Patents by Inventor Zhongkun Zhang

Zhongkun Zhang 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: 7039511
    Abstract: The invention relates to an automobile electrical installation configuration system for automatically configuring the electrical installations in automobiles, comprising hardware components connected at least partially to a data bus network and software components installed in at least part of said hardware components for executing corresponding functions. According to the invention, a central actual configuration data storage is provided, which is mounted on the vehicle side, for retrievable storage of an actual configuration data set characterizing the actual configuration of the corresponding electrical installations of the vehicle, whereby the storage directly or indirectly communicates with all hardware components. The system additionally or alternatively includes a topology configuration system part, a hardware component configuration system part and a vehicle configuration system part, in addition to a graphic user interface for menu-controlled user guidance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2000
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2006
    Assignee: DaimlerChrysler AG
    Inventors: Ingo Kreuz, Ulrike Bremer, Zhongkun Zhang