Patents Assigned to Grammer AG
  • Publication number: 20200346563
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system for automatic tilt compensation within a vehicle, comprising a first assembly and a second assembly which is pivotally connected to the first assembly by means of a first axis, wherein the system further comprises a pendulum arrangement which is pivotally connected to the second assembly by means of a second axis arranged above the first axis and at an upper end of the pendulum arrangement, wherein a deflection of the pendulum arrangement relative to the second assembly can be detected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventor: Konstantin LOREY
  • Patent number: 10821866
    Abstract: The invention relates to a headrest, in particular for a vehicle seat, with a head contact part (11), with a support (12) for mounting the headrest (10) on a fixed structure, with at least one parallelogrammatic linkage (23) between the head contact part (11) and the support (12) that carries the head contact part (11) for movement relative to the support (12) between a first position and a second position, wherein the parallelogrammatic linkage (23) comprises at least two links (16, 17), and each link (16, 17) forms at least one pivot joint (G1A, G2A, G1C, G2C) with the support (12) and at least one pivot joint (G1B, G2B, G1D, G2D) with the head contact part (11), with a latch (19), with a first latch formation on the support (12) and a second latch formation on the head contact part (11), wherein the first latch formation and the second latch formation are in engagement in a locked position and are disengaged in a release position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Ralph Nuss, Gerhard Delling, Manuel Boesl, Erwin Himmelhuber, Hubert Keller
  • Publication number: 20200339015
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat having a seat part and a backrest part, which comprises a lower backrest part and an upper backrest part arranged adjacent thereto in the vertical direction of the vehicle seat, a displacement device being arranged with a first section, which is fixedly connected to the lower backrest part, and with a second section, which is fixedly connected to the upper backrest part, the second section being completely displaceable together with the upper backrest part relative to the lower backrest part by means of a displacement movement directed at least in part in the width direction of the vehicle seat, the first section being arranged completely below the upper backrest part in the vertical direction and forming a guideway for the displacement movement of the second section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventor: Thomas HALLER
  • Publication number: 20200269728
    Abstract: The invention relates to a guide device for guiding an adjustment movement of a vehicle seat, comprising a guide rail device and a slide rail device arranged to be displaceable in a longitudinal adjustment direction of the guide device, the slide rail device having a first stop element and a second stop element, an integral component being arranged between the slide rail device and the guide rail device which is divided into a first and a second section in the longitudinal direction of the guide device, the component being fixedly connected to the guide rail device by means of at least one connection element arranged in the first section, the second section of the component having at a first end a first stop element for one of the stop elements of the slide rail device and at a second end a second stop element for the other of the stop elements of the slide rail device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventor: Joachim PELKA
  • Publication number: 20200269803
    Abstract: The invention relates to a restraint system for a vehicle seat, comprising a webbing belt element for restraining an occupant of the vehicle seat, further comprising a guide belt element which is guided continuously on a guideway, the holding element being securely connected to a first section of the guide belt element, wherein the webbing belt element is passed through a cutout of the holding element, wherein by means of a movement of the self-contained guide belt element on the guideway in a first direction of rotation the holding element is continuously adjustable within an adjustment section of the guideway from a second maximum position to a first maximum position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventor: Joachim PELKA
  • Patent number: 10744912
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat comprising a backrest portion and a seating surface portion, each of which is arranged to be connected with a seat base portion, wherein the backrest portion is resiliently arranged and supported to be able to swivel with respect to the seat base portion, and wherein the seating surface portion is arranged to be able to move in at least a longitudinal direction of the seat frontwards and rearwards with respect to the seat base portion, wherein the backrest portion and the seating surface portion are operatively connected together via a first lever arrangement in such a way that the seating surface portion is able to move rearwards in the longitudinal direction of the seat when the backrest portion makes a suspending movement with respect to the seat base portion in a direction away from the seating surface portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventor: Erwin Haller
  • Publication number: 20200238853
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system for seat occupancy detection, comprising a vehicle seat for a driver with an upper part and at least one suspension-damper system, an acceleration sensor being arranged on the upper part which is designed to determine a characteristic of an acceleration of the upper part as a function of time, an evaluation unit being provided which is designed to create an evaluation of the characteristic of the acceleration and optionally to send a signal to a higher-level control unit, the evaluation unit also being designed to assign the evaluation to a value of a mass of an object with which the vehicle seat is currently occupied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Roland ÜBELACKER, Hubert WITTMANN, Tobias STAHL
  • Publication number: 20200238852
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system for seat occupancy detection, comprising a vehicle seat for a driver with an upper part and at least one suspension-damper system, wherein an acceleration sensor is arranged on the upper part and is designed to detect a characteristic of an acceleration of the upper part as a function of a time, an evaluation unit being provided which is designed to generate an evaluation of the characteristic of the acceleration and optionally to transmit a signal to a higher-level control unit, the evaluation unit also being designed to assign the evaluation to one of several states, wherein the states are selected from a group comprising an occupied state and an unoccupied state of the vehicle seat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Roland ÜBELACKER, Hubert WITTMANN, Tobias STAHL
  • Patent number: 10710483
    Abstract: The invention relates to an arm rest, in particular for a vehicle seat, comprising a support arm (12), which can be pivoted about a pivot axis (a1) between at least one use position and at least one non-use position, and which by means of a locking device (19) that can be moved between a locking position and a release position can be locked in at least one position. First retaining means (21) are assigned to the support arm (12), which can releasably be brought into engagement with second retaining means (22) that are connected to the vehicle structure, in order to lock the movement of the support arm (12) in at least one direction (u2) and in at least one locking position. The invention is characterized in that the locking device (19) comprises at least one lever (13) that interacts with the support arm (12), which relative to the support arm (12) is movably mounted, wherein the lever (13) is provided with the first retaining means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventor: Hubert Keller
  • Patent number: 10703223
    Abstract: The invention relates to a seat occupancy recognition device for recognising the occupancy of a seat, characterised by at least one volume detection device with at least one first sensor which is provided and designed to detect a volume on the vehicle seat, and at least one body function detection device with at least one second sensor, which is provided and designed to detect body functions, and at least one body function recognition device for recognising the detected body functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Roland Ubelacker, Jens Kolb, Achim Kullmann
  • Patent number: 10702069
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat comprising an operator device arranged at the side for operating vehicle seat and/or vehicle functions, and an adjustment device for adjusting a vertical position and/or a tilt level of the operator device with respect to the rest of the vehicle seat, wherein the adjustment device comprises an axis of rotation extending in the seat width direction, and a shaft which is connected to the operator device, is spaced apart from the axis of rotation and arranged so as to be pivotable about said axis together with the operator device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventor: Joachim Pelka
  • Publication number: 20200189435
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat having a seat part and a backrest part comprising a first backrest portion and a second backrest portion arranged above it in the seat height direction, wherein the second backrest portion is displaceable relative to the first backrest portion by means of a displacement movement directed at least in the seat width direction, wherein in a first displaced position of the second backrest portion a mechanical interaction is formed between the first backrest portion and the second backrest portion, which secures the first displaced position of the second backrest portion and which can be released by means of a force exerted on the second backrest portion and acting in the direction of the displacement movement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventor: Michael RUIDISCH
  • Patent number: 10678292
    Abstract: A manually operable control device for controlling moveable elements of a vehicle is disclosed. The control device may comprise a control rod element, which may be mounted so as to be slidable within a first guide path of a first control disc and within a second guide path; and the two control discs may be mounted so as to rotate independently of one another about a common axis in a continuous manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventor: Marko Boving
  • Patent number: 10654381
    Abstract: Vehicle seat comprising an upper seat part and a lower seat part, the upper seat part and the lower seat part being connected by a scissor-action frame, and comprising a damper, the scissor-action frame comprising a first scissor arm and a second scissor arm, the first scissor arm and the second scissor arm being mounted so as to be rotatable about a common swivel axis, a first end of the damper being rotatably connected to the first scissor arm, a first lever element and a second lever element being provided, a first end of the first lever element being rotatably connected to the first scissor arm and a first end of the second lever element being rotatably connected to the second scissor arm and a second end of the damper being rotatably connected to a second end of the first lever element and to a second end of the second lever element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Konstantin Lorey, Konstantin Krivenkov
  • Patent number: D884373
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Ray Carter, Richard Ott
  • Patent number: D884374
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Flora Sophie Taubner, Wanhyun Ko, Sandra Brombacher, Timothy Broome, Rodrigo Maldonado
  • Patent number: D884375
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Flora Sophie Taubner, Wanhyun Ko, Sandra Brombacher, Timothy Broome, Rodrigo Maldonado
  • Patent number: D891134
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Sandra Brombacher, Raymond Carter
  • Patent number: D893902
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Raymond Carter, Richard Ott
  • Patent number: D894620
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Raymond Carter, Richard Ott