Patents by Inventor Heather L. Beineke

Heather L. Beineke 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: 20210048884
    Abstract: A method includes detecting, with a sensor, a gaze of an occupant of a vehicle. The gaze is directed to at least one vehicle displays. The method also includes determining, with a controller circuit in communication with the sensor, whether one or more features presented on the at vehicle displays are partially obstructed from a view of the occupant. When the one or more features presented on vehicle displays are partially obstructed from the view of the occupant, the controller circuit adjusts a presentation of at least one partially obstructed features to be viewable by the occupant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: Aptiv Technologies Limited
    Inventors: Heather L. Beineke, Douglas A. Srail, Mark A. Kady
  • Patent number: 10852822
    Abstract: A method includes detecting, with a sensor, a gaze of an occupant of a vehicle. The gaze is directed to at least one vehicle displays. The method also includes determining, with a controller circuit in communication with the sensor, whether one or more features presented on the at vehicle displays are partially obstructed from a view of the occupant. When the one or more features presented on vehicle displays are partially obstructed from the view of the occupant, the controller circuit adjusts a presentation of at least one partially obstructed features to be viewable by the occupant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Aptiv Technologies Limited
    Inventors: Heather L. Beineke, Douglas A. Srail, Mark A. Kady
  • Publication number: 20200348751
    Abstract: A method includes detecting, with a sensor, a gaze of an occupant of a vehicle. The gaze is directed to at least one vehicle displays. The method also includes determining, with a controller circuit in communication with the sensor, whether one or more features presented on the at vehicle displays are partially obstructed from a view of the occupant. When the one or more features presented on vehicle displays are partially obstructed from the view of the occupant, the controller circuit adjusts a presentation of at least one partially obstructed features to be viewable by the occupant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Heather L. Beineke, Douglas A. Srail, Mark A. Kady