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9033416 Vertical back support health-enhancing device  
An ergonomic back support device utilizing one or multiple vertical components that include layers (28,36), pressure distributing layers (34,38,50), and a single notched layer (48). These layers...
9004595 Spinal support device  
The present disclosure will provide a simple spinal support device that can be used while sitting to force the user to develop proper posture and reduce back strain. This is accomplished by...
8973993 Configurable cushion set for a seat  
A cushion set for use with a seat having a seat back with an upper portion and a lower portion includes an upper back cushion and a lower back cushion each having a forward surface and an opposing...
8944504 Inflatable thin seat  
A seat assembly includes a seat back operatively coupled to a seat cushion for pivotal movement between seating and folded positions. The seat assembly includes an air bladder. An air control...
8820843 Vehicle seat supporting body  
A vehicle seat supporting body has padding which has a honeycomb body of elastic material and is covered with upholstery permeable to air and defining a user supporting surface; the cells of the...
8801104 Seat portion of a vehicle seat  
A seat portion of a vehicle seat has a padding, which is covered with permeable upholstery defining a user supporting surface and has a plurality of chambers extending crosswise to the supporting...
8794707 Adjusting device for a seat and method of operating an adjusting device  
An adjusting device for a seat comprises at least one fluid chamber and a valve assembly in fluid communication with the fluid chamber. Each fluid chamber is configured to be installed in the seat...
8678500 Seat, in particular a vehicle seat, having a deformation element, and method for activating a deformation element of a seat  
A seat according to the invention, in particular a vehicle seat (25), comprises a seat frame (29), a seat surface (31) and at least one deformation element acting between the seat frame (29) and...
8616654 Method and device for adjusting a seat  
A method and a device for adjusting a seat are provided. The method includes the acts of detecting a pressure exerted by a user on the seat via a pneumatic sensor and/or a hydraulic sensor, and...
8608243 Vehicle seat  
A vehicle seat includes: a holder assembled to a back frame, the holder configured to receive a backrest load of a seated person via a pad member; a vibration device assembled to a rear side of...
8585141 Lumbar support device  
Disclosed is a back supporting device for use with seating apparatuses. The back support device includes a bag containing at least one compartment holding a predetermined amount of fluid, liquid...
8398170 Active response seating system  
A seat having a plurality of defined zones for supporting the human anatomy. The zoned seating can also include one or more recoil shields that can be one piece, multiple pieces, or can itself...
8342607 Seat cushion with bubble elements  
A seat cushion for the production of a vehicle seat has a foam body and a carrier element. The carrier element is disposed on the back side of the foam body and provides mechanical support to the...
8275514 Intelligent vehicle seat support system  
An intelligent vehicle seat support system may include an air storage tank for storing air and supplying the air when needed, a plurality of air cushions disposed in a vehicle seat in contact with...
8251447 Bio-signal analyzer, seat and bio-signal analyzing method  
There are provided a bio-signal analyzer using a sensor capable of detecting, even though it is non-invasive, a more prominent bio-signal, and a seat using the bio-signal analyzer. Air cushions...
8240763 Lumbar support mechanism for vehicle  
A lumbar support mechanism includes a damper having one end supported by the inside of a seat back and the other end capable of extension and contraction. Seesaw links are provided with each...
8226166 Seating element and seating system  
A seating element has an archable element with a first side to face an occupant of a seat when the seating element is installed in a seat and a second side opposite of the first side. A pneumatic...
8162398 Zone lumbar massage system  
A lumbar system for use in a seat includes a frame having a first side and a second side substantially opposite the first side, a pump mounted to the second side of the frame and operable to...
8157325 Chair back rest with improved resilience and support  
A chair having a seat and a back rest comprises a fluid-containing cushion in the back rest that provides passive automatically adjustable support for the user's lumbar region. The cushion can...
8147000 Variable-pressure lumbar and back support cushion  
The cushion includes a seat and a back separated from each other by a seat-sacral hinge to define two separate air fillable spaces. Separate fill port tubes are provided for filling and adjusting...
8136883 Vehicle seat and vehicle with a vehicle seat  
A vehicle seat, in particular a motor vehicle seat, has at least one pair of adjustable lateral cheeks provided on a seat cushion and/or on a seat back, with at least one inflatable chamber for...
8136834 Motor vehicle seat  
The invention relates to a motor vehicle seat (1) having an upholstered component (3) which is covered by flexible covering (4), and a safety device which is arranged in the upholstered component...
8011729 Seating element and seating system  
A seating element has an archable element with a first side to face an occupant of a seat when the seating element is installed in a seat and a second side opposite of the first side. A pneumatic...
7857387 Pneumatic lordosis support  
A pneumatic lordosis support (1) consists of a cushion (3), which is integrated into the backrest (2) of a seat. Laterally of a vertical center line (7), the cushion encompasses horizontal...
7828379 Vehicle seat with system for facilitating relieving of fatigue of person sitting on the seat  
There is disclosed a vehicle seat provided with a system for facilitating relieving of fatigue of an occupant on the vehicle seat, the vehicle seat including a seat back, the system comprising an...
7810193 Inflatable support cushion  
An inflatable support cushion comprising a T-shaped cushion component divided into a center space, a first side extension, a second side extension, and a bottom extension, wherein the cushion...
7727171 Vehicle seats with plurality of pneumatic massaging elements  
A vehicle seat may include a seat back that has a back frame, a cushion pad attached to the back frame, and a massaging unit having a plurality of massaging elements. The cushion pad has a...
7703849 Vertebral column support apparatus and method  
The methods and apparatus taught herein provide an elongated spine support member integrated into or attached to a chair for providing improved back support. According to one embodiment of a...
7621596 Lumbar support  
The invention relates to a lumbar support comprising a plurality of pneumatically operated chambers (11-14) for adjusting the curvature of a seat back, wherein the lumbar support comprises two...
7604292 Vehicle seat with dynamic cushion and lumbar support  
In one embodiment there is a lumbar support system for fitting on a motorcycle or other similar vehicle. There is a bracket for connecting the lumbar support to the seat pan. There is a mechanism...
7562934 Apparatus and method for configurable seating  
A configurable vehicle seat having at least two configurations is disclosed. The configurable vehicle seat has a seat base, a seat bottom supported by the seat base, and a seat back coupled to the...
7559607 Adjustable ergonomic back for a seat  
An adjustable ergonomic back for a seat is disclosed. The back has a plurality of back cushions, each cushion having at least one adjustment area. It further comprises a structural shell having a...
7517024 Post-assembly tension adjustment in elastomeric material applications  
An arrangement for enabling post-assembly tension adjustment in an elastomeric material application. The arrangement can have a frame structure and a panel of elastomeric material, such as...
7413250 Back support  
A thoracic back support allows for and assists in the promotion of scapular retraction in a seated human. In various examples, such supports may be rigid or semi-rigid, and they may be convex.
7350864 Reclining rocker chair with inflatable lumbar support  
A reclining rocker chair, having a lower back support feature. The chair includes a base, a seat cushion, and a chair back extending upwardly from the base behind the seat cushion. The chair back...
7322651 Seat subportion adjustable in relative height and/or angle and backrest adjustable in shape based on user contact pressure  
A seat of an apparatus in one example comprises a front subportion and a rear subportion that is adjustable in height and/or angle relative to the front subportion. A backrest of the apparatus in...
7267404 Arrangement for controlling a fluid volume in shape changing elements of seats  
A device for controlling a fluid volume in shape changing elements of vehicle seats has a sliding valve connectable with a fluid pressure source and with shape changing elements for filling the...
7264271 Reversibly deployable energy absorbing assembly and methods for operating the same  
A reversibly deployable energy absorbing assembly includes a rigid support structure having at least one inlet and at least one outlet; a flexible covering sealingly engaged with the rigid support...
7261380 Pelvis remedial seating device  
A pelvis remedial seating device is provided having a seat including a seat cushion on which an occupant is to be seated and left/right seat sides provided uprightly at each side end of the seat...
7216934 Automotive seat with inflatable cushion device  
In a seat back of automotive seat with an inflatable cushion device, an inflatable cushion element and a pair of air supply units are provided as constituent elements of the inflatable cushion...
7156467 Device and method to control and/or regulate a pressure level  
A device to control and/or regulate the pressure level of at least one volume variable recipient (10, 12) of a pneumatic system, in particular a pneumatic system for a motor vehicle seat (14)....
7152920 Vehicle seat with system for facilitating relieving of fatigue of person sitting on the seat  
A vehicle seat includes a seat back, a seat cushion, and a system for facilitating relieving of fatigue of a person sitting on the vehicle seat for many hours. The system includes an angle sensor...
7113100 Vehicle tiredness alleviating system  
A vehicle tiredness alleviating system provided with at least one of a vehicle air-conditioning system for controlling a temperature in a passenger compartment, a seat heating system for heating...
7093898 Portable air-pressure applying assembly for seats  
An air-pressure applying assembly for a seat, having an occupant holding portion, for selectively applying a desired pressure to the body of a seat occupant. This assembly includes an air-bag...
7059678 Portable orthopedic support device  
A portable pneumatic orthopedic body support device for selectively supporting body and torso areas of a user being seated atop a chair or seat. The device includes individual inflatable...
6988508 Device and method for the pneumatic control, and regulation of hydraulic fluid flows  
The invention relates to a pneumatic open- and closed-loop control apparatus (10) for flows of pressure fluid, having one inlet conduit (14), two outlet conduits (16, 18), and one venting conduit...
6950776 Method for weighting a seat profile  
A method is proposed for evaluating a seat profile, in which a quality parameter with which the profile is evaluated, is first weighted with a dynamic factor. This dynamic factor is determined...
6935688 Fluidic control mounting system  
A mounting system for an air supply and control system used in an article of furniture is disclosed. The mounting system is especially suited for applications where the seat back has a hollow...
6929325 Portable ergonomic cushion  
A new and improved portable ergonomic cushion for relieving pressure on the coccyx (tailbone) and on the ischial tuberosities, for promoting correct positioning of the sacroiliac joint and for...
6916300 Seat massager  
A seat massager for massaging a person's back has, according to the present invention, a pair of inflatable, massage bladders configured so as to be received in close proximity to a person's back...

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