Patents by Inventor Samuel Jackson Patterson

Samuel Jackson Patterson 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: 10443781
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a system, including: an image display device comprising: a front side, a back side, a top side, a bottom side, a left side, and a right side; and a first guide mechanism disposed on the back side; a housing, comprising a base and an upper element; the upper element comprising: a groove running lengthwise and open at both ends; a back-plate running lengthwise and adjacent to the groove; and the back-plate having a second guide mechanism; wherein the image display device interfaces with the housing via the first guide mechanism and the second guide mechanism. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Cuong Huy Truong, Cyan Godfrey, Ali Kathryn Ent, Samuel Jackson Patterson
  • Patent number: 10365686
    Abstract: An apparatus can include a processor; memory accessible by the processor; a first housing that includes a first geared edge and a processor; a second housing that includes a second geared edge and an electronic component accessible by the processor; and a link that operatively couples and meshes the first geared edge and the second geared edge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Matthew Ian Tucker, Samuel Jackson Patterson, Cuong Huy Truong, Ali Kathryn Ent
  • Publication number: 20190212774
    Abstract: One embodiment provides an electronic device, comprising: a housing comprising a fixed pyramidal-shaped base, each side of the pyramidal-shaped base having different dimensions allowing for different viewing angles than other sides of the pyramidal-shaped base; the housing comprising a display; the housing comprising an integrated speaker; at least one sensor; and at least one processor operatively coupled to the display, integrated speaker, and at least one sensor. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Samuel Jackson Patterson, Thomas Perelli, Cuong Huy Truong
  • Patent number: 10216068
    Abstract: One embodiment provides an apparatus, including: an arm; a head that attaches to the arm; the head comprising a camera; and a base attached to the arm; the base including: a power and data connector; a device operatively coupled to the power and data connector; wherein the camera shares the power and data connector with the device of the base. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Signapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Cyan Godfrey, Ali Kathryn Ent, Peter Carlson Rane, Thomas Perelli, Matthew Ian Tucker, Samuel Jackson Patterson
  • Patent number: 10114408
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a display stand, including: a base supporting a dock; the dock having: a front that accommodates a display panel; a front face that extends upward from the front; and a back face that is substantially opposite to the front face; the back face including a cover that repositions to reveal an internal cavity disposed within the dock; the dock further including a surface forming a wall of the internal cavity, the surface having one or more power and data connectors. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Ali Kathryn Ent, Cyan Godfrey, Cuong Huy Truong, Peter Carlson Rane, Samuel Jackson Patterson
  • Publication number: 20180120895
    Abstract: An apparatus can include a processor; memory accessible by the processor; a first housing that includes a first geared edge and a processor; a second housing that includes a second geared edge and an electronic component accessible by the processor; and a link that operatively couples and meshes the first geared edge and the second geared edge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Matthew Ian Tucker, Samuel Jackson Patterson, Cuong Huy Truong, Ali Kathryn Ent
  • Patent number: 9880586
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a system, including: an image display device with a recessed display connector; and an apparatus, the apparatus comprising: a housing, comprising: a base and an upper element; the upper element comprising a groove running lengthwise and open at both ends; a protruding display connector disposed substantially centrally within the groove; and an interface board, within the housing and operatively coupled to the display connector; wherein the image display device is attached to the groove of the apparatus via the recessed and protruding display connector. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Ali Kathryn Ent, Cuong Huy Truong, Cyan Godfrey, Samuel Jackson Patterson
  • Publication number: 20170242322
    Abstract: One embodiment provides an apparatus, including: an arm; a head that attaches to the arm; the head comprising a camera; and a base attached to the arm; the base including: a power and data connector; a device operatively coupled to the power and data connector; wherein the camera shares the power and data connector with the device of the base. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Cyan Godfrey, Ali Kathryn Ent, Peter Carlson Rane, Thomas Perelli, Matthew Ian Tucker, Samuel Jackson Patterson
  • Publication number: 20170227989
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a display stand, including: a base supporting a dock; the dock having: a front that accommodates a display panel; a front face that extends upward from the front; and a back face that is substantially opposite to the front face; the back face including a cover that repositions to reveal an internal cavity disposed within the dock; the dock further including a surface forming a wall of the internal cavity, the surface having one or more power and data connectors. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventors: Ali Kathryn Ent, Cyan Godfrey, Cuong Huy Truong, Peter Carlson Rane, Samuel Jackson Patterson
  • Publication number: 20170227986
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a system, including: an image display device with a recessed display connector; and an apparatus, the apparatus comprising: a housing, comprising: a base and an upper element; the upper element comprising a groove running lengthwise and open at both ends; a protruding display connector disposed substantially centrally within the groove; and an interface board, within the housing and operatively coupled to the display connector; wherein the image display device is attached to the groove of the apparatus via the recessed and protruding display connector. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventors: Ali Kathryn Ent, Cuong Huy Truong, Cyan Godfrey, Samuel Jackson Patterson
  • Publication number: 20170231102
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a system, including: an image display device comprising: a front side, a back side, a top side, a bottom side, a left side, and a right side; and a first guide mechanism disposed on the back side; a housing, comprising a base and an upper element; the upper element comprising: a groove running lengthwise and open at both ends; a back-plate running lengthwise and adjacent to the groove; and the back-plate having a second guide mechanism; wherein the image display device interfaces with the housing via the first guide mechanism and the second guide mechanism. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventors: Cuong Huy Truong, Cyan Godfrey, Ali Kathryn Ent, Samuel Jackson Patterson
  • Publication number: 20170227996
    Abstract: One embodiment provides an apparatus, including: a housing including: a compartment; the compartment having a panel and two side walls accommodating removable computer modules; the apparatus including a movable component that slides away from the compartment to reveal an inside of the compartment; the compartment including power and data connectors for coupling to the removable computer modules; where power is removed from the removable computer modules responsive to sliding away the movable component. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventors: Cuong Huy Truong, Ali Kathryn Ent, David Wayne Hill, Cyan Godfrey, Samuel Jackson Patterson
  • Patent number: 9727096
    Abstract: One embodiment provides an apparatus, including: a housing including: a compartment; the compartment having a panel and two side walls accommodating removable computer modules; the apparatus including a movable component that slides away from the compartment to reveal an inside of the compartment; the compartment including power and data connectors for coupling to the removable computer modules; where power is removed from the removable computer modules responsive to sliding away the movable component. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Cuong Huy Truong, Ali Kathryn Ent, David Wayne Hill, Cyan Godfrey, Samuel Jackson Patterson