Automatic system for monitoring person requiring care and his/her caretaker. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Gregory L Thorne, November 22, 2005: US06968294 (393 worldwide citation)

A monitoring system for an infant, child, invalid, or other person requiring care uses computer vision and hearing, and inputs of other modalities, to analyze the status of a caretaker and/or cared-for person and its environment. The conditions are classified as normal or alarm conditions and an inf ...


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Mohammad Khair, Salvador Lopez, Richard Ng, Sanjar Ghaem, William L Olson: Wireless system protocol for telemetry monitoring. Motorola, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, May 24, 2005: US06897788 (325 worldwide citation)

A wireless, programmable system for medical monitoring includes a base unit and a plurality of individual wireless, remotely programmable biosensor transceivers. The base unit manages the transceivers by issuing registration, configuration, data acquisition, and transmission commands using wireless ...


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Peter V Boesen: Earpiece with an inertial sensor. McKee Voorhees & Sease, July 19, 2005: US06920229 (116 worldwide citation)

A communication device includes an earpiece housing adapted for fitting to an ear of a user such that the earpiece does not block the canal, an inertial sensor operatively connected to the earpiece housing for sensing positional changes of the user's ears, a processor operatively connected to the in ...


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Wojciech T Pierga, Thomas R Siwek, Ahmad R Shishegar: Safety detection and protection system for power tools. Credo Technology Corporation, Greer Burns & Crain, July 26, 2005: US06922153 (113 worldwide citation)

A detection system for detecting a dangerous condition for an operator using a power tool of the type which has an exposed blade relative to a work surface and a protection system for minimizing, if not eliminating the possibility of a user being injured by contacting the blade. In one preferred emb ...


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Jay Warren Gardner: Methods and apparatus for controlling electric appliances during reduced power conditions. May 10, 2005: US06891478 (97 worldwide citation)

An electric power monitoring system includes a source monitor for measuring momentary power output of an electric source supplying electric power to a power distribution system having at least one electric load. The momentary power output is compared with a reference load capability for the electric ...


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Thomas E Bleier: Satellite and ground system for detection and forecasting of earthquakes. QuakeFinder, Howrey Simon Arnold & White, March 29, 2005: US06873265 (86 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes the use of a space-based Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) magnetic field detector in conjunction with ground-based network of ELF magnetic field detectors. In particular, a space based ELF detection system can be used to perform a wide area search and find precursor eart ...


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Hugo Strubbe, Elmo M A Diederiks, Bartel Marinus van de Sluis, Mark Henricus Verberkt, Mi Suen Lee: System and method of keeping track of normal behavior of the inhabitants of a house. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, February 15, 2005: US06856249 (84 worldwide citation)

A home control system for automatic detection and warning of abnormal behavior includes a unit for observing behavior in a predetermined area under surveillance, a unit for processing an output of observed behavior from the unit for observing, and a pattern recognition module for recognizing whether ...


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Roger L Fischer, Russell B Schultz: Outage notification device and method. Basic Resources, Hunton & Williams, November 8, 2005: US06963285 (82 worldwide citation)

An outage notification system for detecting a power outage at a customer location is provided. The outage notification system comprises a first outage notification device operably coupled to a first circuit at the customer location, a second device operably coupled to a second circuit at the custome ...


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Timothy Alan Heath Wilkinson, David Trevor Cliff: Monitoring of user response to performances. Hewlett Packard Development Company, May 3, 2005: US06888457 (81 worldwide citation)

A portable apparatus for monitoring the reaction of a user to a performance contains one or more sensors for detecting an indirect user response to the performance and a user interface enabling the user to provide a direct user response to the performance. A processor in the portable apparatus is pr ...