Patents by Inventor Paul Jonathan Matts

Paul Jonathan Matts 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: 10897978
    Abstract: Disclosed are composition and methods for treating skin whereby a cosmetic composition is applied to a target area of skin. The cosmetic composition comprises an effective amount of a skin active agent. A barrier patch is also provided and has a backing layer and a pressure sensitive adhesive. The barrier patch has an adhesive release force of about 50 gms to about 400 gms; a WVTR from about 1 g/m2/24 h to about 500 g/m2/24 h; and a flexibility from about 8 grams to about 40 grams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Elizabeth Anne Wilder, Paul Jonathan Matts, Nicole Annette Mosby, Colin John Clarke
  • Patent number: 10818007
    Abstract: Systems and methods for determining an apparent skin age of a person and providing customized skin care product recommendations. The system utilizes a computing device to mask facial macro features in an image of a person and then analyze the image with a convolutional neural network to determine an apparent skin age of the person. Determining the apparent skin age may include identifying at least one pixel that is indicative of skin age and utilizing the at least one pixel to provide the apparent skin age. The system may be used to determine a target skin age of a person, determine a skin care product or skin care regimen for achieving the target skin age, and provide an option for a user to purchase the product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Ankur Purwar, Paul Jonathan Matts, Matthew Adam Shreve, Wencheng Wu, Beilei Xu
  • Patent number: 10621771
    Abstract: Methods and systems for age appearance simulation of a consumer. The method includes receiving an image of the consumer (including a face of the consumer), determining an ethnicity of the consumer, determining an age of the patient, and determining a desired simulated age of the consumer. An altered image to represent the desired simulated age of the consumer may then be created, where altering the image includes utilizing a statistical ethnic aging model to alter at least one of a shape of the face, a color of the face, and a texture of the face. The altered image the first altered image may be provided for display to the consumer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Paul Jonathan Matts, Brian Michael D'Alessandro
  • Patent number: 10614623
    Abstract: Methods and systems for age appearance simulation of a patient are provided. At least one embodiment of a method includes receiving an image of the patient (including a face of the patient), determining an ethnicity of the patient, determining an age of the patient, and determining a desired simulated age of the patient. An altered image to represent the desired simulated age of the patient may then be created, where altering the image includes utilizing a statistical ethnic aging model to alter at least one of a shape, a color, and a texture of the face. The altered image may be provided for display to the patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Canfield Scientific, Incorporated
    Inventors: Brian Michael D'Alessandro, Paul Jonathan Matts
  • Patent number: 10574883
    Abstract: Systems and methods for improving the image quality of a selfie. The system and method include analyzing a selfie with image processing modules and selfie quality index modules. The image processing modules process the image using face and landmark detection techniques and face normalization techniques. The selfie quality index modules analyze the selfie for important image quality metrics and provide feature vectors that are used to generate a selfie quality index score. The selfie quality index score can be used to determine whether the selfie meet minimum threshold quality requirement for further analysis by the system for a skin condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignees: The Procter & Gamble Company, Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
    Inventors: Ankur N M N Purwar, Paul Jonathan Matts, Matthew Adam Shreve, Wencheng N M N Wu
  • Patent number: 10438258
    Abstract: A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for generating graphical chromophore maps are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving an image of a customer from a mobile endpoint device of the customer, wherein the image is taken via the mobile endpoint device of the customer, converting RGB values of the image into a spectral representation, performing a constrained independent component analysis (ICA) on the spectral representation to obtain three or more independent components that are ordered, generating a first graphical chromophore map of a first independent component of the three or more independent components that are ordered and a second graphical chromophore map of a second independent component of the three or more independent components that are ordered and transmitting the first graphical chromophore map and the second graphical chromophore map to the mobile endpoint device of the customer for display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Luisa Fernanda Polania Cabrera, Raja Bala, Paul Jonathan Matts, Ankur Purwar
  • Patent number: 10282868
    Abstract: A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for generating one or more graphical chromophore maps are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving a plurality of images from a plurality of different customers, estimating a plurality of different illuminates that were used to capture each one of the plurality of images, calculating a correlation of a spectral reflectance of a lip region of a customer with an absorption curve of hemoglobin for the each one of the plurality of images for each one of the plurality of different illuminates that is estimated, selecting an illuminance of the plurality of different illuminates that provides a highest correlation and generating one or more graphical chromophore maps for subsequently received images of customers using the illuminance that is selected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Martin Sidney Maltz, Luisa Fernanda Polania Cabrera, Paul Jonathan Matts, Ankur Purwar
  • Patent number: 10264250
    Abstract: A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for determining spectral characteristics of an image captured by a camera on a mobile endpoint device are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving the image of a color calibration card comprising a plurality of color patches and a quick response (QR) code, wherein each one of the plurality of color patches has a known spectral reflectance, determining spectral characteristics from the image of the color calibration card, wherein the spectral characteristics are used to analyze additional images that are received from the camera on the mobile endpoint device and transmitting an activation signal to activate an incentive associated with the QR code to the mobile endpoint device in response to receiving the image of the color calibration card.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Martin Sidney Maltz, Raja Bala, Paul Jonathan Matts, Ankur Purwar
  • Patent number: 10255484
    Abstract: A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for transmitting an assessment of facial skin health of a customer are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving an image of a customer from a mobile endpoint device of the customer, analyzing one or more parameters of a facial skin of the customer in the image of the customer, determining the assessment of facial skin health of the customer based on the one or more parameters of the facial skin that are analyzed and transmitting the assessment of facial skin health to the mobile endpoint device of the customer to cause the mobile endpoint device to automatically display the assessment of facial skin health.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Martin S. Maltz, Matthew Adam Shreve, Luisa Fernanda Polania Cabrera, Stephen C. Morgana, Raja Bala, Paul Jonathan Matts, Ankur Purwar
  • Patent number: 10255482
    Abstract: A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for generating an interactive image of facial skin of a user that is displayed via a mobile endpoint device of the user are disclosed. For example, the method includes displaying a guide to position a face of the user, capturing an image of the face of the user, transmitting the image to a facial skin analysis server for analyzing one or more parameters of the facial skin of the user, receiving the interactive image of the face of the user that includes metadata associated with the one or more parameters of the facial skin that were analyzed by the facial skin analysis server, and displaying the interactive image of the face of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Stephen C. Morgana, Raja Bala, Matthew Adam Shreve, Luisa Fernanda Polania Cabrera, Paul Jonathan Matts, Ankur Purwar
  • Publication number: 20180352150
    Abstract: Systems and methods for improving the image quality of a selfie. The system and method include analyzing a selfie with image processing modules and selfie quality index modules. The image processing modules process the image using face and landmark detection techniques and face normalization techniques. The selfie quality index modules analyze the selfie for important image quality metrics and provide feature vectors that are used to generate a selfie quality index score. The selfie quality index score can be used to determine whether the selfie meet minimum threshold quality requirement for further analysis by the system for a skin condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Ankur PURWAR, Paul Jonathan MATTS, Matthew Adam SHREVE, Wencheng WU
  • Publication number: 20180350071
    Abstract: Systems and methods for determining an apparent skin age of a person and providing customized skin care product recommendations. The system utilizes a computing device to mask facial macro features in an image of a person and then analyze the image with a convolutional neural network to determine an apparent skin age of the person. Determining the apparent skin age may include identifying at least one pixel that is indicative of skin age and utilizing the at least one pixel to provide the apparent skin age. The system may be used to determine a target skin age of a person, determine a skin care product or skin care regimen for achieving the target skin age, and provide an option for a user to purchase the product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Ankur PURWAR, Paul Jonathan MATTS, Matthew Adam SHREVE, Wencheng WU
  • Publication number: 20180276883
    Abstract: Methods and systems for age appearance simulation of a patient are provided. At least one embodiment of a method includes receiving an image of the patient (including a face of the patient), determining an ethnicity of the patient, determining an age of the patient, and determining a desired simulated age of the patient. An altered image to represent the desired simulated age of the patient may then be created, where altering the image includes utilizing a statistical ethnic aging model to alter at least one of a shape, a color, and a texture of the face. The altered image may be provided for display to the patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: Canfield Scientific, Incorporated
    Inventors: Brian Michael D'Alessandro, Paul Jonathan Matts
  • Publication number: 20180276869
    Abstract: Methods and systems for age appearance simulation of a consumer are provided. At least one embodiment of a method includes receiving an image of the consumer (including a face of the consumer), determining an ethnicity of the consumer, determining an age of the patient, and determining a desired simulated age of the consumer. An altered image to represent the desired simulated age of the consumer may then be created, where altering the image includes utilizing a statistical ethnic aging model to alter at least one of a shape of the face, a color of the face, and a texture of the face. The altered image the first altered image may be provided for display to the consumer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Inventors: Paul Jonathan MATTS, Brian Michael D'ALESSANDRO
  • Publication number: 20170270349
    Abstract: A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for generating graphical chromophore maps are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving an image of a customer from a mobile endpoint device of the customer, wherein the image is taken via the mobile endpoint device of the customer, converting RGB values of the image into a spectral representation, performing a constrained independent component analysis (ICA) on the spectral representation to obtain three or more independent components that are ordered, generating a first graphical chromophore map of a first independent component of the three or more independent components that are ordered and a second graphical chromophore map of a second independent component of the three or more independent components that are ordered and transmitting the first graphical chromophore map and the second graphical chromophore map to the mobile endpoint device of the customer for display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Luisa Fernanda Polania Cabrera, Raja Bala, Paul Jonathan Matts, Ankur Purwar
  • Publication number: 20170270691
    Abstract: A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for generating one or more graphical chromophore maps are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving a plurality of images from a plurality of different customers, estimating a plurality of different illuminates that were used to capture each one of the plurality of images, calculating a correlation of a spectral reflectance of a lip region of a customer with an absorption curve of hemoglobin for the each one of the plurality of images for each one of the plurality of different illuminates that is estimated, selecting an illuminance of the plurality of different illuminates that provides a highest correlation and generating one or more graphical chromophore maps for subsequently received images of customers using the illuminance that is selected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Martin S. Maltz, Luisa Fernanda Polania Cabrera, Paul Jonathan Matts, Ankur Purwar
  • Publication number: 20170272741
    Abstract: A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for determining spectral characteristics of an image captured by a camera on a mobile endpoint device are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving the image of a color calibration card comprising a plurality of color patches and a quick response (QR) code, wherein each one of the plurality of color patches has a known spectral reflectance, determining spectral characteristics from the image of the color calibration card, wherein the spectral characteristics are used to analyze additional images that are received from the camera on the mobile endpoint device and transmitting an activation signal to activate an incentive associated with the QR code to the mobile endpoint device in response to receiving the image of the color calibration card.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: MARTIN S. MALTZ, Raja Bala, Paul Jonathan Matts, Ankur Purwar
  • Publication number: 20170270348
    Abstract: A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for generating an interactive image of facial skin of a user that is displayed via a mobile endpoint device of the user are disclosed. For example, the method includes displaying a guide to position a face of the user, capturing an image of the face of the user, transmitting the image to a facial skin analysis server for analyzing one or more parameters of the facial skin of the user, receiving the interactive image of the face of the user that includes metadata associated with the one or more parameters of the facial skin that were analyzed by the facial skin analysis server, and displaying the interactive image of the face of the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Stephen C. Morgana, Raja Bala, Matthew Adam Shreve, Luisa Fernanda Polania Cabrera, Paul Jonathan Matts, Ankur Purwar
  • Publication number: 20170270350
    Abstract: A method, non-transitory computer readable medium and apparatus for transmitting an assessment of facial skin health of a customer are disclosed. For example, the method includes receiving an image of a customer from a mobile endpoint device of the customer, analyzing one or more parameters of a facial skin of the customer in the image of the customer, determining the assessment of facial skin health of the customer based on the one or more parameters of the facial skin that are analyzed and transmitting the assessment of facial skin health to the mobile endpoint device of the customer to cause the mobile endpoint device to automatically display the assessment of facial skin health.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: MARTIN S. MALTZ, Matthew Adam Shreve, Luisa Fernanda Polania Cabrera, Stephen C. Morgana, Raja Bala, Paul Jonathan Matts, Ankur Purwar
  • Publication number: 20170042311
    Abstract: A skin care kit is provided. The skin care kit has a cosmetic composition having an effective amount of a skin active agent and one or more barrier patches. The barrier patch has a backing layer having a first surface and a pressure sensitive adhesive in contact with the first surface. The barrier patch also has an adhesive release force of about 50 gms to about 400 gms; a flexibility of about 8 grams to about 40 grams; and a WVTR of about 1 g/m2/24 h to about 500 g/m2/24 h. The kit also includes a display package with a display surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Publication date: February 16, 2017
    Inventors: Elizabeth Anne WILDER, Paul Jonathan MATTS, Nicole Annette MOSBY, Colin John CLARKE, Chanda Janese DAVIS, Raniele Janine JAGO