|IBC-Hearthware, Inc. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20120152932||APPARATUS, SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR PRECISE MULTI-STAGE PROGRAMMABLE INDUCTION COOKTOP - Embodiments of an exemplary induction cooktop apparatus or system, may include an induction cooking unit; an interface adapted to receive, store, and execute a plurality of instructions of a multistage programmable recipe using said induction cooking unit; a power supply adapted to be coupled to a power source; a controller coupled to said power supply, said interface, and said induction cooking unit adapted to control said induction cooking unit according to said plurality of instructions of said multistage programmable recipe. An embodiment may include a system, method, and computer program product comprising: an induction cooking unit; receiving at an interface a plurality of instructions of a multistage programmable recipe; storing instructions in a memory; executing instructions in a controller coupled to the memory and induction cooking unit, so as to control the induction cooking unit in accordance with instructions of the multistage programmable recipe.||06-21-2012|
|20110220632||PORTABLE COUNTERTOP ELECTRIC OVEN - A portable countertop electric oven for cooking food includes: a cooking housing; a power head operative to attach, connect, and/or couple, to the cooking housing, at least a portion of the power head extending into an interior of the cooking housing; a base operative to attach, connect, and/or couple, to the cooking housing; and a first securing element operable to secure the cooking housing to the base. A porting element may be provided, such as a handle formed from a portion of the power head, which may include first and second bulged regions of the power head. At least one of: the cooking housing; the power head and the base, may have a substantially elliptical shape, and may include two bulged portions at respective distal ends. The first securing element may be an attachment clip including a first region operable to engage with the cooking housing and a second region operable to engage with the base.||09-15-2011|
|20100323077||FOOD SUBSTANCE FLIPPING SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS - A food substance flipping apparatus including a handle support member fixedly attached to a handle of the flipping apparatus and an outer support member coupled to the handle support member disposable to engage the food substance.||12-23-2010|
|20090321410||SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR A PROGRAMMABLE COUNTER-TOP ELECTRIC DEHYDRATOR - A system and method directed to a dehydrating device, which may include a dehydrating enclosure and an adapter. The adapter may be operable to couple the dehydrating enclosure to a power unit, which may include a power source disposed inside the power unit, and a control source operable to control the power source. The power unit may be detachably couplable to at least one of the dehydrating enclosure or a cooking enclosure. The power unit and the cooking enclosure may collectively combine into a multi-stage counter-top electric oven. The power unit and the dehydrating enclosure may also collectively combine into a dehydrator. The dehydrating enclosure may include a plurality of stackable dehydrating trays through which dehydrating air is circulated from the power unit.||12-31-2009|
|20090139981||System, method and computer program product for programmable counter-top electric oven - A multi-stage cooking method for a counter-top electric oven is provided. The oven may include at least one cooking element and at least one control system coupled to the cooking element, the control system including a processor, a storage device, and an input interface. The multi-stage cooking method may include: receiving the multi-stage cooking recipe for the counter-top electric oven; storing the multi-stage cooking recipe in the storage device of the counter-top electric oven; and executing the multi-stage cooking recipe with the counter-top electric oven.||06-04-2009|
Patent applications by IBC-Hearthware, Inc.