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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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JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.NEW YORK, NY1928

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Diab, Mohamed K Laguna Niguel, CA 173 21814
Elfadel, Ibrahim M Laguna Niguel, CA 106 6989
Kiani-Azarbayjany, Esmaiel Laguna Niguel, CA 75 13405
McCarthy, Rex J Mission Viejo, CA 52 6793
Smith, Robert A Corona, CA 224 11045
Weber, Walter M Los Angeles, CA 135 14262

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5,760,910 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 377 1995
5,860,919 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring method 418 1997
6,110,522 Blood glucose monitoring system 294 1998
5,940,182 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 378 1998
6,151,516 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 361 1998
6,278,522 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 378 1999
6,639,668 Asynchronous fluorescence scan 177 2000
6,931,268 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 253 2000
6,597,932 Generation of spatially-averaged excitation-emission map in heterogeneous tissue 192 2001
6,640,116 Optical spectroscopy pathlength measurement system 342 2001
6,920,345 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 351 2003
6,961,598 Pulse and active pulse spectraphotometry 324 2003
7,003,338 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals 316 2003
7,149,561 Optical spectroscopy pathlength measurement system 195 2003
7,027,849 Blood parameter measurement system 385 2003
6,970,792 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 255 2003
7,343,186 Multi-wavelength physiological monitor 183 2005
7,289,835 Multivariate analysis of green to ultraviolet spectra of cell and tissue samples 217 2005
7,225,007 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 224 2005
7,239,905 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 199 2005
7,440,787 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 149 2005
7,596,398 Multiple wavelength sensor attachment 132 2006
7,647,083 Multiple wavelength sensor equalization 129 2006
7,729,733 Configurable physiological measurement system 125 2006
7,761,127 Multiple wavelength sensor substrate 114 2006
7,563,110 Multiple wavelength sensor interconnect 135 2008
D606659 Patient monitor 150 2008
 
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5,431,170 Pulse responsive device 513 1992
5,494,043 Arterial sensor 364 1993
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5,490,505 Signal processing apparatus 584 1993
5,533,511 Apparatus and method for noninvasive blood pressure measurement 387 1994
5,590,649 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine blood pressure 306 1994
D361840 Stethoscope head 226 1994
D362063 Stethoscope headset 223 1994
D363120 Stethoscope ear tip 227 1994
5,482,036 Signal processing apparatus and method 558 1994
5,452,717 Finger-cot probe 438 1994
5,632,272 Signal processing apparatus 563 1994
5,638,818 Low noise optical probe 426 1994
5,758,644 Manual and automatic probe calibration 533 1995
5,769,785 Signal processing apparatus and method 468 1995
5,645,440 Patient cable connector 408 1995
D393830 Patient cable connector 395 1995
5,782,757 Low-noise optical probes 481 1995
5,810,734 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 287 1995
5,830,131 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physical condition of the human arterial system 319 1995
5,833,618 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 304 1995
5,685,299 Signal processing apparatus 454 1995
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5,785,659 Automatically activated blood pressure measurement device 288 1996
5,823,950 Manual and automatic probe calibration 396 1996
6,088,607 Low noise optical probe 483 1997
5,934,925 Patient cable connector 401 1997
6,002,952 Signal processing apparatus and method 541 1997
6,157,850 Signal processing apparatus 472 1997
5,890,929 Shielded medical connector 387 1997
6,081,735 Signal processing apparatus 648 1997
6,263,222 Signal processing apparatus 495 1997
6,184,521 Photodiode detector with integrated noise shielding 397 1998
5,919,134 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 412 1998
6,011,986 Manual and automatic probe calibration 479 1998
5,995,855 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 464 1998
6,525,386 Non-protruding optoelectronic lens 411 1998
5,997,343 Patient cable sensor switch 382 1998
6,229,856 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 397 1998
6,067,462 Signal processing apparatus and method 474 1998
6,256,523 Low-noise optical probes 455 1998
6,036,642 Signal processing apparatus and method 441 1998
7,376,453 Signal processing apparatus 187 1998
7,328,053 Signal processing apparatus 192 1998
6,236,872 Signal processing apparatus 428 1998
6,144,868 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 351 1999
6,334,065 Stereo pulse oximeter 461 1999
6,285,896 Fetal pulse oximetry sensor 387 1999
6,321,100 Reusable pulse oximeter probe with disposable liner 338 1999
6,349,228 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 401 1999
6,632,181 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 343 1999
6,343,224 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 342 1999
6,580,086 Shielded optical probe and method 452 1999
6,943,348 System for detecting injection holding material 242 1999
6,206,830 Signal processing apparatus and method 426 1999
6,165,005 Patient cable sensor switch 377 1999
6,377,829 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 425 1999
6,152,754 Circuit board based cable connector 412 1999
6,463,311 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 400 1999
6,606,511 Pulse oximetry pulse indicator 447 2000
6,515,273 System for indicating the expiration of the useful operating life of a pulse oximetry sensor 406 2000
6,584,336 Universal/upgrading pulse oximeter 454 2000
6,360,114 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 422 2000
6,699,194 Signal processing apparatus and method 454 2000
6,430,525 Variable mode averager 386 2000
6,526,300 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 378 2000
6,470,199 Elastic sock for positioning an optical probe 396 2000
6,697,656 Pulse oximetry sensor compatible with multiple pulse oximetry systems 375 2000
6,770,028 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 417 2000
6,519,487 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 339 2000
6,280,213 Patient cable connector 398 2000
6,542,764 Pulse oximeter monitor for expressing the urgency of the patient's condition 387 2000
6,643,530 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 380 2000
6,501,975 Signal processing apparatus and method 460 2001
6,684,091 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage method 332 2001
6,541,756 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 415 2001
6,388,240 Shielded optical probe and method having a longevity indication 441 2001
6,684,090 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 481 2001
6,792,300 Low-noise optical probes for reducing light piping 376 2001
6,595,316 Tension-adjustable mechanism for stethoscope earpieces 250 2001
6,721,585 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 330 2001
6,597,933 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 390 2001
6,678,543 Optical probe and positioning wrap 468 2001
6,745,060 Signal processing apparatus 421 2001
6,650,917 Signal processing apparatus 448 2001
6,671,531 Sensor wrap including foldable applicator 417 2001
6,654,624 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 430 2001
6,760,607 Ribbon cable substrate pulse oximetry sensor 359 2001
6,714,804 Stereo pulse oximeter 391 2001
6,852,083 System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor 280 2002
6,658,276 Pulse oximeter user interface 430 2002
RE38492 Signal processing apparatus and method 392 2002
6,725,075 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 392 2002
6,985,764 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 345 2002
6,697,658 Low power pulse oximeter 432 2002
6,661,161 Piezoelectric biological sound monitor with printed circuit board 269 2002
RE38476 Signal processing apparatus 395 2002
6,999,904 Variable indication estimator 244 2002
6,735,459 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 338 2002
6,813,511 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 384 2002
6,816,741 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 382 2002
7,245,953 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 212 2002
6,934,570 Physiological sensor combination 364 2002
6,826,419 Signal processing apparatus and method 379 2002
6,830,711 Mold tool for an optoelectronic element 365 2003
7,067,893 Optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 311 2003
7,225,006 Attachment and optical probe 274 2003
6,822,564 Parallel measurement alarm processor 406 2003
6,950,687 Isolation and communication element for a resposable pulse oximetry sensor 355 2003
7,015,451 Power supply rail controller 229 2003
6,861,639 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 373 2003
6,771,994 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 376 2003
6,850,788 Physiological measurement communications adapter 365 2003
7,509,494 Interface cable 138 2003
7,132,641 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 314 2003
7,428,432 Systems and methods for acquiring calibration data usable in a pulse oximeter 164 2003
6,993,371 Pulse oximetry sensor adaptor 386 2003
7,096,054 Low noise optical housing 303 2003
7,341,559 Pulse oximetry ear sensor 199 2003
6,898,452 Stereo pulse oximeter 352 2003
7,274,955 Parameter compensated pulse oximeter 185 2003
7,254,433 Signal processing apparatus 303 2003
7,496,393 Signal processing apparatus 143 2003
2004/0068,164 Signal processing apparatus 138 2003
7,096,052 Optical probe including predetermined emission wavelength based on patient type 296 2003
6,939,305 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 240 2003
7,003,339 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 327 2003
7,142,901 Parameter compensated physiological monitor 294 2003
7,471,969 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 146 2003
6,996,427 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 420 2003
7,039,449 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 336 2003
7,496,391 Manual and automatic probe calibration 137 2004
7,469,157 Signal processing apparatus 138 2004
7,295,866 Low power pulse oximeter 266 2004
7,471,971 Signal processing apparatus and method 140 2004
7,215,984 Signal processing apparatus 379 2004
7,499,741 Signal processing apparatus and method 149 2004
7,530,955 Signal processing apparatus 138 2004
2004/0204,637 Signal processing apparatus and method 125 2004
2004/0210,146 Signal processing apparatus 112 2004
7,500,950 Multipurpose sensor port 142 2004
7,530,949 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 171 2004
7,254,431 Physiological parameter tracking system 181 2004
7,024,233 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 343 2004
7,483,730 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 140 2004
7,254,434 Variable pressure reusable sensor 282 2004
7,044,918 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 240 2004
7,030,749 Parallel measurement alarm processor 276 2004
7,483,729 Pulse oximeter access apparatus and method 137 2004
7,373,193 Pulse oximetry data capture system 214 2004
7,383,070 Signal processing apparatus 200 2004
7,280,858 Pulse oximetry sensor 289 2005
7,373,194 Signal component processor 171 2005
D554263 Portable patient monitor 183 2005
D566282 Stand for a portable patient monitor 167 2005
7,371,981 Connector switch 170 2005
6,979,812 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 317 2005
2005/0209,517 Signal processing apparatus 50 2005
7,438,683 Application identification sensor 155 2005
7,415,297 Physiological parameter system 173 2005
7,292,883 Physiological assessment system 181 2005
7,761,128 Physiological monitor 115 2005
7,215,986 Signal processing apparatus 229 2005
7,041,060 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 243 2005
7,272,425 Pulse oximetry sensor including stored sensor data 233 2005
7,340,287 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 175 2005
7,186,966 Amount of use tracking device and method for medical product 251 2005
7,221,971 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 195 2005
7,499,835 Variable indication estimator 154 2006
RE41317 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 125 2006
7,190,261 Arrhythmia alarm processor 207 2006
7,618,375 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 129 2006
7,377,899 Sine saturation transform 167 2006
7,489,958 Signal processing apparatus and method 150 2006
2006/0200,016 Signal processing apparatus and method 46 2006
7,454,240 Signal processing apparatus 143 2006
7,332,784 Method of providing an optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 170 2006
7,530,942 Remote sensing infant warmer 137 2006
7,526,328 Manual and automatic probe calibration 137 2006
7,355,512 Parallel alarm processor 203 2007
2007/0225,581 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 50 2007
2007/0249,918 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 41 2007
2007/0291,832 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 47 2007
2008/0004,514 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 44 2007
7,467,002 Sine saturation transform 142 2007
7,509,154 Signal processing apparatus 163 2007
7,734,320 Sensor isolation 120 2007
2008/0033,266 Signal processing apparatus 44 2007
2008/0036,752 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD 44 2007
2008/0045,823 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 41 2007
D587657 Connector assembly 138 2007
D609193 Connector assembly 131 2007
D614305 Connector assembly 131 2008
2009/0076,400 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 14 2008
2009/0099,430 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 14 2008
2009/0182,211 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 15 2009
 
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8,781,544 Multiple wavelength optical sensor 1 2008
8,577,431 Noise shielding for a noninvasive device 6 2009
8,437,825 Contoured protrusion for improving spectroscopic measurement of blood constituents 27 2009
8,630,691 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 6 2009
8,515,509 Multi-stream emitter for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 24 2009
8,471,713 Interference detector for patient monitor 25 2010
8,676,286 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals in a measurement system 5 2011
8,830,449 Blood analysis system 0 2012
8,626,255 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 6 2012
8,560,032 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 15 2012
8,570,503 Heat sink for noninvasive medical sensor 6 2012
8,548,550 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 21 2012
8,781,549 Noninvasive oximetry optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 0 2012
8,965,471 Tissue profile wellness monitor 0 2013
8,948,835 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 0 2013
8,754,776 Interference detector for patient monitor 2 2013
8,886,271 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 0 2013
8,868,150 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 0 2013
8,909,310 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 0 2014
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (34)
8,560,034 Signal processing apparatus 15 1998
8,641,631 Non-invasive monitoring of respiratory rate, heart rate and apnea 5 2005
8,532,727 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 22 2007
8,840,549 Modular patient monitor 0 2007
8,911,377 Patient monitor including multi-parameter graphical display 0 2009
8,771,204 Acoustic sensor assembly 1 2009
8,740,816 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2009
8,588,880 Ear sensor 5 2010
8,821,415 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 0 2010
8,755,535 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 2 2010
8,715,206 Acoustic patient sensor 2 2010
8,702,627 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 2 2010
8,690,799 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 3 2010
8,430,817 System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements 26 2010
8,801,613 Calibration for multi-stage physiological monitors 0 2010
8,921,699 Low noise oximetry cable including conductive cords 0 2011
8,821,397 Depth of consciousness monitor including oximeter 1 2011
8,229,533 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 55 2012
8,364,226 Signal processing apparatus 31 2012
8,359,080 Signal processing apparatus 29 2012
8,529,301 Shielded connector assembly 22 2012
8,781,543 Manual and automatic probe calibration 0 2012
8,718,737 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 2 2012
8,463,349 Signal processing apparatus 25 2012
8,706,179 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 2 2012
8,888,708 Signal processing apparatus and method 0 2012
8,845,543 Signal processing apparatus and method 0 2012
8,570,167 Physiological trend monitor 5 2012
8,983,564 Perfusion index smoother 0 2012
8,870,792 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 0 2012
8,761,850 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 2 2012
8,721,541 Physiological monitor 2 2013
8,700,112 Secondary-emitter sensor position indicator 2 2013
8,892,180 Sine saturation transform 0 2013
 
Ceracor Laboratories, Inc. (1)
8,688,183 Emitter driver for noninvasive patient monitor 1 2010
 
GLT ACQUISITION CORP. (6)
8,768,423 Multispot monitoring for use in optical coherence tomography 1 2009
8,571,617 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 1 2009
8,306,596 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 10 2010
8,548,549 Methods for noninvasively measuring analyte levels in a subject 0 2011
8,788,003 Monitoring blood constituent levels in biological tissue 0 2012
8,831,700 Apparatus and method for creating a stable optical interface 0 2012
 
MASIMO CORPORATION (8)
8,666,468 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 5 2011
* 8,740,792 Patient monitor capable of accounting for environmental conditions 2 2011
8,723,677 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 2 2011
RE44823 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 3 2012
8,755,872 Patient monitoring system for indicating an abnormal condition 2 2012
8,888,539 Shielded connector assembly 0 2013
8,920,317 Multipurpose sensor port 0 2013
8,847,740 Alarm suspend system 0 2013
* Cited By Examiner

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