Patents by Inventor Ian Anderson

Ian Anderson 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: 10314407
    Abstract: An improved sleep system includes an actively responsive bed and mattress combination. The system adjusts the contour and microclimate of the mattress surface, in addition to the ambient conditions of the sleep environment based on the user's preferences and physiological state. A variety of technologies are integrated into the sleep system in order to determine the settings for an improved sleep environment, and automatically adjust the mattress firmness, bed surface temperature, humidity, and/or ambient light and sound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: XSENSOR Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Ian Main, Madeleine Breen Townley, Curtis Anderson, Melissa Elizabeth Remus Jones
  • Publication number: 20190082032
    Abstract: An electronic device associated with a media-providing service assigns one or more characteristics of media items to at least one respective personality trait of a plurality of personality traits. The media items are provided by the media-providing service. The electronic device assigns one or more user behaviors to a first personality trait and tracks behavior of a user. The electronic device determines that a tracked behavior of the user corresponds to a first user behavior of the one or more user behaviors and assigns the first personality trait to the user based at least in part on determining that the tracked behavior of the user corresponds to the first user behavior. The electronic device provides personalized content to the user in accordance with a determination that the degree to which the tracked behavior of the user corresponds to the first user behavior satisfies a threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Clay GIBSON, Will SHAPIRO, Santiago GIL, Ian ANDERSON, Margreth MPOSSI, Oguz SEMERCI, Scott WOLF
  • Patent number: 10223063
    Abstract: An electronic device is associated with a media-providing service. The electronic has one or more processors and memory storing instructions for execution by the one or more processors. For each track of a plurality of tracks consumed by a user of the media-providing service, the electronic device determines, based on a listening history of the user with the media-providing service, whether the track has previously been consumed by the user. The electronic device determines, for the user, a discovery score based on a number of the plurality of tracks determined to not have been previously consumed by the user. The electronic device provides personalized content to the user based on the discovery score.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Spotify AB
    Inventors: Clay Gibson, Will Shapiro, Santiago Gil, Ian Anderson, Margreth Mpossi, Oguz Semerci, Scott Wolf, Benjamin Lacker
  • Publication number: 20180367229
    Abstract: A server system accesses a listening history of a user of the media-providing service, where the user is in a demographic group. For each track of a plurality of tracks in the listening history of the user, the server system calculates a first metric based at least in part on an affinity of members of the demographic group, as compared to members of other demographic groups, for the track. The server system selects content for the user based on the first metric and provides the selected content to a client device associated with the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Clay Gibson, Santiago Gil, Ian Anderson, Oguz Semerci, Scott Wolf, Margreth Mpossi
  • Patent number: 10148789
    Abstract: An electronic device associated with a media-providing service has one or more processors and memory storing instructions for execution by the one or more processors. The electronic device accesses a listening history of a user of the media-providing service. Based at least in part on the listening history of the user, the electronic device assigns a first personality trait of a plurality of personality traits to the user. The electronic device provides personalized content to the user based on the first personality trait.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Spotify AB
    Inventors: Clay Gibson, Will Shapiro, Santiago Gil, Ian Anderson, Margreth Mpossi, Oguz Semerci, Scott Wolf
  • Patent number: 10133545
    Abstract: A server system of a media-providing service has one or more processors and memory that stores instructions for execution by the one or more processors. The server system accesses a listening history of a user that specifies tracks consumed by the user. The tracks have respective characteristics that describe the tracks. The server system determines for the user, using the listening history, a diversity score based on variation of the characteristics across the tracks consumed by the user. The server system provides personalized content to the user based on the diversity score.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: SPOTIFY AB
    Inventors: Clay Gibson, Will Shapiro, Santiago Gil, Ian Anderson, Margreth Mpossi, Oguz Semerci, Scott Wolf
  • Patent number: D830253
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB
    Inventors: Ian Anderson, Jeff Cotner
  • Patent number: D833341
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB
    Inventors: Ian Anderson, Jeff Cotner
  • Patent number: D833342
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB
    Inventors: Ian Anderson, Jeff Cotner
  • Patent number: D833927
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB
    Inventors: Ian Anderson, Jeff Cotner
  • Patent number: D833928
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB
    Inventors: Ian Anderson, Jeff Cotner
  • Patent number: D834470
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB
    Inventors: Ian Anderson, Jeff Cotner
  • Patent number: D838220
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB
    Inventors: Ian Anderson, Jeff Cotner
  • Patent number: D838632
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB
    Inventors: Ian Anderson, Jeff Cotner
  • Patent number: D838633
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB
    Inventors: Ian Anderson, Jeff Cotner
  • Patent number: D838634
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB
    Inventors: Ian Anderson, Jeff Cotner
  • Patent number: D838635
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB
    Inventors: Ian Anderson, Jeff Cotner
  • Patent number: D842768
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB
    Inventors: Ian Anderson, Jeff Cotner
  • Patent number: D848999
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jody Akana, Molly Anderson, Bartley K. Andre, Shota Aoyagi, Anthony Michael Ashcroft, Marine C. Bataille, Jeremy Bataillou, Daniele De Iuliis, Markus Diebel, M. Evans Hankey, Julian Hoenig, Lee E. Hooton, Richard P. Howarth, Jonathan P. Ive, Julian Jaede, Daniel W. Jarvis, Duncan Robert Kerr, Robert F. Meyer, David A. Pakula, Michael D. Quinones, Marwan Rammah, Peter Russell-Clarke, Benjamin Andrew Shaffer, Mikael Silvanto, Ian Spraggs, Christopher J. Stringer, Joe Sung Ho Tan, Tang Yew Tan, Clement Tissandier, Eugene Antony Whang, Rico Zörkendörfer
  • Patent number: D849010
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jody Akana, Molly Anderson, Bartley K. Andre, Shota Aoyagi, Anthony Michael Ashcroft, Marine C. Bataille, Jeremy Bataillou, Daniele De Iuliis, Markus Diebel, M. Evans Hankey, Julian Hoenig, Lee E. Hooton, Richard P. Howarth, Jonathan P. Ive, Julian Jaede, Daniel W. Jarvis, Duncan Robert Kerr, Robert F. Meyer, David A. Pakula, Michael D. Quinones, Marwan Rammah, Peter Russell-Clarke, Benjamin Andrew Shaffer, Mikael Silvanto, Ian Spraggs, Christopher J. Stringer, Joe Sung Ho Tan, Tang Yew Tan, Clement Tissandier, Eugene Antony Whang, Rico Zörkendörfer