Patents by Inventor Philipp Muller

Philipp Muller 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: 20210137013
    Abstract: Weighing systems and methods for dynamic loads are provided. A plurality of sensors are configured to provide force information based on a weight of a bin and a weight of a material in the bin. An IMU is coupled to the bin and configured to provide gyroscope information and accelerometer information based on orientation and movement of the bin respectively. A controller is communicatively coupled to the plurality of sensors and to the IMU. The controller is configured to receive the force information from the plurality of sensors and the gyroscope information and the accelerometer information from the IMU. The controller is configured to compensate the force information based on slope of the bin to provide slope-compensated force information, filter the slope-compensated force information using a Kalman filter to provide filtered force information, and estimate the weight of the material in the bin based on the filtered force information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Christian Müller, Philipp Tewes
  • Patent number: 10987136
    Abstract: A system for establishing an anchorage in an operation site of a human or animal patient with the aid of a material having thermoplastic properties and vibration energy. The system includes a transmitting piece connected or connectable to an energy source for generating vibration energy, and a housing with an opening. The transmitting piece is arranged moveably within the housing, the opening being adapted to the transmitting piece for a distal portion of the transmitting piece to be able to protrude from the opening. The system also includes a driver being activatable for exerting a compression force on the transmitting piece, and a thermoplastic element arranged to be compressible between the transmitting piece and a counter element by the compression force. Furthermore, the system is equipped for shock-free initial positioning and pre-pressing of the transmitting piece against the thermoplastic element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: SPINEWELDING AG
    Inventors: Andrea Müller, Domenico Romeo, Philipp Bernhard, Mario Weiss
  • Patent number: 10874802
    Abstract: A data collection device comprises: a first portion having one or more features configured for attaching of the first portion to a dosage knob of an injection device; a second portion rotatably coupled with the first portion, wherein at least part of the second portion is movable axially relative to the first portion; a sensor arrangement configured to detect rotation of the first portion relative to the second portion; and a processor arrangement configured to, based on said detected movement, determine a medicament amount expelled by the injection device, wherein the coupling arrangement is configured to provide a non-permanent coupling between the first portion and the dosage knob of the injection device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deustschland GMBH
    Inventors: Maurice Toporek, Matthias Felber, Christoph Matthias Gugl, Marcus-Meinolf Dittrich, Christian Nessel, Stephan Riedel, Armin Koller, Alexander Heinrich, Florian Eberli, Philipp Muller, Sven Zwicker
  • Publication number: 20200384205
    Abstract: A data collection device comprises: a first portion having one or more features configured for attaching of the first portion to a dosage knob of an injection device; a second portion rotatably coupled with the first portion, wherein at least part of the second portion is movable axially relative to the first portion; a sensor arrangement configured to detect rotation of the first portion relative to the second portion; and a processor arrangement configured to, based on said detected movement, determine a medicament amount expelled by the injection device, wherein the coupling arrangement is configured to provide a non-permanent coupling between the first portion and the dosage knob of the injection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Maurice Toporek, Matthias Felber, Christoph Matthias Gugl, Marcus-Meinolf Dittrich, Christian Nessel, Stephan Riedel, Armin Koller, Alexander Heinrich, Florian Eberli, Philipp Muller, Sven Zwicker
  • Publication number: 20200360614
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to medicament injection devices. An injection device includes: a movable dosage programming component comprising a rotary encoder system having a predefined angular periodicity, a sensor arrangement including a first optical sensor configured to detect movement of the movable dosage programming component relative to the sensor arrangement during dosing of a medicament, wherein the first optical sensor is configured to operate in a strobe-sampling mode at a first frequency, a second optical sensor configured to detect movement of the rotary encoder system relative to the second optical sensor wherein the second optical sensor is configured to operate in a strobe-sampling mode at a second frequency lower than the first frequency, and a processor arrangement configured to, based on the detected movement, determine a medicament dosage administered by the injection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2018
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Schabbach, Anthony Paul Morris, Ronald Antony Smith, Brian Charles Molyneux, Paul Richard Draper, Craig Ashley Mason, Oliver Charles Gazeley, David Edward Clark, David Aubrey Plumptre, Aidan Michael O`Hare, Richard James Thomas, Felix Kramer, Beat Wyss, Philipp Müller
  • Publication number: 20200353176
    Abstract: A data collection device comprises: a first portion having one or more features configured for attaching of the first portion to a dosage knob of an injection device; a second portion rotatably coupled with the first portion, wherein at least part of the second portion is movable axially relative to the first portion; a sensor arrangement configured to detect rotation of the first portion relative to the second portion; and a processor arrangement configured to, based on said detected movement, determine a medicament amount expelled by the injection device, wherein the coupling arrangement is configured to provide a non-permanent coupling between the first portion and the dosage knob of the injection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Maurice Toporek, Matthias Felber, Christoph Gugl, Marcus-Meinolf Dittrich, Christian Nessel, Stephan Riedel, Armin Koller, Alexander Heinrich, Florian Eberli, Philipp Muller, Sven Zwicker
  • Publication number: 20200325001
    Abstract: A catching device for a traveling body in an elevator system and a method for unblocking the catching device include at least two retaining units that can be brought into a blocked state and into an unblocked state, the retaining units retaining the traveling body on a rail in the blocked state. The retaining units are connected to the traveling body such that each of the retaining units and the traveling body can be slid relative to each other within a limited sliding displacement. A first sliding displacement of a first of the retaining units is longer than a second sliding displacement of a second of the retaining units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Adrian Steiner, Christoph Schuler, Daniel Meierhans, Julian Stähli, Philipp Müller
  • Patent number: 10773026
    Abstract: A data collection device comprises: a first portion having one or more features configured for attaching of the first portion to a dosage knob of an injection device; a second portion rotatably coupled with the first portion, wherein at least part of the second portion is movable axially relative to the first portion; a sensor arrangement configured to detect rotation of the first portion relative to the second portion; and a processor arrangement configured to, based on said detected movement, determine a medicament amount expelled by the injection device, wherein the coupling arrangement is configured to provide a non-permanent coupling between the first portion and the dosage knob of the injection device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deustschland GMBH
    Inventors: Maurice Toporek, Matthias Felber, Christoph Gugl, Marcus-Meinolf Dittrich, Christian Nessel, Stephan Riedel, Armin Koller, Alexander Heinrich, Florian Eberli, Philipp Muller, Sven Zwicker
  • Patent number: 10768343
    Abstract: An illumination module for generating a patterned illumination with minimal ambiguity includes an array of light sources having different respective near-field intensity profiles. The illumination module also includes an optical assembly. The optical assembly and the array of light sources can be operable to substantially replicate the different respective near-field intensity profiles of the light sources in the far-field thereby generating a patterned illumination. The patterned illumination can exhibit reduced ambiguity in some instances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: ams Sensors Singapore Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Mai-Lan Elodie Boytard, Philipp Müller, Martin Lukas Balimann
  • Publication number: 20200147315
    Abstract: A data collection device comprises: a first portion having one or more features configured for attaching of the first portion to a dosage knob of an injection device; a second portion rotatably coupled with the first portion, wherein at least part of the second portion is movable axially relative to the first portion; a sensor arrangement configured to detect rotation of the first portion relative to the second portion; and a processor arrangement configured to, based on said detected movement, determine a medicament amount expelled by the injection device, wherein the coupling arrangement is configured to provide a non-permanent coupling between the first portion and the dosage knob of the injection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Maurice Toporek, Matthias Felber, Christoph Gugl, Marcus-Meinolf Dittrich, Christian Nessel, Stephan Riedel, Armin Koller, Alexander Heinrich, Florian Eberli, Philipp Muller, Sven Zwicker
  • Publication number: 20200064521
    Abstract: An illumination module for generating a patterned illumination with minimal ambiguity includes an array of light sources having different respective near-field intensity profiles. The illumination module also includes an optical assembly. The optical assembly and the array of light sources can be operable to substantially replicate the different respective near-field intensity profiles of the light sources in the far-field thereby generating a patterned illumination. The patterned illumination can exhibit reduced ambiguity in some instances.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Mai-Lan Elodie Boytard, Philipp Müller, Martin Lukas Balimann
  • Publication number: 20200001844
    Abstract: A method for controlling a separating clutch in a power train of a vehicle having a drive motor and a retarder. The clutch is arranged such that a rotor of the retarder is switched into a drive connection with the motor and/or power train via the clutch and a working chamber of the retarder can be filled with an operating medium to build up a braking power such that braking torque is exerted by the retarder onto the power train and/or motor. A control system switches the clutch into a closed or an open position. The switching of the clutch into the closed position occurs depending on an input signal to the controller, and the clutch is switched back into the open position depending on essentially no medium being present in the working chamber of the retarder and that predetermined limits of an operating and/or environmental parameter are not exceeded.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: Voith Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Werner Adams, Achim Menne, Philipp Müller
  • Publication number: 20190286760
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for designing of a piece of apparel in particular an upper of a shoe, comprising the steps of providing at least one first panel including a plurality of feature points in an essentially two-dimensional configuration, arranging the at least one first panel on a first reference body in a three-dimensional configuration representing the piece of apparel to be designed, generating a first mapping between the two-dimensional configuration of the at least one first panel and the three-dimensional configuration of the at least one first panel using the plurality of feature points and designing the piece of apparel using the first mapping.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Jochen Bjoern SUESSMUTH, Jens RAAB, Detlef Philipp MÜLLER
  • Patent number: 10413675
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a supplemental device configured for removable attachment to a medicament injection device. The supplemental device includes a display, a processor arrangement, at least one memory, and an image-capturing component. The processor arrangement is configured to cause the supplemental device to: (i) use the image capturing component to capture successive images of a medicament dosage indicated by a medicament dispensing device, (ii) successively display the captured images on the display, (iii) perform optical character recognition on captured images to identify medicament dosage indicated by the medicament dispensing device when the images were captured, (iv) and make a non-transient record of delivered dosage information in the at least one memory based at least in part on the identified medicament dosage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Christoph Gugl, Johannes Eckstein, Adrian Geiger, Philipp Muller
  • Publication number: 20180154086
    Abstract: A data collection device comprises: a first portion having one or more features configured for attaching of the first portion to a dosage knob of an injection device; a second portion rotatably coupled with the first portion, wherein at least part of the second portion is movable axially relative to the first portion; a sensor arrangement configured to detect rotation of the first portion relative to the second portion; and a processor arrangement configured to, based on said detected movement, determine a medicament amount expelled by the injection device, wherein the coupling arrangement is configured to provide a non-permanent coupling between the first portion and the dosage knob of the injection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventors: Maurice Toporek, Matthias Felber, Christoph Gugl, Marcus-Meinolf Dittrich, Christian Nessel, Stephan Riedel, Armin Koller, Alexander Heinrich, Florian Eberli, Philipp Muller, Sven Zwicker
  • Publication number: 20180028760
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a supplemental device configured for removable attachment to a medicament injection device. The supplemental device includes a display, a processor arrangement, at least one memory, and an image-capturing component. The processor arrangement is configured to cause the supplemental device to: (i) use the image capturing component to capture successive images of a medicament dosage indicated by a medicament dispensing device, (ii) successively display the captured images on the display, (iii) perform optical character recognition on captured images to identify medicament dosage indicated by the medicament dispensing device when the images were captured, (iv) and make a non-transient record of delivered dosage information in the at least one memory based at least in part on the identified medicament dosage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2016
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Christoph Gugl, Johannes Eckstein, Adrian Geiger, Philipp Muller
  • Patent number: 9663326
    Abstract: A brake device for an elevator system with a travel body movable in an elevator shaft along a guide and/or brake rail brakes and retains the travel body on the rail as required. The brake device includes a control plate receiving a brake body and for positioning the brake body relative to the rail. The brake body has first and second brake elements pivoted about a common axis. The first brake element is for braking and retaining purposes when the travel body is moving along the rail in an upward direction, and the second brake element is for braking and retaining purposes when the travel body is moving along the rail in a downward direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: Inventio AG
    Inventors: Faruk Osmanbasic, Philipp Müller, Luca Gürber, Benedikt Rieser, Daniel Meierhans, Michael Geisshüsler
  • Patent number: 9273846
    Abstract: An apparatus for producing structured light comprises a first optical arrangement which comprises a microlens array comprising a multitude of transmissive or reflective microlenses which are regularly arranged at a lens pitch P and an illumination unit for illuminating the microlens array. The illumination unit comprises an array of light sources for emitting light of a wavelength L each and having an aperture each, wherein the apertures are located in a common emission plane which is located at a distance D from the microlens array. For the lens pitch P, the distance D and the wavelength L, the following equation applies P2=2LD/N, wherein N is an integer with N?1. High-contrast high-intensity light patterns can be produced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: Heptagon Micro Optics Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Markus Rossi, Hans Peter Herzig, Philipp Müller, Ali Naqavi, Daniel Infante Gómez, Moshe Doron, Matthias Gloor, Alireza Yasan
  • Publication number: 20150329323
    Abstract: A brake device for an elevator system with a travel body movable in an elevator shaft along a guide and/or brake rail brakes and retains the travel body on the rail as required. The brake device includes a control plate receiving a brake body and for positioning the brake body relative to the rail. The brake body has first and second brake elements pivoted about a common axis. The first brake element is for braking and retaining purposes when the travel body is moving along the rail in an upward direction, and the second brake element is for braking and retaining purposes when the travel body is moving along the rail in a downward direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2013
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Inventors: Faruk Osmanbasic, Philipp Müller, Luca Gürber, Benedikt Rieser, Daniel Meierhans, Michael Geisshusler
  • Publication number: 20130217511
    Abstract: The invention relates a torsional vibration damper, comprising the following features: a primary part with two lateral discs (1, 2) which are connected to each other for conjoint rotation; a secondary part with a central disc (3) which is arranged between the lateral discs; a primary part and secondary part are rotationally connected to each other via springs (5); damping chambers which are filled with a damping medium and each have at least one throttle opening; guide elements (7.1) are provided for supporting and guiding the springs. The invention is characterized by the following features: each spring is assigned two guide elements which are both arranged at mutual axial distance and form the supporting surfaces against a movement of the spring in the radial and in the axial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2011
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: VOITH PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Gregor Polifke, Rolf Brockmann, Miroslav Kovacevic, Philipp Müller, Gunther Seitz