Comfortable seating arrangements considering usage of space

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8678311
APP PUB NO 20090065642A1
SERIAL NO

12284995

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A seating arrangement with improved seating comfort. In one embodiment, the seating arrangement is for a transportation vehicle. The arrangement includes seats at least having two levels adjacent to single-level seats. The multi-level seats include at least a bottom row of seats and a top row of seats. In one embodiment, the bottom row seats are on a floor; and there is an imaginary horizontal plane that is parallel to the floor, and that at least a part of the top row seats and at least a part of the bottom row seats intersect. The single-level seats include at least two rows, with at least one seat in each row being adjacent to the aisle, to allow passengers to access the single-level seats. In another embodiment, a seating arrangement includes only multi-level seats. In yet another embodiment, a computer-implemented method is applicable to the seats, such as allowing the display of a visual representation of a top-row seat and a bottom-row seat.

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IP VENTURE INCLOS ALTOS CA

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Cheung, Kwok Wai Hong Kong, CN 29 655
Thomas, C Douglass Campbell, US 210 9490
Tong, Peter P Mountain View, US 162 8446

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