Patents by Inventor Albert L. Wright

Albert L. Wright 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: 7580845
    Abstract: A novel shipping label is described that includes an electronically updateable visual display that can be updated throughout the shipping process to provide routing instructions to package handlers. Instructions shown on the updateable display can provide such information as an indication of a particular conveyor belt or vehicle or a particular location in a vehicle for the package to be placed. A label interface device for updating the new shipping label is also described herein along with systems for updating the shipping label over the course of the package delivery. In addition, novel methods of providing shipping services that are made possible by these devices and systems are included in the disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Assignee: United Parcel Services of America, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert F. Burman, Robert V. Nonneman, Thomas Ramsager, Albert L. Wright
  • Patent number: 7574366
    Abstract: A novel shipping label is described that includes an electronically updateable visual display that can be updated throughout the shipping process to provide routing instructions to package handlers. Instructions shown on the updateable display can provide such information as an indication of a particular conveyor belt or vehicle or a particular location in a vehicle for the package to be placed. A label interface device for updating the new shipping label is also described herein along with systems for updating the shipping label over the course of the package delivery. In addition, novel methods of providing shipping services that are made possible by these devices and systems are included in the disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2009
    Assignee: United Parcel Service of America, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert F. Burman, Robert V. Nonneman, Thomas Ramsager, Albert L. Wright
  • Patent number: 7511617
    Abstract: A novel shipping label is described that includes an electronically updateable visual display that can be updated throughout the shipping process to provide routing instructions to package handlers. Instructions shown on the updateable display can provide such information as an indication of a particular conveyor belt or vehicle or a particular location in a vehicle for the package to be placed. A label interface device for updating the new shipping label is also described herein along with systems for updating the shipping label over the course of the package delivery. In addition, novel methods of providing shipping services that are made possible by these devices and systems are included in the disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2009
    Assignee: United Parcel Service of America, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert F. Burman, Robert V. Nonneman, Thomas Ramsager, Albert L. Wright
  • Patent number: 4909426
    Abstract: A web feed system for a laser printer that controls the feeding of web through the printer to a receiving device. The system includes an input feed station and an output feed station. At the output feed station there is a shock absorbing support roller and a series of rollers including a torque roller that support the web in a detection loop. Several features are incorporated to permit ease of transition between box and roll feed states.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 1989
    Date of Patent: March 20, 1990
    Assignee: Roll Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: H. W. Crowley, R. Langdon Wales, Albert L. Wright
  • Patent number: 4848634
    Abstract: A web feed system for a laser printer that controls the feeding of web through the printer to a receiving device. The system includes an input feed station and an output feed station. At the output feed station there is a shock absorbing support roller and a series of rollers including a torque roller that support the web in a detection loop. Several features are incorporated to permit ease of transition between box and roll feed states.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 1988
    Date of Patent: July 18, 1989
    Assignee: Roll Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: H. W. Crowley, R. Langdon Wales, Albert L. Wright