Patents by Inventor Peter Simeon Lazarevski

Peter Simeon Lazarevski 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).

  • Publication number: 20210390307
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus to generate an augmented environment including a weight indicator for a vehicle are disclosed herein. An example apparatus disclosed herein includes memory including stored instructions, a processor to execute the instructions to generate a map of loads on a vehicle based on load data associated with a sensor of the vehicle, determine a load condition of the vehicle based on the map of loads, correlate a first load of the map of loads with an object identified using live video data received from a camera, and generate an augmented environment identifying at least one of a location of the object, the first load correlated with the object, or the load condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Inventors: Anton Rogness, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Joshua Rajasingh, Andrew Niedert, Elliott Pearson
  • Publication number: 20210323566
    Abstract: An example apparatus includes a profile manager to determine whether a user of a vehicle has a corresponding profile stored in memory based on a personalized vehicle key associated with the user, in response to determining that the profile for the user is not available, receive one or more inputs from the user via a display, the one or more inputs including a loading condition threshold and a corresponding response to exceeding the loading condition threshold, and generate the profile for the user based on the one more inputs from the user; and a vehicle feature modifier to modify a feature of the vehicle when a load condition of the vehicle satisfies the loading condition threshold to limit or disable operation of the vehicle based on the corresponding response to exceeding the loading condition threshold, the feature modified based upon the profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Andrew Niedert, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Anton Rogness, Elliott Pearson, Joshua Rajasingh
  • Patent number: 11097580
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed for a modular double pin load sensor coupled to a hitch receiver. An example disclosed apparatus to be coupled to a receiver tube includes a crossbar interface to be coupled to a crossbar of a hitch, a pin adapter coupled to the crossbar interface, a first load-sensing pin disposed within the pin adapter, and a second load-sensing pin disposed within the pin adapter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignees: Ford Global Technologies, LLC, Methode Electronics, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Niedert, Christopher Eric Allard, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Kevin Stanton Giaier, Chad Reed, Johannes Gie├čibl
  • Publication number: 20210256262
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems, and articles of manufacture are disclosed to generate an augmented environment including a weight indicator for a vehicle. An example disclosed apparatus includes a sensor interface to receive load data associated with a vehicle, and receive live video data from a camera, the live video data including a location of an object in the vehicle, a load mapper to generate a map of loads on the vehicle based on the load data, an object-to-weight correlator to correlate a load of the map of loads with the object, and an augmented reality generator to generate an augmented environment identifying the location of the object and the load correlated with the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Inventors: Anton Rogness, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Joshua Rajasingh, Andrew Niedert, Elliott Pearson
  • Patent number: 11066081
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed to modify vehicle function based on loading conditions. An example apparatus includes a vehicle load condition manager programmed to modify a feature of a vehicle when a load condition of the vehicle satisfies a threshold, wherein at least one of the feature or the threshold is based upon a profile of a user of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Andrew Niedert, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Anton Rogness, Elliott Pearson, Joshua Rajasingh
  • Patent number: 10990822
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems, and articles of manufacture are disclosed to generate an augmented environment including a weight indicator for a vehicle. An example disclosed apparatus includes a sensor interface to receive load data associated with a vehicle, and receive live video data from a camera, the live video data including a location of an object in the vehicle, a load mapper to generate a map of loads on the vehicle based on the load data, an object-to-weight correlator to correlate a load of the map of loads with the object, and an augmented reality generator to generate an augmented environment identifying the location of the object and the load correlated with the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Anton Rogness, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Joshua Rajasingh, Andrew Niedert, Elliott Pearson
  • Patent number: 10723383
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed herein that determine a vehicle backup position for launching and loading a boat using trailer hitch load. An example apparatus includes a data analyzer to determine, based on a trailer hitch load of a vehicle coupled to a trailer, a vehicle backup position for launching the boat at which a boat coupled to the trailer is floating on a body of water and an instruction generator to instruct a braking system of the vehicle to stop the vehicle at the vehicle backup position for launching the boat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Elizabeth G. Owen, Andrew Niedert, Kevin Stanton Giaier, Peter Simeon Lazarevski
  • Publication number: 20200198422
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed for a modular double pin load sensor coupled to a hitch receiver. An example disclosed apparatus to be coupled to a receiver tube includes a crossbar interface to be coupled to a crossbar of a hitch, a pin adapter coupled to the crossbar interface, a first load-sensing pin disposed within the pin adapter, and a second load-sensing pin disposed within the pin adapter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Andrew Niedert, Christopher Eric Allard, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Kevin Stanton Giaier
  • Publication number: 20200117899
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems, and articles of manufacture are disclosed to generate an augmented environment including a weight indicator for a vehicle. An example disclosed apparatus includes a sensor interface to receive load data associated with a vehicle, and receive live video data from a camera, the live video data including a location of an object in the vehicle, a load mapper to generate a map of loads on the vehicle based on the load data, an object-to-weight correlator to correlate a load of the map of loads with the object, and an augmented reality generator to generate an augmented environment identifying the location of the object and the load correlated with the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Anton Rogness, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Joshua Rajasingh, Andrew Niedert, Elliott Pearson
  • Publication number: 20200102009
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed herein that determine a vehicle backup position for launching and loading a boat using trailer hitch load. An example apparatus includes a data analyzer to determine, based on a trailer hitch load of a vehicle coupled to a trailer, a vehicle backup position for launching the boat at which a boat coupled to the trailer is floating on a body of water and an instruction generator to instruct a braking system of the vehicle to stop the vehicle at the vehicle backup position for launching the boat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Elizabeth G. Owen, Andrew Niedert, Kevin Stanton Giaier, Peter Simeon Lazarevski
  • Patent number: 10585433
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, and systems for automotive drive mode operation are disclosed. A disclosed method includes receiving information relating to a condition of a vehicle from a vehicle sensor module, comparing the information to a drive mode threshold, and selecting a drive mode change based on the information satisfying the drive mode threshold. The disclosed method also includes sending the drive mode change to a first vehicle operation module, the first vehicle operation module operating at least one other vehicle operation module to adjust vehicle operation based on the drive mode change.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Christopher Melgar, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Rinku Patel
  • Publication number: 20190381844
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed to facilitate a single pin load sensor coupled to a hitch receiver, the sensor to measure one or more loads on the hitch receiver. An example apparatus includes a load sensing pin coupled to a hitch receiver of a vehicle, the load sensing pin disposed in a cavity of a crossbar that is to couple the hitch receiver to the vehicle, wherein the load sensing pin is to measure a load transferred from the hitch receiver to the crossbar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Andrew Niedert, Anton Rogness, Elliott Pearson, Joshua Rajasingh, Peter Simeon Lazarevski
  • Publication number: 20190337529
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed to modify vehicle function based on loading conditions. An example apparatus includes a vehicle load condition manager programmed to modify a feature of a vehicle when a load condition of the vehicle satisfies a threshold, wherein at least one of the feature or the threshold is based upon a profile of a user of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Andrew Niedert, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Anton Rogness, Elliott Pearson, Joshua Rajasingh
  • Publication number: 20190315179
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus to determine vehicle weight are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a vehicle controller configured to control a motor operatively coupled to a suspension system to raise or lower a vehicle. The vehicle controller is to also determine a first parameter of the motor while controlling the motor to raise or lower the vehicle when the vehicle is unloaded. The vehicle controller is to also determine a second parameter of the motor while controlling the motor to raise or lower the vehicle when the vehicle is at least partially loaded. The vehicle controller is to also calculate a weight of the vehicle based on the first and second parameters of the motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Andrew Niedert, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Rinku Patel, Anton Rogness, Elliott Pearson, Joshua Rajasingh, Salvador Padilla
  • Patent number: 10252592
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a frame, a suspension arm, and a fastener. The fastener includes a flange and a shaft extending from the flange. The shaft engages the frame and the extension arm. A washer is on the shaft. The washer has a first surface facing the frame and a second surface facing the flange. The washer has a thickness from the first surface to the second surface, and the thickness tapers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Kevin Stanton Giaier, Christopher Melgar, Peter Simeon Lazarevski
  • Publication number: 20190100256
    Abstract: A tire carrier and vehicle lift apparatus is disclosed. A scissor jack includes a first bracket fixed to the jack, the first bracket to removably mount the jack to a vehicle. The apparatus also includes a second bracket fixed to the jack opposite the first bracket, the second bracket to hold a wheel for the vehicle, wherein operation of the jack while the bracket is mounted to the vehicle is to lower the wheel toward the ground.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventors: William Reese Cherry, Peter Simeon Lazarevski
  • Publication number: 20190064812
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, and systems for automotive drive mode operation are disclosed. A disclosed method includes receiving information relating to a condition of a vehicle from a vehicle sensor module, comparing the information to a drive mode threshold, and selecting a drive mode change based on the information satisfying the drive mode threshold. The disclosed method also includes sending the drive mode change to a first vehicle operation module, the first vehicle operation module operating at least one other vehicle operation module to adjust vehicle operation based on the drive mode change.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Christopher Melgar, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Rinku Patel
  • Publication number: 20180354327
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a frame, a suspension arm, and a fastener. The fastener includes a flange and a shaft extending from the flange. The shaft engages the frame and the extension arm. A washer is on the shaft. The washer has a first surface facing the frame and a second surface facing the flange. The washer has a thickness from the first surface to the second surface, and the thickness tapers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicant: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Kevin Stanton Giaier, Christopher Melgar, Peter Simeon Lazarevski
  • Patent number: 10099664
    Abstract: Adjustable brake apparatus for use with vehicles are disclosed herein. An example apparatus includes a brake lever to control braking of a vehicle and a handle coupled to the brake lever. The handle rotates relative to the brake lever between a first position and a second position. The handle locks in the first position and the second position to enable actuation of the brake lever by a force applied to the handle in either the first position or the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Levich, Curtis Hargitt, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Christopher Melgar, Greg David Folta
  • Patent number: 10086874
    Abstract: Modular vehicle platforms are disclosed. An example modular platform includes a frame to couple to a body of a vehicle. A first bracket is coupled to the frame. One of a second bracket or a third bracket is coupled to the frame. The first bracket is spaced from the second bracket or the third bracket. The first bracket and the second bracket enable attachment of a first suspension to the frame. The first bracket and the third bracket enable attachment of a second suspension to the frame. The first suspension has a first geometry that is different than a second geometry of the second suspension.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey Lipa, Steve Scott Allen, Peter Simeon Lazarevski, Scott J Bell, Shane Edward Foley, Stephen Dockstader, Joseph Skynar