Patents by Inventor William Kokonaski

William Kokonaski 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: 10852766
    Abstract: Eyewear is provided including a frame, and a camera connected with the frame, in which the camera is configured to be controlled by a remote controller. The camera may be configured to capture video and/or a photo. The eyewear may include data storage, and the camera may be connected to the data storage. A wrist watch may be configured to act both as a time piece and a controller of the camera. The eyewear may also include a heads up display and/or a video file player. The eyewear may also include an electro-active lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: e-Vision Smart Optics, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronald D. Blum, William Kokonaski, Dwight P. Duston
  • Publication number: 20200363835
    Abstract: Eyewear is provided including a frame, and a camera connected with the frame, in which the camera is configured to be controlled by a remote controller. The camera may be configured to capture video and/or a photo. The eyewear may include data storage, and the camera may be connected to the data storage. A wrist watch may be configured to act both as a time piece and a controller of the camera. The eyewear may also include a heads up display and/or a video file player. The eyewear may also include an electro-active lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Ronald D. Blum, William Kokonaski, Dwight Duston
  • Patent number: 10811212
    Abstract: Disclosed embodiments include vacuum electronic devices and methods of fabricating a vacuum electronic device. In a non-limiting embodiment, a vacuum electronic device includes an electrode that defines discrete support structures therein. A first film layer is disposed on the electrode about a periphery of the electrode and on the support structures. A second film layer is disposed on the first film layer. The second film layer includes electrically conductive grid lines patterned therein that are supported by and suspended between the support structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Modern Electron, LLC
    Inventors: Max N. Mankin, Chloe A. M. Fabien, Gary D. Foley, Andrew T. Koch, William Kokonaski, Andrew R. Lingley, Tony S. Pan, Yong Sun
  • Patent number: 10795411
    Abstract: Eyewear is provided including a frame, and a camera connected with the frame, in which the camera is configured to be controlled by a remote controller. The camera may be configured to capture video and/or a photo. The eyewear may include data storage, and the camera may be connected to the data storage. A wrist watch may be configured to act both as a time piece and a controller of the camera. The eyewear may also include a heads up display and/or a video file player. The eyewear may also include an electro-active lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: e-Vision Smart Optics, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronald Blum, William Kokonaski, Dwight Duston
  • Publication number: 20200294779
    Abstract: Various disclosed embodiments include combined heating and power modules and combined heat and power devices. In an illustrative embodiment, a combined heat and power device includes a heating system including: at least one burner; at least one igniter configured to ignite the at least one burner; a fluid motivator assembly including an electrically powered prime mover; and a heat exchanger fluidly couplable to the fluid motivator assembly. At least one thermionic energy converter has a hot shell and a cold shell, the hot shell being thermally couplable to the at least one burner, the cold shell being thermally couplable to the heat exchanger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: Modern Electron, LLC
    Inventors: Justin B. Ashton, Stephen E. Clark, William Kokonaski, Daniel Kraemer, John J. Lorr, Max N. Mankin, David J. Menacher, Patrick D. Noble, Tony S. Pan, Ad de Pijper, Lowell L. Wood
  • Publication number: 20200294780
    Abstract: Various disclosed embodiments include combined heating and power modules and combined heat and power devices. In an illustrative embodiment, a combined heat and power device includes a heating system including: at least one burner; at least one igniter configured to ignite the at least one burner; a fluid motivator assembly including an electrically powered prime mover; and a heat exchanger fluidly couplable to the fluid motivator assembly. At least one thermionic energy converter has a hot shell and a cold shell, the hot shell being thermally couplable to the at least one burner, the cold shell being thermally couplable to the heat exchanger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: Modern Electron, LLC
    Inventors: Justin B. Ashton, Stephen E. Clark, William Kokonaski, Daniel Kraemer, John J. Lorr, Max N. Mankin, David J. Menacher, Patrick D. Noble, Tony S. Pan, Ad de Pijper, Lowell L. Wood
  • Patent number: 10761393
    Abstract: An electro-chromic device including a solid or quasi-solid electrolyte layer is disclosed. The electrolyte layer may be a composite polymeric electrolyte layer. The polymeric electrolyte layer may be a conductive transparent adhesive or an optically transparent cured electrolyte. The electrolyte layer may also be a porous optically transparent membrane impregnated or embedded with an electrolytic material. Methods for forming solid or quasi-solid electrolyte layers in-situ in electro-chromic devices are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: e-Vision, LLC
    Inventors: Anita Trajkovska-Broach, William Kokonaski
  • Patent number: 10729539
    Abstract: An intraocular lens system is presented that comprises an electro-active lens comprising multiple independently controllable zones or pixels, and a controller capable of being remotely programmed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: e-Vision Smart Optics, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronald Blum, William Kokonaski
  • Patent number: 10718988
    Abstract: An electro-chromic device including a solid or quasi-solid electrolyte layer is disclosed. The electrolyte layer may be a composite polymeric electrolyte layer. The polymeric electrolyte layer may be a conductive transparent adhesive or an optically transparent cured electrolyte. The electrolyte layer may also be a porous optically transparent membrane impregnated or embedded with an electrolytic material. Methods for forming solid or quasi-solid electrolyte layers in-situ in electro-chromic devices are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: e-Vision, LLC
    Inventors: Anita Trajkovska-Broach, William Kokonaski
  • Publication number: 20200225511
    Abstract: Eyewear including an optical functional member, control electronics, and a sealed electrical connective element connecting the electronics to the optical functional member. The connective element can directly connect the electronics to the optical functional member, or can connect through an intermediate contact, e.g., a plug-and-receptacle. The connective element can be muted from the electronics, around a rimlock of the eyewear to the optical functional member. The connective element can be a conductive compressible member, such as conductive rubber. In some embodiments, the connective element can be a multiconductor cable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Ronald D. Blum, William Kokonaski, Claudio Dalla Longa, Mark Graham, Joshua Haddock, Charles Willey, Tiziano Tabacchi, Martin Boch, Massimo Pinazza, Scott N. Richman, Volkan Ozguz
  • Publication number: 20200218093
    Abstract: An eyewear system including an eyewear frame and an application module. The eyewear frame including a docking station, and an electronic connector including a first set of preconfigured application connection points. The application module adapted to be mounted to the docking station, and including an electronic device configured to perform a function, and a second set of preconfigured application connection points corresponding to at least some of the first set of preconfigured application connection points. The second set of preconfigured application connection points including at least two different sub-function connections used to support the function of the electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Ronald Blum, Yongping Wang, Mark Graham, William Kokonaski, Richard Clompus
  • Patent number: 10702375
    Abstract: Adjustable vision modification using various systems, devices, and processes are provided. Adjustable vision modification may include sensing ocular related physiological activities of a user and making adjustments in an ocular device or ocular system to change the vision of the user. Various sensors and sensor locations may be employed in embodiments to sense or otherwise obtain these physiological activities. Likewise, various ocular devices, ocular processes, and ocular systems may be employed for improving vision.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: VISTA OCULAR, LLC
    Inventors: Philip C. Roholt, William Kokonaski, Jean-Noël Fehr, Randolph McDonald
  • Patent number: 10620459
    Abstract: Wearable electronic devices, for example wearable camera systems, and methods for attaching electronic devices such as camera systems to eyewear or other wearable articles are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Pogotec, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronald D. Blum, William Kokonaski, Richard Clompus, Walter Dannhardt, Amitava Gupta, Bobi Arnold, Massimo Pinazza, Claudio Dalla Longa
  • Patent number: 10613355
    Abstract: Eyewear including an optical functional member, control electronics, and a sealed electrical connective element connecting the electronics to the optical functional member. The connective element can directly connect the electronics to the optical functional member, or can connect through an intermediate contact, e.g., a plug-and-receptacle. The connective element can be routed from the electronics, around a rimlock of the eyewear to the optical functional member. The connective element can be a conductive compressible member, such as conductive rubber. In some embodiments, the connective element can be a multiconductor cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: e-Vision, LLC
    Inventors: Ronald D. Blum, William Kokonaski, Claudio Dalla Longa, Mark Graham, Joshua Haddock, Charles Willey, Tiziano Tabacchi, Martin Bock, Massimo Pinazza, Scott N. Richman, Volkan Ozguz
  • Patent number: 10598960
    Abstract: An eyewear system including an eyewear frame and an application module. The eyewear frame including a docking station, and an electronic connector including a first set of preconfigured application connection points. The application module adapted to be mounted to the docking station, and including an electronic device configured to perform a function, and a second set of preconfigured application connection points corresponding to at least some of the first set of preconfigured application connection points. The second set of preconfigured application connection points including at least two different sub-function connections used to support the function of the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: e-Vision Smart Optics, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronald Blum, Yongping Wang, Mark Graham, William Kokonaski, Richard Clompus
  • Publication number: 20200073149
    Abstract: Eyewear including an optical functional member, control electronics, and a sealed electrical connective element connecting the electronics to the optical functional member. The connective element can directly connect the electronics to the optical functional member, or can connect through an intermediate contact, e.g., a plug-and-receptacle. The connective element can be routed from the electronics, around a rimlock of the eyewear to the optical functional member. The connective element can be a conductive compressible member, such as conductive rubber. In some embodiments, the connective element can be a multiconductor cable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Ronald D. Blum, William Kokonaski, Claudio Dalla Longa, Mark Graham, Joshua Haddock, Charles Willey, Tiziano Tabacchi, Martin Boch, Massimo Pinazza, Scott N. Richman, Volkan Ozguz
  • Publication number: 20200075286
    Abstract: Disclosed embodiments include vacuum electronic devices and methods of fabricating a vacuum electronic device. In a non-limiting embodiment, a vacuum electronic device includes an electrode that defines discrete support structures therein. A first film layer is disposed on the electrode about a periphery of the electrode and on the support structures. A second film layer is disposed on the first film layer. The second film layer includes electrically conductive grid lines patterned therein that are supported by and suspended between the support structures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: Modern Electron, LLC
    Inventors: Max N. Mankin, Chloe A. M. Fabien, Gary D. Foley, Andrew T. Koch, William Kokonaski, Andrew R. Lingley, Tony S. Pan, Yong Sun
  • Publication number: 20200041822
    Abstract: An electronic wearable device may include a device body including at least one electronic component, the device body having an attachment side configured to movably attach the electronic wearable device directly to an eyewear temple by magnetic attraction between the electronic wearable device and the eyewear temple, wherein a first magnet or ferromagnetic material is located on or within the electronic wearable device and a second magnet or ferromagnetic material is located within or on the eyewear temple, wherein the device body is positionable at a first position along a length of the eyewear temple and in a second position along the length of the eyewear temple while remaining attached to the eyewear temple, and wherein the first magnet or ferromagnetic material does not contact a surface of the second magnet or ferromagnetic material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Ronald D. Blum, William Kokonaski, Richard Clompus, Walter Dannhardt, Massimo Pinazza, Claudio Dalla Longa, Anita Trajkovska-Broach
  • Publication number: 20200012110
    Abstract: An Augmented Reality or Mixed Reality system is provided, whereby the system comprises a see-through near eye display and a micro-lens array, wherein the system is one of: (a) attachable to an eyewear lens, (b) a portion thereof is embedded within an eyewear lens, and/or (c) located in front of an eyewear lens, and whereby the system allows for unobstructed vision when the wearer of the system is looking straight ahead with normal gaze.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: PogoTec, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronald Blum, Ami Gupta, Mark Graham, Josh Schoenbart, William Kokonaski
  • Patent number: 10481417
    Abstract: An electronic wearable device may include a device body including at least one electronic component, the device body having an attachment side configured to movably attach the electronic wearable device directly to an eyewear temple by magnetic attraction between the electronic wearable device and the eyewear temple, wherein a first magnet or ferromagnetic material is located on or within the electronic wearable device and a second magnet or ferromagnetic material is located within or on the eyewear temple, wherein the device body is positionable at a first position along a length of the eyewear temple and in a second position along the length of the eyewear temple while remaining attached to the eyewear temple, and wherein the first magnet or ferromagnetic material does not contact a surface of the second magnet or ferromagnetic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: PogoTec, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronald D. Blum, William Kokonaski, Richard Clompus, Walter Dannhardt, Massimo Pinazza, Claudio Dalla Longa, Anita Trajkovska-Broach