Patents by Inventor Cody Wortham

Cody Wortham 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: 11039986
    Abstract: Chronotherapeutic dosing can include receiving, using a processor, sensor data from a sensor for a user, wherein the sensor data is collected subsequent to the user starting a regimen for a medication, determining, using the processor, a biological marker from the sensor data, wherein the biological marker is correlated with the medication, and comparing, using the processor, the biological marker with an expected state of the biological marker based upon a dose time of the medication. Chronotherapeutic dosing can also include providing, using the processor, a notification indicating a result of the comparing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, Cody Wortham, James Young, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Patent number: 10973423
    Abstract: Processing PPG data using a device can include determining a quality estimate for a segment of PPG data and, in response to determining that the quality estimate exceeds a quality threshold, filtering the segment of the PPG data based upon an estimate of periodicity of the segment of the PPG data. A health marker can be determined for the segment of PPG data. The health marker can be validated based upon a prior determination of the health marker from PPG data. In response to the validation, the health marker can be output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Patent number: 10955983
    Abstract: In particular embodiments, an apparatus includes a single electrode configured to passively receive a charge displacement and a change in characteristics of electromagnetic signals in an environment. The apparatus further includes a touch sensor, coupled to the single electrode, configured to detect a first input based on the charge displacement, and a second input based on the change in characteristics of electromagnetic signals in the environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Ernest Rehmi Post, Olivier Bau, Iliya Tsekov, Sajid Sadi, Mike Digman, Vatche Attarian, Sergi Consul, Cody Wortham
  • Patent number: 10945675
    Abstract: Evaluating health of a user can include providing an equilibrium envelope for a user, wherein the equilibrium envelope includes a range for each of a plurality of vital signs, and detecting, using a processor, a current metric. The current metric corresponds to an exit condition for the equilibrium envelope determined based upon sensor data or a re-entry condition for the equilibrium envelope determined based upon the sensor data. A health status for the user can be determined, using the processor, based upon a comparison of the current metric with a historical metric for the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Patent number: 10939833
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a computer-readable non-transitory storage medium embodies software that is operable when executed to, in real time, capture a number of images of a user; identify one or more regions of interest corresponding to one or more superficial arteries of the user. The identification is based on a signal-to-noise ratio of photoplethysmogram (PPG) data obtained from the plurality of images. The software is further operable to measure, based on the PPG data, blood volume pulse (BVP) signals; and based on the measured BVP signals, compute one or more cardiological metrics for the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Ayesha Khwaja, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Jawahar Jain
  • Patent number: 10939834
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a computer-readable non-transitory storage medium embodies software that is operable when executed to, in real time, capture a number of images of a user; and determine a time-series signal for the user based on the plurality of images. The signal includes one or more segments that are physiologically plausible and one or more segments that are physiologically implausible. The software is further operable to identify one or more of the physiologically plausible sub-segments based on one or more pre-defined signal characteristics; and calculate one or more heartrate measurements based on the physiologically plausible sub-segments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Ayesha Khwaja, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Jawahar Jain
  • Patent number: 10874309
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a computer-readable non-transitory storage medium embodies software that is operable when executed to, in real time, capture, by a single sensor, a number of images of a user; determine, based on the number of images, one or more short-term cardiological signals of the user during a period of time; estimate, based on the cardiological signals, a first short-term emotional state of the user; determine, based on the number of images, one or more short-term neurological signals of the user during the period of time; estimate, based on the neurological signals, a second short-term emotional state of the user; compare the first estimated emotional state to the second estimated emotional state; and in response to a determination that the first estimated emotional state corresponds to the second estimated emotional state, determine a short-term emotion of the user during the period of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ayesha Khwaja, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Jawahar Jain
  • Patent number: 10878796
    Abstract: A system and method for remote active noise correction at a remote device includes receiving, at the remote device, an ambient noise signal from a microphone. The remote device is disposed along a processing and transmission path between the microphone and a headphone. The processing and transmission path exhibit non-zero latency. The remote device further analyzes the ambient noise signal to generate an anti-noise signal, performs a first correction of the anti-noise signal for a headphone interface effect, performs a second correction of the anti-noise signal for the non-zero latency of the processing and transmission path between the microphone and the headphone. The remote device then transmits the corrected anti-noise signal to the headphone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ye Zhao, Cody Wortham, James Young, Sajid Sadi, Paul Kim, Bo Hyun Moon
  • Publication number: 20200118537
    Abstract: A system and method for remote active noise correction at a remote device includes receiving, at the remote device, an ambient noise signal from a microphone. The remote device is disposed along a processing and transmission path between the microphone and a headphone. The processing and transmission path exhibit non-zero latency. The remote device further analyzes the ambient noise signal to generate an anti-noise signal, performs a first correction of the anti-noise signal for a headphone interface effect, performs a second correction of the anti-noise signal for the non-zero latency of the processing and transmission path between the microphone and the headphone. The remote device then transmits the corrected anti-noise signal to the headphone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Ye Zhao, Cody Wortham, James Young, Sajid Sadi, Paul Kim, Bo Hyun Moon
  • Patent number: 10537253
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method includes accessing first time-series data based on electromagnetic radiation in a first spectrum and second time-series data based on electromagnetic radiation in a second spectrum. The method also includes comparing the first time-series data with the second time-series data and determining, based on the comparison, (1) whether a stopping condition associated with a device has occurred or (2) whether a discarding condition associated with the first time-series data or the second time-series data has occurred.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, Cody Wortham, James Young, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Patent number: 10478131
    Abstract: A method for monitoring a health characteristic of a user based on one or more biological measurements may include selecting a context from a plurality of contexts, each context corresponding to a baseline health value, and each context being defined by a plurality of recorded events each comprising one or more of repeated biological states, repeated user activity, or space-time coordinates of the user, and then monitoring the health characteristic of the user based on one or more bio-sensing measurements in comparison to the baseline health value corresponding to the selected context.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Patent number: 10456088
    Abstract: In particular embodiments, a method for determining a heart-rate variability (HRV) measurement of a user may include receiving, from a sensor of an electronic device of the user, heart sensor data, determining a noise level of the heart sensor data, and then adjusting the HRV measurement by an amount calculated based on the determined noise level. The sensor data may include data on a photoplethysmograph (PPG) signal over a noise-calculation time period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Patent number: 10420514
    Abstract: Detecting chronotropic incompetence includes determining, using a processor, a baseline cardiac health measure for a user based upon an estimate of activity level for the user, validating, using the processor, the estimate of activity level for the user with a validation factor determined from sensor data and determining, using the processor, a cardiac health measure for the user from the sensor data. A signal indicating chronotropic incompetence for the user can be provided by the processor based upon a comparison of the cardiac health measure for the user with the baseline cardiac health measure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, Cody Wortham, James Young, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Publication number: 20190286265
    Abstract: In particular embodiments, an apparatus includes a single electrode configured to passively receive a charge displacement and a change in characteristics of electromagnetic signals in an environment. The apparatus further includes a touch sensor, coupled to the single electrode, configured to detect a first input based on the charge displacement, and a second input based on the change in characteristics of electromagnetic signals in the environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Ernest Rehmi Post, Olivier Bau, Iliya Tsekov, Sajid Sadi, Mike Digman, Vatche Attarian, Sergi Consul, Cody Wortham
  • Patent number: 10390764
    Abstract: A method for monitoring a stress level of a user may include determining, based on biological measurements on one or more physiological markers received in a first sampling mode, the stress level of the user, and then dynamically switching to a second sampling mode when it is determined that one or more of the physiological markers are above a threshold level, the second sampling mode being different from the first sampling mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Patent number: 10362998
    Abstract: Monitoring health status of a user may be performed by an apparatus that includes a sensor adapted to generate sensor data, a memory adapted to store a plurality of baseline biological markers for a user, wherein the plurality of baseline biological markers include respiratory rhythm, and a processor coupled to the memory and the sensor. The processor is adapted to, in response to detecting that the user is performing physical activity, determine a biological marker from the sensor data. The processor is adapted to compare the biological marker with the baseline biological marker. The processor is further adapted to, in response to detecting a change in the biological marker, provide a notification indicating a change in health status.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, Cody Wortham, James Young, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry, Abhijit Z. Bendale
  • Patent number: 10318090
    Abstract: In particular embodiments, an apparatus includes a single electrode configured to passively receive a charge displacement and a change in characteristics of electromagnetic signals in an environment. The apparatus further includes a touch sensor, coupled to the single electrode, configured to detect a first input based on the charge displacement, and a second input based on the change in characteristics of electromagnetic signals in the environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ernest Rehmi Post, Olivier Bau, Iliya Tsekov, Sajid Sadi, Mike Digman, Vatche Attarian, Sergi Consul, Cody Wortham
  • Patent number: 10231673
    Abstract: A method for determining a stress level of a user based on a sympathovagal balance (SVB) value calculated based on a set of measurement data may include determining a heart-rate variability (HRV) characteristic as a ratio involving a number of autonomic nervous system (ANS) activity markers within a first portion of the set of measurement data and the number of ANS activity markers within a second portion of the set of measurement data, and then determining the stress level of the user based on the HRV characteristic. The first and second portions of the set of measurement data may be selected based on a user-specific baseline SVB value that divides a histogram representation of the set of measurement data into the first and second portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Patent number: 10172517
    Abstract: An apparatus for assessing heart failure can include an image sensor configured to capture image data of a patient, a sensor configured to capture sensor data for the patient, a memory configured to store the image data and the sensor data, and a processor coupled to the image sensor, the sensor, and the memory. The processor is configured to receive image data in response to detecting a biological condition from the sensor data, wherein the biological condition is indicative of psychophysiological health and cardiac health. The processor is further configured to detect a visual characteristic from the image data, wherein the visual characteristic is indicative of heart health, and, in response to detecting the visual characteristic, provide an indication that the patient is experiencing a worsening of heart failure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, Cody Wortham, James Young, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry, Abhijit Z. Bendale
  • Publication number: 20180338733
    Abstract: Evaluating health of a user can include providing an equilibrium envelope for a user, wherein the equilibrium envelope includes a range for each of a plurality of vital signs, and detecting, using a processor, a current metric. The current metric corresponds to an exit condition for the equilibrium envelope determined based upon sensor data or a re-entry condition for the equilibrium envelope determined based upon the sensor data. A health status for the user can be determined, using the processor, based upon a comparison of the current metric with a historical metric for the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry