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9041807 Image processing device and image processing method  
An image processing device configured to be installed in a vehicle includes an image acquirer, an image selector, a first luminance adjuster, a synthetic image generator, and an image provider....
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...
9035758 Method and device for driver information  
A method and a device for driver information, according to which a warning is produced on the basis of the lane information which indicates crossing of the lane edge. Upon branching of a roadway...
9035798 Method for determining traffic flow data in a road network  
Determining traffic flow data in a road network comprising passing a first radio beacon and receiving a request message that at least includes a start location and a stop location; determining if...
9024785 Traffic information distribution system and traffic information system, traffic information distribution program, and traffic information distribution method  
Systems, methods, and programs distribute traffic information including information on a wrong-way vehicle traveling in a wrong-way direction opposite to a designated travel direction of a road....
9025865 Methods and systems for reducing memory footprints associated with classifiers  
Methods and systems for reducing the required footprint of SNoW-based classifiers via optimization of classifier features. A compression technique involves two training cycles. The first cycle...
9014953 Wireless sensing and communication system for traffic lanes  
Wireless sensing and communication system including sensors located on the vehicle, in the roadway or in the vicinity of the vehicle or roadway and which provide information which is transmitted...
9013327 Method and apparatus for self-powered vehicular sensor node using magnetic sensor and radio transceiver  
The invention includes a vehicular sensor node, circuit apparatus and their operations. Power from power source is controlled for delivery to radio transceiver and magnetic sensor, based upon a...
9007235 Corner sensor assembly  
A corner sensor assembly includes a housing having at least one magnet attached thereto, wherein the magnets allow the corner sensor assembly to be readily attached and relocated to corner...
9000949 Gen II meter system with multiple processors, multiple detection sensor types, fault tolerance methods, power sharing and multiple user interface methods  
A parking space monitoring system, with multiple microprocessors for handling various parking space management conditions, including at least one of the following conditions: (1) Space Occupancy...
9002066 Methods, systems and processor-readable media for designing a license plate overlay decal having infrared annotation marks  
Methods, systems and processor-readable media for providing a license plate overlay decal with an infrared readable annotation mark for an optical character recognition and segmentation. The...
8988251 Apparatus and method for implementing safe visual information provision  
The invention relates to an apparatus and method which allows information representing a state or condition or an action to be performed as part of a control system to be present to one or more...
8988493 Rear-view multi-functional camera system with driving corridor monitoring features  
A rear-viewing camera system for a vehicle is described that includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to identify a driving corridor in image data received...
8989996 Method and apparatus generating and/or using estimates of arterial vehicular movement  
A roadway information system is disclosed with components generating and using vehicle signatures for vehicles passing near sensor pods located on or near lanes. These components in turn are part...
8976041 Traffic analysis using wireless receivers and vehicle detection devices  
Methods, systems, and devices for monitoring roadway traffic. A method includes transmitting wireless signals from at least one roadside equipment (RSE) device and receiving responses by the RSE...
8975903 Proximity switch having learned sensitivity and method therefor  
A vehicle proximity switch and method are provided having learned sensitivity control. The switch includes a proximity sensor, such as a capacitive sensor, installed in a vehicle and providing a...
8971578 Driving support apparatus  
There is provided a driving support apparatus. A recognition controller determines whether an object detected by processing a captured image by an object detection unit is a smoke-like object or...
8972173 Method for determining the length of the route travelled by a vehicle  
A method for determining the length of the route travelled by a vehicle using a position measuring device that records positions of the vehicle and a digital road map, which is composed of road...
8965142 Method and device for classifying a light object located ahead of a vehicle  
A method for classifying a light object located ahead of a vehicle, the method including a determination of a brightness curve assigned to the light object via at least two images which depict the...
8957764 Data writing apparatus writing data to wireless IC tags  
An apparatus e firmly writes data to wireless IC tags and embeds the wireless IC tags having been written with data to the object to be embedded. The data writing apparatus includes a radio...
8954252 Pedestrian notifications  
Aspects of the disclosure relate generally to notifying a pedestrian of the intent of a self-driving vehicle. For example, the vehicle may include sensors which detect an object such as a...
8953041 Wireless video for model railroad engines providing an engineer's view  
An Engineer's View (EV) wireless video system for powered and unpowered model railroad engines is disclosed. The invention uses commercially available wireless spy cameras, powered by a custom...
8952799 Method and system for warning a driver of a vehicle about potential obstacles behind the vehicle  
A method and system produce a warning signal to warn a driver of a vehicle about a potential obstacle crossing behind the vehicle, for example as the vehicle is backing out of a parking space. The...
8947261 Parking information aggregation platform  
This document describes systems and techniques that may be used to aggregate information about open parking spots from various different parking providers or organizations.
8947262 Image data collection from mobile vehicles with computer, GPS, and IP-based communication  
A system and method to capture a plurality of images and store the captured images. The system has multiple camera systems capable of transmitting image data. At least one camera system is...
8941478 System for providing a reminder to remove a mobile electronic device from a vehicle  
A vehicle system for determining that at least one mobile electronic device is generally stationary and is potentially forgotten is provided. The system includes a vehicle data bus and a control...
8937536 Vehicle information transmission device  
A vehicle information transmission device prompts recognition of a certain object. The vehicle information transmission device prompts recognition of a position different from a position of the...
8937560 Vehicle detection two-wire magnetic field sensing probe with communication capability  
A system of communicating vehicle detection is provided. The system may include a probe having at least a probe controller and a magnetic sensor for detecting the Earth's magnetic fields, and a...
8933818 Bicycle presence detection in a roadway using video data analytics  
A vehicular observation and detection apparatus and system incorporates a detection framework using video analysis to differentiate between motorized vehicles and bicycles for improved traffic...
8928495 Systems and methods for telematics monitoring and communications  
Certain example embodiments of the disclosed technology may include systems and methods for telematics monitoring. An example method is provided that includes receiving, at a mobile computing...
8928462 RFID system with time slot interleaving  
A method for interleaving time slots in a multi-antenna system for communication with RFID tags is disclosed. An example is shown for an eight antenna system. A first four antennas arranged...
8930059 Driverless vehicle  
Each respective vehicle of a plurality of vehicles transports a vehicle navigation system. A position determining system determines a position and a velocity of the respective vehicle and an...
8922066 Wireless energy transfer with multi resonator arrays for vehicle applications  
A vehicle powering wireless receiver for use with a first electromagnetic resonator coupled to a power supply. The wireless receiver includes a load configured to power the drive system of a...
8922395 Method for detecting a wheel of a vehicle  
A vehicle wheel is detected by emitting a measuring beam, recording frequencies of a reflected measuring beam over time as a received signal, and detecting a change in the received signal as a...
8922389 Method for communication between an emitting vehicle and a target  
A system and method for communication between an emitting motor vehicle (Ve) and at least one target, the emitting vehicle (Ve) including at least one light device, the method comprising the step...
8922384 Automated calibration method for a dragging equipment detector  
A method for calibrating a moving object impact detector is disclosed. A controller may receive input indicative of movement of an impact element from a first position to a second position. The...
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Pedestrian notifications
 
Aspects of the disclosure relate generally to notifying a pedestrian of the intent of a self-driving vehicle. For example, the vehicle may include sensors which detect an object such as a...
8912924 Authorization of service using vehicle information and/or user information  
Among other things, one or more techniques and/or systems are provided for authorizing an action using vehicle identification information (e.g., supplied by a vehicle) and user identification...
8914226 Traffic information creating device, traffic information creating method and program  
Devices, methods, and programs access map information including link information related to links that constitute a road, acquire a current location of a vehicle at unit time intervals, and...
8907816 Vehicle information collection system and module therefor  
A method for managing vehicle check in at an automotive service center comprising the steps of connecting a device to the diagnostic port of an unknown vehicle and, without user input to the...
8907785 Locator system using disparate locator signals  
The present disclosure relates generally to locating systems, and more particularly, to handheld locator systems for locating personnel or other objects in buildings or other environments. In one...
8897948 Systems and methods for estimating local traffic flow  
Systems and methods for estimating local traffic flow are described. One embodiment of a method includes determining a driving habit of a user from historical data, determining a current location...
8884785 Enhancements to meterless remote parking monitoring systems  
A remote meterless parking monitoring system including a plurality of individual parking spaces, a plurality of vehicle detector/RFID units for monitoring the status of the individual parking...
8886256 Mobile electronic apparatus, danger notifying method, and medium for storing program  
A mobile electronic apparatus includes a memory that stores a search range of an object and a processor that executes a process. The process includes acquiring a moving speed of the mobile...
8878695 Signal light priority system utilizing estimated time of arrival  
Systems and methods for requesting modification of traffic flow control systems that combine satellite position navigation systems and dead reckoning technology with secure radio communications to...
8880133 Vehicle communication device  
An example vehicle communication device includes a vehicle installed unit and a portable unit in communication with the vehicle installed unit. The portable unit communicates a message through the...
8878697 Directional speed and distance sensor  
A method of using a directional sensor for the purposes of detecting the presence of a vehicle or an object within a zone of interest on a roadway or in a parking space. The method comprises the...
8872674 Directional speed and distance sensor  
A method of using a directional sensor for the purposes of detecting the presence of a vehicle or an object within a zone of interest on a roadway or in a parking space. The method comprises the...
8862372 Intersection-stopping-rate specifying apparatus, navigation apparatus, computer program for specifying intersection-stopping-rate, computer program for conducting navigation  
Provided is an apparatus and method for automatically creating stopping rates of vehicles at signal-equipped intersections. A signal-equipped intersection to be subjected to specifying of stopping...
8854458 Object detection device  
An object detection device, including: an imaging unit that is mounted on a movable body; an object detection unit that calculates an image displacement of a partial image between two images...