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Eberhard Faust, Karl Pfahler: Vehicle seat. DaimlerChrysler, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan PLLC, March 6, 2001: US06196627 (180 worldwide citation)

A vehicle seat has a cushion integrated into a seat part and/or a seat back. The cushion has a ventilation layer through which air can flow and a cushion cover stretched over the cushion surface facing the seated individual. A plurality of electrically driven miniature fans which are located in air ...


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Richard John Evans, Christopher George Harris, Alan Charles Francis Colchester: Video-based systems for computer assisted surgery and localisation. Roke Manor Research, United Medical & Dental School, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan PLLC, August 11, 1998: US05792147 (160 worldwide citation)

The apparatus comprises video cameras for viewing part of a patient's body and a slide projector for projecting a predetermined pattern of light onto the patient's body which is viewed by the cameras. A workstation and video frame grabber performs controlling and processing functions and are arrange ...


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Eberhard Faust, Karl Pfahler: Vehicle seat with temperature and ventilation control and method of operation. Daimler Benz Aktiengesellschaft, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan PLLC, August 10, 1999: US05934748 (115 worldwide citation)

A vehicle seat having seat and backrest cushions includes a ventilation device for ventilating the cushions as well as a heating device for heating the cushions. A desirable sitting climate providing high comfort is produced by eliminating both a seat user's perspiration and overcooling. The desirab ...


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Moshe Schaham, Isac Boubis: System and method for reading and decoding two dimensional codes of high density. Galore Scantec, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan PLLC, November 23, 1999: US05988506 (114 worldwide citation)

A system for reading two dimensional codes as well as regular bar codes. A laser scanner generates a narrow horizontal beam which scans a code by means of a scanning mirror in the vertical direction. This mirror receives the reflected beam and passes it on to a lens array to yield high quality imagi ...


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Hermann Haaga: Sweeping machine. Ing Haaga Werkzeugbau KG, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan PLLC, April 27, 1999: US05896611 (111 worldwide citation)

A sweeping machine has two circular brooms at the front region of a housing rotating towards the inside in opposing directions. Inside the housing and adjoining a sweeper plate across which the circular brooms sweep, a cylinder broom sweeping in a direction towards the front region is arranged. The ...


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Hermann Kuenzner, Harald Wiedemann: Operating device for menu-controlled functions of a vehicle. Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan PLLC, September 21, 1999: US05956016 (104 worldwide citation)

In an operating device for menu-controlled functions of a motor vehicle that can be shown symbolically on a screen and selected by an actuator, the actuator is movable between mechanical stops into a position that corresponds to the position of the symbol of the selectable function on the surface of ...


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Achim Schmid: Heat shield for a gas turbine combustion chamber. BMW Rolls Royce, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan PLLC, September 28, 1999: US05956955 (98 worldwide citation)

A heat shield for the head area of a combustion chamber has as usual a through-hole for the burner. A continuous collar with air passage holes projects from the back side of the heat shield at the edge of the through-hole. Cooling air can flow through the holes into a ring-shaped channel arranged be ...


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Uwe Franke: Method for stereo image object detection. Daimler Benz, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan PLLC, August 10, 1999: US05937079 (91 worldwide citation)

In a method for detecting and tracking objects by stereo image evaluation a part of structure class images is initially generated from a recorded stereo image pair. Differences in brightness of selected pixels in the environment are determined for each pixel as digital values, which are combined to ...


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Mitsuru Nakamura, Kazuhiko Hanawa, Kazuo Matsuura, Satoru Kuragaki: Intelligent cruise control system for moving body. Hitachi, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan PLLC, March 28, 2000: US06044321 (81 worldwide citation)

An intelligent cruise control system is capable of maintaining a car-to-car distance allowing a collision to be avoided and carrying out follow-up running control without providing a sense of incompatibility to the driver. A radar circuit employed in a radar unit calculates a relative speed Vr of a ...


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Helmut Wurster: Endoscopic sewing instrument. Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan PLLC, August 13, 1996: US05545148 (79 worldwide citation)

Endoscopic sewing instrument with a helical-needle which has one or more windings and is Positioned between at least two rolls which drive the needle and the thread in a rotary manner.