Patents by Inventor Aaron P. Thompson

Aaron P. Thompson has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200155902
    Abstract: Notifications for instructing user behavior can be determined and presented when appropriate. Historical fitness data and current fitness data are accessed. This data is used to determine whether a user fitness goal is likely to be achieved. If not, a notification may be determined and presented at a user device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Publication number: 20200120195
    Abstract: A set of wearable devices, each paired with a companion device, are configured to cumulatively maintain data about physical activities even though a user may switch between wearing them over a period of time. For example, a streak of workouts over many days can be maintained while the user switches between two watches over that period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Aaron P. Thompson, Brian R. Drell, Todd A. Shortlidge
  • Patent number: 10611446
    Abstract: Exemplary systems enable operation of mobile devices underwater. Antennas on a buoy assembly allow a mobile device to maintain wireless communications. A series of cable segments connect a buoy assembly to a waterproof case capable of sealing a mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: The United States of America, as Represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Aaron B Cole, Donald R. Thompson, Manda Schaeffer, Steven M. Seghi, Travis W. Vincent, Zachary P. Steffes
  • Patent number: 10576330
    Abstract: Notifications for instructing user behavior can be determined and presented when appropriate. The timing of when to present the notification can be based on a device being in a worn state, configuration data, and/or an open time on a user calendar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Patent number: 10504380
    Abstract: A fitness achievement definition may define a fitness achievement using trigger information and one or more achievement rules. The fitness achievement may be earnable by a user of a user device by meeting the requirements of the fitness achievement. The fitness achievement definition may be stored on a user device that includes an application that collects data including fitness data. Detection of a trigger event corresponding to the trigger information and evaluation of the achievement rules may be managed by the user device. In some examples, a fitness communication relating to the fitness achievement may be presented at the user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Aaron P. Thompson, Anders K. Haglunds, Jay C. Blahnik
  • Publication number: 20190369714
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to techniques for displaying representations of physical input devices and overlaying visual features on the representations of physical input devices in a computer-generated reality (CGR) environment. The techniques include displaying a virtual application in a CGR environment and, in response to detecting an input field in the displayed virtual application, displaying at least a portion of the displayed application on a representation of a physical input device. The at least a portion of the displayed application includes the detected input field. In response to detecting an input received at the physical input device, the input field is updated with the input, and the updated input field is displayed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Pol PLA I. CONESA, Earl M. OLSON, Aaron P. Thompson
  • Patent number: 10469647
    Abstract: A set of wearable devices, each paired with a companion device, are configured to cumulatively maintain data about physical activities even though a user may switch between wearing them over a period of time. For example, a streak of workouts over many days can be maintained while the user switches between two watches over that period of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Aaron P. Thompson, Brian R. Drell, Todd A. Shortlidge
  • Patent number: 10414476
    Abstract: Exemplary systems enable operation of mobile devices underwater. Antennas on a buoy assembly allow a mobile device to maintain wireless communications. A series of cable segments connect a buoy assembly to a waterproof case capable of sealing a mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Aaron B. Cole, Donald R. Thompson, Manda Schaeffer, Steven M. Seghi, Travis W. Vincent, Zachary P. Steffes
  • Patent number: 10350628
    Abstract: A fluid delivery device having a trigger actuated sprayer assembly for dispensing a liquid with features such as a bottle with a concavity, a clip around the bottle neck, a sprayer assembly with a bottle filling conduit and a translucent neck window on the sprayer assembly for viewing the bottle filling conduit. The fluid delivery system includes a bottle with a concavity in the side wall attached to a body. A pump in the body receives fluid from the bottle via a fluid inlet conduit and discharges the fluid from a fluid discharge conduit. Also provided is a kit including (i) a fluid delivery device with a bottle, and (ii) one or more fluid refill containers, wherein the bottle and the container(s) include matching indicia of the fluid such that the bottle is only filled from a container with the fluid indicated by the matching indicia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventors: Simon M. Conway, Linda J. Babinski, Kate Schreiber, Robert T. Wosewick, Aaron B. Eiger, Evan P. Thompson, Trevor Wesolowski
  • Publication number: 20190104214
    Abstract: A set of wearable devices, each paired with a companion device, are configured to cumulatively maintain data about physical activities even though a user may switch between wearing them over a period of time. For example, a streak of workouts over many days can be maintained while the user switches between two watches over that period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventors: Aaron P. Thompson, Brian R. Drell, Todd A. Shortlidge
  • Patent number: 10194418
    Abstract: Coaching notifications can be determined based on current user fitness data and historical user fitness data. The coaching notifications may include information that encourages or otherwise coaches users towards established fitness goals. To this end, the timing for presenting along with the substance of the coaching notifications can be customized to the users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Publication number: 20190007927
    Abstract: Notifications for instructing user behavior can be determined and presented when appropriate. The timing of when to present the notification can be based on a device being in a worn state, configuration data, and/or an open time on a user calendar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Publication number: 20180352534
    Abstract: Coaching notifications can be determined based on current user fitness data and historical user fitness data. The coaching notifications may include information that encourages or otherwise coaches users towards established fitness goals. To this end, the timing for presenting along with the substance of the coaching notifications can be customized to the users.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Patent number: D835248
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Nicolas A. Echeverri, Alonso M. Hernandez, Aaron P. Thompson, Angela L. Pan, Brian D. Gale, Andrew R. Fox, Himanshu Jasuja
  • Patent number: D835249
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Nicolas A. Echeverri, Alonso M. Hernandez, Aaron P. Thompson, Angela L. Pan, Brian D. Gale, Andrew R. Fox, Himanshu Jasuja
  • Patent number: D842081
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventor: Aaron P. Thompson
  • Patent number: D842082
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Craig D. Thompson, Aaron P. Thompson
  • Patent number: D842083
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Craig D. Thompson, Aaron P. Thompson
  • Patent number: D877873
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Angela L. Pan, Aaron P. Thompson, Alonso M. Hernandez, Connor M. Pelletier-Sutton
  • Patent number: D878530
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Angela L. Pan, Aaron P. Thompson, Alonso M. Hernandez, Connor M. Pelletier-Sutton