Patents by Inventor John Grant

John Grant 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: 10354455
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method for providing covered parking to vehicles is provided. The method may include transmitting a location identifier of a covered parking location and a communication address of a covered parking location (CPL) computing device to a vehicle computing device and/or an insurance computing device. The method may further include transmitting a signal to the vehicle computing device indicating a number of available parking spots of the covered parking location when the vehicle computing device contacts the CPL computing device, receiving a request from the vehicle computing device to reserve a parking spot of the covered parking location, determining whether to accept the request, and transmitting a response to the vehicle computing device. Accepting the request causes the CPL computing device to permit a vehicle associated with the vehicle computing device access to the covered parking location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
    Inventors: Aaron Chan, Christina P. Mullen, Rosemarie Grant, John Nepomuceno, Cynthia L. Garretson
  • Publication number: 20190212699
    Abstract: Mastering systems and methods of fabricating waveguides and waveguide devices using such mastering systems are described. Mastering systems for fabricating holographic waveguides can include using a master to control the application of energy (e.g. a laser, light, or magnetic beam) onto a liquid crystal substrate to fabricate a holographic waveguide into the liquid crystal substrate. Mastering systems for fabricating holographic waveguides in accordance with embodiments of the invention can include a variety of features. These features include, but are not limited to: chirp for single input beam copy (near i.e. hybrid contact copy), dual chirped gratings (for input and output), zero order grating for transmittance control, alignment reference gratings, 3:1 construction, position adjustment tooling to enable rapid alignment, optimization of lens and window thickness for multiple RKVs simultaneously, and avoidance of other orders and crossover of the diffraction beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: DigiLens, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan David Waldern, Milan Momcilo Popovich, Alastair John Grant
  • Publication number: 20190212698
    Abstract: Holographic volume gratings in waveguide cells can be recorded using many different methods and systems in accordance with various embodiments of the invention. One embodiment includes a holographic recording system including at least one laser source configured to emit recording beams and a movable platform configured to move between a first position and a second position, wherein when the movable platform is in the first position, the at least one laser source is configured to emit a first set of one or more recording beams toward a first set of one or more stations and when the movable platform is in the second position, the at least one laser source is configured to emit a second set of one or more recording beams toward a second set of one or more stations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: DigiLens, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan David Waldern, Alastair John Grant, Milan Momcilo Popovich, Ratson Morad, Sean Michael Williams
  • Publication number: 20190212557
    Abstract: Systems and methods for generating head-up displays (HUDs) using waveguides incorporating Bragg gratings in accordance with various embodiments of the invention are provided. The term HUD is typically utilized to describe a class of displays that incorporates a transparent display that presents data without requiring users to look away from their usual viewpoints. HUDs can be incorporated in any of a variety of applications including (but not limited to) vehicular and near-eye applications, such as googles, eyewear, etc. HUDs that utilize planar waveguides that incorporate Bragg gratings in accordance with various embodiments of the invention can achieve significantly larger fields of view and have lower volumetric requirements than HUDs implemented using conventional optical components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: DigiLens, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan David Waldern, Milan Momcilo Popovich, Alastair John Grant
  • Publication number: 20190212588
    Abstract: Systems for the manufacturing of waveguide cells in accordance with various embodiments can be configured and implemented in many different ways. In many embodiments, various deposition mechanisms are used to deposit layer(s) of optical recording material onto a transparent substrate. A second transparent substrate can be provided, and the three layers can be laminated to form a waveguide cell. Suitable optical recording material can vary widely depending on the given application. In some embodiments, the optical recording material deposited has a similar composition throughout the layer. In a number of embodiments, the optical recording material spatially varies in composition, allowing for the formation of optical elements with varying characteristics. Regardless of the composition of the optical recording material, any method of placing or depositing the optical recording material onto a substrate can be utilized.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: DigiLens, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan David Waldern, Ratson Morad, Alastair John Grant, Sihui He, Shibu Abraham, Milan Momcilo Popovich
  • Patent number: 10339478
    Abstract: A networked system shares operational information (tasks, positions, times, etc.) between dissimilar operators performing dissimilar operations in a same marine field. The shared information include associations (linkages and conflicts) that allows each operator to optimize its operations and complete tasks in a more efficient manner. As part of this system, a planning tool having a graphical user interface can be used to visualize plans at an operator (and nearby operators). Changes made to plans by one operator are shared with other operators via the system and illustrated in the interface at the other operators, thereby allowing the other operators to make their own respective operational changes in response.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: ION Geophysical Corporation
    Inventors: John Grant, Stuart Darling, Scott Cameron, Dave Gentle
  • Patent number: 10330777
    Abstract: A holographic waveguide LIDAR having a transmitter waveguide coupled to a beam deflector and a receiver waveguide coupled to a detector module. The transmitter waveguide contains an array of grating elements for diffracting a scanned laser beam into a predefined angular ranges. The receiver waveguide contains an array of grating elements for diffracting light reflected from external points within a predefined angular range towards the detector module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: DigiLens Inc.
    Inventors: Milan Momcilo Popovich, Jonathan David Waldern, Alastair John Grant
  • Patent number: 10331462
    Abstract: A compute server receives a request from a client device that triggers execution of a third-party code piece. The compute server is one of multiple compute servers that are part of a distributed cloud computing network. The request may be an HTTP request and directed to a zone. A single process at the compute server executes the third-party code piece in an isolated execution environment. The single process is also executing other third-party code pieces in other isolated execution environments respectively. A response is generated to the request based at least in part on the executed third-party code piece, and the generated response is transmitted to the client device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: CLOUDFLARE, INC.
    Inventors: Kenton Taylor Varda, Zachary Aaron Bloom, Marek Przemyslaw Majkowski, Ingvar Stepanyan, Kyle Kloepper, Dane Orion Knecht, John Graham-Cumming, Dani Grant
  • Patent number: 10331239
    Abstract: A peripheral user-interface device for navigation of display content on an electronic display of a computer system. It comprises a base movable relative to the electronic display, a rotary dial arranged on the base and rotatable relative to the base, and an electronic touch sensor coupled mechanically to the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
    Inventors: Joshua Chapman Grant, Geo John Palakunnel, Filipp Demenschonok
  • Patent number: 10323201
    Abstract: A system including a fluid processing system including an absorber configured to remove a component from an untreated first fluid using a lean second fluid, output a treated first fluid, and output a rich second fluid, a stripper configured to strip the component from the rich second fluid, output the lean second fluid, and output the component, a first pump configured to pump the lean second fluid into the absorber, and a hydraulic turbocharger configured to pump the lean second fluid by transferring pressure from the rich second fluid to the lean second fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: ENERGY RECOVERY, INC.
    Inventors: Prem Krish, Jeremy Grant Martin, John Sienkiewicz
  • Patent number: 10324909
    Abstract: In a computing resource environment including at least two different resource name spaces, a method for generating a fully-qualified name for a resource based on a context-based name of that resource and a usage context is disclosed. Method steps include receiving the resource's name schema, its context-based name, and usage context; comparing an entry in the schema and an entry in the context-based name and identifying schema monikers missing from the context-based name. For a missing moniker, determining whether it is an attribute space (aspace) moniker. If it is an aspace moniker, adding it to a full name that includes the context-based name. If it is not an aspace moniker, determining the aspace associated with the missing moniker; searching the usage context for an association between the missing moniker, its aspace, and a value assigned to the missing moniker; and appending the searched-for items to the full name.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: John Wilkes, Indranil Gupta, Walfredo Cirne, Brian Grant, Todd Pu-Tse Wang
  • Publication number: 20190179153
    Abstract: An eye tracker having a first waveguide for propagating illumination light along a first waveguide path and propagating image light reflected from at least one surface of an eye along a second waveguide path. At least one grating lamina for deflecting the illumination light out of the first waveguide path towards the eye and deflecting the image light into the second waveguide path towards a detector is disposed adjacent an optical surface of the waveguide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: DigiLens, Inc.
    Inventors: Milan Momcilo Popovich, Jonathan David Waldern, Alastair John Grant
  • Patent number: 10317260
    Abstract: Embodiments relate to calibrating yield data points. A calibration system receives a plurality of groups of yield data points. Each group is associated with an attribute, such as, a machine identifier, a zone identifier, a localized zone identifier, and/or a moisture identifier. The system calculates a grand aggregate yield based on the yield data points of the plurality of groups. The system calculates a group aggregate yield based on yield data points of each group. The system subtracts the group aggregate yield from each yield data point of the group producing adjusted yield data points. The system adds the grand aggregate yield to each of the adjusted yield data points producing calibrated yield data points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Farmers Edge Inc.
    Inventors: Guy Dion Duke, Kevin John Grant
  • Publication number: 20190129085
    Abstract: A structured light projector comprising: a light source emitting light of a first wavelength; at least one switchable grating switchable between a non-diffracting and a diffracting state; and at least one passive grating. At least one of the switchable and passive gratings provides a first grating configuration for projecting uniform illumination in a first interval of time. At least one of the switchable and passive gratings provides a second grating configuration for projecting structured illumination in a second interval of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventors: Jonathan David Waldern, Milan Momcilo Popovich, Alastair John Grant
  • Publication number: 20190121027
    Abstract: A waveguide apparatus, comprises: disposed in at least one layer: an input coupler; a first fold grating; a second fold grating; an output coupler; and a source of light optically coupled to the waveguide providing at least first and second polarizations of the light and at least one wavelength. The input coupler is configured to cause the first polarization light to travel along a first total internal reflection (TIR) path and the second polarization light to travel along a second TIR path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Applicant: DigiLens, Inc.
    Inventors: Milan Momcilo Popovich, Jonathan David Waldern, Alastair John Grant
  • Publication number: 20190113829
    Abstract: Systems integrating display resolution-multiplication solutions can be implemented in a variety of different ways. In many embodiments, the system includes an image projector for projecting image light, an image processor for computing a native image and at least one image shifted in a predefined direction, and at least one switchable grating capable of being switched between diffracting and non-diffracting states. In some embodiments, the switchable grating is optically coupled to the image projector. In a number of embodiments, the switchable gratings have a first configuration for propagating the native image light and at least one other configuration for propagating shifted image light having an angular displacement corresponding to the image shift in a predefined direction. By displaying the native and shifted images sequentially within a human eye integration period, the display resolution can be multiplied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicant: DigiLens, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan David Waldern, Alastair John Grant, Milan Momcilo Popovich
  • Patent number: 10258655
    Abstract: Provided are therapeutic compositions containing microbial populations for prevention, treatment and reduction of symptoms associated with a dysbiosis of a mammalian subject such as a human.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Seres Therapeutics, Inc.
    Inventors: Matthew R. Henn, Kevin Daniel Litcofsky, Anthony Mario D'Onofrio, Toshiro K. Ohsumi, Mary-Jane Lombardo McKenzie, Geoffrey von Maltzahn, David N. Cook, David Arthur Berry, Noubar B. Afeyan, John Grant Aunins
  • Publication number: 20190099455
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are therapeutic compositions containing non-pathogenic, germination-competent bacterial spores, for the prevention, control, and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, disorders and conditions and for general nutritional health.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventors: Gregory McKenzie, Mary-Jane Lombardo McKenzie, David N. Cook, Marin Vulic, Geoffrey von Maltzahn, Brian Goodman, John Grant Aunins, Matthew R. Henn, David Arthur Berry, Jonathan Winkler
  • Patent number: D847532
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Grant Brothers Sales Ltd.
    Inventor: John Grant
  • Patent number: D848177
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Grant Brothers Sales Ltd.
    Inventor: John Grant