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William Shawn Brewer: Multiple function seat back adjusting mechanism. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 31, 2000: US06139104 (53 worldwide citation)

An adjusting mechanism for a vehicle seat back provides for recliner adjustment of the seat back, rotation of the seat back to a forward dump easy entry position and rotation of the seat back to a fold flat position for storage. In the fold flat position, the seat back is locked in place. A single a ...


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David Blaker, Matthew Cardwell, Paul Duckworth, Brian Honeck: Transceiver with closed loop control of antenna tuning and power level. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, December 23, 2008: US07469129 (51 worldwide citation)

A trainable transceiver for learning and transmitting an activation signal that includes an RF carrier frequency modulated with a code for remotely actuating a device, such as a garage door opener. The trainable transceiver preferably includes a controller, a signal generator, and a dynamically tuna ...


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David F Ekern, Ronald G Bedro: Ventilated seat. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, January 11, 2005: US06840576 (50 worldwide citation)

A ventilated vehicle seat includes a first portion and a tongue portion. The first portion includes a porous upper surface layer, a non-porous first inner layer that is adjacent to the upper surface layer and that includes ventilation holes, a non-porous lower surface layer, and an expanded spacer l ...


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Kirk H Drees, Nebil Ben Aissa, John E Seem: Apparatus and method for filtering a digital signal. Johnson Controls Technology Company, George E Haas, Quarles & Brady, September 19, 2000: US06122605 (49 worldwide citation)

A closed loop feedback control system operates to maintain a process variable at or near a process variable setpoint. A digital filter is implemented with the controller to filter the process variable signal input to the controller. The filter includes both an amplitude filter to clip signal spikes ...


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Mustafa Abbas, John E Seem, Bernard Philippe Nicolas Clement: System and method for controlling air quality in a room. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, April 9, 2002: US06369716 (49 worldwide citation)

A system and method of controlling air quality within a room. The method includes determining a first discharge air temperature setpoint based upon a room temperature setpoint and a first value indicative of an air temperature within the room, and determining a first air flow control signal based up ...


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FAY William, DOUTHITT Brian L, HUGHES David J, HANNUM Brian: SYSTÈMES ET PROCÉDÉS DE RECONNAISSANCE VOCALE ADAPTATIVE, ADAPTIVE VOICE RECOGNITION SYSTEMS AND METHODS. JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, FAY William, DOUTHITT Brian L, HUGHES David J, HANNUM Brian, RAWLINS Andrew E, November 15, 2012: WO/2012/155079 (48 worldwide citation)

A voice recognition system includes a microphone for receiving speech from a user and processing electronics. The processing electronics are in communication with the microphone and are configured to use a plurality of rules to evaluate user interactions with the voice recognition system. The proces ...


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Richard J Chutorash, Elisabet Anderson, Rodger W Eich, Jeffrey Golden, Philip J Vanderwall, Michael J Sims: Vehicle user interface systems and methods. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, May 21, 2013: US08447598 (46 worldwide citation)

A control system for mounting in a vehicle and for providing information to a portable electronic device for processing by the portable electronic device is shown and described. The control system includes a first interface for communicating with the portable electronic device and a memory device. T ...


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Kenneth M Clark, Curt R Johnson, J Peter Cansfield, David B Fry, Kermit M Anderson, Bradley A Beers, Darin R Billot, L Robert Hamelink, Dale A Gort, Eric D Rennie, Charles E Beasley: Modular system for a vehicle. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, December 30, 2003: US06669260 (45 worldwide citation)

A modular system for a vehicle is provided which includes one or more elongated members adapted to be coupled to an interior portion of a vehicle, where one or more removable articles are configured for attachment to one or more of the members and a utility system provides utilities to the articles. ...


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Craig D Flowerday, David J Spykerman, Leif A Norland, Brett W Kooistra: Console. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Price Heneveld Cooper Dewitt & Litton, August 20, 2002: US06435587 (45 worldwide citation)

A console includes a housing with a central storage area selectively enclosed by first and second sliding tray assemblies which move between a closed position adjacent one another to an open position distal from one another for gaining access to the central storage area. The console may include a re ...