Patents by Inventor Nagaraj Chickmagalur LAKSHMINARAYAN

Nagaraj Chickmagalur LAKSHMINARAYAN 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: 20230021119
    Abstract: A system includes a sensor device, a hub device, and a keypad device. The hub device is in communication with the sensor device using time divisional multiple access (TDMA) The keypad device is in communication with the hub device. The keypad device is configured to operate in: a keypad mode and a wireless repeater mode. In the keypad mode, the keypad device is in communication with the hub device but not in direct communication with the sensor device. In the wireless repeater mode, the keypad device is in communication with the hub device and in direct communication with the sensor device using TDMA such that the keypad device, in the wireless repeater mode, acts as a wireless repeater between the hub device and the sensor device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2021
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventors: Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan, Kenneth Eskildsen, Sachin Prakash Maganti, Arun Handanakere Sheshagiri, Anand Kavatekar Narayan Rao
  • Publication number: 20220224560
    Abstract: An apparatus includes processing circuitry configured to output, to a plurality of devices, an initial superframe configured in an initial superframe mode of a plurality of superframe modes. Each superframe mode of the plurality of superframe modes allocating each slot of a plurality of slots for wireless communication to a first protocol, a second protocol, or a third protocol. In response to determining a change in bandwidth, the processing circuitry is configured to select an updated superframe mode from the plurality of superframe modes. The processing circuitry is further configured to output, to the plurality of devices, an updated superframe configured in the updated superframe mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2022
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Inventors: Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan, Arun Handanakere Sheshagiri, Rajeev Ranjan, Sheetal R. Kadam
  • Patent number: 11329842
    Abstract: An apparatus includes processing circuitry configured to output, to a plurality of devices, an initial superframe configured in an initial superframe mode of a plurality of superframe modes. Each superframe mode of the plurality of superframe modes allocating each slot of a plurality of slots for wireless communication to a first protocol, a second protocol, or a third protocol. In response to determining a change in bandwidth, the processing circuitry is configured to select an updated superframe mode from the plurality of superframe modes. The processing circuitry is further configured to output, to the plurality of devices, an updated superframe configured in the updated superframe mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Ademco Inc.
    Inventors: Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan, Arun Handanakere Sheshagiri, Rajeev Ranjan, Sheetal R. Kadam
  • Patent number: 11265725
    Abstract: Systems and methods for avoiding interference are provided. Such systems and methods can include receiving wireless network information from a first access point, the wireless network information identifying any channels used by any WiFi networks detected by a first access point, identifying any second information channel sequences used by any second access points located within a predetermined distance of the first access point, identifying and allocating a first information channel sequence to be used by the first access point so that no channels in the first information channel sequence overlap with any of the channels used by the WiFi networks or with the second information channel sequences, identifying and allocating a first operating channel sequence to be used by the first access point based on the first information channel sequence, and transmitting the first information channel sequence and the first operating channel sequence to the first access point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Ademco Inc.
    Inventors: Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan, Arun Handanakere Sheshagiri
  • Patent number: 11190920
    Abstract: A device includes communication circuitry configured to establish, with an external device, a wireless channel according to a connection protocol and exchange, via the wireless channel and with the external device, network parameters for establishing a BLUETOOTH channel that is different from the wireless channel. The BLUETOOTH channel is established according to a BLUETOOTH protocol different from the connection protocol. The communication circuitry is further configured to establish, with the external device, the BLUETOOTH channel using the network parameters. To establish the BLUETOOTH channel, the communication circuitry is configured to refrain from advertising the network parameters via the BLUETOOTH channel. The communication circuitry is further configured to exchange, via the BLUETOOTH channel and with the external device, data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: Ademco Inc.
    Inventors: Robert D. Juntunen, Bertrand Jean Michel Debever, Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan
  • Publication number: 20210306832
    Abstract: A device includes communication circuitry configured to establish, with an external device, a wireless channel according to a connection protocol and exchange, via the wireless channel and with the external device, network parameters for establishing a BLUETOOTH channel that is different from the wireless channel. The BLUETOOTH channel is established according to a BLUETOOTH protocol different from the connection protocol. The communication circuitry is further configured to establish, with the external device, the BLUETOOTH channel using the network parameters. To establish the BLUETOOTH channel, the communication circuitry is configured to refrain from advertising the network parameters via the BLUETOOTH channel. The communication circuitry is further configured to exchange, via the BLUETOOTH channel and with the external device, data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Robert D. Juntunen, Bertrand Jean Michel Debever, Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan
  • Publication number: 20210250197
    Abstract: An apparatus includes processing circuitry configured to output, to a plurality of devices, an initial superframe configured in an initial superframe mode of a plurality of superframe modes. Each superframe mode of the plurality of superframe modes allocating each slot of a plurality of slots for wireless communication to a first protocol, a second protocol, or a third protocol. In response to determining a change in bandwidth, the processing circuitry is configured to select an updated superframe mode from the plurality of superframe modes. The processing circuitry is further configured to output, to the plurality of devices, an updated superframe configured in the updated superframe mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Inventors: Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan, Arun Handanakere Sheshagiri, Rajeev Ranjan, Sheetal R. Kadam
  • Patent number: 10999789
    Abstract: Systems and methods for reducing interference in a TDMA based wireless network are provided. Such systems and methods can include a wireless access point forming a wireless network, the wireless access point selecting a first information channel, a second information channel, and a plurality of operating channel sequences from a plurality of wireless network channels used by the wireless network, the wireless access point assigning a first operating channel sequence of the plurality of operating channel sequences to the wireless access point and a second operating channel sequence of the plurality of operating channel sequences to a wireless repeater, the wireless access point hopping between each one of the first operating channel sequence in different ones of superframes used by the wireless network, and the wireless repeater hopping between each one of the second operating channel sequence in the different ones of the superframes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Ademco Inc.
    Inventors: Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan, Arun Handanakere Sheshagiri, Anand Kavatekar Narayan Rao, Sachin Prakash Maganti
  • Publication number: 20200296664
    Abstract: Systems and methods for reducing interference in a TDMA based wireless network are provided. Such systems and methods can include a wireless access point forming a wireless network, the wireless access point selecting a first information channel, a second information channel, and a plurality of operating channel sequences from a plurality of wireless network channels used by the wireless network, the wireless access point assigning a first operating channel sequence of the plurality of operating channel sequences to the wireless access point and a second operating channel sequence of the plurality of operating channel sequences to a wireless repeater, the wireless access point hopping between each one of the first operating channel sequence in different ones of superframes used by the wireless network, and the wireless repeater hopping between each one of the second operating channel sequence in the different ones of the superframes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan, Arun Handanakere Sheshagiri, Anand Kavatekar Narayan Rao, Sachin Prakash Maganti
  • Publication number: 20200267561
    Abstract: Systems and methods for avoiding interference are provided. Such systems and methods can include receiving wireless network information from a first access point, the wireless network information identifying any channels used by any WiFi networks detected by a first access point, identifying any second information channel sequences used by any second access points located within a predetermined distance of the first access point, identifying and allocating a first information channel sequence to be used by the first access point so that no channels in the first information channel sequence overlap with any of the channels used by the WiFi networks or with the second information channel sequences, identifying and allocating a first operating channel sequence to be used by the first access point based on the first information channel sequence, and transmitting the first information channel sequence and the first operating channel sequence to the first access point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan, Arun Handanakere Sheshagiri
  • Patent number: 10637718
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided that include a control panel of a security system receiving results from a scan of first operating channels of a first wireless protocol conducted a plurality of wireless security sensors, determining which of second operating channels of a second wireless protocol include wireless communication, determining that a first of the first operating channels of the first wireless protocol fails to overlap with the second operating channels of the second wireless protocol that include the wireless communication, determining whether the results from the scan indicate that the first of the first operating channels of the first wireless protocol includes interference at any of the plurality of wireless security sensors, and migrating the wireless communication with the plurality of wireless security sensors to the first of the first operating channels of the first wireless protocol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: ADEMCO INC.
    Inventors: Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan, Sandeep Suresh, Sachin Maganti Prakash, Brahmaji Mugada
  • Publication number: 20190199578
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided that include a control panel of a security system receiving results from a scan of first operating channels of a first wireless protocol conducted a plurality of wireless security sensors, determining which of second operating channels of a second wireless protocol include wireless communication, determining that a first of the first operating channels of the first wireless protocol fails to overlap with the second operating channels of the second wireless protocol that include the wireless communication, determining whether the results from the scan indicate that the first of the first operating channels of the first wireless protocol includes interference at any of the plurality of wireless security sensors, and migrating the wireless communication with the plurality of wireless security sensors to the first of the first operating channels of the first wireless protocol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan, Sandeep Suresh, Sachin Maganti Prakash, Brahmaji Mugada
  • Publication number: 20180332628
    Abstract: A computer processor implemented method (10) is provided to control network parameters for a plurality of networked control panels (12) for wireless security/control systems (14). Each of the networked control panels using wireless signals (26,27) to monitor and control a unique set of monitored electronic devices (16). The method includes the steps of: (a) transmitting an electronic signal (38) from a control panel (12) to a central computer processor (20), the electronic signal (38) providing data indicating a physical location of the control panel (12); and (b) in response to the electronic signal (38), the central processor (20) automatically assigning a Personal Area Network ID and channel number (34) to the control panel that do not conflict with any networked control panel near the physical location of the control panel (12).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventor: Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan
  • Patent number: 10129916
    Abstract: A computer processor implemented method (10) is provided to control network parameters for a plurality of networked control panels (12) for wireless security/control systems (14). Each of the networked control panels using wireless signals (26,27) to monitor and control a unique set of monitored electronic devices (16). The method includes the steps of: (a) transmitting an electronic signal (38) from a control panel (12) to a central computer processor (20), the electronic signal (38) providing data indicating a physical location of the control panel (12); and (b) in response to the electronic signal (38), the central processor (20) automatically assigning a Personal Area Network ID and channel number (34) to the control panel that do not conflict with any networked control panel near the physical location of the control panel (12).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventor: Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan
  • Patent number: 9565657
    Abstract: A system is provided that includes a base station of a security system having a wireless transceiver, a processor of the base station that periodically transmits a beacon under a 6LowPan/Iot protocol defining an information transfer super frame having a plurality of time division multiple access (TDMA) slots, a plurality of remotely located devices, each with a sound transducer and a wireless transceiver that exchanges messages with the base station within the TDMA slots of the super frame, and a respective processor within each of the plurality of remotely located devices that determines a sound activation pattern and a location of a multicast slot within the super frame from the beacon, detects an activation message within the multicast slot, and activates the sound transducer based upon the location of the multicast slot in accordance with the sound activation pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Sandeep Suresh, Nagaraj Chickmagalur Lakshminarayan, Kenneth G. Eskildsen
  • Publication number: 20160029346
    Abstract: A system including a base station of a security system having a wireless transceiver, a processor of the base station that periodically transmits a beacon under a 6LowPan/loT protocol defining an information transfer super frame having a plurality of time division multiple access (TDMA) slots, a plurality of remotely located devices, each with a sound transducer and a wireless transceiver that exchanges messages with the base station within the TDMA slots of the super frame and a respective processor within each of the plurality of remotely located devices that determines a sound activation pattern and a location of a multicast slot within the super frame from the beacon, detects an activation message within the multicast slot and activates the sounder transducer based upon the location of the multicast slot in accordance with the sound activation pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2014
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Inventors: Sandeep SURESH, Nagaraj Chickmagalur LAKSHMINARAYAN, Kenneth G. ESKILDSEN