Patents Represented by Attorney Lando & Anastasi, LLP
  • Patent number: 8271626
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a system for remote monitoring of a space and equipment. The space and equipment may, for example, be a sever room and associated network equipment. The system has network appliances, a server, and a client machine. The server receives data from a network appliance. The server may then deliver an application and data to the client machine for viewing and manipulating the data. The client machine may display the data as a mapping, displaying icons associated with the network appliances. The client machine may also graph the data. Further, the client machine may manipulate the organization of the data, the configuration settings of the network appliances, and store map and graph configurations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: American Power Conversion Corporation
    Inventors: Sloan K. Childers, John Elderton, Michael Primm
  • Patent number: 8271397
    Abstract: According to one aspect, the invention provides a system for authenticating identities of a plurality of users. In one embodiment, the system includes a first handheld device including a wireless transceiver which is configured to transmit authentication information, a second device including a wireless receiver, where the second device is configured to receive the authentication information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: Universal Secure Registry, LLC
    Inventor: Kenneth P. Weiss
  • Patent number: 8271372
    Abstract: Systems and methods for grant management are provided. In one example, a computer system tracks grant proposals, calculates a conversion ratio that determines the percentage of grant proposals that are converted into successes and projects future research funding based on past successes that remain active and projected proposal volume and the conversion ratios.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Inventor: Steven M. Shulman
  • Patent number: 8271050
    Abstract: A system and method for automatically configuring a communications system between a local mode in which a local communications device (such as an in-vehicle device or “land-line phone”) is active and a remote mode in which a mobile communications device is active and coupled to the communications system. One example of the method includes searching for a Bluetooth™ enabled device, selecting the remote mode of operation responsive to detection of the Bluetooth™ enabled device, and selecting the local mode of operation responsive to failure to detect the Bluetooth™ enabled device. In one example, selecting the local mode of operation includes activating the local communications device, and selecting the remote mode of operation includes activating local Bluetooth™ systems to connect the Bluetooth™ enabled device to the communications system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: Universal Secure Registry, LLC
    Inventor: Kenneth P. Weiss
  • Patent number: 8271082
    Abstract: A medical device is disclosed that includes one or more treatment electrodes, one or more sensors, and one or more controllers connected to the one or more treatment electrodes and one or more sensors. The medical device also includes one or more response mechanisms connected to the one or more controllers. The one or more controllers are configured to receive input from the one or more response mechanism and are also configured to determine whether a patient wearing the medical device actuated the one or more response mechanisms based, at least in part, on the input received from the one or more response mechanisms. In some disclosed embodiments, the medical device is a wearable defibrillator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: Zoll Medical Corporation
    Inventors: Edward J. Donnelly, John G. Clark, Steven J. Szymkiewicz, Thomas E. Kaib, Marshal Linder
  • Patent number: 8265161
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for processing or compressing an n-dimensional digital signal by constructing a sparse representation which takes advantage of the signal geometrical regularity. The invention comprises a warped wavelet packet transform which performs a cascade of warped subband filtering along warping grids of sampling points adapted to the signal geometry. It also comprises a bandeletisation which decorrelates the warped wavelet packet coefficients to produce a sparse representation. An inverse warped wavelet packet transform and an inverse bandeletisation reconstruct a signal from its bandelet representation. The invention comprises a compression system which quantizes and codes the bandelet representation, a decompression system, a restoration system which enhances a signal by filtering its bandelet representation, and a feature vector extraction system for pattern recognition applications of a bandelet representation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: Zoran (France)
    Inventors: Christophe Bernard, Jerome Kalifa, Erwan Le Pennec, Stephane Mallat
  • Patent number: 8261630
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus for electronically controllable transmission, and more particularly, an apparatus for electronically controllable transmission, the apparatus capable of shifting gears by moving a shift lever and sensing the magnetic flux density of a magnet, which moves in accordance with the rotation of the shift lever, by using a three-dimensional (3D) hall sensor. The apparatus includes: a shift lever including one end which is connected to a magnet and shifting gears by moving the shift lever; a shift lever body which is connected to the shift lever and is allowing the shift lever to move around shift axis or select axis; and a sensor unit including a 3D sensor which is mounted fixedly in the place intersecting the shift axis and select axis within the shift lever body and can sense the movement of the magnet around an X-axis, a Y-axis and a Z-axis as the magnet moves, wherein the 3D sensor is mounted at a tilted angle for providing at least two of three output signals with linearity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: SL Corporation
    Inventors: Jeong-Ho Bak, Byung-Ki Kim
  • Patent number: 8262041
    Abstract: A device is configured to be secured within an equipment rack of the type having two spaced-apart mounting flanges, with each flange having a plurality of openings formed therein spaced-apart from one another a predetermined distance. The device includes an elongated body having two, opposite ends and two attachment configurations, one for each end of the elongated body. Each attachment configuration has at least one retention element to be inserted within the openings of the mounting flanges. At least one attachment configuration has a plunger pin configured to retain the device to the mounting rails. The attachment configuration is constructed and arranged to facilitate tool-less installation and removal of the device with the mounting rails. Other embodiments of the device and a method of securing the device to an equipment rack are further disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: American Power Conversion Corporation
    Inventor: Joseph H. Bergesch
  • Patent number: 8266348
    Abstract: At least one aspect of the invention is directed to a communications adapter for coupling between a power adapter and a laptop computer. The communications adapter includes a first connector adapted to couple to the power adapter to receive DC power, and a second connector adapted to couple to a laptop computer. The communications adapter further includes a communications circuit constructed and arranged to receive signals from the laptop computer through the second connector and to provide signals to the laptop computer in response.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: American Power Conversion Corporation
    Inventor: Himanshu Trivedi
  • Patent number: 8264297
    Abstract: A balun signal splitter for use in transceiver systems, such as wireless communications systems, including a wide-band balun with a secondary winding for signal splitting between two operating bands (e.g., high-band and low-band) or modes. An example of a balun signal splitter configured for dual-band or dual-mode operation or includes a balun having a primary winding and a secondary winding, the secondary winding having a first port and a second port, a first network coupled to the first port and configured to present a short circuit impedance at the first port at out-of-band frequencies or during out-of-mode operation, and a second network coupled to the second port and configured to present a short circuit impedance at the second port at out-of-band frequencies or during out-of-mode operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
    Inventor: Philip H Thompson
  • Patent number: 8260865
    Abstract: Various aspects relate to using structured messages within systems that implement instant messaging function in a distributed computing environment. In particular, structured information may be encoded and embedded in unstructured instant messages and communicated among one or more computer systems, networks, applications or other entities. In one aspect, instant messaging may be leveraged as middleware for application integration. Other aspects relate to using structured message information to perform functions in a distributed instant messaging system. For example, structured message information may be used to control the display of instant message information to a user, or may be used to control how the instant message information is distributed, processed, or otherwise handled by a receiving system, application or process. Other aspects relate to an interface for displaying information relating to a number of instant messaging conversations to a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: Pivot Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel Bryan, Nikita Ivanov, Daniel Judson, Yusang Kwan, David Levine, Andrew Nanopoulos, Furqan Nazeeri, Brandon Schory, Nader Shwayhat
  • Patent number: 8256305
    Abstract: An air pressure differential sensing system includes a conduit defining an air passage through which air flows upon application of an air pressure differential across different regions of the air passage, a flap pivotally connected to the conduit, and a sensing device mounted proximate to the air passage and separate from the flap. The flap is configured to move about a pivotal axis in response to the air flowing through the air passage. The sensing device is configured to sense an angular position of the flap about the pivotal axis, the angular position of the flap being a function of the air pressure differential.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: American Power Conversion Corporation
    Inventors: John H. Bean, Jr., Ozan Tutunoglu, Daniel J. Rohr
  • Patent number: 8258451
    Abstract: In certain embodiments, a system is provided for image capture that includes a unit cell that includes a Capacitor TransImpedance Amplifier (CTIA) subcircuit, a Source Follower per Detector (SFD) subcircuit, and a Direct Injection (DI) subcircuit. The unit cell may operate using one of the subcircuits selected in response to a control signal. A column amplifier may be coupled to the unit cell. The column amplifier may be operable to receive an intermediate signal from the unit cell and couple components of the column amplifier corresponding to the selected subcircuit in response to the control signal. The column amplifier may generate an output signal from the intermediate signal using the coupled components of the column amplifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: Raytheon Company
    Inventors: John L. Vampola, Alan W. Hoffman
  • Patent number: 8252276
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compositions of therapeutic cyclodextrin containing polymeric compounds designed as a carrier for small molecule therapeutics delivery and pharmaceutical compositions thereof. These cyclodextrin-containing polymers improve drug stability and solubility, and reduce toxicity of the small molecule therapeutic when used in vivo. Furthermore, by selecting from a variety of linker groups and targeting ligands the polymers present methods for controlled delivery of the therapeutic agents. The invention also relates to methods of treating subjects with the therapeutic compositions described herein. The invention further relates to methods for conducting pharmaceutical business comprising manufacturing, licensing, or distributing kits containing or relating to the polymeric compounds described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Cerulean Pharma Inc.
    Inventors: Jianjun Cheng, Mark E. Davis, Kay T. Khin
  • Patent number: 8252187
    Abstract: A method and apparatus (10) for separating magnetic and non-magnetic particles from water in a domestic central heating system is disclosed. A magnet (60) is located in the housing and the inlet and the outlet are arranged so that, in use, water flows through the apparatus in a cyclonic motion from the inlet downwardly proximate the walls of the housing, and then upwardly within the downwardly flowing water, to the outlet. Particles entrained within the water separate out by vortex separation as the water flows downwardly. Also, magnetic particles entrained within the water are collected on the magnet as the water flows upwardly. The apparatus also comprises a sleeve (30) located within the housing such that an outer circulation channel (31) is defined between the housing and the sleeve. The magnet is located within the sleeve such that an inner circulation channel (61) is defined between the sleeve and the magnet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Alpha Fry Limited
    Inventors: Mukash Jassal, Neil Watson
  • Patent number: 8253355
    Abstract: A control apparatus for multiplexing a single distributed control amplifier to control multiple axes of motion in a multi-axis machine. In one example, the control apparatus comprises a distributed control motor amplifier, a first motor constructed and arranged to provide movement along a first axis of motion, a second motor constructed and arranged to provide movement along a second axis of motion, a first relay having a switch coupled to the distributed control motor amplifier, a first contact coupled to the first motor, a second contact coupled to the second motor, and an input for receiving an actuation signal, wherein the relay is configured to be manipulated between a first state in which the switch is electrically connected to the first contact a second state in which the switch is electrically connected to the second contact, in response to the actuation signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Illinois Tool Works Inc.
    Inventors: Patsy Anthony Mattero, John G. Klauser
  • Patent number: 8252597
    Abstract: Methods for analyzing mixtures of polysaccharides, for example heparin such as unfractionated heparin and enoxaparin are described. In some instances, the mixtures are analyzed using fast performance liquid chromatography (FPLC) and high liquid performance chromatography (HPLC), e.g., strong anion exchange HPLC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Zachary Shriver, Daniela Beccati, Ishan Capila, Nur Sibel Gunay, Jennifer Ozug, Steve Wudyka
  • Patent number: 8254021
    Abstract: A microscope includes a base having thereon first optics that image a region that includes a location for a specimen. A method and apparatus involve: removably supporting on the base an illumination module that includes a source of radiation and second optics; and delivering radiation from the source to the location utilizing optical structure embodied entirely within the second optics, including directing radiation traveling from the source to the location through a lens that is part of the second optics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Raytheon Canada Limited
    Inventors: Peter A. Rozitis, Kevin B. Wagner
  • Patent number: 8249825
    Abstract: A system and method for evaluating equipment in an improper cluster in a data center, the equipment including a plurality of equipment racks, and at least one cooling provider. In one aspect, the method includes receiving data regarding each of the plurality of equipment racks and the at least one cooling provider, the data including a layout of the improper cluster of equipment racks and the at least one cooling provider, storing the received data, identifying at least one gap in the layout, determining cooling performance of at least one of the plurality of equipment racks based, at least in part, on characteristics of the at least one gap, and displaying the layout of the data center, wherein the layout includes an indication of the cooling performance of the at least one of the plurality of equipment racks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: American Power Conversion Corporation
    Inventors: James W. VanGilder, Xuanhang Zhang
  • Patent number: D666970
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: American Power Conversion Corporation
    Inventors: Arthur J. Blake, Jr., Philippe Canton