Patents by Inventor Craig Miller

Craig Miller 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: 11521243
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving a request to forecast allocations for a new descriptor, the new descriptor differing from preexisting descriptors, each of the preexisting descriptors being associated with a subset of locations of a network of locations, each location corresponding to an electronic segment in electronic canvases, and the new descriptor being associated with a new subset of locations of the network of locations, identifying one or more affected descriptors having one or more overlapping subsets of locations of the network of locations and one or more non-overlapping subsets of locations of the network of locations, determining a forecast of allocated locations in each of the one or more affected descriptors; identifying, according to the forecast, at least a portion of allocated locations in the one or more overlapping subsets of locations that are displaceable resulting in a number of displaceable allocations, and determining, according to the number of di
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: Xandr Inc.
    Inventors: Craig Miller, Thomas Shields, Aaron Martin, Cheryl Barton
  • Patent number: 11486179
    Abstract: Window hinge assemblies including a hinge pin support and methods of using the same are described herein. The hinge assemblies include a track assembly, a shoe slidably engaged in a track of the track assembly, a sash arm configured for attachment to a rotating sash, the sash arm being pivotally attached to the shoe, and a connecting arm. The track assembly includes a base extending along a track axis, a shoe track extending along the track axis, a hinge pin attached to the base of the track assembly, and a hinge pin support restraining an upper end of the hinge pin from movement relative to the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Andersen Corporation
    Inventors: Chad Miller, Clinton Dehne, Craig Johnson, Csaba Andrasfi, Duane Fier, Jake Lopac, Jay Brecke, Ross McGruder, Paul Morris, Timothy Mullen, Troy Peickert
  • Publication number: 20220345772
    Abstract: Disclosed are systems and methods for selecting images using motion data. Video data and motion metadata can be received from a camera. A frame in the video data can be selected using the motion metadata. An image can be generated using the selected frame. A user interface comprising an element based on the image can be generated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2022
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: Christopher Ganster, Craig Skinfill, James Miller
  • Patent number: 11468517
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method for facilitating handling of a call from an insurance customer regarding a loss event includes presenting to a user, by a workbench application executing on a computing device, one or more notes fields in which free-form text may be entered by the user on a user interface display presented on one or more display screens, receiving, via an input device and the user interface display, free-form text that the user entered in at least one of the one or more notes fields, analyzing the received free-form text to identify one or more keywords having relevance to the loss event, communicating loss report information to a loss reporting tool via an API, the loss report information including the one or more identified keywords, and automatically populating, by the loss reporting tool, one or more loss reporting fields using the loss report information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY
    Inventors: John H. Jenkins, Andrew J. Feit, Christina M. Boring, Chadd Eugene Grove, Brent D. Hellewell, Beth Craig, Kevin Stuepfert, Robert S. Loy, Scott M. Wirtjes, Scott E. Lackey, Manuela Holt, David Kuriyan Schuster, Jeremy M. Miller
  • Patent number: 11443755
    Abstract: Systems and techniques for automated voice assistant personality selector are described herein. A task may be identified that is to be completed by a user of a voice-enabled virtual assistant. A response may be output in connection with the task using a default personality for the voice-enabled virtual assistant selected based on the task. A task completion checkpoint may be determined for the task. It may be identified that the task completion checkpoint has not been reached. A personality profile of the user may be compared to personality data of a set of voice-enabled virtual assistant profiles corresponding to respective members of a set of available voice personalities for the voice-enabled virtual assistant. An escalation personality may be selected for the voice-enabled virtual assistant based the comparison and the task. Commands for facilitating user completion of the task may be transmitted via the voice-enabled virtual assistant using the selected escalation personality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
    Inventors: Nathan Craig Bricklin, Gregory John Hansen, Chris Theodore Kalaboukis, Adnan Khan, Kathleen E. McGinn, Ryan Benjamin Miller, Wairnola Marria Rhodriquez
  • Publication number: 20220244865
    Abstract: A system and method for effectively scheduling read and write operations among a plurality of solid-state storage devices. A computer system comprises client computers and data storage arrays coupled to one another via a network. A data storage array utilizes solid-state drives and Flash memory cells for data storage. A storage controller within a data storage array comprises an I/O scheduler. The storage controller is configured to receive a read request targeted to the data storage medium, and identify at least a first storage device of the plurality of storage devices which contains data targeted by the read request. In response to either detecting or predicting the first storage device will exhibit variable performance, the controller is configured to generate a reconstruct read request configured to obtain the data from one or more devices of the plurality of storage devices other than the first storage device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: JOHN COLGROVE, CRAIG HARMER, JOHN HAYES, BO HONG, ETHAN MILLER, FENG WANG
  • Publication number: 20220234108
    Abstract: Methods for forming an electrode for use in forming a honeycomb extrusion die. The method includes forming, by means of an additive manufacturing process, an electrode includes a base having a web extending from the base. The web defines a matrix of cellular openings. The method further includes forming a secondary electrode having a plurality of pins. The plurality of pins are shaped and arranged so as to mate with the matrix of cellular openings defined by the web of the electrode. The method further includes machining the electrode using the secondary electrode to smooth surfaces of the electrode formed by the additive manufacturing process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Inventors: Timothy Eugene Antesberger, Dana Craig Bookbinder, Dana Eugene Coots, Seyed Amir Farzadfar, Dominick John Forenz, Ryan Joseph Grohsmeyer, Mark Lee Humphrey, Zakariya Radwan Khayat, Kenneth Richard Miller, Richard Curwood Peterson, John Charles Rector
  • Patent number: 11399207
    Abstract: Disclosed are systems and methods for selecting images using motion data. Video data and motion metadata can be received from a camera. A frame in the video data can be selected using the motion metadata. An image can be generated using the selected frame. A user interface comprising an element based on the image can be generated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC
    Inventors: Christopher Ganster, Craig Skinfill, James Miller
  • Publication number: 20220178075
    Abstract: A cable-stranding apparatus includes a stationary guide, a motor, a driven guide, and a controller electrically coupled to the motor. The stationary guide is configured to guide strand elements in a spaced-apart configuration and to pass a core member. The motor is operatively associated with a guide driver. The driven guide is disposed at least partially within the guide driver so as to rotate therewith. The driven guide is configured to receive the strand elements from the stationary guide, individually guide the strand elements received from the stationary guide, and to further pass the core member. The controller is electrically coupled to the motor and configured to control the rotational speed and direction of the motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2022
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Inventors: David Wesley Chiasson, Craig Miller Conrad, Jonathan Edward Moon, Mark Wade Petersen, David Henry Smith
  • Publication number: 20220132199
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving first data from each media publishing system of a plurality of media publishing systems which facilitate a presentation of media content with one or more procurable media content slots, where the first data from each media publishing system have incompatible data structures; mapping the first data from each media publishing system to second data which has a common data structure; receiving a target description from a media procurement system, the target description including information to procure media content slots provided by one or more of the plurality of media publishing systems; comparing the target description to the second data in the common data format; identifying from the comparing at least one procurable media content slot provided by one or more media publishing systems that correlates to the target description; receiving first viewership data associated with viewership of media content presentations that include the at least
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2022
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: Xandr Inc.
    Inventors: Eric Hoffert, Brendan Greene, Craig Miller
  • Publication number: 20220081129
    Abstract: Systems and methods for forecasting aircraft engine operational data are provided. The forecasted data can be used for use with predictive analytics, for example. In one aspect, a method is provided. The method includes receiving engine data associated with an engine. The engine data includes data points for various operational parameters. The method further includes determining forecasted data points for the operational parameters. The forecasted data points for a given one of the operational parameters are determined by applying one or more regression techniques to the data points associated with the given one of the operational parameters. The forecasted data points can be input into various types of models, such as a cumulative damage model. For instance, using the forecasted data points, a cumulative damage model can generate a plurality of forecasts and can output a cumulative probability distribution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Inventors: Joshua Luke Wiedemann, Craig Miller Kuhne
  • Publication number: 20220072286
    Abstract: A device for the delivery of an agent to an intestinal site has a backing element, a mucoadhesive element for adhering the device to the intestinal site, and a reservoir comprising the agent. The mucoadhesive element includes a polymer, an opposing surface having the capacity to adhere to the intestinal site, and a population of passageway(s) extending from the reservoir to the opposing surface for delivery of the agent from the reservoir to the intestinal site, each of the passageway(s) having a minimum diameter greater than 10 microns, the diameter being determined by cryogenic scanning electron microscopy after 30 minutes of hydration at 20° C. in phosphate buffered saline at pH 6.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Inventors: Daniel BONNER, Colin Robert GARDNER, Thomas H. JOZEFIAK, Christopher R. LOOSE, David LUCCHINO, Andrew Craig MILLER, Carlo Giovanni TRAVERSO, Ayush VERMA, Arthur J. COURY, Peter TRAN, John JANTZ
  • Patent number: 11268238
    Abstract: A cable-stranding apparatus includes a stationary guide, a motor, a driven guide, and a controller electrically coupled to the motor. The stationary guide is configured to guide strand elements in a spaced-apart configuration and to pass a core member. The motor is operatively associated with a guide driver. The driven guide is disposed at least partially within the guide driver so as to rotate therewith. The driven guide is configured to receive the strand elements from the stationary guide, individually guide the strand elements received from the stationary guide, and to further pass the core member. The controller is electrically coupled to the motor and configured to control the rotational speed and direction of the motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS LLC
    Inventors: David Wesley Chiasson, Craig Miller Conrad, Jonathan Edward Moon, Mark Wade Petersen, David Henry Smith
  • Publication number: 20220067791
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, identifying a first line item having a guaranteed delivery requirement; determining whether a capacity forecast is available for the first line item and whether a forecasted capacity for the first line item is greater than a capacity threshold; responsive to the capacity forecast being available for the first line item and the forecasted capacity being greater than the capacity threshold, accessing a forecast shape curve for the first line item, wherein generating the forecast shape curve comprises normalizing the forecasted capacity based on weighting for a particular time period of a day being equal to forecasted impressions for the particular time period divided by a sum of forecasted impressions over the day; and determining whether to sell an ad space in video content to the first line item pursuant to the guaranteed delivery requirement or to a second line item pursuant to a real-time bidding process. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Applicant: Xandr Inc.
    Inventors: Aaron Martin, Craig Miller
  • Patent number: 11259079
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving first data from each media publishing system of a plurality of media publishing systems which facilitate a presentation of media content with one or more procurable media content slots, where the first data from each media publishing system have incompatible data structures; mapping the first data from each media publishing system to second data which has a common data structure; receiving a target description from a media procurement system, the target description including information to procure media content slots provided by one or more of the plurality of media publishing systems; comparing the target description to the second data in the common data format; identifying from the comparing at least one procurable media content slot provided by one or more media publishing systems that correlates to the target description; receiving first viewership data associated with viewership of media content presentations that include the at least
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Xandr Inc.
    Inventors: Eric Hoffert, Brendan Greene, Craig Miller
  • Publication number: 20220017918
    Abstract: Described herein are methods of producing transgenic Bombyx mori by targeting and modifying genomic regions associated with sericin proteins. Embodiments include vectors utilized for modifying one or more sericin genes. Embodiments include plasmid constructs utilized for molecular cloning of donor sequences configured for replacement of or insertion into a targeted sericin gene and utilized for transfection of Bombyx mori with the donor sequences. Embodiments include transgenic Bombyx mori that have been transfected with the donor sequences and are capable of producing a non-native protein product with minimized or prevented production of sericin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Inventors: Kimberly Kraig Thompson, Trevor Logan Kane, Ana Laura Licon, Jimi Craig Miller
  • Publication number: 20220017917
    Abstract: This disclosure is directed to split intein protein production systems using transgenic target organisms such as Bombyx mori. A vector set for transforming a target organism includes: a first vector having a first donor sequence that encodes (i) a first non-native protein and (ii) at least one split intein domain; a second vector having a second donor sequence that encodes (i) a second non-native protein and (ii) at least one split intein domain. The respective split intein domains encoded by the first and second vectors are configured to associate with one another and ligate the first and second non-native proteins to thereby form a fused protein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Inventors: Kimberly Kraig Thompson, Trevor Logan Kane, Ana Laura Licon, Jimi Craig Miller
  • Publication number: 20220014265
    Abstract: Systems and method for supporting a fractionated satellite constellation are disclosed. A gateway satellite may route communications to and from auxiliary satellites using a first communication protocol. The auxiliary satellites may be orbitally-coupled with the gateway satellite and may be equipped with respective payload types that provide respective functionalities. The auxiliary satellites may also use respective communications protocols that are different than one another and the first communication protocol. Routing communications to and from auxiliary satellites may include relaying a communication between multiple auxiliary satellites. Routing communications between auxiliary satellites may include relaying a communication between multiple gateway satellites. Routing communications to and from auxiliary satellites may also include relaying communications between commercial satellites and auxillary satellites.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: David D. Greenidge, Craig A. Miller
  • Publication number: 20210281907
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving first data from each media publishing system of a plurality of media publishing systems which facilitate a presentation of media content with one or more procurable media content slots, where the first data from each media publishing system have incompatible data structures; mapping the first data from each media publishing system to second data which has a common data structure; receiving a target description from a media procurement system, the target description including information to procure media content slots provided by one or more of the plurality of media publishing systems; comparing the target description to the second data in the common data format; identifying from the comparing at least one procurable media content slot provided by one or more media publishing systems that correlates to the target description; receiving first viewership data associated with viewership of media content presentations that include the at least
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: Xandr Inc.
    Inventors: Eric Hoffert, Brendan Greene, Craig Miller
  • Publication number: 20210281493
    Abstract: Described herein are hybrid adaptive networks (HAN) that enable the use of multiple, independent communications networks as a unified communications system. The disclosed HAN includes multiple communications networks that user terminals can simultaneously access. The disclosed HAN enables a user terminal to seamlessly roam across multiple communications networks. The disclosed HAN can increase the capabilities and resilience of user terminals by providing simultaneous access to multiple communications networks. For example, these communications networks may span multiple orbital regions, operate over multiple frequency bands, provide independent terrestrial infrastructure, and/or feature different network management and cyber defense implementations thereby providing inherent diversity and removing single points of failure and/or targets for attack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: VIASAT, INC.
    Inventors: CRAIG A. MILLER, MEREDITH L. CALIGIURI, RICHARD A. VANDERMEULEN