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Thomas M Watson III: Nonparametric imaging tracker. Texas Instruments Incorporated, James T Comfort, N Rhys Merrett, Melvin Sharp, September 19, 1989: US04868871 (31 worldwide citation)

A nonparametric imaging tracker is disclosed that first declares (10) a reference subimage comprising a plurality of image pixels, each pixel having a numerical light intensity level. The tracker then finds (12) a reference distribution of intensity levels in the reference subimage. A plurality of c ...


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Thomas M Watson, Junwei Jiang, Perry M Wyatt: Energy source system having multiple energy storage devices. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Fletcher Yoder P C, March 29, 2016: US09300018 (4 worldwide citation)

System are described that include an energy storage device adapted to store and release energy and an ultracapacitor. The systems include a switching device coupled to the energy storage device to selectively connect and disconnect the energy storage device to a load, and a second switching device c ...


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Rebecca K Fitzgerald, Garth A Cole, Kimberley S Metcalf Kupres, Thomas M Watson, Craig W Rigby: Vehicle comparison system. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Fletcher Yoder P C, December 30, 2014: US08920173 (2 worldwide citation)

A system for comparing energy usage of different vehicle platforms is provided. The system may include a processor to execute routines stored in a memory device. Further, in one embodiment the routines include routines configured to receive selection of a driving style by a user and to select a virt ...


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Ou Mao, Qi Zhang, Thomas M Watson, Junwei Jiang: Energy source systems having devices with differential states of charge. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Fletcher Yoder P C, August 23, 2016: US09425492 (1 worldwide citation)

A system includes housing having a positive terminal and a negative terminal and one or more energy storage devices disposed therein. One system includes a first energy storage device that operates at a first state of charge level and a second energy storage device that operates at a second state of ...


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Bryan L Thieme, Edward J Soleski, William M Cavanaugh, Dharmendra B Patel, Thomas M Watson: Systems and methods for de-energizing battery packs. Johnson Controls Technology, Fletcher Yoder P C, December 8, 2015: US09209628 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for de-energizing battery packs in vehicles that receive at least a portion of their motive power from electricity generated from a battery are provided. By way of example, one embodiment includes a battery de-energizer that is configured to electrically couple to a port or recep ...


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Brian C Sisk, Thomas M Watson: Energy storage control system and method. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Fletcher Yoder P C, July 21, 2015: US09085238 (1 worldwide citation)

A system for providing power to a power network includes an energy storage device connected to the power network, a sensor connected with the energy storage device for measuring a state of the energy storage device during a rest period, which corresponds to a time span during which a current through ...


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Junwei Jiang, Thomas M Watson: Systems and methods for overcharge protection and charge balance in combined energy source systems. Johnson Control Technology Company, Fletcher Yoder P C, November 14, 2017: US09819064

Provided herein are energy source systems for a vehicle. One energy source system for a vehicle includes a battery having a plurality of cells coupled in series with one another and adapted to be coupled to an alternator of the vehicle. The energy source system for the vehicle also includes one or m ...


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Thomas M Watson, Junwei Jiang, Perry M Wyatt: Energy source system having multiple energy storage devices. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Fletcher Yoder P C, December 18, 2018: US10158152

System are described that include an energy storage device adapted to store and release energy and an ultracapacitor. The systems include a switching device coupled to the energy storage device to selectively connect and disconnect the energy storage device to a load, and a second switching device c ...


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Feng Li, Thomas M Watson: Electrochemical cell having a safety device. Johnson Controls Technology, Fletcher Yoder P C, November 24, 2015: US09196920

An electrochemical cell is provided including, but not limited to, a can having a side wall that is coupled to a first end and having a cover at a second end of the can to close the second end of the can, a cell element within the can, electrolyte within the can, and a safety device. The can forms a ...


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Rebecca K Fitzgerald, Garth A Cole, Kimberley S Metcalf Kupres, Thomas M Watson, Craig W Rigby: Vehicle comparison system. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Fletcher Yoder P C, May 30, 2017: US09666092

A system for comparing energy usage of different vehicle platforms is provided. The system may include a processor to execute routines stored in a memory device. Further, in one embodiment the routines include routines configured to receive selection of a driving style by a user and to select a virt ...