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Robert Pierce Lutter, Dan Alan Preston: Method and apparatus for transferring information between vehicles. Medius, Marger Johnson & McCollom PC, September 2, 2003: US06615137 (143 worldwide citation)

Sensor data is generated for areas around a vehicle. Any objects detected in the sensor data are identified and a kinematic state for the object determined. The kinematic states for the detected objects are compared with the kinematic state of the vehicle. If it is likely that a collision will occur ...


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Robert Pierce Lutter, Dan Alan Preston: Method and apparatus for managing audio devices. Medius, Marger Johnson & McCollom P C, August 17, 2004: US06778073 (118 worldwide citation)

A vehicle audio system includes a wireless audio sensor configured to wirelessly detect different portable audio sources brought into the vehicle. Audio output devices are located in the vehicle for outputting audio signals from the different audio sources. A processor selectively connects the diffe ...


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Dan Alan Preston, Robert Pierce Lutter: Method and apparatus for dynamic configuration of multiprocessor system. Medius, Marger Johnson & McCollom P C, December 5, 2006: US07146260 (104 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system used in a car, home, or office environment includes multiple processors that run different real-time applications. A dynamic configuration system runs on the multiple processors and includes a device manager, configuration manager, and data manager. The device manager automat ...


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Dan Alan Preston, Robert Pierce Lutter: Open communication system for real-time multiprocessor applications. Medius, Marger Johnson & McCollom PC, September 30, 2003: US06629033 (57 worldwide citation)

A communication system for a mobile vehicle, home, or office environment includes multiple processors. The multiple processors each run an Open Communication system that controls how data is transferred between processors based on data content as opposed to the links that connect the processors toge ...


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Dan Alan Preston, David N Olmstead: System and method for aligning sensors on a vehicle. Medius, Marger Johnson & McCollom P C, March 4, 2008: US07337650 (48 worldwide citation)

A vehicle sensor system consisting of video, radar, ultrasonic or laser sensors, oriented to obtain a 360 degree view around the vehicle for the purpose of developing a situation or scene awareness. The sensors may or may not have overlapping field of views, or support the same applications, but dat ...


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Dan Alan Preston, David Olmstead: System and method for aligning sensors on a vehicle. Medius, Stolowitz Ford Cowger, March 23, 2010: US07681448 (29 worldwide citation)

A vehicle sensor system consisting of video, radar, ultrasonic or laser sensors, oriented to obtain a 360 degree view around the vehicle for the purpose of developing a situation or scene awareness. The sensors may or may not have overlapping field of views, or support the same applications, but dat ...


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Dan Alan Preston, Robert Pierce Lutter: System and method for restricting access to vehicle software systems. Eagle Harbor Holdings, Stolowitz Ford Cowger, November 12, 2013: US08583292 (25 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system used in a car, home, or office environment includes multiple processors that run different real-time applications. A dynamic configuration system runs on the multiple processors and includes a device manager, configuration manager, and data manager. The device manager automat ...


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Dan Alan Preston, Robert Pierce Lutter: Method and apparatus for dynamic configuration of multiprocessor system. Medius, Stolowitz Ford Cowger, August 17, 2010: US07778739 (22 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system used in a car, home, or office environment includes multiple processors that run different real-time applications. A dynamic configuration system runs on the multiple processors and includes a device manager, configuration manager, and data manager. The device manager automat ...


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Dan Alan Preston, Robert Pierce Lutter: Method and apparatus for dynamic configuration of multiprocessor system. Eagle Harbor Holdings, Stolowitz Ford Cowger, January 1, 2013: US08346186 (16 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system used in a car, home, or office environment includes multiple processors that run different real-time applications. A dynamic configuration system runs on the multiple processors and includes a device manager, configuration manager, and data manager. The device manager automat ...


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Dan Alan Preston, Robert Pierce Lutter: Audio system with application management system for operating different types of audio sources. Eagle Harbor Holdings, Stolowitz Ford Cowger, October 25, 2011: US08045729 (13 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor system used in a car, home, or office environment includes multiple processors that run different real-time applications. A dynamic configuration system runs on the multiple processors and includes a device manager, configuration managers and data manager. The device manager automat ...