Patents by Inventor Sean S. Lee

Sean S. Lee 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: 10891014
    Abstract: Disclosed techniques enable participants of a communication session that is rendered within a mixed reality environment to change their view or perspective in the mixed reality environment. The participants may alter their view or perspective in the mixed reality environment using a data processing device displaying the communication session. The participant may interact with a data processing device displaying the communication session to cause the change in their view or perspective in the mixed reality environment. The participant interaction may include user touch and/or gestures with an associated data processing device to cause the change in the participant's view or perspective in the mixed reality environment. The participant may use a plurality of fingers on a display of the data processing device to zoom, pan or rotate their view or perspective in the mixed reality environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Austin S. Lee, Angela Chin, Hae Jin Lee, Malek Mohamad Nafez Chalabi, Sean Michael Lynch, Siddhant Mehta
  • Publication number: 20210006851
    Abstract: A user device and method comprising a satellite signal determination module receiving a satellite signal from a satellite comprising a first satellite signal identifier, a memory storing an expected satellite signal identifier for an authorized location of the user device, a comparison module comparing the first satellite signal identifier to the expected satellite signal identifier to identify the first satellite signal as unexpected when the first satellite signal is not the expected satellite signal and a disable module disabling the user device from processing satellite signals in response to comparing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: The DIRECTV Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Scott D. Casavant, Sean S. Lee, Kuriacose Joseph, John L. Norin
  • Publication number: 20210006743
    Abstract: A system and method of entering a low power mode includes an external tuner module having a first external tuner and a receiving device having a first receiving tuner. The receiving device has a controller determining an unused tuner from one of the first external tuner or first receiving tuner and controls entering a low power mode at the unused tuner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: The DIRECTV Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Sean S. Lee, Brian D. Jupin, Jorge H. Guzman, Scott D. Casavant
  • Patent number: 10819939
    Abstract: A system and method of entering a low power mode includes an external tuner module having a first external tuner and a receiving device having a first receiving tuner. The receiving device has a controller determining an unused tuner from one of the first external tuner or first receiving tuner and controls entering a low power mode at the unused tuner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: The DIRECTV Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Sean S. Lee, Brian D. Jupin, Jorge H. Guzman, Scott D. Casavant
  • Patent number: 10820028
    Abstract: A user device and method comprising a satellite signal determination module receiving a satellite signal from a satellite comprising a first satellite signal identifier, a memory storing an expected satellite signal identifier for an authorized location of the user device, a comparison module comparing the first satellite signal identifier to the expected satellite signal identifier to identify the first satellite signal as unexpected when the first satellite signal is not the expected satellite signal and a disable module disabling the user device from processing satellite signals in response to comparing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: The DIRECTV Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Scott D. Casavant, Sean S. Lee, Kuriacose Joseph, John L. Norin
  • Publication number: 20200229690
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the field of tissue dissection. Specifically, the present disclosure relates to medical devices that lift and retract tissue during a dissection procedure to improve visualization of the target tissue and mitigate obstructions for dissection tools. In particular, the present disclosure relates to devices that transition from a constrained to an unconstrained bowed configuration to immobilize and retract the dissected portion of target tissue during a dissection procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Ryan V. Wales, Paul Smith, Danny S. Lee, Scott E. Brechbiel, Jialiang Wang, Sean P. Fleury
  • Patent number: 10694934
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the field of tissue dissection. Specifically, the present disclosure relates to medical devices that lift and retract tissue during a dissection procedure to improve visualization of the target tissue and mitigate obstructions for dissection tools. In particular, the present disclosure relates to devices that transition from a constrained to an unconstrained bowed configuration to immobilize and retract the dissected portion of target tissue during a dissection procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Ryan V. Wales, Paul Smith, Danny S. Lee, Scott E. Brechbiel, Jialiang Wang, Sean P. Fleury
  • Patent number: 10599513
    Abstract: A method for managing data transfer for a plurality of processors. Transfer messages exchanged between processor units and an external node in an integrity manager located in hardware in communication with the processor units and the external node are received. An exchange of the transfer messages is managed by the processor units with the external node based on a selected mode in mixed integrity modes such that redundantly calculated outputs from the processor units in a high integrity mode match.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Wing C. Lee, Sean M. Ramey, Ronald James Koontz, Dick P. Wong, Jackson Chia, Anthony S. Fornabaio, Murali Rangarajan, Clarke Edgar Moore, David Clyde Sharp, Arnold W. Nordsieck, Paul Eugene Denzel
  • Patent number: 10528077
    Abstract: A method for synchronizing processor units. An external synchronizer is communicated with to determine whether an undesired amount of skew is present between a first processor unit and a second processor unit in communication with a synchronization system. The first processor unit is selectively directed to perform an action without generating a needed result such that the undesired amount of skew between the first processor unit and the second processor unit is reduced when the undesired amount of skew is present in the first processor unit. The first processor unit and the second processor unit are associated with each other for a high integrity mode in which integrity checks are performed on corresponding messages generated by the first processor unit and the second processor unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Wing C. Lee, Sean M. Ramey, Ronald James Koontz, Dick P. Wong, Jackson Chia, Anthony S. Fornabaio, Murali Rangarajan, Clarke Edgar Moore, David Clyde Sharp, Arnold W. Nordsieck, Paul Eugene Denzel
  • Patent number: 10521250
    Abstract: A system and method includes a host device using a first format, an intermediate device, a user device using a second format and a network in communication with the host device, the intermediate device and the user device. The user device communicates a first user generated signal having the second format to the intermediate device. The intermediate device converts the second format of the first user generated signal to the first format to form a second user generated signal. The intermediate device communicates the second user generated signal to the host device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: The DIRECTV Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Kuriacose Joseph, Sean S. Lee
  • Publication number: 20190343528
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure relate to devices, systems, and methods for tissue resection in a body lumen of a patient, and may include an endoscope and a backstop delivery device extendable through the endoscope. The backstop delivery device may deliver a backstop to a location of selected tissue for resection. A backstop may include a covering being deployable in a patient. The covering may have one or more anchoring mechanisms disposed on an edge of the covering. A tissue resecting device may be extendable through the endoscope for resecting the selected tissue for resection. The covering may be deployable to an outer surface of the body lumen, such that the anchoring mechanism may secure the covering to the outer surface of the body lumen and the covering may expand to cover the selected tissue for resection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Sean P. Fleury, Eric Wespi, Nicholas Tassoni, Brian J. Hanson, Gregory Y. Lee, Jose A. Meregotte, Anthony F. Tassoni, JR., Kevin Windheuser, John A. Hingston, Nolan Hobart, Michael E. Zupkofska, Ryan V. Wales, Scott E. Brechbiel, Rachael Campion, Tara A. Jarobski, Danny S. Lee, Alexander J. Burnham, Christopher K. Oto, Nicholas J. Mazzola, Kevin L. Bagley, Shaun D. Comee
  • Publication number: 20190294313
    Abstract: Disclosed techniques enable participants of a communication session that is rendered within a mixed reality environment to change their view or perspective in the mixed reality environment. The participants may alter their view or perspective in the mixed reality environment using a data processing device displaying the communication session. The participant may interact with a data processing device displaying the communication session to cause the change in their view or perspective in the mixed reality environment. The participant interaction may include user touch and/or gestures with an associated data processing device to cause the change in the participant's view or perspective in the mixed reality environment. The participant may use a plurality of fingers on a display of the data processing device to zoom, pan or rotate their view or perspective in the mixed reality environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Austin S. LEE, Angela CHIN, Hae Jin LEE, Malek Mohamad Nafez CHALABI, Sean Michael LYNCH, Siddhant MEHTA
  • Patent number: 10390100
    Abstract: A system and method includes an input device, a client device registering an input device to form an association and a server device registering the input device and registering the association with the server device. The input device broadcasts a control signal to the client device and the server device. The server device receiving the control signal directly from the input device. The server device communicates a response signal to the client device in response to the receiving the control signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Inventors: Phillip T. Wang, Sean S. Lee, Scott D. Casavant
  • Publication number: 20190158775
    Abstract: A system and method of entering a low power mode includes an external tuner module having a first external tuner and a receiving device having a first receiving tuner. The receiving device has a controller determining an unused tuner from one of the first external tuner or first receiving tuner and controls entering a low power mode at the unused tuner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: The DIRECTV Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Sean S. LEE, Brian D. JUPIN, Jorge H. GUZMAN, Scott D. CASAVANT
  • Publication number: 20190155681
    Abstract: A method for managing data transfer for a plurality of processors. Transfer messages exchanged between processor units and an external node in an integrity manager located in hardware in communication with the processor units and the external node are received. An exchange of the transfer messages is managed by the processor units with the external node based on a selected mode in mixed integrity modes such that redundantly calculated outputs from the processor units in a high integrity mode match.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Wing C. Lee, Sean M. Ramey, Ronald James Koontz, Dick P. Wong, Jackson Chia, Anthony S. Fornabaio, Murali Rangarajan, Clarke Edgar Moore, David Clyde Sharp, Arnold W. Nordsieck, Paul Eugene Denzel
  • Publication number: 20190155325
    Abstract: A method for synchronizing processor units. An external synchronizer is communicated with to determine whether an undesired amount of skew is present between a first processor unit and a second processor unit in communication with a synchronization system. The first processor unit is selectively directed to perform an action without generating a needed result such that the undesired amount of skew between the first processor unit and the second processor unit is reduced when the undesired amount of skew is present in the first processor unit. The first processor unit and the second processor unit are associated with each other for a high integrity mode in which integrity checks are performed on corresponding messages generated by the first processor unit and the second processor unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Wing C. Lee, Sean M. Ramey, Ronald James Koontz, Dick P. Wong, Jackson Chia, Anthony S. Fornabaio, Murali Rangarajan, Clarke Edgar Moore, David Clyde Sharp, Arnold W. Nordsieck, Paul Eugene Denzel
  • Patent number: 10271081
    Abstract: A system and method for determining unauthorized use of a set top box includes a satellite signal determination module in the set top box receives a satellite signal from a satellite comprising a first satellite signal identifier. A memory in the set top box stores a second satellite signal identifier for a location of the user device. The user device also includes a comparison module comparing the first satellite signal identifier to the second satellite signal identifier and a disable module disabling the user device from processing satellite signals in response to comparing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: The DIRECTV Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Scott D. Casavant, Sean S. Lee, Kuriacose Joseph, John L. Norin
  • Patent number: 10250658
    Abstract: Example methods, systems, and machine-readable mediums to facilitate a hybrid media stream delivery using multiple network connections are disclosed. An example method may include receiving, from a destination device, a request for data to be delivered to the destination device over one of a network pathway or a satellite pathway. The method may further include determining a first cost of transmission of the data over the network pathway to the destination device and determining a second cost of transmission of the data over the satellite pathway to the destination device. The method may then determine a least costly pathway for transmission of the data between the network pathway and the satellite pathway using the first cost and the second cost and transmit the data over the least costly pathway of the network pathway and the satellite pathway to the destination device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: THE DIRECTV GROUP, INC.
    Inventors: Sean S. Lee, Phillip T. Wang
  • Patent number: 10225606
    Abstract: A system and method for remotely transcoding content includes a cloud location storing content titles, communicating at least one of the content titles to a user device to form communicated content titles. The user device is in communication with the cloud location through a network. The user device generates a selection signal for selecting a first content title from communicated content titles to form a selection. The user device negotiates settings by intercommunicating between the user device and the cloud location in response to form the selection. The user device communicates the selection to the cloud location. The cloud location has a transcoder device transcoding content corresponding to the selection to form transcoded content in response to the optimal settings. The cloud location communicates the transcoded content to the user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: The DIRECTV Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Khader B. Syed, Michael J. Koehnlein, Scott D. Casavant, Sean S. Lee, Kuriacose Joseph, Jorge H. Guzman
  • Patent number: 10212384
    Abstract: A system and method of entering a low power mode includes an external tuner module having a first external tuner and a receiving device having a first receiving tuner. The receiving device has a controller determining an unused tuner from one of the first external tuner or first receiving tuner and controls entering a low power mode at the unused tuner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: The DIRECTV Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Sean S. Lee, Brian D. Jupin, Jorge H. Guzman, Scott D. Casavant