Patents by Inventor Robert A. Anderson

Robert A. Anderson 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: 20190342774
    Abstract: A coverage solution recommendation tool may generate prioritized lists of coverage solutions for resolving a network coverage problem at a location. The tool may obtain network parameters of a wireless communication network that provides services to user devices at the location. The tool may further acquire device parameters of the user devices used at the location, as well as collect environment parameters associated with the location. The environment parameters may affect whether a wireless telecommunication carrier is able to leverage additional coverage solutions to provide services at the location. Accordingly, the coverage solution tool may generate a prioritized list of coverage solutions for resolving the network coverage problem based on the parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Steve Anderson, Robert Dean Cook, Della Jolene Conley
  • Publication number: 20190341995
    Abstract: Technology for a diversity bi-directional repeater is disclosed. The diversity bi-directional repeater can include a first interface port, a second interface port, a 1st first-direction signal amplification and filtering path communicatively coupled between the first interface port and the second interface port, and a 1st second direction signal amplification and filtering path communicatively coupled between the first interface port and the second interface port. The diversity bi-directional repeater can further include a third interface port, a fourth interface port, a 2nd first-direction signal amplification and filtering path communicatively coupled between the third interface port and the fourth interface port, and a 2nd second direction signal amplification and filtering path communicatively coupled between the third interface port and the fourth interface port.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: CHRISTOPHER KEN ASHWORTH, PATRICK LEE COOK, DALE ROBERT ANDERSON, ILESH V. PATEL, GLEN RAGGIO
  • Patent number: 10469745
    Abstract: The technology relates to transitioning between panoramic imagery and the imagery from which the panoramic imagery was generated. Individual images of a portion of a scene may be combined to create a panoramic image of the entire scene. The individual images may be associated with the portion of the panoramic image which they form. The full panoramic image may then be displayed. Based on user input, a portion of the panoramic image may be zoomed-in on, and the individual image associated with that portion of the panoramic image may be displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: Robert Anderson, Carlos Hernandez Esteban
  • Publication number: 20190331159
    Abstract: An upholstered component, such as panels, assembled onto a furniture frame or a chair mechanism by way of a connection system provides a robust connection and economical manufacturing process. The connection includes a T-nut and a spacer attached on opposite sides of a wood form to be upholstered. The threaded barrel of the T-nut inserted in a hole through the wood form and with T-nut prongs embedding into a surface of the side of the wood form that will be facing outwardly on the furniture. The spacer is inserted into the hole at the opposite side of the wood form and is retained therein by an interference fit. The wood form is upholstered and is then attached to the furniture frame or mechanism with a bolt connecting to the furniture frame or mechanism and then extending through the spacer, into the hole and into the threaded barrel of the T-nut.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: William Robert Webb, Roger Jeffrey Anderson
  • Publication number: 20190330862
    Abstract: Systems and methods for scaffolding systems for use with curvilinear walls, particularly to fit about the curved wall of a holding tank and to be readily moved to varying heights of the holding talk wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Jared Anderson, Massimo Rinaldi, Robert Hurd, William Brawner, Charles Huff
  • Patent number: 10456960
    Abstract: Systems and methods for incrementally forming a composite part are disclosed herein. The systems include a forming mandrel, which includes a forming surface, and a forming machine. The forming machine includes a forming bladder, a pressure-regulating device, and a positioning device. The forming bladder is configured to be inflated to a forming pressure and to press the ply of composite material against the forming surface. The methods include placing a ply of composite material on a forming surface of a forming mandrel and pressing a forming bladder against the ply of composite material at a selected location to press a selected portion of the ply of composite material against the forming surface and conform the selected portion of the ply of composite material to a surface profile of the forming surface. The methods further include repeating the pressing a plurality of times at a plurality of selected locations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Michael Robert Chapman, Charles M. Richards, Jeffrey M. Hansen, Robert L. Anderson
  • Publication number: 20190327625
    Abstract: A technology is described for a bi-directional amplifier remote monitoring system. A directional coupler can have a first port, a second port, and a third port. The first port can be configured to be coupled to a bi-directional amplifier first port. The second port can be configured to be coupled to a server antenna port. The third port can be configured to be coupled to a wireless modem. The directional coupler can be configured to direct a downlink signal with a selected amount of attenuation from the bi-directional amplifier first port to the wireless modem. The directional coupler can be configured to direct a modem signal with the selected amount of attenuation from the wireless modem to the bi-directional amplifier first port for communication on an uplink path of the bi-directional amplifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Ilesh V. Patel, Glen Raggio, Dale Robert Anderson, Christopher Ken Ashworth
  • Publication number: 20190321989
    Abstract: A sleeve apparatus for protecting a robotic kitchen arm from contamination. The sleeve includes a proximal end, a distal end, a passageway extending from the proximal end to the distal end, and an exterior surface. The passageway has an effective diameter less than the effective diameter of the robotic kitchen arm such that the exterior surface of the sleeve apparatus is substantially fold-free when the robotic arm is in the extended configuration. Methods of cleaning a robotic kitchen arm are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: Miso Robotics, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Anderson, David Zito, Grant Stafford, William Werst, Dev Kumar
  • Patent number: 10449362
    Abstract: An implantable medical device is configured to control a therapy module to couple a capacitor array comprising a plurality of capacitors to a plurality of extra-cardiovascular electrodes and control the therapy module to deliver a composite pacing pulse to a patient's heart via the plurality of extra-cardiovascular electrodes by sequentially discharging at least a portion of the plurality capacitors to produce a series of at least two individual pulses that define the composite pacing pulse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: David A. Anderson, Mark T. Marshall, Vladimir P. Nikolski, Robert T. Sawchuk, Amy E. Thompson-Nauman, John D. Wahlstrand, Gregory A. Younker
  • Publication number: 20190315919
    Abstract: Described here are blocky PEEK copolymers and corresponding synthesis methods. It was surprisingly found that synthesis of blocky PEEK copolymers in a non-solvent environment with respect to PEEK produced blocky PEEK copolymers with high degrees of functionalization and crystallinity. The blocky PEEK copolymers had an increased blocky structure, relative to corresponding PEEK copolymer synthesized with other known methods. Moreover, membranes formed from the blocky PEEK polymers are particularly desirable in fuel cell applications. For example, the membranes formed from the blocky PEEK polymers had surprisingly large ion conductivities as well as significantly improved chemical and thermal resistance, at least in part, to the improved functionalization and crystallinity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Kelly D. BRANHAM, David B. ROLLER, St├ęphane JEOL, Marco APOSTOLO, Robert B. MOORE, Lindsey ANDERSON, Samantha TALLEY, Yuan XIJING
  • Patent number: 10443107
    Abstract: A tissue modification apparatus includes at least a first plurality of grippers aligned in a plane adapted to secure a first edge of a patch of tissue. The plurality of grippers are each secured to a first force actuator. The first plurality of grippers are each adapted to pivot relative to the first force actuator about an axis perpendicular to the plane. In some cases, a plurality of grippers are attached to a force actuator by a passive force transfer mechanism. In some cases, individual force actuators are attached by pivoted connections to individual grippers. Methods of treating tissue can secure tensioned tissue to a frame to retain the tension during a treatment (e.g., cross-linking the tissue with a chemical cross-linker).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Crystal Marie Anderson-Cunanan, Daniel J. Foster, Ray McCarthy, Mary M. Byron, David Robert Wulfman, Bradley S. Swehla
  • Publication number: 20190312631
    Abstract: A technology is described for feedback cancellation in a multiband booster. The repeater can comprise: a server antenna port; a donor antenna port; a first direction amplification and filtering path coupled between the server antenna port and the donor antenna port; a second direction amplification and filtering path coupled between the server antenna port and the donor antenna port; a first-direction two-antenna feedback cancellation circuit coupled between the server antenna port and the donor antenna port to reduce antenna-to-antenna feedback for a single band in a first direction between a donor antenna and a server antenna; and a second-direction two-antenna feedback cancellation circuit coupled between the server antenna port and the donor antenna port to reduce antenna-to-antenna feedback for the single band in a second direction between the donor antenna and the server antenna.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Christopher Ken Ashworth, Dale Robert Anderson, Ilesh V. Patel, Glen Raggio
  • Publication number: 20190312630
    Abstract: A technology is described for feedback cancellation in a multiband booster. The repeater can comprise: a server antenna port; a donor antenna port; a first direction amplification and filtering path coupled between the server antenna port and the donor antenna port; a second direction amplification and filtering path coupled between the server antenna port and the donor antenna port; a first-direction two-antenna feedback cancellation circuit coupled between the server antenna port and the donor antenna port to reduce antenna-to-antenna feedback for a single band in a first direction between a donor antenna and a server antenna; and a second-direction two-antenna feedback cancellation circuit coupled between the server antenna port and the donor antenna port to reduce antenna-to-antenna feedback for the single band in a second direction between the donor antenna and the server antenna.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Christopher Ken Ashworth, Dale Robert Anderson, Ilesh V. Patel, Glen Raggio
  • Patent number: 10440458
    Abstract: An ear tip made partially of a secondary insert, clamp, sleeve band or other memory retaining elastic material that, when integrated with a biocompatible, soft, highly elastic and vibration and sound damping material provides improved containment and isolation of sound pressure within a sound transmission path and provides the necessary retention for this type of acoustically superior material to be retained properly on a sound generating assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: CONVERSION SOUND INC.
    Inventors: Stavros Basseas, James Robert Anderson, Michael John Kilhefner
  • Publication number: 20190290953
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an apparatus may include a first receiver and a second receiver, wherein the first receiver's first end is substantially cylindrical and wherein the first receiver's second end includes a first clamp, wherein the second receiver's first end is substantially cylindrical and wherein the second receiver's second end includes a second clamp, wherein the first receiver and the second receiver are detachably attached to one another via one or more first securing objects positioned on the first clamp and on the second clamp, and wherein at least one tightening clamp resides on the first receiver's first end and on the second receiver's first end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Jerrod Daniel Anderson, Clinton Robert Anderson
  • Publication number: 20190286999
    Abstract: A computer-implemented technique is described herein for extracting facts from unstructured text documents provided by one or more information sources. The technique uses a pipeline to perform this operation that involves, at least in part, providing a corpus of information items, extracting candidate facts from the information items, merging synonymous argument values associated with the candidate facts, organizing the candidate facts into relation clusters, and assessing the confidence level of the candidate facts within the relation clusters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Achraf Abdel Maneim Tawfik Chalabi, Ahmed Mohamed Emad Morsi Abdelbaki, Brandon Robert Anderson, Eslam Kamal Abdel-Aal Abdel-Reheem, Deqing Chen, Michel Naim Naguib Gerguis, Sayed Hassan Sayed Abdelaziz, Yuval Yehezkel Marton
  • Publication number: 20190280877
    Abstract: Implementations disclose an access control mechanism for peer-to-peer sharing technology. A method includes receiving, by a processing device of a first user device, an encrypted media item and a wrapped key from a second user device, wherein the wrapped key comprises content masked from the first user device; transmitting, by the first user device, the wrapped key and a request to a media server to determine whether the first user device is authorized to play the encrypted media item; receiving, from the media server, a response indicating the first user device is authorized to play the encrypted media item, the response comprising a cryptographic key derived from the wrapped key; and decrypting the encrypted media item using the cryptographic key.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Adrian Isles, Arvind Srinivasan, Samuel Thomas Denton, Thai Duong, Robert Anderson, Edward Knapp, Jonathan Levine, Jyotirmaya Akkad
  • Publication number: 20190262131
    Abstract: A prosthetic heart valve leaflet includes a plurality of electrospun fibers at least partially embedded in a polymer matrix. The plurality of fibers includes a first polyisobutylene urethane copolymer having a first predetermined weight average percentage of hard segment portions and the polymer matrix includes a second polyisobutylene urethane copolymer having a second predetermined weight average percentage of the hard segment portions, wherein the first predetermined weight average percentage of the hard segment portions is greater than the second predetermined weight average percentage of the hard segment portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: David Robert Wulfman, Thomas A. Wrobel, Crystal Marie Anderson-Cunanan, Joseph Thomas Delaney, JR., Patrick Willoughby, Mark W. Boden, Peter G. Edelman, Michael Eppihimer
  • Publication number: 20190260410
    Abstract: A user device cradle can include a receiver configured to removably retain a wireless user device. One or more Radio Frequency (RF) signal couplers and one or more power couplers can be disposed in the receiver of the cradle. The one or more RF signal couplers can be configured to couple one or more RF communication signals to the wireless user device, while the one or more power couplers can be configured to couple power to the wireless user device. The coupling of power to the user device can be reduced or minimized when a downlink signal is received by a user device in the user device cradle, or when the user device cradle is in a weak signal area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Christopher Ken Ashworth, Joshua Kent Barnes, Patrick Lee Cook, Dale Robert Anderson
  • Patent number: D858599
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Miso Robotics, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Anderson, David Zito, Grant Stafford, William Werst, Dev Kumar