Patents by Inventor Brian R. Drell

Brian R. Drell 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: 20200155902
    Abstract: Notifications for instructing user behavior can be determined and presented when appropriate. Historical fitness data and current fitness data are accessed. This data is used to determine whether a user fitness goal is likely to be achieved. If not, a notification may be determined and presented at a user device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Publication number: 20200120195
    Abstract: A set of wearable devices, each paired with a companion device, are configured to cumulatively maintain data about physical activities even though a user may switch between wearing them over a period of time. For example, a streak of workouts over many days can be maintained while the user switches between two watches over that period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Aaron P. Thompson, Brian R. Drell, Todd A. Shortlidge
  • Patent number: 10576330
    Abstract: Notifications for instructing user behavior can be determined and presented when appropriate. The timing of when to present the notification can be based on a device being in a worn state, configuration data, and/or an open time on a user calendar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Patent number: 10469647
    Abstract: A set of wearable devices, each paired with a companion device, are configured to cumulatively maintain data about physical activities even though a user may switch between wearing them over a period of time. For example, a streak of workouts over many days can be maintained while the user switches between two watches over that period of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Aaron P. Thompson, Brian R. Drell, Todd A. Shortlidge
  • Publication number: 20190104214
    Abstract: A set of wearable devices, each paired with a companion device, are configured to cumulatively maintain data about physical activities even though a user may switch between wearing them over a period of time. For example, a streak of workouts over many days can be maintained while the user switches between two watches over that period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventors: Aaron P. Thompson, Brian R. Drell, Todd A. Shortlidge
  • Patent number: 10194418
    Abstract: Coaching notifications can be determined based on current user fitness data and historical user fitness data. The coaching notifications may include information that encourages or otherwise coaches users towards established fitness goals. To this end, the timing for presenting along with the substance of the coaching notifications can be customized to the users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Publication number: 20190007927
    Abstract: Notifications for instructing user behavior can be determined and presented when appropriate. The timing of when to present the notification can be based on a device being in a worn state, configuration data, and/or an open time on a user calendar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Publication number: 20180352534
    Abstract: Coaching notifications can be determined based on current user fitness data and historical user fitness data. The coaching notifications may include information that encourages or otherwise coaches users towards established fitness goals. To this end, the timing for presenting along with the substance of the coaching notifications can be customized to the users.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Patent number: 10104219
    Abstract: A set of wearable devices, each paired with a companion device, are configured to cumulatively maintain data about physical activities even though a user may switch between wearing them over a period of time. For example, a streak of workouts over many days can be maintained while the user switches between two watches over that period of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Aaron P. Thompson, Brian R. Drell, Todd A. Shortlidge
  • Patent number: 9866671
    Abstract: A set of wearable devices, each paired with a companion device, are configured to cumulatively maintain data about physical activities even though a user may switch between wearing them over a period of time. For example, a streak of workouts over many days can be maintained while the user switches between two watches over that period of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Aaron P. Thompson, Brian R. Drell, Todd A. Shortlidge
  • Publication number: 20170366657
    Abstract: A set of wearable devices, each paired with a companion device, are configured to cumulatively maintain data about physical activities even though a user may switch between wearing them over a period of time. For example, a streak of workouts over many days can be maintained while the user switches between two watches over that period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Aaron P. Thompson, Brian R. Drell, Todd A. Shortlidge
  • Publication number: 20170366655
    Abstract: A set of wearable devices, each paired with a companion device, are configured to cumulatively maintain data about physical activities even though a user may switch between wearing them over a period of time. For example, a streak of workouts over many days can be maintained while the user switches between two watches over that period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Aaron P. Thompson, Brian R. Drell, Todd A. Shortlidge