Patents by Inventor Stephen Michael Vincent

Stephen Michael Vincent 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).

  • Publication number: 20180366025
    Abstract: A sports electronic training system, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, a portable performance monitoring system for monitoring an individual's performance during a physical activity includes a motion monitor adapted to be physically coupled to the individual during the activity and a portable electronic processing device adapted to be physically coupled to the individual during the activity. The portable electronic processing device includes a wireless personal-area network transceiver adapted for wireless communication with the motion monitor, a memory adapted to store workout program data, a processor adapted to determine performance information for the individual, and an output adapted to provide feedback to the individual based on the performance information and the workout program data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Christian DIBENEDETTO, Mark Arthur OLESON, Roland G. SEYDEL, Scott TOMLINSON, Allen W. VAN NOY, Amy Jones VATERLAUS, Stephen Michael VINCENT
  • Patent number: 10062297
    Abstract: A sports electronic training system, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, a portable performance monitoring system for monitoring an individual's performance during a physical activity includes a motion monitor adapted to be physically coupled to the individual during the activity and a portable electronic processing device adapted to be physically coupled to the individual during the activity. The portable electronic processing device includes a wireless personal-area network transceiver adapted for wireless communication with the motion monitor, a memory adapted to store workout program data, a processor adapted to determine performance information for the individual, and an output adapted to provide feedback to the individual based on the performance information and the workout program data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: adidas International Marketing B.V.
    Inventors: Christian Dibenedetto, Mark Arthur Oleson, Roland G. Seydel, Scott Tomlinson, Allen W. Van Noy, Amy Jones Vaterlaus, Stephen Michael Vincent
  • Patent number: 9759738
    Abstract: A sports electronic training system, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, the system comprises at least one monitor and an electronic processing device for receiving data from the at least one monitor and providing feedback to an individual based on the received data. The monitor can be a motion monitor that measures an individual's performance such as, for example, speed, pace and distance for a runner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: adidas International Marketing B.V.
    Inventors: Mark Arthur Oleson, Christian Dibenedetto, Scott Tomlinson, Allen W. Van Noy, Amy Jones Vaterlaus, Stephen Michael Vincent
  • Patent number: 9645165
    Abstract: A sports electronic training system with sport ball, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, the system comprises at least one monitor and an electronic processing device for receiving data from the at least one monitor and providing feedback to an individual based on the received data. The monitor can be a motion monitor that measures an individual's performance such as, for example, speed, pace and distance for a runner. Other monitors might include a heart rate monitor, a temperature monitor, an altimeter, et cetera. In an embodiment, a sport ball that includes a motion monitor for monitoring motion of the sport ball stores an identification value received when a shoe that includes a motion monitor contacts the sport ball. The stored identification value serves as a record of the contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: adidas International Marketing B.V.
    Inventors: Mark Arthur Oleson, Christian DiBenedetto, Scott Tomlinson, Allen W. Van Noy, Amy Jones Vaterlaus, Stephen Michael Vincent
  • Patent number: 9625485
    Abstract: A sports electronic training system, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, the system comprises at least one monitor and an electronic processing device for receiving data from the at least one monitor and providing feedback to an individual based on the received data. The monitor can be a motion monitor that measures an individual's performance such as, for example, speed, pace and distance for a runner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: adidas International Marketing B.V.
    Inventors: Mark Arthur Oleson, Christian Dibenedetto, Scott Tomlinson, Allen W. Van Noy, Amy Jones Vaterlaus, Stephen Michael Vincent
  • Publication number: 20160245840
    Abstract: A sports electronic training system, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, the system comprises at least one monitor and an electronic processing device for receiving data from the at least one monitor and providing feedback to an individual based on the received data. The monitor can be a motion monitor that measures an individual's performance such as, for example, speed, pace and distance for a runner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2016
    Publication date: August 25, 2016
    Inventors: Mark Arthur OLESON, Christian DIBENEDETTO, Scott TOMLINSON, Allen W. VAN NOY, Amy Jones VATERLAUS, Stephen Michael VINCENT
  • Publication number: 20160243403
    Abstract: A sports electronic training system, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, the system comprises at least one monitor and an electronic processing device for receiving data from the at least one monitor and providing feedback to an individual based on the received data. The monitor can be a motion monitor that measures an individual's performance such as, for example, speed, pace and distance for a runner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2016
    Publication date: August 25, 2016
    Inventors: Mark Arthur OLESON, Christian DIBENEDETTO, Scott TOMLINSON, Allen W. VAN NOY, Amy Jones VATERLAUS, Stephen Michael VINCENT
  • Publication number: 20160213977
    Abstract: A sports electronic training system with sport ball, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, the system comprises at least one monitor and an electronic processing device for receiving data from the at least one monitor and providing feedback to an individual based on the received data. The monitor can be a motion monitor that measures an individual's performance such as, for example, speed, pace and distance for a runner. Other monitors might include a heart rate monitor, a temperature monitor, an altimeter, et cetera. In an embodiment, a sport ball that includes a motion monitor for monitoring motion of the sport ball stores an identification value received when a shoe that includes a motion monitor contacts the sport ball. The stored identification value serves as a record of the contact.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2015
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Mark Arthur OLESON, Christian DIBENEDETTO, Scott TOMLINSON, Allen W. VAN NOY, Amy Jones VATERLAUS, Stephen Michael VINCENT
  • Patent number: 9242142
    Abstract: Sports electronic training systems with sport ball and electronic gaming features are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method of transferring data from a sport ball to an electronic game includes the sport ball determining the occurrence of an event and the sport ball transmitting data related to the event to the electronic game.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: ADIDAS INTERNATIONAL MARKETING B.V.
    Inventors: Stephen Michael Vincent, Christian Dibenedetto, Mark Arthur Oleson, Paul Gaudio
  • Patent number: 9087159
    Abstract: A sports electronic training system with sport ball, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, the system comprises at least one monitor and an electronic processing device for receiving data from the at least one monitor and providing feedback to an individual based on the received data. The monitor can be a motion monitor that measures an individual's performance such as, for example, speed, pace and distance for a runner. Other monitors might include a heart rate monitor, a temperature monitor, an altimeter, et cetera. In an embodiment, a sport ball that includes a motion monitor for monitoring motion of the sport ball stores an identification value received when a shoe that includes a motion monitor contacts the sport ball. The stored identification value serves as a record of the contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: adidas International Marketing B.V.
    Inventors: Mark Arthur Oleson, Christian DiBenedetto, Scott Tomlinson, Allen W. Van Noy, Amy Jones Vaterlaus, Stephen Michael Vincent
  • Patent number: 9032647
    Abstract: The invention relates to a shoe with a sole unit, where the sole unit includes a recess for removably receiving a housing of an electronic assembly, for example, an electronic pedometer, an accelerometer, or a speed sensor. Further, the invention relates to a housing for receiving an electronic assembly, for example, a pedometer, an accelerometer, or a speed sensor, where the housing has an outer shape corresponding to the shape of a recess formed in a shoe sole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: adidas AG
    Inventors: James Carnes, Scott Tomlinson, Stephen Michael Vincent
  • Publication number: 20140342329
    Abstract: A sports electronic training system, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, a portable performance monitoring system for monitoring an individual's performance during a physical activity includes a motion monitor adapted to be physically coupled to the individual during the activity and a portable electronic processing device adapted to be physically coupled to the individual during the activity. The portable electronic processing device includes a wireless personal-area network transceiver adapted for wireless communication with the motion monitor, a memory adapted to store workout program data, a processor adapted to determine performance information for the individual, and an output adapted to provide feedback to the individual based on the performance information and the workout program data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: adidas AG
    Inventors: Christian DEBENEDETTO, Mark Arthur OLESON, Roland G. SEYDEL, Scott TOMLINSON, Allen W. VAN NOY, Amy Jones VATERLAUS, Stephen Michael VINCENT
  • Patent number: 8702430
    Abstract: A sports electronic training system, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, the system comprises at least one monitor and a portable electronic processing device for receiving data from the at least one monitor and providing feedback to an individual based on the received data. The monitor can be a motion monitor that measures an individual's performance such as, for example, speed, pace and distance for a runner. Other monitors might include a heart rate monitor, a temperature monitor, an altimeter, et cetera. Feedback provided to a user typically includes, for example, training information such as whether the user is satisfying specific workout and/or training criteria. In an embodiment, the functionality of the sports electronic training system is enhanced by enabling the portable electronic processing device to interact with other devices and applications, for example, using the Internet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: adidas International Marketing B.V.
    Inventors: Christian Dibenedetto, Mark Arthur Oleson, Roland G. Seydel, Scott Tomlinson, Allen W. Van Noy, Amy Jones Vaterlaus, Stephen Michael Vincent
  • Publication number: 20130247423
    Abstract: The invention relates to a shoe with a sole unit, where the sole unit includes a recess for removably receiving a housing of an electronic assembly, for example, an electronic pedometer, an accelerometer, or a speed sensor. Further, the invention relates to a housing for receiving an electronic assembly, for example, a pedometer, an accelerometer, or a speed sensor, where the housing has an outer shape corresponding to the shape of a recess formed in a shoe sole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2013
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Applicant: Adidas International Marketing B.V.
    Inventors: James Carnes, Scott Tomlinson, Stephen Michael Vincent
  • Patent number: 8458929
    Abstract: The invention relates to a shoe with a sole unit, where the sole unit includes a recess for removably receiving a housing of an electronic assembly, for example, an electronic pedometer, an accelerometer, or a speed sensor. Further, the invention relates to a housing for receiving an electronic assembly, for example, a pedometer, an accelerometer, or a speed sensor, where the housing has an outer shape corresponding to the shape of a recess formed in a shoe sole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: adidas International Marketing B.V.
    Inventors: James Carnes, Scott Tomlinson, Stephen Michael Vincent
  • Patent number: 8360904
    Abstract: A sports electronic training system with sport ball, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, the system comprises at least one monitor and an electronic processing device for receiving data from the at least one monitor and providing feedback to an individual based on the received data. The monitor can be a motion monitor that measures an individual's performance such as, for example, speed, pace and distance for a runner. Other monitors might include a heart rate monitor, a temperature monitor, an altimeter, et cetera. In an embodiment, a sport ball that includes a motion monitor for monitoring motion of the sport ball stores an identification value received when a shoe that includes a motion monitor contacts the sport ball. The stored identification value serves as a record of the contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: adidas International Marketing BV
    Inventors: Mark Arthur Oleson, Christian Dibenedetto, Scott Tomlinson, Allen W. Van Noy, Amy Jones Vaterlaus, Stephen Michael Vincent
  • Publication number: 20120277040
    Abstract: Sports electronic training systems with sport ball and electronic gaming features are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method of transferring data from a sport ball to an electronic game includes the sport ball determining the occurrence of an event and the sport ball transmitting data related to the event to the electronic game.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 1, 2012
    Applicant: adidas International Marketing B.V.
    Inventors: Stephen Michael VINCENT, Christian DIBENEDETTO, Mark Arthur OLESON, Paul GAUDIO
  • Patent number: 8221290
    Abstract: A sports electronic training system with electronic gaming features, and applications thereof, are disclosed. In an embodiment, the system comprises at least one monitor and a portable electronic processing device for receiving data from the at least one monitor and providing feedback to an individual based on the received data. The monitor can be a motion monitor that measures an individual's performance such as, for example, speed, pace and distance for a runner. Other monitors might include a heart rate monitor, a temperature monitor, an altimeter, et cetera. In an embodiment, an input is provided to an electronic game based on data obtained from the at least one monitor that effects, for example, an avatar, a digitally created character, an action within the game, or a game score of the electronic game.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: adidas International Marketing B.V.
    Inventors: Stephen Michael Vincent, Christian Dibenedetto, Mark Arthur Oleson, Paul Gaudio
  • Patent number: 8122615
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a shoe sole including a cushioning element. The shoe sole can include a heel cup or heel rim having a shape that substantially corresponds to the shape of heel of a foot. Further, the heel part can include a plurality of side walls arranged below the heel cup or rim and at least one tension element that interconnects at least one side wall to another side wall or to the heel cup or rim. The heel cup or rim, the plurality of side walls, and the at least one tension element can be integrally formed as a single piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2012
    Assignee: adidas International Marketing B.V.
    Inventors: Robert J. Lucas, Vincent Philippe Rouiller, Allen W. Van Noy, Stephen Michael Vincent
  • Publication number: 20110239488
    Abstract: The invention relates to a shoe with a sole unit, where the sole unit includes a recess for removably receiving a housing of an electronic assembly, for example, an electronic pedometer, an accelerometer, or a speed sensor. Further, the invention relates to a housing for receiving an electronic assembly, for example, a pedometer, an accelerometer, or a speed sensor, where the housing has an outer shape corresponding to the shape of a recess formed in a shoe sole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2011
    Publication date: October 6, 2011
    Applicant: Adidas International Marketing B.V.
    Inventors: James Carnes, Scott Tomlinson, Stephen Michael Vincent