Patents by Inventor Matthew D. Gaubatz

Matthew D. Gaubatz 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: 20220189101
    Abstract: Examples of methods for three-dimensional object marking are described herein. In some examples, a method may include determining a set of volumes based on a one-dimensional (1D) barcode. In some examples, the method may include overlapping the set of volumes with a voxel representation of a three-dimensional (3D) object. In some examples, the method may include marking voxels of the 3D object that are within the set of volumes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz
  • Patent number: 11277539
    Abstract: In an example method, a first dot pattern of shadow dots and second dot pattern of highlight dots is generated. The first dot pattern and second dot pattern include information to be encoded across the image. The first dot pattern and the second dot pattern are mapped to a corresponding subset of the greyscale source pixels, the greyscale source pixels corresponding to an image to be printed. A value of a greyscale pixel in the subset of the greyscale source pixels is modified based on a predetermined threshold pixel value. The value of the greyscale pixel is set to a highlight dot value in response to detecting that the predetermined threshold pixel value is exceeded or set to a shadow dot value in response to detecting that the predetermined threshold value is not exceeded. The image including the subset of pixels with modified values is printed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz
  • Publication number: 20210377422
    Abstract: In an example method, a visually significant marking scheme is generated including a pattern of data marks and reference marks based on a received image to be printed, data information, and reference information. Data marks are generated based on the data information and the reference marks are generated based on the reference information. The image is printed including the data marks and the reference marks arranged based on the visually significant marking scheme onto the surface of the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz, Stephen Pollard
  • Publication number: 20210368059
    Abstract: In an example method, a first dot pattern of shadow dots and second dot pattern of highlight dots is generated. The first dot pattern and second dot pattern include information to be encoded across the image. The first dot pattern and the second dot pattern are mapped to a corresponding subset of the greyscale source pixels, the greyscale source pixels corresponding to an image to be printed. A value of a greyscale pixel in the subset of the greyscale source pixels is modified based on a predetermined threshold pixel value. The value of the greyscale pixel is set to a highlight dot value in response to detecting that the predetermined threshold pixel value is exceeded or set to a shadow dot value in response to detecting that the predetermined threshold value is not exceeded. The image including the subset of pixels with modified values is printed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz
  • Patent number: 11113592
    Abstract: A data-bearing medium is disclosed. The data-bearing medium includes a section of cells having a set of opposite-shifted clusters. The cells include a combination of opposite shifts of the set of opposite-shifted clusters, which represent a single value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz, Stephen Pollard
  • Patent number: 11102376
    Abstract: An example system in accordance with an aspect of the present disclosure includes a halftone engine and a gray value engine. The halftone engine is to apply halftoning to an image recursively across a plurality of levels of image scales and spatial resolutions, to generate a pattern that is at least quasi-periodic across the plurality of levels. The gray value engine is to substitute gray values recursively for at least a portion of the halftoning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz, Stephen Pollard
  • Patent number: 11089180
    Abstract: In an example method, a set of source pixels corresponding to an image to be printed and a dot pattern of pixels including information to be encoded across the image are received. The dot pattern of pixels is mapped to a corresponding subset of the source pixels. A value of a clipping channel color in the subset of the source pixels is modified based on an original value of the clipping channel color for each pixel in the subset. The clipping channel color is used to detect the dot pattern of pixels. The image including the subset of pixels with modified clipping channel colors is printed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz
  • Patent number: 11030630
    Abstract: In one example in accordance with the present disclosure, a method is described. According to the method, a computing device acquires data related to a variable data component. The computing device then authenticates at least one of the computing device and the proper user of the computing device. Upon authentication of the computing device and/or proper user of the computing device, a downstream workflow is authorized. The downstream workflow is defined by the data associated with the variable data component and enabled via the authentication of the computing device and/or proper user of the computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Steven J. Simske, Jason S Aronoff, Matthew D. Gaubatz
  • Patent number: 11030502
    Abstract: An omnidirectional barcode may include a graphical representation of a one-dimensional barcode wherein the graphical representation of the one-dimensional barcode is extended circumferentially around a three-dimensional (3D) object. A method of forming an omnidirectional barcode may include creating a graphical representation of a one-dimensional barcode and extending the one-dimensional representation in at least one dimension.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz
  • Publication number: 20210142133
    Abstract: In example implementations, an apparatus is provided. The apparatus comprises a processor and a non-transitory computer readable storage medium encoded with instructions executable by a processor, the non-transitory computer-readable storage medium. The non-transitory computer readable storage medium includes instructions to receive a plurality of data having N bits, wherein each of the N bits is binary, select a set of code words for each one of the plurality of data, wherein the code words have M bits, wherein each of the M bits is binary having an approximately equal number of ones and zeros, wherein a value of M is greater than N, and print a reflection and inversion invariant code based on the set of code words to represent data of the plurality of data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Matthew D. Gaubatz, Robert Ulichney
  • Patent number: 10977466
    Abstract: An example system to represent data with multi-dimensional cyclic symbols is provided. The system includes a representation engine, a symbol engine, and a translation engine. The representation engine is to provide a plurality of display symbols. Display symbols are selected from a set of multi-dimensional cyclic symbols. The symbol engine is to receive a plurality of received symbols. The translation engine is to convert the plurality of received symbols into a plurality of display symbols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Matthew D Gaubatz, Steven J Simske, Robert Ulichney
  • Patent number: 10891704
    Abstract: An example method is described in which a processor receives a first plurality of symbols selected from a first set of symbols, translates the first plurality of symbols into a second plurality of symbols selected from an M-ary cyclic symbol set, and writes the second plurality of symbols to a surface. An additional example method is described in which a processor captures an image of at least a portion of a surface, detects a first plurality of symbols from the image, where the first plurality of symbols comprises symbols selected from an M-ary cyclic symbol set, translates the first plurality of symbols into a second plurality of symbols selected from a second set of symbols, and performs at least one task responsive to the second plurality of symbols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Steven J. Simske, Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz
  • Publication number: 20200412907
    Abstract: In an example method, a set of source pixels corresponding to an image to be printed and a dot pattern of pixels including information to be encoded across the image are received. The dot pattern of pixels is mapped to a corresponding subset of the source pixels. A value of a clipping channel color in the subset of the source pixels is modified based on an original value of the clipping channel color for each pixel in the subset. The clipping channel color is used to detect the dot pattern of pixels. The image including the subset of pixels with modified clipping channel colors is printed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz
  • Patent number: 10791239
    Abstract: In an example method, a dot pattern of pixels including information to be encoded across an image is mapped to a corresponding subset of the grayscale source pixels corresponding to the image to be printed. A value of a grayscale pixel in the subset of the grayscale source pixels is modified based on based on a predetermined threshold pixel value. The value of the grayscale pixel is decreased in response to detecting that the predetermined threshold pixel value is exceeded. The clipping channel color is used to detect the dot pattern of pixels. The image including the subset of pixels with modified values is printed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz
  • Publication number: 20200302254
    Abstract: An omnidirectional barcode may include a graphical representation of a one-dimensional barcode wherein the graphical representation of the one-dimensional barcode is extended circumferentially around a three-dimensional (3D) object. A method of forming an omnidirectional barcode may include creating a graphical representation of a one-dimensional barcode and extending the one-dimensional representation in at least one dimension.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert ULICHNEY, Matthew D. GAUBATZ
  • Publication number: 20200211145
    Abstract: An example method is described in which a processor receives a first plurality of symbols selected from a first set of symbols, translates the first plurality of symbols into a second plurality of symbols selected from an M-ary cyclic symbol set, and writes the second plurality of symbols to a surface. An additional example method is described in which a processor captures an image of at least a portion of a surface, detects a first plurality of symbols from the image, where the first plurality of symbols comprises symbols selected from an M-ary cyclic symbol set, translates the first plurality of symbols into a second plurality of symbols selected from a second set of symbols, and performs at least one task responsive to the second plurality of symbols.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Steven J. Simske, Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz
  • Publication number: 20200134404
    Abstract: In an example method, a dot pattern of pixels including information to be encoded across an image is mapped to a corresponding subset of the grayscale source pixels corresponding to the image to be printed. A value of a grayscale pixel in the subset of the grayscale source pixels is modified based on based on a predetermined threshold pixel value. The value of the grayscale pixel is decreased in response to detecting that the predetermined threshold pixel value is exceeded. The clipping channel color is used to detect the dot pattern of pixels. The image including the subset of pixels with modified values is printed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz
  • Publication number: 20200117969
    Abstract: A data-bearing medium is disclosed. The data-bearing medium includes a section of cells having a set of opposite-shifted clusters. The cells include a combination of opposite shifts of the set of opposite-shifted clusters, which represent a single value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Ulichney, Matthew D. Gaubatz, Stephen Pollard
  • Patent number: 10621688
    Abstract: An example method is described in which a processor receives a first plurality of symbols selected from a first set of symbols, translates the first plurality of symbols into a second plurality of symbols selected from an M-ary cyclic symbol set, and writes the second plurality of symbols to a surface. An additional example method is described in which a processor captures an image of at least a portion of a surface, detects a first plurality of symbols from the image, where the first plurality of symbols comprises symbols selected from an M-ary cyclic symbol set, translates the first plurality of symbols into a second plurality of symbols selected from a second set of symbols, and performs at least one task responsive to the second plurality of symbols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Steven J Simske, Robert Ulichney, Matthew D Gaubatz
  • Patent number: 10621426
    Abstract: In one example of the disclosure, it is determined, based upon a scan of an overt image included within a printed document, that the image includes a subset area with an expected marking agent response. It is determined, based upon the scan, that a feature of the subset area meets an expected quality threshold. It is determined that a data payload represented by features of the subset area matches expected data for the image. A first measurement of the subset area is made, and it is determined that the image was produced by a printing device based upon a comparison of the first measurement to a second measurement of a sample image printed by the device. Authenticity of the printed document is determined based upon the expected marking agent response, the expected quality threshold, the expected data, and the comparison of measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Matthew D Gaubatz, Peter J Jlammer, Karl Walters