Patents by Inventor Craig Vogel

Craig Vogel 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: 11352138
    Abstract: A storage and preparation system for food or beverages employs a galley cart with a plurality of compartments. A container receivable in one of the plurality of compartments. The container has an identifier. A sensor is in each of said plurality of compartments and is adapted to read the identifier. An environmental system responsive to the sensor is associated with each of said plurality of compartments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Cynthia A. Vandewall, Alberto de Icaza Mura, Kirsten M. McIntyre, Leigh Ann Popik, Ryan J. Reese, Joseph B. Lane, Craig Vogel
  • Publication number: 20220015330
    Abstract: A system and method for identifying a service animal, include an identification device associated with the service animal. The identification device identifies the service animal. The identification device includes a storage medium that stores service animal profile data that includes information identifying the service animal. The service animal profile data is configured to be analyzed by an admission sub-system to confirm an identify of the service animal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Cynthia A. Vandewall, Blake Lane, Craig Vogel, Cassandra Yersky
  • Patent number: 11046475
    Abstract: A meal packaging and presentation system includes a base, a front panel connected to the base at a low front edge seam, a first side panel connected to the base at a first low side edge seam, a second side panel connected to the base at a second low side edge seam, a rear panel connected to the base at a low rear edge seam, a first top flap connected to the first side panel at a first top side edge seam, a second top flap connected to the second side panel at a second top side edge seam, a front top flap connected to the front panel at a top front edge seam, and a rear top flap that connects to the rear panel at a top rear edge. An interior meal chamber is formed between the base, the front panel, the first side panel, the second side panel, the rear panel, the first top flap, and the second top flap when the system is in a closed state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Cynthia A. Vandewall, Blake Lane, Craig Vogel, Leigh Ann Popik, Kristen McIntyre, Ryan Reese, Alberto De Icaza
  • Patent number: 10970798
    Abstract: An aircraft dining system and method are configured to allow a passenger for a scheduled flight of an aircraft to order one or more items from restaurants within an airport. The aircraft dining system includes an order fulfiller including an order fulfillment control unit that is configured to receive an order for an item from a restaurant within the airport from the passenger for the scheduled flight so that the item is delivered to the aircraft or an area proximate to the aircraft prior to the aircraft departing the airport. In at least one embodiment, an ordering device includes an ordering control unit that is configured to allow the passenger to submit the order.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Cynthia A. Vandewall, Blake Lane, Craig Vogel, Leigh Ann Popik, Kristen McIntyre, Ryan Reese, Alberto De Icaza
  • Publication number: 20200148364
    Abstract: A pillow includes a support body. A shape-adapting frame is within the support body. The shape-adapting frame is configured to be moved into and maintained in a desired position. At least one sensor is configured to detect at least one condition. The sensor(s) may be in communication with a monitoring control unit of a monitoring system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Cynthia A. Vandewall, Swati Chopra, Brian Keller, Blake Lane, Shuai Mu, Elizabeth O'Hearn, Chuyu Ruan, Craig Vogel
  • Patent number: 10647433
    Abstract: A pillow includes a support body. A shape-adapting frame is within the support body. The shape-adapting frame is configured to be moved into and maintained in a desired position. At least one sensor is configured to detect at least one condition. The sensor(s) may be in communication with a monitoring control unit of a monitoring system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Cynthia A. Vandewall, Swati Chopra, Brian Keller, Blake Lane, Shuai Mu, Elizabeth O'Hearn, Chuyu Ruan, Craig Vogel
  • Publication number: 20200122877
    Abstract: A meal packaging and presentation system includes a base, a front panel connected to the base at a low front edge seam, a first side panel connected to the base at a first low side edge seam, a second side panel connected to the base at a second low side edge seam, a rear panel connected to the base at a low rear edge seam, a first top flap connected to the first side panel at a first top side edge seam, a second top flap connected to the second side panel at a second top side edge seam, a front top flap connected to the front panel at a top front edge seam, and a rear top flap that connects to the rear panel at a top rear edge. An interior meal chamber is formed between the base, the front panel, the first side panel, the second side panel, the rear panel, the first top flap, and the second top flap when the system is in a closed state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Cynthia A. Vandewall, Blake Lane, Craig Vogel, Leigh Ann Popik, Kristen McIntyre, Ryan Reese, Alberto De Icaza
  • Publication number: 20200126170
    Abstract: An aircraft dining system and method are configured to allow a passenger for a scheduled flight of an aircraft to order one or more items from restaurants within an airport. The aircraft dining system includes an order fulfiller including an order fulfillment control unit that is configured to receive an order for an item from a restaurant within the airport from the passenger for the scheduled flight so that the item is delivered to the aircraft or an area proximate to the aircraft prior to the aircraft departing the airport. In at least one embodiment, an ordering device includes an ordering control unit that is configured to allow the passenger to submit the order.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Cynthia A. Vandewall, Blake Lane, Craig Vogel, Leigh Ann Popik, Kristen McIntyre, Ryan Reese, Alberto De Icaza
  • Publication number: 20200108932
    Abstract: A storage and preparation system for food or beverages employs a galley cart with a plurality of compartments. A container receivable in one of the plurality of compartments. The container has an identifier. A sensor is in each of said plurality of compartments and is adapted to read the identifier. An environmental system responsive to the sensor is associated with each of said plurality of compartments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: Cynthia A. Vandewall, Alberto de Icaza Mura, Kirsten M. McIntyre, Leigh Ann Popik, Ryan J. Reese, Joseph B. Lane, Craig Vogel
  • Patent number: 7832105
    Abstract: A manually operable cutting tool for removing vegetation from a body of water such as along the shoreline of a pond or lake includes a handle and a pair of angularly adjustable cutting blades. The blades are selectively, pivotally adjustable between fully open and fully closed angular positions for ease and safety of handling. An optional floatation bar may be provided for attaching to the blades which allows the blades to be pulled across the surface of the water for collecting floating weeds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2010
    Inventor: Craig Vogel
  • Publication number: 20090100685
    Abstract: A manually operable cutting tool for removing vegetation from a body of water such as along the shoreline of a pond or lake includes a handle and a pair of angularly adjustable cutting blades. The blades are selectively, pivotally adjustable between fully open and fully closed angular positions for ease and safety of handling. An optional floatation bar may be provided for attaching to the blades which allows the blades to be pulled across the surface of the water for collecting floating weeds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2007
    Publication date: April 23, 2009
    Inventor: Craig Vogel