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Dean L Kamen, Richard William Arling, J Douglas Field, John B Morrell, Jonathan B Pompa: Steering control of a personal transporter. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, June 24, 2003: US06581714 (72 worldwide citation)

Improvements to a motorized balancing personal transporter. An intelligent battery has a battery container sealed against moisture and a plurality of battery blocks housed within the battery container. Additionally, the battery pack has a plurality of sensors, each of which is for monitoring a chara ...


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Richard W Arling, W Patrick Kelly, Philip LeMay, John B Morrell, Jonathan B Pompa, David W Robinson: Yaw control for a personal transporter. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, September 14, 2004: US06789640 (67 worldwide citation)

A device and method for providing yaw control for a balancing transporter that has two laterally disposed ground-contacting wheels. The method has the steps of receiving a user input of a desired yaw value; comparing an instantaneous yaw value with the desired yaw value to generate a yaw error value ...


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Dean L Kamen, Richard W Arling, J Douglas Field, John B Morrell, Jonathan B Pompa, Richard Kurt Heinzmann: Personal transporter. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, September 28, 2004: US06796396 (59 worldwide citation)

Improvements to a motorized balancing personal transporter are revealed in embodiments of the invention. In one embodiment of the invention, a transporter for carrying a payload includes a platform for supporting a user; a ground-contacting module, to which the platform is mounted, which propels the ...


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Burl Amsbury, J Douglas Field, John M Kerwin, John B Morrell, Jonathan B Pompa: Non-linear control of a balancing vehicle. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, December 7, 2004: US06827163 (44 worldwide citation)

A class of transporters for carrying an individual over ground having a surface that may be irregular. Various embodiments have a motorized drive, mounted to the ground-contacting module that causes operation of the transporter in an operating position that is unstable with respect to tipping when t ...


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John B Morrell, Jonathan B Pompa: Traction control for a personal transporter. DEKA Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, June 18, 2002: US06408240 (41 worldwide citation)

A device and method for maintaining traction between wheels of a transporter and an underlying surface. The method has the steps of comparing acceleration of a wheel with a specified pre-set value, setting a slip condition flag based on the acceleration of the wheel, incrementally reducing the torqu ...


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Dean L Kamen, Burl Amsbury, J Douglas Field, Christopher C Langenfeld, John B Morrell, Jonathan B Pompa, Jon M Stevens, Jeremy B Lund: Guided control of a transporter. DEKA Products Partnership, McCormick Paulding & Huber, June 16, 2009: US07546889 (20 worldwide citation)

A method for conducting the motion of a transporter under riderless conditions. The transporter has two laterally disposed primary wheels. In accordance with the method, an input is received via a user input disposed on the transporter and a control signal corresponding to the input received is gene ...


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Dean L Kamen, Burl Amsbury, J Douglas Field, Christopher C Langenfeld, John B Morrell, Jonathan B Pompa, Jon M Stevens, Jeremy B Lund: Guided control of a transporter. DEKA Products Partnership, McCormick Paulding & Huber, August 24, 2010: US07779939 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for conducting the motion of a transporter under riderless conditions. The transporter has two laterally disposed primary wheels. In accordance with the method, an input is received via a user input disposed on the transporter and a control signal corresponding to the input received is gene ...


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Dean L Kamen, Richard W Arling, J Douglas Field, John B Morrell, Jonathan B Pompa, Richard Kurt Heinzman: Personal transporter. Bromberg & Sunstein, August 21, 2003: US20030155167-A1

Improvements to a motorized balancing personal transporter. An intelligent battery has a battery container sealed against moisture and a plurality of battery blocks housed within the battery container. Additionally, the battery pack has a plurality of sensors, each of which is for monitoring a chara ...


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Burl Amsbury, J Douglas Field, John M Kerwin, John B Morrell, Jonathan B Pompa: Non-linear control of a balancing vehicle. Bromberg & Sunstein, January 15, 2004: US20040007398-A1

A class of transporters for carrying an individual over ground having a surface that may be irregular. Various embodiments have a motorized drive, mounted to the ground-contacting module that causes operation of the transporter in an operating position that is unstable with respect to tipping when t ...


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Dean L Kamen, Burl Amsbury, J Douglas Field, Christopher C Langenfeld, John B Morrell, Jonathan B Pompa, Jon M Stevens, Jeremy B Lund: Guided control of a transporter. Bromberg & Sunstein, January 22, 2004: US20040011573-A1

A method for conducting the motion of a transporter under riderless conditions. The transporter has two laterally disposed primary wheels. In accordance with the method, an input is received via a user input disposed on the transporter and a control signal corresponding to the input received is gene ...