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US20070170779 Activation system and method for passenger protection device  
An activation system for a passenger protection device comprises a pair of communication wires, a central unit for detecting currents flowing in the communication wires, and a satellite unit for...
US20130054093 MOTOR VEHICLE  
A motor vehicle includes a restraint system controlled by a control device, a storage device storing control information for controlling the restraint system, and a computing device. The computing...
US20100063686 Safety System  
A safety system for vehicle occupants having a device for determining the position of the vehicle occupant. A status monitor to which the output signals of sensors are conveyed is provided for...
US20080071446 Method for Controlling a Safety-Relevant Component of a Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Comprising a Preventively Activated Safety System  
The invention relates to a method for controlling at least one safety-related component of a motor vehicle, in particular of a passenger car, as a function of vehicle movement dynamics of the...
US20090171535 Method and Device for Activating A Personal Protection Means in the Event of a Rollover  
A method and a device for activating a personal protection arrangement in the event of a rollover are provided, according to which, initially, at least one first driving dynamic variable is...
US20080004775 Occupant Protection Device  
A vehicle occupant protection device comprising a headrest configured to be movable forward with respect to a vehicle, and an actuator configured to implement the forward movement is disclosed....
US20120158249 VEHICLE SAFETY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
A system for vehicle safety enhancement is disclosed. The system comprises a sudden slowdown detection subsystem, a slight bump detection subsystem, an airbag activation and brake malfunction...
US20140309886 SPLITTING MISSION CRITICAL SYSTEMS AND INFOTAINMENT BETWEEN OPERATING SYSTEMS  
Methods and systems for a using different operating systems executing on a common microprocessor for isolating performance of vehicle infotainment from performance of non-vehicle infotainment...
US20110035116 OCCUPANT PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR VEHICLE  
An occupant protection system for vehicle, includes an own-vehicle information acquisition unit acquiring an own-vehicle information including a route information on a course of an own vehicle to...
US20090204295 Electronic airbag control unit having an autonomous event data recorder  
Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to an electronic control unit for an airbag, said control unit having a data recorder unit that has a volatile memory, a nonvolatile memory...
US20090005936 Systems for Detecting Animate Objects in a Vehicle Compartment  
A sensor assembly includes a sensor configured to detect a predetermined condition, a transmitter operatively connected to the sensor and configured to selectively transmit a wireless signal when...
US20120209476 METHOD OF DETERMINING THE LATERAL VELOCITY OF A VEHICLE DURING ABNORMAL DRIVING SITUATIONS  
Disclosed is a method to determine a vehicle's lateral velocity during abnormal driving situations of a vehicle during controlled side-impact or rollover crash tests that involve the pulling of a...
US20120283916 OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEM  
An occupant restraint system including a harness coupled to the occupant by surrounding a portion of the occupant, a winding mechanism fixed to the vehicle and configured to operate in a first...
US20100179729 DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING PASSENGER PROTECTION DEVICES  
A device for controlling passenger protection devices in which two hardware paths independent from one another are provided for activation. One interface IC is provided for each hardware path...
US20100004827 VEHICLE AIRBAG DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF  
A vehicle airbag device provided in a steering apparatus, wherein the steering apparatus is configured with grips positioned on the right and left sides but are not positioned on an upper side. An...
US20100152975 Occupant detection system and method of controlling the system  
A capacitance sensor outputs a signal indicating one of an occupant-seated state, a CRS-mounted state and a vacancy state. A load sensor is ON when a predetermined load applied to the load sensor...
US20090248254 DOOR-LOCK CONTROL SYSTEM, DOOR-LOCK CONTROL METHOD  
A door-lock control system includes: a door lock device; a current position detection unit; a data recording unit; a public security situation determination processing unit; and a function setting...
US20080238075 Method and Device for Control of a Reversible Belt Tensioner  
In a method for controlling a reversible seatbelt pretensioner of a vehicle, characteristic variables of the accelerator pedal and brake are acquired and monitored with respect to a reaction of...
US20080162002 Safety Device For a Motor Vehicle  
A safety device is provided for a motor vehicle having a vehicle seat whose seat setting can be adjusted by a seat adjustment drive. A seat control unit evaluates data that is relevant to the...
US20060108781 Safety arrangement for a vehicle  
A vehicle safety arrangement having a sensor unit (7) comprising at least one sensor (8, 9) responsive to acceleration; an actuator (13) for activating a safety device, the actuator being located...
US20070233365 Vehicle travel safety device  
This vehicle travel safety device improves the recognition accuracy of road shapes while preventing an extreme increase in the computation amount required for correction of road data. An inactive...
US20090222171 Force Limiting Unit for a Motor Vehicle  
In at least one embodiment of the present invention a force limiting device for a motor vehicle is provided. The force limiting device is adopted for adjusting the absorption of a force between...
US20080177448 SEAT APPARATUS FOR VEHICLE  
A seat apparatus for a vehicle includes a vehicle information acquisition portion for acquiring information on a lateral acceleration applied to the vehicle and a steering angular velocity, a...
US20090125192 METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AN ACTIVATION DECISION FOR AN ACTUATOR SYSTEM FROM A FIRST TO AT LEAST ONE SECOND CONTROL UNIT; FIRST CONTROL UNIT FOR A VEHICLE; SECOND CONTROL UNIT FOR A VEHICLE; DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING AN ACTIVATION DECISION FOR AN ACTUATOR SYSTEM FROM A FIRST TO A SECOND CONTROL UNIT  
A device and a method for transmitting an activation decision for an actuator system from a first to at least one second control unit is provided, the second control unit activating the actuator...
US20140074359 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ANIMAL CRASH AVOIDANCE  
A safety system for a vehicle is utilized as an animal detection system. By using an infrared camera and other sensors and/or cameras the safety system may detect an object in an area around the...
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A safety device for, in particular, nonrailborne vehicles, having a monitoring device to monitor a hazardous area and additionally the road area, located on the opposite side of the hazardous area...
US20140039764 CONTROLLER PRE-SHIPMENT INSPECTION METHOD  
A pre-inspection method for inspecting an airbag controller prior to shipping the controller as a finished product is provided. The controller has a wiring board, a microcomputer, a memory, and a...
US20140148998 VEHICLE INTERSECTION MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A vehicle intersection monitoring method includes exchanging host vehicle information and remote vehicle information between a host vehicle and a remote vehicle, identifying a road intersection...
US20100049406 Vehicle safety system  
A vehicle safety system comprising a vehicle stability-regulating system, one or more secondary safety components and an electronic interface. The electronic interface communicates with both the...
US20130282238 MONITORING STATE-OF-HEALTH OF PROCESSING MODULES IN VEHICLES  
The present disclosure describes a vehicle implementing one or more processing modules. These modules are configured to connect and interface with the various buses in the vehicle, where the...
US20050209753 Passenger protection device  
A device for vehicle occupant protection. A processor connectable to at least two sensors may execute a deployment algorithm, and, in response to a failure of at least one of the sensors, may...
US20140358378 Active Suspension of a Motor Vehicle Passenger Seat  
A method for controlling the operation of an active suspension system for a motor vehicle passenger seat, where the active suspension system comprises an actuator that is constructed and arranged...
US20100121533 Seatbelt control apparatus  
A seatbelt apparatus including a seatbelt, a spool for retracting the seatbelt, a motor for rotatably driving the spool, and urging mechanism for urging the seatbelt toward a retracting direction....
US20090048741 Safety System  
The invention relates to a safety system for motor vehicles having sensor devices for detecting an accident and an apparatus for reinforcing a carrying construction (1) of a motor-vehicle roof...
US20140371993 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING AT LEAST ONE TRIGGERING ELEMENT FOR PASSENGER PROTECTION MEANS  
In a method for controlling a triggering element for passenger protection arrangement, a first connection is established from an energy source to the triggering element via a high-side control...
US20140277950 EXTERNAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT METHOD AND SYSTEM  
Disclosed herein is an external airbag deployment method. The method includes setting, by a controller, a detection area located in front. In addition, the method includes setting, by the...
US20140163825 EXTERNAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT METHOD AND SYSTEM  
Disclosed herein is an external airbag deployment method. The method includes setting, by a controller, a detection area located in front. In addition, the method includes setting, by the...
US20110022275 OCCUPANT PROTECTION CONTROL DEVICE, OCCUPANT PROTECTION SYSTEM, AND OCCUPANT PROTECTION CONTROL METHOD  
An occupant protection control device that performs operation control of a plurality of occupant protection devices provided in a vehicle, the occupant protection control device including a...
US20090150029 CAPACITIVE INTEGRATED MEMS MULTI-SENSOR  
Apparatus, methods, and systems for incorporating and reading a plurality of bridge sensors is disclosed. The bridge sensors may be capacitive bridge sensors located on the same substrate with a...
US20080082236 Airbag apparatus  
The airbag apparatus includes an inflator supplying inflation gas to an airbag under control of a control device. The inflator has two modes of operation; a rapid discharge mode where the inflator...
US20100030431 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING BATTERY POWER IN EMERGENCY VEHICLES  
A method and apparatus for battery power management in an emergency vehicle having its engine off and warning lights on is disclosed. The method may include monitoring a voltage level of a battery...
US20070208475 Vehicle occupant protection apparatus  
A vehicle occupant protection apparatus includes an occupant protection device, a control unit, and a sensor module. The sensor module includes an acceleration sensor for detecting first...
US20150012184 Method for Power Management of Wireless Automotive Modules  
A satellite sensor system for a vehicle includes an application motion sensor for sensing vehicle motion for the purpose of activating a vehicle safety system, a low power consumption motion...
US20080234898 System and method for sensing loads  
An optical sensing system detects pressure through attenuation of light in an optical fiber. This is particularly useful for measuring the weight and position of a load on a mat including multiple...
US20130184940 METHOD FOR OPERATING A PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION SYSTEM AND A MOTOR VEHICLE  
A method for operating a pedestrian protection system in a motor vehicle for reducing the severity of an accident in a frontal collision with pedestrians includes evaluating the measurement data...
US20090043454 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PREVENTING MIXING OF MATERIALS IN TWO-SHOT MOLDING FOR PRODUCTION OF CRASH PAD  
Disclosed is a method and system for preventing mixing of materials upon two-shot molding for the production of a crash pad, in which, in the course of the production of a crash pad through the...
US20150057893 Collision Detection Apparatus and Collision Detection Method  
A collision detection apparatus includes: an energy absorption member that possesses conductivity and absorbs impact energy by being crushed in a front-rear direction; two contact members that...
US20120065844 Intelligent Arming Module for a Vehicle Security System and Vehicle Security System Incorporating Intelligent Arming  
An operational status module 11 for a vehicle security system is disclosed. A security system processor in the security system interacts with the operational status module 11 to determine if the...
US20100036565 Method and Device for Actuating a Passenger Protection Means  
In a method for actuating a vehicle occupant protection means a sensor system senses driving state data, and a reversible vehicle occupant protection means can be triggered before the collision...
US20080059027 Methods and apparatus for classification of occupancy using wavelet transforms  
Improved methods and apparatus for classifying occupancy of a position use wavelet transforms, such as Gabor filters, for processing images obtained in conjunction therewith. For example, a...