Patents by Inventor E. Jack Weir

E. Jack Weir 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: 4394831
    Abstract: An electromagnetic system for determining the orientation including position of a helmet worn by a pilot is disclosed having a transmitting antenna for transmitting electromagnetic field vectors, a receiving antenna for sensing the electromagnetic field vectors generated by the transmitting antenna, and a control apparatus responsive to the sensed electromagnetic field vectors and the transmitted electromagnetic field vectors for determining the compensated orientation of the helmet, the compensated orientation relying upon the rotation matrix determined by a previous solution for the orientation of the helmet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 1981
    Date of Patent: July 26, 1983
    Assignee: Honeywell Inc.
    Inventors: Werner H. Egli, Jeffrey M. Setterholm, E. Jack Weir