Patents by Inventor Regis Vincent

Regis Vincent 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: 11365317
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of a binder, in divided form, that is solid at ambient temperature, including at least one oil selected from a hydrocarbon oil of petroleum or synthetic origin and mixtures of same, and at least one chemical organogelator additive, for the production of asphalt mixes from recycled asphalt mix aggregates. The solid-at-ambient-temperature binder can be used for the production of asphalt mixes obtained from recycled asphalt mix aggregates, said binder including at least one oil selected from a hydrocarbon oil of petroleum or synthetic origin and mixtures of same, at least one pitch and at least one chemical organogelator additive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
    Inventor: Régis Vincent
  • Publication number: 20220145079
    Abstract: A bituminous composition includes at least one bitumen base, at least one first chemical additive chosen from compounds of general formula Ar1-R1-Ar2 (I), and at least one second chemical additive chosen from a second chemical additive chosen from the reaction products of at least one C3-C12 polyol and of at least one C2-C12 aldehyde. This composition can be used for different industrial applications and as road binder, notably for the preparation of bituminous mixes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
    Inventor: Régis VINCENT
  • Publication number: 20220025182
    Abstract: A bituminous composition and a process for the preparation of bituminous mixes including at least one bitumen base, at least one compound of general formula Ar1-R1—Ar2 (I), and at least one compound of general formula R2—(NH)nCONH—X—(NHCO)p(NH)n—R?2 (II). The composition is used as road binder, notably for the preparation of bituminous mixes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicant: TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
    Inventor: Régis VINCENT
  • Publication number: 20220017752
    Abstract: A bituminous composition including at least: bitumen, a compound of general formula R1-(COOH)z (I), a compound of general formula R2-(NH)nCONH—X—(NHCO)p(NH)n-R3 (II), and a compound of general formula Ar1-R-Ar2 (III), in particular in solid form and divided at ambient temperature; and a method for producing a bituminous composition as defined above and to the use thereof as asphalt binder and/or in various industrial applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
    Inventors: Régis VINCENT, Romain COLLIAT
  • Publication number: 20220017749
    Abstract: A bituminous composition comprising at least one bitumen base, at least one compound of general formula (I): Ar1-R1—Ar2 (I), and at least one compound of general formula (II): R2—(NH)nCONH—X—(NHCO)p(NH)n—R?2 (II). The invention also concerns a process for the preparation of said bituminous composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
    Inventor: Régis VINCENT
  • Publication number: 20220017751
    Abstract: Bitumen granules including at least: bitumen, a compound of general formula R1-(COOH)z (I), a compound of general formula R2-(NH)nCONH—X—(NHCO)p(NH)n-R3 (II), and a compound of general formula Ar1-R-Ar2 (III); and a method for producing the bitumen granules and to the use thereof as asphalt binder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
    Inventors: Régis VINCENT, Romain COLLIAT
  • Patent number: 11192237
    Abstract: Exosuit systems and methods according to various embodiments are described herein. The exosuit system can be a suit that is worn by a wearer on the outside of his or her body. It may be worn under the wearer's normal clothing, over their clothing, between layers of clothing, or may be the wearer's primary clothing itself. The exosuit may be assistive, as it physically assists the wearer in performing particular activities, or can provide other functionality such as communication to the wearer through physical expressions to the body, engagement of the environment, or capturing of information from the wearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: Seismic Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Mahoney, Chris Gadway, Mary Elizabeth Hogue, Nicole Ida Kernbaum, Melinda Cromie Lear, Hayley Stolee-Smith, Mallory L. Tayson-Frederick, Rayyan Toh, Regis Vincent, Trent Weber, Katherine Goss Witherspoon
  • Patent number: 10899016
    Abstract: An example system includes a vehicle, a robot, and a controller. The vehicle may include an accelerator operator and a steering operator. The robot may include as accelerator actuator configured to operate the accelerator operator, and a steering actuator configured to operate-the steering operator. The controller is configured to: in response to an accelerator command, send a first signal to the accelerator actuator to operate the accelerator operator of the vehicle, and in response to a steering command, send a second, signal to the steering actuator to steer the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignees: SRI INTERNATIONAL, YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Thomas Low, Thomas De Candia, Seungkook Yun, Thomas Egan, Bryan Chavez, Alexander Kernbaum, Riley Shear, Leonard Gerard, Stephen Morfey, Richard Mahoney, Regis Vincent, Paul Birkmeyer, Hiroyuki Morita, Hirokatsu Muramatsu, Keiji Nishimura, Hiroshi Saijou, Akira Satou, Toshifumi Uchiyama, Hitoshi Watanabe, Shirou Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10755713
    Abstract: A method for assisting a user with one or more desired tasks is disclosed. For example, an executable, generic language understanding module and an executable, generic task reasoning module are provided for execution in the computer processing system. A set of run-time specifications is provided to the generic language understanding module and the generic task reasoning module, comprising one or more models specific to a domain. A language input is then received from a user, an intention of the user is determined with respect to one or more desired tasks, and the user is assisted with the one or more desired tasks, in accordance with the intention of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: SRI International
    Inventors: Osher Yadgar, Neil Yorke-Smith, Bart Peintner, Gokhan Tur, Necip Fazil Ayan, Michael J. Wolverton, Girish Acharya, Venkatarama Satyanarayana Parimi, William S. Mark, Wen Wang, Andreas Kathol, Regis Vincent, Horacio E. Franco
  • Patent number: 10683421
    Abstract: A process for the transportation and/or storage of road bitumen under cold conditions, including at least one chemical additive chosen from: a general formula compound (I): R1—(COOH)z wherein R1 is a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon-based chain including 4 to 68 carbon atoms, and z is an integer ranging from 1 to 4, and a general formula compound (II): R—(NH)nCONH—(X)m—NHCO(NH)n—R? wherein: R and R?, which are identical or different, contain a saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched, cyclic or acyclic hydrocarbon-based chain having 1 to 22 carbon atoms and optionally including heteroatoms and/or rings having 3 to 12 atoms and/or heterocycles having 3 to 12 atoms; X contains a saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched, cyclic or acyclic hydrocarbon-based chain having 1 to 22 carbon atoms and optionally including one or more heteroatoms and/or rings having 3 to 12 atoms and/or heterocycles having 3 to 12 atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
    Inventors: Régis Vincent, Mouhamad Mouazen, Laurence Lapalu
  • Patent number: 10683422
    Abstract: Bitumen pellets including at least one chemical additive chosen from: a compound of general formula (I): R1-(COOH)z in which R1 is a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon-based chain including from 4-68 carbon atoms, and z is an integer ranging from a compound of general formula (II): R—(NH)nCONH—(X)m-NHCO(NH)n-R? in which: R and R? are identical or different, contain a saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched, cyclic or acyclic hydrocarbon-based chain having from 1-22 carbon atoms and optionally including heteroatoms and/or rings having from 3-12 atoms and/or heterocycles having from 3-12 atoms; X contains a saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched, cyclic or acyclic hydrocarbon-based chain having from 1-22 carbon atoms and optionally including one or more heteroatoms and/or rings having from 3-12 atoms and/or heterocycles having from 3-12 atoms; n and m are integers having, independently of one another, a value of 0 or of 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
    Inventors: Sophie Mariotti, Regis Vincent
  • Publication number: 20200181020
    Abstract: A roofing shingle is provided that comprises a shingle coating composition including a filler and a bituminous composition comprising at least one bitumen base, at least one compound of general Formula (I): Ar1—R1—Ar2 (I), and at least one compound of general formula (II): R2—(NH)nCONH—X—(NHCO)p(NH)n—R?2 (II). The invention also concerns a process for the preparation of a roofing shingle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Julia L. Faeth, Laurand Lewandowski, Michael Franzen, Shane Gillies, Jonathan Verhoff, Regis Vincent
  • Publication number: 20200000051
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an integral component based modular tank system comprising multiple H-supports configured for connecting two end-caps, multiple lateral bars, liners and specifically designed linear seal for forming a modular tank of a desired length, with no limitation of length. The system is configured to connect consecutive single modular tanks to two end-caps configured to terminate the modular tank system at respective ends; multiple lateral bars configured to transmit horizontal mechanical force between the two end-caps through the H-supports, multiple liners configured to hold the intended content of the tank; and multiple linear seals consisting of an outer seal and an inner seal configured to hydraulically seal the liners and the end-caps to each other. The modular tank system further comprising optional provision of installing a 3-part interlocking bar system, horizontal supporting bars and sprinkler system for utilizing the tank as integrated green house system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventor: Regis Vincent
  • Publication number: 20190382583
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of a binder, in divided form, that is solid at ambient temperature, including at least one oil selected from a hydrocarbon oil of petroleum or synthetic origin and mixtures of same, and at least one chemical organogelator additive, for the production of asphalt mixes from recycled asphalt mix aggregates. The solid-at-ambient-temperature binder can be used for the production of asphalt mixes obtained from recycled asphalt mix aggregates, said binder including at least one oil selected from a hydrocarbon oil of petroleum or synthetic origin and mixtures of same, at least one pitch and at least one chemical organogelator additive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Applicant: TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
    Inventor: Régis VINCENT
  • Publication number: 20190359526
    Abstract: A composition including at least: a binder base chosen from: a bitumen base, a pitch base, a clear binder, or a mixture of one or more of these binder bases, an acid compound of general formula (I): R—(COOH)z (I). an amide compound of general formula (II): R?—(NH)nCONH—(X)m—(NHCO)p(NH)n—R? (II) the compounds (I) and (II) being present in a weight ratio ranging from 10:1 to 1:16, for preparing a mastic asphalt composition. Mastic asphalt compositions and surfacings are thus obtained.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
    Inventors: Yvong HUNG, Régis VINCENT
  • Publication number: 20190160651
    Abstract: Exosuit systems and methods according to various embodiments are described herein. The exosuit system can be a suit that is worn by a wearer on the outside of his or her body. It may be worn under the wearer's normal clothing, over their clothing, between layers of clothing, or may be the wearer's primary clothing itself. The exosuit may be assistive, as it physically assists the wearer in performing particular activities, or can provide other functionality such as communication to the wearer through physical expressions to the body, engagement of the environment, or capturing of information from the wearer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Richard Mahoney, Chris Gadway, Mary Elizabeth Hogue, Nicole Ida Kernbaum, Melinda Cromie Lear, Hayley Stolee-Smith, Mallory L. Tayson-Frederick, Rayyan Toh, Regis Vincent, Trent Weber, Katherine Goss Witherspoon
  • Publication number: 20190130912
    Abstract: A method for assisting a user with one or more desired tasks is disclosed. For example, an executable, generic language understanding module and an executable, generic task reasoning module are provided for execution in the computer processing system. A set of run-time specifications is provided to the generic language understanding module and the generic task reasoning module, comprising one or more models specific to a domain. A language input is then received from a user, an intention of the user is determined with respect to one or more desired tasks, and the user is assisted with the one or more desired tasks, in accordance with the intention of the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventors: Osher Yadgar, Neil Yorke-Smith, Bart Peintner, Gokhan Tur, Necip Fazil Ayan, Michael J. Wolverton, Girish Acharya, Venkatarama Satyanarayana Parimi, William S. Mark, Wen Wang, Andreas Kathol, Regis Vincent, Horacio E. Franco
  • Patent number: 10163440
    Abstract: A method for assisting a user with one or more desired tasks is disclosed. For example, an executable, generic language understanding module and an executable, generic task reasoning module are provided for execution in the computer processing system. A set of run-time specifications is provided to the generic language understanding module and the generic task reasoning module, comprising one or more models specific to a domain. A language input is then received from a user, an intention of the user is determined with respect to one or more desired tasks, and the user is assisted with the one or more desired tasks, in accordance with the intention of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: SRI International
    Inventors: Osher Yadgar, Neil Yorke-Smith, Bart Peintner, Gokhan Tur, Necip Fazil Ayan, Michael J. Wolverton, Girish Acharya, Venkatarama Satyanarayana Parimi, William S. Mark, Wen Wang, Andreas Kathol, Regis Vincent, Horacio E. Franco
  • Patent number: 10131788
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a bituminous composition and to the method of preparation thereof. The bituminous composition includes a bitumen, a first additive including at least one fatty acid ester function, saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched, having a hydrocarbon chain with 4 to 36 carbon atoms, optionally substituted by at least one hydroxyl group and a second additive comprising at least one organogelator. The disclosure also relates to the use of a combination of the first and second additives in a bituminous composition, for lowering the dynamic viscosity of a bituminous composition or of a bitumen base at a temperature above or equal to 80° C., preferably above 80° C., without impairing the consistence of the composition at the temperatures of use. Finally, the disclosure relates to the use of these bituminous compositions in the fields of highway applications, in particular in the manufacture of highway binders, and in the fields of industrial applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Total Marketing Services
    Inventors: Dominique Basset, Régis Vincent
  • Patent number: 10119053
    Abstract: A bituminous composition is used as an adhesive binder. The bituminous composition has at least one acidic additive of general formula (I): R—(COOH)z in which R is a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon-based chain having from 4 to 68 carbon atoms, preferably from 4 to 54 carbon atoms, more preferentially from 4 to 36 carbon atoms and z is an integer ranging from 1 to 4, preferably from 2 to 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
    Inventors: Mouhamad Mouazen, Jean-Pierre Mesnil, Régis Vincent, Laurence Lapalu