All digital phased array using space/time cascaded processing

Status: Patent expired due to nonpayment of maintenance fees 06-13-2016

Linearization of RF power amplifiers using an adaptive subband predistorter

Status:  Granted  9/13/2011 Patent transferred from Harris Corp to Eagle Technology LLC to Smartsky Networks LLC  2018

Surface detection using point cloud (lidar) data

Surface detection in images based on spatial data

Description:

Status:  Abandoned -- Failure to respond to an office action 4-29-2013 

Signal & image processing

System and method for Detection and Orbit Determination of Earth-Orbiting Objects

Description:  SAI Closed-loop Equatorial RADAR array; Detection of ALL Earth-propagating objects; One-pass orbital characterization 

Status:  Granted Jun. 5, 2018

Systems and methods for compensating for transmission phasing errors in a communications system using a receive signal

Description:  Deep space widely spaced coherent transmit method; Also called Martin & Minear Instant Return Method;  Correction of atmospheric effects using model and known emitter within main beam of an element.  Reduced to practice on NASA TxACE

Status:  Patent Expired due to nonpayment of maintenance fees 07-27-2015

Model-based system calibration for control systems

Description:  Widely-spaced coherent transmit combining of elements on a conformal body using a model-based approach

Status:  Abandoned 7-26-2012

open-loop (Deep space) Antenna coherent transmit arraying
Widely-spaced conformal body coherent transmit arraying​

Communications system including phased array antenna providing nulling and related methods

Status: Patent expired due to nonpayment of maintenance fees 7-23-2018

High fidelity hearing restoration

Status:  Patent expired due to nonpayment of maintenance 11-14-2016

System and method for cumulant-based geolocation of cooperative and non-cooperative RF transmitters

Status: Patent expired due to nonpayment of maintenance fees 4-04-2011

Code Division Multiple Access Based Contingency Transmission

 Status: Patent expired due to nonpayment of maintenance fees 5-30-2016

Signal Processing System

Status:  Granted  03/10/1981

 Dr. G. P. Martin & Ms. Kathleen Minear, are inventors on the following widely-spaced adaptive arraying, Advanced signal and image processing patents

Blind source separation utilizing a spatial fourth order cumulant matrix pencil

Status:  Patent expired due to nonpayment of maintenance fees 04-18-2016

Image registration using rotation tolerant correlation method

Description:  Novel new correlator for cross sensor data alignment

Status:  Granted​

Lidar data and electro-optical image registration, fusion, and visualization

Closed loop phase control between distant points

Description:  Method for calibration of circuitry and fiber for open-loop model-based widely-spaced coherent transmit arraying. 

Status:  Abandoned -- Failure to Pay Issue Fee 9-10-2012  

Registration of 3D point cloud data using eigenanalysis

Description:  Registration of 3D to 3D point cloud data using an eigenanalysis to determine centroids of candidate features.

Status:  Abandoned -- Failure to respond to an office action 5-30-2014

Registration of 3D point cloud data to 2D electro-optical image data

Description: Autonomous alignment of 3D point cloud lidar data with 2D imagery by generating filtered density images from the 3D data

Status:  Expired due to nonpayment of maintenance fees 11-14-2016

System and method for Widely-Spaced Coherent Transmit Arraying Using a Remote Receiver

Description:  Specialized Arrays' closed-loop widely spaced coherent transmit arraying technology for missions such as directed energy and COMM using quick deployable and VERY widely-spaced antennas.

Status:  Granted Apr 23, 2019

Fusion of a 2D electro-optical image and 3D point cloud data for scene interpretation and registration performance assessment

Description:  Fusion of imagery with point cloud data to generate 3D 'colorized' models

Status:  Granted 04-25-2012

Method for visualization of point cloud data based on scene content

Description:  Colorization of point cloud data in Hue-Saturation-Intensity space based on corresponding scene content from radiometric image data

Status: Abandoned -- Failure to respond to an office action 1-28-2013  

Method for colorization of point cloud data based on radiometric imagery

Description:  Segmentation of a radiometric image for determination of color scale to use on point cloud data points

Status: Abandoned -- Failure to respond to an office action 4-9-2013

Methods for determining a reference signal at any location along a transmission media

Description: Method used in calibration of circuitry and fiber for open-loop model-based widely-spaced coherent transmit arraying.  This method used sums and differences of sines and cosines and was NOT the method ultimately demonstrated on NASA-funded TxACE program in 2010.  An alternate method was developed on government funding.

Status:  Granted 4-11-2012

patents

Specialized Arrays Inc. 700 Wavecrest Ave Unit 103, Indialantic, FL 32903

Method for visualization of point cloud data 

Description:

Status:   Abandoned -- Failure to respond to an office action 1-22-2013

Compensation of beamforming errors in a communications system having widely spaced antenna elements

Description:  Martin & Minear Method for Open-Loop Coherent Transmit Combining of Widely-Spaced Large Ground Reflectors 

Status:  Patent expired due to nonpayment of maintenance fees 7-25-2015

Registration of 3D point cloud data by creation of filtered density images

Description: Registration of 3D to 3D point cloud data by generating filtered density images

Status:  Abandoned -- Failure to respond to an office action 9-24-2013

Systems and methods for determining element phase center locations for an array of antenna elements

Description:  Deep space widely spaced coherent transmit method; Used to refine antenna reference point locations using known emitters;  Reduced to practice on NASA TxACE (Government has royalty-free rights to use)
Status:  Granted 12-01-2010​