Patents by Inventor Chris Rieger

Chris Rieger 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: 11027187
    Abstract: A personal transport system is provided including, in an embodiment, an electrically powered vehicle, a companion remote control, and a companion mobile phone application. The vehicle includes an operator-supporting deck, one or more deck-mounted trucks, one or more axle-mounted wheels on each of the one or more trucks, one or more batteries, and a deck lighting system. The one or more batteries power a motor configured to drive the wheels by way of a pulley system, at least one battery of which is disposed under a battery enclosure. The battery enclosure has a first light indicator system, and the companion remote control has a second light indicator system, each of which is configured for communicating with the operator. The deck lighting system includes a light strip of light-emitting diodes disposed in a groove of the deck configured to change state to communicate with the operator or others sharing a road.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: NEUTRON HOLDINGS, INC.
    Inventors: Jukka Rautiainen, Levi Jacob Price, Oliver Riihiluoma, Asa Weiss, Angus Peart, Barrett Heyneman, Shelby Noonan, Chris Rieger, John Ulmen
  • Publication number: 20210107582
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure include a wireless remote control or remote control application for controlling the lighting of an electronic personal transportation vehicle. Embodiments can solve problems related to sharing electronic personal transportation vehicles by uniquely identifying a user, and allowing that user to control the lighting of the electronic personal transportation vehicle. In this manner, other users can control the lighting at different times, depending on the specific person that is using the electronic personal transportation vehicle at any given time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Michael D. HILLMAN, Blair WILLIAMS, Paul JACKSON, Matthew J. CHEUNG, Angus PEART, Chris RIEGER, John ULMEN, Brennan VANDENHOEK, Peng PENG, Levi PRICE
  • Publication number: 20190321711
    Abstract: A personal transport system is provided including, in an embodiment, an electrically powered vehicle, a companion remote control, and a companion mobile phone application. The vehicle includes an operator-supporting deck, one or more deck-mounted trucks, one or more axle-mounted wheels on each of the one or more trucks, one or more batteries, and a deck lighting system. The one or more batteries power a motor configured to drive the wheels by way of a pulley system, at least one battery of which is disposed under a battery enclosure. The battery enclosure has a first light indicator system, and the companion remote control has a second light indicator system, each of which is configured for communicating with the operator. The deck lighting system includes a light strip of light-emitting diodes disposed in a groove of the deck configured to change state to communicate with the operator or others sharing a road.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Jukka Rautiainen, Levi Jacob Price, Oliver Riihiluoma, Asa Weiss, Angus Peart, Barrett Heyneman, Shelby Noonan, Chris Rieger, John Ulmen
  • Patent number: 10398962
    Abstract: A personal transport system is provided including, in an embodiment, an electrically powered vehicle, a companion remote control, and a companion mobile phone application. The vehicle includes an operator-supporting deck, one or more deck-mounted trucks, one or more axle-mounted wheels on each of the one or more trucks, one or more batteries, and a deck lighting system. The one or more batteries power a motor configured to drive the wheels by way of a pulley system, at least one battery of which is disposed under a battery enclosure. The battery enclosure has a first light indicator system, and the companion remote control has a second light indicator system, each of which is configured for communicating with the operator. The deck lighting system includes a light strip of light-emitting diodes disposed in a groove of the deck configured to change state to communicate with the operator or others sharing a road.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Boosted, Inc.
    Inventors: Jukka Rautiainen, Levi Jacob Price, Oliver Riihiluoma, Asa Weiss, Angus Peart, Barrett Heyneman, Shelby Noonan, Chris Rieger, John Ulmen
  • Publication number: 20190091554
    Abstract: A personal transport system is provided including, in an embodiment, an electrically powered vehicle, a companion remote control, and a companion mobile phone application. The vehicle includes an operator-supporting deck, one or more deck-mounted trucks, one or more axle-mounted wheels on each of the one or more trucks, one or more batteries, and a deck lighting system. The one or more batteries power a motor configured to drive the wheels by way of a pulley system, at least one battery of which is disposed under a battery enclosure. The battery enclosure has a first light indicator system, and the companion remote control has a second light indicator system, each of which is configured for communicating with the operator. The deck lighting system includes a light strip of light-emitting diodes disposed in a groove of the deck configured to change state to communicate with the operator or others sharing a road.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Jukka Rautiainen, Levi Jacob Price, Oliver Riihiluoma, Asa Weiss, Angus Peart, Barrett Heyneman, Shelby Noonan, Chris Rieger, John Ulmen
  • Patent number: 7824480
    Abstract: A storage compartment comprises an enclosure defining a storage space and an air treatment system in fluid communication with the interior space. The air treatment system includes a light source and a catalyst and configured to treat air without the use of ozone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2010
    Assignee: Sub-Zero, Inc.
    Inventors: Randy W. Hurlebaus, Curtis J. Scadden, Curtis Leroy Cruver, IV, Chris Rieger, James E. Pelkey, Ronald M. Austin, Mark J. Blahnik, Colin R. Clerkin, Brian Wylie, Thomas Haft
  • Publication number: 20080168790
    Abstract: A storage compartment comprises an enclosure defining a storage space and an air treatment system in fluid communication with the interior space. The air treatment system includes a light source and a catalyst and configured to treat air without the use of ozone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2007
    Publication date: July 17, 2008
    Inventors: Randy W. Hurlebaus, Curtis J. Scadden, Curtis Leroy Cruver, Chris Rieger, James E. Pelkey, Ronald M. Austin, Mark J. Blahnik, Colin R. Clerkin, Brian Wylie, Thomas Haft