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Tohru Yoshioka, Ayumu Doi, Satoshi Morioka, Satoru Matsuoka: Obstacle detection device for vehicle. Mazda Motor Corporation, Keck Mahin & Cate, October 24, 1995: US05461357 (263 worldwide citation)

An obstacle detection device for a vehicle includes an area determining section for determining a detection area extended forward of a running vehicle and provided for detecting an obstacle, a split section for splitting the area into a plurality of small split zones, a detecting section for detecti ...


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Hiroki Uemura, Tetsuro Butsuen, Tohru Yoshioka, Ayumu Doi, Kenichi Okuda, Yasunori Yamamoto, Tomohiko Adachi, Naotsugu Masuda: Navigation control system with adaptive characteristics. Mazda Motor Corporation, Fish & Richardson, January 9, 1996: US05483453 (226 worldwide citation)

When the vehicle has deviated or is deviating from a lane on which the vehicle has been or is running, the deviation of the vehicle from the lane can be suppressed, for example, by allowing the steering wheel to be operatively rotated prior to an intention of the operator. The timing of suppressing ...


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Satoshi Fujita, Masato Sato, Hisao Muramoto: Air bag system for automobile. Mazda Motor Corporation, Fleit Jacobson Cohn Price Holman & Stern, December 24, 1991: US05074583 (212 worldwide citation)

An air bag system for an automobile comprises a collision detector for detecting a collision of the automobile, an inflater for generating gas under pressure, based on an output from the collision detector, and air bag device, mounted on a front body member located in front of a seat, for receiving ...


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Masaki Kakihara, Masao Sasaki, Yasuyuki Masaki, Tatsuaki Taniguchi, Toshihiko Okamoto, Futoshi Shoji, Keiji Takao: Navigation apparatus for vehicles. Mazda Motor Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, March 8, 1994: US05293163 (201 worldwide citation)

A navigation apparatus for vehicles according to the present invention has a display device for displaying road information. The navigation system is designed to selectively display the road information which is close to the current position of the vehicle and/or the demands of the driver from a lar ...


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Yutaka Fujii: Vehicle speed control system. Mazda Motor Corporation, Keck Mahin & Cate, May 24, 1994: US05315295 (155 worldwide citation)

A vehicle speed control system for a vehicle is used, with a vehicle navigation system, for indicating a location of the vehicle on a road map as the vehicle travels and for providing information related to the road, including curves of the road. The vehicle speed control system receives information ...


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Masaki Kakihara, Masao Sasaki: Apparatus for navigating vehicle. Mazda Motor Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, September 3, 1991: US05046011 (145 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a navigation apparatus for showing a driver the current position of his vehicle by estimating the vehicle position on the basis of the travel direction and travel distance thereof and matching the current vehicle position thus estimated to map information stored previously. The apparatu ...


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Hiroshi Ohmura, Shigefumi Hirabayashi: System for distributing map information and the like. Mazda Motor Corporation, Donald R Studebaker, Nixon Peabody, May 18, 2004: US06738711 (130 worldwide citation)

A map and other information distribution system for distributing map information and information other than map information is disclosed. The map and other information distribution system comprises an information center including a database storing map information and information other than map info ...


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Hiroshi Ohmura, Koji Hosoda, Hideaki Kikuchi: Navigation apparatus. Mazda Motor Corporation, March 27, 2001: US06208932 (126 worldwide citation)

A navigation apparatus for appropriately providing a driver with necessary information without offering an excessive amount of information. When there are a plurality of information to be provided to a driver, the navigation apparatus selects information having a high priority in accordance with a p ...


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Kenji Fujita: Drive control system for automobile. Mazda Motor Corporation, Keck Mahin & Cate, January 23, 1996: US05485892 (111 worldwide citation)

A plurality of drive control programs are selectively used to automatically control a car according to a driving situation recognized based on circumstances of a path ahead in which the car is traveling.


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Tohru Yoshioka, Hiroki Uemura, Tadayuki Niibe, Ayumu Doi, Kenichi Okuda, Yasunori Yamamoto, Tomohiko Adachi, Naotsugu Masuda: Obstacle detection system for automotive vehicle. Mazda Motor Corporation, Keck Mahin & Cate, December 17, 1996: US05585798 (111 worldwide citation)

An obstacle detection system for an automotive vehicle detects obstacles ahead of the vehicle and finds the dynamic relativity between the vehicle and each of the obstacles. Based on the dynamic relativity, information relating to a danger level between the vehicle and each obstacle is operated on s ...