Patents by Inventor Jeffrey L. Hewitt

Jeffrey L. Hewitt 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: 5053956
    Abstract: A system for retail trading comprises an image storing arrangement storing images of items being traded (e.g. carpets), an image index arrangement connected with the said storage arrangement and containing identifiers for the images therein, an image retrieval arrangement and display means (e.g. a video screen) for displaying retrieved images. A transaction data processing arrangement includes a data input arrangement by which the displayed image identifier is automatically input from the input arrangement. Composite images can be handled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 1989
    Date of Patent: October 1, 1991
    Assignee: Coats Viyella
    Inventors: Gordon H. Donald, Jeffrey L. Hewitt