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David S Breed, Wendell C Johnson, Wilbur E Duvall: Accident avoidance system. Intelligent Technologies International, Brian Roffe, June 11, 2002: US06405132 (533 worldwide citation)

System and method for preventing vehicle accidents in which GPS ranging signals relating to a host vehicle's position on a roadway on a surface of the earth are received on a first communication link from a network of satellites and DGPS auxiliary range correction signals for correcting propaga ...


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David S Breed: Telematics system for vehicle diagnostics. Automotive Technologies International, Brian Roffe, May 18, 2004: US06738697 (387 worldwide citation)

Vehicle diagnostic system which diagnoses the state of the vehicle or the state of a component of the vehicle and generates an output indicative or representative thereof. A communications device transmits the output of the diagnostic system to a remote location, possibly via a satellite or the Inte ...


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David S Breed, Wilbur E DuVall, Wendell C Johnson, Anatoliy V Kolomeyko, Oleksandr T Shostak: Wireless and powerless sensor and interrogator. Automotive Technologies International, Brian Roffe, January 17, 2006: US06988026 (374 worldwide citation)

Arrangement and method for monitoring a tire mounted to the vehicle in which a thermal radiation detecting device detects the temperature of the tire at different circumferential locations along the circumference of the tire. The detected temperatures of the tire are analyzed to determine, for examp ...


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David S Breed, Wilbur E DuVall, Wendell C Johnson: Optical identification and monitoring system using pattern recognition for use with vehicles. Automotive Technologies International, December 1, 1998: US05845000 (354 worldwide citation)

A vehicle interior monitoring system to identify, locate and monitor occupants, including their parts, and other objects in the passenger compartment and objects outside of a motor vehicle, such as an automobile or truck, by illuminating the contents of the vehicle and objects outside of the vehicle ...


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David S Breed, Wilbur E DuVall, Wendell C Johnson: Method and system for controlling a vehicle. Intelligent Technologies International, Brian Roffe, August 1, 2006: US07085637 (313 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for sensing a potential rollover situation involving a vehicle including an inertial reference unit including three accelerometers and three gyroscopes which provide data on vehicle motion, vehicle control devices arranged to affect control of the vehicle and a processor coupled to the ine ...


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David S Breed: Method and system for detecting objects external to a vehicle. Intelligent Technologies International, Brian Roffe, April 10, 2007: US07202776 (303 worldwide citation)

Method and system for obtaining information about objects in the environment outside of and around a vehicle and preventing collisions involving the vehicle includes directing a laser beam from the vehicle into the environment, receiving from an object in the path of the laser beam a reflection of t ...


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David S Breed, Wilbur E DuVall, Wendell C Johnson: Vehicular component control systems and methods. Automotive Technologies International, Brian Roffe, August 27, 2002: US06442465 (301 worldwide citation)

System and method for controlling operation of a vehicle or a component thereof based on recognition of a individual including a processor embodying a pattern recognition algorithm trained to identify whether a person is the individual by analyzing data derived from optical images and an optical rec ...


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David S Breed, Wilbur E Duvall, Wendell C Johnson: Accident avoidance system. Intelligent Technologies International, Brian Roffe, April 9, 2002: US06370475 (298 worldwide citation)

System and method for preventing vehicle accidents in which the absolute position of the vehicle is determined, e.g., using a satellite-based positioning system such as GPS, and the location of the vehicle relative to the edges of the roadway is then determined based on the absolute position of the ...


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David S Breed: System and method for vehicle diagnostics. Automotive Technologies International, Brian Roffe, September 5, 2006: US07103460 (290 worldwide citation)

Method and system for diagnosing whether vehicular components are operating abnormally based on data obtained from sensors arranged on a vehicle. In a training stage, output from the sensors during normal operation of the components is obtained, each component is adjusted to induce abnormal operatio ...


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David S Breed, Vittorio Castelli, Wendell C Johnson, Wilbur E DuVall: Vehicle occupant position and velocity sensor. Automotive Technologies International, December 15, 1998: US05848802 (289 worldwide citation)

An occupant position sensor utilizing either ultrasonic, microwave or optical technologies, or seatbelt spool out and seat position sensors, are used as inputs to the primary vehicle crash sensor circuit to permit the longest possible sensing time before the occupant gets proximate to the airbag and ...