Patents by Inventor Kay Chuan Benny Tan

Kay Chuan Benny Tan 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: 10937293
    Abstract: There is provided a method of inventory control for an inventory including items sequentially arranged on one or more structures, each item having a radio frequency tag associated thereto, the tag having stored therein an identifier for identifying the associated item. The method includes: obtaining data in relation to multiple items arranged in a row on a structure, the data comprising multiple sets of identifiers detected from interrogating the tags of the plurality of items at a plurality of instances along the row; determining a sequence of detected items in the row based on the data obtained, the sequence including estimated relative positions of the detected items in the row; and determining whether an item of the detected items in the row is misplaced based on the estimated relative position of the item in the row and a reference relative position of the item in the row.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Agency for Science, Technology and Research
    Inventors: Chin Keong Ho, Yeow Khiang Chia, Kay Chuan Benny Tan, Zheng Wang
  • Publication number: 20200226900
    Abstract: There is provided a method of inventory control for an inventory including items sequentially arranged on one or more structures, each item having a radio frequency tag associated thereto, the tag having stored therein an identifier for identifying the associated item. The method includes: obtaining data in relation to multiple items arranged in a row on a structure, the data comprising multiple sets of identifiers detected from interrogating the tags of the plurality of items at a plurality of instances along the row; determining a sequence of detected items in the row based on the data obtained, the sequence including estimated relative positions of the detected items in the row; and determining whether an item of the detected items in the row is misplaced based on the estimated relative position of the item in the row and a reference relative position of the item in the row.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Chin Keong Ho, Yeow Khiang Chia, Kay Chuan Benny Tan, Zheng Wang