Patents by Inventor Wolfgang Fischer

Wolfgang Fischer 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: 10430677
    Abstract: A method for classifying driver movements in order to ascertain the driver's degree of attentiveness during the driving a motor vehicle, using an interior compartment camera for recording at least a part of the driver. Based on the recording, a movement quantity that represents a head movement of the driver is evaluated, and a driver movement is classified as a safety view if the movement quantity corresponds to a defined condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Korthauer, Hans-Joachim Bieg, Jonathan Fischer, Wolfgang Krautter
  • Publication number: 20190292494
    Abstract: A composition comprising component (a) at least one phenyl boronic acid and component (b) pentane-1,2-diol and optionally one or more further diols wherein the composition is liquid at 20° C. and 101.3 kPa. Said composition stabilizes serine protease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Stefan Jenewein, Max-Philipp Fischer, Hans Wolfgang Hoeffken, Janosch Harald Achenbach, Oliver Spangenberg, Allan Francis Cunningham, Jesper Nielsen
  • Patent number: 10425286
    Abstract: A network access control method involves requesting access to a network via a wireless communication adapter for a personal electronic device. Then, an acoustic audio code output by an audio signaling device connected to the wireless communication adapter by wire is acoustically captured by the personal electronic device. A digital representation of the captured acoustic audio code is submitted from the personal electronic device to the wireless communication adapter via wireless communication. Subsequently, the wireless communication adapter authenticates the personal electronic device on the basis of the submitted digital representation of the captured acoustic audio code.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Airbus Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Wolfgang Fischer, Jan Mueller, Ulrich Rittner, Michael Netzler
  • Publication number: 20190281827
    Abstract: The present invention relates to active ingredient combinations which comprise a known compound of the formula (I) on the one hand and one or more other active pesticidal ingredients on the other and which are suitable for controlling animal and microbial pests.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Anne DECOR, Eike Kevin HEILMANN, Axel TRAUTWEIN, Reiner FISCHER, Hartwig DAUCK, Leonardo PITTÁ, Wolfram ANDERSCH, Wolfgang THIELERT, Marita JOHN, Joerg GREUL, Johannes-Rudolf JANSEN
  • Publication number: 20190264021
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for producing thermoplastic molding materials based on acrylonitrile-styrene-acrylate copolymers (ASA) having improved surface properties, in particular an improved stability of surface quality during storage in a hot and humid environment and a reduced content of residual monomers. The invention further relates to the use of a fluidized bed dryer and/or a flow dryer in the production of thermoplastic ASA molding materials for improving surface quality and the use of a fluidized bed dryer and/or a flow dryer in the production of thermoplastic ASA molding materials for reducing the content of residual monomers. The invention further provides ASA molding materials producible by means of the process according to the invention and also moldings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Wolfgang FISCHER, Ulrich JANSEN, Tobias SCHULZ
  • Patent number: 10390725
    Abstract: An accessory comprises at least one first electrical accessory port for connection to a respective matching electrical coil port of an MR coil and at least one second electrical accessory port for connection to a respective matching electrical device port of an MR device. The first accessory port and the second accessory port do not match one another. The respective first accessory port is connected to the associated second accessory port by electrical adaptation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Hubertus Fischer, Katharina Hesels, Karsten Jahns, Wolfgang Kraus, Thomas Kundner, Steffen Wolf, Jörg Rothard
  • Publication number: 20190225713
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for polymerizing acrylates using a reactor (50). Reaction heat produced in the reactor (50) is discharged via a boiling cooler (40) in that gaseous vapors produced in the reactor (50) are supplied to the boiling cooler (40), and condensed vapors are returned to the reactor (50) from the boiling cooler (40). At least one component containing acrylate is at least partly added via the boiling cooler (40) and reaches the reactor (50) via the boiling cooler (40). The invention additionally relates to a system for polymerizing an acrylate, comprising a reactor (50) and a boiling cooler (40) for discharging reaction heat produced in the reactor (50). The boiling cooler (40) has at least one filling opening (46) for supplying at least one component containing acrylate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Wolfgang FISCHER, Peter ITTEMANN, Florian PATCAS, Michael RUF
  • Patent number: 10360245
    Abstract: A system, a method, and a computer program product for deriving target attribute values based on source attributes defined by a hierarchical data mode are disclosed. An attribute value derivation function to change a target attribute data value corresponding to a source attribute stored in a hierarchical data model and an instruction corresponding to the source attribute are provided. The attribute value derivation function is defined by an attribute value derivation header containing metadata describing hierarchical data model and an attribute value derivation instruction for deriving the target attribute based on the source attribute. Using the attribute value derivation function, a target attribute data value is derived. A user interface is generated to display the derived target attribute data value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: SAP SE
    Inventors: Andre Klahre, Claus Kollmannsperger, Adelheid Fischer, Wolfgang Walter, Thorsten Bender
  • Patent number: 10350742
    Abstract: Percussion unit, especially for a rotary hammer and/or percussion hammer, comprising a control unit which is designed for controlling a pneumatic percussion mechanism. According to the disclosure, the control unit comprises at least one load estimation device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Rainer Nitsche, Antoine Vandamme, Thomas Winkler, Helge Sprenger, Haris Hamedovic, Wolfgang Fischer, Christian Bertsch, Mario Eduardo Vega Zavala, Ulli Hoffmann, Thilo Henke, Achim Duesselberg
  • Publication number: 20190211126
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing a polymer from a first component and a second component by means of a reactor (50), wherein reaction heat in the reactor (50) is discharged via an evaporative cooler (40), wherein gaseous exhaust vapour in the reactor (50) is supplied to the evaporative cooler (40), and condensed exhaust vapour is guided from the evaporative cooler (40) back into the reactor (50). In this way, the first component and/or second component are supplied at least partially via the evaporative cooler (40) and moved from the evaporative cooler (40) into the reactor (50). The invention also relates to a system for producing a polymer, comprising a reactor (50) and an evaporative cooler (40) for discharging reaction heat in the reactor (50). In addition, the evaporative cooler (40) has at least one filling opening (46) for filling in the first and/or second component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Wolfgang FISCHER, Peter ITTEMANN, Florian PATCAS, Michael RUF, Rainer MOORS, Thorsten SCHNABEL
  • Patent number: 10348000
    Abstract: A thermal overcurrent circuit breaker having a switch housing in which a thermal expansion element and a snap-action switching mechanism, which is coupled to the thermal expansion element and can be manually operated, and also a moving contact, which interacts with the snap-action switching mechanism, and a fixed contact are arranged, the fixed contact being connected to a first connection rail while contact is made with the moving contact by a second connection rail by means of the thermal expansion element. The switch housing has a number of connection chambers in which in each case one of the connection rails is arranged, wherein a two-limb spring element for making clamping contact with a connection line, which is guided into the connection chamber via a first housing opening and has the connection rail, is arranged in each connection chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Ellenberger & Poensgen GmbH
    Inventors: Erich Fischer, Wolfgang Schmidt
  • Patent number: 10347491
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method. The method includes implanting recombination center particles into a semiconductor body via at least one contact hole in an insulation layer formed on top of the semiconductor body, forming a contact electrode electrically connected to the semiconductor body in the at least one contact hole, and annealing the semiconductor body to diffuse the recombination center particles in the semiconductor body. Forming the contact electrode includes forming a barrier layer on sections of the semiconductor body uncovered in the at least one contact hole, wherein the barrier layer is configured to inhibit the recombination center particles from diffusing out of the semiconductor body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies Austria AG
    Inventors: Wolfgang Jantscher, Alexander Binter, Oliver Blank, Petra Fischer, Ravi Keshav Joshi, Kurt Pekoll, Manfred Pippan, Andreas Riegler, Werner Schustereder, Juergen Steinbrenner, Waqas Mumtaz Syed
  • Publication number: 20190193302
    Abstract: A method for producing a thermoplastic moulding compound by means of an extruder (10), which comprises at least one feed zone (20), at least one mixing section (30), at least one venting section (40) and at least one discharge zone (50), wherein in the at least one feed zone (20) a water-containing first component and a second component are supplied, in the at least one mixing section (30) the thermoplastic moulding compound is mixed and contained water is evaporated, in the at least one venting section (40) water vapour is removed from the moulding compound and in the at least one discharge zone (50) the moulding compound is discharged. At least one of the mixing housings (31, 32) is kept at a temperature that is equal to or lower than the temperature of the moulding compound within the mixing section (30).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventor: Wolfgang FISCHER
  • Patent number: 10280296
    Abstract: A process for producing a thermoplastic molding composition comprising: 10% to 40% by weight of a graft copolymer A comprising 50% to 70% by weight, based on A, of a graft base A1 formed from an elastomeric, crosslinked acrylic ester polymer and 30% to 50% by weight of a graft shell A2, 50% to 90% by weight of a hard matrix B formed from copolymers of styrene or ?-methylstyrene and acrylonitrile, 0% to 50% by weight of a further graft copolymer C, 0% to 15% by weight of additives D, wherein the reaction for preparation of the acrylic ester polymer A and/or the reaction for preparation of C is conducted in the presence of 0.01 to 4 times the molar amount of sodium carbonate, based on the sum total of the molar amount of initiator used in the preparation of the graft base and graft shell, leads to lower coagulate formation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Philipp Boeckmann, Wolfgang Fischer, Hans-Juergen Hausser
  • Patent number: 10259926
    Abstract: Embodiments disclose a foamed, flame-proofed molded body, comprising at least one thermoplastic polymer including a zeolite material in an amount from 0.1 percent by mass to 5.0 percent by mass, based on the weight of the foamed polymer, wherein the thermoplastic polymer is selected from the group consisting of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), styrene acrylonitrile (SAN), polystyrene (PS), polycarbonate (PC), polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyamide (PA) or mixtures thereof. The foamed polymer further includes hydrous foam cells, and the zeolitic material is at least partially present in dehydrated form. Embodiments disclose a molding compound underlying the molded body, a method for foaming a thermoplastic polymer, and the use of the foamed molded body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: LISA DRAEXLMAIER GMBH
    Inventor: Wolfgang Fischer
  • Patent number: 10248405
    Abstract: A method for updating firmware of a vehicle via an air interface, in which data are exchanged with a backend via the air interface through a connection module, the data are managed by a data management module inside the vehicle, the connection module and the data management module are coordinated by a coordination layer, the connection module and the coordination layer are monitored by a monitoring layer, and the data are requested as needed by the coordination layer for an installation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Gafur Zymeri, Klaus Schneider, Volker Blaschke, Wolfgang Fischer
  • Publication number: 20190055388
    Abstract: Method for producing a thermoplastic moulding compound containing: up to 40 wt. % of a graft copolymer A, containing 50-70 wt. % graft base A1 from an acrylic ester polymer and 30-50 wt. % of a graft shell A2, and 0-90 wt. % of a hard matrix B, wherein the reaction for producing the graft copolymer A is carried out in the presence of 0.01 to 4 times the molar amount of sodium carbonate, relative to the molar amount of initiator, wherein the reaction for producing copolymer A is carried out in the presence of 0.1 to 1 wt. % of an emulsifier relative to the amount of the respective monomers used, and wherein during the polymerisation reaction, during the post-polymerisation and/or after the polymerisation reaction, water or an aqueous alkali solution are added to the reaction mixture for producing the graft copolymer A.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: Wolfgang FISCHER, Tobias SCHULZ
  • Patent number: 10167805
    Abstract: A method and a system for transmitting a sensor signal, transmits the sensor signal in such a way that the analog electrical sensor signal is converted with the aid of a system for signal conversion into a converted signal and that this converted signal is transmitted to a control unit. As a result, the sensor signal is able to be transmitted to the control unit in a reliable manner and be evaluated thereby.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Soenke Mannal, Wolfgang Fischer
  • Patent number: 10146248
    Abstract: A model calculation unit for calculating a data-based function model in a control unit is provided, the model calculation unit having a processor core which includes: a multiplication unit for carrying out a multiplication on the hardware side; an addition unit for carrying out an addition on the hardware side; an exponential function unit for calculating an exponential function on the hardware side; a memory in the form of a configuration register for storing hyperparameters and node data of the data-based function model to be calculated; and a logic circuit for controlling, on the hardware side, the calculation sequence in the multiplication unit, the addition unit, the exponential function unit and the memory in order to ascertain the data-based function model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Tobias Lang, Heiner Markert, Axel Aue, Wolfgang Fischer, Ulrich Schulmeister, Nico Bannow, Felix Streichert, Andre Guntoro, Christian Fleck, Anne Von Vietinghoff, Michael Saetzler, Michael Hanselmann, Matthias Schreiber
  • Publication number: 20180327345
    Abstract: 3-Hydroxypropionic acid esters are obtained by reacting ethylene oxide with carbon monoxide in the presence of a cobalt catalyst, wherein poly-3-hydroxypropionate is obtained; and transesterification of the poly-3-hydroxypropionate with an alcohol in the presence of a transesterification catalyst, wherein the 3-hydroxypropionic acid ester is obtained. The transesterification catalyst is a compound of the formula MLx, where M is a metal of main groups 2, 3 or 4 or transition groups 3 to 8 of the Periodic Table of the Elements, L is a ligand which is bonded directly to M via a C, an O, a P, an S and/or an N atom, and x is an integer from 2 to 6.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Marek PAZICKY, Rocco PACIELLO, David LINDER, Mathieu BLANCHOT, Wolfgang FISCHER