Patents by Inventor Robert W. Lord

Robert W. Lord 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: 10318123
    Abstract: A semiconductor-transistor-based system and device that are designed to, but are not limited to: electronically outputting electronic-semiconductor-transistor-voltage-level-based-state-machine-assisted-user-menu-selection display associated with electronic-semiconductor-transistor-voltage-level-based-state-machine-assisted collection of user-physiological information, associated with electronic-semiconductor-transistor-voltage-level-based-state-machine-assisted collection of user-conduct information, and associated with electronic-semiconductor-transistor-voltage-level-based-state-machine-assisted obtaining of food-based information. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, Jordin T. Kare, Eric C. Leuthardt, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elizabeth A. Sweeney, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y. H. Wood
  • Patent number: 10319471
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described relating to detecting an indication of at least one attribute of an individual; accepting sensor data about the individual; and presenting a set of health care options at least partially based on the detecting an indication of at least one attribute of the individual and the accepting sensor data about the individual.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Gearbox LLC
    Inventors: Shawn P. Firminger, Jason Garms, Roderick A. Hyde, Edward K. Y. Jung, Chris Demetrios Karkanias, Eric C. Leuthardt, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, John D. Rinaldo, Jr., Clarence T. Tegreene, Kristin M. Tolle, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10296720
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to computational systems and methods related to nutraceuticals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Gearbox LLC
    Inventors: Edward K. Y. Jung, Royce A. Levien, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, John D. Rinaldo, Jr., Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10291983
    Abstract: A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically providing audio output information to one or more portions of a portable electronic device to be outputted from said portable electronic device via one or more acoustic ultrasonic signals; and electronically outputting, said one or more acoustic ultrasonic signals to be demodulated into one or more acoustic audio signals containing one or more portions of said audio output information at one or more locations spaced from said portable electronic device based at least in part according to said one or more acoustic ultrasonic signals and based at least in part according to one or more portable electronic device ultrasonic emitter arrangements. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Michael H. Baym, William David Duncan, Roderick A. Hyde, Edward K. Y. Jung, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10289863
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a block of encrypted data that corresponds to an image that has been encrypted through use of a unique device code associated with an image capture device configured to capture the image that includes a representation of a feature of an entity, obtaining a privacy metadata that corresponds to a detection of a privacy beacon in the image, said at least one image captured by the image capture device, said privacy beacon associated with the entity, and determining, at least partly based on the obtained privacy metadata, and partly based on a calculation related to the block of encrypted data that corresponds to the whether to allow one or more processes related to the encrypted data block. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: ELWHA LLC
    Inventors: Pablos Holman, Roderick A. Hyde, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud
  • Publication number: 20190138699
    Abstract: In one aspect, a method related to data management. In addition, other method, system, and program product aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and/or text forming a part of the present application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Alexander J. Cohen, Edward K.Y. Jung, Royce A. Levien, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, William Henry Mangione-Smith, John D. Rinaldo, JR., Clarence T. Tegreene
  • Patent number: 10279906
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are example embodiments for automated hazard handling routine engagement. For certain example embodiments, at least one machine, such as an unoccupied flying vehicle (UFV), may: (i) detect at least one motivation to engage at least one automated hazard handling routine of the UFV; or (ii) engage at least one automated hazard handling routine of a UFV based at least partially on at least one motivation. However, claimed subject matter is not limited to any particular described embodiments, implementations, examples, or so forth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Royce A. Levien, Robert W. Lord, Richard T. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, John D. Rinaldo, Jr., Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10271772
    Abstract: A system for warning of protruding body parts of a medical vehicle occupant includes a sensor, a feedback device, and a processing circuit. The sensor is configured to generate sensor data based on a position of the occupant, and the processing circuit is configured to determine a contour of the medical vehicle, detect a protruding extremity of the occupant based on the sensor data and the contour, and generate a warning using the feedback device, where the warning is based on the detected protruding extremity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: ELWHA LLC
    Inventors: Roderick A. Hyde, Jordin T. Kare, Eric C. Leuthardt, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10277867
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems are described herein that are designed to, among other things, receiving a level-two encrypted output of a surveillance device; storing the level-two encrypted output of the surveillance device in association with a surveillance device identifier in a form inaccessible by a pre-event repository; and transmitting the level-two encrypted output of the surveillance device in response to a query containing at least a part of the surveillance device identifier in a form inaccessible by the pre-event repository.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Edward K. Y. Jung, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud
  • Patent number: 10269179
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include registering one or more first augmentations that were shown to a user through a first augmented view of a first actual scene, the one or more first augmentations having been shown at least at end of a segment of time, detecting, following the showing of the one or more first augmentations up to the end of the segment of time, one or more user behaviors of the user that when detected as occurring infers user's interest in seeing the one or more first augmentations; and displaying, in response at least in part to said detecting, one or more second augmentations through a second augmented view of the first actual scene or of a second actual scene, the one or more second augmentations to be displayed being based, at least in part, on the registering of the one or more first augmentations. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Gene Fein, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, John D. Rinaldo, Jr., Clarence T. Tegreene
  • Publication number: 20190114811
    Abstract: Methods, apparatuses, computer program products, devices and systems are described that carry out accepting a request associated with at least one of an item, an aspect, or an element that is not present in a field of view of a user's augmented reality device; presenting in a display of the augmented reality device at least one augmented reality representation related to the at least one item, aspect, or element in response to accepting a request associated with at least one item, aspect, or element that is not present in a field of view of an augmented reality device; and processing the request and any related interaction of the user via the at least one augmented reality representation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicant: ELWHA LLC
    Inventors: Gene Fein, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, John D. Rinaldo, JR., Clarence T. Tegreene
  • Patent number: 10262352
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring user preference information of a user that indicates one or more customized food preferences of the user including at least one or more preferences related to integrity of one or more ingredients for use in generating one or more customized food items; identifying one or more capable automated customized food generation machines that have one or more ingredients in one or more sufficient quantities to be able to currently generate at least one customized food item in accordance with the one or more customized food preferences of the user; and presenting, in response at least in part to the identification, one or more indicators that direct the user to at least one automated customized food generation machine. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Pablos Holman, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, Jordin T. Kare, Max R. Levchin, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Robert C. Petroski, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y. H. Wood
  • Patent number: 10263936
    Abstract: Methods, apparatuses, computer program products, devices and systems are described that carry out accepting at least one email communication from at least one member of a network; disambiguating the at least one search term including associating the at least one search term with at least one of network-participation identifier data or device-identifier data; and presenting the sender profile in association with the at least one email communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Marc E. Davis, Matthew G. Dyor, William Gates, Xuedong Huang, Roderick A. Hyde, Edward K. Y. Jung, Jordin T. Kare, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Qi Lu, Mark A. Malamud, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Satya Nadella, Daniel Reed, Harry Shum, Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10254830
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include detecting one or more user reactions of a user in response to a display to the user of an augmented view of an actual scene from a real environment, the augmented view that was displayed including one or more augmentations, and correlating the detected one or more user reactions with at least one or more aspects associated with the one or more augmentations that were included in the augmented view that was presented. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Inventors: Gene Fein, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, John D. Rinaldo, Jr., Clarence T. Tegreene
  • Patent number: 10250638
    Abstract: Systems, methods, computer-readable storage mediums including computer-readable instructions and/or circuitry for control of transmission to a target device with a cloud-based architecture may implement operations including, but not limited to: detecting, at least in part via a cloud-based architecture, an elapsed time since a prior authorization of a transmission to a target device; comparing, at least in part via a cloud-based architecture, the elapsed time since a prior authorization of a transmission to a target device against a threshold transmission interval associated with a target device; and authorizing, at least in part via a cloud-based architecture, at least one transmission to a target device in response to the comparison.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: ELWHA LLC
    Inventors: Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Craig J. Mundie, Clarence T. Tegreene
  • Patent number: 10250939
    Abstract: Systems, methods, computer-readable storage mediums including computer-readable instructions and/or circuitry for masking deceptive indicia in communications content may implement operations including, but not limited to: receiving one or more signals associated with communications content provided by a first participant in a communications interaction; modifying the communications content according to at least one indicia of deception; and providing communications content modified according to the at least one indicia of deception to a second participant in the communications interaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Clarence T. Tegreene, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud
  • Patent number: 10237613
    Abstract: Systems and methods for viewing dynamically customized audio-visual content are described. In some implementations, a process may include providing at least one selection signal indicative of a viewer preference, receiving a dynamically customized audio-visual content including an audio-visual core portion having at least one revised content portion customized in accordance with the at least one selection signal, displaying the dynamically-customized audio-visual content; and providing a consideration for the dynamically-customized audio-visual content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: William H. Gates, III, Daniel A. Gerrity, Paul Holman, Roderick A. Hyde, Edward K. Y. Jung, Jordin T. Kare, Royce A. Levien, Robert W. Lord, Richard T. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, Nathan P. Myhrvold, John D. Rinaldo, Jr., Keith D. Rosema, Clarence T. Tegreene, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10230267
    Abstract: Systems, methods, computer-readable storage mediums including computer-readable instructions and/or circuitry for control of transmission to a target device with communicating with one or more sensors in an ad-hoc sensor network may implement operations including, but not limited to: generating electrical power from at least one ambient source via at least one transducer; powering at least one transmitter via the electrical power from at least one ambient source to wirelessly transmit one or more sensor operation activation signals to one or more sensors; and at least one of powering one or more sensing operations of the one or more sensors or charging one or more power storage devices of the one or more sensors via the one or more sensor operation activation signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Jesse R. Cheatham, III, Matthew G. Dyor, Peter N. Glaskowsky, Kimberly D. A. Hallman, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, Edward K. Y. Jung, Michael F. Koenig, Robert W. Lord, Richard T. Lord, Craig J. Mundie, Nathan P. Myhrvold, Robert C. Petroski, Desney S. Tan, Lowell L. Wood, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10216957
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring data regarding an application configured to access one or more protected portions of a particular device, said application configured to provide one or more services, detecting that the application has completed at least one of the one or more services and that the application maintains access to the one or more protected portions of the particular device, presenting information indicating that the one or more services are completed and that the application maintains access to the one or more protected portions of the particular device, and circuitry for facilitating presentation of an option to discontinue the access of the application to the one or more protected portions of the particular device. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Edward K. Y. Jung, Royce A. Levien, Richard T. Lord, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud
  • Publication number: 20190052730
    Abstract: In one aspect, a method related to communication. In addition, other method, system, and program product aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and/or text forming a part of the present application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Alexander J. Cohen, Edward K.Y. Jung, Royce A. Levien, Robert W. Lord, Mark A. Malamud, William Henry Mangione-Smith, John D. Rinaldo, JR., Clarence T. Tegreene