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Dean L Kamen, Robert R Ambrogi, Robert J Duggan, J Douglas Field, Richard Kurt Heinzmann, Burl Amesbury, Christopher C Langenfeld: Personal mobility vehicles and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, October 16, 2001: US06302230 (117 worldwide citation)

An automatically balancing vehicle having a headroom monitor. The headroom monitor determines the difference between the maximum velocity of the vehicle and the present velocity of the vehicle. An alarm receives a signal from the headroom monitor and produces a warning when the headroom falls below ...


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Dean L Kamen, Robert Ambrogi, Christopher C Langenfeld, Stanley B Smith III: Anti-tipping mechanism. Deka Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, May 16, 2000: US06062600 (64 worldwide citation)

An anti-tipping mechanism for a vehicle that provides a strut actively deployed by rotation from a retracted position so as to bring a wheel into ground contact to inhibit tipping of the vehicle.


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Dean L Kamen, Robert R Ambrogi, Robert J Duggan, J Douglas Field, Richard Kurt Heinzmann, Burl Amsbury, Christopher C Langenfeld: Personal mobility vehicles and methods. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, April 9, 2002: US06367817 (63 worldwide citation)

A class of transportation vehicles for carrying an individual over ground having a surface that may be irregular. Various embodiments have a motorized drive, mounted to the ground-contacting module that causes operation of the vehicle in an operating position that is unstable with respect to tipping ...


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Dean L Kamen, Robert R Ambrogi, Richard Kurt Heinzman, Christopher C Langenfeld, Marc A Nisbet, Stanley B Smith III, Thomas Alan Brindley: Mechanical improvements to a personal vehicle. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, June 18, 2002: US06405816 (50 worldwide citation)

Improvements to personal vehicles including self-propelled and balancing personal vehicles. Ready detachability of a seat, footrest, seat back, control unit, wheels and caster assembly is provided using quick disconnect mechanisms.


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Dean Kamen, Bob D Peret, Derek G Kane, John M Kerwin, Colin H Murphy, Brian H Yoo, Brian D Tracey, Matthew J Johnson, Thomas S Schnellinger, Christopher C Langenfeld, Michael J Slate: System, method, and apparatus for monitoring, regulating, or controlling fluid flow. DEKA Products Partnership, James D Wyninegar Jr, October 6, 2015: US09151646 (47 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, system and method for regulating fluid flow are disclosed. The apparatus includes a curved, elongated support member elastically deformable and having first and second ends. The apparatus also include an opposing support member configured to position a tube against the curved, elongate ...


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Dean L Kamen, Christopher C Langenfeld, Michael Norris, Jason Michael Sachs: Auxiliary power unit. New Power Concepts, Bromberg & Sunstein, March 25, 2003: US06536207 (40 worldwide citation)

An auxiliary power system for providing electrical power and heat to an indoor area includes an external combustion engine, such as a Stirling cycle engine, for generating mechanical energy and thermal energy. The external combustion engine burns a fuel with substantially complete combustion such th ...


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Dean L Kamen, Thomas Q Gurski, Christopher C Langenfeld, Ryan Keith LaRocque, Michael Norris, Kingston Owens, Jonathan Strimling: Stirling engine thermal system improvements. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, February 24, 2004: US06694731 (37 worldwide citation)

A thermal cycle engine having a heat exchanger for transferring thermal energy across the heater head from a heated external fluid to the working fluid. The heat exchanger has a set of heat transfer pins each having an axis directed away from the cylindrical wall of the expansion cylinder. The heigh ...


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Dean L Kamen, Robert R Ambrogi, J Douglas Field, John D Heinzmann, Richard Kurt Heinzmann, Christopher C Langenfeld: Motion control of a transporter. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, August 15, 2006: US07090040 (35 worldwide citation)

A transporter for transporting a subject over a surface that may be irregular. The transporter includes a support platform for supporting a load, the loaded support platform defining fore-aft and lateral planes and characterized by a load distribution. A plurality of ground contacting elements are c ...


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Dean L Kamen, Robert R Ambrogi, Richard Kurt Heinzmann, Christopher C Langenfeld, Marc A Nisbet, Stanley B Smith III, Thomas Alan Brindley: Mechanical improvements to a personal vehicle. Deka Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, April 6, 2004: US06715845 (35 worldwide citation)

Improvements to personal vehicles including self-propelled and balancing personal vehicles. Ready detachability of a seat, footrest, seat back, control unit, wheels and caster assembly is provided using quick disconnect mechanisms.


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Dean L Kamen, Richard Kurt Heinzmann, John David Heinzmann, Robert R Ambrogi, Christopher C Langenfeld, J Douglas Field: Dynamically stable transporter controlled by lean. DEKA Products Partnership, McCormick Paulding & Huber, September 7, 2010: US07789174 (31 worldwide citation)

A transporter for transporting a subject over a surface that may be irregular. The transporter includes a support platform for supporting a load, the loaded support platform defining fore-aft and lateral planes and characterized by a load distribution. A plurality of ground contacting elements are c ...