Patents by Inventor Giuseppe Giordano

Giuseppe Giordano 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: 20210409221
    Abstract: A distributed data storage layer supports biometric identification systems. The biometric identity system includes hardware and software improvements for capturing, retrieving, and verifying identity based on securely stored biometric data in the distributed data storage layer. As a result, the biometric identity system provides increased individual security and reliable identification.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Applicant: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: Christine Chit Wah Leong, David Baurle Treat, Daniel Bachenheimer, Giuseppe Giordano, Jaroslav Saxa
  • Publication number: 20210383468
    Abstract: In some examples, distributed ledger technology and artificial intelligence-based energy trading may include ascertaining energy data that includes historical weather data for a plurality of units, future climate forecast data, household behavioral energy data, and distributed ledger technology energy marketplace data. Based on a specified time interval, a specified future time duration may be divided to generate a plurality of specified divided future time durations to determine a price of energy. A trading recommendation may be generated for a time during the specified future time duration to buy the energy from a distributed ledger technology energy marketplace, and/or another time during the specified future time duration to sell the energy to the distributed ledger technology energy marketplace. Further, instructions to implement the recommendation may be generated to buy the energy and/or sell the energy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Applicant: ACCENTURE GLOBAL SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Abdoulaye FAYE, Giuseppe GIORDANO, Haris PASIC, Luca SCHIATTI, Giuseppe RIZZO, Alfredo FAVENZA, Alberto BENINCASA, Alberto BUZIO
  • Publication number: 20210320951
    Abstract: A system includes a security controller located within a central-zone in communication with a provisioned agent operating on an edge-zone device. The security controller may implement controller-blind security control on the edge-zone device by making security authorization determinations using a secure-operation confidence analysis performed by the provisioned agent. The provisioned agent, operating within the edge-zone, may have access to un-sanitized data, which may be unavailable to the security controller in the central-zone. The provisioned agent may access condition-descriptors via a secure-operation confidence assignment matrix. Using the condition-descriptors, the provisioned agent determine feedback, which may include a secure-operation confidence coefficient, based on the un-sanitized data to which the security controller is blind.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: David B Treat, Tracy Ann Kuhrt, Giuseppe Giordano, Chit Wah Christine Leong
  • Patent number: 11139978
    Abstract: A distributed data storage layer supports biometric identification systems. The biometric identity system includes hardware and software improvements for capturing, retrieving, and verifying identity based on securely stored biometric data in the distributed data storage layer. As a result, the biometric identity system provides increased individual security and reliable identification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: Christine Chit Wah Leong, David Baurle Treat, Daniel Bachenheimer, Giuseppe Giordano, Jaroslav Saxa
  • Patent number: 11108564
    Abstract: A system may provide a smart contract interface for blockchain interoperability. The system receive selection parameters indicative of a furnisher blockchain and a receiver blockchain. The system may obtain, based on the selection parameters, furnisher synchronization logic and receiver synchronization logic. The furnisher synchronization logic may include instructions to lock token data on the furnisher blockchain. The receiver synchronization logic may include instructions to commit token data to the receiver blockchain. The system may generate an interoperability smart contract comprising the furnisher synchronization logic and the receiver synchronization logic. The system may deploy the interoperability smart contract to a furnisher blockchain and the receiver blockchain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: ACCENTURE GLOBAL SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Hugo Borne-Pons, Giuseppe Giordano, Luca Schiatti, Naima Hamouma
  • Patent number: 11075959
    Abstract: A system includes a security controller located within a central-zone in communication with a provisioned agent operating on an edge-zone device. The security controller may implement controller-blind security control on the edge-zone device by making security authorization determinations using a secure-operation confidence analysis performed by the provisioned agent. The provisioned agent, operating within the edge-zone, may have access to un-sanitized data, which may be unavailable to the security controller in the central-zone. The security controller may provide condition-descriptors via a secure-operation confidence assignment matrix. Using the condition-descriptors, the provisioned agent determine feedback, which may include a secure-operation confidence coefficient, based on the un-sanitized data to which the security controller is blind.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: David B. Treat, Tracy Ann Kuhrt, Giuseppe Giordano, Chit Wah Christine Leong
  • Patent number: 11075757
    Abstract: A system may receive a request to perform a token exchange between a first account and a second account. A selected token for the token exchange may be associated with the first account. A hash of the selected token may be stored on a furnisher blockchain of a first distributed ledger. The system may generate a new token and a hash of the new token. The system may generate a shielded exchange instruction, the shielded exchange instruction comprising the hash of the new token and a zero-knowledge proof, wherein the zero-knowledge proof is indicative of the selected token being associated with the first account. The system may submit the shielded exchange instruction to a distributed ledger technology platform to cause execution of a furnisher smart contract and a receiver smart contract. Each of the smart contracts are configured to separately verify the zero-knowledge proof and update corresponding blockchains to consummate and record the token exchange.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: Luca Schiatti, Antoine Rabenandrasana, Hugo Borne-Pons, Giuseppe Giordano
  • Patent number: 11075760
    Abstract: In some implementations, a system may generate information that identifies a passphrase to be used as a biometric input. The system may receive a voice input of a user speaking the passphrase. The system may generate one or more cryptographic keys based on the voice input. The system may generate a digital identifier based on the one or more cryptographic keys. The system may generate one or more biometric templates for the user. The system may encrypt the one or more biometric templates using the one or more cryptographic keys and to generate one or more encrypted biometric templates. The system may store in a secure storage associated with the user, at least one of the digital identifier, a public key of the one or more cryptographic keys, a phone number associated with the user, or the one or more encrypted biometric templates. Numerous other aspects are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: Daniel Bachenheimer, Thomas Jean Georges M. Moretti, Anne Alice Germaine Groeppelin, Giuseppe Giordano, Luca Schiatti, Abdoulaye Faye
  • Patent number: 11062305
    Abstract: A commodity-measuring device for autonomously selecting a commodity supplier among a plurality of commodity suppliers being specified within a blockchain distributed database is provided. A microcontroller unit is configured to provide commodity consumption data to the transaction manager. A storage is configured to store a private key, and a communication module is configured to retrieve a commodity supplier file stored in the blockchain distributed database, and the commodity supplier file includes parameters of a commodity supplier and a program. A transaction manager is configured to determine autonomously, based on the commodity consumption data and parameters in the commodity supplier file, whether to select the commodity supplier; and if the determination is positive, the transaction manager is configured to, using the private key, send a transaction to the blockchain distributed database calling a function in the program to associate the commodity supplier file with the identifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: ACCENTURE GLOBAL SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Luca Schiatti, Andrea Milazzo, Giuseppe Giordano, Emmanuel Viale
  • Publication number: 20210150430
    Abstract: Gaming systems and apparatus may be implemented to promote more efficient use of resources by players by monitoring their use of said resources in a competitive gaming system. Some implementations include determining and promoting goals for resource consumption and tracking/monitoring the progression of one or more players in reaching said goals. The competitive gaming system may include tracking different players' progress and providing updates of said progress in a points system where the players are competing to get ahead.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Erik Norwood, Giuseppe Giordano, John C. Shore, Brandon Hudgeons
  • Patent number: 10999382
    Abstract: A master oracle may receive an oracle network identifier for an oracle network. The master oracle may receive a plurality of data messages respectively generated by the oracles. The master oracle may verify, based on respective public keys for the oracles, that each of the data messages are digitally signed by a different corresponding one of the oracles. The master oracle may aggregate the data messages into an aggregated data message. The master oracle may digitally sign the aggregated data message with a private key and public key pair. The master oracle may transmit the aggregated data message to a participant node of a distributed ledger network. A smart contract stored on a blockchain may verify the aggregated data. After receiving and verifying the aggregated data message the smart contract may execute to perform operations based on the aggregated data message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: Anh-Dung Le, Luca Schiatti, Giuseppe Giordano
  • Publication number: 20210103676
    Abstract: A system includes a display control prime located within a central-zone in communication with a provisioned agent operating on an edge-zone device. The display control prime may implement prime-blind open-loop pixel-state control on the edge-zone device by executing pixel-state commands via the provisioned agent. The provisioned agent, operating within the edge-zone, may have access to un-sanitized data, which may be unavailable to the display control prime in the central-zone. The display control prime may provide conditional pixel-state commands via a pixel-state control parameter matrix. The provisioned agent may identify an operative pixel-state command from among the conditional pixel-state commands based on the un-sanitized data to which the display control prime is blind.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: David B. Treat, Tracy Ann Kuhrt, Giuseppe Giordano, Luca Schiatti, Andrea Maria Milazzo, Dominic Paolino
  • Publication number: 20210105305
    Abstract: A system includes a security controller located within a central-zone in communication with a provisioned agent operating on an edge-zone device. The security controller may implement controller-blind security control on the edge-zone device by making security authorization determinations using a secure-operation confidence analysis performed by the provisioned agent. The provisioned agent, operating within the edge-zone, may have access to un-sanitized data, which may be unavailable to the security controller in the central-zone. The security controller may provide condition-descriptors via a secure-operation confidence assignment matrix. Using the condition-descriptors, the provisioned agent determine feedback, which may include a secure-operation confidence coefficient, based on the un-sanitized data to which the security controller is blind.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: David B. Treat, Tracy Ann Kuhrt, Giuseppe Giordano, Chit Wah Christine Leong
  • Patent number: 10951420
    Abstract: A distributed ledger technology (DLT) network may include a plurality of participant nodes. The participant nodes may respectively validate a distributed ledger based on a consensus protocol. A blockchain export system may send, to a data receiver not included in the DLT network, a participant public key for a participant node of the DLT network. The blockchain export system may receive, from the data receiver, a request to share token data stored in a blockchain of the distributed ledger. The blockchain export system may generate a certification that the token data is stored on the blockchain. The certification may include a digital signature based on a participant private key paired to the participant public key. The blockchain system may transmit the certification to the data receiver. The data receiver may verify the certification based on the participant public key.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: Hugo Borne-Pons, Giuseppe Giordano, Luca Schiatti, Naima Hamouma
  • Publication number: 20210067339
    Abstract: A participant node of a distributed ledger network may identify a distributed federated learning (DFL) smart contract stored on a blockchain. The DFL smart contract may include an aggregation sequence. The aggregation sequence may include an ordered sequence of participant node identifiers. The participant node may generate a trained model by training a global model with training data. The participant node may detect, on the blockchain, a first transition token indicative of a first model previously aggregated by another participant node. The participant node may receive the first model. The participant node may aggregate the first model with the trained model to generate a second model. The participant node may store, on the blockchain, a second transition token indicative of the second model. A successor node identified in the aggregation sequence may further aggregate the second model with an additional model in response to detection of the second transition token.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: Luca Schiatti, Anh-Dung Le, Giuseppe Giordano, Haris Pasic
  • Publication number: 20200396302
    Abstract: A master oracle may receive an oracle network identifier for an oracle network. The master oracle may receive a plurality of data messages respectively generated by the oracles. The master oracle may verify, based on respective public keys for the oracles, that each of the data messages are digitally signed by a different corresponding one of the oracles. The master oracle may aggregate the data messages into an aggregated data message. The master oracle may digitally sign the aggregated data message with a private key and public key pair. The master oracle may transmit the aggregated data message to a participant node of a distributed ledger network. A smart contract stored on a blockchain may verify the aggregated data. After receiving and verifying the aggregated data message the smart contract may execute to perform operations based on the aggregated data message.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: Anh-Dung Le, Luca Schiatti, Giuseppe Giordano
  • Patent number: 10846628
    Abstract: A method of promoting more efficient use of a resource includes acquiring values associated with consumption of a resource by an entity at a place (for example, a building, a floor, or a wing of a building). A normalization of the values may be performed. While the resource is being consumed at the place, comparisons based on the normalized values associated with consumption of the resource at the place and one or more other values associated with consumption of the resource are displayed to one or more persons of the entity. In some cases, consumption of the entity is compared with consumption by one or more other entities (for example, in a graph comparing one company's consumption for the week with that of another company.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Curb, Inc.
    Inventors: Erik Norwood, Giuseppe Giordano, John C. Shore, Brandon Hudgeons
  • Publication number: 20200328888
    Abstract: Systems and methods for active state synchronization between distributed ledger technology (DLT) platforms are provided. A system may store an origin blockchain compliant with an origin DLT. The system may further store a target blockchain compliant with a target DLT. The target DLT may be different from the origin DLT. The system may include a DLT object synchronizer with access to the origin blockchain and the target blockchain. The DLT object synchronizer may receive, from an exchange node, a request to synchronize an origin instance of a DLT object between the origin blockchain and the target blockchain. The DLT object synchronizer may select a target instance of the DLT object on the target blockchain. The DLT object synchronizer may format origin data from the origin instance for compliance with the target DLT. The DLT object synchronizer may synchronize the origin instance and the target instance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: David Treat, Giuseppe Giordano, Luca Schiatti, Hugo Borne-Pons
  • Publication number: 20200313859
    Abstract: A system may provide blockchain-based storage node control for unified proof-of-storage interaction for off-chain data chunk storage. The system may include verification circuitry that may provide a challenge to a storage node to audit the storage status of a data chunk. The verification circuitry may obtain identities for the storage node and data chunk based on blockchain records. The verification circuitry may obtain a challenge answer from the storage node in response. The verification circuitry may analyze the challenge answer in view of a challenge key to confirm whether the storage node has possession of the data chunk. When the storage node has possession of the data chunk chain circuitry may add a verification record to the blockchain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Giuseppe Ateniese, Giuseppe Giordano, Luca Schiatti, Abdoulaye Faye, Andrea Maria Milazzo
  • Patent number: 10726388
    Abstract: A method for tracking components of equipment. The method includes generating a first record in a component tracking data store of a component tracking system for storing original constituent component identification information that specifies original constituent components of the equipment, and a second record in the component tracking data store of the component tracking system for storing replacement component identification information that specifies a replacement component that replaces a component of the original constituent components of the equipment. The method further includes receiving a request for a current listing of components in the equipment and locating records in the component tracking data store of the component tracking system associated with the equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Accenture Global Solutions Limited
    Inventors: Christopher Paul Brodersen, David B. Treat, Giuseppe Giordano, Craig Alexander Gottlieb, Sherman Baldwin, Emmanuel Viale