Patents by Inventor Martin Stratmann

Martin Stratmann 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: 20220324126
    Abstract: A personal care appliance with a flexible circuit board having a first end portion, a second end portion and a flexible bridge between the first end portion and the second end portion. A first rigid circuit board is mounted to the first end portion of the flexible circuit board. A second rigid circuit board is mounted to the second end portion of the flexible circuit board and folded over the first rigid circuit board. At least one electronic component that emits electromagnetic waves is mounted to the first rigid circuit board. A flexible antenna is in electrical communication with first rigid circuit board. The flexible antenna has a top surface with a copper track facing away from the first rigid circuit board in a folded position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2021
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Inventors: Jannik Loeper, Jan Christian Langsdorf, Martin Stratmann
  • Publication number: 20220324127
    Abstract: A personal care appliance with a flexible circuit board having a first end portion, a second end portion and a flexible bridge between the first end portion and the second end portion. A first rigid circuit board is mounted to the first end portion of the flexible circuit board. A second rigid circuit board is mounted to the second end portion of the flexible circuit board and folded over the first rigid circuit board. At least one electronic component that emits electromagnetic waves is mounted to the first rigid circuit board. A flexible shield is folded over the at least one electronic component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2021
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Inventors: Jannik Loeper, Jan Christian Langsdorf, Martin Stratmann
  • Patent number: 10463461
    Abstract: A personal hygiene device has a resonant motor and a motor control unit for applying a periodic voltage signal with a driving frequency at the resonant motor for driving the resonant motor into an oscillating motion with an oscillating frequency equal to the driving frequency. The motor control unit comprises a synthesizer circuit for digitally synthesizing the periodic voltage signal from voltage pulses of variable length provided with a pulse frequency higher than the driving frequency such that at least two voltage pulses are applied at least in one of two half cycles of each period of the periodic voltage signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Torsten Klemm, Kervin Küchler, Andreas Moehring, Norbert Schaefer, Martin Stratmann, Carl Stückrath
  • Patent number: 10157474
    Abstract: A 3D recording device (1) is provided including an image recording device (2), a distance measuring device (3), and an output unit (5). An image processing device (4) is used to calculate, for a sequence (8) of images (9, 10) recorded in different poses (15, 16, 17), groups (29, 30, 31, 32) of image elements (18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28) corresponding to each other and to determine for each group (29, 30, 31, 32) a three-dimensional position indication (48, 49, 50) and to scale the three-dimensional position indication (48, 49, 50) with the aid of distance information (42) measured by the distance measuring device (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Testo AG
    Inventors: Jan-Friso Evers-Senne, Martin Stratmann, Patrick Zahn
  • Publication number: 20180325638
    Abstract: A personal hygiene device has a resonant motor and a motor control unit for applying a periodic voltage signal with a driving frequency at the resonant motor for driving the resonant motor into an oscillating motion with an oscillating frequency equal to the driving frequency. The motor control unit comprises a synthesizer circuit for digitally synthesizing the periodic voltage signal from voltage pulses of variable length provided with a pulse frequency higher than the driving frequency such that at least two voltage pulses are applied at least in one of two half cycles of each period of the periodic voltage signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Torsten KLEMM, Kervin KÜCHLER, Andreas MOEHRING, Norbert SCHAEFER, Martin STRATMANN, Carl STÜCKRATH
  • Patent number: 10058408
    Abstract: A personal hygiene device has a resonant motor and a motor control unit for applying a periodic voltage signal with a driving frequency at the resonant motor for driving the resonant motor into an oscillating motion with an oscillating frequency equal to the driving frequency. The motor control unit comprises a synthesizer circuit for digitally synthesizing the periodic voltage signal from voltage pulses of variable length provided with a pulse frequency higher than the driving frequency such that at least two voltage pulses are applied at least in one of two half cycles of each period of the periodic voltage signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Torsten Klemm, Kervin Küchler, Andreas Moehring, Norbert Schaefer, Martin Stratmann, Carl Stückrath
  • Patent number: 9767855
    Abstract: In a model calculating apparatus (1) according to the invention it is provided, for the purpose of creating a detailed 3D model (20), by a recording device (3), to generate a first video data stream (4) and to generate a reduced video data stream (13) from frames (26) of the first video data stream (4) and to process further these reduced video data stream for the purpose of creating an approximated 3D model (30).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Testo AG
    Inventors: Jan-Friso Evers-Senne, Martin Stratmann, Hellen Altendorf
  • Publication number: 20170189150
    Abstract: A personal hygiene device has a resonant motor and a motor control unit for applying a periodic voltage signal with a driving frequency at the resonant motor for driving the resonant motor into an oscillating motion with an oscillating frequency equal to the driving frequency. The motor control unit comprises a synthesizer circuit for digitally synthesizing the periodic voltage signal from voltage pulses of variable length provided with a pulse frequency higher than the driving frequency such that at least two voltage pulses are applied at least in one of two half cycles of each period of the periodic voltage signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Inventors: Torsten KLEMM, Kervin KÜCHLER, Andreas MOEHRING, Norbert SCHAEFER, Martin STRATMANN, Carl STÜCKRATH
  • Publication number: 20170148491
    Abstract: In a model calculating apparatus (1) according to the invention it is provided, for the purpose of creating a detailed 3D model (20), by a recording device (3), to generate a first video data stream (4) and to generate a reduced video data stream (13) from frames (26) of the first video data stream (4) and to process further these reduced video data stream for the purpose of creating an approximated 3D model (30).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2014
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Applicant: Testo AG
    Inventors: Jan-Friso Evers-Senne, Martin Stratmann, Hellen Altendorf
  • Patent number: 9628014
    Abstract: A personal hygiene device has a resonant motor and a motor control unit for applying a periodic voltage signal with a driving frequency at the resonant motor for driving the resonant motor into an oscillating motion with an oscillating frequency equal to the driving frequency. The motor control unit comprises a synthesizer circuit for digitally synthesizing the periodic voltage signal from voltage pulses of variable length provided with a pulse frequency higher than the driving frequency such that at least two voltage pulses are applied at least in one of two half cycles of each period of the periodic voltage signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: BRAUN GMBH
    Inventors: Torsten Klemm, Kervin Küchler, Andreas Moehring, Norbert Schaefer, Martin Stratmann, Carl Stückrath
  • Publication number: 20170065386
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an oral-care system is provided. The oral-care system includes an electric toothbrush having a motor, a power source in electrical communication with the motor, and a bristle holder operatively connected to the motor. A display is in data communication with the electric toothbrush.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Inventors: Mark Edward Farrell, Alexander Timothy Chenvainu, Marc Philip Ortins, Vadim Denishenko, Jose Tadeo Vergara De Castro, Peter Hans Rolf Trawinski, Alexander Hilscher, Bert Schrempel, Martin Stratmann, Paul Albert Sagel, Phillip Maurice Braun
  • Publication number: 20170026636
    Abstract: Disclosed is a projection apparatus (1) in which a capturing and/or measuring device (2) is used for measuring a three-dimensional position and/or orientation of an object (3), a projection pose of a projector (4) is calculated from the result of said measurement, and the projector (4) is oriented in such a way that a mark (20) predefined in a 2D or 3D model (13) of the object (3) is projected in a positionally accurate manner onto the object (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2013
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Applicant: Testo AG
    Inventors: Patrick Zahn, Martin Stratmann
  • Patent number: 9427078
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an oral-care system is provided. The oral-care system includes an electric toothbrush having a motor, a power source in electrical communication with the motor, and a bristle holder operatively connected to the motor. A display is in data communication with the electric toothbrush.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: Braun GmbH
    Inventors: Mark Edward Farrell, Alexander Timothy Chenvainu, Marc Philip Ortins, Vadim Denishenko, Jose Tadeo Vergara de Castro, Hans Rolf Trawinski, Alexander Hilscher, Bert Schrempel, Martin Stratmann, Paul Albert Sagel, Phillip Maurice Braun
  • Patent number: 9386238
    Abstract: In a thermal imaging camera (1), an infrared image data stream (5) of infrared images (4) is captured during a random movement of the thermal imaging camera (1), and the infrared images (4) are combined into a higher-resolution infrared image (9).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignee: TESTO AG
    Inventors: Martin Stratmann, Jan-Frisco Evers-Senne, Matthias Schmieder, Jan Flusser, Fillip Sroubek
  • Patent number: 9383262
    Abstract: In a method for recording a thermographic inspection image (14) with, for example, an imaging inspection device (20), in particular a thermal imaging camera and/or a UV camera, a pyrometer and/or an imaging gas-leak detection system, it is provided that a feature or a marker (12) is identified with a feature recognition unit, and/or the perspective distortion of a recorded image (10, 14) is calculated, and that metadata (17, 18, 19) associated with the identified feature and/or marker (12) is output with the inspection image (14), and/or the inspection image (14) corrected for the perspective distortion is output in a standard perspective or in a standard representation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignee: Testo AG
    Inventor: Martin Stratmann
  • Publication number: 20160189362
    Abstract: A 3D recording device (1) is provided including an image recording device (2), a distance measuring device (3), and an output unit (5). An image processing device (4) is used to calculate, for a sequence (8) of images (9, 10) recorded in different poses (15, 16, 17), groups (29, 30, 31, 32) of image elements (18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28) corresponding to each other and to determine for each group (29, 30, 31, 32) a three-dimensional position indication (48, 49, 50) and to scale the three-dimensional position indication (48, 49, 50) with the aid of distance information (42) measured by the distance measuring device (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2014
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Applicant: Testo AG
    Inventors: Jan-Friso Evers-Senne, Martin Stratmann, Patrick Zahn
  • Patent number: 9337675
    Abstract: An inductive charger for charging a hand-held appliance is disclosed. The inductive charger includes a charger coil surrounding a magnetic core, the magnetic core forming at least a part of a charger projection, wherein the charger projection is surrounded by the charger coil which is adapted to be inserted, together with the charger projection of the magnetic core, into a charging recess of the hand-held appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: Braun GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Jung, Ivo Kunath, Herbert Petzold, Martin Stratmann
  • Publication number: 20150381096
    Abstract: A personal hygiene device has a resonant motor and a motor control unit for applying a periodic voltage signal with a driving frequency at the resonant motor for driving the resonant motor into an oscillating motion with an oscillating frequency equal to the driving frequency. The motor control unit comprises a synthesizer circuit for digitally synthesizing the periodic voltage signal from voltage pulses of variable length provided with a pulse frequency higher than the driving frequency such that at least two voltage pulses are applied at least in one of two half cycles of each period of the periodic voltage signal .
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Inventors: Torsten KLEMM, Kervin Küchler, Andreas MOEHRING, Norbert SCHAEFER, Martin STRATMANN, Carl Stückrath
  • Patent number: 9165341
    Abstract: In the case of a measuring device for recording a sequence of individual images (6, 7, 8) in a non-visible spectral range, a method for generating an SR image (11) having an image resolution that is higher than an image resolution of the individual images (6, 7, 8) is provided, wherein, for the individual images (6, 7, 8), a displacement vector field (11, 12) is determined with a calculation of the optical flow and the individual images (6, 7, 8) are segmented into segments (20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25) with regard to the values of the displacement vector field (11, 12), and an optimization method is carried out for calculating the SR image (11) from the individual images (6, 7, 8) with variation parameters individually assigned to the segments (20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: Testo AG
    Inventors: Jan-Friso Evers-Senne, Martin Stratmann, Matthias Schmieder, Jorg Lange
  • Patent number: 9100595
    Abstract: For a thermal imaging camera (1), features are extracted from a series of at least two infrared images (10, 11) or visible images (19, 20) associated therewith by a feature analysis, and an optimal correspondence between features extracted from the images (9, 10, 19, 20) is determined, and a translation vector (18) that relates the pixels of the first infrared image (10) to pixels of the second infrared image (11) is determined for the image positions (16, 17) of the corresponding features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Assignee: Testo AG
    Inventors: Matthias Schmieder, Martin Stratmann