Patents by Inventor Francis C. GARRABRANT

Francis C. GARRABRANT 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: 20210141628
    Abstract: An system (100) for updating firmware on an industrial device (130) includes a user interface device (110) storing a computer program (200) with executable instructions (210, 212, 214, 220, 222); one or more industrial devices (130) comprising firmware; and a communication network (120) interfacing with the user interface device (110) and the industrial device (130) and adapted to transmit data, wherein the computer program (200) of the user interface device (110) comprises instructions (210) to scan the communication network (120) and to identify an industrial device (130) that requires an update of the firmware, and wherein the computer program (200) of the user interface device (110) comprises further instructions (214) to update the firmware on the industrial device (130) via the communication network (120) after establishing communication with the industrial device (130). Further, a method (300) and a computer program (200) for updating firmware on industrial devices (130) are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: Siemens Industry, Inc.
    Inventors: Francis C. GARRABRANT, Harry A. BRIAN, JR., Sergey CHIBIZOV