Armin Gierling, Thomas Fichtinger, Norbert Inerle: Acoustic recognition of variator slip of a continuously variable transmission. ZF Batavia, Davis & Bujold PLLC, January 20, 2004: US06679109 (178 worldwide citation)

Within the scope is a method for detecting the variator slip in continuously variable transmission (CVT transmission). The tribologic slip is detected by monitoring a rotating variator according to vibration and a subsequent evaluation.

Peter Ziemer: Multi-step gear. ZF Friedrichshafen, Davis & Bujold PLLC, October 21, 2003: US06634980 (165 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a multi-step transmission with at least 7 forward gears, with which transmission on the input drive shaft (

Mark Andrew O&apos Connell: Topological data categorization and formatting for a mass storage system. EMC Corporation, Davis & Bujold PLLC, February 10, 2004: US06691209 (161 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for storing data in a mass storage system implementing striped RAID technology by topological categorization and ordering of the data according to the topology of the storage areas. A mass storage system includes a mass storage space for storing data items of a plurality of da ...

John A Scott, James Gregory Jones: Fault tolerant shared system resource with communications passthrough providing high availability communications. EMC Corporation, Davis & Bujold PLLC, March 8, 2005: US06865157 (115 worldwide citation)

A communications passthrough mechanism for high availability network communications between a shared system resource and clients of the system resource. The system resource includes a control/processing sub-system including multiple peer blade processors. A port of each blade processor is connected ...

Takeya Okamoto: Interactive communication system for communicating video game and karaoke software. ADC Technology, Davis & Bujold PLLC, March 9, 2004: US06702585 (94 worldwide citation)

A communication system is proposed for transmitting at least one of the data, the program, and a combination of them from a host facility to a communicator such as a communication terminal device. In this communication system, the data or the program becomes unable to be used when a predetermined ti ...

Gerhard Gumpoltsberger, Christian Sibla, Stefan Beck, Josef Haupt, Gert Bauknecht, Peter Ziemer: Multi-ratio transmission. ZF Friedrichshafen, Davis & Bujold PLLC, November 6, 2012: US08303455 (93 worldwide citation)

A multi speed transmission comprising planetary gearsets (P1, P2, P3, P4), shafts and shift elements. The sun gear of gearset (P1) couples shaft (4) which can couple housing (G) via brake (04) and the carrier of set (P1) couples shaft (3) which can couple housing (G), via brake (03), and drive shaft ...

Gert Bauknecht, Gerhard Gumpoltsberger, Peter Ziemer, Mark Mohr: Multi-stage gearbox. ZF Friedrichshafen, Davis & Bujold PLLC, March 19, 2013: US08398522 (78 worldwide citation)

A multi-stage transmission comprising planetary gearsets (P1, P2, P3, P4), shafts, and shift elements. Gearsets (P1, P2) form a front -mounted gear gearset and gearsets (P3, P4) form a main gearset. The carriers of gearsets (P1, P2) are coupled via shaft (4) which couples a main gearset element. The ...

Christopher V Sellathamby, Steven Slupsky, Brian Moore: Method and apparatus for interrogating electronic equipment components. Scanimetrics, Davis & Bujold PLLC, Michael J Bujold, September 9, 2014: US08829934 (74 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for interrogating an electronic circuit supported by a substrate includes a tester external to the substrate and comprising an tester transceiver. A testing circuit is supported by the substrate and connected to the electronic circuit. The testing circuit includes a processor and a test ...