Patents by Inventor Clarence T. Tegreene

Clarence T. Tegreene 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: 10265219
    Abstract: Appurtenances to a wound dressing and systems for monitoring wound dressings are described. In some embodiments, a system for monitoring a wound dressing includes: an appurtenance to a wound dressing, wherein the appurtenance includes a sensor unit, an electronic identifier, and a transmitter unit operably attached to the sensor unit and to the electronic identifier; and a local unit including a receiver for the transmitter unit, a processor operably attached to the receiver, and a communication unit operably attached to the processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: ELWHA LLC
    Inventors: Paul Duesterhoft, Nicholas Dykstra, Daniel Hawkins, Roderick A. Hyde, Jordin T. Kare, Eric C. Leuthardt, Elizabeth L. Schubert, Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20190114811
    Abstract: Methods, apparatuses, computer program products, devices and systems are described that carry out accepting a request associated with at least one of an item, an aspect, or an element that is not present in a field of view of a user's augmented reality device; presenting in a display of the augmented reality device at least one augmented reality representation related to the at least one item, aspect, or element in response to accepting a request associated with at least one item, aspect, or element that is not present in a field of view of an augmented reality device; and processing the request and any related interaction of the user via the at least one augmented reality representation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicant: ELWHA LLC
    Inventors: Gene Fein, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, John D. Rinaldo, JR., Clarence T. Tegreene
  • Publication number: 20190113399
    Abstract: Various sensors and arrays of sensors that utilize nanostructures or carbon structures, such as nanotubes, nanotube meshes, or graphene sheets, are disclosed. In some arrangements, at least a pair of contacts are electrically coupled with a given nanostructure or carbon structure to sense a change.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Kenneth G. Caldeira, Peter L. Hagelstein, Roderick A. Hyde, Edward K.Y. Jung, Jordin T. Kare, Nathan P. Myhrvold, John Brian Pendry, David Schurig, Clarence T. Tegreene, Thomas Allan Weaver, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, JR.
  • Patent number: 10262352
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring user preference information of a user that indicates one or more customized food preferences of the user including at least one or more preferences related to integrity of one or more ingredients for use in generating one or more customized food items; identifying one or more capable automated customized food generation machines that have one or more ingredients in one or more sufficient quantities to be able to currently generate at least one customized food item in accordance with the one or more customized food preferences of the user; and presenting, in response at least in part to the identification, one or more indicators that direct the user to at least one automated customized food generation machine. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Pablos Holman, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, Jordin T. Kare, Max R. Levchin, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Robert C. Petroski, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y. H. Wood
  • Patent number: 10263936
    Abstract: Methods, apparatuses, computer program products, devices and systems are described that carry out accepting at least one email communication from at least one member of a network; disambiguating the at least one search term including associating the at least one search term with at least one of network-participation identifier data or device-identifier data; and presenting the sender profile in association with the at least one email communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Marc E. Davis, Matthew G. Dyor, William Gates, Xuedong Huang, Roderick A. Hyde, Edward K. Y. Jung, Jordin T. Kare, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Qi Lu, Mark A. Malamud, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Satya Nadella, Daniel Reed, Harry Shum, Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20190108741
    Abstract: A sensing and warning system includes a sensor configured to generate data regarding at least one of a user or an object, a warning device configured to be positioned on the user, and a processing circuit. The processing circuit is configured to receive the data from the sensor, determine a command based on the data, and transmit the command to the warning device prior to an impact between the user and the object. The warning device is configured to implement the command to provide a warning to the user in an attempt to (i) prevent the impact or (ii) reduce a magnitude of the impact between the user and the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Applicant: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Paul G. Allen, Philip V. Bayly, David L. Brody, Alistair K. Chan, Jesse R. Cheatham, III, William D. Duncan, Richard G. Ellenbogen, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, Jordin T. Kare, Eric C. Leuthardt, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Tony S. Pan, Robert C. Petroski, Raul Radovitzky, Anthony V. Smith, Elizabeth A. Sweeney, Clarence T. Tegreene, Nicholas W. Touran, Lowell L. Wood, JR., Victoria Y.H. Wood
  • Publication number: 20190108332
    Abstract: An embodiment or embodiments of an electronic device can comprise an input interface and a hardware component coupled to the input interface. The input interface can be operable to receive a plurality of taint indicators corresponding to at least one of a plurality of taints indicative of potential security risk which are injected from at least one of a plurality of resources. The hardware component can be operable to track the plurality of taints.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Andrew F. Glew, Daniel A. Gerrity, Clarence T. Tegreene
  • Patent number: 10254830
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include detecting one or more user reactions of a user in response to a display to the user of an augmented view of an actual scene from a real environment, the augmented view that was displayed including one or more augmentations, and correlating the detected one or more user reactions with at least one or more aspects associated with the one or more augmentations that were included in the augmented view that was presented. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Inventors: Gene Fein, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, John D. Rinaldo, Jr., Clarence T. Tegreene
  • Patent number: 10251541
    Abstract: Methods and systems for determining a physiological parameter of a subject through interrogation of an eye of the subject with an optical signal are described. Interrogation is performed unobtrusively. The physiological parameter is determined from a signal sensed from the eye of a subject according to a schedule, under the control of a scheduling controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Allen L. Brown, Jr., Douglas C. Burger, Eric Horvitz, Roderick A. Hyde, Edward K. Y. Jung, Jordin T. Kare, Chris Demetrios Karkanias, Eric C. Leuthardt, John L. Manferdelli, Craig J. Mundie, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Barney Pell, Clarence T. Tegreene, Willard H. Wattenburg, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Richard N. Zare
  • Patent number: 10250939
    Abstract: Systems, methods, computer-readable storage mediums including computer-readable instructions and/or circuitry for masking deceptive indicia in communications content may implement operations including, but not limited to: receiving one or more signals associated with communications content provided by a first participant in a communications interaction; modifying the communications content according to at least one indicia of deception; and providing communications content modified according to the at least one indicia of deception to a second participant in the communications interaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Clarence T. Tegreene, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud
  • Patent number: 10250638
    Abstract: Systems, methods, computer-readable storage mediums including computer-readable instructions and/or circuitry for control of transmission to a target device with a cloud-based architecture may implement operations including, but not limited to: detecting, at least in part via a cloud-based architecture, an elapsed time since a prior authorization of a transmission to a target device; comparing, at least in part via a cloud-based architecture, the elapsed time since a prior authorization of a transmission to a target device against a threshold transmission interval associated with a target device; and authorizing, at least in part via a cloud-based architecture, at least one transmission to a target device in response to the comparison.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: ELWHA LLC
    Inventors: Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Craig J. Mundie, Clarence T. Tegreene
  • Publication number: 20190083236
    Abstract: Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to intraocular lens systems includes at least one intraocular lens device and methods of using the same. The at least one intraocular lens device includes one or more photodetectors and an intraocular lens exhibiting a modifiable focal length. The one or more photodetectors are configured to detect light that is used to determine a presence of the object or the apparent object distance. The focal length of the intraocular lens can be modified depending on the determined presence of the object or the apparent object distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Jesse R. Cheatham, III, Roderick A. Hyde, John Marshall, Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, JR., Roberto Zaldivar, Roger Zaldivar
  • Patent number: 10232165
    Abstract: Embodiments disclosed herein relate to a garment system including at least one sensor and at least one actuator that operates responsive to sensing feedback from the at least one sensor to cause a flexible compression garment to selectively constrict or selectively dilate, thereby compressing or relieving compression against at least one body part of a subject. Such selective constriction or dilation can improve muscle functioning or joint functioning during use of motion-conducive equipment, such as an exercise bike or rowing machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: ELWHA LLC
    Inventors: Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, Jordin T. Kare, Max N. Mankin, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Tony S. Pan, Robert C. Petroski, Elizabeth A. Sweeney, Clarence T. Tegreene, Nicholas W. Touran, Yaroslav A. Urzhumov, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y. H. Wood
  • Patent number: 10237613
    Abstract: Systems and methods for viewing dynamically customized audio-visual content are described. In some implementations, a process may include providing at least one selection signal indicative of a viewer preference, receiving a dynamically customized audio-visual content including an audio-visual core portion having at least one revised content portion customized in accordance with the at least one selection signal, displaying the dynamically-customized audio-visual content; and providing a consideration for the dynamically-customized audio-visual content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: William H. Gates, III, Daniel A. Gerrity, Paul Holman, Roderick A. Hyde, Edward K. Y. Jung, Jordin T. Kare, Royce A. Levien, Robert W. Lord, Richard T. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, Nathan P. Myhrvold, John D. Rinaldo, Jr., Keith D. Rosema, Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10235737
    Abstract: Embodiments disclosed herein relate to an interactive surgical drape and system including at least one sensor and at least one controller that operates indicating sensing feedback from the at least one sensor to cause display of information on a dynamic display integrated with the interactive surgical drape. The dynamic display assists the surgical team while performing surgery and can operate to improve the efficiency and/or effectiveness of the surgical team.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Jesse R. Cheatham, III, Joel Cherkis, Paul H. Dietz, Tom Driscoll, William Gates, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, Neil Jordan, Jordin T. Kare, Eric C. Leuthardt, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Patrick Neill, Tony S. Pan, Robert C. Petroski, David R. Smith, Elizabeth A. Sweeney, Desney S. Tan, Clarence T. Tegreene, David Lawrence Tennenhouse, Yaroslav A. Urzhumov, Gary Wachowicz, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y. H. Wood
  • Publication number: 20190082242
    Abstract: Appurtenances to wound dressings are described, which include: a substrate configured to mechanically or chemically attach to a wound dressing; a transmission unit attached to a surface of the substrate, the transmission unit including circuitry and at least one antenna, the transmission unit configured to transmit a signal; and a projection operably attached to the transmission unit, the projection of a size and shape to extend into an interior region of the wound dressing and configured to sample a fluid associated with a wound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Paul Duesterhoft, Nicholas Dykstra, Daniel Hawkins, Roderick A. Hyde, Jordin T. Kare, Eric C. Leuthardt, Elizabeth L. Schubert, Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10226212
    Abstract: Appurtenances to cavity wound medical dressings are described. In some embodiments, an appurtenance to a cavity wound dressing includes: a substrate including at least one wound-facing surface, the wound-facing surface configured to be oriented facing a wound surface of a cavity wound; and a plurality of sensor units attached to the substrate, the plurality of sensor units oriented and positioned on the substrate relative to the wound surface of the cavity wound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: ELWHA LLC
    Inventors: Paul Duesterhoft, Nicholas Dykstra, Daniel Hawkins, Roderick A. Hyde, Jordin T. Kare, Eric C. Leuthardt, Elizabeth L. Schubert, Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10226219
    Abstract: Embodiments disclosed herein relate to an interactive surgical drape and system including at least one sensor and at least one controller that operates indicating sensing feedback from the at least one sensor to cause display of information on a dynamic display integrated with the interactive surgical drape. The dynamic display assists the surgical team while performing surgery and can operate to improve the efficiency and/or effectiveness of the surgical team.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Jesse R. Cheatham, III, Joel Cherkis, Paul H. Dietz, Tom Driscoll, William Gates, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, Neil Jordan, Jordin T. Kare, Eric C. Leuthardt, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Patrick Neill, Tony S. Pan, Robert C. Petroski, David R. Smith, Elizabeth A. Sweeney, Desney S. Tan, Clarence T. Tegreene, David Lawrence Tennenhouse, Yaroslav A. Urzhumov, Gary Wachowicz, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y. H. Wood
  • Patent number: 10221465
    Abstract: A method of processing material includes positioning a transmitter to engage an ore sample with a sub-millisecond electromagnetic pulse, the ore sample including a conductive mineral particle and a volume of a gangue, specifying a characteristic of the electromagnetic pulse based on a desired energy deposition for the conductive mineral particle using a processing circuit, and selectively depositing energy with the electromagnetic pulse to at least one of melt and vaporize the conductive mineral particle by controlling the transmitter with the processing circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Roderick A. Hyde, Jordin T. Kare, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10219789
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods for assessing microbiota of skin are described, including: a skin-covering material including an inner surface and an outer surface, the inner surface substantially conforming to a topography of a skin surface of an individual and including a plurality of signal-generating complexes, one or more of the plurality of signal-generating complexes configured to emit one or more signals in response to at least one type of microbe; an image capture device to capture an image of the inner surface of the skin-covering material, the image including one or more signals emitted from the plurality of signal-generating complexes, and to transform the image into a digital output; and a computing device including circuitry configured to receive the digital output, compare the properties of the imaged one or more signals with a database of reference signal-generating complexes, and generate a digital spatial profile of microbes on the skin-covering material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Mahalaxmi Gita Bangera, Michael H. Baym, Roderick A. Hyde, Jordin T. Kare, Eric C. Leuthardt, Gary L. McKnight, Tony S. Pan, Katherine E. Sharadin, Elizabeth A. Sweeney, Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.