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David Vaughn: Vehicle speed control based on GPS/MAP matching of posted speeds. Trimble Navigation, Boris G Tankhilevich, January 16, 1996: US05485161 (458 worldwide citation)

The GPS-map speed matching system for controlling the speed of the vehicle is described. The system includes a GPS navigation receiver, a database processing facility, a GPS computer, an engine computer, a video display, a speed sensor and a heading sensor. The database processing facility can be lo ...


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Robert Eugene Kasten, Bruce Craig Newendorp, Norman Frederick Lemmon: Variable current limit control for vehicle electric drive system. Deere & Company, December 10, 2002: US06492785 (321 worldwide citation)

A vehicle electric drive system includes an internal combustion engine, an electric motor/generator driven by the engine, a first inverter/rectifier coupled to motor/generator, a bus coupled to the first inverter/rectifier, a second inverter/rectifier coupled to the bus, and a traction motor/generat ...


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Lawrence McAllister, James Morrow, Richard Hunsaker: Gaming device with directional and speed control of mechanical reels using touch screen. Bally Gaming, Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner, September 13, 2005: US06942571 (274 worldwide citation)

An enhanced mechanical gaming system (10) utilizes a touch panel (40) as a user control device for mechanical assemblies and game play features which provides users with the enhanced flexibility and interactivity of a video gaming device in a mechanical gaming device environment. The enhanced mechan ...


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Venkata C Majeti, Mowaffak T Midani, Richard J Watson, Kenneth A Zabriskie: Apparatus and method for integrating downstream data transfer over a cable television channel with upstream data carrier by other media. AT&T, Charles L Warren, July 9, 1996: US05534913 (243 worldwide citation)

A split channel bridging unit includes a router that operates under the control of a control processor to route packets of information destined for a user to a modulator which is connected to the cable distribution head-end of the cable television system which serves the requesting user. The modulat ...


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Stuart DeJonge, James P Steiner, Aaron Dobbins, Chen Ming Wu: Method and apparatus for quiet variable motor speed control. Lutron Electronics Co, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, February 12, 2008: US07330004 (225 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlling the speed of an AC motor comprising a switch adapted to be coupled in parallel with power terminals for the AC motor; a capacitor coupled in series with the parallel combination of the switch and the motor; the capacitor adapted to provide an AC supply voltage from an AC ...


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Man T Seol: Propulsion and speed change mechanism for lever propelled bicycles. B D Yim, M LuKacher, R Hallenbeck, March 11, 1986: US04574649 (214 worldwide citation)

Propulsion and speed change mechanism for lever propelled bicycles having a pair of propulsion levers 4, each of which is built in one piece with a speed change arm 3 and mounted in each side of the main shaft portion 2 at the bottom of the bicycle frame 1. A rear axle 5 and a hub 6 is mounted on th ...


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Peter David Wynne Willson: Apparatus and method for providing a linear effect. Wynne Willson Gottelier, Kirschstein et al, January 13, 2004: US06676284 (200 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for providing an output of at least one of electromagnetic waves and sound waves comprises a power supply, a support structure, a controller, and a plurality of transmitters arranged in a linear array on the support structure and in electrical contact with the controller. Each transmitt ...


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Toshiaki Kakinami, Takashi Hida, Jun Sato, Mitsuyoshi Saiki: Vehicle cruising control device. Aisin Seiki, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, March 30, 1993: US05197562 (196 worldwide citation)

A vehicle cruising control device includes a detecting device for detecting the current speed of the vehicle, a constant speed control device for maintaining the speed of the vehicle at a selected speed, a measuring device for measuring the current inter-vehicle distance between the vehicle and an a ...


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Frederick John Adams: Centrifugally controlled toroidal transmission. Cam Gears, December 14, 1976: US03996807 (194 worldwide citation)

A speed control device includes a pair of rotatable plates having power transmission rollers positioned in a toroidal track formed between the plates by an annular groove in the opposed face of each plate. Each plate is received within a rotatable housing to which the associated plate is keyed so th ...


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Katsuyuki Kise: Shutter speed control method and system. Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Beveridge DeGrandi Weilacher & Young, July 22, 1997: US05650944 (174 worldwide citation)

A distance detecting system for detecting a distance to an object from a moving body such an automobile by means of imaging pictures by an imaging apparatus and processing pictures into distance distribution information, the imaging apparatus having a capability of always providing proper image pict ...