Patents by Inventor Sajid Sadi

Sajid Sadi 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: 10318090
    Abstract: In particular embodiments, an apparatus includes a single electrode configured to passively receive a charge displacement and a change in characteristics of electromagnetic signals in an environment. The apparatus further includes a touch sensor, coupled to the single electrode, configured to detect a first input based on the charge displacement, and a second input based on the change in characteristics of electromagnetic signals in the environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ernest Rehmi Post, Olivier Bau, Iliya Tsekov, Sajid Sadi, Mike Digman, Vatche Attarian, Sergi Consul, Cody Wortham
  • Patent number: 10313656
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving multiple images from multiple cameras, where the multiple cameras include a first camera having a first orientation and a second camera having a second orientation, and the multiple images include a first image from the first camera and a second image from the second camera. The method also includes detecting multiple feature points within the first and second images. The method further includes determining one or more pairs of corresponding feature points located within a region of overlap between the first and second images, where the pairs of corresponding feature points include a respective one of the feature points from each of the first and second images. The method also includes spatially adjusting the first or second image based on a calculated offset between each pair of corresponding feature points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Sajid Sadi, Sergio Perdices-Gonzalez, Rahul Budhiraja, Brian Dongwoo Lee, Ayesha Mudassir Khwaja, Pranav Mistry
  • Publication number: 20190166285
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a device includes a device body that includes a touch-sensitive display and a processor. The device also includes a band coupled to the device body and an optical sensor in or on the band. The optical sensor faces outward from the band and captures images. The processor communicates with the optical sensor to process captured images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Pranav Mistry, Sajid Sadi, Curtis Douglas Aumiller, Chengyuan Wei
  • Patent number: 10285634
    Abstract: In one embodiment, one or more computer-readable non-transitory storage media embody software that is operable when executed to determine, based on cardiac-activity data, a shift in sympathovagal balance (SVB) during the period of time; obtain an emotional-state characteristic the emotional-state characteristic being based on brain-wave activity data; and determine, based on the SVB shift and the emotional-state characteristic, an estimate of an emotional state of the user during the period of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, Siddharth, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Patent number: 10275028
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a body. At least a portion of the body includes one or more instances of magnetic material. The apparatus includes a moveable element coupled to the body and separated by a distance in a first dimension from the portion of the body. The moveable element includes one or more instances of magnetic material, and is configured to move in at least a second dimension perpendicular to the first dimension while the distance between the moveable element and the portion of the body remains fixed by the apparatus. At least one instance of the magnetic material in the moveable element repels or attracts at least one instance of the magnetic material in the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Pranav Mistry, Sajid Sadi, Curtis Aumiller, Chengyuan Wei, Iliya Tsvetomirov Tsekov, Steven Manuel
  • Patent number: 10257494
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method includes accessing multiple images representing a 360° view of a scene, each image representing a portion of the 360° scene and including a first overlap area and a second overlap area, the first overlap area corresponding to an overlap with a first adjacent image, and the second overlap area corresponding to an overlap with a second adjacent image. The method also includes, calculating, for each overlap area, a set of homographies based on one or more feature points in the overlap area. The method further includes creating a set of left images from the multiple images, the set of left images representing a first 360° view of the scene. The method also includes creating a set of right images from the multiple images, the set of right images representing a second 360° view of the scene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sajid Sadi, Sergio Perdices-Gonzalez, Rahul Budhiraja, Brian Dongwoo Lee, Ayesha Mudassir Khwaja, Pranav Mistry
  • Patent number: 10231673
    Abstract: A method for determining a stress level of a user based on a sympathovagal balance (SVB) value calculated based on a set of measurement data may include determining a heart-rate variability (HRV) characteristic as a ratio involving a number of autonomic nervous system (ANS) activity markers within a first portion of the set of measurement data and the number of ANS activity markers within a second portion of the set of measurement data, and then determining the stress level of the user based on the HRV characteristic. The first and second portions of the set of measurement data may be selected based on a user-specific baseline SVB value that divides a histogram representation of the set of measurement data into the first and second portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Patent number: 10194060
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a device includes a device body that includes a touch-sensitive display and a processor. The device also includes a band coupled to the device body and an optical sensor in or on the band. The optical sensor faces outward from the band and captures images. The processor communicates with the optical sensor to process captured images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Pranav Mistry, Sajid Sadi, Curtis Douglas Aumiller, Chengyuan Wei
  • Patent number: 10185416
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a wearable computing device includes one or more sensors, one or more processors, and a memory coupled to the processors that includes instructions executable by the processors. When executing the instructions, the processors detect, by one or more of the sensors of the wearable computing device when worn on a limb of a user, a gesture-recognition-activation event associated with the wearable computing device; detect, by one or more sensors of the wearable computing device when worn on the limb of the user, a movement of the limb; determine a gesture made by the user based at least in part on the movement; and process the gesture as input to the computing wearable computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Pranav Mistry, Sajid Sadi, Lining Yao, John Snavely
  • Patent number: 10172517
    Abstract: An apparatus for assessing heart failure can include an image sensor configured to capture image data of a patient, a sensor configured to capture sensor data for the patient, a memory configured to store the image data and the sensor data, and a processor coupled to the image sensor, the sensor, and the memory. The processor is configured to receive image data in response to detecting a biological condition from the sensor data, wherein the biological condition is indicative of psychophysiological health and cardiac health. The processor is further configured to detect a visual characteristic from the image data, wherein the visual characteristic is indicative of heart health, and, in response to detecting the visual characteristic, provide an indication that the patient is experiencing a worsening of heart failure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, Cody Wortham, James Young, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry, Abhijit Z. Bendale
  • Patent number: 10170030
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a device includes a first display which includes one or more first-display pixels that are configured to operate in multiple modes. The multiple modes include a first mode in which the one or more first-display pixels modulate, absorb, or reflect visible light and a second mode in which the one or more first-display pixels are substantially transparent to visible light. The device also includes a second display disposed behind or in front of the first display, the second display configured to emit, modulate, absorb, or reflect visible light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Sergio Perdices-Gonzalez, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Publication number: 20180373391
    Abstract: In one embodiment, one or more systems may include multiple emitters and receivers of electromagnetic radiation. Each emitter and each receiver may correspond to a different field of view respectively. The one or more systems may activate at least some of the emitters according to an illumination pattern. One or more receivers may then detect at least part of the electromagnetic radiation that is reflected from an object. The one or more systems may further detect a presence of the object or a motion of the object in the field of view of at least one of the receivers based at least on the illumination pattern and on electromagnetic radiation detected by the one or more receivers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Juan Pablo Forero Cortes, Santiago Ortega Avila, Sajid Sadi
  • Publication number: 20180338733
    Abstract: Evaluating health of a user can include providing an equilibrium envelope for a user, wherein the equilibrium envelope includes a range for each of a plurality of vital signs, and detecting, using a processor, a current metric. The current metric corresponds to an exit condition for the equilibrium envelope determined based upon sensor data or a re-entry condition for the equilibrium envelope determined based upon the sensor data. A health status for the user can be determined, using the processor, based upon a comparison of the current metric with a historical metric for the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Publication number: 20180317788
    Abstract: Processing PPG data using a device can include determining a quality estimate for a segment of PPG data and, in response to determining that the quality estimate exceeds a quality threshold, filtering the segment of the PPG data based upon an estimate of periodicity of the segment of the PPG data. A health marker can be determined for the segment of PPG data. The health marker can be validated based upon a prior determination of the health marker from PPG data. In response to the validation, the health marker can be output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Jawahar Jain, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Pranav Mistry
  • Publication number: 20180310841
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a computer-readable non-transitory storage medium embodies software that is operable when executed to, in real time, capture a number of images of a user; identify one or more regions of interest corresponding to one or more superficial arteries of the user. The identification is based on a signal-to-noise ratio of photoplethysmogram (PPG) data obtained from the plurality of images. The software is further operable to measure, based on the PPG data, blood volume pulse (BVP) signals; and based on the measured BVP signals, compute one or more cardiological metrics for the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Inventors: Ayesha Khwaja, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Jawahar Jain
  • Publication number: 20180310842
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a computer-readable non-transitory storage medium embodies software that is operable when executed to, in real time, capture a number of images of a user; and determine a time-series signal for the user based on the plurality of images. The signal includes one or more segments that are physiologically plausible and one or more segments that are physiologically implausible. The software is further operable to identify one or more of the physiologically plausible sub-segments based on one or more pre-defined signal characteristics; and calculate one or more heartrate measurements based on the physiologically plausible sub-segments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Inventors: Ayesha Khwaja, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Jawahar Jain
  • Publication number: 20180314879
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a computer-readable non-transitory storage medium embodies software that is operable when executed to, in real time, capture, by a single sensor, a number of images of a user; determine, based on the number of images, one or more short-term cardiological signals of the user during a period of time; estimate, based on the cardiological signals, a first short-term emotional state of the user; determine, based on the number of images, one or more short-term neurological signals of the user during the period of time; estimate, based on the neurological signals, a second short-term emotional state of the user; compare the first estimated emotional state to the second estimated emotional state; and in response to a determination that the first estimated emotional state corresponds to the second estimated emotional state, determine a short-term emotion of the user during the period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Inventors: Ayesha Khwaja, James Young, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi, Jawahar Jain
  • Patent number: 10108305
    Abstract: In particular embodiments, an apparatus includes an insulator coupled to one or more electrodes that are configured to passively sense charge displacement or a change in characteristics of electromagnetic signals in an environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ernest Rehmi Post, Olivier Bau, Iliya Tsekov, Sajid Sadi, Mike Digman, Vatche Attarian, Sergi Consul, Cody Wortham
  • Publication number: 20180224980
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method includes processing user interactions with an electronic device based on different processing modules. The electronic device includes one or more radar-based transmitters and receivers. The method transmits radio waves into an area in the vicinity of the electronic device from the transmitters and receives at the receivers the radio waves reflected off one or more objects in the vicinity of the electronic device. The method selects either trilateration processing or imaging process to process the received radio waves based on different requirements for processing user interactions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Santiago Ortega Avila, Cody Wortham, Sajid Sadi
  • Patent number: 10042446
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method includes determining, based on output from a sensor, a proximity of an object to a device and comparing the determined proximity to a threshold proximity. The method further includes selecting, based on the comparison, an interaction mode for processing interactions between the object and the device. The method further includes processing interactions between the object and the device according to the selected interaction mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kangjin Yoon, Sungchan Kim, Yangwook Kim, Ernest Rehmi Post, Olivier Bau, Sajid Sadi