Patents by Inventor Gregory J May

Gregory J May 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: 8157176
    Abstract: Various embodiments relating to a modular marking apparatus and method are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2012
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Gregory J. May, Anthony D. Studer, Gary G. Lutnesky, Kevin E. Swier
  • Patent number: 8016198
    Abstract: Various apparatus and methods relating to the use of alignment assist images and non-alignment assist images for capturing images of one or more targets are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventor: Gregory J. May
  • Patent number: 7924310
    Abstract: Image data processing methods, image data processing systems, and articles of manufacture are described. According to one aspect, an image data processing method includes accessing initial image data of a first image representation of a scene, selecting one of a plurality of imaging conditions, wherein the selected one of the imaging conditions is different than an initial one of the imaging conditions used to generate the initial image data, and processing the initial image data using the selected one of the imaging conditions to provide processed image data of a second image representation of the scene different from the first image representation of the scene, wherein the second image representation of the scene represents the scene as if it were captured according to the selected one of the imaging conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2011
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Jeffrey M. DiCarlo, Gary Dispoto, Gregory J. May
  • Patent number: 7733343
    Abstract: The placement of a physical object at a location on a surface is detected. A virtual shadow for the physical object is displayed at the location on the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2010
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventor: Gregory J. May
  • Patent number: 7722190
    Abstract: A color image is displayed on a screen and a luminance image is projected onto the screen. The luminance image has a greater resolution than the color image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2010
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Jian-gang Weng, Gregory J. May, Ron R. Bendsneyder, William J. Allen
  • Patent number: 7724431
    Abstract: A method and apparatus apply an electric field across active layer, wherein active layer is configured to change from a first light attenuating state to a second lesser light attenuating state in response to the applied the electric field and wherein the second lesser light attenuating state permits light to be reflected from a light reflective face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2010
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Marshall Field, Gregory J. May, Peter J. Fricke, Timothy D. Emmerich
  • Patent number: 7697200
    Abstract: A reflective display screen comprises a first component surface responsive to absorb low level ambient light from above the screen and a second surrounding component surface responsive to light of high intensity from an image source. The first component surface is graphically formed to represent a fixed permanent image within the screen viewable only in ambient overhead lighting and without incidence of the high intensity light from the image source. Other embodiments include a method of displaying a permanent, fixed image and a method of making a display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2010
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventor: Gregory J. May
  • Patent number: 7696589
    Abstract: Embodiments of an optical device including at least two transparent layers are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2010
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Gregory J. May, Kuohua Wu
  • Patent number: 7661828
    Abstract: In embodiments, an intensity of light is adjusted according to data indicating the states for elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2010
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: William J. Allen, Ravi Prasad, Gregory J. May, John A. de Vos
  • Patent number: 7657765
    Abstract: A computing system responds to an event that wakes the computing system from a sleep mode. The computing system recognizes the event and responds to the event. The response includes generating an event notification message that is transmitted to an external device separate from the computing system. The transmission is performed via wireless communication. The computing system then returns to the sleep mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2010
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Jeffrey R Oar, Gregory J May
  • Patent number: 7609442
    Abstract: Embodiments of synchronizing modification of an optical characteristic of a screen are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2009
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Peter James Fricke, Timothy Emmerich, Gregory J. May
  • Patent number: 7604357
    Abstract: Embodiments of adjusting light intensity are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2009
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Gregory J. May, William J. Allen
  • Publication number: 20090122399
    Abstract: Embodiments of an optical device including at least two transparent layers are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2009
    Publication date: May 14, 2009
    Applicant: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Gregory J. May, Kuohua Wu
  • Publication number: 20090090782
    Abstract: Various apparatus and methods relating to the use of alignment assist images and non-alignment assist images for capturing images of one or more targets are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2007
    Publication date: April 9, 2009
    Inventor: Gregory J. May
  • Patent number: 7494230
    Abstract: Embodiments of reflecting non-visible light off one or more mirrors are disclosed. In an embodiment, non-visible light may be reflected off of one or more mirrors in an off positon and a portion of a screen may be illuminated with the non-visible light. Other embodiments are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2009
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, LP
    Inventor: Gregory J. May
  • Patent number: 7495305
    Abstract: Embodiments of an optical device including at least two transparent layers are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2009
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Gregory J. May, Kuohua Wu
  • Publication number: 20090033950
    Abstract: Various embodiments relating to initiating preconditioning of a printhead with a trigger prior to receipt of a print command are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2007
    Publication date: February 5, 2009
    Inventors: Anthony D. Studer, Gregory J. May
  • Patent number: 7479938
    Abstract: An optically addressable display of a preferred embodiment uses emissions having plural polarizations to define a corresponding number of color channels. A data encoder applies data for each of the color channels to corresponding ones of the plural polarizations. The display also includes plurality of pixels for producing a color display. There is a plurality of receptors including at least one receptor for each pixel. The receptors activate pixels depending upon which, if any, of the plural polarizations is received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2009
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventor: Gregory J May
  • Patent number: 7480096
    Abstract: Embodiments of modifying an optical characteristic of a screen are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2009
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Gregory J. May, Brian S. Dixon
  • Patent number: 7470030
    Abstract: A projection system includes a cabinet having a surface with an aperture therein, a projector disposed within the cabinet, adapted to project light through the aperture in the surface of the cabinet, and a lens disposed in the aperture to project the light onto a screen disposed generally non-parallel to the cabinet surface having the aperture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2008
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: John A. Devos, Gregory J. May, Rachel Fillmore Smythe