Patents by Inventor Roland ÜBELACKER

Roland ÜBELACKER 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: 20200238852
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system for seat occupancy detection, comprising a vehicle seat for a driver with an upper part and at least one suspension-damper system, wherein an acceleration sensor is arranged on the upper part and is designed to detect a characteristic of an acceleration of the upper part as a function of a time, an evaluation unit being provided which is designed to generate an evaluation of the characteristic of the acceleration and optionally to transmit a signal to a higher-level control unit, the evaluation unit also being designed to assign the evaluation to one of several states, wherein the states are selected from a group comprising an occupied state and an unoccupied state of the vehicle seat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Roland ÜBELACKER, Hubert WITTMANN, Tobias STAHL
  • Publication number: 20200238853
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system for seat occupancy detection, comprising a vehicle seat for a driver with an upper part and at least one suspension-damper system, an acceleration sensor being arranged on the upper part which is designed to determine a characteristic of an acceleration of the upper part as a function of time, an evaluation unit being provided which is designed to create an evaluation of the characteristic of the acceleration and optionally to send a signal to a higher-level control unit, the evaluation unit also being designed to assign the evaluation to a value of a mass of an object with which the vehicle seat is currently occupied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Roland ÜBELACKER, Hubert WITTMANN, Tobias STAHL
  • Publication number: 20200027288
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system for representing vibrations for a vehicle, comprising a vehicle seat with an upper part and a lower part, which are mounted movably relative to each other by means of a vibration device, wherein at least a first sensor, which is adapted to detect at least one first characteristic of a first acceleration of the upper part relative to the lower part, is arranged on the upper part, and wherein at least one second sensor, which is adapted to detect at least one second characteristic of a second acceleration of the lower part relative to a subsurface of the vehicle, is arranged on the lower part, wherein a display device is arranged with a first section and a second section, in each case exhibiting a complete division into at least two, preferably three segments, wherein the size ratios of the at least two segments to one another can be updated depending on a current value of the at least one first characteristic or the at least one second characteristic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventor: Roland ÜBELACKER
  • Patent number: 10112504
    Abstract: Vehicle seat comprising a backrest, a seat part and a seat part substructure, the seat part substructure being mounted such that it can swivel about a first swivel axis arranged in the width direction of the seat in order to move the seat part substructure together with the seat part from a sitting position into an upright position, a lower region of the backrest with respect to a height direction of the seat and a rear region of the seat part and/or of the seat part substructure with respect to a longitudinal direction of the seat being interconnected in the sitting position by at least one releasable connection means and not being interconnected in the upright position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventor: Roland Uebelacker
  • Patent number: 9610864
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat, in particular a utility motor vehicle seat, having a seat part, having a backrest comprising a lower backrest part and an upper backrest part, and having a holding device, by means of which the upper backrest part is mounted displaceably with respect to the lower backrest part, the holding device comprising a guide roller device, by means of which the upper backrest part is arranged laterally displaceably with respect to the lower backrest part along a displacement curve so as to mount the upper backrest part displaceably at least in part past the side edge of the lower backrest part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: Grammar AG
    Inventors: Roland Uebelacker, Erwin Himmelhuber, Gerhard Delling
  • Patent number: 9533607
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat (1) with a framework (2) for fastening the vehicle seat (1) to a vehicle body (6), with a seat part (3), with a backrest (4) and with a head support (5) comprising a head support suspension (9), in which the seat part (3) and the backrest (4) are arranged on the framework (2), in which the head support suspension (9) is formed by the framework (2) or is fastened to the framework (2) and in which the head support suspension (9) has a suspension part (12) on the side towards the framework and a suspension part (13) on the side towards the backrest, wherein the suspension part (13) on the side towards the backrest is arranged outside the backrest (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Roland Uebelacker, Johann Deml, Sergej Schustjew
  • Patent number: 9527409
    Abstract: A vehicle seat, in particular a utility motor vehicle seat, having a seat part, having a backrest comprising a lower backrest part and an upper backrest part, and having a holding device, by means of which the upper backrest part is mounted displaceably with respect to the lower backrest part, wherein the holding device has a sliding guide device, by means of which the upper backrest part is arranged displaceably with respect to the lower backrest part along a displacement curve so as to mount the upper backrest part displaceably at least in part past the side edge of the lower backrest part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Roland Uebelacker, Erwin Haller, Ralph Nuss, Gerhard Delling
  • Patent number: 9381839
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat having a seat part, having a backrest part and having an upholstery part for upholstering the seat part, wherein the upholstery part comprises an upholstery part cover element, a carrier layer element for supporting the upholstery cover element, an upholstery core element, a main upholstery element and a barrier layer, and wherein the main upholstery element is spatially separated by the barrier layer from the carrier layer element, the upholstery core element and the upholstery part cover element, the barrier layer having a seamless barrier layer element, which is arranged continuously as a strip product directly on the main upholstery element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignee: Grammer AG
    Inventors: Roland Uebelacker, Gerald Herbst
  • Publication number: 20160121757
    Abstract: Vehicle seat comprising a backrest, a seat part and a seat part substructure, the seat part substructure being mounted such that it can swivel about a first swivel axis arranged in the width direction of the seat in order to move the seat part substructure together with the seat part from a sitting position into an upright position, a lower region of the backrest with respect to a height direction of the seat and a rear region of the seat part and/or of the seat part substructure with respect to a longitudinal direction of the seat being interconnected in the sitting position by at least one releasable connection means and not being interconnected in the upright position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2015
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Inventor: Roland UEBELACKER
  • Patent number: 9283871
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat, in particular a utility motor vehicle seat, having a seat part, having a backrest comprising a lower backrest part and an upper backrest part, and having a holding device, by means of which the upper backrest part is mounted displaceably with respect to the lower backrest part, wherein the holding device comprises a guide device, by means of which the upper backrest part can be linearly displaced along a displacement curve laterally past at least one side edge of the lower backrest part in such a way that the upper backrest part can also be rotated about the displacement curve and/or about a transverse axis extending in a transverse manner to the displacement curve during the lateral displacement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventor: Roland Uebelacker
  • Patent number: 9266447
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle with a seat part, a backrest part, and a side part, particularly an armrest part, for collectively supporting a vehicle operator in his seated position on the vehicle seat, wherein the vehicle seat is characterized in that a supplemental vehicle operator support device that is arranged on the side part of the vehicle seat, and that can be temporarily arranged in an otherwise vehicle seat-free support area, and by means of which a vehicle operator seated on the vehicle seat can be additionally supported when in a laterally or rear-oriented seated working position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: Grammer AG
    Inventors: Katja Buehlmeyer, Roland Uebelacker, Sergej Schustjew
  • Patent number: 9126519
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat for open or semi-open motorized recreational vehicles, such as riding mowers, golf carts, buggies or the like, in which a seat part and a backrest are formed together in one piece, wherein the seat part and the backrest have a common base structure and at least one net-like fabric stretched over the latter and the net-like fabric is formed as a possible contact face for a person who is sitting on the seat, wherein the net-like fabric is weatherproof and is designed in such a way that it is more extensible in a longitudinal direction of the vehicle seat than in a width-wise direction of the vehicle seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: Grammar AG
    Inventor: Roland Uebelacker
  • Patent number: 9120405
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat with a seat part and with a seat back part for supporting a driver of the vehicle in the sitting position on the vehicle seat, wherein the vehicle seat is characterized by an additional vehicle driver's torso support device which can be disposed outside the seat part and the seat back part and which can be temporarily disposed at least partially in an otherwise seat-free torso support region at the level of or above the upper third of the seat back part in front of the seat back part and laterally off-center on the seat back part, in order to provide support, laterally off-center of the seat back part, at least at the level of the shoulder or chest region of the driver who is sitting on the vehicle seat when he adopts a seated working posture oriented to the side or backwards, wherein the additional vehicle driver's torso support device is disposed so as to be movable by a moving device from a parked position into an additional torso support position in the otherwise se
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Assignee: Grammer AG
    Inventors: Katja Buehlmeyer, Erwin Haller, Jens Kolb, Roland Uebelacker, Christian Erker
  • Patent number: 9108555
    Abstract: Disclosed is a vehicle seat with seat part, backrest, belt restraining system and support structure supporting the seat part and backrest. Belt restraining system comprises belt reversal means and belt lock. Belt reversal means is positioned in an upper corner region of the backrest and belt lock positioned in seat area of seat part. Support structure has asymmetrical framework with main force braces extending substantially vertically. Main force braces converge in junction region and underside of support structure a first, second and third one of main force braces is arranged on the side towards the junction region as a thrust brace guided forwards as far as a front foot; on the side towards the junction region as a tension brace at the rear guided as far as a first rear foot; tension/thrust brace at the rear guided as far as a further rear foot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Roland Uebelacker, Johann Deml, Sergej Schustjew
  • Patent number: 8998335
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat with a seat part and with a seat back part for supporting a driver of the vehicle in the sitting position on the vehicle seat, wherein the vehicle seat has an additional vehicle driver's torso support device which can be disposed outside the seat part and the seat back and which can be temporarily disposed at least partially in an otherwise seat-free torso support region in front of the seat back part and laterally and/or above the seat back part, in order to provide support, laterally off-center of the seat back part, at least at the level of the shoulder region of the driver who is sitting on the vehicle seat when he adopts a seated working posture oriented to the side or backwards, and wherein the additional vehicle driver's torso support device comprises a seat back extension device which is disposed on the seat back part (3) so as to be movable in translation along a horizontal axis in order to be able to move the additional vehicle driver's torso support device su
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Grammer AG
    Inventors: Katja Buehlmeyer, Erwin Haller, Jens Kolb, Roland Uebelacker, Hermann Meiller
  • Publication number: 20150015045
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat, in particular a utility motor vehicle seat, having a seat part, having a backrest comprising a lower backrest part and an upper backrest part, and having a holding device, by means of which the upper backrest part is mounted displaceably with respect to the lower backrest part, wherein the holding device has a sliding guide device, by means of which the upper backrest part is arranged displaceably with respect to the lower backrest part along a displacement curve so as to mount the upper backrest part displaceably at least in part past the side edge of the lower backrest part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Roland UEBELACKER, Erwin HALLER, Ralph NUSS, Gerhard DELLING
  • Publication number: 20150015046
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat, in particular a utility motor vehicle seat, having a seat part, having a backrest comprising a lower backrest part and an upper backrest part, and having a holding device, by means of which the upper backrest part is mounted displaceably with respect to the lower backrest part, the holding device comprising a guide roller device, by means of which the upper backrest part is arranged laterally displaceably with respect to the lower backrest part along a displacement curve so as to mount the upper backrest part displaceably at least in part past the side edge of the lower backrest part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventors: Roland UEBELACKER, Erwin HIMMERHUBER, Gerhard DELLING
  • Publication number: 20150015047
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat, in particular a utility motor vehicle seat, having a seat part, having a backrest comprising a lower backrest part and an upper backrest part, and having a holding device, by means of which the upper backrest part is mounted displaceably with respect to the lower backrest part, wherein the holding device comprises a guide device, by means of which the upper backrest part can be linearly displaced along a displacement curve laterally past at least one side edge of the lower backrest part in such a way that the upper backrest part can also be rotated about the displacement curve and/or about a transverse axis extending in a transverse manner to the displacement curve during the lateral displacement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Applicant: GRAMMER AG
    Inventor: Roland UEBELACKER
  • Patent number: 8820842
    Abstract: The invention relates to a vehicle seat with a seat part, with a backrest and with a support structure for supporting the seat part as well as the backrest, in which the support structure is capable of being fastened to a bodywork component and in which forces acting upon the vehicle seat by means of the support structure are capable of being introduced into the bodywork component, and in which the support structure has an asymmetrical framework with main force braces extending substantially vertically.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Grammer AG
    Inventors: Roland Uebelacker, Johann Deml, Sergej Schustjew
  • Patent number: 8820829
    Abstract: A vehicle seat with a seat part, with a seat back and with at least one air-permeable upholstered part having at least a main upholstery, a barrier coat and an upholstery cover. The barrier coat is disposed between the main upholstery and the upholstery cover or a carrier layer thereof. The upholstered part has an additional air-permeable upholstery core that is different from the main upholstery. The air-permeable upholstery core in the region adjoining the main upholstery may be ventilated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Grammer AG
    Inventor: Roland Uebelacker