Patents by Inventor Zoran Radivojevic

Zoran Radivojevic 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: 20220183627
    Abstract: A strain sensor comprising: a stretchable substrate comprising a plurality of layers; non-stretchable magnetic material fastened to at least one of the plurality of layers; and at least one coil of conductive thread wound through the substrate to mechanically interconnect the plurality of layers, wherein at least a portion of the at least one coil of conductive thread is located around at least a portion of the non-stretchable magnetic material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: Ugo Sassi, Philip Derrick, Matteo Bruna, Zoran Radivojevic
  • Publication number: 20220187917
    Abstract: A system for providing haptic feedback to a user, the system comprising a first piezoelectric transducer array comprising multiple piezoelectric transducers, respective ones of which being configured to generate a second signal at a second frequency, and at least one of which being configured to generate a first signal at a first frequency, and a second piezoelectric transducer array comprising multiple piezoelectric transducers, respective ones of which configured to receive the second signal, and at least one of which configured to generate a third signal to initiate generation of the first signal at the said at least one piezoelectric transducer of the first piezoelectric transducer array, the first frequency suitable for providing a haptic feedback signal for a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: Zoran Radivojevic, David Bitauld, Ian Davis
  • Patent number: 11287539
    Abstract: An apparatus for sensing radiation is provided. Certain examples provide an apparatus including: a first layer including a sensor, wherein the sensor is configured to be responsive to changes in an electric field in the vicinity of the sensor; a second layer including a substrate configured to produce charge carriers in response to incident radiation; and a third layer including a plurality of electrodes, wherein the plurality of electrodes are configured to be selectively addressed during a readout operation of the sensor. Certain examples, relate to an apparatus for sensing X-rays or sensing neutrons including a graphene field effect transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Zoran Radivojevic, Matteo Bruna
  • Publication number: 20220006202
    Abstract: Apparatus comprising at least one movable reflective surface configured to reflect electromagnetic waves and at least one actuator coupled with the at least one movable reflective surface, wherein said at least one actuator is configured to at least temporarily drive a movement of said at least one reflective surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Mohammed Alloulah, Zoran Radivojevic, Howard Huang, Fahim Kawsar
  • Publication number: 20210181846
    Abstract: An apparatus and wearable device comprising an apparatus wherein the wearable device comprises: an actuator arranged to move in a first direction and a second direction in response to an electrical input signal; at least one member, coupled to the actuator and arranged to extend towards the second direction; and wherein the actuator is arranged relative to the at least one member so that displacement of the at least one member caused by movement of the actuator in the first direction is restricted and displacement of the at least one member caused by movement of the actuator in the second direction provides a tactile output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Zoran RADIVOJEVIC, Ugo SASSI, Salvatore ZARRA, Matteo BRUNA
  • Publication number: 20210080626
    Abstract: Apparatus comprising at least one reflective surface configured to reflect electromagnetic waves, wherein a reflective response of at least one portion of said reflective surface with respect to said electromagnetic waves is electronically controllable, wherein said apparatus is configured to at least temporarily control said reflective response of said at least one portion of said reflective surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Zoran Radivojevic, Mohammed Alloulah, Howard Huang, Fahim Kawsar
  • Publication number: 20200390393
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising: a flexible substrate; at least one sensor mounted on the flexible substrate arranged to provide an electrical output signal dependent upon a first parameter; and at least one conductive trace provided on the flexible substrate arranged to provide a direct current path to the at least one sensor and having an electrical property dependent upon a second parameter and arranged to provide an electrical output signal indicative of the second parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Matteo BRUNA, Ugo SASSI, Salvatore ZARRA, Zoran RADIVOJEVIC
  • Patent number: 10692623
    Abstract: A method and apparatus, the method comprising: transferring a layer of two dimensional material from a liquid surface onto a layer of woven electronic fabric; wherein the woven electronic fabric comprises a plurality of conductive strands and a plurality of non conductive strands such that the layer of two dimensional material and woven electronic fabric form a sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Mark Allen, Zoran Radivojevic, Christopher Bower
  • Publication number: 20200170566
    Abstract: Methods and Computer Programs for Monitoring a User's Pulse An apparatus, method and computer program, the apparatus comprising; a pulse monitoring module; the pulse monitoring module comprising detecting means for detecting a user's pulse and feedback means for providing haptic feedback to the user indicative of the detected pulse; and controlling circuitry arranged to control the pulse monitoring module so that during a first time period the detecting means is arranged to detect a user's pulse and during a second time period the feedback means is arranged to provide haptic feedback indicative of the detected pulse.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventor: Zoran RADIVOJEVIC
  • Patent number: 10578751
    Abstract: An apparatus including a scintillator arrangement including a plurality of optically isolated scintillators that extend lengthwise along a plurality of respective parallel axes and define respective scintillation channels, wherein each of the optically isolated scintillators extends lengthwise between an input interface and an output interface and is arranged to receive higher energy photons at the input interface, to convert high energy photons to lower energy photons, and to output lower energy photons from the output interface in a respective scintillation channel, wherein the optical isolation reduces transmission of lower energy photons between scintillation channels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventor: Zoran Radivojevic
  • Patent number: 10466787
    Abstract: An apparatus comprises a first magnetic plate; a second magnetic plate oriented parallel no the first magnetic plate, magnetically coupled to the first magnetic plate, and slidable relative to the first magnetic plate; a dielectric material positioned between the first magnetic plate and the second magnetic plate; and a contact in communication with the first magnetic plate and the second magnetic plate through which a voltage is applied, the voltage generating a signal that is responsive to a task performed on a mobile device, the signal providing a haptic effect to the first magnetic plate and the second magnetic plate upon sliding of the first magnetic plate relative to the second magnetic plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: PROVENANCE ASSET GROUP LLC
    Inventors: Zoran Radivojevic, Paul Beecher, Chris Bower, Anton Fahlgren
  • Patent number: 10459090
    Abstract: An apparatus and method, the apparatus comprising: a plurality of layers of scintillator material configured to generate photons in response to incident radiation; and a plurality of layers of spacer material wherein the scintillator material and spacer material are arranged in alternate layers so that a plurality of interfaces are provided between layers of scintillator material and layers of spacer material; wherein the scintillator material has a different refractive index to the spacer material and the thickness of layers within the plurality of layers is arranged to enable constructive interference of photons emitted by the scintillator material and reflected by the interfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Zoran Radivojevic, Michael Astley, Piers Andrew
  • Publication number: 20190321629
    Abstract: An apparatus including a proton battery configured to generate protons in the presence of water to produce a potential difference; and a first pair of electrical contacts electrically connected to the proton battery to enable a flow of electrical current therebetween when the potential difference from the proton battery is applied across the first pair of electrical contacts, wherein the apparatus is configured such that when the apparatus is attached to the skin of a user, the proton battery is exposed to water from the user's skin which produces the potential difference and enables a flow of electrical current through the user's skin via the first pair of electrical contacts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventor: Zoran RADIVOJEVIC
  • Publication number: 20190272992
    Abstract: A thin film manipulation method comprising: wetting a textured surface of a thin film manipulator with a liquid, the textured surface comprising peaks separated by valleys, the liquid forming capillary bridges between the peaks of the textured surface; picking up a thin film by contacting the thin film with the wetted textured surface to adhere the thin film to the wetted textured surface by capillary action of the capillary bridges with the thin film; and releasing the adhered thin film from the thin film manipulator. Also disclosed is a thin film manipulator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Christopher BOWER, Zoran RADIVOJEVIC, Yinglin LIU, Joseph BOTTOMLEY, Ashley-Jon Stephenson RUSHTON
  • Publication number: 20190183423
    Abstract: An apparatus and wearable electronic device wherein the apparatus comprises: a flexible member arranged to be wrapped around part of a subject's body, the flexible member comprising a first end portion and a second end portion; a magnetic arrangement embedded within the flexible member wherein the magnetic arrangement comprises at least one magnet positioned within the first end portion of the flexible member and at least one magnetic portion positioned within the second end portion of the flexible member; and wherein the magnetic arrangement is arranged to hold the first end portion of the flexible member in position relative to the second end portion when the flexible member is bent so that the first end portion and the second end portion overlap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventor: Zoran RADIVOJEVIC
  • Publication number: 20190167196
    Abstract: A method and apparatus, the method comprising: applying a conductive contact to a subject's skin; positioning an electrode relative to the conductive contact to enable an electrical connection between the subject's skin and the electrode wherein the electrical connection enables a bio-parameter of the subject to be detected; and wherein at least one of the conductive contact and the electrode are magnetised so as to enable a magnetic field from the magnetised at least one conductive contact and/or electrode to align the conductive contact and the electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Zoran Radivojevic, Matteo Bruna, Salvatore Zarra, Ugo Sassi
  • Publication number: 20190162866
    Abstract: An apparatus for sensing radiation is provided. Certain examples provide an apparatus including: a first layer including a sensor, wherein the sensor is configured to be responsive to changes in an electric field in the vicinity of the sensor; a second layer including a substrate configured to produce charge carriers in response to incident radiation; and a third layer including a plurality of electrodes, wherein the plurality of electrodes are configured to be selectively addressed during a readout operation of the sensor. Certain examples, relate to an apparatus for sensing X-rays or sensing neutrons including a graphene field effect transistor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Zoran RADIVOJEVIC, Matteo BRUNA
  • Publication number: 20190088382
    Abstract: A method and apparatus, the method comprising: transferring a layer of two dimensional material from a liquid surface onto a layer of woven electronic fabric; wherein the woven electronic fabric comprises a plurality of conductive strands and a plurality of non conductive strands such that the layer of two dimensional material and woven electronic fabric form a sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Mark ALLEN, Zoran RADIVOJEVIC, Christopher BOWER
  • Publication number: 20190025441
    Abstract: An apparatus and method, the apparatus comprising: a plurality of layers of scintillator material configured to generate photons in response to incident radiation; and a plurality of layers of spacer material wherein the scintillator material and spacer material are arranged in alternate layers so that a plurality of interfaces are provided between layers of scintillator material and layers of spacer material; wherein the scintillator material has a different refractive index to the spacer material and the thickness of layers within the plurality of layers is arranged to enable constructive interference of photons emitted by the scintillator material and reflected by the interfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Zoran RADIVOJEVIC, Michael ASTLEY, Piers ANDREW
  • Patent number: 9971405
    Abstract: An apparatus including: a touch sensitive input responsive to manual actuation; a display output associated with the touch sensitive input; and a controller configured to provide and maintain, in response to a manual actuation at a user selected location of the touch sensitive input, an output at the user selected location to facilitate additional manual actuation via the touch sensitive input in the region of the user selected location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: Nokia Technologies Oy
    Inventors: Antti Salo, Teppo Tapani Jokinen, Jarkko Tapio Saunamaki, Qifeng Yan, Piers Andrew, Lotta Partanen, Okan Ogeturk, Mikko Anttilainen, Zoran Radivojevic