A Control Methodology of Pedestrian Kinematics Using the Active Hood Lift System

A method and device for use in pedestrian-vehicular collisions in which an active hood lift system is deployed to a first elevated lift position and maintained at the deployed position for an interval after which it is lowered, thereby controlling pedestrian impact kinetics and reducing forces that can result pedestrian injuries.

Patent Information:
App Type Country Serial No. Patent No. File Date Issued Date Patent Status
US Utility *United States 12/779,325 8,700,257 5/13/2010 4/15/2014 Issued
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