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Wendy J Snyder, Warren S Grundfest: Glucose monitoring apparatus and method using laser-induced emission spectroscopy. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski P C, May 15, 2001: US06232609 (332 worldwide citation)

A glucose monitor, and related method, determines the concentration of glucose in a sample with water, using a predictive regression model. The glucose monitor illuminates the sample with ultraviolet excitation light that induces the water and any glucose present in the sample to emit return light t ...


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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 (292 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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Christopher Douglas Blair, Roger Louis Keenan: Signal monitoring apparatus for analyzing communications. Eyretel, Young & Thompson, June 11, 2002: US06404857 (233 worldwide citation)

A signal monitoring apparatus and method involving devices for monitoring signals representing communications traffic, devices for identifying at least one predetermined parameter by analyzing the context of the at least one monitoring signal, a device for recording the occurrence of the identified ...


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Dennis Stephen Stapp: Inventory control and remote monitoring apparatus and method for coin-operable vending machines. Terrance L Siemens, July 27, 1999: US05930771 (208 worldwide citation)

There is provided an apparatus and method for monitoring inventory in a plurality of coin-operated vending machines. A bar code scanner is used to log inventory into a memory within each vending machine. As merchandise is dispensed, transaction records including the date and time of sale are generat ...


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Tibor A Nappholz, Albert K Dawson, Richard M T Lu, Bruce M Steinhaus: Apparatus and method for detecting abnormal cardiac rhythms using evoked potential measurements in an arrhythmia control system. Telectronics Pacing Systems, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, February 9, 1993: US05184615 (200 worldwide citation)

In an implantable antiarryhythmia pacemaker, an automatic cardiac arrhythmia detection and classification monitoring apparatus and method for measuring stimulated intracardiac electrogram potentials, deriving therefrom a paced depolarization integral (PDI), analyzing time-based changes in the PDI, d ...


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Jeffrey D Snell, J Kelly Fox: Battery monitoring apparatus and method for programmers of cardiac stimulating devices. Pacesetter, August 22, 2000: US06108579 (199 worldwide citation)

A system and method for predicting and displaying a realistic time remaining to a recommended replacement time (RRT) of a battery of a implantable cardiac stimulating device or similar battery powered medical device is provided.


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Christopher Douglas Blair, Roger Louis Keenan: Signal monitoring apparatus analyzing voice communication content. Eyretel, Young & Thompson, June 29, 2004: US06757361 (191 worldwide citation)

A signal monitoring apparatus and method involving devices for monitoring signals representing communications traffic, devices for identifying at least one predetermined parameter by analyzing the context of the at least one monitoring signal, a device for recording the occurrence of the identified ...


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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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Keith Barraclough, Bryan R Martin, Hedley Rainnie: Video communication/monitoring apparatus and method therefor. Netergy Networks, May 1, 2001: US06226031 (158 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a cost-effective videophone device acts as a security monitor and includes a programmable processor circuit capable of communicating over a conventional communications channel, such as a POTS line, and of generating video data for display on a television set. The device includes a ...


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Douglas B Kell, Andrew M Woodward: Analytical or monitoring apparatus and method. University College of Wales Aberystwyth, Oppedahl & Larson, October 29, 1996: US05569591 (154 worldwide citation)

Cellular biological material (such as living tissue) is analysed or monitored by applying an AC electrical potential across the biological material so as to produce a nonlinear dielectric spectrum, and obtaining a detectable signal corresponding to the resulting spectrum. The potential is of a first ...