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George W Goodrich: Collision avoidance using optical pattern growth rate. The Bendix Corporation, Markell Seitzman, Russel C Wells, March 24, 1981: US04257703 (244 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 ...


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Ronald A Zimmerman II, John C Hofer, Douglas E Medvedik, Eric D Veggian, Michael J Lachat: Dual pressure side impact air bag. AlliedSignal, Markell Seitzman, December 24, 1996: US05586782 (116 worldwide citation)

An air bag for protecting the side and head of an occupant during a side impact collision including: a first side panel (42a) joined to a second panel (42b) and having a neck portion (52) for receipt of inflation gas for a cooperating inflator (30). The air bag characterized in that its upper portio ...


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Brian J Bailey, Samuel Wong, Pongdet P Wipasuramonton, Robert Tobian, Jorg Reuter, Stefan Jost: Inflatable side airbag curtain module. Breed Automotive Technology, Markell Seitzman, June 13, 2000: US06073961 (112 worldwide citation)

A side impact or rollover protection restraint system (20) comprising: an air bag of sufficient length to extend between two pillars of a vehicle, the air bag (22), upon inflation, is of sufficient height to extend from proximate a roof rail (38) of the vehicle to a location generally adjacent the u ...


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William Rogerson: Air bag with inflation limiter. AlliedSignal, Markell Seitzman, April 11, 1995: US05405166 (79 worldwide citation)

An air bag (32) adapted to be inflated comprising: an inlet portion (36) to receive inflation gas and a flexible walled portion (34,40) including at least one first vent hole (42) therein; a flexible member (50), joined at one end thereof to the walled portion on one side of the first vent hole and ...


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James C Lotito, Matthew W Owen, Ronald A Marker deceased: Weight sensor for vehicular safety restraint systems. Breed Automotive Technology, Markell Seitzman, October 10, 2000: US06129168 (73 worldwide citation)

An weight sensor (16) for use in the crash management system of a motor vehicle's safety restraint system (10). The weight sensor (16) functions to determine the weight of an occupant sitting on a vehicle seat (12) and is mounted between the seat frame (42) and mounting structure (46) of the vehicle ...


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Michael J Lachat, Jeffrey A Young, Pongdet P Wipasuramonton: Three-chambered side impact air bag. AlliedSignal, Markell Seitzman, August 11, 1998: US05791685 (67 worldwide citation)

An air bag for installation within a seat of a vehicle to protect an occupant during a side impact collision, the air bag being deployed between the occupant and an adjacent side of the vehicle, including: a three-chambered cushion portion (22), separation panels (56a,b) having inflation gas flow re ...


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Sophia French: Air bag with externally mounted tether. AlliedSignal, Markell Seitzman, June 16, 1998: US05765867 (64 worldwide citation)

A vehicle occupant safety device using: an air bag module (22) including: a housing (24) having a plurality of walls (26a,b) defining a cavity (32) and an open end (30); an air bag (50) received within the cavity, and within the open end in a folded configuration and when inflated by inflation gas e ...


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Raymond Kleinberg: Driver alertness monitoring system. Breed Automotive Technology, Markell Seitzman, November 28, 2000: US06154123 (60 worldwide citation)

A driver alertness monitoring system for motor vehicles which issues visual or audible signals to the driver, and which monitors visual, audible or mechanical responses received from the driver to determine driver alertness. An electronic control unit, preferably incorporated in the circuitry of exi ...


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Pongdet P Wipasuramonton, Robert Tobian, David L Dominissini, Bonnie Y Cheung: Side air bag system. Breed Automotive Technology, Markell Seitzman, August 7, 2001: US06270113 (59 worldwide citation)

A side impact or rollover air bag for protecting a vehicle occupant during an accident, comprising: