Device to determine visuo-spatial ability

Patent Number: 9386949

Patent Date: 2016-07-12

Patent type: utility

The device (10) disclosed herein assists in the diagnosis and classification of neurodegenerative diseases through the assessment of a subject's visuo-spatial ability. The device (10) has a touch-screen display (11) into which a user can input data utilizing a stylus (13) or the like. A position reader is provided, linked to a position data storage means and also a timer to link a time value to said position data, the time value being stored in a time data storage means. Storage means is also provided for preset-value data relating to known data on medical conditions, with the preset-value data having been produced in accordance with an evolutionary algorithm. A comparator compares the user input data with the preset-value data, and the result is output.


First Name Last Name City State Country
Stephen Smith - - -
Michael Adam Lones - - -


Section Class Sub Class Group Sub Group
A 61 B 5 00
A 61 B 5 16
A 61 B 5 11
G 09 B 19 00
G 06 K 9 62
G 06 K 9 03


Organization First Name Last Name City State Country
University of York - - - - -