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US20130038436 SMART TRAILER  
A trailer is provided with various parametric sensors. Trailer operating characteristics obtained from the sensors are conveyed to an attached tow vehicle. The tow vehicle is configured to respond...
US20130144458 TIERED OPERATION OPTION SCANNING FOR WHEELCHAIR  
A wheelchair can include a control system that is configured to operate the wheelchair using an input device and a scanning device. The scanning device may be programmed to have a multi-tiered...
US20140200736 PC-BASED AUTOMOBILE OWNER'S MANUAL, DIAGNOSTICS, AND AUTO CARE  
A computer built into an automobile displays the owner's manual for the car. The user requests more information about the automobile through the computer, and the additional information is...
US20150199162 POST-DRIVE SUMMARY WITH TUTORIAL  
Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to vehicle notifications. In aspects, while a vehicle is in motion, certain types of notifications are not presented to the driver. After the...
US20150248628 FROZEN PRECIPITATION TREATMENT ANALYSIS SYSTEM  
A frozen precipitation treatment analysis system may include, in one embodiment, an electronic mobile device and a Global Positioning System (GPS). The mobile device may have software that uses...
US20100299002 Personal Authentication Software and Systems for Travel Privilege Assignation and Verification  
A system for authenticating individuals traveling to and from various destinations at various times. Personal identity and travel privilege verification are coordinated for several modes of...
US20130079949 INCLINATION DETECTION SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
An inclination detection system is disclosed. The inclination detection system may have an inclination angle predictor configured to calculate an a priori estimated inclination angle of the...
US20140303849 TRAILER BACKUP ASSIST SYSTEM WITH TRAJECTORY PLANNER FOR MULTIPLE WAYPOINTS  
A trailer backup assist system, according to one embodiment, includes a state estimator that determines a current position of a trailer relative to a plurality of waypoints. A trajectory planner...
US20110066303 DETERMINING SYSTEM FOR LOCALIZATION METHODS COMBINATION  
A determining system for localization methods combination which determines a combination of a plurality of localization methods used in a vehicle includes: a unit that stores therein a...
US20120226391 VEHICLE ROUTE CALCULATION  
This disclosure describes vehicle route calculation methods including “fitting” route segments between locations reported by a vehicle at different times along a route to create an overall...
US20140249691 TRAJECTORY PLANNER FOR A TRAILER BACKUP ASSIST SYSTEM  
In one embodiment of the disclosed subject matter, a trailer backup assist system includes a state estimator that determines a current position of a trailer relative to a waypoint position. In...
US20050080517 Vehicle data bus system comprising a sensor module  
A vehicle data bus system having one or more data buses, via which a plurality of connected bus users are connected for data transmission, having a sensor module which is embodied as a bus user...
US20140195114 Suspension Control System To Facilitate Wheel Motions During Parking  
A method for controlling a vehicle includes the step of determining if a curb parking operation is feasible for the vehicle. If a curb parking operation is deemed infeasible, an operator of the...
US20120197462 EMERGENCY REPORT APPARATUS  
A portable device includes an airbag deployment determination unit that detects a deployment of an airbag, a travel condition detection unit that determines a travel condition of a vehicle, a...
US20140058582 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SETTING OR MODIFYING PROGRAMMABLE PARAMETERS IN POWER DRIVEN WHEELCHAIR  
A collection of diagnostic and troubleshooting information associated with a power driven wheelchair is stored for access by a microcontroller to be displayed to a user to assist in...
US20130096798 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SETTING OR MODIFYING PROGRAMMABLE PARAMETERS IN POWER DRIVEN WHEELCHAIR  
A collection of diagnostic and troubleshooting information associated with a power driven wheelchair is stored for access by a microcontroller to be displayed to a user to assist in...
US20120271484 Predictive Human-Machine Interface Using Eye Gaze Technology, Blind Spot Indicators and Driver Experience  
A system and method are disclosed for preventing accidents in a vehicle. The system comprises an eye gaze detector for receiving an eye gaze vector from a driver. The system additionally comprises...
US20100318240 COURSE EVALUATION APPARATUS AND COURSE EVALUATION METHOD  
A course evaluation that evaluates a course of a mobile unit includes: generating a predetermined first course of the mobile unit; generating, for the first course, a second course for which a...
US20110184604 Hierarchical contingency management system for mission planners  
A system controls a team of vehicles. The system includes a plan dependency identifier, a contingency monitor, and an alert formulator. The plan dependency identifier analyzes a mission plan and...
US20150232091 METHOD FOR AVOIDING AN ACCIDENT OR FOR REDUCING THE EFFECTS OF AN ACCIDENT FOR A MOTORCYCLE RIDER  
A method for avoiding an accident or for reducing the effects of an accident for a rider of a vehicle, especially a two-wheeled or three-wheeled vehicle, includes a first method step in which...
US20120215376 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING PROTECTION LIMITS WITH INTEGRATED EXTRAPOLATION OVER A GIVEN TIME HORIZON  
The invention relates to a method for determining protection limits at a future moment associated with navigation states of a hearer, including the steps of: estimating the navigation states of...
US20150112570 CONFIDENCE ESTIMATION FOR PREDICTIVE DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS BASED ON PLAUSIBILITY RULES  
The invention relates to a driving assistance system including a prediction subsystem in a vehicle. According to a method aspect of the invention, the method comprises the steps of accepting an...
US20150120157 ROAD GRADE ESTIMATION FOR A TRAILERED VEHICLE  
An example vehicle control method includes, among other things, controlling a towing vehicle based upon a trailered vehicle road grade.
US20120143391 TAILORING VEHICLE HUMAN MACHINE INTERFACE  
Methods and systems for analyzing communication options, including determining one or more driving factors, being provided with one or more HMI tailoring options, and analyzing the one or more...
US20140032016 ADVANCED COOPERATIVE DEFENSIVE MILITARY TACTICS, ARMOR, AND SYSTEMS  
This invention provides impact detection and vehicle cooperation to achieve particular goals and determine particular threat levels. For example, an impact/penetration sensing device may be...
US20110218724 ROAD SHAPE LEARNING APPARATUS  
When determining that a subject vehicle traveled a curve, a road shape learning apparatus amends an entrance coordinate, a middle coordinate, and an exit coordinate of the curve based on...
US20150183426 DRIVING SUPPORT SYSTEM  
When driving support control starts, a control start condition is examined. It is examined whether or not all determination items set for the control start condition are OK, (whether the control...
US20140358327 METHOD FOR ACTIVATING A DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEM  
In a method for activating a driver assistance system in a vehicle, a check is performed after an activating request for a driver assistance system from a driver as to whether the driver of the...
US20150032290 MOVEMENT TRAJECTORY GENERATOR  
A movement trajectory generator that generates a movement trajectory of a vehicle is provided, which includes traveling environment recognition means for recognizing a traveling environment,...
US20120022716 MOVEMENT TRAJECTORY GENERATOR  
A movement trajectory generator 1 that generates a movement trajectory of a vehicle is provided, which includes traveling environment recognition means 10, 11, and 21 for recognizing a traveling...
US20130297096 EVALUATION TOOL FOR VEHICLE SURVIVABILITY PLANNING  
Systems and methods for improving vehicle survivability. In some embodiments, an evaluation model may be built based at least in part on mission information. The mission information may comprise...
US20110153116 DETERMINING A STATUS OF ADHERENCE TO A TRAFFIC REGULATION  
An indication of a traffic regulation, such as a speed limit, is transmitted to a vehicle. Equipment on the vehicle determines whether the vehicle is in adherence to the traffic regulation, and...
US20140195120 ADAPTIVE EMERGENCY BRAKE AND STEER ASSIST SYSTEMS BASED ON DRIVER FOCUS  
An automotive vehicle includes a driver analyzer and a driver assistance system, both of which are coupled to a controller. The controller includes a non-transitory storage medium storing...
US20110153127 OPTIMIZED POWERTRAIN WITH ROUTE-LEARNING FEATURE  
The technology described herein provides a powertrain system with a route-learning feature. Particularly, learned information is used to optimize powertrain operation along any learned route. The...
US20130046438 HAPTIC MANIPULATION SYSTEM FOR WHEELCHAIRS  
A robotic arm is mounted on a personal mobility device, such as a wheelchair, scooter or the like, and is controlled with a user input interface, also mounted on the personal mobility device. The...
US20140005856 METHOD FOR VALIDATION OF A GRAPHICALLY BASED EXECUTABLE CONTROL SPECIFICATION USING MODEL EXTRACTION  
A system and method to hierarchically validate graphically based executable logic control specifications. The method may include performing an open loop validation of a feature of a plurality of...
US20140309804 GLOBAL STANDARD TEMPLATE CREATION, STORAGE, AND MODIFICATION  
Methods and systems for a complete vehicle ecosystem are provided. Specifically, systems that when taken alone, or together, provide an individual or group of individuals with an intuitive and...
US20090118875 Systems and methods for coordination of entities and/or communicating location information  
Systems and methods that may be employed to communicate location information between two or more aerial vehicles or other types of vehicles or other entities, and/or that may be used to facilitate...
US20130046418 V-FOOT TIRE MANAGEMENT AT FLEET LEVEL  
Systems and techniques are provided for managing an interface between a machine or work vehicle and a surface that the machine/work vehicle travels on in order to provide an optimum work...
US20140067153 ROAD GRADIENT ESTIMATION ARBITRATION  
A vehicle and vehicle system are provided with a controller that is configured to generate output indicative of a road gradient based on at least one of a first estimation, a second estimation and...
US20140012432 WEAR LEVELING FOR ROAD LIFE OPTIMIZATION  
There are provided methods and systems for road wear leveling. A method includes determining a location of a velocity change point based on wear leveling information for a road segment including...
US20140156104 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COLLECTING VEHICLE EVIDENCE  
Systems and methods to request and collect evidence elements from one or more evidence systems responsive to a triggering event are disclosed. An evidence request beacon may be generated based at...
US20150161824 INDIRECT CHARACTERIZATION OF TRANSPORTATION NETWORKS AND VEHICLE HEALTH  
A characterizes vehicle tire and road information using indirect internal vehicle information from emissions, infotainment, and communication subsystems. This approach to characterize vehicle tire...
US20130338851 Automatic Accident Analysis  
In accordance with some embodiments, an automatic detector may detect characteristics of a vehicular crash and use those characteristics to project the nature of injuries to the driver and/or...
US20140350804 SMART PARKING ASSISTANT SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING PARKING ALIGNMENT  
A smart parking assistant system and a method of controlling parking alignment are provided. The smart parking assistant system includes a determination controller configured to confirm a driver...
US20110234390 Driver Assistance System and Method for Supporting the Driver of a Vehicle in Maintaining a Traffic Lane Limited by Traffic Lane Markings  
In a method and apparatus for assisting the driver of a vehicle in maintaining a traffic lane limited by traffic lane markings, the traffic lane markings and the position of the vehicle in the...
US20120072266 Railcar Transport Telematics System  
A railcar asset management system proactively issues an alert or task when a pre-determined event occurs. The system may receive information regarding the location and status of a railcar from...
US20150112571 COMPOSITE CONFIDENCE ESTIMATION FOR PREDICTIVE DRIVER ASSISTANT SYSTEMS  
The invention relates to a driving assistance system including a prediction subsystem in a vehicle. According to a method aspect of the invention, the method comprises the steps of accepting a set...
US20120166019 System and Method for Area Coverage Using Sector Decomposition  
The different illustrative embodiments provide a method for generating an area coverage path plan using sector decomposition. A starting point is identified on a worksite map having a number of...
US20110153136 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AREA COVERAGE USING SECTOR DECOMPOSITION  
The different illustrative embodiments provide a method for generating an area coverage path plan using sector decomposition. A starting point is identified on a worksite map having a number of...