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Alfons Woehrl, Peter Hora: Impact sensor for motor vehicles or the like. Messerschmitt Boelkow Blohm, W G Fasse, D H Kane Jr, June 6, 1989: US04836024 (72 worldwide citation)

An impact sensor for detecting a collision of a motor vehicle or the like has at least two acceleration detectors, and a signal evaluating circuit for each detector for evaluating the output signals of the respective acceleration detectors. The evaluated signals are passed through a logic signal int ...


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Alfons Woehrl, Peter Hora, Guenter Fendt: Apparatus for triggering a passive safety device. Messerschmitt Boelkow Blohm, W G Fasse, D H Kane Jr, December 22, 1992: US05173614 (48 worldwide citation)

A crash sensor is constructed for triggering a passive safety device, such as an air bag or a seat belt tightening device. The crash sensor is capable to distinguish between different types of impacts such as front impacts, rear impacts, side impacts, and minor impacts, for example occurring in a re ...


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Hans Spies, Alfons Woehrl, Peter Hora, Guenther Fendt: Apparatus for triggering a passive safety device for protecting passengers in a vehicle. Messerschmitt Boelkow Blohm, W G Fasse, October 20, 1992: US05157268 (37 worldwide citation)

A passive safety device (62) is triggered for protecting vehicle passengers in the event of a collision. The output signals of a signal acceleration sensor (1) are integrated to form a signal which triggers the deployment of the safety device when a threshold value for the integrated signal is excee ...


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Manfred Ammler, Peter Hora, Guenter Fendt, Norbert Mueller: Method and control system for the synchronized transmission of digital data. TEMIC TELEFUNKEN microelectronic, W F Fasse, W G Fasse, October 19, 1999: US05969631 (36 worldwide citation)

In a method and system for transmitting digital data, a data acceptance clock signal generator that has a controllable clock frequency in a peripheral module is correspondingly adapted to clock frequency information derived from a synchronization pulse train transmitted by a central unit. The same o ...


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Horst Laucht, Richard Baur, Bernd Werner, Karl E Nilsson, Peter Hora: Steering wheel mounted air bag module including electromagnetically shielded sensor. Messerschmitt Boelkow Blohm, Bayern Chemie Gesellschaft fuer Flugchemische Antriebe, W G Fasse, D H Kane Jr, April 30, 1991: US05011181 (30 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a safety device for motor vehicles in the form of an impact protection arrangement, wherein the pot-shaped housing of the sensor for the activation of the ignition device of the gas generator, has a form fitting with the flange of the gas generator housing, and is attached t ...


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Gunter Fendt, Peter Hora, Hans Spies, Helmut Steurer, Willibald Watzka, Guido Wetzel: Process for triggering side airbags of a passive safety device for motor vehicles. Temic Telefunken microelectronic, Spencer & Frank, August 13, 1996: US05544915 (22 worldwide citation)

To trigger driver and passenger airbags as well as side airbags, the sensor signals generated by collision sensors will be fed into a central control unit for processing. According to this invention, side airbags will be activated by evaluating sensor signals generated by a collision sensor for dete ...


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Richard Baur, Peter Hora, Guido Wetzel, Alfons Wöhrl: Subassembly having a housing with an integral electrical plug unit. Temic Telefunken microelectronic, George H Spencer, Norman N Kunitz, Venable, May 15, 2001: US06233153 (20 worldwide citation)

A subassembly, intended for use in motor vehicles in particular, consisting of a one-piece or multi-part housing, a plug unit with connecting pins formed integrally with the housing, and a circuit board to accommodate components, wherein the circuit board is configured and arranged in such a way tha ...


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Gunter Fendt, Hans Spies, Peter Hora, Derrick Zechmair: Data transmission process within a data processing system suitable for use in motor vehicles. Temic Telefunken microelectronic, Spencer & Frank, January 27, 1998: US05712784 (20 worldwide citation)

A trigger circuit for occupant protection systems in motor vehicles comprises a control unit which will effect the triggering of a means of restraint such as an airbag, depending on sensor signals generated by one or more external sensor units. To achieve a degree of triggering certainty, data inter ...


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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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Hans Spies, Peter Hora, Gunter Fendt, Kenneth Francis, Helmut Steurer: Device for triggering a passive safety system. Messerschmitt Bolkow Bolohm, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan, June 13, 1995: US05424583 (17 worldwide citation)

A device for triggering a passive safety system in a vehicle upon detection of an impact. At least two acceleration sensors, the sensitivity axes of which are aligned for detecting an angle of a frontal impact, are each assigned to a signal channel which, in series with the respective impact sensor, ...