Patents by Inventor Drew Allyn Gross

Drew Allyn Gross 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: 10459440
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for remotely assisting an autonomous vehicle. The method includes: aggregating sensor data from the autonomous vehicle; identifying an assistance-desired scenario; generating an assistance request based on the sensor data; transmitting the assistance request to a remote assistance interface; and receiving and processing a response to the assistance request. The remote assistance interface includes a remote assistance interface that is used in generating the response to the assistance request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Ian Rust, Kyle Vogt, Solomon Bier, Drew Allyn Gross
  • Patent number: 10386835
    Abstract: A method for controlling an autonomous vehicle using an external interface is disclosed. The method includes an external interface that is in operable communication with one or more control systems of the autonomous vehicle. The method allows an entity in proximity of an outside of the autonomous vehicle to interact with the external interface; receives from the entity one or more control inputs, and controls one or more operations of the autonomous vehicle based on the one or more control inputs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Kyle Vogt, Ian Rust, Solomon Bier, Drew Allyn Gross
  • Patent number: 10379533
    Abstract: A system and method for providing routing instructions to one or more autonomous vehicles includes identifying a destination of an autonomous vehicle; identifying a starting position or an initial location of the autonomous vehicle; receiving autonomous vehicle sensor data; receiving one or more routing goals for a routing plan for the autonomous vehicle; generating one or more route modification parameters; and generating a route plan for the autonomous vehicle based on (a) the destination, (b) the starting position or the initial location, (c) the one or more route modification parameters and (d) the one or more routing goals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Solomon Bier, Brooks Reed, Ian Rust, Drew Allyn Gross, Matthias Wisniowski, Kevin Chu
  • Publication number: 20170192423
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for remotely assisting an autonomous vehicle. The method includes: aggregating sensor data from the autonomous vehicle; identifying an assistance-desired scenario; generating an assistance request based on the sensor data; transmitting the assistance request to a remote assistance interface; and receiving and processing a response to the assistance request. The remote assistance interface includes a remote assistance interface that is used in generating the response to the assistance request.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Applicant: Cruise Automation, Inc.
    Inventors: Ian Rust, Kyle Vogt, Solomon Bier, Drew Allyn Gross
  • Publication number: 20170192437
    Abstract: A system and method for providing routing instructions to one or more autonomous vehicles includes identifying a destination of an autonomous vehicle; identifying a starting position or an initial location of the autonomous vehicle; receiving autonomous vehicle sensor data; receiving one or more routing goals for a routing plan for the autonomous vehicle; generating one or more route modification parameters; and generating a route plan for the autonomous vehicle based on (a) the destination, (b) the starting position or the initial location, (c) the one or more route modification parameters and (d) the one or more routing goals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Applicant: Cruise Automation, Inc.
    Inventors: Solomon Bier, Brooks Reed, Ian Rust, Drew Allyn Gross, Matthias Wisniowski
  • Publication number: 20170192428
    Abstract: A method for controlling an autonomous vehicle using an external interface is disclosed. The method includes an external interface that is in operable communication with one or more control systems of the autonomous vehicle. The method allows an entity in proximity of an outside of the autonomous vehicle to interact with the external interface; receives from the entity one or more control inputs, and controls one or more operations of the autonomous vehicle based on the one or more control inputs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Applicant: Cruise Automation, Inc.
    Inventors: Kyle Vogt, Ian Rust, Solomon Bier, Drew Allyn Gross