Patents by Inventor Stuart Hutchinson

Stuart Hutchinson 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: 20190144254
    Abstract: The present invention provides a connector (18) for use in a beverage dispense system (1), the connector (18) defining a conduit for connecting a beverage line (2) to a beverage supply (4). The connector (18) comprises an electrical sensor (21) (e.g. a capacitive sensor) for measuring an electrical parameter of a beverage within the connector conduit. The electrical parameter and/or changes in the electrical parameter can be used to detect bubbles in the beverage and/or identify the type/brand of beverage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Guy Hutchinson, Stuart Briant, Simon Gray
  • Publication number: 20170217767
    Abstract: A through substrate via is formed by disposing a quantity of solder material at the top of a through hole formed in a substrate, coating the hole with a wetting layer, and melting the solder material such that it flows into the hole. The solder material may alloy with the wetting layer, freezing upon formation of the alloy. Subsequent processing steps may be performed at temperatures higher than the melting point of the solder material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Applicant: Innovative Micro Technology
    Inventors: Christopher S. GUDEMAN, Stuart Hutchinson
  • Publication number: 20170146793
    Abstract: A microfabricated optical apparatus that includes a light source or light detector in combination with an integrated turning surface to form a microfabricated optical subassembly. The integrated turning surface may be formed directly in the substrate material using gray scale lithography.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Applicant: Innovative Micro Technology
    Inventors: Christopher S. GUDEMAN, Sangwoo Kim, Stuart Hutchinson, Marin SIGURDSON
  • Patent number: 8382217
    Abstract: A kitchen unit arrangement (10) having three or more storage units (12, 14, 16), the arrangement comprising first and second end walls (22) and at least two internal walls (20), the first end wall and a first said internal wall together defining a first said storage unit (12), the second end wall and a second said internal wall together defining a second said storage unit (14); wherein two of said internal walls (20) are connected by a substantially horizontal shelf (26) to define a third storage unit (16). A method of assembling such a kitchen unit apparatus is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignee: The Moores Furniture Group Limited
    Inventors: James William Craig, Stuart Hutchinson
  • Publication number: 20090108718
    Abstract: A kitchen unit arrangement (10) having three or more storage units (12, 14, 16), the arrangement comprising first and second end walls (22) and at least two internal walls (20), the first end wall and a first said internal wall together defining a first said storage unit (12), the second end wall and a second said internal wall together defining a second said storage unit (14); wherein two of said internal walls (20) are connected by a substantially horizontal shelf (26) to define a third storage unit (16). A method of assembling such a kitchen unit apparatus is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2008
    Publication date: April 30, 2009
    Inventors: James William CRAIG, Stuart HUTCHINSON