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Peter M Seligman, Richard C Dowell, Peter J Blamey: Multi-peak speech procession. Cochlear, The University of Melbourne, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, March 17, 1992: US05095904 (281 worldwide citation)


An improved pulsatile system for a cochlear prosthesis is disclosed. The system employs a multi-spectral peak coding strategy to extract a number, for example five, of spectral peaks from an incoming acoustic signal received by a microphone. It encodes this information into sequential pulses that ar ...


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Paul Michael Carter, David Kerry Money: Apparatus and method for automatically determining stimulation parameters. Cochlear, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman PC, March 20, 2001: US06205360 (178 worldwide citation)


Disclosed is an arrangement allowing for automatic calculation of stimulation parameters, for example dynamic ranges for stimulation, in an auditory prosthesis, for example a multichannel cochlear implant. The arrangement includes, in a preferred form, an electrode


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Christopher van den Honert, David C Michow: Array of bipolar electrodes. Cochlear Corporation, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, March 19, 1991: US05000194 (148 worldwide citation)


The invention provides an array of electrodes suitable for use as an auditory prosthesis. The array comprises a carrier member formed from electrically insulating flexible material, having a surface and a core, the carrier member including at least a pair of electrodes molded therein, the electrodes ...


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Hans Leysieffer, G√ľnter Rinser: Partially or fully implantable hearing system. Cochlear, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, March 25, 2003: US06537200 (146 worldwide citation)


The invention relates to a partially or fully implantable hearing system which is provided with a unit (


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Hans Leysieffer, Bernd Waldmann: At least partially implantable system for rehabilitation of a hearing disorder. Cochlear, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, June 10, 2003: US06575894 (130 worldwide citation)


An at least partially implantable system for rehabilitation of a hearing disorder with at least one sensor for picking up an acoustic signal and converting the acoustic signal into corresponding electrical signals, an electronic signal processing unit for audio signal processing and amplification, a ...


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Hans Leysieffer, Hans Peter Zenner, Joachim W Baumann: At least partially implantable system for rehabilitation of hearing disorder. Cochlear, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, May 20, 2003: US06565503 (118 worldwide citation)


An at least partially implantable system for rehabilitation of a hearing disorder with at least one acoustic sensor (microphone) for picking up an acoustic sensor signal and converting the acoustic sensor signal into corresponding electrical signals, an electronic signal processing unit for audio si ...


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Peter M Seligman, Richard C Dowell, Peter J Blamey: Multi-peak speech processor. Cochlear, The Univ of Melbourne, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, December 21, 1993: US05271397 (101 worldwide citation)


An improved pulsatile system for a cochlear prosthesis is disclosed. The system employs a multi-spectral peak coding strategy to extract a number, for example five, of spectral peaks from an incoming acoustic signal received by a microphone. It encodes this information into sequential pulses that ar ...


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Derek Ian Darley, Desmond Andrew McCusker, Dusan Milojevic, John Parker: Feedthrough for electrical connectors. Cochlear, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, July 8, 2008: US07396265 (100 worldwide citation)


A method (10) of forming an electrically conducting feedthrough. The method (10) comprises a first step (11) of forming an electrically conductive structure (21) comprising a sacrificial component and a non-sacrificial component. At least a portion of the non-sacrificial component can then be coated ...


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Hans Leysieffer: At least partially implantable system for rehabilitation of a hearing disorder. Cochlear, David S Safran, Nixon Peabody, February 24, 2004: US06697674 (99 worldwide citation)


An at least partially implantable system for rehabilitation of a hearing disorder which has at least one sensor (microphone) for picking up an acoustic signal and converting it into corresponding electrical signals, an electronic signal processing unit for audio signal processing and amplification, ...


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Peter Seligman: Compact inductive arrangement for medical implant data and power transfer. Cochlear, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman P C, November 23, 1999: US05991664 (91 worldwide citation)


A system for providing transdermal communication with, and power to, a subcutaneously implanted device, for example the stimulator unit of a cochlear implant, by means of pairs of orthogonally wound, inductively coupled coils. The system provides a compact coil arrangement particularly suited to beh ...



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