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Powered Air-purifying Respirator Assembly and Manufacturing Method
27 Jan 22
A powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) assembly includes, among other things, a tube extending from a filtration unit to a headpiece system.
Jennifer A. Herr-Rathke, Jeffrey Paul Luther, Martin P. Smets, Michael Medoro
Filed: 23 Jul 20
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Electrified Vehicle Control of Bi-directional DC/DC Converter for High Voltage Power Assist from Low Voltage System
27 Jan 22
A vehicle and control method include a traction battery having a first nominal voltage, an auxiliary battery having a second nominal voltage, a bi-directional voltage converter configured to convert voltage between the first nominal voltage and the second nominal voltage, an electric machine powered by the traction battery and configured to provide propulsive power to the vehicle, an internal combustion engine, a plurality of electric accessories, and a controller programmed to control the DC/DC converter and the electric machine to supply power from the auxiliary battery through the DC/DC converter to the electric machine for a specified period of time in response to electric machine power demand being between a first threshold and a second threshold, and to reduce power supplied to at least one of the plurality of electric accessories in response to the electric machine power demand exceeding the second threshold.
Stephen Thomas POWELL, Lars Niklas PETTERSSON, Patrick Gordon COLLINS, Marin ASSALIYSKI
Filed: 24 Jul 20
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Manual Torque Vectoring
27 Jan 22
A vehicle includes an axle having left and right wheels.
Ryan O'Rourke, Mark Thomas Weston, Keith Weston
Filed: 27 Jul 20
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Vehicle Interior Lighting System with Activation Control
27 Jan 22
A vehicle lighting system is provided that includes an invisible light source generating invisible light in a region proximate to a seated passenger in the vehicle, an invisible light sensor configured to receive the invisible light reflected from one or more objects in the region, a reading lamp configured to illuminate visible light to the region proximate to the passenger seated in the vehicle, and a controller detecting a presence of reading material in the region based on the reflected invisible light, and controlling the reading lamp to activate the light source when reading material is detected in the region.
Linsheng Chen, Scott Holmes Dunham
Filed: 27 Jul 20
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Electrical Charge Pattern Validation
27 Jan 22
A charge validation system receives data defining a first temporal pattern of electrical parameter values describing electric power received during a charge event with a vehicle, receives data defining a second temporal pattern of electrical parameter values describing electric power supplied during a charge event with electric vehicle supply equipment, and responsive to mismatch of the first and second temporal patterns, sends a command to the electric vehicle supply equipment to prompt the electric vehicle supply equipment to discontinue or preclude charging.
Ryan O'Gorman, Mikolaj Stachura, Aparna Velampudi
Filed: 24 Jul 20
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Electrified Vehicle Control Using Battery State of Charge and Power Capability Strategy
27 Jan 22
A vehicle and control method include a traction battery, a temperature sensor, current sensor, and voltage sensor associated with the traction battery, an electric machine powered by the traction battery to provide propulsive power to the vehicle, and a controller configured to control at least one of the electric machine and the traction battery in response to a battery state of charge (SOC) estimated using a battery model having parameters including a first resistance in series with a second resistance and a capacitance in parallel to the second resistance.
Gabrielle VUYLSTEKE, Marcelo ARAUJO XAVIER
Filed: 22 Jul 20
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Hybrid Vehicle Control System
27 Jan 22
A vehicle includes an internal combustion engine, an electric machine, and a controller.
Edward Ball, David Cox, Matthew Mitchell, David Hesketh, Jonathan Thombs, David Ramiro Garcia
Filed: 24 Jul 20
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Enhanced Vehicle Operation
27 Jan 22
At least one object is detect, via a sensor, in a direction of movement ahead of a host vehicle.
Akshat Rajvanshi, Benjamin Maus, Jens Kotte, Nitendra Nath
Filed: 7 Jul 21
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Steering Wheel Angle Calibration
27 Jan 22
A first distance d1 between a vehicle at a first location and an object is determined.
Geoffrey Horowitz, Daniel A. Makled
Filed: 22 Jul 20
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Utility
Systems and Methods for Surveying a Manufacturing Environment
27 Jan 22
A survey system includes a controller storing a map comprising a plurality of nodes representing data capture points of the environment.
Shankar Narayan Mohan, Ansar Zunnoon Khan, Mark Goderis, Steven Schuchard
Filed: 26 Jul 21
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Pickup Truck Sidewall Structural Assembly and Structural Support Method
27 Jan 22
A structural assembly for a pickup truck sidewall includes, among other things, a C-pillar, a belt rail extending rearward from the C-pillar, and a truss spanning from the belt rail to the C-pillar.
Shawn Michael Morgans, Steve William Gallagher, Vladimir Vladimirovich Bogachuk, Marius Curea, Jamie Joseph March, Musheeruddin Zubair Syed
Filed: 23 Jul 20
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Virtual Reality Remote Valet Parking
27 Jan 22
Techniques and examples pertaining to virtual reality remote valet parking are described.
Natalie Muenster, Ravin Ratnakant Sardal, Alexandru Mihai Gurghian, Parsa Mahmoudieh
Filed: 12 Oct 21
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Utility
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREDICTING VALIDITY OF NOx SENSOR OUTPUT
27 Jan 22
Methods and systems for operating an engine that includes a controller and a NOx sensor are described.
Dean Pennala, Justin Trzeciak, Frank M. Korpics, Jim Bromham
Filed: 24 Jul 20
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Pressurized Air Induction System
27 Jan 22
Methods are provided for engines.
Jagjit Romana, Oliver Martinovski, Kyle Ebner, Jacquita McKinney, Christian Roxin
Filed: 11 Oct 21
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Utility
Vehicle Radar Perception And Localization
27 Jan 22
The disclosure relates to methods, systems, and apparatuses for autonomous driving vehicles or driving assistance systems and more particularly relates to vehicle radar perception and location.
Ashley Elizabeth Micks, Venkatapathi Raju Nallapa, Vidya Nariyambut Murali, Scott Vincent Myers
Filed: 8 Oct 21
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Simultaneous Diagnosis And Shape Estimation From A Perceptual System Derived From Range Sensors
27 Jan 22
Systems, methods, and devices for estimating a shape of an object based on sensor data and determining a presence of a fault or a failure in a perception system.
Marcos Paul Gerardo Castro, Jinesh Jain, Bruno Sielly Jales Costa
Filed: 30 Sep 21
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Antenna Detuning Prevention for Phone-as-a-key Vehicle System
27 Jan 22
A Phone-as-a-Key (PaaK) system uses a handheld mobile device (e.g., a smartphone) to act as a remote-control system for a vehicle.
Andrew Vaccariello, Vivekanandh Elangovan, John R Van Wiemeersch
Filed: 27 Jul 20
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Portable Vehicle Charging System with Location Detection
27 Jan 22
A portable vehicle-charging system includes a control-pilot circuit configured to generate a plurality of signals, each of the signals having a unique duty cycle that corresponds to a predetermined charging current to be used during a charging event.
Baocheng Sun, Madison Warsaw, Timothy Harris, Mike Hamzeh, Kevin Schneier
Filed: 27 Jul 20
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Thermal Management for Electric Machine of Electrified Vehicle
27 Jan 22
This disclosure relates to thermal management for an electric machine, such as an electric motor, of an electrified vehicle.
Man Prakash Gupta, Franco Leonardi, Alfredo R. Munoz, Michael W. Degner, Prasad Dev Hanumalagutti
Filed: 27 Jul 20
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Method and Apparatus for Wireless Proximity Based Component Information Provision
27 Jan 22
A system includes a processor configured to provide an informational report to a wireless device about a vehicle component associated with a BLUETOOTH low energy (BTLE) chip, affixed to a vehicle, when the wireless device is determined to be within a predefined proximity to the BTLE chip.
Stuart C. SALTER, Pietro BUTTOLO, James SURMAN, James Stewart RANKIN, Stephen Ronald TOKISH
Filed: 4 Oct 21
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