Patents by Inventor Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson 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: 20230029645
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing a secure conversation gateway by which an audio voice stream is made to be replicable and convertible into other media types are provided. The method includes receiving an audio voice data stream; converting the received audio voice data stream into a predetermined media format; and transmitting the converted audio data stream to a user. The method may also include receiving an interaction event that corresponds to the audio data stream; generating metadata based on the interaction event; and applying a machine learning algorithm to the audio data stream and the metadata in order to generate a response that relates to the audio data stream. The method may also include replicating the audio data stream and distributing copies thereof to a set of recipients.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2022
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Applicant: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
    Inventors: Stephanie J. SCHRIEBER, Thomas HELFAND, Nikhil DHOBLE, Matthew D. MATHENY, David A. BUTLER, Stephen JOHNSON, Robert C. BUCHSER, Ravi KAPPAGANTU
  • Patent number: 11569641
    Abstract: An alpha ion emitter apparatus, including a circuit, a fluid duct including one or more apertures, and a rail electrically connected to the circuit and operatively arranged to hold an alpha ionization material that emits alpha particles, the alpha particles creating alpha ions, wherein the circuit is operatively arranged to apply an output signal to at least one of the fluid duct and the rail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: NRD LLC
    Inventors: Jeremy Paul Willden, Helaman David Pratt Ferguson, Martin Robert Johnson, Samuel Tremain Earl, Lawrence Bruce Levit, Jonathan Scott Jensen, John M. Glynn, II
  • Publication number: 20230027212
    Abstract: The method for dynamically updating an environmental representation of an autonomous agent can include: receiving a set of inputs S210; generating an environmental representation S220; and updating the environmental representation S230. Additionally or alternatively, the method S200 can include providing the environmental representation to a planning module S240 and/or any other suitable processes. The method S200 functions to generate and/or dynamically update an environmental representation to facilitate control of an autonomous agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2022
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Inventors: Robert Goeddel, Collin Johnson, Melinda Kothbauer, Jeff Sterniak, Tom Voorheis, Edwin B. Olson
  • Publication number: 20230021214
    Abstract: Tracking of health and resilience of physical equipment and related systems are disclosed. A system includes physical equipment and one or more processors. The physical equipment includes one or more assets. The one or more processors are configured to determine a resilience metric for the physical equipment. The resilience metric includes a real power component and a reactive power component based, at least in part, on an aggregation of real components and reactive components of adaptive capacities of the one or more assets. A cyber-physical system includes physical equipment, network equipment configured to enable the physical equipment to communicate over one or more networks, a physical anomaly detection system (ADS) configured to detect anomalies in operation of the physical equipment and provide a physical component of a cyber-physical metric, and a cyber ADS configured to detect anomalies in network communications over the one or more networks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventors: Jacob P. Lehmer, Craig G. Rieger, Bjorn C. Vaagensmith, Tyler B. Phillips, Timothy R. McJunkin, Robert C. Ivans, Vivek Kumar Singh, Justin J. Welch, Ruixuan Li, Daniel Marino Lizarazo, Chathurika Mudiyanselage Wickramasinghe Brahmana Mudiyanselage, Milos Manic, Brian Johnson
  • Patent number: 11555299
    Abstract: A faucet spout includes an arm extending from an upstream portion to a downstream portion. The arm defines a longitudinal axis extending between the upstream portion and the downstream portion. A passageway is disposed in the arm, and the passageway is configured to receive water from a water source. A plurality of baffles is disposed in the passageway. The plurality of baffles defines a tortuous flow path in the passageway. An outlet is disposed substantially perpendicularly to the longitudinal axis. The outlet is configured to receive water from the passageway and deliver water from the faucet spout.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: Delta Faucet Company
    Inventors: Alisha Nicole Buescher, Gerald Robert Hayes, Brian Wayne Johnson
  • Patent number: 11548246
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to an apparatus for manufacturing a composite component. The apparatus includes a mold onto which the composite component is formed. The mold is disposed within a grid defined by a first axis and a second axis. The apparatus further includes a first frame assembly disposed above the mold, and a plurality of machine heads coupled to the first frame assembly within the grid in an adjacent arrangement along the first axis. At least one of the mold or the plurality of machine heads is moveable along the first axis, the second axis, or both. At least one of the machine heads of the plurality of machine heads is moveable independently of one another along a third axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: James Robert Tobin, Stephen Bertram Johnson
  • Publication number: 20230001958
    Abstract: The method for dynamically updating an environmental representation of an autonomous agent can include: receiving a set of inputs S210; generating an environmental representation S220; and updating the environmental representation S230. Additionally or alternatively, the method S200 can include providing the environmental representation to a planning module S240 and/or any other suitable processes. The method S200 functions to generate and/or dynamically update an environmental representation to facilitate control of an autonomous agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Robert Goeddel, Collin Johnson, Melinda Kothbauer, Jeff Sterniak, Tom Voorheis, Edwin B. Olson
  • Publication number: 20220416303
    Abstract: Described are compounds of the structure R4-a—Si-((Sp-Y)—Zb)a, wherein “a” is an integer from 1 to 3; “b” is an integer from 0 to (3×a); “Z,” which is absent when “b”=0, is halogen, C1-6 linear or branched alkyl, alkenyl, or alkynyl, C1-6 linear or branched halo-alkyl, halo-alkenyl, or halo-alkynyl, or wherein each “R” is halogen, C1-6 linear or branched alkyl, alkenyl, or alkynyl or C1-6 linear or branched halo-alkyl, halo-alkenyl, or halo-alkynyl; each “Sp” C1-15 linear or branched alkylenyl or C1-15 linear or branched halo-alkylenyl; and each “Y” an organic polar group. Also described are electrolyte compositions containing one or more of these compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2022
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventors: José Adrián Peña Hueso, David Osmalov, Jian Dong, Monica Usrey, Michael Pollina, Peng Du, Liu Zhou, Tobias Johnson, Deborah Gilbert, Robert West
  • Publication number: 20220403775
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides systems and methods for processing ammonia. The system may comprise one or more reactor modules configured to generate hydrogen from a source material comprising ammonia. The hydrogen generated by the one or more reactor modules may be used to provide additional heating of the reactor modules (e.g., via combustion of the hydrogen), or may be provided to one or more fuel cells for the generation of electrical energy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2022
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Inventors: Young Suk Jo, Hyunho Kim, Gregory Robert Johnson, Matthew Jacob Montgomery
  • Publication number: 20220405336
    Abstract: A computer server system and method are disclosed for personalization and customization of network search results and rankings, such as for Internet searching. A representative server system comprises: a network interface to receive a query from a user and transmit return queries and search results; a data storage device having a first, lexical database having one or more compilations and templates; and one or more processors configured to access the first database and search a selected compilation using the query to generate initial search results; to comparatively score each selected parsed phrase of the initial search results, for each classification of a selected template and a selected compilation, and to output initial and final search results arranged according to the classifications and the predetermined order of the template. A representative embodiment may also include use of a second, semantic database having multi-dimensional vectors corresponding to parsed phrases, paragraphs, or clauses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2022
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Inventors: Paul Lippe, Graham Neumann, William Robert Sheerr, Tiffany Anne Baker, Matthew Vincent Johnson, Noah Caldwell-Gatsos, Nayan Mehta
  • Patent number: 11532191
    Abstract: An interlock system comprising: a first lock including a first lock memory configured to store one or more virtual keys; and a first key including a first key memory configured to store one or more virtual keys, wherein the first lock is configured to be actuated between a first condition and a second condition, when a first virtual key stored in the first key memory is transferred to the first lock memory, by engagement of the first key and first lock, and movement of the first key with respect to the first lock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: Fortress Interlocks Limited
    Inventor: Robert Johnson
  • Publication number: 20220397876
    Abstract: A system and related method of generating and utilizing electrical energy flows a gas along a pipeline, generates electricity by reducing the pressure of the gas at selected locations along the pipeline, and operates an energy consumer using at least a portion of the generated electricity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2022
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Applicant: Evolve Gas and Power LLC
    Inventors: John Robert Battershell, Tye Aron Johnson, Justin Klay Moody
  • Publication number: 20220397061
    Abstract: A vibration damper for a fuel conduit of a gas turbine combustor includes a mounting portion and a damping portion. The mounting portion is secured to the fuel conduit, and the damping portion includes a stack of damping washers, a bushing on top of the stack of damping washers, a spring clip secured around the stack of damping washers and the bushing, and a shoulder bolt disposed through the bushing and the stack of damping washers and engaged to the mounting portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2022
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas Edward Johnson, Larry Lou Thomas, Johnie Franklin McConnaughhay, Scott Robert Simmons
  • Patent number: 11523784
    Abstract: Medical imaging devices, systems, and methods thereof. The medical imaging system may include a movable station and a gantry. The movable station includes a gantry mount rotatably attached to the gantry. The gantry includes an outer C-arm slidably mounted to and operable to slide relative to the gantry mount, an inner C-arm slidably coupled to the outer C-arm and, an imaging signal transmitter and sensor attached to the C-arms. The two C-arms work together to provide a full 360 degree rotation of the imaging signal transmitter. In embodiment, the imaging signal transmitter and imaging sensor are offset from a center axis of the medical imaging system such that the portable medical imaging system is operable to capture an enlarged field of view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: Globus Medical, Inc.
    Inventors: Norbert Johnson, Robert Stevens, Hisham Salem, Yuan Cheng
  • Publication number: 20220389864
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides systems and methods for processing ammonia. The system may comprise one or more reactor modules configured to generate hydrogen from a source material comprising ammonia. The hydrogen generated by the one or more reactor modules may be used to provide additional heating of the reactor modules (e.g., via combustion of the hydrogen), or may be provided to one or more fuel cells for the generation of electrical energy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2022
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Inventors: Young Suk Jo, Hyunho Kim, Gregory Robert Johnson, Matthew Jacob Montgomery
  • Publication number: 20220393444
    Abstract: An integrated transmission line installation system includes a transmission line conveying system that operates to install a transmission line within a conduit by advancing the transmission line through the conduit. The conduit includes at least a first segment and a second segment. The segments are evaluated to determine a full route including the routes of the first and second segments, and an installation plan is generated based at least in part on the full route. The transmission line conveying system includes two or more transmission line conveying apparatuses, a first that controls the advancement of the transmission line through the first segment, and a second that controls the advancement of the transmission line through the second segment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicant: Condux International, Inc.
    Inventors: Bradley Paul RADICHEL, Eric Lakin COPE, Heinz Ulrich WORTMANN, Michael Robert JOHNSON, David Jon HASSING, Santosh SARIDE
  • Publication number: 20220393884
    Abstract: Methods and systems for remote dynamic isolation of IoT devices are provided. One system includes a first IoT device and a second IoT device configured with an active communication channel with the first IoT device and a role certificate. An operator device is configured to interact with a distributed ledger to issue and revoke role certificates for a plurality of devices including the first IoT device and the second IoT device. The first IoT device periodically validates a role certificate proof received from the second IoT device with an entry of the role certificate proof recorded on the distributed ledger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicant: Unisys Corporation
    Inventors: Sanket Panchamia, Kanupriya Pandey, Mehdi Entezari, Sachin B. Patil, Amith Kk, Robert A. Johnson
  • Publication number: 20220394028
    Abstract: Systems and method for flexible authentication of IoT devices that can accommodate non-IP environments are disclosed. One system includes a plurality of devices, with each device including a universal authentication agent and a verification certificate, wherein each verification certificate includes a proof that is recorded on an entry on a distributed ledger. The verification certificate proof is shared with one or more devices which verify the proof with the entry. A universal authentication service is configured with the universal authentication agent of at least one device to connect the at least one device with the distributed ledger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicant: Unisys Corporation
    Inventors: Sanket Panchamia, Kanupriya Pandey, Mehdi Entezari, Sachin B. Patil, Amith KK, Robert A. Johnson
  • Publication number: 20220393883
    Abstract: Methods and systems for direct, machine-to-machine authentication through a trusted chain of ownership are disclosed. One method includes receiving, at a first device from a second device, a request for a certificate proof. The method also includes transmitting, to the second device, and in response to the request, the certificate proof from the first device, an entry of the proof being recorded on a distributed ledger. The certificate proof is useable by the second device to authenticate the first device based on a comparison of the proof and the entry on the distributed ledger, thereby establishing trust with the first device at the second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicant: Unisys Corporation
    Inventors: Sanket Panchamia, Akshvir Singh Soni, Kanupriya Pandey, Mehdi Entezari, Amith KK, Sachin B Patil, Robert A. Johnson
  • Patent number: D975562
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: HACH COMPANY
    Inventors: James Delbert Duncan, Michael Jonathan Tschampl, Kristianne Johnson-Smith, Espen Haakon Karlsen, Brian Alan Harmon, Brian J. Dreiling, Robert Allen Luther