James R Allard: Method and system for remote control of mobile robot. iRobot Corporation, Glen D Weinstein Esq, Lucash Gesmer & Updegrove, March 18, 2003: US06535793 (444 worldwide citation)

Methods of remote control of a mobile robot and an intuitive user interface for remotely controlling a mobile robot are provided. Using a point-and-click device (

Joseph L Jones, Philip R Mass: Method and system for robot localization and confinement. IRobot Corporation, Glen D Weinstein Esq, Lucash Gesmer & Updegrove, February 10, 2004: US06690134 (245 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a system and method for confining a robot to a particular space. The system includes a portable barrier signal transmitter that produces a barrier signal primarily along an axis, and a mobile robot capable of avoiding the barrier signal upon detection of the barrier s ...

Richard M Watkins, Henry C Watkins, David V Watkins: Computing system for information management. Softscape, Lucash Gesmer & Updegrove, September 24, 2002: US06457017 (199 worldwide citation)

An information management system includes an indexing subsystem and a document management subsystem. The system layers an object-oriented architecture over a relational database to manage folders and files from a variety of file systems. Managed files are incrementally indexed by the indexing subsys ...

Daniel N Ozick: Capacitive sensor systems and methods with increased resolution and automatic calibration. iRobot Corporation, Lucash Gesmer & Updegrove, December 9, 2003: US06661239 (193 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for capacitive proximity and contact sensing employ one or more simple sensors (which may be a conductive fiber or pattern of conductive ink) in communication with a microcontroller. Digital signal processing executed by the microcontroller enables resolution enhancement, automat ...

Karen Holtzblatt, Hugh Beyer, Paul Dworkin: Method and system for accessing information. Incontext Enterprises, Lucash Gesmer & Updegrove, January 27, 2004: US06683633 (142 worldwide citation)

An information accessing system and method enables users to easily navigate through and switch between multiple paths of linked pages of information stored in an information base of text, graphic, video, audio, and animation data. Linked pages of information are displayed in multiple panels on a win ...


Mark R Brent: Perimetric detection system and automated container. Lucash Gesmer & Updegrove, July 22, 2003: US06596983 (41 worldwide citation)

Systems and elements are disclosed for creating a continuous, collimated detection zone for an automatically-actuated device or container, such as an automatic waste container, wherein the detection zone can be made to match the opening periphery of the container, is height adjustable, immune from a ...

John J Miller: Body brace with adjustable hinge mechanism. Boston Brace International, Lucash Gesmer & Updegrove, January 13, 2004: US06676617 (27 worldwide citation)

An adjustable, removable, interlocking iliac crest belt for a body brace is disclosed. The belt can be secured to the inside of a posterior portion of the body brace, and is secured about the patient's waist and upper hip region, engaging the iliac crests of the patient and providing additional ...

Scott B Guthery, Perry J Spero: Smart card system with command queuing. Mobile Mind, Lucash Gesmer & Updegrove, January 13, 2004: US06676022 (25 worldwide citation)

A smart card-based information processing system capable of compatibly operating under a standard requiring the complete processing of one command at a time, but which is also capable of queuing commands received from applications external to the smart card that it cannot immediately process. When t ...

Peter A Kaczowka: System and method providing translucent region over a video program for display by a video display device. Ucentric Holdings, Lucash Gesmer & Updegrove, November 25, 2003: US06654025 (9 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed for generating a video signal defining an image for display by a video display device, the video display device displaying at least one image on a video display screen providing a plurality of pixels generally arranged in a plurality of rows. The system comprises a frame buffer ...