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Hermann Winner, Jens Lueder: Method for recognizing a change in lane of a vehicle. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, May 3, 2005: US06889161 (183 worldwide citation)

A method of detecting a lane change of a subject vehicle (20), having a locating device (10) which uses angular resolution for locating vehicles (VEH1, VEH2, VEH3) traveling in front, and a device (44) for determining the yaw rate (ω0) of the subject vehicle. The angular velocity (ωi) of at least on ...


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Hermann Winner, Werner Uhler: Object detection system. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, June 17, 2003: US06580385 (118 worldwide citation)

An object detection system, in particular for a motor vehicle, is described where the object detection system is a combination of at least three object detectors, each having a different detection zone and/or a different detection range.


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Anton Dukart, Hermann Winner, Siegbert Steinlechner, Erich Zabler: Apparatus for determining rotational position of a rotatable element without contacting it. Robert Bosch, Michael J Striker, March 9, 1999: US05880586 (75 worldwide citation)

The apparatus for determining rotational position of a rotatable element without contacting it includes a sensor device having two Hall or AMR sensor elements for sensing a magnetic field of magnetic field strength (B) generated by or influenced by the rotational position of the rotatable element an ...


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Hermann Winner, Stefan Witte: Method and apparatus for controlling the speed of a vehicle and its spacing from a preceding vehicle. Robert Bosch, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, March 28, 1995: US05400864 (72 worldwide citation)

An automatic speed and distance control apparatus responsive to detected signals and operator induced signals for automatically controlling the speed of an automotive vehicle and its distance with respect to objects in its path of movement. A flexible control scheme is provided, which permits a driv ...


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Manfred Hellmann, Hermann Winner, Helmut Wiss: Apparatus for kinesthetic signaling to the driver of a motor vehicle. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, March 26, 2002: US06362729 (53 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for kinesthetic signaling to a driver of a motor vehicle is described. The apparatus signaling the driver if, in the context of a system for controlling vehicle speed, a deliberate shutdown or one occasioned by a malfunction is imminent or exists; or if, in the context of a system for c ...


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Hermann Winner: Combined sensor device for measuring both rain-covered area on and visual range through a windshield of a motor vehicle. Robert Bosch, Michael J Striker, August 22, 2000: US06108084 (40 worldwide citation)

A sensor is described which simultaneously allows visual range and rain-covered area detection. To this end, light is coupled into the windshield in such a way, that a portion is reflected in the windshield and a portion leaves the windshield and is scattered outside the windshield. The rain-covered ...


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Hermann Winner, Stefan Witte, Alain Gaillard: Method and apparatus for recognizing whether traffic drives on the right or on the left. Robert Bosch, Fulbright & Jaworski, September 5, 2000: US06114973 (37 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus based thereon are described for the automatic recognition of whether, in a traffic situation or in a traffic environment, vehicles are driving on the right or on the left. Said method is used in a motor vehicle as part of adaptive speed control. The prevailing direction of ...


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Hermann Winner, Werner Urban, Jens Lueder, Frieder Keller: Method and device for determining a corrected offset value. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, March 9, 2004: US06704631 (37 worldwide citation)

A device is for determining a corrected offset value which represents the offset of the output signal of a first vehicle sensor, the sensor determining at least one motion of a vehicle. In this device, a first arrangement is provided by which at least two offset values representing the offset of the ...


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Hermann Winner, Stefan Witte, Bernd Lichtenberg, Werner Uhler: Method and apparatus for controlling the velocity of a vehicle. Robert Bosch, Fulbright & Jaworski, December 7, 1999: US05999874 (36 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus based thereon for automatically controlling the velocity of a vehicle (14) under consideration of preceding vehicles (15, 16, 17) are described. To select a preceding vehicle as the control target, an area of the possible future travel (18) is determined. When the controlle ...


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Frieder Heintz, Hermann Winner, Georg Geiser: Navigation system for land vehicles. Robert Bosch, Kenyon & Kenyon, January 16, 1996: US05485381 (29 worldwide citation)

A navigation device for land vehicles, particularly for passenger cars and trucks, is proposed which has a storage for geographical data, sensors for detecting actual travel data, a comparison device, and an information delivery device. The navigation device is characterized by the fact that the lim ...