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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Evaluating road conditions using a mobile vehicle. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, September 17, 2013: US08538667 (8 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method, system, and/or computer program product evaluates a real-time condition of a construct of a roadway. A processor receives a set of roadway vibration patterns from a mobile smart sensor that is mounted on a terrestrial vehicle as it travels along a roadway. This set of ...


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Chris Christenson
Rick L Tabor, Patricio Jimenez Jr, Wayne R Wilkomm, Ralph D Priester Jr, Marty C Cornell, Chris P Christenson, Kimberly F Bennett, Peder E Danielsen, Jeffery D Zawisza: Run flat tire support and colorant therefor. Dow Global Technologies, August 24, 2004: US06779572 (4 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a unitary run flat tire (RFT) reinforcement that is formed into a relatively rigid shape. The reinforcement is insertable into a mold for an RFT support and can maintain the needed structural rigidity for such insertion. Further, the invention provides an RFT support t ...


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Chris Christenson
Rick L Tabor, Patricio Jimenez Jr, Wayne R Wilkomm, Ralph D Priester Jr, Marty C Cornell, Chris P Christenson, Kimberly F Bennett, Peder E Danielsen, Jeffery D Zawisza: Method of manufacturing a filament formed reinforcement member and a run flat tire support therewith. The Dow Chemical Company, Locke Liddell & Sapp, January 24, 2006: US06989065 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a unitary run flat tire (RFT) reinforcement using filament material that is formed into a relatively rigid shape. The reinforcement is insertable into a mold for an RFT support and can maintain the needed structural rigidity for such insertion. Further, the invention p ...


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James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Evaluating road conditions using a mobile vehicle. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, May 20, 2014: US08731807

A method, system, and/or computer program product evaluates a real-time condition of a construct of a roadway. A processor receives a set of roadway acoustic sound patterns from a mobile microphone that is mounted on a terrestrial vehicle as it travels along a roadway. This set of roadway acoustic s ...


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Bret Ferree: Artificial intervertebral disc replacement methods and apparatus. Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC, July 16, 2002: US06419704 (575 worldwide citation)

Artificial disc replacements for natural intervertebral discs make use of a shaped body having a final volume sized to consume at least a portion of an intervertebral disc space, and a filling within the shaped body enabling the body to cyclically compress and expand in a manner similar to the disc ...


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Kenneth Schofield, Niall R Lynam: Tire inflation assistance monitoring system. Donnelly Corporation, VanDyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, September 25, 2001: US06294989 (385 worldwide citation)

A vehicular tire inflation monitoring system is provided for a vehicle that includes at least one tire inflation indicator assembly, visible exterior of the vehicle, positioned at an exterior vehicle portion, such as at an exterior rearview mirror assembly. The at least one tire inflation indicator ...


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Bonnie J Smithson, Jacques D Aknin, Gerald J Lichac, Rick L Moncrief, Wade O Winblad: System and method for bicycle riding simulation. Atari Games Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 31, 1993: US05240417 (370 worldwide citation)

A system for simulating bicycle riding which incorporates a conventionally-appearing bicycle physically maneuverable by a system user. Front and rear bicycle wheels are provided solely for visual authenticity. The simulating system provides electrical communication between mechanical maneuvering of ...


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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 (349 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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Robert R Turnbull, Robert C Knapp, Eric J Walstra: Rearview mirror with integrated microwave receiver. Gentex Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, October 2, 2001: US06297781 (315 worldwide citation)

An inventive rearview mirror assembly is disclosed in which a microwave antenna is mounted so as to receive transmissions from one or more satellites through the front windshield of the vehicle. The microwave antenna may be tuned to receive satellite transmissions from a position identification syst ...


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Kenneth Schofield, Niall R Lynam: Tire inflation assistance monitoring system. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, September 3, 2002: US06445287 (304 worldwide citation)

A vehicular tire inflation monitoring system is provided for a vehicle that includes at least one tire inflation indicator assembly, visible or audible exterior of the vehicle or experienced by tactile feedback, preferably positioned at a vehicle portion outside the interior cabin of the vehicle, su ...