Patents by Inventor Robert Singer

Robert Singer 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: 10475298
    Abstract: Methods, systems and computer program products are provided for assisting use of a cable by locating connector ends of the cable. The process includes obtaining saved cable identifying information received, or saved, from a tag circuit associated with a connector end of a cable of a plurality of connector ends of multiple cables, and comparing the saved cable identifying information with cable identifying information of an other tag circuit associated with an other connector end of the plurality of connector ends. Based on the comparing identifying a cable match, the cable match is indicated via an indicator associated with the other connector end, thereby identifying the other connector end as part of the cable to facilitate use of the cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: John S. Werner, Matteo Cocchini, Arkadiy O. Tsfasman, Budy D. Notohardjono, Noah Singer, Daniel J. Kearney, Robert K. Mullady
  • Publication number: 20190340399
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for facilitating cable plugging in a network by receiving, from a scanner associated with the network, wirelessly read connector identifying information from a tag accompanying a cable connector at one end of a cable to be plugged in the network, and using, by a processor, the connector identifying information to ascertain, from a database, applicable cable rules guidance for where to properly plug the cable connector in the network. Based on ascertaining the guidance, one or more indicators associated with one or more plug locations in the network are illuminated to assist in properly plugging the cable connector in the network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: John S. WERNER, Daniel J. KEARNEY, Matteo COCCHINI, Budy D. NOTOHARDJONO, Arkadiy O. TSFASMAN, Robert K. MULLADY, Noah SINGER
  • Publication number: 20190341723
    Abstract: Methods, systems and computer program products are provided for facilitating cable plugging in a network by wirelessly reading, by a hand-held mobile device, connector identifying information directly from a tag associated with a cable connector at one end of a cable to be plugged in the network. The hand-held mobile device uses the connector identifying information to ascertain guidance for where to properly plug the cable connector in the network, and based on ascertaining the guidance, an action is performed to assist in properly plugging the cable connector in the network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: John S. WERNER, Budy D. NOTOHARDJONO, Robert K. MULLADY, Noah SINGER, Arkadiy O. TSFASMAN, Daniel J. KEARNEY, Matteo COCCHINI
  • Publication number: 20190341722
    Abstract: Methods, systems and computer program products are provided for facilitating cable plugging in a network by wirelessly reading, by a mobile device, connector identifying information from a tag associated with a cable connector at one end of a cable to be plugged in the network. The mobile device uses the connector identifying information to ascertain guidance for where to properly plug the cable connector in the network, and based on ascertaining the guidance, an action is performed to assist in properly plugging the cable connector in the network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: John S. WERNER, Budy D. NOTOHARDJONO, Robert K. MULLADY, Noah SINGER, Arkadiy O. TSFASMAN, Daniel J. KEARNEY, Matteo COCCHINI
  • Publication number: 20190330678
    Abstract: Labeled probes, and methods of use thereof, comprise a Cas polypeptide conjugated to gRNA that is specific for target nucleic acid sequences, including genomic DNA sequences. The probes and methods can be used to label nucleic acid sequences without global DNA denaturation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Robert Singer, Timothee Lionnet, Wulan Deng
  • Patent number: 10454210
    Abstract: Methods, systems and computer program products are provided for facilitating cable plugging in a network by wirelessly reading, by a mobile device, connector identifying information from a tag associated with a cable connector at one end of a cable to be plugged in the network. The mobile device uses the connector identifying information to ascertain guidance for where to properly plug the cable connector in the network, and based on ascertaining the guidance, an action is performed to assist in properly plugging the cable connector in the network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: John S. Werner, Budy D. Notohardjono, Robert K. Mullady, Noah Singer, Arkadiy O. Tsfasman, Daniel J. Kearney, Matteo Cocchini
  • Publication number: 20190296402
    Abstract: An air plenum assembly includes a first plenum for cooling, where the first plenum includes an inlet for air intake located at a first side of the first plenum. The air plenum assembly further includes a second plenum for exhausting heated air, where the second plenum includes an outlet for exhausting air located at a first side of the second plenum. The air plenum assembly further includes a first aperture located on a first side of the first plenum for directing air from the inlet at the first side of the first plenum to a first compartment and includes a first vent located on a first side of the second plenum for exhausting air away from the first compartment towards the outlet at the first side of the second plenum. The first compartment is isolated from surrounding battery compartments by at least two thermal separators.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Noah Singer, John Torok, Robert B. Schlak, Xiaojin Wei, Mitchell Zapotoski
  • Publication number: 20190283138
    Abstract: A method for the thermal treatment of a component, in particular a metal powder injection molded component (MIM component) including a nickel base alloy, wherein, after sintering, in particular immediately after sintering, in the injection molding process, the component is exposed for a predetermined holding time to at least one treatment temperature below the sintering temperature. A component, in particular an MIM component, and to an aircraft engine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Naicheng SHENG, Andreas MEYER, Katharina HORKE, Robert SINGER
  • Publication number: 20190280352
    Abstract: An apparatus for cooling and containing packaged battery cells includes a first structure disposed on a printed circuit board for encasing a first battery cell, the first battery cell being electrically coupled to the circuit board, the first structure includes an external surface and an internal surface defining a first cavity in which the first battery cell is located. The apparatus further includes a first seal surrounding the first battery cell between the printed circuit board coupled to the first structure. The apparatus further includes a first thermal interface material located in the first cavity, wherein a first portion of the first thermal interface material is thermally coupled to an interior surface and a second portion of the first thermal interface material is thermally coupled to the first battery cell. The apparatus further includes a plurality of heatsink fins located on the external surface of the first structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Robert B. Schlak, Noah Singer, John Torok, Xiaojin Wei, Mitchell Zapotoski
  • Publication number: 20190280354
    Abstract: An apparatus for containing battery cells includes a containment structure disposed on a printed circuit board for encasing a first battery cell, the first battery cell being electrically coupled to the printed circuit board, the containment structure being a first blast plate structure coupled a first blast tube structure. The apparatus further includes the first blast tube structure partially surrounding the first battery cell, where a bottom surface of a first end of the first blast tube structure is coupled to a top portion of the printed circuit board. The apparatus further includes the first blast plate structure coupled to a top surface of a second end of the first blast tube structure. The apparatus further includes a first thermal interface material at least partially surrounding the first battery cell, where the first thermal interface material is located between the first battery cell and the first blast tube structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Robert B. Schlak, Noah Singer, John Torok, Xiaojin Wei, Mitchell Zapotoski
  • Patent number: 10374263
    Abstract: An air plenum assembly includes a first plenum for cooling, where the first plenum includes an inlet for air intake located at a first side of the first plenum. The air plenum assembly further includes a second plenum for exhausting heated air, where the second plenum includes an outlet for exhausting air located at a first side of the second plenum. The air plenum assembly further includes a first aperture located on a first side of the first plenum for directing air from the inlet at the first side of the first plenum to a first compartment and includes a first vent located on a first side of the second plenum for exhausting air away from the first compartment towards the outlet at the first side of the second plenum. The first compartment is isolated from surrounding battery compartments by at least two thermal separators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Noah Singer, John Torok, Robert B. Schlak, Xiaojin Wei, Mitchell Zapotoski
  • Patent number: 10374264
    Abstract: An air plenum assembly includes a first plenum for cooling, where the first plenum includes an inlet for air intake located at a first side of the first plenum. The air plenum assembly further includes a second plenum for exhausting heated air, where the second plenum includes an outlet for exhausting air located at a first side of the second plenum. The air plenum assembly further includes a first aperture located on a first side of the first plenum for directing air from the inlet at the first side of the first plenum to a first compartment and includes a first vent located on a first side of the second plenum for exhausting air away from the first compartment towards the outlet at the first side of the second plenum. The first compartment is isolated from surrounding battery compartments by at least two thermal separators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Noah Singer, John Torok, Robert B. Schlak, Xiaojin Wei, Mitchell Zapotoski
  • Publication number: 20190176167
    Abstract: A new and improved hydrocyclone roping and wear management system and method for its use are provided. The system includes one or more wireless electronic roping sensors and/or one or more wireless electronic wear sensors disposed in communication with one or more hydrocyclones, along with a wireless electronic controller. The system is capable of wirelessly detecting roping and/or wear conditions within one or more hydrocyclone separators during their operation, communicating electronic data corresponding to the roping and/or wear conditions to an associated hydrocyclone control system, and causing adjustments in controlling operational parameters for the hydrocyclones. The associated method includes steps for wirelessly acquiring roping and/or wear condition data using the wireless electronic controller and delivering the data to the hydrocyclone control system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Barry Michael Buttler, Matthew Peter Bochicchio, Jon Robert Culbertson, Robert Bennett Singer
  • Publication number: 20170268035
    Abstract: Labeled probes, and methods of use thereof, comprise a Cas polypeptide conjugated to gRNA that is specific for target nucleic acid sequences, including genomic DNA sequences. The probes and methods can be used to label nucleic acid sequences without global DNA denaturation. The presently-disclosed subject matter meets some or all of the above identified needs, as will become evident to those of ordinary skill in the art after a study of information provided in this document.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2015
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Robert SINGER, Wulan DENG, Timothee LIONNET
  • Patent number: 9709492
    Abstract: A filter press having a plurality of stackable filter plate assemblies comprises at least one turbidity sensing module [20, 220, 320, 420] coupled to a first filter plate assembly [1] within the plurality of stackable filter plate assemblies. The turbidity sensing module [20, 220, 320, 420] is generally positioned between a filtrate drain opening [8a-d] communicating with a filter chamber [14], and either a filtrate port [7, 13] or filtrate discharge tube [4g, 15], in order to determine a level of turbidity of filtrate [50] exiting said first filter plate assembly. Turbidity levels may be determined independently of turbidity levels of filtrate [50] exiting other filter plate assemblies [1] within the filter press. When turbidity levels reach a predetermined threshold, and alarm [80] is activated, which informs an operator of the need to replace a filter cloth associated with the affected filter plate assembly [1].
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: FLSMIDTH A/S
    Inventors: Mike Phillips, Flemming Jørgensen, Robert Singer, Anders Fougner, Alexander Helm
  • Publication number: 20150316474
    Abstract: A filter press having a plurality of stackable filter plate assemblies comprises at least one turbidity sensing module [20, 220, 320, 420] coupled to a first filter plate assembly [1] within the plurality of stackable filter plate assemblies. The turbidity sensing module [20, 220, 320, 420] is generally positioned between a filtrate drain opening [8a-d] communicating with a filter chamber [14], and either a filtrate port [7, 13] or filtrate discharge tube [4g, 15], in order to determine a level of turbidity of filtrate [50] exiting said first filter plate assembly. Turbidity levels may be determined independently of turbidity levels of filtrate [50] exiting other filter plate assemblies [1] within the filter press. When turbidity levels reach a predetermined threshold, and alarm [80] is activated, which informs an operator of the need to replace a filter cloth associated with the affected filter plate assembly [1].
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2013
    Publication date: November 5, 2015
    Inventors: Mike Phillips, Flemming Jørgensen, Robert Singer, Anders Fougner, Alexander Helm
  • Patent number: 8808872
    Abstract: A germanium containing nickel-based solder having a similar composition to a nickel-based superalloy is provided. As a result of which the proportion of ?? formed in the solder is reduced. The solder also includes chromium, cobalt, molybdenum, tungsten, aluminum, and titanium. A component including the solder is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Michael Ott, Sebastian Piegert, Peter Randelzhofer, Robert Singer
  • Patent number: 8763885
    Abstract: Cobalt-based solder alloys are proposed. The cobalt-based solder alloys have germanium. The germanium has a higher melting point than nickel-based alloys such that the germanium is used advantageously for repairing or treating components having the nickel-based alloys used at high temperatures. The components are repaired or treated by soldering using the cobalt-based solder alloys.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Sebastian Piegert, Peter Randelzhofer, Robert Singer
  • Patent number: 8613885
    Abstract: Many known solder alloys according to prior art utilize silicon or boron as melting point reducers, which, however, form brittle phases that have an undesirable effect on the thermo-mechanical properties. The invention relates to a solder ally that comprises gallium and/or germanium, preferably forms the Y? phase and has improved mechanical properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2013
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Paul Heinz, Robert Singer
  • Publication number: 20130299562
    Abstract: Cobalt-based solder alloys are proposed. The cobalt-based solder alloys have germanium. The germanium has a higher melting point than nickel-based alloys such that the germanium is used advantageously for repairing or treating components having the nickel-based alloys used at high temperatures. The components are repaired or treated by soldering using the cobalt-based solder alloys.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2011
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Inventors: Sabastian Piegert, Peter Randelzhofer, Robert Singer