Patents by Inventor Bardwell C. Salmon

Bardwell C. Salmon 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: 20040123106
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods for motion and proximity enhanced remote identity broadcast with biometric authentication are described. An apparatus according to the invention includes an authentication element that receives a biometric characteristic from a user. The authentication element broadcasts an authorization signal in response to identifying the user. The apparatus further includes a device communicator in wireless communication with the authentication element and in electrical communication with a computing device. The device communicator permits the user to access the computing device in response to receiving the authorization signal broadcasted by the authentication element. In one embodiment, the apparatus also includes a sensor that is attached to the authentication element or the device communicator. The sensor generates a sensor signal that is related to a status of at least one of the authentication element, the device communicator, and the computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2003
    Publication date: June 24, 2004
    Inventors: Michael R. D'Angelo, Bruce W. Moulton, Thomas R. Armstrong, Bardwell C. Salmon
  • Patent number: 5592375
    Abstract: A computer-implemented system for brokering transactions between sellers and a buyer of goods or services, including a database, a seller interface, and a buyer's interface. The database contains information, including multimedia information, descriptive of respective ones of the goods or services. The seller interface enables the sellers to interactively enter information, including multimedia information, into the database. The buyer's interface provides a knowledge-based interactive protocol, enabling the buyer to select and review the descriptive information from the database, and makes perceptible the multimedia information in response to an interactive buyer request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 7, 1997
    Assignee: Eagleview, Inc.
    Inventors: Bardwell C. Salmon, John D. Borgman, Thomas O. Holtey