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Robert Hotto Patents
Inventor:
Hotto; Robert
Address:
Carlsbad, CA
No. of patents:
39
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8286742 System and method for extracting propulsion energy from motor vehicle exhaust October 16, 2012
Engine exhaust is sent to a reformer, which produces hydrogen from fuel remaining in the exhaust. The hydrogen may be stored in a hydrogen tank, and may be used by a fuel cell to produce electricity to recharge a vehicle battery and/or to supply propulsion current to an electric prop
8280334 System and method for radio signal reconstruction using signal processor October 2, 2012
A waveform reconstruction circuit receives an rf signal from an antenna, digitizes it, and then generates an undistorted reconstructed waveform. The reconstructed waveform can then be conventionally mixed and demodulated to extract useful signal information with enhanced receiver fid
8201738 Electronic voting system June 19, 2012
Disclosed herein is an electronic voting system and methods, which, among other things, provides increased transparency to the public and verification for the individual voters regarding the tallying of their respective votes. A business method involves the use of general purpose com
8170519 System and method for radio signal reconstruction using signal processor May 1, 2012
A waveform reconstruction circuit receives an rf signal from an antenna, digitizes it, and then generates an undistorted reconstructed waveform. The reconstructed waveform can then be conventionally mixed and demodulated to extract useful signal information with enhanced receiver fid
8047006 Enhanced efficiency turbine November 1, 2011
Hydrocarbon fuel is sent to a reformer, which produces carbon and hydrogen. The hydrogen is sent to a fuel cell which uses it to generate electricity, and the electricity is used to actuate an electric motor that is coupled to an output shaft of a turbine to impart torque to the shaf
8045942 System and method for radio signal reconstruction using signal processor October 25, 2011
A waveform reconstruction circuit receives an rf signal from an antenna, digitizes it, and then generates an undistorted reconstructed waveform. The reconstructed waveform can then be conventionally mixed and demodulated to extract useful signal information with enhanced receiver fid
7831233 System and method for radio signal reconstruction using signal processor November 9, 2010
A waveform reconstruction circuit receives an rf signal from an antenna, digitizes it, and then generates an undistorted reconstructed waveform. The reconstructed waveform can then be conventionally mixed and demodulated to extract useful signal information with enhanced receiver fid
7818969 Enhanced efficiency turbine October 26, 2010
Hydrocarbon fuel is sent to a reformer, which produces carbon and hydrogen. The hydrogen is sent to a fuel cell which uses it to generate electricity, and the electricity is used to actuate an electric motor that is coupled to an output shaft of a turbine to impart torque to the shaf
7520350 System and method for extracting propulsion energy from motor vehicle exhaust April 21, 2009
Vehicle engine exhaust is sent to a reformer, which produces hydrogen from fuel remaining in the exhaust. The hydrogen is stored in a hydrogen tank, and is used by a fuel cell to produce electricity to recharge the vehicle battery and/or to supply propulsion current to an electric propul
7433664 System and method for radio signal reconstruction using signal processor October 7, 2008
A waveform reconstruction circuit receives an rf signal from an antenna, digitizes it, and then generates an undistorted reconstructed waveform. The reconstructed waveform can then be conventionally mixed and demodulated to extract useful signal information with enhanced receiver fid
7208897 Motion control system for barrier drive April 24, 2007
A system for operating a barrier system such as a garage door, gate or fence. A DC motor is connected to and operates a barrier drive. A power amplifier is configured to receive power signals from a power supply and to output modulated DC signals to the DC motor. A controller implements
7043219 System and method for radio signal reconstruction using signal processor May 9, 2006
A waveform reconstruction circuit receives an rf signal from an antenna, digitizes it, and then generates an undistorted reconstructed waveform. The reconstructed waveform can then be conventionally mixed and demodulated to extract useful signal information with enhanced receiver fid
6848729 Universal electromechanical strike locking system February 1, 2005
A universal electromechanical strike locking system for doors comprising linear horizontal moving strikes in the doorjamb for locking and releasing both dead bolts and latch bolts. The system operates in doors having one or more dead bolts and/or one or more latch bolts. The system allow
6577854 System and method for radio signal reconstruction using signal processor June 10, 2003
A waveform reconstruction circuit receives an rf signal from an antenna, digitizes it, and then generates an undistorted reconstructed waveform. The reconstructed waveform can then be conventionally mixed and demodulated to extract useful signal information with enhanced receiver fid
6568726 Universal electromechanical strike locking system May 27, 2003
A universal electromechanical strike locking system for doors comprising linear horizontal moving strikes in the doorjamb for locking and releasing both dead bolts and latch bolts. The system operates in doors having one or more dead bolts and/or one or more latch bolts. The system allow
6236845 System and method for radio signal reconstruction using signal processor May 22, 2001
A waveform reconstruction circuit receives an rf signal from an antenna, digitizes it, and then generates an undistorted reconstructed waveform. The reconstructed waveform can then be conventionally mixed and demodulated to extract useful signal information with enhanced receiver fid
6184854 Weighted frame rate control with dynamically variable driver bias voltage for producing high qua February 6, 2001
A system for improving the grayshading of matrix displays that effect grayshading by frame rate control (i.e., temporal dithering) includes a computer program which dynamically controls the bias voltage of the electrodes that define the pixels of the display. Per frame rate control p
5985481 Reserve battery assembly and related method of use November 16, 1999
A reserve, back-up battery assembly is described providing adequate voltage and power levels to replace a main battery for a limited period of time. The reserve battery assembly includes a housing, an electrolyte, an openable sealing mechanism, a plurality of pairs of anodes and cathodes
5864754 System and method for radio signal reconstruction using signal processor January 26, 1999
A waveform reconstruction circuit receives an rf signal from an antenna, digitizes it, and then generates an undistorted reconstructed waveform. The reconstructed waveform can then be conventionally mixed and demodulated to extract useful signal information with enhanced receiver fid
5831588 DC integrating display driver employing pixel status memories November 3, 1998
This invention relates to an improved drive and control means for matrix addressable electro-optic displays, such as passive matrix LCDs and active matrix LCDs. The present invention achieves improved drive and control of displays through the use of real time computation and memory circu
5646940 System for simultaneous analog and digital communications over an analog channel July 8, 1997
At a transmitting end, frequencies used to a construct a digital signal are substantially removed from an analog signal by a notch filter circuit to produce an interim signal which is then combined with the digital signal as by combining to produce a composite analog signal that is trans
5627558 DC interating display driver employing pixel status memories May 6, 1997
This invention relates to an improved drive and control means for matrix addressable electro-optic displays, such as passive matrix LCDs and active matrix LCDs. The present invention achieves improved drive and control of displays through the use of real time computation and memory circu
5572576 Telephone answering device linking displayed data with recorded audio message November 5, 1996
A telephone answering device (TAD) which includes a means of intelligently organizing voice messages, associated entered codes such as personal IDs and home telephone numbers, and information stored in the memory of the TAD. These codes or numbers are decoded by means of the caller enter
5524140 Telephone answering device linking displayed data with recorded audio message June 4, 1996
A telephone answering device (TAD) which includes a means of intelligently organizing voice messages, associated entered codes such as personal IDs and home telephone numbers, and information stored in the memory of the TAD. These codes or numbers are decoded by means of the caller enter
5502915 Gun April 2, 1996
A programmable gun has a body supporting a handle, a trigger and a pin actuatable between a first position providing for a trigger depression to fire a bullet and a second position restraining the trigger depression. A memory stores a print identifying an authorized person's hand when su
5444457 DC integrating display driver employing pixel status memories August 22, 1995
This invention relates to an improved drive and control means for matrix addressable electro-optic displays, such as passive matrix LCDs and active matrix LCDs. The present invention achieves improved drive and control of displays through the use of real time computation and memory circu
5410541 System for simultaneous analog and digital communications over an analog channel April 25, 1995
At a transmitting end, frequencies used to a construct a digital signal are substantially removed from an analog signal by a notch filter circuit to produce an interim signal which is then combined with the digital signal as by combining to produce a composite analog signal that is trans
5390236 Telephone answering device linking displayed data with recorded audio message February 14, 1995
A telephone answering device (TAD) which includes a means of intelligently organizing voice messages, associated entered codes such as personal IDs and home telephone numbers, and information stored in the memory of the TAD. These codes or numbers are decoded by means of the caller enter
5375018 Location acquisition and time adjusting system December 20, 1994
An information retrieval system and method for determining the location of a traveller based upon a comparison between broadcast radiowave frequencies at the location and a table of locations for radio stations which broadcast at those radiowave frequencies. By determining the locati
5357566 Object-oriented programmable dedicated dialer device and method of programming and calibrating t October 18, 1994
An object-oriented programmable dedicated dialer device includes a hollow disc-shaped body having a front cover and a rear base facing and attached with one another and defining an interior cavity, a telephone number dialing mechanism disposed in the interior cavity and mounted on the re
5283818 Telephone answering device linking displayed data with recorded audio message February 1, 1994
A telephone answering device (TAD) which includes a means of intelligently organizing voice messages, associated entered codes such as personal IDs and home telephone numbers, and information stored in the memory of the TAD. These codes or numbers are decoded by means of the caller enter
5280280 DC integrating display driver employing pixel status memories January 18, 1994
This invention relates to an improved drive and control means for matrix addressable electro-optic displays, such as passive matrix LCDs and active matrix LCDs. The present invention achieves improved drive and control of displays through the use of real time computation and memory circu
5068838 Location acquisition and time adjusting system November 26, 1991
An information retrieval system and method for determining the location of a traveller based upon a comparison between broadcast radiowave frequencies at the location and a table of locations for radio stations which broadcast at those radiowave frequencies. By determining the locati
4642624 Width card February 10, 1987
A width card associated with a film strip both of which are adapted to be used in a phototypesetting machine, the film strip containing a plurality of fonts, each of which contains a plurality of characters. The width card includes a memory for storing a plurality of sets of character wi
4304968 Telephone electronic answering device December 8, 1981
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
4194833 Electronic typewriter having an electronic display March 25, 1980
A word processing system for displaying and reproducing alphanumeric characters on a photocopy machine capable of scanning an original document, having a housing including an electronic keyboard with keys representing individual alphanumeric characters, the housing including a displa
4129125 Patient monitoring system December 12, 1978
A portable system for monitoring the vital signs of a patient such as ECG, temperature, respiration, heart beat etc. consisting of a substantially flat housing having either exposed electrodes or temperature sensors for contact with the patient's skin. The device may also include one or
4117542 Electronic pocket directory September 26, 1978
An electronic pocket directory is of a size and shape to fit in a user's pocket and resembles an electronic pocket calculator in size and appearance. It comprises a case containing read only memory circuit means for programming operation of the instrument and read/write circuit means
4110794 Electronic typewriter using a solid state display to print August 29, 1978
A word processing system for displaying and reproducing a plurality of alphanumeric characters on a solid state display and capable of printing from that display consisting of a housing containing an electronic keyboard with indicia markings on the keys. There is provided at least one










 
 
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