Patents by Inventor Brian Brockway

Brian Brockway 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: 9606994
    Abstract: Systems and methods for managing electronic data are disclosed. Various data management operations can be performed based on a metabase formed from metadata. Such metadata can be identified from an index of data interactions generated by a journaling module, and obtained from their associated data objects stored in one or more storage devices. In various embodiments, such processing of the index and storing of the metadata can facilitate, for example, enhanced data management operations, enhanced data identification operations, enhanced storage operations, data classification for organizing and storing the metadata, cataloging of metadata for the stored metadata, and/or user interfaces for managing data. In various embodiments, the metabase can be configured in different ways. For example, the metabase can be stored separately from the data objects so as to allow obtaining of information about the data objects without accessing the data objects or a data structure used by a file system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: Commvault Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Anand Prahlad, Jeremy Alan Schwartz, David Ngo, Brian Brockway, Marcus S. Muller
  • Publication number: 20160345851
    Abstract: Various embodiments are directed to signal processing. In accordance with example embodiments, methods and apparatuses involve using at least two electrodes that sense an ECG signal. A denoising module is communicatively coupled to the at least two electrodes, and receives the ECG signal sensed by the sensing electrodes. The denoising module includes circuitry that conditions and digitizes the ECG signal, and a computing circuit that processes the digitized ECG signal to denoise the ECG signal. A communications circuit generates a communication including the denoised ECG signal for access by a remote device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Inventors: Marina Brockway, Brian Brockway
  • Publication number: 20160345850
    Abstract: Monitoring of physiological signals is effected. In accordance with one or more embodiments, an apparatus, system and/or method is directed to sensing physiological signals such as ECG signals. A skin-contacting electrode apparatus includes an electrically conductive sheet having a conductive surface configured and arranged to contact a subject's skin, and conductive flexible microfibers extending from the conductive surface and configured and arranged to protrude into skin pores and sense an ECG signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Inventor: Brian Brockway
  • Patent number: 9492096
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to processing ECG signals from a subject. As may be implemented in accordance with one or more embodiments, respective electrodes sense ECG signals from a subject, and the ECG signals are digitized and processed, such as to remove noise, detect a QRS complex, evaluate quality, detect arrhythmia and/or to store the signals. In response to an input from the subject, one or more of the ECG signals is recorded along with sound from the user, such as to concurrently record the user's voice for describing conditions in connection with the recording of the ECG signals. This approach can be carried out in an enclosed housing, operated adjacent the subject's thorax. The processed digitized ECG signals and the audio signals are then communicated for receipt by an external device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: VivaQuant LLC
    Inventors: Brian Brockway, Marina Brockway
  • Publication number: 20160317073
    Abstract: Aspects of the disclosure are directed to detecting physiological and/or other characteristics of subjects. As may be implemented in accordance with one or more embodiments, a time series of cardiac intervals is computed from a recording of activity of a beating heart of a subject, and the time series is decomposed into subcomponents. An envelope of at least one of the subcomponents is computed, and the presence and/or degree of a depressive or stressed mental state of the subject is detected based upon characteristics of the envelope.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2016
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Inventors: Marina Brockway, Brian Brockway
  • Publication number: 20160256112
    Abstract: Physiological signals such as ECG signals are obtained from a patient. In accordance with one or more embodiments, an apparatus, system and/or method is directed to process the digitized ECG signals (e.g., by removing noise).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2016
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Marina Brockway, Brian Brockway
  • Patent number: 9414758
    Abstract: Monitoring of physiological signals is effected. In accordance with one or more embodiments, an apparatus, system and/or method is directed to sensing physiological signals such as ECG signals. A skin-contacting electrode apparatus includes an electrically conductive sheet having a conductive surface configured and arranged to contact a subject's skin, and conductive flexible microfibers extending from the conductive surface and configured and arranged to protrude into skin pores and sense an ECG signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: VivaQuant LLC
    Inventors: Brian Brockway, Marina Brockway, Anna M. Brockway
  • Patent number: 9414786
    Abstract: Various embodiments are directed to signal processing. In accordance with example embodiments, methods and apparatuses involve using at least two electrodes that sense an ECG signal. A denoising module is communicatively coupled to the at least two electrodes, and receives the ECG signal sensed by the sensing electrodes. The denoising module includes circuitry that conditions and digitizes the ECG signal, and a computing circuit that processes the digitized ECG signal to denoise the ECG signal. A communications circuit generates a communication including the denoised ECG signal for access by a remote device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: VivaQuant LLC
    Inventors: Marina Brockway, Brian Brockway
  • Publication number: 20160228027
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to detecting Atrial Fibrillation (AF). As may be implemented in accordance with one or more embodiments, a time series of inter-beat intervals is computed from a recording of activity of a beating heart. The time series is decomposed into subcomponents, and an envelope of at least one of the subcomponents is computed. The presence of atrial fibrillation (AF) is detected based upon characteristics of the envelope that are indicative of AF.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Inventors: Marina Brockway, Brian Brockway
  • Patent number: 9408549
    Abstract: Various aspects are directed to identifying a region of interest in a physiological signal. As may be consistent with one or more embodiments, the physiological signal is decomposed into subcomponents, and a subset of the subcomponents is selected based upon overlap of spectral energy with expected spectral energy of the region of interest, in at least one of the subcomponents. At least two of the subcomponents in the subset are combined and compared to a threshold, with the comparison being used to identify the location of the region of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: VivaQuant LLC
    Inventors: Marina Brockway, Brian Brockway
  • Patent number: 9339202
    Abstract: Physiological signals such as ECG signals are obtained from a patient. In accordance with one or more embodiments, an apparatus, system and/or method is directed to at least two ECG sensing electrodes that adhere to remote locations on a patient and sense ECG signals from the patient. An amplifier circuit amplifies the sensed ECG signals to provide amplified ECG signals, and a digitizing circuit digitizes the amplified ECG. A computing circuit processes the digitized ECG signals (e.g., by removing noise). A battery powers the aforesaid circuits, and a housing houses the battery and aforesaid circuit. A fastener mechanically fastens and electrically couples the housing to one of the electrodes, and the other electrodes are coupled to the amplifier via a flexible insulated lead wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: VivaQuant LLC
    Inventors: Marina Brockway, Brian Brockway
  • Patent number: 9314181
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to detecting Atrial Fibrillation (AF). As may be implemented in accordance with one or more embodiments, a time series of inter-beat intervals is computed from a recording of activity of a beating heart. The time series is decomposed into subcomponents, and an envelope of at least one of the subcomponents is computed. The presence of atrial fibrillation (AF) is detected based upon characteristics of the envelope that are indicative of AF.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: VivaQuant LLC
    Inventors: Marina Brockway, Brian Brockway
  • Publication number: 20160034506
    Abstract: A method and system for creating an index of content without interfering with the source of the content includes an offline content indexing system that creates an index of content from an offline copy of data. The system may associate additional properties or tags with data that are not part of traditional indexing of content, such as the time the content was last available or user attributes associated with the content. Users can search the created index to locate content that is no longer available or based on the associate attributes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2015
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Applicant: Commvault Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Anand Prahlad, Jeremy A. Schwartz, David Ngo, Brian Brockway, Marcus S. Muller, Parag Gokhale, Rajiv Kottomtharayil
  • Publication number: 20160022164
    Abstract: Various aspects are directed to identifying a region of interest in a physiological signal. As may be consistent with one or more embodiments, the physiological signal is decomposed into subcomponents, and a subset of the subcomponents is selected based upon overlap of spectral energy with expected spectral energy of the region of interest, in at least one of the subcomponents. At least two of the subcomponents in the subset are combined and compared to a threshold, with the comparison being used to identify the location of the region of interest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Inventors: Marina Brockway, Brian Brockway
  • Publication number: 20150339296
    Abstract: Systems and methods for managing electronic data are disclosed. Various data management operations can be performed based on a metabase formed from metadata. Such metadata can be identified from an index of data interactions generated by a journaling module, and obtained from their associated data objects stored in one or more storage devices. In various embodiments, such processing of the index and storing of the metadata can facilitate, for example, enhanced data management operations, enhanced data identification operations, enhanced storage operations, data classification for organizing and storing the metadata, cataloging of metadata for the stored metadata, and/or user interfaces for managing data. In various embodiments, the metabase can be configured in different ways. For example, the metabase can be stored separately from the data objects so as to allow obtaining of information about the data objects without accessing the data objects or a data structure used by a file system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Publication date: November 26, 2015
    Inventors: Anand PRAHLAD, Jeremy Alan SCHWARTZ, David NGO, Brian BROCKWAY, Marcus S. MULLER
  • Patent number: 9158835
    Abstract: A method and system for creating an index of content without interfering with the source of the content includes an offline content indexing system that creates an index of content from an offline copy of data. The system may associate additional properties or tags with data that are not part of traditional indexing of content, such as the time the content was last available or user attributes associated with the content. Users can search the created index to locate content that is no longer available or based on the associate attributes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: Commvault Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Anand Prahlad, Jeremy A. Schwartz, David Ngo, Brian Brockway, Marcus S. Muller, Parag Gokhale, Rajiv Kottomtharayil
  • Patent number: 9098542
    Abstract: Systems and methods for managing electronic data are disclosed. Various data management operations can be performed based on a metabase formed from metadata. Such metadata can be identified from an index of data interactions generated by a journaling module, and obtained from their associated data objects stored in one or more storage devices. In various embodiments, such processing of the index and storing of the metadata can facilitate, for example, enhanced data management operations, enhanced data identification operations, enhanced storage operations, data classification for organizing and storing the metadata, cataloging of metadata for the stored metadata, and/or user interfaces for managing data. In various embodiments, the metabase can be configured in different ways. For example, the metabase can be stored separately from the data objects so as to allow obtaining of information about the data objects without accessing the data objects or a data structure used by a file system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Assignee: Commvault Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Anand Prahlad, Jeremy Alan Schwartz, David Ngo, Brian Brockway, Marcus S. Muller
  • Patent number: 9072438
    Abstract: A cardiac-based metric is computed based upon characteristics of a subject's cardiac function. In accordance with one or more embodiments, the end of a mechanical systole is identified for each of a plurality of cardiac cycles of a subject, based upon an acoustical vibration associated with closure of an aortic valve during the cardiac cycle. The end of an electrical systole of an electrocardiogram (ECG) signal for each cardiac cycle is also identified. A cardiac-based metric is computed, based upon a time difference between the end of the electrical systole and the end of the mechanical systole, for the respective cardiac cycles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2015
    Assignee: VivaQuant LLC
    Inventors: Marina Brockway, Brian Brockway, Robert Hamlin
  • Publication number: 20150164355
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to detecting Atrial Fibrillation (AF). As may be implemented in accordance with one or more embodiments, a time series of inter-beat intervals is computed from a recording of activity of a beating heart. The time series is decomposed into subcomponents, and an envelope of at least one of the subcomponents is computed. The presence of atrial fibrillation (AF) is detected based upon characteristics of the envelope that are indicative of AF.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventors: Marina Brockway, Brian Brockway
  • Patent number: 9050007
    Abstract: A T-wave offset point of an ECG signal is provided. In accordance with various example embodiments, a location of a QRS complex in the ECG signal is identified and used to determine a first time window of the ECG signal in which to search for a T-wave offset point. The T-wave offset point is identified within the first time window, and the identified T-wave offset point is provided as an output based upon a noise characteristic of the ECG signal in a second time window that includes at least a portion of the T-wave.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: VivaQuant LLC
    Inventors: Marina Brockway, Brian Brockway