Phillip P Bennett: Video device synchronization system. Ampex Corporation, Robert K Schumacher, Ralph L Mossino, Joel D Talcott, July 30, 1985: US04532547 (159 worldwide citation)

A TV video signal synchronization signal system enables a video device such as a digital special effects system to operate synchronously in response to an input video signal and still produce an output video signal synchronized to a television studio locking reference signal. The video device and th ...

Marshall Williams: Dynamically interactive responsive control device and system. Ampex Corporation, Rodney L Marett, Harry G Thibault, Joel D Talcott, December 24, 1985: US04560983 (120 worldwide citation)

A general device for the input of information in a binary format through rotational motion is disclosed, having independent means for the simultaneous output of information in a form perceivable to the human tactile sense. In particular, a knob is coupled to a shaft, a tachometer and a particle brak ...

Robert Steele: Method and apparatus for controlling the position of a transported web. Ampex Corporation, Rodney L Marett, Joel D Talcott, September 8, 1987: US04692819 (101 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for controlling the position of a web containing location identifying information thereon. In particular, a means for measuring displacement of the web independent of the location information is employed to measure the displacement of the web in a cyclic manner such that the ...

Steven S Chan: Universal interface unit. Ampex Corporation, James A LaBarre, Joel D Talcott, February 19, 1985: US04500933 (75 worldwide citation)

A universal interface unit for providing output signals in any one of a plurality of different signal formats stores information relating to each of the different available formats. When signals are to be provided to a particular device, personality data regarding the device enables the particular s ...

John H Babbel, William A Russell, Robert B Steele: Audio/video system having touch responsive function display screen. Ampex Corporation, George B Almeida, Joel D Talcott, June 4, 1985: US04521870 (62 worldwide citation)

An audio/video editing system presents different menus of editing functions on a display screen and changes the menus as well as performing different editing functions in response to the touching of selected areas of the display screen by an operator. An arrangement of light emitting diodes and phot ...

Lawrence J Evans, Junaid Sheikh, Rodney D Stock, Kenneth E J Turkowski: YIQ Computer graphics system. Ampex Corporation, Gregory Roth, Bradley A Perkins, Joel D Talcott, January 14, 1986: US04564915 (59 worldwide citation)

A YIQ computer graphics system includes a data processing system having a data tablet for receiving inputs from an artist and a video processing system connected to the data processing system. The video processing system includes a two component expandable frame store with the first component storin ...

Thomas R Goldberg: Joystick control. Ampex Corporation, Charles M Carman Jr, Joel D Talcott, March 1, 1983: US04375631 (59 worldwide citation)

A manually-operable joystick is mounted for universal pivoting motion as by means of spherical bearing and journal means and is biased toward a neutral position so as to return automatically thereto upon release of manual constraint.

Scott A Manatt: Fuel tank inerting system. The Garrett Corporation, Joel D Talcott, James W McFarland, Albert J Miller, December 3, 1985: US04556180 (57 worldwide citation)

A pump is used to exhaust oxygen rich waste gas to ambient pressure in an inert gas generating system in order to improve the performance of the permeable membrane air separator component and to insure sufficient generation of inert gas when available source air pressure is low.

Alexander Silver, James R Wenban: Foil bearing. The Garrett Corporation, Joel D Talcott, Albert J Miller, December 11, 1979: US04178046 (51 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a foil bearing in which the individual compliant foils are mounted intermediate the ends thereof.

Charles H Coleman Jr: Combined data rate reduction system. Ampex Corporation, Elizabeth E Strnad, Roger D Greer, Joel D Talcott, August 28, 1984: US04468708 (48 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for performing a reduction of the data rate of a data stream for transmission through a transmission channel or recording and for subsequently reconstructing the original data stream upon receipt or during reproducing. The method and apparatus utilizes a combinat ...