Patents by Inventor James Carpenter

James Carpenter 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: 20240165895
    Abstract: Methods of forming a composite product are presented. A releasable gap filler is applied within a recess of a mold. An uncured composite material is applied directly over the releasable gap filler and onto the mold. The uncured composite material is cured to form a cured composite material on the mold. The cured composite material is removed from the mold and the releasable gap filler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: Daniel James Cowan, Brian S. Carpenter, Markus G. Peter
  • Patent number: 11957485
    Abstract: A hat (200) for a neonate (120) comprising: a central portion (201), a first side portion (202) and second side portion (203) attached to opposite sides of the central portion (201), a first fastener (208); a top flap (204) and a second fastener (211). The hat (200) has an unfolded configuration and a worn configuration. In the unfolded configuration the first and second portions (202, 203) extend away from each other from the central portion (201) in opposite directions. In the worn configuration the hat (200) wraps a neonate's head with the central portion (201) in contact with the back of the neonate's head, the first portion (202) wrapped around a first side of the neonate's head and the second portion (203) wrapped around a second side of the neonate's head.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignees: SUREPULSE MEDICAL LIMITED, THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
    Inventors: James Carpenter, Barrie Hayes-Gill, Caroline Henry, Don Sharkey, Lara Shipley
  • Patent number: 11950913
    Abstract: An electrocardiogram sensor (400) is provided, comprising an electrode array (100), comprising a substrate (102) interconnecting three or more spaced apart electrodes (101a-c); and a flexible sheet (200) having a greater areal extent than that of the electrode array (100). The flexible sheet (200) is configured to secure the electrodes (101a-c) to the body of a subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: SUREPULSE MEDICAL LIMITED
    Inventor: James Carpenter
  • Publication number: 20240095424
    Abstract: Aspects of the disclosure are directed to automatically determining floor planning in chips, which factors in memory macro alignment. A deep reinforcement learning (RL) agent can be trained to determine optimal placements for the memory macros, where memory macro alignment can be included as a regularization cost to be added to the placement objective as a RL reward. Tradeoffs between the placement objective and alignment of macros can be controlled by a tunable alignment parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2022
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventors: Ebrahim Mohammadgholi Songhori, Shen Wang, Azalia Mirhoseini, Anna Goldie, Roger Carpenter, Wenjie Jiang, Young-Joon Lee, James Laudon
  • Patent number: 11772086
    Abstract: A multifunctional self-cleaning surface layer and methods of preparing the multifunctional self-cleaning surface layer are provided. The multifunctional self-cleaning surface layer includes an inorganic matrix including silicon and oxygen; a plurality of photocatalytic active particles distributed within and bonded to the inorganic matrix; and a plurality of nanopores defined within the inorganic matrix in regions corresponding to bonds between the plurality of photocatalytic active particles and the inorganic matrix. Water molecules may be disposed within at least a portion of the plurality of nanopores. In the presence of water and electromagnetic radiation, the plurality of photocatalytic active particles may facilitate a decomposition reaction of any oil or organic residue on the multifunctional self-cleaning surface layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Thomas A Seder, James A. Carpenter, Gayatri V. Dadheech
  • Patent number: 11658204
    Abstract: A display comprises a substrate. Sets of light emitting diodes (LEDs) are arranged on the substrate. Each of the sets of LEDs comprises a red LED, a green LED, a blue LED, and each of the sets of LEDs forming a pixel of the display. A sensor is embedded in each of the sets of LEDs. The sensor is arranged in a plane in which the red, green, and blue LEDs are arranged in each of the sets of LEDs. A cover including a dielectric material covers the sets of LEDs. The sensor is configured to sense at least one of ambient light and proximity of an object to the cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Kai-Han Chang, Thomas A. Seder, James A. Carpenter
  • Patent number: 11579340
    Abstract: A system includes a display. The display includes an array of LEDs covered by a transparent material. The array of LEDs includes a plurality of first, second, third, and fourth LEDs respectively configured to emit red, green, blue, and violet light. The red, green, and blue light from the first, second, and third LEDs is visible to human eye. Violet light from the fourth LEDs is invisible to human eye. The system includes a photocatalytic coating disposed on the transparent material. The photocatalytic coating includes a photo-catalyst responsive to ultraviolet radiation present in sunlight and to the violet light emitted by the fourth LEDs in the array of LEDs. The system includes a controller configured to selectively turn on the fourth LEDs to activate the photo-catalyst in the photocatalytic coating disposed on the transparent material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Thomas A. Seder, James A. Carpenter, Kai-Han Chang, Gayatri V. Dadheech
  • Publication number: 20230039857
    Abstract: A device is disclosed comprising: an optical physiological sensor and a further measurement system. The optical physiological sensor comprises a light emitter and a light detector configured to detect the light from the light emitter after it has been attenuated by tissue comprising blood vessels. The optical physiological sensor is configured to determine the value of a physiological parameter from the detected light. The further measurement system is configured to determine when the value of the physiological parameter is likely to be reliable. The further measurement system comprises at least one measurement subsystem, each measurement subsystem employing a different measurement modality that is also different to a measurement modality used to determine the value of the physiological parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Publication date: February 9, 2023
    Inventors: Barrie HAYES-GILL, James CARPENTER
  • Patent number: 11537498
    Abstract: Examples described herein generally relate to processing event logs where, for each of multiple events in an event log of the one or more event logs, a table of logged event instances can be generated for the event. For each of the multiple events, the table can be processed using an autoencoder to identify one or more of the logged event instances as anomalies, and an indication of at least a portion of the anomalies can be output. In addition, the event logs and/or corresponding tables of events can be used to train models for the autoencoders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Ziyad Ahmad Ibrahim, Alexander Robert Paul Grenier, James David McCaffrey, Dharmanshu Kamra, Sudhakar Visweswara Prabhu, Daniel James Carpenter
  • Patent number: 11448872
    Abstract: A self-cleaning film system includes a substrate and a film. The film includes a monolayer formed from a fluorinated material, and a first plurality of regions disposed within the monolayer and spaced apart from one another such that each of the regions abuts, is surrounded by, and is not covered by the fluorinated material. Each of the regions includes a photocatalytic material. The system may include a wave guide disposed adjacent the substrate. The wave guide includes a first light source configured for emitting a first portion of electromagnetic radiation towards the film having an ultraviolet wavelength of from 10 nm to 400 nm, and a second light source configured for emitting a second portion of electromagnetic radiation towards the film having an infrared wavelength of from 700 nm to 1 mm. A method of forming a self-cleaning film system configured for reducing a visibility of a contaminant is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: James A. Carpenter, Thomas A. Seder, Gayatri V. Dadheech
  • Patent number: 11341621
    Abstract: An enhanced imaging system for a motor vehicle includes a vision processing module that generates a data signal, in response to the camera capturing at least one of the video and the image. A graphics processor is configured to tone map the video or image to generate an RGB histogram including an overall tonal range. The processor is further configured to compare the overall tonal range to a tonal threshold. The processor detects one or more objects having a boundary that separates an interior region having an object tonal value from an exterior region having an exterior tonal value. The processor generates an optimized signal for increasing a difference between the object tonal value and the exterior tonal value, in response to the overall tonal range being above the tonal threshold. The system can further include a display device for displaying an optimized video or image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: GM Global Technology Operations LLC
    Inventors: Sai Vishnu Aluru, James A. Carpenter, Jayasimha V. Rao
  • Publication number: 20220149109
    Abstract: A display comprises a substrate. Sets of light emitting diodes (LEDs) are arranged on the substrate. Each of the sets of LEDs comprises a red LED, a green LED, a blue LED, and each of the sets of LEDs forming a pixel of the display. A sensor is embedded in each of the sets of LEDs. The sensor is arranged in a plane in which the red, green, and blue LEDs are arranged in each of the sets of LEDs. A cover including a dielectric material covers the sets of LEDs. The sensor is configured to sense at least one of ambient light and proximity of an object to the cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Kai-Han CHANG, Thomas A. Seder, James A. Carpenter
  • Publication number: 20220146715
    Abstract: A system includes a display. The display includes an array of LEDs covered by a transparent material. The array of LEDs includes a plurality of first, second, third, and fourth LEDs respectively configured to emit red, green, blue, and violet light. The red, green, and blue light from the first, second, and third LEDs is visible to human eye. Violet light from the fourth LEDs is invisible to human eye. The system includes a photocatalytic coating disposed on the transparent material. The photocatalytic coating includes a photo-catalyst responsive to ultraviolet radiation present in sunlight and to the violet light emitted by the fourth LEDs in the array of LEDs. The system includes a controller configured to selectively turn on the fourth LEDs to activate the photo-catalyst in the photocatalytic coating disposed on the transparent material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas A. SEDER, James A. CARPENTER, Kai-Han CHANG, Gayatri V. DADHEECH
  • Publication number: 20210389997
    Abstract: Examples described herein generally relate to processing event logs where, for each of multiple events in an event log of the one or more event logs, a table of logged event instances can be generated for the event. For each of the multiple events, the table can be processed using an autoencoder to identify one or more of the logged event instances as anomalies, and an indication of at least a portion of the anomalies can be output. In addition, the event logs and/or corresponding tables of events can be used to train models for the autoencoders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Inventors: Ziyad Ahmad Ibrahim, Alexander Robert Paul Grenier, James David McCaffrey, Dharmanshu Kamra, Sudhakar Visweswara Prabhu, Daniel James Carpenter
  • Patent number: 11200829
    Abstract: A display control system includes: a display including a plurality of pixels; a lookup table including grayscale values and magnitudes of power corresponding to the grayscale values, respectively, where first ones of the grayscale values that are less than a predetermined grayscale value are calibrated based on the display achieving a gamma of greater than 2.2 and second ones of the grayscale values that are greater than the predetermined grayscale value are calibrated based on the display achieving a gamma of 2.2; a driver module configured to: based on a grayscale pixel map including a grayscale value for each pixel of the display, determine magnitudes of power to apply to pixels, respectively, using the lookup table; and apply power to the pixels of the display according to the determined magnitudes of power, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Thomas A. Seder, James A. Carpenter, Sungwook Cho
  • Patent number: 11179711
    Abstract: A method of forming a film system includes depositing a monolayer formed from a fluorocarbon onto a substrate. After depositing, the method includes ablating the monolayer to define a plurality of cavities therein, wherein each of the plurality of cavities is spaced apart from an adjacent one of the plurality of cavities along the monolayer. After ablating, the method includes embedding a photocatalytic material into each of the plurality of cavities to form a film on the substrate and thereby form the film system. The film system includes a plurality of regions including the photocatalytic material and disposed within the monolayer such that each of the plurality of regions abuts and is surrounded by the fluorocarbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Gayatri V. Dadheech, Thomas A. Seder, James A. Carpenter
  • Publication number: 20210279846
    Abstract: An enhanced imaging system for a motor vehicle includes a vision processing module that generates a data signal, in response to the camera capturing at least one of the video and the image. A graphics processor is configured to tone map the video or image to generate an RGB histogram including an overall tonal range. The processor is further configured to compare the overall tonal range to a tonal threshold. The processor detects one or more objects having a boundary that separates an interior region having an object tonal value from an exterior region having an exterior tonal value. The processor generates an optimized signal for increasing a difference between the object tonal value and the exterior tonal value, in response to the overall tonal range being above the tonal threshold. The system can further include a display device for displaying an optimized video or image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Sai Vishnu Aluru, James A. Carpenter, Jayasimha V. Rao
  • Patent number: 11067721
    Abstract: A self-cleaning film system includes a substrate and an anti-reflection film disposed on the substrate. The anti-reflection film includes a first sheet formed from titanium dioxide, a second sheet formed from silicon dioxide and disposed on the first sheet, and a third sheet formed from titanium dioxide and disposed on the second sheet. The system includes a self-cleaning film disposed on the anti-reflection film and including a monolayer disposed on the third sheet and formed from a fluorinated material selected from the group consisting of fluorinated organic compounds, fluorinated inorganic compounds, and combinations thereof. The self-cleaning film includes a first plurality of regions disposed within the monolayer such that each of the first plurality of regions abuts and is surrounded by the fluorinated material and includes a photocatalytic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Thomas A. Seder, James A. Carpenter, Gayatri V. Dadheech
  • Patent number: 11059035
    Abstract: A self-cleaning film system configured for reducing a visibility of a contaminant includes a substrate and a film. The film includes a monolayer defining a plurality of cavities and formed from a first material having a first surface energy, and a plurality of patches disposed within the plurality of cavities. Each of the patches is formed from a photocatalytic material having a second surface energy that is higher than the first. The film has a touchpoint area having a first use frequency, and a second area having a second use frequency that is less than the first. The patches are present in the touchpoint area in a first concentration and are configured to direct the contaminant towards the second area. The patches are present in the second area in a second concentration that is higher than the first and are configured to reduce the visibility of the contaminant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Thomas A. Seder, James A. Carpenter, Gayatri V. Dadheech
  • Publication number: 20210209992
    Abstract: A display control system includes: a display including a plurality of pixels; a lookup table including grayscale values and magnitudes of power corresponding to the grayscale values, respectively, where first ones of the grayscale values that are less than a predetermined grayscale value are calibrated based on the display achieving a gamma of greater than 2.2 and second ones of the grayscale values that are greater than the predetermined grayscale value are calibrated based on the display achieving a gamma of 2.2; a driver module configured to: based on a grayscale pixel map including a grayscale value for each pixel of the display, determine magnitudes of power to apply to pixels, respectively, using the lookup table; and apply power to the pixels of the display according to the determined magnitudes of power, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2020
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: Thomas A. SEDER, James A. Carpenter, Sungwook Cho