Recent Submissions

  • Virtual reality driver training and assessment system 

    Ni, Rui (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-11-03)
    A virtual reality (VR) based driving simulation system and method provides hazard perception training and testing. Some embodiments use a personal computing device (e.g., smartphone), a head-mounted VR headset, and a ...
  • Hexaferrite slant and slot MIMO antenna element 

    Kwon, Hyuck M.; Jayasooriya, Chandana K. K.; Hong, Yang-Ki; Syslo, Ryan (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-07-18)
    A MIMO antenna for mobile devices has a system board, and two or more microstrip lines extending along a top surface of the system board. The MIMO antenna additionally includes a ground plane extending along a bottom surface ...
  • Compounds for inhibiting bacterial growth via phosphatidylglycerol binding 

    Burns, Dennis H.; English, Douglas S. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-06-02)
    Antibacterial small molecule compounds, termed liptins, bind to phosphatidylglycerol in bacterial plasma membranes. The small molecule compounds comprise a three-dimensional complementary binding pocket for phosphatidylglycerol, ...
  • Internet-based remote control and monitoring system for commercial doors using mobile devices 

    Eslami, Ali; Asaduzzaman, Abu; Erjaei, Mohammad H. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-06-23)
    A remote control door closure operating system is based on a central server with a backend database identifying a collection of controllable doors and a plurality of authorized users and corresponding credentials. A door ...
  • Adapter for finger appendage of brass instrument 

    Hunsicker, John David (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-06-02)
    An adapter for the finger appendage of a brass instrument has an adapter body. An outboard side and an inboard side of the adapter body are spaced apart along a width. The adapter includes a fitting portion defining the ...
  • Beacon-based indoor wayfinding system with automated beacon placement 

    Namboodiri, Vinod; Cheraghi, Seyed Ali (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-05-19)
    An automated process designs an indoor wayfinding system using wireless beacons interacting with a mobile smartphone to guide a user to a destination. Image processing and computational geometric techniques extracting ...
  • Apparatus and method for simulating machining and other forming operations 

    Madhavan, Viswanathan (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-03-17)
    A method includes obtaining information associated with a forming operation involving a manufacturing machine having a tool that contacts material and simulating deformation of the material based on the information. ...
  • Basketball shooting aid 

    Boatright, Darron; Reuter, Kimberly Marie; DeGarmo, Jason M. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-03-17)
    A basketball shooting aid includes a sidewall having an upper surface, a lower surface, an inner surface, and an outer surface. The upper surface of the sidewall defines an upper orifice and the lower surface of the sidewall ...
  • System and method for generating exact symbol error rates of frequency-hopped signals 

    Kwon, Hyuck M.; Pham, Khanh D. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-08-22)
    A system and method for transmitting data over a wireless communication network. The method broadly includes generating a frequency hopping pattern spanning a plurality of time hops and a plurality of signal frequencies; ...
  • Composite magnetic nanoparticle drug delivery system 

    Asmatulu, Ramazan; Misak, Heath Edward; Yang, Shang-You; Wooley, Paul H. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-10-10)
    A composite magnetic nanoparticle drug delivery system provides targeted controlled release chemotherapies for cancerous tumors and inflammatory diseases. The magnetic nanoparticle includes a biocompatible and biodegradable ...
  • Autonomously guiding vehicles through orifices 

    Chakravarthy, Animesh; Ghose, Debasish (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-02-25)
    This document generally describes a safe-passage guidance strategy developed in a relative velocity framework to enable a generic aerial robot execute a precision three-dimensional maneuver through a narrow orifice in a ...
  • System and method for recycling of pre-impregnated composite fibers 

    Asmatulu, Ramazan; Patlolla, Vamsidhar Reddy (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-10-03)
    An apparatus for recycling of fibers pre-impregnated with resin may include a container configured to receive a predetermined amount of solvent and a predetermined amount of fibers pre-impregnated with resin. The apparatus ...
  • Rapid setting composite article 

    Tomblin, John S.; Aldag, Thomas; McCarvill, William T.; Reuter, Kimberly Marie; White, Joel D.; Meyer, Andrea C. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2019-05-14)
    A fiber-reinforced composite article useful in supporting or immobilizing an injured body part is disclosed. The composite is a multi-layer, flexible precursor including fiber reinforcement plies, which can be rapidly cured ...
  • Protective antigen complexes with increased stability and uses thereof 

    Bann, James G.; Miyagi, Masaru (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2019-01-29)
    Immunogenic compositions against Bacillus anthracis comprising a stabilized protective antigen complex are disclosed. The stabilized complex comprises protective antigen protein and capillary morphogenesis protein-2, with ...
  • Spreading sequence system for full connectivity relay network 

    Kwon, Hyuck M.; Yang, Jie; Pham, Khanh D. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-04-24)
    Fully connected uplink and downlink fully connected relay network systems using pseudo-noise spreading and despreading sequences subjected to maximizing the signal-to-interference-plus-noise ratio. The relay network systems ...
  • System and method for channel probability mass function dependent frequency hopping 

    Kwon, Hyuck M.; Hannon, Matthew; Pham, Khanh D. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-11-14)
    A system and method for generating a channel statistics dependent frequency hopping pattern that requires low computational complexity and simultaneously maximizes channel capacity and minimizes the symbol error rate or ...
  • Conversion of natural gas into clean liquid fuels 

    Gu, Shuang; Houtaham, Farshad (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2019-12-31)
    Provided herein are methods and systems for converting natural gas, and specifically methane, into higher-value oxycarbon products, such as methanol, methyl formate, and formic acid. The natural gas is introduced into an ...
  • Non-invasive biofeedback system 

    He, Jibo; Patterson, Jeremy A. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2019-07-16)
    A method, system, and computer program for non-invasively monitoring a physiological parameter and providing biofeedback. The method, system, and computer program provide for the non-invasive detection of a physiological ...
  • Computer program, system, and method for observation and communication for mobile settings, mobile applications, and wearable mobile devices 

    He, Jibo; Chaparro, Barbara S. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-01-09)
    A system including at least first and second wearable mobile devices and optionally one or more smartphones or other computing devices for allowing a wearable mobile device wearer, an on-site observer, and a remote observer ...
  • Energy absorbing seat mechanism 

    Olivares, Gerardo (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-05-29)
    A system includes a shear member and an energy absorber. The shear member is configured to couple a seat portion to a base structure of a vehicle. The shear member is configured to sustain a first load without fracture and ...

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