Patents by Inventor Vinod K. MENON

Vinod K. MENON 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: 20200085983
    Abstract: Embodiments of a targeted surface disinfection system are disclosed. The system includes a set of one or more UV lamps, a high voltage power supply for driving the lamps, a mobile carriage including a chassis supporting the set, an articulated head assembly including at least one UV lamp from the set, a vacuum pump, and a suction hose extending between the vacuum pump and the head assembly for dissipating heat generated by the at least one UV lamp. The system also includes a pulse configuration control unit for configuring an output of the high voltage power supply for driving the set to emit a UV radiant energy upon a target surface requiring disinfection, where the set of one or more UV lamps emits the UV radiant energy at a rate of at least 20 pulses per second.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Prakash Valentino Ramanand, Manjinder Singh Dhillon, Adam Ray Steinhoff, Vinod K. Menon
  • Patent number: 10485887
    Abstract: A pulsed UV disinfection system includes a xenon UV lamp mounted in an articulated head assembly and a chassis housing a high voltage power supply for driving the lamp and a pulse configuration control unit for configuring the output of the power supply. The head assembly and the chassis are positioned on a mobile carriage. The pulse configuration control unit is programmed for driving the UV lamp at a rate of between 20 and 50 pulses per second, with each pulse emitting between 30 and 150 joules of UV radiant energy. The system also features remote video imaging of a target area, remote control of the carriage and head assembly as well as a remote emergency shutdown.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Angelica Holdings LLC
    Inventors: Prakash Valentino Ramanand, Manjinder Singh Dhillon, Adam Ray Steinhoff, Vinod K. Menon
  • Publication number: 20160296649
    Abstract: A pulsed UV disinfection system includes a xenon UV lamp mounted in an articulated head assembly and a chassis housing a high voltage power supply for driving the lamp and a pulse configuration control unit for configuring the output of the power supply. The head assembly and the chassis are positioned on a mobile carriage. The pulse configuration control unit is programmed for driving the UV lamp at a rate of between 20 and 50 pulses per second, with each pulse emitting between 30 and 150 joules of UV radiant energy. The system also features remote video imaging of a target area, remote control of the carriage and head assembly as well as a remote emergency shutdown.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2016
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: Prakash Valentino Ramanand, Manjinder Singh Dhillon, Adam Ray Steinhoff, Vinod K. Menon
  • Patent number: 9104444
    Abstract: A user device receives a mobile application that defines multiple environments associated with the mobile application and launches the mobile application. After the launching the mobile application, the user device retrieves an environment selector value for the mobile application and initializes the mobile application with configuration data for a particular environment of the multiple environments. The particular environment is selected from the multiple environments based on the environment selector value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Donald Gene Archer, Vinod K. Menon, Andrien John Wang, William Dwayne York
  • Patent number: 8745508
    Abstract: Exemplary systems and methods for user polling are disclosed. An exemplary method includes a service provider subsystem receiving, from a poll provider subsystem, data representative of a poll comprising at least one poll question, transmitting the poll in a first data format to a plurality of translators for translation and distribution to a plurality of access devices associated with a plurality of users and with a plurality of distinct, heterogeneous media platforms, receiving from the plurality of translators, data representative of one or more responses to the at least one poll question provided by one or more of the plurality of access devices, aggregating the data representative of the one or more responses, generating poll results based on the one or more responses, and transmitting data representative of the poll results to the poll provider subsystem and/or the plurality of access devices. Corresponding methods and systems are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Olufemi Olumoko, Vinod K. Menon, Omoniyi Segun
  • Patent number: 8488661
    Abstract: A method performed by a network device may include determining a transmission bit rate associated with a content, determining a bit rate of a network, determining a number of data streams to be transmitted through the network based on the determined bit rate, where a combined bit rate of the number of data streams is equal to or greater than the determined transmission bit rate, receiving the number of data streams transmitted through the network and reassembling the number of data streams to provide a single data stream of the content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2013
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Vinod K. Menon, Olufemi Olumoko, Omoniyi Segun
  • Publication number: 20130139126
    Abstract: A user device receives a mobile application that defines multiple environments associated with the mobile application and launches the mobile application. After the launching the mobile application, the user device retrieves an environment selector value for the mobile application and initializes the mobile application with configuration data for a particular environment of the multiple environments. The particular environment is selected from the multiple environments based on the environment selector value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2011
    Publication date: May 30, 2013
    Applicant: VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC.
    Inventors: Donald Gene Archer, Vinod K. Menon, Andrien John Wang, William Dwayne York
  • Publication number: 20110289431
    Abstract: Exemplary systems and methods for user polling are disclosed. An exemplary method includes a service provider subsystem receiving, from a poll provider subsystem, data representative of a poll comprising at least one poll question, transmitting the poll in a first data format to a plurality of translators for translation and distribution to a plurality of access devices associated with a plurality of users and with a plurality of distinct, heterogeneous media platforms, receiving from the plurality of translators, data representative of one or more responses to the at least one poll question provided by one or more of the plurality of access devices, aggregating the data representative of the one or more responses, generating poll results based on the one or more responses, and transmitting data representative of the poll results to the poll provider subsystem and/or the plurality of access devices. Corresponding methods and systems are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2010
    Publication date: November 24, 2011
    Applicant: VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC.
    Inventors: Olufemi Olumoko, Vinod K. Menon, Omoniyi Segun
  • Publication number: 20090310663
    Abstract: A method performed by a network device may include determining a transmission bit rate associated with a content, determining a bit rate of a network, determining a number of data streams to be transmitted through the network based on the determined bit rate, where a combined bit rate of the number of data streams is equal to or greater than the determined transmission bit rate, receiving the number of data streams transmitted through the network and reassembling the number of data streams to provide a single data stream of the content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2008
    Publication date: December 17, 2009
    Applicant: VERIZON DATA SERVICES LLC
    Inventors: Vinod K. MENON, Olufemi OLUMOKO, Omoniyi SEGUN