Patents by Inventor Thomas Philip Cortese

Thomas Philip Cortese 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: 20210154517
    Abstract: Systems and methods for adjusting resistance on an exercise apparatus include a first resistance apparatus having an adjusting bracket, magnetic members mounted on an inner surface of the adjusting bracket, a stepper motor having an adjusting shaft and operable to traverse a portion of the length of the adjusting shaft. At a first position, the magnetic members are disposed above a flywheel, and in a second position, the magnetic members are disposed on opposite sides of the flywheel, providing resistance thereto. A load cell couples the adjusting bracket to the frame and generates a signal corresponding to the movement of the adjusting bracket. A computing system calculates resistance, rpms, power from load cell signal, stepper motor position, shaft rotational position and other sensor inputs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2021
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: David William Petrillo, Thomas Philip Cortese, John Chester Consiglio, Akshay Suresh Kashyap
  • Patent number: 10486026
    Abstract: A method for displaying archived exercise classes comprising displaying information about archived exercise classes that can be accessed by a first user via a computer network on a display screen at a first location, wherein the first user can select among a plurality of archived classes, outputting digital video and audio content comprising the selected archived class, detecting a performance parameter for the first user at a particular point in the selected class, displaying the performance parameter on the display screen, and displaying performance parameters from a second user at a second location on the display screen such that at least one of the performance parameters from the first user and at least one of the performance parameters from the second user at the same point in the class are presented for comparison.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: PELOTON INTERACTIVE, INC.
    Inventors: John Paul Foley, Thomas Philip Cortese, Yu Feng, Christopher Brett Sira, Hans Schlichting Woolley
  • Publication number: 20190262665
    Abstract: A method for displaying archived exercise classes comprising displaying information about archived exercise classes that can be accessed by a first user via a computer network on a display screen at a first location, wherein the first user can select among a plurality of archived classes, outputting digital video and audio content comprising the selected archived class, detecting a performance parameter for the first user at a particular point in the selected class, displaying the performance parameter on the display screen, and displaying performance parameters from a second user at a second location on the display screen such that at least one of the performance parameters from the first user and at least one of the performance parameters from the second user at the same point in the class are presented for comparison.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: John Paul Foley, Thomas Philip Cortese, Yu Feng, Christopher Brett Sira, Hans Schlichting Woolley
  • Publication number: 20190217144
    Abstract: Resistance mechanism and method for an exercise cycle includes an adjusting bracket having magnets mounted on its inner surface and spaced from a flywheel, an adjustment shaft having a threaded rod rotatably disposed through a tubular sleeve disposed on a frame and above the adjustment bracket, a threaded member mounted on the adjustment bracket and connected the threaded rod, and a linking assembly mounting the adjustment bracket to the frame, and including a first member, a first linking member, a first sensor, and a second sensor. The first sensor is disposed on the first member adjacent to the first end of the first linking member, a second sensor is disposed on the first linking member adjacent to the first sensor. A relative position of the first sensor and the second sensor is changed with respect to the corresponding movements of the adjusting bracket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: David William Petrillo, Thomas Philip Cortese
  • Patent number: 10322315
    Abstract: A method for displaying live and archived exercise classes comprising displaying information about exercise classes that can be accessed by a first user via a digital communication network on a display screen at a first location, wherein the first user can select either a live class or select among a plurality of archived classes, outputting digital video and audio content comprising the selected class, detecting performance parameters for the first user at a particular point in the selected class, displaying at least one of the performance parameters on the display screen, and displaying performance parameters from a second user at a second location on the display screen such that at least one of the performance parameters from the first user and at least one of the performance parameters from the second user at the same point in the class are presented for comparison.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Peloton Interactive, Inc.
    Inventors: John Paul Foley, Thomas Philip Cortese, Yu Feng, Christopher Brett Sira, Hans Schlichting Woolley
  • Publication number: 20180318647
    Abstract: A method for displaying live and archived exercise classes comprising displaying information about exercise classes that can be accessed by a first user via a digital communication network on a display screen at a first location, wherein the first user can select either a live class or select among a plurality of archived classes, outputting digital video and audio content comprising the selected class, detecting performance parameters for the first user at a particular point in the selected class, displaying at least one of the performance parameters on the display screen, and displaying performance parameters from a second user at a second location on the display screen such that at least one of the performance parameters from the first user and at least one of the performance parameters from the second user at the same point in the class are presented for comparison.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: John Paul Foley, Thomas Philip Cortese, Yu Feng, Christopher Brett Sira, Hans Schlichting Woolley
  • Patent number: 10022590
    Abstract: A method for displaying live and archived cycling classes comprising displaying information about cycling classes that can be accessed by a first user using a first stationary bike via a digital communication network on a display screen at a first location, whereby the first user can select either a live cycling class or select among a plurality of archived cycling classes, outputting digital video and audio content comprising the selected cycling class, detecting performance parameters from the first stationary bike at a particular point in the selected class, displaying at least one of the performance parameters on the display screen, and displaying performance parameters from a second stationary bike at a second location on the display screen such that at least one of the performance parameters from the first stationary bike and at least one of the performance parameters from the second stationary bike at the same point in the class are presented for comparison.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: PELOTON INTERACTIVE, INC.
    Inventors: John Paul Foley, Thomas Philip Cortese, Yu Feng, Christopher Brett Sira, Hans Schlichting Woolley
  • Publication number: 20180126223
    Abstract: A method for displaying live and archived cycling classes comprising displaying information about cycling classes that can be accessed by a first user using a first stationary bike via a digital communication network on a display screen at a first location, whereby the first user can select either a live cycling class or select among a plurality of archived cycling classes, outputting digital video and audio content comprising the selected cycling class, detecting performance parameters from the first stationary bike at a particular point in the selected class, displaying at least one of the performance parameters on the display screen, and displaying performance parameters from a second stationary bike at a second location on the display screen such that at least one of the performance parameters from the first stationary bike and at least one of the performance parameters from the second stationary bike at the same point in the class are presented for comparison.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Inventors: John Paul Foley, Thomas Philip Cortese, Yu Feng, Christopher Brett Sira, Hans Schlichting Woolley
  • Publication number: 20160121165
    Abstract: A method for displaying live and archived cycling classes comprising displaying information about cycling classes that can be accessed by a first user using a first stationary bike via a digital communication network on a display screen at a first location, whereby the first user can select either a live cycling class or select among a plurality of archived cycling classes, outputting digital video and audio content comprising the selected cycling class, detecting performance parameters from the first stationary bike at a particular point in the selected class, displaying at least one of the performance parameters on the display screen, and displaying performance parameters from a second stationary bike at a second location on the display screen such that at least one of the performance parameters from the first stationary bike and at least one of the performance parameters from the second stationary bike at the same point in the class are presented for comparison.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2016
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Inventors: John Paul Foley, Thomas Philip Cortese, Yu Feng, Christopher Brett Sira, Hans Schlichting Woolley
  • Patent number: 9233276
    Abstract: A method for providing live and archived cycling classes to remote users comprising providing information about available live and archived cycling classes that can be accessed via a digital communication network by a first user using a first stationary bike at a first remote location for display at the first remote location via an interface that includes a display screen, whereby the first user can select either a live cycling class or select among a plurality of archived cycling classes to be displayed on the display screen, receiving from the first user a selection of one of the available live or archived cycling classes for display on the display screen at the first remote location, and providing digital video and audio content comprising the selected cycling class to a computer at the first remote location for display to the first user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Inventors: John Paul Foley, Thomas Philip Cortese, Yu Feng, Christopher Brett Sira, Hans Schlichting Woolley
  • Patent number: 9174085
    Abstract: A method for providing cycling classes to remote users comprising providing information about available cycling classes that can be accessed via a digital communication network by a user at a remote location for display at the remote location, receiving from the user a selection of one of the available cycling classes for display at the remote location, and sending digital video and audio content comprising the selected cycling class from a server to a computer associated with a stationary bike at the remote location for display to the user on a display screen associated with the stationary bike. In various exemplary embodiments, the digital and audio content sent to the computer associated with the stationary bike is streamed for display to the user in substantially in real-time. In various exemplary embodiments, the digital and audio content sent to the computer associated with the stationary bike is archived content provided from a database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Inventors: John Paul Foley, Thomas Philip Cortese, Yu Feng, Christopher Brett Sira, Hans Schlichting Woolley
  • Patent number: D916774
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Peloton Interactive, Inc.
    Inventors: John Paul Foley, Thomas Philip Cortese, Yu Feng