Patents by Inventor Michael B. Maledon

Michael B. Maledon 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: 20190005442
    Abstract: Various aspects of the present invention relate generally to telemetry methods and systems and more particularly, to telemetry network connectivity systems, devices and methods. In some embodiments, an inventory management system may be configured to provide machine-to-machine network connectivity. The inventory management system may be used in conjunction with a location device configured to transmit a vehicle identification number (VIN) and a device identifier of the location device. In some embodiments, the inventory management system may be configured to: (1) track whether the location device is located within a predetermined perimeter; (2) provide current inventory and ownership status associated the location device; and/or (3) place the location device in a sleep and/or passive state with periodic check-ins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: Spireon, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul I. Reeder, Benjamin L. Kiser, Paul K. Peterson, Michael B. Maledon
  • Patent number: 10089598
    Abstract: Various aspects of the present invention relate generally to telemetry methods and systems and more particularly, to telemetry network connectivity systems, devices and methods. In some embodiments, an inventory management system may be configured to provide machine-to-machine network connectivity. The inventory management system may be used in conjunction with a location device configured to transmit a vehicle identification number (VIN) and a device identifier of the location device. In some embodiments, the inventory management system may be configured to: (1) track whether the location device is located within a predetermined perimeter; (2) provide current inventory and ownership status associated the location device; and/or (3) place the location device in a sleep and/or passive state with periodic check-ins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Spireon, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul I. Reeder, Benjamin L. Kiser, Paul K. Peterson, Michael B. Maledon
  • Publication number: 20150356497
    Abstract: Various aspects of the present invention relate generally to telemetry methods and systems and more particularly, to telemetry network connectivity systems, devices and methods. In some embodiments, an inventory management system may be configured to provide machine-to-machine network connectivity. The inventory management system may be used in conjunction with a location device configured to transmit a vehicle identification number (VIN) and a device identifier of the location device. In some embodiments, the inventory management system may be configured to: (1) track whether the location device is located within a predetermined perimeter; (2) provide current inventory and ownership status associated the location device; and/or (3) place the location device in a sleep and/or passive state with periodic check-ins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Inventors: Paul I. Reeder, Benjamin L. Kiser, Paul K. Peterson, Michael B. Maledon