Patents by Inventor James B. Tomson

James B. Tomson 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: 6871121
    Abstract: An entertainment system is provided on-board a vehicle for visualizing real-time vehicle data on a display mountable on-board the vehicle. The system has a visualization computer system for acquiring real-time data from the on-board vehicle computer representing one or more parameters of vehicle operation, and visualizing entertaining images on the display having graphics with one or more characteristics updated in real-time in accordance with such real-time data. The parameters of vehicle operation may represent those available from the vehicle computer via an On-Board Diagnostic port of the vehicle, e.g., vehicle speed, engine RPM, or air intake temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2005
    Assignee: Blink Engineering Corp.
    Inventor: James B. Tomson
  • Publication number: 20040068350
    Abstract: An entertainment system is provided on-board a vehicle for visualizing real-time vehicle data on a display mountable on-board the vehicle. The system has a visualization computer system for acquiring real-time data from the on-board vehicle computer representing one or more parameters of vehicle operation, and visualizing entertaining images on the display having graphics with one or more characteristics updated in real-time in accordance with such real-time data. The parameters of vehicle operation may represent those available from the vehicle computer via an On-Board Diagnostic port of the vehicle, e.g., vehicle speed, engine RPM, or air intake temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2002
    Publication date: April 8, 2004
    Inventor: James B. Tomson