Patents Assigned to DP Technologies, Inc.
  • Patent number: 10424183
    Abstract: A smart seating system is described. In one embodiment, the smart seating system may be integrated into a chair or seat, or may be a cushion that is placed on a seat. In one embodiment, the smart seating system uses one or more sensors to monitor the user. In one embodiment, the sensors may be sufficiently sensitive to monitor the user's respiration and heart rate, as well as whether the user is sitting or not. In one embodiment, the smart seating system can be used to monitor a user's breathing and heart rate. The system may be used to control stress in an office environment, in one embodiment. In addition to controlling stress, the smart seating system may be used to coach users to more healthful behaviors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: DP TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Philippe Richard Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving, Mark Andrew Christensen
  • Patent number: 10335060
    Abstract: An activity band designed to be wearable 24 hours a day, and able to monitor the user's activity level when awake and asleep, comprising an accelerometer to detect motion of a user, a first interface to enable the activity band to be coupled to a computer system, and an analysis logic to analyze the user's motion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: DP TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Philippe Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving
  • Patent number: 10261475
    Abstract: A method and apparatus to provide an extended band is described. The method comprises pairing a watch and a host device. The method further comprises monitoring a user's status with a plurality of sensors on the host device and/or the watch, and using the extended band to do one or more of: provide alerts to the user, based on the sensor data, control the extended band from one of the devices, and share data with third parties using the extended band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe R. Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving, David Vogel, Mark Andrew Christensen
  • Patent number: 10207075
    Abstract: A method or apparatus to improve sleep aid efficacy is described. The method comprises monitoring the sleeping patterns of a user utilizing a non-intrusive sleep monitoring device. The method further correlates the user's sleep quality and sleep quantity with use of the sleep aid. In one embodiment, the method adjusts the sleep aid based on the sleep statistics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Richard Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving
  • Patent number: 10205790
    Abstract: A method or apparatus to provide personalized post and guidance to a user, through a social network feed. The method comprises obtaining user characteristic data, and obtaining temporary characteristic data, the temporary characteristic data including one or more of: a user's motion state, a user's current location, a user's past motion states. The method further comprises making a personalized post available to the user through a newsfeed in a social network, the personalized post requesting engagement, and tracking the engagement of the user with the personalized post.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving
  • Patent number: 10043388
    Abstract: A method of managing a parking system comprising receiving a request for a parking location from a user of a mobile device, selecting an available spot, and guiding the user to the available spot. The method in on embodiment further comprises marking the parking location. In one embodiment, the user may also be given guidance back to the marked parking location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Richard Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving, David Vogel, Mark Andrew Christensen
  • Patent number: 10022086
    Abstract: A method and apparatus to provide an extended band is described. The method comprises pairing a body-worn device and a host device and establishing a low-power connection between the body-worn device and the host device to form an extended band. The method further comprises monitoring a user's status with a plurality of sensors on the host device and/or the body-worn device, and using the extended band to do one or more of: provide alerts to the user, based on the sensor data, control the extended band from one of the devices, and share data with third parties using the extended band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Richard Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving, David Vogel
  • Patent number: 10001752
    Abstract: A method and apparatus to provide an extended band is described. The method comprises pairing a watch and a host device. The method further comprises monitoring a user's status with a plurality of sensors on the host device and/or the watch, and using the extended band to do one or more of: provide alerts to the user, based on the sensor data, control the extended band from one of the devices, and share data with third parties using the extended band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe R. Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving, David Vogel, Mark Andrew Christensen
  • Patent number: 9998789
    Abstract: A method of facilitating audience interaction comprising determining a user-current state, based on at least one of user-entered input to be provided by a user on a device that is to be worn by the user and movement data to be received from the device. The determination of the user-current state includes determining a choice and a reaction of the user, and generating the user-current state, based on the determination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Richard Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving
  • Patent number: 9989366
    Abstract: A method or apparatus to provide a global positioning system receiver is described. The Personal navigation system includes at least one motion sensor, the motion sensor capable of identifying a user activity, and distinguishing between walking and driving, or other manual v. mechanical locomotion. The system automatically switches modes to the appropriate format.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Richard Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving
  • Patent number: 9989929
    Abstract: A method and apparatus to provide a user interface for a multi-purpose band is described. The user interface includes two shapes, in one embodiment, each shape made up of a plurality of LEDs or other light sources. Multiple types of information may be provided to the user through the lights, including activity statistics, sleep statistics, and current time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Richard Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving
  • Patent number: 9990026
    Abstract: A method and apparatus of using sleep monitoring is described. The method comprises monitoring the user's state using a plurality of sensors in a sensor system and detecting when the user is falling asleep. The method further comprises adjusting settings in an associated device in response to the user falling asleep.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Richard Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving, Sonia Lee Kahn
  • Patent number: 9968293
    Abstract: Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems receive a plurality of user characteristics. The characteristics are transmitted to a server. A sleep profile selected by the server based upon the characteristics is received. The sleep profile includes an estimated sleep cycle having a plurality of stages representing aggregated sleep data from a plurality of persons. The sleep profile is selected in response to determining that the plurality of persons is associated with characteristics similar to the received user characteristics. A shift from a first stage in a current sleep cycle to a second stage in a current sleep cycle is detected. The detection of the shift is based upon a set of data from a sensor measuring physical indications of the user's sleep. An estimate of an additional portion of the current sleep cycle is generated by matching the detected shift to a corresponding shift between stages in the estimated sleep cycle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: DP TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Philippe Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving
  • Patent number: 9945680
    Abstract: A method or apparatus to provide a display of friends in a local area to a user, receive a request to meet, and calculate an optimal location for a meeting is described. In one embodiment, the system provides guidance to the user to the optimal location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Richard Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving
  • Patent number: 9940161
    Abstract: A method and apparatus to provide a scheduler comprising determining a current use characteristic for the device based on motion information and active applications, and scheduling a future task.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Richard Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving
  • Patent number: 9922186
    Abstract: A method of providing an additional safety mechanism comprising enabling a setting up of a transaction using a mobile device, between a recipient and a provider, the transaction to be completed face-to-face, providing a wearable device, capable of connecting to the mobile device of the recipient and the mobile device of the provider, the wearable device used to identify an owner of the wearable device as the indicated provider. The method further comprising using the connection between the wearable device and the recipient mobile device to provide an authentication of the recipient to the provider.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Richard Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving, Mark Andrew Christensen, Sonia Lee Kahn
  • Patent number: 9875337
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for providing an interactive interface to user health data is described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: DP TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Philippe Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving
  • Patent number: 9683860
    Abstract: A method of using location-dependent sensor information comprising receiving information from one or more sensor/monitor/device (SMD) and determining a location associated with the SMD. The method further comprising integrating the SMD data into a comprehensive location-based database, and enabling a user to search for local conditions in the location-based database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving
  • Patent number: 9594354
    Abstract: A method and apparatus to provide an extended band is described. The method includes pairing a watch and a host device. The method further includes monitoring a user's status with a plurality of sensors on the host device and/or the watch, and using the extended band to do one or more of: provide alerts to the user, based on the sensor data, control the extended band from one of the devices, and share data with third parties using the extended band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Richard Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving, David Vogel, Mark Andrew Christensen
  • Patent number: D835614
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: DP Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Richard Kahn, Arthur Kinsolving, Mark Andrew Christensen, Colin Mcclarin Cooper