Patents by Inventor Harry Xavier MICHAEL

Harry Xavier MICHAEL 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: 20210318712
    Abstract: A joystick for performing control functions of a machine having a work tool may include a base portion configured to at least partially support an operator's hand, and a handle extending from the base portion. The base portion may be configured for connection to a control interface surface in a machine cabin or on a remote control console or a remote operator's station for the machine. The handle may extend from the base portion with a proximal end of the handle being connected to the base portion, and a distal end of the handle supporting a head portion of the joystick. The head portion of the joystick may include a back surface that is contiguous with a back surface of the handle, and a front surface including a face plate tilted at an angle of 10 degrees plus or minus 5 degrees in a direction toward a position of the operator sitting in an operator's seat of the machine with respect to a plane parallel to the back surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: CATERPILLAR INC.
    Inventor: Harry Xavier MICHAEL