Patents by Inventor Craig McPherson

Craig McPherson 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: 10785330
    Abstract: Various embodiments described herein provide for integration of digital experiences, such as virtual reality and augmented reality experiences experienced on a client device, with activities outside of the digital experience, such as activities outside the virtual world or environment presented by the virtual reality/augmented reality experience. For example, various embodiments enable implementation of a system that integrates a digital narrative experience, being experienced by a participant on their client device, with one or more activities of the participant outside of the digital narrative experience such that the one or more outside activities can influence the narrative experienced by the participant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: The Virtual Reality Company
    Inventors: Guy Primus, Kevin Primus, Robert Kohout, Craig McPherson, Philippe Dias
  • Publication number: 20180262583
    Abstract: Various embodiments described herein provide for integration of digital experiences, such as virtual reality and augmented reality experiences experienced on a client device, with activities outside of the digital experience, such as activities outside the virtual world or environment presented by the virtual reality/augmented reality experience. For example, various embodiments enable implementation of a system that integrates a digital narrative experience, being experienced by a participant on their client device, with one or more activities of the participant outside of the digital narrative experience such that the one or more outside activities can influence the narrative experienced by the participant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: Guy Primus, Kevin Primus, Robert Kohout, Craig McPherson, Philippe Dias
  • Patent number: 9278790
    Abstract: A lid assembly is provided for covering and sealing a lyophilizer tray that contains a material for freeze-drying into a product in a lyophilizer chamber. The tray has an opening defined by a peripheral lip. The lid assembly includes a first lid disposable to seal around the lip of the tray, second lid disposed on the first lid, and a filter paper disposed therebetween. The first lid includes an opening. The second lid covers the opening and includes a hole over the opening. The filter paper is disposed over the opening between the first and second lids for inhibiting the product from escaping the tray through the hole while permitting water vapor to pass therethrough. With a lyophilization stopper to seal the hole, the tray containing the product can be protected from environmental humidity even after removal from the chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignee: The United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Derrell Craig McPherson, Christopher L. Hooban, Robert Michael Kinter, Dena H. Kota, Zachary A. Minter
  • Publication number: 20150353248
    Abstract: A lid assembly is provided for covering and sealing a lyophilizer tray that contains a material for freeze-drying into a product in a lyophilizer chamber. The tray has an opening defined by a peripheral lip. The lid assembly includes a first lid disposable to seal around the lip of the tray, second lid disposed on the first lid, and a filter paper disposed therebetween. The first lid includes an opening. The second lid covers the opening and includes a hole over the opening. The filter paper is disposed over the opening between the first and second lids for inhibiting the product from escaping the tray through the hole while permitting water vapor to pass therethrough. With a lyophilization stopper to seal the hole, the tray containing the product can be protected from environmental humidity even after removal from the chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Inventors: Derrell Craig McPherson, Christopher L. Hooban, Robert Michael Kinter, Dena H. Kota, Zachary A. Minter