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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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.


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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 ...


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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.


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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 ...