Patents by Inventor Ben Ransford

Ben Ransford 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: 10383126
    Abstract: Examples described herein include wireless transmitters configured for power transmission. Example wireless transmitters may insert power packets into wireless communications such that power harvesting circuitry may harvest sufficiently continuous power from the wireless communication signals. Example power harvesting circuitry is configured to harvest power across multiple wireless communication channels. Example chargers are described which may harvest power from wireless communication signals (e.g. Wi-Fi signals).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: University of Washington
    Inventors: Shyamnath Gollakota, Vamsi Talla, Bryce Kellogg, Ben Ransford, Saman Naderiparizi, Joshua R. Smith
  • Publication number: 20170208597
    Abstract: Examples described herein include wireless transmitters configured for power transmission. Example wireless transmitters may insert power packets into wireless communications such that power harvesting circuitry may harvest sufficiently continuous power from the wireless communication signals. Example power harvesting circuitry is configured to harvest power across multiple wireless communication channels. Example chargers are described which may harvest power from wireless communication signals (e.g. Wi-Fi signals).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Applicant: University of Washington
    Inventors: Shyamnath Gollakota, Vamsi Talla, Bryce Kellogg, Ben Ransford, Saman Naderiparizi, Joshua R. Smith