Patent Number: 8,814,802

Title: Biological information detector and biological information measuring device

Abstract: A biological information detector including a light-emitting part for emitting a light directed at a detection site of a test subject, a light-receiving part for receiving a light having biological information, the light produced by the light emitted by the light-emitting part being reflected at the detection site, a reflecting part for reflecting the light emitted by the light-emitting part or the light having biological information, a protecting part, having a transparent surface in contact with the test subject, for protecting the light-emitting part or the light-receiving part, and a substrate held between the reflecting part and the protecting part, the light-emitting part being positioned on a side of the substrate towards one of either the reflecting part or the protecting part, and the light-receiving part being positioned on a side of the substrate towards another of either the reflecting part or the protecting part.

Inventors: Iijima; Yoshitaka (Nagano, JP), Yamashita; Hideto (Nagano, JP), Miyasaka; Hideo (Nagano, JP)

Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation

International Classification: A61B 5/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018