The R&D Dept.: Local patent roundup for 11.16.22

Nicotine Pod Assemblies And Nicotine E-vaping Devices
Patent No. 11490656
A nicotine pod assembly for a nicotine e-vaping device may include a first section and a second section connected to the first section. The first section may define a pod outlet and be configured to hold a nicotine pre-vapor formulation. The second section may define a pod inlet and be configured to heat the nicotine pre-vapor formulation. The pod inlet is in fluidic communication with the pod outlet via a flow path. The flow path may include a first diverged portion, a second diverged portion, and a converged portion. A nicotine e-vaping device may include a device body defining a through hole configured to receive the nicotine pod assembly such that a pod inlet for the air flow is exposed when the nicotine pod assembly is seated within the through hole.
Inventors: Dean Twite (Richmond); Yannick Hourmand (Richmond); Bipin Patil (Richmond); Rangaraj S. Sundar (Richmond); Gregory Nelson (Richmond); Niall Gallagher (Richmond); Jarrett Keen (Richmond); Phillip Diana (Richmond); James Yorkshades (Gamlingay, Great Britain)
Assignee: Altria Client Services (Richmond)
Nov. 8, 2022

Nicotine E-vaping Device
Patent No. 11490660
A reservoir assembly that holds a nicotine pre-vapor formulation in a reservoir includes a reservoir assembly connector assembly defining a connector conduit, and which may be configured to detachably couple with a nicotine vaporizer assembly based on a connector element of the nicotine vaporizer assembly engaging with the connector conduit of the connector conduit. The reservoir assembly may include an isolation structure configured to move in relation to both the reservoir and the nicotine vaporizer connector assembly between a first position where the isolation structure exposes the nicotine vaporizer assembly to the reservoir and at least partially obstructs the connector conduit to restrict the connector element from disengaging from the connector conduit, and a second position where the isolation structure isolates the nicotine vaporizer assembly from the reservoir and opens the connector conduit to enable the connector element to disengage from the connector conduit.
Inventors: Eric Hawes (Midlothian, Va.); Raymond W. Lau (Richmond); Jose Jesus Paolo Montalvan (Mandaue, Philippines); John Paul Muring (Lapu-Lapu, Philippines)
Assignee: Altria Client Services (Richmond)
Nov. 8, 2022

On-chip Microfluidic Processing Of Particles
Patent No. 11493428
Described herein are microfluidic devices and methods that can greatly improve cell quality, streamline workflows, and lower costs. Applications include research and clinical diagnostics in cancer, infectious disease, and inflammatory disease, among other disease areas.
Inventors: Michael Grisham (Richmond); Curt I. Civin (Baltimore, Md.); James C. Sturm (Princeton, N.J.); Robert H. Austin (Princeton, N.J.); Joseph D’Silva (Princeton, N.J.); Yu Chen (Princeton, N.J.)
Assignee: GPB Scientific (Richmond) & University of Maryland (Baltimore, Md.) & The Trustees of Princeton University (Princeton, N.J.)
Nov. 8, 2022

Smoking Article
Patent No. 11490653
Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a smoking article having a burn portion and a mouth portion. The burn portion includes a smoking rod filled with a smokeable filler material formed almost exclusively of cellulose material. The mouth portion includes either a filter portion with or without an interface or a tip with an interface. The mouth end may include an orthonasal property and the interface may store an additive.
Inventors: Munmaya K. Mishra (Manakin Sabot, Va.); Shaoyong Yu (Glen Allen, Va.)
Assignee: Altria Client Services (Richmond)
Nov. 8, 2022

Tongue And Tongue Assembly With Injection Port For Rod Forming Apparatus, Rod Forming Apparatus With Tongue Assembly And Method Of Installing Tongue Assembly On Rod Forming Apparatus
Patent No. 11490651
The tongue includes a shaft, the shaft being hollow. The shaft includes a first end and a second end, the first end defining a first opening with a first radius of curvature, and the second end defining a second opening with a second radius of curvature. The first radius of curvature is larger than the second radius of curvature. The shaft defines at least one injection port that traverses through an inner surface of the shaft. A first plate is connected to the shaft. The first plate includes an engaging structure configured to mount the tongue onto a lower plate and align the shaft with a groove defined by the lower plate. The rod forming apparatus includes the tongue. The method installs the tongue onto the rod forming apparatus.
Inventors: Dwight D. Williams (Powhatan, Va.); Patrick S. McElhinney (Chesterfield, Va.)
Assignee: Altria Client Services (Richmond)
Nov. 8, 2022

Tobacco Having Altered Leaf Properties And Methods Of Making And Using
Patent No. 11492633
This disclosure provides tobacco plants having a mutation in PR50 and transgenic tobacco plants containing a PR50 RNAi, and methods of making and using such plants.
Inventors: Chengalrayan Kudithipudi (Midlothian, Va.); Alec J. Hayes (Chesterfield, Va.)
Assignee: Altria Client Services (Richmond)
Nov. 8, 2022

Assembler System For Assembling An Electronic Vaping Article
Patent No. 11490652
An assembler system for manufacturing vapor-generating articles may include a rotatable assembly drum including an outer face and a flute in the outer face. The flute is structured and arranged to hold a first section and a second section of the vapor-generating article. The system also includes a first mechanism that translates the first section relative to the second section while the first section and the second section are in the flute. The system additionally includes a second mechanism that rotates the first section relative to the second section while the first section and the second section are in the flute. The translating and the rotating connect the first section to the second section to form the vapor-generating article.
Inventors: Jeffrey A. Swepston (Powhatan, Va.); Travis M. Garthaffner (Midlothian, Va.); Christopher R. Newcomb (Richmond); Martin T. Garthaffner (Richmond)
Assignee: Altria Client Services (Richmond)
Nov. 8, 2022

Query Alerts Generation For Virtual Warehouse
Patent No. 11494413
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for generating notifications corresponding to queries submitted for execution by virtual warehouses are described herein. A request to execute a query may be received. An execution plan, for the query, may be identified. A processing complexity for the query may be predicted based on the query and the execution plan. A notification may be generated based on the processing complexity meeting an alert threshold. A user device may display the notification. A response to the notification comprising a selection of a first virtual warehouse, of a plurality of virtual warehouses, to execute the query may be received.
Inventors: Praveen Salim Syed Kandukuri (Ashburn, Va.); Karamchandradatt Hardatt (Glen Allen, Va.); Nagender Gurram (Glen Allen, Va.); Ganesh Bharathan (Henrico, Va.); Yudhish Batra (McLean, Va.)
Assignee: Capital One Services (McLean, Va.)
Nov. 8, 2022

System And Method For Performing Multi-point, Full-mission Sonic Boom Prediction
Patent No. 11492134
A high-fidelity, multi-point, full-mission sonic-boom propagation tool that includes functionality to handle aircraft trajectories and maneuvers, as well as, all relevant noise metrics at multiple points along the supersonic mission. This allows efficient computation of sonic-boom loudness across the entire supersonic mission to allow pilots and aircraft operators to plan the aircraft flight path to manage the sonic boom footprint.
Inventors: Sriram K. Rallabhandi (Glen Allen, Va.)
Assignee: United States of America as represented by the Administrator of NASA (Washington, D.C.)
Nov. 8, 2022

Packaged Personal Care Implement
Patent No. 11490725
A package for an oral care implement. The package may have an exposed outer surface, a package portion forming a first portion of the exposed outer surface, and a reusable cap forming a second portion of the exposed outer surface. The package portion may define a first cavity and the reusable cap may define a second cavity. The package portion may be formed by a backer panel and a cover panel that are coupled together to define the first cavity. The reusable cap may have a flange that is sandwiched between the backer panel and the cover panel to secure the reusable cap to the package portion. A personal care implement may be disposed within the package so that a first portion of personal care implement is located within the first cavity and a second portion of the personal care implement is located within the second cavity.
Inventors: Robert Moskovich (Manakin Sabot, Va.); Douglas Hohlbein (Hopewell, N.J.)
Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co. (New York, N.Y.)
Nov. 8, 2022

Wagon For Carrying Children
Patent No. 11498601
A folding wagon with a footwell for carrying small children or other articles. The folding wagon has a solid frame with scissor connections, that allow it to be compacted for storage and expanded for use. The footwell allows children a place to rest their feet within the wagon. The folding wagon has a fabric paneling system, from which portions can be removed for the cleaning of the wagon and the footwell. The folding wagon also has two canopies, allowing the carrying of two children with the canopies protecting them from the sun or the elements. The folding wagon can use attachments that expand its capabilities.
Inventor: Mark Zehfuss (Glen Allen, Va.)
Assignee: Dynamic Motion (Richmond)
Nov. 15, 2022

Techniques To Generate And Store Graph Models From Structured And Unstructured Data In A Cloud-based Graph Database System
Patent No. 11500933
Embodiments include systems, methods, articles of manufacture, and computer-readable media configured process data in a structured format and an unstructured format and applying one or more algorithms to detect elements and links between the elements in the data. Embodiments are further configured to generate a graph model comprising nodes comprising the elements and edges comprising the links.
Inventors: Shuzhao Yan (Herndon, Va.); Ashok Kari (Vienna, Va.); Biying Tang (Arlington, Va.); Serge Vilvovsky (Belmont, Mass.); Ada Cheung (Vienna, Va.); Kaleen Love (Alexandria, Va.); Nitin Sharma (Richmond); William Schineller (Sudbury, Mass.); Marina Giliver (Marblehead, Va.); Bangda Sun (Arlington, Va.); Yuhang Zhan (McLean, Va.); Elizabeth Miller (Lexington, Mass.)
Assignee: Capital One Services (McLean, Va.)
Nov. 15, 2022

Communications System Using Pulse Divider And Associated Methods
Patent No. 11502758
A communications system may include a transmitter node, a receiver node, and an optical communications channel coupling the transmitter node and receiver node. The transmitter node may include a pulse transmitter and a pulse divider downstream therefrom. The receiver node may include a pulse recombiner and a pulse receiver downstream therefrom.
Inventors: Victor G. Bucklew (Richmond); Fraser R. Dalgleish (Vero Beach, Fla.); Cypryan T. Klish (Melbourne, Fla.); James A. Nagel (Fort Wayne, Va.)
Assignee: Eagle Technology (Melbourne, Fla.)
Nov. 15, 2022

Variable Areal Density Cross-plied Fiber-reinforced Composite Ballistic Material
Patent No. 11499802
This technology relates materials that are stab, spike and ballistic resistant and to stab, spike and ballistic resistant composite articles incorporating uniaxially oriented, non-woven fabrics. A fabric layer having a non-uniform areal density is formed having thick areas and thin areas, the thick areas having a greater filament/tape concentration compared to the thin areas. In said thick areas, agglomerated tapes/filaments will protrude from the fabric layer surface. Additional layers are then adjoined with the non-uniform layer to form a panel that has stab, spike and ballistic resistance, with protrusions at least partially spacing the additional layers from full, direct contact with the surface of the non-uniform fabric layer to thereby enhance flexibility and stab, spike and ballistic resistance of the whole.
Inventors: Ashok Bhatnagar (Richmond); Gregory A. Davis (Midlothian, Va.); David Andrew Steenkamer (Midlothian, Va.); Lori L. Wagner (Richmond)
Assignee: Honeywell International (Charlotte, N.C.)
Nov. 15, 2022

Four Corner Fusion Device
Patent No. 11497537
A method, system, and apparatus for bone fusion. Bone fusion can be performed using an elongated plate having a top face and a bottom face and defining a plurality of screw apertures therethrough. The elongated plate has a longitudinal dimension between a first and second ends and a lateral dimension between first and second sides. The screw apertures are defined in a generally straight line along the longitudinal dimension of the elongated plate, and three or more of the screw apertures are configured to facilitate different trajectories of bone screws through each of the three or more screw apertures. The screw apertures are configured to facilitate trajectories of bone screws to secure at least three bones to the elongated plate.
Inventors: Jaiyoung Ryu (Morgantown, W.Va.); Terry Whipple (Richmond); Benjamin Carl Casey (Dallas, Texas)
Assignee: OsteoMed LLC (Addison, Texas)
Nov. 15, 2022

Augmented Reality System Visualization
Patent 11500511
A computer-implemented method of diagnosing a technology environment using augmented reality may include: receiving status information corresponding to the technology environment; generating, based on the status information, a 3D visualization of the technology environment; causing an augmented reality device to display the 3D visualization, the 3D visualization including one or more first level icons; receiving first selection information from the augmented reality device, the first selection information corresponding to a first selection gesture performed by a user of the augmented reality device; and in response to the first selection information, causing the augmented reality device to display one or more second level icons as part of the 3D visualization.
Inventors: Arunkumar Natarajan (Glen Allen, Va.); Omari Felix (Chesterfield, Va.); Colleen Frank (Arlington, Va.); Venkata Mandali (Glen Allen, Va.)
Assignee: Capital One Services (McLean, Va.)
Nov. 15, 2022

Paper-based Container Lids And Methods For Making The Same
Patent No. 11497330
A paper-based container lid comprises a top wall, a side wall connecting to the top wall, and a sealing channel formed on the side wall for sealingly engaging a rim of the container and securing the lid to the container, wherein the top wall and the side wall are preferably formed from separate blanks.
Inventors: Joel C. Panek (Moseley, Va.); Wade Harris (Lumberton, Texas); Bhagwandat Mohan (Henrico, Va.); Rune K. Haraldsson (Ashland, Va.); Matthew E. Zachrle (Chesterfield, Va.); Jeremy D. Mowery (Memphis, Tenn.)
Assignee: PTM Packaging Tools Machinery Ptd. Ltd. (Singapore)
Nov. 15, 2022

Systems And Methods For Cryptographic Authentication Of Contactless Cards
Patent No. 11502844
Example embodiments of systems and methods for data transmission system between transmitting and receiving devices are provided. In an embodiment, each of the transmitting and receiving devices can contain a master key. The transmitting device can generate a diversified key using the master key, protect a counter value and encrypt data prior to transmitting to the receiving device, which can generate the diversified key based on the master key and can decrypt the data and validate the protected counter value using the diversified key.
Inventors: Kevin Osborn (Newton Highlands, Mass.); Jeffrey Rule (Chevy Chase, Md.); Paul Moreton (Glen Allen, Va.); William Duane (Westford, Mass.); Colin Hart (Arlington, Va.); Kaitlin Newman (Washington, D.C.): Lara Mossler (Farmville, Va.); Daniel Herrington (New York, N.Y.); Srinivasa Chigurupati (Long Grove, Ill.); Ian Prince (Toronto, Canada); Wayne Lutz (Fort Washington, Md.)
Assignee: Capital One Services (McLean, Va.)
Nov. 15, 2022ja

Nicotine Pod Assemblies And Nicotine E-vaping Devices
Patent No. 11490656
A nicotine pod assembly for a nicotine e-vaping device may include a first section and a second section connected to the first section. The first section may define a pod outlet and be configured to hold a nicotine pre-vapor formulation. The second section may define a pod inlet and be configured to heat the nicotine pre-vapor formulation. The pod inlet is in fluidic communication with the pod outlet via a flow path. The flow path may include a first diverged portion, a second diverged portion, and a converged portion. A nicotine e-vaping device may include a device body defining a through hole configured to receive the nicotine pod assembly such that a pod inlet for the air flow is exposed when the nicotine pod assembly is seated within the through hole.
Inventors: Dean Twite (Richmond); Yannick Hourmand (Richmond); Bipin Patil (Richmond); Rangaraj S. Sundar (Richmond); Gregory Nelson (Richmond); Niall Gallagher (Richmond); Jarrett Keen (Richmond); Phillip Diana (Richmond); James Yorkshades (Gamlingay, Great Britain)
Assignee: Altria Client Services (Richmond)
Nov. 8, 2022

Nicotine E-vaping Device
Patent No. 11490660
A reservoir assembly that holds a nicotine pre-vapor formulation in a reservoir includes a reservoir assembly connector assembly defining a connector conduit, and which may be configured to detachably couple with a nicotine vaporizer assembly based on a connector element of the nicotine vaporizer assembly engaging with the connector conduit of the connector conduit. The reservoir assembly may include an isolation structure configured to move in relation to both the reservoir and the nicotine vaporizer connector assembly between a first position where the isolation structure exposes the nicotine vaporizer assembly to the reservoir and at least partially obstructs the connector conduit to restrict the connector element from disengaging from the connector conduit, and a second position where the isolation structure isolates the nicotine vaporizer assembly from the reservoir and opens the connector conduit to enable the connector element to disengage from the connector conduit.
Inventors: Eric Hawes (Midlothian, Va.); Raymond W. Lau (Richmond); Jose Jesus Paolo Montalvan (Mandaue, Philippines); John Paul Muring (Lapu-Lapu, Philippines)
Assignee: Altria Client Services (Richmond)
Nov. 8, 2022

On-chip Microfluidic Processing Of Particles
Patent No. 11493428
Described herein are microfluidic devices and methods that can greatly improve cell quality, streamline workflows, and lower costs. Applications include research and clinical diagnostics in cancer, infectious disease, and inflammatory disease, among other disease areas.
Inventors: Michael Grisham (Richmond); Curt I. Civin (Baltimore, Md.); James C. Sturm (Princeton, N.J.); Robert H. Austin (Princeton, N.J.); Joseph D’Silva (Princeton, N.J.); Yu Chen (Princeton, N.J.)
Assignee: GPB Scientific (Richmond) & University of Maryland (Baltimore, Md.) & The Trustees of Princeton University (Princeton, N.J.)
Nov. 8, 2022

Smoking Article
Patent No. 11490653
Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to a smoking article having a burn portion and a mouth portion. The burn portion includes a smoking rod filled with a smokeable filler material formed almost exclusively of cellulose material. The mouth portion includes either a filter portion with or without an interface or a tip with an interface. The mouth end may include an orthonasal property and the interface may store an additive.
Inventors: Munmaya K. Mishra (Manakin Sabot, Va.); Shaoyong Yu (Glen Allen, Va.)
Assignee: Altria Client Services (Richmond)
Nov. 8, 2022

Tongue And Tongue Assembly With Injection Port For Rod Forming Apparatus, Rod Forming Apparatus With Tongue Assembly And Method Of Installing Tongue Assembly On Rod Forming Apparatus
Patent No. 11490651
The tongue includes a shaft, the shaft being hollow. The shaft includes a first end and a second end, the first end defining a first opening with a first radius of curvature, and the second end defining a second opening with a second radius of curvature. The first radius of curvature is larger than the second radius of curvature. The shaft defines at least one injection port that traverses through an inner surface of the shaft. A first plate is connected to the shaft. The first plate includes an engaging structure configured to mount the tongue onto a lower plate and align the shaft with a groove defined by the lower plate. The rod forming apparatus includes the tongue. The method installs the tongue onto the rod forming apparatus.
Inventors: Dwight D. Williams (Powhatan, Va.); Patrick S. McElhinney (Chesterfield, Va.)
Assignee: Altria Client Services (Richmond)
Nov. 8, 2022

Tobacco Having Altered Leaf Properties And Methods Of Making And Using
Patent No. 11492633
This disclosure provides tobacco plants having a mutation in PR50 and transgenic tobacco plants containing a PR50 RNAi, and methods of making and using such plants.
Inventors: Chengalrayan Kudithipudi (Midlothian, Va.); Alec J. Hayes (Chesterfield, Va.)
Assignee: Altria Client Services (Richmond)
Nov. 8, 2022

Assembler System For Assembling An Electronic Vaping Article
Patent No. 11490652
An assembler system for manufacturing vapor-generating articles may include a rotatable assembly drum including an outer face and a flute in the outer face. The flute is structured and arranged to hold a first section and a second section of the vapor-generating article. The system also includes a first mechanism that translates the first section relative to the second section while the first section and the second section are in the flute. The system additionally includes a second mechanism that rotates the first section relative to the second section while the first section and the second section are in the flute. The translating and the rotating connect the first section to the second section to form the vapor-generating article.
Inventors: Jeffrey A. Swepston (Powhatan, Va.); Travis M. Garthaffner (Midlothian, Va.); Christopher R. Newcomb (Richmond); Martin T. Garthaffner (Richmond)
Assignee: Altria Client Services (Richmond)
Nov. 8, 2022

Query Alerts Generation For Virtual Warehouse
Patent No. 11494413
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for generating notifications corresponding to queries submitted for execution by virtual warehouses are described herein. A request to execute a query may be received. An execution plan, for the query, may be identified. A processing complexity for the query may be predicted based on the query and the execution plan. A notification may be generated based on the processing complexity meeting an alert threshold. A user device may display the notification. A response to the notification comprising a selection of a first virtual warehouse, of a plurality of virtual warehouses, to execute the query may be received.
Inventors: Praveen Salim Syed Kandukuri (Ashburn, Va.); Karamchandradatt Hardatt (Glen Allen, Va.); Nagender Gurram (Glen Allen, Va.); Ganesh Bharathan (Henrico, Va.); Yudhish Batra (McLean, Va.)
Assignee: Capital One Services (McLean, Va.)
Nov. 8, 2022

System And Method For Performing Multi-point, Full-mission Sonic Boom Prediction
Patent No. 11492134
A high-fidelity, multi-point, full-mission sonic-boom propagation tool that includes functionality to handle aircraft trajectories and maneuvers, as well as, all relevant noise metrics at multiple points along the supersonic mission. This allows efficient computation of sonic-boom loudness across the entire supersonic mission to allow pilots and aircraft operators to plan the aircraft flight path to manage the sonic boom footprint.
Inventors: Sriram K. Rallabhandi (Glen Allen, Va.)
Assignee: United States of America as represented by the Administrator of NASA (Washington, D.C.)
Nov. 8, 2022

Packaged Personal Care Implement
Patent No. 11490725
A package for an oral care implement. The package may have an exposed outer surface, a package portion forming a first portion of the exposed outer surface, and a reusable cap forming a second portion of the exposed outer surface. The package portion may define a first cavity and the reusable cap may define a second cavity. The package portion may be formed by a backer panel and a cover panel that are coupled together to define the first cavity. The reusable cap may have a flange that is sandwiched between the backer panel and the cover panel to secure the reusable cap to the package portion. A personal care implement may be disposed within the package so that a first portion of personal care implement is located within the first cavity and a second portion of the personal care implement is located within the second cavity.
Inventors: Robert Moskovich (Manakin Sabot, Va.); Douglas Hohlbein (Hopewell, N.J.)
Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co. (New York, N.Y.)
Nov. 8, 2022

Wagon For Carrying Children
Patent No. 11498601
A folding wagon with a footwell for carrying small children or other articles. The folding wagon has a solid frame with scissor connections, that allow it to be compacted for storage and expanded for use. The footwell allows children a place to rest their feet within the wagon. The folding wagon has a fabric paneling system, from which portions can be removed for the cleaning of the wagon and the footwell. The folding wagon also has two canopies, allowing the carrying of two children with the canopies protecting them from the sun or the elements. The folding wagon can use attachments that expand its capabilities.
Inventor: Mark Zehfuss (Glen Allen, Va.)
Assignee: Dynamic Motion (Richmond)
Nov. 15, 2022

Techniques To Generate And Store Graph Models From Structured And Unstructured Data In A Cloud-based Graph Database System
Patent No. 11500933
Embodiments include systems, methods, articles of manufacture, and computer-readable media configured process data in a structured format and an unstructured format and applying one or more algorithms to detect elements and links between the elements in the data. Embodiments are further configured to generate a graph model comprising nodes comprising the elements and edges comprising the links.
Inventors: Shuzhao Yan (Herndon, Va.); Ashok Kari (Vienna, Va.); Biying Tang (Arlington, Va.); Serge Vilvovsky (Belmont, Mass.); Ada Cheung (Vienna, Va.); Kaleen Love (Alexandria, Va.); Nitin Sharma (Richmond); William Schineller (Sudbury, Mass.); Marina Giliver (Marblehead, Va.); Bangda Sun (Arlington, Va.); Yuhang Zhan (McLean, Va.); Elizabeth Miller (Lexington, Mass.)
Assignee: Capital One Services (McLean, Va.)
Nov. 15, 2022

Communications System Using Pulse Divider And Associated Methods
Patent No. 11502758
A communications system may include a transmitter node, a receiver node, and an optical communications channel coupling the transmitter node and receiver node. The transmitter node may include a pulse transmitter and a pulse divider downstream therefrom. The receiver node may include a pulse recombiner and a pulse receiver downstream therefrom.
Inventors: Victor G. Bucklew (Richmond); Fraser R. Dalgleish (Vero Beach, Fla.); Cypryan T. Klish (Melbourne, Fla.); James A. Nagel (Fort Wayne, Va.)
Assignee: Eagle Technology (Melbourne, Fla.)
Nov. 15, 2022

Variable Areal Density Cross-plied Fiber-reinforced Composite Ballistic Material
Patent No. 11499802
This technology relates materials that are stab, spike and ballistic resistant and to stab, spike and ballistic resistant composite articles incorporating uniaxially oriented, non-woven fabrics. A fabric layer having a non-uniform areal density is formed having thick areas and thin areas, the thick areas having a greater filament/tape concentration compared to the thin areas. In said thick areas, agglomerated tapes/filaments will protrude from the fabric layer surface. Additional layers are then adjoined with the non-uniform layer to form a panel that has stab, spike and ballistic resistance, with protrusions at least partially spacing the additional layers from full, direct contact with the surface of the non-uniform fabric layer to thereby enhance flexibility and stab, spike and ballistic resistance of the whole.
Inventors: Ashok Bhatnagar (Richmond); Gregory A. Davis (Midlothian, Va.); David Andrew Steenkamer (Midlothian, Va.); Lori L. Wagner (Richmond)
Assignee: Honeywell International (Charlotte, N.C.)
Nov. 15, 2022

Four Corner Fusion Device
Patent No. 11497537
A method, system, and apparatus for bone fusion. Bone fusion can be performed using an elongated plate having a top face and a bottom face and defining a plurality of screw apertures therethrough. The elongated plate has a longitudinal dimension between a first and second ends and a lateral dimension between first and second sides. The screw apertures are defined in a generally straight line along the longitudinal dimension of the elongated plate, and three or more of the screw apertures are configured to facilitate different trajectories of bone screws through each of the three or more screw apertures. The screw apertures are configured to facilitate trajectories of bone screws to secure at least three bones to the elongated plate.
Inventors: Jaiyoung Ryu (Morgantown, W.Va.); Terry Whipple (Richmond); Benjamin Carl Casey (Dallas, Texas)
Assignee: OsteoMed LLC (Addison, Texas)
Nov. 15, 2022

Augmented Reality System Visualization
Patent 11500511
A computer-implemented method of diagnosing a technology environment using augmented reality may include: receiving status information corresponding to the technology environment; generating, based on the status information, a 3D visualization of the technology environment; causing an augmented reality device to display the 3D visualization, the 3D visualization including one or more first level icons; receiving first selection information from the augmented reality device, the first selection information corresponding to a first selection gesture performed by a user of the augmented reality device; and in response to the first selection information, causing the augmented reality device to display one or more second level icons as part of the 3D visualization.
Inventors: Arunkumar Natarajan (Glen Allen, Va.); Omari Felix (Chesterfield, Va.); Colleen Frank (Arlington, Va.); Venkata Mandali (Glen Allen, Va.)
Assignee: Capital One Services (McLean, Va.)
Nov. 15, 2022

Paper-based Container Lids And Methods For Making The Same
Patent No. 11497330
A paper-based container lid comprises a top wall, a side wall connecting to the top wall, and a sealing channel formed on the side wall for sealingly engaging a rim of the container and securing the lid to the container, wherein the top wall and the side wall are preferably formed from separate blanks.
Inventors: Joel C. Panek (Moseley, Va.); Wade Harris (Lumberton, Texas); Bhagwandat Mohan (Henrico, Va.); Rune K. Haraldsson (Ashland, Va.); Matthew E. Zachrle (Chesterfield, Va.); Jeremy D. Mowery (Memphis, Tenn.)
Assignee: PTM Packaging Tools Machinery Ptd. Ltd. (Singapore)
Nov. 15, 2022

Systems And Methods For Cryptographic Authentication Of Contactless Cards
Patent No. 11502844
Example embodiments of systems and methods for data transmission system between transmitting and receiving devices are provided. In an embodiment, each of the transmitting and receiving devices can contain a master key. The transmitting device can generate a diversified key using the master key, protect a counter value and encrypt data prior to transmitting to the receiving device, which can generate the diversified key based on the master key and can decrypt the data and validate the protected counter value using the diversified key.
Inventors: Kevin Osborn (Newton Highlands, Mass.); Jeffrey Rule (Chevy Chase, Md.); Paul Moreton (Glen Allen, Va.); William Duane (Westford, Mass.); Colin Hart (Arlington, Va.); Kaitlin Newman (Washington, D.C.): Lara Mossler (Farmville, Va.); Daniel Herrington (New York, N.Y.); Srinivasa Chigurupati (Long Grove, Ill.); Ian Prince (Toronto, Canada); Wayne Lutz (Fort Washington, Md.)
Assignee: Capital One Services (McLean, Va.)
Nov. 15, 2022ja

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