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8473101 Coordinated action robotic system and related methods  
A coordinated action robotic system may include a plurality of robotic vehicles, each including a platform and at least one manipulator movable relative thereto. The robotic system may also...
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...
7809483 Vehicle steering control device and vehicle steering control method  
A vehicle steering control device capable of executing automatic steering and manual steering includes: an automatic control amount-setting device that sets a target automatic control amount based...
7584042 Vehicle running control device  
There is provided a new and novel vehicle running control device for correcting a yaw angle of a vehicle toward the yaw direction intended by a driver, together with vehicle stability control,...
7463948 Robot control apparatus  
A robot control apparatus allows a plurality of mobile robots to carry out tasks at a reduced or minimized cost as a whole with consideration given to costs derived from an encounter with an...
7024280 Robot capable of detecting an edge  
A robot with an edge detector and two operating modes. The first operating mode is a remote control mode. The second operating mode is a processor controlled mode.
6815919 Accelerated startup for a balancing personal vehicle  
A method and apparatus that afford a user accelerated access to operation of a balancing personal transporter. The method includes first initializing a single-axis stabilizer, and, while...
6810305 Obstruction management system for robots  
A system for mobile robots to detect obstructions. Obstructions include objects which may impair the or impede the mobility of the robot, as well as transitions from carpeted surfaces to hard...
6789640 Yaw control for a personal transporter  
A device and method for providing yaw control for a balancing transporter that has two laterally disposed ground-contacting wheels. The method has the steps of receiving a user input of a desired...
6693405 Electrical steering system  
An electrical steering system for a vehicle includes an electrically supplied steering motor arrangement which is connected with an inverter arrangement, whose output voltage is influenced by a...
6586901 Methods and apparatus suitable for facilitating control of an aircraft rudder  
A method and an apparatus for controlling aircraft rudder movement are disclosed. The system including a yaw damping control portion integrated with a directional compensation rudder control...
6526338 Electrical fly-by-wire system for operating an aircraft rudder  
An electrical fly-by-wire system for operating an aircraft rudder includes a low-pass filter, arranged between a rudder bar and an actuator of a rudder. The low-pass filter receives a control...
6448734 Method for current regulation of permanently excited synchronous motors for guided missiles having an electromechanical actuating drive for the rudder  
In a method for current regulation of permanently excited synchronous motors for guided missiles with an electromechanical actuating drive for the rudder, the commanded current is always guided...
6445153 Method and system for adjusting headway in an adaptive speed control system based on road surface coefficient of friction  
In an adaptive speed control system for a vehicle, a method and system for automatically adjusting a selected following interval for the vehicle based on driving conditions is provided. The method...
6321141 Method and device for detecting motor vehicle tilt  
A method and a device are provided for detecting a tendency of a vehicle to tip about a vehicle axis oriented in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle. To this end, a variable is ascertained...
6285153 Method and system for adjusting headway in an adaptive speed control system based on road surface coefficient of friction  
In an adaptive speed control system for a vehicle, a method and system for automatically adjusting a selected following interval for the vehicle based on driving conditions is provided. The method...
6240246 Anti-resonance mixing filter  
In a closed loop control system that governs the movement of an actuator a filter is provided that attenuates the oscillations generated by the actuator when the actuator is at a resonant...
6208106 Method and system for adjusting headway in an adaptive speed control system based on road surface coefficient of friction  
In an adaptive speed control system for a vehicle, a method and system for automatically adjusting a selected following interval for the vehicle based on driving conditions is provided. The method...
6194860 Mobile camera-space manipulation  
The invention is a method of using computer vision to control systems consisting of a combination of holonomic and nonholonomic degrees of freedom such as a wheeled rover equipped with a robotic...
6137252 Controller of a stepping motor, control method for the motor and timing device  
A power-saving controller for controlling a stepping motor mounted in an electronic wristwatch. A pulse signal generator in the controller combines two pulse signals GPi and GPi+2 having different...
6085131 Driverless vehicle system and method  
The driverless vehicle system and method of control therefor includes a fixed camera fixedly mounted to a vehicle and a movable camera movably mounted to the vehicle. A control unit selectively...
6060847 Interactive amusement ride  
An amusement ride provides an interactive experience to its passengers. The amusement ride includes at least one ride vehicle movable along a track. The amusement ride senses inputs from at least...
6025687 Mobile unit and controller for mobile unit  
A controller for a mobile unit providing a setting unit to set an upper limit on the number of corrective rotations of to turn said mobile unit so as to correct the turning angle of said mobile...
5869943 Vehicle motion control system  
The present invention is directed to a vehicle motion control system for maintaining vehicle stability, even in the case where the vehicle is tilted when the vehicle is in turning motion, wherein...
5738310 Rudder bar system with force gradient for a helicopter  
A rudder bar system for a helicopter controlled in yaw by acting on the tail rotor or an equivalent device has a capability, as a function of the parameters representative of the current flight...
5698353 Flat display and method of its manufacture  
The present invention discloses a flat display.The flat display is obtained by sealing an electro luminescent display which emit red and green light to a plasma display panel which emit blue...
5650703 Downward compatible AGV system and methods  
An automated guided vehicle (AGV) control system which is downward compatible with existing guidewire systems providing both guidewire navigation and communication and autonomous navigation and...
5489830 Control system with loadfeel and backdrive  
The control system includes a control member connected to a control centering device which resists operational control member movement and returns it to a neutral position upon release thereof....
5339241 Method and system for controlling a travelling body so as to move forward along the predetermined route of the movement of travelling body  
A method and apparatus for controlling a travelling body having a main body and a steering device along a predetermined route includes a plate-shaped indicator disposed perpendicular to an axis of...
5300869 Nonholonomic camera space manipulation  
A nonholonomic camera space manipulation system which allows a mobile manipulator which can have both holonomic and nonholonomic movement to autonomously use computer vision to move with respect...
5281901 Downward compatible AGV system and methods  
An automated guided vehicle (AGV) control system which is downward compatible with existing guidewire systems providing both guidewire navigation and communication and autonomous navigation and...
5208521 Control system for a self-moving vehicle  
A control system for a self-moving vehicle is provided with a pair of driving wheels on both sides of a shaft of a vehicle, motors for driving the driving wheels, velocity encoders for outputting...
5192903 Equipment for transporting a load  
A load transport equipment having self-propelled trucks travelling on a predetermined route so as to transport a load by the truck, wherein an encoder is connected to a motor and the pulse number...
5184054 Friction actuator  
An actuator suitable for autopilot control of a helicopter tail rotor comprises a direct current motor, a non-reversible gearbox, a speed reducer driving an output shaft, a friction device...
5182505 Aircraft control surface position transducer  
A retrofit apparatus for providing a signal indicative of the position of an aircraft control surface comprises a rotary coupling flexibly coupled to the control surface, an extensible coupling...
5179329 Travel control method, travel control device, and mobile robot for mobile robot systems  
A plurality of mobile robots forming part of a travel control system are controlled by a travel control station. The travel control station directs each of the mobile robots to a destination where...
5175480 Vehicle guidance and control systems and methods for controllably guiding a vehicle along a predetermined pathway  
In accordance with the method, first and second substantially parallel conductors are placed along a pathway and coupled to a controller in a manner so that each may carry a current independently...
5164648 Equipment for transporting a load  
A load transport equipment having self-propelled trucks travelling on a predetermined route so as to transport a load by the truck, wherein an encoder is connected to a motor and the pulse number...
5134353 Equipment for transporting a load  
A load transport equipment having self-propelled trucks travelling on a predetermined route so as to transport a load by the truck, wherein an encoder is connected to a motor and the pulse number...
4992713 Aircraft autopilot with yaw control by rudder force  
An autopilot with long term yaw coordination capabilities which utilizes lateral acceleration to generate a rudder force command which is combined with the sensed rudder force to create an error...
4947096 Method and apparatus for controlling multiple engine aircraft  
Control means and method for steering an aircraft is disclosed. The aircraft includes engines positioned on opposite sides of its longitudinal axis. The method comprises: selecting an aircraft...
4935682 Full authority engine-out control augmentation subsystem  
A full authority engine-out control augmentation subsystem for use in a flight control system to assist a pilot and/or lateral-directional control subsystem in compensating for the yawing moment...
4626998 Heading reference trim system  
A heading trim reference system provides beep commands indicative of a desired heading/attitude change to the roll channel of an AFCS as roll commands at slow speed in a conventional manner, and...
4607202 Apparatus for automatically eliminating control force errors in aircraft, especially helicopters  
Control force errors are automatically eliminated in aircraft, especially licopters. Such errors may occur because of disturbing forces that act on a control stick (1) for the elevator and/or...
4607201 Apparatus for improving the longitudinal or pitching stability of aircraft  
The control of the longitudinal or pitching stability of aircraft is imprd by providing a corrected control characteristic for the correction adjustment drive which is interposed between the pilot...
4583030 Pitch/trim control  
Aircraft attitude along the pitch axis is controlled by inputting a velocity command to a pitch control subsystem that includes a velocity side channel and a gain side channel of a pitch servo...
4492907 Combined series and parallel servo control for aircraft  
A flight control system increases the automatic control authority over, preferably, a helicopter yaw axis. A limited authority series servo is complemented with a full authority parallel servo....
4482961 Automatic control system for directional control of an aircraft during landing rollout  
A control system for maintaining an aircraft within the lateral boundaries of a runway during landing rollout under conditions of combined crosswind and low runway friction is disclosed. An...
4471280 Anti-log power amplifier for reversible D.C. motor in automotive steering controls  
An anti-log power amplifier for energizing a reversible electric motor of an electrically assisted power steering system for an automotive vehicle. The power amplifier has a preamplifier which...
4426607 Differential linkage apparatus for an aircraft series servoactuator apparatus  
In a servoactuator system for an aircraft, a strapdown series servoactuator having an external linkage assembly is coupled between the pilot's control stick and a control surface member. The...

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