US Patent Application No: 2008/0100,247

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Systems and methods of tracking partition system performance

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A method of monitoring the operation of a partition movement system having a partition. In an embodiment, the method includes monitoring a parameter having a relation to movement of the partition, generating a first value based on the monitored parameter, and generating a difference value between the first value and a threshold value. The threshold value is indicative of a potential pinch condition. The method also includes determining a position value of the partition corresponding to a relative position of the partition when the difference value is generated, and using at least one of the difference value and the position value to determine a state of the partition movement system.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, LLCGUAYNABO, PR701
ROBERT BOSCH CORPORATIONBROADVIEW, IL245
ROBERT BOSCH GMBHSTUTTGART10158

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Averitt, Scott Roseville, MI 9 8
Wilson, Mark Pinckney, MI 56 400

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