|JOSTENS, INC. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20140065011||SILVER ALLOY - A platinum-free silver alloy may include about 0.1% to 0.9% Au, about 83% to 90% Ag, about 2% to 3% Pd, about 3% to 5% Zn, about 2% to 8% Cu, about 0.01% to 0.4% B, about 0.1% to 0.3% Ge, and about 0.01% to 0.03% Ir.||03-06-2014|
|20140060115||METHOD FOR DIGITAL MANUFACTURING OF JEWELRY ITEMS - A method for digital manufacturing of a jewelry item includes printing a three-dimensional wax model on a substrate and printing a three-dimensional sprue, the sprue being adapted to support the wax model. A fixture for handling wax models includes a platform, a plurality of holders, a plurality of standoffs, and a tie. A method of manufacturing a jewelry item, comprises forming a first wax model for a portion of a jewelry item, forming a second wax model for a portion of a jewelry item using a rapid prototyping process, and performing one or more lost wax processes with the first and second portion to create the jewelry item.||03-06-2014|
|20130333181||SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR EMBELLISHMENT PLACEMENT - A method for embellishment placement is provided. More specifically, an automated method for determining placement of embellishments for an item, such as a jewelry item, is provided. In one embodiment, the method comprises, determining and setting values for parameters, creating offsets along a portion of the item to be embellished, setting points along the offsets, randomizing the points, adding decorative features to the item, and eliminating points based on the parameter values, After points violating the parameter values have been eliminated, the remaining points comprise positions for embellishments.||12-19-2013|
|20130173040||SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR JEWELRY DESIGN - A system for designing a customized ring may include a ring style selection component, a ring top design component, a ring side design component, and an image panel component where, the components support an interface for monitoring the progress of the ring design and an image panel may show an image of the ring that is periodically updated based on customization input. A system for creating and displaying ring assets may include an extraction component, a rendering component, and a display component. A system for displaying customized bezel text may include a text mapping module configured to receive bezel parameters, map text in a two dimensional space, map text in a three-dimensional space defined by bezel geometry, develop code for displaying the text, and displaying the text.||07-04-2013|
|20120328169||SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR YEARBOOK CREATION - A method for creating a yearbook may include receiving a plurality of photos via upload to a website, receiving identifying information for subjects in each of the plurality of photos, associating the identifying information with each of the plurality of photos, receiving another photo, comparing the photo to the plurality of photos using a facial recognition module, and identifying a subject of the another photo with the facial recognition module.||12-27-2012|
Patent applications by JOSTENS, INC.