Patents by Inventor Thomas-Éric Beliveau

Thomas-Éric Beliveau 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: 20220182255
    Abstract: In a method for operating a household appliance which includes a display device having a display element comprising an adjustable property and which includes a control apparatus for actuating the display device, an optical sensor of an external device detects an item of activation information from an object. A processing unit of the external device processes the detected activation information to generate an activation signal which is transmitted to the control apparatus for activating an adjustment of the property of the display element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Inventors: Frank Schumacher, Sabine Harrer, Tobias Schmidt, Thomas Eric Beliveau, Katja Schönfuss
  • Patent number: 10976713
    Abstract: Disclosed is a system for controlling pool/spa components. More particularly, disclosed is a system for controlling pool/spa components including a display screen and one or more processors presenting a control user interface for display on the display screen, wherein the control user interface includes a home screen comprising a first portion containing a first plurality of buttons and/or controls for controlling a first group of the plurality of pool/spa components associated with a first body of water, and a second portion containing a second plurality of buttons and/or controls for controlling a second group of the plurality of pool/spa components associated with a second body of water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Hayward Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Kevin Potucek, Gregory Fournier, James Murdock, Robert Heon, David Blaine, Craig Horrocks, Kenneth White, Jr., Murat Dymov, Michael Nilsson, Thomas-Eric Béliveau, Deyin Xu, Patrick Mainville, Qiwei Huang, Linnette Rivera
  • Patent number: 10782794
    Abstract: A haptic operating element for a household appliance includes a display field which is at least partially configured as a touch-sensitive screen. The household appliance includes at least one haptic operating element and an additional screen fixed relative to the device. The household appliance has, in particular, a control device for operating the display field of the operating element and the screen fixed relative to the device. The haptic operating element can be particularly advantageously used in cooking devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: BSH Hausgeraete GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Eric Beliveau, Tobias Schmidt
  • Publication number: 20190354195
    Abstract: A haptic operating element for a household appliance includes a display field which is at least partially configured as a touch-sensitive screen. The household appliance includes at least one haptic operating element and an additional screen fixed relative to the device. The household appliance has, in particular, a control device for operating the display field of the operating element and the screen fixed relative to the device. The haptic operating element can be particularly advantageously used in cooking devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: BSH HAUSGERÄTE GMBH
    Inventors: THOMAS ERIC BELIVEAU, TOBIAS SCHMIDT
  • Publication number: 20190277510
    Abstract: A household appliance includes an operating region for controlling the household appliance, and an operating element configured for attachment on the operating region by magnetic force and removal therefrom and being movable relative to the operating region. The operating element includes an outer element and an inner element which is rotatable relative to the outer element. The inner element includes a user interface element and a magnetic body, by which the inner element can be aligned relative to the outer element by a predefined magnetic field.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2017
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Thomas Eric Beliveau, Tobias Schmidt, Elena Leinmüller
  • Publication number: 20190018377
    Abstract: Disclosed is a system for controlling pool/spa components. More particularly, disclosed is a system for controlling pool/spa components including a display screen and one or more processors presenting a control user interface for display on the display screen, wherein the control user interface includes a home screen comprising a first portion containing a first plurality of buttons and/or controls for controlling a first group of the plurality of pool/spa components associated with a first body of water, and a second portion containing a second plurality of buttons and/or controls for controlling a second group of the plurality of pool/spa components associated with a second body of water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: Hayward Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Kevin Potucek, Gregory Fournier, James Murdock, Robert Heon, David Blaine, Craig Horrocks, Kenneth White, JR., Murat Dymov, Michael Nilsson, Thomas-Eric Béliveau, Deyin Xu, Patrick Mainville, Qiwei Huang, Linnette Rivera
  • Publication number: 20140303781
    Abstract: Disclosed is a system for controlling pool/spa components. More particularly, disclosed is a system for controlling pool/spa components including a display screen and one or more processors presenting a control user interface for display on the display screen, wherein the control user interface includes a home screen comprising a first portion containing a first plurality of buttons and/or controls for controlling a first group of the plurality of pool/spa components associated with a first body of water, and a second portion containing a second plurality of buttons and/or controls for controlling a second group of the plurality of pool/spa components associated with a second body of water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: Hayward Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Kevin Potucek, Gregory Fournier, James Murdock, Robert Heon, David Blaine, Craig Horrocks, Kenneth White, JR., Murat Dymov, Michael Nilsson, Thomas-Eric Béliveau, Deyin Xu, Patrick Mainville, Qiwei Huang, Linnette Rivera
  • Patent number: D698357
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: Marine Canada Acquisition Inc.
    Inventors: Patrick Mainville, Thomas-Eric Beliveau
  • Patent number: D714458
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Inventors: Sébastien Chapdelaine, Thomas-Éric Beliveau, Patrick Mainville, François Gaucher, Antoine Dallaire, Michel G. Bergeron
  • Patent number: D734865
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: GENEPOC INC.
    Inventors: Sébastien Chapdelaine, Thomas-Éric Beliveau, Patrick Mainville, François Gaucher, Antoine Dallaire, Michel G. Bergeron
  • Patent number: D758477
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Inventors: Thomas-Éric Béliveau, Olivier Patry
  • Patent number: D799715
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignees: Gene POC, Inc., Universite Laval
    Inventors: Sébastien Chapdelaine, Régis Peytavi, Thomas-Éric Beliveau, François Gaucher, Patrick Mainville
  • Patent number: D888646
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Marine Acquisition (US) Incorporated
    Inventors: Jason Richards, Matt Green, Tom Ward, David Wolfe, Steven Bizzarro, Thomas-Éric Béliveau, Olivier Patry, Antoine Dallaire
  • Patent number: D901593
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Marine Acquisition (US) Incorporated
    Inventors: Jason Richards, Matt Green, Tom Ward, David Wolfe, Steven Bizzarro, Thomas-Éric Béliveau, Olivier Patry, Antoine Dallaire
  • Patent number: D928692
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Marine Acquisition (US) Incorporated
    Inventors: Jason Richards, Matt Green, Tom Ward, David Wolfe, Steven Bizzarro, Thomas-Éric Béliveau, Olivier Patry, Antoine Dallaire
  • Patent number: D938888
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Marine Acquisition (US) Incorporated
    Inventors: Jason Richards, Matt Green, Tom Ward, David Wolfe, Steven Bizzarro, Thomas-Éric Béliveau, Olivier Patry, Antoine Dallaire