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Nobuhiko Yasui, Atsushi Iisaka: Parking assistance system. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack L, November 19, 2002: US06483429 (247 worldwide citation)

A parking assistance system is mounted in a vehicle, and has an image pick-up with a single camera, an image processing device, a display, a steering angle sensor, a wheel speed sensor, and a pulse counter. An A/D converter subjects two analog images picked up by the image pick-up at different locat ...


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Farid Amirouche, Mark H Gonzalez: System and method for prosthetic fitting and balancing in joints. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, August 18, 2009: US07575602 (204 worldwide citation)

A system and method for prosthesis fitting in joints comprising an artificial condyle and a spacer which cooperates with the condyle to form an artificial joint. The spacer embedded with at least one sensor which is responsive to a force generated between the condyle and the spacer. The artificial j ...


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Kenneth J Curran, David J Dick: Universal remote TV mouse. Ken Curran & Associates, June 22, 2004: US06753849 (169 worldwide citation)

Componentry is added to a conventional universal remote device to enable it to cooperate with a set to beacon to position a cursor or arrow on a television or other display screen and to allow the remote control to perform the functions of a conventional personal computer “mouse” in connection with ...


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Masato Nakajima, Junichi Yamaguchi, Hiroya Akita, Yoshihiro Tsuji, Kazuyuki Sasaki, Naoto Ishikawa: Vehicle surroundings monitor with obstacle avoidance lighting. Yazaki Corporation, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, September 4, 2001: US06285778 (167 worldwide citation)

The vehicle surroundings monitor detects the sizes and positions of obstacles, ditches and humans as well as the depths of the ditches to provide the driver with sufficient information to secure safety during driving. The pattern light projector receives an incoming laser beam and projects a light s ...


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Eckhart Damson, Helmut Denz, Martin Klenk, Werner Herden, Winfried Moser, Matthias Kuesell: Device for determining load in an internal combustion engine. Robert Bosch, Michael J Striker, January 2, 2001: US06167755 (155 worldwide citation)

The device for determining load in internal combustion engines includes a pressure sensor connected with a combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine which produces an output signal depending on a combustion chamber pressure, a crankshaft angle sensor for detection of a crankshaft angle of ...


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Ken Ito, Taketoshi Kawabe: Vehicle motion estimating system. Nissan Motor, Leydig Voit & Mayer, July 14, 1987: US04679808 (113 worldwide citation)

A system for estimating the state of a controlled vehicle's motion has a steering wheel angle sensor, a vehicle speed sensor, a sensor for sensing a first motion variable such as a yaw rate, a sensor for sensing a second motion variable such as a yaw acceleration, and a processing unit such as a mic ...


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Shiva N Sivashankar, Ali Galip Ulsoy, Davorin D Hrovat: Method and apparatus for vehicle yaw rate estimation. Ford Global Technologies, Gregory P Brown, Roger L May, March 2, 1999: US05878357 (111 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for a vehicle yaw rate estimation using two accelerometers and a steer angle sensor. The new method combines two complimentary approaches to yaw rate estimation using accelerometers. A kinematic yaw rate estimate is weighted with a vehicle lateral acceleration at the center of g ...


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David Mark Bevly, Bradford Wells Parkinson, Robert Lynn Mayfield: GPS control of a tractor-towed implement. Deere & Company, August 13, 2002: US06434462 (103 worldwide citation)

A control system controls a work vehicle towing a towed implement. The control system includes a steering angle sensor, an implement position generating unit generating an actual implement position signal, a desired implement position generating unit generating a desired implement position signal, a ...


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Seiichi Takamura: Robot device and control method thereof. Sony Corporation, Rader Fishman & Grauer, April 16, 2002: US06374157 (102 worldwide citation)

Acceleration information, rotation angle information and rotation angular velocity information are detected by an acceleration sensor and a rotation angle sensor, and detected signals are stored into a storage section in time series. Specific information such as dispersion is calculated from the sto ...


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Christian Schott, Robert Racz, Radivoje Popovic: Sensor for the detection of the direction of a magnetic field having magnetic flux concentrators and hall elements. Sentron, McCormick Paulding & Huber, April 8, 2003: US06545462 (99 worldwide citation)

A sensor for the detection of the direction of a magnetic field comprises one single magnetic field concentrator with a flat shape and at least a first horizontal Hall-effect element and a second horizontal Hall-effect element, whereby the Hall-effect elements are arranged in the area of the edge of ...