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Title:
A POSITIONING DEVICE AND AN ASSOCIATED METHOD THEREOF
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/133112
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A positioning device (102) is presented. The positioning device (102) includes an articulation assembly (128) including a tubular structure (150) including an aperture at a distal end and a first connector (134, 504) on an outer surface. Also, the articulation assembly (128) includes a focus unit (136) disposed within the tubular structure (150) at the distal end. Further, the positioning device (102) includes a fixture including a channel (602) and a second connector (614) disposed on an inner surface of the channel (602), wherein the channel (602) is configured to receive the articulation assembly (128) and guide at least a portion of the articulation assembly (128) including the focus unit (136) to pass through the fixture, and wherein the second connector (614) is configured to inter-lock with the first connector (134) of the tubular structure (150) so as to position the focus unit (136) at a predetermined location.

Inventors:
KOMMAREDDY, Vamshi Krishna Reddy (General Electric Company, 122 EPIP Phase 2, Hoodi Village,Whitefield Road, Bangalore 6, 560066, IN)
KUMAR, Vinod Padmanabhan (General Electric Company, 122 EPIP Phase 2, Hoodi Village,Whitefield Road, Bangalore 6, 560066, IN)
MISHRA, Debasish (General Electric Company, 122 EPIP Phase 2, Hoodi Village,Whitefield Road, Bangalore 6, 560066, IN)
GRADY, Wayne Ray (General Electric Company, 122 EPIP Phase 2, Hoodi Village,Whitefield Road, Bangalore 6, 560066, US)
VENKATARAMANI, Vidya (General Electric Company, 122 EPIP Phase 2, Hoodi Village,Whitefield Road, Bangalore 6, 560066, IN)
BASAVANNA, Shivakumar (General Electric Company, 122 EPIP Phase 2, Hoodi Village,Whitefield Road, Bangalore 6, 560066, IN)
SARAVANAN, Vaira (General Electric Company, 122 EPIP Phase 2, Hoodi Village,Whitefield Road, Bangalore 6, 560066, IN)
Application Number:
US2018/059577
Publication Date:
October 10, 2019
Filing Date:
November 07, 2018
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (General Electric Company, 1 River RoadSchenectady, New York, 12345, US)
International Classes:
F01D21/00; F01D5/28
Foreign References:
US9709463B22017-07-18
US5102221A1992-04-07
US20170268376A12017-09-21
US9719816B22017-08-01
US20110018530A12011-01-27
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
DIMAURO, Peter T. et al. (General Electric Company, Global Patent Operation901 Main Avenue, 3rd floo, Norwalk Connecticut, 06851, US)
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