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Breedveld, P. (author), Henselmans, P.W.J. (author), Arkenbout, E.A. (author), Van Furth, W. (author), Gerboni, G. (author)
Instrument provided with cables extending between a first portion and a second portion of the instrument at opposite sides of its longitudinal axis and disposed at predefined angles with respect to said axis, which instrument has one or more sets of cables, each set of cables comprising in combination a first cable running parallel to the...
patent 2015
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Vardy, A.N. (author)
The disclosure relates to a method and system wherein sensors on a cap or directly disposed on a head can be localized using a stereo camera. By capturing a plurality of stereo images, the positions of the sensors can be determined with respect to each other. At least a first stereo image having a first set of sensors and a second stereo image...
patent 2015
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Dobbelsteen, J.J. (author), Clogenson, H.C. (author)
patent 2015
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Tuijthof, G.J.M. (author), Horeman, T. (author)
Surgical device, in particular for minimally invasive surgery, provided with a shaft having a distal end to which a surgical instrument is mounted or mountable and a proximal end equipped for handling the instrument, wherein the shaft is hollow and the surgical instrument is mounted or mountable on inserts that are longitudinally movable in the...
patent 2014
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Lenseigne, B.A.J. (author), Van Breda, E.C.C. (author), Jonker, P.P. (author)
A method of decomposing an image or video into a plurality of components. The method comprises: obtaining (10) an intensity signal of the image or video; and decomposing (30) the intensity signal into a component representing the three-dimensional structure shape of one or more objects in the scene and at least one other component. Also provided...
patent 2013
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Tolou, N. (author), Herder, J.L. (author)
Micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) comprising a substrate or substrate parts, and a compliant first segment or segments within the substrate or substrate parts with a predefined positive stiffness, wherein the first segment or segments is or are statically balanced. This is embodied by applying a second segment or segments within the...
patent 2012
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Steutel, P. (author), Kragten, G.A. (author), Herder, J.L. (author)
patent 2012
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Della Penna, M. (author), Van Passen, M.M. (author), Abbink, D.A. (author), Mulder, M. (author)
Vehicle and method of steering such a vehicle, wherein the vehicle has a steering wheel and steerable driving wheels and a transfer system for converting steering wheel actions to a steering angle of the steerable driving wheels, and wherein the transfer system is provided with a predefined stiffness value that determines said transfer system's...
patent 2011
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Lambert, P. (author)
Robot with multiple degrees of freedom comprising five legs (2) linked at a first of their ends to a base ( 3), and at a second of their ends opposite to the first ends to a mobile platform (4), which platform carries at least one tool (5, 6, 121, 12 "), and wherein the robot further comprises an actuator for operating the tool or tools, which...
patent 2011
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Schutte, S. (author), Geukers, E.B.M. (author), Simonsz, H.J. (author), Van der Helm, F.C.T. (author)
Apparatus and method for automatically determining a strabismus angle of the eyes of an individual by performing a reflection test on said eyes, comprising the steps of : -directing at least a first beam of light onto said eyes of the individual; -having the individual focus its eyes; -using at least one imaging device for: measuring the light...
patent 2011
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Wisse, M. (author), Wilbers, F. (author), Meijneke, C. (author)
Artificial hand (1) suitable for robotic applications or as a prosthesis, comprising a frame (2) with a thumb (3) and at least two fingers (4,5), and having a motor drive (6) for adjusting the thumb and the fingers with respect to the frame, wherein the motor drive has a housing (7) and an axle (8) which is rotatably positioned within the...
patent 2011
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Herder, J.L. (author), Van der Wijk, V. (author)
The invention relates to a delta robot comprising a stationary base (2) and a movable platform (3) that is connected to the base with three chains of links (4,5,6), and comprising a balancing system incorporating at least one pantograph (7) for balancing the robot's center of mass, wherein the at least one pantograph has a first free extremity ...
patent 2010
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Herder, J.L. (author), Maij, E. (author)
The invention relates to a mechanical device for tissue- regeneration inside a patient, comprising means (2, 3) to place a scaffold for the tissue under mechanical stress. Said means comprise a first device-part (2) and a second device-part (3) which parts are arranged to be movable with respect to each other, and wherein the first device-part...
patent 2010
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Breedveld, P. (author), Dodou, D. (author)
The invention relates to a propulsion-unit provided with a body and comprising at least one element having an external adhesive layer for providing frictional contact with an object's surface along which the unit in use moves, wherein the element is a supporting layer that supports said adhesive layer, and wherein drive means are provided for...
patent 2010
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Mulder, M. (author), Abbink, D. (author), Van Paassen, R. (author), Mulder, M. (author), Van der Helm, F. (author), Boer, E.R. (author), Takada, Y. (author)
A target-travel-path generating circuit calculates a target travel path along which the controlled object can travel in the future from the current controlled object position, an ideal-control-signal calculating circuit calculates a control profile S to travel along the target travel path P, and a difference calculating circuit calculates a...
patent 2010
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