WO/2016/114674 AN ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICE WITH IMPROVED CONNECTION||WO||21.07.2016|
||PCT/NZ2016/050003||STRETCHSENSE LIMITED||GISBY, Todd Alan|
In one aspect the invention provides an electromechanical device having a conductive component which is stretchable and having a conductive lead to connect the component to an electrical circuit. The conductive lead may be arranged as threaded through the component at multiple locations on the component layer to integrate the lead with the component. Aspects provide a laminated capacitor formed of elastic material with first and second elastic electrode layers. The conductive lead may comprises an inner conductor and an outer conductor arranged to cover the inner conductor. A length of exposed inner conductor is arranged threaded through the first component and an exposed length the outer conductor is arranged threaded through the second conductive component.
WO/2016/111633 MONITOR FOR A MEDICAMENT INHALER||WO||14.07.2016|
||PCT/NZ2016/050001||ADHERIUM (NZ) LIMITED||SUTHERLAND, Garth Campbell|
Adherence monitors are disclosed, incorporating cap removal sensors together with a determined time period in order to determine that a dose of medicament has been dispensed. In another form, cap removal data is combined with acoustic data to determine that a dose of medicament has been dispensed. Several specific structural arrangements are also disclosed.
WO/2016/105212 LAMINATED TISSUE GRAFT PRODUCT||WO||30.06.2016|
||PCT/NZ2015/050215||AROA BIOSURGERY LIMITED||WARD, Brian Roderick|
A tissue graft comprising two or more layers of material wherein each layer comprises extracellular matrix (ECM) or polymeric material and wherein the layers are laminated together by interlocking portions of one layer with portions of another layer. In one embodiment, a tissue graft comprises a first layer of material having multiple lugs and a second layer of material having multiple holes, each lug of the first layer being located through a hole in the second layer, the holes and the lugs having dimensions so that the lugs engage with a surface of the second layer and interlock the first layer with the second layer. In further embodiments, a method of preparing a tissue graft by laminating and interlocking two or more layers, the use of a tissue graft for replacing or repairing tissue in a human or animal, and an apparatus comprising a mould, a lug cutting means, a piercing means and a means for pushing lugs through piercings in layers of a tissue graft.
WO/2016/105213 MEDICAL CORSET||WO||30.06.2016|
||PCT/NZ2015/050216||DTNPT LIMITED||TRIBE, Anthony Edward|
A medical corset intended to limit chest expansion of a wearer consists of two side panels joinable at the front by a slide fastener and at the back by at least two adjustable fasteners and preferably a piece of material under the adjustable fasteners. The adjustment is intended to limit the chest expansion of the wearer and the slide fastener allows removing or donning the corset without changing the adjustment.
WO/2016/105214 WOUND RETRACTOR AND DIFFUSER||WO||30.06.2016|
||PCT/NZ2015/050219||FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE LIMITED||IP, Bernard Tsz Lun|
A diffuser for use with a wound retractor and configured to deliver gases includes an interface tube for connecting to a gases supply and a diffuser interface positioned at a proximal end of the interface tube, the diffuser interface configured for delivering gases received from the gases supply through the interface tube, and the diffuser interface comprising a diffusion mechanism configured to deliver gases in a diffusion direction. A wound retractor with an integrated diffuser is also disclosed. The wound retractor includes an upper ring, a lower ring, a sleeve extending between and connecting the upper ring to the lower ring, and an integrated diffuser interface having a gases inlet and a diffusion mechanism.
WO/2016/099292 A BEDDING ATTACHMENT||WO||23.06.2016|
||PCT/NZ2015/050211||HUSTLER EQUIPMENT LIMITED||CURRIE, Richard|
A bedding attachment for evenly distributing bedding material. A housing defines a passageway with a plurality of rotating paddles in the passageway which draw material into the passageway and eject it via an outlet. The distance between the housing and the outer periphery of the paddles is between 5-40mm. A grill may be provided on the side of the housing adjacent the inlet that may be positioned so that paddles partially project through the grill to engage a bale positioned against the grill.
WO/2016/099293 AUTOMATED BODY CONDITION SCORE MEASUREMENT||WO||23.06.2016|
||PCT/NZ2015/050212||AGRESEARCH LIMITED||MCMAHON, Chris|
Described herein is an automated body condition score (BCS) measurement apparatus and methods of use. More specifically, an apparatus and methods of use are described that automate the process of testing an animal's body condition score and minimise animal handling and errors in measurement of body condition score.
WO/2016/099295 INDUCTIVE POWER TRANSMITTER AND METHOD OF POWER FLOW CONTROL||WO||23.06.2016|
||PCT/NZ2015/050214||POWERBYPROXI LIMITED||REN, Saining|
An inductive power transmitter (2) comprising: a controllable DC voltage source (5); a DC-AC converter (6) that receives a DC power supply from the controllable DC voltage source (5) and generates an AC output waveform to drive a transmitter coil (7) of an inductive power transfer system (1); a current sensor 9 for measuring the current supplied by the controllable DC voltage source (5) to the DC-AC converter (6); and a controller (8) that adjusts the output voltage of the DC voltage source (5) based on the current measured by the current sensor (9).
WO/2016/099294 GUTTER ASSEMBLY||WO||23.06.2016|
||PCT/NZ2015/050213||SOLUTIONS PLUS GROUP LIMITED||HEENAN, Christopher Michael|
The gutter assembly prevents debris and other items from entering the gutters and is adjustable to different types and sizes of gutters. The guard (1 ) includes one or more first screens (3) overlapping one or more second screens (4). The amount of overlap between the screens is variable to accommodate different gutter widths. Height adjustable supports (15) are configured to support the guard at a range of different heights to vary the pitch of the gutter guard, or accommodate various gutter heights. The eaves filler conform to the shape between a facia board and a roof profile, has apertures (30) to ventilate the roof cavity but exclude debris and pests and includes engagement feature(s) to engage with a gutter guard. Duct support (15) including a foot (17) resting within the gutter and a duct and couples to a duct bracket (38) which support a duct (42) for flushing the gutter.
WO/2016/099296 AN ARTICLE CARRIER APPARATUS||WO||23.06.2016|
||PCT/NZ2015/050217||COMPAC TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED||STITT, Andrew|
The present subject matter relates to article carriers for use in grading apparatus and in particular, but not exclusively, for use in grading fruit. The present subject matter provides an article carrying apparatus (100) comprising a plurality of carrier lanes (120) each for receiving and conveying a number of articles 160; one or more diverters (130) arranged to control the distribution of received articles into the lanes (120); a sensor (140) arranged to determine a capacity use parameter for each lane (120); and a controller (150) arranged to control the position of each diverter (130) dependent on a difference between combined determined capacity use parameters and combined target capacity use parameters for lanes (120) to one side of said diverter.