Patents by Inventor David J. Brown

David J. Brown 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: 20210020028
    Abstract: A personal digital key (e.g., which can be carried by a human) contains a memory having different service blocks. Each service block is accessible by a corresponding service block access key. As the personal digital key (PDK) moves around, it is detected by sensors. The sensors report position data, thus enabling location tracking of the PDK. The sensors also provide a data path to various applications. An application that has access to a service block access key can therefore access the corresponding service block on the PDK. The sensors themselves may also contain service block access keys.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: David L. Brown, John J. Giobbi
  • Patent number: 10890474
    Abstract: A fluid monitoring module includes a flow sensing device and a controller disposed in an enclosure. The flow sensing device includes a body including an inlet port, an outlet port, an upstream sensor port, a downstream sensor port, and a flow passage disposed between the inlet port and the outlet port, and between the upstream sensor port and the downstream sensor port. A first fluid sensor is assembled with the upstream sensor port, and a second fluid sensor is assembled with the downstream sensor port. The controller is in circuit communication with the first and second fluid sensors for receiving at least one of pressure indicating signals and temperature indicating signals from each of the first and second fluid sensors, and for measuring fluid data based on the received signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: SWAGELOK COMPANY
    Inventors: Michael D. Bestic, David J. Hasak, Bryan S. Reiger, Andrew Creque, Marius O. Stroescu, William Michael Ponikvar, Cal R. Brown, Matthew R. Dixon, Joshua Webb, Theodore J. Gausman, Michael Whisler, Randy Rieken, Robert Bianco, Andrew P. Marshall
  • Publication number: 20200410099
    Abstract: A security agent implemented on a monitored computing device is described herein. The security agent has access to parametric behavioral pattern definitions that, in combination with canonical patterns of behavior, configure the security agent to match observed behavior with known computing behavior that is benign or malignant. This arrangement of the definitions and the pattern of behavior allow the security agent's behavior to be updated by a remote security service without updating a configuration of the security agent. The remote security service can create, modify, and disseminate these definitions and patterns of behavior, giving the security agent real-time ability to respond to new behaviors exhibited by the monitored computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: David F. Diehl, Daniel W. Brown, Aaron Javan Marks, Kirby J. Koster, Daniel T. Martin
  • Publication number: 20200407143
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to improved packaging materials and/or constructions, and methods of making and using them.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Tracie J. Berniard, David K. Bruechert, Lisa M. Miller, Manoj Nirmal, Andrew P. Singer, Lisa E. Warren, Matthew T. Zabel, Mitchell A.F. Johnson, Shannon R.A. Harnden, Mary L. Brown, Caleb W. Brian
  • Publication number: 20200395202
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are various methods and apparatus for performing charge detection mass spectrometry (CDMS). In particular, techniques are disclosed for monitoring a detector signal from a CDMS device to determine how many ions are present in the ion trap (10) of the CDMS device. For example, if no ions are present the measurement can then be terminated early. Similarly, if more than one ion is present, the measurement can be terminated early, or ions can be removed from the trap (10) until only a single ion remains. Techniques are also provided for increasing the probability of there being a single ion in the trap (10). A technique for attenuating an ion beam is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Keith Richardson, Jeffery Mark Brown, David J. Langridge
  • Publication number: 20200362649
    Abstract: Pumping of wellbore fluid to a surface may have a detrimental effect on the pump performance due to high gas concentrations in the fluid. A pump system that utilizes a helix gas separator provides greater pump efficiency by effectively removing the gas phase of the fluid. The wellbore fluid received at a pump system is directed from an intake to a gas separator that utilizes a stationary auger. The stationary auger induces rotational motion of the wellbore fluid causing the wellbore fluid to separate into a gas phase and a liquid phase. The gas phase is directed to the annulus while the liquid phase is directed to the pump for pumping to the surface. As the stationary auger remains stationary during production or separation of the wellbore fluid into a plurality of phase, fewer moving components are required which decreases overall production time while decreasing maintenance or operational costs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Donn J. Brown, David C. Beck
  • Publication number: 20200362684
    Abstract: A system for protecting an Electrical Submersible Pump (ESP) string from gas slugs in a downhole well environment. The system comprises an intake tube having a first and second end and one of a packer having a bypass channel and an inverted shroud coupled to the intake tube and the ESP string. The intake tube is independent of a pump and a motor of the ESP string. The system can comprise a bypass tube for channeling the gas slug downstream of the pump. The bypass tube is integrated with the packer. The inverted shroud is coupled with the first end of the intake tube and a section of production tubing downstream from the pump and the motor. The inverted shroud forms a bypass path channel within a casing annulus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Donn J. Brown, David C. Beck, Trevor A. Kopecky
  • Publication number: 20200349785
    Abstract: A method of advertisement filtering including receiving advertisements from a multiple of access controls; filtering the received advertisements based on a credential on the mobile device; comparing the filtered received advertisements and determining a user intent to access a particular access control in response to the comparing and to a destination intent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: Carrier Corporation
    Inventors: Adam KUENZI, Jonah J. HARKEMA, Steve SWITZER, David Michael BROWN, Kim VERTNER
  • Publication number: 20200334978
    Abstract: A method may be implemented to prioritize and analyze data exchanged in a connected vehicle transit network. The method may include receiving, at a roadside unit, vehicle data from a connected vehicle. The method may further include prioritizing the vehicle data received from the connected vehicle based on of urgency, network latency or available computing resources.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Mark E Pittman, Patrick B. Brown, David J. Sacharny, Victor Gill
  • Publication number: 20200308882
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a body having an uninterrupted side aperture that provides access to an interior passenger cabin. A front door is hingedly attached at a forward edge of the uninterrupted side aperture. The front door is selectively operable between front open and front closed positions. A rear door is hingedly attached at a rearward edge of the uninterrupted side aperture. The rear door is selectively operable between rear open and rear closed positions. A latching assembly is at least partially positioned within the body and configured to receive the front door in the front closed position and the rear door in the rear closed position. A sealing assembly is defined between a forward seal of the rear door and a rearward seal of the front door. The forward and rearward seals engage one another in a fully-closed position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Stuart C. Salter, James J. Surman, David Brian Glickman, Kristopher Karl Brown
  • Publication number: 20200304301
    Abstract: A system and method provide efficient, secure, and highly reliable authentication for transaction processing and/or access control applications. A personal digital key (PDK) is programmed using a trusted programming device to initialize and/or register the PDK for use. In one embodiment, the initialization and registration processes are administered by a specialized trusted Notary to ensure the processes follow defined security procedures. In a biometric initialization, the programming device acquires a biometric input from a user and writes the biometric data to a tamperproof memory in the PDK. In registration, the Programmer communicates to one or more remote registries to create or update entries associated with the user PDK. Once initialized and registered, the PDK can be used for various levels of secure authentication processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: John J. Giobbi, David L. Brown, Fred S. Hirt
  • Patent number: 10769939
    Abstract: A personal digital key (e.g., which can be carried by a human) contains a memory having different service blocks. Each service block is accessible by a corresponding service block access key. As the personal digital key (PDK) moves around, it is detected by sensors. The sensors report position data, thus enabling location tracking of the PDK. The sensors also provide a data path to various applications. An application that has access to a service block access key can therefore access the corresponding service block on the PDK. The sensors themselves may also contain service block access keys.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Proxense, LLC
    Inventors: David L. Brown, John J. Giobbi
  • Patent number: 10764044
    Abstract: A system and method provide efficient, secure, and highly reliable authentication for transaction processing and/or access control applications. A personal digital key (PDK) is programmed using a trusted programming device to initialize and/or register the PDK for use. In one embodiment, the initialization and registration processes are administered by a specialized trusted Notary to ensure the processes follow defined security procedures. In a biometric initialization, the programming device acquires a biometric input from a user and writes the biometric data to a tamperproof memory in the PDK. In registration, the Programmer communicates to one or more remote registries to create or update entries associated with the user PDK. Once initialized and registered, the PDK can be used for various levels of secure authentication processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Proxense, LLC
    Inventors: John J Giobbi, David L Brown, Fred S Hirt
  • Publication number: 20200269032
    Abstract: A system including a plurality of indicator tags, each of which includes a body having a first end, a second end, a first surface extending from the first end to the second end, a second surface extending from the first end to the second end, and an aperture sized and shaped to receive a corresponding intravenous tube extending from the first end to the second end intermediate the first surface and the second surface, at least one of the first and second surfaces including a haptic signature, wherein the plurality of indicator tags includes at least one tag of a first type and at least one tag of a second type, wherein the haptic signature of the at least one tag of the first type corresponds to a first medication, wherein the haptic signature of the at least one tag of the second type corresponds to a second medication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: Star Luminal LLC
    Inventors: David J. Friedman, Elizabeth S. Friedman, Daniel O. Hogenauer, Eric A. Haddad, Bryce G. Rutter, Max W. Ryan, Tucker P. Brown
  • Publication number: 20200254842
    Abstract: A vehicle suspension assembly including a suspension control arm pivotally coupled to a vehicle frame member by a bushing assembly. The bushing assembly includes a bushing bracket, a bushing, and a cam adjustment mechanism that couples the bushing bracket to a connection interface of the vehicle frame member. The cam adjustment mechanism includes a cam plate rotatably retained on a first fastener such that the cam plate is rotatable relative to the bushing bracket independent of rotation of the first fastener. The cam plate is rotatable relative to the first fastener and the bushing bracket about an axis of rotation that is spaced from a centerline of the bushing at a nonparallel orientation. Rotation of the cam plate relative to the first fastener adjusts the position of the bushing bracket and therefore the bushing relative to the vehicle frame member to provide alignment adjustment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: David J. MLECZKO, Matthew T. BROWN
  • Publication number: 20200249014
    Abstract: A vehicle wheel alignment system has a plurality of cameras, each camera for viewing a respective target disposed at a respective wheel of the vehicle and capturing image data of the target as the wheel and target are continuously rotated a number of degrees of rotation without a pause. The image data is used to calculate a minimum number of poses of the target of at least one pose for every five degrees of rotation as the wheel and target are continuously rotated the number of degrees of rotation without a pause. At least one of the cameras comprises a data processor for performing the steps of preprocessing the image data, and calculating an alignment parameter for the vehicle based on the preprocessed image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Steven W. Rogers, David A. Jackson, Bradley Lewis, Adam C. Brown, Robert J. D'Agostino, Eric R. Sellers
  • Publication number: 20200241492
    Abstract: The INTERIOR COMFORT HVAC USER-FEEDBACK CONTROL SYSTEM AND APPARATUS transforms qualitative feedback received from a user/occupant into a “comfort map,” or modifications thereto, a comfort map being defined at least in part by one or more comfort event windows. The comfort map data is used to determine a temperature setpoint sequence that avoids regions of the map corresponding to known and/or predicted regions of user discomfort.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC.
    Inventors: Paul Robert BUDA, Larry A. TURNER, Scott Robert BROWN, Gary Brent POLLARD, David R. GLASGOW, Jason PAZIS, Frank J. VERGA
  • Patent number: 10727574
    Abstract: A radome assembly (20) includes a frame (30) conforming in contour with an aircraft fuselage (14) for being fixedly mounted thereto. A radome (32) having an aerodynamically streamlined elongate contour including a central bulb (34) is spaced from the frame (30) to house an antenna (26) therein, the radome (32) being tuned in configuration to define an unobstructed radio-frequency (RF) window (28) diverging outwardly from atop the frame (30). The radome (32) is pivotally mounted atop the frame (30) by a hinge (36,74,78) hidden inside the frame (30) below the RF window (28) when the radome (32) is stowed closed atop the frame (30) and antenna (26).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: The NORDAM Group LLC
    Inventors: David J Lewis, Jeffrey Curtis Brown, Tony Curtis Hambrick, James Robert Roderick
  • Publication number: 20200201472
    Abstract: An electronic device displays, on a display, a user interface that includes one or more user interface objects. The device detects a first input on the touch-sensitive surface at a location that corresponds to a first user interface object of the one or more user interface objects. Detecting the first input includes detecting a change in intensity of the first input on the touch-sensitive surface from a first intensity to a second intensity, different from the first intensity. In response to detecting the first input, the device obtains a change in a value of a respective simulated physical property that changes in response to changes in intensity of the first input on the touch-sensitive surface, and updates an appearance of the user interface by progressing a first animation between a first state and a second state based on the change in the value of the respective simulated physical property.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Jeffrey Traer Bernstein, Julian Missig, Avi E. Cieplinski, Matthew I. Brown, May-Li Khoe, Nicholas Zambetti, Bianca C. Costanzo, David J. Hart, B. Michael Victor
  • Patent number: D891925
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Terry R. Kosnick, Jennifer A. Higgins, Lindsay J. Schostag, Meghan A. Katzenmeyer, Flor T. Frey, Lisa E. Warren, Andrew P. Singer, David K. Bruechert, Mitchell A. F. Johnson, Christoph Jonathan Steffen Meyer, Jeffrey D. Swenson, Connor M. Pelletier-Sutton, Mary L. Brown