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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, AS COLLATERAL AGENTNEW YORK, NY1942

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Diab, Mohamed K Laguna Niguel, US 119 21613
Elfadel, Ibrahim M Laguna Niguel, US 63 6593
Kiani-Azarbayjany, Esmaiel Laguna Niguel, US 55 13228
McCarthy, Rex J Mission Viejo, US 35 6502
Smith, Robert A Corona, US 183 10820
Weber, Walter M Los Angeles, US 93 14174

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5,760,910 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 388 1995
5,860,919 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring method 429 1997
6,110,522 Blood glucose monitoring system 305 1998
5,940,182 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 389 1998
6,151,516 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 374 1998
6,278,522 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 389 1999
6,639,668 Asynchronous fluorescence scan 188 2000
6,931,268 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 266 2000
6,597,932 Generation of spatially-averaged excitation-emission map in heterogeneous tissue 203 2001
6,640,116 Optical spectroscopy pathlength measurement system 352 2001
6,920,345 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 362 2003
6,961,598 Pulse and active pulse spectraphotometry 337 2003
7,003,338 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals 327 2003
7,149,561 Optical spectroscopy pathlength measurement system 206 2003
7,027,849 Blood parameter measurement system 400 2003
6,970,792 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 266 2003
7,343,186 Multi-wavelength physiological monitor 193 2005
7,289,835 Multivariate analysis of green to ultraviolet spectra of cell and tissue samples 231 2005
7,225,007 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 234 2005
7,239,905 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 212 2005
7,440,787 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 160 2005
7,596,398 Multiple wavelength sensor attachment 140 2006
7,647,083 Multiple wavelength sensor equalization 137 2006
7,729,733 Configurable physiological measurement system 133 2006
7,761,127 Multiple wavelength sensor substrate 122 2006
7,563,110 Multiple wavelength sensor interconnect 144 2008
D606659 Patient monitor 159 2008
 
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5,431,170 Pulse responsive device 528 1992
5,494,043 Arterial sensor 376 1993
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5,490,505 Signal processing apparatus 601 1993
5,533,511 Apparatus and method for noninvasive blood pressure measurement 399 1994
5,590,649 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine blood pressure 316 1994
D361840 Stethoscope head 236 1994
D362063 Stethoscope headset 233 1994
D363120 Stethoscope ear tip 237 1994
5,482,036 Signal processing apparatus and method 576 1994
5,452,717 Finger-cot probe 450 1994
5,632,272 Signal processing apparatus 580 1994
5,638,818 Low noise optical probe 438 1994
5,758,644 Manual and automatic probe calibration 549 1995
5,769,785 Signal processing apparatus and method 481 1995
5,645,440 Patient cable connector 422 1995
D393830 Patient cable connector 407 1995
5,782,757 Low-noise optical probes 496 1995
5,810,734 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 297 1995
5,830,131 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physical condition of the human arterial system 332 1995
5,833,618 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 317 1995
5,685,299 Signal processing apparatus 467 1995
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5,785,659 Automatically activated blood pressure measurement device 301 1996
5,823,950 Manual and automatic probe calibration 408 1996
6,088,607 Low noise optical probe 497 1997
5,934,925 Patient cable connector 415 1997
6,002,952 Signal processing apparatus and method 564 1997
6,157,850 Signal processing apparatus 489 1997
5,890,929 Shielded medical connector 400 1997
6,081,735 Signal processing apparatus 673 1997
6,263,222 Signal processing apparatus 517 1997
6,184,521 Photodiode detector with integrated noise shielding 408 1998
5,919,134 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 423 1998
6,011,986 Manual and automatic probe calibration 495 1998
5,995,855 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 481 1998
6,525,386 Non-protruding optoelectronic lens 422 1998
5,997,343 Patient cable sensor switch 395 1998
6,229,856 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 413 1998
6,067,462 Signal processing apparatus and method 491 1998
6,256,523 Low-noise optical probes 468 1998
6,036,642 Signal processing apparatus and method 454 1998
7,376,453 Signal processing apparatus 200 1998
7,328,053 Signal processing apparatus 203 1998
6,236,872 Signal processing apparatus 439 1998
6,144,868 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 364 1999
6,334,065 Stereo pulse oximeter 477 1999
6,285,896 Fetal pulse oximetry sensor 398 1999
6,321,100 Reusable pulse oximeter probe with disposable liner 351 1999
6,349,228 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 415 1999
6,632,181 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 353 1999
6,343,224 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 354 1999
6,580,086 Shielded optical probe and method 467 1999
6,943,348 System for detecting injection holding material 252 1999
6,206,830 Signal processing apparatus and method 439 1999
6,165,005 Patient cable sensor switch 390 1999
6,377,829 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 438 1999
6,152,754 Circuit board based cable connector 425 1999
6,463,311 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 415 1999
6,606,511 Pulse oximetry pulse indicator 464 2000
6,515,273 System for indicating the expiration of the useful operating life of a pulse oximetry sensor 417 2000
6,584,336 Universal/upgrading pulse oximeter 469 2000
6,360,114 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 437 2000
6,699,194 Signal processing apparatus and method 471 2000
6,430,525 Variable mode averager 397 2000
6,526,300 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 389 2000
6,470,199 Elastic sock for positioning an optical probe 408 2000
6,697,656 Pulse oximetry sensor compatible with multiple pulse oximetry systems 386 2000
6,770,028 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 429 2000
6,519,487 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 351 2000
6,280,213 Patient cable connector 412 2000
6,542,764 Pulse oximeter monitor for expressing the urgency of the patient's condition 402 2000
6,643,530 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 391 2000
6,501,975 Signal processing apparatus and method 476 2001
6,684,091 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage method 344 2001
6,541,756 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 430 2001
6,388,240 Shielded optical probe and method having a longevity indication 452 2001
6,684,090 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 499 2001
6,792,300 Low-noise optical probes for reducing light piping 387 2001
6,595,316 Tension-adjustable mechanism for stethoscope earpieces 262 2001
6,721,585 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 341 2001
6,597,933 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 403 2001
6,678,543 Optical probe and positioning wrap 484 2001
6,745,060 Signal processing apparatus 435 2001
6,650,917 Signal processing apparatus 459 2001
6,671,531 Sensor wrap including foldable applicator 433 2001
6,654,624 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 444 2001
6,760,607 Ribbon cable substrate pulse oximetry sensor 370 2001
6,714,804 Stereo pulse oximeter 402 2001
6,852,083 System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor 292 2002
6,658,276 Pulse oximeter user interface 445 2002
RE38492 Signal processing apparatus and method 405 2002
6,725,075 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 405 2002
6,985,764 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 357 2002
6,697,658 Low power pulse oximeter 446 2002
6,661,161 Piezoelectric biological sound monitor with printed circuit board 284 2002
RE38476 Signal processing apparatus 409 2002
6,999,904 Variable indication estimator 255 2002
6,735,459 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 351 2002
6,813,511 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 395 2002
6,816,741 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 396 2002
7,245,953 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 223 2002
6,934,570 Physiological sensor combination 379 2002
6,826,419 Signal processing apparatus and method 393 2002
6,830,711 Mold tool for an optoelectronic element 376 2003
7,067,893 Optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 322 2003
7,225,006 Attachment and optical probe 287 2003
6,822,564 Parallel measurement alarm processor 430 2003
6,950,687 Isolation and communication element for a resposable pulse oximetry sensor 367 2003
7,015,451 Power supply rail controller 239 2003
6,861,639 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 385 2003
6,771,994 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 387 2003
6,850,788 Physiological measurement communications adapter 378 2003
7,509,494 Interface cable 147 2003
7,132,641 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 329 2003
7,428,432 Systems and methods for acquiring calibration data usable in a pulse oximeter 175 2003
6,993,371 Pulse oximetry sensor adaptor 400 2003
7,096,054 Low noise optical housing 314 2003
7,341,559 Pulse oximetry ear sensor 211 2003
6,898,452 Stereo pulse oximeter 363 2003
7,274,955 Parameter compensated pulse oximeter 196 2003
7,254,433 Signal processing apparatus 315 2003
7,496,393 Signal processing apparatus 153 2003
2004/0068,164 Signal processing apparatus 139 2003
7,096,052 Optical probe including predetermined emission wavelength based on patient type 307 2003
6,939,305 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 250 2003
7,003,339 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 338 2003
7,142,901 Parameter compensated physiological monitor 306 2003
7,471,969 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 156 2003
6,996,427 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 436 2003
7,039,449 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 348 2003
7,496,391 Manual and automatic probe calibration 146 2004
7,469,157 Signal processing apparatus 148 2004
7,295,866 Low power pulse oximeter 277 2004
7,471,971 Signal processing apparatus and method 150 2004
7,215,984 Signal processing apparatus 394 2004
7,499,741 Signal processing apparatus and method 158 2004
7,530,955 Signal processing apparatus 147 2004
2004/0204,637 Signal processing apparatus and method 129 2004
2004/0210,146 Signal processing apparatus 113 2004
7,500,950 Multipurpose sensor port 152 2004
7,530,949 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 181 2004
7,254,431 Physiological parameter tracking system 191 2004
7,024,233 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 354 2004
7,483,730 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 151 2004
7,254,434 Variable pressure reusable sensor 293 2004
7,044,918 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 254 2004
7,030,749 Parallel measurement alarm processor 289 2004
7,483,729 Pulse oximeter access apparatus and method 147 2004
7,373,193 Pulse oximetry data capture system 227 2004
7,383,070 Signal processing apparatus 210 2004
7,280,858 Pulse oximetry sensor 300 2005
7,373,194 Signal component processor 181 2005
D554263 Portable patient monitor 193 2005
D566282 Stand for a portable patient monitor 177 2005
7,371,981 Connector switch 182 2005
6,979,812 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 328 2005
2005/0209,517 Signal processing apparatus 50 2005
7,438,683 Application identification sensor 167 2005
7,415,297 Physiological parameter system 187 2005
7,292,883 Physiological assessment system 191 2005
7,761,128 Physiological monitor 124 2005
7,215,986 Signal processing apparatus 243 2005
7,041,060 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 253 2005
7,272,425 Pulse oximetry sensor including stored sensor data 245 2005
7,340,287 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 187 2005
7,186,966 Amount of use tracking device and method for medical product 262 2005
7,221,971 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 205 2005
7,499,835 Variable indication estimator 167 2006
RE41317 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 133 2006
7,190,261 Arrhythmia alarm processor 221 2006
7,618,375 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 138 2006
7,377,899 Sine saturation transform 177 2006
7,489,958 Signal processing apparatus and method 159 2006
2006/0200,016 Signal processing apparatus and method 50 2006
7,454,240 Signal processing apparatus 153 2006
7,332,784 Method of providing an optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 180 2006
7,530,942 Remote sensing infant warmer 146 2006
7,526,328 Manual and automatic probe calibration 146 2006
7,355,512 Parallel alarm processor 219 2007
2007/0225,581 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 50 2007
2007/0249,918 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 41 2007
2007/0291,832 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 48 2007
2008/0004,514 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 44 2007
7,467,002 Sine saturation transform 152 2007
7,509,154 Signal processing apparatus 172 2007
7,734,320 Sensor isolation 128 2007
2008/0033,266 Signal processing apparatus 44 2007
2008/0036,752 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD 47 2007
2008/0045,823 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 41 2007
D587657 Connector assembly 147 2007
D609193 Connector assembly 139 2007
D614305 Connector assembly 139 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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8,630,691 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 11 2009
8,515,509 Multi-stream emitter for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 31 2009
8,471,713 Interference detector for patient monitor 32 2010
8,676,286 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals in a measurement system 10 2011
8,830,449 Blood analysis system 1 2012
8,626,255 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 11 2012
8,560,032 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 21 2012
8,570,503 Heat sink for noninvasive medical sensor 11 2012
8,548,550 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 27 2012
8,781,549 Noninvasive oximetry optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 1 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 4 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
9,084,569 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals in a measurement system 0 2014
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, AS COLLATERAL AGENT (36)
8,560,034 Signal processing apparatus 21 1998
8,641,631 Non-invasive monitoring of respiratory rate, heart rate and apnea 10 2005
8,532,727 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 29 2007
8,840,549 Modular patient monitor 1 2007
8,911,377 Patient monitor including multi-parameter graphical display 0 2009
8,771,204 Acoustic sensor assembly 4 2009
8,740,816 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2009
8,588,880 Ear sensor 10 2010
8,821,415 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 2 2010
8,755,535 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 4 2010
8,715,206 Acoustic patient sensor 4 2010
8,702,627 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 4 2010
8,690,799 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 7 2010
8,430,817 System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements 34 2010
8,801,613 Calibration for multi-stage physiological monitors 2 2010
8,921,699 Low noise oximetry cable including conductive cords 0 2011
8,996,085 Robust alarm system 0 2011
8,821,397 Depth of consciousness monitor including oximeter 2 2011
8,229,533 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 62 2012
8,364,226 Signal processing apparatus 38 2012
8,359,080 Signal processing apparatus 36 2012
8,529,301 Shielded connector assembly 29 2012
8,781,543 Manual and automatic probe calibration 1 2012
8,718,737 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 5 2012
8,463,349 Signal processing apparatus 32 2012
8,706,179 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 4 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 10 2012
8,983,564 Perfusion index smoother 0 2012
8,870,792 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 1 2012
8,761,850 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 4 2012
8,721,541 Physiological monitor 4 2013
8,700,112 Secondary-emitter sensor position indicator 4 2013
8,892,180 Sine saturation transform 0 2013
9,037,207 Hemoglobin display and patient treatment 0 2013
 
Ceracor Laboratories, Inc. (1)
8,688,183 Emitter driver for noninvasive patient monitor 1 2010
 
GLT ACQUISITION CORP. (8)
8,768,423 Multispot monitoring for use in optical coherence tomography 3 2009
8,571,617 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 5 2009
8,306,596 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 11 2010
8,548,549 Methods for noninvasively measuring analyte levels in a subject 1 2011
8,788,003 Monitoring blood constituent levels in biological tissue 1 2012
8,831,700 Apparatus and method for creating a stable optical interface 1 2012
9,078,560 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 0 2012
9,060,721 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 0 2013
 
MASIMO CORPORATION (11)
8,989,831 Disposable components for reusable physiological sensor 0 2010
9,066,680 System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements 0 2010
8,666,468 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 10 2011
* 8,740,792 Patient monitor capable of accounting for environmental conditions 4 2011
8,723,677 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 4 2011
RE44823 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 8 2012
8,755,872 Patient monitoring system for indicating an abnormal condition 4 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
9,028,429 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2014
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