Timothy Noel Mills, Paul Beard, David Delpy: Optical fibre probe for photoacoustic material analysis. University College of London, Barnes & Thornburg, January 4, 2005: US06839496 (147 worldwide citation)

A probe comprises an excitation source and a double-core optical fiber. A pulsed laser signal (20) of the excitation sources supplied to the outer core (42) at one end of the optical fiber. The other end is provided with an interferometer film (18). An excitation signal (22) produced in the sample ( ...

Paul Beard: Dynamically switchable power supply. Norand Corporation, McAndrews Held & Malloy, May 6, 1997: US05627412 (132 worldwide citation)

A power supply system of an electronic system is dynamically switchable upon fluctuating demand for operational power. The power supply is capable of providing multiple voltage values to an electronic system which is capable of utilizing multiple logical voltage values. The power utilized by the ele ...

Alan G Bunte, George E Hanson, Dennis Silva, Steven E Koenck, Paul Beard, Darald R Schultz, Steven H Salvay: Data collection system. Norand Corporation, Suiter & Associates PC, February 16, 1999: US05873070 (122 worldwide citation)

An improved data collection system utilizing at least partially integrated data collection and gathering devices and related peripherals. The system includes an at least partially wearable data collection terminal, associated peripherals, and a communication system. The data collection system may ut ...

James Richard Terrell II, Paul Beard: Flash memory system having memory cache. Norand Corporation, Suiter & Associates PC, February 15, 2000: US06026027 (108 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses an electronic memory system having semipermanent memory storage, a memory device for rapid data transfer and temporary memory storage, and controller for monitoring and controlling writes to the semipermanent memory storage.

Paul Beard: Television with hard disk drive. Intermec IP, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, January 9, 2001: US06172712 (107 worldwide citation)

A television with hard disk drive comprises an analog video source which may be digitized and stored on a hard disk drive for later playback wherein the stored video data is capable of being played back at a rate slower, faster, or the same as the original analog video signal, thereby providing a vi ...

Dennis Silva, Paul Beard, Steven Darren Friend, Arvin D Danielson, Darrell L Boatwright, Rickey G Austin, Daniel E Alt, Darald R Schultz: Hand-held data collection computer terminal having power management architecture including switchable multi-purpose input display screen. Norand Corporation, Suiter & Associates PC, November 7, 2000: US06144976 (102 worldwide citation)

A portable data collection terminal has an elongate housing with a hand grip conforming rear surface. A front surface features a numerical keyboard adjacent a lower end of the housing and an LCD screen adjacent the keyboard toward an upper end of the housing. The display screen is of elongate rectan ...

Steven R Kunert, Robert J Traeger, Paul Beard, Robert J Grabon, John K Rohde: Ergonomic hand-held data terminal and data collection system. Intermec IP, Suiter & Associates, August 29, 2000: US06109528 (98 worldwide citation)

A portable hand-held data terminal having a curvilinear cross-sectional keypad capable of operation by one hand. In an exemplary embodiment of the invention the keys may extend to various heights above the keypad depending on their function. For example, a scan trigger key may extend the farthest fr ...

Paul Beard, Robert J Grabon: Battery pack with capacity and pre-removal indicators. Intermec IP, March 25, 2003: US06538413 (98 worldwide citation)

A battery capacity monitoring system readily indicates the remaining capacity of an uninserted battery pack upon an operator's request. Such request may involve the touching of one or more contacts disposed on the battery pack. The battery pack also includes a display and a communication means ...

Dennis Silva, Paul Beard, Jeffry A Howington: Safe, virtual trigger for a portable data capture terminal. Norand Corporation, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, November 30, 1999: US05996080 (52 worldwide citation)

A portable, hand-held data collection terminal is of modular structure including, among other modules, multiple endcap modules and radio frequency communications pod modules, each of which may be chosen from a plurality of modules available for assembly into the terminal unit therby providing a plur ...

Paul Beard: Digital signal processor transceiver. Cypress Semiconductor, Marger Johnson & McCollom P C, September 5, 2006: US07103108 (50 worldwide citation)

A digital signal processor transceiver uses a finite impulse response filter memory to construct a phase integrated angle at each clock cycle. The FIR filter memory is addressed by a multibit pattern and a time count which are used in conjunction to determine the address. Each data word of the FIR f ...