Patents by Inventor Kevin Krauss

Kevin Krauss 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: 20190194086
    Abstract: Various embodiments of the present invention are directed towards a simulant and method relating to producing a simulant. For example, a simulant of a textured target threat includes a background material associated with a background attenuation, and a texture component(s) dispersed in the background material and associated with a component attenuation and a component characteristic. The component characteristic prevents the component attenuation of the texture component from being homogeneously dispersed throughout the background attenuation of the background material, to cause the simulant to mimic an aspect(s) of an X-ray signature of the textured target threat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Homeland Security
    Inventors: Michael Brogden, Kevin Pedersen, Ronald Krauss
  • Patent number: 8903060
    Abstract: Methods for permitting a log in to a restricted access communications terminal are provided. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a request from a user to access a communications terminal, the request including a first authentication provided by the user, and verifying the first authentication provided by the user. The method also includes identifying the user based on the verified first authentication, determining, based on an actual location of the communications terminal, that the user is restricted from accessing the communications terminal, and requesting a second authentication from the user when the user is attempting to access the communications terminal from an unauthorized or undocumented location. The method further includes receiving the second authentication from the user, verifying the second authentication provided by the user, and providing access to the user to the communications terminal based on the verified second authentication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Telmate, LLC
    Inventors: Grant Gongaware, Nick Garcia, Richard Torgersrud, Kevin Krauss
  • Publication number: 20140270124
    Abstract: Methods for permitting a log in to a restricted access communications terminal are provided. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a request from a user to access a communications terminal, the request including a first authentication provided by the user, and verifying the first authentication provided by the user. The method also includes identifying the user based on the verified first authentication, determining, based on an actual location of the communications terminal, that the user is restricted from accessing the communications terminal, and requesting a second authentication from the user when the user is attempting to access the communications terminal from an unauthorized or undocumented location. The method further includes receiving the second authentication from the user, verifying the second authentication provided by the user, and providing access to the user to the communications terminal based on the verified second authentication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Telmate, LLC
    Inventors: Grant GONGAWARE, Nick GARCIA, Richard TORGERSRUD, Kevin KRAUSS
  • Patent number: 8761360
    Abstract: Methods for permitting a log in to a restricted access communications terminal are provided. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a request from a user to access a communications terminal, the request including a first authentication provided by the user, and verifying the first authentication provided by the user. The method also includes identifying the user based on the verified first authentication, determining, based on an actual location of the communications terminal, that the user is restricted from accessing the communications terminal, and requesting a second authentication from the user when the user is attempting to access the communications terminal from an unauthorized or undocumented location. The method further includes receiving the second authentication from the user, verifying the second authentication provided by the user, and providing access to the user to the communications terminal based on the verified second authentication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Telmate, LLC
    Inventors: Grant Gongaware, Nick Garcia, Richard Torgersrud, Kevin Krauss
  • Patent number: 6688485
    Abstract: A bowl assembly includes a base having a concave receiving area and a bowl with a compatibly shaped bottom for being fit within said receiving area. The bowl and the base include engaging formations for a mutual releasable engagement. In an alternate embodiment the bowl and base are formed as a single piece. In a further alternate embodiment, the bowl can be adjusted to assume a range of tilt angles with respect to the base. The bowl can be tilted toward the user to assist young children in retrieving food from the bowl with a utensil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2000
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2004
    Inventors: Jennifer L. Lauer, Marianne H. Michel, Kevin Krauss, John Lapetina
  • Patent number: 6536435
    Abstract: A quick release mechanism and headpiece for use with a respirator. The quick release mechanism uses a cam latch pivotably attached to a yoke to control the tension in an upper tension strap. In the latched position the upper tension strap traverses the yoke and, together with a pair of lower tension straps and neck catch, support and seal the respirator mask against the face of the wearer. In the unlatched position the upper tension straps loosely support the mask below the chin of the wearer in a parked position. The upper strap is attached to a circular shaped headpiece having a crown piece fitting to the top of the head of the wearer. The lower straps are attached to a rounded neck catch secured behind the neck of the wearer. The upper and lower straps preferably and advantageously comprise a material or materials having a low maximum elongation to ensure a snug and comfortable mask fit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2000
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2003
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventors: Keith E. Fecteau, David Honan, Kevin Krauss, Alan Levin, Ryan Sullivan
  • Patent number: 6490760
    Abstract: A hand held implement includes a structure which is capable of automatic orientation in an upright position upon a horizontal surface. The structure includes a weighted base having a substantially rounded and convex exterior, and adapted to support the hand held implement vertically upon a horizontal surface. A working end portion of the implement is adapted for performing the desired task, such as for holding food, or for painting a surface, or for brushing teeth. A handle extends between the working end portion and the weighted base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2000
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2002
    Inventors: Jennifer L. Lauer, Kevin Krauss, John Lapetina
  • Patent number: 6338342
    Abstract: A quick release mechanism and headpiece for use with a respirator. The quick release mechanism uses an over center latch pivotly attached to a yoke to control the tension in a pair of upper tension cords. In the latched position the upper tension cords traverse the yoke and together with a pair of lower tension cords support and seal the respirator mask against the face of the wearer. In the unlatched position the upper tension cords loosely support the mask below the chin of the wearer in a parked position. The upper and lower tension cords are attached to a circular shaped headpiece having a crown piece fitting to the top of the head of the wearer and a base portion fitting to the back of the head of the wearer. The headpiece is advantageously comprised of multiple layers wherein the outer layer is comprised of a rigid material and the inner layer is comprised of a compliant material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 1999
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2002
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corporation
    Inventors: Keith E. Fecteau, David Honan, Kevin Krauss
  • Patent number: D438295
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2000
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2001
    Assignee: The Holmes Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Kevin Krauss
  • Patent number: D454191
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2000
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2002
    Assignee: The Holmes Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Swyst, Kevin Krauss, Dave Honan
  • Patent number: D520963
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2006
    Assignee: Tyco Healthcare Group LP
    Inventor: Kevin Krauss
  • Patent number: D455454
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2001
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2002
    Assignee: Panduit Corp.
    Inventors: Thomas Swyst, Kevin Krauss
  • Patent number: D455482
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2001
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2002
    Assignee: The Holmes Group
    Inventor: Kevin Krauss
  • Patent number: D471968
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2003
    Assignee: The Holmes Group
    Inventor: Kevin Krauss
  • Patent number: D471969
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2003
    Assignee: The Holmes Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Kevin Krauss
  • Patent number: D473937
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2001
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2003
    Assignee: Cabot Safety Intermediate Corp.
    Inventors: Keith E. Fecteau, David Honan, Kevin Krauss, Alan Levin, Ryan Sullivan
  • Patent number: D489215
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2004
    Assignee: Keurig, Incorporated
    Inventors: David Honan, Kevin Krauss, James McGee
  • Patent number: D430278
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 1999
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2000
    Assignee: Holmes Products Corp.
    Inventors: Kevin Krauss, Dave Honan
  • Patent number: D431643
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2000
    Assignee: Holmes Products Corp.
    Inventors: Kevin Krauss, Dave Honan
  • Patent number: D431861
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2000
    Assignee: Holmes Product Corp.
    Inventor: Kevin Krauss