Patents by Inventor Andrew Bolkhovitinov

Andrew Bolkhovitinov 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: 10799405
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a wheelchair lift device, more particularly, to a folding wheelchair lift device that is independently operable by a wheelchair user without the wheelchair user exiting their chair. The wheelchair lift apparatus, in various embodiments, may include a linkage frame having a nesting linkage geometry; linkage frame components with alignment and locking features; an extension handle having alignment and locking features; and an adjustable telescopic axle-rest assembly having alignment and locking features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Bolkho, LLC
    Inventors: Andrew Bolkhovitinov, Robin Ott
  • Patent number: 10759052
    Abstract: An apparatus and system for launching and/or capturing an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The apparatus includes a moving substrate having an electromagnetic end effector and a UAV with a metallic strike plate to be attracted to the end effector when the electromagnet is activated. The system includes a movable robotic arm having a free end and a secured end; an electromagnetic end effector connected proximate to the free end of the robotic arm; a UAV with a metallic strike to be attracted and held to the electromagnetic end effector when the electromagnetic end effector is active; trajectory software configured to control a location of the free end of the robotic arm; and a control module for receiving input data, analyzing the data and using the trajectory software to control the location of and activate or deactivate the electromagnetic end effector. Also described are methods for launching and capturing the UAV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Gregory P. Scott, Andrew Bolkhovitinov
  • Publication number: 20190290511
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a wheelchair lift device, more particularly, to a folding wheelchair lift device that is independently operable by a wheelchair user without the wheelchair user exiting their chair. The wheelchair lift apparatus, in various embodiments, may include a linkage frame having a nesting linkage geometry; linkage frame components with alignment and locking features; an extension handle having alignment and locking features; and an adjustable telescopic axle-rest assembly having alignment and locking features.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Andrew Bolkhovitinov, Robin Ott
  • Publication number: 20190126478
    Abstract: An apparatus and system for launching and/or capturing an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The apparatus includes a moving substrate having an electromagnetic end effector and a UAV with a metallic strike plate to be attracted to the end effector when the electromagnet is activated. The system includes a movable robotic arm having a free end and a secured end; an electromagnetic end effector connected proximate to the free end of the robotic arm; a UAV with a metallic strike to be attracted and held to the electromagnetic end effector when the electromagnetic end effector is active; trajectory software configured to control a location of the free end of the robotic arm; and a control module for receiving input data, analyzing the data and using the trajectory software to control the location of and activate or deactivate the electromagnetic end effector. Also described are methods for launching and capturing the UAV.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventors: Gregory P. Scott, Andrew Bolkhovitinov