Signal processing apparatus

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PATENT NO 8046041
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11766714

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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, NY1961

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Diab, Mohamed K Laguna Niguel, US 123 30635
Elfadel, Ibrahim M Laguna Niguel, US 66 9711
Kiani-Azarbayjany, Esmaiel Laguna Niguel, US 57 17766
McCarthy, Rex J Mission Viejo, US 39 9478
Smith, Robert A Corona, US 190 14653
Weber, Walter M Los Angeles, US 99 20652

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7647083 Multiple wavelength sensor equalization 209 2006
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5490505 Signal processing apparatus 703 1993
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D362063 Stethoscope headset 302 1994
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5452717 Finger-cot probe 522 1994
5632272 Signal processing apparatus 678 1994
5638818 Low noise optical probe 510 1994
5758644 Manual and automatic probe calibration 629 1995
5769785 Signal processing apparatus and method 568 1995
5645440 Patient cable connector 498 1995
D393830 Patient cable connector 479 1995
5782757 Low-noise optical probes 577 1995
5810734 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 368 1995
5830131 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physical condition of the human arterial system 416 1995
5833618 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 401 1995
5685299 Signal processing apparatus 553 1995
5904654 Exciter-detector unit for measuring physiological parameters 402 1996
5785659 Automatically activated blood pressure measurement device 381 1996
5823950 Manual and automatic probe calibration 479 1996
6088607 Low noise optical probe 574 1997
5934925 Patient cable connector 491 1997
6002952 Signal processing apparatus and method 697 1997
6157850 Signal processing apparatus 588 1997
5890929 Shielded medical connector 476 1997
6081735 Signal processing apparatus 788 1997
6263222 Signal processing apparatus 636 1997
6184521 Photodiode detector with integrated noise shielding 479 1998
5919134 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 497 1998
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5995855 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 559 1998
6525386 Non-protruding optoelectronic lens 496 1998
5997343 Patient cable sensor switch 469 1998
6229856 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 496 1998
6067462 Signal processing apparatus and method 588 1998
6256523 Low-noise optical probes 542 1998
6036642 Signal processing apparatus and method 539 1998
7376453 Signal processing apparatus 278 1998
7328053 Signal processing apparatus 274 1998
6236872 Signal processing apparatus 522 1998
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6334065 Stereo pulse oximeter 567 1999
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6321100 Reusable pulse oximeter probe with disposable liner 422 1999
6349228 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 488 1999
6632181 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 427 1999
6343224 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 430 1999
6580086 Shielded optical probe and method 544 1999
6943348 System for detecting injection holding material 323 1999
6206830 Signal processing apparatus and method 525 1999
6165005 Patient cable sensor switch 464 1999
6377829 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 511 1999
6152754 Circuit board based cable connector 502 1999
6463311 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 531 1999
6606511 Pulse oximetry pulse indicator 555 2000
6515273 System for indicating the expiration of the useful operating life of a pulse oximetry sensor 496 2000
6584336 Universal/upgrading pulse oximeter 560 2000
6360114 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 514 2000
6699194 Signal processing apparatus and method 567 2000
6430525 Variable mode averager 469 2000
6526300 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 465 2000
6470199 Elastic sock for positioning an optical probe 480 2000
6697656 Pulse oximetry sensor compatible with multiple pulse oximetry systems 457 2000
6770028 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 515 2000
6519487 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 422 2000
6280213 Patient cable connector 487 2000
6542764 Pulse oximeter monitor for expressing the urgency of the patient's condition 475 2000
6643530 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 466 2000
6501975 Signal processing apparatus and method 559 2001
6684091 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage method 416 2001
6541756 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 517 2001
6388240 Shielded optical probe and method having a longevity indication 539 2001
6684090 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 624 2001
6792300 Low-noise optical probes for reducing light piping 459 2001
6595316 Tension-adjustable mechanism for stethoscope earpieces 337 2001
6721585 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 411 2001
6597933 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 474 2001
6678543 Optical probe and positioning wrap 566 2001
6745060 Signal processing apparatus 517 2001
6650917 Signal processing apparatus 547 2001
6671531 Sensor wrap including foldable applicator 514 2001
6654624 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 523 2001
6760607 Ribbon cable substrate pulse oximetry sensor 443 2001
6714804 Stereo pulse oximeter 476 2001
6852083 System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor 375 2002
6658276 Pulse oximeter user interface 528 2002
RE38492 Signal processing apparatus and method 487 2002
6725075 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 477 2002
6985764 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 428 2002
6697658 Low power pulse oximeter 534 2002
6661161 Piezoelectric biological sound monitor with printed circuit board 361 2002
RE38476 Signal processing apparatus 496 2002
6999904 Variable indication estimator 327 2002
6735459 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 422 2002
6813511 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 468 2002
6816741 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 485 2002
7245953 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 293 2002
6934570 Physiological sensor combination 453 2002
6826419 Signal processing apparatus and method 476 2002
6830711 Mold tool for an optoelectronic element 448 2003
7067893 Optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 394 2003
7225006 Attachment and optical probe 359 2003
6822564 Parallel measurement alarm processor 521 2003
6950687 Isolation and communication element for a resposable pulse oximetry sensor 441 2003
7015451 Power supply rail controller 311 2003
6861639 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 465 2003
6771994 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 462 2003
6850788 Physiological measurement communications adapter 456 2003
7509494 Interface cable 216 2003
7132641 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 404 2003
7428432 Systems and methods for acquiring calibration data usable in a pulse oximeter 245 2003
6993371 Pulse oximetry sensor adaptor 475 2003
7096054 Low noise optical housing 384 2003
7341559 Pulse oximetry ear sensor 290 2003
6898452 Stereo pulse oximeter 436 2003
7274955 Parameter compensated pulse oximeter 266 2003
7254433 Signal processing apparatus 390 2003
7496393 Signal processing apparatus 228 2003
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6939305 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 320 2003
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7142901 Parameter compensated physiological monitor 378 2003
7471969 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 228 2003
6996427 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 543 2003
7039449 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 419 2003
7496391 Manual and automatic probe calibration 215 2004
7469157 Signal processing apparatus 216 2004
7295866 Low power pulse oximeter 355 2004
7471971 Signal processing apparatus and method 218 2004
7215984 Signal processing apparatus 499 2004
7499741 Signal processing apparatus and method 226 2004
7530955 Signal processing apparatus 237 2004
2004/0204,637 Signal processing apparatus and method 132 2004
2004/0210,146 Signal processing apparatus 113 2004
7500950 Multipurpose sensor port 223 2004
7530949 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 261 2004
7254431 Physiological parameter tracking system 261 2004
7024233 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 428 2004
7483730 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 227 2004
7254434 Variable pressure reusable sensor 362 2004
7044918 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 342 2004
7030749 Parallel measurement alarm processor 368 2004
7483729 Pulse oximeter access apparatus and method 216 2004
7373193 Pulse oximetry data capture system 301 2004
7383070 Signal processing apparatus 289 2004
7280858 Pulse oximetry sensor 372 2005
7373194 Signal component processor 273 2005
D554263 Portable patient monitor 262 2005
D566282 Stand for a portable patient monitor 247 2005
7371981 Connector switch 255 2005
6979812 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 399 2005
2005/0209,517 Signal processing apparatus 54 2005
7438683 Application identification sensor 243 2005
7415297 Physiological parameter system 264 2005
7292883 Physiological assessment system 262 2005
7761128 Physiological monitor 192 2005
7215986 Signal processing apparatus 330 2005
7041060 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 332 2005
7272425 Pulse oximetry sensor including stored sensor data 315 2005
7340287 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 266 2005
7186966 Amount of use tracking device and method for medical product 347 2005
7221971 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 276 2005
7499835 Variable indication estimator 243 2006
RE41317 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 202 2006
7190261 Arrhythmia alarm processor 298 2006
7618375 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 206 2006
7377899 Sine saturation transform 247 2006
7489958 Signal processing apparatus and method 227 2006
2006/0200,016 Signal processing apparatus and method 55 2006
7454240 Signal processing apparatus 221 2006
7332784 Method of providing an optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 249 2006
7530942 Remote sensing infant warmer 216 2006
7526328 Manual and automatic probe calibration 214 2006
7355512 Parallel alarm processor 311 2007
2007/0225,581 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 55 2007
2007/0249,918 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 43 2007
2007/0291,832 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 50 2007
2008/0004,514 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 46 2007
7467002 Sine saturation transform 223 2007
7509154 Signal processing apparatus 249 2007
7734320 Sensor isolation 195 2007
2008/0033,266 Signal processing apparatus 47 2007
2008/0036,752 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD 51 2007
2008/0045,823 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 44 2007
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D614305 Connector assembly 207 2008
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9289167 Signal processing apparatus and method 11 2012
9161713 Multi-mode patient monitor configured to self-configure for a selected or determined mode of operation 11 2012
8761850 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 46 2012
9392945 Automated CCHD screening and detection 1 2013
8721541 Physiological monitor 46 2013
8700112 Secondary-emitter sensor position indicator 46 2013
9195385 Physiological monitor touchscreen interface 4 2013
9131881 Hypersaturation index 11 2013
8892180 Sine saturation transform 33 2013
9037207 Hemoglobin display and patient treatment 14 2013
 
Ceracor Laboratories, Inc. (1)
8688183 Emitter driver for noninvasive patient monitor 3 2010
 
LEXTAR ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
* 2014/0214,362 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF DETECTING FLICKERING FREQUENCY OF AMBIENT LIGHT SOURCE 1 2013
 
COVIDIEN LP (1)
9560994 Pulse oximeter with adaptive power conservation 0 2009
 
MASIMO CORPORATION (73)
8768423 Multispot monitoring for use in optical coherence tomography 43 2009
8571617 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 48 2009
8577431 Noise shielding for a noninvasive device 59 2009
8437825 Contoured protrusion for improving spectroscopic measurement of blood constituents 91 2009
8630691 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 59 2009
8989831 Disposable components for reusable physiological sensor 16 2010
9277880 Multi-stream data collection system for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 3 2010
8471713 Interference detector for patient monitor 88 2010
9510779 Analyte monitoring using one or more accelerometers 0 2010
8306596 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 43 2010
9066680 System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements 14 2010
9153112 Modular patient monitor 12 2011
9307928 Plethysmographic respiration processor 3 2011
9138180 Sensor adapter cable 12 2011
8666468 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 58 2011
9326712 Opticoustic sensor 5 2011
* 8740792 Patient monitor capable of accounting for environmental conditions 46 2011
9408542 Non-invasive blood pressure measurement system 0 2011
8548549 Methods for noninvasively measuring analyte levels in a subject 41 2011
8723677 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 48 2011
RE44823 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 55 2012
9211095 Physiological measurement logic engine 3 2012
8830449 Blood analysis system 36 2012
8788003 Monitoring blood constituent levels in biological tissue 35 2012
8570503 Heat sink for noninvasive medical sensor 59 2012
9532722 Patient monitoring system 0 2012
9245668 Low noise cable providing communication between electronic sensor components and patient monitor 3 2012
8831700 Apparatus and method for creating a stable optical interface 36 2012
9192351 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor with probe-off detection 6 2012
8755872 Patient monitoring system for indicating an abnormal condition 46 2012
8548550 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 82 2012
8781549 Noninvasive oximetry optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 36 2012
9370326 Oximeter probe off indicator defining probe off space 2 2012
9078560 Method for data reduction and calibration of an OCT-based physiological monitor 11 2012
9480435 Configurable patient monitoring system 0 2013
8965471 Tissue profile wellness monitor 22 2013
8948835 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 19 2013
8754776 Interference detector for patient monitor 46 2013
8886271 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 34 2013
8888539 Shielded connector assembly 34 2013
9259185 Ear sensor 3 2013
8920317 Multipurpose sensor port 19 2013
9554737 Noninvasively measuring analyte levels in a subject 0 2013
9113831 Physiological measurement communications adapter 12 2013
8847740 Alarm suspend system 33 2013
8868150 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 34 2013
9060721 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 11 2013
9131883 Physiological trend monitor 11 2013
9560996 Universal medical system 0 2013
9566019 Respiratory monitoring 0 2014
8909310 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 35 2014
9192312 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 3 2014
9474474 Patient monitor as a minimally invasive glucometer 0 2014
9113832 Wrist-mounted physiological measurement device 12 2014
9186102 Emitter driver for noninvasive patient monitor 11 2014
9538980 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 0 2014
9028429 Acoustic sensor assembly 14 2014
9351673 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 2 2014
9492110 Physiological monitor 0 2014
9226696 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 4 2014
9211072 Disposable active pulse sensor 3 2014
9119595 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 11 2014
9153121 Alarm suspend system 11 2014
9538949 Depth of consciousness monitor including oximeter 0 2014
9386961 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 2 2014
9517024 Optical-based physiological monitoring system 0 2014
9295421 Non-invasive physiological sensor cover 3 2014
9397448 Shielded connector assembly 1 2014
9370335 Physiological acoustic monitoring system 3 2014
D755392 Pulse oximetry sensor 3 2015
9131917 Acoustic sensor assembly 12 2015
9370325 Hemoglobin display and patient treatment 2 2015
9560998 System and method for monitoring the life of a physiological sensor 0 2015
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