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Title: Detection system for assisting a driver when driving a vehicle using a plurality of image capturing devices
Authors: Fong, Bernard Cheuk Mun
Siu, Wan-chi
Issue Date: 8-May-2012
Source: US Patent 8,174,375 B2. Washington, DC: US Patent and Trademark Office, 2012.
Abstract: A detection system (5) for assisting a driver when driving a vehicle, the system (5) comprising: a plurality of image capturing devices (98) mounted to the vehicle to capture images of the external environment of the vehicle; an image processing module (95) to identify potential hazards in real-time from the captured images and to superimpose information of the external environment relating to the identified potential hazards; and at least one display device (92) to display images processed by the image processing module in real-time; wherein the superimposed information is provided in an area of the display device (92) to ensure visual clarity of the images of the external environment.
Rights: Assignee: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Type: Patent
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