Patents by Inventor Daniel J. Ratner

Daniel J. Ratner 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).

  • Publication number: 20150002621
    Abstract: Provided is a camera for capturing underwater panoramic views from a plurality of image locations along a path and data indicative of orientations and geographic locations of the camera at the image locations. The camera may include a water-proof housing and an image-capture module disposed at least partially in the water-proof housing and configured to capture a plurality of underwater images of visible light from a plurality of image locations along a path. The camera may also include a location sensor configured to obtain geographic locations of the plurality of image locations along the path, an orientation sensor configured to sense orientations of the image-capture module at the plurality of image locations along the path, and memory communicatively coupled to the image-capture module, and the location sensor, and the orientation sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2013
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: Daniel J. Ratner, Iain R. McClatchie, Alexander T. Starns
  • Patent number: 8308067
    Abstract: An apparatus is described for displaying visual codes using structural components, and a system and method is described for modifying the visual codes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventor: Daniel J. Ratner