Patents by Inventor Andreas Huber

Andreas Huber has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11355999
    Abstract: A method for cooling an electrical machine includes the following steps: guiding a coolant in an axial coolant supply line which is arranged in the rotor shaft, and conducting the coolant into an interior chamber of the electrical machine via a radial coolant supply line which is connected in a coolant-conducting manner to the axial coolant supply line. The electrical machine has an axial coolant supply line and at least one radial coolant supply line connected in a coolant-conducting manner to the axial coolant supply line, both of which are arranged in the rotor shaft. An interior chamber of the electrical machine is connected in a coolant-guiding manner to the radial coolant supply line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Andreas Huber, Thinh Nguyen-Xuan, Klaus Vollmer
  • Patent number: 11356001
    Abstract: A cooling device for a stator of an electrical machine, for fitting together with a hollow cylindrical laminated core of the stator, includes multiple cooling channels for conducting cooling fluid along the laminated core, and a fluid ring for provision on an end face of the laminated core. The fluid ring has two fluid ring channels for distributing the cooling fluid to the cooling channels and for receiving the cooling fluid from the cooling channels, and at least two cooling fluid connections for introducing and removing the cooling fluid into and from the fluid ring channels. The fluid ring channels have circumferential-angle-dependent flow cross-sections in the flow direction, in order to evenly distribute the cooling fluid to the cooling channels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Andreas Huber, Benjamin Krank, Jens Richter
  • Publication number: 20220167334
    Abstract: An optoelectronic device comprises a plurality of optoelectronic light sources being arranged on a first layer, in particular an intermediate layer being arranged between a cover layer and a carrier layer. The first layer comprises or consists of an at least partially transparent material and each optoelectronic light source of the plurality of optoelectronic light sources comprises an individual light converter for converting light emitted by the associated light source into converted light. The light converter of each optoelectronic light source is arranged on the first layer and/or the associated optoelectronic light source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2021
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Michael Brandl, Andreas Dobner, Matthias Goldbach, Sebastian Wittmann, Uli Hiller, Markus Klein, Thomas Schwarz, Andreas Waldschik, Michael Wittmann, Matthias Bruckschloegl, Stefan Groetsch, Rainer Huber, Peter Brick, Ludwig Hofbauer
  • Patent number: 11339834
    Abstract: A conveying device is located inside a clutch device to amplify a fluid flow in an axial direction, i.e. parallel to a rotation axis of the clutch device, and hence the fluid flow can be kept sufficiently great even in the moved portions of a fluid line. The conveying device can be used in clutch devices which are arranged as separating clutches in a hybrid module. The conveying device allows even the complicated fluid lines within hybrid modules to be supplied with sufficient fluid at all times. The conveying device may be arranged at least on the first or second clutch side, and hence the quantity of conveyed fluid is dependent on the rotation speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
    Inventors: Johannes Weis, Steffen Huber, Jens Genter, Andreas Trinkenschuh, Gerold Steinel, Felix Vogel
  • Publication number: 20220149019
    Abstract: An optoelectronic device comprises a layer stack, which includes a carrier layer, a cover layer, and a first layer. The first layer is in particular an intermediate layer, arranged between the cover layer and the carrier layer. At least one electronic or optoelectronic element, in particular an optoelectronic light source, is arranged on the first layer and at least one layer of the layer stack and preferably all layers of the layer stack are at least partially transparent. The layer stack comprises at least one layer which comprises particles with a high thermal conductivity and/or at least one thermally conductive layer which is arranged between two adjacent layers of the layer stack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Michael Brandl, Andreas Dobner, Matthias Goldbach, Sebastian Wittmann, Uli Hiller, Markus Klein, Thomas Schwarz, Andreas Waldschik, Michael Wittmann, Matthias Bruckschloegl, Stefan Groetsch, Rainer Huber, Peter Brick, Ludwig Hofbauer
  • Patent number: 11300787
    Abstract: A visual field display device for a motor vehicle includes an electrically controllable, planar pixel arrangement, particularly at least one flat screen monitor, for producing a projection light beam having a display content, a reflection-suppressing deflection arrangement arranged on the planar pixel arrangement, including one or more flat reflection surfaces, extending along the planar pixel arrangement at a predetermined, acute angle thereto and parallel to one another, for projecting the generated projection light beam onto a partially transparent, reflective projection pane, particularly a windshield of the motor vehicle. As a result, a virtual display image, shown in a visual field of a user, is generated behind it. The one or the plurality of reflection surfaces are designed on the rear sides thereof in a light-absorbing manner in order to suppress interfering reflections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Wolfgang-Andreas Huber
  • Publication number: 20220045575
    Abstract: A cooling device for a stator of an electrical machine, for fitting together with a hollow cylindrical laminated core of the stator, includes multiple cooling channels for conducting cooling fluid along the laminated core, and a fluid ring for provision on an end face of the laminated core. The fluid ring has two fluid ring channels for distributing the cooling fluid to the cooling channels and for receiving the cooling fluid from the cooling channels, and at least two cooling fluid connections for introducing and removing the cooling fluid into and from the fluid ring channels. The fluid ring channels have circumferential-angle-dependent flow cross-sections in the flow direction, in order to evenly distribute the cooling fluid to the cooling channels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Inventors: Andreas HUBER, Benjamin KRANK, Jens RICHTER
  • Patent number: 11239712
    Abstract: A stator for an electrical machine, in particular for an electromotive drive machine for an electric or hybrid vehicle, includes a stator core stack with a stator yoke and a number of radial stator teeth, as well as a corresponding number of stator slots, arranged between the stator teeth, for receiving a stator winding. A cooling apparatus has a number of cooling channels, each of which runs axially in one of the stator slots.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Julian Blum, Victor Heffner, Andreas Huber, Markus Lang, Martin Lasch, Manfred Siegling, Holger Ulbrich
  • Publication number: 20210369392
    Abstract: Provided are a surgical table comprising a surgical table controller configured to control at least one surgical table actuator of the surgical table, wherein the surgical table controller comprises an surgical table controller interface configured to be connectable to a controller of a further medical apparatus, a surgical light comprising a surgical light controller configured to control an intensity and to turn on and off at least one illuminant of the surgical light, wherein the surgical light controller comprises an surgical light controller interface configured to be connectable to a controller of a further medical apparatus, and a system comprising the surgical table and the surgical light, wherein the surgical table controller and the surgical light controller are configured to be connected to one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Inventors: Timotheus BACHINGER-COLLING, Andreas HUBER
  • Publication number: 20210336512
    Abstract: A brush apparatus for a slip ring system of a current-energized electric machine for a motor vehicle is provided for supplying a rotor of the electric machine with current, wherein the brush apparatus is securable to a component of the electric machine that is mounted in fixed relation to the rotor. The brush apparatus includes a brush carrier having a cartridge-type holder and a brush arranged in the cartridge-type holder and forming a sliding contact with a slip ring of the slip ring system. The brush apparatus also includes a retaining device, formed from an electrically insulating material for retaining the brush carrier, which has a securing region for securing the brush apparatus on the component, and a heat-conducting core enclosed in the retaining device, which is exposed for the purpose of heat dissipation at least in the securing region of the retaining device that is couplable to the component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Inventors: Andreas HUBER, Philip MOERTH, Roman SVACH
  • Publication number: 20210323410
    Abstract: A method for operating a field-of-vision display device for a motor vehicle, including an electrically controllable planar pixel assembly for generating a projection light beam having a display content and a reflection-suppressing deflection assembly, which is arranged on the planar pixel assembly and includes one or more flat reflection surfaces, extending along the planar pixel assembly at a predefined acute angle thereto and parallel to one another, for projecting the generated projection light beam onto a partially transparent, reflective projection pane, including a windshield of the motor vehicle, as a result of which a virtual display image shown in a field of vision of a user is generated behind the projection pane, wherein: the one or more reflection surfaces are each light-absorbing on the rear side thereof in order to suppress interfering reflection; at least one driving situation parameter is provided, in dependence on which different area segments of the planar pixel assembly are used to generate
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventor: Wolfgang-Andreas HUBER
  • Publication number: 20210271077
    Abstract: A method operates a visual field display device, particularly for a motor vehicle, which includes an autostereoscopic planar pixel array for generating a projecting light beam containing a display content, and is designed to project this onto a partially transparent, reflective projection screen, particularly a front windscreen of the motor vehicle, in such a way that a virtual display image superimposed into a field of vision of a user is generated behind the screen. The method provides at least one surroundings parameter and/or user parameter, and switches between at least two qualitatively different 3D, 2D and/or monocular operating modes of the planar pixel array, depending on the surroundings parameters and/or user parameters provided, in order to adapt the virtual display image to qualitative operational changes relating to the surroundings and/or the user of the visual field display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Inventor: Wolfgang-Andreas HUBER
  • Publication number: 20210260998
    Abstract: A method operates a visual field display device, in particular for a motor vehicle, which is designed to produce a projection light beam with a display content and to project the display content onto a partially transparent reflecting projection screen, in particular a front window of the motor vehicle, such that a virtual display image which is superimposed into a field of vision of a user is generated behind it. The method determines image element edges having vertical or a vertical component in the virtual display image to be superimposed and tilts the image element edges thus determined to a respectively adapted tilt angle with respect to the vertical, such that double images of the respective image element edges in the virtual display image are offset with respect to each other in the horizontal direct for the user due to double reflections of the projection light beam on two optical boundaries of the projection screen and appear substantially sharp.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventor: Wolfgang-Andreas HUBER
  • Publication number: 20210263311
    Abstract: A visual field display device for a motor vehicle includes an electrically controllable, planar pixel arrangement, particularly at least one flat screen monitor, for producing a projection light beam having a display content, a reflection-suppressing deflection arrangement arranged on the planar pixel arrangement, including one or more flat reflection surfaces, extending along the planar pixel arrangement at a predetermined, acute angle thereto and parallel to one another, for projecting the generated projection light beam onto a partially transparent, reflective projection pane, particularly a windshield of the motor vehicle. As a result, a virtual display image, shown in a visual field of a user, is generated behind it. The one or the plurality of reflection surfaces are designed on the rear sides thereof in a light-absorbing manner in order to suppress interfering reflections.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventor: Wolfgang-Andreas HUBER
  • Patent number: 11098867
    Abstract: A light fixture may include a light source assembly configured to generate visible light radiation of different colours, an optical device configured to process at least a portion of the light radiation emitted by the light sources so as to form a light beam extending substantially along an optical axis, and at least one beam processing element located downstream of the optical device and configured to selectively intercept the light beam. The beam processing element may include at least one portion movable between several positions. The light fixture may include a control device configured to control the light source assembly either on the basis of the position of a movable portion of the beam processing element or on the basis of a parameter correlated to the position of the movable portion of the beam processing element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignees: OSRAM GMBH, CLAY PAKY S.P.A.
    Inventors: Aris Quadri, Andreas Huber
  • Patent number: 11084357
    Abstract: A method and a corresponding device for providing a glare shield in a vehicle is designed to select a first element from the plurality of elements of the first layer, so that the first element lies on a light trajectory between the source of glare and a first eye of the viewer, the light trajectory between the source of glare and the first eye lies within the viewing direction range of the first element, and a light trajectory between the source of glare and a second eye of the viewer lies outside of the viewing direction range of the first element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Wolfgang-Andreas Huber
  • Publication number: 20210237278
    Abstract: A method for checking a safety area of a robot with an augmented reality human machine interface (AR-HMI) that comprises a display and a video camera. The method includes: acquiring, at the AR-HMI, a robot type of the robot, displaying, in the display of the AR-HMI, a virtual robot image of at least part of a robot of the robot type in a manner such that the virtual robot image overlays an actual robot image of the robot of the robot type in the video camera of the AR-HMI, aligning a position of the virtual robot image with a position of the actual robot image by moving the AR-HMI in three-dimensional space, confirming the alignment of the position between the virtual robot image and the actual robot image, and displaying a virtual first safety cell area around the virtual robot image in the confirmed position as an overlay of the actual robot image in the display of the AR-HMI.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Inventors: Andreas HUBER, Tomaz KUKOVEC, Christoph MONSCHEIN
  • Patent number: 11055386
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for controlling user access to a medical system including a body-wearable medical device that can be, e.g., an insulin pump and/or a continuous glucose monitor. A remote controller is provided and has a user interface and can exchange data with the medical device. The remote controller is configured for entering, via the user interface, at least one command for execution by the medical device. The remote controller has a locked state in which entering medical device commands or other commands is disabled. In the locked state, the user is prompted to enter an identification code and the remote controller can be unlocked when the correct identification code is entered. In the unlocked state, entering of the medical device command is enabled. Alternatively, instead of entering a correct identification code, the remote controller can be switched to the unlocked state when a safety condition is met.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Carsten Mueglitz, Nils Danckwardt, Andreas Huber-Toth, Simon Wetzel, Andreas Seidel
  • Patent number: 11038404
    Abstract: A rotary machine, in particular an electric machine, has a shaft, which extends in an axial direction and which has a cavity, and a heat pipe, in which a first thermal medium is arranged. The rotary machine is characterized in that the heat pipe is designed as an annular chamber, which surrounds the cavity. Improved cooling for the rotary machine is ensured by this arrangement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Andreas Huber, Thinh Nguyen-Xuan, Nicolas Brossardt
  • Publication number: 20210169721
    Abstract: An accessory detection apparatus for a modular medical device includes a support portion and at least one support accessory in connection with the support portion via a connection interface. The connection interface is configured to support the at least one support accessory extending from the support portion. The accessory detection apparatus includes at least one detection device in connection with a first portion of the connection interface and at least one identifier element in connection with a second portion of the connection interface. The apparatus further includes a controller in communication with the at least one detection device. The controller is configured to process at least one signal communicated from the at least one detection device and detect an identifier of at least one support accessory in response to the at least one signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: Trumpf Medizin Systeme GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Andreas Huber, Felix Jochen Hempel, Timotheus Bachinger-Colling