Dirk Schmid: Warning device for an automobile. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, August 13, 2002: US06433679 (48 worldwide citation)

A warning device for monitoring a distance of a vehicle from an obstacle is described. The warning device includes at least one sensor for detecting an obstacle, an analyzing and controlling device for estimating a distance of the vehicle from the obstacle on the basis of an output signal of the at ...

Hermann Winner, Martin Noll, Dirk Schmid: Vehicle parking aid system. Robert Bosch, Michael J Striker, December 4, 2001: US06326887 (25 worldwide citation)

A parking aid system for a vehicle includes a device that measures the instantaneous distance of a vehicle part from an obstacle located in its path and generates at least one output signal indicative of the measured distance, as well as a device capable of issuing warning signals. An evaluating uni ...

Dirk Schmid, Marcus Schneider, Wei Chia Lee, Gunther Schaaf: Parking assistance system and parking assistance method. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, August 31, 2010: US07786896 (7 worldwide citation)

A parking assistance system for outputting parking instructions to the driver of a vehicle has a sensor device which is designed for performing a parking space measurement on the basis of parking space limits and generating parking space information on the basis of the parking space measurement; a p ...

Klaus Voigtlaender, Guido Villino, Christian Passmann, Thomas Meier, Dirk Schmid: Radar device and method for operating a radar device. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, September 6, 2005: US06940447 (5 worldwide citation)

A radar device having means for generating a carrier-frequency signal, means for shaping pulses, means for generating modulated radar pulses from the carrier-frequency signal, means for emitting modulated signals as radar pulses, means for receiving radar pulses and means for processing the received ...

Michael Frank, Dirk Schmid: Method and device for detection of surroundings. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, January 29, 2013: US08363511 (4 worldwide citation)

In a method and a device for detecting the surroundings, carrier waves in the form of transmission pulses are transmitted by at least one transducer, and reflections of the pulses are detected by the pulse-echo method. In this manner, the successive transmission pulses of one transducer or various t ...

Dietmar Wannke, Dieter Karr, Meike Fehse, Martin Noll, Peter Rapps, Waldemar Ernst, Dirk Schmid: Ultrasonic transducer. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, October 15, 2002: US06465935 (4 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic transducer having a pot-like casing has an outer bottom face which is designed in part as a vibrating diaphragm. A stabilizing ring is arranged on the outside of the wall of the pot-like casing, imparting a greater rigidity to the casing and limiting the ultrasonic vibration essentiall ...

Michael Schlick, Juergen Hoetzel, Uwe Zimmermann, Rainer Moritz, Bernhard Lucas, Tore Toennesen, Hermann Winner, Martin Hueppauff, Werner Uhler, Joachim Bulla, Dirk Schmid: Control and evaluation system for a compound sensor. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, April 22, 2008: US07363194 (2 worldwide citation)

A control/evaluation system for a set of sensors, in particular in motor vehicles, has a plurality of areas, each of which has at least one controller and a plurality of sensor devices connected thereto; the controllers may be connected to each other for a common application function.

Dirk Schmid, Michael Schumann: Method and device for determining the position of an object in relation to a vehicle, in particular a motor vehicle, for use in a driver assistance system of the vehicle. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, January 27, 2015: US08942065 (1 worldwide citation)

In a method and a device for determining the position of an object in relation to a vehicle, for use in a driver assistance system of the vehicle, a first ultrasound pulse is transmitted by an ultrasound sensor situated on the vehicle, the ultrasound pulse including multiple predefined transmission ...

Michael Schlick, Dirk Schmid, Jens Schick: Method for measuring distance. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, October 12, 2004: US06804168 (1 worldwide citation)

Proposed is a method for measuring distance, which improves the resolution and the selectivity in an echo method, using propagation-time measurement. In this context, a received signal is sampled without first having to smooth the signal.

Michael Schumann, Marcus Schneider, Dirk Schmid: Method for operating a surroundings-detection system of a vehicle. Robert Bosch, Norton Rose Fulbright US, Gerard Messina, November 6, 2018: US10120073

A method for operating a surroundings-detection system of a vehicle includes at least one transceiver unit emitting a frequency-modulated signal and receiving echo signals of the emitted frequency-modulated signal. The received echo signals are associated with reflection sources, and a piece of info ...