Patents by Inventor Thomas J. BAO

Thomas J. BAO 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: 11515722
    Abstract: A modular in vitro diagnostics (IVD) vessel mover system providing redundant power management includes a plurality of modules which are configured to provide storage to one or more IVD samples. Each module comprising a power failover switch which is configured to receive internal power from an internal primary power source and transmit backup power to one or more of the plurality of modules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.
    Inventors: Charles V. Cammarata, Thomas J. Bao
  • Publication number: 20220308078
    Abstract: An analyzer system for in vitro diagnostics includes a sample handler module having a robot arm that delivers samples from drawers into carriers on a linear synchronous motor automation track. Samples are delivered via the automation track to individual track sections associated with individual analyzer modules. Analyzer modules aspirate sample portions directly from the sample carriers and perform analysis thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.
    Inventors: David Stein, Roy Barr, Mark Edwards, Colin Mellars, Thomas J. Bao, Charles V. Cammarata, Benjamin S. Pollack, Baris Yagci, Beri Cohen
  • Patent number: 11378583
    Abstract: An analyzer system for in vitro diagnostics includes a sample handler module having a robot arm that delivers samples from drawers into carriers on a linear synchronous motor automation track. Samples are delivered via the automation track to individual track sections associated with individual analyzer modules. Analyzer modules aspirate sample portions directly from the sample carriers and perform analysis thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.
    Inventors: David Stein, Roy Barr, Mark Edwards, Colin Mellars, Thomas J. Bao, Charles V. Cammarata, Benjamin S. Pollack, Baris Yagci, Beri Cohen
  • Publication number: 20190277869
    Abstract: An analyzer system for in vitro diagnostics includes a sample handler module having a robot arm that delivers samples from drawers into carriers on a linear synchronous motor automation track. Samples are delivered via the automation track to individual track sections associated with individual analyzer modules. Analyzer modules aspirate sample portions directly from the sample carriers and perform analysis thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.
    Inventors: David STEIN, Roy BARR, Mark EDWARDS, Colin MELLARS, Thomas J. BAO, Charles V. CAMMARATA, Benjamin S. POLLACK, Baris YAGCI
  • Publication number: 20190252910
    Abstract: A modular in vitro diagnostics (IVD) vessel mover system providing redundant power management includes a plurality of modules which are configured to provide storage to one or more IVD samples. Each module comprising a power failover switch which is configured to receive internal power from an internal primary power source and transmit backup power to one or more of the plurality of modules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.
    Inventors: Charles V. Cammarata, Thomas J. Bao