Vehicle vision system with multi-paned view

  • US 10,457,209 B2
  • Filed: 03/28/2013
  • Issued: 10/29/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/22/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A vehicle vision system comprising:

  • a camera configured to be positioned on a vehicle;

    a processing system operatively coupled to said camera, wherein said processing system is operable to process image data captured by said camera, the captured image data representative of a scene viewed by said camera;

    wherein said processing system is operable to generate an image having three individual image panes including a first image pane derived from a first subset of image data, a second image pane derived from a second subset of image data and a third image pane derived from a third subset of image data;

    wherein said processing system is operable to output the image to a display for viewing by a driver of the vehicle, wherein said display comprises a single display screen for displaying images for viewing by the driver of the vehicle;

    wherein, when the image is displayed at said single display screen of said display, said first image pane comprises a central image pane of the displayed image and said second image pane is at a left side of said central pane and said third image pane is at a right side of said central pane;

    wherein, when the image is displayed at said single display screen of said display, each of said first, second and third image panes displayed at said single display screen has an upper edge and a lower edge;

    wherein said upper edge of said second image pane is generally parallel to said lower edge of said second image pane, and wherein said upper edge of said third image pane is generally parallel to said lower edge of said third image pane, and wherein said upper and lower edges of said second image pane are not parallel to said upper and lower edges of said third image pane; and

    wherein said upper and lower edges of said second image pane are not parallel to said upper and lower edges of said first image pane and wherein said upper and lower edges of said third image pane are not parallel to said upper and lower edges of said first image pane.

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