Patents by Inventor Matthew Robert Burton

Matthew Robert Burton 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: 10864976
    Abstract: Various implementations described herein are directed to a trolling motor including an electric motor having a propeller coupled thereto, a shaft configured for coupling the electric motor to a watercraft. The shaft is configured to rotate relative to the watercraft and the shaft defines an internal passage. The trolling motor also includes a housing that encapsulates the motor, a removable nosecone operably coupled to the housing opposite the propeller and configured to encapsulate at least one marine device. One or more mechanical connection features are provided to enable removable connection of the nosecone to the remainder of the trolling motor housing. One or more electrical connection features are provided to enable electrical connection of the at least one marine device through the trolling motor housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: NAVICO HOLDING AS
    Inventors: Aaron J. Burton, Matthew Laster, Jeremiah Clark, Christopher Dean Crawford, Paul Robert Bailey
  • Patent number: 10719526
    Abstract: A system and method for synchronizing instrument specification data between a process control system and an external database are provided. A software application automatically connects to the process control system and scans a set of data utilized by the system to detect changes in the data since a previous scan. If changes are detected, the application notifies a manager to accept or reject changes. If changes are accepted, the application updates data stored on an instrumentation database external to the process control system so that the data stored on the instrumentation database is synchronized with real-time data used by the process control system. The system and method provide automated updates to ensure the accuracy of data utilized by users not having regular access to the process control system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Hargrove Controls + Associates, LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Robert Burton, Karen Griffin
  • Publication number: 20190310991
    Abstract: A system and method for synchronizing instrument specification data between a process control system and an external database are provided. A software application automatically connects to the process control system and scans a set of data utilized by the system to detect changes in the data since a previous scan. If changes are detected, the application notifies a manager to accept or reject changes. If changes are accepted, the application updates data stored on an instrumentation database external to the process control system so that the data stored on the instrumentation database is synchronized with real-time data used by the process control system. The system and method provide automated updates to ensure the accuracy of data utilized by users not having regular access to the process control system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: Hargrove Controls + Associates, LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Robert Burton, Karen Griffin
  • Patent number: 10377459
    Abstract: Various implementations described herein are directed to a trolling motor including an electric motor having a propeller coupled thereto, a shaft configured for coupling the electric motor to a watercraft. The shaft is configured to rotate relative to the watercraft and the shaft defines an internal passage. The trolling motor also includes a housing that encapsulates the motor, a removable nosecone operably coupled to the housing opposite the propeller and configured to encapsulate at least one marine device. One or more mechanical connection features are provided to enable removable connection of the nosecone to the remainder of the trolling motor housing. One or more electrical connection features are provided to enable electrical connection of the at least one marine device through the trolling motor housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: NAVICO HOLDING AS
    Inventors: Aaron J. Burton, Matthew Laster, Jeremiah Clark, Christopher Dean Crawford, Paul Robert Bailey
  • Publication number: 20190233075
    Abstract: Various implementations described herein are directed to a trolling motor including an electric motor having a propeller coupled thereto, a shaft configured for coupling the electric motor to a watercraft. The shaft is configured to rotate relative to the watercraft and the shaft defines an internal passage. The trolling motor also includes a housing that encapsulates the motor, a removable nosecone operably coupled to the housing opposite the propeller and configured to encapsulate at least one marine device. One or more mechanical connection features are provided to enable removable connection of the nosecone to the remainder of the trolling motor housing. One or more electrical connection features are provided to enable electrical connection of the at least one marine device through the trolling motor housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: AARON J. BURTON, MATTHEW LASTER, JEREMIAH CLARK, CHRISTOPHER DEAN CRAWFORD, PAUL ROBERT BAILEY