Please Support Our Sponsors

   American Technology Corporation

Contact Information:

Resources:


13114 Evening Creek Drive S.
San Diego, CA 92128 USA
Phone: 858-679-2114
Fax: 858-679-0545
Email: info@atcsd.com
Web: http://www.atcsd.com/

The Company's primary focus is on research, development, and licensing of its patented sound reproduction technologies for inclusion in a variety of business and consumer products.
(Ed. - From the company’s web site)

Current Staff:

  • James M. Irish, Chief Executive Officer
  • Elwood G. Norris, Chairman
  • Robert Putnam, Public and Investor Relations
  • Terry Conrad, Sr. Vice President Engineering/Sr. Vice President Military Operations
  • Jim Croft, Sr. Vice President Research & Development
  • Bob Todrank, Vice President of Sales
  • Tom Tulowitzki, Sr. Vice President of Manufacturing
  • Renee Warden, Chief Accounting Officer/Director of Human Resources
  • Company History:
    Synopsis - Company Site
    http://www.atcsd.com/about_atc.html
     

    Patents:

    U.S. Patent No. 4,093,960, 6/6/1978 (app: 4/15/1976, serial: 677,196) Test signal generating system and method (class: 348/182, international: H04N 009/62) Estes, Earl M. of Canon City, CO (assignee: American Technology Corporation of Canon City, CO) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 4,149,178, 4/10/1979 (app: 10/5/1976, serial: 729,736) Pattern generating system and method (class: 348/182, international: H04N 009/62; H04N 007/02) Estes, Earl M. of Canon City, CO (assignee: American Technology Corporation of Canon City, CO) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 4,539,708, 9/3/1985 (app: 7/1/1983, serial: 511,360) EAR RADIO (class: 455/500; 455/100; 455/232.1; 455/351, international: H04B 007/00; H04B 001/08) Norris, Elwood G. of Salt Lake City, UT (assignee: American Technology Corporation of Salt Lake City, UT) [PtTxt39KB] [DjVu*101KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 5,313,663, 5/17/1994 (app: 5/8/1992, serial: 879,929) EAR MOUNTED RF RECEIVER (class: 455/351; 455/347; 455/350; D14/223, international: H04B 001/08) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of Poway, CA) [PtTxt29KB] [DjVu*75KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 5,689,269, 11/18/1997 (app: 1/25/1995, serial: 377,973) GPS relative position detection system (class: 342/357.08; 701/213, international: H04B 007/185; G01S 005/02) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of Poway, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 5,781,150, 7/14/1998 (app: 10/13/1995, serial: 542,799) GPS relative position detection system (class: 342/357.08; 342/419, international: H04B 007/185; G01S 005/02) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of Poway, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 5,859,915, 1/12/1999 (app: 4/30/1997, serial: 846,637) LIGHTED ENHANCED BULLHORN (class: 381/75; 381/77; 381/82, international: H04R 027/04) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation) [PtTxt45KB] [DjVu*119KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 5,885,129, 3/23/1999 (app: 3/25/1997, serial: 826,395) DIRECTABLE SOUND AND LIGHT TOY (class: 446/405; 446/473, international: A63H 005/04; A63H 033/30) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of Poway, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*69KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 5,889,870, 3/30/1999 (app: 7/17/1996, serial: 684,311) ACOUSTIC HETERODYNE DEVICE AND METHOD (class: 381/77; 381/79, international: H04B 003/00) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of Poway, CA) [PtTxt69KB] [DjVu*113KB]

    U.S. Patent No. D409,614, 5/11/1999 (app: 7/16/1998, serial: 90,803) RADIO HEADSET (class: D14/192; D14/205, international: 1401/ ) Carlton, David of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt5KB] [DjVu*43KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 5,952,959, 9/14/1999 (app: 6/18/1998, serial: 99,270) GPS relative position detection system (class: 342/357.08; 701/213, international: H04B 007/185; G01S 005/02) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 5,966,452, 10/12/1999 (app: 3/7/1997, serial: 814,717) SOUND REDUCTION METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR JET ENGINES (class: 381/71.1; 381/71.8, international: A61F 011/06; H03B 029/00) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of Poway, CA) [PtTxt33KB] [DjVu*71KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,011,855, 1/4/2000 (app: 3/17/1997, serial: 819,614) PIEZOELECTRIC FILM SONIC EMITTER (class: 381/111; 310/324; 310/328; 381/114; 381/173; 381/190, international: H04R 003/00) Selfridge, Alan R. of Los Gatos, CA and Khuri-Yakub, Pierre of Palo Alto, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of Poway, CA) [PtTxt52KB] [DjVu*89KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,016,351, 1/18/2000 (app: 7/16/1997, serial: 895,486) DIRECTED RADIATOR WITH MODULATED ULTRASONIC SOUND (class: 381/77, international: H04B 003/00) Raida, Hans-Joachim of Cologne, DE and Bschorr, Oskar of Munich, DE (assignee: American Technology Corporation of Poway, CA) [PtTxt28KB] [DjVu*68KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,044,160, 3/28/2000 (app: 1/13/1998, serial: 6,133) RESONANT TUNED, ULTRASONIC ELECTROSTATIC EMITTER (class: 381/191; 381/116; 381/174, international: H04R 025/00) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt40KB] [DjVu*76KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,108,427, 8/22/2000 (app: 6/4/1997, serial: 868,739) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ELIMINATING AUDIO FEEDBACK (class: 381/83; 381/77; 381/93, international: H04R 027/00) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA and Bank, Jeevan of San Diego, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation (DE))) [PtTxt33KB] [DjVu*78KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,108,433, 8/22/2000 (app: 1/13/1998, serial: 6,689) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR A MAGNETICALLY INDUCED SPEAKER DIAPHRAGM (class: 381/399; 367/140; 381/162; 381/360; 381/406; 381/408, international: H04R 025/00) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*103KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,151,398, 11/21/2000 (app: 1/13/1998,  serial: 6,134) MAGNETIC FILM ULTRASONIC EMITTER (class: 381/77; 367/140; 381/400; 381/410, international: H04B 003/00) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,169,811, 1/2/2001 (app: 3/2/1999, serial: 260,309) BANDPASS LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEM (class: 381/186; 181/144; 181/145; 181/156; 381/163; 381/335; 381/345; 381/351, international: H04R 025/00) Croft, III, James J. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,175,636, 1/16/2001 (app: 6/26/1998, serial: 105,293) ELECTROSTATIC SPEAKER WITH MOVEABLE DIAPHRAGM EDGES (class: 381/398; 381/163; 381/191; 381/386, international: A04R 025/00) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA and Croft, III, James J. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,188,772, 2/13/2001 (app: 6/26/1998, serial: 105,380) ELECTROSTATIC SPEAKER WITH FOAM STATOR (class: 381/191; 381/116; 381/176; 381/342, international: H04R 025/00) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA and Croft, III, James J. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,199,655, 3/13/2001 (app: 10/22/1999,  serial: 426,561) HOLOGRAPHIC TRANSPARENT SPEAKER (class: 181/173; 381/431, international: G10K 013/00) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,201,874, 3/13/2001 (app: 12/7/1998, serial: 207,314) ELECTROSTATIC TRANSDUCER WITH NONPLANAR CONFIGURED DIAPHRAGM (class: 381/191; 367/170; 367/181; 381/173; 381/174; 381/190, international: H04R 025/00) Croft, III, James J. of Poway, CA and Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,229,899, 5/8/2001 (app: 9/24/1998, serial: 159,443) METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DEVELOPING A VIRTUAL SPEAKER DISTANT FROM THE SOUND SOURCE (class: 381/77; 381/79, international: H04B 003/00) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA and Croft, III, James J. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,304,662, 10/16/2001 (app: 1/7/1998, serial: 4,090) SONIC EMITTER WITH FOAM STATOR (class: 381/191; 381/174, international: H04R 025/00) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA and Croft, III, James J. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,359,990, 3/19/2002 (app: 8/18/1998, serial: 135,732) PARAMETRIC RING EMITTER (class: 381/77; 381/75; 381/82, international: H04B 003/00) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,389,146, 5/14/2002 (app: 2/17/2000, serial: 505,553) ACOUSTICALLY ASYMMETRIC BANDPASS LOUDSPEAKER WITH MULTIPLE ACOUSTIC FILTERS (class: 381/345; 381/349; 381/350; 381/351, international: H04R 025/00) Croft, III, James J. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,393,129, 5/21/2002 (app: 8/16/1999, serial: 374,813) PAPER STRUCTURES FOR SPEAKER TRANSDUCERS (class: 381/191; 381/423; 381/426, international: H04R 025/00) Conrad, Terry J. of San Diego, CA and Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA and Croft, III, James J. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,466,674, 10/15/2002 (app: 8/21/2000,serial: 643,018) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ELIMINATING AUDIO FEEDBACK (class: 381/93; 381/83, international: H04R 027/00; H04B 015/00) Norris, Elwood G. of Poway, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA)[PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

    U.S. Patent No. 6,535,612, 3/18/2003 (app: 8/16/1999, serial: 375,145) ELECTROACOUSTIC TRANSDUCER WITH DIAPHRAGM SECURING STRUCTURE AND METHOD (class: 381/191; 381/184; 381/423; 381/399; 381/398; 381/395, international: H04R 035/00) Croft, III, James J. of Poway, CA and Conrad, Terry J. of San Diego, CA (assignee: American Technology Corporation of San Diego, CA) [PtTxt50KB] [DjVu*KB]

     

    Alumni:

     

    Bank, Jeevan
    Bschorr, Oskar
    Carlton, David
    Estes, Earl M.
    Khuri-Yakub, Pierre
    Raida, Hans-Joachim
    Selfridge, Alan R.
     

     

    [Home] [Using This Site] [Time Line] [Biography] [Patents] [Companies] [Products] [Acoustics] [Forums] [Links] [Sponsorship]

    E-mail: Emory Straus, Editor & Webmaster