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BOTTOM OR BACK WITH MEANS TO ALTER CONTOUR

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297 - Chairs and seats

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
297284400 Providing support for lower back (i.e., lumbar) region 82
297284300 Having a plurality of adjacent relatively adjustable sections 23
297284200 Having adjustment means for seat surface tension 13
297284900 Providing support for the sides of a seated occupant 10
297284110 Located at the front of the seat bottom 9
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20110278890MASSAGE CHAIR - A massage chair includes a seat, a backrest and a front cover. The front cover is shaped to cover the front face of the backrest and the top face of the seat. The upper and lower ends of the front cover are detachably attached to the upper part of the backrest and the front part of the seat through upper and lower attachments, respectively. The left and right ends of the front cover are detachably attached only to the left and right ends of the seat through left and right attachments, respectively. The attachment positions of the left and right ends of the front cover correspond to positions of the left and right ends of the seat, respectively.11-17-2011
20100117420VEHICLE SEAT - The present invention relates to a vehicle seat (05-13-2010
20100026065SEAT ASSEMBLY WITH REMOVABLE PORTIONS TO ACCOMMODATE OCCUPANT-WORN EQUIPMENT - A seat assembly for a vehicle comprises a seat back and a seat base, wherein the seat back has a front side and a back and defines a pocket on the front side, a removable center panel is positioned in the center pocket, and a fastening assembly releasably secures the center panel to the front side and can also releasably secure the center panel to the back. Side bolsters are adapted to protect the kidney area and to provide lateral support of a seat occupant and are removably mounted on a mounting plate. The seat back is preferably formed as a generally curvo-planar member having a first curve radiused generally away from the seat base which defines a recess adapted to accommodate a B-beam or other structure of a vehicle, and a second curve radiused generally toward the seat base. The first curve is connected to the seat base and the second curve extends from the first curve.02-04-2010
20100066142SEAT ASSEMBLY WITH CUSHION TILT - A seat assembly comprises a seat back pivotably connected to a seat base, a tilt pan pivotably connected to the seat base, pivotable over a travel range between a lower position and a raised position, and a biasing device positioned between the tilt pan and the seat base, wherein the biasing device applies a biasing force to the tilt pan, biasing the tilt pan toward the raised position.03-18-2010
20090091168SEAT, IN PARTICULAR FOR A PRAM - A seat, in particular for a pram, having a seat back (04-09-2009
20110285189SEATING ELEMENT AND SEATING SYSTEM - A seating element has an archable element with a first side to face an occupant of a seat when the seating element is installed in a seat and a second side opposite of the first side. A pneumatic arching element is arranged at the second side of the archable element.11-24-2011
20090102258SEAT BACKS FOR VEHICULAR SEATS - A seat back for a vehicular seat has a plate member for supporting a back of a pad and an elastic support mechanism for holding the plate member for moving the plate member in a forward and backward direction. The plate member includes a thoracic vertebra avoiding portion having at least one of a hole and a recessed portion recessed in a direction away from the thoracic vertebrae of a user, so as to avoid a pushing force to the thoracic vertebrae. In addition the thoracic vertebra avoiding portion is vertically elongated at a substantially widthwise center position of the plate member and has a width of 40 to 100 mm.04-23-2009
20080284221Automotive seat - Disclosed is an automotive seat the seat cushion level of which can be adjustable up-and-down, in which the safety is improved when a shock is applied to a vehicle. The automotive seat according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention is equipped with a level adjusting mechanism for adjusting the seat cushion level, and comprises a base frame, a seat cushion, a seat cushion frame, a space from which to the base frame being adjustable, a stopper which supports the sinking seat cushion frame at a rear end collision of an automobile. The stopper moves to narrow the space between the seat cushion frame and the stopper and supports the seat cushion frame.11-20-2008
20130119733Method and apparatus for ingress and egress of chair - An upholstered armchair conceals stirrup assemblies in the armrests of the chair for manual deployment to position foot stirrups extending inwardly and above the armrests.05-16-2013
20100140998ACTIVE RESPONSE SEATING SYSTEM - A seat having a plurality of defined zones for supporting the human anatomy. The zoned seating can also include one or more recoil shields that can be one piece, multiple pieces, or can itself comprise multiple sections that correspond with the multiple zones or individual zones. The seating can also include inserts to assist in supporting or isolating certain desired portions of the human anatomy. The seating includes both seat back structures and seat pan structures, with each including a zoned configuration designed to support and stabilize specific structures of the human anatomy in a defined manner. The zones can separate independent and defined zones that are designed to be separate and act as individual anatomical support areas that collectively support, cradle and permit the human anatomy to be supported in a comfortable manner. It is preferred that the zones act and operate independently from one another. However, the zones could be arranged, for example, by size, design, formation, or the shape of construction, to interact with adjacent zones. The seat can also be formed around and/or from a molded, contoured member that itself replicates a surface taken from a multi-zoned surface which has been adjusted to fit an individual.06-10-2010
20090127904Seat Structure, Seat Extension/Retraction Method and Vehicle - In a seat (05-21-2009
20090184551Guiding Element, Support Assembly and Corresponding Seat Structure - A guiding element for attaching a cable having a sleeve (07-23-2009
20090152920Seat-Depth Adjustable Vehicle Seat with a First Seat Part and a Second Seat Part - The seat depth adjustable motor vehicle seat comprises a first seat part, a second seat part and a longitudinal adjustment device interposed between the first seat part and the second seat part and allowing for displacement movement in a first seat direction of the first seat part relative to the second seat part. The seat further comprises a toothed rack connected to the second seat part and extending substantially in the first seat direction. A primary gear meshes with the toothed rack. A secondary gear is in rotating communication with the primary gear. A toothed bar extends substantially in a second seat direction and engages the secondary gear. A third seat part is slidably disposed in the second seat direction and is connected to the toothed bar.06-18-2009
20090108654Seating Element and Seating System - A seating element has an archable element with a first side to face an occupant of a seat when the seating element is installed in a seat and a second side opposite of the first side. A pneumatic arching element is arranged at the second side of the archable element.04-30-2009
20090072601Laser welded seat structure - A seat structure includes a frame having a plurality of parts having respective joining surfaces. Two respective joining surfaces, which belong to two respective different parts, are joined to one another by laser-welding. A method of forming a seat frame having a plurality of parts includes the steps of positioning the parts in a fixture, fixing the position of the parts relative to one another and laser-welding the parts to form the seat frame.03-19-2009
20090066132Cushion structure for vehicle seat - A vehicle seat cushion structure whereby even when a steering wheel or other object is pushed closer toward a vehicle occupant after a vehicle is involved in a head-on collision and little space is left in front of the vehicle occupant, the space can be readily enlarged. The cushion structure comprises a supporting member provided on a seat frame and a cushion member disposed in a folded state on the supporting member. The folded cushion member is capable of being withdrawn from a cushion removal opening formed on a side of a seat. Space is provided between the vehicle occupant and the steering wheel or the like when the cushion member is removed via the cushion removal opening.03-12-2009
20100117419SEAT - The invention relates to a seat (05-13-2010
20100026066Backrest for a Vehicle Seat With an Upper Backrest Having Adjustable Inclination - A backrest for a vehicle seat includes a backrest frame, which is surrounded by a cover and has an upper backrest with an adjustable inclination. An additional frame is hinged so as to be pivotable about a pivot axis to a side plate, the cover, or the backrest frame. The pivot axis is arranged in an upper region of the backrest, and the additional frame extends upwards from the pivot axis in the installed position of the backrest. The additional frame can be secured in different angular positions in relation to the backrest frame, and, thus, a variable gap forms between the additional cover of the additional frame and the cover of the backrest frame.02-04-2010
20090021062TRANSMISSION DEVICE FOR A VEHICLE SEAT - In the case of a transmission device (01-22-2009
20130169014DYNAMIC CHAIR BACK LUMBAR SUPPORT SYSTEM - A chair back according to embodiments of the present invention includes a rigid support member for reclinable attachment to a base, a flexible frame member having a flexible frame and a mesh, the mesh at least partially spanning the frame, and a seat attachment member moving in synchronization with the rigid support member at a different rate than the rigid support member during reclining of the rigid support member, wherein a first portion of the flexible frame member is affixed to the rigid support member, wherein a second portion of the flexible frame member flexes freely, wherein the seat attachment member contacts at least part of the second portion of the flexible frame member, wherein the first portion moves with the rigid support member and the second portion moves with the seat attachment member such that a curvature of the second portion increases as the rigid support member reclines.07-04-2013
20130175837VEHICLE SEAT WITH LATERAL SUPPORT ELEMENT - The invention relates to a vehicle seat with a seat part and with a seat back part for supporting a driver of the vehicle in the sitting position on the vehicle seat, wherein the vehicle seat is characterized by an additional vehicle driver's torso support device which can be disposed outside the seat part and the seat back part and which can be temporarily disposed at least partially in an otherwise seat-free torso support region at the level of or above the upper third of the seat back part in front of the seat back part and laterally off-centre on the seat back part, in order to provide support, laterally off-centre of the seat back part, at least at the level of the shoulder or chest region of the driver who is sitting on the vehicle seat when he adopts a seated working posture oriented to the side or backwards, wherein the additional vehicle driver's torso support device is disposed so as to be movable by a moving device from a parked position into an additional torso support position in the otherwise seat-free torso support region.07-11-2013
20110266849APPARATUS FOR ADJUSTING THE HARDNESS AND GEOMETRY OF SEATING ELEMENTS OF A MOTOR VEHICLE SEAT - An apparatus for adjusting the hardness and geometry of seating elements of a motor vehicle seat, in particular for adjusting the curvature and/or width of side bolsters of a seat bottom or a backrest, of an upper rest part of a divided backrest, a lumber support or thigh rest of a seat bottom having supporting wings, the position of which can be changed by way of pivotable actuating elements is provided. The actuating elements are part of an adjustment module for adjusting the seating element, said module comprising a carrying element which can be connected to the seating element and on which the actuating element is pivotably mounted and can be adjusted along a control curve by means of a spindle drive connected to the carrying element.11-03-2011
20130134753VEHICLE SEAT AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLE - The invention relates to a vehicle seat with a seat part and with a seat back part for supporting a driver of the vehicle in the sitting position on the vehicle seat, wherein the vehicle seat has an additional vehicle driver's torso support device which can be disposed outside the seat part and the seat back and which can be temporarily disposed at least partially in an otherwise seat-free torso support region in front of the seat back part and laterally and/or above the seat back part, in order to provide support, laterally off-centre of the seat back part, at least at the level of the shoulder region of the driver who is sitting on the vehicle seat when he adopts a seated working posture oriented to the side or backwards, and wherein the additional vehicle driver's torso support device comprises a seat back extension device which is disposed on the seat back part (05-30-2013
20120274110Seat Structure and Vehicle - In a seat, in a state in which tilting of a back main frame around a tilting center is locked by a reclining mechanism, a lower end of a back joint link is turnably joined to a vehicle side. Thus, turning of a first link, a back sub frame and the back joint link is locked, and operation of a back link mechanism is locked. Therefore, a supporting rigidity from rear side of a back side portion can be enhanced by the back link mechanism (the back sub frame), and a crew sitting in the seat can be thoroughly retained.11-01-2012

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