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David L Juzswik, Nathaniel Webb, William M Floyd: Power-conserving control system for turning-off the power and the clocking for data transactions upon certain system inactivity. Essex Group, Stephen A Schneeberger, October 6, 1987: US04698748 (387 worldwide citation)

A control system, as for controlling automotive body functions, is powered by a limited capacity electrical power source and is structured and controlled in a manner to minimize consumption of electrical power. The control system conducts data transactions between a central control station and one o ...


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William M Floyd, David L Juzswik: Load current management system for automotive vehicles. United Technologies Automotive, Stephen A Schneeberger, January 27, 1987: US04639609 (83 worldwide citation)

An electrical power delivery system and method of operation particularly suitable for use in a vehicle is disclosed. A single wire power conductor is connected through remote power switches to a plurality of loads. The power conductor is sized such that its current-carrying capacity is less than the ...


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William M Floyd: Arrangement for optimized utilization of I/O pins. United Technologies Automotive, Stephen A Schneeberger, December 9, 1986: US04628480 (63 worldwide citation)

Arrangement for the input of address data to an integrated circuit (IC) via the same input/output (I/O) terminal pins utilized for the transfer of data is disclosed. The I/O data pins each have an output data latch and an address latch connected to the respective pin and positioned internally of the ...


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William M Floyd, David L Juzswik: Control circuit for automotive accessory system. United Technologies Automotive, Stephen A Schneeberger, March 25, 1986: US04578591 (37 worldwide citation)

A control circuit is provided for selectively determining multiple modes of operation for one or more electrical loads in an automotive accessory system. For a particular load, the circuit includes a switch and a microcomputer signal processing unit. The switch is typically of the momentary-action, ...


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William M Floyd: Vehicle multiplex system having protocol/format for secure communication transactions. United Technologies Automotive, Stephen A Schneeberger, August 6, 1985: US04534025 (36 worldwide citation)

An improved serial data protocol/format is provided in a serial multiplex system for use in an automotive vehicle electrical system which is subject to electrical noise. The protocol/format includes successive transactions between a master controller and respective remote controllers each connected ...


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William M Floyd, Nathaniel Webb, David L Juzswik: Multiplex control system having enhanced integrity. United Technologies Automotive, Stephen A Schneeberger, July 9, 1985: US04528662 (20 worldwide citation)

A serial data communications system, particularly for use in an automotive environment is disclosed in which bidirectional serial data communication is effected between a central control station and one or more remote stations with high integrity. The central control station includes a central contr ...


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William M Floyd: Debounce circuit providing synchronously clocked digital signals. United Technologies Automotive, Stephen A Schneeberger, October 22, 1985: US04549094 (10 worldwide citation)

An improved debouncer circuit is disclosed for providing debounced, synchronously clocked digital signals from a single-throw switch, as for instance, of the momentary contact type. A signal, variable between two logic levels, is provided by the switch for input to the debouncer circuitry. That inpu ...