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Randall T Brunts: GPS based time determining system and method. Delco Electronics Corporation, Jimmy L Funke, March 3, 1998: US05724316 (400 worldwide citation)

An audio entertainment/navigation system with updated time readings is provided especially for a mobile user. The navigation system receives GPS position information signals which are processed to determine current position latitude and longitude coordinates and direction of travel. A destination da ...


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Doyle J Groves, William G Shogren, Joseph E Harter Jr: Head up display with night vision enhancement. Delco Electronics Corporation, Jimmy L Funke, May 9, 1995: US05414439 (263 worldwide citation)

A motor vehicle is equipped with an infrared camera for viewing roadway conditions in terms of a thermal image, and outputs a video signal to a head up display (HUD) which projects the camera view to the operator via the windshield or other combiner to display a virtual image in the operator's field ...


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Ashok B Ramaswamy, Randall T Brunts: Mapless GPS navigation system in vehicle entertainment system. Delco Electronics Corporation, Jimmy L Funke, May 6, 1997: US05627547 (254 worldwide citation)

A navigation system is provided for offering navigational assistance to a mobile user. The navigation system receives GPS position information signals which are processed to determine current position latitude and longitude coordinates and direction of travel. A destination database includes a plura ...


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David Glen Studt, Ronald Melvin Taylor: Vehicle back-up aid system. Delphi Technologies, Jimmy L Funke, July 15, 2003: US06594614 (170 worldwide citation)

A warning system that warns an operator of an impending collision with an object while the operator is backing up. The system scans behind the vehicle with an emitter/sensor system and determines a time-to-collision with the object based on distance to the object and vehicle speed. Based upon the ti ...


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Randall T Brunts, Douglas Lynn Welk: Data product authorization control for GPS navigation system. Delco Elecronics Corporation, Jimmy L Funke, March 23, 1999: US05887269 (162 worldwide citation)

A navigation system is provided for offering navigational assistance to a mobile user. The navigation system receives GPS position information signals which are processed to determine current position latitude and longitude coordinates and direction of travel. A destination data base includes destin ...


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Randall T Brunts, Douglas Lynn Welk: Mapless GPS navigation system with sortable destinations and zone preference. Delco Electronics Corporation, Jimmy L Funke, October 12, 1999: US05964821 (143 worldwide citation)

A navigation system is provided for offering navigational assistance to a mobile user. The navigation system receives GPS position information signals which are processed to determine current position latitude and longitude coordinates and direction of travel. A destination database includes a plura ...


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Stephen William Alland, James Fredrick Searcy: Automatic sensor azimuth alignment. Delco Electronics, Jimmy L Funke, October 12, 1999: US05964822 (129 worldwide citation)

This disclosure relates to a system for automatically measuring and compensating for any angle of misalignment of a forward-looking sensor of a vehicle. The sensor provides data representing the azimuth angle and the range of a target such as another vehicle. For each angle and range reading of the ...


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Jan Konried Schiffmann, Edward J Wallner, Sachal Bhagwan Gidwani: Vehicle rollover sensing. Delco Electronics Corporation, Jimmy L Funke, December 14, 1999: US06002975 (127 worldwide citation)

A rollover sensing apparatus and method are provided for predicting rollover and/or pitchover conditions of a vehicle. An angular rate sensor senses attitude rate of the vehicle, a first accelerometer measures horizontal acceleration of the vehicle, and a second accelerometer measures vertical accel ...


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Ross D Olney, Suradech Manorotkul: Driver adaptive collision warning system. Delphi Technologies, Jimmy L Funke, November 27, 2007: US07302344 (120 worldwide citation)

The present invention involves methods and systems for issuing a collision warning to a driver at timing based on the driver's attitude level. The methods involve the steps of determining the driver attitude level based on the driver's actions in a plurality of driving conditions, determining timing ...


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Jan Konried Schiffmann: Vehicle rollover sensing using yaw rate estimation. Delco Electronics Corporation, Jimmy L Funke, February 20, 2001: US06192305 (116 worldwide citation)

A rollover sensing apparatus and method are provided for predicting rollover or pitchover conditions of a vehicle. The apparatus and method sense angular roll rate, angular pitch rate, longitudinal acceleration, lateral acceleration, and vertical acceleration of the vehicle and produce output signal ...