Patents by Inventor Steve Martin

Steve Martin 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: 10555452
    Abstract: An improved row cleaning/closing wheel having improved debris removing and/or furrow closing performance with complimentary left and right cleaning/closing wheel pairs having complimentary teeth configurations to provide spatial, angular and rotational intermeshed cleaning and/or closing operation during row planting. The improved row cleaning wheel for use with a floating row cleaner and/or closing arm assemblies attached to a row planter during planting operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Inventors: Ronald Steve Martin, Asghar Rezasoltani
  • Patent number: 10554519
    Abstract: In a large scale computing system, a supervisory system is utilized to monitor the operations and requests of multiple components, and to manage such requests so that overall power considerations for the entire system are considered. The supervisory system has the ability to identify requests and aggregations of simultaneous requests that will create an adverse power effect, and to apply overall control methodologies which will help to minimize these adverse effects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: CRAY INC.
    Inventors: Matthew Kappel, David Rush, Steve Martin, Jim Robanske
  • Publication number: 20200032621
    Abstract: A well installation comprising downhole power delivery apparatus for delivering electrical power from a surface power source S to a downhole tool T. The well installation comprises downhole metallic structure (2) running down into a borehole. The apparatus comprises an electrical cable (3) for carrying electrical power from the surface power source S, a power transfer arrangement (4) and a power pick up arrangement (5). The cable 3 runs down into the borehole together with the metallic structure (2) to the power transfer arrangement (4) which is provided at a first downhole location for transferring electrical power carried by the electrical cable (3) onto the downhole metallic structure (2) for onward conduction. The power pick up arrangement (5) is provided at a second downhole location, spaced from the first, for picking up electrical power from the downhole metallic structure (2) for supply to the downhole tool T.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Steve Martin HUDSON, Leslie David JARVIS
  • Publication number: 20200032622
    Abstract: A downhole power delivery system for use in a well comprising downhole metallic pipe (2) running in a borehole of the well with a downhole sealing plug (31) provided in a bore or annulus at least partly defined by the downhole metallic pipe. The power delivery system comprising below plug apparatus (5) located in the borehole below the plug (31) including a downhole device (53) requiring electrical power and downhole power supply apparatus (6) located in the borehole above the plug (31). The power supply apparatus (6) comprises at least one battery (64) for powering the downhole device and the downhole power supply apparatus (6) and below plug apparatus (5) being arranged for delivering electrical power from the downhole power supply apparatus (6) to the downhole device (53) across the downhole sealing plug (31).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Steve Martin HUDSON, Leslie David JARVIS
  • Publication number: 20190387748
    Abstract: Provided herein are agents, compositions, and methods for agricultural pest control, e.g., for altering the level, activity, or metabolism of one or more microorganisms resident in a host insect (e.g., agricultural pest), the alteration resulting in a decrease in the fitness of the host. The invention features a composition including an agent (e.g., phage, peptide, small molecule, antibiotic, or combinations thereof) that can alter the host's microbiota in a manner that is detrimental to the host. By disrupting microbial levels, microbial activity, microbial metabolism, and/or microbial diversity, the agents described herein may decrease the fitness of a variety of insects that are considered agricultural pests.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Ignacio MARTINEZ, Zachary Garo ARMEN, Barry Andrew MARTIN, Maier Steve AVENDANO AMADO
  • Patent number: 10506448
    Abstract: Networking systems and methods here include utilizing an exchange service in communication with a network service, the network service being in communication with a first network and a second network, the exchange service configured to, receive a formation request to form a consortium of networks among the first network and second network, send provision information to a first AP in the first network regarding the second network and a second AP in the second network regarding the first network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: ARRIS Enterprises LLC
    Inventors: Doron Givoni, Dave Stephenson, Steve Martin
  • Publication number: 20190365853
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods and compositions useful for human health, e.g., for targeting one or more microorganisms resident in a host insect (e.g., arthropod, e.g., insect, e.g., pathogen vector), the modulation resulting in a decrease in the fitness of the host. The invention features a composition that includes a modulating agent (e.g., phage, peptide, small molecule, antibiotic, or combinations thereof) that can alter the host's microbiota in a manner that is detrimental to the host. By disrupting microbial levels, microbial activity, microbial metabolism, or microbial diversity, the modulating agent described herein may be used to decrease the fitness of a variety of insects that carry vector-borne pathogens that cause disease in humans.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Ignacio MARTINEZ, Zachary Garo ARMEN, Christine CEZAR, Barry Andrew MARTIN, Maier Steve AVENDANO AMADO
  • Publication number: 20190367943
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods and compositions for modulating the fitness of a host invertebrate (e.g., insect, mollusk, or nematode) by altering interactions between the host and one or more micoorganisms resident in the host. The invention features a composition including a modulating agent (e.g., a polypeptide, nucleic acid, small molecule, or combinations thereof) that can induce changes in the host's microbiota in a manner that modulates (e.g., increases or decreases) host fitness. The modulating agent described herein may modulate the fitness of a variety of invertebrates that are important for agriculture, commerce, and/or public health.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: Flagship Pioneering Innovations V, Inc.
    Inventors: Ignacio MARTINEZ, Zachary Garo ARMEN, Barry Andrew MARTIN, Maier Steve AVENDANO AMADO
  • Publication number: 20190340479
    Abstract: A radio tag comprising a first radio and a second radio and a method for providing a communications service are disclosed. For example, the method comprises entering, by a processor of the radio tag, an active state of the radio tag and activating the second radio when a wake-up signal is received, where the second radio draws power from a power source, transmitting, by the processor of the radio tag, data to a device or receiving the data from the device when the radio tag is in the active state, and deactivating, by the processor of the radio tag, the second radio and entering an idle state when the wake-up signal is no longer being received, where only the first radio draws power from the power source for listening for the wake-up signal in the idle state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Thomas Schleef, Craig Lee, William Francis Bradee, Matthew Cook, David Gordon Marten, Rick McConney, Steve Martin, Wesley B. Neibaur
  • Patent number: 10456660
    Abstract: A board game comprises one or more game objects such as a game board and game pieces, at least one memory device and at least one controller. Each of the game objects comprise a globally unique identifier and dynamic characteristic values associated with the unique identifier, stored in the memory device, that define the characteristics/attributes of the corresponding game object when used in the game. A user is able to play the game by utilizing the game objects according to their characteristic values. During the course of game play, the events of the game are able to dynamically change the characteristic values of each game object affected by the event. Similarly, outside of game play, external events are also able to dynamically change the characteristic values of a game object. These characteristic values are able to be kept and updated during and in between games.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Tweedletech, LLC
    Inventors: Michel Martin Maharbiz, Steve Jaqua, Theodore Morichau-Beauchant
  • Patent number: 10389783
    Abstract: An adaptive streaming server, a method, and a system are described herein that create a content stream to be delivered to one or more clients by segmenting the content into data structures which are stored in random access memory (volatile storage) rather than segmenting the content into segment files which are stored on a disk or database (non-volatile storage).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: ERICSSON AB
    Inventors: Robert Hammond Forsman, Chris Phillips, Jennifer Ann Reynolds, Charles Hammett Dasher, Steve Martin
  • Publication number: 20190246647
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods and compositions for modulating the fitness of a host invertebrate (e.g., insect, mollusk, or nematode) by altering interactions between the host and one or more micoorganisms resident in the host. The invention features a composition including a modulating agent (e.g., a polypeptide, nucleic acid, small molecule, or combinations thereof) that can induce changes in the host's microbiota in a manner that modulates (e.g., increases or decreases) host fitness. The modulating agent described herein may modulate the fitness of a variety of invertebrates that are important for agriculture, commerce, and/or public health.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Ignacio MARTINEZ, Zachary Garo ARMEN, Barry Andrew MARTIN, Maier Steve AVENDANO AMADO
  • Publication number: 20190240564
    Abstract: Apparatuses and methods for intelligent game systems for putting intelligence into board and tabletop games including miniatures are disclosed. An intelligent game system comprises one or more sensors, a controller, and a projector, the sensors each having an identifer. The sensors obtain object information from intelligent game piece objects and transfer the object information to a controller where it is associated with a sensor identifier and the sensor identifier is associated with a corresponding portion of an image. The controller interacts with the intelligent game piece objects, for managing game play, and for preparing and transferring a changing image to a projector. Intelligent game piece object features are disclosed, as well as methods of initializing a system for use with the intelligent game piece objects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Michel Martin Maharbiz, Steve Jaqua
  • Publication number: 20190230842
    Abstract: An apparatus and system for adjustably controlling the position and depth of row cleaner wheels in no-till planting applications, the apparatus comprising a frame, a piston movably secured at the top to the frame, first and second sets of parallel arms disposed on either side of the piston and movably secured at one end to the frame and at the other end to a hub stem, and a set of piston arms each movably secured at the top to one of the first or second set of parallel arms and at the other end to the bottom of the piston.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Ronald Steve Martin, Asghar Rezasoltani
  • Patent number: 10360486
    Abstract: A radio tag comprising a first radio and a second radio and a method for providing a communications service are disclosed. For example, the method comprises entering, by a processor of the radio tag, an active state of the radio tag and activating the second radio when a wake-up signal is received, where the second radio draws power from a power source, transmitting, by the processor of the radio tag, data to a device or receiving the data from the device when the radio tag is in the active state, and deactivating, by the processor of the radio tag, the second radio and entering an idle state when the wake-up signal is no longer being received, where only the first radio draws power from the power source for listening for the wake-up signal in the idle state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignees: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P., AT&T Mobility II LLC
    Inventors: Thomas Schleef, Craig Lee, William Francis Bradee, Matthew Cook, David Gordon Marten, Rick McConney, Steve Martin, Wesley B. Neibaur
  • Publication number: 20190216093
    Abstract: Provided herein are agents, compositions, and methods for agricultural pest control, e.g., for altering the level, activity, or metabolism of one or more microorganisms resident in a host insect (e.g., agricultural pest), the alteration resulting in a decrease in the fitness of the host. The invention features a composition including an agent (e.g., phage, peptide, small molecule, antibiotic, or combinations thereof) that can alter the host's microbiota in a manner that is detrimental to the host. By disrupting microbial levels, microbial activity, microbial metabolism, and/or microbial diversity, the agents described herein may decrease the fitness of a variety of insects that are considered agricultural pests.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Ignacio MARTINEZ, Zachary Garo ARMEN, Barry Andrew MARTIN, Maier Steve AVENDANO AMADO
  • Publication number: 20190191741
    Abstract: Provided herein are agents, compositions, and methods for agricultural use, e.g., for altering the level, activity, or metabolism of one or more microorganisms resident in a host nematode or arthropod (e.g., honeybee or silkworm), the alteration resulting in an increase in the fitness of the host. The invention features a composition that includes an agent (e.g., phage, peptide, small molecule, antibiotic, or combinations thereof) that can alter the host's microbiota in a manner that is beneficial to the host. By promoting favorable microbial levels, microbial activity, microbial metabolism, and/or microbial diversity, the agents described herein may be used to increase the fitness of a variety of beneficial nematodes or arthropods, such as bees and silkworms, utilized in agriculture and commerce.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Ignacio Martinez, Zachary Garo Armen, Jonathan Friedlander, Christine Cezar, Barry Andrew Martin, Maier Steve Avendano Amado
  • Publication number: 20190176292
    Abstract: A method of customizing an ice blade to a user having the steps of measuring ice blade with, for example, a 3D scanner, to establish an initial calibration measurement set for the blade, and having the user use the blade on an ice surface. The blade may then be re-measured to detect wear patterns. The blade may then be customized in shape or sharpening based on the measured wear. In another embodiment the wear is used to provide function feedback to the user. In another embodiment, the user is biometrically evaluated, a preferred blade shape is determined based on the biometric evaluation and the fit of the preferred shape may be evaluated based on wear created of said blade when in use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Nathan CHAN, Steve MARTIN, Jaime GONZALEZ, Emidio DI PIETRO, Tony DI PIETRO, Tanya REID
  • Publication number: 20190166550
    Abstract: During a communication technique, an access point provides a message that includes one or more public land mobile network identifiers of one or more cellular-telephone networks that are supported by the access point. Then, an electronic device, which received the message, provides a candidate list specifying one or more access points that support communication with a cellular telephone network to a radio node that is associated with this cellular-telephone network. By communicating with a wireless-local-area-network (WLAN) controller, the radio node validates the one or more access points, and selects a target access point based on performance feedback from the WLAN controller. Next, the radio node instructs the electronic device to associate with the target access point. Moreover, the radio node and the target access point establish a secure-communication pathway, which allows the radio node to communicate data to the electronic device via the access point using an LTE Wi-Fi aggregation protocol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Steve A. Martin, Henry H. Tzeng, Sudhakar Padala, Ron Mok, Shailender Potharaju, Stuart Kerry, Sandip C. Patel
  • Patent number: RE47612
    Abstract: A streaming server and a method are described herein for providing a content stream with advertisements embedded therein through a network (e.g., IP network, CDN network, wireless network) to a client (e.g., personal computer, a mobile phone, a tablet, or a HTTP capable television).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Ericsson AB
    Inventors: Chris Phillips, Bob Forsman, Charles Dasher, Jennifer Reynolds, Steve Martin