1
George W Goodrich: Collision avoidance using optical pattern growth rate. The Bendix Corporation, Markell Seitzman, Russel C Wells, March 24, 1981: US04257703 (259 worldwide citation)

A passive electro-optical collision avoidance system disposed within a moving vehicle for generating a collision avoidance signal. The system comprises a lens, image sensor and image processor wherein the image processor generates a collision avoidance signal in response to the size of the image and ...


2
Valentine J Hemmer: Socket and pin contacts for coaxial cable. The Bendix Corporation, Richard V Westerhoff, Raymond J Eifler, Charles D Lacina, July 28, 1981: US04280749 (186 worldwide citation)

An electrical contact for a coaxial cable (3) includes a tubular shell (17, 35) forming an outer contact element (19, 37) and an inner socket (13) or pin (31) type contact element having a pair of laterally spaced resilient fingers (49, 63) housed in a tubular insulator (15, 33). As the tubular insu ...


3
Hemmer Valentine J: Snap-in contact assembly for plug and jack type connectors. The Bendix Corporation, Eifler Raymond J, October 29, 1974: US3845453 (174 worldwide citation)

A plug or jack type electrical connector that includes a snap-in contact and insulator assembly so that the insulator and/or contact may be removed from the plug or jack for maintenance and/or replacement. The insulator is a plastic sleeve that contains a separable electrical contact, the sleeve bei ...


4
Allan B Kirby, Geoffrey P Johnson: Electrical connector. The Bendix Corporation, Raymond J Eifler, Charles D Lacina, John R Benefiel, April 24, 1984: US04444453 (167 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector (60) is disclosed of the type to which a coaxial cable (22) having a braided conductor layer (26) is adapted to be clamped to establish electrical and mechanical connections, characterized by a simplified cable clamping means. The clamping means includes an outer contact-clam ...


5
George W Goodrich: Light valve including dipolar particle construction and method of manufacture. The Bendix Corporation, James R Ignatowski, Russel C Wells, April 14, 1981: US04261653 (136 worldwide citation)

A light valve is formed of a plurality of spherical dipolar particles suspended in a matrix material. Each spherical dipolar particle has a unified body formed in three discrete symmetrical sections. A central section is configured to permit light transmission when in a first orientation with respec ...


6
Brandt David S: Separable electrical connector. The Bendix Corporation, May 16, 1972: US3663926 (114 worldwide citation)

A separable electrical connector having two units held together in mated relationship by a nut. Means is provided for securely but releasably retaining the nut from rotation with respect to the mated units, thereby preventing the nut from being accidentally loosened from its fully tightened position ...


7
Arliss E Whiteside, Morris D Freedman, Omur Tasar: Task communicator for multiple computer system. The Bendix Corporation, James R Ignatowski, Russel C Wells, June 1, 1982: US04333144 (113 worldwide citation)

A task communicator for each computer in a multiple computer system is disclosed. The task communicator provides communication of data values between cooperating tasks executed by different computers. The task communicator comprises a data values table (804) storing the current data values required ...


8
Arliss E Whiteside, Morris D Freedman, Alexander M Rothschild, Omur Tasar: Fault-tolerant multi-computer system. The Bendix Corporation, James R Ignatowski, Russel C Wells, October 26, 1982: US04356546 (111 worldwide citation)

A Fault-Tolerant Multi-Computer System for control applications is disclosed. The system has a plurality of Computers (10a-10n), each having an assigned set of tasks which it is capable of executing. No one Computer in the system acts as a master and no one Computer executes all of the tasks. Commun ...


9
David O Gallusser, Valentine J Hemmer, Gary C Toombs: Electrical connector coupling ring. The Bendix Corporation, Raymond J Eifler, June 21, 1983: US04389081 (108 worldwide citation)

A coupling ring 10 for connecting together two halves of an electrical connector assembly includes means integral with the coupling ring for mounting the coupling ring 10 to a connector housing 20. The integral mounting means includes a plurality of resiliently deflectable fingers 11, each having an ...


10
Dee A Werth, Vincent A Luca Jr: Electrical connector assembly having an anti-decoupling device. The Bendix Corporation, C D Lacina, R J Eifler, August 7, 1984: US04464000 (106 worldwide citation)

An electrical connector assembly of separable first and second shells (100, 200) and a coupling nut (300) having a radial flange (340) rotatably mounted about first shell (100) and rearwardly of an annular shoulder (140) thereof with a coil spring (500) and an annular ring (400) mounted for sliding ...