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Method for detecting data, method for updating a scenario catalog, a device, a computer program and a machine-readable memory medium

. . A method for detecting data of a vehicle operated at least partially in an automated manner, including at least one sensor, in particular, a surroundings sensor, in particular, a video sensor, a radar sensor, a lidar sensor, an ultrasonic sensor, an infrared sensor, and/or a gnss sensor, in particular, for receiving a gps signal, a glonass signal or a galileo signal, and/or a vehicle sensor, in particular, for engine control, for activating occupant protection means, for activating assistance functions and/or convenience functions, in particular, an acceleration sensor, a rotation rate sensor, a pressure sensor, and at least one memory, in particular, a ring memory, including detecting data of the at least one sensor; saving the data in the memory, in particular, in the ring memory; detecting an event; initially storing the content of the memory, in particular, of the ring memory, at the point in time of the detected event.. . ... Bosch Corporation

Method for reducing collision damage

A method for performing an evasive maneuver of a motor vehicle in the event of an imminent collision with at least one collision object comprising at least the following: a) detecting that a collision with the at least one collision object is imminent, b) analyzing the at least one collision object and detecting whether a particularly sensitive upper region of the motor vehicle would be at least partially affected by the collision, and c) outputting a signal for initiating an evasive maneuver if a collision of the motor vehicle with the at least one collision object is imminent by which the particularly sensitive upper region of the motor vehicle would be at least partially affected.. . ... Bosch Corporation

Method and apparatus for executing an electronic money transfer in order to pay a parking fee

A method for executing an electronic money transfer in order to pay a parking fee, including the steps: taking a photograph of a driver of a motor vehicle for which a parking fee must be paid, detecting a face of the driver in the photograph taken, comparing the detected face to a reference face, and initiating an electronic money transfer to pay the parking fee if the detected face agrees with the reference face. A corresponding apparatus, a corresponding parking facility, and a computer program, are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

Method and system for locating a vehicle located within a parking area

A method for locating a vehicle situated within a parking area using a plurality of wlan base stations each including an antenna array, the vehicle including a communication interface for communication with the wlan base stations via a wireless wlan communication network. The method includes receiving, via the respective antenna array, a radio signal sent by the communication interface of the vehicle via the wireless communication network; ascertaining a respective angle of incidence of the respective received radio signal relative to a respective normal of the antenna array; ascertaining a signal intensity of the respective received radio signal; and carrying out a triangulation using the ascertained angles of incidence and the ascertained signal intensities in order to locate the vehicle within the parking area. ... Bosch Corporation

Sensor integration in lateral flow immunoassays and its applications

Lateral flow immunoassay devices for determining the concentration of an analyte in a sample and methods for measuring analyte concentration in sample using such lateral flow immunoassay devices.. . ... Bosch Corporation

Sensor integration in lateral flow immunoassays and its applications

Lateral flow immunoassay devices for determining the concentration of an analyte in a sample and methods for measuring analyte concentration in sample using such lateral flow immunoassay devices.. . ... Bosch Corporation

Angular position sensor

An angular position sensor includes a stator element with at least three coils, a rotor element rotatably mounted with respect to the stator element, and an evaluation unit configured to determine an angle of rotation between the rotor element and stator element. The rotor element is configured to inductively couple with each of the at least three coils with varying strengths based on the angle of rotation. ... Bosch Corporation

Distributed autonomous mapping

A method and system for updating geoinformatic data. In one example, the method includes determining, with an electronic processor, a geographic area of interest and determining whether a vehicle is within the geographic area of interest based on a location signal received from the vehicle. ... Bosch Corporation

Method for recognizing a state of change of a fuel injector

A method for recognizing a state change of a fuel injector of an internal combustion engine, in which fuel from a high-pressure accumulator is injected into a combustion chamber with the aid of the fuel injector. A value that is representative of a static flow rate of fuel through the fuel injector is ascertained. ... Bosch Corporation

Method and device for controlling a combustion of an internal combustion engine

A method and a device for controlling a combustion of an internal combustion engine are provided, including an arrangement, which generates a signal for the intensity of the combustion in a combustion chamber of the internal combustion engine from a sensor signal of the internal combustion engine. The intensity is compared to a reference level, which was formed from intensities of preceding combustions in the combustion chamber by moving average calculation. ... Bosch Corporation

Fuel supply device for engine injection and exhaust-gas aftertreatment

A fuel supply device (2), in particular for use in a motor vehicle comprising an internal combustion engine (20), has a fuel supply pump (4) which is designed to remove fuel (28) from a fuel tank (6) and to release said fuel under increased pressure through an outlet; a first fluid connection (7) which is provided for connecting an exhaust line metering device (8) and; a second fluid connection (10) which is provided for connecting an engine injection device (12). The first fluid connection (7) is directly connected to the outlet of the fuel supply pump (4). ... Bosch Corporation

Device and method for theft detection

An apparatus for theft detection including a processing unit and a communication interface, the apparatus being provided for stationary mounting on a mobile object. The apparatus has at least an acceleration sensor, a rotation rate sensor, and a magnetic field sensor. ... Bosch Corporation

Method and apparatus for determining a presently existing driving situation

A method for determining a presently existing driving situation in which a vehicle finds itself at the moment. The method includes receiving of driving-environment data based on a sensed vehicle driving environment, extracting of features from the driving-environment data with the aid of pattern recognition, classifying the presently existing driving situation based exclusively on the features extracted by the pattern recognition, and providing a result of the classification. ... Bosch Corporation

Method for protecting occupants of a motor vehicle

A method for protecting an occupant of a motor vehicle in the case of an imminent collision with a collision object includes: recognizing that a collision with the collision object is imminent, analyzing the collision object and recognizing whether a particularly sensitive upper area of the motor vehicle will be affected by the collision, and at least partially suppressing a trigger signal of a protective mechanism to enable an evasive action by the occupant if it is recognized that the particularly sensitive upper area of the motor vehicle will be affected by the collision that has been recognized to be imminent.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180222360

Method and device for activating a vehicle seat

A method for activating a vehicle seat including receiving a seat occupancy signal, receiving a collision signal and generating a signal for activating the vehicle seat as a function of the seat occupancy signal and of the collision signal.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180222346

Method for recognizing a seat occupancy

A method for recognizing a seat occupancy of seats in a motor vehicle including a) preparing a checking sequence of the seats at least using a probability of occupancy of the seats, and b) sequentially checking the occupancy of the seats using the checking sequence prepared in step a).. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180220370

Method for operating a moble device and a data management system, mobile device, data management system

A method for operating a mobile device with a communication module and an accumulator, in particular a hand-held power tool, includes powering the communication module via electricity from the accumulator. The communication module enables wireless communication, and is powered only temporarily at least for transmitting data.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219198

Module housing for a battery module

A module housing (11) for a battery module (10) having at least one battery cell (12) exhibiting a first substantially l-shaped housing side wall (14) with at least one clip connection (17), and a second substantially l-shaped housing side wall (14) with at least one clip connection (17) and two housing plates (15) which can be arranged on the battery module (10) on the end face, as a result of which the module housing is closable on the end face. At least the two housing side walls (14) can be connected to one another mechanically in a form-fitting and/or force-fitting manner by means of clip connections (17), as a result of which a cuboid module housing (11) can be produced.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218608

Method and device for warning other road users in response to a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction

A method for warning other road users in response to a vehicle traveling in a wrong direction, the method including advance detection, setting-up, detection, and provision. In the step of advance detection, a potential of a possible instance of wrong-way travel of the vehicle is detected in advance. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218599

Method and device for controlling a transmission behavior for transmitting a warning message for a vehicle

A method for controlling a transmission behavior for transmitting a warning message for a vehicle. In this case, a warning message for warning a driver of the vehicle about a hazardous situation is initially read in. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217609

Robotic creature and method of operation

A robotic creature system includes an actuatable head defining eyes, an eyelid mechanism, a body, a drivetrain, and a set of sensors. A method for robotic creature operation includes: detecting an event associated with a technological imperfection and automatically performing a set of expressive actions associated with the event.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217474

Scattered light trap for a camera of a mobile unit

A scattered light trap for a camera of a mobile unit includes a scattered-light-reducing structure that has rising plane surfaces and falling surfaces that repeat alternatingly in a direction of a light beam incident on the camera, the angles between the rising plane surfaces and a plane of motion of the mobile unit differing at least partially or corresponding to the largest possible angle as a function of specified criteria.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217045

Sensor for detecting particles

A sensor for detecting particles, in particular, soot particles, is described. The sensor includes a sensor element having at least two measuring electrodes, which are situated on a carrier substrate, and a protective tube assembly having at least one outer protective tube and one inner protective tube. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217022

Testing device and method for testing the tightness of containers

The invention relates to a testing device for testing the tightness of containers (2), comprising a supply unit (3) for supplying the containers (2), a testing unit (4) for testing the tightness of the containers (2), a diverting unit (5) for diverting tested tight containers (2), and a discharge unit (6) for discharging containers (2′) tested to be untight in the testing unit (2). The testing unit (4) has at least one individual testing chamber (42) for testing individual containers and at least one multiple testing chamber (41) for receiving a plurality of containers in order to simultaneously test multiple containers (2). ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216944

Method for incorporating a dynamic object into a digital map of a highly automated vehicle (hav)

An evaluation unit obtains from sensors in a roadway surface respective overlap signals (a) transmitted by the sensors via a communications interfaces of the sensors and (b) that include respective identifications of the sensors and information as to whether the respective sensors are currently overlapped by any dynamic objects above the sensors on the roadway surface, where the sensors are associated with respective geographical positions; ascertains a respective position of each of the at least one dynamic object situated on the roadway on the basis of the overlap signals in the form of a local environmental model of the road section; and transmits the local environmental model to the hav in the form of a digital map identifying the at least one dynamic object at one or more respective positions of the map corresponding to the ascertained at least one respective position.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216937

Method for localizing a vehicle having a higher degree of automation on a digital map

A method for localizing a more highly automated vehicle (hav) on a digital map, includes detecting features of semi-static objects in an environment of the hav with the aid of at least one first sensor, transmitting the features of the semi-static objects to an evaluation unit, classifying the semi-static objects, wherein the feature ‘semi-static’ is assigned to the semi-static objects as the result of the classification, transferring the features of the semi-static objects into a local environmental model of the hav, the local environmental model including at least selected features of the semi-static objects in the form of expanded landmarks, transmitting the local environmental model to the hav in the form of a digital map, and localizing the hav with the aid of the digital map. A corresponding system and a computer program are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216642

Fastening unit for a radio and/or sensor module

A fastening unit for a radio and/or a sensor module includes at least one of a radio and a sensor module that is configured to connect with an external application unit. The fastening unit is detachably connectable to the at least one of the radio and sensor module.. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216557

Method for ascertaining an accuracy of a torque transmitted by a belt-driven starter generator of an internal combustion engine to the internal combustion engine

A method for ascertaining an accuracy of a torque transmitted by a belt-driven starter generator of an internal combustion engine to the internal combustion engine, the method being similar to a learning operation or a calibration of the actual torque of the starter generator with respect to a setpoint torque, includes: in an idling instance of the internal combustion engine, controlling the belt-driven starter generator to transmit a specified test torque to the internal combustion engine and decreasing the torque of the internal combustion engine by the specified test torque; determining and evaluating a speed variable, which is a function of a speed of the internal combustion engine; and deducing the torque accuracy from the evaluated speed variable.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215558

Method and system for extracting articles

A magazine extraction system includes a carrier, an extractor, and a catch element. The carrier is disposed below the magazine. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215410

Plausibility checking of field-oriented control

The description relates to a method for controlling a servo drive of a steering system of a vehicle, comprising the step of: failure of the feedback comprising the step of: monitoring the control of the servo drive.. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215407

Device for adjusting a steering column of a motor vehicle, and steering system

A steering system for a motor vehicle includes a steering column and a device for adjusting the steering column. The device includes a bearing block, a first guide mechanism, and a second guide mechanism. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215394

Trailer load monitoring

Methods and systems for monitoring a load in a trailer coupled to a vehicle. One method includes determining, with an electronic processor, an initial weight on a rear axle of the vehicle when the load is engaged with the trailer coupled to the vehicle. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215384

Method for decelerating a vehicle

A method for decelerating a vehicle includes actuating an electric brake motor of an electromechanical braking mechanism in an event of a failure of a hydraulic vehicle brake to produce a braking force in an event of a failure of the hydraulic vehicle brake. The method further includes producing a decelerating torque in the drive train of the vehicle in the event of the failure of the hydraulic vehicle brake. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215334

Method of determining an accident time parameter for evaluating an accident situation in a motor vehicle

A method of determining an accident time parameter for evaluating an accident situation of a motor vehicle, including a) determining at least two of the following values: (i) a current value of a measured acceleration, (ii) a first integral of the measured acceleration, or (iii) a second integral of the measured acceleration, and b) determining an accident time parameter from the at least two values determined in step a).. . ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215086

Method for producing a luminescent 3d radar-module cover, and injection-molding system

A method and a system for producing a luminescent 3d radar-module cover for a radiator grille of a motor vehicle. A three-dimensional structure including an optical conductor is produced from a light-dispersing first plastic material in separate method steps using a first injection mold. ... Bosch Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180214825

Tank device

The invention relates to a tank device (1) of a motor vehicle for a reductant for the aftertreatment of the exhaust gas of the motor vehicle, comprising a reservoir (5) for the reductant and a tank installation unit (7) having at least one conveying pump (8) for conveying the reductant out of the reservoir (5) to a point of introduction into an exhaust gas tract of the motor vehicle, wherein the tank installation unit (7) has a heating device (12) arranged adjacent to the conveying pump (8), wherein at least one auxiliary heater (29) is provided, and wherein the auxiliary heater (29, 33) is integrated in a wall (25, 27) of the reservoir (5).. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212797

Bus system, subscriber station therefor, and method for configuring a static bus system for a dynamic communication

. . A bus system, a subscriber station, and a method for configuring a static bus system for a dynamic communication are provided. The bus system has at least two subscriber stations, a communications link for connecting the subscriber stations to each other, and at least one device for the dynamic communication between the subscriber stations of the bus system; the subscriber stations and the communications link are developed for the static communication, which is directed to messages to be transmitted on the bus system that are known when the bus system is made available and are configured according to specified transmitters and receivers, and the dynamic communication is directed to messages to be transmitted on the bus system that have become known only after the subscriber stations and the communications link have been made available and are configured according to specified transmitters and receivers.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212457

Method and device for operating an electrical system, and electrical system

The invention relates to a method for operating an electrical system (1) having a high-voltage section (2) and a low-voltage section (3) which are electrically connected to one another by means of a dc-dc converter (4), wherein the low-voltage section (3) has at least one rechargeable energy store (8) and at least one electrical consumer (9), wherein the dc-dc converter (4) is operated on the basis of an electrical load (p) acting on the low-voltage section (3). In order to determine the load (p), provision is made for all currents flowing through the dc-dc converter (4) to be recorded and added to one another.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212271

Separator for lithium-ion battery, manufacturing method therefor, and lithium-ion battery

A separator for a lithium ion battery includes, in sequence, a porous substrate, a ceramic coating positioned on one side of the substrate, and a gel coating positioned on the ceramic coating. This disclosure also includes a preparation method for forming such a separator, and a lithium ion battery that includes such a separator.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211537

Method and device for braking a vehicle

A method for braking a vehicle, including supplying surroundings data of the vehicle to a braking device; and generating control signals of a brake by using the surroundings data; the surroundings data of the vehicle being provided by a server unit located outside of the vehicle.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211531

Concept for locating a body in the form of an object in a parking lot

A method for locating a body in the form of an object situated within a parking lot, the body including a communication interface for communicating via a wireless communication network, including the following steps: reception by the communication interface, via the wireless communication network, of position data of one or more vehicles traveling within the parking lot, the position data indicating a respective instantaneous position of the traveling vehicle or vehicles within the parking lot; location of the body within the parking lot based on the received position data. A corresponding device is also described. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210010

Method for operating an electric machine, electric machine

The invention relates to a method for operating an electric machine (2). The electric machine (2) is driven using field-oriented regulation, and a current relative position (θi) of a rotating field is detected by means of at least one sensor (5). ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210004

Method and device for operating a rotational speed sensor, rotational speed sensor device

The disclosure relates to a method for operating a rotational speed sensor of a motor vehicle with a signal encoder ring having a plurality of magnet elements arranged uniformly over its circumference with alternating orientation, and with a signal receiver having at least two sensor elements arranged uniformly apart from one another for sensing magnetic fields of the magnets. Information bits are generated based on magnetic field strengths detected by the sensor elements and made available as a rotational speed information signal. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209868

Testing device for checking the leak tightness of containers, and method therefor

The invention relates to a testing device for checking the leak tightness of containers (5), comprising a holding unit (3) for holding at least one container (5), which holding unit has a first holding part (31) and a second holding part (32), wherein the holding unit (3) is divided into the first and second holding parts (31, 32) in the direction of a longitudinal axis (l) of the holding unit (3) and wherein a pivot shaft (4) for the pivoting of at least one holding part is arranged on the first and/or second holding part (31, 32).. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209865

Device for detecting a pressure of a fluid medium and method for manufacturing the device

A device for detecting a pressure of a fluid medium is described. The device includes at least one housing having at least two pressure feeds; at least one sensor module, the sensor module being accommodated in the housing, the sensor module including at least one support element, the support element including at least one substrate and at least one molding compound, the support element further including at least one passage opening, the passage opening entirely penetrating the support element; at least one pressure sensor element for detecting the pressure, the pressure sensor element including at least one diaphragm, the pressure sensor element covering the passage opening; at least one control and evaluation unit, the control and evaluation unit being at least partially enclosed by the molding compound. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209790

Mems rotation rate sensor including combined driving and detection

A rotation rate sensor including a substrate having a principal plane of extension, and a structure movable with respect to the substrate; the structure being excitable from a neutral position into an oscillation having a movement component substantially parallel to a driving direction, which is substantially parallel to the principal plane of extension. To induce the oscillation, the rotation rate sensor includes a comb electrode moved along with the structure and a comb electrode fixed in position relative to the substrate. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209742

Heat exchanger fluid circuit arrangement

An air coil unit of a heat exchanger includes tubes organized into separate circuits of serially connected tubes. The tubes of a given circuit are arranged in serially connected circuit portions, where the tubes of each circuit portion are arranged in rows. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209648

Heater device and method for operating a heater device

A heater device including at least one control and/or regulating unit, which is provided to set an air ratio of a combustion process to a setpoint air ratio. It is provided that the control and/or regulating unit is provided to ascertain a power correction factor in at least one operating state and take it into consideration in the setting of the air ratio.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209559

Normally closed solenoid valve

A normally closed solenoid valve includes a valve sleeve, a pole core fixedly positioned in the sleeve, an axially displaceable armature, a spring, a closing element, a valve seat, and an elastic component. The spring acts between the pole core and the armature in order to push the closing element into the valve seat. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209554

Injection valve, exhaust-gas aftertreatment system

The invention relates to an injection valve (4), in particular of an exhaust-gas aftertreatment system (1), having an axially displaceable valve element (12), having a valve opening (10) which is assigned to a valve seat (11) of the valve element (12), having a piston (21) which is fixedly connected to the valve element (12) and which is led through the valve opening (10), and having a spring element (20) which forces the piston (21) with the valve element (12) against the valve seat (11), wherein the valve element (12) is displaceable in a spray chamber (14) which, opposite the valve element (12), has multiple spray openings (16, 18). It is provided that at least two first spray openings (16) have central axes (17) which intersect outside the injection valve, and/or that a centrally situated second spray opening (18) has a larger diameter than the other spray openings (16).. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209417

Rotary piston pump comprising radial bearings on only one housing part

The invention relates to a rotary piston pump (16) for conveying a fluid, comprising at least two rotors (52) with conveyor elements (53), a rotational movement being implementable thereby about an rotational axis (61), a working chamber on the at least two rotors (52), a multi-part housing (42) with a first housing part (44) and a second housing part (43), at least two radial bearing shapes (37, 38) being designed on the housing (42) to act as a radial sliding bearing for the at least two rotors (52), and the at least two radial bearing shapes (37, 38) being designed on only one of said housing parts (44).. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209388

Valve for metering a fluid

A fluid metering valve includes a housing, an electromagnetic actuator that includes an armature that is separated from an inner wall of the housing by an annular gap, a throttle element connected to the armature or the housing and arranged in the annular gap to dampen a movement of the armature that is opposite to an opening direction, a valve seat surface, a valve closing body that cooperates with the valve seat surface to form a sealing seat, and a valve needle that (a) is actuatable by the actuator, (b) is arranged for actuating the valve closing body (c) extends through a borehole in the armature so that the armature is movably guidable on the valve needle, and (d) includes a stop arranged such that, during an actuation, the armature strikes against the stop in the opening direction to thereby open the sealing seat.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209322

Thermally insulating protective sleeve

A thermally insulating protective sleeve. The thermally insulating protective sleeve comprises a tubular shell and a thermally insulating liner located in the tubular shell and made of a thermally insulating soft material. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180208458

Method for manufacturing a microelectronic media sensor assembly, and microelectronic media sensor assembly

A manufacturing method for a microelectronic component assembly and a microelectronic component assembly. The manufacturing method includes providing a sensor having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, as well as at least one lateral surface, at least sections of the first surface including a detection surface. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180208153

Method for operating an identification system for a motor vehicle

A method for operating an identification system for a motor vehicle for ascertaining and classifying an object in an interior space of the motor vehicle, the interior space being recorded with the aid of an interior camera and the interior space being illuminated during the recording with the aid of an illumination device, the method provides that an interior lighting system is activated as the illumination device. A corresponding system, a device, and a computer program for carrying out the method are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180208054

Method for detecting a sticking tank vent valve

A method for detecting a sticking tank vent valve in a motor vehicle, a temperature sensor being situated in a tank vent line between the tank vent valve and an inlet point into an intake manifold or into a turbocharger and sticking of the tank vent valve being detected when the absolute value of a correlation of a calculated tank ventilation mass flow and of a signal value of the temperature sensor violates a predefinable threshold value.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180207811

Compensating device for a handling unit and handling unit comprising the compensating device

A compensating device, which can be placed between a robot, e.g., used to grip and position workpieces, and a gripper moved by the robot to compensate position tolerances, includes respective interfaces for a manipulator and an end effector, with the compensating device positioned between the manipulator and the end effector and including a joint device aligned with a first axis z between the interface segments, a first joint partner connected to the first interface segment, and a second joint partner connected to the second interface segment, one of the joint partners including a ball segment and the other including, for the ball segment, a receptacle segment that includes at least one ramp region so that the joint device forms a pivot or ball joint, the ball segment being capable of being displaced from a normal position in a transverse direction x-y to the first axis z into a compensating position.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180205085

Silicon-based composite with three dimensional binding network for lithium ion batteries

The present invention relates to a silicon-based composite with three dimensional binding network and enhanced interaction between binder and silicon-based material, which comprises silicon-based material, treatment material, a binder containing carboxyl groups and conductive carbon, wherein the treatment material is selected from the group consisting of polydopamine or silane coupling agent with amine and/or imine groups; as well as relates to an electrode material and a lithium-ion battery comprising said silicon-based composite, and a process for preparing said silicon-based composite.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180205046

Pouch film for a battery cell system

A pouch film (3) for a battery cell system (1) is described, the pouch film (3) forming mutually separate pockets (12) for the insertion of electrode assemblies (5), the pockets (12) being impermeable to electrolyte, and the pockets (12), particularly when the battery cell system (1) is in the operating state, being physically connected to one another in a foldable manner via the pouch film (3).. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204452

Concept for warning at least one road user located within a parking facility

A method, of a system of a parking facility, for warning at least one road user located within the parking facility includes: monitoring the parking facility using a monitoring system of the parking facility, ascertaining, based on the monitoring, whether the road user is to be warned of a hazard present within the parking facility, and warning the road user if the ascertainment has indicated that the road user is to be warned of a hazard.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204056

Method and device for detecting an object in a vehicle

A method includes obtaining by an image-recording device of a vehicle first and second images that respectively represent first and second shadings on an object in the vehicle generated by illumination of the object by an illumination device of the vehicle at first and second illumination settings, respectively; processing the images, thereby identifying the first shading and the second shading; based on the identified first shading and second shading, detecting at least one of a surface structure and a position of the object; and based on the detected at least one of the surface structure and position, a least one of controlling a restraint and outputting a warning.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203453

System and method of using crowd-sourced driving path data in an autonomous or semi-autonomous driving system

A processing system includes at least one computer processor, which is configured to implement a method that includes receiving crowd-sourced driving path data, map data, and real-time sensor data associated with a roadway. The method includes generating, by the processing system, optimized driving path data for the roadway based on the crowd-sourced path data, the map data, and the sensor data. ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203441

Method for monitoring an environment of a vehicle

A method for monitoring an environment of a vehicle includes generating an irradiated region in a defined environment of the vehicle using a radiation device of the vehicle, detecting the irradiated region is detected using a detection device situated externally to the vehicle, and, in the event that at least partial shadowing of the irradiated region, is detected, controlling the vehicle by a control device situated externally to the vehicle.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203234

Projection device for data eyeglasses, data eyeglasses, and method for operating a projection device for data eyeglasses

A projection apparatus for data eyeglasses. The projection apparatus encompasses at least one light source for emitting a light beam; and at least one holographic element, disposed or disposable on an eyeglass lens of the data eyeglasses, for projecting an image onto a retina of a user of the data eyeglasses by deflecting and/or focusing the light beam onto a eye lens of the user.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203105

Chirp sequence radar undersampled multiple times

A method for determining distances and relative velocities of objects with using a radar includes transmitting a ramp-like frequency-modulated transmission signal whose modulation pattern includes multiple sequences of ramps having an identical ramp slope, which alternately follow each other, the sequences having a frequency offset and a time offset with respect to each other; undersampling, and subjecting to a 2d fourier transform, base band signals for the individual ramps; determining hypotheses for the distance and the relative velocity v of an object based on alternative distance-velocity relationships and based on periodic ambiguous information about velocity; ascertaining degrees of the agreements of a phase relationship between spectral values of the spectra with phase relationships expected for the hypotheses between spectral values of the sequences; and determining unambiguous estimated values for the distance and the relative velocity by selecting a hypothesis having the maximum agreement.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180202986

Method for checking the functional capability of a nitrogen oxide sensor

A method is presented for checking the functional capability of a nitrogen oxide sensor (10) which has a first chamber (12) and a second chamber (14), wherein the first chamber has a first oxygen pump cell (20) and the second chamber has a second pump cell (34), in a normal operating mode of the nitrogen oxide sensor (10), an oxygen concentration level in the first chamber is reduced to a predetermined first value with the first pump cell, and an oxygen concentration level in the second chamber is reduced to a second value with the second pump cell, said second value being lower than the first value.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180202952

Device for the nmr analysis of substances in a sample, respiratory gas analysis device, fuel sensor and method

A device for analyzing substances in a sample on the basis of a measurement of nuclear magnetic resonances including a magnetic field device configured to generate a magnetic field. The device is configured such that, in order to detect magnetic resonances induced in the sample by the generation of the magnetic field, provision is made of at least one magnetic field sensor which comprises at least one sensitive component with diamond structures. ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180202876

Measuring assembly for measuring the torque on a shaft, crank drive, and vehicle

A measurement assemblage for measuring the torque on a shaft, and in particular the torsional moment of the shaft, having a sensor device that is configured to measure a magnetic field carried or generated by the shaft; a sensor holder for holding the sensor device and for disposing the sensor device with respect to a region of an outer circumferential surface of the shaft; and at least one force element that is configured to dispose the sensor holder, by force impingement, in stationary fashion with respect to the region of the outer circumferential surface of the shaft, the at least one force element being configured to exert a tensile force on the sensor holder in such a way that the sensor holder is pulled against the region of the outer circumferential surface of the shaft as a result of the tensile force.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180202808

Rotational speed sensor with minimized interference movements in the driving mode

A rotation rate sensor having a first structure movable with respect to the substrate, a second structure movable with respect to the substrate and with respect to the first structure, a first drive structure for deflecting the first structure with a motion component parallel to a first axis, and a second drive structure for deflecting the second structure with a motion component parallel to the first axis. The first and second structures are excitable to oscillate in counter-phase, with motion components parallel to the first axis, the first drive structure having a first spring mounted on the substrate to counteract a pivoting of the first structure around an axis parallel to a second axis extending perpendicularly to a principal extension plane, the second drive structure having a second spring mounted on the substrate to counteracts a pivoting of the second structure around a further axis parallel to the second axis.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180202807

Micromechanical sensor

A micromechanical sensor includes a base substrate, a cap substrate, and a mems substrate that is connected to each of the base and cap substrates by respective metallic bond connections and that includes a mechanical functional layer including movable mems elements, an electrode device for acquiring an indication of a movement of the mems elements and fashioned by layer deposition, and a sacrificial layer that is lower than the mechanical function layer, is fashioned by layer deposition, and is omitted in a region underneath the movable mems elements.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180202806

Length measurement on an object by taking bearings on measuring points by means of a laser measuring module

A system includes a laser measuring module. The laser measuring module is configured to provide a length measurement. ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180202427

Method and control device for operating a reciprocating piston pump

A method for actuating a pump having a reciprocating piston or a diaphragm for pressure generation in a hydraulic system, the reciprocating piston or the diaphragm being moved by way of an actuator which is driven by a magnetic field of a magnet coil, and a system pressure in the hydraulic system being determined.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180202340

Expansion body and method for monitoring a pressure sensor in a scr system with an expansion body

The invention relates to an expansion body having an equalization chamber, which is separated by an elastic diaphragm from a fluid which flows through part of the expansion body. A mechanical spring applies an additional spring force to the diaphragm, wherein the spring has mechanical prestress. ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180201308

Pulsation-damped ball-nut steering

A ball-nut steering system of a conventional vehicle includes a first and a second cylinder chamber for receiving a fluid, a first feed line for conducting fluid from a pump to the first cylinder chamber, and a device for damping and/or easing pulsations of the fluid. The device is arranged inside the first cylinder chamber and/or inside the first feed line. ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180201301

Method and device for operating a power steering system

The disclosure relates to a method and to devices for operating a power steering system. Wherein a motor torque applied by an electric motor is superposed on a specified manual torque, wherein a beginning freezing of the power steering system is detected by means of suitable measures, and wherein the electric motor is controlled with an oscillating control signal to avoid the freezing of the power steering system, whereby an oscillating application of a shaking torque to the power steering system, applied by the electric motor, is effected. ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180201261

Method for checking the plausibility of a control decision for safety means

A method for checking the plausibility of a control decision for a safety device of a vehicle includes detecting a regulatorily standardized feature of a collision object using a surroundings sensor system, such as a video camera, and enabling the control decision as a function of the detected feature, such as a vehicle license plate, trademark, or emblem.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180201248

Brake control device for saddle riding vehicle

The pressure sensor functions as a first detection portion for detecting hydraulic pressure set according to operation of a brake pedal. The control unit detects the hydraulic pressure acting on the second piston portion through the pipe. ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180201216

Method and device for controlling a personal protection device for a vehicle

A method for controlling a personal protection device for a vehicle. The method includes a step of determining a set of control variants for controlling the personal protection device, from a plurality of possible control variants for controlling the personal protection device, using an inaccurate situational value and at least one inaccuracy value, the inaccurate situational value representing a value ascertained using a sensor of the vehicle, and the inaccuracy value defining an inaccuracy of the inaccurate situational value; and a step of selecting a control variant assigned to the inaccurate situational value, from the plurality of possible control variants, as a control variant selected for controlling the personal protection device, if each control variant of the set of control variants is assigned a safety class, which satisfies a safety criterion necessary for controlling the personal protection device.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180201214

Method for ascertaining a triggering event for an airbag

In a method for ascertaining a triggering event for an airbag in a vehicle, an imminent collision is ascertained with the aid of a surroundings sensor, an error signal being generated if no signal is established in a collision sensor within a defined time window.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180200872

Method for operating a power tool

A method for operating a power tool for screwing a screw into a workpiece. After an activation of the power tool, an electric motor is driven in order to screw the screw into the workpiece. ... Bosch Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180199518

Oscillating gardening device, gear element of an oscillating gardening device and method using an oscillating gardening device

An oscillating gardening device includes a drive unit and at least one cam gear that is configured to be driven by the drive unit and has at least one guide section configured to guide at least one element. The guide section is rotatable about an axis of rotation and closed relative to the rotation axis in the circumferential direction. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180199178

Concept for reacting efficiently to an emergency call

A method for operating a mobile terminal having a terminal identifier, whereby in reaction to an emergency call sent out by the mobile terminal via a communication network to a subscriber of the communication network, an instantaneous position of the mobile terminal and/or a personal identification assigned to the terminal identifier is/are transmitted automatically to the subscriber via the communication network. A corresponding mobile terminal, a method for operating an emergency call system, an emergency call system, as well as a computer program, are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180198343

Armature and method for producing armature

In a cross sectional plane perpendicular to a center axis line of an annular core, a connection projection and a connection recess have complementary configurations in which the connection projection and the connection recess are narrowed in width with distance from coupling surfaces, the connection projection and the connection recess respectively include a pair of friction surfaces and a pair of friction surfaces extending in a direction separate from the coupling surfaces, the friction surface of the connection projection is inclined relative to a virtual normal line perpendicular to a line connecting bottom portions of the pair of friction surfaces of the connection projection, and the friction surface of the connection recess is inclined relative to a virtual normal line perpendicular to a line connecting bottom portions of the pair of friction surfaces of the connection recess.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196908

Hardware-configurable logic unit and microcontroller having such a hardware-configurable logic unit

A hardware-configurable logic unit having a plurality of coarse-grain hardware elements and having a control element, the control element being set up to allow a configuration of the coarse-grain hardware elements to be modified.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196423

Method and device for operating a parked motor vehicle

A method for operating a parked motor vehicle, including the following steps: monitoring a passenger compartment of the motor vehicle and/or surroundings of the motor vehicle with the aid of one or multiple motor vehicle-internal sensor(s); transmitting monitoring data which are based on the monitoring via a wireless communication network to a mobile terminal; in response to a receipt of a control command, transmitted from the mobile terminal via the wireless communication network, for controlling one or multiple component(s) of the motor vehicle, controlling the one or the multiple component(s) of the motor vehicle as a function of the control command, the one or the multiple motor vehicle component(s) being selected from the following group of motor vehicle components: a motor vehicle lighting system, a motor vehicle horn, a motor vehicle-internal sensor. A corresponding device, a motor vehicle, and a computer program, are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196420

Method and apparatus for operating a motor vehicle parked at a first position

A method for operating a motor vehicle parked at a first position, using a mobile terminal, including monitoring a surrounding field of the parked motor vehicle and/or a route from a present position of the mobile terminal to the parked motor vehicle, transmission of monitoring data, based on the monitoring, via a wireless communication network to a mobile terminal, after the transmission of the monitoring data, reception of a move command, sent from the mobile terminal via the wireless communication network, for moving the motor vehicle away from the first position, transferring the motor vehicle from the first position to a second position in response to the reception of the move command transmitted from the mobile terminal via the wireless communication network. A corresponding apparatus and a computer program are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196090

Method for acquiring signals

A method for acquiring signals of a control unit, including the steps of ascertaining a program dependency graph from a program of the control unit, the nodes of the program dependency graph being the computational steps of the program, from which signals are obtained, and whose segments are the data and/or control dependencies between the computational steps; defining a set of signals, which includes a first subset of signals to be measured and a second subset of dependent signals; assigning nodes to the first subset on condition that a node represents a signal to be measured, if a node is situated at an incoming segment of the node, outside of the set of signals; measuring the signals of the first subset; and calculating the signals of the second subset on the basis of the measured signals of the first subset.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180195863

Rotation rate sensor with multiple evaluation during operation at several frequencies

A rotation rate sensor includes first, second, third and fourth structures that are each movable relative to a substrate, a drive device configured to deflect each of the first, second, third, and fourth structures essentially parallel to a drive direction and out of respective resting positions of the first, second, third, and fourth structures, such that, at a first frequency, the first and fourth structures are excitable to an oscillation that is essentially in-phase relative to each other and essentially in phase-opposition relative to the second and third structures, and, at a second frequency, the first and second structures are excitable to an oscillation that is essentially in-phase relative to each other and essentially in phase-opposition relative to the third and fourth structures.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180195605

Hydrostatic propulsion drive for a vehicle

A hydrostatic propulsion drive for a vehicle is disclosed including an electronic control unit and a hydrostatic transmission having a hydraulic pump with an adjustable swept volume and a hydraulic motor with an adjustable swept volume, the hydraulic pump being arranged in a closed hydraulic circuit. The swept volumes of the hydraulic pump and the hydraulic motor are changeable in accordance with a correction factor which is stored in a characteristic diagram and is dependent on the rotational speed and the drive torque of the hydraulic motor, the operating pressure at the hydraulic motor being increased if the correction factor is used. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180195603

Actuator with auxiliary motor

An electronic transmission range select actuator (etrsa) includes two independent drive systems that are each able to actuate a common shaft, for example an output shaft of the etrsa, via a coupling device disposed between and connecting the gear trains of each system. The first drive system of the two independent drive systems is used during normal vehicle operation to change the transmission gear range to a desired gear range. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180195491

Hydrostatic axial piston motor of bent-axis construction

A variable-displacement hydrostatic axial piston motor of bent-axis construction includes a drive shaft, a cylinder drum that pivots in a pivoting plane, and a one-piece port plate nearly symmetrical with a central plane and with two working ports. The motor further includes an adjusting device with an adjusting piston arranged in the port plate, a control valve arranged on the port plate and with a control valve piston, a feedback spring arranged in the port plate and clamped between the adjusting piston and the control valve piston, a counterbalance valve with a counterbalance spool, and two secondary pressure-limiting valves inserted as cartridge-type inserts into the port plate. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180195477

Valve for metering a fluid

A valve for metering a fluid, the valve preferably being designed as a fuel injector for internal combustion engines. The valve includes an electromagnetic actuator and a valve needle that is actuatable by the actuator. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180195446

Differentiating a flow rate error and a dynamic error of an exhaust gas recirculation system

A method and a computer program for recognizing and differentiating a flow rate error and a dynamic error of an exhaust gas recirculation system (egr) of an internal combustion engine. Measured and modeled egr mass flow signals are each subjected to bandpass filtering using time constants optimized for determining flow rate errors and bandpass filtering using time constants optimized for determining dynamic errors. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194617

Method for manufacturing a micromechanical sensor device and corresponding micromechanical sensor device

A micromechanical sensor device and a corresponding manufacturing method. The micromechanical sensor device is equipped with a substrate which includes a diaphragm area, multiple sensor layer areas being formed on the diaphragm area, which have a particular structured sensor layer; and a particular electrode device, via which the sensor layer areas are electrically connectable outside of the diaphragm area, the sensor layer areas being structured in such a way that they have length and width dimensions of a magnitude between 1 and 10 micrometers.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194616

Manufacturing method for a micromechanical window structure and corresponding micromechanical window structure

A manufacturing method for a micromechanical window structure including the steps: providing a substrate, the substrate having a front side and a rear side; forming a first recess on the front side; forming a coating on the front side and on the first recess; and forming a second recess on the rear side, so that the coating is at least partially exposed, whereby a window is formed by the exposed area of the coatings.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194395

Tie rod

The tie rod is designed to elongate when subjected to an overload in tension that is placed on the tie rod. A plurality of threads and a reduced diameter section on the tie rod elongated when subjected to a tension overload that exceeds the design parameters of the tie rod. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194338

Method for determining the actuation distance in an electromechanical brake device

The disclosure relates to a method for determining the actuation distance in an electromechanical brake device having an electric brake motor, wherein the distance of a spindle nut is first determined while taking into account an initial value for the motor constant and the motor total resistance and a correction of the spindle nut distance is then performed after an estimation has been performed.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194326

Method and apparatus for monitoring a parked motor vehicle

A method for monitoring a parked motor vehicle, including the following steps: monitoring an interior of the motor vehicle and/or a surrounding field of the motor vehicle with the aid of a monitoring infrastructure that is assigned to an infrastructure external relative to the parked motor vehicle; transmitting monitoring data, based on the monitoring, via a wireless communication network to a mobile terminal; and in response to reception of a control command transmitted from the mobile terminal via the wireless communication network for controlling one or more components of the motor vehicle and/or for controlling one or more components of the external infrastructure, controlling the one or more corresponding components as a function of the control command. A corresponding apparatus, an infrastructure as well as a computer program are also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194325

Method and apparatus for monitoring a parked motor vehicle

A method for monitoring a parked motor vehicle, including the following steps: monitoring an interior of the motor vehicle and/or a surrounding field of the motor vehicle with the aid of a monitoring infrastructure that is assigned to an infrastructure external relative to the parked motor vehicle; monitoring the interior of the motor vehicle and/or the surrounding field of the motor vehicle with the aid of one or more sensors onboard the motor vehicle; transmitting monitoring data based on both monitorings via a wireless communication network to a mobile terminal; in response to reception of a control command transmitted from the mobile terminal via the wireless communication network for controlling one or more components of the motor vehicle and/or for controlling one or more components of the external infrastructure, controlling the one or more corresponding components as a function of the control command.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194239

Method for inductive energy transmission and device for operating an inductive energy transmission device

The invention relates to a method for inductive energy transmission from a transmitting coil to a receiving coil spaced apart from the transmitting coil. The receiving coil is arranged in a vehicle which is arranged stationary or is travelling on a supporting surface, wherein the vehicle has at least one sensor. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180193972

Battery-operated portable power tool having a motor axis and a working axis

A battery-operated grinder, in particular an angle grinder, includes an electronically commutated electric motor and a working shaft. The electric motor is configured to act on a motor shaft. ... Bosch Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180192888

Blood pressure and cardiac monitoring system and method thereof

A blood pressure and cardiac monitoring system includes a sensing assembly, processor, memory, communication interface, and any suitable computer implemented modules communicatively coupled to each other via a bus. The sensing assembly comprises a first, second, and third sensor. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180192204

Micromechanical sound transducer system and corresponding manufacturing method

A micromechanical sound transducer system includes a substrate that includes (a) a cavity with a cavity edge area, (b) a front side, and (c) a rear side; a piezoelectric vibrating beam that is elastically suspended on the front side and that extends across the cavity; and, for the piezoelectric vibrating beam, a respective deflection limiting device that is on a front edge area of the respective vibrating beam and that is configured to limit a deflection of the respective vibrating beam to a limiting deflection by causing the respective front edge area of the respective vibrating beam to interact with the cavity edge area or an opposing front edge area of another vibrating beam.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180191490

Apparatus and method for carrying out a computing process

A device for carrying out a computing process, in particular a cryptographic process, the device having a primary functional unit that is fashioned to carry out at least a part of the computing process, wherein the device has at least one secondary functional unit that is fashioned to influence, in a specifiable time range, one or more physical parameters of the device.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180191213

Electrical machine with reduced cogging and torque ripple

The invention describes an electrical machine comprising a stator and a rotor which is separated from the stator by an air gap and has a plurality of shell-like magnet segments which are fastened to a magnetic return path element. In this case, the magnet segments are arranged opposite one another in pairs in each case and each have a plurality of magnetically differently polarized sections in the circumferential direction, said sections each forming a magnetic pole of the rotor. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180191026

Protective layer having improved contacting for lithium cells and/or lithium batteries

A separator of a lithium cell or battery includes (i) a protective layer that includes at least one single lithium-ion conducting polyelectrolyte, a lithium-ion conducting or lithium-ion conductive block copolymer, and/or an inorganic lithium-ion conductor, and (ii) a contact layer that includes at least one polymer electrolyte made of (a) a lithium-ion conductive polymer that includes a main chain and at least one side chain and (b) at least one lithium conducting salt.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180190956

Holding-down means for fixing battery cells in a battery submodule, and battery submodule

The invention relates to a holding-down means (100) for fixing battery cells (2) in a battery submodule (70), comprising positioning elements for positioning the holding-down means (100) relative to the battery cells (2), and comprising guide elements for guiding cell connectors (80) which connect the battery cells (2), wherein gas-venting openings which pass through from a top side to a bottom side are provided in a central region of the holding-down means (100), and wherein the sealing elements which surround the gas-venting openings are provided on the bottom side of the holding-down means (100). The invention also relates to a battery submodule (70) which comprises a plurality of battery cells (2) and cell connectors (80) which connect the battery cells (2), and also at least one holding-down means (100) for fixing the battery cells (2).. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180190127

Vehicular zone locating system

A system for locating a vehicle utilizing a zone posts in known locations that when the vehicle comes within a proximity of the zone post receives an identification signal from the vehicle and sends that identification signal on to a central command center. The identification signal may be provided by a dongle or a tire pressure monitoring system tire pressure sensor. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180190118

Method for ascertaining a parking position and system for implementing the method

A method for ascertaining a free parking position for a vehicle, in which at least one measurement value is ascertained by at least one vehicle-side sensor, the at least one ascertained measurement value is transmitted by a vehicle-side communication device of at least one vehicle to a vehicle-external server unit, the at least one ascertained measurement value is evaluated with respect to a free parking position by the vehicle-external server unit, and the evaluated at least one free parking position is provided in a retrievable manner on the vehicle-external server unit. A system for implementing the method is also described.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180190043

Mileage tracking provisioning

A system and process are provided that allows a vehicle owner, such as a fleet vehicle company to remotely monitor mileage of its vehicles. This allows the fleet owner to provide timely preventative maintenance on the vehicle based on the vehicle's mileage. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180190041

Using on-board monitoring (mode 6) misfire tests in data stream and physical addressing

A diagnostic tool configured to retrieve mode 6 cylinder misfire data from an engine controller using physical addressing of the engine controller. The mode 6 data is retrieved on a continuous and dynamic basis instead of a snapshot. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180189511

Method and system for range search on encrypted data

A method for searching encrypted data includes identifying, with a client, a plurality of values within a predetermined search range in a search index stored within a memory of the client, each value in the plurality of values being present in a plaintext representation of at least one encrypted file in a plurality of encrypted files stored in a server. The method further includes generating and transmitting at least one search query to the server through a data network, and receiving, with the client, at least one response from the server through the data network, the response including the encrypted keyword corresponding to the value in the plurality of values and an identifier of at least one file in the plurality of encrypted files stored on the server that includes the value.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180189120

Method for the communication between software components in a motor vehicle

A method for the communication between software components in a motor vehicle, the software components being able to be operated in different operating modes, wherein the software components communicate with one another in different ways in the different operating modes, and at a first point in time, it is determined which software components communicate with one another and in which way in the different operating modes, and a separate communication profile is determined on that basis for each of the different operating modes, the software components being operated in the different operating modes at a second point in time, and one or more computer unit(s) executing the software components is/are configured in accordance with a corresponding communication profile of the respective operating mode.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180188157

Sensor device for measuring a fluid concentration, and use of the sensor device

A sensor apparatus having a sensor unit. The sensor unit including pixel assemblages on a substrate upper side of a substrate located on a lower side of the sensor unit; a cap, on the substrate upper side, which covers the pixel assemblages, a cavity being formed between the substrate upper side and the cap; a plurality of filters that are transparent to wavelength regions that differ from one another, exactly one pixel assemblage being associated with each filter; and the filters being on the cap so that the infrared radiation propagated through an absorption gap of the sensor apparatus and the upper side of the sensor unit is detectable, through the respective filter, by the pixel assemblage associated with the respective filter; and a coating made of a light-absorbing and/or light-reflecting material being configured at least locally on a part of the cap which is not covered by the filters.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180188101

Method for calibrating flow meters for fluid media

A method for calibrating flow meters for fluid media comprises the steps of guiding a medium (102) through a reference measuring section (101-1) and a test measuring section (101-2) which has a flow meter to be calibrated, establishing at least approximately identical and constant pressure and flow conditions for the medium (102) in both measuring sections (101-1, 101-2), detecting a reference throughflow of the medium (102) through the reference measuring section (101-1) and throughflow values which correspond temporally thereto and are measured by the flow meter (125) to be calibrated of the test measuring section at a preset medium temperature, comparing the detected reference throughflow through the reference measuring section (101-1) with the throughflow values which correspond temporally thereto of the flow meter (125) to be calibrated, in order, based on this, to determine at least one correction value for the calibration of the flow meter (125) at the preset medium temperature, and determining of the respective correction value for the flow meter (125) for different medium temperatures of the medium (102), in order to determine a calibrating function using the temperature-dependent correction values as grid points.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180188087

Sensor arrangement for determining at least one parameter of a fluid medium flowing through a channel structure

A sensor system is provided for determining at least one parameter of a fluid medium flowing through a channel structure, e.g., an air mass flow of an internal combustion engine. The sensor system has a sensor housing, e.g., a plug-in sensor that is introduced or can be introduced into a flow tube, in which the channel structure is formed, and at least one sensor chip, situated in the channel structure, for determining the parameter of the fluid medium. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180188070

Method and device for determining a sensor signal

The present invention relates to the determining of a sensor signal. For example, an enveloping waveform of the signal from a rotational angle sensor can be reconstructed for this purpose. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180188036

Method for validating a digital map for a vehicle

A method for validating a digital map for a vehicle, including radar-based ascertainment of driving-environment data with the aid of an ascertainment device of the vehicle, comparing the ascertained driving-environment data to corresponding data of the digital map, and verifying a validity of the digital map for the case when the driving-environment data, ascertained based on radar, coincide to a defined extent with the data of the digital map.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180188022

Calibration system for sensors and cameras on vehicles

A sensor calibration tool, in particular for calibrating sensors on a vehicle, includes a vertical rail that defines a first rail axis, a vertically movable carriage assembly, and a horizontally movable carriage assembly. The vertically movable carriage assembly is supported by the vertical rail and movable along the first rail axis, and has a horizontal rail that defines a second rail axis transverse to the first rail axis. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180187772

Method for operating a continuously variable transmission incorporating a drive belt in a motor vehicle

Disclosed is a method for operating a continuously variable transmission including two pulleys, each defining an effectively v-shaped circumference groove of variable width, a drive belt, wrapped around the pulleys, and a cooling system, which cooling system is provided with a controller for supplying a controlled amount of a cooling agent to the drive belt. The controller is arranged to supply at least a minimum amount of the cooling agent to the drive belt during operation of the transmission.. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180187638

Electromagnetically actuable intake valve for a high-pressure pump, and high-pressure pump

The invention relates to an electromagnetically actuable intake valve for a high-pressure pump of a fuel injection system, in particular of a common-rail injection system, comprising a reciprocating valve closure element (2) that engages with a valve seat (1) and is loaded in the closing direction by the spring force of a valve spring (3) which is supported on a spring plate (4) connected to the valve closure element (2), further comprising a reciprocating armature (6) that engages with an electromagnet (5) and is loaded in the direction of the valve closure element (2) by the spring force of an armature spring (7) which is larger than that of the valve spring (3). According to the invention, the spring plate (4) has a first abutment face (9) for limiting the opening travel of the valve closure element (2) and a second abutment face (10) for mechanically coupling to the armature (6). ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180186371

Reducing lateral position deviation during an automated lane change

A method and system for controlling a lane change maneuver of an autonomous vehicle. The method includes detecting a feature of a road surface with a sensor and determining, at an electronic processor, a road camber of a target lane based on the feature. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180186332

Bluetooth low energy (ble) passive vehicle access control system for defending the system against relay attacks and method thereof

A bluetooth low-energy (ble) passive vehicle access control system integrated into a vehicle and an external device to defend the system against relay attacks is provided. The system includes at least one of a motion detector, a microprocessor, or a barometric pressure sensor. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180185937

Method of operating a power tool with a protected coupling plate

A method of mounting a capacitive coupling plate to a power tool assembly including a drop arm assembly, an actuating device configured to transfer a force to the drop arm assembly, and a control system configured to control the actuating device includes connecting a capacitive coupling plate bracket formed from a non-conductive material to a drop arm frame of the drop arm assembly, and mounting the capacitive coupling plate to the capacitive coupling plate bracket.. . ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180185936

Detent mechanism with separately adjustable detents

A detent mechanism includes a first detent plate and a second detent plate. The first detent plate includes at least a first detent. ... Bosch Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180184620

Pet grooming attachment for a handheld power tool

An attachment is configured to be used with a hand-held rotary power tool. The attachment includes a housing, a sanding disk, and a cap. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180184536

Multi-part device and method for manufacturing this multi-part device

A device includes a joining partner, which protrudes at a submersion depth into a recess filled at least partially with a fixing element in a substrate surface of a substrate. A compensating element is situated between the joining partner and the fixing element. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183669

Main device for use in a computer network, computer network, method for configuring a computer network and computer program

Computer networks are widely used. Existing computer networks are often changed and/or extended in time. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183623

Method for operating a sensor device, sensor device

A method for operating a sensor device of a motor vehicle where the sensor device has sensors and a control device includes electrically connecting the sensors to the control device for signaling. One of the sensors is connected directly to the control device as a master sensor and the remaining sensors are connected to the master sensor as slave sensors. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180182880

Transistor having high electron mobility

A method for manufacturing a transistor having high electron mobility, encompassing a substrate having a heterostructure, in particular an algan/gan heterostructure, having the steps of: generation of a gate electrode by patterning a semiconductor layer that is applied onto the heterostructure, the semiconductor layer encompassing, in particular, polysilicon; application of a passivating layer onto the semiconductor layer; formation of drain regions and source regions by generation of first vertical openings that extend at least into the heterostructure; generation of ohmic contacts in the drain regions and in the source regions by partly filling the first vertical openings with a first metal at least to the height of the passivating layer; and application of a second metal layer onto the ohmic contacts, the second metal layer projecting beyond the passivating layer.. . ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181433

Method and apparatus for protecting a program counter structure of a processor system and for monitoring the handling of an interrupt request

A processor system comprises at least a program counter structure, an interrupt control device, a memory, and an apparatus. The interrupt control device is configured to respond to an interrupt request by providing the program counter structure with an address associated with the interrupt request. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181142

Object position measurement with automotive camera using vehicle motion data

A method and system of locating a position of an object with an omnidirectional camera affixed to a vehicle. An electronic control unit receives movement data of the vehicle from a vehicle communication bus. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181140

Robotic creature and method of operation

A robotic creature system includes an actuatable head defining eyes, an eyelid mechanism, a body, a drivetrain, and a set of sensors. A method for robotic creature operation includes: detecting an event associated with a technological imperfection and automatically performing a set of expressive actions associated with the event.. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181120

System for monitoring underneath an autonomous vehicle

A method and system for monitoring an area underneath an autonomous vehicle. The method includes capturing a first topography of a ground surface underneath the autonomous vehicle with a sensor when the autonomous vehicle is stationary; storing the topography of the ground surface in a memory prior to the autonomous vehicle being switched off; capturing a second topography of the ground surface underneath the autonomous vehicle with the sensor before the autonomous vehicle begins moving; and comparing, with an electronic processor, the first topography with the second topography. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180725

Ultrasonic sensor device for arrangement on a cladding component of a vehicle

An ultrasonic sensor apparatus for placement on a cladding component of a vehicle, encompassing an ultrasonic sensor and a holder. The holder encompasses a cap and a support. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180507

Wheel balancing device

A wheel balancing device for balancing spoked wheels, includes a rotatable holding device that is configured to receive and rotatably support a spoked wheel to be balanced, as well as at least one spoke sensor that is configured to detect the spokes of the wheel.. . ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180454

Control circuit and method for checking the plausibility of a rotor position angle

The present invention provides a control circuit (10; 110; 210; 310) and a method for checking the plausibility of a rotor position angle. The control circuit is designed with: a rotor position angle determination device (12) for determining a first rotor position angle, φ(tk), at a first time, tk, and at least one second rotor position angle, φ(tk−1), at a second time, φk−1, before the first time, tk; a computing device (14; 114; 214; 314) for determining a rotor position angle, mod(tk), to be expected at the first time, tk, from a computational model of the computing device (14; 114; 214; 314) using at least the second rotor position angle, φ(tk−1); and a plausibility-checking device (16) for outputting a signal (51) which indicates the determined first rotor position angle, φ(tk), as plausible if an amount of a difference between the rotor position angle, mod(tk), to be expected and the determined first rotor position angle, φ(tk), does not exceed a predetermined threshold value.. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180155

Drive wheel for a transmission drive device, and transmission drive device

A drive wheel (10; 100) wherein the drive wheel (10; 100) is formed by an injection-molding process, and has a longitudinal axis (11; 108), having a hub region (12; 102) with a hub opening (13; 102), having an annular toothed-rim region (17; 106) with a radially outwardly projecting toothing (18; 105), having a substantially disk-like intermediate region (15; 112) which is arranged radially between the hub region (12; 102) and the toothed-rim region (17; 106), wherein the drive wheel (10; 100) has two bearing points (31, 32), arranged concentrically with the longitudinal axis (11; 108), for radial mounting and two bearing points (33, 34; 121, 122), for axial mounting, and wherein the hub region (12; 102) has an extension (14; 103) that protrudes from the plane of the intermediate region (15; 112) in the direction of the longitudinal axis (11; 108).. . ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180067

Hydraulic system and method of operating the same

A hydraulic system includes a pressure-driven actuator operable to provide a mechanical output in response to a pressure input, a single hydraulic circuit communicating with the pressure-driven actuator, a vibratory actuator in the single hydraulic circuit and operable to generate a first component of the mechanical output at a first frequency, and a hydraulic supply apparatus separate from the vibratory actuator, in the single hydraulic circuit, and operable to generate a second component of the mechanical output at a second frequency less than the first frequency.. . ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180006

Piston fuel pump for an internal combustion engine

A piston fuel pump for an internal combustion engine includes a pump cylinder, a pump piston, and a seal. The pump piston is configured to be moved axially in the pump cylinder, wherein a working chamber is delimited by the pump piston. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180180003

Valve for metering a fluid

A fluid metering valve includes a valve-seat surface; a valve closing element that interacts with the valve-seat surface in order to form a sealing seat; an electromagnetic actuator; a valve needle used for operating the valve-closing element; an armature that is guided on the valve needle and is used for opening or closing the sealing seat; at least one stop that is disposed on, and stationary relative to, the valve needle and that restricts a movement of the armature on the valve needle; and at least one damping element that is configured to provide a damping during the opening or closing of the sealing seat, has a volume that is able to be filled with a fluid medium, is configured such that a fluid medium can be exchanged between the volume and an environment of the damping element, and is configured for volume changes of the volume in order to enable the damping.. . ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180179954

Supercharger

A supercharger for a motor vehicle engine may include a bearing device for mounting a shaft in a hub of a bearing housing. The bearing device may be configured to mount the shaft between a turbine wheel and a compressor wheel of the shaft via a bearing bush that may be floatingly mounted to the shaft within the hub in a closely delimited manner relative to the hub and the shaft. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178794

Adaptive speed control system for an autonomous vehicle

A method and system for operating an autonomous vehicle. The method includes determining, at an electronic processor, a limit for a forward velocity setpoint of the autonomous vehicle based a range of a forward facing sensor and detecting whether a preceding vehicle is in a field of view of the forward facing sensor. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178773

Vehicle brake system and method of operating

A vehicle brake system includes a brake pedal operable to receive a user input force, a master cylinder operably coupled to the brake pedal, a brake cylinder selectively coupled to the master cylinder via a hydraulic circuit, an electronically-controlled pressure generating unit distinct from the master cylinder, and a controller operable to receive a signal indicative of the user input force to the brake pedal. In a first mode, the controller is operable to actuate the electronically-controlled pressure generating unit to apply hydraulic fluid pressure to the brake cylinder according to the signal. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178772

Vehicle brake system and method of operating

A brake system comprises a master cylinder, a first brake cylinder pro, a second brake cylinder, an electronically-controlled pressure generating unit distinct from the master cylinder, a first hydraulic circuit in selective fluid communication with the master cylinder and the first brake cylinder, a second hydraulic circuit in selective fluid communication with the master cylinder and the second brake cylinder, and a controller operable to receive an input. In a first mode, the controller is operable to actuate the electronically-controlled pressure generating unit to deliver hydraulic fluid pressure to the first brake cylinder and the second brake cylinder proportional to the input. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178771

Parking brake in a vehicle

A parking brake for a vehicle includes an electric brake motor, a transmission, and a brake piston. The transmission transfers a drive movement of the motor to the brake piston. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178768

Vehicle body behavior control device and method of controlling behavior of vehicle body

Provided are a vehicle body behavior control device which can reduce unstable behavior of a vehicle body and a method of controlling behavior of a vehicle body which can reduce unstable behavior of the vehicle body. A vehicle body behavior control device incorporated into a vehicle body having a plurality of wheels includes: a behavior control mechanism which controls behavior of the vehicle body; and a control part which controls an operation of the behavior control mechanism based on an axle load applied to the wheel calculated using a gradient value θ of a road surface.. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178767

Method and system for determining vehicle speed using vertical and longitudinal acceleration sensors

System and method for determining vehicle speed of a wheel. The system including an electronic stability controller, an occupancy restraint controller, and an actuation controller coupled to a communication bus. ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178745

Method and device in a motor vehicle for protecting pedestrians

A method for adjusting at least one trigger criterion of a protection system for the protection of external road users to be protected, especially preferably for the protection of pedestrians, including specifying the trigger criterion for a standard driving situation, ascertaining a longitudinal velocity of the motor vehicle, ascertaining a current or expected transverse movement of the motor vehicle, calculating at least one detection range of at least one environmental sensor for detecting potential collision objects as a function of the longitudinal velocity and the transverse movement, calculating whether collision objects having a predefinable maximum velocity may be struck by the motor vehicle without having previously been detected in the detection range by the environmental sensor, and modifying the trigger criterion to a modified trigger criterion if collision objects may be struck by the motor vehicle without having previously been detected in the detection range by environmental sensor.. . ... Bosch Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178462

360 cooling device for 3d printer

A cooling device for an extruder of a three-dimensional (3d) printer includes a cooling fan, a supply duct, and a cooling duct. The cooling fan generates a fluid stream which is directed to the cooling duct through the supply duct. ... Bosch Corporation








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