Patents by Inventor Imran Akbar

Imran Akbar 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: 20170023394
    Abstract: A system and method for determining the amount of petroleum present in petroleum storage containers, by means of an unmanned aerial vehicle flying in proximity to said containers and collecting data. This data includes position and distance measurements in relation to the unmanned aerial vehicle and storage containers which allow a calculation of the amount of petroleum contained within the containers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2015
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Inventor: Imran Akbar
  • Publication number: 20100288845
    Abstract: Generation of neutrally-buoyant foam utilizing a lighter-than-air gas. A handheld apparatus for generating and dispensing neutrally-buoyant foam, by mixing together a surfactant solution with a lighter-than-air gas. Methods of generating neutrally-buoyant foam, as well as foam that can solidify and eventually drift to the ground. Alternate embodiments provide a number of means for generating neutrally-buoyant foam, and for digitally recording shapes drawn.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2009
    Publication date: November 18, 2010
    Inventor: Imran Akbar
  • Publication number: 20060187900
    Abstract: A method and system for secure Voice over Internet Protocol (IP) (VoIP) communications. The method and system provide secure VoIP voice calls, video, Instant Messaging (IM), Short Message Services (SMS), or Peer-to-Peer (P2P) communications while maintaining privacy over the Internet and other communications networks such as the pubic switched telephone network (PSTN) to and from any network device through a virtual private network infrastructure interconnecting private VoIP network devices. The method and system allow a network device to function as an IP private branch exchange (PBX) or a private VoIP gateway and provide and control VoIP voice communications without using other public or private VoIP gateways or VoIP servers or devices on a communications network such as the PSTN or the Internet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2005
    Publication date: August 24, 2006
    Inventor: Imran Akbar