Patents by Inventor Keith Raniere

Keith Raniere 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: 9438385
    Abstract: A method and system for transmitting data is provided. The method includes receiving by a first interface device, data. The data is divided into a plurality of data packets and stored within an internal buffer. A first group of data packets are transmitted to a network node communicatively coupled to the first interface device. The first group of data packets are transmitted from the first communication device to a second interface device via a first communication network. A second group of data packets are transmitted to a first communication device communicatively coupled to the first interface device. The second group of data packets are transmitted from the first communication device to the second interface device via a second communication network associated with the first communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: First Principles, Inc.
    Inventor: Keith A Raniere
  • Patent number: 9421447
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to a training method and apparatus for improving performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: FIRST PRINCIPLES, INC.
    Inventor: Keith A. Raniere
  • Patent number: 9409077
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to a training method and apparatus for improving performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: FIRST PRINCIPLES, INC.
    Inventor: Keith A. Raniere
  • Patent number: 9393351
    Abstract: A medical device, said medical device, comprises: a first component having a non-biological material; a second component having a cloned biological material, said second component being attached to said first component, wherein said first component and said second component are operatively associated in a non-living medical device for at least one of treatment, diagnosis, cure, mitigation and prevention of disease, injury, handicap or condition in a living organism. In another aspect, a method comprises: preparing a cloned biological material from a tissue or an organ; attaching said biological material to a medical device; interfacing said biological material with the non-biological material; providing treatment, diagnosis, cure, mitigation and prevention of disease, injury, handicap or condition in a living organism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: FIRST PRINCIPLES, INC.
    Inventor: Keith A Raniere
  • Patent number: 9387386
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to a training method and apparatus for improving performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2003
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: FIRST PRINCIPLES, INC.
    Inventor: Keith A. Raniere
  • Publication number: 20160171872
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method for managing a location of at least one object. The method includes affixing an RFID tag on an object, providing a communication structure on the RFID tag, providing a device capable of communicating with the communication structure of the RFID tag when the RFID tag, determining, by the device, a range of the object based on signal levels from the RFID tag and displaying, by the device, a signal strength indicator representing the range of the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Inventor: Keith A. Raniere
  • Publication number: 20160138966
    Abstract: A detection, analysis, and correction of unwanted frequencies is provided. The elimination of a wolf tone may be done through either correction of surface instability or dynamic frequency correction by a signal generator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2016
    Publication date: May 19, 2016
    Inventor: KEITH A. RANIERE
  • Publication number: 20160096065
    Abstract: A game table for resistance training including walls defining a game space of the game table, wherein at least one of the plurality of walls is a side wall having a plurality of non-uniform diameter openings, a plurality of game table rods extending through the plurality of non-uniform diameter openings, wherein at least one foosmen is attached to each of the plurality of game table rods, and a resistance article at least partially wrapped around at least one of the plurality of game table rods, the resistance article having a tapered thickness, wherein the non-uniform diameter openings of the side wall is defined by a first section and a second section, the first section having a constant radius from a center point of the non-uniform opening, and the second section having a smaller radius than the constant radius of the first section, is provided. A resistance device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Publication date: April 7, 2016
    Inventor: Keith A. Raniere
  • Patent number: 9288341
    Abstract: A method for continuous wireless transmission of image data through radio waves to an outside picture processing device and continuous capture of images on frames of camera film rolls, said method comprising the steps of providing a camera body, providing an image radio wave converter, providing a radio wave transmission attachment mounted on said camera body for transmitting image data though radio waves to outside picture processing device, providing a camera lens mounted on said camera body for capturing images on frames of camera film rolls, providing a plurality of housing compartments for receiving camera film rolls, and providing a plurality of detachable housing compartment doors operable for simultaneous removal of at least one camera film roll in a non-filming position when images are captured on all frames of the at least one camera film roll, without exposing remaining camera film roll in filming position is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: FIRST PRINCIPLES, INC.
    Inventor: Keith A Raniere
  • Patent number: 9288340
    Abstract: A dual camera for continuous transmission of radio wave image data to outside picture processing devices and continuous capture of images on frames of camera film rolls, the dual camera including a camera body, a cable for transmitting radio wave image data to outside picture processing devices, a camera antenna for receiving electrical signals, a camera lens mounted on the camera body for capturing images on frames of camera film rolls, a plurality of housing compartments for receiving camera film rolls, a plurality of detachable housing compartment doors operable for simultaneous removal of at least one camera film roll in a non-filming position when images are captured on all frames of the at least one camera film roll, without exposing remaining camera film roll in filming position is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: FIRST PRINCIPLES, INC.
    Inventor: Keith A. Raniere
  • Patent number: 9269253
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method and system for managing the location of at least one object that includes providing an object having a communication structure and providing a device capable of communicating with the communication structure operatively associated with the object within a communication range, the device being capable of providing a warning notification. The method and system further include determining, by the device, that the object is not detected within a predetermined proximity distance threshold and determining, by the device, that the object that is not detected within the predetermined proximity distance threshold has permission to not be detected within the predetermined proximity distance threshold. The method include providing no warning notification when the at least one object is determined to have permission to not be detected within the predetermined proximity distance threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: FIRST PRINCIPLES, INC.
    Inventor: Keith A. Raniere
  • Patent number: 9243950
    Abstract: The invention is directed toward detection, analyzation and correction of unwanted frequencies. The elimination of the wolf tone may be done through either correction of surface instability or dynamic frequency correction by a signal generator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: FIRST PRINCIPLES, INC.
    Inventor: Keith A. Raniere
  • Patent number: 9216318
    Abstract: A resistance training device comprising a mounting device, the mounting device configured to removably mount onto a game table, a resistance article configured to be operably attached to a game table rod that extends into a game space of the game table, the resistance article having a thickness that tapers from a minimum thickness to a maximum thickness, wherein the resistance article extends through a non-uniform opening of the mounting device, wherein a resistance is gradually increased during rotation of the resistance article is provided. Furthermore, an associated method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: FIRST PRINCIPLES, INC.
    Inventor: Keith A. Raniere
  • Patent number: 9180339
    Abstract: A method of using a resistance training device including mounting a mounting device onto a game table, wherein a placement of the mounting device onto the game table corresponds to an opening on a sidewall of the game table, and utilizing a resistance article with a game table rod that extends into a game space of the game table, the resistance article coacting with the game table rod to gradually increase a resistance during rotation of game table rod is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: FIRST PRINCIPLES, INC.
    Inventor: Keith A. Raniere
  • Patent number: 9179247
    Abstract: Systems and methods for communications systems and more particularly to systems and methods for locating a mobile communication device are disclosed. When attempting to locate a misplaced, lost or stolen mobile communication device, if the mobile communication device may be in the possession of another party, the mobile communication device may be remotely controlled such that remote operations are independent of the normal mobile communication device operations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: FIRST PRINCIPLES, INC.
    Inventor: Keith A. Raniere
  • Publication number: 20150274096
    Abstract: An apparatus for use with a motor vehicle to simulate fuel loss to encourage early refueling to prevent stranding. The apparatus may cause stumbling and hesitation by interrupting various engine management systems to simulate low fuel in the tank by cutting either spark or fuel momentarily or applying the brakes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2015
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Inventor: KEITH A. RANIERE
  • Publication number: 20150271090
    Abstract: A method and system for matching bandwidth is provided. The method includes receiving by a first interface device, data. The data is divided into a plurality of data packets and stored within an internal buffer. A first data packet is transmitted to a first communication device communicatively coupled to the first interface device. The first data packet is transmitted from the first communication device to a second interface device via a first communication network. A second data packet is transmitted to a second communication device communicatively coupled to the first interface device. The second data packet is transmitted from the second communication device to the second interface device via a second communication network associated with the second communication device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2015
    Publication date: September 24, 2015
    Inventor: KEITH A. RANIERE
  • Publication number: 20150244880
    Abstract: A method for continuous wireless transmission of image data through radio waves to an outside picture processing device and continuous capture of images on frames of camera film rolls, said method comprising the steps of providing a camera body, providing an image radio wave converter, providing a radio wave transmission attachment mounted on said camera body for transmitting image data though radio waves to outside picture processing device, providing a camera lens mounted on said camera body for capturing images on frames of camera film rolls, providing a plurality of housing compartments for receiving camera film rolls, and providing a plurality of detachable housing compartment doors operable for simultaneous removal of at least one camera film roll in a non-filming position when images are captured on all frames of the at least one camera film roll, without exposing remaining camera film roll in filming position is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Inventor: KEITH A. RANIERE
  • Patent number: 9114753
    Abstract: An apparatus for use with a motor vehicle to simulate fuel loss to encourage early refueling to prevent stranding. The apparatus may cause stumbling and hesitation by interrupting various engine management systems to simulate low fuel in the tank by cutting either spark or fuel momentarily or applying the brakes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: FIRST PRINCIPLES, INC.
    Inventor: Keith A. Raniere
  • Publication number: 20150228281
    Abstract: One or more electronic devices integrated over a network, wherein the one or more electronic devices continuously collect audio from an environment; wherein, when the system recognizes a trigger from the audio received by at least one of the one or more electronic devices, the received audio is processed to determine an action to be performed by the one or more electronic devices; wherein the system operates without any physical interaction of a user with the one or more electronic devices to perform the action is proved. An associated method and system for communication is further provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2014
    Publication date: August 13, 2015
    Applicant: FIRST PRINCIPLES,INC.
    Inventor: Keith A. Raniere