Patents by Inventor Thierry Bonnin

Thierry Bonnin 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: 20240074877
    Abstract: An ankle prosthesis including a tibia implant including a superiorly extending bone anchoring sagittal stem arranged and configured to secure the tibial implant to a patient's tibial, a talus implant including an upper articulating surface, and a prosthetic shoe mechanically coupled to the plate of the tibia implant, the prosthetic shoe including an articulating surface arranged and configured to articulate relative to the upper articulating surface of the talus implant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Inventors: Vincent Coulange, Sophie Genna, Yann Brunnarius, Emmanuel Lizee, Christophe Perineau, Michel Bonnin, Christiaan Coetzee, Jean-Alain Colombier, Thierry Judet, Mark Myerson
  • Patent number: 11748929
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for expanding an image database for evaluation of eyewear compatibility. In particular, the present disclosure relates to a method, comprising receiving a user image, receiving a frame image, processing the received frame image by setting, as transparent, pixels of the received frame image except for an anterior face of the frame, defining, within the processed frame image, a left boundary and a right boundary of the anterior face of the frame, the left boundary and the right boundary corresponding to the left eye and the right eye, respectively, receiving a filter image, processing the received filter image by setting, as transparent, pixels in the received filter image outside the frame based on the left boundary and the right boundary, merging the processed frame image and the processed filter image, and overlaying the merged image onto the received user image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Pascal Allione, Thierry Bonnin
  • Publication number: 20230046843
    Abstract: A method for determining a fitted position of an ophthalmic lens to be mounted on a spectacle frame equipping a wearer, the fitted position being defined with respect to a wearer referential linked to the head of the wearer. The method includes defining at least one fitting criteria relating to the positioning of the ophthalmic lens with respect to the spectacle frame, determining frame 3D data at least partially representative of the geometry and position of the spectacle frame with respect to the wearer referential, determining lens 3D data at least partially representative of the geometry of at least a peripheral portion of the ophthalmic lens, and determining the fitted position of said ophthalmic lens with respect to the wearer referential using the frame 3D data and said lens 3D data to fit the ophthalmic lens within the spectacle frame meeting the fitting criteria.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Publication date: February 16, 2023
    Applicant: Essilor International
    Inventors: Guilhem ESCALIER, Thierry BONNIN, Samy HAMLAOUI
  • Publication number: 20230028741
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for expanding an image database for evaluation of eyewear compatibility. In particular, the present disclosure relates to a method, comprising receiving a user image, receiving a frame image, processing the received frame image by setting, as transparent, pixels of the received frame image except for an anterior face of the frame, defining, within the processed frame image, a left boundary and a right boundary of the anterior face of the frame, the left boundary and the right boundary corresponding to the left eye and the right eye, respectively, receiving a filter image, processing the received filter image by setting, as transparent, pixels in the received filter image outside the frame based on the left boundary and the right boundary, merging the processed frame image and the processed filter image, and overlaying the merged image onto the received user image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicant: Essilor International
    Inventors: Pascal ALLIONE, Thierry BONNIN
  • Publication number: 20230020160
    Abstract: A method for determining a value of at least one geometrico-morphological parameter of a subject wearing an eyewear. The method including obtaining at least one image of a head of the subject wearing the eyewear, identifying simultaneously, on the at least one image obtained, a set of remarkable points of the image of the eyewear and a set of remarkable points of the image of the head of the subject, using an image processing algorithm determined based on a predetermined database comprising a plurality of reference images of heads wearing an eyewear, the image processing algorithm being based on machine learning, and determining at least one value of a geometrico-morphological parameter taking into account the sets of remarkable points of the image of the eyewear and head of the subject identified.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: Essilor International
    Inventors: Thierry BONNIN, Alvin FRANCOIS
  • Patent number: 11531217
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for determining a parameter of an optical equipment including an optical lens including permanent markings and being mounted in a spectacle frame, including: positioning the optical equipment is before a pattern in a first position; positioning a portable electronic device including an image acquisition module in a second position so as to acquire an image showing together the pattern seen through at least part of the optical lenses of the optical equipment in the first position and at least part of the spectacle frame of the optical equipment in the first position; detecting the permanent marking on the optical lens using the image acquired by the image acquisition module of the portable electronic device in the second position; and determining at least one parameter of the optical equipment based on the position of the permanent marking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Thierry Bonnin, Pascal Allione, Jean Sahler, Stéphane Gueu, Sébastien Maurice
  • Publication number: 20220373821
    Abstract: Disclosed is an eyewear including: a frame headwear configured to be worn by a user, the frame headwear including a front part, and at least one lens holder, each lens holder being configured to be removably fastened to the frame headwear in a predetermined mounted position and each lens holder including an associated pair of ophthalmic lenses attached to the lens holder, each lens of the associated pair of ophthalmic lenses being configured to be movable relative to the lens holder while being attached to the lens holder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Inventors: Mathieu LE GALL, Thibaut FREZAL, Damien FRARIER, Jean-Luc PERRIN, Thierry BONNIN, Ludovic JOUARD, Lucie ERNOULT
  • Patent number: 11454824
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for determining a progressive ophthalmic device for personalised visual compensation for an individual, according to which the following steps are performed: a) in a first data acquisition phase, determining at least at a first time preceding the appearance of the presbyopia of this individual, at least one value of at least one individual parameter of said individual, and recording each value of the individual parameter of the wearer in a database, in correlation with an associated temporal indicator, b) in a second determination step of the progressive ophthalmic device for personalised visual compensation, determining a desired value of at least one geometric or optical parameter of said progressive ophthalmic device for visual compensation, taking account of said at least one value of the individual parameter determined in step a) and the associated temporal indicator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Thierry Bonnin, Delphine Tranvouez-Bernardin, Laurent Calixte, Isabelle Poulain
  • Patent number: 11409137
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for determining at least one fitting parameter of an optical equipment configured to equip a user, the method including: providing an imaging device; taking a plurality of images of the user equipped with the optical equipment when the user takes successively at least two distinct positions; among the at least two distinct positions, identifying at least one period when the user is in a favorable position to determine the at least one fitting parameter, wherein the at least one period is manually identified by an operator; recording the at least one identified period and at least one image taken during the at least one identified period; determining the fitting parameter on the basis of the at least one recorded image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Thierry Bonnin, Marie-Anne Berthezene
  • Publication number: 20220229312
    Abstract: A method for implemented by computer means for determining an oriented 3D representation of the head of a person in a natural visual posture, including receiving a first dataset corresponding to a first 3D representation of the head of the person in a first frame and the position of the rotation center of at least one eye of the person in said first frame, determining a second dataset corresponding to the orientation of the head of the person in a natural visual posture in a second frame, and determining an oriented 3D representation of the head of the person by orienting the first 3D representation of the head of the person based on the orientation of the head of the person in a common frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: Essilor International
    Inventors: Guilhem ESCALIER, Paul JORET, Thierry BONNIN, Amandine DEBIEUVRE
  • Patent number: 11134837
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for determining an updated visual correction need for designing a new vision correcting device of an individual already having a previous vision correcting device previously designed to correct his/her vision, wherein, in a first step, a previous level of correction of the previous vision correcting device is acquired, in a second step, a current vision acuity parameter of the individual wearing the previous vision correcting device is assessed, and, in a third step, the updated visual correction need is determined based on the previous level of correction of the previous vision correcting device acquired in the first step and on the current vision acuity parameter assessed in the second step. A complementary visual correction need can also be determined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Pascal Allione, Thierry Bonnin, Jean Sahler, Stéphane Gueu, Sébastien Maurice
  • Patent number: 10942368
    Abstract: A method for determining an optical system of a personalized progressive lens for a given wearer including: a) providing a mean direction of gaze determined for the wearer in a reference frame tied to the head of the wearer; b) determining a target value for at least one optical design parameter as a function of the mean direction of gaze determined in a); c) calculating the optical system of the progressive lens by an optical optimization procedure on the basis of target values, wherein the target value of each optical design parameter as a function of the mean direction of gaze determined in b) is a target value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Benjamin Rousseau, Guilhem Escalier, Isabelle Poulain, Juliette Wierzbicki, Laurent Calixte, Nacer Lakhchaf, Sarah Marie, Thierry Bonnin, Valerie Jolivet
  • Publication number: 20200333635
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for determining at least one fitting parameter of an optical equipment configured to equip a user, the method including: providing an imaging device; taking a plurality of images of the user equipped with the optical equipment when the user takes successively at least two distinct positions; among the at least two distinct positions, identifying at least one period when the user is in a favorable position to determine the at least one fitting parameter, wherein the at least one period is manually identified by an operator; recording the at least one identified period and at least one image taken during the at least one identified period; determining the fitting parameter on the basis of the at least one recorded image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Thierry BONNIN, Marie-Anne BERTHEZENE
  • Patent number: 10712590
    Abstract: An ophthalmic progressive addition lens for a presbyopic wearer which has a prescribed far vision mean refractive power a non nil prescribed addition, ADDp, the lens having a far vision reference point, a mean refractive power, PPO(?, ?), a module of resulting astigmatism, ASR(?, ?), a meridian line, ML(?, ?), the (?, ?) functions being determined in as-worn conditions of the lens by the wearer for gaze directions (?, ?) joining the center of rotation of the eye, CRE, and the lens, wherein ? is a lowering angle in degree and ? is an azimuth angle in degree, and wherein ? lens criterion, CRIT, fulfils following requirement: 0.38?CRIT?4.50, where: CRIT=NumeratorCRIT/DenominatorCRIT, NumeratorCRIT=(A1/A2)+(PPO(?FV, ?FV)/(100·ADDp)); A1=?100%??85%; A2=?100%??60%; DenominatorCRIT=[(PeaksMean/ADDp)+(PPO(?FV,?FV)/(8·ADDp))]3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Benjamin Rousseau, Melanie Heslouis, Sebastien Fricker, Nacer Lakhchaf, Guilhem Escalier, Thierry Bonnin, Isabelle Poulain, Valerie Jolivet, Juliette Wierzbicki
  • Patent number: 10690938
    Abstract: An ophthalmic progressive addition lens for a myopic or emmetropic presbyopic wearer which has a prescribed far vision mean refractive power and a non nil prescribed addition, ADDp, the lens having a far vision reference point, a mean refractive power, PPO(?, ?), a module of resulting astigmatism, ASR(?, ?), a meridian line, ML(?, ?), the (?, ?) functions being determined in as-worn conditions of the lens by the wearer for gaze directions (?, ?) joining the center of rotation of the eye, CRE, and the lens, wherein ? is a lowering angle in degree and ? is an azimuth angle in degree, and wherein a lens criterion, A1/A2, fulfils: A1/A2?0.50, wherein: A1=?100%??85%; A2=?100%??60%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Benjamin Rousseau, Melanie Heslouis, Sebastien Fricker, Nacer Lakhchaf, Guilhem Escalier, Thierry Bonnin, Isabelle Poulain, Valerie Jolivet, Juliette Wierzbicki
  • Publication number: 20190265517
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for determining a parameter of an optical equipment including an optical lens including permanent markings and being mounted in a spectacle frame, including: positioning the optical equipment is before a pattern in a first position; positioning a portable electronic device including an image acquisition module in a second position so as to acquire an image showing together the pattern seen through at least part of the optical lenses of the optical equipment in the first position and at least part of the spectacle frame of the optical equipment in the first position; detecting the permanent marking on the optical lens using the image acquired by the image acquisition module of the portable electronic device in the second position; and determining at least one parameter of the optical equipment based on the position of the permanent marking.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Thierry BONNIN, Pascal ALLIONE, Jean SAHLER, Stéphane GUEU, Sébastien MAURICE
  • Publication number: 20190231185
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for determining an updated visual correction need for designing a new vision correcting device of an individual already having a previous vision correcting device previously designed to correct his/her vision, wherein, in a first step, a previous level of correction of the previous vision correcting device is acquired, in a second step, a current vision acuity parameter of the individual wearing the previous vision correcting device is assessed, and, in a third step, the updated visual correction need is determined based on the previous level of correction of the previous vision correcting device acquired in the first step and on the current vision acuity parameter assessed in the second step. A complementary visual correction need can also be determined.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Pascal ALLIONE, Thierry BONNIN, Jean SAHLER, Stéphane GUEU, Sébastien MAURICE
  • Publication number: 20190204620
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for determining a progressive ophthalmic device for personalised visual compensation for an individual, according to which the following steps are performed: a) in a first data acquisition phase, determining at least at a first time preceding the appearance of the presbyopia of this individual, at least one value of at least one individual parameter of said individual, and recording each value of the individual parameter of the wearer in a database, in correlation with an associated temporal indicator, b) in a second determination step of the progressive ophthalmic device for personalised visual compensation, determining a desired value of at least one geometric or optical parameter of said progressive ophthalmic device for visual compensation, taking account of said at least one value of the individual parameter determined in step a) and the associated temporal indicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: Essilor International
    Inventors: Thierry BONNIN, Delphine TRANVOUEZ-BERNARDIN, Laurent CALIXTE, Isabelle POULAIN
  • Patent number: 10209536
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method (20) for correcting an individual behavior for using a pair of spectacles in optimized conditions, said individual wearing frame (4). According to the invention said method comprises the following steps: —a step (24) of determining parameters that characterize the behavioral conditions of the individual using correcting means securely fastened to the frame of the frame (4) in the preceding various situations for a set time; —a step (26) of comparing said parameters with preset reference values; and —a step (28) of correcting the behavior of the individual using detecting means (1) that are securely fastened to the said frame (4), and that trigger when the difference between a parameter and the corresponding reference value diverges beyond a preset threshold value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL
    Inventors: Patricia Koh, Thierry Bonnin, Bastien Feret, Ahmed Haddadi, Damien Paille, Soazic Mousset
  • Publication number: 20180314078
    Abstract: An ophthalmic progressive addition lens for a presbyopic wearer which has a prescribed far vision mean refractive power a non nil prescribed addition, ADDp, the lens having a far vision reference point, a mean refractive power, PPO(?, ?), a module of resulting astigmatism, ASR(?, ?), a meridian line, ML(?, ?), the (?, ?) functions being determined in as-worn conditions of the lens by the wearer for gaze directions (?, ?) joining the center of rotation of the eye, CRE, and the lens, wherein ? is a lowering angle in degree and ? is an azimuth angle in degree, and wherein a lens criterion, CRIT, fulfils following requirement: 0.38?CRIT?4.50, where: CRIT=NumeratorCRIT/DenominatorCRIT, NumeratorCRIT=(A1/A2)+(PPO(?FV, ?FV)/(100·ADDp)); A1=?100%??85%; A2=?100%??60%; DenominatorCRIT=[(PeaksMean/ADDp)±(PPO(?FV,?FV)/(8·ADDp))]3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Applicant: Essilor International
    Inventors: Benjamin ROUSSEAU, Melanie HESLOUIS, Sebastien FRICKER, Nacer LAKHCHAF, Guilhem ESCALIER, Thierry BONNIN, Isabelle POULAIN, Valerie JOLIVET, Juliette WIERZBICKI