Patents by Inventor Michael A. Schmidt

Michael A. Schmidt 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: 20240065657
    Abstract: An X-ray device has a stand, a support arm, a mount and a C-arm, on which are arranged, opposing one another, an X-ray generator and an X-ray detector. The support arm is coupled to the stand at one end such that it can rotate about a first axis of rotation for the creation of a first degree of freedom of movement and the mount is coupled to the support arm at the other end such that it can rotate about a second axis of rotation for the creation of a second degree of freedom of movement. The first axis of rotation, the second axis of rotation and a central beam of the X-ray generator intersect at one point in all positions of the support arm and of the mount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Stefan SCHMIDT, Michael MEYER, Michael POELLATH
  • Publication number: 20240068199
    Abstract: A power machine can include a frame, a power source, one or more workgroup actuators, and one or more tractive assemblies secured to the multi-piece frame. The frame can include a base frame and a bridge frame. The bridge frame can support the one or more actuators and the one or more tractive assemblies relative to the base frame. The tractive assemblies can include one or more drive actuators that is supported by the bridge frame. The base frame can support the power source relative to the bridge frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Brent Durkin, Michael Schmidt, David Glasser, Matthew Sagaser, John Pfaff, Dennis Agnew
  • Publication number: 20240068197
    Abstract: A loader can include a lift arm structure coupled to a frame. The lift arm structure can move between a fully-lowered position and a fully-raised position and can include a lift arm and a connecting link. A first end of the connecting link can be pivotally coupled to the frame at a first pivot point and the lift arm can be pivotally coupled to a second end of the connecting link a second pivot point. The lift arm structure can further include a lift actuator configured to pivot the lift arm about the second pivot point and an extension actuator configured to pivot the connecting link about the first pivot point. The extension and lift actuators can be controlled to move the lift arm along a variety of travel paths between any two points within a lift envelope of the lift arm structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Brent Durkin, Michael Schmidt, David Glasser, Matthew Sagaser, John Pfaff, Dennis Agnew
  • Publication number: 20240070866
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method comprises: receiving a measurement data set, the measurement data set including energy resolved data based on a computed tomography scan of the patient; reconstructing a morphology preserving image data set based on a first photon-energy band or a first combination of photon-energy bands described by the measurement data set; segmenting a blood pool within a myocardium in the morphology preserving image data set; reconstructing a contrast agent map based on a second photon-energy band or a second combination of photon-energy bands described by the measurement data set; determining a reference value based on at least one pixel or voxel of the contrast agent map within the segmented blood pool; and determining a respective myocardial extracellular volume fraction depending on the reference value and a value given for at least one respective pixel or voxel outside the segmented blood pool by the contrast agent map.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventors: Michael WELS, Suha AYMAN, Max SCHOEBINGER, Thomas ALLMENDINGER, Ernst KLOTZ, Bernhard SCHMIDT
  • Patent number: 11913506
    Abstract: A vehicle transmission includes a hydraulic circuit and a control unit. The control unit is configured to: obtain (20) a target pressure specification; convert (26) the target pressure specification into a target volume flow rate; determine (42) a valve volume flow rate as a function of the target volume flow rate and as a function of parameters that represent system properties of the hydraulic circuit; determine (46) a pressure drop at a valve due to flow forces as a function of the valve volume flow rate; determine (48) a compensated valve output pressure as a function of the valve volume flow rate and the pressure drop; determine (58) the electric control current as a function of the compensated valve output pressure; and activate a valve with the electric control current.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2023
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: ZF Friedrichshafen AG
    Inventors: Anton Fritzer, Thilo Schmidt, Andreas Schmidt, Valentine Vincent, Christoph Köhler, Jonas Knör, Michael Miller, Mario Hasel, Jakob Mayer, Christian Hunger, Fabian Schöniger
  • Patent number: 11892058
    Abstract: A coaxial gear mechanism (1) includes a toothing (5) which is oriented axially with respect to an axis of rotation (3) of the coaxial gear mechanism (1), a tooth carrier (7) which in each case has axially oriented guides (9), and tooth pins (11) which each comprise a body (50), which is mounted so as to be axially displaceable in a guide (9) of the tooth carrier (7), and a head region (51), wherein the head region (51) includes at least one tooth (52) for engagement with the toothing (5), and wherein the tooth carrier (7) wherein the tooth carrier has an irregular angular pitch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: WITTENSTEIN SE
    Inventors: Michael Schmidt, Martin Kimmelmann, Andreas Kümmeth
  • Publication number: 20240032955
    Abstract: Disclosed is a clamp that has an actuation portion and an engagement portion coupled with the actuation portion by a coupling portion. The engagement portion includes a first arm having a first engagement element arranged at an end of the first arm, and a second arm having a second engagement element arranged at an end of the second arm. A surgical system is disclosed that includes a clamp with an actuation portion and an engagement portion having a first arm and a second arm. The system includes a cutting guide and a fixation device. A surgical method is disclosed that includes aligning a retention element; releasably coupling a surgical clamp with the retention element; manipulating an actuator; manipulating the surgical clamp; coupling a stabilization wire; reducing an angle between two bones; derotating a bone; inserting a second stabilization wire; making a cut to a bone; and implanting a fusion device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2023
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Applicant: Paragon 28, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael SCHMIDT, Richard David HUNT, Albert DACOSTA, Joseph DOGUÉ, Matt JARBOE
  • Publication number: 20240024133
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for creating manufacturing data for manufacturing an orthopedic device, which is producible using the created manufacturing data in an automated manufacturing method, wherein the method comprises the following steps: providing a digital 3D body part model of a body part in a data processing facility, providing at least one digital functional component model of an orthopedic functional component in the data processing facility, which is integratable in an orthopedic device, wherein the digital functional component model contains corresponding component properties of the respective orthopedic functional component, generating at least one digital component interface by means of the data processing facility in dependence on at least one component property of at least one selected digital functional component model of an orthopedic functional component, which is to be integrated into the orthopedic device, wherein the digital component interface includes a receptacle for arrang
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Inventors: Michael SCHMIDT, Christian KÄPPEL, Christian DAUR
  • Publication number: 20240025502
    Abstract: An adapter for a bike mount including a coupling plate, a first adapter section coupled to the coupling plate, and a second adapter section coupled to the coupling plate. The first adapter section is configured to receive a first bike axle. The second adapter section is configured to receive a second bike axle different than the first bike axle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2023
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Inventors: David ARDMAR, Parke PLEASANTS, Michael SCHMIDT, Philip HAZELTINE, Daniel KARLSSON, Mark THIBADEAU, Eric HASSETT
  • Publication number: 20240024701
    Abstract: An interstitial source including a base suitable for implanting in a tumor and radioactive atoms of one or more isotopes, which are attached to the base. The radioactive atoms have a radon release rate of at least 0.5 micro-Curie (?Ci) per centimeter length, and emit beta radiation achieving at 2 millimeters from the base an asymptotic dose of at least 10 Gy. Additionally, the ratio between the beta radiation asymptotic dose at a distance of 2 millimeters from the device, to the radon release rate, is greater than 15 Gy/(microcurie/cm).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2023
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Inventors: Lior Arazi, Robert B. Den, Michael Schmidt, Ofer Magen, Itzhak Kelson, Amnon Gat
  • Publication number: 20240016107
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for operating a culture facility for aquatic plants, and to a culture facility itself, in which aquatic plants, especially duckweeds, are employed, according to the preamble to claims 1 and 31, and also to a computer program product according to claims 32 and 33. The culture is populated by seeding with aquatic plants initially along a growth sigmoid to a coverage state of more than 50% above the species- and light-dependent coverage limit ascertained beforehand. Thereafter, an amount of 5/?70% of the respective coverage is harvested at cyclically recurring intervals of time, referred to as harvest cycle times. Modelling of the growth process is used to predeterminedly optimize the culture parameters of temperature, carbon dioxide and light and these are then fed into the controller of a harvesting unit or harvesting process as control variables for optimally triggering a harvest time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Applicant: Uniper Kraftwerke GmbH
    Inventor: Karl-Michael SCHMIDT
  • Patent number: 11865127
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition comprising a mixture of an exogenous ketone body, an exogenous NAD modulator and a methyl donor. Typically, exogenous NAD modulator is an exogenous nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) precursor. The present invention also provides a method of using such a composition for treating various clinical conditions, including metabolic disorders and neurocognitive impairments. The compositions of the invention can also be used to improve human performance in various competitive or environmental conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: Tecton Group, LLC
    Inventor: Michael A. Schmidt
  • Patent number: 11857803
    Abstract: An interstitial source including a base suitable for implanting in a tumor and alpha emitting atoms attached to the base, with a concentration of at least 6 ?Ci per centimeter length. The alpha emitting atoms are attached to the base, with a desorption probability upon radioactive decay of not more than 30%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: ALPHA TAU MEDICAL LTD.
    Inventors: Lior Arazi, Robert B Den, Michael Schmidt, Ofer Magen, Itzhak Kelson, Amnon Gat
  • Patent number: 11851633
    Abstract: A composition for cleaning membranes used in food processing comprising an amine oxide and an alkyl sulfate, the composition maintaining good cleaning performance whilst leaving a low residue of surfactant on the membrane that is cleaned using the composition. A method of use of the composition is also presented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: ECOLAB USA INC.
    Inventors: Stephan Dörries, Matthias Schmitz, Ralf Krack, Michael Schmidt
  • Publication number: 20230394361
    Abstract: Machine learning model searching using meta data is provided. A system receives, via a graphical user interface from a client device, a request to search for one or more blueprints including one or more models to add to a project. The system can identify, based on a selection, a list of features with which to execute the requested search. The system can provide a blueprint including a model selected from projects established via input from client devices different from the client device, the projects including blueprints, the blueprints including models trained by machine learning. The system can train, via machine learning, the model of the blueprint to determine the target and add the blueprint including the trained model to the project. The system can generate data causing the graphical user interface to display an indication of the blueprint including the trained model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2023
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Applicant: DataRobot, Inc.
    Inventors: Ho Nian Chua, Michael Schmidt, Zachary Meyer, Senbong Gee, Mark Steadman, Alex Conway, Lingjun Kang
  • Publication number: 20230390641
    Abstract: A toy system for use in a social play experience. The toy system has a plurality of toy construction elements and a data processing system configured to store a hierarchical task structure. The task structure defines dependencies between a plurality of tasks, a subset of which include construction of respective toy construction assemblies. The data processing system is configured to select one or more tasks and assign to respective play participants. The selection and/or assignment of the one tasks is based at least in part on the dependencies between the plurality of tasks. The data processing system is configured to present, to each play participant to whom a task has been assigned, the corresponding assigned task and receive user-input indicative of a completion of the respective assigned tasks, and repeat until a play completion trigger is fulfilled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2021
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Inventors: Sisse HAGENSBY, Simon Lund LARSEN, Rune DEGETT, Michael SCHMIDT, Stephen MORRIS, Philip Kongsgaard DØSSING, Jesper SØDERBERG, Sven Dominik BRACHMANSKI
  • Publication number: 20230375083
    Abstract: Gearbox (1) having a tooth carrier (40) for receiving teeth (7) of a gear ring that are disposed about a rotation axis (5) of the gearbox, wherein the teeth (7) are disposed in the tooth carrier (11) so as to be displaceable and guided in the radial direction, a cam disk (20) which is rotatable about the rotation axis (5) and for driving the teeth (7) in the radial direction has a cam curvature that is variable over the circumference, wherein bearing segments (24) which are mounted so as to slide on the cam disk (20) are disposed between the teeth (7) and the cam disk (20), and wherein the bearing segments (24) have a contact region which has a concave curvature and is disposed so as to be centric on a running surface that faces the cam disk (20), wherein the concave curvature is larger than the smallest cam curvature of the cam disk, and smaller than the largest cam curvature of the cam disk.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2021
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Applicant: WITTENSTEIN SE
    Inventors: Heiko Schreiber, Michael Schmidt, Thomas Bayer
  • Patent number: 11817395
    Abstract: Redeposition of substrate material on a fiducial resulting from charged particle beam (CPB) or laser beam milling of a substrate can be reduced with a shield formed on the substrate surface. The shield typically has a suitable height that can be selected based on proximity of an area to be milled to the fiducial. The shield can be formed with the milling beam using beam-assisted chemical vapor deposition (CVD). The same or different beams can be used for milling and beam-assisted CVD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: FEI Company
    Inventors: Sean Morgan-Jones, Mark Najarian, Michael Schmidt, Victoriea Bird
  • Publication number: 20230333563
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for controlling automatic travel of a power machine, including a mower, along a work path associated with a geographical area. As unknown objects are detected along a current work path, new work paths can be determined for a remaining portion of the geographical area (e.g., an area not yet mowed).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2023
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Inventors: Michael Schmidt, Dylan Stokosa, Dalton Michael Ramirez, Declan O′neill, Cristian Gonzalez, Garrick Jensen, Henry Morton, Joseph Q. Zales, Liam Chalk, Sidney Taylor, Victor Shia
  • Publication number: 20230331956
    Abstract: The invention relates to a stabilizer system, in particular for thiol-ene and/or thiol-yne compositions, comprising: at least one free radical scavenger component, at least one acidic component, wherein the acidic component comprises one or more organic acids, and at least one sulfidic component selected from the group of organic sulfides. The stabilizer system according to the invention inhibits undesirable reactions in the thiol-ene composition or thiol-yne composition according to the invention during storage, so that longer storage is possible without influencing the quality. The stabilizer system according to the invention, however, does not mean that an intended reaction of the thiol with alkenes or alkynes in the respective thiol-ene and thiol-yne composition is no longer possible or is no longer possible at a sufficient speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2021
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Inventors: Malte BUHMANN, Tom BEYERSDORFF, Frank EBMEYER, Matthias REHFELD, Michael SCHMIDT