Patents by Inventor Karsten Sperling

Karsten Sperling 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: 20230397269
    Abstract: Aspects of the disclosure include a method for communicating between a controller device and resident device. An example method includes detecting, by a controller, the resident device and an accessory connected to a local network. Establishing, by the controller, a first direct connection with the accessory. Receiving, by the controller, an input that identifies a control instruction for controlling the accessory. Determining, by the controller, whether to transmit a message comprising the control instruction to the accessory via the first direct connection with the accessory or the second direct connection with the resident device. Transmitting, by the controller, the message comprising the control instruction to the resident device via the second direct connection, the resident device configured to relay the message comprising the control instruction to the accessory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2022
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin S. Turner, Andreas I. Gal, Hung Q. Le, Karsten Sperling, Keith W. Rauenbuehler
  • Publication number: 20180246964
    Abstract: A method for natural language-based interaction with a vision-based monitoring system. The method includes obtaining a request input from a user, by the vision-based monitoring system. The request input is directed to an object detected by a classifier of the vision-based monitoring system. The method further includes obtaining an identifier associated with the request input, identifying a site of the vision-based monitoring system from a plurality of sites, based on the identifier, generating a database query, based on the request input and the identified site, and obtaining, from a monitoring system database, video frames that relate to the database query. The video frames include the detected object. The method also includes providing the video frames to the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicant: Lighthouse AI, Inc.
    Inventors: Alexander William Teichman, Karsten Sperling, Hendrik Dahlkamp, Andreas Ubbe Dall, Andy Griffiths, Miraj Hassanpur