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I created these products including designing the mechanisms and the industrial design.

  IMPAC BACKLIGHTED PHOTO DISPLAY

This back-lighted display was sold to over 25,000 Kodak
dealers in the U.S. It was used as an example of
the services offered. It was also sold as a window
display to jewelers and other retailers.







         
  ENTYME BACKLIGHTED MAP

This is a preliminary study of a desktop map, time and date
display showing the daylight and night portions of the world.
It also provided other global data at a touch.
This design did not go into production.

 

 
         
  SENTA TAPE RECORDER

This slim tape recorder that used a single
belt drive with no clutches. It used a single motor drive
that was inexpensive to build but of high quality.
It also provided slot type, slide in reel loading.

This product was licensed to Hi Fi company, H.H. Scott.
 


 
         
  MULTIPLE CARTRIDGE TAPE MACHINE

This is an early model of a multiple continuous loop tape
cartridge machine which was ultimately sold throughout
the world under license and under the KRS name. KRS Electronics was a company I founded and was CEO.
 
 
         
   KRS STACT UNIT

This multiple cartridge tape machine was sold
to radio stations, educational institutions and for many other applications throughout the world. KRS units were used at
the Ford Pavilion in the 1964 World's Fair held in New York City.
They were also used at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington.
 
 
         
  KRS STACT SINGLE CARTRIDGE UNIT

This single cartridge STACT unit was used in the Broadcast,
Education and Instrumentation fields. It featured the world's
first - and only - reversible continuous loop cartridge.
I received a Wescon Design Award for this product in 1964.
 

 
         
  CANTEEN BACKGROUND MUSIC UNIT

These photos are of the Automatic Canteen Background Music unit. It was manufactured for 17 years under license from KRS. Its design incorporated the same 6 stack of cartridges as in KRS units.
   


 
         
  SPEAKEASY RECORD PLAYER - DISK RECORDER

This combination record player and disk recorder allowed
kids to instantly play back their voices, radio shows, etc.
It was licensed to Fisher-Price, the toy company.
 
 
         
  MEMEX DESK RECORDER/PLAYER

This is a model of a concept idea as part of the Memex line.
 
 
         
  SENTA TAPE CARTRIDGE PLAYER

This is a model of a cartridge loaded tape player.
It featured a single motor that controlled all tape functions
and was designed to fit in the pocket.
 
 
         
  SMITH DEVELOPMENT/MEMEX UNITS

This is a size comparison between S/D and Memex units
The two units on the right were working models.
The bottom image shows the details of the mechanism
inside the cartridge recorder/player.
 


 
         
  EMCODE MINIATURE DISK DRIVE

This photo compares a standard floppy disk drive on the left with the miniaturized Emcode cartridge disk drive on the right. At the time, in the early 80's, this was the world's smallest disk drive. It was licensed to Ricoh, a Japanese company.
 
 
         
  SCRIBE DICTATION UNIT

This is the Scribe pocket dictation unit. It used a unique
tape cartridge covered under Patent # 3,544,038.
 

 
         
  REV8 REVERSIBLE 8-TRACK CARTRIDGE

The top photo shows the cartridge with the fingertip rewind disk. The bottom photo shows the rewind storage method.
The plastic spring arms are shown collapsing as more tape is
stored in the rewound position.
 



 
         
  SNAP-8 TAPE CARTRIDGE

This design concept combined 2 8-track tapes in the size
of 1 cartridge. 
 


 
         
  PACS SWEETENER DISPENSER

This product provides a convenient place
for torn sweetener papers. As more torn papers are
inserted an internal arm moves new sweetener packs
to the front for easy access. The bottom image shows
the retail display used to sell this product. 
 


 
         
  RYCO ONE-UP

This nylon bicycle carrier hooked to car bumpers.
It was sold through Sears and other mass retailers in the U.S.
 
 
         
  RYCO HOWLER

This combination bicycle lock and alarm system was
sold by Sears and other major retailers. It was also
featured in many publications including Popular Science and Popular Mechanics.
 
 
         
  DUALOCK MOTORCYCLE LOCK AND ALARM

This product used the same alarm system as the Howler but
it employed a heavy duty stainless steel cable and it fit underneath the license plate. Dualock was sold to a Virginia-based motorcycle accessories company. 
 


 
         
  THE WINE ANALYST

The Wine Analyst kiosk provided instant ratings
and reviews on wine selections at point of sale..
 


 
  OPPICS

Eyewear that improves appearance, posture and health. www.oppics.com
 
OPPICS Eyewear 


 
 
 
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