Patents by Inventor Mauro Cesar Zanella

Mauro Cesar Zanella 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).

  • Publication number: 20200172119
    Abstract: A device for controlling a signal connection in a vehicle is presented. The signal connection represents a connection between at least one control unit in a vehicle and at least one actuator in the vehicle. The device is configured to establish, and/or monitor, and/or disconnect the signal connection based on an input signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: ZF Friedrichshafen AG
    Inventors: Ulrich REITH, Thomas J√ĄGER, Mauro Cesar ZANELLA
  • Publication number: 20200132844
    Abstract: An arrangement determines a gradient signal in a vehicle. The arrangement has: a position capture device that determines a vehicle position at a first and second time and ascertains therefrom a distance traveled as a motion vector, and a laser distance sensor on the vehicle front at an angle to a vehicle longitudinal axis and configured to emit a laser beam in a direction of a first measuring point in front of the vehicle at the first and second time, and a length sensor to ascertain the length of the laser beam and its associated vector at the first and second time, and at least one detection device to ascertain a differential vector from the motion vector and the ascertained vectors and to form a gradient signal therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Daniel Wolf, Markus Birk, Mauro Cesar Zanella