Information display device for vehicle

  • US 5,883,739 A
  • Filed: 05/20/1996
  • Issued: 03/16/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/04/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. In a ground vehicle of the type controlled by a driver steering the vehicle on a roadway, the improvement comprising:

  • an information display device in the ground vehicle, comprising;

    means for generating a left-viewpoint image and a right-viewpoint image of information for the ground vehicle with the information including an outside image taken through a pair of video cameras from the ground vehicle;

    means for synthesizing an image from left- and right-viewpoint images by alternately arranging their elements;

    a stereoscopic display for separately displaying the left-viewpoint image and the right-viewpoint image of the synthesized image for producing a stereoscopic image of information for the vehicle;

    blanking means for clearing off each of the left-viewpoint and right-viewpoint images for the driver'"'"'s seat; and

    a vehicle movement detector for detecting whether the vehicle is moving, the detector linked to the blanking means and actuating the blanking means when the vehicle is moving.

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