Vehicle vision system with windshield mounted camera

  • US 10,328,868 B2
  • Filed: 08/30/2018
  • Issued: 06/25/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/20/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A vision system for a vehicle, said vision system comprising:

  • a camera disposed at a vehicle and having a field of view exterior of the vehicle;

    wherein said camera comprises (i) a CMOS imaging array sensor and (ii) a lens;

    wherein said camera is operable to capture image data;

    an angular filter disposed at least partially in the field of view of said camerawherein said angular filter limits reflection of light through an angular range that corresponds to stray light that would otherwise impinge said lens of said camera;

    a control comprising an image processor operable to process image data captured by said camera;

    wherein, responsive at least in part to processing at said image processor of image data captured by said camera, said control controls a driver assistance system of the vehicle; and

    wherein said driver assistance system comprises a driver assistance system selected from the group consisting of (i) a headlamp control system of the vehicle, (ii) a lane change assistance system of the vehicle, (iii) a lane departure warning system of the vehicle, (iv) an object detection system of the vehicle, (v) a traffic sign recognition system of the vehicle and (vi) a distance determining system of the vehicle that is operable to determine a distance to a leading vehicle.

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