Patents by Inventor Kersten Kaiser

Kersten Kaiser 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: 20200336326
    Abstract: A method for data communication with a domestic appliance by a mobile computer device. The domestic appliance and the mobile computer device are interconnected or interconnectable via a wireless data connection. The wireless data connection is adapted for transferring signals between the domestic appliance and the mobile computer device. Further, the present invention relates to application software for the mobile computer device. Moreover, the present invention relates to a domestic appliance. Additionally, the present invention relates to a mobile computer device including a display or touch screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Christoph Luckhardt, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher, Kersten Kaiser, Christoph Walther, Daniel Arler, Sandro Comuzzi
  • Patent number: 10674569
    Abstract: A domestic appliance, in particular a cooking oven, with a camera. The domestic appliance includes a treatment chamber and a door for opening and closing the treatment chamber. The door includes a window or a transparent part. The door includes a door handle arranged at an outer side of said door. The camera is arranged inside the door handle, wherein the lens coverage of the camera extends from said camera through the window or transparent portion of the door into the interior of the treatment chamber. Picture signals generated by the camera are represented or representable by a picture displaying device, wherein said picture displaying device is a part of the control unit of the domestic appliance and/or a part of an external device connected or connectable to said domestic appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Christoph Luckhardt, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher, Kersten Kaiser
  • Patent number: 10429077
    Abstract: A domestic oven (1) comprising a heatable oven cavity (2) having a frontal opening (3), and a door (4) for closing said frontal opening (3), wherein the door (4) comprises a first door wing (5) and a second door wing (6), wherein each door wing (5, 6) comprises a first vertical edge (7, 8) that is mounted pivotally about a vertical axis (a, a?) respectively on one of the opposite sides (9, 10) of said frontal opening (3) to a structure (11) of the domestic oven (1) for a movement between a closed position (c) and an open position (b) of the door (4), wherein in said closed position (c) of the door (4) the door wings (5, 6) form a vertical gap (12) between adjacent second vertical edges (13, 14) of either door wing (5, 6).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Kersten Kaiser, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher, Reiner Horstmann
  • Publication number: 20190289864
    Abstract: A system for curing or flavouring foodstuff comprising —a smoker unit (2) capable of generating smoke (S), wherein the smoker unit (2) comprises a heating chamber (21); and —a household appliance (1), particularly an oven, comprising a cavity (14) for storing foodstuff and/or a food container (5), the cavity (14) having an outlet opening (6) for supplying the smoke (S) to the cavity (14), wherein the smoker unit (2) is mountable to said household appliance (1) for supplying smoke (S) to said outlet opening (6); and wherein the system further comprises an electric fan (3) arranged for supplying the smoke (S) generated by the smoker unit (2) to the outlet opening (6).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Steve Swayne, Brendan McGinnis, Ashish Ainapure, Kurt Reul, Christoph Luckhardt, Kersten Kaiser
  • Publication number: 20190239554
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system for preparing or semi-preparing food, wherein said system includes at least one 3D printer (10) and at least one food supporting device (12). The 3D printer (10) includes at least one extruder (14) for delivering and modelling at least one food paste and/or food powder onto the food supporting device (12). The 3D printer (10) includes at least one heating device for preheating the food paste and/or the food powder and at least one cooling device for precooling the food paste and/or the food powder. The 3D printer (10) is controlled or controllable by a user interface, micro-controller, computer and/or computer program. The system includes at least one cooking hob for heating the modelled food (20) on the food supporting device (12). The temperature for each food paste and/or food powder is individually adjustable. The food supporting device (12) is a pan, cooking vessel, cooking pot, tray, plancha or container arranged on a cooking zone of the cooking hob.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Fabienne REINHARD-HERRSCHER, Jennifer BURKHARDT, Christoph LUCKHARDT, Kersten KAISER
  • Patent number: 10177931
    Abstract: A method for data communication with a domestic appliance by a mobile computer device. The domestic appliance and the mobile computer device are interconnected or interconnectable via a wireless data connection. The wireless data connection is adapted for transferring signals between the domestic appliance and the mobile computer device. Further, the present invention relates to application software for the mobile computer device. Moreover, the present invention relates to a domestic appliance. Additionally, the present invention relates to a mobile computer device including a display or touch screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktibolaget
    Inventors: Christoph Luckhardt, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher, Kersten Kaiser, Christoph Walther, Daniel Arler, Sandro Comuzzi
  • Patent number: 10148451
    Abstract: A method for data communication with a domestic appliance by a mobile computer device. The domestic appliance and the mobile computer device are interconnected or interconnectable via a wireless data connection. The wireless data connection is adapted for transferring signals between the domestic appliance and the mobile computer device. Further, the present invention relates to application software for the mobile computer device. Moreover, the present invention relates to a domestic appliance. Additionally, the present invention relates to a mobile computer device including a display or touch screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Christoph Luckhardt, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher, Kersten Kaiser, Christoph Walther, Daniel Arler, Sandro Comuzzi
  • Patent number: 10094812
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cooking control device that comprises sensors (120) and a communication unit (145) to communicate with a display processing device (170). In this manner, taste values of the cooking substance reflecting the current status of the cooking process can be compared with pre-stored taste values representative of a desired cooking result and seasoning advice according to a recipe can be established and presented to a user to converge the cooking status with the desired cooking result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: AB Electrolux
    Inventors: Jennifer Burkhardt, Kersten Kaiser, Christopher Holm-Hansen
  • Patent number: 10088371
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a temperature detection assembly (10) for a cooking pot (24). Said temperature detection assembly (10) comprises a straight and elongated bar (12), at least one SAW (surface acoustic wave) temperature sensor (10) arranged inside a lower end portion of the bar (12), a sensor antenna (16) connected to an upper end of the bar (12), and at least one handle (18) connected to the upper end of the bar (12). The SAW temperature sensor (10) or a heat conducting element connected to said SAW temperature sensor (10) is spaced from a lower end of the bar (12) by a predetermined distance, wherein a non-heat-conducting material is arranged between the SAW temperature sensor (10) or the heat conducting element, respectively, and the lower end of the bar (12). Further, the present invention relates to a lid (20) for a cooking pot (24), wherein the lid (20) is provided for receiving a temperature detection assembly (10) with a straight and elongated bar (12).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Electrolux Home Products Corporation N.V.
    Inventors: Kersten Kaiser, Michael Herzog, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher, Jennifer Burkhardt, Eva Holzgreve
  • Publication number: 20180058699
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cooking appliance (10) comprising at least one cooking surface (12, 14). The cooking surface includes a horizontal top side (12) and at least one basin (14) extending downwards from said top side (12). The basin (14) is provided for receiving at least one cooking vessel (22, 24, 26), so that the cooking vessel (22, 24, 26) is at least partially enclosed by the basin (16). The basin (14) includes a horizontal bottom (16) and a side wall (18) enclosing said bottom (16). The top side (12) of the cooking surface encloses an upper edge of the side wall (18) of the basin (14). At least one heating element is arranged below and/or inside the bottom (16) of the basin (14). At least one temperature sensor is arranged inside and/or below the basin (14), so that the temperature sensor is in a direct or indirect thermal contact with a corresponding cooking vessel (22, 24, 26).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Evi Hessenauer, Kersten Kaiser, Michael Herzog, Jennifer Burkhardt, Alina Michalski
  • Publication number: 20180049579
    Abstract: A cooking system (1), particularly suitable for a sous vide cooking process of at least one piece of foodstuff (9), particularly vacuum packaged foodstuff (9), comprising a cooking pot (2), and an insert (3) suitable for positioning of said foodstuff (9), wherein the insert is arrangable in said cooking pot (2), wherein said insert (3) comprises at least one positioning element (4) for positioning a foodstuff (9) spaced to at least one wall (7) and/or lid (10) of said cooking pot (2) and/or spaced to a surface of a fluid fillable or filled into the cooking pot (2), and wherein the insert (3), particularly the at least one positioning element (4) comprises a fluid circulation enhancing means, suitable for enhancement of circulation of said fluid (5) in said cooking pot (2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2016
    Publication date: February 22, 2018
    Inventors: Bianca PUCHINGER, Stefano CARRELLA, Kersten KAISER, Christoph LUCKHARDT, Michael HERZOG, Jennifer BURKHARDT
  • Patent number: 9867236
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cooking hob with a mobile upper part and a stationary or mobile lower part. The upper part includes at least one panel (10) arranged at its top side. The upper part includes at least one induction coil (12) arranged below the panel (10). The upper part includes at least one rechargeable battery (14). The upper part includes at least one inverter circuit for generating the alternating current for the induction coil (12). The lower part includes a base plate (18). The lower part includes a power supply circuit (16) arranged on the base plate (18) and connected or connectable to the grid. The upper part is attachable on and removable from the lower part by a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: Electrolux Home Products Corporation N.V.
    Inventors: Karl Leidig, Kersten Kaiser, Thomas Fich Pedersen, Florian Ruther, Filippo Tisselli, Francesco Corleoni, Evi Hessenauer
  • Publication number: 20170222825
    Abstract: A method for data communication with a domestic appliance by a mobile computer device. The domestic appliance and the mobile computer device are interconnected or interconnectable via a wireless data connection. The wireless data connection is adapted for transferring signals between the domestic appliance and the mobile computer device. Further, the present invention relates to application software for the mobile computer device. Moreover, the present invention relates to a domestic appliance. Additionally, the present invention relates to a mobile computer device including a display or touch screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: Christoph Luckhardt, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher, Kersten Kaiser, Christoph Walther, Daniel Arler, Sandro Comuzzi
  • Publication number: 20170221353
    Abstract: A method for data communication with a domestic appliance by a mobile computer device. The domestic appliance and the mobile computer device are interconnected or interconnectable via a wireless data connection. The wireless data connection is adapted for transferring signals between the domestic appliance and the mobile computer device. Further, the present invention relates to application software for the mobile computer device. Moreover, the present invention relates to a domestic appliance. Additionally, the present invention relates to a mobile computer device including a display or touch screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: Christoph LUCKHARDT, Fabienne REINHARD-HERRSCHER, Kersten KAISER, Christoph WALTHER, Daniel ARLER, Sandro COMUZZI
  • Publication number: 20170211816
    Abstract: A method for data communication with a domestic appliance by a mobile computer device. The domestic appliance and the mobile computer device are interconnected or interconnectable via a wireless data connection. The wireless data connection is adapted for transferring signals between the domestic appliance and the mobile computer device. Further, the present invention relates to application software for the mobile computer device. Moreover, the present invention relates to a domestic appliance. Additionally, the present invention relates to a mobile computer device including a display or touch screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Christoph Luckhardt, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher, Kersten Kaiser, Christoph Walther, Daniel Arler, Sandro Comuzzi
  • Publication number: 20170208652
    Abstract: A domestic appliance, in particular a cooking oven, with a camera. The domestic appliance includes a treatment chamber and a door for opening and closing the treatment chamber. The door includes a window or a transparent part. The door includes a door handle arranged at an outer side of said door. The camera is arranged inside the door handle, wherein the lens coverage of the camera extends from said camera through the window or transparent portion of the door into the interior of the treatment chamber. Picture signals generated by the camera are represented or representable by a picture displaying device, wherein said picture displaying device is a part of the control unit of the domestic appliance and/or a part of an external device connected or connectable to said domestic appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2015
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Applicant: Electrolux Appliances Aktiebolag
    Inventors: Christoph Luckhardt, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher, Kersten Kaiser
  • Publication number: 20170170978
    Abstract: A method for data communication with a domestic appliance by a mobile computer device. The domestic appliance and the mobile computer device are interconnected or interconnectable via a wireless data connection. The wireless data connection is adapted for transferring signals between the domestic appliance and the mobile computer device. Further, the present invention relates to application software for the mobile computer device. Moreover, the present invention relates to a domestic appliance. Additionally, the present invention relates to a mobile computer device including a display or touch screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: Christoph Luckhardt, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher, Kersten Kaiser, Christoph Walther, Daniel Arler, Sandro Comuzzi
  • Publication number: 20170051922
    Abstract: A domestic oven (1) comprising a heatable oven cavity (2) having a frontal opening (3), and a door (4) for closing said frontal opening (3), wherein the door (4) comprises a first door wing (5) and a second door wing (6), wherein each door wing (5, 6) comprises a first vertical edge (7, 8) that is mounted pivotally about a vertical axis (a, a?) respectively on one of the opposite sides (9, 10) of said frontal opening (3) to a structure (11) of the domestic oven (1) for a movement between a closed position (c) and an open position (b) of the door (4), wherein in said closed position (c) of the door (4) the door wings (5, 6) form a vertical gap (12) between adjacent second vertical edges (13, 14) of either door wing (5, 6).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Publication date: February 23, 2017
    Inventors: Kersten Kaiser, Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher, Reiner Horstmann
  • Patent number: 9271522
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cooking oven (1), having a cavity (2) which is closable by a door (3). To reduce bacteria growth the invention is characterized in that oxygenating gas or ozone generating means (4) are provided for supplying at least a part of the cavity (2) or a region (5) adjacent to the cavity (2) with oxygenating gas or ozone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS CORPORATION N.V.
    Inventors: Fabienne Reinhard-Herrscher, Thomas Fich Pedersen, Kersten Kaiser
  • Publication number: 20150149120
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cooking control device that comprises sensors (120) and a communication unit (145) to communicate with a display processing device (170). In this manner, taste values of the cooking substance reflecting the current status of the cooking process can be compared with pre-stored taste values representative of a desired cooking result and seasoning advice according to a recipe can be established and presented to a user to converge the cooking status with the desired cooking result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2013
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventors: Jennifer Burkhardt, Kersten Kaiser, Christopher Holm-Hansen