04381829 is referenced by 73 patents and cites 15 patents.

A system for use in a motor vehicle, made up of a group of sensors such as accelerometers, a microprocessor, and a group of passenger-safety devices. The sensors' inform the microprocessor of the levels of acceleration at different points in the vehicle. The microprocessor processes this information, checks the sensors' functioning, the power source and the safety devices. In the case of a strong shock, the microprocessor triggers the safety devices suited to the particular situation: electromagnetic door-openers, safety belts with pyrotechnic tightening action, inflatable air bags, and loosening devices for safety belts.

Title
Collision detection system with safety devices
Application Number
6/198812
Publication Number
4381829
Application Date
October 20, 1980
Publication Date
May 3, 1983
Inventor
Bernard Montaron
Toulouse
FR
Agent
Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier
Assignee
Regie Nationale des Usines Renault
FR
IPC
B60R 21/02
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