Patents by Inventor Gunter Boomgarden

Gunter Boomgarden 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: 9988150
    Abstract: A container for an oxygen supply unit is described. The container may have a container well, wherein a container door can be pivotably joined at a container well's edge, wherein the container is provided with a sensor system, adapted to indicate a status and/or change of status of the door, in particular relative to the well. A system of an arrangement of a number of oxygen supply devices in a ceiling-panel along an aircraft cabin, in particular along an aircraft cabin alley of seats, also is described, wherein each oxygen supply unit is stored in a container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: Zodiac Aerotechnics
    Inventors: Marco Hollm, Hasso Weinmann, Gunter Boomgarden, Mark Niedostatek, Rudiger Meckes, Wolfgang Rittner
  • Patent number: 9296333
    Abstract: Described are lighting devices of passenger aircraft. Also described are methods of operating the devices as well as lighting systems and passenger service units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: Zodiac Aerotechnics
    Inventors: Wolfgang Rittner, Mark Niedostatek, Rüdiger Meckes, Günter Boomgarden
  • Patent number: 9227091
    Abstract: Oxygen regulator (1) to deliver breathing gas in a cabin (10) of an aircraft comprising a first inlet (12) for pressurized breathing oxygen, a second inlet (14) for diluter gas, an outlet (16) to provide a breathing mixture to a user, and a regulation device adjusting the concentration of breathing oxygen in the breathing mixture. The regulation device comprises a emergency device (30) that adjusts the concentration of breathing oxygen in the breathing mixture as a function of a variation speed of the cabin altitude.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: Zodiac Aerotechnics
    Inventors: Matthieu Fromage, Wolfgang Rittner, Gunter Boomgarden, Christophe Besset
  • Patent number: 9119977
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an oxygen breathing device, in particular for providing oxygen to passengers or crew of an aircraft, the device comprising an oxygen source for providing pressurized oxygen, a valve connected to the oxygen source via a pressure line, a control unit for controlling said valve, and at least one nozzle for dispensing the oxygen passing through said valve. In particular, the present invention relates to an oxygen breathing device comprising a measuring unit for determining the mass flow rate of oxygen passing through said nozzle. Furthermore, the invention relates to a method for supplying oxygen to a person, in particular a flight passenger, using an oxygen breathing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Assignee: Zodiac Aerotechnics
    Inventors: Wolfgang Rittner, Rudiger Meckes, Gunter Boomgarden
  • Patent number: 9045079
    Abstract: Described are reading light units for a passenger service unit in an overhead panel above a number of passenger seats, including a reading light having a light source for emitting light to a passenger seat, an automatic adjustment arrangement, a beam forming element for adjusting the light beam geometrical properties, and a light forming element for adjusting the light optical properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2015
    Assignee: Zodiac Aerotechnics
    Inventors: Gunter Boomgarden, Mark Niedostatek, Rüdiger Meckes, Wolfgang Rittner
  • Patent number: 8979194
    Abstract: Passenger seat for a system of passenger seats of an aircraft cabin, comprising: a seat body, an energy harvesting system for providing electrical energy, in particular for use in the passenger seat electrical net and/or aircraft electrical net, wherein an energy harvesting device of the energy harvesting system is provided to the seat body, wherein the energy harvesting device is adapted for capturing from the seat body ambient energy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Zodiac Aerotechnics
    Inventors: Gunter Boomgarden, Mark Niedostatek, Wolfgang Rittner, Rüdiger Meckes
  • Publication number: 20140347197
    Abstract: The invention relates to a Cockpit emergency device for a crew member of an aircraft incorporating an oxygen mask with a supply housing for supplying oxygen to mouth and/or nose of the crew member and attachment means for attaching said supply housing to the head of the crew member in a position covering mouth and/or nose, respectively, further comprising a see-through-display mounted to said oxygen mask such that said see-through-display is positioned in front of one or both eyes of the crew member and a visual user interface adapted to provide visual information to the crew member via said see-through-display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventors: Günter Boomgarden, Wolfgang Rittner, Rüdiger Meckes
  • Publication number: 20140001062
    Abstract: The invention relates to a container for an oxygen supply unit, having a container well at least, wherein a container door can be pivotably joint at a container well's edge, wherein the container is provided with a sensor system, adapted to indicate a status and/or change of status of the door, in particular relative to the well. The invention further relates to a system of an arrangement of a number of oxygen supply devices of claim 11 in a ceiling-panel along an aircrafts cabin, in particular along an aircrafts cabin alley of seats, wherein each oxygen supply unit is stored in a container, in particular in a container according to one of claims 1 to 10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Inventors: Marco Hollm, Hasso Weinmann, Gunter Boomgarden, Mark Niedostatek, Rudiger Meckes, Wolfgang Rittner
  • Publication number: 20140000591
    Abstract: The invention relates to an emergency oxygen device for at least one passenger of an aircraft, comprising a chemical oxygen generator and/or oxygen pressure cylinder including an oxygen source and a starter unit adapted for initiating a reaction in said oxygen source producing oxygen, at least one oxygen mask each connected with the oxygen source such that an oxygen fluid flow from said oxygen source after said starter unit has initiated the reaction is receivable at the oxygen mask, an activation assembly for activating the starter unit, and whereby the activation assembly comprises an actuator assembly comprising a shape memory material based actuator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Inventors: Marco Hollm, Hasso Weinmann, Gunter Boomgarden, Mark Niedostatek, Rudiger Meckes, Wolfgang Rittner
  • Publication number: 20130174848
    Abstract: Oxygen regulator (1) to deliver breathing gas in a cabin (10) of an aircraft comprising a first inlet (12) for pressurized breathing oxygen, a second inlet (14) for diluter gas, an outlet (16) to provide a breathing mixture to a user, and a regulation device adjusting the concentration of breathing oxygen in the breathing mixture. The regulation device comprises a emergency device (30) that adjusts the concentration of breathing oxygen in the breathing mixture as a function of a variation speed of the cabin altitude.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2010
    Publication date: July 11, 2013
    Inventors: Matthieu Fromage, Wolfgang Rittner, Gunter Boomgarden, Christophe Besset
  • Publication number: 20130027954
    Abstract: Reading light unit for a passenger service unit in an overhead panel above a number of passenger seats, comprising: a reading light having a light source for emitting light to a passenger seat an automatic adjustment arrangement, wherein it is further provided: a beam forming element for adjusting the light beam geometrical properties, and a light forming element for adjusting the light optical properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Publication date: January 31, 2013
    Applicant: INTERTECHNIQUE
    Inventors: GUNTER BOOMGARDEN, Mark Niedostatek
  • Publication number: 20130020845
    Abstract: Passenger seat for a system of passenger seats of an aircraft cabin, comprising: a seat body, an energy harvesting system for providing electrical energy, in particular for use in the passenger seat electrical net and/or aircraft electrical net, wherein an energy harvesting device of the energy harvesting system is provided to the seat body, wherein the energy harvesting device is adapted for capturing from the seat body ambient energy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Publication date: January 24, 2013
    Applicant: Intertechnique
    Inventors: GUNTER BOOMGARDEN, MARK NIEDOSTATEK, WOLFGANG RITTNER
  • Publication number: 20100012123
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an oxygen breathing device, in particular for providing oxygen to passengers or crew of an aircraft, the device comprising an oxygen source for providing pressurized oxygen, a valve connected to the oxygen source via a pressure line, a control unit for controlling said valve, and at least one nozzle for dispensing the oxygen passing through said valve. In particular, the present invention relates to an oxygen breathing device comprising a measuring unit for determining the mass flow rate of oxygen passing through said nozzle. Furthermore, the invention relates to a method for supplying oxygen to a person, in particular a flight passenger, using an oxygen breathing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2009
    Publication date: January 21, 2010
    Applicant: INTERTECHNIQUE, S.A.
    Inventors: WOLFGANG RITTNER, Rudiger Meckes, Gunter Boomgarden
  • Publication number: 20100012125
    Abstract: Oxygen breathing devices, as well as methods of providing oxygen to passengers or crew members of aircraft, are detailed. The devices may include an oxygen flow path with an oxygen buffer connected thereto.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2009
    Publication date: January 21, 2010
    Inventors: WOLFGANG RITTNER, Rudiger Meckes, Gunter Boomgarden, Mark Niedostatek