Patents by Inventor Ramesh Jagannathan

Ramesh Jagannathan 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: 20170283236
    Abstract: An automated consumable dispenser with a precision method for delivering consumable ingredients in specific proportions to a container up to a specified volume. This method involves the use of a system of sensors and a micro-microprocessor, which detects, digitizes and develops a three dimensional rendering of the container, calculates the container volume and dispenses specific amounts of consumable ingredients. A user is able to pick the level in the vessel to which the consumable ingredients should be dispensed and displays the selected desired level. The embodiments described include an automated dispenser capable of dispensing beverages and food items, either separately or together.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Ramesh Jagannathan, Mohammed Yasseer Omar, Dirichi D. Ike-Njoku, Pablo Pacareu, Vasily Rudchenko, Pedro Zufiria
  • Patent number: 9704414
    Abstract: A blind aid device designed for non-verbal communication between a blind person and a companion includes a body-worn sensor system to be worn by the companion, a body-worn actuation system to be worn by the blind person and a wireless communication link between the body-worn sensor system and the wearable body-worn actuation system. The body-worn sensor system includes a gyroscope configured to detect and record a velocity of tilting and turning head movements of the companion, an accelerometer configured to detect and record an extent of the tilting head movements of the companion, and a magnetic compass sensor configured to detect and record an extent of the turning head movement of the companion. The wearable body-worn actuation system includes an array of control electronics and actuators configured to translate electronic signals transmitted from the body-worn sensor system into physical movements, in real time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Ramesh Jagannathan, Jad Mahmoud, Nahal Mustafa, Matthew Brent Karau, Noha Alfergani, Brenda Odhingo
  • Publication number: 20170007876
    Abstract: An exercise apparatus having a first and a second guide rails. The exercise apparatus further has a first and a second handle, the first handle being mounted on the first guide rail and configured to be moveable up and down the first guide rail while the second handle is mounted on the second guide rail and configured to be moveable up and down the second guide rail. The exercise apparatus further has a first transverse support system on which the first and second guide rails are movably mounted so that each of the first and second guide rails are movable over the first transverse support system along a first axis toward, and a second transverse support system on which the first transverse support system is movably mounted and configured to be moveable along a second axis perpendicular to the first axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Inventors: Xiao LU, Mohammed Yaseer OMAR, Ramesh JAGANNATHAN
  • Publication number: 20160244547
    Abstract: An improved processing technique that can be used to collect nanoparticles produced by the RESS process. The collection efficiency by almost an order of magnitude compared to the traditional collection processes. One process does not utilize any stabilizing solid co-solvents but produces similar effects using the supercritical solvent itself (e.g. CO2) as a stabilizing phase. Very small particles (diameter <10 nm) with uniform size distribution and particulate suspensions thereof may be produced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2014
    Publication date: August 25, 2016
    Applicant: New York University
    Inventors: Ramesh Jagannathan, Sachin Khapli
  • Patent number: 9354725
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable media, for capturing, using a camera, an image of a general writing surface. The captured image is compared with one or more previously saved images. A related image is determined based upon syntax and semantics of handwriting recognized in the captured image and the one or more previously saved images. A previous document associated with the related image is retrieved and set as the active document. A position of a writing instrument is mapped to a position within the previous document.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: New York University
    Inventors: Abdelrazak S. Al-Sharif, Ramesh Jagannathan, Mohamad Eid, Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
  • Publication number: 20150367038
    Abstract: A processing technique for creating nanowires and hierarchically porous micro/nano structures of ceramic materials is provided. The process includes evaporation of micron-sized water droplets containing dissolved organic salts on heated substrates followed by thermal decomposition of the deposited material. The micron-sized droplets may be generated by supercritical CO2 assisted nebulization, in which high-pressure streams of aqueous solution and supercritical CO2 are mixed, followed by controlled depressurization through a fine capillary. Rapid evaporation takes place on the heated substrates and structures are generated due to CO2 effervescence from the droplets and evaporation of water, along with the pinning of the three phase contact line. Depending on the mass deposited, a mesh of nano-wires or membrane-like structures may result. Sintering of the membrane-like scaffolds above the decomposition temperature of the organic salt creates nanopores within the structures, creating a dual hierarchy of pores.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2015
    Publication date: December 24, 2015
    Applicant: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Sachin Khapli, Ramesh Jagannathan
  • Publication number: 20150251225
    Abstract: Systems and methods for fluid harvesting and surface cleaning. A fluid harvesting device comprises a harvester having a hydrophobic surface and a collection device, adjacent the harvester, which receives fluid from the surface of the harvester.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2015
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Applicant: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Ramesh Jagannathan, Mohammed Yaseer Omar, Mohammed Amine Belarbi, Coezette Sibanda, Ping-Yi Lu
  • Publication number: 20150199918
    Abstract: A blind aid device designed for non-verbal communication between a blind person and a companion includes a body-worn sensor system to be worn by the companion, a body-worn actuation system to be worn by the blind person and a wireless communication link between the body-worn sensor system and the wearable body-worn actuation system. The body-worn sensor system includes a gyroscope configured to detect and record a velocity of tilting and turning head movements of the companion, an accelerometer configured to detect and record an extent of the tilting head movements of the companion, and a magnetic compass sensor configured to detect and record an extent of the turning head movement of the companion. The wearable body-worn actuation system includes an array of control electronics and actuators configured to translate electronic signals transmitted from the body-worn sensor system into physical movements, in real time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Publication date: July 16, 2015
    Applicant: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Ramesh Jagannathan, Jad Mahmoud, Nahal Mustafa, Matthew Brent Karau, Noha Alfergani, Brenda Odhingo
  • Patent number: 9035743
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer readable media, for determining, using a pressure sensor, pressure data comprising a pressure indication and a time indication. A first mood is determined based upon the pressure data and one or more songs are selected based upon the determined first mood. A playlist is modified based upon the selected one or more songs, wherein the modified playlist comprises the selected one or more songs and the modified playlist is played. Song data, based upon the modified playlist, is wirelessly transmitted to a remote device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: New York University
    Inventors: Mohammed Yaseer Omar, Abdel Razzaq Sami Alsharif, Ramesh Jagannathan
  • Publication number: 20130321356
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable media, for capturing, using a camera, an image of a general writing surface. The captured image is compared with one or more previously saved images. A related image is determined based upon syntax and semantics of handwriting recognized in the captured image and the one or more previously saved images. A previous document associated with the related image is retrieved and set as the active document. A position of a writing instrument is mapped to a position within the previous document.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Inventors: Abdelrazak S. Al-Sharif, Ramesh Jagannathan, Mohamad Eid, Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
  • Patent number: 7720815
    Abstract: Various systems, methods, and programs embodied in computer-readable mediums are provided for implementing circular replication among nodes. In a representative example, a plurality of nodes are arranged in a circular replication configuration. Each of the nodes has a logfile indicating storage of a plurality of entries, where each of the nodes receives the entries from a plurality of external devices. The entries received by a respective one of the nodes are replicated in the remaining ones of the nodes via circular replication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2010
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Ramesh Jagannathan
  • Publication number: 20090022042
    Abstract: An integrated electromechanical disc drive system for creating nanoscale patterns comprises a spinning disc coated with a liquid or solid film and at least one flying integrated write head, said write head being attached to a pivoted swing arm and comprising a heating tip locally exerting heat when a current is driven through it; and at least one electrically conductive electrode tip which functions as an electrostatic atomic force tip capable of exerting an electric field between the tip and the disc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2008
    Publication date: January 22, 2009
    Inventor: Ramesh Jagannathan
  • Patent number: 7413286
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for delivering solvent free marking material to a receiver is provided. A printhead includes a discharge device having an inlet and an outlet with a portion of the discharge device defining a delivery path. An actuating mechanism is moveably positioned along the delivery path. A material selection device has an inlet and an outlet with the outlet of the material selection device being connected in fluid communication to the inlet of the discharge device. The inlet of the material selection device is adapted to be connected to a pressurized source of a thermodynamically stable mixture of a fluid and a marking material, wherein the fluid is in a gaseous state at a location beyond the outlet of the discharge device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2008
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Sridhar Sadasivan, Seshadri Jagannathan, Suresh Sunderrajan, Gary E. Merz, John E. Rueping, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Ramesh Jagannathan, Rajesh V. Mehta, David J. Nelson
  • Publication number: 20080037101
    Abstract: The invention relates a wire grid polarizer that includes a micropatterned substrate having channels. An electrically conductive material is disposed on the micropatterned substrate in strips having a width of 10 to 20 nm and oriented either parallel or perpendicular to the channels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2006
    Publication date: February 14, 2008
    Inventors: Ramesh Jagannathan, YuanQiao Rao, Xiang-Dong Mi
  • Publication number: 20080038467
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method of forming a nanostructured pattern on a substrate. The steps include providing a substrate and coating the substrate with functional material to form a layer of functional material. A block copolymer of at least an A polymer chain and a B polymer chain is coated on the functional material to forma a layer. The block copolymer is dried to form ordered nanodomains. The A polymer chain of the dried block copolymer is removed to form voids and the functional material is then removed from where the A polymer chain has been removed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2006
    Publication date: February 14, 2008
    Inventors: Ramesh Jagannathan, YuanQiao Rao, Xiang-Dong Mi
  • Patent number: 7276184
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of nanoscale particulate material is described comprising: (i) combining one or more functional material to be precipitated as nanoscale particles and one or more surface active material in a compressed CO2 phase with a density of at least 0.1 g/cc, where the functional material is substantially insoluble in the compressed CO2 in the absence of the surfactant, the surfactant comprises a compressed CO2-philic portion and a functional material-philic portion, and the compressed CO2 phase, functional material and surfactant interact to form an aggregated system having a continuous compressed CO2 phase and a plurality of aggregates comprising surfactant and functional material molecules of average diameter less than 10 nanometers dispersed therein; and (ii) rapidly depressurizing the compressed CO2 phase thereby precipitating the dispersed functional and surfactant materials in the form of composite particles of average diameter from 0.5 to less than 10 nanometers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2007
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Glen C. Irvin, Ramesh Jagannathan, Seshadri Jagannathan, Suresh Sunderrajan, David D. Tuschel, William C. Lenhart, David J. Nelson
  • Patent number: 7273643
    Abstract: An article having multiple spectral deposits is provided. The article can include a support and a single nanomorphic marking material adapted to reflect light having a first spectral content and adapted to reflect light having a second spectral content. The article can include a support and a nanomorphic marking material held by the support that luminesces at a plurality of wavelengths. The article can include a support and marking material having a first particle size and a second particle size. The first particle size reflects a first spectrum and the second particle size reflects a second spectrum. The article can include a support and a marking material held by said support with the marking material including a nanocrystalline particulate having a measurable property non-characteristic of the same marking material in a bulk state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2007
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: David J. Nelson, Sridhar Sadasivan, Ramesh Jagannathan, Seshadri Jagannathan, Glen C. Irvin, Jr., Rajesh V. Mehta
  • Patent number: 7223445
    Abstract: A process for the deposition of particulate material of a desired substance on a surface includes: (i) charging a particle formation vessel with a compressed fluid; (ii) introducing into the particle formation vessel a first feed stream comprising a solvent and the desired substance dissolved therein and a second feed stream comprising the compressed fluid, wherein the desired substance is less soluble in the compressed fluid relative to its solubility in the solvent and the solvent is soluble in the compressed fluid, and wherein the first feed stream is dispersed in the compressed fluid, allowing extraction of the solvent into the compressed fluid and precipitation of particles of the desired substance; (iii) exhausting compressed fluid, solvent and the desired substance from the particle formation vessel at a rate substantially equal to the rate of addition of such components to the vessel in step (ii) through a restrictive passage to a lower pressure whereby the compressed fluid is transformed to a gaseous
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2007
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Rajesh V. Mehta, Ramesh Jagannathan, Seshadri Jagannathan, Kelly S. Robinson, Karen L. Pond, Bradley M. Houghtaling
  • Patent number: 7220456
    Abstract: A process for the patterning of a desired substance on a surface includes: (i) charging a particle formation vessel with a compressed fluid; (ii) introducing into the particle formation vessel a first feed stream comprising a solvent and the desired substance dissolved therein and a second feed stream comprising the compressed fluid, wherein the desired substance is less soluble in the compressed fluid relative to its solubility in the solvent and the solvent is soluble in the compressed fluid, and wherein the first feed stream is dispersed in the compressed fluid, allowing extraction of the solvent into the compressed fluid and precipitation of particles of the desired substance; (iii) exhausting compressed fluid, solvent and the desired substance from the particle formation vessel at a rate substantially equal to a rate of addition of such components to the vessel in step (ii) through a restrictive passage to a lower pressure whereby the compressed fluid is transformed to a gaseous state, and wherein the re
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2007
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Rajesh V. Mehta, Ramesh Jagannathan, Seshadri Jagannathan, David J. Nelson
  • Patent number: 7160573
    Abstract: A method of forming a color filter is provided. The method includes providing a mixture of a color filter material and a compressed fluid; providing at least a partially controlled environment for retaining a substrate, the at least partially controlled environment being in fluid communication with the mixture of the color filter material and the compressed fluid; providing a shadow mask in close proximity to the substrate retained in the at least partially controlled environment; and chargably releasing the mixture of the color filter material and the compressed fluid into the at least partially controlled environment, wherein the color filter material becomes free of the compressed fluid prior to contacting the substrate at locations defined by the shadow mask thereby forming a patterned deposition on the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2007
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Sridhar Sadasivan, Ramesh Jagannathan, Seshadri Jagannathan, Rajesh Mehta, David J. Nelson, Glen C. Irvin, Jr.