Patents by Inventor David Hoogstrate

David Hoogstrate 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: 20190095191
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus to control architectural coverings are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a network interface to communicatively couple the apparatus with a repository via a network, a wireless covering interface to communicatively couple the apparatus with a first architectural covering, a covering enumerator to determine information about the first architectural covering, and a software collector to: retrieve software for the first architectural covering from a repository via the network interface, transmit an advertisement of the software to the first architectural covering, and in response to receiving a request for the software from the first architectural covering, transmit the software to the first architectural covering.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: James Baugh, Mark Perry, David Hoogstrate, Henk Meewis
  • Patent number: 8402102
    Abstract: A method and system for filtering email spam using email noise reduction are described. In one embodiment, the method includes detecting, in an email message, data indicative of noise added to the email message to avoid spam filtering. The method further includes modifying the content of the email message to reduce the noise, and comparing the modified content of the email message with the content of a spam message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Symantec Corporation
    Inventors: Matt Gleeson, David Hoogstrate, Sandy Jensen, Eli Mantel, Art Medlar, Ken Schneider
  • Patent number: 8145710
    Abstract: Systems and methods for filtering spam messages utilizing a URL filtering module are described. In one embodiment, the method includes detecting, in an incoming message, data indicative of a URL and comparing the URL from the incoming message with URLs characterizing spam. The method further includes determining whether the incoming message is spam based on the comparison of the URL from the incoming message with the URLs characterizing spam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2012
    Assignee: Symantec Corporation
    Inventors: David Cowings, David Hoogstrate, Sandy Jensen, Art Medlar, Ken Schneider
  • Patent number: 7996436
    Abstract: Media management systems and methods are provided for authoring, managing, navigating, and collaborating electronic media. The media management systems and methods, collectively referred to herein as a Binder Presentation System (BPS), provide an application for presenting digital content that allows users to quickly create, manage, share and view rich media presentations under one unified interface to address the inadequacies of current slideshow presentation software. The BPS provides tools to users like teachers and business professionals for managing and presenting rich media content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Livebinders, Inc.
    Inventors: Tina Schneider, David Hoogstrate
  • Publication number: 20110055343
    Abstract: A method and system for filtering email spam using email noise reduction are described. In one embodiment, the method includes detecting, in an email message, data indicative of noise added to the email message to avoid spam filtering. The method further includes modifying the content of the email message to reduce the noise, and comparing the modified content of the email message with the content of a spam message.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2010
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Applicant: SYMANTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Matt Gleeson, David Hoogstrate, Sandy Jensen, Eli Mantel, Art Medlar, Ken Schneider
  • Patent number: 7831667
    Abstract: A method and system for filtering email spam using email noise reduction are described. In one embodiment, the method includes detecting, in an email message, data indicative of noise added to the email message to avoid spam filtering. The method further includes modifying the content of the email message to reduce the noise, and comparing the modified content of the email message with the content of a spam message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2010
    Assignee: Symantec Corporation
    Inventors: Matt Gleeson, David Hoogstrate, Sandy Jensen, Eli Mantel, Art Medlar, Ken Schneider
  • Publication number: 20090070872
    Abstract: Systems and methods for filtering spam messages utilizing a URL filtering module are described. In one embodiment, the method includes detecting, in an incoming message, data indicative of a URL and comparing the URL from the incoming message with URLs characterizing spam. The method further includes determining whether the incoming message is spam based on the comparison of the URL from the incoming message with the URLs characterizing spam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2004
    Publication date: March 12, 2009
    Inventors: David Cowings, David Hoogstrate, Sandy Jenson, Art Medlar, Ken Schneider
  • Publication number: 20070130177
    Abstract: Media management systems and methods are provided for authoring, managing, navigating, and collaborating electronic media. The media management systems and methods, collectively referred to herein as a Binder Presentation System (BPS), provide an application for presenting digital content that allows users to quickly create, manage, share and view rich media presentations under one unified interface to address the inadequacies of current slideshow presentation software. The BPS provides tools to users like teachers and business professionals for managing and presenting rich media content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2006
    Publication date: June 7, 2007
    Inventors: Tina Schneider, David Hoogstrate
  • Publication number: 20050108339
    Abstract: A method and system for filtering email spam using email noise reduction are described. In one embodiment, the method includes detecting, in an email message, data indicative of noise added to the email message to avoid spam filtering. The method further includes modifying the content of the email message to reduce the noise, and comparing the modified content of the email message with the content of a spam message.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2004
    Publication date: May 19, 2005
    Inventors: Matt Gleeson, David Hoogstrate, Sandy Jensen, Eli Mantel, Art Medlar, Ken Schneider
  • Publication number: 20050108340
    Abstract: A method and system for filtering email spam based on similarity measures are described. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving an incoming email message, generating data characterizing the incoming email message based on the content of the incoming email message, and comparing the generated data with a set of data characterizing spam messages. The method further includes determining whether a resemblance between the data characterizing the incoming email message and any data item from the set of data characterizing spam messages exceeds a threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2004
    Publication date: May 19, 2005
    Inventors: Matt Gleeson, David Hoogstrate, Sandy Jensen, Eli Mantel, Art Medlar, Ken Schneider