Patents by Inventor Andreas Peters

Andreas Peters 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: 20190186253
    Abstract: Methods and systems for controlling drilling operations are provided. The methods and systems include conveying a drilling tool into a bore and operating the drilling tool to drill in a direction, creating, with an azimuthal sensing device, a first signal at a first time and a second signal at a second time, wherein each of the first signal and the second signal are indicative of the direction of the drilling tool, and each of the first signal and the second signal are affected by at least one of an unknown but substantially constant offset error or an unknown but substantially constant scale factor error, comparing the first signal with the second signal, and adjusting the drilling direction based on the comparison of the first signal with the second signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: Baker Hughes, a GE company, LLC
    Inventors: Andreas Peter, Oliver Hoehn
  • Publication number: 20190185415
    Abstract: The present application relates to novel 3-phenylpropionic acid derivatives which carry a branched or cyclic alkyl substituent in the 3-position, to processes for their preparation, to their use for the treatment and/or prevention of diseases and to their use for preparing medicaments for the treatment and/or prevention of diseases, in particular for the treatment and/or prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: BAYER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GMBH
    Inventors: Michael HAHN, Thomas LAMPE, Johannes-Peter STASCH, Karl-Heinz SCHLEMMER, Frank WUNDER, Volkhart Min-Jian LI, Eva-Maria BECKER-PELSTER, Friederike STOLL, Andreas KNORR, Elisabeth WOLTERING
  • Patent number: 10324215
    Abstract: An apparatus for detecting a presence of an object includes an inductive sensing coil that is configurable to generate a first magnetic field. The inductive sensing coil is configured to have an electrical characteristic that is detectable when generating the first magnetic field. The electrical characteristic is configured to vary as a function of a second time-varying magnetic field simultaneously applied to the object. The apparatus comprises a controller configured to detect a change in the electrical characteristic and determine a presence of the object based on the detected change in the electrical characteristic. The electrical characteristic comprises one or more of an equivalent resistance, an equivalent inductance, an equivalent impedance, and an impulse response of the inductive sensing coil. The object comprises one or more of a ferromagnetic object, a metallic film and a metallic foil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: WiTricity Corporation
    Inventors: Hans Peter Widmer, Lukas Sieber, Andreas Daetwyler
  • Patent number: 10326918
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device (1) for recording and transmitting image and audio data, comprising: a head mounting (1a), wherein the head mounting (1a) comprises a forehead portion (2), a first side portion (3) and a second side portion (4), wherein the head mounting (1a) is adapted and configured to be mounted on a human head (100), so as to be stabilized on at least three points (5, 6, 7) on the human head (100), wherein a first point (5) among the at least three points (5, 6, 7) is arranged on the first side portion (3), a second point (6) among the at least three point (5, 6, 7) is arranged on the second side portion (4), and a third point (7) among the at least three points (5, 6, 7) is arranged on the forehead portion (2) of the head mounting (1a); a first camera (8) and a second camera (9) that are arranged on the forehead portion (2) of the head mounting (1a) at a predefined distance (10) along a horizontal extension direction (11) of the forehead portion (2); wherein the forehead portion (2), in
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: EAYSE GMBH
    Inventors: Richard Fiebelkorn, Ralf Vandenhouten, Andrea Funke, Hans Peter Constin
  • Publication number: 20190161550
    Abstract: The present invention provides an isolated monoclonal antibody or an antigen-binding portion thereof which a) binds to Mac-1, b) specifically inhibits the interaction of CD40L with activated Mac-1 and c) does not induce integrin outside-in signaling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Andreas ZIRLIK, Dennis WOLF, Karlheinz PETER
  • Patent number: 10299855
    Abstract: A medical coagulation instrument having a shaft as well as at least one electrode tip that extends beyond the distal end of the shaft. To create a coagulation instrument whose electrodes are of simple structure and ensure an atraumatic and safe handling, at least one electrode tip should be widened or be configured as widening in the distal direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Karl Storz SE & Co. KG
    Inventors: Uwe Bacher, Rainer Hermle, Andreas Efinger, Hans-Peter Eisele
  • Patent number: 10302795
    Abstract: An apparatus for detecting a presence of an object includes an inductive sensing coil that is configurable to generate a first magnetic field. The inductive sensing coil is configured to have an electrical characteristic that is detectable when generating the first magnetic field. The electrical characteristic is configured to vary as a function of a second time-varying magnetic field simultaneously applied to the object. The apparatus comprises a controller configured to detect a change in the electrical characteristic and determine a presence of the object based on the detected change in the electrical characteristic. The electrical characteristic comprises one or more of an equivalent resistance, an equivalent inductance, an equivalent impedance, and an impulse response of the inductive sensing coil. The object comprises one or more of a ferromagnetic object, a metallic film and a metallic foil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: WiTricity Corporation
    Inventors: Hans Peter Widmer, Lukas Sieber, Andreas Daetwyler
  • Publication number: 20190157449
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor body includes a first side and a second side opposite to the first side, a first dielectric disposed on the first side, a second dielectric disposed on the second side, one or more FET devices disposed at the first side, a first contact trench extending through the first dielectric at the first side, a first conductive material disposed in the first contact trench and electrically connected to the semiconductor body, a second contact trench extending through the second dielectric and into the semiconductor body at the second side, and a second conductive material disposed in the second contact trench and electrically connected to the semiconductor body at sidewalls of the second contact trench.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Markus Zundel, Andreas Meiser, Hans-Peter Lang, Thorsten Meyer, Peter Irsigler
  • Publication number: 20190153976
    Abstract: A piston for an internal combustion engine, such as a high-pressure direct injection (HPDI) diesel/gas internal combustion engine. The piston has a piston recess, in particular an omega piston recess. The piston has a piston crown face which is provided so as to extend annularly about a centre axis (M) of the piston. The piston has a plurality of piston stages, which are provided so as to extend annularly about the centre axis (M) and which are arranged between the piston crown face and the piston recess. The piston geometry can lead to an increase of the degree of engine efficiency with a simultaneous reduction of the exhaust emissions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Bruno BARCIELA DÍAZ-BLANCO, Dirk Peter WEBERSKIRCH, Andreas SOMMERMANN, Marcus STEIN, Tim DRESSEL
  • Patent number: 10298049
    Abstract: An apparatus for detecting a presence of an object is provided. The apparatus includes an inductive sensing coil that is configurable to generate a magnetic field, the inductive sensing coil configured to have an electrical characteristic that is detectable when generating the magnetic field. The apparatus includes an actuator configured to inducing relative motion between the inductive sensing coil and the object while the inductive sensing coil generates the magnetic field. The apparatus includes a controller configured to detect a change in the electrical characteristic, and determine a presence of the object based on the change in the electrical characteristic correlating with the relative motion between the inductive sensing coil and the object. The electrical characteristic includes one or more of an equivalent resistance, an equivalent inductance, an equivalent impedance, and an impulse response of the inductive sensing coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: WiTricity Corporation
    Inventors: Hans Peter Widmer, Andreas Daetwyler, Lukas Sieber
  • Patent number: 10286156
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a monitoring device for monitoring operation of a drug delivery device and to a respective drug delivery device, wherein the monitoring device comprises: a fastening member (32) to releasably attach the monitoring device to an axially elongated housing (14) of the drug delivery device (10), a sliding member (40) shiftable relative to the fastening member (32) in an axial direction (1, 2) and being adapted to operably engage with at least one dose setting component (17, 18, 26) of the drug delivery device (10) to follow an axial displacement of the dose setting component (17, 18, 26) relative to the housing component (14), a first sensor arrangement (36, 46) for detecting a rotation of the dose setting component (17, 18, 26) relative to the fastening member (32), a second sensor arrangement (38, 48) for detecting an axial displacement of the sliding member (40) relative to the fastening member (32), and a processing member (34) coupled to the first and to the second sensor a
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Jasmin Groeschke, Alexander Allerdings, Jan-Peter Spengler, Christoph Dette, Matthias Scharf, Andreas Bode, Michael Schrack
  • Patent number: 10287102
    Abstract: A connection device connects a driving device and a feeding device and is for use in a scale or combination scale. A connection element has at least one magnet. A receiving device, which is located within the feeding device, includes at least one iron core. The receiving device includes a protrusion, where the receiving device meshes with the connection element in the mounted state for a simple, interlocking, and backlash-free self-centering connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: MULTIPOND WÄGETECHNIK GMBH
    Inventor: Andreas Peters
  • Patent number: 10267091
    Abstract: A drilling assembly for use in drilling a wellbore is disclosed that in one embodiment includes a steering unit that includes a tilt device in a disintegrating device and an electro-mechanical actuation device having a force application member that applies axial force on the disintegrating device to tilt the disintegrating device about the tilt device along a selected direction. In one embodiment, the actuation device translates a rotary motion into an axial movement of the force application member to apply the axial force on the disintegrating device to tilt the disintegrating device about the tilt device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY, LLC
    Inventors: Andreas Peter, Volker Peters
  • Publication number: 20190113418
    Abstract: A system for testing the proper functioning of an atomiser for dispensing a fluid in the form of an aerosol is proposed, wherein the system comprises the atomiser and a test apparatus, wherein the atomiser comprises a container holding the fluid, and a housing part for inserting and/or replacing the container, wherein the container is movable relative to the housing part in order to dispense the fluid and the test apparatus comprises a measuring device for measuring the movement of the container when the fluid is dispensed. In addition, a method for testing the proper functioning of an atomiser for dispensing a fluid in the form of an aerosol is proposed, wherein the atomiser comprises a container holding the fluid, and a housing part for inserting and/or replacing the container, wherein the container is moved relative to the housing part in order to dispense the fluid and the movement of the container is measured and/or analysed when the fluid is dispensed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Joachim EICHER, Jutta EIGEMANN, Johannes GESER, Andreas PETERS, Hans-Juergen KOELBEL
  • Publication number: 20190108448
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for teaching and shaping the behavior of artificial intelligence agents using human input. A system may be provided that comprises a natural language processing neural network (NLP NN) and a relational reasoning neural network (RR NN). The NLP NN may receive a human observation and environment observations, and output encodings of labels for entities, actions, and/or policies, wherein the environment observations are indicative of states of the environment, and the human observation represents an observation of the environment made by a human. The RR NN may generate cross-modal embeddings from the environment observations and the encodings of labels generated by the NLP NN. The agent neural network may generate actions and/or policies from the environment observation and the cross-modal embeddings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Applicant: VAIX Limited
    Inventors: John Andrew O'Malia, Andreas Peter Hartmann, Konstantinos Bitsakos, Dimitris Stefanidis, Panagiotis Nezis
  • Publication number: 20190056055
    Abstract: A system for use in corrosive environments includes a first tubular including a first connector portion, and a second tubular including a second connector portion. The first connector portion overlaps the second connector portion to form a connection joint. A magnesium element is arranged between the first connector portion and the second connector portion at the connection joint.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: Baker Hughes, a GE company, LLC
    Inventors: Helmuth Sarmiento Klapper, Andreas Peter
  • Publication number: 20190055832
    Abstract: Apparatus include a downhole tool comprising an outer member; and a probe body positioned inside the outer member; an electronics carrier positioned inside the probe body; and a lateral support system, including members cooperating to maintain a relative position of the electronics carrier with respect to the probe body, and a biasing member. The plurality of members may include an outer support ring having an axial passage therethrough for receiving the electronics carrier, the outer support ring having an inner surface; and an inner support ring within the probe body having an axial passage therethrough for receiving the electronics carrier, the inner support ring having an outer surface. The biasing member may be configured to urge a member of the plurality of members against an inner surface of the probe body by urging the outer surface of the inner support ring against the inner surface of the outer support ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: BAKER HUGHES INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Andreas PETER
  • Publication number: 20190010801
    Abstract: Methods may include conveying a BHA comprising magnetic material in the borehole to a first borehole depth; using a magnetic sensor disposed on the BHA to produce a first magnetic measurement of a component of a magnetic field at the first borehole depth, the magnetic field including an axial component of the magnetic field oriented along a longitudinal axis of the BHA and a plurality of non-axial components unaligned with the axial component, wherein the magnetic field is affected by the magnetic material and wherein the first magnetic measurement is representative of at least one non-axial component of the plurality; estimating the axial component at the first borehole depth in dependence upon the first magnetic measurement; estimating an azimuth of the BHA at the first borehole depth using the axial component; and controlling drilling operations with the BHA in in dependence upon the azimuth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: Baker Hughes, a GE company, LLC
    Inventors: OLIVER HOEHN, ANDREAS PETER
  • Publication number: 20180321076
    Abstract: A bad water discharge system for a weighing system, wherein the weighing system comprises a distribution plate, at least one feeding device; at least one reserve container, at least one weighing container and at least one collection funnel, wherein the at least one reserve container and the at least one weighing container are fixed to a cage and the at least one collection funnel is fixed to a frame. For the bad water discharge system, at least one feeding device discharge plate is disposed at a lower side of the feeding device so that it leads bad water away from at least one reserve container to a sidewall of the cage, and so that the bad water originating from an upper side of the cage and from the lower side of the feeding device is bundled into one flow and is collected below the cage in suitable collection devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: Multipond Wägetechnik GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Peters, Markus Spateneder
  • Publication number: 20180310772
    Abstract: The present application deals with a grid flap, comprising a multiplicity of vertical and horizontal grid struts, a frame which surrounds the grid struts, wherein a vertical and a horizontal grid strut respectively overlap in a crossing point, characterized in that the crossing points of the grid struts are made of one piece. As the grid is self-supporting because of its topology (made of one piece) and the overlapping of two grid struts can be avoided, double areas or cavities can be avoided, which contributes to a hygienic design of the grid flap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Applicant: Multipond Wägetechnik GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Peters, Felix Profe