US Patent Application No: 2007/0249,918

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SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS

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The present disclosure describes a method and an apparatus for analyzing measured signals using various processing techniques. In certain embodiments, the measured signals are physiological signals. In certain embodiments, the measurements relate to blood constituent measurements including blood oxygen saturation.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.NEW YORK, NY1971

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Diab, Mohamed K Laguna Niguel, CA 120 26287
Elfadel, Ibrahim M Laguna Niguel, CA 66 8385
Kiani-Azarbayjany, Esmaiel Laguna Niguel, CA 57 15638
McCarthy, Rex J Mission Viejo, CA 38 8149
Smith, Robert A Corona, CA 187 12882
Weber, Walter M Los Angeles, CA 96 17511

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* 5,490,505 Signal processing apparatus 644 1993
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* 5,890,929 Shielded medical connector 432 1997
* 6,263,222 Signal processing apparatus 563 1997
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* 6,525,386 Non-protruding optoelectronic lens 455 1998
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* 6,898,452 Stereo pulse oximeter 396 2003
* 2004/0068,164 Signal processing apparatus 139 2003
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* 7,039,449 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 381 2003
* 7,499,741 Signal processing apparatus and method 189 2004
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* 7,530,949 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 217 2004
* 7,024,233 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 388 2004
* 7,044,918 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 292 2004
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* 2006/0089,549 Signal processing apparatus 2 2004
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* 7,489,958 Signal processing apparatus and method 190 2006
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