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Project TitleForceWIN10: A diagnostic device for musculoskeletal and neuromotor impairments
Track Code2016-066
Websitewww.nutechventures.org
Short Description

ForceWIN10 is an integrated diagnostic tool developed to measure muscle force dynamics in patients with nervous system injuries and diseases. 

AbstractNone
 
Tagsdiagnostics, medical devices, Muscle force dynamics, speech therapy, neurology
 
Posted DateJun 27, 2016 4:24 PM

Researcher

Name
Steven Barlow

Technology Description

ForceWIN10 is an integrated and portable data acquisition system featuring wireless sensor technology to assess muscle force dynamics in hands and orofacial structures in humans. ForceWIN10 is a powerful tool for diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal and neuromotor impairments in a wide range of clinical populations across the lifespan. Fixtures instrumented with strain gauges measure the upper lip, lower lip, tongue, jaw, oral angle and finger/hand compressive forces and relay the data to the host device.


Inventive Feature(s)

•  Real-time, wireless bedside data acquisition and display
•  Customizable test protocols
•  Adjustable lip and tongue force sensors


Benefit(s)

•  Non-restrictive - provides complete mobility to patients during evaluation
•  Universal - usable for patients of all age groups
•  Portable - can be used in a hospital, medical clinic, rehabilitation center or at patient’s home


Potential Application(s)

•  Physical and rehabilitative therapy
•  Speech therapy
•  Sports medicine
•  Geriatric medicine


Intellectual Property

Patent application filed

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Licensing Contact

Arpi Siyahian, Ph.D.
Technology Manager
asiyahian@nutechventures.org
Phone: 818-599-2543


About NUtech Ventures

NUtech Ventures is the non-profit technology commercialization affiliate of the University of Nebraska—Lincoln. Our mission is to facilitate the commercialization and practical use of innovations generated through the research activities at the University of Nebraska.


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2016-066 Tech Brief ForceWIN10 is an integrated diagnostic tool developed to measure muscle force dynamics in patients with nervous system injuries and diseases. Download