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Providing status of user devices during an adverse event
A method begins by a processing module of a social network identifying an affected area of an adverse event and identifying a user device of a plurality of user...
Crowd enhanced connectivity map for data transfer intermittency mitigation
A vehicle includes a communication interface, a memory device, and a processing device. The communication interface is configured to communicate over a...
Split box subwoofer with body mounted driver
A product is disclosed that may be used in a vehicle and may include a subwoofer speaker driver mounted in an enclosure which is attached to the vehicle's body....
Vehicular vision system with reduced camera connector points
A vehicular vision system includes a camera assembly having a first end connector electrically connected to circuitry disposed in a housing of the camera...
Call center based zoned microphone control in a vehicle
A method and system for providing call center emergency services to one or more occupants of a vehicle having a plurality of listening zones within a passenger...
Proximity sensor assembly having interleaved electrode configuration
A proximity switch assembly and method for detecting activation of a proximity switch assembly is provided. The assembly includes a plurality of proximity...
When a control device of a motor controller simultaneously rotates a first DC motor and a second DC motor by controlling a first circuit, a second circuit and a...
A motor-generator utilizes a multi-part rotor encircling a stator, the rotor including a plurality of rotor segments.
Flexible textile sleeve with end fray resistant, protective coating and
method of construction thereof
A textile sleeve for routing and protecting elongate members and method of construction thereof is provided. The textile sleeve has an elongate textile wall...
Terminal with front end protection
An electric terminal includes a conductive portion with a base, a box supported on the base, and a plurality of contact arms extending therefrom. The electric...
Multi-cell battery module with integral cooling and assembly aids
A battery pack includes a frame member, first and second lithium ion cells, and an isolation plate. The frame member includes a floor, walls formed...
Thermal surface treatment for reuse of wafers after epitaxial lift off
There is disclosed a method of preserving the integrity of a growth substrate in a epitaxial lift-off method, the method comprising providing a structure...
Fuse terminal for use with an electrical fuse assembly
A fuse terminal includes a central body portion. A first arm extends from the central body portion and defines an arm space that is located on a fuse side of...
Cerium-iron-based magnetic compounds
New magnetic materials containing cerium, iron, and small additions of a third element are disclosed. These materials comprise compounds Ce(Fe.sub.12-xM.sub.x)...
Electronic document information extraction
Methods and apparatus for extracting information from an electronic document, such as, for example, a webpage. An outline, such as, for example, the document...
Collaborative method of creating, printing, distributing information tags
A fully collaborative software management method allows creating, printing, delivering and hanging-in-stores a sequential arrangement of information tags....
System and method for controlling vehicle acceleration
A system according to the principles of the present disclosure includes an acceleration delta module and a remedial action module. The acceleration delta module...
Aqueous dispersions for use as toners
A compound that includes an aqueous dispersion, wherein the dispersion includes a thermoplastic resin and at least one stabilizing agent, and at least one...
Vehicle image display
A heads up display system includes a computer that is programmed to receive data from one or more sources in a vehicle. The computer is further programmed to...
Interactive projection system
An interactive projection system for outputting illuminated indicia upon a projection surface. A detection system is operable to detect both stationary and...
Fiber optic laser alignment tool
A method and apparatus are disclosed for aligning the coupling an optical laser fiber using an alignment structure. The disclosed alignment structure accepts an...
Polarized enhanced confidentiality
A system for selectively controlling visibility of information in an environment is provided. The system includes one or more polarized emissive screens and...
Dye and pigment-free structural colors and angle-insensitive spectrum
Optical spectrum filtering devices displaying minimal angle dependence or angle insensitivity are provided. The filter comprises a localized plasmonic...
Automotive magnetic shield
A linear magnetic sensor shield system comprises first and second shield parts. The system may include first and second field sensor assemblies, each having...
Methods and systems for determining a characteristic of a vehicle energy
Methods, apparatus and systems are provided for determining a characteristic of an energy source. One exemplary method involves obtaining a measured current...
Tissue cassette assembly
A tissue cassette includes a body having a first floor and a first perimeter wall encircling and extending from the first floor so that the first floor and...
Absolute pressure sensor with improved cap bonding boundary
A pressure sensor includes a top cap with a recess formed in an end of the top cap and a cavity formed in the end of the top cap to communicate with the recess....
Temperature range optimized sensor system
A sensor arrangement comprises a first sensor element for converting a physical quantity into a first electrical signal and at least a second sensor element for...
Strain amplification sensor
A strain amplification sensor having a first base portion being coupled to a first member to be strain measured, a second base portion being coupled to a second...
System and methods for fuel level inference
A method for a fuel system, comprising: monitoring a fuel tank pressure during a refueling event; determining a fuel flow rate based on a steady-state portion...
System for determining clearance of approaching overhead structure
A vehicle system for detecting low clearance locations may include a controller configured to access a geographical information database configured to maintain...
Method for drying articles
A method for drying an article with a radio frequency (RF) applicator having anode elements and cathode elements includes capacitively coupling the anode...
Coolant condenser assembly
In a coolant condenser assembly for a motor vehicle air conditioning system, comprising cooling pipes for conducting a coolant through, two collecting pipes for...
Method and device for preventing crimping in an air hose
A method and system for repairing an air hose having a first exterior diameter having a deformed or crimped portion is presented. The system includes a helical...
Tubular support structure with variable wall thickness
A support structure may include a metallic tube having two opposing ends. The first end may have a first length, a first wall thickness, and a first outer...
Electro-mechanical one-way-clutch and method of operation
A transmission utilizes an electro-magnetically actuated selectable one-way-clutch. The one-way-clutch prevents rotation of a transmission member in both...
Balanced binary pump for CVT transmission
A flexible binary pump system for a motor vehicle transmission includes a shaft, a first vane pump mounted on the shaft and having a first rotor with a first...
A clutch system selectably connects a vehicle rear axle to a motor. The clutch system includes an intermediate shaft to fixably attach to a side gear of a...
Torque split continually variable transmission
A transmission includes a first drive secured to an input, producing a fixed drive ratio; a second drive secured to an input, producing a variable drive ratio;...
Multi-mode transmission for vehicle powertrain system
A torque transmission device for a powertrain system includes a continuously variable transmission (CVU) arranged in parallel with a transfer gear set. The CVU...
Adjusting drive and method for producing an adjusting drive
An adjusting drive, in particular for a steering column adjuster or a vehicle seat of a motor vehicle, and a method for producing an adjusting drive, are...
Crankshaft isolating pulley
An isolating pulley comprising a hub comprising an inertia carrier, the inertia carrier having an inner surface, a spring carrier journalled to the hub, the...
Pendulum absorber with sliding joint
A pendulum absorber assembly including a rotor coupled to a rotating shaft, a pendulum absorber moveably coupled to the rotor and including a preloaded sliding...
Transmission brake and torque limiting system
A vehicle includes a transmission, which is characterized by the absence of a friction clutch that is operable to limit torque transfer between the drive wheels...
Driveline disconnect device
In at least some implementations, a disconnect assembly for a driveline component, such as a power transfer unit, may include an input shaft, a disconnect shaft...
Cage of a rolling bearing, rolling bearing comprising such a cage and
apparatus comprising such a rolling bearing
A cage of a rolling bearing, the cage comprising: an annular heel centered on a central axis and having a constant radial thickness measured radially to the...
Methods and systems for powering a generator with a vehicle power take-off
Methods and systems are presented for powering a generator via a flexible driveshaft coupled to a vehicle power take off unit. In one example, a flexible...
Remote start control for vehicles
Methods and systems are provided for controlling a remote start feature of an engine of a vehicle. A receiver is configured to receive a signal to initiate a...
Identifying fuel system degradation
Various methods are thus provided for identifying degradation in a fuel system. In one embodiment, a method of operating a fuel system comprises applying a...
Carbon dioxide recirculation system
A system may include an engine, an exhaust passage, a carbon dioxide capture system, and a dosing valve. The engine includes a combustion chamber. The exhaust...