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Craig Allen
Larry Gene Hughes Jr, Ryan Van Voorhis, Akira Miyazaki, Craig Allen Markusic, Christopher Mampe, Takayuki Sugama, Peter J Cardimen: Impact absorbing armrest for a motor vehicle. Honda Motor, Plumsea Law Group, August 17, 2010: US07775584 (10 worldwide citation)

A collision absorption system including a collapsing armrest. The armrest is configured to provide support for vertical loading during use. During a side impact collision, the armrest is configured to deform or collapse in a lateral direction. The collapsing armrest may include multiple layers with ...


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Craig Allen
Larry Gene Hughes Jr, Ryan Van Voorhis, Akira Miyazaki, Craig Allen Markusic, Christopher Mampe, Takayuki Sugama, Peter J Cardimen: Impact absorbing armrest for a motor vehicle. Honda Motor, Plumsea Law Group, May 8, 2012: US08172311 (9 worldwide citation)

A collision absorption system including a collapsing armrest. The armrest is configured to provide support for vertical loading during use. During a side impact collision, the armrest is configured to deform or collapse in a lateral direction. The collapsing armrest may include multiple layers with ...


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Craig Allen
Larry Gene Hughes JR, Ryan Van Voorhis, Akira Miyazaki, Craig Allen Markusic, Christopher Mampe, Takayuki Sugama, Peter J Cardimen: Impact Absorbing Armrest For A Motor Vehicle. Honda Motor, Plumsea Law Group, November 4, 2010: US20100276957-A1

A collision absorption system including a collapsing armrest is disclosed. The armrest is configured to provide support for vertical loading during use. During a side impact collision, the armrest is configured to deform or collapse in a lateral direction. The collapsing armrest may include multiple ...


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Craig Allen
Larry Gene Hughes JR, Ryan Van Voorhis, Akira Miyazaki, Craig Allen Markusic, Christopher Mampe, Takayuki Sugama, Peter J Cardimen: Impact Absorbing Armrest for a Motor Vehicle. Honda Motor, Plumsea Law Group, October 15, 2009: US20090256384-A1

A collision absorption system including a collapsing armrest is disclosed. The armrest is configured to provide support for vertical loading during use. During a side impact collision, the armrest is configured to deform or collapse in a lateral direction.


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Kikuo Fujimura, Xia Liu: Sign based human-machine interaction. Honda Motor, The Ohio State University Research Foundation, Fenwick & West, Mark E Duell, December 11, 2007: US07308112 (402 worldwide citation)

Communication is an important issue in man-to-robot interaction. Signs can be used to interact with machines by providing user instructions or commands. Embodiment of the present invention include human detection, human body parts detection, hand shape analysis, trajectory analysis, orientation dete ...


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Kikuo Fujimura, Harsh Nanda: Visual tracking using depth data. Honda Motor, Fenwick & West, Mark E Duell, September 15, 2009: US07590262 (332 worldwide citation)

Real-time visual tracking using depth sensing camera technology, results in illumination-invariant tracking performance. Depth sensing (time-of-flight) cameras provide real-time depth and color images of the same scene. Depth windows regulate the tracked area by controlling shutter speed. A potentia ...


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Nobuo Higaki, Takamichi Shimada: Gesture recognition apparatus, gesture recognition method, and gesture recognition program. Honda Motor, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, September 22, 2009: US07593552 (319 worldwide citation)

A gesture recognition apparatus for recognizing postures or gestures of an object person based on images of the object person captured by cameras. The gesture recognition apparatus includes: a face/fingertip position detection means which detects a face position and a fingertip position of the objec ...


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Kikuo Fujimura, Youding Zhu: Pose estimation based on critical point analysis. Honda Motor, Fenwick & West, Mark Duell, January 8, 2008: US07317836 (307 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for estimating a pose of a subject. The subject can be a human, an animal, a robot, or the like. A camera receives depth information associated with a subject, a pose estimation module to determine a pose or action of the subject from images, and an interaction module to output a ...


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Kikuo Fujimura, Youding Zhu: Target orientation estimation using depth sensing. Honda Motor, The Ohio State University Research Foundation, Fenwick & West, Mark E Duell, November 17, 2009: US07620202 (302 worldwide citation)

A system for estimating orientation of a target based on real-time video data uses depth data included in the video to determine the estimated orientation. The system includes a time-of-flight camera capable of depth sensing within a depth window. The camera outputs hybrid image data (color and dept ...


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Ming Hsuan Yang, Rui Li: Monocular tracking of 3D human motion with a coordinated mixture of factor analyzers. Honda Motor, Fenwick & West, Mark Duell, November 11, 2008: US07450736 (298 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method and system for efficiently and accurately tracking three-dimensional (3D) human motion from a two-dimensional (2D) video sequence, even when self-occlusion, motion blur and large limb movements occur. In an offline learning stage, 3D motion capture data is acquired and a predic ...



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