Patents by Inventor Douglass A. White

Douglass A. White 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: 4602878
    Abstract: A keyboard is disclosed for an ideographic language, in particular for Japanese. The disclosed keyboard includes the positioning of up to eight similar descriptors on a single key. Combination of the descriptors to form compound or complex ideograms is accomplished by actuating two or more keys in the usual order of "writing" a Japanese character.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 1983
    Date of Patent: July 29, 1986
    Assignee: Iograph Corporation
    Inventors: Mark Merner, Douglass A. White, Kanemichi Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 4408199
    Abstract: A computer is used to generate ideograms such as Chinese characters from an input of coded signals. The input device may be a standard ASCII keyboard having forty-four (44) keys with a shift key giving an eighty-eight (88) character input set. Combinations of two key strokes result in the ideogram being made ready for output, while certain other key strokes serve to combine one or more ideograms to generate more complex characters. The system will produce in excess of fifty thousand (50,000) characters with an average of less than four key strokes per character.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 1980
    Date of Patent: October 4, 1983
    Assignee: Global Integration Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Douglass A. White, Susan J. Moore, David F. Clark