Vehicle headlight control using imaging sensor

  • US 7,339,149 B1
  • Filed: 11/16/1999
  • Issued: 03/04/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/26/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A control system for automatically controlling the state of the headlamps of a controlled vehicle, said control system comprising:

  • an optical system for imaging external sources of light within a predetermined field of view; and

    an imaging processing system for processing images from said optical system and providing a control signal for controlling the state of the headlamps as a function of the output of pixels imaging the same spectral band of light.

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