Patents by Inventor Roger J. McCoy

Roger J. McCoy 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: 10833408
    Abstract: Systems and apparatuses include an electronically scanned array system including a power supply system, a radiating element subarray, a plurality of beamformer chips, and a plurality of control buses. The power supply system a first power converter structured to receive and condition mains power, a second power converter arranged in parallel with the first power converter, and a controller structured to monitor the first power converter and the second power converter and to operate one of a first switch or a second switch to provide conditioned power. The radiating element subarray includes active radiating elements, and between about one percent and about twenty percent reserve radiating elements distributed throughout the active radiating elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Rockwell Collins, Inc.
    Inventors: Lee M. Paulsen, Thomas B. Campbell, Bryan S. McCoy, Adrian A. Hill, Dana J. Jensen, Roger A. Dana
  • Patent number: 4922061
    Abstract: A capacitive touch panel system (10) having a faceplate (14) with an electrically conductive layer (20) of a consistent resistivity employs a position measurement apparatus (12) to generate an address signal indicative of a position (46) on the faceplate in contact with a stylus (48). The position measurement apparatus includes a position measurement signal source (56) that generates a square-wave measurement signal of a frequency that varies in a substantially random manner. The position measurement signal is applied to a first pair of opposed electrodes (36) and (40) and a second pair of opposed electrodes (38) and (42) positioned along respective side margins (26, 30, 28, and 32) of the faceplate. The resistivity of the conductive layer establishes effective resistances of R.sub.x and R.sub.y between the respective first and second pairs of electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 1989
    Date of Patent: May 1, 1990
    Assignee: Tektronix, Inc.
    Inventors: R. David Meadows, Roger J. McCoy
  • Patent number: 4853498
    Abstract: A capacitive touch panel system (10) having a faceplate (14) with an electrically conductive layer (20) of a consistent resistivity employs a position measurement apparatus (12) to generate an address signal indicative of a position (46) on the faceplate in contact with a stylus (48). The position measurement apparatus includes a position measurement signal source (62) that generates a square-wave measurement signal of substantially constant frequency and a preselected magnitude. The position measurement signal is applied to a first pair of opposed electrodes (36) and (40) and a second pair of opposed electrodes (38) and (42) positioned along respective side margins (26, 30, 28, and 32) of the faceplate. The resistivity of the conductive layer establishes effective resistances of R.sub.x and R.sub.y between the respective first and second pairs of electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 1988
    Date of Patent: August 1, 1989
    Assignee: Tektronix, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert D. Meadows, Roger J. McCoy