Publications

Publication Type: Patent

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2019

Patent

M. Vinodini Ramesh, Pathinarupothi, R. Krishnan, Ekanath Srihari Rangan, Durga P, and P Rangan, V., “Systems, methods, and devices for remote health monitoring and management using internet of things sensors”, U.S. Patent US16/117,6892019.[Abstract]


A health-monitoring system has IoT-vitals sensing nodes joined to a patient's body, sensing vital characteristics, employing wireless transmission circuitry transmitting sensed data by a short-range network, and a local gateway having wireless circuitry receiving transmitted data from the IoT-vitals sensors, software (SW) executing on a processor from a non-transitory medium, the SW processing the transmitted data received, and transmission circuitry transmitting processed data over a long-range network.

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2018

Patent

K. A. Unnikrishna Menon, Jayaram, R., and Divya, P., “Wearable Wireless Tongue Controlled Devices ”, 2018.

2018

Patent

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Rangan, D. P. Venkat, and Sethuraman Rao, “Mobile Infrastructure for Coastal Region Offshore Communications and Networks ”, 2018.[Abstract]


A marine communication system has an on-shore base station providing a long-range network, an Internet router connecting the base station to an Internet network, a plurality of first fishing boats in a cluster, each having an onboard Access Router, and at least one second boat in the cluster equipped with Adaptive Backhaul Equipment, including a directional antenna and a backhaul transceiver capable of accessing the network provided by the base station. The access routers provide communication with communication devices used by fishermen aboard the boats, and at least one Access Router communicates with the equipment aboard the at least one second boat in the cluster, thereby providing Internet connectivity and email, voice, text and video communication through the base station and the Internet network, to the fishermen aboard the boats in the cluster.

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2018

Patent

S. N. Rao, V. Maneesha, R., and P Rangan, V., “Automatic Antenna Orientation and Stabilization System and Method”, U.S. Patent US16/056,1372018.[Abstract]


A method for maximizing signal strength between a land-based or moving first station and a second, moving station on a sea-going vessel is provided, comprising mounting an antenna on a structure on the moving station, the structure rotatable about a vertical axis by a mechanism powered by an electric motor, initiating a data connection between the first and the second stations by a processor in communication circuitry at the second station, reading a received signal-strength by the processor, and operating the electric motor by the processor, rotating the rotatable structure, maximizing the signal strength.

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2017

Patent

“System and Method for Synthesizing, Preserving Consistent Relative Neighborhood positions in Multiperspective Multipoint Tele-Immersive Environment (2D) ”, 2017.

2017

Patent

Uma Gopalakrishnan, Narayanankutty, R., Balaji Hariharan, and P. Venkat Rangan, “System and Method for Synthesizing, Preserving Consistent Relative Neighborhood positions in Multiperspective Multipoint Tele-Immersive Environment (3D)”, 2017.[Abstract]


An e-learning system has a local classroom with an instructor station and a microphone and a local student station with a microphone, a plurality of remote classrooms with an instructor display and a student station with a microphone, and planar displays and video cameras in each of the classrooms, the remote and local classrooms connected over a network, with a server monitoring feeds and enforcing exclusive states, with sets of video displays, each set dedicated to a remote classroom, arrayed along a line orthogonal to a line between the instructor station and the local student station, with one display in each set facing toward the instructor station, and one display in each set facing toward the local student station.

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2017

Patent

Sethuraman Rao, Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, and Rangan, D. P. Venkat, “Mobile Infrastructure for Coastal Region Offshore Communications and Networks”, 2017.[Abstract]


A marine communication system has an on-shore base station providing a long-range network, an Internet router connecting the base station to an Internet network, a plurality of first fishing boats in a cluster, each having an onboard Access Router, and at least one second boat in the cluster equipped with Adaptive Backhaul Equipment, including a directional antenna and a backhaul transceiver capable of accessing the network provided by the base station. The access routers provide communication with communication devices used by fishermen aboard the boats, and at least one Access Router communicates with the equipment aboard the at least one second boat in the cluster, thereby providing Internet connectivity and email, voice, text and video communication through the base station and the Internet network, to the fishermen aboard the boats in the cluster.

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2016

Patent

P. V. Rangan, Balaji Hariharan, Rahul K Pathinarupothi, Narayanankutty, R., Gopakumar, S. A., and Uma Gopalakrishnan, “System and Method for Synthesizing, Preserving Consistent Relative Neighborhood positions in Multiperspective Multipoint Tele-Immersive Environment (2D)”, U.S. Patent US 15/180,4142016.[Abstract]


An e-learning system has a local classroom with an instructor station and a microphone and a local student station with a microphone, a plurality of remote classrooms with an instructor display and a student station with a microphone, and planar displays and video cameras in each of the classrooms, the remote and local classrooms connected over a network, with a server monitoring feeds and enforcing exclusive states, with sets of video displays, each set dedicated to a remote classroom, arrayed along a line orthogonal to a line between the instructor station and the local student station, with one display in each set facing toward the instructor station, and one display in each set facing toward the local student station.

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2016

Patent

P. V. Rangan, Balaji Hariharan, Rahul K Pathinarupothi, Narayanankutty, R., Gopakumar, S. A., and Uma Gopalakrishnan, “System and Method for Synthesizing, Preserving Consistent Relative Neighborhood positions in Multiperspective Multipoint Tele-Immersive Environment (3D)”, U.S. Patent US 15/180,6042016.[Abstract]


An e-learning system has a local classroom comprising a local student station and an instructor station, such that local students at the local student station and an instructor at the instructor station face each other directly along a first viewing line, a plurality of remote classrooms each having a student station, video cameras in each of the remote classrooms positioned and oriented to capture video images of subjects, video displays in the local classroom arranged along a line orthogonal to the first viewing line and all facing the local student station, in sets of at least two displays, arranged vertically one above another, each first set of at least two displays dedicated to one of the remote classrooms, a second plurality of video displays like the first, but facing the instructor, connection apparatus between classrooms, a server coordinating video feeds with displays.

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2016

Patent

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Arya Devi R. D., and P. Venkat Rangan, “Apparatus for Power Theft Detection On An Electrical Power Grid (Patent Filed)”, U.S. Patent 14/719,7862016.[Abstract]


An apparatus reducing power theft on a micro power grid includes a server connected to the micro power grid, the server including a processor, data repository and software executing on the processor from a non-transitory medium the software enabling collection over time of bi-directional current data from smart distribution nodes connected to identified segments of the micro power grid and from smart meters distributed to one or more client demarcation points on the identified segments, processing of the bi-directional current data to determine power theft event frequency and power theft current information, assigning of a class to the individual ones of identified segments according to results of processing, and resetting of the number of packet transmission hop counts between the smart distribution nodes on identified segments and resetting the time period interval between subsequent power theft check routines for each identified segment based upon the classification data.

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2015

Patent

P. V. Rangan, Balaji Hariharan, Rahul K Pathinarupothi, Narayanankutty, R., Gopakumar, S. A., and Uma Gopalakrishnan, “System and Method for Synthesizing and Preserving Consistent Relative Neighborhood Position in Multi-Perspective Multi-Point Tele-Immersive Environments”, U.S. Patent US20150062284A12015.[Abstract]


An e-learning system has a local classroom with an instructor station and a microphone and a local student station with a microphone, a remote classroom with an instructor display and a student station with a microphone, and planar displays and video cameras in each of the classrooms, the remote and local classrooms connected over a network, with a server monitoring feeds and enforcing exclusive states, such that audio and video feeds are managed in a manner that video and audio of the instructor, the local students and the first remote students, as seen and heard either directly or via speakers and displays by each of the instructor, the local students and the remote students presents to each as though all are interacting in the same room. (India Provisional Patent Application No. 3888/CHE/2013)

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2015

Patent

K. A. Unnikrishn Menon, Jayaram, R., Pullarkatt, D., and Ramesh, M. Vinodini, “Wearble Wireless Tongue Controlled Device”, U.S. Patent 14/690,2662015.

2015

Patent

M. Vinodini Ramesh, Devidas, A. Remanidevi, and P. Venkat Rangan, “Innovation in Electrical Grid Technology”, U.S. Patent 62/032,207 (P) 14/719,786 (NP)2015.

2015

Patent

M. Vinodini Ramesh, Devidas, A. Remanidevi, and P. Venkat Rangan, “Optimal Communication Architecture for Smart Distribution Power Grid”, U.S. Patent 3984/CHE/20152015.

2015

Patent

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Arya Devi R. D., and P. Venkat Rangan, “Using CPS Enabled Micro-grid System for Optimal Power Utilization and Supply Strategy”, U.S. Patent 3978/CJE/20152015.

2015

Patent

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, Arya Devi R. D., and P. Venkat Rangan, “Apparatus for Power Theft Detection On An Electrical Power Grid”, U.S. Patent 3933/CHE/20152015.

2015

Patent

R. Narayanan, P Rangan, V., and Balaji Hariharan, “A System to Provide Real-Time Classroom Events in Remote Classrooms and Method Thereof”, U.S. Patent 5370/CHE/20152015.

2014

Patent

Dr. Maneesha V. Ramesh, “Network-based System for Predicting Landslides and Providing Early Warnings”, U.S. Patent US13/168,3572014.[Abstract]


A wireless node for monitoring landslide conditions has at least one tubular probe body deployed in a borehole in a landslide prone area and anchored to rock below soil, multiple sensors carried by and deployed within and or outside of the tubular probe body for measuring geologic motion and hydrologic saturation and pressure at three or more distinct levels of soil above the rock, a power source, a data acquisition board in communication with the sensors carried by and or deployed within or outside of the probe body, and a wireless transceiver in communication with the data acquisition board and accessible to a local area wireless network (LAWN), which is in turn accessible to a wide area wireless network (WAWN). Geologic and hydrologic data of at least three separate layers of soil above the anchor rock is collected in real time from the sensors deployed on or near the probe body, the data qualified against threshold readings in three or more stages to provide graduating levels of alerts culminating in a warning of an impending landslide.

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2014

Patent

K. A. Unnikrishn Menon, Jayaram, R., Pullarkatt, D., and Ramesh, M. Vinodini, “Wearble Wireless Tongue Controlled Devices”, U.S. Patent 1990/CHE/20142014.

2014

Patent

K. A. Unnikrishn Menon, Hemachandran, D., and Ramesh, M. Vinodini, “Voltage Intensity Based System For Non-Invasive Glucose Monitoring Using NIR AND Method Thereof”, U.S. Patent 1642/CHE/20142014.

2014

Patent

K. A. Unnikri Menon, Devassy, A., and Ramesh, M. V., “Vehicular Headlight attenuation using Wireless Sensor Networks”, U.S. Patent 5860/CHE/20142014.

2014

Patent

D. Maneesha, “Network Based System for Predicting Landslides and Providing Early Warnings”, 2014.[Abstract]


A wireless node for monitoring landslide conditions has at least one tubular probe body deployed in a borehole in a landslide prone area and anchored to rock below soil, multiple sensors carried by and deployed within and or outside of the tubular probe body for measuring geologic motion, hydrologic saturation and pressure at three or more levels of soil above the rock, a data acquisition board in communication with the sensors carried by and or deployed within or outside of the probe body, and a wireless transceiver in communication with the data acquisition board and accessible to a local area wireless network (LAWN). Geologic and hydrologic data of layers of soil above the anchor rock is from the sensors deployed on or near the probe body, the data qualified against threshold readings to provide graduating levels of alerts culminating in a warning of a landslide.

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2013

Patent

M. V. Ramesh and Prabha, R., “Adaptive Energy Management System and Method for Real Time Landslide Detection”, U.S. Patent 5075/CHE/20132013.

2013

Patent

G. Sundaram, Freeman, J., and Shanmugam, J., “Integrated Closed-Loop Highly Efficient Renewable Energy System”, U.S. Patent 4480/CHE/20132013.

2011

Patent

M. Vinodini Ramesh, “A WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK FOR MONITORING AND DETECTING ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTERS AND METHODS THEREOF”, U.S. Patent 401/CHE/20112011.