February 2006 Articles


Inventors go out on a limb with ideas

Invented by: Alicia A.

Sitting on a tree stand, in the cold, during hunting season, a man starts to think. How can he get the deer to come his way.
That is how Gaetano T., an avid hunter from came up with his idea for a new product. “The deer are really smart,” Gaetano, a carpenter, said.

 

Youth inventor applying for patent on car show enhancement

Invented by: Cameron P. & Nikki P.

He says he’s not an inventor, and as a college student, likely he knows the meaning of the word.
Nevertheless, Austin L., 18, has a patent application pending and a contract with Invent-Tech.

 

Invention would tidy up Webcam experience. Man puts creative side to work to realize dreamInvented by: Jan L.

Have you seen that commercial where a man claps, the lights turn off and he says: “See that!? That was my idea!” but someone else got the rights to the product first? Well, Jan L. has such an idea. He’s transformed it into something tangible and is not letting anyone else take credit for his invention.

 

Auto Shut Down created to stop criminals

Invented by: Steve & Linda H.

For Steve H., being the parent of a police officer is a nerve racking and frightening experience. This led him to come up with a creative idea called the Auto Shut Down.

 

Local inventors unveil products

Invented by: Jimmie J.

One is a matter of divine inspiration. The other, practicality. Whatever their sources, two inventors hope their moments of unexpected clarity will enable them to help others while providing themselves with economic rewards for their imaginative work.
Youngstown’s Jimmie R. and Hubbard’s Susan R. are first-time inventors trying to get manufacturers and consumers to buy their inventions.

 

Electronic location device is completed

Invented by: Daniel D.

Daniel D. has invented an electronic way-finding device called the “Human Eye” after being lost in a forest and using the flames from a bonfire to make his way to his destination.
“It’s not only for finding your way, but also for communication and industrial applications,” Daniel said.
“It has many practical uses.”

 

Getting to Know . . . Theresa and John S.

Invented by: Theresa & John S.

Theresa and John S. have invented “Protective Pants,” to assist pet owners in preventing their dogs from soiling furniture and households. The Protective Pants can also be used on pets after surgery to protect the stitches.

 

An Inventor in Our Midst

Invented by: James L.

Fellow employees have been recognized for their innovations in the workplace through the Productivity Awards and for their artistic aptitude in the wonderful exhibit of art at the TOWN Show. Still other employees find room for innovation and creativity in their personal life.

 

Inventor of Stay-Dry Tool Box Kit hoping to draw interest

Invented by: John S.

John S., a construction worker since he was 15-years-old, invented the “Stay-Dry Tool Box Kit” at the beginning of this year, and is currently waiting for a manufacturer to market his idea.

 

Patents Pending On Inventors

Invented by: Brian G.

Santa’s storied elves aren’t the only ones busying themselves in the workshop this season: two inventors have come up with innovative products they hope to have out for the holidays.

 

Resident tries hand at inventing

Invented by: Robert N.

Robert N. was out shopping one day when he ran out of milk for his crying baby. From that all too familiar experience he developed the idea for a new invention—the Baby Bottle Connector.

 

Men hope their invention will save lives of children who are lost

Invented by: Roger H. & Tony G.

What would you do, if you heard that a Boy Scout was lost on a Utah mountain?
Some people might shed a tear, others offer up a prayer; some, if they lived close enough, might join a search party.

 

Local inventors unveil products

Invented by: Susan R.

One is a matter of divine inspiration. The other, practicality. Whatever their sources, two inventors hope their moments of unexpected clarity will enable them to help others while providing themselves with economic rewards for their imaginative work.
Youngstown’s Jimmie R. and Hubbard’s Susan R. are first-time inventors trying to get manufacturers and consumers to buy their inventions.