Patents by Inventor Paul M. Mansfield

Paul M. Mansfield 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: 10303633
    Abstract: A method of controlling a mode of a device is provided. The method includes determining a Vbus voltage on a Vbus pin in a USB connector on the device, comparing the Vbus voltage with a threshold, and configuring the device based on the comparison of the Vbus voltage and the threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Micro Motion, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul J Hays, Craig B McAnally, William M Mansfield, Brian T Smith
  • Patent number: 8230343
    Abstract: A system for utilizing metadata created either at a central location for shared use by connected users, or at each individual user's location, to enhance user's enjoyment of available broadcast programming content. A variety of mechanisms are employed for automatically and manually identifying and designating programming segments, associating descriptive metadata which the identified segments, distributing the metadata for use at client locations, and using the supplied metadata to selectively record and playback desired programming.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: Digitalsmiths, Inc.
    Inventors: James D. Logan, Scott A. Durgin, Brian D Doe, Vincent E. Colella, Jeffrey M. Santos, Michael G. Palone, Stephen Boone, McFarland Hale, Paul M. Mansfield, Gregory J. Read
  • Publication number: 20030093790
    Abstract: A system for utilizing metadata created either at a central location for shared use by connected users, or at each individual user's location, to enhance user's enjoyment of available broadcast programming content. A variety of mechanisms are employed for automatically and manually identifying and designating programming segments, associating descriptive metadata which the identified segments, distributing the metadata for use at client locations, and using the supplied metadata to selectively record and playback desired programming.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2002
    Publication date: May 15, 2003
    Inventors: James D. Logan, Scott A. Durgin, Brian D. Doe, Vincent E. Colella, McFarland Hale, Paul M. Mansfield, Gregory J. Read, Jeffrey M. Santos, Michael G. Palone, Stephen Boone