Patents by Inventor Michael Chiu

Michael Chiu 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: 20220345208
    Abstract: A satellite for implementing a protocol associated with a distributed satellite position verification system is provided. The satellite, on implementing the protocol, verifies records of positions of one or more other satellites in the distributed satellite position verification system. According to the protocol, the satellite performs, at different time instances, a first operation, a second operation, or a third operation to act as a first satellite, a second satellite, or a third satellite, respectively in the distributed satellite position verification system. When the first satellites performs the first operation, the first satellite verifies at least some positions in the records of positions of the second satellite such that the first satellite: determines a verified position of the second satellite; calculates a deviation between the verified position and a prior estimated position of the second satellite; and records the verified position into the records, based on the calculated deviation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2021
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Research Labroatories, Inc.
    Inventors: Uros Kalabic, Tsz-Chun Michael Chiu, Avishai Weiss
  • Publication number: 20220337602
    Abstract: A method and a system for fault detection and removal in a distributed computing system, implemented as a permissioned blockchain network, is disclosed. The method fault detection comprising compiling and executing a smart contract common for all nodes of the permissioned blockchain network. The smart contract is configured to perform at least one operation from a series of operations comprising: (1) appending transactions including logs indicative of exchanging of messages between the nodes of permissioned blockchain network, (2) detecting malicious behavior of a node in reaching a consensus, and (3) revoking the access of the node upon detecting the malicious behavior. Further, once malicious behavior (and corresponding malicious node) is detected, a consensus is reached between the networked computers of the permissioned blockchain network, by executing a distributed computing program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2021
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: Tsz-Chun Michael Chiu, Uros Kalabic, Abraham Goldsmith
  • Patent number: 11434490
    Abstract: RNA aptamers are disclosed with distinct fluorescent properties, fluorophore binding affinities, and salt dependence. Also disclosed are corresponding fluorophores, with selected fluorophores evidencing high cellular permeability. The aptamer's high fluorophore affinities, the high brightness of the bound complexes, and their thermal and salt stability, provide distinct aspects of the disclosed aptamers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignees: Centre National De La Recherche, Scientifique Université De Strasbourg, Simon Fraser University, The United States of America, As Represented by The Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
    Inventors: Michael Ryckelynck, Alexis Autour, Peter Unrau, Elena Dolgosheina, Sunny Chiu Yuk Jeng, Shanker Shyam Sundhar Panchapakesan, Amir Abdolahzadeh, Razvan Cojocaru, Adrian Ferré D'Amaré, Robert Trachman
  • Patent number: 11397417
    Abstract: A robotic system automatically aligns, and/or tests alignment of, a lens to a digital camera or other workpiece. The system includes an optical target, an intermediate lens and a plurality of collimators peripheral to the intermediate lens to accommodate a wide range of fields of view of the workpieces, without requiring changes in equipment hardware. When manufacturing or testing a workpiece with a relatively narrow field of view, the entire field of view of the workpiece can be filled with a view of the target through the intermediate lens, and the collimators need not be used. However, when manufacturing or testing a camera having a relatively large field of view, the intermediate lens is used to fill a central portion of the field of view with an image of the target, and the collimators are used to fill a remaining portion of the field of view with images of reticles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: Automation Engineering Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Chiu, Regan Mills, Lu Ren
  • Publication number: 20220214321
    Abstract: The present application is directed to a method of measuring the concentration of radicals in a gas stream which includes the steps of flowing a radical gas stream emitted from at least one radical gas generator to at least one processing chamber, providing at least one sampling reaction module having at least one sampling tube therein, establishing a reference temperature of the sampling tube with at least one thermal control module, diverting a portion of the radical gas steam from the radical gas generator into the sampling tube, reacting at least one reagent with at least one radical gas within a defined volume of the radical gas stream thereby forming at least one chemical species within at least one compound stream, the compound stream flowing within the sampling tube, measuring a change of temperature of the sampling tube due to interaction of the chemical species within the compound stream and the sampling tube with sensor module, and calculating a concentration of the chemical species within the comp
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2022
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: MKS Instruments, Inc.
    Inventors: Johannes Chiu, Xing Chen, Chiu-Ying Tai, Michael Harris, Atul Aupta
  • Publication number: 20220143335
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods are provided for adherence monitoring and patient interaction. In general, the devices, systems, and methods can facilitate a patient's adherence to a medication schedule and can facilitate monitoring and tracking of the patient's adherence to the medication schedule. In one embodiment, a medical accessory such as a cap is provided that can be configured to attach to existing medication dispensers, such as asthma inhalers, or to be integrated into a custom-made medication dispenser. The accessory can be configured to provide a notification to the patient when medication is due. The accessory can be configured to detect usage of the dispenser. The accessory can be configured to provide data regarding dispensing of the medication to an external device. The data can be analyzed and provided for visualization on a user interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Gecko Health Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Yechiel Engelhard, Mark Maalouf, Michael Chiu
  • Publication number: 20220126033
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods are provided for adherence monitoring and patient interaction. In general, the devices, systems, and methods can facilitate a patient's adherence to a medication schedule and can facilitate monitoring and tracking of the patient's adherence to the medication schedule. In one embodiment, a medical accessory such as a cap is provided that can be configured to attach to existing medication dispensers, such as asthma inhalers, or to be integrated into a custom-made medication dispenser. The accessory can be configured to provide a notification to the patient when medication is due. The accessory can be configured to detect usage of the dispenser. The accessory can be configured to provide data regarding dispensing of the medication to an external device. The data can be analyzed and provided for visualization on a user interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2022
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: Gecko Health Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Yechiel Engelhard, Mark Maalouf, Michael Chiu
  • Publication number: 20220083924
    Abstract: A system for measuring a social cost of a ridesharing service to transport passengers requesting transportation from their corresponding pick-up to destination locations is provided. The system includes an input interface to accept the pickup and destination locations, information about traffic in a region including the pickup and destination locations, and a ridesharing path plan estimated by the ridesharing service for a vehicle to transport the passengers; a processor configured to: estimate a first delay in the traffic caused by the vehicle traveling along the ridesharing path plan; simulate an individual transportation path plan for each of the passengers to estimate a second delay in the traffic caused by a combination of the individual transportation path plans; and determine the social cost of the ridesharing service based on a difference between the first and second delays; and an output interface configured to output the social cost of the ridesharing service.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: Uros Kalabic, Tsz-Chun Michael Chiu
  • Patent number: 11253661
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods are provided for adherence monitoring and patient interaction. In general, the devices, systems, and methods can facilitate a patient's adherence to a medication schedule and can facilitate monitoring and tracking of the patient's adherence to the medication schedule. In one embodiment, a medical accessory such as a cap is provided that can be configured to attach to existing medication dispensers, such as asthma inhalers, or to be integrated into a custom-made medication dispenser. The accessory can be configured to provide a notification to the patient when medication is due. The accessory can be configured to detect usage of the dispenser. The accessory can be configured to provide data regarding dispensing of the medication to an external device. The data can be analyzed and provided for visualization on a user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Gecko Health Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Yechiel Engelhard, Mark Maalouf, Michael Chiu
  • Publication number: 20210374843
    Abstract: Disclosed a system and method of debt management in a distributed ledger system. The methods and systems provide for representing and assigning debt in the form of tokens in the distributed ledger. The debt tokens are implemented in a UTXO model by creating debt-only addresses that can send credit only with permission. The credit tokens are implemented based on UTXO model by requiring an input as well as an output specified for the credit transaction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: Uros Kalabic, Tsz-Chun Michael Chiu
  • Publication number: 20210157295
    Abstract: A robotic system automatically aligns, and/or tests alignment of, a lens to a digital camera or other workpiece. The system includes an optical target, an intermediate lens and a plurality of collimators peripheral to the intermediate lens to accommodate a wide range of fields of view of the workpieces, without requiring changes in equipment hardware. When manufacturing or testing a workpiece with a relatively narrow field of view, the entire field of view of the workpiece can be filled with a view of the target through the intermediate lens, and the collimators need not be used. However, when manufacturing or testing a camera having a relatively large field of view, the intermediate lens is used to fill a central portion of the field of view with an image of the target, and the collimators are used to fill a remaining portion of the field of view with images of reticles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2019
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Michael Chiu, Regan Mills, Lu Ren
  • Publication number: 20210152510
    Abstract: A messaging platform is configured to communicate with a messaging client installed on a mobile communication device via a compact dedicated device (CDD). Messages that are intended for the mobile communication device are first transmitted to the CDD via a paging system instead of directly to the mobile communication device. The CDD is configured to forward the messages to the mobile communication device while providing alerts to the caregiver associated with the mobile communication device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Michael Chiu, Eric Larkin
  • Patent number: 10313290
    Abstract: A messaging platform is configured to impose HIPAA-compliant ownership and access control on conversations between caregivers that can contain at least some protected health information (PHI) or electronic protected health information (EPHI). The messaging platform can support a patient-centered conversation between caregivers who are actively affiliated with at least one covered entity in common. The messaging platform can identify caregivers who are authorized participants in a patient-centered conversation based on active affiliations with at least one covered entity. Moreover, the messaging platform can be configured to restrict participation in and access to a patient-centered conversation owned by a covered entity to caregivers who are actively affiliated with the covered entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: MEDIGRAM, INC.
    Inventors: Michael Chiu, Eric Larkin
  • Publication number: 20150261931
    Abstract: A messaging platform is configured to impose HIPAA-compliant ownership and access control on conversations between caregivers that can contain at least some protected health information (PHI) or electronic protected health information (EPHI). The messaging platform can support a patient-centered conversation between caregivers who are actively affiliated with at least one covered entity in common. The messaging platform can identify caregivers who are authorized participants in a patient-centered conversation based on active affiliations with at least one covered entity. Moreover, the messaging platform can be configured to restrict participation in and access to a patient-centered conversation owned by a covered entity to caregivers who are actively affiliated with the covered entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2015
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Applicant: MEDIGRAM, INC.
    Inventors: Michael Chiu, Eric Larkin
  • Publication number: 20150261932
    Abstract: A messaging platform is configured to impose HIPAA-compliant ownership and access control on conversations between caregivers that can contain at least some protected health information (PHI) and electronic protected health information (EPHI). In one exemplary embodiment, the messaging platform can be configured to support conversations between caregivers who are actively affiliated different covered entities. As such, the messaging platform is able to maintain HIPAA-compliant ownership control when ownership of a conversation is shared amongst multiple covered entities. According to another exemplary embodiment, the messaging platform can support the transfer of the ownership of a conversation from one covered entity to another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2015
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Applicant: MEDIGRAM, INC.
    Inventors: Michael Chiu, Eric Larkin
  • Publication number: 20150261933
    Abstract: A messaging platform is configured to communicate with a messaging client installed on a mobile communication device via a compact dedicated device (CDD). Messages that are intended for the mobile communication device are first transmitted to the CDD via a paging system instead of directly to the mobile communication device. The CDD is configured to forward the messages to the mobile communication device while providing alerts to the caregiver associated with the mobile communication device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2015
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Applicant: MEDIGRAM, INC.
    Inventors: Michael Chiu, Eric Larkin
  • Publication number: 20150100335
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods are provided for adherence monitoring and patient interaction. In general, the devices, systems, and methods can facilitate a patient's adherence to a medication schedule and can facilitate monitoring and tracking of the patient's adherence to the medication schedule. In one embodiment, a medical accessory such as a cap is provided that can be configured to attach to existing medication dispensers, such as asthma inhalers, or to be integrated into a custom-made medication dispenser. The accessory can be configured to provide a notification to the patient when medication is due. The accessory can be configured to detect usage of the dispenser. The accessory can be configured to provide data regarding dispensing of the medication to an external device. The data can be analyzed and provided for visualization on a user interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2013
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventors: Yechiel Englehard, Mark Maalouf, Michael Chiu
  • Publication number: 20120009803
    Abstract: A dual channel gas distributor can simultaneously distribute plasma species of an first process gas and a non-plasma second process gas into a process zone of a substrate processing chamber. The gas distributor has a localized plasma box with a first inlet to receive a first process gas, and opposing top and bottom plates that are capable of being electrically biased relative to one another to define a localized plasma zone in which a plasma of the first process gas can be formed. The top plate has a plurality of spaced apart gas spreading holes to spread the first process gas across the localized plasma zone, and the bottom plate has a plurality of first outlets to distribute plasma species of the plasma of the first process gas into the process zone. A plasma isolated gas feed has a second inlet to receive the second process gas and a plurality of second outlets to pass the second process gas into the process zone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2011
    Publication date: January 12, 2012
    Applicant: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Kee Bum Jung, Dale R. Du Bois, Lun Tsuei, Lihua Li Huang, Martin Jay Seamons, Soovo Sen, Reza Arghavani, Michael Chiu Kwan
  • Patent number: 7638440
    Abstract: Methods are provided for depositing amorphous carbon materials. In one aspect, the invention provides a method for processing a substrate including forming a dielectric material layer on a surface of the substrate, depositing an amorphous carbon layer on the dielectric material layer by introducing a processing gas comprises one or more hydrocarbon compounds and an argon carrier gas, and generating a plasma of the processing gas by applying power from a dual-frequency RF source, etching the amorphous carbon layer to form a patterned amorphous carbon layer, and etching feature definitions in the dielectric material layer corresponding to the patterned amorphous carbon layer. The amorphous carbon layer may act as an etch stop, an anti-reflective coating, or both.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2004
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2009
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuxiang May Wang, Sudha S. R. Rathi, Michael Chiu Kwan, Hichem M'Saad
  • Patent number: 7598725
    Abstract: An apparatus and method are provided for the automatic operation of a manipulator to move a test head or peripheral into position for proper alignment and docking of the test head with the peripheral. Examples of peripherals include a handler and a prober. Sensors are provided to obtain relative positional information of the test head in the relation to the peripheral, allowing a controller to issue instructions to the manipulator to correct differences in each of the six degrees of freedom between the mating surfaces of the test head and the manipulator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2009
    Assignee: Teradyne, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian J. Bosy, Craig A. DiPalo, Seth E. Mann, David W. Lewinnek, Michael A. Chiu