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Patrick M Regan: Mini-trip computer for use in a rearview mirror assembly. DaimlerChrysler Corporation, Roland A Fuller III, April 17, 2001: US06218934 (207 worldwide citation)

A trip computer is incorporated into a rearview mirror assembly for displaying trip information to the driver of a motor vehicle. The mirror assembly includes a reflective element, a housing for the reflective element, a trip computer for determining vehicle trip information, and a display device fo ...


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Uwe Haller, Harald Leschke: Display arranged in a motor vehicle. DaimlerChrysler, Crowell & Moring L, August 28, 2001: US06281804 (194 worldwide citation)

A display is described which is arranged in a motor vehicle in the area of the windshield. A sun visor will not be required when electrochromic glass is used in the case of the windshield. This also eliminates the make-up mirror. A camera is therefore integrated into the display such that an object ...


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Daniel Hoffmann, Norbert Spatzier: Method for confirming operating element of motor vehicle in darkness. Daimlerchrysler, June 13, 2000: JP2000-159011 (183 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To use a photoelectric element used for regulation of brightness also for lighting by setting the ray of light within ultraviolet range, and providing, on at least individual operating elements, a coating which emits fluorescence when irradiated with ultraviolet ray.SOLUTION: A ...


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Peter Betzitza, Guenter Dobler, Siegfried Rothe: Vehicle with object detection device. DaimlerChrysler, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan P L L C, July 24, 2001: US06265968 (180 worldwide citation)

An object detection device for detecting objects in a rear lateral area of a vehicle includes zero-contact radiation-based scanners for scanning such area, and an evaluation unit connected to the scanners. According to the invention, the evaluation unit evaluates the time sequence of the scanning in ...


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Eberhard Faust, Karl Pfahler: Vehicle seat. DaimlerChrysler, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan PLLC, March 6, 2001: US06196627 (180 worldwide citation)

A vehicle seat has a cushion integrated into a seat part and/or a seat back. The cushion has a ventilation layer through which air can flow and a cushion cover stretched over the cushion surface facing the seated individual. A plurality of electrically driven miniature fans which are located in air ...


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Eberhard Faust, Karl Pfahler: Vehicle seat. DaimlerChrysler, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan P L L C, February 20, 2001: US06189966 (172 worldwide citation)

A vehicle seat has a cushion integrated in a seat part and/or in a backrest. The cushion has a ventilation layer, through which air can flow, and an air-permeable cushion cover which spans the cushion surface. At least one electrically driven ventilator blows air into the ventilation layer. In order ...


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Patrick M Regan, Paul L Farago: Wake-up circuit for a remotely located vehicle control module. DaimlerChrysler Corporation, October 9, 2001: US06300879 (166 worldwide citation)

A wake-up circuit is provided for a vehicle control module interconnected via a bus network to a vehicle data communication system of a motor vehicle. The wake-up circuit includes an input voltage source; a bus detection stage for detecting bus activity on the bus network, an input stage for supplyi ...


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Joerg Moisel, Michael Holz: Device for improving the visibility conditions in a motor vehicle. DaimlerChrysler, Akerman Senterfitt, Stephan A Pendorf, June 20, 2006: US07065432 (162 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a device for improving the visibility conditions in a motor vehicle, having a radiation source for infrared radiation for irradiating the surroundings of the vehicle, having an infrared-sensitive camera for taking images of at least part of the irradiated surroundings, havin ...


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Henning Buss, Joachim Kunkel, Karl Pfahler: Seat module for a vehicle seat which can be actively ventilated and method of making same. DaimlerChrysler, Crowell & Moring, October 26, 2004: US06808230 (161 worldwide citation)

A seat module is designed as a seat cushion or backrest and can be actively ventilated. The seat module includes a cushion, which has a cushion pad impermeable to air and an upholstered zone that extends over the latter and through which air can be made to flow and which is covered by an air-permeab ...


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Andreas Rodewald, Harald Ruoff, Kai Wagner: Display arrangement in a vehicle. DaimlerChrysler, Crowell & Moring, January 6, 2004: US06674370 (159 worldwide citation)

A display apparatus on the vehicle ceiling, in front of a partition wall which blocks the view of the rear window from the internal rear-view mirror, in order to display information, in particular about an area to the rear of the vehicle which is monitored by a monitoring device. When driving rearwa ...