Patents by Inventor Simon Belcher

Simon Belcher 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: 10967799
    Abstract: A combined approach lamp and logo lamp apparatus for use in an external rear view assembly comprising at least one aperture, the apparatus including a housing including a rear view face and a front face with the at least one aperture; a printed circuit board (PCB) mounted adjacent the rear face, the printed circuit board further including a power connector, an electronic circuit, a first light source mounted in a first location on the printed circuit board, and a second light source mounted in a second location on the printed circuit board, and a transparent lens component comprising a first lens portion and a second lens portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Motherson Innovations Company Limited
    Inventors: Jacob Heath Messenger, Sam Thoday, Simon Belcher, Arne Schmierer, Volker Erhart, Tobias Schwenger, Mikhail Kudryavtsev, Levente Acs
  • Patent number: 10969080
    Abstract: A multifunction lamp unit for a vehicle includes a housing, at least one light pipe together with at least one light source disposed at least partially within the housing, and a clear lens substantially enclosing the housing, the at least one light pipe and the at least one light source, the lens having an inner surface, an outer surface disposed opposite the inner surface and at least one of a continuous transparent and translucent coating on the outer surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: SMR Patent S.à.r.l.
    Inventors: James Nicholson, Shane Koehne, Scott Edwards, Simon Belcher, Jacob Messenger, Mathew Chapman-Winter, Gary Dekievit, Simon Field, Sam Thoday, Dean Caruso, Bill Frank, Raimund Negel, Arne Schmierer, Daniel Fritz, Andreas Herrmann, Eugen Meier, Oliver Schmidt, Volker Erhart, David Chamberlain, Andrew Brian Little, Eugene Schmirin, Drew Raymond Evans, Colin James Hall, Kamil Zuber
  • Patent number: 10946814
    Abstract: A medium distributing assembly for a vehicle design element includes a medium guide including at least one medium receiving element; and at least one medium exit element, where the medium exit element has at least partly an annular form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Motherson Innovations Company Limited
    Inventors: Dean Caruso, Andreas Herrmann, Sam Thoday, Brad Gibson, Daniel Flynn, Simon Belcher
  • Patent number: 10920955
    Abstract: A lamp assembly for a vehicle includes a housing, an outer lens partially covering the housing to define an enclosure between the housing and lens, a light emitting diode (LED) light source arranged in the enclosure, and a light guide forming part of the housing. The light guide may include a light receiving surface within the enclosure and a light emitting surface outside the enclosure so that light emitted from the LED light source is received by the light receiving surface of the light guide and directed toward the light emitting surface of the light guide and light is output from the light guide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: SMR Patents S.à.r.l.
    Inventors: Simon Belcher, Jay Dickson
  • Publication number: 20210031449
    Abstract: The invention relates to a robot-mounted 3D printing apparatus for printing biocompatible materials for performing in-situ surgical repairs and comprises one UV curable reagent container and one cell supporting reagent container which are co-axially extruded from a tip and cured to perform in-situ repairs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Simon Belcher, Dylan Thorpe, Peter Brown
  • Patent number: 10895358
    Abstract: A laser light source apparatus includes a laser diode, a first optical assembly having one or more lenses for generating a collimated laser beam from light emitted by the laser diode, a doped microstructured glass block configured to generate laser emissions at at least a first wavelength and a second wavelength when pumped by the collimated laser beam, an input beam lens for focusing the collimated laser beam onto an input surface of the microstructured glass block, an optical alignment assembly, an output light guiding assembly, and a housing for containing and supporting the optical alignment assembly and the output light guiding assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: SMR Patents S.à.r.l.
    Inventors: Simon Belcher, James Nicholson, Sam Thoday
  • Patent number: 10870404
    Abstract: A vehicle part includes an injection molded main body having a front side and a rear side with a three dimensional form on the rear side, a metallized coating on one or more portions of the three dimensional form on the rear side of the injection molded main body, and a backing layer overmolded on the rear side of the injection molded main body, the three dimensional form, and the metallized coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: SMR Patents S.à.r.l.
    Inventors: James Dickson, Jacob Messenger, Sam Thoday, Dean Caruso, Gary Dekievit, Simon Belcher, Scott Edwards
  • Publication number: 20200391443
    Abstract: A Human Machine Interface (HMI) for a handheld 3 dimensional (3D) printing device (“BioPen”) is used for manufacturing of biocompatible materials and includes an on/off power button, a speed indicator, a setting control button, and purge indicator lamps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Dylan Thorpe, Simon Belcher, David Harry, James Nicholson
  • Patent number: 10836318
    Abstract: A logo lamp device includes a housing having a top, a bottom, a left side, a right side, a front, and a back, a cap covering the top of the housing or preferably an encapsulant, one or more clips formed integrally with or attached to the housing, a connector receiving portion including an opening formed at the back of the housing, a printed circuit board (PCB) fully enclosed within the housing, a light source connected to the PCB and enclosed within the housing, and an optical assembly including at least one optical element for receiving light projected by the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: SMR Patents S.à.r.l.
    Inventors: Jacob Messenger, Daniel Flynn, Simon Belcher, Jake Whittenbury, Dean Stevens
  • Patent number: 10787177
    Abstract: An exterior rearview system for an autonomous vehicle includes a housing adapted for mounting to an exterior side of a vehicle, the housing holding at least one of a reflective element or display screen for displaying to a driver a rear or side image of the vehicle, one or more lighting modules disposed in the housing and providing an adaptive lighting sector which is adaptively controlled, and a control system configured to receive input data related to at least one of a user's intention using a tracking sensor and a user's retaking control of the autonomous vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: SMR Patents S.à.r.l.
    Inventors: Daniel Fritz, Ilka Rötzer, Eugen Meier, Oliver Schmidt, Romeo Wieczorek, Andrea König, Peter Hein, Alexandru Dobrete, Andreas Herrmann, Adam Di Fiore, Phillip McKenzie, Marco Cid, Simon Belcher, Reinhold Langbein
  • Publication number: 20200290516
    Abstract: A combined approach lamp and logo lamp apparatus for use in an external rear view assembly comprising at least one aperture, the apparatus including a housing including a rear view face and a front face with the at least one aperture; a printed circuit board (PCB) mounted adjacent the rear face, the printed circuit board further including a power connector, an electronic circuit, a first light source mounted in a first location on the printed circuit board, and a second light source mounted in a second location on the printed circuit board, and a transparent lens component comprising a first lens portion and a second lens portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2018
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Jacob Heath MESSENGER, Sam THODAY, Simon BELCHER, Arne SCHMIERER, Volker ERHART, Tobias SCHWENGER, Mikhail KUDRYAVTSEV, Levente ACS
  • Publication number: 20200287278
    Abstract: An antenna housing for mounting on a vehicle or on a vehicle roof surface includes an electrical circuit including at least one source element for emitting luminescent radiation, the at least one source element being located internally within the housing so as not to be visible externally, an indicating element for releasing luminescent radiation received from the at least one source element for viewing externally, and an optical conduit for providing an optical couple between the at least one source element and the indicating element. A combined antenna and indicator module for mounting on a vehicle includes the antenna housing, and a vehicle includes the combined antenna and indicator module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Sam Thoday, Shane Randell Koehne, Gary Dekievit, James Nicholson, Scott Edwards, Simon Belcher, Jacob Heath Messenger, Simon David Field, Dean Caruso, Bill Frank, Mathew Chapman-Winter, Raimund Negel, Arne Schmierer, Daniel Fritz, Andreas Herrmann
  • Patent number: 10759348
    Abstract: A system for providing interchangeable approach lamps for use with an external rear view assembly mounted to a motor vehicle includes a first approach lamp module and a second approach lamp module. the second approach lamp module differs from the first approach lamp module by being a projecting or logo approach lamp module due to its projection assembly for projecting a logo or a mask.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: MOTHERSON INNOVATIONS COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Jacob Heath Messenger, Simon Belcher, Arne Schmierer, Volker Erhart, Tobias Schwenger, Mikhail Kudryavtsev, Levente Acs
  • Publication number: 20200217477
    Abstract: A light emitting system includes at least one light pipe, at least one light source disposed at least partially within an interior of the system, at least one mask, and a lens substantially enclosing the interior of the system, the at least one light pipe, and the at least one light source, the lens having an inner surface, an outer surface disposed opposite the inner surface and at least one of a continuous transparent or translucent coating on the outer surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: James Nicholson, Shane Randell Koehne, Scott Edwards, Simon Belcher, Jacob Heath Messenger, Mathew Chapman-Winter, Gary Dekievit, Simon David Field, Shahad Algurabi, Sam Thoday, Dean Caruso, Bill Frank, Sascha Björn Heib, Andreas Herrmann, Ilka Rötzer, Matthias Koller
  • Publication number: 20200132269
    Abstract: A laser light source apparatus includes a laser diode, a first optical assembly having one or more lenses for generating a collimated laser beam from light emitted by the laser diode, a doped microstructured glass block configured to generate laser emissions at at least a first wavelength and a second wavelength when pumped by the collimated laser beam, an input beam lens for focusing the collimated laser beam onto an input surface of the microstructured glass block, an optical alignment assembly, an output light guiding assembly, and a housing for containing and supporting the optical alignment assembly and the output light guiding assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Simon Belcher, James Nicholson, Sam Thoday
  • Publication number: 20200130277
    Abstract: A handheld 3D printing apparatus for printing biocompatible materials including stem cells for performing in-situ surgical repairs and comprises one UV curable reagent container and one cell supporting reagent container which are co-axially extruded from a tip and cured to perform in-situ repairs. The extruded material comprises a core material protected by a shell material. The reagents are driven from the containers using an electronic drive train at a constant rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Dylan THORPE, Simon BELCHER, James NICHOLSON
  • Publication number: 20200114825
    Abstract: A system for providing interchangeable approach lamps for use with an external rear view assembly mounted to a motor vehicle includes a first approach lamp module and a second approach lamp module. the second approach lamp module differs from the first approach lamp module by being a projecting or logo approach lamp module due to its projection assembly for projecting a logo or a mask.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Jacob Heath MESSENGER, Simon BELCHER, Arne SCHMIERER, Volker ERHART, Tobias SCHWENGER, Mikhail KUDRYAVTSEV, Levente ACS
  • Publication number: 20200011502
    Abstract: A multifunction lamp unit for a vehicle includes a housing, at least one light pipe together with at least one light source disposed at least partially within the housing, and a clear lens substantially enclosing the housing, the at least one light pipe and the at least one light source, the lens having an inner surface, an outer surface disposed opposite the inner surface and at least one of a continuous transparent and translucent coating on the outer surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: James Nicholson, Shane Koehne, Scott Edwards, Simon Belcher, Jacob Messenger, Mathew Chapman-Winter, Gary Dekievit, Simon Field, Sam Thoday, Dean Caruso, Bill Frank, Raimund Negel, Arne Schmierer, Daniel Fritz, Andreas Herrmann, Eugen Meier, Oliver Schmidt, Volker Erhart, David Chamberlain, Andrew Brian Little, Eugene Schmirin, Drew Raymond Evans, Colin James Hall, Kamil Zuber
  • Patent number: D881913
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Motherson Innovations Company Ltd.
    Inventors: David Harry, Dylan Thorpe, Simon Belcher
  • Patent number: D912810
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Motherson Innovations Company Ltd.
    Inventors: David Harry, Dylan Thorpe, Simon Belcher