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8935088 Driving assistance system for vehicle  
An object is to prevent a driving assistance system for a vehicle from causing a collision of the driver's own vehicle with a solid object by performing driving assistance. To achieve the object,...
8918227 Device and method for determining a vigilance state  
In a method and a device for determining a vigilance state of a motor vehicle driver, a noise signal is generated and a supplementary torque as a function of the noise signal is applied to a...
8442736 System for enhancing cornering performance of a vehicle controlled by a safety system  
A system for controlling a vehicle having a brake assembly for exerting braking force on at least one wheel on the basis of a number of control parameters is provided. The system has a safety...
8392104 Avoidance maneuver calculation device, avoidance control device, vehicle having each device, avoidance maneuver calculating method, and avoidance controlling method  
Provided is an avoidance maneuver calculation device that calculates a driving maneuver amount that enables an automotive vehicle to avoid an obstacle within a travelable range of a road. The...
8224524 Vehicle and control method of the same  
A vehicle includes first and second rotary bodies in contact with a road surface. The vehicle also includes a rotation sensor that detects a rotational state of each of the first and second rotary...
8095276 Sensor system including a confirmation sensor for detecting an impending collision  
In at least one embodiment of the present invention, a sensor system for detecting an impending collision of a vehicle is provided. The sensor system comprises a primary radar arrangement...
7852023 Electric power steering controller  
The object of the present invention is to provide an electric power steering controller in which a redundant system equal to that with a relay is configured, without incurring the upsizing or...
7831314 Driving operation assisting system, method and vehicle incorporating the system  
A driving assisting for calculating risk potential by considering a response delay by the driver and transmitting information related to the risk potential to the operator in a haptic manner. A...
7778742 Method and system for intention estimation and operation assistance  
An intention estimation and operation assistance system for estimating an operator's intention and providing assistance to operation of a machine. Reference data, such as the operation of a...
7702441 Safety logic for vehicle rollover detection systems and a method for detecting near rollover situations  
A safety logic for vehicle rollover detection systems comprising a main rollover detection logic and at least one protection device for the occupant or occupants of the vehicle, including a...
7620497 Method and device for informing a driver or for reacting when the vehicle leaves a lane  
A method and a device for driver information and for a reaction upon leaving the traffic lane by a vehicle. In this context, the course of at least one edge marking of the traffic lane is...
7610983 Method for damage limitation in the event of an offset frontal collision, and motor vehicle having an apparatus which serves for this purpose  
A method for damage limitation in the event of an offset frontal collision between two motor vehicles, with a first signal which signals an imminent collision triggering the steerable front wheels...
7571039 Vehicle yaw/roll stability control with semi-active suspension  
A rollover avoidance system for changing the damping characteristics of suspension dampers at each wheel of a vehicle so as to mitigate the potential for vehicle rollover. The system includes a...
7463137 Apparatus, system, and method for back up control of a towed vehicle  
A system and method are disclosed for back up control of a towed-vehicle. The system may include a back up detector, at least one misalignment sensor, a controller, and a misalignment responder....
7109676 Control for electric motor in vehicles  
A control for an electric motor in a vehicle. The control ascertains whether an obstacle is interfering with rotation of the motor. The control establishes a baseline speed, representing normal...
6906639 Motor vehicle warning and control system and method  
A system and method assists the driver of a motor vehicle in preventing accidents or minimizing the effects of same. In one form, a television camera or other ranging device is mounted on a...
6862506 Method for automatically adjusting reference models in vehicle stability enhancement (VSE) systems  
A method for automatically adjusting a vehicle stability enhancement (VSE) system is disclosed. The VSE system is used in conjunction with a steering system having a plurality of driver-selectable...
6647330 Electronic power assisted steering system and method  
An electronic power assisted steering system and method wherein vehicle operating parameters, such as steering rack rate and position, are employed to predict future current requirements of the...
6571892 Control system and method  
Systems and methods for controlling a device are disclosed. In one embodiment, the systems and methods allow for the control of a human transport device such that the human transport device...
6567748 Motion control system for vehicle  
A motion control system controls a vehicle so as to avoid contacting an obstacle in front of the vehicle by applying a braking force or a turning force to the vehicle. In particular, the turning...
6553293 Rear steering control for vehicles with front and rear steering  
The invention provides a method and computer usable medium, including a program, for steering a vehicle having driver-controlled front wheel steering and active rear wheel steering. A rear wheel...
6546324 System and method incorporating dynamic feedforward for integrated control of motor vehicle steering and braking  
A control system for a motor vehicle subsystem comprises a reference model and a feedforward controller. The reference model computes desired states of the subsystem. The feedforward controller...
6178365 Steering control system for vehicle  
A system for controlling steering of a vehicle, including a steering device such as a steering wheel with an electric motor which assists steering of driven wheels of the vehicle, first steering...
5969432 Arrangement for controlling a load connected to the secondary side of a transformer  
A synchronous rectifier, to which the primary-side input voltage of the transformer and a control voltage with the same frequency as the input voltage is applied, is connected to the primary side...
5947225 Automatic vehicle  
A vehicle has a sensor for detecting a first distance to a first object and a second distance to a second object located on the other side of the first object. The vehicle travels along a path...
5709281 Method and apparatus for adjusting steering feel  
A vehicle steering apparatus (20) includes a steering feel motor (50). A torque sensor (58) senses steering torque applied by a vehicle driver. A sensor (24) senses a characteristic of a driver...
5621291 Drive control method of robotic vacuum cleaner  
A self-propelled robotic vacuum cleaner includes independently driven right and left drive wheels, a front sensor emitting ultrasonic waves in a forward direction as the front sensor is oscillated...
5574641 Apparatus and method for improving the awareness of vehicle drivers  
An apparatus and method for detecting heartbeat pulse information of a driver, including determining a level of awareness of the driver from the heartbeat pulse information, detecting a steering...
5533795 Brake safety system for vehicles with seat and door control  
The parking brake of a vehicle is automatically operated whenever the driver or operator leaves the operator's seat and/or opens the door to the vehicle. A seat switch and a separate door switch...
5012886 Self-guided mobile unit and cleaning apparatus such as a vacuum cleaner comprising such a unit  
A mobile cleaning apparatus device automatically follows guides such as walls or other obstacles, by engaging the guides with a detector element and controlling the steering of the apparatus in...
4967862 Tether-guided vehicle and method of controlling same  
A tether-guided vehicle and method of controlling same. A tether sensor indicates the angle, θ, of the tether with respect to the vehicle and the tension, T, on the tether. A contact-sensitive...
4794536 Steering angle detection device  
A steering angle detection device of the type wherein a computer (12) calculates a steering angle. When a steering shaft (20) is turned, pulse signals (SS1, SS2) are generated from an encoder...
4395186 Vehicle for tending low growing vegetation  
A powered vehicle for tending low-growing vegetation comprising a frame having intersecting cross-braces; a platform mounted to the frame having an engine mounted thereon; front and rear center...
4223756 Traffic system with automatically transversely controllable vehicles, especially for the local public passenger traffic  
A traffic system consisting of vehicle and road, in particular for the public local passenger traffic, with automatically cross-controllable vehicles, with a track-determining guide device...
4210905 Alarm for waking a dozing driver  
An alarm for waking a dozing driver includes a plurality of electrical switches arranged about the steering wheel of a vehicle. A rigid member extends continuously about the steering wheel and is...
3750833 AUTOMATICALLY STEERED SELF-PROPELLED VEHICLE  
An automatically steered self-propelled vehicle for movement over the unobstructed portions of an area having obstructions includes a vehicle frame having wheels mounted thereon and a sensing rail...
2751995 Combination bumper and steering control for automobiles  
2737255 Impact steering safety device for vehicles  
2420894 Collision guard  
My invention relates generally to the art of vehicle construction, and in particular to a novel bumper. One of the chief causes of loss of life in automobile accidents is the head-on, or near...
2159651 Safety car bumper apparatus  
My invention relates to improvements in safet3 car bumper apparatus. One of the objects of my invention is the provision of a novel car bumper apparatus of the kind described, which, when the...
1936054 Protective device for motor cars and other vehicles  
1800142 Collision guard for vehicles  
1774923 Safety bumper  
1472345 Flexible bumper means for automobiles  
1416468 Title is not available  
1408117 Title is not available  
1251639 AUTOMATIC CONTROL MECHANISM FOR VEHICLES.  
1094901 SAFETY DEVICE FOR SELF-PROPELLED VEHICLES.  
0947674 AUTOMOBILE FENDER AND BUFFER.  
0935108 AUTOMOBILE SAFETY APPLIANCE.  

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