Patents by Inventor Rene Pardo

Rene Pardo 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: 20220209821
    Abstract: An example embodiment is a voice appliance including: a plurality of user interface devices comprising at least a microphone and a speaker; a plug for receiving power to the appliance or load; and a communication subsystem configured for wired communication with an electrical receptacle through the plug when plugged into the electrical receptacle. An electrical receptacle for connection to power lines comprises: at least one plug outlet configured to provide DC output, wherein the at least one plug outlet is configured to provide access to a wired communication network defined by at least one of the power lines. The plug outlet can be a Universal Serial Bus (USB) plug outlet to connect to a mobile device or a removable USB memory device. An intelligent junction box at the circuit breaker panel is configured to perform dynamic power allocation and power line communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2022
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: John ERIKSEN, Benoit FORTIN, Rene PARDO
  • Publication number: 20200328586
    Abstract: Built-in instrumentation for power measurement integrating power monitoring, delivery and management, power safety, and automation control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: John ERIKSEN, Ghanshyam RATHI, Benoit FORTIN, Rene PARDO
  • Publication number: 20200212959
    Abstract: An example embodiment is a voice appliance including: a plurality of user interface devices comprising at least a microphone and a speaker; a plug for receiving power to the appliance or load; and a communication subsystem configured for wired communication with an electrical receptacle through the plug when plugged into the electrical receptacle. An electrical receptacle for connection to power lines comprises: at least one plug outlet configured to provide DC output, wherein the at least one plug outlet is configured to provide access to a wired communication network defined by at least one of the power lines. The plug outlet can be a Universal Serial Bus (USB) plug outlet to connect to a mobile device or are movable USB memory device. An intelligent junction box at the circuit breaker panel is configured to perform dynamic power allocation and power line communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: John ERIKSEN, Jean-Guy GAGNE, Benoit FORTIN, Rene PARDO
  • Patent number: 4701801
    Abstract: Disclosed is a conductive screen for a video display unit. In particular, this invention discloses an electromagnetic interference ("EMI") shielding device for a video display unit and methods for making the same. This invention relates to an EMI shielding device in which an electrically conductive screen or conductive coating is used to shield the face plate of a cathode ray tube. The face plate is maintained in place by holding means located between the face plate and the bezel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 1986
    Date of Patent: October 20, 1987
    Assignee: Northern Technologies Ltd.
    Inventors: Martin E. Hobbins, Robert G. Dickie, Rene Pardo