Patents by Inventor Anthony Lopez

Anthony Lopez 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: 11223939
    Abstract: A conditions monitoring system may include a system controller. The controller may include a device processor and a non-transitory computer readable medium. The computer readable medium may include instructions executable by the device processor to perform the following steps: receiving positional data from a wearable device of a wearer; receiving physical data regarding the wearer from the wearable device; making a determination of a possible dangerous condition based on the data received from the wearable device; and providing instructions to the wearable device for the wearer to follow to avoid danger related to the dangerous condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
    Inventors: Gregory Brian Meyer, Mark Anthony Lopez, Ravi Durairaj, Nolan Serrao, Victor Kwak, Ryan Thomas Russell, Christopher Russell, Ruthie D. Lyle
  • Patent number: 11200718
    Abstract: System and a method for rendering augmented-reality (AR) enhanced images and information to potential home buyers by providing the AR-enhanced images over a local network. The system includes a computer loaded with an AR application configured to communicate with potential home buyers' personal devices, which have an AR application for communicating with that computer. The potential home buyers can then take a virtual tour of the house, with images that show the different rooms of the house, rendered by the AR to display rooms populated with the home buyers' furniture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
    Inventors: Gregory Brian Meyer, Mark Anthony Lopez, Ravi Durairaj, Nolan Serrao, Victor Kwak, Ryan Thomas Russell, Christopher Russell, Ruthie D. Lyle
  • Patent number: 11190572
    Abstract: A system and method for determining and storing website data from high traffic websites in memory during a large event at an event location for access by mobile computing devices through an event application is disclosed. The method may include determining, by a local server system at the event location, high traffic websites from the detected plurality of websites accessed by the users through the mobile computing devices at the event location. The method may also include allowing a user to select a website and retrieve website data for the selected website from the memory of the local server system when the selected website is a high traffic website by converting a uniform resource locator of the website managed by a service provider to a local uniform resource locator pointing to a storage location of website data stored in the local server system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
    Inventors: Gregory Brian Meyer, Mark Anthony Lopez, Ravi Durairaj, Nolan Serrao, Victor Kwak, Ryan Thomas Russell, Christopher Russell, Ruthie D. Lyle
  • Patent number: 11146679
    Abstract: A system and method for providing an interactive voice response dialogue by using a cloud computing system coupled to a mobile computing device. The cloud computing system may receive a request from a mobile computing device to initiate communication with an interactive voice response system having a tree structure including audio files in the cloud computing system. An interactive voice response dialogue may be conducted using the cloud computing system when the mobile computing device does not have the capacity to receive the one or more files. When the mobile computing device does have the capacity to receive the one or more files, one or more files may be transmitted from the cloud computing system to the mobile computing device, so that he mobile computing device may conduct the interactive voice response dialogue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
    Inventors: Gregory Brian Meyer, Mark Anthony Lopez, Ravi Durairaj, Nolan Serrao, Victor Kwak, Ryan Thomas Russell, Christopher Russell, Ruthie D. Lyle
  • Patent number: 11122137
    Abstract: A system and method for determining and storing website data from one or more high traffic websites in a cache using a router during an event at an event location for access by mobile computing devices is disclosed. The method may include determining one or more high traffic websites from the plurality of websites accessed by the users through the mobile computing devices at the event location, storing the website data from the one or more high traffic websites in the cache, and directing the mobile computing devices at the event location to access the website data from the cache instead of from the one or more high traffic websites to reduce a load on one or more base stations of the cellular network configured to communicate with the one or more high traffic websites.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
    Inventors: Gregory Brian Meyer, Mark Anthony Lopez, Ravi Durairaj, Nolan Serrao, Victor Kwak, Ryan Thomas Russell, Christopher Russell, Ruthie D. Lyle
  • Patent number: 11102344
    Abstract: A system may include a processor that may execute computer-executable instructions that cause the processor to receive caller information regarding an incoming communication from a caller and receive a request from a user to route the incoming communication to a virtual assistant application. The virtual assistant application is configured to interact with the caller and determine whether the caller is associated a fraudulent caller activity stored on databases accessible by the processor. The processor may then receive an indication from the virtual assistant application that the caller is associated with the fraudulent caller activity and forward the incoming communication to another party in response to receiving the indication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: United States Automobile Association (USAA)
    Inventors: Andre Rene Buentello, Mark Anthony Lopez, Gregory Brian Meyer, Ashley Raine Philbrick, Garrett Rielly Rapport, Jose L. Romero, Jr., Michael Jay Szentes
  • Patent number: 11076274
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to monitoring sound in and around a vehicle to predict unsafe driving events, and using the sound information to detect and reduce unsafe driving conditions. A computing device receives information indicative of a sound in or near a vehicle. The sound information may be received via the vehicle itself or via a device. The computing device then determines whether there is an indication of an unwanted driving event. The computing device also receives vehicle operation data extracted from one or more vehicle sensors. The computing device then determines whether there is an indication of unsafe driving conditions, and if there is, the computing device may output a notice or alert via a notification system to alert the driver or, in certain embodiments, other parties via social media, text message, chat programs, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
    Inventors: Andre Rene Buentello, Mark Anthony Lopez, Gregory Brian Meyer, Ashley Raine Philbrick, Garrett Rielly Rapport, Jose L. Romero, Jr., Michael Jay Szentes
  • Patent number: 10986226
    Abstract: When a customer service representative (CSR) calls a customer, the customer may be able to authenticate himself or herself by providing the CSR with personal identifying information. However, the CSR may be unable to provide information to authenticate himself or herself to the customer. Thus, this patent document describes authentication techniques that can allow the CSR to authenticate himself or herself to the customer. For example, before or during a call that the second person (e.g., CSR) initiates to call a first person (e.g., customer), a notification message may be sent to the first person's user device. The content of notification message displayed on the user device may provide information to the first person which can allow the first person to determine whether the second person is trustworthy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
    Inventors: Emily Kathleen Krebs, Stacy Callaway Huggar, Jeffrey Neal Pollack, Yevgeniy Viatcheslavovich Khmelev, Mark Anthony Lopez, Ryan Thomas Russell
  • Patent number: 10129022
    Abstract: A key generation technique exploiting the randomness of a wireless channel to generate secret keys to secure automotive wireless communication using symmetric cryptography is presented. Moreover, the algorithm of the present technique solves the challenging key exchange problem in automotive wireless communication with low costs in terms of performance and code size. As demonstrated, the proposed algorithm can generate secret keys with 67% average min-entropy. Furthermore, the proposed technique can achieve up to 10× performance and 20× code size reduction in comparison to the state-of-the-art hybrid cryptographic algorithms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Mohammad Abdullah Al Faruque, Jiang Wan, Anthony Lopez
  • Patent number: 9615082
    Abstract: The system enables conversion of black and white images to color images and/or two-dimensional images into three-dimensional images based on adding color and/or depth to images using masks for regions in the images, as well as reshaping of masks to cover objects that have moved and changed shape as the objects move in a sequence of images. Also, includes motion picture project management system for reviewers, coordinators and artists. Artists utilize image analysis and image enhancement and computer graphics processing for example to convert two-dimensional images into three-dimensional images or otherwise create or alter motion pictures. Enables the efficient management of projects related to motion pictures to enable enterprises to manage assets, control costs, predict budgets and profit margins, reduce archival storage and otherwise provide displays tailored to specific roles to increase worker efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: LEGEND3D, Inc.
    Inventors: Barry Sandrew, Anthony Lopez, Jared Sandrew, Tony Baldridge
  • Patent number: 9609307
    Abstract: Machine learning method that learns to convert 2D video to 3D video from a set of training examples. Uses machine learning to perform any or all of the 2D to 3D conversion steps of identifying and locating objects, masking objects, modeling object depth, generating stereoscopic image pairs, and filling gaps created by pixel displacement for depth effects. Training examples comprise inputs and outputs for the conversion steps. The machine learning system generates transformation functions that generate the outputs from the inputs; these functions may then be used on new 2D videos to automate or semi-automate the conversion process. Operator input may be used to augment the results of the machine learning system. Illustrative representations for conversion data in the training examples include object tags to identify objects and locate their features, Bézier curves to mask object regions, and point clouds or geometric shapes to model object depth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: LEGEND3D, INC.
    Inventors: Anthony Lopez, Jacqueline McFarland, Tony Baldridge
  • Publication number: 20170085863
    Abstract: Machine learning method that learns to convert 2D video to 3D video from a set of training examples. Uses machine learning to perform any or all of the 2D to 3D conversion steps of identifying and locating objects, masking objects, modeling object depth, generating stereoscopic image pairs, and filling gaps created by pixel displacement for depth effects. Training examples comprise inputs and outputs for the conversion steps. The machine learning system generates transformation functions that generate the outputs from the inputs; these functions may then be used on new 2D videos to automate or semi-automate the conversion process. Operator input may be used to augment the results of the machine learning system. Illustrative representations for conversion data in the training examples include object tags to identify objects and locate their features, Bézier curves to mask object regions, and point clouds or geometric shapes to model object depth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Applicant: LEGEND3D, INC.
    Inventors: Anthony LOPEZ, Jacqueline McFARLAND, Tony BALDRIDGE
  • Patent number: 9595296
    Abstract: Multi-stage production pipeline system that may be utilized in conjunction with a motion picture project management system. The multi-stage production pipeline system includes a computer and a database. The database includes metadata associated with at least one shot or associated with regions within the plurality of images in the at least one shot, or both. The computer includes a grouping tool interface for presenting user interface elements and accepting input of the metadata associated with the at least one shot or regions within the plurality of images in the at least one shot, or both. The system enables a large studio workforce to work non-linearly on a film while maintaining a unified vision driven by key creative figures, allowing for more consistent, higher quality, faster, less expensive work product and more efficient project management techniques. The system also enables reuse of project files, masks and other production elements across projects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: LEGEND3D, Inc.
    Inventors: Barry Sandrew, Jared Sandrew, Nancy Wang, Craig Cesareo, James Prola, Jill Hunt, Anthony Lopez
  • Publication number: 20160379683
    Abstract: Multi-stage production pipeline system that may be utilized in conjunction with a motion picture project management system. The multi-stage production pipeline system includes a computer and a database. The database includes metadata associated with at least one shot or associated with regions within the plurality of images in the at least one shot, or both. The computer includes a grouping tool interface for presenting user interface elements and accepting input of the metadata associated with the at least one shot or regions within the plurality of images in the at least one shot, or both. The system enables a large studio workforce to work non-linearly on a film while maintaining a unified vision driven by key creative figures, allowing for more consistent, higher quality, faster, less expensive work product and more efficient project management techniques. The system also enables reuse of project files, masks and other production elements across projects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Applicant: LEGEND3D, Inc.
    Inventors: Barry SANDREW, Jared SANDREW, Nancy WANG, Craig CESAREO, James PROLA, Jill HUNT, Anthony LOPEZ
  • Patent number: 9443555
    Abstract: Multi-stage production pipeline system that may be utilized in conjunction with a motion picture project management system. The multi-stage production pipeline system includes a computer and a database. The database includes metadata associated with at least one shot or associated with regions within the plurality of images in the at least one shot, or both. The computer includes a grouping tool interface for presenting user interface elements and accepting input of the metadata associated with the at least one shot or regions within the plurality of images in the at least one shot, or both. The system enables a large studio workforce to work non-linearly on a film while maintaining a unified vision driven by key creative figures, allowing for more consistent, higher quality, faster, less expensive work product and more efficient project management techniques. The system also enables reuse of project files, masks and other production elements across projects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: LEGEND3D, Inc.
    Inventors: Barry Sandrew, Jared Sandrew, Nancy Wang, Craig Cesareo, James Prola, Jill Hunt, Anthony Lopez
  • Publication number: 20160198142
    Abstract: The system enables conversion of black and white images to color images and/or two-dimensional images into three-dimensional images based on adding color and/or depth to images using masks for regions in the images, as well as reshaping of masks to cover objects that have moved and changed shape as the objects move in a sequence of images. Also, includes motion picture project management system for reviewers, coordinators and artists. Artists utilize image analysis and image enhancement and computer graphics processing for example to convert two-dimensional images into three-dimensional images or otherwise create or alter motion pictures. Enables the efficient management of projects related to motion pictures to enable enterprises to manage assets, control costs, predict budgets and profit margins, reduce archival storage and otherwise provide displays tailored to specific roles to increase worker efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Applicant: LEGEND3D, Inc.
    Inventors: Barry SANDREW, Anthony LOPEZ, Jared SANDREW, Tony BALDRIDGE
  • Publication number: 20160172002
    Abstract: Multi-stage production pipeline system that may be utilized in conjunction with a motion picture project management system. The multi-stage production pipeline system includes a computer and a database. The database includes metadata associated with at least one shot or associated with regions within the plurality of images in the at least one shot, or both. The computer includes a grouping tool interface for presenting user interface elements and accepting input of the metadata associated with the at least one shot or regions within the plurality of images in the at least one shot, or both. The system enables a large studio workforce to work non-linearly on a film while maintaining a unified vision driven by key creative figures, allowing for more consistent, higher quality, faster, less expensive work product and more efficient project management techniques. The system also enables reuse of project files, masks and other production elements across projects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Applicant: LEGEND3D, Inc.
    Inventors: Barry SANDREW, Jared SANDREW, Nancy WANG, Craig CESAREO, James PROLA, Jill HUNT, Anthony LOPEZ
  • Patent number: 9286941
    Abstract: The system enables conversion of black and white images to color images and/or two-dimensional images into three-dimensional images based on adding color and/or depth to images using masks for regions in the images, as well as reshaping of masks to cover objects that have moved and changed shape as the objects move in a sequence of images. Also, includes motion picture project management system for reviewers, coordinators and artists. Artists utilize image analysis and image enhancement and computer graphics processing for example to convert two-dimensional images into three-dimensional images or otherwise create or alter motion pictures. Enables the efficient management of projects related to motion pictures to enable enterprises to manage assets, control costs, predict budgets and profit margins, reduce archival storage and otherwise provide displays tailored to specific roles to increase worker efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: LEGEND3D, Inc.
    Inventors: Barry Sandrew, Tony Baldridge, Jared Sandrew, Anthony Lopez
  • Patent number: 9288476
    Abstract: Enables real-time depth modifications to stereo images of a 3D virtual reality environment locally and for example without iterative workflow involving region designers or depth artists that includes re-rendering these images from the original 3D model. Embodiments generate a spherical translation map from the 3D model of the virtual environment; this spherical translation map is a function of the pixel shifts between left and right stereo images for each point of the sphere surrounding the viewer of the virtual environment. Modifications may be made directly to the spherical translation map, and applied directly to the stereo images, without requiring re-rendering of the scene from the complete 3D model. This process enables depth modifications to be viewed in real-time, greatly improving the efficiency of the 3D model creation, review, and update cycle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: LEGEND3D, INC.
    Inventors: Jared Sandrew, Tony Baldridge, Anthony Lopez, Jacqueline McFarland, Scott Jones, Thomas Schad
  • Patent number: 9282321
    Abstract: A system that coordinates multiple simultaneous reviews of a 3D model, potentially from different viewpoints. Embodiments support multiple reviewers using review stations that render images of the model based on the pose of the reviewer. For example, multiple reviewers may use virtual reality headsets to observe a 3D virtual environment from different orientations. A coordinator uses a coordinator station to observe the entire 3D model and the viewpoints of each of the reviewers in this 3D model. Embodiments may support reviewer designation of regions within the model that require review or modification; these designated regions are also displayed on the coordinator station. Embodiments may support real time updates to the 3D model and propagation of updated images to the coordinator and to the multiple viewers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignee: LEGEND3D, INC.
    Inventors: Jared Sandrew, Tony Baldridge, Anthony Lopez, Jacqueline McFarland, Scott Jones, Thomas Schad