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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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VEHICLE LIGHTING OR SIGNALLING ( arrangement of signalling or lighting devices, the mounting or supporting thereof for rail vehicles B61D, for cycles B62J, for ships B63B, for aircrafts B64D; lighting in general, lighting devices per se F21, H05B; signalling in general G08; electric switches per se H01H )
NOTE
-
This subclass covers also:

- electric signalling of lighting circuits so far as specially
arranged in vehicles;
- arrangements or adaptations of lighting switches or signal-
initiating means

Attention is drawn to the Note following the title of class B60

Attention is drawn to the following places :
B60K 28/00 Safety devices, e.g. sleeping driver
B60R 25/00 Anti theft
B62D Driving assistance
B62D 15/02 Steering aids
B60K 31/0008 Cruise control
F21S 48/00 Lighting devices or systems specially adapted for vehicles
G01S Infra red night vision
G01S 13/931 Anti Collision
G05D 1/00 Automatic pilot
G06K 9/00 Pattern recognition
G06T 3/00 Image transformation
G06T 5/00 Image enhancement
G06T 7/00 Image analysis
G08B 21/00 Alarms in general
G08G Traffic control
G08G 1/16 Anti-collision systems
H04N Television systems

WARNING
-
The following IPC groups are not used in the CPC scheme. Subject matter covered by these groups is classified in the following CPC groups:

B60Q1/128 covered by B60Q 1/124
B60Q1/132 covered by B60Q 1/124
B60Q1/136 covered by B60Q 1/124

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Arrangements or adaptations of optical signalling or lighting devices ( for lighting vehicle interior B60Q 3/00 ;
{
circuit arrangements for electric light sources in general H05B 37/00
}
)
B60Q 1/0005
.
{
Devices preventing the lights from becoming dirty or damaged ( protecting lighting devices from damage in general F21V 15/00 ) , e.g. protection grids ( fastening of grids or protective cages in general F21V 17/00 ) , cleaning by air flow ( windshield wipers for cleaning optical devices of vehicles B60S 1/04 )
}
B60Q 1/0011
.
{
with light guides for distributing the light between several lighting or signalling devices ( using light guides inside a single device F21S 8/00 , light guides per se G02B 6/0001 )
}
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B60Q 1/0017
.
{
Devices integrating an element dedicated to another function
}
B60Q 1/0023
. .
{
the element being a sensor, e.g. distance sensor, camera
}
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B60Q 1/0029
.
{
Spatial arrangement
}
B60Q 1/0035
. .
{
relative to the vehicle
}
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B60Q 1/0041
. .
{
of several lamps in relation to each other
}
B60Q 1/0047
. . .
{
Signalling unit mounted on a headlamp unit
}
B60Q 1/0052
. . .
{
concentric
}
B60Q 1/0058
. . .
{
Stacked, i.e. one lamp located behind the other in the optical axis direction
}
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B60Q 1/0064
.
{
with provision for maintenance, e.g. changing the light bulb ( swivel arrangements B60Q 1/0425 ; fastening of covers F21S 48/15 ; changing light sources in general F21V 19/04 ; fastening of light sources or lamp holders F21S 48/1104 , F21S 48/211 )
}
B60Q 1/007
. .
{
via a removable cap ( fastening of the light source by a cap holding the light source F21S 48/1104 , F21S 48/211 )
}
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B60Q 1/0076
.
{
Switches therefor ( B60Q 1/1446 , B60Q 1/343 , B60Q 1/40 take precedence, arrangements or fitting of control knobs on dashboard B60K 37/06 )
}
B60Q 1/0082
. .
{
mounted on the steering wheel
}
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B60Q 1/0088
.
{
Details of electrical connections ( B60Q 1/305 takes precedence; electrical connectors in general H01R; electrical connection of the light source itself F21S 48/1109 , F21S 48/212 )
}
B60Q 1/0094
. .
{
Arrangement of electronic circuits separated from the light source ( e.g. mounting of housings for starter circuits for discharge lamps, circuits per se H05B, arrangements being part of the light source holder F21V 17/06 , F21S 48/1109 , F21S 48/212 )
}
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B60Q 1/02
.
the devices being primarily intended to illuminate the way ahead or to illuminate other areas of way or environments
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B60Q 1/04
. .
the devices being headlights
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B60Q 1/0408
. . .
{
built into the vehicle body, e.g. details concerning the mounting of the headlamps on the vehicle body ( B60Q 1/0491 , B60Q 1/05 take precedence, integrated front ends B62D 25/00 )
}
B60Q 1/0416
. . . .
{
the housing being mounted on the vehicle body using rails
}
B60Q 1/0425
. . . .
{
the housing being swivel mounted on the vehicle body
}
B60Q 1/0433
. . . .
{
the housing being fastened onto the vehicle body using screws ( adjustable headlamp by rotation of a screw B60Q 1/0683 )
}
B60Q 1/0441
. . . .
{
the housing being fastened onto the vehicle body using means other than screws
}
B60Q 1/045
. . . .
{
with provision for adjusting the alignment of the headlamp housing with respect to the vehicle body ( adjusting the light beam B60Q 1/06 )
}
B60Q 1/0458
. . . .
{
the front cover being directly mounted onto the vehicle body ( mounting the cover on the housing F21S 48/15 )
}
B60Q 1/0466
. . . .
{
with arrangement for sealing the headlamp with respect to the vehicle body, or for concealling gaps between the headlamp and the vehicle body
}
B60Q 1/0475
. . . .
{
with provisions for pre-mounting, for temporary holding the headlamp before or during final mounting
}
B60Q 1/0483
. . .
{
mounted on a bracket, e.g. details concerning the mouting of the lamps on the vehicle body
}
B60Q 1/0491
. . .
{
Shock absorbing devices therefor ( resilient mounting of lighting devices in general F21V 15/04 ; shock absorbing devices in general F16F 15/04 )
}
B60Q 1/05
. . .
Retractable
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B60Q 1/06
. . .
adjustable, e.g. remotely controlled from inside vehicle ( B60Q 1/05 takes precedence;
{
changing the characteristics or distribution of the light by adjustment of parts, e.g. reflectors, light sources, lenses, screens F21V 14/00
}
)
B60Q 1/064
. . . .
by fluid means
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B60Q 1/068
. . . .
by mechanical means
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B60Q 1/0683
. . . . .
{
Adjustable by rotation of a screw
}
B60Q 1/0686
. . . . . .
{
using a position indicator mounted on the headlight and permanently attached thereto
}
B60Q 1/072
. . . . .
comprising a flexible element, e.g. chain
B60Q 1/076
. . . .
by electrical means
{
including means to transmit the movements, e.g. shafts or joints
}
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B60Q 1/08
. . . .
automatically
B60Q 1/085
. . . . .
[due to special conditions, e.g. adverse weather, type of road, badly illuminated road signs or potential dangers ( B60Q 1/10 , B60Q 1/12 , B60Q 1/1423 take precedence ) ]
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B60Q 1/10
. . . . .
due to vehicle inclination, e.g. due to load distribution
B60Q 1/105
. . . . . .
by fluid means
B60Q 1/11
. . . . . .
by mechanical means
B60Q 1/115
. . . . . .
by electric means
{
( details of the electric drive components, e.g. motors, shafts, ball joints B60Q 1/076 )
}
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B60Q 1/12
. . . . .
due to steering position
B60Q 1/121
. . . . . .
{
with fluid actuating means
}
B60Q 1/122
. . . . . .
{
with electrical actuating means ( details of the electric drive components, e.g. motors, shafts, ball joints B60Q 1/076 )
}
B60Q 1/124
. . . . . .
by mechanical means
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B60Q 1/14
. . .
having dimming means
{
( lighting power supply circuits in general H05B )
}
B60Q 1/1407
. . . .
{
General lighting circuits comprising dimming circuits ( dimming circuits per se B60Q 1/1415 )
}
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B60Q 1/1415
. . . .
{
Dimming circuits
}
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B60Q 1/1423
. . . . .
{
Automatic dimming circuits, i.e. switching between high beam and low beam due to change of ambient light or light level in road traffic
}
B60Q 1/143
. . . . . .
{
combined with another condition, e.g. using vehicle recognition from camera images or activation of wipers
}
B60Q 1/1438
. . . .
{
Actuating means for dimming masks or screens ( adjustable screens per se F21V 11/04 )
}
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B60Q 1/1446
. . . .
{
controlled by mechanically actuated switches
}
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B60Q 1/1453
. . . . .
{
Hand actuated switches
}
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B60Q 1/1461
. . . . . .
{
Multifunction switches for dimming headlights and controlling additional devices, e.g. for controlling direction indicating lights
}
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B60Q 1/1469
. . . . . . .
{
controlled by or attached to a single lever, e.g. steering column stalk switches
}
B60Q 1/1476
. . . . . . . .
{
comprising switch controlling means located near the free end of the lever, e.g. press buttons, rotatable rings
}
B60Q 1/1484
. . . . . . .
{
mounted on the steering wheel
}
B60Q 1/1492
. . . . .
{
Foot actuated switches
}
B60Q 1/16
. . .
illuminating the way asymmetrically
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B60Q 1/18
. . .
being additional front lights
{
( bracket mounted headlights B60Q 1/0483 )
}
B60Q 1/20
. . . .
Fog lights
{
( single shaped beam lighting devices specially adapted for vehicles for penetrating fog or preventing glare F21S 8/12 )
}
B60Q 1/22
. .
for reverse drive
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B60Q 1/24
. .
for lighting other areas than only the way ahead
B60Q 1/245
. . .
{
using spotlights adjustable from within the vehicle ( adjustable headlights B60Q 1/06 )
}
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B60Q 1/26
.
the devices being primarily intended to indicate the vehicle, or parts thereof, or to give signals, to other traffic
{
( such devices mounted on the vehicle rear part F21S 48/20 ; means for the lighting or illuminating of aerials, e.g. for purpose of warning H01Q 1/06 )
}
B60Q 1/2603
. .
{
Attenuation of the light according to ambient luminiosity, e.g. for braking or direction indicating lamps
}
B60Q 1/2607
. .
{
comprising at least two indicating lamps
}
B60Q 1/2611
. .
{
Indicating devices mounted on the roof of the vehicle ( flashing light sources in general F21S 10/06 )
}
B60Q 1/2615
. .
{
mounted on the vehicle body, e.g. with magnets
}
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B60Q 1/2619
. .
{
built in the vehicle body
}
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B60Q 1/2623
. . .
{
Details of the fastening means
}
B60Q 1/2626
. . . .
{
Screw-nut fasteners
}
B60Q 1/263
. . . .
{
Snap-in fasteners
}
B60Q 1/2634
. . . .
{
Fastening by rotating the device housing about its longitudinal axis, e.g. bayonet fasteners
}
B60Q 1/2638
. . .
{
Positioning the device housing by indexing means separate from the fastening means, e.g. pins, rails
}
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B60Q 1/2642
. . .
{
with provision for adjusting the alignment of the device housing with respect to the vehicle body
}
B60Q 1/2646
. . . .
{
using dowels or expansible elements
}
B60Q 1/2649
. . .
{
with provision for pre-mounting or temporary holding the device before or during final mounting
}
B60Q 1/2653
. . .
{
with arrangement for sealing the device with respect to the vehicle body, or for concealing gaps between the device and the vehicle body
}
B60Q 1/2657
. .
{
mounted on a shaft, e.g. telescopic ( lamps on antennas or powerlines F21S 8/085 )
}
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B60Q 1/2661
. .
{
mounted on parts having other functions ( on wheels B60Q 1/323 )
}
B60Q 1/2665
. . .
{
on rear-view mirrors ( lighting devices for vehicle interior on or for rear-view mirrors B60Q 3/023 ; adaptations or arrangements of mirrors for use on cycles B62J 29/00 ; rear-view mirror arrangements B60R 1/02 ; mirror assemblies combined with lamps B60R 1/1207 )
}
B60Q 1/2669
. . .
{
on door or boot handles ( lighting devices for vehicle interior on door handles B60Q 3/0233 ; vehicle doors B60J 5/00 illuminating devices on or for locks or keys E05B 17/10 ; Keyhole finders E05B 15/08 )
}
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B60Q 1/2673
. . .
{
on parts worn by the driver, e.g. clothes ( professional or sporting clothes with reflecting or luminous means A41D 13/01 ) , gloves ( protective gloves with reflecting or luminous means A41D 19/0157 ) , or bags, specially adapted to provide auxiliary vehicle signalling
}
B60Q 1/2676
. . . .
{
Helmets ( helmets in general A42B 3/00 ; helmets with signallling or lighting devices A42B 3/0433 )
}
B60Q 1/268
. . .
{
on windscreens or windows ( B60Q 1/302 takes precedence; windows or windscreens in general B60J 1/00 ; lighting devices for vehicle interior on or for windows B60Q 3/0213 )
}
B60Q 1/2684
. . .
{
on wipers or windscreen washers ( vehicle wipers B60S 1/04 ; windscreen washers B60S 1/46 )
}
B60Q 1/2688
. . .
{
on exhaust pipes ( exhaust or silencing apparatuses in general F01N )
}
B60Q 1/2692
. .
{
retractable lights ( retractable headlights B60Q 1/05 )
}
B60Q 1/2696
. .
{
Mounting of devices using LEDs ( fastening of LEDs on printed circuits F21V 19/001 )
}
B60Q 1/28
. .
for indicating front of vehicle
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B60Q 1/30
. .
for indicating rear of vehicle, e.g. by means of reflecting surfaces
B60Q 1/302
. . .
{
mounted in the vicinity, e.g. in the middle, of a rear window
}
B60Q 1/305
. . .
{
Indicating devices for towed vehicles
}
B60Q 1/307
. . .
{
mounted on loading platforms ( warning signals on loading platforms B60P 1/4464 )
}
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B60Q 1/32
. .
for indicating vehicle sides,
{
e.g. clearance lights
}
B60Q 1/323
. . .
{
on or for doors or running boards, e.g. to facilitate acces to the vehicle ( illumination of door locks E05B 17/10 )
}
B60Q 1/326
. . .
{
on or for wheels
}
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B60Q 1/34
. .
for indicating change of drive direction ( B60Q 1/22 takes precedence )
B60Q 1/343
. . .
{
Manually actuated switching arrangements therefor ( Hand actuated multifunction switches B60Q 1/1461 ; B60Q 1/40 takes precedence )
}
B60Q 1/346
. . .
with automatic actuation
B60Q 1/36
. . .
using movable members, e.g. arms with built-in flashing lamps
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B60Q 1/38
. . .
using immovably-mounted light sources, e.g. fixed flashing lamps
B60Q 1/382
. . . .
{
Electronic temporisation with semiconductor amplification
}
B60Q 1/385
. . . .
{
Electronic temporisation with relay amplification
}
B60Q 1/387
. . . .
{
Mechanical temporisation
}
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B60Q 1/40
. . .
having
{
mechanical, electric or electronic
}
automatic return to inoperative position
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B60Q 1/42
. . . .
{
having mechanical automatic return to inoperative position
}
due to steering-wheel position,
{
e.g. with roller wheel control
}
B60Q 1/425
. . . . .
{
using a latching element for resetting a switching element ( Hand actuated multifunction switches B60Q 1/1461 )
}
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B60Q 1/44
. .
for indicating braking action or preparation for braking,
{
e.g. by detection of the foot approaching the brake pedal
}
B60Q 1/441
. . .
{
Electric switches operable by the driver`s pedals ( electric switches in general H01H )
}
B60Q 1/442
. . .
{
visible on the front side of the vehicle, e.g. for pedestrians
}
B60Q 1/444
. . .
{
with indication of the braking strength or speed changes, e.g. by changing shape or intensity of the indication ( B60Q 1/1407 , B60Q 1/442 , B60Q 1/447 take precedence )
}
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B60Q 1/445
. . .
{
controlled by inertial devices
}
B60Q 1/447
. . . .
{
with indication of the braking strength or speed changes, e.g. by changing the shape or intensity of the indication
}
B60Q 1/448
. . .
{
specially adapted for vehicles with ABS
}
B60Q 1/46
. .
for giving flashing caution signals during drive, other than signalling change of direction, e.g. flashing the headlights,
{
hazard lights ( flashing lights in general F21S 10/06 )
}
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B60Q 1/48
. .
for parking purposes
{
( warning arrangements in garages E04H 6/42 )
}
B60Q 1/482
. . .
{
for locating vehicle in parking lot
}
B60Q 1/484
. . .
{
for showing outline of vehicle
}
B60Q 1/486
. . .
{
for indicating that vehicle is in a parked state
}
B60Q 1/488
. . .
{
for indicating intention to park
}
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B60Q 1/50
. .
for indicating other intentions or conditions, e.g. request for waiting or overtaking
B60Q 1/503
. . .
{
using luminous text displays
}
B60Q 1/506
. . .
{
for signaling silent vehicles, e.g. for warning that a hybrid or electric vehicle is approaching
}
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B60Q 1/52
. . .
for indicating emergencies
{
( braking indicating devices B60Q 1/44 , portable emergency signal devices B60Q 7/00 )
}
B60Q 1/525
. . . .
{
indicating risk of collision between vehicles or with pedestrians ( using video cameras B62D 1/00 ; Radars designed for anti-collision purposes between land vehicles or between land vehicle and fixed obstacles G01S 13/931 ; Control of position or course in two dimensions for land vehicles G05D 1/021 ; Anti-collision systems for road vehicles G08G 1/16 )
}
B60Q 1/54
. . .
for indicating speed
{
outside of the vehicle ( automatic vehicle speed controlling fittings including unintended speed signalling devices to the vehicle driver B60K 31/18 )
}
B60Q 1/56
. .
for illuminating registrations or the like,
{
e.g. for licence plates ( license plates B60R 13/10 )
}
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Arrangements or adaptations of lighting devices for vehicle interior
B60Q 3/001
.
{
manually adjustable, e.g. colours, orientation, intensity ( automatically adjusted B60Q 3/0293 )
}
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B60Q 3/002
.
{
using light guides
}
B60Q 3/004
. .
{
inside a single lighting device
}
B60Q 3/005
. .
{
to distribute light between several lighting devices
}
B60Q 3/007
.
{
with means for electrical plugging into vehicle, e.g. in cigarette lighter, in special plug ( arrangement of electrically heated lighters B60N 3/14 )
}
]
B60Q 3/008
.
{
using UV light
}
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B60Q 3/02
.
for lighting passenger or driving compartment
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B60Q 3/0203
. .
{
Details of mounting onto vehicle interior, e.g. onto ceiling, floor ( mounting of lighting devices F21V 21/04 , vehicle liners B60R 13/02 , connectors H01R 33/00 )
}
B60Q 3/0206
. . .
{
Modular mounting systems, e.g. using tracks, rails, multiple plugs ( for lighting devices in general F21V 21/005 )
}
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B60Q 3/0209
. .
{
mounted onto or for lighting specific vehicle fittings
}
B60Q 3/0213
. . .
{
on or for sun roofs, or windows ( windows per se B60J 1/00 , sun roofs per se B60J 7/00 )
}
B60Q 3/0216
. . .
{
on or for doors or steps ( vehicle doors B60J 5/00 )
}
B60Q 3/022
. . .
{
on or for small compartments, e.g. glove compartment ( stowing small appliances in vehicles B60R 7/00 )
}
B60Q 3/0223
. . .
{
on or for seats, arm rests or head rests ( vehicle seats per se B60N 2/00 )
}
B60Q 3/0226
. . .
{
on or for sun visors ( sun visors per se B60J 3/0204 )
}
B60Q 3/023
. . .
{
on or for rear view mirrors ( rear view mirror per se B60R 1/00 )
}
B60Q 3/0233
. . .
{
on or for door handles or hand grabs ( door handles per se B60N 3/02 )
}
B60Q 3/0236
. . .
{
on or for smoking related tools, e.g. cigarette lighters, ashtrays ( cigarette lighters B60N 3/14 , ashtrays B60N 3/083 )
}
B60Q 3/024
. . .
{
on or for steering wheel or gear shift ( steering wheels B62D 1/04 , gear shifts B60K 20/00 )
}
B60Q 3/0243
. . .
{
others, e.g. cup holders, ignition locks ( lighting for door locks E05B 15/08 , E05B 17/10 )
}
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B60Q 3/0246
. .
{
for mass transit vehicles ( B60Q 3/0209 , B60Q 3/04 take precedence, illumination of sides, boards or panels in general G09F 13/00 )
}
B60Q 3/025
. . .
{
Overall lighting
}
B60Q 3/0253
. . .
{
Specific lighting, e.g. reading lamps
}
B60Q 3/0256
. . .
{
Emergency lighting, e.g. escape routes ( illumination of emergency signs G09F 13/00 )
}
B60Q 3/0259
. . .
{
Circuits or control therefore
}
B60Q 3/0263
. .
{
Mounted on a shaft ( for lighting devices in general F21V 21/26 and F21V 21/32 )
}
B60Q 3/0266
. .
{
Retractable, concealable lamps
}
B60Q 3/0269
. .
{
with provision for being portable ( portable lighting devices in general F21L )
}
B60Q 3/0273
. .
{
Specifically arranged for convertibles
}
B60Q 3/0276
. .
{
additional interior lighting specifically arranged to prevent conductor dazzling, e.g. by constricting the conductor's pupil
}
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B60Q 3/0279
. .
{
overall lighting alone or in combination with specific lighting, e.g. arrangement of room lamps, combination of room lamps with reading lamps ( fastening of components within lighting devices F21V 17/00 , F21V 19/00 and F21V 23/00 )
}
B60Q 3/0283
. . .
{
using lighting panels or mats, e.g. electro-luminescent panels, LED mats ( electroluminescent light sources H05B 33/00 )
}
B60Q 3/0286
. .
{
Specific lighting, e.g. reading lamps, directional or focussed lighting towards small surfaces, e.g. using blends ( fastening of components within lighting devices F21V 17/00 , F21V 19/00 and F21V 23/00 )
}
B60Q 3/0289
. .
{
Strip lighting, edge marking, e.g. using elongated light sources along or around parts to be illuminated
}
B60Q 3/0293
. .
{
circuits or control for interior lights ( circuits for light sources in general H05B 37/00 and H05B 39/00 , for electric vehicles B60L 1/14 , electronic switching H03K 17/00 , remote control H04Q 9/00 )
}
B60Q 3/0296
. .
{
Switches specifically designed for interior lights, e.g. switching by tilting the lens ( mechanical switches in general H01H , electronic switches in general H03K 17/00 , arrangement of instruments in vehicles in general B60K 35/00 and B60K 37/00 )
}
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B60Q 3/04
. .
for dashboard
{
( lighting of individual instruments G01D, association of lighting devices with LCDs G02F 1/1335 )
}
B60Q 3/042
. . .
{
lighting onto the surface to be illuminated
}
B60Q 3/044
. . .
{
lighting through the surface to be illuminated
}
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B60Q 3/046
. . .
{
Circuits or control therefore ( for electric vehicles B60L 1/14 ; electronic switching H03K 17/00 ; remote control H04Q 9/00 ; circuits for light sources in general H05B 37/00 , H05B 39/00 )
}
B60Q 3/048
. . . .
{
for varying the light intensity ( controlling the light intensity of displays G09G; circuits for controlling the light intensity emitted by particular light sources H05B )
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B60Q 3/06
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for lighting compartments other than passenger or driving space, e.g. luggage or engine compartment
B60Q 3/065
. .
{
with provision for being portable ( portable lighting devices in general F21L )
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Arrangements or adaptations of acoustic signal devices
{
( sound producing devices in general G10K )
}
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B60Q 5/001
.
{
Switches therefor
}
B60Q 5/003
. .
{
mounted on the steering wheel
}
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B60Q 5/005
.
{
automatically actuated
}
B60Q 5/006
. .
{
indicating risk of collision between vehicles or with pedestrians ( using video cameras B62D 1/00 ; Radars designed for anti-collision purposes between land vehicles or between land vehicle and fixed obstacles G01S 13/931 ; Control of position or course in two dimensions for land vehicles G05D 1/021 ; Anti-collision systems for road vehicles G08G 1/16 )
}
B60Q 5/008
. .
{
for signaling silent vehicles, e.g. for warning that a hybrid or electric vehicle is approaching
}
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Arrangement or adapatation of portable emergency signal devices on
{
board
}
vehicles
{
to be placed on roadways or vehicles, e.g. warning triangles
}
, ( arrangements for enforcing caution on roads, e.g. marker posts, E01F 9/00 ; signs G09F , e.g. reflecting warning triangles G09F 13/16 )
B60Q 7/005
.
{
Devices without lamps
}
B60Q 7/02
.
to be attached to overhanging loads or extending parts of vehicle
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Arrangements or adaptations of signal devices not provided for in one of the preceding main groups,
{
e.g. haptic signalling
}
B60Q 9/001
.
{
Alarm devices when the motor is stopped and the lights are on
}
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B60Q 9/002
.
{
for parking purposes, e.g. for warning the driver that his vehicle has contacted or is about to contact an obstacle ( warning arrangements in garages E04H 6/42 )
}
B60Q 9/003
. .
{
using physical contactors, e.g. arms that trigger alarm upon contact with obstacle
}
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B60Q 9/004
. .
{
using wave sensors ( radar designed for anti-collision purposes between land vehicles or between land vehicles and fixed obstacles G01S 13/931 )
}
B60Q 9/005
. . .
{
using a video camera
}
B60Q 9/006
. . .
{
using a distance sensor
}
B60Q 9/007
. .
{
providing information about the distance to an obstacle, e.g. varying sound
}
B60Q 9/008
.
{
for anti-collision purposes
}
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Arrangements of monitoring devices for devices provided for in groups B60Q 1/00 to B60Q 9/00
{
( testing of electric installations on road vehicle G01R 31/00 )
}
B60Q 11/002
.
{
Emergency driving lights in the event of failure of the principal lighting circuit
}
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B60Q 11/005
.
{
for lighting devices, e.g. indicating if lamps are burning or not
}
B60Q 11/007
. .
{
the lighting devices indicating change of drive direction ( change of drive direction indicators B60Q 1/34 )
}
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B60Q 2200/00
Special features or arrangements of vehicle headlamps
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B60Q 2200/30
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Special arrangements for adjusting headlamps, e.g. means for transmitting the movements for adjusting the lamps
B60Q 2200/32
. .
Ball-joints
B60Q 2200/34
. .
Deformable parts, i.e. the adjustment is performed by bending or stretching a part
B60Q 2200/36
. .
Conjoint adjustments, i.e. a mechanical link allows conjoint adjustment of several units
B60Q 2200/38
. .
Automatic calibration of motor-driven means for adjusting headlamps, i.e. when switching on the headlamps, not during mounting at factories
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B60Q 2300/00
Indexing codes for automatically adjustable headlamps or automatically dimmable headlamps
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B60Q 2300/05
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Special features for controlling or switching of the light beam
B60Q 2300/052
. .
Switching delay, i.e. the beam is not switched or changed instantaneously upon occurrence of a condition change
B60Q 2300/054
. .
Variable non-standard intensity, i.e. emission of various beam intensities different from standard intensities, e.g. continuous or stepped transitions of intensity
B60Q 2300/056
. .
Special anti-blinding beams, e.g. a standard beam is chopped or moved in order not to blind
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B60Q 2300/10
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Indexing codes relating to particular vehicle conditions
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B60Q 2300/11
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Linear movements of the vehicle
B60Q 2300/112
. . .
Vehicle speed
B60Q 2300/114
. . .
Vehicle acceleration or deceleration
B60Q 2300/116
. . .
Vehicle at a stop
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B60Q 2300/12
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Steering parameters
B60Q 2300/122
. . .
Steering angle
B60Q 2300/124
. . .
Steering speed
B60Q 2300/126
. . .
Hysteresis behavior based on steering
B60Q 2300/128
. . .
Steering dead zone
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B60Q 2300/13
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Attitude of the vehicle body
B60Q 2300/132
. . .
Pitch
B60Q 2300/134
. . .
Yaw
B60Q 2300/136
. . .
Roll
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B60Q 2300/14
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Other vehicle conditions
B60Q 2300/142
. . .
Turn signal actuation
B60Q 2300/144
. . .
Rearward ratio actuation
B60Q 2300/146
. . .
Abnormalities, e.g. fail-safe
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B60Q 2300/20
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Indexing codes relating to the driver or the passengers
B60Q 2300/21
. .
Manual control
B60Q 2300/22
. .
Seat occupation
B60Q 2300/23
. .
Driver's line of sight
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B60Q 2300/30
.
Indexing codes relating to the vehicle environment
B60Q 2300/305
. .
Calendar date or clock time
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B60Q 2300/31
. .
Atmospheric conditions
B60Q 2300/312
. . .
Adverse weather
B60Q 2300/314
. . .
Ambient light
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B60Q 2300/32
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Road surface or travel path
B60Q 2300/322
. . .
Road curvature
B60Q 2300/324
. . .
Road inclination, e.g. uphill or downhill
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B60Q 2300/33
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Driving situation
B60Q 2300/331
. . .
characterised by the driving side, e.g. on the left or right hand side
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B60Q 2300/332
. . .
on city roads
B60Q 2300/3321
. . . .
Detection of streetlights
B60Q 2300/333
. . .
on suburban or country roads
B60Q 2300/334
. . .
on motorways
B60Q 2300/335
. . .
Number or size of road lanes
B60Q 2300/336
. . .
Crossings
B60Q 2300/337
. . .
Tunnels or bridges
B60Q 2300/338
. . .
Overtaking
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B60Q 2300/40
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Indexing codes relating to other road users or special conditions
B60Q 2300/41
. .
preceding vehicle
B60Q 2300/42
. .
oncoming vehicle
B60Q 2300/43
. .
following vehicle
B60Q 2300/45
. .
Special conditions, e.g. pedestrians, road signs or potential dangers
B60Q 2300/47
. .
Direct command from other road users, i.e. the command for switching or changing the beam is sent by other vehicles or road devices
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B60Q 2400/00
Special features or arrangements of exterior signal lamps for vehicles
B60Q 2400/10
.
Electroluminescent surfaces, i.e. signalling by way of electroluminescent strips or panels
B60Q 2400/20
.
Multi-color single source or LED matrix, e.g. yellow blinker and red brake lamp generated by single lamp
B60Q 2400/30
.
Daytime running lights (DRL), e.g. circuits or arrangements therefor
B60Q 2400/40
.
Welcome lights, i.e. specific or existing exterior lamps to assist leaving or approaching the vehicle
B60Q 2400/50
.
Projected signs, i.e. symbol or information is projected onto the road
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B60Q 2500/00
Special features or arrangements of vehicle interior lamps
B60Q 2500/10
.
embedded in interior trim, e.g. integrated in headliner layers
B60Q 2500/20
.
associated with air conditioning arrangements
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B60Q 2900/00
Features of lamps not covered by other groups in B60Q
B60Q 2900/10
.
Retrofit arrangements
B60Q 2900/20
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Arrangements for easy recycling, e.g. for easy dismantling or use of special materials
B60Q 2900/30
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Lamps commanded by wireless transmissions
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