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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, NY2411

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Diab, Mohamed K Laguna Niguel, CA 165 18955
Elfadel, Ibrahim M Laguna Niguel, CA 105 6032
Kiani-Azarbayjany, Esmaiel Laguna Niguel, CA 73 11833
McCarthy, Rex J Mission Viejo, CA 49 5869
Smith, Robert A Corona, CA 221 9749
Weber, Walter M Los Angeles, CA 130 12268

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JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (198)
4,960,128 Method and apparatus for continuously and non-invasively measuring the blood pressure of a patient 258 1988
5,163,438 Method and apparatus for continuously and noninvasively measuring the blood pressure of a patient 263 1990
5,431,170 Pulse responsive device 476 1992
5,494,043 Arterial sensor 330 1993
5,337,744 Low noise finger cot probe 419 1993
5,490,505 Signal processing apparatus 540 1993
5,533,511 Apparatus and method for noninvasive blood pressure measurement 351 1994
5,590,649 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine blood pressure 276 1994
D361840 Stethoscope head 197 1994
D362063 Stethoscope headset 193 1994
D363120 Stethoscope ear tip 198 1994
5,482,036 Signal processing apparatus and method 508 1994
5,452,717 Finger-cot probe 406 1994
5,632,272 Signal processing apparatus 515 1994
5,638,818 Low noise optical probe 393 1994
5,758,644 Manual and automatic probe calibration 492 1995
5,769,785 Signal processing apparatus and method 429 1995
5,645,440 Patient cable connector 376 1995
5,782,757 Low-noise optical probes 442 1995
D393830 Patient cable connector 362 1995
5,810,734 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 258 1995
5,830,131 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physical condition of the human arterial system 286 1995
5,833,618 Apparatus and method for measuring an induced perturbation to determine a physiological parameter 271 1995
5,685,299 Signal processing apparatus 416 1995
5,904,654 Exciter-detector unit for measuring physiological parameters 269 1996
5,785,659 Automatically activated blood pressure measurement device 256 1996
5,823,950 Manual and automatic probe calibration 362 1996
6,088,607 Low noise optical probe 441 1997
5,934,925 Patient cable connector 369 1997
6,002,952 Signal processing apparatus and method 489 1997
6,157,850 Signal processing apparatus 427 1997
5,890,929 Shielded medical connector 355 1997
6,081,735 Signal processing apparatus 593 1997
6,263,222 Signal processing apparatus 450 1997
6,184,521 Photodiode detector with integrated noise shielding 365 1998
5,919,134 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 379 1998
6,011,986 Manual and automatic probe calibration 436 1998
5,995,855 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 421 1998
6,525,386 Non-protruding optoelectronic lens 378 1998
5,997,343 Patient cable sensor switch 350 1998
6,229,856 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 363 1998
6,067,462 Signal processing apparatus and method 428 1998
6,256,523 Low-noise optical probes 420 1998
6,036,642 Signal processing apparatus and method 403 1998
7,376,453 Signal processing apparatus 155 1998
7,328,053 Signal processing apparatus 161 1998
6,236,872 Signal processing apparatus 391 1998
6,144,868 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 318 1999
6,334,065 Stereo pulse oximeter 417 1999
6,285,896 Fetal pulse oximetry sensor 355 1999
6,321,100 Reusable pulse oximeter probe with disposable liner 306 1999
6,349,228 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 368 1999
6,632,181 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 310 1999
6,343,224 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 310 1999
6,580,086 Shielded optical probe and method 412 1999
6,943,348 System for detecting injection holding material 213 1999
6,206,830 Signal processing apparatus and method 388 1999
6,165,005 Patient cable sensor switch 345 1999
6,377,829 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 392 1999
6,152,754 Circuit board based cable connector 377 1999
6,463,311 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 360 1999
6,606,511 Pulse oximetry pulse indicator 402 2000
6,515,273 System for indicating the expiration of the useful operating life of a pulse oximetry sensor 370 2000
6,584,336 Universal/upgrading pulse oximeter 410 2000
6,360,114 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 387 2000
6,699,194 Signal processing apparatus and method 408 2000
6,430,525 Variable mode averager 352 2000
6,526,300 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 345 2000
6,470,199 Elastic sock for positioning an optical probe 364 2000
6,697,656 Pulse oximetry sensor compatible with multiple pulse oximetry systems 342 2000
6,770,028 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 376 2000
6,519,487 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 307 2000
6,280,213 Patient cable connector 366 2000
6,542,764 Pulse oximeter monitor for expressing the urgency of the patient's condition 353 2000
6,643,530 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 347 2000
6,501,975 Signal processing apparatus and method 419 2001
6,684,091 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage method 300 2001
6,541,756 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 378 2001
6,388,240 Shielded optical probe and method having a longevity indication 400 2001
6,684,090 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 430 2001
6,792,300 Low-noise optical probes for reducing light piping 344 2001
6,595,316 Tension-adjustable mechanism for stethoscope earpieces 220 2001
6,721,585 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 298 2001
6,597,933 Pulse oximetry sensor adapter 356 2001
6,678,543 Optical probe and positioning wrap 428 2001
6,745,060 Signal processing apparatus 380 2001
6,650,917 Signal processing apparatus 409 2001
6,671,531 Sensor wrap including foldable applicator 381 2001
6,654,624 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 390 2001
6,760,607 Ribbon cable substrate pulse oximetry sensor 327 2001
6,714,804 Stereo pulse oximeter 357 2001
6,852,083 System and method of determining whether to recalibrate a blood pressure monitor 247 2002
6,658,276 Pulse oximeter user interface 387 2002
RE38492 Signal processing apparatus and method 357 2002
6,725,075 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 359 2002
6,985,764 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 310 2002
6,697,658 Low power pulse oximeter 390 2002
6,661,161 Piezoelectric biological sound monitor with printed circuit board 235 2002
RE38476 Signal processing apparatus 358 2002
6,999,904 Variable indication estimator 212 2002
6,735,459 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatus 305 2002
6,813,511 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 352 2002
6,816,741 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 345 2002
7,245,953 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 182 2002
6,934,570 Physiological sensor combination 328 2002
6,826,419 Signal processing apparatus and method 343 2002
6,830,711 Mold tool for an optoelectronic element 332 2003
7,067,893 Optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 277 2003
7,225,006 Attachment and optical probe 242 2003
6,822,564 Parallel measurement alarm processor 363 2003
6,950,687 Isolation and communication element for a resposable pulse oximetry sensor 321 2003
7,015,451 Power supply rail controller 200 2003
6,861,639 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 336 2003
6,771,994 Pulse oximeter probe-off detection system 343 2003
6,850,788 Physiological measurement communications adapter 330 2003
7,509,494 Interface cable 110 2003
7,132,641 Shielded optical probe having an electrical connector 282 2003
7,428,432 Systems and methods for acquiring calibration data usable in a pulse oximeter 132 2003
6,993,371 Pulse oximetry sensor adaptor 346 2003
7,096,054 Low noise optical housing 271 2003
7,341,559 Pulse oximetry ear sensor 168 2003
6,898,452 Stereo pulse oximeter 316 2003
7,274,955 Parameter compensated pulse oximeter 155 2003
2004/0068,164 Signal processing apparatus 130 2003
7,254,433 Signal processing apparatus 265 2003
7,496,393 Signal processing apparatus 113 2003
7,096,052 Optical probe including predetermined emission wavelength based on patient type 263 2003
6,939,305 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 211 2003
7,003,339 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 294 2003
7,142,901 Parameter compensated physiological monitor 261 2003
7,471,969 Pulse oximeter probe-off detector 117 2003
6,996,427 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 374 2003
7,039,449 Resposable pulse oximetry sensor 302 2003
7,496,391 Manual and automatic probe calibration 109 2004
7,469,157 Signal processing apparatus 110 2004
7,295,866 Low power pulse oximeter 234 2004
7,471,971 Signal processing apparatus and method 112 2004
2004/0204,637 Signal processing apparatus and method 112 2004
2004/0210,146 Signal processing apparatus 106 2004
7,215,984 Signal processing apparatus 334 2004
7,499,741 Signal processing apparatus and method 120 2004
7,530,955 Signal processing apparatus 109 2004
7,500,950 Multipurpose sensor port 113 2004
7,530,949 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 135 2004
7,254,431 Physiological parameter tracking system 152 2004
7,024,233 Pulse oximetry data confidence indicator 310 2004
7,483,730 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 110 2004
7,254,434 Variable pressure reusable sensor 250 2004
7,044,918 Plethysmograph pulse recognition processor 206 2004
7,030,749 Parallel measurement alarm processor 239 2004
7,483,729 Pulse oximeter access apparatus and method 109 2004
7,373,193 Pulse oximetry data capture system 178 2004
7,383,070 Signal processing apparatus 164 2004
7,280,858 Pulse oximetry sensor 256 2005
7,373,194 Signal component processor 141 2005
7,371,981 Connector switch 141 2005
D554263 Portable patient monitor 154 2005
D566282 Stand for a portable patient monitor 138 2005
6,979,812 Systems and methods for indicating an amount of use of a sensor 287 2005
2005/0209,517 Signal processing apparatus 42 2005
7,438,683 Application identification sensor 124 2005
7,415,297 Physiological parameter system 138 2005
7,292,883 Physiological assessment system 152 2005
7,761,128 Physiological monitor 90 2005
7,215,986 Signal processing apparatus 194 2005
7,041,060 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 209 2005
7,272,425 Pulse oximetry sensor including stored sensor data 201 2005
7,340,287 Flex circuit shielded optical sensor 144 2005
7,186,966 Amount of use tracking device and method for medical product 212 2005
7,221,971 Method and apparatus for demodulating signals in a pulse oximetry system 164 2005
7,499,835 Variable indication estimator 122 2006
RE41317 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 98 2006
7,190,261 Arrhythmia alarm processor 175 2006
7,618,375 Rapid non-invasive blood pressure measuring device 101 2006
2006/0200,016 Signal processing apparatus and method 36 2006
7,377,899 Sine saturation transform 138 2006
7,489,958 Signal processing apparatus and method 120 2006
7,454,240 Signal processing apparatus 115 2006
7,332,784 Method of providing an optoelectronic element with a non-protruding lens 140 2006
7,530,942 Remote sensing infant warmer 109 2006
7,526,328 Manual and automatic probe calibration 108 2006
7,355,512 Parallel alarm processor 166 2007
2007/0225,581 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 42 2007
2007/0249,918 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 35 2007
2007/0291,832 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 40 2007
2008/0004,514 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 37 2007
2008/0033,266 Signal processing apparatus 40 2007
2008/0036,752 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD 37 2007
2008/0045,823 SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS 36 2007
7,467,002 Sine saturation transform 114 2007
7,509,154 Signal processing apparatus 130 2007
7,734,320 Sensor isolation 93 2007
D587657 Connector assembly 110 2007
D609193 Connector assembly 103 2007
D614305 Connector assembly 103 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
 
CERCACOR LABORATORIES, INC. (29)
5,638,816 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 358 1995
5,743,262 Blood glucose monitoring system 637 1995
5,760,910 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 345 1995
5,860,919 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring method 386 1997
6,110,522 Blood glucose monitoring system 264 1998
5,940,182 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 346 1998
6,151,516 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 327 1998
6,278,522 Optical filter for spectroscopic measurement and method of producing the optical filter 346 1999
6,639,668 Asynchronous fluorescence scan 148 2000
6,931,268 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 222 2000
6,597,932 Generation of spatially-averaged excitation-emission map in heterogeneous tissue 157 2001
6,640,116 Optical spectroscopy pathlength measurement system 312 2001
6,920,345 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 318 2003
6,961,598 Pulse and active pulse spectraphotometry 287 2003
7,003,338 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals 284 2003
7,149,561 Optical spectroscopy pathlength measurement system 166 2003
7,027,849 Blood parameter measurement system 345 2003
6,970,792 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 224 2003
7,343,186 Multi-wavelength physiological monitor 154 2005
7,289,835 Multivariate analysis of green to ultraviolet spectra of cell and tissue samples 183 2005
7,225,007 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 190 2005
7,239,905 Active pulse blood constituent monitoring 168 2005
7,440,787 Systems and methods for determining blood oxygen saturation values using complex number encoding 119 2005
7,596,398 Multiple wavelength sensor attachment 104 2006
7,647,083 Multiple wavelength sensor equalization 101 2006
7,729,733 Configurable physiological measurement system 98 2006
7,761,127 Multiple wavelength sensor substrate 88 2006
7,563,110 Multiple wavelength sensor interconnect 107 2008
D606659 Patient monitor 121 2008
 
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4,802,486 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 221 1985
4,653,498 Pulse oximeter monitor 360 1986
4,800,495 Method and apparatus for processing signals used in oximetry 244 1986
4,819,646 Feedback-controlled method and apparatus for processing signals used in oximetry 148 1986
4,859,056 Multiple-pulse method and apparatus for use in oximetry 135 1986
4,869,253 Method and apparatus for indicating perfusion and oxygen saturation trends in oximetry 212 1986
4,913,150 Method and apparatus for the automatic calibration of signals employed in oximetry 265 1986
4,869,254 Method and apparatus for calculating arterial oxygen saturation 265 1988
4,911,167 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 318 1988
4,928,692 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 211 1988
4,892,101 Method and apparatus for offsetting baseline portion of oximeter signal 181 1989
4,934,372 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 239 1989
5,259,381 Apparatus for the automatic calibration of signals employed in oximetry 211 1989
5,078,136 Method and apparatus for calculating arterial oxygen saturation based plethysmographs including transients 218 1989
5,218,962 Multiple region pulse oximetry probe and oximeter 195 1991
5,246,002 Noise insensitive pulse transmittance oximeter 176 1992
RE35122 Method and apparatus for detecting optical pulses 185 1992
5,368,026 Oximeter with motion detection for alarm modification 200 1993
5,853,364 Method and apparatus for estimating physiological parameters using model-based adaptive filtering 272 1996
6,083,172 Method and apparatus for estimating physiological parameters using model-based adaptive filtering 191 1998
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6,697,657 Method and devices for laser induced fluorescence attenuation spectroscopy (LIFAS) 149 2000
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6,631,281 Recognition of a useful signal in a measurement signal 155 2002
6,654,623 Interference suppression for measuring signals with periodic wanted signals 174 2002
 
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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (4)
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JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (24)
8,560,034 Signal processing apparatus 5 1998
8,641,631 Non-invasive monitoring of respiratory rate, heart rate and apnea 0 2005
8,532,727 Dual-mode pulse oximeter 9 2007
8,771,204 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2009
8,740,816 Acoustic sensor assembly 0 2009
8,588,880 Ear sensor 0 2010
8,755,535 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 0 2010
8,715,206 Acoustic patient sensor 0 2010
8,702,627 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 0 2010
8,690,799 Acoustic respiratory monitoring sensor having multiple sensing elements 0 2010
8,430,817 System for determining confidence in respiratory rate measurements 11 2010
8,801,613 Calibration for multi-stage physiological monitors 0 2010
8,229,533 Low-noise optical probes for reducing ambient noise 37 2012
8,364,226 Signal processing apparatus 16 2012
8,359,080 Signal processing apparatus 15 2012
8,529,301 Shielded connector assembly 9 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 0 2012
8,463,349 Signal processing apparatus 11 2012
8,706,179 Reusable pulse oximeter probe and disposable bandage apparatii 0 2012
8,570,167 Physiological trend monitor 0 2012
8,761,850 Reflection-detector sensor position indicator 0 2012
8,721,541 Physiological monitor 0 2013
8,700,112 Secondary-emitter sensor position indicator 0 2013
 
CERCACOR LABORATORIES, INC. (13)
8,781,544 Multiple wavelength optical sensor 0 2008
8,577,431 Noise shielding for a noninvasive device 0 2009
8,437,825 Contoured protrusion for improving spectroscopic measurement of blood constituents 13 2009
8,630,691 Multi-stream sensor front ends for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 0 2009
8,515,509 Multi-stream emitter for noninvasive measurement of blood constituents 11 2009
8,471,713 Interference detector for patient monitor 11 2010
8,676,286 Method and apparatus for reducing coupling between signals in a measurement system 0 2011
8,626,255 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 0 2012
8,560,032 Noninvasive multi-parameter patient monitor 5 2012
8,570,503 Heat sink for noninvasive medical sensor 0 2012
8,548,550 Optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 8 2012
8,781,549 Noninvasive oximetry optical sensor including disposable and reusable elements 0 2012
8,754,776 Interference detector for patient monitor 0 2013
 
GLT ACQUISITION CORP. (5)
8,768,423 Multispot monitoring for use in optical coherence tomography 0 2009
8,571,617 Flowometry in optical coherence tomography for analyte level estimation 0 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
 
MASIMO CORPORATION (5)
8,666,468 Patient monitor for determining microcirculation state 0 2011
8,740,792 Patient monitor capable of accounting for environmental conditions 0 2011
8,723,677 Patient safety system with automatically adjusting bed 0 2011
RE44823 Universal modular pulse oximeter probe for use with reusable and disposable patient attachment devices 0 2012
8,755,872 Patient monitoring system for indicating an abnormal condition 0 2012
 
Ceracor Laboratories, Inc. (1)
8,688,183 Emitter driver for noninvasive patient monitor 0 2010

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7.5 Year Payment $3600.00 $1800.00 $900.00 Apr 25, 2019
11.5 Year Payment $7400.00 $3700.00 $1850.00 Apr 25, 2023
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