Patents by Inventor Andrew Hawley

Andrew Hawley 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).

  • Publication number: 20200323356
    Abstract: A mattress interior is provided that includes an outer framework made of a self-supporting, resilient material, and an air compartment made of a flexible, substantially airtight material, having an internal cavity which can be inflated and deflated. The air compartment is secured within the outer framework by being connected to the outer framework, and/or elements of the outer framework being connected to each other. An air mattress is also provided that includes the mattress interior, and a cover. A method of manufacturing a mattress is additionally provided that includes constructing the outer framework, inflating one or more air compartments, assembling the mattress by securing the air compartments within the outer framework to make a mattress interior and fitting the mattress interior with a cover, deflating the one or more air compartments, and packing the mattress into a smaller volume.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventor: Andrew HAWLEY
  • Publication number: 20080110981
    Abstract: Methods and systems for preventing fraudulent acquisition of private transaction information associated with customer input at a fuel dispenser are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a fuel dispenser includes a hose and nozzle combination that receives fuel to dispense to the customer's vehicle. The fuel dispenser includes a user interface having a display and a virtual keypad that is adapted to receive customer input associated with a transaction at the fuel dispenser. The fuel dispenser also includes a control system coupled to the user interface and adapted to determine when customer input is required for the transaction, activate the virtual keypad to facilitate entry of the customer input, receive the customer input from the virtual keypad, deactivate the virtual keypad after the customer input is received, and process the transaction based upon the received customer input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2006
    Publication date: May 15, 2008
    Applicant: GILBARCO INC.
    Inventors: Jonathan DeLine, Leon B. Smith, Jack F. Bartlett, Phillip W. Neal, Roger W. Stout, Andrew Hawley, Darrell L. Harmon, Chris Whitley