Dirk Ahlgrim has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Abstract: A blood glucose meter having a test strip port and an adjustable lancet device disposed at the same end of the device body is disclosed. The device body further includes an enclosure at the proximal end of the device body which houses a test strip storage vial and which facilitates one-handed opening and closing of the vial to simplify access to test strips contained therein. The enclosure is further provided with a window which allows the reading of the lot numbers on the label of the test strip vial therein without necessitating removal of the vial. A data connector is also provided on the device body for communication access, such as to upload data from other devices or to download data to other devices.
December 19, 2011
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May 30, 2017
Becton, Dickinson and Company
Gregg R. Draudt, Dirk Ahlgrim, Jan Schminke, Mark Follman, José Colucci, Jr., Raymond Yao, Robert J. McCaffrey, Victor Chan
Abstract: This disclosure relates to bands for wearable devices. In an aspect, the band includes a support structure with an antenna disposed thereon. An electronics unit is coupled to the support structure. The band can include an opening that surrounds the support structure. The band can also include an electronics casing that surrounds the electronics unit. The band can be removed from the support structure and the electronics unit.
October 23, 2014
April 28, 2016
Gene Douglas Jones, Kyle J. Waatti, Paal Selnaes, Sten Kirkbak, Dirk Ahlgrim, Ari Adler, Jonathan Peachey, Martin Hanssmann
Abstract: This disclosure relates to support structures for bands for wearable devices. In an aspect, the support structure includes an inner member and an outer member. The inner member includes a curved portion and a flat portion. The outer member includes a curved portion and an interface member that attaches to the flat portion of the inner member. The inner member and the outer member form a cavity between them, and the cavity can be filled with a fill member. The inner and outer members can slide with respect to each other when flexed. An antenna can be wrapped around the inner member and the outer member.
September 5, 2014
March 10, 2016
Gregory Wolos, Timothy R. Proulx, Ari T. Adler, Dirk Ahlgrim