Patents by Inventor Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman

Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman 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).

  • Patent number: 10720964
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a device (700a, 700b, 700c) for wireless transmission of data and/or power between the device and another device of a system, in particular of a patient monitoring system. To meet stringent relative time errors at low complexity the device comprises a connector (701) comprising a data transmission unit (703) and a magnetic coupling unit (702, 704) for transmitting power to and/or receiving power. A detection unit (705) detects coupling of a counterpart connector of another device of the system with the connector (701).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Pierre Hermanus Woerlee, Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman, Nicolaas Lambert
  • Patent number: 10687729
    Abstract: There is provided a measurement apparatus for estimating a value of a physiological characteristic of a subject. The apparatus comprises a radio-frequency (RF) power generating apparatus, a detector, and a controller in communication with the RF power generating apparatus. The RF power generating apparatus comprises a transmit antenna for emitting RF radiation; an RF signal generator; and a transmission line connecting the RF signal generator to the transmit antenna. The detector is arranged to measure the variation of at least one parameter correlated with attenuation of the emitted RF radiation, during the measurement period. The controller is arranged to: cause the RF power generating apparatus to emit RF radiation during a measurement period; receive measurements of the variation of the at least one parameter from the detector; and calculate a value of a physiological characteristic of a subject based on the received measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman, Rick Bezemer
  • Patent number: 10623061
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a stackable connector for wireless transmission of power between separate devices comprising such a connector of a system, in particular of a patient monitoring system, said separate devices comprising such a connector. The connector comprises a housing (301, 407) and a magnetic coupling unit (302) arranged within the housing (301, 407) for transmitting power to and/or receiving power from another device of the system having a counterpart connector by use of inductive coupling. Said magnetic coupling unit includes a flux concentrator (303, 401, 411, 432, 442), at least part of which having a U-shaped cross-section forming a recess (304, 402, 412, 422, 437, 447) between the legs of the U, a first coil (305, 417, 431) arranged within the recess of the flux concentrator, and a second coil (306, 427, 441) arranged outside of the recess in which the first coil (305, 417, 431) is arranged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman, Pierre Hermanus Woerlee
  • Publication number: 20200008699
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an ECG cable for connection with an ECG monitor. To achieve a miniaturization of the ECG cable and omitting the conventionally used trunk cable and trunk cable connector, the ECG cable comprises a core (2), a resistive wire cable (3a-3h) comprising a plurality of resistive wires (31-37) wound around the core and isolated with respect to each other, and two or more flexible lead wires (4), each connected to a respective resistive wire at its one end (40) and to an electrode (5) at its other end (41).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Frank VERBAKEL, Nicolaas LAMBERT, Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria KAHLMAN, Pierre Hermanus WOERLEE, Marc Andre DE SAMBER
  • Patent number: 10524955
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system (100) for controlling a temperature, the system (100) comprising: a temperature sensor module (10), which is configured to measure a temperature value; a microcontroller module (20), which is coupled to the temperature sensor module (10) and which is configured to generate AC heating pulse signals by separate sequential code steps based on the measured temperature value; a coupling module (30) which is coupled to the microcontroller module (20) and which is configured to transform the generated AC heating pulse signals into transformed AC heating pulse signals using a transfer function which is substantially zero for DC signal components; and a heating module (40) which is coupled to the coupling module (30) and which is configured to generate heat according to the transformed AC heating pulse signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Koninklijke Philips N.V.
    Inventor: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman
  • Publication number: 20190386709
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a device (700a, 700b, 700c) for wireless transmission of data and/or power between the device and another device of a system, in particular of a patient monitoring system. To meet stringent relative time errors at low complexity the device comprises a connector (701) comprising a data transmission unit (703) and a magnetic coupling unit (702, 704) for transmitting power to and/or receiving power. A detection unit (705) detects coupling of a counterpart connector of another device of the system with the connector (701).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2017
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Pierre Hermanus WOERLEE, Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria KAHLMAN, Nicolaas LAMBERT
  • Patent number: 10511349
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a connector for wireless transmission of data and/or power between separate devices comprising such a connector of a system, in particular of a patient monitoring system, said separate devices comprising such a connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventor: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman
  • Publication number: 20190372276
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cable unit for connecting devices in a system, in particular in a patient monitoring system, to enable wireless exchange of data and/or power between them. The proposed cable unit comprises a cable (510) and a connector (520, 530) arranged at each end of said cable, said connector comprising a data transmission unit (522, 532) for transmitting data to and/or receiving data from a device having a counterpart connector and a magnetic coupling unit (521, 531) for transmitting power to and/or receiving power from another device of the system having a counterpart connector by use of inductive coupling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventor: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman
  • Patent number: 10483805
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a device for wireless transmission of data and/or power between the device and another device of a system, in particular of a patient monitoring system. The device comprises an identification unit (601) for storing a unique identifier of the device, a connector (602) and a control unit (606). The connector comprises a data transmission unit (603) arranged for transmitting data to and/or receiving data from another device of the system having a counterpart connector, a magnetic coupling unit (604) for transmitting power to and/or receiving power from another device of the system having a counterpart connector by use of inductive coupling, and a detection unit (605) for detecting the strength of magnetic coupling between the magnetic coupling unit and a magnetic coupling unit of a counterpart connector of another device and for detecting the intensity of data received by the data transmission unit from a data transmission unit of the other device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventor: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman
  • Patent number: 10418755
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cable unit for connecting devices in a system, in particular in a patient monitoring system, to enable wireless exchange of data and/or power between them. The proposed cable unit comprises a cable (510) and a connector (520, 530) arranged at each end of said cable, said connector comprising a data transmission unit (522, 532) for transmitting data to and/or receiving data from a device having a counterpart connector and a magnetic coupling unit (521, 531) for transmitting power to and/or receiving power from another device of the system having a counterpart connector by use of inductive coupling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventor: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman
  • Publication number: 20190175047
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an adapter (100) for coupling with a medical coupling unit (1) and a medical sensor (2) that are configured for being coupled for electrical signal transmission between them. The adapter comprises an adapter coupling unit (101) configured to fit with a coupling-side connector (10) of the medical coupling unit (1) and including a plurality of coupling-side electrical contacts (111, 113) for contacting a plurality of electrical contacts (11, 13) of the coupling-side connector (10) and a sensor-side connector (120) configured to fit with a sensor-side connector (20) of the medical sensor (2) and including a plurality of sensor-side electrical contacts (121, 123) for contacting a plurality of electrical contacts (21, 23) of the sensor-side connector (20), allowing the adapter coupling unit (101) to be mechanically coupled between the medical coupling unit (1) and the medical sensor (2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Frank VERBAKEL, Nicolaas LAMBERT, Hugo VEENSTRA, Marc Andre DE SAMBER, Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria KAHLMAN, Pierre Hermanus WOERLEE
  • Patent number: 10265006
    Abstract: The present invention provides an optical sensor unit (10) for measuring gas concentration, comprising: sensor means (12, 13) and first thermal insulation means (14, 16) at least partially surrounding said sensor means (12, 13). The sensor means (12,13) includes at least one sensing layer (12) adapted to be irradiated with a predetermined radiation (100), and at least one gas-permeable layer (13) adjacent to one side of the at least one sensing layer (12) and adapted to pass gas, which concentration is to measured, through the gas-permeable layer (13) towards the at least one sensing layer (12). The optical sensor unit (10) is adapted to measure an optical response of the at least one sensing layer (12), which optical response depends on the gas concentration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman, Hans Willem Van Kesteren, Nicolaas Lambert, Theodorus Petrus Henricus Gerardus Jansen
  • Patent number: 10251587
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a chemo-optical sensor unit for transcutaneous measurement of a concentration of a gas, comprising: at least one sensing layer adapted to be irradiated with a predetermined radiation; and at least one gas-permeable layer adjacent to one side of the at least one sensing layer, adapted to pass gas whose concentration is to be measured through the gas-permeable layer towards the sensing layer; wherein said chemo-optical sensor unit is adapted to operate with a contact medium between the gas-permeable layer and the skin, wherein said contact medium comprises a first compound other than water; wherein said chemo-optical sensor unit is characterized in that said at least one gas-permeable layer and said at least one sensing layer are permeable to said first compound; and wherein the chemo-optical sensor unit is adapted to measure an optical response of the at least one sensing layer, whose optical response depends on the concentration of the gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman, Hans Willem Van Kesteren, Nicolaas Lambert
  • Patent number: 10238321
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a chemo-optical sensor unit for transcutaneous measurement of a concentration of a gas, comprising: at least one sensing layer adapted to be irradiated with a predetermined radiation; and at least one gas-permeable layer adjacent to one side of the at least one sensing layer, adapted to pass gas whose concentration is to be measured through the gas-permeable layer towards the sensing layer; wherein said chemo-optical sensor unit is adapted to operate with a contact medium between the gas-permeable layer and the skin, wherein said contact medium comprises a barrier layer which is gas-permeable and impermeable to water and ions; and wherein the chemo-optical sensor unit is adapted to measure an optical response of the at least one sensing layer, whose optical response depends on the concentration of the gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman, Nicolaas Lambert, Hans Willem Van Kesteren
  • Patent number: 10201299
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a chemo-optical sensor unit for transcutaneous measurement of a concentration of a gas, comprising: at least one gas-permeable sensing layer adapted to be irradiated with a predetermined radiation; and at least a first gas-permeable layer adjacent to one side of the at least one sensing layer, adapted to pass gas whose concentration is to be measured through the gas-permeable layer towards the sensing layer; at least one volatile acid and/or base binding layer in the gas-pathway from the skin to the sensing layer; adapted to pass gas whose concentration is to be measured through the volatile acid and/or base binding layer towards the sensing layer; wherein said chemo-optical sensor unit is adapted to operate with a contact medium between the chemo-optical sensor unit and the skin and wherein the chemo-optical sensor unit is adapted to measure an optical response of the at least one sensing layer, whose optical response depends on the concentration of the gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman, Nicolaas Lambert, Hans Willem Van Kesteren
  • Publication number: 20180263557
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a battery module for wireless exchange of data and power between the battery module and another device of a system, in particular of a patient monitoring system, to which said battery module is coupled. The battery module comprises a sealed housing (93), a battery unit (91) for storing electrical energy, a data storage unit (94) for storing data, and a connector (95). Said connector comprises a data transmission unit (96) for transmitting data to and/or receiving data from another device of the system having a counterpart connector and a magnetic coupling unit (92), separate from the transmission unit (96), for transmitting power to and/or receiving power from another device of the system having a counterpart connector by use of inductive coupling. The battery module is configured for mobile use and for coupling with different devices of the system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Inventor: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria KAHLMAN
  • Publication number: 20180262236
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a connector for wireless transmission of data and/or power between separate devices comprising such a connector of a system, in particular of a patient monitoring system, said separate devices comprising such a connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventor: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria KAHLMAN
  • Publication number: 20180241436
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a stackable connector for wireless transmission of power between separate devices comprising such a connector of a system, in particular of a patient monitoring system, said separate devices comprising such a connector. The connector comprises a housing (301, 407) and a magnetic coupling unit (302) arranged within the housing (301, 407) for transmitting power to and/or receiving power from another device of the system having a counterpart connector by use of inductive coupling. Said magnetic coupling unit includes a flux concentrator (303, 401, 411, 432, 442), at least part of which having a U-shaped cross-section forming a recess (304, 402, 412, 422, 437, 447) between the legs of the U, a first coil (305, 417, 431) arranged within the recess of the flux concentrator, and a second coil (306, 427, 441) arranged outside of the recess in which the first coil (305, 417, 431) is arranged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria KAHLMAN, Pierre Hermanus WOERLEE
  • Publication number: 20180241250
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a device for wireless transmission of data and/or power between the device and another device of a system, in particular of a patient monitoring system. The device comprises an identification unit (601) for storing a unique identifier of the device, a connector (602) and a control unit (606). The connector comprises a data transmission unit (603) arranged for transmitting data to and/or receiving data from another device of the system having a counterpart connector, a magnetic coupling unit (604) for transmitting power to and/or receiving power from another device of the system having a counterpart connector by use of inductive coupling, and a detection unit (605) for detecting the strength of magnetic coupling between the magnetic coupling unit and a magnetic coupling unit of a counterpart connector of another device and for detecting the intensity of data received by the data transmission unit from a data transmission unit of the other device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventor: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria KAHLMAN
  • Publication number: 20180219334
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cable unit for connecting devices in a system, in particular in a patient monitoring system, to enable wireless exchange of data and/or power between them. The proposed cable unit comprises a cable (510) and a connector (520, 530) arranged at each end of said cable, said connector comprising a data transmission unit (522, 32) for transmitting data to and/or receiving data from a device having a counterpart connector and a magnetic coupling unit (521, 531) for transmitting power to and/or receiving power from another device of the system having a counterpart connector by use of inductive coupling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventor: Josephus Arnoldus Henricus Maria Kahlman