Patents by Inventor Jeff Thramann

Jeff Thramann 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: 10470683
    Abstract: The present application is a neurological feedback system and method. The neurological feedback provides a trigger event to evoke a first neurological response from the brain of a user and a feedback event to evoke a second neurological response from the brain of a user to counter the first neurological response. As such, when the trigger event evokes a positive first neurological response, such that, for example, dopamine is released by the brain, the feedback event evokes a negative second neurological response, such that, for example, less or no dopamine is released by the brain in response the trigger event (and the converse). The neurological feedback may be useful to break additions or train a brain not to crave certain things.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Inventor: Jeff Thramann
  • Publication number: 20190230139
    Abstract: A system and method for providing seamless consumption of media content and managing playlists for seamless consumption of media is described. One embodiment includes receiving a request for media content; determining a mode of consumption for the media content; determining a media content service to provide the media content; and providing the media content according to the preferred mode of consumption and from the preferred service and managing playlists to integrate reproduction of media content from multiple services.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Jeffrey Thramann, Michael Lawless, Jeff Osborn
  • Publication number: 20190188759
    Abstract: A system and method for providing digital audio services is described. One embodiment is a method for proving digital audio services, comprising receiving, using a communications interface, an audio stream from a content provider; determining a timestamp for a first audio stream segment; determining a timestamp for a second audio stream segment; updating playlist with a representation of the audio stream; receiving query for content information; and sending offer information, in response to receiving the query for content information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventors: Jeffrey Thramann, Michael Perkins, Jeff Osborn, Patrick French
  • Publication number: 20180240171
    Abstract: The technology of the present disclosure includes a method for facilitating the purchase of medical devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventor: Jeff Thramann
  • Patent number: 10055706
    Abstract: The present application provides a solar canopy station having a processor. The processor receives requests for delivery of goods or services and transmits the delivery request to a provider along with information regarding the processor location. The provider provides the requested goods or services. The station also is provided with a mechanism to couple the solar canopy to a battery, which may be a vehicle battery such as an electric car or electric scooter. The solar canopy would provide electrical energy either directly to the battery or through a power conditioner and, optionally, a storage facility. The solar canopy, storage facility, or power conditioner may be provided to power equipment associated with providing services such as, for example, power refrigeration units or freezer units to allow delivery of perishable and frozen goods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Inventor: Jeff Thramann
  • Publication number: 20180062220
    Abstract: The technology of the present application provides a solar canopy having a cavity. The cavity defines at least one space that is sized and shaped to receive a high capacity battery, of which electric vehicle batteries are one example. The cavity includes an opening to allow access to the space. Contacts are arranged in the cavity to align with contacts of a battery inserted into the space to electrically couple the battery to the power electronics or power conditioner, which includes a power conversion system, and inverter, and a converter or transformer. The cavity also includes a heat dissipation system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Jeff Thramann, Terence Davidovits, Erik Green
  • Publication number: 20170288282
    Abstract: The technology of the present application provides a solar canopy having a cavity. The cavity defines at least one space that is sized and shaped to receive a high capacity battery, of which electric vehicle batteries are one example. The cavity includes an opening to allow access to the space. Contacts are arranged in the cavity to align with contacts of a battery inserted into the space to electrically couple the battery to the power electronics or power conditioner, which includes a power conversion system, and inverter, and a converter or transformer. The cavity also includes a heat dissipation system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Jeff Thramann, Terence Davidovits, Erik Green
  • Patent number: 9647300
    Abstract: The technology of the present application provides a solar canopy having a cavity. The cavity defines at least one space that is sized and shaped to receive a high capacity battery, of which electric vehicle batteries are one example. The cavity includes an opening to allow access to the space. Contacts are arranged in the cavity to align with contacts of a battery inserted into the space to electrically couple the battery to the power electronics or power conditioner, which includes a power conversion system, and inverter, and a converter or transformer. The cavity also includes a heat dissipation system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: LT350, LLC
    Inventors: Jeff Thramann, Terence Davidovits, Erik Green
  • Publication number: 20170126764
    Abstract: A system and method for providing seamless consumption of media content and managing playlists for seamless consumption of media is described. One embodiment includes receiving a request for media content; determining a mode of consumption for the media content; determining a media content service to provide the media content; and providing the media content according to the preferred mode of consumption and from the preferred service and managing playlists to integrate reproduction of media content from multiple services.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2016
    Publication date: May 4, 2017
    Inventors: Jeff Thramann, Michael Lawless, Jeff Osborn
  • Patent number: 9589433
    Abstract: The technology of the application provides an anti-theft self-checkout system to facilitate theft detection. The technology includes a post-purchase product location located in a field of view of an image detector. The post-purchase product location includes a scale to generate an actual weight of purchased products. The technology further includes a scanner that identifies products for purchase where the scanner is within the field of view. The image detector detects and tracks the movement of at least one of limbs or products through the field of view to the post-purchase product location. A processor compares the actual movement to a database of movements and generates a movement violation signal based on the comparison. The processor calculates a running weight of scanned products purchased and compares the running weight to the actual weight and generates a weight violation signal if the running weight and actual weight are outside of a tolerance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Inventor: Jeff Thramann
  • Publication number: 20170024686
    Abstract: The present application provides a solar canopy station having a processor. The processor receives requests for delivery of goods or services and transmits the delivery request to a provider along with information regarding the processor location. The provider provides the requested goods or services. The station also is provided with a mechanism to couple the solar canopy to a battery, which may be a vehicle battery such as an electric car or electric scooter. The solar canopy would provide electrical energy either directly to the battery or through a power conditioner and, optionally, a storage facility. The solar canopy, storage facility, or power conditioner may be provided to power equipment associated with providing services such as, for example, power refrigeration units or freezer units to allow delivery of perishable and frozen goods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2016
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Inventor: Jeff Thramann
  • Publication number: 20160294022
    Abstract: The technology of the present application provides a solar canopy having a cavity. The cavity defines at least one space that is sized and shaped to receive a high capacity battery, of which electric vehicle batteries are one example. The cavity includes an opening to allow access to the space. Contacts are arranged in the cavity to align with contacts of a battery inserted into the space to electrically couple the battery to the power electronics or power conditioner, which includes a power conversion system, and inverter, and a converter or transformer. The cavity also includes a heat dissipation system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2015
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Inventors: Jeff Thramann, Terence Davidovits, Erik Green
  • Patent number: 9275391
    Abstract: The present application provides a solar canopy station having a processor. The processor receives requests for delivery of goods or services and transmits the delivery request to a provider along with information regarding the processor location. The provider provides the requested goods or services. The station also is provided with a mechanism to couple the solar canopy to a battery, which may be a vehicle battery such as an electric car or electric scooter. The solar canopy would provide electrical energy either directly to the battery or through a power conditioner and, optionally, a storage facility. The solar canopy, storage facility, or power conditioner may be provided to power equipment associated with providing services such as, for example, power refrigeration units or freezer units to allow delivery of perishable and frozen goods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Inventor: Jeff Thramann
  • Patent number: 9247968
    Abstract: The present invention provides spinous process implant and associated methods. In one aspect of the invention the implant limits the maximum spacing between the spinous processes. In another aspect of the invention, a spacer has at least one transverse opening to facilitate tissue in-growth. In another aspect of the invention, an implant includes a spacer and separate extensions engageable with the spacer. In another aspect of the invention, instrumentation for inserting the implant is provided. In other aspects of the invention, methods for treating spine disease are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: Lanx, Inc.
    Inventors: Justin Taber, Andrew Lamborne, Michael Fulton, Jeff Thramann
  • Patent number: 9226535
    Abstract: A garment is provided with a tube that may be used to facilitate placement of needle electrodes into a patient to facilitate intraoperative monitoring during surgical procedures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: SPECIALTYCARE IOM SERVICES, LLC
    Inventors: Jeff Thramann, James Higgins
  • Publication number: 20150273204
    Abstract: A garment is provided with an electrode and indicia to facilitate placement of the garment. The indicia is used to orient the garment such that the electrode is placed in precise orientation with respect to a stimulation site. to facilitate intraoperative monitoring during surgical procedures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2015
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Inventors: Jeff Thramann, James Higgins
  • Patent number: 9039753
    Abstract: An implantable device having a power source is provided. The power source uses reverse electrowetting technology to generate a charge to power the implantable device. The power source includes a flexible, non-conductive substrate having a first side and a second side opposite the first side with a channel between the first and second sides. Electrodes are arranged about the channel in a predefined pattern. A liquid is contained in the channel. The liquid includes a dielectric liquid and a conductive liquid that do not mix. The electric change is generated by moving the liquid back and forth across the electrodes. The force to pump or move the liquid is provided by organic means, such as, for example, the change in blood pressure between systolic and diastolic, the expansion and contraction of an organ, or the movement of a muscle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Inventor: Jeff Thramann
  • Patent number: 9024462
    Abstract: A ski or snowboard having an interface power source is provided. The power source uses reverse electrowetting technology to generate a charge to power devices connected to the interface. The power source includes a flexible, non-conductive substrate having a first side and a second side opposite the first side with a channel between the first and second sides. Electrodes are arranged about the channel in a predefined pattern. A liquid is contained in the channel. The liquid includes a dielectric liquid and a conductive liquid that do not mix. The electric change is generated by moving the liquid back and forth across the electrodes. The force to pump or move the liquid is provided by motion of the ski or snowboard.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Inventor: Jeff Thramann
  • Patent number: 8996092
    Abstract: A garment is provided with an electrode and indicia to facilitate placement of the garment. The indicia is used to orient the garment such that the electrode is placed in precise orientation with respect to a stimulation site to facilitate intraoperative monitoring during surgical procedures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: ProNerve LLC
    Inventors: Jeff Thramann, James Higgins
  • Publication number: 20140258292
    Abstract: A system and method for providing seamless consumption of media content and managing playlists for seamless consumption of media is described. One embodiment includes receiving a request for media content; determining a mode of consumption for the media content; determining a media content service to provide the media content; and providing the media content according to the preferred mode of consumption and from the preferred service and managing playlists to integrate reproduction of media content from multiple services.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: Clip Interactive, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeff Thramann, Michael Lawless, Jeff Osborn