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  • Single Vision Sensor Object Detection System (US 7389171)

Photonics Spectra
Oct 2008
A vehicular sensing system has been invented that includes a single vision sensor positioned to detect an object. A controller coupled to the sensor generates a safety system signal in response to the object detection signal and to the position of the sensor.

Applications: Object detection for performing collision warning; countermeasure systems operation (detection, classification, tracking and relative distance and velocity estimation of objects).

Assignee: Ford Global Technologies LLC (Dearborn, Mich.)

Inventor: J. Rupp

Filing/Publication Date: 12-22-03/06-17-08

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