Patents by Inventor Paul A. Mayo

Paul A. Mayo 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).

  • Publication number: 20200344980
    Abstract: A video monitoring apparatus for assessing marine diversity includes a support frame, one or more cameras mounted on the support frame for recording images, and a bait receptacle mounted on the support frame for holding bait. The bait receptacle is adapted to release bait therefrom when the support frame comes to rest on a surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2019
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Jonathan Houghton, Paul Mayo, Simon Exley, Paul Mensink
  • Publication number: 20200234688
    Abstract: Arrangements for communication and/or noise attenuation within an aircraft, and aircraft and methods for making aircraft including such arrangements are provided. In one example, an arrangement includes an array of first microphones cooperatively configured to be directed towards a first aircraft operator when disposed in a first cockpit seat to receive a first communication input from the first aircraft operator. An array of first speakers is cooperatively configured to be directed towards the first aircraft operator when disposed in the first cockpit seat to provide a first communication output to the first aircraft operator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Bethany Davis, Amy Mayo, Scott Bohanan, Jim Jordan, John Maxon, Paul Conti, Tongan Wang
  • Patent number: 10178830
    Abstract: An improved system and method for sensing the location of a tree trunk relative to an orchard harvester machine that generally includes a distance sensor, a vegetation pushing device that functions to displace vegetation, such as low-hanging tree branches, grass or other upward-growing vegetation which may obscure the sensor's detection of the tree trunk, and a controller in communication with the distance sensor, which system may be incorporated into existing tree harvesters such as those with mechanized tree shakers, and may also be incorporated into a catching frame vehicle or a nut sweeping vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Orchard Machinery Corporation
    Inventors: Duane Lee Needham, Brian Michael Andersen, Tyler Calvin Niday, Donald Paul Mayo
  • Publication number: 20180141268
    Abstract: This invention describes a method for making a three dimensional (3D) image by additive manufacturing using, as a light source, an off-the-shelf visual display screen. The invention also relates to apparatus for carrying out said methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2016
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Applicant: PhotoCentriC Limited
    Inventor: Paul Mayo Holt
  • Patent number: 9485912
    Abstract: A system for sensing the location of a tree trunk relative to an orchard harvester, which includes a body, including a distance sensor mounted on the body, a boom movably connected to the body, a tree shaker head having two opposed jaws and rotatably connected to the boom and a programmable controller in communication with the distance sensor, the controller programmed to manipulate the angle at which the distance sensor measures distance as determined by a measured height at which the shaker head jaws will clamp a proximate tree.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: ORCHARD MACHINERY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Duane Lee Needham, Brian Michael Andersen, Tyler Calvin Niday, Donald Paul Mayo
  • Publication number: 20160219787
    Abstract: A system for sensing the location of a tree trunk relative to an orchard harvester, which includes a body, including a distance sensor mounted on the body, a boom movably connected to the body, a tree shaker head having two opposed jaws and rotatably connected to the boom and a programmable controller in communication with the distance sensor, the controller programmed to manipulate the angle at which the distance sensor measures distance as determined by a measured height at which the shaker head jaws will clamp a proximate tree.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2015
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicant: ORCHARD MACHINERY CORPORATION
    Inventors: DUANE LEE NEEDHAM, BRIAN MICHAEL ANDERSEN, TYLER CALVIN NIDAY, DONALD PAUL MAYO
  • Publication number: 20160219786
    Abstract: An improved system and method for sensing the location of a tree trunk relative to an orchard harvester machine that generally includes a distance sensor, a vegetation pushing device that functions to displace vegetation, such as low-hanging tree branches, grass or other upward-growing vegetation which may obscure the sensor's detection of the tree trunk, and a controller in communication with the distance sensor, which system may be incorporated into existing tree harvesters such as those with mechanized tree shakers, and may also be incorporated into a catching frame vehicle or a nut sweeping vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2015
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicant: ORCHARD MACHINERY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Duane Lee Needham, Brian Michael Andersen, Tyler Calvin Niday, Donald Paul Mayo
  • Publication number: 20150183205
    Abstract: The invention provides an improved method of imaging analogue flexographic liquid and sheet printing plates. Specifically it involves adding colour or greyscale to some of the clear parts of negatives used to make flexographic plates. This colour moderates the light allowed through the clear areas, keeping reverses open to the maximum depth possible, preventing the widening or overexposure of relief and reverse whilst allowing the maximum amount of light through the small clear areas making the fine relief. It does this by calculating the correct amount of light for each part of the negative according to the predicted amount of light that will be transmitted through it, adjusting the intensity of colour accordingly. It provides a technical advantage of using a negative over the digital process, widening the amount of information available to create the printing plate from just black and white. It enables the plate maker to achieve an optimal printing plate independent of design.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2013
    Publication date: July 2, 2015
    Inventor: Paul Mayo Holt
  • Publication number: 20150011826
    Abstract: A video bougie 1 for use in inserting a medical tube 3 includes a bendable rod 10 with a camera unit 11 mounted at its forward end and connected by a cable 13 with an electrical connector 14 at the machine end of the bougie. A brass ferrule 30 has its forward end 32 attached to an external recess 24 around the machine end of the rod 10, the rear end 33 of the ferrule supporting the electrical connector 14.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2013
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Applicant: SMITHS MEDICAL INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
    Inventors: Christopher Paul Mayo, Mark Charles Oliver, Eric Pagan
  • Patent number: 8114569
    Abstract: A process for curing photopolymer which comprises exposing the photopolymer to an image produced by a mask-free imaging apparatus. The image may be generated by a monochromatic display screen, e.g. a liquid crystal display, light emitting diodes, a cathode ray tube or plasma screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2012
    Assignee: Photocentric Limited
    Inventor: Paul Mayo Holt
  • Patent number: 7930209
    Abstract: In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, although not necessarily limited thereto, the system of the present invention may function in the context of an internet based commercial real estate brokering system. In such a system, potential buyers, sellers, lessors and lessees list and respond to offerings having characteristics as described in connection with the listings. For example, a potential landlord may, through interaction with the system of the present invention, list one or more buildings for lease. Communication and interaction may occur on an anonymous basis such that the potential landlord is unaware of the actual identity of the prospective tenant and vice versa until such time as one or the other or both decide to reveal their identity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2011
    Inventor: Anthony Paul Mayo
  • Publication number: 20090190107
    Abstract: A process for curing photopolymer which comprises exposing the photopolymer to an image produced by a mask-free imaging apparatus. The image may be generated by a monochromatic display screen, e.g. a liquid crystal display, light emitting diodes, a cathode ray tube or plasma screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2007
    Publication date: July 30, 2009
    Inventor: Paul Mayo Holt
  • Publication number: 20090171792
    Abstract: In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, although not necessarily limited thereto, the system of the present invention may function in the context of an internet based commercial real estate brokering system. In such a system, potential buyers, sellers, lessors and lessees list and respond to offerings having characteristics as described in connection with the listings. For example, a potential landlord may, through interaction with the system of the present invention, list one or more buildings for lease. Communication and interaction may occur on an anonymous basis such that the potential landlord is unaware of the actual identity of the prospective tenant and vice versa until such time as one or the other or both decide to reveal their identity. It is also possible to avoid the need to reveal any contact information associated with either party (including, for example, email addresses, phone numbers, addresses, etc.) until such time as a party wishes to disclose such information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2009
    Publication date: July 2, 2009
    Inventor: Anthony Paul MAYO
  • Publication number: 20080124657
    Abstract: This invention describes an exposure apparatus comprising a light measuring device and a light transmitting clamp designed to compress a photocurable (photopolymer) package for use in manufacture of a hand stamp plate, the package typically consisting of a sachet containing a liquid photopolymer. The liquid photopolymer is specifically engineered to cure under ambient lighting conditions eliminating the requirement for fluorescent tubes to create the UV light to cure the photopolymer. The light measuring device is designed to inform the user of the required exposure time for the printing plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2006
    Publication date: May 29, 2008
    Inventors: Paul Mayo Holt, Robert Paul Filik
  • Publication number: 20040219458
    Abstract: The invention provides a photopolymer package for use in making a hand stamp plate, the package consisting of a sachet containing a photocurable liquid polymer, the walls of the sachet being formed of material capable of being released from the cured photopolymer. Methods for the formation of the package and the hand stamp plate are also provided. The invention eliminates the requirement for the use of a backing layer in the package and thereby offers significant advantages over the prior art in terms of cost and efficiency. The invention describes how that sachet can be inserted in a holding device to expose it to UV radiation to produce the printed surface. The invention describes a novel method for spraying the sachet with a liquid to enable it to be dry post-exposed in a new type of exposure unit. It describes how this exposure unit benefits from the simplicity of the sachet concept to require no movable upper lid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2004
    Publication date: November 4, 2004
    Inventors: Paul Mayo Holt, Maria Peneva Dincheva
  • Patent number: 6737219
    Abstract: The invention provides a photopolymer package for use in making a hand stamp plate, the package consisting of a sachet containing a photocurable liquid polymer, the walls of the sachet being formed of material capable of being released from the cured photopolymer. Methods for the formation of the package and the hand stamp plate are also provided. The invention eliminates the requirement for the use of a backing layer in the package and thereby offers significant advantages over the prior art in terms of cost and efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2004
    Inventors: Paul Mayo Holt, Maria Peneva Dincheva
  • Patent number: 6678663
    Abstract: In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, although not necessarily limited thereto, the system of the present invention may function in the context of an internet based commercial real estate brokering system. In such a system, potential buyers, sellers, lessors and lessees list and respond to offerings having characteristics as described in connection with the listings. For example, a potential landlord may, through interaction with the system of the present invention, list one or more buildings for lease. Communication and interaction may occur on an anonymous basis such that the potential landlord is unaware of the actual identity of the prospective tenant and vice versa until such time as one or the other or both decide to reveal their identity. It is also possible to avoid the need to reveal any contact information associated with either party (including, for example, email addresses, phone numbers, addresses, etc.) until such time as a party wishes to disclose such information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2000
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2004
    Inventor: Anthony Paul Mayo
  • Publication number: 20030039915
    Abstract: The invention provides a photopolymer package for use in making a hand stamp plate, the package consisting of a sachet containing a photocurable liquid polymer, the walls of the sachet being formed of material capable of being released from the cured photopolymer. Methods for the formation of the package and the hand stamp plate are also provided. The invention eliminates the requirement for the use of a backing layer in the package and thereby offers significant advantages over the prior art in terms of cost and efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2001
    Publication date: February 27, 2003
    Inventors: Paul Mayo Holt, Maria Peneva Dincheva
  • Patent number: 4107777
    Abstract: A dispensing system for controlling and displaying information regarding self-service operation of each of a plurality of fuel dispensers in a gasoline station includes, in one embodiment, an operator console having a CRT display displaying the status of each of the dispensers as well as current and previous sales data and a data entry keyboard for entry of sales and other data together with switch means for arming dispensers for self-service operation and for actuating the system for displaying selective dispenser information. The CRT and data entry keyboard are coupled to a central control unit which includes a programmed memory central processing unit for handling data between the central control unit and each of a plurality of dispensers as well as dispenser communications interface circuits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 1977
    Date of Patent: August 15, 1978
    Assignee: Anthes Imperial Limited
    Inventors: Allen F. Pearson, Paul A. Mayo, Ronald N. Lorenz