Patents by Inventor Robert A. Huber

Robert A. Huber 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: 7784968
    Abstract: A controller or adjustment device may adjust a value of a parameter for different functions. The adjustment device may include actuators, which may be associated with one or more functions. A light source in proximity to the adjustment device may identify the function of the device. Mixers and filters may automatically modify the hue and/or value of the color based on the selected function. A different color light may be used to identify different functions of the adjustment device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2010
    Assignee: Studer Professional Audio Systems GmbH
    Inventor: Robert Huber
  • Publication number: 20100214257
    Abstract: An input device and methods for detecting user input using an input device. An example input device includes a multi-touch sensing display configured to detect multiple simultaneous triggers on a surface of the multi-touch sensing display as distinct input events. The input device also includes at least one mechanical control element arranged on the surface of the multi-touch sensing display. The at least one mechanical control element is configured to generate an input event. The input event is detected by the multi-touch sensing display in response to actuation of the at least one mechanical control element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2009
    Publication date: August 26, 2010
    Applicant: Studer Professional Audio GmbH
    Inventors: René Wussler, Robert Huber
  • Publication number: 20100200039
    Abstract: An arrangement is disclosed for supplying power to a field device used to monitor an industrial process in a plant, having an enclosure and a wireless communications interface for data communications with a central data-processing device, and having a thermoelectric converter, which converts an existing heat flow between two points at different temperatures into electrical power and supplies this power to the field device. The thermoelectric converter is arranged in a separate enclosure from the field device, and transfers the electrical power to the field device by means of electrical wires or wireless transmission.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2010
    Publication date: August 12, 2010
    Applicant: ABB AG
    Inventors: Wojciech Piasecki, Robert Huber, Marek Florkowski
  • Publication number: 20100193516
    Abstract: A dual sealing system (20) is provided for use with a probe (21) to allow access to an interior space (34) from an exterior environment (32). The system (20) includes a housing (22) defining a port (24) extending along a longitudinal axis (26) between an exterior end (28) of the housing and an interior end (30) of the housing to establish communication between an exterior environment (32) and an interior space (34); a first flexible, resilient penetratable member (40) extending across the port at a first location along the axis, the first penetratable member configured to create a seal around the probe with the probe inserted therethrough; and a second flexible, penetratable member (42) extending across the port at a second location along the axis spaced toward the interior end from the first location, the second penetratable member configured to create a seal after having been penetrated by the probe and the probe has been removed from the second penetratable member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2009
    Publication date: August 5, 2010
    Inventors: Robert J. LaBean, Gregory M. Olechowski, Jason D. Hatton, John Miller Hess, III, Robert Huber, JR.
  • Publication number: 20100106639
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods for approving financing for the sale of real estate. The apparatus and methods may involve receiving from a seller, or a seller's agent, information regarding the property so that a financial institution can determine a loan amount before the seller is engaged by a buyer. The financial institution may order from vendors documentation and certification desired or required for closing. The financial institution may issue a seal certifying that the financial institution has pre-approved a loan in a stated amount. The amount may be subject to change based on the qualifications of a buyer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2008
    Publication date: April 29, 2010
    Applicant: Bank of America
    Inventors: Sudeshna Banerjee, Robert Caruso, Michael Kelly, Kim Barbour, Debashis Ghosh, Robert Mauldin, Robert Huber Eshleman, Timothy O'Brien
  • Patent number: 7682044
    Abstract: The invention relates to a slide control for an audio mixer, whereby a slide can be displaced along a defined path in a slit-shaped opening in a front plate. The aim of the invention is to create one such slide control that clearly indicates the function it is carrying out or the parameters it can influence by its position. To this end, an illuminable element is provided, said element extending along the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2010
    Assignee: Studer Professional Audio GmbH
    Inventor: Robert Huber
  • Publication number: 20090292113
    Abstract: Recombinant soluble Fc receptors according to the present invention are characterized by the absence of transmembrane domains, signal peptides and glycosylation. Such Fc receptors can easily be obtained by expressing respective nucleic acids in prokaryotic host cells and renaturation of the obtained inclusion bodies, which procedure leads to a very homogenous and pure product. The products can be used for diagnostic as well as pharmaceutical applications and also for the generation of crystal structure data. Such crystal structure data can be used for the modelling of artificial molecules. A further embodiment comprises coupling the Fc receptors according to the invention to solid materials like chromatography materials that can be used to separate and/or enrich antibodies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2009
    Publication date: November 26, 2009
    Inventors: Peter Sondermann, Robert Huber, Uwe Jacob
  • Patent number: 7601512
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods for identifying fungicides and also inhibitors of the 20S and 26S proteasomes, to methods for isolating 20S proteasomes, to the use of 20S proteasomes for identifying fungicides and to the use of the inhibitors of 26S and/or 20S proteasomes as fungicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2009
    Assignee: Bayer CropScience AG
    Inventors: Christian Aichinger, Peter Schreier, Ronald Ebbert, Robert Huber, Michael Groll
  • Publication number: 20090174931
    Abstract: A control system for improving and stabilizing Fourier domain mode locking (FDML) operation. The control system may also provide regulation of FDML operational parameters such as filter tuning, laser gain, polarization, polarization chromaticity, elliptical polarization retardance, and/or dispersion. The control system may be located internal to or external from the FDML laser cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2008
    Publication date: July 9, 2009
    Inventors: Robert A. Huber, James G. Fujimoto, Desmond C. Adler
  • Publication number: 20090117662
    Abstract: The present invention provides a crystal suitable for X-ray diffraction, comprising a complex of insulin-like growth factor I or II (IGF) and a polypeptide consisting of the amino acids 40-92 of IGFBP-5 or a fragment thereof consisting at least of the 9th to 12th cysteine of IGFBP-5 methods for the determination of the atomic coordinates of such a crystal; IGFBP mutants with enhanced binding affinity for IGF-I and/or IGF-II, and methods to identify and optimize small molecules which displace IGFs from their binding proteins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2008
    Publication date: May 7, 2009
    Inventors: Hans-Georg Beisel, Dirk Demuth, Richard Engh, Tadeusz Holak, Robert Huber, Kurt Lang, Ralf Schumacher, Wojciech Zeslawski
  • Patent number: 7504482
    Abstract: Recombinant soluble Fc receptors according to the present invention are characterized by the absence of transmembrane domains, signal peptides and glycosylation. Such Fc receptors can easily be obtained by expressing respective nucleic acids in prokaryotic host cells and renaturation of the obtained inclusion bodies, which procedure leads to a very homogenous and pure product. The products can be used for diagnostic as well as pharmaceutical applications and also for the generation of crystal structure data. Such crystal structure data can be used for the modelling of artificial molecules. A further embodiment comprises coupling the Fc receptors according to the invention to solid materials like chromatography materials that can be used to separate and/or enrich antibodies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2009
    Assignee: Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Wissenschaften e.V.
    Inventors: Peter Sondermann, Robert Huber, Uwe Jacob
  • Publication number: 20080310142
    Abstract: A controller or adjustment device may adjust a value of a parameter for different functions. The adjustment device may include actuators, which may be associated with one or more functions. A light source in proximity to the adjustment device may identify the function of the device. Mixers and filters may automatically modify the hue and/or value of the color based on the selected function. A different color light may be used to identify different functions of the adjustment device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2008
    Publication date: December 18, 2008
    Applicant: STUDER PROFESSIONAL AUDIO GMBH
    Inventor: Robert Huber
  • Publication number: 20080295089
    Abstract: Version management for manufacturing system software involves a two-part data structure, having two identifiers that are separately and automatically modified, depending upon the changes or modifications that are made, respectively, to top-level and lower-level subsets of manufacturing system programs. According to various other aspects of the present invention, methods for managing revisions involve automatically assigning a version designator under preselected conditions, automatically notifying personnel having a need to know of the change, and managing revisions by way of a revision compare function.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2007
    Publication date: November 27, 2008
    Inventor: Robert Huber
  • Publication number: 20080214459
    Abstract: The present invention concerns pharmaceutical compositions containing one of the receptors Fc?R IIa, Fc?R IIb or Fc?R III in a recombinantly produced, soluble form and their use to treat diseases or conditions which are caused by overshooting immune reactions and a pathologically increased formation of antibodies, in particular of autoantibodies. Multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis are particularly important fields of application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2008
    Publication date: September 4, 2008
    Applicant: Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der Wissenschaften E.V.
    Inventors: Robert Huber, Peter Sondermann, Uwe Jacob
  • Publication number: 20080202257
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a Coriolis mass flowmeter with an oscillatable straight measuring tube consisting of a corrosion-resistant metal, in particular of titanium or a titanium alloy, to which are attached mounted parts connected directly to the measuring tube for the implementation of the Coriolis measurement principle. Furthermore, stabilizing elements running parallel to the measuring tube are coupled to the measuring tube via mounted parts connected directly to the measuring tube, the mounted parts and the stabilizing elements consisting of a metal other than that of the measuring tube. The stabilizing elements are manufactured from a second material which possesses a coefficient of thermal expansion adapted to the metal of the measuring tube. The mounted parts connected directly to the measuring tube are manufactured from a third material which possesses a higher coefficient of thermal expansion than the metal of the measuring tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2007
    Publication date: August 28, 2008
    Applicant: ABB Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Satish Gunturi, Frank Kassubek, Jorg Gebhardt, Lothar Deppe, Matthias Dettmer, Rene Friedrichs, Robert Huber, Steffen Keller
  • Publication number: 20080198277
    Abstract: The subject of the invention is an indicator of presence of AC voltage in medium or high voltage conductors and/or conducting elements of transmission and distribution systems, whose basic AC voltage detecting and indicating element is a liquid crystal display (1). The indicator according to the invention is characterized in that its housing (8) has the shape of a frame closed by a transparent plate (9) on the front and by a conducting element (10) on the back. At least one row of circumferential ribs (11) is positioned around the frame window. The liquid crystal display (1) is placed hermetically between the transparent plate (9) of the frame window and the conducting element (10) and it has electrodes in the form of conducting segments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2005
    Publication date: August 21, 2008
    Inventors: Jan Czyzewski, Robert Huber, Mariusz Luto
  • Patent number: 7414779
    Abstract: In one aspect the invention relates to a frequency varying wave generator. The generator includes a gain element adapted to amplify a wave having a wavelength; a time varying tunable wavelength selective filter element in communication with the gain element, the tunable filter element adapted to selectively filter waves during a period T; and a feedback element in communication with the tunable filter element and the gain element, wherein the tunable wavelength selective filter element, the gain element and the feedback element define a circuit such that the roundtrip time for the wave to propagate through the circuit is substantially equal to a non-zero integer multiple of the period T.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2008
    Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Robert Huber, Kenji Taira, James Fujimoto
  • Publication number: 20080124186
    Abstract: A device for fastening an attachment to a measuring tube of a Coriolis mass flowmeter, comprising a clamping part, which can be pushed onto the measuring tube and can be pressed against the measuring tube by clamping means, the clamping part being formed in the manner of a slotted conical hollow screw, which interacts with a corresponding cone nut as a clamping means in such a way that, when the cone nut is screwed onto the clamping part, the inwardly directed radial force created as a result presses the clamping part against the measuring tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2007
    Publication date: May 29, 2008
    Applicant: ABB Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Dieter Binz, Lothar Deppe, Steffen Keller, Frank Kassubek, Kuno Hug, Reinhard Steinberg, Robert Huber, Wolfgang Waldi, Jorg Gebhardt, Rene Friedrichs
  • Patent number: D568873
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2008
    Assignee: Harman International Industries, Incorporated
    Inventors: Rene Wussler, Andy Brown, Robert Huber
  • Patent number: D569370
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2008
    Assignee: Harman International Industries, Incorporated
    Inventors: Rene Wussler, Andy Brown, Robert Huber