Patents by Inventor Timothy Pflugh

Timothy Pflugh 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: 10321292
    Abstract: Example electronic devices, including but not limited to implantable medical devices, and methods employing dynamic announcing for creation of wireless communication connections are disclosed herein. In an example, an electronic device includes a wireless communication interface to transmit announcement signals for creating a wireless communication connection with the external device. The electronic device also includes a sensor to detect a characteristic of an environment external to the electronic device, and a control circuit including an announcement timing control module to dynamically control timing of the announcement signals based on the detected characteristic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Pacesetter, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy Pflugh, Fujian Qu, Benjamin Coppola, Edward Karst, Lisa P. Weinberg, Xing Pei, Yongjian Wu
  • Patent number: 9907486
    Abstract: Example electronic devices, including but not limited to implantable medical devices, and methods employing dynamic announcing for creation of wireless communication connections are disclosed herein. In an example, an electronic device includes a wireless communication interface to transmit announcement signals for creating a wireless communication connection with the external device. The electronic device also includes a sensor to detect a characteristic of an environment external to the electronic device, and a control circuit including an announcement timing control module to dynamically control timing of the announcement signals based on the detected characteristic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Pacesetter, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy Pflugh, Fujian Qu, Benjamin Coppola, Edward Karst, Lisa P. Weinberg
  • Publication number: 20170366921
    Abstract: Example electronic devices, including but not limited to implantable medical devices, and methods employing dynamic announcing for creation of wireless communication connections are disclosed herein. In an example, an electronic device includes a wireless communication interface to transmit announcement signals for creating a wireless communication connection with the external device. The electronic device also includes a sensor to detect a characteristic of an environment external to the electronic device, and a control circuit including an announcement timing control module to dynamically control timing of the announcement signals based on the detected characteristic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Timothy Pflugh, Fujian Qu, Benjamin Coppola, Edward Karst, Lisa P. Weinberg, Xing Pei, Yongjian Wu
  • Publication number: 20170332942
    Abstract: Example electronic devices, including but not limited to implantable medical devices, and methods employing dynamic announcing for creation of wireless communication connections are disclosed herein. In an example, an electronic device includes a wireless communication interface to transmit announcement signals for creating a wireless communication connection with the external device. The electronic device also includes a sensor to detect a characteristic of an environment external to the electronic device, and a control circuit including an announcement timing control module to dynamically control timing of the announcement signals based on the detected characteristic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Inventors: Timothy Pflugh, Fujian Qu, Benjamin Coppola, Edward Karst, Lisa P. Weinberg