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Eugene I Farber, Lyman M Forbes: Automatic headlamp dimming system. Ford Motor Company, Paul K Godwin Jr, Clifford L Sadler, August 29, 1989: US04862037 (177 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for automatically responding to headlamp radiation from oncoming vehicles to down-switch beam patterns in a tri-beam headlamp system in an automotive vehicle. A mid-beam sensor is provided to detect only that headlamp radiation from oncoming vehicles present within the defined ...


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Juan C Haygood, Ted L Harman: Keyless entry system. Ford Motor Company, Paul K Godwin Jr, Clifford L Sadler, May 27, 1980: US04205325 (144 worldwide citation)

A keyless entry system for an automotive vehicle permits a plurality of operations to be achieved from outside the vehicle by one who is knowledgeable of predetermined digital codes. Functions such as unlocking the doors of the vehicle, opening the rear deck lid, opening a roof window, lowering the ...


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Allen H Meitzler, George S Saloka: Composite light pickup device. Ford Motor Company, Paul K Godwin Jr, Clifford L Sadler, February 24, 1987: US04645975 (103 worldwide citation)

A composite light pickup device for use in an automotive vehicle to collect light from both the ambient surroundings and from oncoming vehicles and employing separate optical fiber couplings of the collected light to a headlamp system that responsively activates the vehicle headlamps when the ambien ...


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John J Lambe: Field emitter device with gated memory. Ford Motor Company, Paul K Godwin Jr, Clifford L Sadler, March 1, 1988: US04728851 (94 worldwide citation)

A field emitter device utilizing a gate electrode adjacent a carbon fiber electron emitter cathode for controlling the initial flow of electrons between the cathode and a collector element. Subsequent disconnect of the gate electrode from its power source does not affect the electron flow and thereb ...


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Charles A Hauer: Jam resistant communication system. Ford Aerospace & Communications, Robert D Sanborn, Paul K Godwin Jr, January 27, 1981: US04247942 (83 worldwide citation)

1. In a communication system, a first delay line having multiple spaced taps, means for supplying successive input pulses to said delay line, whereby in response to each input pulse variously delayed pulses appear at the taps of said delay line, means for deriving from said taps pulses representativ ...


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Melvin G Gable, Richard H Sherman, Fumin Yuan: Data communication system. Ford Motor Company, Paul K Godwin Jr, Robert D Sanborn, October 29, 1985: US04550402 (73 worldwide citation)

A data communication system for providing data transmission between a plurality of individually addressable local computer networks, by utilizing single node switching across a common passive bus medium. The passive bus medium is characterized as having a plurality of separate conductors of limited ...


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Robert D Crawford, Wayne J Johnson, Theo Kimber Jr, Douglas Nolff, Jack R Volk, Donald C Franks: Vehicular data transfer communication system. Ford Motor Company, Paul K Godwin Jr, Clifford L Sadler, December 22, 1987: US04715031 (69 worldwide citation)

A data transfer communication system capable of handling both node-to-node data transfer messages originating at any transmitter and transmitted to a specific receiver on the network and functional command messages originating at any transmitter and broadcast transmitted to an unspecified number of ...


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Samuel E Ebenstein: Non-contact method of obtaining dimensional information about an object. Ford Motor Company, Roger L May, Paul K Godwin Jr, January 24, 1995: US05384717 (60 worldwide citation)

Circular reference features such as drilled holes are located in an area of a part such as a cylinder head, the surface of which is laser scanned to obtain scan data. The scan data provides height values of the part. Differences in height values are used to determine the points on scan lines which a ...


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Allen H Meitzler, George S Saloka: Method and apparatus for sensing the condition of lubricating oil in an internal combustion engine. Ford Motor Company, Paul K Godwin Jr, Clifford L Sadler, March 29, 1988: US04733556 (59 worldwide citation)

An on-board sensor system which compares the dielectric properties of lubricating oil in an internal combustion engine with the dielectric properties of unused oil in a contained volume and providing an output signal indicative of the changes in viscosity correlated to the dielectric constant change ...


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Wesley D Boyer: Crankshaft position sensor circuitry for providing stable cyclical output signals without regard to peak to peak variations in sensor signals. Ford Motor Company, Paul K Godwin Jr, Clifford L Sadler, October 6, 1981: US04293814 (59 worldwide citation)

An amplifier circuit for use with Hall effect and other similar type sensors whereby the circuit is conditioned by the cyclical signal input from the sensor and sets a threshold level based upon the signal input from the sensor, so that the signal output from the circuit is a voltage replica of the ...