Patents by Inventor Dean FORD

Dean FORD 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: 20210313640
    Abstract: Various systems for cooling a battery cell array are described. In one example an energy storage system includes a housing enclosing a battery cell array, an evaporator, and a circulating pump. In another example, an evaporator is adjacent to battery cells to facilitate heat transfer. In another example, thermoelectric elements are positioned adjacent to battery cells to facilitate heat transfer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: Allison Transmission, Inc.
    Inventors: Edward Bass, Felice Bailey, Richard Bletsis, Derek Delrymple, Dean Ford, Bruce Miller, Markus Naegeli, Steven Reyburn
  • Publication number: 20210313639
    Abstract: Various systems for cooling a battery cell array are described. In one example an energy storage system includes a housing enclosing a battery cell array, an evaporator, and a circulating pump. In another example, an evaporator is adjacent to battery cells to facilitate heat transfer. In another example, thermoelectric elements are positioned adjacent to battery cells to facilitate heat transfer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: Allison Transmission, Inc.
    Inventors: Edward Bass, Felice Bailey, Richard Bletsis, Derek Delrymple, Dean Ford, Bruce Miller, Markus Naegeli, Steven Reyburn
  • Patent number: 11080992
    Abstract: Embodiments relate generally to gas detector connectivity devices, for example a dongle, to allow for continuous communication of real-time data between a gas detector and a central station. Dongle embodiments typically comprise an IR transceiver, a processor, a wireless interface device, a power source, and a means of attachment. Such dongle embodiments, and their related methods of operation, may allow for retrofitting of legacy gas detectors to provide wireless capabilities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Kirk William Johnson, Jacob Thomas Spector, Andrew Nilsson, Dean Ford
  • Publication number: 20190295407
    Abstract: Embodiments relate generally to gas detector connectivity devices, for example a dongle, to allow for continuous communication of real-time data between a gas detector and a central station. Dongle embodiments typically comprise an IR transceiver, a processor, a wireless interface device, a power source, and a means of attachment. Such dongle embodiments, and their related methods of operation, may allow for retrofitting of legacy gas detectors to provide wireless capabilities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Kirk William JOHNSON, Jacob Thomas SPECTOR, Andrew NILSSON, Dean FORD