Patents by Inventor Dhairya Shrivastava

Dhairya Shrivastava 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: 11114742
    Abstract: In one aspect, an apparatus is described that includes a transparent pane having a first surface and a second surface. An electrochromic device is arranged over the second surface that includes a first conductive layer adjacent the second surface, a second conductive layer, and an electrochromic layer between the first and the second conductive layers. The apparatus further includes at least one conductive antenna structure arranged over the second surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: View, Inc.
    Inventors: Dhairya Shrivastava, Stephen Clark Brown
  • Publication number: 20210255519
    Abstract: Various embodiments herein relate to networks of electrochromic windows. The networks may be configured in particular ways to minimize the likelihood that the windows on the network draw more power than can be provided. The network may include particular hardware components that provide additional power to windows as needed. The network may also be configured to adjust how the windows therein transition to prevent overloading the network. The techniques described herein can be used to design networks of electrochromic windows that are undersized when considering the amount of power that would be needed to simultaneously transition all the windows on the network using normal transition parameters, while still allowing simultaneous transitions to occur.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Inventors: Jose Vigano, Stephen Clark Brown, Dhairya Shrivastava
  • Publication number: 20210246719
    Abstract: A trunk line for providing a communication path to a network of optically switchable windows is described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Inventors: Dhairya Shrivastava, Sonny Jurgen Ducote, Kevin Kazuo Kaneshiro, Thomas Lee Harrell, Scott Michael Schmidt, Jacob Voth
  • Patent number: 11078721
    Abstract: Thin-film devices, for example, multi-zone electrochromic windows, and methods of manufacturing are described. In certain cases, a multi-zone electrochromic window comprises a monolithic EC device on a transparent substrate and two or more tinting zones, wherein the tinting zones are configured for independent operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: View, Inc.
    Inventors: Dhairya Shrivastava, Robin Friedman, Vinod Khosla, Rao Mulpuri, Anshu A. Pradhan
  • Publication number: 20210232015
    Abstract: Onboard EC window controllers are described. The controllers are configured in close proximity to the EC window, for example, within the IGU. The controller may be part of a window assembly, which includes an IGU having one or more EC panes, and thus does not have to be matched with the EC window, and installed, in the field. The window controllers described herein have a number of advantages because they are matched to the IGU containing one or more EC devices and their proximity to the EC panes of the window overcomes a number of problems associated with conventional controller configurations. Also described are self-meshing networks for electrochromic windows.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: Stephen C. Brown, Dhairya Shrivastava, Erich R. Klawuhn, Trevor Frank, Douglas Silkwood
  • Patent number: 11073800
    Abstract: Disclosed are platforms for communicating among one or more otherwise independent systems involved in controlling functions of buildings or other sites having switchable optical devices deployed therein. Such independent systems include a window control system and one or more other independent systems such as systems that control residential home products (e.g., thermostats, smoke alarms, etc.), HVAC systems, security systems, lighting control systems, and the like. Together the systems control and/or monitor multiple features and/or products, including switchable windows and other infrastructure of a site, which may be a commercial, residential, or public site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: View, Inc.
    Inventors: Dhairya Shrivastava, Stephen Clark Brown, Vijay Mani, Ronald F. Cadet
  • Patent number: 11067869
    Abstract: Onboard EC window controllers are described. The controllers are configured in close proximity to the EC window, for example, within the IGU. The controller may be part of a window assembly, which includes an IGU having one or more EC panes, and thus does not have to be matched with the EC window, and installed, in the field. The window controllers described herein have a number of advantages because they are matched to the IGU containing one or more EC devices and their proximity to the EC panes of the window overcomes a number of problems associated with conventional controller configurations. Also described are self-meshing networks for electrochromic windows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: View, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen C. Brown, Dhairya Shrivastava, Erich R. Klawuhn, Trevor Frank, Douglas Silkwood
  • Publication number: 20210214274
    Abstract: Window units, for example insulating glass units (IGU's), that have at least two panes, each pane having an electrochromic device thereon, are described. Two optical state devices on each pane of a dual-pane window unit provide window units having four optical states. Window units described allow the end user a greater choice of how much light is transmitted through the electrochromic window. Also, by using two or more window panes, each with its own electrochromic device, registered in a window unit, visual defects in any of the individual devices are negated by virtue of the extremely small likelihood that any of the visual defects will align perfectly and thus be observable to the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2020
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Inventors: Robin Friedman, Sridhar Karthik Kailasam, Rao Mulpuri, Ronald A. Powell, Dhairya Shrivastava
  • Publication number: 20210208467
    Abstract: Methods are described for the commissioning of optically switchable window networks. During commissioning, network addresses are paired with the locations of installed devices for components on a window network. Commissioning may also involve steps of testing and validating the network devices. By correctly pairing the location of a device with its network address, a window network is configured to function such that controls sent over the network reach their targeted device(s) which in turn respond accordingly. The methods described herein may reduce frustrations that result from mispairing and installation issues that are common to conventional commissioning practices. Commissioning may involve recording a response to a manually or automatically initiated trigger. Commissioning methods described herein may rely on user input, or be automatic, not requiring user input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2021
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: Dhairya Shrivastava, Stephen Clark Brown
  • Patent number: 11054711
    Abstract: Electromagnetic-shielding, electrochromic windows comprising a first multi-layer conductor, an electrochromic stack disposed on the first multi-layer conductor, and a second multi-layer conductor, wherein the one or more multi-layer conductors with an electromagnetic shielding stack configured to be activated to block electromagnetic communication signals through the windows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: View, Inc.
    Inventors: Dhairya Shrivastava, Stephen Clark Brown, Robert T. Rozbicki, Anshu A. Pradhan, Sridhar Karthik Kailasam, Robin Friedman, Gordon E. Jack, Dane Thomas Gillaspie
  • Patent number: 11054792
    Abstract: Disclosed are platforms for communicating among one or more otherwise independent systems involved in controlling functions of buildings or other sites having switchable optical devices deployed therein. Such independent systems include a window control system and one or more other independent systems such as systems that control residential home products (e.g., thermostats, smoke alarms, etc.), HVAC systems, security systems, lighting control systems, and the like. Together the systems control and/or monitor multiple features and/or products, including switchable windows and other infrastructure of a site, which may be a commercial, residential, or public site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: View, Inc.
    Inventors: Dhairya Shrivastava, Stephen Clark Brown, Vijay Mani, Ronald F. Cadet
  • Publication number: 20210191221
    Abstract: Onboard EC window controllers are described. The controllers are configured in close proximity to the EC window, for example, within the IGU. The controller may be part of a window assembly, which includes an IGU having one or more EC panes, and thus does not have to be matched with the EC window, and installed, in the field. The window controllers described herein have a number of advantages because they are matched to the IGU containing one or more EC devices and their proximity to the EC panes of the window overcomes a number of problems associated with conventional controller configurations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2021
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Dhairya Shrivastava, Anshu A. Pradhan, Stephen Clark Brown, David Walter Groechel, Robert T. Rozbicki
  • Publication number: 20210174804
    Abstract: This disclosure relates generally to optically switchable devices, and more particularly, to methods for controlling optically switchable devices. In various embodiments, one or more optically switchable devices may be controlled via voice control and/or gesture control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2021
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Inventors: Dhairya Shrivastava, Mark D. Mendenhall
  • Publication number: 20210165696
    Abstract: Disclosed are platforms for communicating among one or more otherwise independent systems involved in controlling functions of buildings or other sites having switchable optical devices deployed therein. Such independent systems include a window control system and one or more other independent systems such as systems that control residential home products (e.g., thermostats, smoke alarms, etc.), HVAC systems, security systems, lighting control systems, and the like. Together the systems control and/or monitor multiple features and/or products, including switchable windows and other infrastructure of a site, which may be a commercial, residential, or public site.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Dhairya Shrivastava, Stephen Clark Brown, Ronald F. Cadet
  • Patent number: 11016357
    Abstract: Onboard EC window controllers are described. The controllers are configured in close proximity to the EC window, for example, within the IGU. The controller may be part of a window assembly, which includes an IGU having one or more EC panes, and thus does not have to be matched with the EC window, and installed, in the field. The window controllers described herein have a number of advantages because they are matched to the IGU containing one or more EC devices and their proximity to the EC panes of the window overcomes a number of problems associated with conventional controller configurations. Also described are self-meshing networks for electrochromic windows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: View, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen C. Brown, Dhairya Shrivastava, Erich R. Klawuhn, Trevor Frank, Douglas Silkwood
  • Publication number: 20210149266
    Abstract: Onboard EC window controllers are described. The controllers are configured in close proximity to the EC window, for example, within the IGU. The controller may be part of a window assembly, which includes an IGU having one or more EC panes, and thus does not have to be matched with the EC window, and installed, in the field. The window controllers described herein have a number of advantages because they are matched to the IGU containing one or more EC devices and their proximity to the EC panes of the window overcomes a number of problems associated with conventional controller configurations. Also described are self-meshing networks for electrochromic windows.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Stephen C. Brown, Dhairya Shrivastava, Erich R. Klawuhn, Trevor Frank, Douglas Silkwood
  • Patent number: 11003041
    Abstract: Various embodiments herein relate to networks of electrochromic windows. The networks may be configured in particular ways to minimize the likelihood that the windows on the network draw more power than can be provided. The network may include particular hardware components that provide additional power to windows as needed. The network may also be configured to adjust how the windows therein transition to prevent overloading the network. The techniques described herein can be used to design networks of electrochromic windows that are undersized when considering the amount of power that would be needed to simultaneously transition all the windows on the network using normal transition parameters, while still allowing simultaneous transitions to occur.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: View, Inc.
    Inventors: Jose Vigano, Stephen C. Brown, Dhairya Shrivastava
  • Publication number: 20210132458
    Abstract: A tintable window is described having a tintable coating, e.g., an electrochromic device coating, for regulating light transmitted through the window. In some embodiments, the window has a transparent display in the window's viewable region. Transparent displays may be substantially transparent when not in use, or when the window is viewed in a direction facing away from the transparent display. Windows may have sensors for receiving user commands and/or for monitoring environmental conditions. Transparent displays can display graphical user interfaces to, e.g., control window functions. Windows, as described herein, offer an alternative display to conventional projectors, TVs, and monitors. Windows may also be configured to receive, transmit, or block wireless communications from passing through the window. A window control system may share computational resources between controllers (e.g., at different windows).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Nitesh Trikha, Stephen Clark Brown, Dhairya Shrivastava, Robert T. Rozbicki
  • Patent number: 10989977
    Abstract: Onboard EC window controllers are described. The controllers are configured in close proximity to the EC window, for example, within the IGU. The controller may be part of a window assembly, which includes an IGU having one or more EC panes, and thus does not have to be matched with the EC window, and installed, in the field. The window controllers described herein have a number of advantages because they are matched to the IGU containing one or more EC devices and their proximity to the EC panes of the window overcomes a number of problems associated with conventional controller configurations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: View, Inc.
    Inventors: Dhairya Shrivastava, Anshu A. Pradhan, Stephen Clark Brown, David Walter Groechel, Robert T. Rozbicki
  • Patent number: 10989976
    Abstract: Methods are described for the commissioning of optically switchable window networks. During commissioning, network addresses are paired with the locations of installed devices for components on a window network. Commissioning may also involve steps of testing and validating the network devices. By correctly pairing the location of a device with its network address, a window network is configured to function such that controls sent over the network reach their targeted device(s) which in turn respond accordingly. The methods described herein may reduce frustrations that result from mispairing and installation issues that are common to conventional commissioning practices. Commissioning may involve recording a response to a manually or automatically initiated trigger. Commissioning methods described herein may rely on user input, or be automatic, not requiring user input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: View, Inc.
    Inventors: Dhairya Shrivastava, Stephen Clark Brown