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9043129 Method for governing a speed of an autonomous vehicle  
A method of adjusting a speed of a mobile machine is provided. Image data of a location is collected where currently generated sensor data and previously generated sensor data indicate a...
9043131 Collision avoidance system for rail line vehicles  
A collision avoidance system (CAS) is described that includes one or more sensor technologies, including, for example, an Ultra Wideband (UWB) sensing technology. The collision avoidance system is...
9037338 Driving system of unmanned vehicle and driving path generation method  
Based on initial position information on an instructed fixed switch-back point and position information on a loading point, a relative positional relationship between the loading point and the...
9035762 Method and system for locating signal emitters using cross-correlation of received signal strengths  
A method and system for determining a location of a first device that emits a signal: provide at least three sensors separated and spaced apart from each other; at each of the sensors, receive the...
9035803 Systems and methods for aiding traffic controllers and/or pilots  
Gaze based systems and methods are used to aid traffic controllers and/or pilots. A gaze line of an eye of the user viewing the display is tracked using an eyetracker. An intersection of the gaze...
9035804 Data mining in a digital map database to identify intersections located at hill bottoms and enabling precautionary actions in a vehicle  
Disclosed is a feature for a vehicle that enables taking precautionary actions in response to conditions on the road network around or ahead of the vehicle, in particular, an intersection located...
9031772 Assistance system and generation method of dynamic driving information  
An assistance system and a generation method of dynamic driving information, which acquire object information of an ambient object near by a main vehicle to establish an ambient object relation...
9031774 Apparatus and method for preventing collision of vehicle  
The present invention provides an apparatus and method for predicting a moving direction of another vehicle running on a carriageway adjacent to a user's vehicle using periodically acquired image...
9031771 Method and system for determining a position and/or orientation of a displaceable load  
The present invention relates to a method for determining at least one of a position and an orientation of a movable load. The present invention also relates to a position and orientation...
9031775 Determining locations of wireless mobile devices  
In certain embodiments, an apparatus comprises an input and one or more processors. The input receives known locations of wireless mobile nodes over a wireless link. The one or more processors...
9031773 Apparatus and method for detecting narrow road in front of vehicle  
An apparatus for detecting a narrow road in front of a vehicle includes: a narrow road determination processor configured to generate circular arcs passing between obstacles, select a circular arc...
9020680 Travel direction determination method and system  
A method for determining a direction of travel for a following vehicle ensures that the following vehicle follows a path indicative of that of a target vehicle. The target vehicle extends in...
9020755 AD-HOC differential GPS referencing using parked vehicles  
A method of determining a position of a moving vehicle. A global position is detected by a global positioning device of at least one parked vehicle in a vicinity of the moving vehicle. The global...
9020749 Host-vehicle risk acquisition device and method  
A host-vehicle risk acquisition device includes a host-vehicle path acquisition portion that acquires a path of a host-vehicle, and an obstacle path acquisition portion that acquires a plurality...
9019126 Traffic information system and method  
Method and system of traffic information comprising a mobile device (1) connected to a connected host server (2) via a wireless network (4), wherein said host server (2) is adapted to download...
9020747 Method for recognizing a turn-off maneuver  
A driver assistance system of an observing vehicle uses a method that includes, but is not limited to recognizing a turn-off maneuver of a vehicle preceding the observing vehicle and further...
9020746 Vehicle-mounted information processing apparatus and information processing method  
An object of the invention is to provide a vehicle-mounted information processing apparatus capable of specifying the position of another vehicle with high accuracy using information related to...
9014963 System and method for providing a virtual presence while securely managing and applying user profile data  
Systems and methods for responding to the arrival of a person within a defined geographic area after receiving a virtual presence of the person at a target destination before actual arrival at the...
9014914 Method and apparatus for establishing a communication session between parked vehicles to determine a suitable parking situation  
An approach is provided for causing, at least in part, a sensing of information with at least one sensor, wherein the information is associated with at least one anticipated movement of the at...
9013286 Driver assistance system for displaying surroundings of a vehicle  
A driver assistance system is configured to display on a vehicle display an image of corresponding surroundings of a vehicle, having at least one image capturing camera; a viewpoint converter to...
9014903 Determination of object heading based on point cloud  
An autonomous vehicle configured to determine the heading of an object-of-interest based on a point cloud. An example computer-implemented method involves: (a) receiving spatial-point data...
9008957 Method and device for avoiding and/or reducing the consequences of collisions  
A device for avoiding or reducing the consequences of collisions, an obstacle being recognized by a surroundings sensor and data of the obstacle are ascertained. The brakes are automatically...
9007196 Cost effective auto-actuation door check  
A system for controlling movement of a motor vehicle door includes at least one sensor that detects a distance from the vehicle to an object near the vehicle. The sensor is also configured to...
9008965 Position measurement device, method for generating locational information, and storage medium  
In position measurement device, a positional data acquirer measures a present position to acquire positional data. A positional data storage sequentially stores the positional data acquired by the...
9008940 Vehicle control device and vehicle control method  
A cruise control device and an obstacle detection device are provided which achieve a safe and appropriate tracking control by avoiding a sudden recognition of a short following distance when a...
9008958 Extra-vehicular anti-collision system  
Device, system and method, in a vehicle communication system using a first protocol, of implementing a gateway using a distinct second protocol. Embodiments include a first protocol transmitting...
9002630 Road shape estimation apparatus  
A road shape estimation apparatus, mounted to a vehicle, for estimating a shape of a road on which the vehicle runs, includes: an object detection section for detecting, as a plurality of detected...
8996292 Apparatus and method generating a grid map  
An apparatus and method generating a grid map are provided. The grid map generating apparatus generates a grid map while turning 360 degrees at a dynamically adjustable rotational velocity. The...
8996172 Distance sensor system and method  
A distance measuring system and method employing a laser distance sensor may have utility in various applications. In accordance with one aspect of the present invention, a laser distance sensor...
8996293 System and method for determining a slack condition of a vehicle system  
A method for determining a slack condition of a vehicle system includes determining when each of first and second vehicles reaches a designated location along a route. The method also includes...
8996228 Construction zone object detection using light detection and ranging  
Methods and systems for construction zone object detection are described. A computing device may be configured to receive, from a LIDAR, a 3D point cloud of a road on which a vehicle is...
8996224 Detecting that an autonomous vehicle is in a stuck condition  
An autonomous vehicle may determine that a speed of the autonomous vehicle is less than or equal to a threshold speed, and that the autonomous vehicle has not detected a traffic control signal....
8996197 Lane monitoring with electronic horizon  
Apparatus for a vehicle operated on a roadway having lane markers includes an optical sensor providing optical data of the roadway. A first lane model is stored in an electronic memory in response...
8996276 Vehicle driving support control apparatus  
When a stereo image recognition device detects a vehicle ahead, a driving support apparatus extracts the vehicle ahead as a vehicle against which control should be performed, and performs driving...
8994557 Modular collision warning apparatus and method for operating the same  
A collision warning apparatus, to be mounted to a vehicle, has a roof mount unit (40), to be fixed to the vehicle's roof, as well as a cabin mount unit (41) to be located in the driver's cabin. A...
8996311 Navigation system with rapid GNSS and inertial initialization  
A navigation system for use with moving vehicles includes target points proximate to a rendezvous site located on a first moving vehicle. One or more transmitters associated with the target points...
8996255 Method and apparatus for providing a safing function in a restraining system  
An apparatus (10) is provided for controlling an actuatable restraint (14, 16) in a vehicle (12). An sensor (24) is mounted in the vehicle (12) and outputs an electrical signal having a...
8990002 Method and apparatus for determining the relative position of a target  
A method, apparatus and system are provided to permit an aerial asset to determine its current location and to, in turn, locate and track a target even as efforts are made by others to jam or...
8989998 Predicted position and heading/track indicators for navigation display  
A visual/graphical air traffic display tool to aid flight crews in determining future heading/track and position of ownship based on current climb rate, bank angle and groundspeed under current...
8983763 Method and apparatus for determining a relative position of a sensing location with respect to a landmark  
An apparatus may include a landmark selector configured to receive selection of a landmark. A sensory device may determine at least one position indicator relating to alignment with the landmark...
8983764 Dynamic determination of device location reporting frequency  
A mobile device associated with a mobile asset (and a method operating on such a mobile device) determines the location of the mobile asset and reports the location to a tracking server. To...
8971970 System and method for displaying object location in augmented reality  
A system and a method are provided for displaying location information on a mobile device. The location information can include direction, distance, positional coordinates, etc. The mobile...
8972093 Lane-based localization  
A system, device, and methods for autonomous navigation using lane-based localization. Once example computer-implemented method includes receiving, from one or more sensors disposed on a vehicle,...
8965627 Distance based vehicle updating server  
A server that delivers a control program for an on-vehicle apparatus detects a distance between a vehicle and a user of the vehicle, and instructs the on-vehicle apparatus to update the control...
8958982 Navigation device  
Disclosed is a navigation device including: a target candidate extracting unit for extracting target candidates located along a guidance route from a map database on a basis of a vehicle position,...
8952818 Fall detection apparatus with floor and surface elevation learning capabilites  
This disclosure describes a wearable fall detection device configured to utilize several methods that facilitate monitoring a wearer of the device. The device comprises a first sensor configured...
8949013 Ranking nearby destinations based on visit likelihoods and predicting future visits to places from location history  
In some examples, systems and techniques can determine a respective visit likelihood for each respective destination of a plurality of destinations based at least in part on a respective distance...
8949011 Helicopter ship board landing system  
A system for maneuvering an aircraft for operations in connection with a sea-going vessel, the vessel having a designated area for landings and sling-load operations. Each of the aircraft has a...
8948929 Vehicle management and control for safe driving and collision avoidance  
The disclosure is related to a method of managing and controlling vehicles for safe driving. In the method, at least one virtual zone may be defined based on information collected from a plurality...
8949012 Automated multi-vehicle position, orientation and identification system and method  
The present invention provides a system and method for relative localization that provides an orientation signal and a position signal between at least two vehicles. The present invention also...