Patents by Inventor Benjamin Stern

Benjamin Stern 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: 20220210333
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses, and methods are described which provide a camera system. A camera is in communication with a positioning device. The positioning device has a compass, gyroscope, and emits an infrared light beam. The camera has a sensor that receives reflected and/or scattered infrared light from a moving target. The camera changes its focus, zoom, and/or angle of a field of view of the camera based on information from its sensor, and gyroscope and compass information from the positioning device and/or camera.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2022
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Jeff Peel, Benjamin Stern, Eduardo Lorenzo Gracia Elizondo
  • Patent number: 11300856
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses, and methods are described which provide a camera mount system. A camera mount is in communication with a positioning device. The positioning device has a compass, gyroscope, and emits an infrared light beam. The camera mount has a sensor that receives reflected and/or scattered infrared light from a moving target. The camera mount changes its orientation based on information from its sensor, and gyroscope and compass information from the positioning device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: TACTACAM LLC
    Inventors: Jeff Peel, Benjamin Stern, Ben Thorud
  • Patent number: 11284007
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses, and methods are described which provide a camera system. A camera is in communication with a positioning device. The positioning device has a compass, gyroscope, and emits an infrared light beam. The camera has a sensor that receives reflected and/or scattered infrared light from a moving target. The camera changes its focus, zoom, and/or angle of a field of view of the camera based on information from its sensor, and gyroscope and compass information from the positioning device and/or camera.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: TACTACAM LLC
    Inventors: Jeff Peel, Benjamin Stern, Eduardo Lorenzo Garcia Elizondo
  • Publication number: 20210099502
    Abstract: The present technology provides a system wherein context provided in a message in which a content item is shared is preserved in a database that is linked to the content item. Additionally, to help users that are sending a content item provide better context when they are sharing a content item, the present technology provides a sharing user interface that encourages the first user to provide helpful context. Additionally, the present technology provides a sharing interface that can present shared content items along with the context in which the content item was shared.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Benjamin Stern, Iris Lin, Royce Ausburn, Nicholas Larson, Derrick Ho, Amanda Gail Miller, Harshad Kulkarni, Charlotte Ziob
  • Publication number: 20190306431
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses, and methods are described which provide a camera system. A camera is in communication with a positioning device. The positioning device has a compass, gyroscope, and emits an infrared light beam. The camera has a sensor that receives reflected and/or scattered infrared light from a moving target. The camera changes its focus, zoom, and/or angle of a field of view of the camera based on information from its sensor, and gyroscope and compass information from the positioning device and/or camera.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Jeff Peel, Benjamin Stern, Eduardo Lorenzo Garcia Elizondo
  • Publication number: 20190163038
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses, and methods are described which provide a camera mount system. A camera mount is in communication with a positioning device. The positioning device has a compass, gyroscope, and emits an infrared light beam. The camera mount has a sensor that receives reflected and/or scattered infrared light from a moving target. The camera mount changes its orientation based on information from its sensor, and gyroscope and compass information from the positioning device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Jeff Peel, Benjamin Stern, Ben Thorud
  • Publication number: 20190079370
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses, and methods are described which provide an autofocus and autozoom recording system. The recording system can include, for example, a recording device that can work in conjunction with a rangefinder to autofocus and autozoom even when a target moves. One or both of the recording device and the rangefinder can be mounted on a weapon, for example.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Jeff Peel, Garrison Peel, Benjamin Stern, Ben Thorud
  • Patent number: 8135358
    Abstract: A communication device may include a manpack, and a radio removably attached to the manpack, the radio serving as a communications element of the manpack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2012
    Assignee: Thales Communications Inc.
    Inventors: Robert T. Hesse, Benjamin Stern, Glen Parker, Mitchell H. Herbets