Patents by Inventor Joerg Hilsebecher

Joerg Hilsebecher 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: 10043074
    Abstract: In a method for ascertaining the heart rate of the driver of a vehicle, the eye position is determined with the aid of a camera, and an image section of the driver's head is acquired. To ascertain the heart rate, successive images which were recorded over time with the aid of the camera are analyzed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Joerg Hilsebecher, Philippe Dreuw
  • Patent number: 10013762
    Abstract: A method for recognizing a change of a relative yaw angle at a stereo video system for a vehicle. An image pair is read in from first and second cameras at a first time, and a further image is read in from the first camera at a later time. A stationary surface is ascertained using the image pair and the stereo base to obtain an angle of inclination of the stereo video system. The stationary surface is determined using the first image of the image pair and the further image to obtain a comparison angle. A correspondence transformation between the first image and the further image is acquired if the stereo video system has moved by a distance between the first time and the further time. The angle of inclination is compared with the comparison angle to recognize the change of the relative yaw angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Joerg Hilsebecher, Bastian Meyer
  • Patent number: 9557412
    Abstract: A radar sensor having multiple antenna elements for transmitting and receiving radar signals, an associated transmitting and receiving element and an evaluation device for determining the azimuth angle of located objects on the basis of a relationship between the signals received from different antenna elements, wherein the transmitting and receiving element is designed to supply to the antenna elements transmission signals in parallel, the frequencies of which are offset with respect to one another, and the evaluation device is designed to distinguish between signals that were transmitted by different antenna elements on the basis of the frequency offset.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Joerg Hilsebecher, Wolf Steffens
  • Publication number: 20160335755
    Abstract: A method for recognizing a change of a relative yaw angle at a stereo video system for a vehicle. An image pair is read in from first and second cameras at a first time, and a further image is read in from the first camera at a later time. A stationary surface is ascertained using the image pair and the stereo base to obtain an angle of inclination of the stereo video system. The stationary surface is determined using the first image of the image pair and the further image to obtain a comparison angle. A correspondence transformation between the first image and the further image is acquired if the stereo video system has moved by a distance between the first time and the further time. The angle of inclination is compared with the comparison angle to recognize the change of the relative yaw angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Inventors: Joerg Hilsebecher, Bastian Meyer
  • Publication number: 20150367780
    Abstract: In a method for ascertaining the heart rate of the driver of a vehicle, the eye position is determined with the aid of a camera, and an image section of the driver's head is acquired. To ascertain the heart rate, successive images which were recorded over time with the aid of the camera are analyzed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2015
    Publication date: December 24, 2015
    Inventors: Joerg HILSEBECHER, Philippe DREUW
  • Publication number: 20150339926
    Abstract: A traffic warning apparatus for a vehicle for warning traffic participants about a hazard region, having a sensor device that is embodied to sense a directional change of the vehicle, having an evaluation device that is embodied to identify a hazard region that ensues for other traffic participants as a result of the directional change of the vehicle, having a visualization device, mounted on the vehicle, that is embodied to visualize the hazard region for other traffic participants outside the vehicle. Also described is a traffic warning method for warning traffic participants about a hazard region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2015
    Publication date: November 26, 2015
    Inventors: Corinna LANGE, Esther-Sabrina WACKER, Joerg HILSEBECHER
  • Patent number: 9190717
    Abstract: A radar sensor including an antenna array having multiple antenna elements situated next to one another and at least one feeding point at an outer antenna element. The antenna elements are connected in series via delay lines. The radar sensor has at least two transmitting and receiving units which are each suitable for generating and evaluating a radar signal at a predefined frequency. The at least two transmitting and receiving units are connected to a feeding point of the antenna array. The frequencies of the radar signals of the at least two transmitting and receiving units are predefinable independently of one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Thomas Schoeberl, Reinhard Meschenmoser, Arne Zender, Thomas Hansen, Joerg Hilsebecher, Karl Nesemann, Oliver Lange
  • Patent number: 9007268
    Abstract: An antenna has an antenna body having a plurality of first antenna elements, which are disposed along a first straight line. A hollow conductor, which extends between the first antenna elements, is disposed in the antenna body. The first antenna elements are developed as openings running between the hollow conductor and a surface of the antenna body. The antenna is designed to radiate a signal in a spatial direction that is a function of a frequency of the signal. The antenna body has an electrically insulating material that is coated with a conductive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Focke, Joerg Hilsebecher, Oliver Lange, Reinhard Meschenmoser, Arne Zender, Thomas Schoeberl, Thomas Hansen, Joachim Selinger, Karl Schneider
  • Patent number: 8542106
    Abstract: A method and device for identifying and classifying objects, electromagnetic radiation being emitted by a sensor, the radiation components reflected on objects being received by the sensor, the received signals being analyzed by comparison with stored characteristic values and the class of the reflecting object being deduced on the basis of the analysis. To this end, an analyzer is provided for analyzing the received signals, a memory is provided for storing characteristic patterns, its stored patterns being compared with the analyzed signals and thus the class of the reflecting objects being deducible on the basis of the comparison.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2013
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Joerg Hilsebecher, Martin Randler, Paco Haffmans, Ruediger Jordan
  • Patent number: 8525747
    Abstract: An antenna has an antenna body having a plurality of first antenna elements situated along a first straight line. The antenna body includes a first conductive grounded surface and a second conductive grounded surface, the first and second grounded surfaces being situated essentially parallel to one another. A dielectric is situated between the first and second grounded surfaces. A signal conductor is also situated between the first and second grounded surfaces. The first antenna elements are designed as apertures situated above the signal conductor in the first grounded surface. Furthermore, the antenna is designed to emit a signal in a direction in space, depending on a frequency of the signal. At least two of the first antenna elements differ from one another in such a way that their power emissions are different.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Focke, Joerg Hilsebecher, Oliver Lange, Reinhard Meschenmoser, Arne Zender, Thomas Schoeberl, Thomas Hansen, Joachim Selinger, Karl Schneider
  • Publication number: 20130120204
    Abstract: A transmitting device for electromagnetic radiation includes a waveguide having an input for coupling an electromagnetic wave into the waveguide, and multiple openings in the waveguide for emitting the electromagnetic wave. A controllable closure element is provided for selectively closing at least one of the openings with respect to the electromagnetic radiation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2011
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Inventors: Thomas Schoeberl, Thomas Focke, Reinhard Meschenmoser, Arne Zender, Thomas Hansen, Joerg Hilsebecher, Karl Nesemann, Oliver Lange
  • Patent number: 8390506
    Abstract: An FMCW radar locating device includes a transmitting device having a controllable transmitting-signal-generating device generating a transmitting signal having a frequency corresponding to an input control signal; a control device connected to the transmitting-signal-generating device and generating the input control signal which controls the transmitting signal such that it rises periodically in a discontinuous, inconsistent linear fashion in first frequency segments, and drops periodically in a discontinuous, inconsistent linear fashion in second frequency segments; and a receiving device for receiving an echo signal reflected by an object and locating an object based on the received echo signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Focke, Joerg Hilsebecher, Arne Zender, Thomas Schoeberl, Thomas Hansen
  • Publication number: 20130016001
    Abstract: A radar sensor including an antenna array having multiple antenna elements situated next to one another and at least one feeding point at an outer antenna element. The antenna elements are connected in series via delay lines. The radar sensor has at least two transmitting and receiving units which are each suitable for generating and evaluating a radar signal at a predefined frequency. The at least two transmitting and receiving units are connected to a feeding point of the antenna array. The frequencies of the radar signals of the at least two transmitting and receiving units are predefinable independently of one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2010
    Publication date: January 17, 2013
    Inventors: Thomas Schoeberl, Reinhard Meschenmoser, Arne Zender, Thomas Hansen, Joerg Hilsebecher, Karl Nesemann, Oliver Lange
  • Patent number: 8344939
    Abstract: Radar sensor for motor vehicles, having a transmitting and receiving device for microwaves, in which beam-shaping devices which are independent of one another are provided for the azimuth and the elevation, and the beam-shaping device for the elevation has a cylindrical lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Focke, Joerg Hilsebecher, Thomas Binzer, Thomas Schoeberl, Thomas Hansen
  • Patent number: 8125372
    Abstract: In a method for checking the plausibility of objects in driver assistance systems for motor vehicles is described, two measured variables are derived from position data from two object position-finding systems of the vehicle that operate independently of one another, for an object located by the two position-finding systems, one variable for each position-finding system, these variables representing one and the same physical parameter, and the two measured variables are then checked for consistency, which is characterized by the fact that the parameter is the time to collision of the vehicle with the object, which is calculated in advance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2012
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Focke, Jan-Carsten Becker, Joerg Hilsebecher, Arne Zender, Mario Mueller-Frahm, Jans Sparbert, Thomas Schoeberl, Fred Oechsle, Andreas Grimm, Andreas Simon
  • Publication number: 20120026053
    Abstract: An antenna has an antenna body having a plurality of first antenna elements, which are disposed along a first straight line. A hollow conductor, which extends between the first antenna elements, is disposed in the antenna body. The first antenna elements are developed as openings running between the hollow conductor and a surface of the antenna body. The antenna is designed to radiate a signal in a spatial direction that is a function of a frequency of the signal. The antenna body has an electrically insulating material that is coated with a conductive material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2010
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Inventors: Thomas Focke, Joerg Hilsebecher, Oliver Lange, Reinhard Meschenmoser, Arne Zender, Thomas Schoeberl, Thomas Hansen, Joachim Selinger, Karl Schneider
  • Publication number: 20110156973
    Abstract: An antenna has an antenna body having a plurality of first antenna elements situated along a first straight line. The antenna body includes a first conductive grounded surface and a second conductive grounded surface, the first and second grounded surfaces being situated essentially parallel to one another. A dielectric is situated between the first and second grounded surfaces. A signal conductor is also situated between the first and second grounded surfaces. The first antenna elements are designed as apertures situated above the signal conductor in the first grounded surface. Furthermore, the antenna is designed to emit a signal in a direction in space, depending on a frequency of the signal. At least two of the first antenna elements differ from one another in such a way that their power emissions are different.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2010
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Inventors: Thomas Focke, Joerg Hilsebecher, Oliver Lange, Reinhard Meschenmoser, Arne Zender, Thomas Schoeberl, Thomas Hansen, Joachim Selinger, Karl Schneider
  • Publication number: 20110018784
    Abstract: In an antenna, e.g., for radar signals, a substrate carries two pairs of diametrically opposed antenna elements, first diametrically opposed antenna elements being oriented in a direction that considerably deviates from the direction of second diametrically opposed antenna elements, e.g., by 90°, and the first and second diametrically opposed antenna elements each lying symmetrically with respect to the point of intersection of their orientation directions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2008
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Inventors: Joerg Hilsebecher, Uwe Wostradowski, Stefan Gaier, Joachim Selinger
  • Publication number: 20100277361
    Abstract: An FMCW radar locating device includes a transmitting device having a controllable transmitting-signal-generating device generating a transmitting signal having a frequency corresponding to an input control signal; a control device connected to the transmitting-signal-generating device and generating the input control signal which controls the transmitting signal such that it rises periodically in a discontinuous, inconsistent linear fashion in first frequency segments, and drops periodically in a discontinuous, inconsistent linear fashion in second frequency segments; and a receiving device for receiving an echo signal reflected by an object and locating an object based on the received echo signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2008
    Publication date: November 4, 2010
    Inventors: Thomas Focke, Joerg Hilsebecher, Arne Zender, Thomas Schoeberl, Thomas Hansen
  • Publication number: 20100231436
    Abstract: Radar sensor for motor vehicles, having a transmitting and receiving device for microwaves, in which beam-shaping devices which are independent of one another are provided for the azimuth and the elevation, and the beam-shaping device for the elevation has a cylindrical lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2008
    Publication date: September 16, 2010
    Inventors: Thomas Focke, Joerg Hilsebecher, Thomas Binzer, Thomas Schoeberl, Thomas Hansen