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Georg Sterler, Heinz Bader: Method and apparatus for activating a motor vehicle safety system. Audi, Lalos & Keegan, January 15, 1991: US04985835 (93 worldwide citation)

An improved method for determining when an automotive safety system should be released. The improved method calculates and predicts the movement of dislocation of the driver from the seated position at a predetermined time in the future based upon signals provided from one or more acceleration senso ...


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Johannes Drexler, Alfons Wohrl, Heinz Bader, Andreas Bernitt, Hans Spies, Gunter Fendt, Peter Hora: Process and apparatus for detecting vehicle impact. Messerschmitt Bolkow Blohm, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan P L L C, March 4, 1997: US05608628 (18 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for recognizing a crash, in a vehicle by measuring vehicle speed change continuously within a limited time periods and comparing the measured values with those determined in prior time periods. Acceleration can be differentiated out by means of the above-mentioned process/arra ...


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Georg Sterler, Heinz Bader: Method for testing airbag system release circuit. Audi, Lalos & Keegan, August 1, 1989: US04853623 (12 worldwide citation)

A method for testing an airbag release circuit for proper operation using a single test pulse. A single test pulse of predetermined form is delivered to the circuit in place of an accelerometer signal. The form of the test pulse permits determination of an expected resultant circuit output signal. T ...


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Heinz Bader, Georg Sterler: Deceleration switch. Audi, Lalos & Keegan, January 22, 1991: US04987276 (9 worldwide citation)

A deceleration switch comprising a support member, a permanent magnet mounted on the support member and displaceable from a first position to a second position by inertia caused by a predetermined deceleration of the support member, a spring mounted on the support member for biasing the permanent ma ...


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Georg Sterler, Heinz Bader: Monitoring circuit for an electric or electronic module. Audi, Lalos & Keegan, November 29, 1988: US04788446 (2 worldwide citation)

An electric or electronic module provides an error indication through a display unit. The display unit indicates power failure to the module in addition to an error indication. Power failure to the display unit results in power failure to an operationally essential component of the apparatus in whic ...


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