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Joerg Moisel, Michael Holz: Device for improving the visibility conditions in a motor vehicle. DaimlerChrysler, Akerman Senterfitt, Stephan A Pendorf, June 20, 2006: US07065432 (162 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a device for improving the visibility conditions in a motor vehicle, having a radiation source for infrared radiation for irradiating the surroundings of the vehicle, having an infrared-sensitive camera for taking images of at least part of the irradiated surroundings, havin ...


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Ottmar Gehring, Harro Heilmann, Frederic Holzmann, Andreas Schwarzhaupt, Gernot Spiegelberg, Armin Sulzmann: Process for coupling a trailer to a motor vehicle. DaimlerChrysler, Akerman & Senterfitt, Stephan A Pendorf, Yonghong Chen, April 17, 2007: US07204504 (59 worldwide citation)

In the case of a method for hitching a trailer (2) to a motor vehicle (1), in particular a semitrailer to a semitrailer towing machine, an image sensor (5) is provided which is arranged in a hitching region (6) in such a manner that image data of the hitching region (6) are recorded. During the appr ...


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Stefan Hahn, Christian Friedrich Toepfer: Free space monitoring system for motor vehicles. DaimlerChrysler, Akerman Senterfitt, Stephan A Pendorf, Yonghong Chen, November 14, 2006: US07136754 (54 worldwide citation)

In complex vehicle maneuvers it is often difficult for the driver of the motor vehicle to estimate along which tract the vehicle will move and how much free space is necessary in order to avoid collision. A process is provided for monitoring the environment space in the direction of travel of the ow ...


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Stefan Hahn, Tobias Ehlgen, Markus Glaser, Thomas Ruland: Method and device for assisting a driver when maneuvering a vehicle or vehicle-trailer combination. Daimler, Patent Central, Stephan A Pendorf, October 25, 2011: US08044779 (49 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method and a device for assisting a driver when maneuvering a vehicle or vehicle-trailer combination (1) which has vehicle elements (2, 3) which can move with respect to one another. The method provides that the vehicle or vehicle-trailer combination is/are displayed in th ...


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Gido Genschorek: Mounting system with threaded sliding block. Conergy, Patent Central, Stephan A Pendorf, December 22, 2009: US07634875 (47 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a mounting system consisting of aluminum profiles (1, 11) in which threaded sliding blocks (14) inserted in the profiles are used, in particular, for fastening to solar modules and roof supports. The mounting system comprises at least two spaced apart profiled mounting rails ...


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Serge Chapus: Low shelter with articulated roof elements for use as a swimming pool roof. Abrisud, Akerman Senterfitt, Stephan A Pendorf, Peter A Chiabotti, September 4, 2007: US07263805 (40 worldwide citation)

A low shelter swimming pool roof system is provided. The system can include, over a portion (P′) at least of its length, juxtaposed roof elements (I′) and juxtaposed roof elements (I). The distance that delimits the external chord of each of the longitudinal edges (220a′) and (220b′) of the roof ele ...


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Stefan Hahn: Maneuvering aid and method for aiding drivers of vehicles or vehicle combinations comprising articulated vehicle elements. Daimler, Patent Central, Stephan A Pendorf, July 17, 2012: US08223204 (39 worldwide citation)

When maneuvering a vehicle, due to the seated position of the driver, the problem arises that a large portion of the space to the rear of the vehicle to be observed is hidden by the vehicle body itself. Therefore, the vehicle driver is presented with a display of a camera image of the space to the r ...


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Uwe Regensburger, Alexander Schanz, Thomas Stahs: Three-dimensional perception of environment. DaimlerChrysler, Akerman & Senterfitt, Stephan A Pendorf, June 12, 2007: US07230640 (38 worldwide citation)

A vehicle-useful, high-resolution 3D-detection of the environment of a street vehicle with environment scanning sensors is not possible today. Depending on application the first commercially available vehicle integrated systems may be a comprise between resolution of the sensors and size of the samp ...


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Leslie C Smith, Steven G Mushock, Keith J McDermott: Controlled release encapsulation. Haarmann & Reimer Corporation, Akerman Senterfitt, Stephan A Pendorf, June 26, 2007: US07235261 (35 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a controlled release encapsulated dry powder that is formed by an emulsion comprising: A) a fully hydrolyzed polymer, B) a hydrophobic silica, C) a modified corn starch, and D) at least one fragrance oil, which is emulsified in water and spray dried to evaporate the water o ...


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Jialin Shen: Material system for use in three dimensional printing. DaimlerChyrsler, Akerman Senterfitt, Stephan A Pendorf, Nicholas A Zachariades, May 23, 2006: US07049363 (29 worldwide citation)

A material system for use in a 3D-printing, which exhibits a higher form stability. The material system contains binder and solvent as well as optional filler materials. The binder is soluble in the solvent, as well as two complementary polyelectrolytes, and/or an initiator for a cross linking react ...