iGate Patent Applications

CATHETER-GUIDED REPLACEMENT VALVES APPARATUS AND METHODS

Granted: February 4, 2016
Application Number: 20160030171
The present invention is a replacement mitral valve suitable for catheter-based deployment. The replacement mitral valve has structure and dimensions that are uniquely suited to engage the annulus surrounding the native mitral valve and to restore normal function to a diseased valve. The invention describes the structures and functions of a replacement mitral valve and methods that are adapted for minimally invasive, catheter-based deployment of the valve.

SURGICAL LOCATION MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Granted: May 28, 2015
Application Number: 20150147714
A position monitoring system comprises a single composite fiducial reference comprised of a fiducial key and a fiducial extension rigidly and removably attached to the fiducial key, a tracker for obtaining image information of the surgical site, and a computer system with processor, memory, a software program, and access to a database. The computer has scan data of an area of a surgical patient with the fiducial reference fixed to the area by a multipodal surgical screw fixture. A…

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRACKING NON-VISIBLE STRUCTURES OF BODIES RELATIVE TO EACH OTHER

Granted: November 20, 2014
Application Number: 20140343405
A monitoring system tracks the non-visible structure of a body and relatable non-visible structures in real time in three dimensions. A tracker obtains image information of the body and its vicinity. A controller spatially relates the image information with previously obtained scan data of the object revealing non-visible structure of the object. For the scan, a fiducial reference detectable in the scan is removably attached to a location on the object. The scan data and image…

MONOLITHIC INTEGRATED THREE-DIMENSIONAL LOCATION AND ORIENTATION TRACKING MARKER

Granted: September 18, 2014
Application Number: 20140276955
A rigid positioning and orienting portion of a handheld apparatus has a three-dimensional tracking marker monolithically integrated within its structure, thereby making it possible to track the apparatus using a suitable a tracker. The tracker may track the position or orientation, or both, of the monolithically integrated tracking marker. The tracker may be a two-dimensional imaging tracker. The tracking marker may be monolithically integrated with a rigid positioning and orienting…

SURGICAL LOCATION MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Granted: August 14, 2014
Application Number: 20140228675
A surgical hardware and software monitoring system and method allows for surgical planning while the patient is available for surgery, for example while the patient is being prepared for surgery so that the system may model the surgical site. Tracker obtains image information, with controller configured to spatially relate image information with previously obtained scan data. Fiducial reference is configured for removably attaching to a location proximate a surgical site. The fiducial…

Funds Transfer Using Two Dimensional Barcodes

Granted: June 19, 2014
Application Number: 20140172701
A system and method for initiating financial transactions utilize the display of a two-dimensional barcode on a mobile electronic device. A payor enters a sequence number pertaining to a prepaid transaction into a payor device and securely transmits these data to a payor bank. The bank generates a password-protected two-dimensional barcode using the sequence number. The barcode may be a QR code. The barcode and password are separately sent to a payee device, either directly from the bank…

WIRED/WIRELESS INTERNET IP SHARING DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING NETWORK ACCESS AND METHOD OF PROVIDING ADVERTISEMENT USING THE SAME

Granted: February 20, 2014
Application Number: 20140052535
A wired/wireless Internet IP sharing device for controlling network access and a method of providing an advertisement using the same are disclosed. The method of providing the advertisement using the Internet internet protocol (IP) sharing device for controlling network access of a terminal may include providing an advertisement comprising at least one of coupon information, discount information, and product information associated with a location in which the internet IP sharing device…

SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING USER DATA STORAGE ENVIRONMENT USING NETWORK-BASED FILE SYSTEM IN N-SCREEN ENVIRONMENT

Granted: April 11, 2013
Application Number: 20130091326
A system for providing a user data storage environment using a network-based file system in an N-screen environment is provided. The system may include a memory cache to store a cache file downloaded from a Network File System (NFS) storage that is equipped in a server and stores data for each user, and an NFS interface to store, in the memory cache, the cache file downloaded through an NFS, in order to use the cache file in the N-screen environment.

VARIANTS OF NAV-BASED TRADING FOR LESS CLOSELY-LINKED COMPONENTS OF INDEX ARBITRAGE COMPLEXES

Granted: March 7, 2013
Application Number: 20130060676
Systems and methods are provided in which a first module is configured to execute a trade of a securities futures product on an underlying financial instrument for which a valuation relative to at least one of (a) a net asset value and (b) a closing price, is calculated and published at or after a specified time. A second module determines a price for the executed trade, in which the price is specified relative to the valuation and/or the valuation with a basis adjustment. The second…

System for Providing Widget Type Idle-Screen

Granted: April 29, 2010
Application Number: 20100107122
Provided is a system for providing a widget type idle-screen. The system includes a management server, a database, and a user terminal. The database is managed by the management server, and stores and manages widget type idle-screen contents and a dedicated application for driving the widget type idle-screen contents. The user terminal downloads the widget type idle-screen contents from the database and includes the dedicated application for driving the widget type idle-screen contents.…

POWER AMPLIFIER AND ITS IDLING CURRENT SETTING CIRCUIT

Granted: May 7, 2009
Application Number: 20090115519
An idling current setting circuit (3) includes: current setting transistors (Q3, Q4) connected to output transistors (Q1, Q2) in a driver (2) in current mirror form; a plurality of current setting resistors (R1 to R4); and a plurality of switches (ASW1 to ASW4) for switching to any of the current setting resistors (R1 to R4). This enables the idling current to be set by the current mirror ratio between the current setting transistors (Q3, Q4) having no connection with the open gain of…

System for Providing Widget-Type Idle-screen Contents Data Providing System for Mobile Communication Terminal

Granted: November 27, 2008
Application Number: 20080294575
A system for providing a widget-type idle-screen contents data is provided. The system includes a data generation unit which generates the widget-type idle-screen contents data for the mobile communication terminal; a contents database which receives the widget-type idle-screen contents data from the data generation unit and stores and manages the widget-type idle-screen contents data; and a mobile communication terminal which selectively downloads the contents data from the contents…

RFID TAG SYSTEM

Granted: October 2, 2008
Application Number: 20080238675
The present invention provides an applied RFID tag system with the RFID tag assembled between the first and second portions of an object. When the first and second portions are separated or misaligned, the RFID tag will be deformed and damaged, making it impossible to be identified with a predefined radio frequency, namely, it cannot be identified by card reader. According to the damage information, the operator could learn the unsealing or loosening state of the products, thus ensuring…

Multimedia module in switch case

Granted: September 25, 2008
Application Number: 20080232045
A multimedia device is located in a case of a switch. There is an electric device of the multimedia device set on a panel of the case. By doing so, the multimedia device is used with variety and flexibility.

DYNAMIC NATURAL LANGUAGE UNDERSTANDING

Granted: June 26, 2008
Application Number: 20080154581
Methods and systems for dynamic natural language understanding. A hierarchical structure of semantic categories is exploited to assist in the natural language understanding. Optionally, the natural language to be understood includes a request.

IRRIGATION DEVICE

Granted: August 2, 2007
Application Number: 20070179450
An irrigation device for injecting a fluid into a channel formed in an object relative to a surface of the object for washing walls defining the channel. The walls intersect to form at least one terminal portion disposed distal to the surface. The irrigation device includes an elongate body extending between an inward end and an outward end. The body includes a nozzle positioned at the inward end, and an input duct extending between the outward end and the inward end and in fluid…

Cleaning apparatus

Granted: March 2, 2006
Application Number: 20060042667
The invention provides a cleaning apparatus which can remove an organic material for an organic EL element attaching to a mask made of a thin metal film. The cleaning apparatus of the invention includes first and second cleaning tanks cleaning a mask with a predetermined cleaning solution, a vacuum evaporator vacuum-distilling the cleaning solution of the first and second cleaning tanks, a first cooler cooling the vacuum-distilled cleaning solution to room temperature, a first return…

Cleaning apparatus

Granted: March 2, 2006
Application Number: 20060042669
The invention provides a cleaning apparatus which can remove an organic material for an organic EL element attaching to a mask made of a thin metal film. The cleaning apparatus of the invention includes first and second cleaning tanks cleaning a mask with a predetermined cleaning solution at room temperature, first and second rinse tanks rinsing the mask with a predetermined rinse solution at room temperature, and a carrying device holding the mask at a predetermined angle other than…

Multiplexer and pulse generating laser device

Granted: October 21, 2004
Application Number: 20040208543
A multiplexer for producing an output continuous-wave train of electromagnetic radiation pulses from an input continuous-wave train of electromagnetic radiation pulses is disclosed, the pulse repetition frequency of the output train of pulses exceeding the pulse repetition frequency of the input train of pulses. The time domain multiplexer comprises a planar lightwave integrated circuit (PLC) at least two integrated beam couplers and at least two intermediate integrated waveguide paths…

Semiconductor saturable absorber device, and laser

Granted: September 18, 2003
Application Number: 20030174741
According to the invention, a semiconductor saturable absorber mirror device for reflecting at least a proportion of electromagnetic radiation of essentially one given optical frequency impinging on said device, comprises a substrate with a Bragg reflector, and on top of this Bragg reflector a layered structure with at least one layer with saturably absorbing semiconductor material. A low index dielectric coating layer is placed on said outermost surface of said structure. The Bragg…