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John R Martin: Dual mode gaming device methods and systems. Snell & Wilmer, April 8, 1997: US05618232 (219 worldwide citation)

An electronic game device system is switchable between an amusement mode and a gaming or gambling mode and is useful for vehicles such as airplanes or boats which move geographically from jurisdictions where gaming is legal to jurisdictions where it is not. A GPS receiver can be used to automaticall ...


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Harum Eksin, Hermann Kohfink, Karl Pfahler, Rolf Schwarz: Backrest for vehicle seats. DaimlerChrysler, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan P L L C, November 14, 2000: US06145925 (154 worldwide citation)

A backrest for vehicle seats, has a backrest frame, a backrest cushion which is fastened thereto and consists of a cushion layer and of a ventilation layer which covers the cushion layer and through which air can flow. A fan is provided for the active ventilation of the backrest cushion. For the pur ...


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Lon E Bell: Thermoelectric heat exchanger. Amerigon, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 19, 2000: US06119463 (146 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a system for thermally conditioning and pumping a fluid having use as a ventilation system for vehicle seats and other applications. The system includes a thermoelectric heat exchanger having a thermoelectric element configured to pump heat from one body to another body. A pair of heat ...


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Lon E Bell: Thermoelectric heat exchanger. Amerigon, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 1, 2001: US06223539 (131 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a system for thermally conditioning and pumping a fluid having use as a ventilation system for vehicle seats and other applications. The system includes a thermoelectric heat exchanger having a thermoelectric element configured to pump heat from one body to another body. A pair of heat ...


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Gerald W Mawbey: Thigh support for vehicle seats. General Motors Corporation, Herbert Furman, December 16, 1986: US04629248 (102 worldwide citation)

An inflatable thigh support for a vehicle seat includes an extension which is hinged to the forward edge portion of a seat cushion support for movement between a fully lowered position and a fully raised position and various positions therebetween. The extension is moved between its positions by an ...


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Hartwich Dirk, Winkelhake Bernd: Seat padding element for vehicle seats. Johnson Controls, August 16, 2001: EP1123834-A1 (102 worldwide citation)

This vehicle seat back (1) consists of a moulded back (10) of an air permeable material with a ventilator unit (14) mounted on the rear. The ventilator unit (14) consists of an external coupling unit (16) for a ventilator fan (18). The coupling unit has a circulator channel running round the couplin ...


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Adriano Antolini, Rodolfo Morigi, Giancarlo Saviotti: Cover, particularly for vehicle seats. Shlesinger Arkwright & Garvey, December 15, 1987: US04712832 (79 worldwide citation)

A perfected cover, particularly for vehicle seats, characterized by the fact that it comprises a frame inside which are formed fluid ducts enabling fluid passage through a portion defining the aforementioned frame and therefore formed from material permeable by the aforementioned fluid.


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Gerhard Schmale: Seat paddings for vehicle seats. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, November 19, 2002: US06481801 (79 worldwide citation)

The present application pertains to a seat pad particularly for motor vehicles seats, with a core portion made of expanded plastics material. The upper side of the core portion facing the seat surface is provided with channel-like grooves, so that the geometry of the remaining core portion allows an ...


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Satoru Kuno: Vehicle seats. Toyota Boshoku Kabushiki Kaisha, Greenblum & Bernstein, June 9, 2009: US07543888 (76 worldwide citation)

A vehicle seat can include a seat back and a head rest. The seat back includes an upper half corresponding to a shoulder portion of a passenger, a lower half corresponding to a waist portion of the passenger, and an head rest height adjustment mechanism. The seat back upper half is connected to a st ...


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Hidehiro Ito, Hisaya Mori, Yasuhiko Niimi, Yuji Ito: Vehicle seats. Toyota Boshoku Kaisha, Denso Corporation, Greenblum & Bernstein, June 21, 2011: US07963595 (73 worldwide citation)

A vehicle seat includes a seat back and a head rest. The seat back has an air blower that is capable of aspirating air, and a blower duct that is capable of introducing the aspirated air toward a blowhole formed in the seat back. The head rest has a head rest main body and a stay attached to the hea ...