Patents by Inventor Tobias Schmalriede

Tobias Schmalriede 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: 20210162930
    Abstract: A retaining device for an exterior add-on part of a motor vehicle comprises a base part for exterior mounting on the motor vehicle, on which a connecting element is mounted with a first pivoting device, via which the connecting element can be pivoted relative to the base part about a first pivot axis between a working position and at least one protection position. A first spring device, via which the connecting element can be returned from the at least one protection position into the working position. A retaining element mounted on the connecting element, by a second pivoting device having a second spring device, to be pivotable about a second pivot axis between the working position and the protection position, wherein the retaining element can be returned to the working position by the second spring device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Continental Automotive GmbH
    Inventors: Tobias Schmalriede, Johannes Link, Eduard Krumm, Thomas Grünig
  • Publication number: 20210072364
    Abstract: A method comprises determining the distance between a first transceiver unit and a second transceiver unit, wherein the first transceiver unit is mounted on a vehicle and the second transceiver unit is mounted on a trailer connected to the vehicle. The method also includes determining at least one parameter relating to the trailer, taking into account the distance between the first transceiver unit and the second transceiver unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: Continental Automotive GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Weinlich, Thomas Smits, Marten Kabutz, Tobias Schmalriede
  • Publication number: 20170347036
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a driver assistance system for a motor vehicle, such as a truck. The driver assistance system includes an environment camera with an image sensor and an optical system. The driver assistance system also includes an imaging unit and a display element in the interior of the motor vehicle. The environment camera, the imaging unit, and the display element form a digital exterior mirror, where the digital exterior mirror is arranged such that at least two visual field regions, namely a first visual field region and a second visual field region, are mapped with different magnifications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Applicant: Conti Temic microelectronic GmbH
    Inventors: Dieter Krökel, Konrad Rothenhäusler, Ulrich Roskoni, Tobias Schmalriede