Patents by Inventor Andrew Geyer

Andrew Geyer 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: 20220414359
    Abstract: In an induction system for use with an object processing system, a distribution system is disclosed for providing dissimilar objects into one of a plurality of receiving units. The distribution system includes a conveyor section that travels over a vacuum roller, and the plurality of receiving units arranged generally below the vacuum roller such that an object with a mass will fall toward one of the plurality of receiving units based on both the object's mass and a vacuum force applied to the object through the conveyor section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2022
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas WAGNER, Matthew T. Mason, Christopher Geyer, John Richard Amend, Kyle Maroney, Joseph Romano, Victoria Hinchey, Jeffrey Kittredge, Andrew Gauthier, Lakshman Kumar, Prasanna Velagapudi
  • Patent number: 11537807
    Abstract: A distribution system for use in an induction system with an object processing system. The distribution system provides dissimilar objects into one of a plurality of receiving units. The distribution system includes an air intake system with an opening that is a fixed distance from a conveyor section, said air intake system aiding in moving an object on the conveyor section from the conveyor section to one of a plurality of adjacent transport units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: Berkshire Grey Operating Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Wagner, Matthew T. Mason, Christopher Geyer, John Richard Amend, Jr., Kyle Maroney, Joseph Romano, Victoria Hinchey, Jeffrey Kittredge, Andrew Gauthier, Lakshman Kumar, Prasanna Velagapudi
  • Publication number: 20220363488
    Abstract: A semi-autonomous processing system for processing objects is disclosed. The semi-autonomous processing system includes an input conveyance system for moving objects to a presentation area, a perception system including perception units that are directed toward a detection area for providing perception data regarding an object in the presentation area, at least two transport systems, each of which is adapted to receive the object and move the object in either of reciprocal directions, and a manual workstation area between the perception area the at least two transport systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas WAGNER, Thomas Allen, William Hartman Fort, Kyle Maroney, Samuel Naseef, Andrew Gauthier, Kevin Ahearn, John Richard Amend, JR., Benjamin Cohen, Michael Dawson-Haggerty, Christopher Geyer, Jennifer Eileen King, Thomas Koletschka, Matthew T. Mason, William Chu-Hyon Mcmahan, Gene Temple Price, Joseph Romano, Daniel Smith, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Prasanna Velagapudi
  • Publication number: 20220356017
    Abstract: An operator inducted object processing system is disclosed that includes an object induction station at which objects are provided for processing, said object induction station including at least one perception unit for providing perception data regarding an object, an object processing system for receiving objects from the object induction station, said object processing system including a carrier configured for movement in a first generally horizontal direction between two mutually opposing arrays of destination locations, each of which extends along the first generally horizontal direction, and the carrier also being configured for movement in a second generally vertical direction between the two mutually opposing arrays of destination locations, each of which also extends along the second generally vertical direction, wherein the movement in the first generally horizontal direction is independent of the movement in the second generally vertical direction, and wherein the carrier is further configured for
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Joseph ROMANO, Christopher BUCK, Thomas ALLEN, Christopher GEYER, Victoria HINCHEY, Charles BAPTISTA, Jacob TORREY, Ryan O'HERN, Andrew EWART, John Richard AMEND, JR., Prasanna VELAGAPUDI, Benjamin COHEN, Guoming Alex LONG
  • Patent number: 11481566
    Abstract: In an induction system for use with an object processing system, a distribution system is disclosed for providing dissimilar objects into one of a plurality of receiving units. The distribution system includes a conveyor section that travels over a vacuum roller, and the plurality of receiving units arranged generally below the vacuum roller such that an object with a mass will fall toward one of the plurality of receiving units based on both the object's mass and a vacuum force applied to the object through the conveyor section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: Berkshire Grey Operating Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Wagner, Matthew T. Mason, Christopher Geyer, John Richard Amend, Jr., Kyle Maroney, Joseph Romano, Victoria Hinchey, Jeffrey Kittredge, Andrew Gauthier, Lakshman Kumar, Prasanna Velagapudi
  • Patent number: 11472633
    Abstract: A semi-autonomous processing system for processing objects is disclosed. The semi-autonomous processing system includes an input conveyance system for moving objects to a presentation area, a perception system including perception units that are directed toward a detection area for providing perception data regarding an object in the presentation area, at least two transport systems, each of which is adapted to receive the object and move the object in either of reciprocal directions, and a manual workstation area between the perception area the at least two transport systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: Berkshire Grey Operating Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Wagner, Thomas Allen, William Hartman Fort, Kyle Maroney, Samuel Naseef, Andrew Gauthier, Kevin Ahearn, John Richard Amend, Jr., Benjamin Cohen, Michael Dawson-Haggerty, Christopher Geyer, Jennifer Eileen King, Thomas Koletschka, Matthew T. Mason, William Chu-Hyon McMahan, Gene Temple Price, Joseph Romano, Daniel Smith, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Prasanna Velagapudi
  • Publication number: 20220277155
    Abstract: An induction system is disclosed for filtering the induction of objects to a plurality of object processing systems. The induction system includes an evaluation means for evaluating at least one characteristic of an object, and routing means for routing the object in one of a plurality of directions responsive to the evaluated characteristic, at least one of the plurality of directions leading to a selected one of the plurality of object processing systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas WAGNER, Matthew T. Mason, Christopher GEYER, John Richard AMEND, JR., Kyle MARONEY, Joseph ROMANO, Victoria HINCHEY, Jeffrey KITTREDGE, Andrew GAUTHIER, Lakshman KUMAR, Prasanna VELAGAPUDI
  • Patent number: 11416695
    Abstract: An induction system is disclosed for filtering the induction of objects to a plurality of object processing systems. The induction system includes an evaluation means for evaluating at least one characteristic of an object, and routing means for routing the object in one of a plurality of directions responsive to the evaluated characteristic, at least one of the plurality of directions leading to a selected one of the plurality of object processing systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Berkshire Grey Operating Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Wagner, Matthew T. Mason, Christopher Geyer, John Richard Amend, Jr., Kyle Maroney, Joseph Romano, Victoria Hinchey, Jeffrey Kittredge, Andrew Gauthier, Lakshman Kumar, Prasanna Velagapudi
  • Publication number: 20050153996
    Abstract: This invention discloses compounds that alter PPAR activity. The invention also discloses pharmaceutically acceptable salts of the compounds, pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising the compounds or their salts, and methods of using them as therapeutic agents for treating or preventing disipidemia, hypercholesteremia, obesity, eating disorders, hyperglycemia, atherosclerosis, hypertriglyceridemia, hyperinsulinemia and diabetes in a mammal as well as methods of supressing appetite and modulating leptin levels in a mammal. The present invention also discloses methods for making the disclosed compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2004
    Publication date: July 14, 2005
    Inventors: Bruce Auerbach, Larry Bratton, Gary Filzen, Andrew Geyer, Bharat Trivedi, Paul Unangst
  • Publication number: 20050113422
    Abstract: This invention discloses compounds that alter PPAR activity. The invention also discloses pharmaceutically acceptable salts of the compounds, pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising the compounds or their salts, and methods of using them as therapeutic agents for treating or preventing hyperlipidemia and hypercholesteremia in a mammal. The present invention also discloses method for making the disclosed compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2004
    Publication date: May 26, 2005
    Inventors: Xue-Min Cheng, Gary Filzen, Andrew Geyer, Chitase Lee, Bharat Trivedi
  • Publication number: 20050113440
    Abstract: This invention discloses compounds that alter PPAR activity. The invention also discloses pharmaceutically acceptable salts of the compounds, pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising the compounds or their salts, and methods of using them as therapeutic agents for treating or preventing disipidemia, hypercholesteremia, obesity, eating disorders, hyperglycemia, atherosclerosis, hypertriglyceridemia, hyperinsulinemia and diabetes in a mammal as well as methods of supressing appetite and modulating leptin levels in a mammal. The present invention also discloses methods for making the disclosed compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2004
    Publication date: May 26, 2005
    Inventors: Bruce Auerbach, Larry Bratton, Gary Filzen, Andrew Geyer, Bharat Trivedi, Paul Unangst
  • Publication number: 20050107442
    Abstract: This invention discloses compounds that alter PPAR activity. The invention also discloses pharmaceutically acceptable salts of the compounds, pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising the compounds or their salts, and methods of using them as therapeutic agents for treating or preventing hyperlipidemia and hypercholesteremia in a mammal. The present invention also discloses method for making the disclosed compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2004
    Publication date: May 19, 2005
    Inventors: Xue-Min Cheng, Gary Filzen, Andrew Geyer, Chitase Lee, Bharat Trivedi
  • Patent number: 6833380
    Abstract: This invention discloses compounds that alter PPAR activity. The invention also discloses pharmaceutically acceptable salts of the compounds, pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising the compounds or their salts, and methods of using them as therapeutic agents for treating or preventing hyperlipidemia and hypercholesteremia in a mammal. The present invention also discloses method for making the disclosed compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2004
    Assignee: Warner-Lambert Company, LLC
    Inventors: Xue-Min Cheng, Noe Erasga, Gary Frederick Filzen, Andrew Geyer, Chitase Lee, Bharat Kalidas Trivedi
  • Publication number: 20030207916
    Abstract: This invention discloses compounds that alter PPAR activity. The invention also discloses pharmaceutically acceptable salts of the compounds, pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising the compounds or their salts, and methods of using them as therapeutic agents for treating or preventing hyperlipidemia and hypercholesteremia in a mammal. The present invention also discloses method for making the disclosed compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2002
    Publication date: November 6, 2003
    Inventors: Xue-Min Cheng, Noe Erasga, Gary Frederick Filzen, Andrew Geyer, Chitase Lee, Bharat Kalidas Trivedi
  • Publication number: 20030207924
    Abstract: This invention discloses compounds that alter PPAR activity. The invention also discloses pharmaceutically acceptable salts of the compounds, pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising the compounds or their salts, and methods of using them as therapeutic agents for treating or preventing hyperlipidemia and hypercholesteremia in a mammal. The present invention also discloses methods for making the disclosed compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2002
    Publication date: November 6, 2003
    Inventors: Xue-Min Cheng, Noe Erasga, Gary Frederick Filzen, Andrew Geyer, Chitase Lee, Bharat Kalidas Trivedi