Patents by Inventor Daniel Ellis

Daniel Ellis 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: 10159504
    Abstract: A surgical assembly, the assembly including a first guidewire, a second guidewire, in which each of the first guidewire and the second guidewire are configured to be received by a bone block, a first suture loop, a second suture loop, a first locking component, and a second locking component, in which the first locking component is coupled to the first suture loop and the second locking component is coupled to the second suture loop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Smith & Nephew, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Wyman, Daniel Ellis, Graham Smith, Ettore Taverna
  • Publication number: 20180300099
    Abstract: A host device composites a first image (14) formed of overlapping image elements (15, 16) and transmits the first image (14) over the limited bandwidth connection to a display control device. The host device determines hidden display data (19) of one or more portions of one or more overlapped image elements (15, 16) whose display data was not in the composited first image (14) and transmits the hidden display data (19) to the display control device when the limited bandwidth connection has sufficient available bandwidth capacity, so that, when a second image to be displayed includes at least some of the hidden display data (19), the host device transmits information to the display control device instructing the display control device to use the previously transmitted hidden display data (19) to composite the second image using the transmitted hidden display data (19).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventors: Daniel Ellis, Martin Andrew Turnock
  • Publication number: 20180300262
    Abstract: A method of controlling a docking station (15) having a wireless access point (21) having a network address for communicating with a mobile device (11) over a local area wireless network connection, a display controller (25) having a network address for processing video data for output to a display device (17a) over a display-specific connection, and a USB controller (28) for processing USB data signals for output to one or more peripheral devices (17b) over a USB connection. The method involves establishing a local area wireless network connection with the mobile device (11) and establishing a USB connection tunnelled over the local area wireless network connection with the mobile device (11).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventors: Daniel Ellis, Mark Timothy Edmonds
  • Patent number: 10037313
    Abstract: A content server accessing an audio stream, and inputs portions of the audio stream into one or more non-speech classifiers for classification, the non-speech classifiers generating, for portions of the audio stream, a set of raw scores representing likelihoods that the respective portion of the audio stream includes an occurrence of a particular class of non-speech sounds associated with each of the non-speech classifiers. The content server generates binary scores for the sets of raw scores, the binary scores generated based on a smoothing of a respective set of raw scores. The content server applies a set of non-speech captions to portions of the audio stream in time, each of the sets of non-speech captions based on a different one of the set binary scores of the corresponding portion of the audio stream.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: GOOGLE LLC
    Inventors: Fangzhou Wang, Sourish Chaudhuri, Daniel Ellis, Nathan Reale
  • Publication number: 20180113828
    Abstract: A method of configuring a Universal Serial Bus (USB) connection between a first and second devices, the USB connection comprising a plurality of data channels, each having a pair of signal links, each signal link including a port at either end of the connection, and a signal wire formed of one or more physical wires extending between corresponding ports. Each of the signal links are configured with a first direction for transmission of data. The first direction is determined based on an initial required data transmission capacity in each direction between the first and second devices. Thereafter, depending on required capacity in the different directions, a selection is made which of the signal links should change their direction of transmission from the first direction to a second direction and a redirection signal is sent to each of the selected signal links to cause the change in direction of transmission.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2016
    Publication date: April 26, 2018
    Applicant: DISPLAYLINK (UK) LIMITED
    Inventors: Daniel Ellis, Peter Burgers, Richard Jonathan Petrie
  • Publication number: 20180068638
    Abstract: An apparatus for co-ordinating display data sent to a display device includes two or more panels or sub-displays together forming a single display screen for displaying at least one complete image. Each display panel has a display input for receiving display data of part of the complete image from a corresponding display output of a display control device. The display control device receives, from a host device, packets of display data destined for one of the display panels. The display control device directs the packets to one or more processors in the display control device for processing and storing the display data in a respective buffer according to which respective display panel the display data is destined for. The processed display data is output from the buffers at a synchronized time to the display output corresponding to the respective display panel for which the display data is destined.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2016
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Applicant: DISPLAYLINK (UK) LIMITED
    Inventors: Daniel Ellis, Douglas Morse, Richard Johathan Petrie
  • Publication number: 20180032301
    Abstract: Data, particularly display data, is sent to a particular peripheral device, particularly a display device) from a computer device, such as a mobile device. The method involves determining an identifier of each peripheral device and receiving (35) a user identification identifying a particular peripheral device. The user identification is then associated (36) with the identifier of the particular peripheral device, and data is sent to the particular peripheral device based on the identifier associated with the user identification. The user identification comprises a user gesture which is captured as an input image, which is processed to determine which particular peripheral device the user gesture is gesturing towards and associating the user gesture with the identifier of the particular peripheral device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Jonathan Alexander JEACOCKE, Daniel Ellis
  • Publication number: 20170278525
    Abstract: A content server accessing an audio stream, and inputs portions of the audio stream into one or more non-speech classifiers for classification, the non-speech classifiers generating, for portions of the audio stream, a set of raw scores representing likelihoods that the respective portion of the audio stream includes an occurrence of a particular class of non-speech sounds associated with each of the non-speech classifiers. The content server generates binary scores for the sets of raw scores, the binary scores generated based on a smoothing of a respective set of raw scores. The content server applies a set of non-speech captions to portions of the audio stream in time, each of the sets of non-speech captions based on a different one of the set binary scores of the corresponding portion of the audio stream.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2016
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Fangzhou Wang, Sourish Chaudhuri, Daniel Ellis, Nathan Reale
  • Publication number: 20170218029
    Abstract: Synthetic nanostructures, polypeptides that are useful, for example, in making synthetic nanostructures, and methods for using such synthetic nanostructures are disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: David BAKER, Jacob B. BALE, Neil P. KING, William H. SHEFFLER, Daniel ELLIS
  • Patent number: 9630994
    Abstract: Synthetic nanostructures, polypeptides that are useful, for example, in making synthetic nanostructures, and methods for using such synthetic nanostructures are disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: University of Washington
    Inventors: David Baker, Jacob B. Bale, Neil P. King, William H. Sheffler, Daniel Ellis
  • Publication number: 20170073094
    Abstract: This relates to an encapsulating method and a cylindrical sleeve device for storing a hollow roller cover particularly when the material of the cover is covered with material in an unset condition. This encapsulating method comprises using the hollow interior cylindrical portion of a hollow roller cover, an oversized plastic bag, inserting the excess plastic bag into one end of the hollow roller cover, then inserting the inner reduced diameter cylindrical sleeve devise which encloses the hollow roller cover by wedging the excess of plastic of the oversized plastic bag between the inner hollow roller cover and the outer sides of the cylindrical sleeve devise, hermetically sealing the hollow roller cover creating an air tight enclosure to form an unconventional cylindrical container allowing for temporarily storing and re-use of the roller cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Inventor: Daniel Ellis Hall
  • Publication number: 20160321286
    Abstract: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for replicating a file within a network of servers. The technique includes determining one or more regional master servers included in a regional cluster of servers and causing each regional master sever to retrieve a file from a fill source. The technique further includes, for at least one local cluster of servers included in the regional cluster of servers, determining one or more local master servers included in the at least one local cluster of servers, and causing each local master server to retrieve the file from one of the one or more regional master servers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2016
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Inventors: Andrew Chen, Christopher Brand, Daniel Ellis, Alex Gutarin
  • Publication number: 20160249905
    Abstract: A surgical assembly, the assembly including a first guidewire, a second guidewire, in which each of the first guidewire and the second guidewire are configured to be received by a bone block, a first suture loop, a second suture loop, a first locking component, and a second locking component, in which the first locking component is coupled to the first suture loop and the second locking component is coupled to the second suture loop.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Applicant: Smith & Nephew, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Wyman, Daniel Ellis, Graham Smith, Ettore Taverna
  • Publication number: 20160122392
    Abstract: Synthetic nanostructures, polypeptides that are useful, for example, in making synthetic nanostructures, and methods for using such synthetic nanostructures are disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2015
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Inventors: David BAKER, Jacob B. BALE, Neil P. KING, William H. SHEFFLER, Daniel ELLIS
  • Patent number: 8586847
    Abstract: Methods, computing devices, and machine readable storage media for generating a fingerprint of a music sample. The music sample may be filtered into a plurality of frequency bands. Onsets in each of the frequency bands may be independently detected. Inter-onset intervals between pairs of onsets within the same frequency band may be determined. At least one code associated with each onset may be generated, each code comprising a frequency band identifier identifying a frequency band in which the associated onset occurred and one or more inter-onset intervals. Each code may be associated with a timestamp indicating when the associated onset occurred within the music sample. All generated codes and the associated timestamps may be combined to form the fingerprint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2013
    Assignee: The Echo Nest Corporation
    Inventors: Daniel Ellis, Brian Whitman
  • Patent number: 8492633
    Abstract: A method for fingerprinting an unknown music sample is disclosed. A plurality of known tracks may be segmented into reference samples. A reference fingerprint including a plurality of codes may be generated for each reference sample. An inverted index including, for each possible code value, a list of reference samples having reference fingerprints that contain the respective code value may be generated. An unknown fingerprint including a plurality of codes may be generated from the unknown music sample. A code match histogram may list candidate reference samples and associated scores, each score indicating a number of codes from the unknown fingerprint that match codes in the reference fingerprint. Time difference histograms may be generated for two or more reference samples having the highest scores. A determination may be made whether or not a single reference sample matches the unknown music sample based on a comparison of the time difference histograms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: The Echo Nest Corporation
    Inventors: Brian Whitman, Andrew Nesbit, Daniel Ellis
  • Publication number: 20130139673
    Abstract: Methods, computing devices, and machine readable storage media for generating a fingerprint of a music sample. The music sample may be filtered into a plurality of frequency bands. Onsets in each of the frequency bands may be independently detected. Inter-onset intervals between pairs of onsets within the same frequency band may be determined. At least one code associated with each onset may be generated, each code comprising a frequency band identifier identifying a frequency band in which the associated onset occurred and one or more inter-onset intervals. Each code may be associated with a timestamp indicating when the associated onset occurred within the music sample. All generated codes and the associated timestamps may be combined to form the fingerprint.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2011
    Publication date: June 6, 2013
    Inventors: Daniel Ellis, Brian Whitman
  • Publication number: 20130139674
    Abstract: A method for fingerprinting an unknown music sample is disclosed. A plurality of known tracks may be segmented into reference samples. A reference fingerprint including a plurality of codes may be generated for each reference sample. An inverted index including, for each possible code value, a list of reference samples having reference fingerprints that contain the respective code value may be generated. An unknown fingerprint including a plurality of codes may be generated from the unknown music sample. A code match histogram may list candidate reference samples and associated scores, each score indicating a number of codes from the unknown fingerprint that match codes in the reference fingerprint. Time difference histograms may be generated for two or more reference samples having the highest scores. A determination may be made whether or not a single reference sample matches the unknown music sample based on a comparison of the time difference histograms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2012
    Publication date: June 6, 2013
    Inventors: Brian Whitman, Andrew Nesbit, Daniel Ellis
  • Publication number: 20080090241
    Abstract: The present application relates to an insect resistant transgenic cotton plant, In particular, it relates to a specific event, designated COT102. The application also relates to polytucleotides which are characteristic of the COT102 event, plants comprising said polynucleotides, and methods of detecting the COT102 event. The COT 102 event exhibits a novel genotype comprising two expression cassettes. The first cassette comprises a suitable promoter for expression in plants operably linked to a gene that encodes a VIP3A insecticidal toxin, useful in controlling a vide spectrum of lepidopteran insect pests, and a suitable polyadenylation signal. The second cassette comprises a gene which, when expressed, can be used as a selectable marker.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2007
    Publication date: April 17, 2008
    Inventors: Daniel Ellis, David Negrotto, Liang Shi, Frank Shotkoski, Carla Thomas
  • Publication number: 20080072741
    Abstract: Methods and systems for identifying similar songs are provided. In accordance with some embodiments, methods for identifying similar songs are provided, the methods comprising: identifying beats in at least a portion of a song; generating beat-level descriptors of the at least a portion of the song corresponding to the beats; comparing the beat-level descriptors to other beat-level descriptors corresponding to a plurality of songs. In accordance with some embodiments, systems for identifying similar songs are provided, the systems comprising: a digital processing device that: identifies beats in at least a portion of a song; generates beat-level descriptors of the at least a portion of the song corresponding to the beats; and compares the beat-level descriptors to other beat-level descriptors corresponding to a plurality of songs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2007
    Publication date: March 27, 2008
    Inventor: Daniel Ellis