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Scalable Hierarchical Energy Distribution Grid Utilizing Homogeneous Control Logic
13 Feb 20
Techniques are disclosed for implementing a scalable hierarchical energy distribution grid utilizing homogeneous control logic are disclosed that provide distributed, autonomous control of a multitude of sites in an energy system using abstraction and aggregation techniques.
Peter Rive, Eric Daniel Carlson
Filed: 22 Oct 19
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Windshield
11 Feb 20
Franz Von Holzhausen, David Tadashi Imai, Bernard Lee, Randy Rodriguez
Filed: 26 Sep 17
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System and method for packaging photovoltaic roof tiles
11 Feb 20
One embodiment can provide a photovoltaic roof module.
Bobby Yang, Peter P. Nguyen, Piotr Zajac, Scott Tripp, Seth M. Winger, Kaleb A. Klauber, Brian E. Atchley, Charles Almy, Andreas Meisel, Alex Mayer
Filed: 1 Mar 18
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Utility
User Interface for Steering Wheel
6 Feb 20
An interactive user interface for a steering wheel is provided.
Joris Aerts, Felix Louis Godard
Filed: 3 Aug 18
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Utility
Steering Wheel Assembly
6 Feb 20
A steering wheel assembly includes a steering rim and a steering housing connected to the steering rim.
Joris Aerts, Felix Louis Godard, Erik Raymond Hammer
Filed: 3 Aug 18
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Utility
Solar Roof Tile Spacer with Embedded Circuitry
6 Feb 20
One embodiment can provide a photovoltaic roof tile module.
Peter P. Nguyen, Piotr Zajac
Filed: 31 Jul 18
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Utility
External Electrical Contact for Solar Roof Tiles
6 Feb 20
One embodiment can provide a photovoltaic roof tile module.
Peter P. Nguyen, Kaleb A. Klauber
Filed: 31 Jul 18
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Utility
Functional Interlayers for Vehicle Glazing Systems
30 Jan 20
A glass structure for a vehicle includes an outer layer of glass, an inner layer of glass, and an interlayer stack disposed between opposing surfaces of the outer layer of glass and the inner layer of glass.
William S. SWENEY, Mike LAURIN, Erin MATHEWS, Michael PILLIOD
Filed: 26 Jul 19
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Utility
Glovebox controller systems and methods
28 Jan 20
Techniques are disclosed for systems and methods to control a vehicle accessory actuator for an actuated vehicle accessory, such as an actuated glovebox in the cockpit of a vehicle.
Jonathon Stoia, Veer Nairyani, Evan Small, Luke Simonson
Filed: 30 Jun 17
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Design
Storage container
21 Jan 20
Franz Von Holzhausen, Ivan Lampkin, Pascal Grappey
Filed: 26 Sep 17
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Utility
Drying procedure in manufacturing process for cathode material
21 Jan 20
A method of manufacturing a cathode material for a lithium ion cell comprises: generating a lithium nickel composite oxide material in a manufacturing process, wherein the manufacturing process results in residual lithium being present in the lithium nickel composite oxide material; washing the lithium nickel composite oxide material to remove at least part of the residual lithium, wherein the washing provides the lithium nickel composite oxide material with a moisture content; and drying the lithium nickel composite oxide material to remove at least part of the moisture content, the drying performed in an environment of substantially only an inert gas or air essentially free of carbon dioxide.
Shinji Arimoto, Kunio Tsuruta, Rene Leblanc, Ryan Melsert
Filed: 11 Apr 16
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Methodology for charging batteries safely
14 Jan 20
An apparatus and method for identifying a presence of a short circuit in a battery pack.
Sarah G. Stewart, Christopher Dangler, Clay H. Kishiyama, Weston A. Hermann, Scott I. Kohn, Kurt R. Kelty
Filed: 22 Nov 16
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Utility
Technologies for vehicle positioning
14 Jan 20
Various vehicle technologies for improving positioning accuracy despite various factors that affect signals from navigation satellites.
Neda Cvijetic, Robert Cofield, Mark McClelland, Zeljko Popovic, Francis Havlak
Filed: 1 Jun 17
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Design
Battery pack
7 Jan 20
Michael Pilliod, Kevin Fine, Radu Muntean, Javier Verdura, Franz Von Holzhausen
Filed: 27 Apr 17
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Utility
Vehicle air system with high efficiency filter
7 Jan 20
Systems and methods for use in a vehicle can involve determining that a plurality of closures of a vehicle have been closed, running an HVAC system in a fresh air mode after determining that the plurality of closures have been closed, and thereafter recirculating air while adding newly filtered air to maintain a positive air pressure level in a passenger cabin of the vehicle.
Joseph Mardall, Adam Maser
Filed: 31 May 17
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Power balancing in a multi-phase system
7 Jan 20
Some embodiments of the invention provide a method for balancing the power output to each phase of a set of micro-inverters.
Lesley Chisenga, Aaron Jungreis, Paul Garrity
Filed: 30 Dec 15
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Vehicle Seatback Latch with Remote Handle Having Integrated Flag
2 Jan 20
A vehicle seatback includes: a first panel; a second panel coupled to the first panel so that a welding stitching pattern is exposed, each welding stitch of the welding stitching pattern accessible from a common direction; and a bracket, wherein at least one welding stitch included in the welding stitch pattern connects the bracket to one of the first or second panels.
Nathan Di Giusto, Matthew Nayna, Michael Y. Liu, Alejandro Valle Camillo
Filed: 27 Jun 18
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Utility
Automotive Perforated Insulated Glass Structure
2 Jan 20
A glass structure for a vehicle includes an outer layer of glass and an inner layer of glass.
Rosemary MOTTSMITH, William S. SWENEY, Christopher R. CONKLIN, HyunJun SHIN
Filed: 26 Jun 19
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Utility
Reduced-component Vehicle Seatback
2 Jan 20
A vehicle seatback includes: a first panel; a second panel coupled to the first panel so that a welding stitching pattern is exposed, each welding stitch of the welding stitching pattern accessible from a common direction; and a bracket, wherein at least one welding stitch included in the welding stitch pattern connects the bracket to one of the first or second panels.
Nathan Di Giusto, Matthew Nayna, Michael Y. Liu, Alejandro Valle Camillo
Filed: 27 Jun 18
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Solar Roof Tile Module with Embedded Inter-tile Circuitry
2 Jan 20
One embodiment can provide a photovoltaic roof tile module.
Peter P. Nguyen, Bhavananda R. Nadimpally
Filed: 29 Jun 18