Patents by Inventor Manfred Kappel

Manfred Kappel 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: 20220163645
    Abstract: Methods for detecting a time-of-flight include: emitting a light pulse toward a target; detecting a presence of light received at a light detector; obtaining a delay time between emitting the light pulse and detecting the presence of the light at the light detector; responsive to obtaining the delay time, (a) updating an overall intensity counter that counts a total number of delay times that have been obtained and (b) updating a delay time counter out of a plurality of different delay time counters, wherein each delay time counter counts a total number of delay times obtained that have a corresponding delay time value; and monitoring a threshold of each delay time counter to determine whether a threshold value is exceeded.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas JESSENIG, Robert KAPPEL, Manfred LUEGER, Christian MAUTNER
  • Publication number: 20170129814
    Abstract: The invention concerns a batch for manufacturing a refractory ceramic product, a method for applying a gunning mass or casting mass to a surface, a method for manufacturing a refractory ceramic product, a refractory ceramic product as well as the use of a batch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Inventors: Alexander Cepak, Manfred Kappel, Karl-Michael Zettl