US 11,054,410 B2
Method and apparatus for improving usability and accuracy for physiological measurement on mobile device
Yenyu Chen, Tpe (TW); Tungmeng Tsai, Tpe (TW); Chieh Hsiao Chen, Tpe (TW); Yaoching Tsai, Tpe (TW); and Tangan Liu, Tpe (TW)
Assigned to IXENSOR CO., LTD.
Appl. No. 15/739,157
Filed by IXENSOR CO., LTD., Tpe (TW)
PCT Filed Sep. 14, 2016, PCT No. PCT/CN2016/098971
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Dec. 21, 2017,
PCT Pub. No. WO2017/045601, PCT Pub. Date Mar. 23, 2017.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/219,383, filed on Sep. 16, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/245,623, filed on Oct. 23, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2018/0372714 A1, Dec. 27, 2018
Int. Cl. G01N 33/487 (2006.01); G01N 27/327 (2006.01); H04M 1/21 (2006.01); G01N 33/50 (2006.01); A61B 5/145 (2006.01); G01N 21/84 (2006.01)
CPC G01N 33/48785 (2013.01) [A61B 5/14532 (2013.01); G01N 21/8483 (2013.01); G01N 27/3273 (2013.01); G01N 33/50 (2013.01); H04M 1/21 (2013.01); A61B 2562/0295 (2013.01); G01N 2201/0221 (2013.01)] 22 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An accessory for a mobile device to measure characteristics of a test strip, the accessory comprising:
a test strip adapter comprising a test strip attachment for a test strip type, a first interlock shared with other test strip adapters for other test strip types, and a test strip carrier including a top half defining a sample collector and a bottom half defining a test strip opening to the test strip;
a phone adapter comprising a phone attachment for a mobile device model and a second interlock shared with other phone adapters for other mobile device models; and
a coupler, comprising:
a third interlock that forms a first mating pair with the first interlock of the test strip adapter;
a fourth interlock that forms a second mating pair with the second interlock of the phone adapter; and
a light guide having an input surface, wherein the coupler defines a screen opening to a portion of a screen of the mobile device and the input surface is aligned over the screen opening.