Patents by Inventor Greg S. Smith

Greg S. Smith 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: 10502622
    Abstract: A custom application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) may provide strong signal integrity while reducing the load to a thermal system. Control and analog-to-digital conversion may be pushed into components close to the detector to maximize signal integrity. Processing functions may be performed at relatively high temperature, or the highest allowable temperatures, simplifying the system-level thermal design by not cooling components that do not require such cooling to function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Inventors: Brian S. Smith, Markus Loose, Atul Joshi, Greg T. Alkire, Daniel P. Kelly, Edward S. Cheng
  • Patent number: 10289874
    Abstract: An image forming method comprises stretching a pixel row to a height greater than that of the pixel row to generate a barcode image. The barcode image is formed on a face of a media page at an edge such that the imaging material forming the barcode image forms the pixel row on the edge of the media sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventor: Greg S Smith
  • Publication number: 20190001622
    Abstract: One example provides a method. The method includes printing an image on a surface of laminate, the laminate including: a backing layer; and a transparency disposed over the backing layer. The transparency may have a first side having the image printed thereon and a second side disposed over a first side of the backing layer, the second side opposite the first side. The method may include detaching the second side of the transparency from the first side of the backing layer and reattaching the first side of the transparency to the first side of the backing layer to form a laminated image. The method may include disposing the laminated image over a substrate surface having a curvature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Greg S. SMITH, David R. PARRY
  • Patent number: 9745458
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides composite support material and associated methods used in the fabrication of three-dimensional objects. In one example, a composite support material for three-dimensional printing can include a soluble filament core that is soluble in a solvent and is encapsulated with an insoluble shell that is insoluble in the solvent. The composite support material is stable in air and, when printed, is dissolvable in the solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Greg S. Smith, Jr., Ben Wynne, Guang Jin Li
  • Publication number: 20160194492
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides composite support material and associated methods used in the fabrication of three-dimensional objects. In one example, a composite support material for three-dimensional printing can include a soluble filament core that is soluble in a solvent and is encapsulated with an insoluble shell that is insoluble in the solvent. The composite support material is stable in air and, when printed, is dissolvable in the solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Greg S. Smith, JR., Ben Wynne, Guang Jin Li
  • Patent number: 8398233
    Abstract: An inkjet recording medium includes a substrate, a base layer disposed on the substrate, and an ink receiving layer disposed on the base layer. The ink receiving layer includes cationically-modified fumed silica having nanoparticles of alumina and/or silica mixed therein. The alumina nanoparticles have an individual particle size ranging from about 15 nm to about 50 nm, and the silica nanoparticles have an individual particle size ranging from about 5 nm to about 45 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Bor-Jiunn Niu, Haigang Chen, Lokendra Pai, Sandeep K. Bangaru, Greg S. Smith, Ryan C. Terasaki
  • Publication number: 20120194625
    Abstract: An inkjet recording medium includes a substrate, a base layer disposed on the substrate, and an ink receiving layer disposed on the base layer. The ink receiving layer includes cationically-modified fumed silica having nanoparticles of alumina and/or silica mixed therein. The alumina nanoparticles have an individual particle size ranging from about 15 nm to about 50 nm, and the silica nanoparticles have an individual particle size ranging from about 5 nm to about 45 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2011
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Inventors: Bor-Jiunn Niu, Haigang Chen, Lokendra Pai, Sandeep K. Bangaru, Greg S. Smith, Ryan C. Terasaki
  • Publication number: 20110221846
    Abstract: An image forming method comprises stretching a pixel row to a height greater than that of the pixel row to generate a barcode image. The barcode image is formed on a face of a media page at an edge such that the imaging material forming the barcode image forms the pixel row on the edge of the media sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2010
    Publication date: September 15, 2011
    Inventor: Greg S. Smith
  • Patent number: 7377634
    Abstract: A method of producing and using photo media to print a glossy, photo-quality image. The image is printed onto the back of a coated transparent base. Thereafter, an opaque backing is applied to cover the printed image. The resulting print is viewed from the front, which provides the photo-quality, attractive appearance primarily because of the substantial gloss depth and uniformity attributable to the transparent base. The transparent base and backing protect the ink-receiving coating and make the resulting print very durable. The image is light fast because the ink is sandwiched between the transparent base and the backing, thereby sealing the ink from oxygen. In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the backing is applied as a liquid using substantially the same mechanism as used for printing the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2008
    Inventors: Jason Quintana, Greg S. Smith, Wen-Li Su
  • Patent number: 7372482
    Abstract: A method and system of capturing an image comprises extracting image characterization information from an image file, extracting digital image data from the image file, printing a visually perceptible image described by the digital image data on one side of a medium, printing a visually perceptible representation of the image characterization information on an opposite side of the medium, and retrieving the image characterization information from the visually perceptible representation of the image characterization information on the opposite side of the medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2008
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventor: Greg S. Smith
  • Patent number: 7296888
    Abstract: An eyeglass appliance is provided with an eyeglass lens and an eyeglass frame. The eyeglass frame includes a lens retaining structure configured to engage with an edge portion of the lens to retain the lens. The lens retaining structure has magnetic properties completely through a cross-section of the lens retaining structure sufficient to magnetically affix the eyeglass appliance to magnetizable material of a complementary eyeglass appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2007
    Assignee: Elite Optik US LP
    Inventors: James Archie McKenna, Greg S. Smith
  • Patent number: 7140728
    Abstract: An eyeglass accessory frame includes an auxiliary frame. The auxiliary frame includes a heat-treated magnetic alloy. The heat-treated magnetic alloy of the auxiliary frame is configured to magnetically couple the auxiliary frame to a primary frame having magnetizable material. A method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2006
    Assignee: Ultimate Clip, Inc.
    Inventors: James Archie McKenna, Greg S. Smith
  • Patent number: 6866382
    Abstract: A method of producing and using photo media to print a glossy, photo-quality image. The image is printed onto the back of a coated transparent base. Thereafter, an opaque backing is applied to cover the printed image. The resulting print is viewed from the front, which provides the photo-quality, attractive appearance primarily because of the substantial gloss depth and uniformity attributable to the transparent base. The transparent base and backing protect the ink-receiving coating and make the resulting print very durable. The image is light fast because the ink is sandwiched between the transparent base and the backing, thereby sealing the ink from oxygen. In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the backing is applied as a liquid using substantially the same mechanism as used for printing the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2005
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Jason Quintana, Greg S. Smith, Wen-Li Su
  • Publication number: 20040218138
    Abstract: An eyeglass accessory frame includes an auxiliary frame. The auxiliary frame includes a heat-treated magnetic alloy. The heat-treated magnetic alloy of the auxiliary frame is configured to magnetically couple the auxiliary frame to a primary frame having magnetizable material. A method is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2004
    Publication date: November 4, 2004
    Inventors: James Archie McKenna, Greg S. Smith
  • Publication number: 20040189807
    Abstract: A method and system of capturing an image comprises extracting image characterization information from an image file, extracting digital image data from the image file, printing a visually perceptible image described by the digital image data on one side of a medium, printing a visually perceptible representation of the image characterization information on an opposite side of the medium, and retrieving the image characterization information from the visually perceptible representation of the image characterization information on the opposite side of the medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2003
    Publication date: September 30, 2004
    Inventor: Greg S. Smith
  • Publication number: 20020149737
    Abstract: An eyeglass accessory frame includes an auxiliary frame. The auxiliary frame includes a heat-treated magnetic alloy. The heat-treated magnetic alloy of the auxiliary frame is configured to magnetically couple the auxiliary frame to a primary frame having magnetizable material. A method is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2002
    Publication date: October 17, 2002
    Inventors: James Archie McKenna, Greg S. Smith
  • Patent number: 6412942
    Abstract: An eyeglass accessory frame includes an auxiliary frame. The auxiliary frame includes a heat-treated magnetic alloy. The heat-treated magnetic alloy of the auxiliary frame is configured to magnetically couple the auxiliary frame to a primary frame having magnetizable material. A method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2000
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2002
    Assignee: Ultimate Clip, Inc.
    Inventors: James Archie McKenna, Greg S. Smith
  • Publication number: 20020054199
    Abstract: A method of producing and using photo media to print a glossy, photo-quality image. The image is printed onto the back of a coated transparent base. Thereafter, an opaque backing is applied to cover the printed image. The resulting print is viewed from the front, which provides the photo-quality, attractive appearance primarily because of the substantial gloss depth and uniformity attributable to the transparent base. The transparent base and backing protect the ink-receiving coating and make the resulting print very durable. The image is light fast because the ink is sandwiched between the transparent base and the backing, thereby sealing the ink from oxygen. In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the backing is applied as a liquid using substantially the same mechanism as used for printing the image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2001
    Publication date: May 9, 2002
    Inventors: Jason Quintana, Greg S. Smith, Wen-Li Su
  • Patent number: 5997132
    Abstract: Achromatic Component Addition technique for producing printed ink-jet images of high quality, low granularity, and increased resolution of dithered gradients. Drops of chromatic inks are combined with drops of achromatic ink in any predetermined ratio and in any predetermined order on predetermined areas on a printing medium to produce imaged areas having differing lightness and lower chroma. The technique increases the number of color levels without increasing printer resolution and effectively increases resolution of dithered gradients by requiring fewer addressable pixels to produce the same color transition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 1996
    Date of Patent: December 7, 1999
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Company
    Inventors: Greg S. Smith, Mark G. Wisnosky
  • Patent number: D358203
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 1991
    Date of Patent: May 9, 1995
    Inventor: Greg S. Smith