Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Technology

CALIBRATION TOOL FOR TISSUE TENSION SENSOR

UW-Madison researchers have developed a calibration device for use with their tensiometer device. The load measurement device electronically pairs with the tensiometer system to calibrate the tissue ...
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Darryl Thelen, Alex Reiter, Peter Adamczyk | P230020US01

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MONITORING AIRFLOW WITH B-MODE ULTRASOUND

UW-Madison researchers have developed a method and system for monitoring or quantifying airflow changes in a subject’s airway using B-mode ultrasound. Their approach is compatible with existing ...
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Guelay Bilen-Rosas, Humberto Rosas, Irene Ong | P200319WO01

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HIGH-ACCESS PATIENT TRANSPORT SHIELD

UW-Madison researchers have developed a patient transport shield that provides a transparent cover over the patient to provide a patient volume to hold negative pressure.  The transparent cover i...
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Terrence Oakes, Azam Ahmed, Joseph Kiel, Jordan Henry, John Culp | P200297US02

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HAPTIC REHABILITATION

UW-Madison researchers have developed a powered, instrumented robotic exercise cycle to present cognitively demanding reaching and pedaling tasks in novel haptic mechanical environments in the lower l...
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Peter Adamczyk, Alexander Dawson-Elli | P200051US02

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Toilet, Testing and Monitoring Systems

Systems for monitoring metabolites may include a sample collection system and a urinalysis system of or for a toilet.  The sample collection system may be automated to collect sample urine from a...
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Joshua Coon, Michael Westphall, Ian Miller, Lloyd Smith, Keaton Mertz | P200202WO01

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Medical Facemask Dispenser

The present invention is an automatic mask dispenser handles procedure masks of a type having filtration material inside ear loops by use of a high engagement material on a movable surface that can se...
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Joshua Glazer, Adam McNeilly | P200321US02

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Apparatus For Assessing Human Balance Capability

An apparatus with one or more force plates senses of center-of-pressure and force-angle in the sagittal plane for a standing individual to provide an indication of balance capability based on the dedu...
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Kreg Gruben, Wendy Boehm, Kieran Nichols | P170077US01

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Prosthetic Apparatus And Method Therefor

Various aspects of the present disclosure characterize apparatuses and/or methods as may be implemented with a variety of prosthetic components and applications. As may be consistent with one or more ...
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Peter Adamczyk, Luke Steinbach, Michael Hahn | P170381US01

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Dipole Antenna For Microwave Ablation

An antenna includes a first dipole arm and a second dipole arm. The first dipole arm is connected to a first conductor and is formed of a first conducting material. The first dipole arm extends in an ...
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Susan Hagness, Yahya Mohtashami, Nader Behdad | P180129US01

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Stent Apparatus And Method

A bone stent facilitates bone fixation via interior contact, as may be useful for flexible entry into a sidewall of an elongated bone. As consistent with one or more embodiments, a stent includes prox...
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Matthew Halanski, Taylor Jaraczewski, Lucas Schimmelpfenning, Stephen Kernien, Cody Bindl, Kyle Jamar | P130359US01

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Osseointegrated Neural Interface And Method

An osseointegrated neural interface (ONI) is provided for control of a prosthetic. The ONI includes an elongated, hollow rod having a first end receivable in an intramedullary cavity of a bone, a seco...
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Samuel Poore, Justin Williams, Sarah Brodnick, Thomas Richner, Sahil Kapur | P150260US01

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