Patents by Inventor David S. Clark

David S. Clark 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: 20200155902
    Abstract: Notifications for instructing user behavior can be determined and presented when appropriate. Historical fitness data and current fitness data are accessed. This data is used to determine whether a user fitness goal is likely to be achieved. If not, a notification may be determined and presented at a user device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Publication number: 20200137349
    Abstract: In some implementations, a user device can be configured to create media messages with automatic titling. For example, a user can create a media messaging project that includes multiple video clips. The video clips can be generated based on video data and/or audio data captured by the user device and/or based on pre-recorded video data and/or audio data obtained from various storage locations. When the user device captures the audio data for a clip, the user device can obtain a speech-to-text transcription of the audio data in near real time and present the transcription data (e.g., text) overlaid on the video data while the video data is being captured or presented by the user device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: David Black, Andrew L. Harding, Joseph-Alexander P. Weil, James Brasure, Joash S. Berkeley, Katherine K. Ernst, Richard Salvador, Stephen Sheeler, William D. Cummings, Xiaohuan Corina Wang, Robert L. Clark, Kevin M. O'Neil
  • Patent number: 10612340
    Abstract: A wellbore plug isolation system and method for positioning plugs to isolate fracture zones in a horizontal, vertical, or deviated wellbore is disclosed. The system/method includes a wellbore casing laterally drilled into a hydrocarbon formation, a wellbore setting tool (WST) that sets a large inner diameter (ID) restriction sleeve member (RSM), and a restriction plug element (RPE). The WST is positioned along with the RSM at a desired wellbore location. After the WST sets and seals the RSM, a conforming seating surface (CSS) is formed in the RSM. The CSS is shaped to engage/receive RPE deployed into the wellbore casing. The engaged/seated RPE isolates heel ward and toe ward fluid communication of the RSM to create a fracture zone. The RPE's are removed or left behind prior to initiating well production without the need for a milling procedure. A large ID RSM diminishes flow constriction during oil production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: GEODYNAMICS, INC.
    Inventors: Philip Martin Snider, Kevin R. George, John T. Hardesty, Michael D. Wroblicky, Nathan G. Clark, James A. Rollins, David S. Wesson
  • Patent number: 10576330
    Abstract: Notifications for instructing user behavior can be determined and presented when appropriate. The timing of when to present the notification can be based on a device being in a worn state, configuration data, and/or an open time on a user calendar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Patent number: 10560656
    Abstract: In some implementations, a user device can be configured to create media messages with automatic titling. For example, a user can create a media messaging project that includes multiple video clips. The video clips can be generated based on video data and/or audio data captured by the user device and/or based on pre-recorded video data and/or audio data obtained from various storage locations. When the user device captures the audio data for a clip, the user device can obtain a speech-to-text transcription of the audio data in near real time and present the transcription data (e.g., text) overlaid on the video data while the video data is being captured or presented by the user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph-Alexander P. Weil, Andrew L. Harding, David Black, James Brasure, Joash S. Berkeley, Katherine K. Ernst, Richard Salvador, Stephen Sheeler, William D. Cummings, Xiaohuan Corina Wang, Robert L. Clark, Kevin M. O'Neil
  • Patent number: 10547700
    Abstract: Distributing access to a document from a processing system includes sending or pushing a reference for a document within a repository to a storage area of a recipient system of a recipient to enable retrieval of the document from the repository. The reference is removed from the storage area of the recipient system of the recipient in response to an expiration of the document.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Edward L. Bader, Nehemiah E. Clark, David S. Gaskins, Adrian Hermosillo, Bryan V. Pham
  • Publication number: 20190390531
    Abstract: A choke valve for regulating a flow rate, a pressure or other parameters of a fluid flow may comprise a choke cage comprising a passage therethrough and a choke plug slidable within the passage. At least one conduit may pass through a wall of the choke cage and into the passage such that as the choke plug slides it may at least partially cover the conduit. A ring comprising a sintered superhard material may be secured within the conduit enhancing durability and wear resistance of the choke cage. A method for manufacturing such a choke cage may comprise subjecting grains of superhard material to high-pressure, high-temperature conditions sufficient to sinter at least some of the grains together, hollowing out the sintered superhard material to form a ring, and securing the ring within a conduit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: David C. Hoyle, Neil Cannon, David S. Clark
  • Patent number: 10480276
    Abstract: A wellbore plug isolation system and method for positioning plugs to isolate fracture zones in a horizontal, vertical, or deviated wellbore is disclosed. The system/method includes a wellbore casing laterally drilled into a hydrocarbon formation, a wellbore setting tool (WST) that sets a large inner diameter (ID) restriction sleeve member (RSM), and a restriction plug element (RPE). The WST is positioned along with the RSM at a desired wellbore location. After the WST sets and seals the RSM, a conforming seating surface (CSS) is formed in the RSM. The CSS is shaped to engage/receive RPE deployed into the wellbore casing. The engaged/seated RPE isolates heel ward and toe ward fluid communication of the RSM to create a fracture zone. The RPE's are removed or left behind prior to initiating well production without the need for a milling procedure. A large ID RSM diminishes flow constriction during oil production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: GEODYNAMICS, INC.
    Inventors: Philip Martin Snider, Kevin R. George, John T. Hardesty, Michael D. Wroblicky, Nathan G. Clark, James A. Rollins, David S. Wesson
  • Publication number: 20190303230
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses, and methods for implementing a hardware enforcement mechanism to enable platform-specific firmware visibility into an error state ahead of the operating system are disclosed. A system includes at least one or more processor cores, control logic, a plurality of registers, platform-specific firmware, and an operating system (OS). The control logic allows the platform-specific firmware to decide if and when the error state is visible to the OS. In some cases, the platform-specific firmware blocks the OS from accessing the error state. In other cases, the platform-specific firmware allows the OS to access the error state such as when the OS needs to unmap a page. The control logic enables the platform-specific firmware, rather than the OS, to make decisions about the replacement of faulty components in the system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Dean A. Liberty, Vilas K. Sridharan, Michael T. Clark, Jelena Ilic, David S. Christie, James R. Williamson, Cristian Constantinescu
  • Publication number: 20190271219
    Abstract: By removing material of low permeability from within and around a perforation tunnel and creating at least one fracture at the tip of a perforation tunnel, injection parameters and effects such as outflow rate and, in the case of multiple perforation tunnels benefiting from such cleanup, distribution of injected fluids along a wellbore are enhanced. Following detonation of a charge carrier, a second explosive event is triggered within a freshly made tunnel, thereby substantially eliminating a crushed zone and improving the geometry and quality (and length) of the tunnel. In addition, this action creates substantially debris-free tunnels and relieves the residual stress cage, resulting in perforation tunnels that are highly conducive to injection under fracturing conditions for disposal and stimulation purposes, and that promote even coverage of injected fluids across the perforated interval.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Matthew Robert George BELL, David S. WESSON, Nathan Garret CLARK, John Thomas HARDESTY
  • Publication number: 20190262204
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods for patient support include arrangements of patient support tops, that are selectively connectible with a connection assembly, through a slide assembly allowing particular arrangement of the patient support tops. The patient support tops can be arranged for flip rotation to assist in positioning a patient's body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Ben HERTZ, Joshua C. HIGHT, Jason S. BERNOTSKY, Christopher B. DUBOIS, Andrew L. THOMPSON, Zachary B. KONSIN, David C. NEWKIRK, Andrew D. CLARK, Kyle S. MCKENNEY
  • Patent number: 10337310
    Abstract: By removing material of low permeability from within and around a perforation tunnel and creating at least one fracture at the tip of a perforation tunnel, injection parameters and effects such as outflow rate and, in the case of multiple perforation tunnels benefiting from such cleanup, distribution of injected fluids along a wellbore are enhanced. Following detonation of a charge carrier, a second explosive event is triggered within a freshly made tunnel, thereby substantially eliminating a crushed zone and improving the geometry and quality (and length) of the tunnel. In addition, this action creates substantially debris-free tunnels and relieves the residual stress cage, resulting in perforation tunnels that are highly conducive to injection under fracturing conditions for disposal and stimulation purposes, and that promote even coverage of injected fluids across the perforated interval.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: GEODYNAMICS, INC.
    Inventors: Matthew Robert George Bell, David S. Wesson, Nathan Garret Clark, John Thomas Hardesty
  • Patent number: 10194418
    Abstract: Coaching notifications can be determined based on current user fitness data and historical user fitness data. The coaching notifications may include information that encourages or otherwise coaches users towards established fitness goals. To this end, the timing for presenting along with the substance of the coaching notifications can be customized to the users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Publication number: 20190007927
    Abstract: Notifications for instructing user behavior can be determined and presented when appropriate. The timing of when to present the notification can be based on a device being in a worn state, configuration data, and/or an open time on a user calendar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Publication number: 20180352534
    Abstract: Coaching notifications can be determined based on current user fitness data and historical user fitness data. The coaching notifications may include information that encourages or otherwise coaches users towards established fitness goals. To this end, the timing for presenting along with the substance of the coaching notifications can be customized to the users.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jay Kriz Blahnik, Aaron P. Thompson, David S. Clark, Julie A. Arney, Brian R. Drell, Keith P. Avery
  • Publication number: 20180345078
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for monitoring and motivating physical activity of a user with an electronic device are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Jay K. Blahnik, Aled H. Williams, Anthony D'Auria, David S. Clark, Keith P. Avery, Eamon F. Gilmartin, Molly P. Wiebe, Julie A. Arney
  • Patent number: 9863104
    Abstract: A system includes a glare-blocking member including a left recess, a right recess, and a rail including, a left lateral portion including a left protrusion configured to mate with the left recess of the glare-blocking member, a right lateral portion including a right protrusion configured to mate with the right recess of the glare-blocking member, and a projecting contour disposed between the left and right lateral portions, wherein an apex of the projecting contour is disposed farther from a line passing through lower edge portions of the rail than is either the left or the right protrusion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: American Louver Company
    Inventors: William A. Stukel, David S. Clark
  • Publication number: 20170101749
    Abstract: A system includes a glare-blocking member including a left recess, a right recess, and a rail including, a left lateral portion including a left protrusion configured to mate with the left recess of the glare-blocking member, a right lateral portion including a right protrusion configured to mate with the right recess of the glare-blocking member, and a projecting contour disposed between the left and right lateral portions, wherein an apex of the projecting contour is disposed farther from a line passing through lower edge portions of the rail than is either the left or the right protrusion
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Publication date: April 13, 2017
    Inventors: William A. Stukel, David S. Clark
  • Patent number: 9528230
    Abstract: A glare-blocking system includes a glare-blocking member and a rail. The glare-blocking member includes a bottom edge, a left recess, and a right recess. The rail includes a left lateral portion that includes a left protrusion configured to mate with the left recess of the glare-blocking member. The rail also includes a right lateral portion that includes a right protrusion configured to mate with the right recess of the glare-blocking member. The rail includes a projecting contour between the left and right lateral portions that defines a groove configured to receive the bottom edge of the glare-blocking member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: American Louver Company
    Inventors: William A. Stukel, David S. Clark
  • Publication number: 20140233107
    Abstract: A glare-blocking system includes a glare-blocking member and a rail. The glare-blocking member includes a bottom edge, a left recess, and a right recess. The rail includes a left lateral portion that includes a left protrusion configured to mate with the left recess of the glare-blocking member. The rail also includes a right lateral portion that includes a right protrusion configured to mate with the right recess of the glare-blocking member. The rail includes a projecting contour between the left and right lateral portions that defines a groove configured to receive the bottom edge of the glare-blocking member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2014
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: AMERICAN LOUVER COMPANY
    Inventors: William A. Stukel, David S. Clark