Atsushi Hisano, Masahiro Ando, Merice A Washer: Exercise promotion device, and exercise promotion method employing the same. Omron Corporation, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, October 26, 2004: US06808473 (215 worldwide citation)

The objective of this invention is to provide an exercise aid device which can be used for various kinds of exercise and which enables the user to perform aerobic exercise safely and comfortably at the level best suited to that person, and a method which employs this device. In order to achieve this ...

John A Hauck, Arthur L Olive: Rate adaptive cardiac rhythm management device control algorithm using trans-thoracic ventilation. Cardiac Pacemakers, Haugen and Nikolai, June 7, 1994: US05318597 (214 worldwide citation)

A rate adaptive cardiac rhythm management device in which the pacing rate is adjusted in accordance with changes in the patient's minute ventilation. An adaptive four-pole elliptic digital filter, preferably implemented in software, functions to attenuate any signal components due to cardiac activit ...

Donald C Miller, David John Allen: Continuously variable transmission. Motion Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 10, 2004: US06689012 (211 worldwide citation)

A continuously variable transmission is disclosed for use in rotationally or linearly powered machines and vehicles. The transmission provides a simple manual shifting method for the user. Further, the practical commercialization of traction roller transmissions requires improvements in the reliabil ...

Aaron F Bobick, W Thatcher Ulrich, J Bryan Lewis, Eliot Shepard, Peter Lehman: Interactive exercise apparatus. Tectrix Fitness Equipment, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, April 6, 1999: US05890995 (210 worldwide citation)

An interactive exercise apparatus engages a user's mind and body. The apparatus comprises an exercise mechanism, a steering mechanism, and a control mechanism for manipulation by the user to achieve exercise, to indicate a direction of motion, and to interact with virtual objects in a simulated envi ...

David L Ostby, Shari Marihugh, Paul S Ostby: System and method for assessing an individuals task-processing style. IntroSpect Technologies, Shari Marihugh, July 5, 1994: US05326270 (210 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for evaluating the task-processing style of an individual by presenting that individual with a simulated situation and recording the individual's responses while resolving the situation. A subject undergoing the assessment is asked to assume the responsibilities of an Assistan ...

Jack B Stubbs, Kevin L Schwieger: Exercise monitoring system and methods. Dinsmore & Shohl, May 22, 2007: US07220220 (209 worldwide citation)

An exercise monitoring system which includes an electronic positioning device; a physiological monitor; and a display unit configured for displaying data provided by said electronic positioning device and said physiological monitor.

Laura Lee Kusumoto, Earl David Sacerdoti, Leila Janine Sigler, Sonya Lee Sigler: System and method for consumer-selected advertising and branding in interactive media. Avatizing, Venable, Ralph P Albrecht, W Russell Swindell, October 11, 2005: US06954728 (207 worldwide citation)

Participants in a virtual world in an interactive, virtual environment implemented by computer networks and other interactive media such as interactive television are recruited to advertise products and brands to the other participants and viewers in the virtual world. Each user entering the virtual ...

Joel S Douglas, Andrew M Drexler, Charles C Raney, Edward C Leung, Edison F Yee: Analyte concentration information collection and communication system. Mercury Diagnostics Incorporated, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, November 7, 2000: US06144922 (206 worldwide citation)

A monitoring system which collects patient physiological date is designed specifically for communication with a communication module which facilitates data transfer from the monitoring system to a remote site. The communication module has data input mechanisms to facilitate setting parameters of the ...

Stefik Mark J, Pirolli Peter L T, Merkle Ralph C: System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works having a fee reporting mechanism. Xerox, June 5, 1996: EP0715243-A1 (206 worldwide citation)

A fee accounting mechanism for reporting fees associated with the distribution and use of digital works. Usage rights and fees are attached to digital works. The usage rights define how the digital work may be used or further distributed. Usage fees are specified as part of a usage right. The digita ...

Christian P Valcke, Walter J Bochenko, Robert S Hillman: Method and apparatus for closed loop drug delivery. Gensia Pharmaceuticals, Lyon & Lyon, March 31, 1998: US05733259 (203 worldwide citation)

A closed-loop drug delivery system uses patient response and rule based decision making methods to achieve operator specified responses for diagnostic purposes. In the preferred embodiment, cardiac diagnosis is performed by pharmacologically stressing the heart by administration of an exercise simul ...