Patents by Inventor Jose Menendez

Jose Menendez 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: 20220207437
    Abstract: Method and device The invention relates to a method for improving the efficiency of a vehicle fleet, in particular a vehicle fleet used for public transport, with: a) Determining driving circumstances for vehicles (16) within the vehicle fleet (14); b) Gathering operating parameters relating to an operation of the vehicle fleet (14), including gathering operating parameters for a plurality of vehicles (16) having comparable driving circumstances; c) Determining the service efficiency for at least those vehicles (16) of the vehicle fleet (14) having comparable driving circumstances; d) Determining at least one preferred set of operating parameters for the vehicles (16) having comparable driving circumstances by means of which a desired level of the service efficiency can be reached; e) Determining by way of a computer reasoning system at least one measure for achieving the desired value of the service efficiency parameter, said measure being implementable with respect to at least some of the comparable driving
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2019
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Fernando Aparicio Martínez, Abel Rionda Rodríguez, David Martínez Álvarez, Alberto Álvarez González, David Arbesú Carbajal, Sonia Menéndez Rodríguez, Adrián García Allende, José Luis Bango Bustelo, Xabiel García Pañeda, Roberto García Fernández, David Melendi Palacio, Laura Pozueco Álvarez, Victor Corcoba Mañaga, Alejandro García Tuero
  • Patent number: 10602321
    Abstract: A system for receiving multiple conversations or messages and for playing the multiple conversations or messages with a mobile device and wireless earpieces. The system may determine various presentation parameters based on various characteristics of the received messages and may play the messages such that audio appears at distinguishing locations around the user. The system may change how messages and/or conversations are played in response to recognize a change in the focus of the user based on detected user inputs, such as body movement gestures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Brian F. Miller, Adam E. Newham, Jose Menendez, Rohit Sauhta
  • Publication number: 20200037121
    Abstract: A system for receiving multiple conversations or messages and for playing the multiple conversations or messages with a mobile device and wireless earpieces. The system may determine various presentation parameters based on various characteristics of the received messages and may play the messages such that audio appears at distinguishing locations around the user. The system may change how messages and/or conversations are played in response to recognize a change in the focus of the user based on detected user inputs, such as body movement gestures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Brian F. Miller, Adam E. Newham, Jose Menendez, Rohit Sauhta
  • Patent number: 10484843
    Abstract: A system for receiving multiple conversations or messages and for playing the multiple conversations or messages with a mobile device and wireless earpieces. The system may determine various presentation parameters based on various characteristics of the received messages and may play the messages such that audio appears at distinguishing locations around the user. The system may change how messages and/or conversations are played in response to recognize a change in the focus of the user based on detected user inputs, such as body movement gestures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Brian F. Miller, Adam E. Newham, Jose Menendez, Rohit Sauhta
  • Publication number: 20190082307
    Abstract: A system for receiving multiple conversations or messages and for playing the multiple conversations or messages with a mobile device and wireless earpieces. The system may determine various presentation parameters based on various characteristics of the received messages and may play the messages such that audio appears at distinguishing locations around the user. The system may change how messages and/or conversations are played in response to recognize a change in the focus of the user based on detected user inputs, such as body movement gestures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Brian F. MILLER, Adam E. NEWHAM, Jose MENENDEZ, Rohit SAUHTA
  • Patent number: 10178515
    Abstract: A system for receiving multiple conversations or messages and for playing the multiple conversations or messages with a mobile device and wireless earpieces. The system may determine various presentation parameters based on various characteristics of the received messages and may play the messages such that audio appears at distinguishing locations around the user. The system may change how messages and/or conversations are played in response to recognize a change in the focus of the user based on detected user inputs, such as body movement gestures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Qualcomm Incorporated
    Inventors: Brian F Miller, Adam E Newham, Jose Menendez, Rohit Sauhta
  • Publication number: 20170347248
    Abstract: A system for receiving multiple conversations or messages and for playing the multiple conversations or messages with a mobile device and wireless earpieces. The system may determine various presentation parameters based on various characteristics of the received messages and may play the messages such that audio appears at distinguishing locations around the user. The system may change how messages and/or conversations are played in response to recognize a change in the focus of the user based on detected user inputs, such as body movement gestures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Brian F. MILLER, Adam E. Newham, Jose Menendez, Rohit Sauhta
  • Patent number: 9743259
    Abstract: A system for receiving multiple conversations or messages and for playing the multiple conversations or messages with a mobile device and wireless earpieces. The system may determine various presentation parameters based on various characteristics of the received messages and may play the messages such that audio appears at distinguishing locations around the user. The system may change how messages and/or conversations are played in response to recognize a change in the focus of the user based on detected user inputs, such as body movement gestures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Brian F. Miller, Adam E. Newham, Jose Menendez, Rohit Sauhta
  • Publication number: 20170070847
    Abstract: Methods, systems and devices for locating a wireless identity transmitter with a central server connected with one or more proximity broadcast receivers, such as stationary receivers or mobile devices operating as wireless receivers. The wireless identity transmitter may be a compact device configured to broadcast messages, such as through Bluetooth® advertisements, including an identification code. When within proximity, a proximity broadcast receiver may receive broadcast messages from the wireless identity transmitter and relay location information along with the wireless identity transmitter's identification code to a central server as sighting messages. The proximity broadcast receiver's own location may provide an approximate location for the wireless identity transmitter. The central server may process sighting messages, which may include signal strength information, to accurately locate the wireless identity transmitter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Inventors: Steven R. Altman, Stephen A. Sprigg, Liz Gasser, Joel Linsky, Leif Woodahl, Jason Kenagy, Jose Menendez, Charles S. Wurster, Paul Jacobs, Neville Meijers, Peggy Johnson, Dave Wise, Kevin Hunter
  • Patent number: 9544075
    Abstract: Methods, systems and devices for locating a wireless identity transmitter with a central server connected with one or more proximity broadcast receivers, such as stationary receivers or mobile devices operating as wireless receivers. The wireless identity transmitter may be a compact device configured to broadcast messages, such as through Bluetooth® advertisements, including an identification code. When within proximity, a proximity broadcast receiver may receive broadcast messages from the wireless identity transmitter and relay location information along with the wireless identity transmitter's identification code to a central server as sighting messages. The proximity broadcast receiver's own location may provide an approximate location for the wireless identity transmitter. The central server may process sighting messages, which may include signal strength information, to accurately locate the wireless identity transmitter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Steven R Altman, Stephen A Sprigg, Liz Gasser, Joel Linsky, Leif Woodahl, Jason Kenagy, Jose Menendez, Charles S Wurster, Paul Jacobs, Neville Meijers, Peggy Johnson, Dave Wise, Kevin Hunter
  • Publication number: 20160269878
    Abstract: A system for receiving multiple conversations or messages and for playing the multiple conversations or messages with a mobile device and wireless earpieces. The system may determine various presentation parameters based on various characteristics of the received messages and may play the messages such that audio appears at distinguishing locations around the user. The system may change how messages and/or conversations are played in response to recognize a change in the focus of the user based on detected user inputs, such as body movement gestures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Inventors: Brian F. MILLER, Adam E. Newham, Jose Menendez, Rohit Sauhta
  • Patent number: 9374448
    Abstract: A system for receiving multiple conversations or messages and for playing the multiple conversations or messages with a mobile device and wireless earpieces. The system may determine various presentation parameters based on various characteristics of the received messages and may play the messages such that audio appears at distinguishing locations around the user. The system may change how messages and/or conversations are played in response to recognize a change in the focus of the user based on detected user inputs, such as body movement gestures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Brian F. Miller, Adam E. Newham, Jose Menendez, Rohit Sauhta
  • Patent number: 9173074
    Abstract: Methods, devices, and systems for transmitting convenient messages to a recipient for rendering based on the recipient's device availabilities. A recipient's mobile device may be connected to a personal hub and/or earpiece devices configured to render various incoming communications, such as audio messages and visual messages. The incoming messages may be delivered to the recipient's mobile device and other connected devices that may render the contents of the incoming messages. A delivery confirmation message that describes the receipt and use of incoming messages may be generated and returned to a sender's computing device. In an embodiment, the recipient's devices may generate status information for describing the status of devices to a sender's computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Brian F. Miller, Jose Menendez, Rohit Sauhta
  • Publication number: 20150019320
    Abstract: A method and system for determining a default account in a mobile wallet of a portable computing device while providing an incentive to establish a default account in the mobile wallet includes receiving a confirmation that the mobile wallet exists in the portable computing device, such as a mobile phone. Communications may be established with the mobile wallet over a communications network so that it can be determined which financial account in the mobile wallet is the default account. Subsequently, a reward may be transmitted over the communications network if a default account matches an account of a financial service provider that is trying to determine their financial account in the mobile wallet is the default account. According to one embodiment, determining which financial account in the mobile wallet is the default account may include transmitting a request for a payment over the communications network to the portable computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: JOSE MENENDEZ, SHRIRAM GANESH
  • Publication number: 20140337098
    Abstract: A method and system are described for conducting a consumer survey during a checkout process at a retailer location with a consumer who is associated with a portable computing device (“PCD”). A survey ID associated with a time of purchase (“TOP”) survey is presented as a QR code to the consumer during the checkout process. Based on the survey ID, provision of a TOP survey is initiated. Survey content is selected and pushed to the PCD. The survey content may have been preselected or may be dynamically selected based on factors including, but not limited to, recognition of items being scanned during the checkout process, responses to previously pushed survey content, historical purchasing patterns of the consumer, time of day, etc. Provisioning of a TOP survey may end at the conclusion of the checkout process so that the consumer can complete payment and leave the retail location.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2013
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Shriram GANESH, Jose MENENDEZ
  • Publication number: 20130316746
    Abstract: Methods, devices, and systems for transmitting convenient messages to a recipient for rendering based on the recipient's device availabilities. A recipient's mobile device may be connected to a personal hub and/or earpiece devices configured to render various incoming communications, such as audio messages and visual messages. The incoming messages may be delivered to the recipient's mobile device and other connected devices that may render the contents of the incoming messages. A delivery confirmation message that describes the receipt and use of incoming messages may be generated and returned to a sender's computing device. In an embodiment, the recipient's devices may generate status information for describing the status of devices to a sender's computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Publication date: November 28, 2013
    Applicant: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Brian F. MILLER, Jose MENENDEZ, Rohit SAUHTA
  • Publication number: 20130316679
    Abstract: A system for receiving multiple conversations or messages and for playing the multiple conversations or messages with a mobile device and wireless earpieces. The system may determine various presentation parameters based on various characteristics of the received messages and may play the messages such that audio appears at distinguishing locations around the user. The system may change how messages and/or conversations are played in response to recognize a change in the focus of the user based on detected user inputs, such as body movement gestures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2012
    Publication date: November 28, 2013
    Applicant: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Brian F. MILLER, Adam E. NEWHAM, Jose MENENDEZ, Rohit SAUHTA
  • Publication number: 20130313579
    Abstract: Detectors based on such Ge(Sn) alloys of the formula Ge1-xSnx (e.g., 0<x<0.01) have increased responsivity while keeping alloy scattering to a minimum. Such small amounts of Sn are also useful for improving the performance of the recently demonstrated Ge-on-Si laser structures, since the addition of Sn monotonically reduces the separation between the direct and indirect minima in the conduction band of Ge. Thus, provided herein are Ge(Sn) alloys of the formula Ge1xSnx, wherein x is less than 0.01, wherein the alloy is optionally n-doped or p-doped; and assemblies and photodiodes comprising the same, and methods for their formation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2011
    Publication date: November 28, 2013
    Inventors: John Kouvetakis, Richard Beeler, Jose Menendez, Radek Roucka
  • Publication number: 20130185214
    Abstract: Disclosed is a system and method that provides a merchant associated with a point of sale (“POS”) system and a consumer associated with a portable computing device (“PCD”) to complete a purchase transaction without transmitting or presenting confidential payment credentials. In an exemplary embodiment, sound is used to transmit data between the POS and the PCD. A payment request is rendered on the PCD. The consumer reviews and authorizes via a unique cryptographic signature. The merchant approves via addition of its unique cryptographic signature. A remote service in communication with the POS verifies the signatures via previously registered public keys. The transaction is then settled to a consumer account. Confirmation is returned to the POS and PCD. Advantageously, the transaction is commenced and completed without the PCD being online. Further, the consumer payment credentials are not stored on the PCD or transmitted from the PCD to the merchant POS system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2012
    Publication date: July 18, 2013
    Applicant: Firethorn Mobile Inc.
    Inventors: Jon Azen, Jose Menendez, Eric Kraar, Gregory G. Rose
  • Publication number: 20120025212
    Abstract: Photodiode devices with GeSn active layers can be integrated directly on p+ Si platforms under CMOS-compatible conditions. It has been found that even minor amounts of Sn incorporation (2%) dramatically expand the range of IR detection up to at least 1750 nm and substantially increases the absorption. The corresponding photoresponse can cover of all telecommunication bands using entirely group IV materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2009
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Applicant: Arizona Board of Regents, a body corporate acting for and on behalf of Arizona State University
    Inventors: John Kouvetakis, Jose Menendez, Radek Roucka, Jay Mathews