Patents by Inventor Shawn F. Jones

Shawn F. Jones 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: 5639585
    Abstract: A photosensitive medium, such as motion picture film, having digital data in multiple formats and analog audio signals photographically recorded thereon, and a system for photographically recording digital data (preferably including digital audio bits) in multiple formats and optionally also analog audio signals on a medium. Preferably, two digital soundtracks are recorded on the film, each in an array of bit areas arranged in row and column order, with the bit areas of one soundtrack between consecutive pairs of sprocket holes along one edge of the film, and the bit areas of the other soundtrack along the film edges outside the sprocket holes. Preferred embodiments of the invention include a camera assembly through which a motion picture film translates in real time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 1995
    Date of Patent: June 17, 1997
    Assignees: Sony Corporation, Sony Cinema Products Corporation
    Inventors: Raymond E. Callahan, Jr., Howard J. Flemming, LeRoy H. Reese, Shawn F. Jones, Dana B. Wood