Patents Assigned to Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Patent number: 10994738
    Abstract: A method for operating an engine of a vehicle, in which after an execution of an automated gear change of a transmission of the vehicle, an acceleration force for accelerating the vehicle is requested when a force value representing a present drive force of the engine is in a tolerance band around a reference value determined before the gear change and a request signal for the acceleration force exists.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Schultz, Benjamin Pfeil, Leo Michels, Thomas Brettschneider
  • Patent number: 10996330
    Abstract: An antenna device for a radar sensor, including: at least one first antenna array that is situated on a surface of a substrate and that includes a defined number of planar antenna elements connected in series; at least one second antenna array that is situated on the surface of the substrate and that includes a defined number of planar antenna elements connected in series; a feed line that is connected at the center of each of the two antenna arrays; with the aid of the feed line a feed signal being feedable into the antenna array in such a way that a feed signal that is phase-shifted by 180 degrees with respect to the second antenna array is suppliable to the first antenna array.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Johannes Meyer, Klaus Baur
  • Patent number: 10995704
    Abstract: A fuel distributor, for example that is usable as a fuel rail for mixture-compressing spark-ignition internal combustion engines, includes a main body, on which a plurality of high-pressure outlets are provided. The main body includes at least one dividing wall that at least largely separates an inflow region from a damping region within the main body. The main body is made up of at least two profiles that are joined to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventor: Ralf Weber
  • Patent number: 10994701
    Abstract: Incident capture systems and methods for a vehicle. One example system includes a head unit that displays a user interface to view and manage incident images. The system also includes an existing vehicle sensor configured to sense conditions outside of the vehicle, an existing vehicle camera configured to capture conditions outside of the vehicle, and an electronic controller. The electronic controller is configured to detect a change in the conditions outside of the vehicle from the existing sensor; determine a state of the system, wherein the state of the system is one selected from the group consisting of an on state and an off state; and in response to determining an on state, receive at least one image from the existing vehicle camera; and store the at least one image in a stack located in a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Sanjeev Kumar Hathe, Samir Patel
  • Patent number: 10995749
    Abstract: A method for monitoring the volumetric flow of a metering valve (131) of a fluidic metering system (100) of an internal combustion engine, in which at least one feed pump (111) for feeding a fluid is arranged, the feed pump (111) being connected to a feed line (207) and to a return line (160), and it being provided in particular that an inner leakage of the feed pump (111) is determined and that the volumetric flow of the metering valve (131) is monitored on the basis of ascertained (320, 325) pressure values on the basis of the determined inner leakage of the feed pump (350).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Farr, Yihao Zhu
  • Patent number: 10995638
    Abstract: A method for diagnosing the valve timing of an internal combustion engine, a characteristic curve of an actual intake manifold pressure signal being ascertained as a function of a crankshaft signal, the characteristic curve of the actual intake manifold pressure signal being compared to a characteristic curve of a setpoint intake manifold pressure signal and a shift of the valve timing being diagnosed in the event of a specifiable deviation of the actual intake manifold pressure signal from the setpoint intake manifold pressure signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventor: Domenico Traballano
  • Patent number: 10998798
    Abstract: A drive assembly has a housing block, on which there is arranged an electrical machine. The latter has a working shaft mounted in a shaft bore of the housing block and the rotational position of which is detected by a sensor device formed by a signal transmitter and a signal receiver comprising evaluation electronics. The shaft bore is closed by a cover, which is arranged between signal transmitter and signal receiver. The cover is formed in one piece with an electronics housing of the signal receiver. A centering device for the signal receiver is formed on the housing block on the electronics housing. The disclosed drive assembly simplifies the construction, functional testing and mounting of the signal receiver and at the same time improves the protection thereof against damaging environmental influences.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Michael Schlitzkus, Anna Wondrak, Helmut Seiband, Stefan Lehenberger, Thomas Zander, Valentin Notemann
  • Patent number: 10995644
    Abstract: A method for controlling a fill level of an exhaust gas component store of a catalytic converter of an internal combustion engine, in which the fill level is controlled by using a system model, which includes a catalytic converter model, and uncertainties of measurement or model variables, which influence the control of the fill level, being corrected by an adaptation that is based on signals of an exhaust-gas probe situated on the output side of the catalytic converter. The method provides that an adaptation requirement is learned as a function of the operating point, the learned adaptation requirement is stored as a function of the operating point, and a distinction is made based on the operating point dependency between different causes of the uncertainties. Also described is a control unit to carry out the method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventor: Michael Fey
  • Patent number: 10994717
    Abstract: In a solenoid valve for a hydraulic braking system, a valve body has a receiving region which at least partially accommodates a guide assembly, the valve armature running axially through at least one through-opening of the guide assembly. A mechanical detent device is formed between the guide assembly and the valve armature, the detent device releasing the valve armature when the latter is in a de-energised closed position, such that the restoring spring drives the valve armature and pushes the closing element sealingly into the valve seat to produce a sealing function, and said detent device fixes the valve armature in a de-energised open position against the force of the restoring spring in an axial detent position, such that the closing element is raised from the valve seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Wolf Stahr, Massimiliano Ambrosi, Michael Eisenlauer, Edgar Kurz, Dietmar Kratzer
  • Patent number: 10995828
    Abstract: The invention relates to a transmission (100) for a hybrid drive arrangement which can be coupled to two drive assemblies (7, 8), comprising an input shaft (10) and an output shaft (11), at least one first and one second shifting element (SE1, SE2) and at least one double planetary gear (5). The input shaft (10) is connected to the planetary carrier of the double planetary gear (5) and the output shaft (11) can be coupled to the first ring gear of the double planetary gear (5) by means of the first shifting element (SE1) and can be coupled to the second ring gear of the double planetary gear (5) and by means of the second shifting element (SE2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Rolf Lucius Dempel, Dominik Eszterle, Thomas Huber, Christian Wirth, Simon Brummer, Tom Smejkal
  • Patent number: 10994401
    Abstract: A tool basic module for stand-alone use includes a drive unit, a main output, and a coupling device that has a mechanical interface for establishing a mechanical drive connection between at least one attachment device and the main output. The coupling device includes an electrical interface which transmits a low power and/or a low current, and is provided to establish an electrical connection, coupled to the mechanical drive connection, between the at least one attachment device and the main output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Pascal Junkersdorf, Istvan Szell, Thomas Hampel, Asmir Rojo, Timo Etzel, Juergen Gairing
  • Patent number: 10996235
    Abstract: Using a global optimization, a cycle within a frame buffer including frames corresponding to one or more cycles of query activity sequences is detected. The detection includes creating a plurality of cycle segmentations by recursively iterating through the frame buffer to identify candidate cycles corresponding to cycles of a reference activity sequence until the frame buffer lacks sufficient frames to create additional cycles, computing segmentation errors for each of the plurality of cycle segmentations, and identifying the detected cycle as the one of the plurality of cycle segmentations having a lowest segmentation error. Cycle duration data for the detected cycle is generated. Frames belonging to the detected cycle are removed from the frame buffer. The cycle duration data is output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Lincan Zou, Liu Ren, Cheng Zhang
  • Patent number: 10994403
    Abstract: In a hand-held power tool with a drive unit comprising at least one drive motor and a transmission coupled to the drive motor for driving a working tool, wherein the transmission can be shifted between at least two different gear ratios, a communication interface is provided for communication with a guide unit operable by a user and designed to receive gearshift instructions from the guide unit for shifting the transmission between the two different gear ratios according to the specific use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Florian Bantle, Thomas Duerr, Juergen Gairing
  • Patent number: 10996461
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a protective wafer including a frame wafer and an optical window, and to a method for manufacturing a micromechanical device including such a protective wafer having an inclined optical window. Also described are a protective wafer including a frame wafer and an optical window, and a micromechanical device including a MEMS wafer and such a protective wafer, which delimit a cavity, the protective wafer including an inclined optical window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventor: Stefan Pinter
  • Patent number: 10996083
    Abstract: A sensor system for attaching a sensor set-up to a vehicle, including the sensor set-up having a housing and a sensor; a connecting assembly mountable to the vehicle, the sensor set-up being fastened to the connecting assembly, the sensor set-up being adjustable by at least one degree of freedom with respect to the connecting assembly; and at least one heat pipe, which connects the sensor set-up and the connecting assembly in a thermally conductive manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Alexander Greiner, Michael Zoeller, Mirko Hattass, Romy Wein
  • Patent number: 10996322
    Abstract: A lidar sensor, especially for motor vehicles, having a light source, a movable deflection mirror for producing a scanning beam that sweeps across a monitored space by deflecting a light beam emitted by the light source, and having an optical receiver for detecting light reflected by an object hit by the scanning beam in the monitored space. The light source and the deflection mirror are adapted for using the deflected light beam to scan an array of micro-optical elements, each of which, in response to being impinged upon by this light beam, widens it into a divergent beam; and, configured at a distance from the array of micro-optical elements, is a light-concentrating element that transforms the divergent beam into a beam which forms the scanning beam and whose beam diameter is larger than that of the deflected beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Axel Buettner, Hans-Jochen Schwarz, Klaus Stoppel, Reiner Schnitzer
  • Patent number: 10999421
    Abstract: A system of determining a location of a force exerted on a mobile communication device, the system comprising a first pressure sensor disposed within the mobile communication device and adjacent an outer surface of the mobile communication device, wherein the first pressure sensor is attached to the outer surface via a first interface material, wherein the first pressure sensor is configured to detect pressure below the outer surface, a second pressure sensor disposed within the mobile communication device and adjacent the outer surface of the mobile communication device, wherein the second pressure sensor is attached to the outer surface via a second interface material, wherein the second pressure sensor is configured to detect pressure below the outer surface, and a processor coupled to the first and second pressure sensors and configured to activate an associated mobile communication device command in response to the detected pressure being above a threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Gary Yama, Christian Peters, Thomas Rocznik, Timothy Schultz, Ning Wang, Seow Yuen Yee
  • Patent number: 10996548
    Abstract: A security device adapted to mount within a ferromagnetic truss includes a sensing element, a first housing portion provided around the sensing element, a second housing portion positioned above the first housing portion and provided around a circuit board electrically coupled to the sensing element, a magnet provided on the first housing portion and operable to magnetically couple the security device to the ferromagnetic truss, and a retention clip provided on the second housing portion and operable to automatically secure the security device within the truss when inserted from below.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Luke D. Grim, Scott Canupp
  • Patent number: D918143
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventor: Kai Oliver Boehnke
  • Patent number: D918144
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventor: Kai Oliver Boehnke