Patents by Inventor Loic Quere

Loic Quere 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: 11287674
    Abstract: A spectacle lens including an activable optical filter, the activable optical filter being configured to be actively switched between at least three configurations, wherein in the first configuration, the color perception of the spectacle wearer is unaltered, in the second configuration the activable optical filter provides a specific filtering function, in the third configuration vision of the spectacle wearer is protected against glare.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Jerome Ballet, Samuel Archambeau, Jean-Paul Cano, Frederic Arrouy, Loic Quere
  • Publication number: 20220055325
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an optical lens having at least a reference optical power at a given point is described. This method includes the steps of: selecting, among a fixed number of optical elements, one optical element to manufacture the optical lens, the step of selecting being executed as a function of the reference optical power at the given point of the optical lens, the step of selecting being executed such that the selected optical element has an optical power having an absolute value lower than or equal to the absolute value of the reference optical power at the given point of the optical lens; and manufacturing the optical lens using an additive manufacturing technology by depositing a complementary portion on the selected optical element. A manufacturing system for manufacturing an optical lens is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: Olivier ROUSSEL, Jean-Marc PADIOU, Mathieu FEUILLADE, Alexandre GOURRAUD, Loïc QUERE
  • Publication number: 20220004023
    Abstract: A method and device for determining an optical equipment adapted to a wearer and comprising an optical lens and a spectacle frame, the method including providing data relative to the wearer comprising optical requirements of the wearer, providing an optical cost function related to an optical function parameter of the optical lens and being defined based at least on part of the data relative to the wearer, providing a comfort cost function related to a comfort parameter, providing a mechanical interaction cost function that varies as a function of a geometrical parameter of spectacle frame and a geometrical parameter of optical lens, and determining an optical equipment that minimizes a global cost function, the global cost function being a weighted sum of all cost functions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: Essilor International
    Inventors: Loic QUERE, Bruno AMIR, Jérôme MOINE, Olivier ROUSSEL
  • Patent number: 11150476
    Abstract: A method for providing a display device for an electronic information device configured to display a virtual image to a user, the electronic information device including an optical element having a nonzero optical power and configured to be positioned in front of an eye of a user, the display device including a light source and a guide element configured to guide optical beams emitted by the light source to the eye of the user to allow viewing of the virtual image, the method including: providing a value of a parameter of the virtual image; and determining an optimum value of a display parameter of the display device from at least one optical power at a point of the optical element and from the value of the parameter of the virtual image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Gilles Le Saux, Aude Bouchier, Pauline Colas, Loic Quere, Matthieu Guillot, Jean Marc Cornier
  • Publication number: 20210072562
    Abstract: A spectacle lens including an activable optical filter, the activable optical filter being configured to be actively switched between at least three configurations, wherein in the first configuration, the color perception of the spectacle wearer is unaltered, in the second configuration the activable optical filter provides a specific filtering function, in the third configuration vision of the spectacle wearer is protected against glare.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: Essilor International
    Inventors: Jerome BALLET, Samuel ARCHAMBEAU, Jean-Paul CANO, Frederic ARROUY, Loic QUERE
  • Patent number: 10890774
    Abstract: Method for providing a head mounted optical system, the method comprising: an optical system providing step (S1), during which an optical system with an active function is provided and, an encapsulating step (S8), during which the optical system is at least partly encapsulated in a transparent capsule by stacking in close contact the optical system with at least one substrate of the transparent capsule and made integral with an adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Benoit Callier, Loïc Quere, Marc Reignault, Sira Uhalte Nogues, Mathieu Meynen, Denis Cohen Tannoudji
  • Publication number: 20200391434
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an ophthalmic lens having at least one optical function includes: a step of additively manufacturing a complementary optical element by depositing a plurality of predetermined volume elements on a predetermined build support, the complementary optical element being configured to provide at least a part of the optical function of the ophthalmic lens, wherein the build support includes at least one added value or adhesive configured to provide to the ophthalmic lens at least one added function. An ophthalmic lens including a build support and a complementary optical element as well as an ophthalmic lens obtained by such a manufacturing method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Jean-Marc PADIOU, Mathieu FEUILLADE, Alexandre GOURRAUD, Loïc QUERE, Olivier ROUSSEL
  • Publication number: 20200387008
    Abstract: A method of determining at least one parameter of an ophthalmic lens (40) including a complementary optical element (12) obtained by additive manufacturing and configured to provide at least a part of the optical function of the ophthalmic lens, the determining method including a step of providing two characterizing surfaces simulating two opposite surfaces of a complementary optical element (12), the distance between the two characterizing surfaces along a thickness axis (Z) defining the thickness of the complementary optical element; a step of optimizing the distance between the two characterizing surfaces (20) along the thickness axis (Z) so that the thickness of the complementary optical element reaches a thickness threshold while complying with the optical function of the ophthalmic lens (40); and a step of determining at least one parameter of the ophthalmic lens (40) on the basis of the optimized distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Jean-Marc PADIOU, Mathieu FEUILLADE, Alexandre GOURRAUD, Loïc QUERE, Olivier ROUSSEL
  • Patent number: 10845616
    Abstract: An optical device for a wearer including an optical system with an active function configured to be mounted into a frame, a wafer comprising an internal face facing the optical system, the wafer being configured to be mounted into the frame, and holding means configured to maintain the optical system and the wafer in the frame without contact at least between a part of the optical system and the internal face of the wafer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Loic Quere, Eric Gacoin, Benoit Callier, Mathieu Meynen, Alexis Raposo, Hasana Sadiki, Marc Reignault
  • Patent number: 10831033
    Abstract: Method for encapsulating at least partly a light-guide optical element in a transparent capsule, the method comprising at least: —a transparent capsule providing step during which a transparent capsule is provided, —a light-guide optical element providing step during which a light-guide optical element is provided, —an adhesive deposing step during which an adhesive is deposited on at least part of a face of the transparent capsule and/or of a face of the light-guide optical element, —a positioning step during which the transparent capsule and the light-guide optical element are positioned one relative to the other so as to form an optical system, —a bonding step during which the light-guide optical element and the transparent capsule are made integral with the adhesive, wherein the method further comprises prior to the bonding step a control step during which at least one parameter of the optical system is controlled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Marc Reignault, Sira Uhalte Nogues, Mathieu Meynen, Ludovic Jouard, Benoit Callier, Loic Quere
  • Publication number: 20200298512
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an ophthalmic lens, including: a step of providing a starting optical system (30) having a first optical function and a first main refractive index; a step of providing a transition layer (20) intended to be disposed between the starting optical system (30) and a complementary optical element (12) having a second main refractive index, the transition layer (20) aiming at reducing unwanted reflection caused by the mismatch between the first and the second main refractive index, the transition layer (20) having a transition optical function; and a step of additively manufacturing the complementary optical element (12) on the transition layer (20), the complementary optical element (12) having a second optical function, the second optical function being predetermined as a function of the first optical function and of the transition optical function.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Jean-Marc PADIOU, Mathieu FEUILLADE, Alexandre GOURRAUD, Loïc QUERE, Olivier ROUSSEL
  • Publication number: 20200249502
    Abstract: A spectacle lens includes an activable optical filter having at least an electrochromic device and being configured to be actively switched between at least three configurations. In the first configuration, the activable optical filter is uniform. In the second configuration, the activable optical filter attenuates selectively light from a localized light source. In the third configuration, the activable optical filter is uniform. Furthermore, the chromaticity difference ?Chrom between each of the configurations is smaller than or equal to 20.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Essilor International
    Inventors: Jerome BALLET, Samuel ARCHAMBEAU, David ESCAICH, Jean-Paul CANO, Loic QUERE, Willy CHAUDAT
  • Patent number: 10496076
    Abstract: Disclosed is a machining method by turning at least one surface of an ophthalmic lens, using a turning machine having at least one geometrical defect. The method includes a step (101-104) of determining a turning configuration for machining by turning the at least one surface of the ophthalmic lens, the turning configuration including turning parameters and machine defects parameters associated to the turning parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Mathieu Meynen, Alexandre Gourraud, Luis Ricardo Castro Martinez, Loic Quere, Bernard Pons
  • Patent number: 10466483
    Abstract: An optical device adapted for a wearer includes an emitting system, a first wafer and a gap. The emitting system includes a halt conducting element configured to output a light through an exit face of the light conducting element towards an eye of the wearer. The first wafer includes an internal face facing the light conducting element. The gap is arranged between at least the exit face of the light conducting element and the wafer. The internal face of the wafer includes at least a curved surface facing the exit face and has a curvature greater than 0 D.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Loic Quere, Mathieu Meynen, Eric Gacoin, Marc Reignault, Benoit Callier
  • Patent number: 10451893
    Abstract: Method implemented by computer for determining an optical equipment including at least an optical lens and a spectacle frame, the lens being adapted to be mounted in the frame, the method including: a wearer data providing step, during which wearer data relating to the wearer's optical requirements is provided, an optical cost function providing step, during which an optical cost function is provided, the optical cost function relating to the optical function of the lens, a comfort cost function providing step, during which a comfort cost function is provided, the comfort cost function relating to the weight of the optical equipment, an optical equipment determining step, during which the optical equipment that minimizes the difference between a global cost function and a target value of the global cost function is determined, the global cost function being a weighted sum of the optical and comfort cost functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL
    Inventors: Carlos Rego, Olivier Roussel, Berangere Granger, Loic Quere, Cedric Begon
  • Publication number: 20190293938
    Abstract: A method for providing a display device for an electronic information device configured to display a virtual image to a user, the electronic information device including an optical element having a nonzero optical power and configured to be positioned in front of an eye of a user, the display device including a light source and a guide element configured to guide optical beams emitted by the light source to the eye of the user to allow viewing of the virtual image, the method including: providing a value of a parameter of the virtual image; and determining an optimum value of a display parameter of the display device from at least one optical power at a point of the optical element and from the value of the parameter of the virtual image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: Essilor International
    Inventors: Gilles LE SAUX, Aude BOUCHIER, Pauline COLAS, Loic QUERE, Matthieu GUILLOT, Jean Marc CORNIER
  • Patent number: 10338406
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method implemented by computer for determining a lens blank intended to be used for the manufacturing of a finished optical article. The method includes: —a virtual volume data determining step, during which virtual volume data are determined based at least on finished optical article data representative of the volume of the finished optical article and over-thickness data representative of over-thickness requirements, the virtual volume data are determined so that the virtual volume defined by the virtual volume data includes the volume of the finished optical article volume of the finished optical article and the over-thickness, —a lens blank determining step, during which a lens blank is determined based on the virtual volume data so as to include the virtual volume defined by the virtual volume data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL
    Inventors: Jean-Marc Padiou, Luis Ricardo Castro-Martinez, Eric Gacoin, Mathieu Meynen, Alexandre Gourraud, Loic Quere, Jerome Moine
  • Patent number: 10281738
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an ophthalmic lens (40) having at least one optical function, includes the step of additively manufacturing (118) a complementary optical element (12) by depositing a plurality of predetermined volume elements (24) of a material having a predetermined refraction index on a predetermined manufacturing substrate (10), the complementary optical element being configured such as to be assembled with an initial optical system (30), the manufacturing step including the step of determining a manufacturing setting (116) from properties relating to the deformation of the complementary optical element, which deformation is caused by transferring the latter onto the initial optical system, and the step of determining a setting including the step of determining the deformation properties (113) of the complementary optical element from geometric properties of the manufacturing substrate and the initial optical system and from properties of the optical function to be provided to the ophthalmic len
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL
    Inventors: Pascal Allione, Cedric Begon, Bruno Fauquier, Alexandre Gourraud, Loic Quere
  • Patent number: 10195802
    Abstract: A method for controlling a manufacturing device used in an optical lens manufacturing process. The method including providing optical lens data, the optical lens data representing the nominal and effective values of at least one optical lens parameter of an optical lens manufactured according to a manufacturing process using a manufacturing device, providing manufacturing data identifying at least the manufacturing device used to manufacture the optical lens, determining the difference between the nominal and effective values of the at least one optical lens parameter of the optical lens, determining a recommended value of a manufacturing parameter of the manufacturing device identified by the manufacturing data, the recommended value of the manufacturing parameter being determined based on the difference between the nominal and effective values of the at least one optical lens parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Pascal Allione, Stephane Gueu, Cyril Guilloux, Christophe Jeannin, Loic Quere
  • Patent number: 10137645
    Abstract: A process for manufacturing an ophthalmic lens (10) having at least one optical function, includes: a step (100) of additively manufacturing the ophthalmic lens (10) by depositing a plurality of preset volume elements of at least one material having a preset refractive index in order to form a target geometric envelope; a step of determining an actual geometric envelope at least once during the implementation of the additive manufacturing step (100); and a step of triggering a corrective action if there is in a zone a discrepancy larger than a preset threshold between the target geometric envelope and the actual geometric envelope.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL
    Inventors: Loic Quere, Alexandre Gourraud, Pascal Allione, Cedric Begon