Patents by Inventor Jeffry Ratcliff

Jeffry Ratcliff 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: 20130084053
    Abstract: A video recording and playback network comprises a video source, a plurality of recorders, a local server, and a client device. The plurality of recorders records video from the video source. The local server generates a playlist comprising one or more ordered video segments which together cover a desired time range. The playlist associates one of the plurality of recorders with each video segment. The client device plays back video according to the playlist by streaming each video segment, in sequence, from the associated recorder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2011
    Publication date: April 4, 2013
    Applicant: UTC Fire & Security Corporation
    Inventors: Mitch Ackermann, Jeffry Ratcliff, Jeremy Schwartz
  • Publication number: 20050028106
    Abstract: An “Alert” tab or button is displayed on the Graphical User Interface (GUI) of a videoconference terminal when a problem is detected in the embedded system. Selecting the tab or button—e.g., with a pointing device—causes the display to switch to a diagnostic page which provides a specific indication of the problem which has occurred. In some embodiments, the diagnostic page may provide a graphical indication of the status of various sub-systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2003
    Publication date: February 3, 2005
    Inventors: Keith Nelson, Jeffry Ratcliff, Martin Sexton, Alain Nimri