Patents by Inventor Oliver Baumann

Oliver Baumann 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: 10022729
    Abstract: A method is provided for continuously clarifying a flowable suspension with a discontinuously solid-discharging—self-discharging—separator, which has a rotatable drum with a vertical axis of rotation, a feed for the suspension to be clarified and at least one liquid discharge for continuously discharging at least one clarified liquid phase, and discontinuously openable solid-discharge openings for discontinuously discharging the solid phase. The method involves a) measuring one or more of the suspension parameters mass, mass of solid substance in the suspension, mass flow, temperature, density, cumulative density; and b) initiating a time-limited discharge of solid substance as a result of a repeated determination on the basis of step a) in the event of or after the exceeding of a limit value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: GEA MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT GMBH
    Inventors: Tore Hartmann, Oliver Baumann
  • Patent number: 9724006
    Abstract: A cardiac implant includes a classifier configured analyze the data for comparison to thresholds prioritized according to a Boolean decision tree. The implant can generate an indicator of alert status (i.e., alert or no alert). A supervisory device operated, for example, by a doctor can associate each indicator a marker (AE/no AE) indicating the presence or absence of an observed adverse event. In the presence of a false positive, a command for update of the thresholds of the decision tree is transmitted to the implant. A database of reference patients can be used to recreate or further update the decision tree to avoid the occurrence of false negatives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: SORIN CRM SAS
    Inventors: Jérôme Dumont, Oliver Baumann
  • Patent number: 9668660
    Abstract: An active medical device is configured to receive inputs and to calculate a hemodynamic parameter representative of myocardium contractility determined from an endocardial acceleration signal. The microcontroller acquires heart rate and hemodynamic parameter pairs of values during a plurality of cardiac cycles. The microcontroller is configured to distribute the pairs of values into discrete bins to develop a profile for analysis. The microcontroller is configured to conduct an analysis comprising calculating an index representative of the patient's clinical status. The hemodynamic parameter representative of the myocardial contractility is a time interval separating the first and the second peak of endocardial acceleration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: SORIN CRM SAS
    Inventors: Oliver Baumann, Lionel Giorgis
  • Publication number: 20160271625
    Abstract: A method is provided for continuously clarifying a flowable suspension with a discontinuously solid-discharging—self-discharging—separator, which has a rotatable drum with a vertical axis of rotation, a feed for the suspension to be clarified and at least one liquid discharge for continuously discharging at least one clarified liquid phase, and discontinuously openable solid-discharge openings for discontinuously discharging the solid phase. The method involves a) measuring one or more of the suspension parameters mass, mass of solid substance in the suspension, mass flow, temperature, density, cumulative density; and b) initiating a time-limited discharge of solid substance as a result of a repeated determination on the basis of step a) in the event of or after the exceeding of a limit value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2014
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Tore HARTMANN, Oliver BAUMANN
  • Publication number: 20160128581
    Abstract: An active medical device is configured to receive inputs and to calculate a hemodynamic parameter representative of myocardium contractility determined from an endocardial acceleration signal. The microcontroller acquires heart rate and hemodynamic parameter pairs of values during a plurality of cardiac cycles. The microcontroller is configured to distribute the pairs of values into discrete bins to develop a profile for analysis. The microcontroller is configured to conduct an analysis comprising calculating an index representative of the patient's clinical status. The hemodynamic parameter representative of the myocardial contractility is a time interval separating the first and the second peak of endocardial acceleration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Applicant: SORIN CRM SAS
    Inventors: Oliver Baumann, Lionel Giorgis
  • Patent number: 9247888
    Abstract: An active medical device is configured to receive inputs and to calculate a hemodynamic parameter representative of myocardium contractility determined from an endocardial acceleration signal. The microcontroller acquires heart rate and hemodynamic parameter pairs of values during a plurality of cardiac cycles. The microcontroller is configured to distribute the pairs of values into discrete bins to develop a profile for analysis. The microcontroller is configured to conduct an analysis comprising calculating an index representative of the patient's clinical status. The hemodynamic parameter representative of the myocardial contractility is a time interval separating the first and the second peak of endocardial acceleration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: SORIN CRM S.A.S.
    Inventors: Oliver Baumann, Lionel Giorgis
  • Patent number: 9089284
    Abstract: A device, for adaptive processing of an endocardial acceleration signal, continuously collects an endocardial acceleration EA signal and divides it into EA sub-signals, each over the duration of one cardiac cycle. The EA sub-signals are separated into the EA1 and EA2 components. A cross-correlation between the EA sub-signals of each component and a time calibration compared to a reference cycle, and a series of validation criteria is applied. The result is an average overall EA signal for a cycle. A change in the patient's condition or an occurrence of a predetermined event in the patient is detected (24) and, as a result there is dynamic adaptation of at least one of said validation criteria and/or at least one of the preprocessing parameters for calculating the EA signal average.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: SORIN CRM SAS
    Inventors: Oliver Baumann, Lionel Giorgis
  • Publication number: 20150102526
    Abstract: The present invention is directed generally to fabrics, and more specifically to fabrics and belts employed in industrial processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Inventors: Kevin Ward, Oliver Baumann
  • Publication number: 20140243690
    Abstract: A cardiac implant includes a classifier configured analyze the data for comparison to thresholds prioritized according to a Boolean decision tree. The implant can generate an indicator of alert status (i.e., alert or no alert). A supervisory device operated, for example, by a doctor can associate each indicator a marker (AE/no AE) indicating the presence or absence of an observed adverse event. In the presence of a false positive, a command for update of the thresholds of the decision tree is transmitted to the implant. A database of reference patients can be used to recreate or further update the decision tree to avoid the occurrence of false negatives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Inventors: Jérôme Dumont, Oliver Baumann
  • Publication number: 20140243692
    Abstract: A device, for adaptive processing of an endocardial acceleration signal, continuously collects an endocardial acceleration EA signal and divides it into EA sub-signals, each over the duration of one cardiac cycle. The EA sub-signals are separated into the EA1 and EA2 components. A cross-correlation between the EA sub-signals of each component and a time calibration compared to a reference cycle, and a series of validation criteria is applied. The result is an average overall EA signal for a cycle. A change in the patient's condition or an occurrence of a predetermined event in the patient is detected (24) and, as a result there is dynamic adaptation of at least one of said validation criteria and/or at least one of the preprocessing parameters for calculating the EA signal average.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Inventors: Oliver Baumann, Lionel Giorgis
  • Patent number: 8718765
    Abstract: Device for adaptive processing of an endocardial acceleration signal. The device continuously collects an endocardial acceleration EA signal and divides it into EA sub-signals, each over the duration of one cardiac cycle. The EA sub-signals are separated into the EA1 and EA2 components. A cross-correlation between the EA sub-signals of each component and a time calibration compared to a reference cycle, and a series of validation criteria is applied. The result is an average overall EA signal for a cycle. A change in the patients condition or an occurrence of a predetermined event in the patient is detected (24) and, as a result there is dynamic adaptation of at least one of said validation criteria and/or at least one of the pre-processing parameters for calculating the EA signal average.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Sorin CRM SAS
    Inventors: Oliver Baumann, Lionel Giorgis
  • Publication number: 20140018689
    Abstract: An active medical device is configured to receive inputs and to calculate a hemodynamic parameter representative of myocardium contractility determined from an endocardial acceleration signal. The microcontroller acquires heart rate and hemodynamic parameter pairs of values during a plurality of cardiac cycles. The microcontroller is configured to distribute the pairs of values into discrete bins to develop a profile for analysis. The microcontroller is configured to conduct an analysis comprising calculating an index representative of the patient's clinical status. The hemodynamic parameter representative of the myocardial contractility is a time interval separating the first and the second peak of endocardial acceleration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2013
    Publication date: January 16, 2014
    Inventors: Oliver Baumann, Lionel Giorgis
  • Patent number: 8444825
    Abstract: A sieve for the wet-end section of a paper machine is described, in which the sieve has been compressed by at least one of increased temperature, pressure and/or moisture. Such a treatment leads to a sieve which has at least one side wherein the thread floats and knuckles are reshaped and the sieve presents at least one substantially flatter surface for the production of paper. This process does not cause any physical damage to the surface of the sieve, as current techniques of abrasively polishing the surface do, and therefore leads to cloths with improved properties and lifetimes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2013
    Assignee: Wangner GmbH
    Inventors: Joachim Pitzler, Oliver Baumann
  • Publication number: 20120245853
    Abstract: Device for adaptive processing of an endocardial acceleration signal. The device continuously collects an endocardial acceleration EA signal and divides it into EA sub-signals, each over the duration of one cardiac cycle. The EA sub-signals are separated into the EA1 and EA2 components. A cross-correlation between the EA sub-signals of each component and a time calibration compared to a reference cycle, and a series of validation criteria is applied. The result is an average overall EA signal for a cycle. A change in the patients condition or an occurrence of a predetermined event in the patient is detected (24) and, as a result there is dynamic adaptation of at least one of said validation criteria and/or at least one of the pre-processing parameters for calculating the EA signal average.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2012
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Applicant: SORIN CRM SAS
    Inventors: Oliver Baumann, Lionel Giorgis
  • Patent number: 8251103
    Abstract: A papermaking forming fabric includes: a set of top MD yarns; a set of top CMD yarns interwoven with the top MD yarns to form a top fabric layer; a set of bottom MD yarns; a set of bottom CMD yarns interwoven with the bottom MD yarns to form a bottom fabric layer; and a set of binding yarns that interweaves with and binds together the top and bottom fabric layers. The fabric has a Channel Factor (CF) of greater than 2.0, the CF being defined in Equation (1) as: CF=(PSMW/PSML)×(SOA % PS/SOA % RS)??(1) wherein: PSMW=the CMD width of an interstice between adjacent top MD yarns; PSML=the MD width of an interstice between adjacent top CMD yarns; SOA % PS=surface open area in the top fabric layer; and SOA % RS=surface open area in the bottom fabric layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Weavexx Corporation
    Inventor: Oliver Baumann
  • Patent number: 8038296
    Abstract: An optical observation instrument, in particular a spectacle, a reading aid or a telescope, comprises an optical element, in particular a spectacle lens, adapted to be controllably adjustable in its refractive power, a sensor, and a control unit for adjusting the refractive power as a function of signals from the sensor. The sensor is a brightness sensor. In a method of controllably adjusting a refractive power of an optical element in an optical observation instrument an optical parameter is captured by means of a sensor and the refractive power is adjusted as a function of a signal from the sensor. By means of the sensor the brightness of the light impinging on the optical instrument is captured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2011
    Assignee: Carl Zeiss Vision GmbH
    Inventors: Oliver Baumann, Jesús Miguel Cabeza Guillén, Michael Claus, Markus Haidl, Gerhard Kelch, Timo Kratzer, Herbert Krug, Peter Schnitzer, Hexin Wang
  • Publication number: 20110100577
    Abstract: A papermaking forming fabric includes: a set of top MD yarns; a set of top CMD yarns interwoven with the top MD yarns to form a top fabric layer; a set of bottom MD yarns; a set of bottom CMD yarns interwoven with the bottom MD yarns to form a bottom fabric layer; and a set of binding yarns that interweaves with and binds together the top and bottom fabric layers. The fabric has a Channel Factor (CF) of greater than 2.0, the CF being defined in Equation (1) as: CF=(PSMW/PSML)×(SOA % PS/SOA % RS)??(1) wherein: PSMW=the CMD width of an interstice between adjacent top MD yarns; PSML=the MD width of an interstice between adjacent top CMD yarns; SOA % PS=surface open area in the top fabric layer; and SOA % RS=surface open area in the bottom fabric layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2010
    Publication date: May 5, 2011
    Inventor: Oliver Baumann
  • Patent number: D669986
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2012
    Assignee: Karl Storz GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Abolghassem Sepehrnia, Oliver Baumann
  • Patent number: D753822
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: KARL STORZ GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Felix Teufel, Isolde Mesle, Oliver Baumann
  • Patent number: D755377
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: KARL STORZ GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Yann Thouement, Philippe Decq, Oliver Baumann