Patents Assigned to SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN
  • Patent number: 11114956
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a magnetic levitator. The magnetic levitator comprises a first portion having a first arrangement of a plurality of permanent magnets, and the first arrangement has first and second circumferences. The magnetic levitator also comprises a second portion having a second arrangement of a plurality of permanent magnets, and the second arrangement has a third circumference. The first and second arrangements are rotationally symmetrical, and the first circumference is larger than the third circumference. In use, one of the portions is magnetically levitated by the other one of the portions, and the second circumference is arranged substantially aligned to the third circumference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN
    Inventors: Bradley Camburn, Kristin Wood, Zach Huang
  • Publication number: 20210213680
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a system for large scale additive manufacturing, an apparatus for large scale additive manufacturing, and a bio-composite material used for the large scale additive manufacturing. The apparatus and the bio-composite material enable the system to operate in a desired manner. The system is able to facilitate “on demand” manufacturing, is able to provide regional/localised modifications for consumers, is able to minimise transportation/storage costs and also minimises damage to the environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2018
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Applicant: Singapore University of Technology and Design
    Inventors: Javier Gomez Fernandez, Stylianos Dritsas
  • Patent number: 11057199
    Abstract: Method and system for executing a one-time program comprising at least one instruction operating on at least one input value (a, b) and returning at least one output value (O), wherein each instruction of the one-time program is encoded onto a state of an elementary quantum system, comprising: encoding the at least one input value (a, b) onto a quantum gate according to a pre-defined input-encoding scheme; applying the quantum gate to the at least one elementary quantum system; making a measurement of a resulting state of the at least one elementary quantum system after the quantum gate; and determining the at least one output value from a result of the measurement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignees: UNIVERSITÄT WIEN, SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN
    Inventors: Marie-Christine Röhsner, Philip Walther, Tiago Barbin Batalhao, Joshua Alexander Kettlewell, Joseph Fitzsimons
  • Publication number: 20210129987
    Abstract: According to various embodiments, there is provided an aerial vehicle. The aerial vehicle includes: an airframe comprising a central member defining a longitudinal axis; a gimbal coupled to the central member; a camera mounted on the gimbal to face a direction at least substantially orthogonal to the longitudinal axis; wherein the gimbal is rotatable about the longitudinal axis to spin the camera around the longitudinal axis; and a propulsion means configured to propel the aerial vehicle, wherein the propulsion means is offset from the camera along the longitudinal axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Singapore University of Technology and Design
    Inventors: Shaohui FOONG, Win KYI HLA, Chee How TAN, Danial Sufiyan BIN SHAIFUL, Win Luke Thura SOE, Hock Beng LIM, Sai-Kit YEUNG
  • Patent number: 10981144
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the invention relates to a carbon-based boron removal medium with hydroxyl groups and amine group, and in particular, to a method for forming the carbon-based boron removal medium. In a specific embodiment, nitrogen-doped (“N-doped”) graphene oxide is synthesized by a simple two-step process: (1) oxidation of graphite to graphene oxide, and (2) nitrogen-doping (“N-doping”) the graphene oxide to form the amine group. The resultant N-doped graphene oxide can efficiently remove boron from aqueous solutions. In another embodiment, a method of sensing or detecting the presence of boron in an aqueous solution by using a boron sensing medium comprises at least two hydroxyl groups and at least one pyridinic nitrogen or pyrrolic nitrogen or quaternary nitrogen (i.e. pyridoxine, in particular vitamin B6).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN
    Inventors: Fuming Chen, Hui Ying Yang
  • Publication number: 20200373786
    Abstract: A wireless power transmitter apparatus including a transmit resonator having a resonant frequency; and a transmit coil located within the transmit resonator; wherein the transmit resonator is configured to inductively couple to a receive resonator having a resonant frequency that is the same as the resonant frequency of the transmit resonator to thereby transmit power to the receive resonator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: Singapore University of Technology and Design
    Inventors: Wenwei Yu, Shaoying Huang, Wenshen Zhou, - Omkar
  • Patent number: 10847785
    Abstract: An electrode for use in a lithium-ion battery. The electrode comprises a group IV-VI compound and a transition metal group VI compound on a three-dimensional graphene network. A major portion of the transition metal group VI compound is provided on top of the group IV-VI compound or in close proximity to it, whereby the molybdenum group VI compound contributes to the decomposition of a lithium group VI compound at the surface of the group IV-VI compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignees: Airbus Singapore Private Limited, Singapore University of Technology and Design
    Inventors: Zhi-Xiang Huang, Hui-Ying Yang, Ye Wang
  • Patent number: 10841885
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and system for timing related tasks in IoT systems, for example, in relation to synchronisation of clocks and timestamping. It is desirable that the method and system is able to withstand external tampering in a manner which does not jeopardise the accuracy and integrity of time related tasks in the IoT systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignees: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN, ILLINOIS AT SINGAPORE PTE LTD
    Inventors: David K.Y. Yau, Yang Li, Rui Tan, Sreejaya Viswanathan
  • Patent number: 10833354
    Abstract: A lithium (Li) ion battery includes a first electrode with a second electrode, and a shutdown polymer additive on an outer surface of the first electrode. The shutdown polymer additive includes at least two polyethylene layers, each polyethylene layer comprising a plurality of polyethylene microspheres. Each polyethylene microsphere is wrapped with carbon nanotubes. The polyethylene microspheres interconnect with each other such that the carbon nanotubes form a conductive network. The polyethylene layers are provided at predetermined areas of the outer surface of the first electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignees: Airbus Singapore Private Limited, Singapore University of Technology and Design
    Inventors: Zhixiang Huang, Glenn Joey Sim, Hui Ying Yang, Jeck Chuang Tan
  • Patent number: 10799123
    Abstract: An on-site device for detecting presence of a liquid from a site and a method for detecting presence of a liquid from a site using the on-site device, the device comprising a moisture detector arranged to detect the presence of the liquid based on one or more electrical characteristics of the liquid; a first optical detector assembly coupled to the moisture detector, the first optical detector assembly being configured to be activated upon detection of the presence of the liquid by the moisture detector; and wherein upon activation, the first optical detector assembly is configured to detect a substance in the liquid based on one or more optical characteristics of the substance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignees: Singapore University of Technology and Design, Changi General Hospital Pte Ltd
    Inventors: Juan Pablo Forero Cortés, Suranga Chandima Nanayakkara, Shaohui Foong, Chang Yin Chionh
  • Patent number: 10758905
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of acoustic waves for the manipulation and sorting of particles and cells. In an embodiment, there is provided a microfluidic device for manipulating a particle in a fluid suspension, the device comprising: (a) a substrate; (b) a channel defined in the substrate, the channel having an inlet for receiving the fluid suspension and an outlet for discharging the fluid suspension; and (c) an acoustic source configured to deliver a travelling surface acoustic wave transverse the flow of the fluid suspension in the channel, wherein the acoustic source is an interdigital transducer (IDT), the IDT comprises a plurality of concentric circular arcs having a tapered end directed at the channel, and the tapered end has an aperture of between 4 ?m and 150 ?m. In an alternative embodiment, the device comprises a second channel disposed intermediate the first channel and the acoustic source wherein the first and second channels are connected by a pumping channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Singapore University of Technology and Design
    Inventors: Ye Ai, David John Collins
  • Patent number: 10655966
    Abstract: According to various embodiments, a vehicle may be provided. The vehicle may include: a sensor configured to sense a marking, wherein the marking is at least substantially not visible to the human eye under a natural lighting condition; and a localization circuit configured to determine a location of the vehicle based on the sensing of the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN
    Inventor: Erik Wilhelm
  • Patent number: 10653219
    Abstract: A tectonic origami device (100) is disclosed, which includes a flexible supporting substrate (102); and a plurality of substantially rigid planar members (104) arranged on the supporting substrate, the planar members configured in a non-overlapping cooperative arrangement to permit assembly of the device to form an enclosure. The device is configured to be transformable between a collapsed form where the supporting substrate and planar members are collectively in a planar arrangement and an assembled form where the supporting substrate and planar members are collectively assembled as the enclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Singapore University of Technology and Design
    Inventors: Bradley Camburn, Kristin Wood
  • Patent number: 10567243
    Abstract: There is provided an apparatus and method to enable passive, real-time monitoring of an existing wireless network. It classifies and identifies threats and/or devices that are communicating using the infrastructure and data traffic patterns of the participating devices. The monitoring information is provided in a manner so as to provide appropriate insights for technical support and home users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN
    Inventors: Nils Ole Tippenhauer, Rajib Ranjan Maiti, Sandra Siby, Ragav Sridharan
  • Patent number: 10499845
    Abstract: A method for analyzing an image of a lesion on the skin of a subject including (a) identifying the lesion in the image by differentiating the lesion from the skin; (b) segmenting the image; and (c) selecting a feature of the image and comparing the selected feature to a library of predetermined parameters of the feature. The feature of the lesion belongs to any one selected from the group: color, border, asymmetry and texture of the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignees: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN, NATIONAL SKIN CENTRE (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD
    Inventors: Thanh-Toan Do, Yiren Zhou, Victor Pomponiu, Ngai-Man Cheung, Dawn Chin Ing Koh, Tan Suat Hoon
  • Publication number: 20190362276
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention provide users with a system and method for managing resources. The method and system allow end users to participate in the trading of resources which enables lowering of costs for the end users. Furthermore, the method and system also enable utilisation of resources in a manner which can optimise a load (for example, electrical) for the resource supply. It should be appreciated that the resources can relate to, for example, water, fossil fuels, energy supplies and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicants: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN, POWER AUTOMATION PTE LTD
    Inventors: Chau YUEN, Wayes TUSHAR, Wen-Tai LI, Kristin Wood, Gim Kerk SEE
  • Publication number: 20190327697
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and system for timing related tasks in IoT systems, for example, in relation to synchronisation of clocks and timestamping. It is desirable that the method and system is able to withstand external tampering in a manner which does not jeopardise the accuracy and integrity of time related tasks in the IoT systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2017
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicants: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN, ILLINOIS AT SINGAPORE PTE LTD
    Inventors: David K.Y. YAU, Yang LI, Rui TAN, Sreejaya VISWANATHAN
  • Patent number: 10405775
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an apparatus for tracking a device comprising a magnet as the device is inserted through a subject. The apparatus is wearable by the subject and comprises a unit configured to conform to the subject. The apparatus further comprises magnetic sensors arranged with the unit. In use, the magnetic sensors detect magnetic fields of the magnet and the detected magnetic fields are processed to determine a position of the magnet. This allows tracking of the device as the device is inserted through the subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Singapore University of Technology and Design & National University of Singapore
    Inventors: Shaohui Foong, Zhenglong Sun, U-Xuan Tan, Tee Hui Teo, Asim Shabbir
  • Patent number: 10219013
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for reducing data bandwidth between a cloud server and a thin client. The method comprises: rendering a base layer image or video stream at the thin client, transmitting an enhancement layer image or video stream from the cloud server to the thin client, displaying a composite layer image or video stream on the thin client, the composite layer being based on the base layer and the enhancement layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN
    Inventors: Seong Ping Chuah, Ngai-Man Cheung
  • Patent number: 10204216
    Abstract: According to various embodiments, a verification method may be provided. The verification method may include: determining a plurality of objects, each object having a property; displaying a representation of each object of the plurality of objects; receiving from a user an input indicating a sequence of the plurality of objects; determining a sequence of the properties of the plurality of objects; and comparing the Determine a plurality of objects, each object having a input with the sequence of the properties of the objects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN
    Inventors: Hossein Nejati, Ngai-Man Cheung, Dawn C. I. Koh, Ricardo D. Sosa Medina