Patents by Inventor David Lucas

David Lucas 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: 11027181
    Abstract: A ball net structure arranged to be portable, collapsible, and able to be configured into different arrangements for different nets and/or different sports-related activities. The ball net structure comprising a base structure including at least one support portion, at least one base extension, and at least one base extension hinge, wherein the at least one support portion and the at least one base extension are coupled to the at least one base extension hinge. At least one rod is removably coupled to the base structure and received by a net, wherein the net is adapted to exert a force on the at least one rod causing the at least one rod to exert a force onto said base structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: TRIAD SPORTS GROUP, LLC
    Inventors: David Nelson, John Lucas
  • Patent number: 11016476
    Abstract: A system includes one or more sensors coupled to industrial equipment, wherein the one or more sensors are configured to obtain one or more measurements associated with one or more operating characteristics of the industrial equipment. The system also includes a computing device that includes a user interface and one or more processors. The one or more processors are configured to: receive the one or more measurements of the one or more operating characteristics of the industrial equipment; determine a status of the industrial equipment based on the one or more measurements; determine a date and a time based on the one or more measurements; and update a cell in a grid of cells organized according to time increments based on the status, the date, and the time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Baker Hughes, a GE Company, LLC
    Inventors: Christopher James Lyons, David Clayton Bingham, Waqas Javed, Ricardo Lucas Bastos Breder
  • Patent number: 10997166
    Abstract: A system and method for structuring search results for attribute comparison are presented. A product selection from a user device is received. The product selection has a plurality of attributes associated with it. A plurality of adjustable sliders configured to allow the user to refine a search is generated and caused to be displayed in a user interface of the user device. One or more adjustments of the plurality of adjustable sliders is received. In response to the user to an adjustment made to a first adjustable slider of the plurality of adjustable sliders, an analysis of a networked database for search results that match values indicated by the plurality of adjustable sliders including the adjustment made to the first adjustable slider is performed. The search results are caused to be presented on the user interface displayed on the user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: eBay Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Philip Moore, Yu-Hsuan Wang, Raymond Jeczen Pittman, Michael George Lenahan, Ben Lucas Mitchell, David Louis Lippman
  • Publication number: 20200369509
    Abstract: A fuel dispensing nozzle comprises a nozzle body defining a dispensing path extending between a distal inlet and a proximal outlet and configured to dispense fuel. A fuel flow valve is disposed in the nozzle body between the distal inlet and the proximal outlet. An actuation assembly movable to open the fuel flow valve is also provided. The nozzle also includes a shut-off mechanism operatively connected to the actuation assembly. A hand lever is pivotally connected with respect to the nozzle body, the hand lever being operatively connected to the actuation assembly so as to cause opening of the fuel flow valve when the hand lever is pivoted in a valve opening direction. The hand lever has a grasping portion extending between a proximal location nearer the proximal outlet and a distal location. The nozzle according to this aspect further includes a hold open mechanism including a trigger disposed at the proximal location of the hand lever.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: David Lucas, Brian Christopher Worley, Niranjan Srinivasan, Brandon Kirby, Andres Deogracias Viduya
  • Publication number: 20200288796
    Abstract: A thin organic solvent resistant glove (100) is disclosed including: a first polymeric layer (202) in a shape of a glove including at least one of a blend of a polyisobutylene material and a nitrile-butadiene material, or a nitrile-butadiene material; a second polymeric layer (206) in a shape of a glove including at least one of a polyisobutylene material or a blend of a polyisobutylene material and a nitrile-butadiene material, disposed on the first polymeric layer, and a third polymeric layer (212) in a shape of a glove including a nitrile-butadiene material or an acrylic polymer material disposed on the second polymeric layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Putri Faridatul Akmar MEGAT ABDUL AZIZ, Mei Yee CHIN, Norazilayati Binti RASTAM, Mohd Fairuz Bin Mohamad ZAWAWI, Hamidon Zain Bin MOHAMED, Mohd Zabidi Bin Mohd YASIR, David LUCAS
  • Publication number: 20200257818
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system and methods for providing conditional access to indoor location information in a system comprising a mobile device (320), a positioning webservice (310) and an authorization authority (360), the method comprising: the mobile device (320) performing the steps of: transmitting license information to the authorization authority (360) and transmitting a request for indoor location information to the positioning webservice, the request comprising a request-location-estimate corresponding to a location estimate of the mobile device (320) at the time of making the request, the authorization authority (360) performing the steps of: receiving the license information, verifying whether the license information authorizes access to indoor location information by the mobile device (320), issuing a secure proof, verifiable by the positioning webservice (310) upon successful verification, the secure proof indicating that the license information authorizes access to indoor location informati
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: ENGEL JOHANNES KNIBBE, ONNO MARTIN JANSSEN, HANS VAN AMSTEL, STEPHANUS JOSEPH JOHANNES NIJSSEN, MARK HENRICUS VERBERKT, EMMANUEL DAVID LUCAS MICHAEL FRIMOUT, XIANGYU WANG, PETER JOHANNES LENOIR
  • Patent number: 10743390
    Abstract: The present invention is related to verifying an installed lighting system (300), in particular an Ethernet-based lighting system (300), without it being necessary to employ a designated lighting controller and without it being necessary to completely commission the installed lighting system (300). According to an aspect of the invention, this is achieved by providing a network switch (200) that comprises a plurality of ports for coupling luminaires (312A, 312B, 312C, 312D) and sensors and/or actuators (314A, 314B) of the lighting system (300) to the network switch (200); and by setting the network switch (200) such that a signal received at a first port (e.g. port 4) of the plurality of ports is only forwarded to pre-selected ports (e.g. ports 2,3,5,6 and 7) of the plurality of ports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Xiangyu Wang, Emmanuel David Lucas Michael Frimout, Aloys Hubbers
  • Patent number: 10664608
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system and methods for providing conditional access to indoor location information in a system comprising a mobile device (320), a positioning webservice (310) and an authorization authority (360), the method comprising: the mobile device (320) performing the steps of: transmitting license information to the authorization authority (360) and transmitting a request for indoor location information to the positioning webservice, the request comprising a request-location-estimate corresponding to a location estimate of the mobile device (320) at the time of making the request, the authorization authority (360) performing the steps of: receiving the license information, verifying whether the license information authorizes access to indoor location information by the mobile device (320), issuing a secure proof, verifiable by the positioning webservice (310) upon successful verification, the secure proof indicating that the license information authorizes access to indoor location informati
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Engel Johannes Knibbe, Onno Martin Janssen, Hans Van Amstel, Stephanus Joseph Johannes Nijssen, Mark Henricus Verberkt, Emmanuel David Lucas Michael Frimout, Xiangyu Wang, Peter Johannes Lenoir
  • Patent number: 10630391
    Abstract: RF processing systems and methods. An RF processing system includes an optical storage module, a processing module, and an electro-optical modulation module. The electro-optical modulation module is configured to receive the first signal from the optical storage module, receive the modulation signal from the processing module, and electro-optically modulate the first signal based on the modulation signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: MagiQ Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael LaGasse, Alan Craig Beal, Mark David Lucas
  • Patent number: 10624017
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for operating a communication apparatus in a network comprising a plurality of communication nodes, upon reception of a message at the communication apparatus, the communication apparatus starting a retransmission delay being selected at random from a retransmission delay interval, said retransmission delay interval being dependent on at least one of a status of the communication apparatus and a property of the received message, the communication apparatus monitors retransmissions of said message by other communication nodes during said retransmission delay and the communication apparatus transmitting a retransmission of said message at the expiry of said retransmission delay if a statistic based on the retransmissions of said message by other communication nodes is below a threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Xiangyu Wang, Armand Michel Marie Lelkens, Rick Van Haasen, Zhizhong Zhang, Peiliang Dong, Rong Fan, Peter Fitski, Emmanuel David Lucas Michael Frimout, Robert Cornelis Houtepen
  • Publication number: 20200050911
    Abstract: Described is a system (SY) comprising a card (DV1) and a peripheral device (DV2) configured to cooperate together to enable a biometric print to be acquired. The smartcard (DV1) includes a biometric print sensor (10) and a control module for transmitting control signals (SG) to the peripheral device (DV2), each control signal (SG) being defined by a respective single level of an electrical characteristic. Apart from a possible internal power supply, the peripheral device (DV2) may include passive components only, including a user interface (20) configured to put itself into a predetermined state in response to each received control signal (SG), so as to guide a user in acquiring a biometric print by means of the biometric print sensor (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Nicolas PRAWITZ, Olivier LATRILLE, David LUCAS, S├ębastien DOUCHE
  • Publication number: 20200021454
    Abstract: Method of detecting a change in a lighting system comprising a plurality of devices each comprising a luminaire and/or a sensor, wherein each respective one of the devices has a respective location recorded in a commissioning database in association with data reported by the respective device; the method comprising: identifying a subset of said devices located within a predetermined spatial demarcation; automatically monitoring a respective value of a characteristic of each of the devices in said subset, thereby forming a data cluster comprising the values of said characteristic for the subset; automatically detecting that one of one of the devices in the subset has been moved by detecting a shift in one of the cluster values relative to the rest of the values in the data cluster; and in response to said detection, automatically outputting an indication that the commissioning database is likely to require updating to reflect said change.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Signify Holding B.V.
    Inventors: Ashish Vijay PANDHARIPANDE, Emmanuel David Lucas Michael FRIMOUT
  • Publication number: 20200020057
    Abstract: A method of performing analytics relating to energy management or space utilization in an environment of a lighting system, the method comprising: accessing a database of data reported by the devices, the data comprising values of one or more types of data reported by each respective one of the devices; depending on whether the analytics are to characterize location, device, or both, selecting between: i) using a designation of the location but not the ID as a selection criterion, ii) using a designation of the ID but not the location as a selection criterion, iii) using a designation of both the location and ID as a selection criterion, retrieving the values of data types reported by devices with the specified designation, and performing at least part of the analytics based thereon; and adapting one or more features of the environment and/or lighting system based on the performed analytics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Signify Holding B.V.
    Inventors: Ashish Vijay PANDHARIPANDE, Emmanuel David Lucas Michael FRIMOUT
  • Publication number: 20190373706
    Abstract: The present invention is related to verifying an installed lighting system (300), in particular an Ethernet-based lighting system (300), without it being necessary to employ a designated lighting controller and without it being necessary to completely commission the installed lighting system (300). According to an aspect of the invention, this is achieved by providing a network switch (200) that comprises a plurality of ports for coupling luminaires (312A, 312B, 312C, 312D) and sensors and/or actuators (314A, 314B) of the lighting system (300) to the network switch (200); and by setting the network switch (200) such that a signal received at a first port (e.g. port 4) of the plurality of ports is only forwarded to pre-selected ports (e.g. ports 2,3,5,6 and 7) of the plurality of ports.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Xiangyu WANG, Emmanuel David Lucas Michael FRIMOUT, Aloys HUBBERS
  • Publication number: 20190368122
    Abstract: Methods of and systems for treating a web of chopped nonwoven mineral fibers passing through a chopped nonwoven mineral fiber mat process are provided. The methods comprise spraying strength aid onto the web of chopped nonwoven mineral fibers in a forming section of the chopped nonwoven mineral fiber mat process. The systems comprise a first spray bar comprising a delivery conduit configured to provide a flow of strength aid at a flow rate to one or more nozzles in fluid communication with the delivery conduit. The one or more nozzles are configured to receive the strength aid from the delivery conduit and to spray of the strength aid onto the web of chopped nonwoven mineral fibers in the forming section of the chopped nonwoven mineral fiber mat process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Adam Krause, James Rieck, David Lucas, Eric J. Ouderkirk, Janet R. Kirkman, Robert M. Lowe, Alexandra Knoth
  • Patent number: 10462877
    Abstract: The present invention is related to verifying an installed lighting system (300), in particular an Ethernet-based lighting system (300), without it being necessary to employ a designated lighting controller and allowing the automatic commissioning of the installed lighting system (300). According to an aspect of the invention, this is achieved by providing a network switch (200) that comprises a plurality of ports for coupling luminaires (312A, 312B, 312C, 312D) and sensors and or actuators (314A, 314B) of the lighting system (300) to the network switch (200); and by setting the network switch (200) such that a signal received at a first port (e.g. port 4) of the plurality of ports is only forwarded to pre-selected ports (e.g. ports 2,3,5,6 and 7) of the plurality of ports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Xiangyu Wang, Emmanuel David Lucas Michael Frimout, Aloys Hubbers
  • Patent number: D869830
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: adidas AG
    Inventors: Timothy David Lucas, Gerd Rainer Manz, Jan Hill, Paul Leonard Michael Smith, John Whiteman
  • Patent number: D883952
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Clean Energy Labs, LLC
    Inventors: David Lucas, Joseph F. Pinkerton, William Martin Lackowski, David A. Badger
  • Patent number: D893676
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Gilbarco Inc.
    Inventors: David Lucas, Brian Christopher Worley, Niranjan Srinivasan, Brandon Kirby, Andres Deogracias Viduya
  • Patent number: D898869
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Gilbarco Inc.
    Inventors: David Lucas, Brian Christopher Worley, Niranjan Srinivasan, Brandon Kirby, Andres Deogracias Viduya