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David S Breed, Wendell C Johnson, Wilbur E Duvall: Accident avoidance system. Intelligent Technologies International, Brian Roffe, June 11, 2002: US06405132 (533 worldwide citation)

System and method for preventing vehicle accidents in which GPS ranging signals relating to a host vehicle's position on a roadway on a surface of the earth are received on a first communication link from a network of satellites and DGPS auxiliary range correction signals for correcting propaga ...


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David S Breed, Wilbur E DuVall, Wendell C Johnson, Anatoliy V Kolomeyko, Oleksandr T Shostak: Wireless and powerless sensor and interrogator. Automotive Technologies International, Brian Roffe, January 17, 2006: US06988026 (374 worldwide citation)

Arrangement and method for monitoring a tire mounted to the vehicle in which a thermal radiation detecting device detects the temperature of the tire at different circumferential locations along the circumference of the tire. The detected temperatures of the tire are analyzed to determine, for examp ...


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David S Breed, Wilbur E DuVall, Wendell C Johnson: Optical identification and monitoring system using pattern recognition for use with vehicles. Automotive Technologies International, December 1, 1998: US05845000 (354 worldwide citation)

A vehicle interior monitoring system to identify, locate and monitor occupants, including their parts, and other objects in the passenger compartment and objects outside of a motor vehicle, such as an automobile or truck, by illuminating the contents of the vehicle and objects outside of the vehicle ...


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David S Breed, Wilbur E DuVall, Wendell C Johnson: Method and system for controlling a vehicle. Intelligent Technologies International, Brian Roffe, August 1, 2006: US07085637 (313 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for sensing a potential rollover situation involving a vehicle including an inertial reference unit including three accelerometers and three gyroscopes which provide data on vehicle motion, vehicle control devices arranged to affect control of the vehicle and a processor coupled to the ine ...


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David S Breed, Wilbur E DuVall, Wendell C Johnson: Vehicular component control systems and methods. Automotive Technologies International, Brian Roffe, August 27, 2002: US06442465 (301 worldwide citation)

System and method for controlling operation of a vehicle or a component thereof based on recognition of a individual including a processor embodying a pattern recognition algorithm trained to identify whether a person is the individual by analyzing data derived from optical images and an optical rec ...


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David S Breed, Wilbur E Duvall, Wendell C Johnson: Accident avoidance system. Intelligent Technologies International, Brian Roffe, April 9, 2002: US06370475 (298 worldwide citation)

System and method for preventing vehicle accidents in which the absolute position of the vehicle is determined, e.g., using a satellite-based positioning system such as GPS, and the location of the vehicle relative to the edges of the roadway is then determined based on the absolute position of the ...


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David S Breed, Vittorio Castelli, Wendell C Johnson, Wilbur E DuVall: Vehicle occupant position and velocity sensor. Automotive Technologies International, December 15, 1998: US05848802 (289 worldwide citation)

An occupant position sensor utilizing either ultrasonic, microwave or optical technologies, or seatbelt spool out and seat position sensors, are used as inputs to the primary vehicle crash sensor circuit to permit the longest possible sensing time before the occupant gets proximate to the airbag and ...


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David S Breed, Wendell C Johnson, Vittorio Castelli, William E Seitz, Wilbur E DuVall: Method and arrangement for mapping a road. Intelligent Technologies International, Brian Roffe, February 25, 2003: US06526352 (277 worldwide citation)

Arrangement and method for mapping a road during travel of a vehicle having two data acquisition modules arranged on sides of the vehicle, each including a GPS receiver and antenna for enabling the vehicle's position to be determined and a linear camera which provides one-dimensional images of ...


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David S Breed, Wilbur E DuVall, Wendell C Johnson: Telematics system. Automotive Technologies International, Brian Roffe, May 11, 2004: US06735506 (244 worldwide citation)

Vehicular telematics system including an occupant sensing system for determining a property or characteristic of occupancy of the vehicle constituting information about the occupancy of the vehicle and a communications device coupled to the occupant sensing system for transmitting the information. T ...


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David S Breed, Wendell C Johnson, Vittorio Castelli, William E Seitz, Wilbur E DuVall: Vehicle wireless sensing and communication system. Automotive Technologies International, Brian Roffe, December 16, 2003: US06662642 (211 worldwide citation)

Wireless sensing and communication system including sensors located on the vehicle or in the vicinity of the vehicle and which provide information which is transmitted to one or more interrogators in the vehicle using wireless radio frequency transmission technology. Power to operate the sensor may ...