Patents by Inventor Daniel Ralph Parent

Daniel Ralph Parent 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: 10497991
    Abstract: A system includes an energy storage system having a plurality of batteries and a monitoring system operably coupled to the energy storage system. The monitoring system is configured to receive a first measurement corresponding to a characteristic from at least one of the plurality of batteries, determine a baseline from the first measurement, receive a second measurement from the at least one of the plurality of batteries, and compare the second measurement with the baseline to identify an issue with the at least one of the plurality of batteries. The monitoring system is also configured to perform a remediation action in response to the identified issue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: ONEEVENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent
  • Publication number: 20190340908
    Abstract: A building monitoring system includes a sensor configured to sense a condition and collect sensor data related to the sensed condition. The building monitoring system also includes a server configured to receive the sensor data. The server is configured to analyze the sensor data to detect an undesirable condition and a threat from the undesirable condition within a structure and automatically issue a notification upon detection of the undesirable condition and the threat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Paul Robert Mullaly
  • Patent number: 10380863
    Abstract: A building monitoring system includes a sensor configured to sense a condition and collect sensor data related to the sensed condition. The building monitoring system also includes a server configured to receive the sensor data. The server is configured to analyze the sensor data to detect an undesirable condition and a threat from the undesirable condition within a structure and automatically issue a notification upon detection of the undesirable condition and the threat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: ONEEVENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Paul Robert Mullaly
  • Publication number: 20190223099
    Abstract: A method includes determining, by a first node in a communication network, a listening schedule to be used by the first node. The listening schedule is based at least in part on a battery life of the first node. The method also includes transmitting, by the first node, the listening schedule to a second node in the communication network such that the second node is able to communicate with the first node in accordance with the listening schedule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Chris Snyder, Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Anton Vermaak, Scott Holmstrom
  • Publication number: 20190221089
    Abstract: A method includes receiving, at a server, sensed data from a sensor located in a structure, wherein the sensor is part of an evacuation system for the structure. The method also includes determining, based on the sensed data, whether a threshold relative to the sensed data has been exceeded. The method further includes providing a notification if it is determined that the threshold is exceeded.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Anton Vermaak
  • Publication number: 20190114881
    Abstract: A system includes a first sensor configured to identify information regarding an emergency condition associated with a structure and a second sensor configured to identify an occupancy pattern regarding the structure. The system also includes a processor operatively coupled to the first sensor, the second sensor, and a transceiver. The processor is configured to determine a severity of the emergency condition based at least in part on the information regarding the emergency condition and prioritize rescues within the structure based at least in part on the occupancy pattern. The system also includes the transceiver which is configured to transmit an identification of the emergency condition, a location of the structure, the occupancy pattern, the prioritization of rescues, and the severity of the emergency condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Tammy Michelle Wedig, Kristin Ann Sutter-Parent
  • Publication number: 20190108739
    Abstract: A method includes receiving sensor data over time from each node of a plurality of sensory nodes located within a building. The method also includes determining a sensor specific abnormality value for each node of the plurality of sensory nodes. The method further includes determining, a building abnormality value in response to a condition where the sensor specific abnormality value for multiple nodes of the plurality of sensory nodes exceeds a threshold value. The method also includes causing an alarm to be generated based on the building abnormality value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent
  • Publication number: 20190096232
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an augmented reality system including one or more of a building, sensor(s), a gateway, a server, and a monitoring computer. The augmented reality system may further includes drones that capture video or other images of the building. The monitoring computer gathers information from the sensor(s) and/or drones and facilitates the creation of an augmented view of the building to provide intelligence to emergency responders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent
  • Patent number: 10244474
    Abstract: A method includes determining, by a first node in a communication network, a listening schedule to be used by the first node. The listening schedule is based at least in part on a battery life of the first node. The method also includes transmitting, by the first node, the listening schedule to a second node in the communication network such that the second node is able to communicate with the first node in accordance with the listening schedule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: ONEEVENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Chris Snyder, Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Anton Vermaak, Scott Holmstrom
  • Publication number: 20190066464
    Abstract: A method for monitoring devices based at least in part on detected conditions includes accumulating, by one or more sensory nodes, sensed information in an area that includes a controllable device. The method also includes analyzing the sensed information to identify historical information regarding the area that includes the controllable device. The method also includes sensing a condition within the area by the one or more sensory nodes. The method also includes determining, based at least in part on the sensed condition and at least in part on the historical information, that the sensed condition relates to the controllable device. The method further includes generating, responsive to said determining, an alert regarding the controllable device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Scott Holmstrom, Paul Robert Mullaly
  • Publication number: 20190066463
    Abstract: A method includes reading a digital signal from a sensing device in an area of a structure, where the digital signal is configured to be present periodically. A trailing edge of the digital signal is determined. An analog signal from the sensing device is read, where the analog signal includes an output from a sensor included in the sensing device, and where the sensor is configured to detect an aspect of an environment. The analog signal is read after the trailing edge of the digital signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Anton Vermaak, Scott Holmstrom, Chris Snyder
  • Patent number: 10192411
    Abstract: A method includes receiving, at a server, sensed data from a sensor located in a structure, wherein the sensor is part of an evacuation system for the structure. The method also includes determining, based on the sensed data, whether a threshold relative to the sensed data has been exceeded. The method further includes providing a notification if it is determined that the threshold is exceeded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: ONEEVENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Anton Vermaak
  • Publication number: 20180293864
    Abstract: A building monitoring system includes a sensor configured to sense a condition and collect sensor data related to the sensed condition. The building monitoring system also includes a server configured to receive the sensor data. The server is configured to analyze the sensor data to detect an undesirable condition and a threat from the undesirable condition within a structure and automatically issue a notification upon detection of the undesirable condition and the threat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Paul Robert Mullaly
  • Patent number: 10032348
    Abstract: A system includes a first sensor configured to identify information regarding an emergency condition associated with a structure and a second sensor configured to identify an occupancy pattern regarding the structure. The system also includes a processor operatively coupled to the first sensor, the second sensor, and a transceiver. The processor is configured to determine a severity of the emergency condition based at least in part on the information regarding the emergency condition and prioritize rescues within the structure based at least in part on the occupancy pattern. The system also includes the transceiver which is configured to transmit an identification of the emergency condition, a location of the structure, the occupancy pattern, the prioritization of rescues, and the severity of the emergency condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: ONEEVENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Tammy Michelle Wedig, Kristin Ann Sutter-Parent
  • Patent number: 9990818
    Abstract: A method includes reading a digital signal from a sensing device in an area of a structure, where the digital signal is configured to be present periodically. A trailing edge of the digital signal is determined. An analog signal from the sensing device is read, where the analog signal includes an output from a sensor included in the sensing device, and where the sensor is configured to detect an aspect of an environment. The analog signal is read after the trailing edge of the digital signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: ONEEVENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Anton Vermaak, Scott Holmstrom, Chris Snyder
  • Publication number: 20180102572
    Abstract: A system includes an energy storage system having a plurality of batteries and a monitoring system operably coupled to the energy storage system. The monitoring system is configured to receive a first measurement corresponding to a characteristic from at least one of the plurality of batteries, determine a baseline from the first measurement, receive a second measurement from the at least one of the plurality of batteries, and compare the second measurement with the baseline to identify an issue with the at least one of the plurality of batteries. The monitoring system is also configured to perform a remediation action in response to the identified issue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent
  • Patent number: 9923588
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a piezoelectric sensor, a charge manager, a processor, and a transceiver. The piezoelectric sensor is configured to generate a first electrical signal upon detection of a vibration from a detector. The charge manager is configured to receive the first electrical signal and to generate a second electrical signal if it is determined that the first electrical signal is above a threshold. The processor is configured to receive the second electrical signal and to provide an instruction to transmit an alarm signal based at least in part on receipt of the second electrical signal. The transceiver is configured to receive the instruction and to transmit the alarm signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: ONEEVENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Chris Snyder
  • Publication number: 20180040232
    Abstract: A method includes receiving, by a user device, information regarding a sensed condition in a structure. The sensed condition is sensed by a sensory node. The method also includes providing, by the user device, a notification identifying the sensed condition to a user of the user device, and receiving, by the user device, information regarding navigable pathways of the structure. The method further includes determining, by the user device, a location of the user device, and identifying, by the user device, a first evacuation route based at least in part on the information regarding the sensed condition, the information regarding navigable pathways of the structure, and the location of the user device. The method also includes displaying, by the user device, the first evacuation route.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: Kurt J. Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent
  • Publication number: 20170372568
    Abstract: An illustrative apparatus includes a protective housing and a recording device. The protective housing can include a water-resistant layer comprising a material that is impervious to water. The water-resistant layer can define an inside space of the protective housing. The protective housing can also include a fire-resistant layer that surrounds the water-resistant layer and an outside layer that surrounds the fire-resistant layer. The recording device within the inside space can include a transceiver configured to receive sensed data from one or more sensory nodes and from a commercial panel of a building, a memory configured to store the data received by the transceiver, and a processor operatively coupled to the transceiver and the memory. The processor can be configured to publish the sensed data such that the sensed data is accessible to a first responder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventors: Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Tammy Michelle Wedig, Kristin Ann Sutter-Parent, Nathan Gabriel, Robert LePage, Scott Holmstrom, Anton Vermaack, Chris Snyder
  • Publication number: 20170359781
    Abstract: A method includes determining, by a first node in a communication network, a listening schedule to be used by the first node. The listening schedule is based at least in part on a battery life of the first node. The method also includes transmitting, by the first node, the listening schedule to a second node in the communication network such that the second node is able to communicate with the first node in accordance with the listening schedule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Chris Snyder, Kurt Joseph Wedig, Daniel Ralph Parent, Anton Vermaak, Scott Holmstrom