Patents by Inventor Russell Hannigan

Russell Hannigan 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: 10609270
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a request for particular image data that is part of a scene, transmitting the request for the particular image data to an image sensor array that includes more than one image sensor and that is configured to capture the scene that is larger than the requested particular image data, receiving only the particular image data from the image sensor array, and transmitting the received particular image data to at least one requestor. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: The Invention Science Fund II, LLC
    Inventors: Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S Pan, Phillip Rutschman, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y. H. Wood
  • Patent number: 10491796
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a request for particular image data that is part of a scene, transmitting the request for the particular image data to an image sensor array that includes more than one image sensor and that is configured to capture the scene that is larger than the requested particular image data, receiving only the particular image data from the image sensor array, and transmitting the received particular image data to at least one requestor. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: The Invention Science Fund II, LLC
    Inventors: Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S. Pan, Phillip Rutschman, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y. H. Wood
  • Publication number: 20190028721
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a device for providing low latency communication of high resolution imagery includes, but is not limited to, a first imaging unit including at least: a first optical arrangement directed at a first field of view; a first image sensor that is positioned with the first optical arrangement and that is configured to convert detected light into first image data; and a first image processor coupled to the first image sensor and configured to execute operations including at least: receive the first image data; process the first image data to generate first output data that requires less bandwidth for communication than the first image data; and transfer the first output data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Applicant: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Phillip Rutschman, Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S. Pan, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, JR., Victoria Y.H. Wood, Travis P. Dorschel
  • Publication number: 20180239982
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a satellite configured for machine vision includes, but is not limited to, at least one imager; one or more computer readable media bearing one or more program instructions; and at least one computer processor configured by the one or more program instructions to perform operations including at least: obtaining imagery using the at least one imager of the satellite; determining at least one interpretation of the imagery by analyzing at least one aspect of the imagery; and executing at least one operation based on the at least one interpretation of the imagery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Phillip Rutschman, Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S. Pan, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, JR., Victoria Y. H. Wood, Travis P. Dorschel
  • Publication number: 20180239948
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a satellite configured to provide machine vision for disaster-relief support includes, but is not limited to, at least one imager; one or more computer readable media bearing one or more program instructions; and at least one computer processor configured by the one or more program instructions to perform operations including at least: obtaining imagery using the at least one imager of the satellite; detecting at least one event by analyzing at least one aspect of the imagery; and executing at least one operation based on the at least one event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Phillip Rutschman, Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S. Pan, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Victoria Y. H. Wood, Travis P. Dorschel
  • Patent number: 10027873
    Abstract: A method substantially as shown and described the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein. A device substantially as shown and described the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: The Invention Science Fund II, LLC
    Inventors: Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S Pan, Phillip Rutschman, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y. H. Wood
  • Publication number: 20180167586
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a satellite imaging system with edge processing includes, but is not limited to, at least one first imaging unit configured to capture and process imagery of a first field of view; at least one second imaging unit configured to capture and process imagery of a second field of view that is proximate to and larger than a size of the first field of view; and a hub processing unit linked to the at least one first imaging unit and the at least one second imaging unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicant: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Phillip Rutschman, Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S. Pan, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, JR., Victoria Y.H. Wood, Travis P. Dorschel
  • Publication number: 20180157930
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a satellite constellation includes, but is not limited to, an array of satellites that each include a satellite imaging system including at least: at least one first imaging unit configured to capture and process imagery of a first field of view; at least one second imaging unit configured to capture and process imagery of a second field of view that is proximate to and that is larger than a size of the first field of view; and a hub processing unit linked to the at least one first imaging unit and the at least one second imaging unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Applicant: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Phillip Rutschman, Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S. Pan, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Victoria Y.H. Wood, Travis P. Dorschel
  • Patent number: 9942583
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include accepting input of a request for a particular image of a scene that is larger than the particular image, transmitting the request for the particular image to an image sensor array that includes more than one image sensor and that is configured to capture the scene and retain a subset of the scene that includes the request for the particular image of the scene, receiving only the particular image from the image sensor array, wherein the particular image represents a subset of the scene, and wherein a size characteristic of the particular image is at least partially based on a property of a requestor, and presenting the received particular image to the requestor. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: The Invention Science Fund II, LLC
    Inventors: Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S Pan, Phillip Rutschman, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y. H. Wood
  • Patent number: 9924109
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include capturing a scene that includes one or more images, through use of an array of more than one image sensor, selecting a particular portion of the scene that includes at least one image, wherein the selected particular portion is smaller than the scene, transmitting only the selected particular portion from the scene to a remote location, and de-emphasizing pixels from the scene that are not part of the selected particular portion of the scene. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: The Invention Science Fund II, LLC
    Inventors: Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S Pan, Phillip Rutschman, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y. H. Wood
  • Publication number: 20180064335
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a machine-vision enabled fundoscope for retinal analysis includes, but is not limited to, an optical lens arrangement; an image sensor positioned with the optical lens arrangement and configured to convert detected light to retinal image data; computer readable memory; at least one communication interface; and an image processor communicably linked to the image sensor, the computer readable memory, and the at least one communication interface, the image processor programmed to execute operations including at least: obtain the retinal image data from the image sensor; generate output data based on analysis of the retinal image data, the output data requiring less bandwidth for transmission than the retinal image data; and transmit the output data via the at least one communication interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Applicant: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Phillip Rutschman, Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S. Pan, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, JR., Victoria Y.H. Wood, Travis P. Dorschel
  • Publication number: 20180063372
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a device for providing low latency communication of high resolution imagery includes, but is not limited to, a first imaging unit including at least: a first optical arrangement directed at a first field of view; a first image sensor that is positioned with the first optical arrangement and that is configured to convert detected light into first image data; and a first image processor coupled to the first image sensor and configured to execute operations including at least: receive the first image data; process the first image data to generate first output data that requires less bandwidth for communication than the first image data; and transfer the first output data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Applicant: Elwha LLC
    Inventors: Phillip Rutschman, Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S. Pan, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y.H. Wood, Travis P. Dorschel
  • Patent number: 9866881
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include accepting input of a request for a particular image of a scene that is larger than the particular image, transmitting the request for the particular image to an image sensor array that includes more than one image sensor and that is configured to capture the scene and retain a subset of the scene that includes the request for the particular image of the scene, receiving only the particular image from the image sensor array, wherein the particular image represents a subset of the scene, and wherein a size characteristic of the particular image is at least partially based on a property of a requestor, and presenting the received particular image to the requestor. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: ELWHA, LLC
    Inventors: Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, 3ric Johanson, Phillip Rutschman
  • Patent number: 9866765
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include capturing a scene that includes one or more images, through use of an array of more than one image sensor, selecting a particular portion of the scene that includes at least one image, wherein the selected particular portion is smaller than the scene, transmitting only the selected particular portion from the scene to a remote location, and de-emphasizing pixels from the scene that are not part of the selected particular portion of the scene. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: ELWHA, LLC
    Inventors: Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S Pan, Phillip Rutschman, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y. H. Wood
  • Publication number: 20160309207
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include accepting input of a request for a particular image of a scene that is larger than the particular image, transmitting the request for the particular image to an image sensor array that includes more than one image sensor and that is configured to capture the scene and retain a subset of the scene that includes the request for the particular image of the scene, receiving only the particular image from the image sensor array, wherein the particular image represents a subset of the scene, and wherein a size characteristic of the particular image is at least partially based on a property of a requestor, and presenting the received particular image to the requestor. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Inventors: Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S. Pan, Phillip Rutschman, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, JR., Victoria Y.H. Wood
  • Publication number: 20160277661
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include accepting input of a request for a particular image of a scene that is larger than the particular image, transmitting the request for the particular image to an image sensor array that includes more than one image sensor and that is configured to capture the scene and retain a subset of the scene that includes the request for the particular image of the scene, receiving only the particular image from the image sensor array, wherein the particular image represents a subset of the scene, and wherein a size characteristic of the particular image is at least partially based on a property of a requestor, and presenting the received particular image to the requestor. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, 3ric Johanson, Phillip Rutschman
  • Publication number: 20160227096
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a request for particular image data that is part of a scene, transmitting the request for the particular image data to an image sensor array that includes more than one image sensor and that is configured to capture the scene that is larger than the requested particular image data, receiving only the particular image data from the image sensor array, and transmitting the received particular image data to at least one requestor. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Inventors: Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S. Pan, Phillip Rutschman, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y.H. Wood
  • Publication number: 20160227259
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a request for particular image data that is part of a scene, transmitting the request for the particular image data to an image sensor array that includes more than one image sensor and that is configured to capture the scene that is larger than the requested particular image data, receiving only the particular image data from the image sensor array, and transmitting the received particular image data to at least one requestor. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Inventors: Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S Pan, Phillip Rutschman, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, Jr., Victoria Y.H. Wood
  • Publication number: 20160165146
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include capturing a scene that includes one or more images, through use of an array of more than one image sensor, selecting a particular portion of the scene that includes at least one image, wherein the selected particular portion is smaller than the scene, transmitting only the selected particular portion from the scene to a remote location, and de-emphasizing pixels from the scene that are not part of the selected particular portion of the scene. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Inventors: Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S. Pan, Phillip Rutschman, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, JR., Victoria Y.H. Wood
  • Publication number: 20160142613
    Abstract: Computationally implemented methods and systems include capturing a scene that includes one or more images, through use of an array of more than one image sensor, selecting a particular portion of the scene that includes at least one image, wherein the selected particular portion is smaller than the scene, transmitting only the selected particular portion from the scene to a remote location, and de-emphasizing pixels from the scene that are not part of the selected particular portion of the scene. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Publication date: May 19, 2016
    Inventors: Ehren Brav, Russell Hannigan, Roderick A. Hyde, Muriel Y. Ishikawa, 3ric Johanson, Jordin T. Kare, Tony S. Pan, Phillip Rutschman, Clarence T. Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L. Wood, JR., Victoria Y.H. Wood