Patents by Inventor Wesley Guy Munson

Wesley Guy Munson has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Patent number: 7209187
Abstract: A system for selectively illuminates a light source that illuminates a power indicator of a video apparatus when the indicator distracts a viewer. The power button illumination is selectively set to be extinguished or illuminated when the video apparatus is powered on by means of an on-screen menu as an example. Extinguishing the power button light source does not affect the ability of the indicator to become illuminated to provide information to a viewer regarding the operating status of the video apparatus such as when a TV projection lamp has failed.
Type: Grant
Filed: December 13, 2001
Date of Patent: April 24, 2007
Assignee: Thomson Licensing
Inventors: Mark Gilmore Mears, Thomas Edward Gospel, Gene Harlow Johnson, Wesley Guy Munson
Publication number: 20020186325
Abstract: A system for selectively illuminates a light source that illuminates a power indicator of a video apparatus when the indicator distracts a viewer. The power button illumination is selectively set to be extinguished or illuminated when the video apparatus is powered on by means of an on-screen menu as an example. Extinguishing the power button light source does not affect the ability of the indicator to become illuminated to provide information to a viewer regarding the operating status of the video apparatus such as when a TV projection lamp has failed.
Type: Application
Filed: December 13, 2001
Publication date: December 12, 2002
Inventors: Mark Gilmore Mears, Thomas Edward Gospel, Gene Harlow Johnson, Wesley Guy Munson