Patents by Inventor Alan Russell LEE

Alan Russell LEE 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).

  • Patent number: 10039970
    Abstract: Location-aware fitness monitoring program products, systems, and methods, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method for providing feedback to an athlete via a portable fitness monitoring device includes the steps of calculating a plurality of speed points from a plurality of time-stamped position points, calculating an output speed based on at least some of the plurality of speed points, determining that the output speed is outside of a predetermined speed range, receiving acceleration data from an accelerometer, determining that a recent speed change has occurred based on the acceleration data, providing feedback to the athlete via the portable fitness monitoring device, wherein the feedback is provided in response to the determination that the output speed is outside of the predetermined speed range, and in response to the determination that the recent speed change has occurred.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: adidas AG
    Inventors: Alan Russell Lee, Andrew Leonard Axelrod, Stephen John Black, Mark Arthur Oleson, Jon H. Werner, Christian Dibenedetto
  • Patent number: 8493822
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and program products for controlling the playback of music are disclosed. In an embodiment a method for controlling the playback of music includes the steps of: initiating the playback of a first music track; stopping the playback of the first music track; initiating the playback of alternative audio content; stopping the playback of the alternative content; and determining whether to initiate the playback of the first music track or to initiate the playback of a second music track.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: adidas AG
    Inventors: Alan Russell Lee, Andrew Leonard Axelrod
  • Publication number: 20120173978
    Abstract: Location-aware fitness monitoring program products, systems, and methods, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method for providing information about an athletic activity includes the steps of displaying to a user via a computer performance parameter information regarding an individual's performance during the athletic activity as a function of time, and displaying to the user via the computer the title of a music track that was played for the individual by a portable fitness monitoring device during the athletic activity, wherein the display of the title of the music track occurs in response to the user specifying via the computer a particular point in time during the athletic activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2012
    Publication date: July 5, 2012
    Applicant: adidas AG
    Inventors: Alan Russell LEE, Andrew Leonard Axelrod, Stephen John Black, Mark Arthur Olesson, Jon H. Werner, Christian Dibenedetto
  • Publication number: 20120014233
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and program products for controlling the playback of music are disclosed. In an embodiment a method for controlling the playback of music includes the steps of: initiating the playback of a first music track; stopping the playback of the first music track; initiating the playback of alternative audio content; stopping the playback of the alternative content; and determining whether to initiate the playback of the first music track or to initiate the playback of a second music track.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: adidas AG
    Inventors: Alan Russell LEE, Andrew Leonard Axelrod
  • Publication number: 20120015778
    Abstract: Location-aware fitness monitoring program products, systems, and methods, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method for providing feedback to an athlete via a portable fitness monitoring device includes the steps of calculating a plurality of speed points from a plurality of time-stamped position points, calculating an output speed based on at least some of the plurality of speed points, determining that the output speed is outside of a predetermined speed range, receiving acceleration data from an accelerometer, determining that a recent speed change has occurred based on the acceleration data, providing feedback to the athlete via the portable fitness monitoring device, wherein the feedback is provided in response to the determination that the output speed is outside of the predetermined speed range, and in response to the determination that the recent speed change has occurred.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Inventors: Alan Russell LEE, Andrew Leonard Axelrod, Stephen John Black, Mark Arthur Oleson, Jon H. Werner, Christian Dibenedetto