Patents by Inventor Nikhil Marathe

Nikhil Marathe 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).

  • Patent number: 11436611
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatuses may be used to create a property archivist that can enable automated customer service, in which an electronic inventory may be automatically generated and used to assist in resolving customer service needs. In an example, an apparatus may include a processor and a memory coupled with the processor that effectuates operations. The operations may include detecting a product; based on the detection, adding the product to a property archive, wherein the property archive comprises a profile for plurality of products at a location; obtaining an indication of a problem with the product; based on the detected problem, initiating a service request for the product; automatically diagnosing the problem to determine a resolution; and based on the determined resolution, automatically purchasing a part of the product and shipping the part for the product to a location of the product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Koch, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt, Ari Craine, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley
  • Patent number: 11430016
    Abstract: Sensors may detect a user's locations and interest level of a product. Based on the interest level, messages may be sent to a server in order to obtain information, such as location, about a category of products and further display the obtained information to a mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Koch, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt, Ari Craine, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley
  • Patent number: 11416878
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatuses may provide for the auto-determination of partial usage of a physical environment and use derived intelligence to take various actions. This may allow for partial resulting maintenance of the physical environment based on a single use or use over time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Koch, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt, Ari Craine, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley
  • Patent number: 11380094
    Abstract: A server may assign human personality traits to inanimate objects. In an example, a server may effectuate operations that include obtaining information about an object over a period; comparing the information to usage factors, interaction factors, or environmental factors that are linked to thresholds for a personality; based on the comparing, assigning the personality to the object; and based on the personality of the object, assigning an avatar to the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Koch, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt, Ari Craine, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley
  • Publication number: 20220201426
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatuses may provide for the auto-determination of collective commonalities among users located within an environment. Once determined, a number of features may be further described for management of interactions within the environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2022
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Koch, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt, Ari Craine, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley
  • Publication number: 20220171876
    Abstract: Techniques are disclosed herein for managing and sharing sensitive information using blockchain technology. In certain embodiments, a transaction may be generated using information and a set of conditions, wherein satisfying the set of conditions by a requester of the information determines access to the information by the requester and the set of conditions include a count for a number of queries allowed for accessing the information. As requesters access the information, the count is decremented or adjusted and updated transactions are stored on the blockchain ledger until the count adjusts to a predetermined number, such zero. The information and the set of conditions may be defined by the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2022
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Inventors: James Pratt, Nigel Bradley, Eric Zavesky, Nikhil Marathe, Timothy Innes
  • Patent number: 11304026
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatuses may provide for the auto-determination of collective commonalities among users located within an environment. Once determined, a number of features may be further described for management of interactions within the environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Koch, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt, Ari Craine, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley
  • Patent number: 11281796
    Abstract: Techniques are disclosed herein for managing and sharing sensitive information using blockchain technology. In certain embodiments, a transaction may be generated using information and a set of conditions, wherein satisfying the set of conditions by a requester of the information determines access to the information by the requester and the set of conditions include a count for a number of queries allowed for accessing the information. As requesters access the information, the count is decremented or adjusted and updated transactions are stored on the blockchain ledger until the count adjusts to a predetermined number, such zero. The information and the set of conditions may be defined by the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: James Pratt, Nigel Bradley, Eric Zavesky, Nikhil Marathe, Timothy Innes
  • Publication number: 20220084292
    Abstract: In one example, a method for generating and displaying markers in XR environments to enhance social engagement among users includes presenting, by a processing system, an extended reality environment to a first user, wherein the extended reality environment combines elements of a real world environment surrounding the first user with elements of a virtual world, inferring, by the processing system, a marker to be associated with a second user in the extended reality environment, wherein the marker indicates information about the second user; and modifying, by the processing system, the extended reality environment to incorporate the marker in a manner that is apparent to the first user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2021
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Nigel Bradley, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt
  • Publication number: 20210373662
    Abstract: In one example, a method includes obtaining a set of extended reality experience information associated with an extended reality experience where the set of extended reality experience information is indicative of an expected extended reality experience for an object type, obtaining a set of object property information of a first object of the object type, obtaining a set of haptic device capability information of a wearable haptic device used to interact with the first object, determining, based on the set of object property information and the set of haptic device capability information, an actual extended reality experience for the object type, and initiating, based on a determined delta between the expected extended reality experience for the object type and the actual extended reality experience for the object type, a message configured to cause a printing of a second object of the object type for the extended reality experience.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Inventors: James Pratt, Nigel Bradley, Nikhil Marathe, Eric Zavesky
  • Patent number: 11182965
    Abstract: In one example, a method for generating and displaying markers in XR environments to enhance social engagement among users includes presenting, by a processing system, an extended reality environment to a first user, wherein the extended reality environment combines elements of a real world environment surrounding the first user with elements of a virtual world, inferring, by the processing system, a marker to be associated with a second user in the extended reality environment, wherein the marker indicates information about the second user; and modifying, by the processing system, the extended reality environment to incorporate the marker in a manner that is apparent to the first user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Nigel Bradley, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt
  • Patent number: 11151553
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a blockchain service device includes an interface, a memory, and a processor. The interface receives a request to perform a blockchain service. The blockchain service includes generating a local key using a private key stored on a user device. The request includes a transaction restraint. The memory stores software used to generate an input to generate the local key. The processor generates the input in response to the request. The input is used to generate a local key that includes the at least one transaction restraint. The interface communicates the input and receives a first block in response to the communication of the input. The first block is generated using the local key and the transaction restraint. The processor inserts the first block in a blockchain, wherein inserting the first block in the blockchain preauthorizes a transaction that is limited by the transaction restraint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, James Pratt, Nigel Bradley, Timothy Innes, Nikhil Marathe
  • Publication number: 20210182867
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatuses may be used to create a property archivist that can enable automated customer service, in which an electronic inventory may be automatically generated and used to assist in resolving customer service needs. In an example, an apparatus may include a processor and a memory coupled with the processor that effectuates operations. The operations may include detecting a product; based on the detection, adding the product to a property archive, wherein the property archive comprises a profile for plurality of products at a location; obtaining an indication of a problem with the product; based on the detected problem, initiating a service request for the product; automatically diagnosing the problem to determine a resolution; and based on the determined resolution, automatically purchasing a part of the product and shipping the part for the product to a location of the product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Robert Koch, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt, Ari Craine, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley
  • Publication number: 20210182354
    Abstract: A social communities assistant system may serve as a proxy for a user when communicating with social networking communities. The user may have a single interface on, such as an application, to communicate with a plurality of social communities. As a proxy, the social communities assistant system may manage parallel communications among the social communities on behalf of the user. The social communities assistant system may manage communications of various types. These types of communication may include queries, responses, statements, event notifications, or actions, among other things.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Robert Koch, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt, Ari Craine, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley
  • Publication number: 20210182557
    Abstract: A server may assign human personality traits to inanimate objects. In an example, a server may effectuate operations that include obtaining information about an object over a period; comparing the information to usage factors, interaction factors, or environmental factors that are linked to thresholds for a personality; based on the comparing, assigning the personality to the object; and based on the personality of the object, assigning an avatar to the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Robert Koch, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt, Ari Craine, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley
  • Publication number: 20210184882
    Abstract: A method, system, computer readable storage medium, or apparatus provides for obtaining first information of a user (e.g., a user profile), wherein the user may be associated with a mobile device; based on the first information of the user, determining whether to communicate with the user via local area communication or wide area communication (e.g., a communication context) during a first period; determining to communicate via wide area communication during the first period; based on the determining to communicate via the wide area communication during the first period, sending an alert to invite the user associated with the mobile device to communicate with a remote domain (e.g., a remote physical location, such as a home, business, park, etc.); and based on acceptance of the invite, assigning a token for the user associated with the mobile device to further communicate with the remote domain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Robert Koch, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt, Ari Craine, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley
  • Publication number: 20210182914
    Abstract: Sensors may detect a user's locations and interest level of a product. Based on the interest level, messages may be sent to a server in order to obtain information, such as location, about a category of products and further display the obtained information to a mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Robert Koch, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt, Ari Craine, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley
  • Publication number: 20210174379
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatuses may provide for the auto-determination of partial usage of a physical environment and use derived intelligence to take various actions. This may allow for partial resulting maintenance of the physical environment based on a single use or use over time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Inventors: Robert Koch, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt, Ari Craine, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley
  • Publication number: 20210176589
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatuses may provide for the auto-determination of collective commonalities among users located within an environment. Once determined, a number of features may be further described for management of interactions within the environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Inventors: Robert Koch, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt, Ari Craine, Eric Zavesky, Timothy Innes, Nigel Bradley
  • Publication number: 20200349768
    Abstract: In one example, a method for generating and displaying markers in XR environments to enhance social engagement among users includes presenting, by a processing system, an extended reality environment to a first user, wherein the extended reality environment combines elements of a real world environment surrounding the first user with elements of a virtual world, inferring, by the processing system, a marker to be associated with a second user in the extended reality environment, wherein the marker indicates information about the second user; and modifying, by the processing system, the extended reality environment to incorporate the marker in a manner that is apparent to the first user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, Nigel Bradley, Nikhil Marathe, James Pratt