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 new patent  Adjustable circuit board assembly

The present disclosure includes an adjustable circuit board assembly including a circuit board, a header connected to the circuit board, and a matrix connector. The header may be configured for connection with the circuit board via a connection matrix and the matrix connector. ... Lear Corporation

 new patent  Map pocket assembly

A map pocket assembly is provided with a seat back panel adapted to attach to a seat back, a map pocket panel coupled to the seat back panel and moveable between a closed position and an open position relative to the seat back panel to define a pocket opening therebetween, and a spring arm coupling the seat back panel to the map pocket panel to bias the map pocket panel to the closed position. The spring arm has first and second spring fingers extending from a spring base coupled to one of the seat back panel and the map pocket panel. ... Lear Corporation

Fuse adapter assembly

A fuse adapter assembly includes a fuse adapter having an adapter base. A fuse shroud extends from the adapter base and defines a fuse cavity. ... Lear Corporation

Front seat backrest release system

A seatback release system comprising a seat backrest frame with an attached mounting bracket. Secured to the mounting bracket is a handle which pivots about a pivot point. ... Lear Corporation

Electrocyclonic particle collector

An electrocyclonic particle collector (epc) for removing particulate matter from a gas includes an epc gas inlet, an epc gas outlet, and an epc gas flow path between the epc gas inlet and the epc gas outlet. A first section is downstream of the epc gas inlet and includes a first cyclonic particle collector in the gas flow path for cyclonically removing particles from the gas. ... Lear Corporation

Seat assembly having massage bladders with reduced pressure sensor count

A seat assembly includes first and second bladders and a controller. The first bladder has a sensor configured to detect a pressure of the first bladder. ... Lear Corporation

Incrementally adjustable seat assembly

A seat assembly is provided with a seat back, and with an actuator that is oriented in a region of the seat back to adjust a seating surface of the seat back. A controller is in electrical communication with the actuator. ... Lear Corporation

Seat assembly having a thoracic support mechanism

A seat assembly having a seat back and a thoracic support mechanism. The thoracic support mechanism may have a flex plate that may be movably disposed on a support member of the seat back frame. ... Lear Corporation

Remote control systems for vehicles

A system for a vehicle includes a communications device, a base station mounted in the vehicle, and a fob. The base station is configured to control a vehicle function of the vehicle upon receiving a command via a cellular link directly between the base station and the communications device. ... Lear Corporation

Seat assembly having a bolster subassembly

A seat assembly having a seat back and a bolster subassembly. The bolster subassembly may have a bolster frame and a bolster trim subassembly. ... Lear Corporation

Seating system for a vehicle

A seating system for a vehicle includes a seat cushion and a seat back pivotably attached to the seat cushion. A latch arrangement has a locked position for inhibiting pivoting of the seat back relative to the seat cushion and an open position for facilitating pivoting of the seat back relative to the seat cushion. ... Lear Corporation

Circuit board assembly

The present disclosure includes a circuit board assembly that may include a circuit board that may include an aperture. The circuit board assembly may include a reverse header. ... Lear Corporation

System, method and apparatus for managing education and training workflows

A method of managing an interaction of a student with a class about a subject, the subject having at least one lesson having at least one topic, the topic having at least one of exposition content, demonstration content and test content, the test content having a query and a scheme for mapping a response to a result, comprising: presenting content to the student and storing the interaction of the student with the content presented.. . ... Lear Corporation

Laser spot hardening

A hardened/stiffened steel component includes a steel substrate having a bulk region and a steel substrate surface. Plurality of localized martensite-enriched regions is located at the steel substrate surface. ... Lear Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180093752

System and method for fabricating a composite material assembly

A method for fabricating a composite material assembly includes: a) providing an assembly system, b) laying down a first module on a first mold, the first module comprising a first laminate covering a first laminate support structure, c) laying down a second module on a second mold, the second module comprising a second laminate covering a second laminate support structure and extending over the at least one removable insert, d) removing the at least one removable insert from the second mold, and e) assembling the first mold with the second mold while overlapping a section of the second laminate extending over the at least one removable insert over the first laminate.. . ... Lear Corporation

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03/29/18 / #20180090023

Adaptive learning machine for score improvement and parts thereof

The present invention provides a self-learning/adapting system and method that uses novel user-targeted behavioral interventions thereby allowing a user to continually improve her scoring ability by generating challenges and remedial spot recommendations at least based on user's previous attempts and based on a plurality of factors, including but not limited to knowledge or aptitude level of user, attitudinal, behavioral, and test-taking skill, thus allowing the user to continuously improve her score in a limited time frame.. . ... Lear Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180083381

Connector assemblies for vehicle charging

A connector subassembly is provided with a terminal housing portion, an electrical components housing portion, a strain relief and a seal. A first retainer is provided on the terminal housing portion and is sized to be retained within a handle housing outlet end. ... Lear Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079368

Vehicle seat including a support for a video device

An assembly includes a vehicle seat, a video support device mounted on the vehicle seat and adapted to support a video display device thereon, and a cap secured to the vehicle seat adjacent to the video support device. The vehicle seat includes an aperture, the video support device is mounted on the vehicle seat adjacent to the aperture, and a portion of the cap extends through the aperture so as to be secured to the vehicle seat. ... Lear Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079333

Seat arrangement for a vehicle

A seat arrangement for a vehicle includes first and second mounting brackets configured for attachment to a vehicle body. A seat back frame is attached to the first mounting bracket and is pivotable relative to the first mounting bracket around a first pivot axis. ... Lear Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180079324

Track release mechanism bearing

A seat track assembly may include a first seat track, a second seat track that may configured to slide relative to the first seat track, a cross member, and/or a bearing that may connect the cross member to the second seat track. The bearing may include a plurality of feet engaged with a plurality of apertures of the second seat track. ... Lear Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180078043

Thoracic region comfort seating system

A thoracic support for a seatback of a seat is provided. The thoracic support has a center portion extending in an upright direction and adapted to be positioned adjacent the seatback to align adjacent a thoracic region a user's spine and having a first hardness. ... Lear Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180076586

Bus bar header assembly

A header assembly includes a header having a header base. An engagement portion extends from the header base and defines a bus bar space. ... Lear Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180072763

Tc-ptp inhibitors as apc activators for immunotherapy

The invention encompasses the novel class of compounds represented by the formula (i) below, which are inhibitors of the tc-ptp enzyme. The invention also encompasses pharmaceutical compositions which include the compounds shown above and methods of treating or preventing tc-ptp mediated diseases, including cancer, via their use in the activation of antigen-presenting cells, like dendritic cells, for applications in the immunotherapeutic treatment of diseases.. ... Lear Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180065636

Battery state of function prediction with self-learning

A system for a vehicle having an engine and a battery includes a memory and a controller. The memory has a predicted current expected to be provided by the battery for restarting the engine during a cranking event. ... Lear Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180064826

Non-viral nanoparticle-based delivery system

The present invention concerns a polymeric material for the production of a non-viral nanoparticle. The polymeric material comprises (i) a hydrophilic linear polymer having a first end and a second end, (iii) a cross-linkable cationic polymer covalently bonded to the first end of the hydrophilic linear polymer, and (iii) at least one targeting/penetrating peptide covalently associated to the second end of the hydrophilic linear polymer. ... Lear Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180058626

Modular plastic motor bracket

The present disclosure includes a motor bracket including a first body portion, a second body portion, and/or a third body portion that may be configured to receive a drive shaft. The second body portion may be connected to the first body portion via a plurality of connecting members. ... Lear Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180056829

Seat assemblies with adjustable side bolster cushions

A seat assembly is provided with a seat bottom and a seat back extending upright from the seat bottom. At least two side bolster seating surfaces are spaced apart laterally on at least one of the seat bottom and the seat back. ... Lear Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180055242

Seat trim members, seat trim assemblies, and seat assemblies

A seat trim assembly includes first and second seat trim members sized to be received upon a cross member of a seat back frame, and to each support a portion of a back of an occupant. The first seat trim member includes a first fastener arrangement. ... Lear Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180043808

Integrated seat back support member for seat assemblies

A seat assembly is provided with a seat back support member with a primary substrate received upon an upper cross member and a pair of side members of a seat back frame to support a back of an occupant. A pair of receptacles is formed through the primary substrate to receive a pair of posts that extend from the upper cross member of the seat back frame. ... Lear Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180043802

Seat assembly with adjustable height

A seat assembly is provided with a seat bottom having a seat frame. An air bladder is mounted to the frame. ... Lear Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180043330

Method for the preparation of metal-organic compounds

A method for the preparation of a metal-organic compound is provided. This method comprises the steps of (a) providing at least one metal precursor, (b) providing at least one bridging organic ligand, and (c) exposing together the metal precursor and the ligand to liquid co2 or supercritical co2 as a reaction medium, thereby producing said metal-organic compound.. ... Lear Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180039616

Methods and systems for improving data entry into user interfaces

A method of operation for a computer executable user interface program to improve the functionality of computing device input comprising providing a virtual keyboard having a set of regions comprising an inactive background area, one or more keys configured to be responsive to touch events, and one or more targets, which may be fixed in location or dynamically located relative to one or more keys, and which also may incorporate a context retrieval module, a completion generator, having an interface to a host application, an executive module in communication with the virtual keyboard, the context retrieval module, the completion generator, and the host application where the executive module is configured to execute computer code whereby if a touch event is detected having a touch point within a key, and the touch point moves until it is within a target, and the touch event ends while the touch point is within the target, then one or more values associated with the target may be transmitted to the host application, and otherwise if the touch event ends while the touch point is outside of any target, the processing of the touch event ends and no values are transmitted to the host application; the executive module further configured to execute computer code whereby if a touch event is detected as a touch point within the inactive background area the subsequent movement of the touch point is tracked, then if the touch event ends while the touch point remains within the inactive background area no output is generated, else if subsequent movement of the touch point places the touch point within a key then execution continues track the touch point.. . ... Lear Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180038499

Method and system for pre-programmed self-power microfluidic circuits

A major challenge for the general use of “lab-on-a-chip” (loac) systems and point-of-care (poc) devices has been the generally complex and need for sophisticated peripheral equipment, such that it is more difficult than anticipated to implement low cost, robust and portable loac/poc solutions. It would be beneficial for chemical, medical, healthcare, and environmental applications to provide designs for inexpensive loac/poc solutions compatible with miniaturization and mass production, and are potentially portable, using compact possibly hand-held instruments, using reusable or disposable detectors. ... Lear Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180037933

Heating mechanism for dna amplification, extraction or sterilization using photo-thermal nanoparticles

A heating mechanism for use in dna applications such as dna amplification, extraction and sterilization is provided. Nanoparticles having photo-thermal properties are put in contact with a reaction mixture and irradiated with an activation light beam to activate these photo-thermal properties, thereby releasing heat. ... Lear Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180037139

Occupant identification for seat assemblies

A seat assembly is provided with a seat bottom, a seat back, and a plurality of sensors operably connected to at least one of the seat bottom and the seat back to detect a seating condition of a seated occupant. A controller is in electrical communication with the plurality of sensors and the at least one actuator. ... Lear Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180033224

Alternating current (ac) load pre-charge protection

In at least one embodiment, a vehicle apparatus including a power conversion device is provided. The power conversion device is further configured to receive a direct current (dc) output voltage and invert the dc output voltage into an alternating current (ac) based signal to drive one or more ac loads in a vehicle. ... Lear Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180029503

Adjustable seat assembly

A seat assembly is provided having a seat bottom and a seat back mounted adjacent the seat bottom. A cushion is disposed on at least one of the seat bottom and seat back and defines a seating surface. ... Lear Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180022249

Seat assembly having an adjustable head restraint assembly

A seat assembly having a support post, a headrest, and a latch mechanism. The latch mechanism may have first and second guide wires that control movement of the headrest along first and second axes, respectively. ... Lear Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180022246

Adjustable seat assembly with driving modes

A seat assembly is provided with a seat cushion and a seat back. A controller is in electrical communication with an actuator. ... Lear Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180021781

Nanofluidic flow cell and method of loading same

A flow cell for confining molecules in a fluid. The flow cell includes a first substrate and a second substrate being spaced apart by support members. ... Lear Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180018540

Method for adaptive learning utilizing facial recognition

A computer implemented method for significantly increasing the efficacy of computer adaptive learning (which currently measures and acts on a learner's performance in the cognitive or objective learning domain of education) by additionally detecting and identifying the learner's emotional response data and together with the cognitive data, optimizing the educational content being presented. These emotional responses constitute the affective or emotional domain of education.. ... Lear Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180015849

Fold and tumble mechanism for a vehicle seat

A vehicle seat includes a seat bottom, a seat back and a floor latch associated with the seat bottom. The seat further includes a recliner arrangement including a recliner bracket connected to the seat bottom, a back side bracket connected to the seat back, and a recliner connected to the recliner bracket and the back side bracket and configured to allow the seat back to pivot. ... Lear Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180007507

Passive entry systems employing time of flight distance measurements

Systems and methods employ ultra-wide band (uwb) time of flight (tof) distance measurements for locating a portable device relative to a target. Performance and reliability of uwb tof distance measurements for locating the portable device is improved by adjusting a communication retry strategy based on signal quality calculations. ... Lear Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000989

Dense hydrogels

There is provided a method for preparing a dense hydrogel comprising an at least partially gelled hydrogel, placing the at least partially gelled hydrogel in fluid communication with an end of a capillary, and driving the at least partially gelled hydrogel into the capillary to form a dense hydrogel. There is also provided a system for preparing the dense hydrogel comprising a capillary having a bore; and a driver in communication with an end of the capillary for driving an at least partially gelled hydrogel into the bore of the capillary to form a dense hydrogel.. ... Lear Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170373650

Methods and devices relating to high gain amplifiers

There is described herein methods and devices for high dc gain closed loop operation amplifiers exploiting cascaded low gain stages and a controller-based compensation circuit for stability.. . ... Lear Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170364744

Neural network based recognition of mathematical expressions

Provided are methods and system for recognizing characters such as mathematical expressions or chemical formulas. An example method comprises the steps of receiving and processing an image by a pre-processing module to obtain one or more candidate regions, extracting features of each of the candidate regions by a feature extracting module such as a convolutional neural network (cnn), encoding the features into a distributive representation for each of the candidate regions separately using an encoding module such as a first long short-term memory (lstm) based neural network, decoding the distributive representation into output representations using a decoding module such as a second lstm-based recurrent neural network, and combining the output representations into an output expression, which is outputted in a computer-readable format or a markup language.. ... Lear Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170364492

Web content enrichment based on matching images to text

A web content enrichment system can match an image to text of web content. When the text of web content includes a snippet, the image matched to the text enriches the snippet to enhance results of a search engine. ... Lear Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170362414

Bistable auxetics

An auxetic metamaterial including a plurality of interconnected building blocks that are deformable between a collapsed position and an expanded position upon the application of a load. The building blocks are bistable, and define a stable state in both the collapsed position and the expanded position. ... Lear Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170361746

Adjustable seat assembly and vehicle assembly

A seat assembly is provided with a seat back, and first and second actuators oriented in first and second regions of the seat back. A safety restraint is connected to the seat back. ... Lear Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170359847

Mobile router with session proxy

A non-transitory computer readable medium with computer executable instructions stored thereon executed by a processor in a vehicle comprising a wireless local area network interface to communicate with a mobile device via a local wireless network and a backhaul network interface to wirelessly communicate with a backhaul network and to establish a layer 2 communication link and a layer 3 communication link to provide a link monitoring communication method. The method comprises: monitoring the layer 2 communication link and the layer 3 communication links over the backhaul network interface; reestablishing communications via the layer 2 communication link and the layer 3 communication link when a communications failure via the layer 2 communications link is detected; and reestablishing communications via the layer 3 communication link when a communications failure via only the layer 3 communication link is detected.. ... Lear Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170358234

Method and apparatus for inquiry driven learning

Systems and methods are provided for implementing inquiry-driven presentation of an online educational course. Course content may be illustrated as a course map having multiple content nodes interconnected by indicia of questions relating an originating content node with a destination content node. ... Lear Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170358229

Monotonous game-like task to promote effortless automatic recognition of sight words

System and methods are provided to promote effortless automatic recognition of common sight words. A subject performs a game-like task that generates novel non-verbal visual stimuli that triggers visual attention shifts that enhance foveal and parafoveal recognition of non-verbal and verbal stimuli laterally presented in the right or left visual field. ... Lear Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170355282

Seat position detection for seat assemblies

A seat assembly is provided with a seat bottom, a seat back, and a plurality of sensors operably connected to at least one of the seat bottom and the seat back to detect a seating condition of a seated occupant. A controller is in electrical communication with the plurality of sensors. ... Lear Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170349067

Seat system

A seat system having a seat bottom and a cross beam. The seat bottom may include a support block, a cushion, and a trim cover. ... Lear Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343992

Natural machine interface system

A method for defining a robotic machine task. The method comprises a) collecting a sequence of a plurality of images showing at least one demonstrator performing at least one manipulation of at least one object, b) performing an analysis of said sequence of a plurality of images to identify demonstrator body parts manipulating said at least one object and said at least one manipulation of said at least one object, c) determining at least one robotic machine movement to perform said task, and d) generating at least one motion command for instructing said robotic machine to perform said task.. ... Lear Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341551

Seat support layer assembly

A seat back assembly and method of manufacture is provided. The seat back includes a foam cushion layer. ... Lear Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341542

End stop with free play elimination to improve stiffness

An end stop assembly includes a pivot bracket, an end stop bracket, a strap, and a pin assembly. The pivot bracket defines a first adjustment slot and a first pivot hole. ... Lear Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170341538

Seatback drive system spring down, power up

A seatback drive assembly includes a lower bracket, a seatback pivotally mounted to the lower bracket, and a lock cam pivotally mounted to the seatback. The lock cam holds the seatback in an upright position when the lock cam engages the lower bracket. ... Lear Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170338023

Wireless charging pad having coolant assembly

A charging pad for an electric vehicle includes a coolant assembly, a magnetics assembly, and an electronics assembly. The coolant assembly has a top wall and a bottom wall which form a coolant channel for circulating coolant through the coolant assembly. ... Lear Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170338002

High efficiency bus bar for use in conducting an alternating current and method for manufacturing same

A bus bar for use in conducting an alternating current may comprise multiple substantially parallel ribs and an electrically conductive attachment feature. Each rib may include a first and second end. ... Lear Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170334327

Adjustable head restraint assembly for vehicle seats

A head restraint assembly is provided with a head restraint frame mounted to a post for movement along the post for adjustment relative to a vehicle seat. The head restraint frame has a contact surface. ... Lear Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170334316

Seat track assembly

A seat track assembly including a first rail configured to move along a second rail. The assembly may include a roller cage disposed at least partially between the first rail and the second rail. ... Lear Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170330469

Curriculum assessment

One or more embodiments of techniques or systems for curriculum assessment are provided herein. One or more assessments can be generated. ... Lear Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170327072

Vehicle airbag panel and method for producing same

An airbag panel for a vehicle airbag system having an inflatable airbag and an inflator operable to inflate the airbag includes a first edge configured to be attached to a trim material in a vehicle interior along a first length to form a seam. A second edge may be configured to be attached to the first edge and the trim material along a second length, and at least one force-concentrating feature associated with at least one of the first edge or the second edge may be configured to effect application of a first force to a first portion of the seam and a second force less than the first force to a second portion of the seam when an inflating airbag contacts the seam.. ... Lear Corporation

11/16/17 / #20170326558

Methods and systems relating to dielectrophoretic manipulation of molecules

There is described herein methods and devices for confining and/or manipulating molecules. At least one molecule is introduced into a fluidic chamber. ... Lear Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170322248

Apparatus and method for performing high voltage impedance analysis and short circuit diagnosis for a vehicle

In at least one embodiment, an apparatus for performing a high voltage (hv) short circuit diagnosis and an impedance analysis for a vehicle is provided. The apparatus includes a controller configured to measure a first voltage associated with a battery and a first current that varies based on a hv power net during the pre-charge operation and to perform the short circuit diagnosis based on the first voltage and the first current. ... Lear Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170294134

Integrated student-growth platform

Some embodiments of an integrated student-growth platform for discovering, designating, and organizing heterogeneous instructional electronic resources based on observational assessments of students are disclosed. The student-growth platform is configured to establish and generate the best possible set of skills and resources for an educator to teach a group of students on a particular day and for a student to quickly progress to meet preferred educational standards. ... Lear Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170292982

Hvil signal generator and detector with loop diagnostics

A high voltage power monitoring system includes a controller, a detector connected to the controller, and a generator connected to the detector and the controller. The generator may be configured to generate a plurality of test signals according to control signals generated via the controller. ... Lear Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170291887

Pyrimidines for treatment of bacterial infections

Filamenting temperature-sensitive mutant z (ftsz) protein plays a crucial role in the bacterial cell division machinery and is a validated drug target for antibacterial agents. The present invention relates to ftsz-interacting compounds that possess a 2,4,6-trisubstituted pyrimidine scaffold. ... Lear Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170291826

Production of high strength hydrochloric acid from calcium chloride feed streams by crystallization

The present relates to a method for producing calcium sulfate solid crystals and hydrochloric acid (hcl) from a calcium chloride solution comprising the steps of feeding a continuous stirred-tank reactor with a calcium chloride solution, sulfuric acid and water; mixing the calcium chloride solution, sulfuric acid and water in the reactor; and maintaining the reactor a temperature of less than about 70° c., converting the calcium chloride solution, sulfuric acid and water into hcl and calcium sulfate solid crystals. The method described herein can be incorporated as a means for regenerating hcl from cacl2 solutions which are generated in the metallurgical industry when processing calcium-bearing ores for recovering metals like rare earth elements.. ... Lear Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170291524

Comfort system for seating backs with reduction in pur volume and environmentally friendly construction

A seatback support shell for a vehicle seat includes a shaped resinous sheet defining a top side, a bottom side, a first lateral side, and a second lateral side when the seatback support shell is positioned in a vehicle seat. The shaped resinous sheet has a convex section and a non-convex section with the convex section being positioned below the non-convex section when the seatback support shell is positioned in a vehicle seat.. ... Lear Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170287239

Methods and apparatus for diagnostics of aircraft and other mobile platforms

Methods and apparatus disclosed herein may facilitate the evaluation of time-correlated operational data associated with a mobile platform more effectively by presenting the relevant data in ways that are relatively straightforward to interpret and more favorable to the identification of potential root causes. In some aspects, the methods and apparatus disclosed herein may facilitate the evaluation of multiple systems simultaneously at different points in time to study the initiation and evolution of one or more faults across one or more systems. ... Lear Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170282771

Attachment port

A seat attachment assembly for attaching components to a seat cushion is provided. A central base has at least one footing with an opening adapted for being encapsulated in the cushion. ... Lear Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170282754

Vehicle seat assembly and method of storage

A vehicle seat assembly and controller are provided. The assembly includes a front seat having a front seat bottom and a front seat back mounted adjacent to the front seat bottom. ... Lear Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170282753

Vehicle seat assembly and method of occupant accommodation

A vehicle seating assembly is provided. The seat assembly includes a front seat assembly having a front seat bottom adapted to be mounted to the vehicle body and a front seat back adapted to be mounted to the vehicle body adjacent to the front seat bottom. ... Lear Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170281412

Vision strengthening methods and systems

Active dichoptic perceptual-learning tasks or dichoptic game play have been shown to significantly improve visual acuity of amblyopic children and adults. However, these dichoptic perceptual learning tasks are intensive and repetitive such that non-compliance is high. ... Lear Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170279208

Electrical unit and header retention system therefor

An electrical unit includes a housing member, a circuit board, a header connected to the housing member, and a plurality of electrical terminals disposed in the header and connected to the circuit board. The header may be connected to the housing member such that movement of the header is restricted and forces applied to the circuit board via the housing member are limited. ... Lear Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170274805

Vehicle seating system and method for manufacturing

A seating system for a vehicle has a positioning insert configured for attachment at a predetermined location to a portion of a seat cushion arrangement forming a part of the seating system such that the positioning insert facilitates positioning a seated occupant at a desired fore-aft position. The positioning insert may include a first side having a generally arcuate portion configured to be oriented toward a seated occupant and to receive a seated occupant's buttocks to facilitate positioning of the seated occupant at the desired fore-aft position.. ... Lear Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170274549

Trim cover perforating apparatus and method

A trim cover perforating apparatus and a method of perforating a trim cover. The trim cover perforating apparatus may have a plurality of punches that may be received in punch openings of a punch lifting plate. ... Lear Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170274118

Borate-glass biomaterials

Borate-glass biomaterials comprising: ana2o. Bcao. ... Lear Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170273922

Urea and bis-urea based compounds and analogues thereof useful in the treatment of androgen receptor mediated diseases or disorders

Urea-based and bis-urea based compounds and analogues thereof are disclosed. These compounds are useful in the treatment of androgen-dependent diseases or disorders and androgen receptor-mediated diseases or disorders. ... Lear Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170256172

Student data-to-insight-to-action-to-learning analytics system and method

Student data-to-insight-to-action-to-learning analytics system and method use an evidence-based action knowledge database to compute student success predictions, student engagement predictions, and student impact predictions to interventions. The evidence-based action knowledge database is updated by executing a multi-tier impact analysis on impact results of applied interventions. ... Lear Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170251565

Electrical unit

An unit housing includes a first housing member, a second housing member, a circuit board disposed at least partially between the first housing member and the second housing member, a positioning column disposed at least partially in the circuit board, a first resilient member connected to the positioning column between the circuit board and the first housing member, and a second resilient member connected to the positioning column between the circuit board and the second housing member.. . ... Lear Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170251318

Graphene oxide based acoustic transducer methods and devices

Materials used in acoustic transducer membranes need very specific qualities that in any real system require many tradeoffs to be made. Graphene and graphene related materials are a newly discovered class of materials with some exceptional properties that offer the potential for significant contributions to the performance of many acoustical transduction systems. ... Lear Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170246969

Rear backrest lever with remote control

A modular backrest control includes a mounting bracket, a pivot bracket attached to the mounting bracket, a pivot rod rotatably mounted on the pivot bracket, a lever arm mounted on the pivot rod, and a user actuated lever handle rigidly mounted on the pivot rod. The lever arm is rotatable from a first position to a second position. ... Lear Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170246968

Vehicle seat assembly

A vehicle seat assembly includes a seat frame and a seat back pivotably attached to the seat frame. A spring cooperates with the seat back to oppose forward and rearward rotation of the seat back over at least a portion of the rotation range. ... Lear Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170240067

Track adjuster

A track adjuster may include a cross member, an end stop bracket, an adjustable end stop lever, and/or a connection member that may be configured to actuate the adjustable end stop lever. The adjustable end stop lever may be configured to rotate between a first position in which the adjustable end stop lever engages the end stop bracket and prevents movement of a seat from a comfort range into an easy entry range, and a second position in which the adjustable end stop does not prevent movement of the seat from the comfort range into the easy entry range. ... Lear Corporation

08/17/17 / #20170232877

Seat assembly having structural foam with intergrated frame support and method of making the same

A vehicle seat assembly comprises a seat bottom comprising a frame assembly securable to a vehicle. The frame assembly comprises a frame disposed within a structural foam pad, with the frame assembly having a first attachment member. ... Lear Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170226598

A bacillus methylotrophicus strain and method of using the strain to increase drought resistance in a plant

A method of increasing drought resistance of a plant, the method comprising applying a bacillus methylotrophicus or a composition thereof (i) to the plant or to a part of the plant; and/or (ii) to an area around the plant or plant part, in an amount effective to produce an increased drought resistance in the plant as compared to the drought stress resistance of the plant in the absence of said application of bacillus methylotrophicus or composition, is described. A biologically pure culture of a 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate (acc) deaminase deficient bacillus methylotrophicus bacterium strain, or a mutant thereof able to induce drought resistance in a plant are also described.. ... Lear Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170222282

Battery diagnostic sensor unit

A battery monitoring system that may be used to measure/monitor any number of battery operating conditions, including those associated with a vehicle battery. The system may be configured to interconnect a battery post that receives energy from the battery and a cable that electrically connects the battery to a vehicle.. ... Lear Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219125

Clip and clip arrangement

A clip and clip arrangement for mounting a tubular member to a support member. The clip may have a tubular member receiving portion and a mounting portion. ... Lear Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170216810

Methods and systems relating to photochemical water splitting

Ingan offers a route to high efficiency overall water splitting under one-step photo-excitation. Further, the chemical stability of metal-nitrides supports their use as an alternative photocatalyst. ... Lear Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170216410

Soluble bacterial and fungal proteins and methods and uses thereof in inhibiting and dispersing biofilm

The present disclosure relates to methods of treating or preventing a biofilm-related infection and methods of preventing and treating biofilm formation on indwelling medical devices, implants, and non-medical surfaces comprising administering at least one soluble microbial protein that is encoded by an exopolysaccharide biosynthetic operon or functional gene cluster, wherein the protein comprises a glycosyl hydrolase domain. The present disclosure further provides particular soluble glycosyl hydrolases and compositions thereof.. ... Lear Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170202525

Methods and systems for anatomical structure and transcatheter device visualization

Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (tavi) is one of a series of catheter intervention procedures to deliver a prosthesis, in this case prosthetic valve, two structures, the aortic annular plane and the tip of the delivery catheter, must be are optimally visualized by the surgeon and in many instances there exists only one viewing angle for this. The preferred viewing angle being determined by obtaining angulation data for two views perpendicular to first and second planar structures, calculating normal vectors of each of the first and second planar structures using the angulation data, calculating a perpendicular unit vector using the normal vectors, and calculating angulation of the unit vector to establish the preferred viewing angle.. ... Lear Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170201158

Exhaust heat recovery system control method and device

A waste heat recovery system for use with an internal combustion engine, that includes a first heat exchanger and a second heat exchanger; an exhaust conduit for receiving an input of waste exhaust gas flow from the internal combustion engine; a working fluid configured to absorb thermal energy; a heat collecting circuit operatively connected to the first heat exchanger and the second heat exchanger to transfer heat energy from the waste gas exhaust flow to the working fluid. The working fluid is first directed to the second heat exchanger then directed to the first heat exchanger, the first heat exchanger being positioned upstream, with respect to the waste exhaust gas flow, of the second heat exchanger and then to an electrical generation means. ... Lear Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170197993

Photodynamic therapy photosensitizers

A compound of formula (i) useful as a photosensitizer in photodynamic therapy is provided. There is also provided a photosensitizing composition for use in photodynamic therapy comprising this compound. ... Lear Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170197873

Methods and systems relating to enhancing material toughness

Natural materials often boast unusual combinations of stiffness, strength and toughness currently unmatched by today's engineering materials. Beneficially, according to the embodiments of the invention, these unusual combinations can be introduced into ceramics, glasses, and crystal materials, for example by the introduction of patterns of weaker interfaces with simple or intricate architectures. ... Lear Corporation

07/13/17 / #20170197512

Low power proximity detection apparatus

A proximity detection apparatus including a detection circuit is provided. The detection circuit is configured to receive a proximity signal indicative of a first voltage level and a reference signal indicative of a second voltage level and to receive a wake up signal at predetermined intervals. ... Lear Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170190271

Seat assemblies with adjustable side bolster actuators

A seat assembly is provided with a seat bottom, and a seat back extending upright from the seat bottom. At least two side bolster actuators are spaced apart laterally and are provided in bolster regions of at least one of the seat bottom and the seat back. ... Lear Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170187371

Assembly having internally configurable solid-state switch arrangement for use as one or more disconnection switches in electrical systems and having external package common to the electrical systems

An assembly for providing one or two disconnection switches in any of different electrical supply systems includes a printed circuit board having an internally configurable dual switch arrangement. The dual switch arrangement includes first and second switch areas for first and second groups of solid-state devices, first and second driver areas for first and second switch drivers, and busbars and power terminals. ... Lear Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170182965

System and method for assembling a trim cover assembly

A system and method for assembling a trim cover. A seam may be provided to attach the first trim panel to a second trim panel. ... Lear Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170181505

Eco loop closure fabric

A knitted textile fabric includes a first knitted fabric layer including a first set of yarns. The first knitted fabric layer has outwardly extending pile underlap loops at one face adapted for mated engagement with hooking elements of a hook component of a hook-and-loop fastener. ... Lear Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170166093

Track assembly

A track assembly including a track and a support. The support may be configured for selective connection with the track. ... Lear Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170166091

Track assembly

A track assembly includes an upper track that includes an interface member having a first end and a second end, a plurality of wheel assemblies, an anchor, and one or more locking blocks disposed on a side of the interface member. Embodiments of the system include a lower track with a first side and a second side, wherein a flat portion is disposed near a top of each of the first side and the second side. ... Lear Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170164748

Sacral air bladder assembly

A seat assembly is provided with a seat bottom and a seat back mounted adjacent the bottom. The seat back and seat bottom are provided with an occupant seating surface. ... Lear Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170164747

Pelvic and sacral bladder assembly

An air bladder assembly for a seat comprising is provided. A central sacral bladder has a support surface defined by an enlarged width portion connected to an elongated tapered portion, wherein the tapered portion is defined by elongated lateral sides. ... Lear Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170161282

Methods and systems for graph-based publication - subscription

A system and method for graph-based publication/subscription are provided. A graph comprising nodes and edges is created, each node representative of a point of interest in an information domain, each edge linking a first node and a second node and representative of a relationship between a first and a second point of interest. ... Lear Corporation

06/01/17 / #20170152878

Furniture connector

A furniture connector connects two or more pieces of furniture together or may connect furniture to a wall, embodied, for example, as an adjustable room partition or modular storage unit. The furniture connector has a first spoke and a second spoke, which may be connected to a furniture piece or wall via respective locking mechanisms. ... Lear Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170137588

Surface modification methods for biomedical scaffolds

Many different substrates are used in tissue engineering as platforms to enhance cell attachment, proliferation and activity, either in-vitro, to multiply specific cell lines, or in-vivo, to induce shorter healing time of injured or missing tissue. However, their hydrophobicity and lack of specific functionalities make them non-ideal for cell adhesion and growth. ... Lear Corporation

05/11/17 / #20170133775

Press fit electrical terminal having a solder tab shorter than pcb thickness and method of using same

A circuit board assembly may include a circuit board, a first electrical terminal, and a layer of solder paste. The circuit board may include a minimum thickness, a first side, and a second side opposite the first side. ... Lear Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170117648

Vented electrical terminal block

In examples of the present disclosure, a vented electrical terminal block may include a body that may be configured to support a plurality of electrical terminals in examples, the body may include a plurality of side walls that may extend from the body. The body may include a plurality of apertures extending through the body. ... Lear Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170117642

Electrical terminal block

An electrical terminal block may include an electrical terminal that may include a first portion configured for connection with a connector and a second portion that may be configured for connection with a circuit board. The terminal block may include a body that may be configured to support the electrical terminal. ... Lear Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170116733

Nanoarray-in-microarray multiplexed analysis methods and systems

Methods and apparatuses for performing a nanoarray-in-microarray assay is provided, which can be used to estimate a protein concentration in a sample solution. A plurality of nanodots are fabricated on a surface having at least one affinity binder. ... Lear Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170113586

Layered seating system with attachments

A vehicle seat assembly is provided with a structural member adapted to be mounted within a vehicle to provide support to an occupant. The structural member has at least one channel formed therein. ... Lear Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170103664

Method and system for active learning

A method and system for conducting interactive classroom learning that can utilize a plurality of electronic audio and video equipment, mobile computing devices, and processing servers, interconnected via a first network infrastructure in a classroom or presentation hall to deliver seamlessly interactive multimedia contents to each of one or more participants in classroom or presentation hall; wherein the participants comprises one or more lecturers or presenters, and one or more students or audiences. The method and system allow the control and coordination of the electronic audio and video equipment, mobile computing devices, and the processing servers to deliver the interactive multimedia contents to the participants in the classroom or presentation hall simultaneously and to facilitate the information input-output interactions to and from the participants; wherein the interactive multimedia contents can be divided into multiple parts or streams, and each being personalized for each or each subset of the participants.. ... Lear Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170102108

Method and apparatus for mounting an interactive/flat panel display device

Embodiments of the invention provide an apparatus for mounting an interactive/flat panel display device to a wall. According to at least one embodiment, the apparatus includes a first vertical member including a first portion and a second portion. ... Lear Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170101074

Airbag system for a vehicle

An airbag system for a vehicle includes a trim component having an a-side configured to face into a passenger compartment of the vehicle toward a vehicle seat and a b-side configured to face away from the passenger compartment. A base plate has a cavity disposed therein and is configured for attachment to the b-side of the trim component to form an at least substantially closed cavity configured to receive an airbag arrangement therein. ... Lear Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170101042

Adjustable seat assembly

A seat assembly is provided with a seat bottom and a seat back mounted adjacent the bottom. A first actuator is operably connected to the seat back for applying a first pressure to a seated occupant at a first height. ... Lear Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170101041

Thoracic support assembly for a seat back

A thoracic support assembly for a seat back of a seat assembly. The thoracic support assembly may include a cover and a thoracic support pad. ... Lear Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170095743

Portable zip line system

A portable zip line tower is provided. The portable zip line tower comprises a tower structure having a major longitudinal axis. ... Lear Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170095337

Structural porous biomaterial and implant formed of same

An implant comprising a porous microstructure is disclosed which has an external surface, where at least a region of the external surface is formed of the porous microstructure. The microstructure is defined by at least one lattice of cells. ... Lear Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170088026

Trim cover assembly with elastically deformable fasteners

A trim cover assembly securable over a cushion is provided. The trim cover assembly includes a leather trim material. ... Lear Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170086588

Air bladder assembly for seat bottoms of seat assemblies

An air bladder system is provided with a pair of lateral spaced apart air bladder assemblies, each provided with a primary region received in a seat bottom of a seat assembly. The primary region is expandable in a height direction to support a pelvis of an occupant. ... Lear Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170085177

High voltage pre-charge system

The present disclosure includes a high voltage electrical system that may include a power source, a power source control module that may be electrically connected to the power source, and a controller. The power source control module may include a switch and a converter. ... Lear Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170079872

Adjustable seat assembly

A seat air bladder assembly includes a pair of lateral air bladder regions spaced apart laterally, each inclined laterally outboard to stimulate a seat occupant thoracic region. A method for adjusting a seat assembly inflates a first air bladder assembly oriented in a thoracic region of a seat assembly. ... Lear Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170073270

Carbonate-bonded construction products from steel-making residues and method for making the same

A building product is made from granular material and a binder that includes steel slag. A process for making the building product includes combining the granular material and the binder and then curing the combined granular material and binder with carbon dioxide. ... Lear Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170072451

Vertical twisting system and method

A system for twisting wire that includes an upper portion having a plurality of upper clamps configured to retain an upper wire end corresponding at least one wire pair. The upper portion may be selectively adjustable between a first vertical position and second vertical position. ... Lear Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170072097

Injectable chitosan sponges for enhancing bone regeneration

It is provided a chitosan sponge for bone regeneration in a subject, comprising chitosan; a purine compound such as guanosine 5′-diphosphate (gdp); and at least one of a growth factor and a pyrophosphatase. Preferably the growth factor is bmp-7. ... Lear Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170072071

Inflammation-enabling polypeptides and uses thereof

This present technology relates to the use of inflammation-enabling polypeptides (or their coding sequences) to screen for agents useful for the prevention, treatment and/or alleviations of symptoms associated with an inflammatory disorder, to identify individuals susceptible of developing an exacerbated inflammatory response as well as to determine if a therapeutic regimen is capable of preventing, treating or alleviating the symptoms associated to an inflammatory disorder in an individual. The present technology also provides methods for preventing, treating and/or alleviating the symptoms associated to an inflammatory condition based on the inhibition of expression or activity of the inflammation-enabling targets.. ... Lear Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170068895

Flexible, personalized student success modeling for institutions with complex term structures and competency-based education

A flexible persistence modeling system and method for building flexible persistence models for education institutions using a markov model based on units of academic progress of a non-traditional learning program of an education institution. The markov model is used to quantify transitions of students between the states as parameters of state transitions so that features from the markov model with the parameters of state transitions can be extracted that are related to the non-traditional learning program of the education institution using defined flexible persistence. ... Lear Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170066747

Mcl-1 antagonists

Provided herein are mcl-1 antagonist compositions and methods of treating g the compositions described herein.. . ... Lear Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170066711

Method for producing an arene with an aromatic c-n bond ortho to an aromatic c-o bond

A method for producing an arene with an aromatic c—n bond ortho to an aromatic c—o bond from a hydroxy arene comprising said aromatic c—o bond is provided. This method comprising the steps a) ortho-oxygenating the hydroxy arene to produce an ortho-quinone, b) condensating the ortho-quinone with a nitrogen nucleophile to generate a compound of formula (iva) or (ivb), and c) allowing 1,5-hydrogen atom shift of the compound of formula (iva) or (ivb), thereby producing arenes with a c—n bond ortho to a c—o bond of formula (va) and (vb), respectively:. ... Lear Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170066387

Vehicle seat assembly with entertainment system

A vehicle seat assembly has an entertainment system, and includes a seat back having a cavity disposed therein. A display screen arrangement is rotatably attached to the seat back and is movable between a first position wherein the display screen arrangement is disposed within the cavity in the seat back and a second position wherein the display screen arrangement is disposed outside of the cavity in the seat back. ... Lear Corporation

02/23/17 / #20170050544

Seat assembly having a headrest and method of assembly

A seat assembly having a headrest and a method of assembly. The headrest may be pivotally disposed on a support post and may have a support plate. ... Lear Corporation

02/16/17 / #20170044898

Methods and systems for foam mine fill

Mining provides our society with many of minerals, metals, and gemstones for a wide variety of applications from mundane items through to expensive jewelry. But the mining operations generate waste and large empty shafts and stopes within the ground. ... Lear Corporation

02/09/17 / #20170035746

Pancreatic cancer therapy and diagnosis

The present invention provides novel cancer therapeutics for treating pancreatic cancer, and novel diagnostic methods for detecting chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. The invention pertains to antagonists of dopamine receptors that inhibit the growth of pancreatic cancer cells. ... Lear Corporation

02/02/17 / #20170028877

Seat cushion length extender with sensor

Seats and methods for controlling a seat are described. A position of the user's leg is sensed relative to the position of the front of the seat. ... Lear Corporation

02/02/17 / #20170027972

Methods and compositions for treatment of drug addiction

Methods of reducing ampa/nmda ratio in d1-type medium spiny neurons (msn) and/or reducing development of behavioural sensitization or suppressing drug induced behavioural sensitization in a subject, optionally a subject that is afflicted with an addiction, the method comprising administering to the subject in need thereof an effective amount of a toll-like receptor 4 (tlr4) agonist or a composition comprising said tlr4 agonist, preferably wherein the tlr4 agonist is a monophosphoryl lipid a (mpla).. . ... Lear Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170020460

System and method for assessing a cancer status of biological tissue

A method for assessing a cancer status of biological tissue includes the steps of: obtaining a raman spectrum indicating a raman spectroscopy response of the biological tissue, the raman spectrum captured using a fiber-optic probe of a fiber-optic raman spectroscopy system; inputting the raman spectrum into a boosted tree classification algorithm of a computer program, and using the boosted tree classification algorithm for comparing, in real-time, the captured raman spectrum to reference data and assessing the cancer status of the biological tissue based on said comparison, the reference data being previously determined based on a set of reference raman spectra indicating raman spectroscopy responses of reference biological tissues wherein each of the reference biological tissues is associated with a known cancer status; and generating a real-time output indicating the assessed cancer status of the biological tissue.. . ... Lear Corporation

01/26/17 / #20170020289

Recliner mechanism

A recliner mechanism for a seat. The recliner mechanism may include a first plate, a second plate, a set of pawls, and a driver. ... Lear Corporation

01/19/17 / #20170018203

Systems and methods for teaching pronunciation and/or reading

Systems and methods for teaching pronunciation are described. One such exemplar method includes: (i) causing to be displayed or displaying at a client device a visual representation of at least one selectable word and an illustration of an object associated with the selectable word; (ii) receiving an instruction that the selectable word is selected by a user; and (iii) causing to be generated or generating at the client device, in response to a selection by the user, an animated sequence that includes providing: (a) at a first location proximate to the illustration of the object, a character representation of each letter present in selectable word; (ii) an audible representation of each letter present in the selectable word; and (iii) at a second location proximate to the illustration of the object, a visual representation of the selectable word and a pronunciation of the selectable word.. ... Lear Corporation

01/19/17 / #20170017642

Second language acquisition systems, methods, and devices

Systems, methods, and devices for second language acquisition, using incrementally increasing in-line word and grammar substitution to increase comprehension and retention by presenting new material in an already-understood context. The systems, methods, and devices may be implemented in a range of embodiments, from books to computer systems, and generally use isolated word and phrase substitution with a translated word/phrase in the context of a base language document to convey the meaning of the translated word/phrase to the user by context.. ... Lear Corporation

01/19/17 / #20170015690

Tc-ptp inhibitors as apc activators for immunotherapy

The invention encompasses the novel class of compounds represented by the formula (i) below, which are inhibitors of the tc-ptp enzyme. The invention also encompasses pharmaceutical compositions which include the compounds shown above and methods of treating or preventing tc-ptp mediated diseases, including cancer, via their use in the activation of antigen-presenting cells, like dendritic cells, for applications in the immunotherapeutic treatment of diseases.. ... Lear Corporation

01/19/17 / #20170015223

Vehicle armrest structure with organic fibers

A vehicle armrest includes an armrest structure with a first shell made of a natural fiber composite material. The armrest structure also includes a second shell made of a natural fiber composite material. ... Lear Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170012324

Multiple voltage battery pack with common battery management system

A battery pack includes a first battery, a second battery remotely separated from the first battery, components to be shared by the batteries, and a battery housing. The batteries and the components are contained within the battery housing. ... Lear Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170010896

Shared memory architecture autoupdater

A method of updating a bootloader includes a slave controller that includes a central processing unit in communication with non-volatile memory having a shared memory architecture. The shared memory architecture including a non-volatile application memory block having application code and a non-volatile launcher memory block having bootloader code for initiating the slave controller. ... Lear Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170008426

Seat assembly having a pivot mechanism

A seat assembly having a pivot mechanism that pivotally couples first and second portions of a seat back. The pivot mechanism may have a linkage tube and a linkage pin. ... Lear Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170006759

Guidance system and steering control device for an agricultural vehicle

A vehicle guidance system for an agricultural vehicle is described which includes an optical imaging device collecting information of field characteristics, and a steering control device receiving the information of field characteristics transmitted from the optical imaging device. The steering control device having a steering actuator including a motor operatively connected to a hub adaptor. ... Lear Corporation

01/05/17 / #20170002885

Spring and damper system and method for producing same

A spring and damper system for a circuit board includes a spring arrangement having a plurality of compression springs. Each of the compression springs has a contact portion and two ends which are disposed away from their respective contact portion. ... Lear Corporation








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