Patents by Inventor Eugene A. Myers

Eugene A. Myers 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: 20210334089
    Abstract: Various embodiments that pertain to device software is described. A decision can be made by a device on if the device should download an update for device software, such as a software patch. When the device decides that it should download the update, the device can download the appropriate update. In one example, the update can be downloaded by way of a patch portal that communicates with a patch database. The device can request the patch for the software and in response the device can be provided access to the patch by way of the patch portal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2020
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Inventors: Andrew Graham, Raymond Steeley, Eugene Thompson, Thomas Rinaldi, Christopher Myers
  • Patent number: 11115569
    Abstract: A ruggedized camera system provides high-quality optical data signals while operating in harsh environments and includes a housing having an electronics housing section and a lens housing section. A light-ring circuit is attached to the lens housing section. A diffuser ring is attached to the lens housing section and covers the light-ring circuit. The camera system includes camera electronics that process optical data captured by the camera optical lens. The camera electronics are secured within a camera electronics holder that is located within and attached to the electronic housing section and which minimizes vibrations to the camera electronics. A power circuit is inside and attached to the electronic housing section and provides power to the camera electronics and the light-ring circuit and receives serial command data being transmitted to the camera electronics. The housing tightly integrates the camera optical lens, the camera electronics holder, the light-ring circuit and power circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: United States of America as represented by the Administrator of NASA
    Inventors: Jeremy Dwight Myers, Jonathan Eugene Pryor, Jarret Carl Bone
  • Patent number: 7562593
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods for adjustably supporting probes are disclosed. In one embodiment, a sensor support assembly includes a base member adapted to be positioned proximate to and move along a surface of a material, the base member including a first outwardly projecting engagement member and a second outwardly projecting engagement member spaced apart from the first engagement member, and a support member coupled to the base member and including a boss adapted to engage a probe, wherein the first and second engagement members are adapted to engage the surface and to maintain a stand-off distance between the probe and the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2009
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Roger W. Engelbart, Eugene A. Myers, Nancy L. Wood
  • Patent number: 7537744
    Abstract: An improved process for ammonia recovery is provided for the recovery of substantially pure ammonia for use in industrial processes. In this improved method, specific raw materials and/or specific materials of construction are used. Overall efficiency and operational cost savings are increased as a result of the process of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2009
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Abraham Benderly, Keith Frederick Briegel, Michael Stanley DeCourcy, Ronald Eugene Myers
  • Publication number: 20080099057
    Abstract: Cleaning a liquid sample probe with a cleansing station having sources of air, cleansing solution, bath and shower water in a two-well cleansing body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2006
    Publication date: May 1, 2008
    Applicant: DADE BEHRING INC.
    Inventors: William David Dunfee, Antoine Elias Haddad, Robert Franklin Hazelwood, Robert Eugene Myers, Richard Renrong Zhang
  • Publication number: 20080024125
    Abstract: A method for detecting substructure includes the steps of: nondestructively scanning an assembly using a substructure scanning system including a precision motion carriage and a nondestructive scanning sensor, positioning the assembly under the substructure scanning system, positioning the scanning sensor on the outer skin, moving the scanning sensor over the outer skin with the precision motion carriage, locating the substructure through the outer skin, and controlling an assembly process using the location of the substructure. By using the method of the present invention substructure features may be located through an outer skin with sufficient accuracy to control assembly operations and to meet engineering tolerances. The method for precisely detecting substructure using precision eddy current scanning may be used for, but is not limited to, the location of substructure features, such as edges of flanges, machined steps, or tooling holes, covered by outer mold line skins of an aircraft airframe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2007
    Publication date: January 31, 2008
    Inventors: Edward Feikert, Nancy Wood, Eugene Myers
  • Patent number: 7292029
    Abstract: A method for detecting substructure includes the steps of: nondestructively scanning an assembly using a substructure scanning system including a precision motion carriage and a nondestructive scanning sensor, positioning the assembly under the substructure scanning system, positioning the scanning sensor on the outer skin, moving the scanning sensor over the outer skin with the precision motion carriage, locating the substructure through the outer skin, and controlling an assembly process using the location of the substructure. By using the method of the present invention substructure features may be located through an outer skin with sufficient accuracy to control assembly operations and to meet engineering tolerances. The method for precisely detecting substructure using precision eddy current scanning may be used for, but is not limited to, the location of substructure features, such as edges of flanges, machined steps, or tooling holes, covered by outer mold line skins of an aircraft airframe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2007
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Edward E. Feikert, Nancy Wood, Eugene A. Myers
  • Publication number: 20070089549
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods for adjustably supporting probes are disclosed. In one embodiment, a sensor support assembly includes a base member adapted to be positioned proximate to and move along a surface of a material, the base member including a first outwardly projecting engagement member and a second outwardly projecting engagement member spaced apart from the first engagement member, and a support member coupled to the base member and including a boss adapted to engage a probe, wherein the first and second engagement members are adapted to engage the surface and to maintain a stand-off distance between the probe and the surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2005
    Publication date: April 26, 2007
    Applicant: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Roger Engelbart, Eugene Myers, Nancy Wood
  • Publication number: 20070079662
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods for adjustably supporting probes are disclosed. In one embodiment, a sensor support assembly includes a base member adapted to be positioned proximate to and move along a surface of a material, the base member including a first outwardly projecting engagement member and a second outwardly projecting engagement member spaced apart from the first engagement member, and a support member coupled to the base member and including a boss adapted to engage a probe, wherein the first and second engagement members are adapted to engage the surface and to maintain a stand-off distance between the probe and the surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2006
    Publication date: April 12, 2007
    Applicant: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Roger Engelbart, Eugene Myers, Nancy Wood
  • Publication number: 20060091880
    Abstract: A method for detecting substructure includes the steps of: nondestructively scanning an assembly using a substructure scanning system including a precision motion carriage and a nondestructive scanning sensor, positioning the assembly under the substructure scanning system, positioning the scanning sensor on the outer skin, moving the scanning sensor over the outer skin with the precision motion carriage, locating the substructure through the outer skin, and controlling an assembly process using the location of the substructure. By using the method of the present invention substructure features may be located through an outer skin with sufficient accuracy to control assembly operations and to meet engineering tolerances. The method for precisely detecting substructure using precision eddy current scanning may be used for, but is not limited to, the location of substructure features, such as edges of flanges, machined steps, or tooling holes, covered by outer mold line skins of an aircraft airframe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2004
    Publication date: May 4, 2006
    Applicant: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Edward Feikert, Nancy Wood, Eugene Myers
  • Patent number: 6857683
    Abstract: The invention is a truck bed cover made from thermoplastic material. The top of the truck bed cover has a relatively smooth appearance. The underside of the bed cover comprises a support structure utilizing at least one “X”-type support. In the preferred embodiment, four “X”-type supports are utilized. A typical bed cover typically weighs less than 75 pounds for greater ease of handling, without loss of structural support strength over fiberglass covers from loads placed on the top of the bed cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2005
    Inventor: Eugene A. Myers
  • Publication number: 20040076567
    Abstract: The methods of the present invention relate to reducing and eliminating waste oxide gas emissions, produced by a first industrial process, by utilizing the emissions in a second industrial process that either is benefited by or tolerates the components of the waste oxide gas stream. These methods are applicable to numerous combinations of first industrial processes and second industrial processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2003
    Publication date: April 22, 2004
    Inventors: James Clarence Day, Michael Stanley DeCourcy, Charles Michael Lonzetta, Ronald Eugene Myers
  • Patent number: 6706093
    Abstract: A method which reduces iron contamination of a system which receives ammonia from an ammonia recovery process by one or more of the following techniques: a) Physically separating iron oxide, iron containing colloidal particles, and liquid droplets from the gas stream; b) Preventing AC from depositing on piping via elimination of condensation, thereby preventing corrosion of the piping; or c) Installing piping and equipment that is not susceptible to corrosive attack by AC, thereby eliminating the source of iron contamination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2004
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Abraham Benderly, Michael Stanley DeCourcy, Ronald Eugene Myers
  • Publication number: 20030168878
    Abstract: The invention is a truck bed cover made from thermoplastic material. The top of the truck bed cover has a relatively smooth appearance. The underside of the bed cover comprises a support structure utilizing at least one “X”-type support. In the preferred embodiment, four “X”-type supports are utilized. A typical bed cover typically weighs less than 75 pounds for greater ease of handling, without loss of structural support strength over fiberglass covers from loads placed on the top of the bed cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2003
    Publication date: September 11, 2003
    Inventor: Eugene A. Myers
  • Patent number: 6547310
    Abstract: The invention is a truck bed cover made from thermoplastic material. The top of the truck bed cover has a relatively smooth appearance. The underside of the bed cover comprises a support structure utilizing at least one “X”-type support. In the preferred embodiment, four “X”-type supports are utilized. A typical bed cover typically weighs less than 75 pounds for greater ease of handling, without loss of structural support strength over fiberglass covers from loads placed on the top of the bed cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 1998
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2003
    Inventor: Eugene A. Myers
  • Publication number: 20020146363
    Abstract: An improved process for ammonia recovery is provided for the recovery of substantially pure ammonia for use in industrial processes. In this improved method, specific raw materials and/or specific materials of construction are used. Overall efficiency and operational cost savings are increased as a result of the process of the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2002
    Publication date: October 10, 2002
    Inventors: Abraham Benderly, Keith Frederick Briegel, Michael Stanley DeCourcy, Ronald Eugene Myers
  • Publication number: 20020124728
    Abstract: A method which reduces iron contamination of a system which receives ammonia from an ammonia recovery process by one or more of the following techniques:
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2001
    Publication date: September 12, 2002
    Inventors: Abraham Benderly, Michael Stanley DeCourcy, Ronald Eugene Myers
  • Publication number: 20020071798
    Abstract: A lab-scale reactor unit comprises a body of thermal insulating material, a reaction chamber formed within the body of thermal insulating material, a pressure containment vessel disposed about the body of thermal insulating material, the pressure containment vessel having an inlet communicating with the reaction chamber, the pressure containment vessel having an outlet communicating with the reaction chamber and a quench cooler operatively connected to the outlet of the pressure containment vessel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2001
    Publication date: June 13, 2002
    Inventors: Michael Stanley DeCourcy, Aaron Angel Quintanilla, Ronald Eugene Myers, David Alec Williams
  • Publication number: 20020053811
    Abstract: The invention is a truck bed cover made from thermoplastic material. The top of the truck bed cover has a relatively smooth appearance. The underside of the bed cover comprises a support structure utilizing at least one “X”-type support. In the preferred embodiment, four “X”-type supports are utilized. A typical bed cover typically weighs less than 75 pounds for greater ease of handling, without loss of structural support strength over fiberglass covers from loads placed on the top of the bed cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 1998
    Publication date: May 9, 2002
    Inventor: EUGENE A. MYERS
  • Patent number: RE41724
    Abstract: The invention is a truck bed cover made from thermoplastic material. The top of the truck bed cover has a relatively smooth appearance. The underside of the bed cover comprises a support structure utilizing at least one “X”-type support. In the preferred embodiment, four “X”-type supports are utilized. A typical bed cover typically weighs less than 75 pounds for greater ease of handling, without loss of structural support strength over fiberglass covers from loads placed on the top of the bed cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2010
    Assignee: E. D. Industries, Inc.
    Inventor: Eugene A. Myers