Patents by Inventor Chris Robinson

Chris Robinson 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: 10373426
    Abstract: Systems and methods for provably fair gaming for multiple player games are described. In various embodiments, a method for provably fair gaming comprises shuffling a virtual deck of cards, where the virtual deck comprises a plurality of virtual cards, and where each virtual card comprises a card value. The method further comprises salting each of the card values with a randomly selected first salt value, hashing each of the salted card values to form a first hashed deck, and broadcasting the first hashed deck to at least a first game player.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: SPUR TRAIL INVESTMENTS, INC.
    Inventors: Joshua Robinson, Chris Guida, Matt Dickson
  • Patent number: 10264211
    Abstract: Methods and systems are described for determining an image resource allocation for displaying content within a display area. An image or data capture device associated with a display device may capture an image of a space associated with the user or capture data related to other objects in the space. The viewing distance between the user and the display area (e.g., the display device) may be monitored and processed to determine and/or adjust the image resource allocation for content displayed within the display area. User movement, including eye movement, may also be monitored and processed to determine and/or adjust the image resource allocation for content displayed within the display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Alan Leech, Nicholas Adam Pinckernell, Edward David Monnerat, Chris Robinson, Derek Johnson
  • Publication number: 20190028830
    Abstract: System and methods for providing dynamic positional audio are disclosed. Methods can comprise determining availability of one or more devices to output audio and determining a location of the one or more available devices. Audio information can be received and at least a portion of the audio information can be configured to generate assigned audio information based on the determined location of the available devices. The assigned audio information can be transmitted to the available devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Chris Robinson, Shawn Kercher, Derek Johnson
  • Publication number: 20180317965
    Abstract: A device includes a plurality of rings. Each ring has a first face, a second face, and at least one slot defined by first and second interior edges of the ring on opposing sides of the slot. The at least one slot penetrates from the first face to the second face. The first face of each ring has a first recess adjacent the slot on the first edge and a second recess adjacent the slot on the second edge. A plurality of posts join each one of the plurality of rings to an adjacent one of the plurality of rings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Chris ROBINSON, Kian-Ming WONG
  • Publication number: 20180117623
    Abstract: A caulking tip nozzle adaptor, comprising: a) a main frame portion comprising a main frame body, a main frame tube, a main frame first threaded portion disposed at an outer circumference of the main frame tube and a main frame inner sealing ring at a first end of the main frame tube, wherein a second end of the main frame portion comprises a main frame second threaded portion; b) a friction collar portion comprising a friction collar aperture therethrough and female threads disposed around an inner circumference capable of engaging with the main frame first threaded portion; c) a nozzle portion comprising a nozzle body portion, a nozzle tube and a nozzle sealable ring at a first end of the nozzle portion capable of being sealably and rotatably engaged with the main frame inner sealing ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventor: Chris Robinson
  • Patent number: 9930471
    Abstract: System and methods for providing dynamic positional audio are disclosed. Methods can comprise determining availability of one or more devices to output audio and determining a location of the one or more available devices. Audio information can be received and at least a portion of the audio information can be configured to generate assigned audio information based on the determined location of the available devices. The assigned audio information can be transmitted to the available devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
    Inventors: Chris Robinson, Shawn Kercher, Derek Johnson
  • Publication number: 20170056190
    Abstract: A subtalar implant includes a body having a sidewall defining an outer perimeter of the body. The sidewall defines an inner volume. A porous material is disposed within the inner volume. The porous material has a porosity configured to promote bone ingrowth. The porosity of the porous material can be about 30% to about 70% by volume. The sidewall can include a smooth surface configured to prevent bone ingrowth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Inventors: Jennifer GUILFORD, Joseph Ryan WOODARD, Chris ROBINSON
  • Publication number: 20170049576
    Abstract: An implant includes a body having a cylindrical portion extending from a first end to a second end, a first nub extending from the first end, and a second nub extending from the second end. The body includes an inner layer, a middle layer, and an outer layer. The inner layer has a first length extending from a tip of the first nub to a tip of the second nub, and has a first central axis collinear with a central longitudinal axis of the implant. The outer layer has a second length extending from the first end to the second end, has a second central axis collinear with the central longitudinal axis, and provides an outer surface of the implant. The middle layer comprises a porous material disposed between the inner layer and the outer layer. The inner layer and at least one portion of the middle layer provide the two nubs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Publication date: February 23, 2017
    Applicant: WRIGHT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Jennifer GUILFORD, Joseph Ryan WOODARD, Chris ROBINSON, Jon Pope MOSELEY, Bruce COHEN, Robert ANDERSON, Chris HYER, Thomas LEE
  • Publication number: 20160366533
    Abstract: System and methods for providing dynamic positional audio are disclosed. Methods can comprise determining availability of one or more devices to output audio and determining a location of the one or more available devices. Audio information can be received and at least a portion of the audio information can be configured to generate assigned audio information based on the determined location of the available devices. The assigned audio information can be transmitted to the available devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Inventors: Chris Robinson, Shawn Kercher, Derek Johnson
  • Patent number: 9392368
    Abstract: System and methods for providing dynamic positional audio are disclosed. Methods can comprise determining availability of one or more devices to output audio and determining a location of the one or more available devices. Audio information can be received and at least a portion of the audio information can be configured to generate assigned audio information based on the determined location of the available devices. The assigned audio information can be transmitted to the available devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
    Inventors: Chris Robinson, Shawn Kercher, Derek Johnson
  • Publication number: 20160057537
    Abstract: System and methods for providing dynamic positional audio are disclosed. Methods can comprise determining availability of one or more devices to output audio and determining a location of the one or more available devices. Audio information can be received and at least a portion of the audio information can be configured to generate assigned audio information based on the determined location of the available devices. The assigned audio information can be transmitted to the available devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Publication date: February 25, 2016
    Inventors: Chris Robinson, Shawn Kercher, Derek Johnson
  • Publication number: 20150264299
    Abstract: Methods and systems are described for determining an image resource allocation for displaying content within a display area. An image or data capture device associated with a display device may capture an image of a space associated with the user or capture data related to other objects in the space. The viewing distance between the user and the display area (e.g., the display device) may be monitored and processed to determine and/or adjust the image resource allocation for content displayed within the display area. User movement, including eye movement, may also be monitored and processed to determine and/or adjust the image resource allocation for content displayed within the display area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Inventors: Jonathan Alan Leech, Nicholas Adam Pinckernell, Edward David Monnerat, Chris Robinson, Derek Johnson
  • Patent number: 8910771
    Abstract: The invention relates to apparatus for the provision of receipt, validation and collection of banknotes or tickets which are input by a user, typically as payment for a service which has or is to be provided. The apparatus allow for the accurate location of the banknote or ticket as it passes through the apparatus and the accurate validation of the same. In one embodiment a printer assembly is provided which allows the apparatus to print tickets and to pass the same in the reverse direction to input banknotes or tickets, to be provided to the user as, for example a credit which can be cashed subsequently by the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Innovative Technology Limited
    Inventors: Chris Robinson, Peter Dunlop
  • Patent number: 7982118
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for entering or editing musical note data. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a user input selecting a scale; receiving a user input of notes; determining whether each note is in the scale; and for each note that is not, automatically replacing the note with a corrected note. In another aspect, a method includes displaying a segment of music; receiving user input selecting a scale, multiple notes from the displayed music, and a pitch displacement; displacing the notes; and for each displaced note that is not in the scale, automatically replacing the displaced note with a corrected note. In another aspect, a method includes receiving user inputs selecting multiple scales and a non-overlapping period of time for each scale; receiving notes, each for a particular period; and correcting the notes as necessary according to the scale for the period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2011
    Assignee: Adobe Systems Incorporated
    Inventors: Durin Gleaves, Daniel Ramirez, Chris Robinson
  • Patent number: 7967552
    Abstract: A rotary atomiser drive spindle for use as part of a rotary atomiser, the drive spindle comprising a shaft which carries a turbine and a body which comprises at least one supply channel for supplying gas to the turbine for rotatingly driving the shaft relative to the body. The turbine comprises a rotor body portion, which is ring shaped, and a plurality of blades projecting from one of the generally flat surfaces of the rotor body portion. Generally radial gas paths through the turbine are defined by adjacent pairs of blades. The at least one supply channel comprises a nozzle portion from which, in use, gas leaves the body of the spindle towards the turbine. Each nozzle comprises an outlet and the cross sectional area of the gas passage through the nozzle portion decreases monotonically from the inlet of the nozzle to the outlet. Two turbines may be provided and exhaust air may be used for cooling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Inventors: Neil Edward Brett, Graham Cox, Chris Robinson
  • Patent number: 7870367
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are provided for implementing complex parallel instructions on a processor having a supported instruction set. Complex parallel instructions provide that an operation code, control logic, and input data is passed to a processor core. The operation code identifies the instruction used to process the input data and the control logic identifies the state of the instruction. An intervening instruction can be executed by a processor core even before execution of a complex parallel instruction is complete.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2011
    Assignee: Altera Corporation
    Inventor: Chris Robinson
  • Publication number: 20100288600
    Abstract: Apparatus for the handling of bills in which the path of the bills is controlled to allow selective storage of the bills in different bill storage means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2010
    Publication date: November 18, 2010
    Inventor: Chris Robinson
  • Publication number: 20090008857
    Abstract: The invention relates to apparatus for the provision of receipt, validation and collection of banknotes or tickets which are input by a user, typically as payment for a service which has or is to be provided. The apparatus allow for the accurate location of the banknote or ticket as it passes through the apparatus and the accurate validation of the same. In one embodiment a printer assembly is provided which a lows the apparatus to print tickets and to pass the same in the reverse direction to input banknotes or tickets, to be provided to the user as, for example a credit which can be cashed subsequently by the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2008
    Publication date: January 8, 2009
    Applicant: INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Chris Robinson, Peter Dunlop
  • Publication number: 20070257131
    Abstract: A rotary atomiser drive spindle for use as part of a rotary atomiser, the drive spindle comprising a shaft which carries a turbine and a body which comprises at least one supply channel for supplying gas to the turbine for rotatingly driving the shaft relative to the body. The turbine comprises a rotor body portion, which is ring shaped, and a plurality of blades projecting from one of the generally flat surfaces of the rotor body portion. Generally radial gas paths through the turbine are defined by adjacent pairs of blades. The at least one supply channel comprises a nozzle portion from which, in use, gas leaves the body of the spindle towards the turbine. Each nozzle comprises an outlet and the cross sectional area of the gas passage through the nozzle portion decreases monotonically from the inlet of the nozzle to the outlet. Two turbines may be provided and exhaust air may be used for cooling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2005
    Publication date: November 8, 2007
    Inventors: Neil Brett, Graham Cox, Chris Robinson
  • Publication number: 20060045939
    Abstract: A cookie cup sandwich cookie having dissimilarly-sized base cakes is continuously produced by applying a layer of filler cream to a lower base cake and applying an upper base cake to the lower base cake so that the outer periphery of the upper base cake surrounds the layer of filler cream. The apparatus for the production of the sandwich cookies includes at least one rotary molder for producing lower base cakes and upper base cakes having different sizes, a filler cream depositor that deposits a layer of filler cream on each of the lower base cakes, and a conveyer system for transporting and at least substantially concentrically aligning the dissimilarly sized lower and upper base cakes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2004
    Publication date: March 2, 2006
    Inventors: Mihaelos Mihalos, Theodore Janulis, Chris Robinson, Carol Wines