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, NY1959

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Diab, Mohamed K Laguna Niguel, CA 122 29608
Elfadel, Ibrahim M Laguna Niguel, CA 66 9412
Kiani-Azarbayjany, Esmaiel Laguna Niguel, CA 57 17270
McCarthy, Rex J Mission Viejo, CA 38 9170
Smith, Robert A Corona, CA 190 14235
Weber, Walter M Los Angeles, CA 99 19874

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