Patents Assigned to Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
  • Patent number: 10713599
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for managing waste services. The system may include a waste detector mounted onboard a service vehicle and configured to capture image data of a receptacle encountered by the service vehicle. The system may also include a display, and a controller in communication with the waste detector and the display. The controller may be configured to recognize the receptacle within the image data, and to determine a fill status of the receptacle based on the image data. The controller may also be configured to selectively determine a customer recommendation for a different sized receptacle based on the fill status, and to cause a dispatch to provide the different sized receptacle based on the customer recommendation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventor: Samantha Spring Podgorny
  • Patent number: 10694266
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for monitoring waste collected by a service vehicle. The system may include a lift actuator configured to cause lifting of the waste, a power takeoff driven by a powertrain of the service vehicle to power the lift actuator, and a sensor configured to generate a speed signal indicative of a speed of the powertrain. The system may also include an output device, and a controller in communication with the sensor and the output device. The controller may be configured to receive the speed signal from the sensor, determine an amount of waste lifted by the lift actuator based on the speed signal, and relay the amount of waste to the output device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventor: Hunter Dane Dunbar
  • Publication number: 20200175556
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for managing waste services. The system may include a waste detector mounted onboard a service vehicle and configured to capture image data of a receptacle encountered by the service vehicle. The system may also include a display, and a controller in communication with the waste detector and the display. The controller may be configured to recognize the receptacle within the image data, and to determine a fill status of the receptacle based on the image data. The controller may also be configured to selectively determine a customer recommendation for a different sized receptacle based on the fill status, and to cause a dispatch to provide the different sized receptacle based on the customer recommendation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: RUBICON GLOBAL HOLDINGS, LLC
    Inventor: Samantha Spring PODGORNY
  • Publication number: 20200175606
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for managing waste services. The system may have a provider portal, a locating device configured to generate a location signal indicative of a location of a service vehicle, and a central processing unit in communication with the provider portal and the locating device. The central processing unit may be configured to determine a total amount of fuel consumed by the service vehicle and to determine, based at least in part on the location signal, a portion of the total amount of fuel consumed by the service vehicle when the service vehicle is not traveling on public roadways. The central processing unit may be further configured to cause an indication of the portion of the total amount of fuel to be displayed on the provider portal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventor: Philip RODONI
  • Patent number: 10586218
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for tracking receptacles serviced by a service vehicle. The system may have a locating device located onboard the at least one service vehicle and configured to generate a location signal indicative of a location of the at least one service vehicle, a receptacle sensor located onboard the at least one service vehicle and configured to generate an identity signal indicative of an identity of a receptacle in a vicinity of the at least one service vehicle, and a display. The system may also have at least one controller in communication with the locating device, the sensor, and the display. The at least one controller may be configured to show on the display an icon representing the receptacle overlaid on a map based on the location and identification signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Rubicon Global Holding, LLC
    Inventor: Philip Rodoni
  • Publication number: 20190383636
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for managing waste services by a service vehicle. The system may have a locating device configured to generate a location signal indicative of a location of the service vehicle, a sensor configured to generate a service signal indicative of a waste service being performed by the service vehicle, an input device, and a processing unit in communication with the locating device, the sensor, and the input device. The processing unit may be configured to make a determination that the service vehicle has made a plurality of service stops based on the location and service signals, and to automatically generate at least one service route including the plurality of service stops. The processing unit may also be configured to display the at least one service route and the plurality of service stops on a map in at least one graphical user interface on the input device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Applicant: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventor: Philip Rodoni
  • Publication number: 20190364397
    Abstract: A tool is disclosed for use in managing waste services. The tool may have an interface configured to receive input from a user indicative of an on-demand service request. The tool may also have a communication device, and a controller in electronic communication with the interface and the communication device. The controller may be configured to transmit a waste management command to a remote service provider via the communication device based on the input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventor: Philip RODONI
  • Publication number: 20190360822
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for managing waste services. The system may have a locating device configured to generate a signal indicative of a location of a service vehicle on a roadway, a communication device, and a controller in communication with the locating and communication devices. The controller may be configured to determine a side of the roadway at which a first target location is currently being serviced by the service vehicle, and to determine based on the signal from the locating device a proximity of the service vehicle to a second target location at which the waste services are to be performed. The second target location may be on the same side of the roadway as the first target location. The controller may also be configured to automatically provide via the communicating device an estimated time of arrival to a customer corresponding to the second target location, based on the proximity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventors: Philip RODONI, Samantha PODGORNY, Ryan ALEXANDER
  • Publication number: 20190287161
    Abstract: A system is provided for use in managing waste services performed by a service vehicle. The system may include a sensor configured to capture during completion of a waste service activity an image of waste set out for retrieval by the service vehicle, a portal, and a processor in communication with the sensor and the portal. The processor may be configured to execute instructions stored in memory to receive from a consumer via the portal at least one of a picture and a description of a desired item, to recognize an object in the image captured by the sensor, to make a determination regarding matching of the object with the desired item, and to selectively cause a notification to be displayed on the portal based on the determination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventor: Philip RODONI
  • Patent number: 10405071
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for monitoring waste collected by a service vehicle. The system may include a lift actuator configured to cause lifting of the waste, a power takeoff driven by a powertrain of the service vehicle to power the lift actuator, and a sensor configured to generate a speed signal indicative of a speed of the powertrain. The system may also include an output device, and a controller in communication with the sensor and the output device. The controller may be configured to receive the speed signal from the sensor, determine an amount of waste lifted by the lift actuator based on the speed signal, and relay the amount of waste to the output device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventor: Hunter Dane Dunbar
  • Publication number: 20190265062
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for providing a waste management app. The system may have a locating device disposed onboard a service vehicle and configured to generate a first signal indicative of a location of the service vehicle, an input device, and a controller. The controller may be configured to receive a route assignment including waste services to be performed by the service vehicle, and to track movement of the service vehicle during performance of the waste services based on the first signal. The controller may also be configured to provide a graphical user interface for display on the input device, listing the waste services from the route assignment to be performed by the service vehicle and showing a location of the service vehicle relative to at least one location at which the waste services are to be performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventor: Philip RODONI
  • Patent number: 10393537
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for managing waste services by a service vehicle. The system may have a locating device configured to generate a location signal indicative of a location of the service vehicle, a sensor configured to generate a service signal indicative of a waste service being performed by the service vehicle, an input device, and a processing unit in communication with the locating device, the sensor, and the input device. The processing unit may be configured to make a determination that the service vehicle has made a plurality of service stops based on the location and service signals, and to automatically generate at least one service route including the plurality of service stops. The processing unit may also be configured to display the at least one service route and the plurality of service stops on a map in at least one graphical user interface on the input device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventor: Philip Rodoni
  • Patent number: 10382915
    Abstract: A tool is disclosed for use in managing waste services. The tool may have an interface configured to receive input from a user indicative of an on-demand service request. The tool may also have a communication device, and a controller in electronic communication with the interface and the communication device. The controller may be configured to transmit a waste management command to a remote service provider via the communication device based on the input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventor: Philip Rodoni
  • Patent number: 10378912
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for managing waste services. The system may have a locating device configured to generate a signal indicative of a location of a service vehicle on a roadway, a communication device, and a controller in communication with the locating and communication devices. The controller may be configured to determine a side of the roadway at which a first target location is currently being serviced by the service vehicle, and to determine based on the signal from the locating device a proximity of the service vehicle to a second target location at which the waste services are to be performed. The second target location may be on the same side of the roadway as the first target location. The controller may also be configured to automatically provide via the communicating device an estimated time of arrival to a customer corresponding to the second target location, based on the proximity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventors: Philip Rodini, Samantha Podgorny, Ryan Alexander
  • Patent number: 10296855
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for managing waste services. The system may have a locating device configured to generate a signal indicative of a location of a service vehicle, a motion tracking device wearable by an management personnel of the service vehicle, and a controller in communication with the locating and motion tracking devices. The controller may be configured to determine based on the signal a proximity of the service vehicle to a target location at which the waste services are to be performed, and to monitor an activity of the management personnel via the motion tracking device when the proximity of the service vehicle is within a threshold proximity of the target location. The controller may also be configured to automatically flag the target location in memory as having been serviced based on the monitored activity of the management personnel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventor: Philip Rodoni
  • Patent number: 10288441
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for providing a waste management app. The system may have a locating device disposed onboard a service vehicle and configured to generate a first signal indicative of a location of the service vehicle, an input device, and a controller. The controller may be configured to receive a route assignment including waste services to be performed by the service vehicle, and to track movement of the service vehicle during performance of the waste services based on the first signal. The controller may also be configured to provide a graphical user interface for display on the input device, listing the waste services from the route assignment to be performed by the service vehicle and showing a location of the service vehicle relative to at least one location at which the waste services are to be performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventor: Philip Rodoni
  • Publication number: 20190056416
    Abstract: A waste management system is disclosed for use with a service vehicle. The waste management system may include a sensor configured to generate an air quality signal indicative of a quality of air in a vicinity of the service vehicle, a locating device configured to generate a location signal indicative of a location of the service vehicle, a display, and a controller in communication with the air quality sensor, the locating device, and the display. The controller may be configured to make a determination that the service vehicle is currently servicing a receptacle, and selectively use the air quality signal to determine a mix of waste in the receptacle based on the determination. The controller may also be configured to, based on the location signal, cause a representation of the mix of the waste to be shown together with the location of the service vehicle on the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: Rubicon Global Holdings, LLC
    Inventor: Philip Rodoni
  • Patent number: 10207866
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for monitoring waste collected by a service vehicle. The system may include a sensor configured to generate an acceleration signal indicative of an acceleration of the service vehicle, an output device, and a controller in communication with the sensor and the output device. The controller may be configured to receive the acceleration signal from the sensor after collection of the waste from a service stop. The controller may be further configured to determine an amount of the waste collected by the service vehicle from the service stop based on the acceleration signal, and to relay the amount of the waste to the output device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: RUBICON GLOBAL HOLDINGS, LLC
    Inventor: Hunter Dane Dunbar
  • Patent number: 10210623
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for auditing waste retrieved by a service vehicle. The system may have an optical sensor mountable onboard the service vehicle and configured to capture image data associated with the waste as the waste falls into the service vehicle during completion of a waste service activity. The system may also have at least one controller in communication with the optical sensor and being configured to generate at least one of an alert and a recommendation regarding a mix of the waste based on the image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: RUBICON GLOBAL HOLDINGS, LLC
    Inventor: Philip Rodoni
  • Patent number: 10204324
    Abstract: A system is disclosed for managing an offloading service performed by a service vehicle at a disposal site. The system may have an identity detection device configured to generate an identity signal associated with the service vehicle at the disposal site, a scale configured to generate a weight signal indicative of an amount of waste material disposed of by the service vehicle at the disposal site during the offloading service, and at least one processing unit in communication with the identity detection device and the scale. The at least one processing unit may be configured to correlate the weight signal to a customer for which the service vehicle previously performed an onloading service based on the identity signal, and automatically generate an invoice for the customer for the onloading service and for the offloading service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: RUBICON GLOBAL HOLDINGS, LLC
    Inventor: Philip Rodoni