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Green-Enhancer Glasses
This invention is an optical filter which blocks out blue light and only allows green to pass through, increasing the relative amount of green light that passes through. This filter can be used on prescription and non-prescription glasses, as well as on coverings for lamps and light bulbs. Green light in the morning can rehabilitate the circadian system...
Published: 11/8/2021   |   Inventor(s): Fabian Fernandez, Michael Grandner, Stanley Pau, Brooke Mason
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Sleep Disorders
Melanopsin Blocker
This invention describes an optical filter that can be used in the production of glasses that block wavelengths of light harmful to circadian rhythms and sleep. Background: The great importance of maintaining a healthy circadian rhythm and getting good sleep continues to be firmly supported by researchers, and more healthy sleep is known to produce...
Published: 11/8/2021   |   Inventor(s): Fabian Fernandez, Michael Grandner, Stanley Pau, Brooke Mason
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Sleep Disorders, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design
Circadian Rhythm Restoring Blue Blockers
This technology is for glasses that are to be worn at night to block harmful blue light from artificial light sources. Specifically, these glasses block wavelengths associated with circadian-active light, which causes melatonin suppression. This intervention restores the endogenous rhythms of users and leads to better sleep patterns. Background: With...
Published: 11/4/2021   |   Inventor(s): Michael Grandner, Brooke Mason, Fabian Fernandez, Stanley Pau
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Sleep Disorders, *Opt: Industrial & Consumer
Blue-Enhancer Glasses
Because of the huge increase in the amount of blue light consumed by the average individual due to myriad factors including society’s dependence on phones, tablets, and computers, blue light blocking glasses are becoming commonplace. Not only do blue light suppressing glasses decrease some of the stress on an individuals’ eyes, but the decrease...
Published: 11/4/2021   |   Inventor(s): Michael Grandner, Brooke Mason, Fabian Fernandez, Stanley Pau
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Category(s): *Opt: Industrial & Consumer, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Sleep Disorders, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design
Pink Blue Blockers
This invention uses pink lenses as an efficient way to block blue light while appealing to younger users and those who have a difficult time wearing the more visually cumbersome orange or red lenses. The use of blue light blocking glasses have recently become more popular for the general public because an increasing number of individuals spend a majority...
Published: 11/3/2021   |   Inventor(s): Michael Grandner, Brooke Mason, Fabian Fernandez, Stanley Pau
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design, *PSE: For Medicine & Health
Evaluating Hotels to Optimize Guest Sleep
Excluding the exigent circumstances of 2020, the United States has approximately 4.9 million hotel rooms and, at any given time, approximately 3 million of those are occupied. The increased ability of people to travel all over the United States and the world is a trend that continues to rise. While hotels provide a number of amenities for guest comfort...
Published: 1/11/2021   |   Inventor(s): Michael Grandner, Rebecca Robbins
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Sleep Disorders, Technology Classifications > Materials > Medical Devices > Diagnostic, Technology Classifications > Software & Information Technology > Health IT
Assessment of Sleep Environment (ASE)
This invention is a 13-item questionnaire that assesses the degree to which an individual's environment impacts on their sleep. It measures light/dark, noise/quiet, smell, humidity, sleeping surface, safety, and other factors. Background: In spite of the relatively short history of sleep and sleep disorder research, significant progress has been...
Published: 1/11/2021   |   Inventor(s): Michael Grandner
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Sleep Disorders, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Diagnostics
Brief Index of Sleep Control (BRISC)
This is a diagnostic index and questionnaire that assesses the degree to which an individual perceives control over their bedtime, wake time, sleep duration, and sleep quality. Background: Control over time to bed, time awake, sleep duration, and sleep quality are all related to sleep outcomes and assessment of these constructs may be useful for future...
Published: 11/3/2020   |   Inventor(s): Michael Grandner
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Sleep Disorders
System and Methods For Sleep Optimization
This invention describes a system and methods for helping an individual determine how much sleep is optimal for them and what time they should go to sleep based on specific outcome or outcomes of interest like mood, work performance, blood pressure, etc. This approach uses an individual's sleep data to help calibrate/optimize their sleep so that...
Published: 7/19/2019   |   Inventor(s): Michael Grandner, Michael Perlis
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Health Education, Medical Training and Operations, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Sleep Disorders, Technology Classifications > Software & Information Technology > Health IT
Elite REST - A Program for Improving Sleep in Athletics and Occupational Settings
This invention is a program purposed for improving individuals' sleep by providing a range of tools that can be applied to a variety of situational demands. Background: Sleep plays an important role in living a healthy life because quality sleep can improve your mental and physical health. However, many individuals suffer from insufficient sleep,...
Published: 7/5/2017   |   Inventor(s): Michael Grandner, Amy Athey
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Health Education, Medical Training and Operations, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Sleep Disorders
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