Patents by Inventor Norihito Konno

Norihito Konno 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: 10485424
    Abstract: A relay device (1) including: an authentication unit (11) which authenticates a sensor present within a predetermined range; an acquisition unit (12) which can acquire, from the sensor authenticated by the authentication unit (11), vital information of a patient measured by the sensor; a storage unit (13) in which a bed ID associated with a bed is stored; and a transmission unit (14) which associates the bed ID with the vital information acquired by the acquisition unit (12) and then transmits the vital information including the bed ID to a bedside monitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihito Konno, Hirohiko Ikeya
  • Patent number: 10426344
    Abstract: To provide a medical service support device, a medical service support method and a medical service support system capable of properly watching patients in accordance with states of the patients. A medical service support device includes an electrocardiogram sensor attached to a patient and measuring electrocardiogram data of the patient, an analysis unit analyzing the electrocardiogram data, an acceleration sensor detecting a motion of the patient, and an attention calling unit transmitting attention calling information and patient identification information for specifying the patient toward the external portion of the device when it is determined that the patient is in a REM sleep state based on an analysis result by the analysis unit as well as determined that the patient has moved to a given state based on a detection result by the acceleration sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Nihon Kohden Corporation
    Inventors: Norihito Konno, Hirokazu Ogino, Fumiyuki Matsumura, Hirohiko Ikeya
  • Publication number: 20190295714
    Abstract: To increase convenience of centralized management of biological information acquired from plural subjects. A wireless communication device receives plural sensor signals corresponding to biological information of plural subjects. A display 12 displays biological information of the subject a display area generated for each subject based on association between plural subjects and plural sensor signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihito Konno, Junichi Mogi
  • Publication number: 20190296279
    Abstract: To suppress size increase of a structure while providing a mechanism for preventing falling-off of a button battery in a medical device. A detection unit detects biological information of a subject. A housing defines an accommodating chamber for accommodating a button battery for supplying electric power to the detection unit. A cover is capable of closing the accommodating chamber. A locking member is supported by the housing and locks the cover to the housing so as to close the accommodating chamber. A space allowing displacement of the locking member for relating locking is formed by the housing and the cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventor: Norihito Konno
  • Publication number: 20190294319
    Abstract: To assist work of checking information by a user when biological information is displayed in a relatively small display area of a portable information terminal. A portable information terminal receives sensor signals corresponding to biological information of a subject from sensors attached to the subject. Waveforms indicating variations with time in biological information of the subject are displayed on a display based on the sensor signals. When a user interface receives a given operation, part of the waveform displayed on the display is designated and a trimmed image of the part of the waveform is displayed on the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventor: Norihito Konno
  • Patent number: 10390719
    Abstract: A patch-type module includes a substrate provided with one surface and another surface that is a sticky surface; an air cell mounted to the substrate; a seal that blocks air from entering the air cell whose first surface is attached to the air cell; an electronic component mounted on the substrate; and a protection sheet that is attached to the sticky surface of the substrate through an adhesion layer, wherein a second surface of the seal is attached to the protection sheet through the adhesion layer, wherein when the protection sheet is peeled, the adhesion layer and the seal are peeled together to expose the sticky surface of the substrate and start introduction of air inside the air cell so that electric power is capable of being power supplied to the electronic component from the air cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignees: SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD., NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Kubota, Norihito Konno
  • Publication number: 20190191997
    Abstract: A physiological information management system includes sensors to be attached to patients to acquire physiological information of the patients and a mobile device. The mobile device includes a patient information acquiring section configured to acquire patient IDs identifying the patients, a sensor information acquiring section configured to acquire sensor IDs identifying the sensors, a controller configured to associate the patient IDs and the sensor IDs with each other, a wireless communicating section configured to receive sensor signals corresponding to the physiological information, from the sensors identified by the sensor IDs associated with the patient IDs, and a displaying section configured to display the physiological information based on the sensor signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Norihito KONNO, Fumiyuki MATSUMURA, Hirohiko IKEYA
  • Publication number: 20190200448
    Abstract: A protection circuit module includes an insulating substrate, a first surge withstand chip resistor mounted on a pair of first pads formed on one surface of the insulating substrate, a second surge withstand chip resistor mounted on a pair of second pads formed on the other surface of the insulating substrate, and arranged at a position on the other surface of the insulating substrate overlapping the first surge withstand chip resistor in a plan view, a first wiring coupled to one first pad, a second wiring coupled to one second pad, a third wiring coupling the other first pad and the other second pad to the same potential, and a shield wiring provided on an inner layer of the insulating substrate and arranged in a region in which at least the one first pad and the one second pad oppose each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Tatsuaki DENDA, Norihito KONNO, Minori HOSOI
  • Publication number: 20190142547
    Abstract: A sensor system including: a wristband (2) which has a storage unit storing patient identification information so that a patient can be identified by the patient identification information; and a sensor (3) which can measure vital information of the patient; wherein: the wristband (2) can transmit the patient identification information to the sensor (3) by human body communication through a surface of a body of the patient in a state in which the wristband (2) and the sensor (3) are attached to the patient; and the sensor (3) associates the patient identification information with the vital information and then transmits the vital information including the patient identification information to a bedside monitor 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Norihito KONNO, Hirohiko IKEYA
  • Publication number: 20190133443
    Abstract: A relay device (1) including: an authentication unit (11) which authenticates a sensor present within a predetermined range; an acquisition unit (12) which can acquire, from the sensor authenticated by the authentication unit (11), vital information of a patient measured by the sensor; a storage unit (13) in which a bed ID associated with a bed is stored; and a transmission unit (14) which associates the bed ID with the vital information acquired by the acquisition unit (12) and then transmits the vital information including the bed ID to a bedside monitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Norihito KONNO, Hirohiko IKEYA
  • Publication number: 20190117067
    Abstract: A sensor (1) including: an acquisition unit (11) which can acquire patient identification information so that a patient can be identified by the acquired patient identification information; a storage unit (12) which stores the patient identification information acquired by the acquisition unit (11); a detection unit (13) which can detect vital information of the patient; an association unit (14) which associates the patient identification information stored in the storage unit (12), with the vital information; and a transmission unit (15) which can transmit the vital information including the associated patient identification information, to a bedside monitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Norihito KONNO, Hirohiko IKEYA
  • Publication number: 20190090745
    Abstract: A pulse photometry probe which is to be attached to a living tissue of a subject includes a light emitter that emits a light beam toward the living tissue of the patient, a light detector that receives the light beam emitted from the light emitter and passing through the living tissue, to produce a vital signal, a vital data acquiring section that acquires vital data of the patient based on the vital signal, and a wireless communicating section that wirelessly transmit the vital data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Norihito KONNO, Junichi SATO
  • Publication number: 20190090741
    Abstract: A vital signs sensor includes an identifier storage device that stores an identifier of a subject, and a signal processing device that acquires a vital sign from the subject, and that wirelessly transmits the vital sign and the identifier that is stored in the identifier storage device, with correlating the vital sign with the identifier, wherein the identifier storage device has a structure where the identifier storage device is attachable to and detachable from the signal processing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Norihito KONNO, Hirohiko IKEYA
  • Publication number: 20190090770
    Abstract: To improve convenience of a biopotential detector. A support includes a lower surface and an upper surface. A first detection electrode is exposed on the lower surface. A first signal terminal is exposed on the upper surface and is electrically connected to the first detection electrode. A secondary battery and a charging circuit are supported in the support. A positive electrode terminal is exposed on the upper surface and is electrically connected to the secondary battery. A gel member covering the first detection electrode is attachable/detachable to/from the lower surface. A signal processing device having a connecting part is attachable/detachable to/from the upper surface. When the signal processing device is attached to the upper surface, the first signal terminal and the positive electrode terminal are connected to the connecting part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumiyuki Matsumura, Norihito Konno, Minori Hosoi, Shigehiro Nishiwaki
  • Patent number: 10219745
    Abstract: A sensor includes: a base layer; first and second conduction paths supported by the base layer; a first adhesive layer covering a first portion of the first conduction path; a second adhesive layer covering the second conduction path; an insulation sheet including: a first protecting portion covering the second adhesive laver; a second protecting portion disposed between a second portion of the first conduction path, and a part of the second conduction path; and a third protecting portion covering the first adhesive layer; a detecting section; a wireless transmitter; and a power source. When the insulation sheet is peeled off, the second portion of the first conduction path, and the part of the second conduction path are caused to be in contact with each other, and an electric power is supplied from the power source to the detecting section and the wireless transmitter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignees: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION, SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norihito Konno, Yoshihiro Ihara, Tomoharu Fujii
  • Publication number: 20190029607
    Abstract: A first vital signs information detecting sensor and a second vital signs information sensor are attached to a living body. The first vital signs information detecting sensor detects over time first vital signs information and first motion information of the living body. The first vital signs information and the first motion information are transmitted from the first vital signs information detecting sensor to a receiver. The second vital signs information detecting sensor detects over time second vital signs information and second motion information of the living body. The second vital signs information and the second motion information are transmitted from the second vital signs information detecting sensor to the receiver. The first vital signs information and the second vital signs information are displayed on a display of the receiver in a synchronized state, on the basis of the first motion information and the second motion information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Norihito KONNO, Yosuke NAGASAWA
  • Publication number: 20190012163
    Abstract: A method includes: receiving, from at least one physiological information detecting sensor, flag information indicating whether an acceleration of the physiological information detecting sensor is higher than a threshold or not, and sensor identification information of the physiological information detecting sensor, wherein the flag information and the sensor identification information are associated with each other, and the physiological information detecting sensor stores first software; displaying the sensor identification information on a display; changing a visual aspect of the sensor identification information displayed on the display in accordance with the flag information; transmitting second software for updating a version of the first software to the physiological information detecting sensor indicated by the sensor identification information selected through a user input operation; and updating the version of the first software based on the second software.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventor: Norihito KONNO
  • Publication number: 20180338683
    Abstract: To provide a medical service support device, a medical service support method and a medical service support system capable of properly watching patients in accordance with states of the patients. A medical service support device includes an electrocardiogram sensor attached to a patient and measuring electrocardiogram data of the patient, an analysis unit analyzing the electrocardiogram data, an acceleration sensor detecting a motion of the patient, and an attention calling unit transmitting attention calling information and patient identification information for specifying the patient toward the external portion of the device when it is determined that the patient is in a REM sleep state based on an analysis result by the analysis unit as well as determined that the patient has moved to a given state based on a detection result by the acceleration sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihito Konno, Hirokazu Ogino, Fumiyuki Matsumura, Hirohiko Ikeya
  • Publication number: 20180303371
    Abstract: Provided is a physiological information detection sensor capable of implementing miniaturization by substantially securing a creepage distance and an air distance (e.g., implementing defibrillation protection). The physiological information detection sensor includes: a plurality of first substrates arranged in multiple tiers; a second substrate; a first connecting portion that electrically connects adjacent first substrates to each other among the plurality of first substrates; and an insulating member. Each of the plurality of first substrates has a defibrillation protection resistor mounted thereon and electrically connected to a physiological information detection unit. The second substrate has a circuit mounted thereon to process physiological information input from the physiological information detection unit via the defibrillation protection resistor. The insulating member is disposed between adjacent first substrates among the plurality of first substrates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihito Konno, Minori Hosoi
  • Publication number: 20180228445
    Abstract: To provide a monitoring system suitably monitoring health conditions of all man users wearing sensor devices. Each of sensor devices includes a first measurement section attached to users and measuring first biological information a the users, a storage section storing information for identifying the users, an analysis section analyzing a measurement result of the first measurement section to determine that the measurement result matches with a first condition and a communication section transmitting a determination result indicating the match with the first condition received from the analysis section and information for identifying the users to communication devices located every same interval.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumiyuki Matsumura, Norihito Konno, Hirohiko lkeya