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Michael D Faloon, William Perry, Arthur Hess: Exterior mirror with information display. United Technologies Automotive Systems, Howard & Howard, December 24, 1996: US05587699 (298 worldwide citation)

A mirror with an information display includes a mirror glass having a display section. In one embodiment, the mirror glass has a pyrolitic coating on a front surface and an opaque backmasking on the rear surface. Semi-transparent material, such as light control film, is disposed on the rear surface ...


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Michael D Faloon, Arthur W Hess, Carmen P Jackson: Lighted mirror apparatus. United Technologies Automotive Systems, Howard & Howard, November 19, 1996: US05575552 (240 worldwide citation)

A lighted mirror apparatus includes a mirror glass having one or more lighting sections. The mirror glass has a pyrolyric coating on the front surface and an opaque backmasking on the rear surface. Semi-transparent material, such as light control film, may be disposed on the rear surface of the mirr ...


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Philip J Koopman Jr, Alan M Finn: Pseudorandom number generation and cryptographic authentication. United Technologies Automotive, M P Williams, November 8, 1994: US05363448 (171 worldwide citation)

An automobile door lock receiver module (30) and a plurality of keychain fob transmitter units (16) contain identification numbers, secret initial values, and secret feedback masks so as to authenticate encrypted messages from any of the assigned fobs, indicative of commands registered by closing sw ...


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John E Lahiff: Vehicle information display on steering wheel surface. United Technologies Automotive Systems, Howard & Howard, November 25, 1997: US05691695 (165 worldwide citation)

A vehicle steering wheel is provided with a thin reconfigurable display such as an LED, an LCD, an electro-luminescent display, or other types of reconfigurable thin display. Vehicle instrument information such as speedometer, fuel level, vehicle temperature, engine speed, etc. are provided on this ...


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John E Lahiff: Vehicle signals incorporated into steering wheel rim. United Technologies Automotive Systems, Howard & Howard, September 9, 1997: US05666102 (150 worldwide citation)

An improved display for steering wheels places display elements on the rim of the steering wheel. In this way, an operator of a vehicle is less likely to ignore display elements such as turn signals or warning lights. In one embodiment, lights are utilized to display the informational element. In a ...


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Philip J Koopman Jr: Random number generating system and process based on chaos. United Technologies Automotive, Ozer M N Teitelbaum, December 9, 1997: US05696828 (104 worldwide citation)

The present invention teaches a method of generating a plurality of random numbers is disclosed. The method comprises the initial step of generating chaotic noise. Subsequently, the chaotic noise is sampled such that a plurality of samples are created. Each sample of the plurality of samples is then ...


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William M Floyd, David L Juzswik: Load current management system for automotive vehicles. United Technologies Automotive, Stephen A Schneeberger, January 27, 1987: US04639609 (83 worldwide citation)

An electrical power delivery system and method of operation particularly suitable for use in a vehicle is disclosed. A single wire power conductor is connected through remote power switches to a plurality of loads. The power conductor is sized such that its current-carrying capacity is less than the ...


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Jennifer A Wever, Steven R Settles, Thomas P Benzie: Battery contact and retention apparatus for printed circuit boards. United Technologies Automotive, Niro Scavone Haller & Niro, September 8, 1998: US05805423 (83 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to an apparatus for securely retaining a small battery or electric cell on a printed circuit board, and for providing electrical contacts which engage the battery for use in an electronic circuit. The present invention provides an improved mechanical attachmen ...


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Monte L Falcoff: Overhead console having a pivotable storage shelf-door. United Technologies Automotive, September 24, 1991: US05050922 (79 worldwide citation)

An overhead console (5) for a motor vehicle or the like includes a wall structure (30) including a rearwardly and downwardly facing portion (55) with opening (60) therein. The opening is closed by a door (80) in the shape of a tray, which blends smoothly into wall portion (55).


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John P Hill, Alan M Finn: Remote operating system having secure communication of encoded messages and automatic re-synchronization. United Technologies Automotive, Michael Grillo, March 2, 1993: US05191610 (77 worldwide citation)

A remote operating system for remote-controlled operation of a device provides secure communication of encoded messages between a transmitter (100) and receiver (150) of the system, and provides automatic re-synchronization of the transmitter and receiver without revealing a loss of synchronization ...