Patents by Inventor Robert B. Stoner

Robert B. Stoner 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: 20190233266
    Abstract: An modular lift system for hoisting objects along a track to a predetermined height. The lift system may include a limit switch, a carriage with an automatic emergency braking system, and a peak to engage the track, whereby the carriage rolls along the side rails of the track between the peak mounted to the top of the track and the bottom of the track. The carriage can be adjustable thereby permitting it to be adapted to various types and sizes of tracks. The automatic emergency braking system is adapted to prevent the uncontrolled descent of the carriage in the event of a cable or primary brake failure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: JOBOB Investments, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert A. Delaney, Kurt B. Stoner, Daniel A. Finley, Nicholas P. Bleiler
  • Patent number: 5182585
    Abstract: Eyeglasses equipped with liquid lenses having adjustable refractive power that depends on the amount of liquid forced into each lens. An electrically powered pump and an electronic controller regulate the liquid input to the lenses in response to a signal determined by the focal length required for viewing a given object in the field of vision. This focal length is determined by the use of a rangefinder mounted on the frame of the eyeglasses. The system is programmed for automatic response tailored to the specific eyesight of the wearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 1991
    Date of Patent: January 26, 1993
    Assignee: The Arizona Carbon Foil Company, Inc.
    Inventor: Robert B. Stoner