Gas delivery device and system

  • US 8,573,209 B2
  • Filed: 01/06/2011
  • Issued: 11/05/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/06/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A gas delivery device to administer therapy gas from a gas source, the gas delivery device comprising:

  • a valve attachable to the gas source, the valve including an inlet and an outlet in fluid communication and a valve actuator to open or close the valve to allow the gas through the valve to a control module; and

    a circuit including;

    memory to store gas data comprising one or more of gas identification, gas expiration date and gas concentration anda processor and a transceiver in communication with the memory to send and receive wireless optical line-of-sight signals to communicate the gas data to the control module that controls gas delivery to a subject and to verify one or more of the correct gas, the correct gas concentration and that the gas is not expired,wherein the valve further comprises a data input in communication with said memory, to permit a user to enter the gas data into the memory.

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