Patents by Inventor Philipp Roosli

Philipp Roosli 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: 10297124
    Abstract: An interface component for insertion in a certain-sized connection box placed for another component such as a switch or other electrical mechanism. The interface component may bring in new capabilities plus maintain the capabilities of the removed component. The box need not be removed, or if the boxed is removed the structure or space encompassing the box need not be enlarged. Further, no new wiring is necessarily needed. This placement or substitution may be particularly applicable to rooms of hotels, motels, and other similar facilities. Neither time nor expense of redoing structure to hold a larger box or provide more space or wiring is needed. In many cases, there is not adequate space to add components for providing additional capabilities to a room.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, Ryan M. Gardner, Ravi M. Sagar
  • Patent number: 10288651
    Abstract: An observed space having energy consuming devices with conservation mechanisms, algorithms, techniques, or applications. The devices having their conservation applications engaged may be a normal mode. When the conservation applications are disengaged, the devices may be in a reference mode. An amount of energy consumption by the devices in the normal mode may be compared with an amount of energy consumption by the devices in the reference mode to determine an energy conservation effectiveness of the devices in the observed space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Philipp A. Roosli, Michael Asmussen, Michael D. Sobanko
  • Patent number: 10281308
    Abstract: A fluid flow detecting system and approach incorporating a collar configured to be clamped to a fluid conveyance mechanism, a temperature probe held within temperature sensing range of the fluid conveyance mechanism with the collar, an ambient temperature sensor, and a controller connected to the temperature probe and the ambient temperature sensor. The controller may incorporate a data analytics module to determine fluid flow starts, characteristics of fluid flows and fluid stops from temperatures received from the temperature probe and the ambient temperature sensor. The system may further incorporate a heater in contact with the fluid conveyance mechanism to increase speed and accuracy of determinations of fluid flow starts, characteristics of fluid flows and fluid stops by the data analytics module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, John Tavares, Ravi M. Sagar, Brendan Donecker
  • Publication number: 20190108733
    Abstract: An interface component for insertion in a certain-sized connection box placed for another component such as a switch or other electrical mechanism. The interface component may bring in new capabilities plus maintain the capabilities of the removed component. The box need not be removed, or if the boxed is removed the structure or space encompassing the box need not be enlarged. Further, no new wiring is necessarily needed. This placement or substitution may be particularly applicable to rooms of hotels, motels, and other similar facilities. Neither time nor expense of redoing structure to hold a larger box or provide more space or wiring is needed. In many cases, there is not adequate space to add components for providing additional capabilities to a room.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, Ryan M. Gardner, Ravi M. Sagar
  • Patent number: 10218531
    Abstract: An automation system for deployment in a building with rooms is provided. The automation system includes a server and an electronic device cluster in each room. Each electronic device cluster includes electronic devices of which at least one is configured to sense a condition within the room and at least one is configured to report sensing results to the server. Room locations of the electronic device clusters are undefined for the server at an initial time. The server is receptive of the sensing results from the at least one electronic device in each electronic device cluster in each room and external information. The server is configured to compare the received sensing results with the external information, iteratively determine the room locations of one or more of the electronic device clusters from comparison results and communicate with at least one of the electronic devices of the one or more of the electronic device clusters based on iteratively determined room locations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Inventor: Philipp Roosli
  • Patent number: 10218529
    Abstract: An automation system is provided for deployment in a building with rooms and includes computing resources which are receptive of contextual information and an electronic device cluster in each room. Each electronic device cluster includes electronic devices at least one of which gathers environmental information within the room and at least one of which communicates the environmental information to the computing resources. Descriptors of one or more electronic devices of a portion of the electronic device clusters are undefined at an initial time. The computing resources are configured to compare the contextual and environmental information from at least one electronic device cluster, identify a location and a use of the one or more electronic devices of the portion of the electronic device clusters based on comparison results and assign descriptors to the one or more electronic devices accordingly and communicate with the one or more electronic devices using the descriptors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Inventor: Philipp Roosli
  • Publication number: 20190020495
    Abstract: An automation system for deployment in a building with rooms is provided. The automation system includes a server and an electronic device cluster in each room. Each electronic device cluster includes electronic devices of which at least one is configured to sense a condition within the room and at least one is configured to report sensing results to the server. Room locations of the electronic device clusters are undefined for the server at an initial time. The server is receptive of the sensing results from the at least one electronic device in each electronic device cluster in each room and external information. The server is configured to compare the received sensing results with the external information, iteratively determine the room locations of one or more of the electronic device clusters from comparison results and communicate with at least one of the electronic devices of the one or more of the electronic device clusters based on iteratively determined room locations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventor: Philipp Roosli
  • Publication number: 20190020494
    Abstract: An automation system is provided for deployment in a building with rooms and includes computing resources which are receptive of contextual information and an electronic device cluster in each room. Each electronic device cluster includes electronic devices at least one of which gathers environmental information within the room and at least one of which communicates the environmental information to the computing resources. Descriptors of one or more electronic devices of a portion of the electronic device clusters are undefined at an initial time. The computing resources are configured to compare the contextual and environmental information from at least one electronic device cluster, identify a location and a use of the one or more electronic devices of the portion of the electronic device clusters based on comparison results and assign descriptors to the one or more electronic devices accordingly and communicate with the one or more electronic devices using the descriptors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventor: Philipp Roosli
  • Patent number: 10181708
    Abstract: A control component for insertion in a standard size connection box of a conventional component such as a switch or other electrical mechanism. The control component may have new capabilities plus maintain the capabilities of the conventional component. The connection box need not be removed, or if the box is removed then the structure or space encompassing the box need not be enlarged. Further, no new wiring for is necessarily needed for connecting the control component. This placement or substitution may be particularly applicable to many rooms of hotels, motels, and other facilities. Neither time nor expense of modifications to the connection box, wiring and/or the room is necessarily needed. In many cases, a room or space cannot necessarily be modified to add a larger or an additional component having additional capabilities, such as a component having an air quality controlled device for operating a ventilation fan in a room.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, Ryan Gardner, Ravi Sagar
  • Patent number: 10072454
    Abstract: A system and method for securing personal articles, including a lockable enclosure, an image acquisition device disposed to capture an image of an interior of the lockable enclosure, a storage element configured to store the image, a data transmission element configured to transfer the image to a network, and a controller configured to grant access to the image only upon fulfillment of a predetermined condition, where the image acquisition device, the storage element, the data transmission element, and the controller are disposed in communication with one another and with the network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: INNOVATIVE HOSPITALITY CONCEPTS, INC
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, David Abram, Roger Abram
  • Publication number: 20180255105
    Abstract: A system and approach having security assurance for a controller relative to outside connections such as internet. The controller may have locked and exposed modes. A locked mode may mean that the system is correctly configured in that security related settings meet minimum standards. For example, the controller is protected through sufficiently strong user accounts and passwords whether entered or by default. Also, there may be an entity, such as person or organization that has responsibility for securing the controller against undesired intrusions. In the exposed mode, where the system may be incorrectly configured, the controller may shut down some or all of the functionality that has relevance to remote access. In the exposed mode, a built-in web server may show one or more screens that allow one to access the controller. There may be security indicators, such as lights that indicate whether the controller is exposed or locked.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Philipp A. Roosli, Daniel Heine
  • Patent number: 9967281
    Abstract: A system and approach having security assurance for a controller relative to outside connections such as internet. The controller may have locked and exposed modes. A locked mode may mean that the system is correctly configured in that security related settings meet minimum standards. For example, the controller is protected through sufficiently strong user accounts and passwords whether entered or by default. Also, there may be an entity, such as person or organization that has responsibility for securing the controller against undesired intrusions. In the exposed mode, where the system may be incorrectly configured, the controller may shut down some or all of the functionality that has relevance to remote access. In the exposed mode, a built-in web server may show one or more screens that allow one to access the controller. There may be security indicators, such as lights that indicate whether the controller is exposed or locked.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Philipp A. Roosli, Daniel Heine
  • Publication number: 20170365989
    Abstract: A frame or the like incorporating a removable device for placement on a wallbox. The frame may be attached to a conventional wallbox without modification to the wallbox. The device may be mounted to, in or on the frame. A memory for the device may be situated on or embedded in the frame. If the device fails, it may be easily removed from the frame and replaced with a new or other working device without frame removal from the wallbox. The replacement device may be configured with information in the memory that contained the configuration for the failed device. The memory or the frame holding it may also be replaced if it fails; however, memory failure is rare compared to device failure. Thus, expense may be spared with just a replacement device and an available configuration in the remaining memory. The memory may have a secure trusted platform.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, Ryan Gardner, Ravi Sagar, Brendan Donecker, Tom Woodruff
  • Publication number: 20170363453
    Abstract: A fluid flow detecting system and approach incorporating a collar configured to be clamped to a fluid conveyance mechanism, a temperature probe held within temperature sensing range of the fluid conveyance mechanism with the collar, an ambient temperature sensor, and a controller connected to the temperature probe and the ambient temperature sensor. The controller may incorporate a data analytics module to determine fluid flow starts, characteristics of fluid flows and fluid stops from temperatures received from the temperature probe and the ambient temperature sensor. The system may further incorporate a heater in contact with the fluid conveyance mechanism to increase speed and accuracy of determinations of fluid flow starts, characteristics of fluid flows and fluid stops by the data analytics module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, John Tavares, Ravi M. Sagar, Brendan Donecker
  • Patent number: 9768599
    Abstract: A frame or the like incorporating a removable device for placement on a wallbox. The frame may be attached to a conventional wallbox without modification to the wallbox. The device may be mounted to, in or on the frame. A memory for the device may be situated on or embedded in the frame. If the device fails, it may be easily removed from the frame and replaced with a new or other working device without frame removal from the wallbox. The replacement device may be configured with information in the memory that contained the configuration for the failed device. The memory or the frame holding it may also be replaced if it fails; however, memory failure is rare compared to device failure. Thus, expense may be spared with just a replacement device and an available configuration in the remaining memory. The memory may have a secure trusted platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, Ryan Gardner, Ravi Sagar, Brendan Donecker, Tom Woodruff
  • Publication number: 20170256146
    Abstract: An interface component for insertion in a certain-sized connection box placed for another component such as a switch or other electrical mechanism. The interface component may bring in new capabilities plus maintain the capabilities of the removed component. The box need not be removed, or if the boxed is removed the structure or space encompassing the box need not be enlarged. Further, no new wiring is necessarily needed. This placement or substitution may be particularly applicable to rooms of hotels, motels, and other similar facilities. Neither time nor expense of redoing structure to hold a larger box or provide more space or wiring is needed. In many cases, there is not adequate space to add components for providing additional capabilities to a room.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Applicant: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, Ryan M. Gardner, Ravi M. Sagar
  • Publication number: 20160205721
    Abstract: A leveraged positioning system for installation of devices within campuses and buildings. A mobile device may have a position indicator associated with it. A campus or building information model may be available for reference relative to a location of the mobile device as noted by the position indicator. A location name may be derived from the model and used for an installed device since the mobile device is at the position of the installed device during placement of the installed device. A physical address may be assigned to the installed device. The physical address and the location name may be stored as a pair in memory for the device. Additional devices for installation may be treated similarly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2015
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Inventors: Gutha Stalin Sanghamitra, Patrick Gonia, Philipp Roosli, Bernard T. Geary
  • Publication number: 20160020590
    Abstract: A frame or the like incorporating a removable device for placement on a wallbox. The frame may be attached to a conventional wallbox without modification to the wallbox. The device may be mounted to, in or on the frame. A memory for the device may be situated on or embedded in the frame. If the device fails, it may be easily removed from the frame and replaced with a new or other working device without frame removal from the wallbox. The replacement device may be configured with information in the memory that contained the configuration for the failed device. The memory or the frame holding it may also be replaced if it fails; however, memory failure is rare compared to device failure. Thus, expense may be spared with just a replacement device and an available configuration in the remaining memory. The memory may have a secure trusted platform.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2014
    Publication date: January 21, 2016
    Inventors: Philipp Roosli, Ryan Gardner, Ravi Sagar, Brendan Donecker, Tom Woodruff
  • Publication number: 20160014156
    Abstract: A system and approach having security assurance for a controller relative to outside connections such as internet. The controller may have locked and exposed modes. A locked mode may mean that the system is correctly configured in that security related settings meet minimum standards. For example, the controller is protected through sufficiently strong user accounts and passwords whether entered or by default. Also, there may be an entity, such as person or organization that has responsibility for securing the controller against undesired intrusions. In the exposed mode, where the system may be incorrectly configured, the controller may shut down some or all of the functionality that has relevance to remote access. In the exposed mode, a built-in web server may show one or more screens that allow one to access the controller. There may be security indicators, such as lights that indicate whether the controller is exposed or locked.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Inventors: Philipp A. Roosli, Daniel Heine
  • Publication number: 20150276826
    Abstract: An observed space having energy consuming devices with conservation mechanisms, algorithms, techniques, or applications. The devices having their conservation applications engaged may be a normal mode. When the conservation applications are disengaged, the devices may be in a reference mode. An amount of energy consumption by the devices in the normal mode may be compared with an amount of energy consumption by the devices in the reference mode to determine an energy conservation effectiveness of the devices in the observed space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Inventors: Philipp A. Roosli, Michael Asmussen, Michael D. Sobanko