Norman E Chasek: Universally applicable, in-motion and automatic toll paying system using microwaves. Parmelee Johnson Bollinger & Bramblett, December 1, 1981: US04303904 (279 worldwide citation)

Toll collection facilities for tunnels, bridges and turnpikes slow traffic, waste time and fuel, and increase air pollution. Eliminating the need for a toll payment stop would avoid this waste and reduce toll facility operating costs. A single, universally applicable system and apparatus is describe ...

Henri M Van Bemmelen: Management control terminal method and apparatus. Parmelee Johnson Bollinger & Bramblett, August 15, 1978: US04107784 (146 worldwide citation)

Management control terminal method and apparatus are provided in which the management control terminal as a whole is divided into two sections, namely, a custom application module (CAM) and a central master unit (CMU) which can be plugged together to form a CAM-CMU set having particular attributes u ...

Robert A Williamson Jr, Roger W Ford: Industrial process control system. The Foxboro Company, Parmelee Johnson Bollinger & Bramblett, December 1, 1981: US04303973 (104 worldwide citation)

An industrial process control system for use with complex processes having many variables to be controlled.

William J Kemerer, Clyde W Vassar: Continuous apparatus for forming products from thermoplastic polymeric material having three-dimensional patterns and surface textures. Hazelett Strip Casting Corporation, Parmelee Johnson Bollinger & Bramblett, December 5, 1978: US04128369 (100 worldwide citation)

Continuous apparatus for impression molding products containing thermoplastic material and having three-dimensional patterns on one or both surfaces, similar or dissimilar, with or without continuously changing profile or shaped edges. The thermoplastic material to be formed may or not contain foama ...

Patrick M Tomaro: Pulsating shower head. Conair Corporation, Parmelee Johnson Bollinger & Bramblett, March 28, 1978: US04081135 (98 worldwide citation)

A shower head is provided capable of producing a pulsating or steady spray. Water entering the shower head passes through a set of inlet orifices into a plenum chamber and drives a turbine-type rotor within the chamber. The rotor has water cutting vanes which alternately open and close one or more w ...

Arthur W Smith, George D Kimble: Autocycling control circuit for heating and/or air conditioning systems. Parmelee Johnson Bollinger & Bramblett, November 20, 1979: US04174807 (97 worldwide citation)

An autocycling control circuit unit is provided for controlling heating and/or airconditioning systems to provide controlled comfort and fuel savings. The unit contains a night thermostat which is continually coupled to the system for maintaining a minimum temperature level. A programmable timer ena ...

Judah Klausner, Robert Hotto: Telephone electronic answering device. Klausner, Parmelee Johnson Bollinger & Bramblett, December 8, 1981: US04304968 (96 worldwide citation)

A telephone electronic answering device (TEAD), interfaced to the standard telephone mechanism, resembles a pocket calculator in size and shape and receives and records messages sent to it from a caller's telephone. It receives either dual tone frequencies or rotary dial pulses fed from the caller's ...

Norman E Chasek: Vehicle identification system, using microwaves. Parmelee Johnson Bollinger & Bramblett, August 1, 1978: US04104630 (69 worldwide citation)

A vehicle identification system, using microwave, in which every vehicle to be identified has an identification panel attached to its side, containing a very low level power drain tunnel diode transponder and a digital coder plus a small battery and a resonant frequency array. Interrogating transmit ...

Calvin D MacCracken: Method and system for the compact storage of heat and coolness by phase change materials. Calmac Manufacturing Corporation, Parmelee Johnson Bollinger & Bramblett, October 13, 1981: US04294078 (68 worldwide citation)

While many materials and additives which will melt and freeze at various temperature levels for storing and releasing large amounts of heat thereby per unit volume have been disclosed, the packaging of these materials with suitable non-corrodible long-lasting heat exchange structures has been cumber ...

Akira Ohte, Makoto Imamura: Thermal noise thermometer. Yokogawa Electric Works, Parmelee Johnson Bollinger & Bramblett, July 11, 1978: US04099413 (57 worldwide citation)

A thermal noise thermometer operating on the principle that the temperature of a resistor is related to the magnitude of the thermal noise signal produced in the resistor. The thermoseter comprises a temperature-sensing resistor, a shot noise source, means for selectively applying shot noise signals ...