Patents by Inventor Thomas J. Tuttle

Thomas J. Tuttle 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: 20190347945
    Abstract: A network device includes a memory, a display, a user interface, and a network communication module configured to receive vehicle data, driver information, and driver communications, at pre-determined times, from a plurality of portable wireless data transfer and display devices via a long-range wireless network. The network communication module is further configured to send and receive network communications with one or more of the portable wireless data transfer and display devices via the long-range wireless network. The network device is configured to present the vehicle data, the driver information, the driver communication, and the network communications from the plurality of portable wireless data transfer and display devices via the display. The user interface is configured to allow for selection of the drivers presented and is configured to accept user inputs of network communications via the user interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Charles Mohn, Christopher A. Sekula, Sarat Kakumanu, Odell R. Tuttle, Daniel P. Fuglewicz, Peter S. Anderson, Thomas J. Martin, JR.
  • Patent number: 10380905
    Abstract: A network device includes a memory, a display, a user interface, and a network communication module configured to receive vehicle data, driver information, and driver communications, at pre-determined times, from a plurality of portable wireless data transfer and display devices via a long-range wireless network. The network communication module is further configured to send and receive network communications with one or more of the portable wireless data transfer and display devices via the long-range wireless network. The network device is configured to present the vehicle data, the driver information, the driver communication, and the network communications from the plurality of portable wireless data transfer and display devices via the display. The user interface is configured to allow for selection of the drivers presented and is configured to accept user inputs of network communications via the user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: XRS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Charles Mohn, Christopher A. Sekula, Sarat Kakumanu, Odell R. Tuttle, Daniel P. Fuglewicz, Peter S. Anderson, Thomas J. Martin, Jr.
  • Patent number: 9270818
    Abstract: In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes receiving, from a first telephone device and at a second telephone device, a request to accept a telephone call. The method further includes obtaining information that indicates a first current geographic location of the first telephone device or the associated first user based on the second telephone device or an associated second user being a member of a group of call recipients that are permitted to receive the information that indicates the first current geographic location. The method additionally includes, using the obtained information, providing a representation of the first current geographic location of the first telephone device on the second telephone device in association with the telephone call from the first telephone device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Marco Nelissen, Thomas J. Tuttle
  • Patent number: 8644847
    Abstract: In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes receiving, from a first telephone device and at a second telephone device, a request to accept a telephone call. The method further includes obtaining information that indicates a first current geographic location of the first telephone device or the associated first user based on the second telephone device or an associated second user being a member of a group of call recipients that are permitted to receive the information that indicates the first current geographic location. The method additionally includes, using the obtained information, providing a representation of the first current geographic location of the first telephone device on the second telephone device in association with the telephone call from the first telephone device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Marco Nelissen, Thomas J. Tuttle
  • Patent number: 8374628
    Abstract: In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes receiving, from a first telephone device and at a second telephone device, a request to accept a telephone call. The method further includes obtaining information that indicates a first current geographic location of the first telephone device or the associated first user based on the second telephone device or an associated second user being a member of a group of call recipients that are permitted to receive the information that indicates the first current geographic location. The method additionally includes, using the obtained information, providing a representation of the first current geographic location of the first telephone device on the second telephone device in association with the telephone call from the first telephone device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Marco Nelissen, Thomas J. Tuttle