Patents by Inventor John M. Santacroce

John M. Santacroce 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: 5850209
    Abstract: A computer-based apparatus provides access to complex technical information needed, for example, to maintain and repair complicated equipment, such as a motor vehicle. The apparatus includes a processor unit and a selectively detachable remotely operated interactive display for accessing information from the processor unit and displaying the information, as well as controlling the functions of the processor unit. The processor unit and display unit communicate over a bi-directional communications cable or, alternatively, over a wireless communication link.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 1997
    Date of Patent: December 15, 1998
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Company
    Inventors: Gilbert Lemke, Thomas H. Szolyga, Hossein Arjomand, John M. Santacroce
  • Patent number: 4149419
    Abstract: An ultrasonic transducer probe having a sealed rotor housing, a plurality of transducers mounted on a rotor disposed in said housing. A rotor shaft mounts the rotor and extends through the housing. A drive assembly including commutating and position indicating means receives said housing and rotor shaft and serves to drive the rotor, commutate electrical energy to and from said transducers and indicate the angular position of said rotor. A handle including means for driving said drive assembly is attached to said drive assembly to position the rotor housing and drive assembly against the body the rotate said rotor to cause the transducers to scan a sector of the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 1977
    Date of Patent: April 17, 1979
    Assignee: Smith Kline Instruments, Inc.
    Inventors: Raymond S. Connell, Jr., John M. Santacroce
  • Patent number: D374183
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 1994
    Date of Patent: October 1, 1996
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Company
    Inventors: David N. Skinner, Hossein Arjomand, Richard C. Bonito, Gilbert Lemke, John M. Santacroce, Thomas C. Mandle, Daniel R. Bergmen
  • Patent number: D396214
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 1995
    Date of Patent: July 21, 1998
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Company
    Inventors: Gilbert Lemke, David N. Skinner, Kenneth D. Osborne, John M. Santacroce, Daniel R. Bergmen