Patents by Inventor Jérôme Moine

Jérôme Moine 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: 20220004023
    Abstract: A method and device for determining an optical equipment adapted to a wearer and comprising an optical lens and a spectacle frame, the method including providing data relative to the wearer comprising optical requirements of the wearer, providing an optical cost function related to an optical function parameter of the optical lens and being defined based at least on part of the data relative to the wearer, providing a comfort cost function related to a comfort parameter, providing a mechanical interaction cost function that varies as a function of a geometrical parameter of spectacle frame and a geometrical parameter of optical lens, and determining an optical equipment that minimizes a global cost function, the global cost function being a weighted sum of all cost functions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: Essilor International
    Inventors: Loic QUERE, Bruno AMIR, Jérôme MOINE, Olivier ROUSSEL
  • Publication number: 20210308818
    Abstract: Method for machining an optical surface of an optical lens, including: a lens blank providing step, during which a lens blank blocked on a lens blocker is provided; a clamping step, during which the lens blocker is clamped in a lens machining device; a tilting step, during which the lens blank and lens blocker are tilted relative to the rotation axis of the lens machining device; a surface position determining step, during which the position of the surface to be machined is determined based on the tilt angle of the lens blank and lens blocker relative to the rotation axis of the lens machining device; and a machining tool configuration step, during which the operational parameters of the lens machining tool are configured to manufacture the surface to be manufactured according to the determined surface position so the desired optical properties of the optical lens are respected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Luc MARTIN, Xavier BULTEZ, Sebastien PINAULT, Michael MAUDERER, Holger SCHÄFER, Jérôme MOINE, Michael KREIS
  • Publication number: 20210291442
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method implemented by computer for determining a batch of a number n>1 of three-dimensional products to be manufactured by an additive manufacturing technology, the method including: a step of receiving at least one order for manufacturing a product by the additive manufacturing technology; a step of determining a score associated with the product from a set of data included in the at least one order, the score being representative of at least one product's characteristic; a step of assigning to the batch n products having a corresponding score; and a step of providing an additive manufacturing machine with the set of data of each product assigned to the batch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Jérôme MOINE, Mathieu FEUILLADE, Pascale GOUTAL
  • Publication number: 20210187690
    Abstract: In a method of preparing a lens blank for a surfacing operation, the lens blank is fastened to a support with a base and a support material via which the lens blank is fastened. The support material has a circular periphery. The surfacing transforms the lens blank into a surfaced lens. The method includes: determining the surfaced lens shape based on input data; based on the surfaced lens shape, determining a maximum diameter of the support material shape based on a predetermined maximum thickness defining the maximum thickness of the support material allowed to be cut into during the surfacing of the lens blank; choosing a diameter for the support material shape ?the maximum diameter for further fastening the lens blank to the support by forming the support material so the support material shape has a diameter corresponding to the chosen diameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Sébastien PIRAUBE, Xavier BULTEZ, Jérome MOINE
  • Publication number: 20210187863
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an ophthalmic lens using an additive manufacturing technology, the ophthalmic lens having at least one useful optical surface and a peripheral region surrounding at least in part the useful optical surface, includes the steps of: providing a support; manufacturing a part of the ophthalmic lens including a portion of the peripheral region, and being in contact with the support by the portion of the peripheral region so that the support bears the part of the ophthalmic lens being manufactured while the useful optical surface is free from any contact with the support. A support designed to bear an ophthalmic lens and a manufacturing system are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Jérôme MOINE, Mathieu FEUILLADE, Xavier BULTEZ
  • Publication number: 20210146495
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method implemented by a computer, for determining the position of an optical lens member having a surface placed on a lens blocking ring, the blocking ring including a bearing zone arranged to bear at least partially a placed known surface of the optical lens member when the known surface of the optical lens member is placed on the lens blocking ring and hold by a force applied on the optical lens member, the method includes finding a trio of points of the bearing zone that forms a triangle including the projection on the main plane of the point of application of the force; and a position of the optical lens having a virtual contact between the placed known surface and the ring at the location of the trios of points.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventor: Jérôme MOINE
  • Publication number: 20210138603
    Abstract: A set includes a molding device having a molding face having the same shape as a contact face of the blocking device. A removable overlay of rigid material has a first face attached to a first face of the semi-finished optical element and a second face opposite to the first face having the same shape as the contact face of the blocking device, the set being configured for having a first subset configuration in which the second face of the removable overlay is in molding contact with the molding face of the molding device, then a second subset configuration in which the second face of the removable overlay is free and then a third subset configuration in which the second face of the removable overlay is retained in contact with the contact face of the blocking device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Jérome MOINE, Luc MARTIN, Sébastien PINAULT, Xavier BULTEZ
  • Publication number: 20210114160
    Abstract: A blocking device includes a support member configured for providing a rigid support to the semi-finished optical element, the support member including a support element made of a shape-memory material having a rigid state below a predetermined temperature and a plastic state above the predetermined temperature, and assuming in the absence of external forces a predetermined memory shape when heated above the predetermined temperature, the support member having a contact face onto which the first face of the optical element is to be applied, the contact face of the support member being a surface of the support element, the shape-memory material being configured for having adherence properties with respect to the first face of the optical element, the adherence properties being sufficient for attaching the first face of the optical element to the contact face of the support element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Sébastien PINAULT, Luc MARTIN, Jérôme MOINE, Xavier BULTEZ
  • Publication number: 20200276684
    Abstract: A method of preparing a lens blank for a further operation of surfacing to transform the lens blank into a surfaced lens for further transformation into a lens having a lens shape, the operation of surfacing including processing the lens blank so that the surfaced lens exhibits a crib diameter, the method being implemented using a processing module and comprising: based on input data (ID) which define the lens shape, defining a temporary crib diameter (Dtemp) so that said temporary crib diameter satisfies a set of constraints which includes at least: a first constraint whereby the temporary crib diameter (Dtemp) is large enough for the surfaced lens having said temporary crib diameter to be suitable to be processed into said lens, a second constraint whereby the temporary crib diameter is large enough for the surfaced lens having said temporary crib diameter to include a plurality of reference points defined on the lens blank and which together identify an optical center of the lens, choosing the crib diamete
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Sebastien PIRAUBE, Fred ADOLOFO, Alain MATHIEU, Xavier BULTEZ, Jerome MOINE
  • Publication number: 20200198085
    Abstract: A blocking device includes a support member configured for providing a rigid support to the semi-finished optical element, the support member having a contact face onto which a first face of the optical element is to be applied; and a pneumatic blocking member defining a cavity configured to be closed by the first face of the optical element, the pneumatic blocking member being configured to sustain a vacuum inside the cavity so that the optical element is attached to the blocking device; the support member including a support element made of a shape-memory material having a rigid state below a predetermined temperature and a plastic state above the predetermined temperature, and assuming in the absence of external forces a predetermined memory shape when heated above the predetermined temperature, the contact face of the support member being a surface of the support element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Sébastien PINAULT, Luc MARTIN, Jérôme MOINE, Xavier BULTEZ
  • Publication number: 20200180100
    Abstract: The blocking device includes a blocking portion configured for blocking the semi-finished optical element and including a support member configured for providing a rigid support to the semi-finished optical element, the support member including a support element made of a shape-memory material having a rigid state below a predetermined temperature and a plastic state above the predetermined temperature, the support element assuming in the absence of external forces a predetermined memory shape when heated above the predetermined temperature, the support member having a contact face onto which the first face of the semi-finished optical element is to be applied; saind blocking portion including at least one of a heating device configured for heating the support element above the predetermined temperature and a cooling device configured for cooling the support element below the predetermined temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Sébastien PINAULT, Luc MARTIN, Jérôme MOINE, Xavier BULTEZ
  • Patent number: 10471566
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for determining location of a lens machining tool (24) having an offset location according to a first direction (Y) smaller than a first predetermined threshold, including the steps of manufacturing a calibration piece (10) according to a predetermined theoretical geometry by using the lens machining tool for providing a at least partially annular groove in a main surface of the calibration piece, the at least partially annular groove being configured to form at least one sharp edge defining a slope discontinuity on the main surface; measuring a distance between the at least one sharp edge and a turning center of the calibration piece for providing data of geometrical characteristics of the calibration piece; and deducing from the measured data a location of the lens machining tool according to a second direction (X) distinct from the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL
    Inventors: Xavier Bultez, Jerome Moine, Guillaume Bolteau, Jean-Pierre Chauveau
  • Patent number: 10401828
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for deducing geometrical defects of an optical article turning machine, including a defect value deducing step, during which at least one geometrical defect value is deduced based at least on an indicative information of an optical and/or geometrical data related to an optical and/or geometrical characteristic of a checking piece (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL
    Inventors: Xavier Bultez, Jerome Moine, Guillaume Bolteau, Jean-Pierre Chauveau
  • Patent number: 10345618
    Abstract: Method for determining a surface of a face of an optical lens to be mounted to a spectacle frame, the method comprising: a contour data providing step (S1), during which contour data representing a contour of the spectacle frame is provided, a target curvature data providing step (S2) during which target curvature data representing the target curvature of the surface to be determined over an evaluation zone of said surface is provided, an optical surface determining step (S3), during which a surface is determined so as to minimize: the difference between the target curvature and average curvature of the surface over the evaluation zone, and the difference between the contour of the spectacle frame and the periphery contour of the surface, the periphery contour of the surface corresponding to the contour of the surface to be determined of the optical lens after the optical lens has been edged to be mounted in the spectacle frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Carlos Rego, Jérôme Moine, Mélanie Tessieres
  • Patent number: 10338406
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method implemented by computer for determining a lens blank intended to be used for the manufacturing of a finished optical article. The method includes: —a virtual volume data determining step, during which virtual volume data are determined based at least on finished optical article data representative of the volume of the finished optical article and over-thickness data representative of over-thickness requirements, the virtual volume data are determined so that the virtual volume defined by the virtual volume data includes the volume of the finished optical article volume of the finished optical article and the over-thickness, —a lens blank determining step, during which a lens blank is determined based on the virtual volume data so as to include the virtual volume defined by the virtual volume data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL
    Inventors: Jean-Marc Padiou, Luis Ricardo Castro-Martinez, Eric Gacoin, Mathieu Meynen, Alexandre Gourraud, Loic Quere, Jerome Moine
  • Publication number: 20190111538
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of preparing an operation of surfacing of a lens blank to transform the lens blank into a generated lens having a predetermined prism corresponding to an inclination between a front surface and a back surface of the generated lens at least locally. The method includes: for a plurality of devices destined to interact with the lens blank during the operation of surfacing to manufacture the predetermined prism of the generated lens, attributing a priority order to each; based on the priority order, attributing to each device a prism portion which is zero or included in a respective range delimited by a respective minimum prism portion and a respective maximum prism portion, the prism portion representing contribution of the corresponding device to the prism of the generated lens, for further interaction of each device with the lens blank during the operation of surfacing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Sébastien Piraube, Xavier Bultez, Jérome Moine
  • Patent number: 10247961
    Abstract: Method implemented by computer means for determining an ophthalmic lens adapted to a wearer and to a spectacle frame, the method comprising: providing wearer data comprising the wearer's ophthalmic prescription, providing mounting data comprising at least the tie points of the ophthalmic lens to be mounted in the spectacle frame, providing thickness requirement data comprising the minimum thickness of the ophthalmic lens at the tie points, determining ophthalmic lens data based on the wearer data, the ophthalmic lens data comprising the two optical surfaces of the ophthalmic lens and their relative positions, an oversize creating step (S5), during which the ophthalmic lens determined during the ophthalmic lens data determining step is locally thickened by creating an oversize at the tie points, so that the thickness of the ophthalmic lens at the tie points is greater than or equal to the minimum thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Jérôme Moine, Jean Sahler
  • Patent number: 10215888
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an optical lens, includes the steps of providing a blank (1) which includes an upper surface and a lower surface (33) for forming first and second lens surfaces (2), an edge surface (4) forming a first mechanical positioning reference point and a ramp portion (5) provided between the edge surface and the upper surface, which forms a second positioning reference point; providing a positioning ring (10) including a cavity defining an inner contour (20) concentric with the edge surface which forms a first complementary control reference point and a shoulder (21) forming a second complementary control reference point; fitting the blank into the cavity, the edge surface being in contact with the inner contour and the ramp portion being in contact with the shoulder; and locking the blank in position on a locking and supporting pin, the ring then being positioned there between.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL
    Inventors: Luis Castro, Eric Gacoin, Jerome Moine, Bernard Pons
  • Patent number: 10108028
    Abstract: The disclosed embodiments include a method for determining a geometric definition of a piece of personalized optical equipment adapted to its wearer, comprising at least one geometric definition of a personalized frame of this piece of personalized equipment. In one embodiment, the geometric definition of said personalized frame is determined depending on at least one geometric parameter of personalization of the frame and on a reference frame chosen by the wearer. Further, the value of said at least one geometric parameter of personalization of the frame being determined on the basis of the acquisition of data relating to at least one morphological quantity of the head of the wearer, in such a way that the personalized frame is adjusted to conform with a least one criterion of adjustment of personalization of the geometry of the frame with respect to the morphological quantity of the head of the wearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Carlos Rego, Bruno Amir, Guillaume Broutin, Maxime Boiffier, Thierry Bonnin, Melanie Tessiere, Jerome Moine
  • Patent number: 9824087
    Abstract: A method for designing a mould (120) for casting a semi-finished ophthalmic lens blank, wherein the surface of the mould (120) is designed so that the surface of the mould fits a predetermined closed curve, wherein the predetermined closed curve is representative of the geometry of a gasket (160) to be used in association with the mould (10). A method for assembling a mould assembly (100) and a method for casting a semi-finished ophthalmic lens blank, and a computer program product including software code portions for performing steps of these methods are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL (COMPAGNIE GENERALE D'OPTIQUE)
    Inventors: Carlos Rego, Jerome Moine, Matthieu Guillot