Patents by Inventor Kenneth D. Ferris

Kenneth D. Ferris 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: 3962537
    Abstract: The Gun Launched Reconnaissance System provides for the continuous transmion of optical data about a target area to a remote location for a specified period of time. The gun launched projectile housing has mounted therein a forward looking image forming device such as a solid state charge coupled device (CCD) TV camera or infra-red sensor system. Also located in the ballistic round is a video data link system and a deceleration device, such as a parachute-ballute. At a remote terminal is an RF receiver system with a video display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 1975
    Date of Patent: June 8, 1976
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Thomas M. Kearns, Kenneth D. Ferris