Patents by Inventor Richard W. Neiss

Richard W. Neiss 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: 4595921
    Abstract: In a communication facility a masterstation initially directs a single inquiry signal to the aggregate of the operating stations and receives a response from this aggregate indicating by its structure which of the several individual stations currently needs service from the communication facility. Messages are thereafter exchanged between the masterstation and those stations only which need service to inform the masterstation as to the details of the needed service. The many message exchanges between the master station and individual stations needing nothing is eliminated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 1983
    Date of Patent: June 17, 1986
    Assignee: Wang Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: An Wang, Gary N. Stapleford, Richard W. Neiss
  • Patent number: 4467148
    Abstract: A telephone line analyzer provides automatic attenuation measurement of tie trunk lines and other telephone lines through measurement of the electrical level of a tone responder. The analyzer is primarily directed to testing telephone lines interconnected between trunk line selectable computerized private branch exchanges (PBXs) of the same user. The analyzer automatically dials a remote PBX through a desired tie trunk line; activates a remote tone responder; and measures and records the test results. The analyzer may also perform echo return loss measurements.The analyzer is user programmable and it can be set to initiate line tests at predetermined times so as to minimize interference with the normal telephone line activities of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 1982
    Date of Patent: August 21, 1984
    Assignee: Network Control Corporation
    Inventors: James A. Stafford, Richard W. Neiss, Daniel S. Coolidge