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Document type:
Patent 
Patent application number:
8442726 
Patent number:
13533162 
Inventor:
Zimmermann, Markus; Gruber, Christian 
Assignee:
Zimmermann, Markus; Gruber, Christian 
Title:
Method and device for lessening the consequences of an accident on a vehicle occupant 
Abstract:
A method and device are provided for lessening the consequences of an accident affecting a vehicle occupant in the event of a collision of the vehicle with an obstruction. Before the collision, the absolute speed of the vehicle occupant relative to the obstruction is reduced independently of the traveling speed of the vehicle by way of a reduction of the vehicle occupant's speed relative to the vehicle, without the vehicle occupant experiencing a first displacement movement against the vehicle m...    »
 
Patent office:
US 
Publication date patent:
14.05.2013 
Year:
2013 
Language:
en