US 9,808,691 B2
Laser distance comparator for use in ball games utilizing a reference ball
Gustavo A. Dascanio, Solvang, CA (US)
Filed by Gustavo A. Dascanio, Solvang, CA (US)
Filed on Aug. 8, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/455,784.
Prior Publication US 2016/0038810 A1, Feb. 11, 2016
Int. Cl. A63B 67/06 (2006.01); G01S 17/88 (2006.01); G01S 7/481 (2006.01); A63B 71/06 (2006.01); G01S 17/10 (2006.01)
CPC A63B 67/068 (2013.01) [G01S 7/4813 (2013.01); G01S 17/88 (2013.01); A63B 71/0622 (2013.01); A63B 2207/02 (2013.01); A63B 2220/805 (2013.01); G01S 17/10 (2013.01)] 13 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A laser distance comparator comprising:
a case incorporating a laser controller for producing a laser beam;
at least one switch control for activating the laser controller;
a central processing unit (CPU) receiving an input from the at least one switch control and providing outputs to the laser controller to obtain a distance measurement to at least one competition ball;
a display mounted on the case, said CPU including software routines to cause the distance measurement to be displayed on the display;
a memory connected to the CPU and wherein a distance measurement is taken on multiple competition balls and the distance measurement for each competition ball is stored in the memory and displayed on the display; and,
wherein the CPU includes software routines to identify the closest competition ball and to highlight a designator for the closest competition ball on the display.