Patents by Inventor Christopher Dow

Christopher Dow 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: 20180340350
    Abstract: An intelligent door lock system is provided with a push notification. A sensor is configured to be coupled to a drive shaft of a lock. The position sensing device senses position of the drive shaft to assist in locking and unlocking a lock of a lock. An engine with a memory is coupled to the positioning sensing device. The engine and an energy source are coupled to the circuit. A push notification is provided to a dwelling user when a lock of the intelligent door lock system is manually opened.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicant: August Home, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Christopher Dow
  • Publication number: 20180268675
    Abstract: A security system is coupled to a door lock system. A sensor is at a dwelling. The sensor is coupled to a drive shaft of a lock device to assist in locking and unlocking a lock of a lock device at a door. An engine, an energy source and a memory are coupled together. The engine is coupled to the sensor. The memory provides information relating to open or closed status of a door to a dwelling occupant or a third party designated by the dwelling occupant. At least one motion detection device is provided to detect a person at or near a door or window at the dwelling. A security system includes a video apparatus that captures video and coupled to the motion detection device to take a video of an image of the person or an outline of the person, wherein the video is configured to begin before motion detection begins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: August Home, Inc
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Herve Jacques Clement Letourneur, Luca Baradel, Christopher Dow
  • Publication number: 20180253951
    Abstract: A security system is coupled to a door lock system at a dwelling. A lock device is provided with a lock and a drive shaft. An intelligent door lock system includes: a door status device configured to couple to the drive shaft of the lock device, the door status device determining lock or unlock status of a the lock device, an engine that provides power to lock and unlock the lock and coupled to the door status device, the engine coupled to at least one wireless communication device at the dwelling configured to with a mobile device of a dwelling occupant for communication with the intelligent door lock system to lock or unlock the door, a circuit coupled to the engine, and an energy source coupled to the circuit and providing power to lock or unlock the door, wherein an occupant/owner, or end-user of the dwelling communicates with a server to grant third party access to the dwelling. A security system is configured to be coupled to the intelligent door lock system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Herve Jacques Clement Letourneur, Luca Baradel, Christopher Dow
  • Patent number: 10017963
    Abstract: An intelligent door lock system is provided with a push notification. A sensor is configured to be coupled to a drive shaft of a lock. The position sensing device senses position of the drive shaft to assist in locking and unlocking a lock of a lock. An engine with a memory is coupled to the positioning sensing device. The engine and an energy source are coupled to the circuit. A push notification is provided to a dwelling user when a lock of the intelligent door lock system is manually opened.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: August Home, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Christopher Dow
  • Publication number: 20180135336
    Abstract: An intelligent door lock system is coupled to a door at a dwelling. A door status device is at the dwelling. The door status device is coupled to a drive shaft of a lock device to assist in locking and unlocking a lock of a lock device at the door. The lock device is coupled to the door status device and includes a bolt. An engine, an energy source and a memory are coupled together. A plurality of cameras that communicate with each other and with the lock device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Herve Jacques Clement Letourneur, Tejash Unadkat, Christopher Dow
  • Publication number: 20180135337
    Abstract: An intelligent door lock system is coupled to a door at a dwelling. A door status device is at the dwelling. The door status device is coupled to a drive shaft of a lock device to assist in locking and unlocking a lock of a lock device at the door. The lock device is coupled to the door status device and includes a bolt. Near field communication (NFC) is used to identify a lock device via an RF protocol. An engine, an energy source and a memory are coupled together. A camera is coupled to or part of the intelligent door lock system. The camera is configured to record in response to door lock status.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Christopher Dow
  • Publication number: 20180073274
    Abstract: An intelligent door lock system coupled to a door at a dwelling. a door status device is at the dwelling. The door status device is coupled to a drive shaft of a lock device to assist in locking and unlocking a lock of a lock device at the door. The lock device is coupled to the door status device and includes a bolt. An engine, an energy source and a memory are coupled together. A camera is coupled to or part of the intelligent door lock system. The camera is configured to record in response to door lock status.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Herve Jacques Clement Letourneur, Tejash Unadkat, Christopher Dow
  • Patent number: 9916746
    Abstract: A security system is coupled to a door lock system. A sensor is at a dwelling. The sensor is coupled to a drive shaft of a lock device to assist in locking and unlocking a lock of a lock device at a door. An engine, an energy source and a memory are coupled together. The engine is coupled to the sensor. The memory provides information relating to open or closed status of a door to a dwelling occupant or a third party designated by the dwelling occupant. At least one motion detection device is provided to detect a person at or near a door or window at the dwelling. A security system includes a video apparatus that captures video and coupled to the motion detection device to take a video of an image of the person or an outline of the person, wherein the video is configured to begin before motion detection begins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: August Home, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Herve Jacques Clement Letourneur, Luca Baradel, Christopher Dow
  • Publication number: 20170243455
    Abstract: An intelligent door lock system is coupled to a door at a dwelling. A sensor is at the dwelling. The sensor is coupled to a drive shaft of a lock device to assist in locking and unlocking a lock of a lock device at the door. The lock device is coupled to the sensor and includes a bolt. An engine, an energy source and a memory are coupled together. A camera is coupled to or part of the intelligent door lock system. The camera is configured to define a safe zone in the dwelling in which an occupant, and a non dwelling occupant third person is allowed into the dwelling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Herve Jacques Clement Letourneur, Christopher Kim, Christopher Dow
  • Patent number: 9704320
    Abstract: An intelligent door lock system is provided at a dwelling by a designated dwelling user. An intelligent door lock system has a remotely operable lock at a dwelling accessible by a user. A server is in communication with the intelligent door lock system. The server has a handshake key (Kh) with a key exchange that provides for a communication session between a mobile device and the intelligent door lock system, wherein the mobile device does not have the (Kh). A user mobile device is in communication with the server and uses a cipher to provide a secured communication between the mobile device and the intelligent door lock system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: August Home, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Christopher Dow
  • Publication number: 20170193724
    Abstract: An intelligent door lock system is coupled to a door at a dwelling. A first sensor is at the dwelling. The first sensor is coupled to a drive shaft of a lock device to assist in locking and unlocking a lock of a lock device at a door. The lock device is coupled to the first sensor and the lock device includes a bolt. An engine, an energy source and a memory are coupled together. A magnetic sensor provides a reading or measurement used to determine a door open or closed status.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Christopher Kim, Karthikeyan Sivasambu, Shannon Petty, Kuy N. Mainwaring, Peter Fornell, Thomas Peter Russo, Luca Baradel, Christopher Dow, Herve Jacques Clement Letourneur
  • Publication number: 20170169679
    Abstract: A security system is coupled to a door lock system. A sensor is at a dwelling. The sensor is coupled to a drive shaft of a lock device to assist in locking and unlocking a lock of a lock device at a door. An engine, an energy source and a memory are coupled together. The engine is coupled to the sensor. The memory provides information relating to open or closed status of a door to a dwelling occupant or a third party designated by the dwelling occupant. At least one motion detection device is provided to detect a person at or near a door or window at the dwelling. A security system includes a video apparatus that captures video and coupled to the motion detection device to take a video of an image of the person or an outline of the person, wherein the video is configured to begin before motion detection begins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Herve Jacques Clement Letourneur, Luca Baradel, Christopher Dow
  • Patent number: 9652917
    Abstract: A lock system is coupled to a lock at a dwelling of a dwelling user, resource owner, or end-user, collectively the user. An intelligent door lock system is provided with a remotely operable lock at the dwelling accessible by the user. The intelligent door lock system is configured to be in communication with a server. An automatic unlock system is activated when the user communicates with the server using the user's mobile device. The server is configured to transmit a crossing notification message in response to tracking the user's mobile device and enable an automatic unlock feature of the lock using the server and a mobile device App.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: August Home, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Rolf Rando, Siddharth Gidwani, Christopher Dow
  • Patent number: 9647996
    Abstract: A server is in communication with a low power device. The server has a handshake key (Kh) with a key exchange that provides for a communication session between a mobile device and the low power device. The mobile device does not have the (Kh). A user mobile device is in communication with the server and uses a cipher to provide a secured communication between the mobile device and the low power device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: August Home, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Christopher Dow
  • Publication number: 20170019378
    Abstract: A server is in communication with a low power device. The server has a handshake key (Kh) with a key exchange that provides for a communication session between a mobile device and the low power device. The mobile device does not have the (Kh). A user mobile device is in communication with the server and uses a cipher to provide a secured communication between the mobile device and the low power device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Christopher Dow
  • Publication number: 20170016249
    Abstract: An intelligent door lock system is provided with a push notification. A sensor is configured to be coupled to a drive shaft of a lock. The position sensing device senses position of the drive shaft to assist in locking and unlocking a lock of a lock. An engine with a memory is coupled to the positioning sensing device. The engine and an energy source are coupled to the circuit. A push notification is provided to a dwelling user when a lock of the intelligent door lock system is manually opened.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Christopher Dow
  • Patent number: 9382739
    Abstract: A method is provided for determining right or hand side door installation. A drive shaft of the door lock mechanism is rotated with the bolt in a clock wise direction or a counter-clock wise direction. The rotation continues until there is sufficient extension of the bolt to provide for a lock position of an associated door.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignee: AUGUST HOME, INC.
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Christopher Dow, Shih Yu Thomas Cheng, Thomas Peter Russo, Siddharth Gidwani
  • Publication number: 20160189453
    Abstract: A lock system is coupled to a lock at a dwelling of a dwelling user, resource owner, or end-user, collectively the user. An intelligent door lock system is provided with a remotely operable lock at the dwelling accessible by the user. The intelligent door lock system is configured to be in communication with a server. An automatic unlock system is activated when the user communicates with the server using the user's mobile device. The server is configured to transmit a crossing notification message in response to tracking the user's mobile device and enable an automatic unlock feature of the lock using the server and a mobile device App.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Rolf Rando, Siddharth Gidwani, Christopher Dow
  • Publication number: 20160189454
    Abstract: A system provides for locking or unlocking a lock at a door of an intelligent door lock system at a dwelling by a designated dwelling user. An intelligent door lock system includes a remotely operable lock at a dwelling accessible by a user and a server in communication with the intelligent door lock system. A user mobile device is in communication with the server. The user mobile device includes an App that provides for locking and/or unlocking of the lock of the intelligent door lock system. The user communicates with the server using the user's mobile device, and the server is configured to process the user crossings one or more geo-locations relative to the dwelling and create a data set that is stored in a database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2016
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Rolf Rando, Siddharth Gidwani, Christopher Dow
  • Publication number: 20160189459
    Abstract: An intelligent door lock system is provided at a dwelling by a designated dwelling user. An intelligent door lock system has a remotely operable lock at a dwelling accessible by a user. A server is in communication with the intelligent door lock system. The server has a handshake key (Kh) with a key exchange that provides for a communication session between a mobile device and the intelligent door lock system, wherein the mobile device does not have the (Kh). A user mobile device is in communication with the server and uses a cipher to provide a secured communication between the mobile device and the intelligent door lock system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventors: Jason Johnson, Christopher Dow