Patents by Inventor Peter Hall

Peter Hall 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: 11294074
    Abstract: The invention relates to a tracking system and method comprising: a first and second tracking units comprising a satellite signal receiver, a microprocessor, a radio frequency (RF) transmitter and receiver; and an indicator means; and in which upon activation of the first unit, the first unit satellite signal receiver is arranged to receive satellite signals and to determine a location of the first unit. The first unit microprocessor is arranged in operation to receive the location from the first unit satellite signal receiver and generate a first unit location signal in dependence upon said location; and the first unit RF transmitter is arranged to transmit said signal; the second unit is arranged to receive satellite signals and calculate a second unit location; the second unit microprocessor is arranged in operation to receive the second unit location from the second unit satellite receiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: SCI-TECH (POB) LTD
    Inventors: Christine Edwards, Peter Hall
  • Publication number: 20220072317
    Abstract: A retention device for use with an implantable medical device (IMD) are disclosed. An illustrative retention device may comprise an elongate body including a configured to receive the lead of the IMD. The retention device may also include securing mechanisms coupled to the elongate body and configured to push against tissue of a patient. The securing mechanisms may also include linking elements coupled to the elongate body and a portion of the securing mechanisms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Applicant: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: G. SHANTANU REDDY, BENJAMIN MICHAEL NITTI, BRYAN PETER NELSON, CHRISTOPHER ALAN FUHS, ANDREW L. DE KOCK, PETER HALL
  • Patent number: 11255339
    Abstract: A fan structure having integrated rotor impeller, and methods of producing the same are provided. The fan structure includes a fan housing that encircles a longitudinal axis, and defines an airflow direction from an inlet side to an exit side. The integrated rotor impeller structure is disposed to rotate within the fan housing. The integrated rotor impeller structure includes (a) a cylindrical rotor shell being annular about the longitudinal axis, and having a shell length, and (b) an axis rod coaxial with the longitudinal axis, and having an axis rod length of less than or equal to the shell length. An airflow annulus is created therebetween. A blade is disposed within the airflow annulus to extend radially from the external surface of the axis rod to the inside surface of the the cylindrical rotor shell. One or more magnets are integrated within the integrated rotor impeller structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Shawn Alstad, Peter Hall, Ryan Bonde
  • Patent number: 11230841
    Abstract: A hollow plastic wall panel, the panel having a length greater than a width, a thickness less than the width, a front wall, an opposite back wall and opposed first and second long edge regions, wherein the panel comprises a first end and a longitudinally opposite second end, wherein the first long edge region defines at least one first recessed portion to longitudinally receive and mate with a first longitudinal support structure and wherein the second long edge region defines at least one second recessed portion to longitudinally receive and mate with a second longitudinal support structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: Aus Group Alliance Pty Ltd
    Inventors: Nicholas Marandos, Adam Lee Taylor, Graeme Peter Hall, Graeme Francis Hisgrove, Neil Joseph Clowes, Adrian Leigh Massey
  • Patent number: 11219775
    Abstract: Retention devices for use with an implantable medical device (IMD) are disclosed. An illustrative retention device may comprise an elongate body including a hollow lumen configured to receive a lead of the IMD and an outer surface configured to receive a suture. The retention device may also include a securing mechanism configured to push against tissue of a patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: Bryan Peter Nelson, Christopher Alan Fuhs, G. Shantanu Reddy, Peter Hall, Andrew L. De Kock
  • Patent number: 11202915
    Abstract: A retention device for use with an implantable medical device (IMD) are disclosed. An illustrative retention device may comprise an elongate body including a configured to receive the lead of the IMD. The retention device may also include securing mechanisms coupled to the elongate body and configured to push against tissue of a patient. The securing mechanisms may also include linking elements coupled to the elongate body and a portion of the securing mechanisms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: G. Shantanu Reddy, Benjamin Michael Nitti, Bryan Peter Nelson, Christopher Alan Fuhs, Andrew L. De Kock, Peter Hall
  • Publication number: 20210388728
    Abstract: A turbine nozzle for a gas turbine engine includes an outer endwall, and an inner endwall spaced apart from the outer endwall. The turbine nozzle includes at least one airfoil coupled between the inner endwall and the outer endwall, and a compliant joint defined in at least one of the outer endwall and the inner endwall. The compliant joint includes at least one partially-fused seal that is configured to restrict a flow of fluid through the at least one of the outer endwall and the inner endwall and to form a slip-joint above a predetermined threshold stress. The slip-joint is configured to maintain a radial position of the at least one of the outer endwall and the inner endwall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Peter Hall, Mark Morris, Manuel Sandoval, Robert Burkhead
  • Patent number: 11147964
    Abstract: Retainer devices and methods are configured for securing medical devices subcutaneously in a patient. The retainer device may include first and second arms connected by a bridge, the retainer clip configured to move between a first orientation in which lower surfaces of the first and second arms face each other, and a second orientation in which the first and second arms extend laterally from opposite sides of the bridge, wherein the clip is biased in the second orientation. Another example includes a coil and delivery device in which the delivery device holds the coil in a general straight configuration until release; when released the coil wraps about a medical device and holds the device to the subcutaneous tissue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: Andrew L. De Kock, G. Shantanu Reddy, Peter Hall, Christopher Alan Fuhs, Bryan Peter Nelson
  • Publication number: 20210270044
    Abstract: Some embodiments relate to a moulded cladding panel. The panel may comprise: a hollow plastic body formed by rotational moulding, the body having a length, a width and a depth, a first end, an opposite second end, an upper section, an opposite lower section, a first major face defined by a front wall extending from the first end to the second end and from the upper section to the lower section, and a second major face defined by a back wall opposite the first major face, the second major face extending from the first end to the second end and from the upper section to the lower section. The upper section defines a plurality of first mounting formations to facilitate mounting of the panel to a structure to be clad. The lower section defines a plurality of second mounting formations to facilitate mounting the panel to the structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Inventors: Nicholas Marandos, Graeme Peter Hall
  • Patent number: 11077299
    Abstract: Implantation of a cardiac stimulus system using the ITV. Superior, intercostal, and inferior access methods are discussed and disclosed. Superior access may be performed using the brachiocephalic vein to access the ITV, with access to the brachiocephalic vein achieved using subclavian vein, using standard visualization techniques. A positioning mechanism may be advanced to the ITV, a location of the positioning mechanism may then be obtained, and an external access may then be established. Inferior external access may be accomplished inferior to the lower rib margin via the superior epigastric or musculophrenic vein. Intercostal external access may be accomplished via an intercostal vein between two ribs. A lead may then be attached to the positioning mechanism and drawn into the ITV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: Christopher Alan Fuhs, Andrew L. De Kock, G. Shantanu Reddy, Peter Hall, James K. Cawthra, Jr., Daniel J. Foster
  • Patent number: 11077297
    Abstract: Implantable leads of a cardiac stimulus system are disclosed, as well as methods for implanting leads of a cardiac stimulus system. The lead may be comprised of a proximal portion having a coupler for coupling to an implantable pulse generator, an intermediate portion comprising a plurality of electrodes disposed thereon, and a distal portion. The intermediate portion may have a first diameter and the distal portion may have a second diameter. The distal portion may also have an attachment feature for attaching to a lead pulling tool for delivery to an ITV and an intercostal vein. Methods may include pulling a lead from a first position to a second position within the vasculature, exiting the vasculature at the second location, and attaching a portion of the lead that exits the vasculature to an electrode or implantable device for use with the lead.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: Andrew L. De Kock, G. Shantanu Reddy, Lili Liu, James K. Cawthra, Jr., Christopher Alan Fuhs, Peter Hall, James O. Gilkerson, Benjamin Philip Gundale, Daniel J. Foster, Henry J. Pepin
  • Patent number: 11073033
    Abstract: A stator attachment system couples a stator to a compressor case that is split to define a first half and a second half. The stator attachment system includes a plurality of retention slots defined in each of the first half and the second half of the compressor case. The plurality of retention slots is spaced apart about a perimeter of the first half and the second half such that at least one of the plurality of retention slots associated with the first half is vertically aligned with at least one of the plurality of retention slots associated with the second half. The stator attachment system includes a plurality of tabs defined on the stator that extend radially outward from the stator. Each of the plurality of tabs is configured to engage with one of the plurality of retention slots to couple the stator to the compressor case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Peter Hall, Alan Tiltman, Coleen Anne Cramer
  • Patent number: 11047135
    Abstract: Some embodiments relate to a moulded cladding panel. The panel may comprise: a hollow plastic body formed by rotational moulding, the body having a length, a width and a depth, a first end, an opposite second end, an upper section, an opposite lower section, a first major face defined by a front wall extending from the first end to the second end and from the upper section to the lower section, and a second major face defined by a back wall opposite the first major face, the second major face extending from the first end to the second end and from the upper section to the lower section. The upper section defines a plurality of first mounting formations to facilitate mounting of the panel to a structure to be clad. The lower section defines a plurality of second mounting formations to facilitate mounting the panel to the structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: AUS GROUP ALLIANCE PTY LTD
    Inventors: Nicholas Marandos, Graeme Peter Hall
  • Publication number: 20210190970
    Abstract: The invention relates to a tracking system and method comprising: a first and second tracking units comprising a satellite signal receiver, a microprocessor, a radio frequency (RF) transmitter and receiver; and an indicator means; and in which upon activation of the first unit, the first unit satellite signal receiver is arranged to receive satellite signals and to determine a location of the first unit. The first unit microprocessor is arranged in operation to receive the location from the first unit satellite signal receiver and generate a first unit location signal in dependence upon said location; and the first unit RF transmitter is arranged to transmit said signal; the second unit is arranged to receive satellite signals and calculate a second unit location; the second unit microprocessor is arranged in operation to receive the second unit location from the second unit satellite receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Christine Edwards, Peter Hall
  • Patent number: 11015614
    Abstract: Variable vane devices containing rotationally-driven translating vane structures are provided, as are methods for fabricating variable vane devices. In one embodiment, the variable vane device includes a flow assembly having a centerline, an annular flow passage extending through the flow assembly, cam mechanisms, and rotationally-driven translating vane structures coupled to the flow assembly and rotatable relative thereto. The translating vane structures include vane bodies positioned within the annular flow passage and angularly spaced about the centerline. During operation of the variable vane device, the cam mechanisms adjust translational positions of the vane bodies within the annular flow passage in conjunction with rotation of the translating vane structures relative to the flow assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Richard David Conner, Bruce David Reynolds, Timothy Gentry, Peter Hall
  • Publication number: 20210140177
    Abstract: Some embodiments relate to a moulded cladding panel. The panel may comprise: a hollow plastic body formed by rotational moulding, the body having a length, a width and a depth, a first end, an opposite second end, an upper section, an opposite lower section, a first major face defined by a front wall extending from the first end to the second end and from the upper section to the lower section, and a second major face defined by a back wall opposite the first major face, the second major face extending from the first end to the second end and from the upper section to the lower section. The upper section defines a plurality of first mounting formations to facilitate mounting of the panel to a structure to be clad. The lower section defines a plurality of second mounting formations to facilitate mounting the panel to the structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Nicholas Marandos, Graeme Peter Hall
  • Patent number: 10980570
    Abstract: Implantation of a cardiac stimulus system using the intercostal veins. Superior, intercostal, and inferior access methods are discussed and disclosed. Superior access may be performed by entering the brachiocephalic vein from a jugular, subclavian, or other vein, and then accessing the internal thoracic vein, traversing a portion of the internal thoracic vein and then accessing an intercostal vein therefrom. Inferior access may be accomplished inferior to the lower rib margin via the superior epigastric vein, advancing superiorly into the internal thoracic vein and then accessing an intercostal vein therefrom. Intercostal access may include creating an opening in an intercostal space between two ribs and advancing a needle using ultrasound guidance to enter the intercostal vein directly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.
    Inventors: G. Shantanu Reddy, Andrew L. De Kock, James O. Gilkerson, James K. Cawthra, Jr., Christopher Alan Fuhs, Daniel J. Foster, Peter Hall
  • Publication number: 20210102349
    Abstract: Embodiments relate to a plastic wall panel, comprising a hollow body having external walls and defining an internal cavity. The external walls include: a first major side wall, a second major side wall opposite the first major side wall, a minor top wall, a minor bottom wall, a first minor end wall and a second minor end wall opposite the first minor end wall. The minor top wall and the minor bottom wall each define mating structure to mate and align with another adjacent panel so that multiple panels can be tiled together to form at least part of a sound attenuation barrier. The hollow body defines a passage extending between the first and second major side walls and through the first and second minor end walls to receive a reinforcing beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Nicholas Marandos, Graeme Peter Hall
  • Patent number: 10919675
    Abstract: A pharmacy container comprising a bottle and a closure. The bottle includes a body, a neck, stops on the neck defining a lug retention area. The body defines a storage chamber therein. The neck extends away from the body and defines an opening to the chamber of the body. The neck includes threads extending around an outside surface of the neck. The stops extend from a bottom of a first thread toward the body, the stops defining the lug retention area. The closure is secured over the opening and around the neck. The closure includes a lug configured to interface with the thread and engage with the lug retention area to retain the closure in place over the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
    Inventors: Bennett P. Daley, Ryan Neil Peter Hall, Michael David Miller, Daniel Nelsen, Peter Rezac, Timothy Andrew Vanderpoel
  • Publication number: 20200386111
    Abstract: Rotor systems and methods for improved performance with extended range to stall fabricated through the use of additive manufacturing. A rotor has blades that extend to tips and rotates about an axis. A casing fits over the rotor so that the tips are configured to pass proximate the casing when the rotor rotates. The casing channels a flow stream across the rotor. Grooves are defined in the casing and extend longitudinally at an acute angle relative to the axis. The grooves extend a distance upstream from a leading edge of the blades and over at least a portion of the blade tips so that the blade tips are configured to pass across the grooves when the rotor rotates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Bruce David Reynolds, John Repp, Peter Hall