Vehicular vision system

  • US 7,561,181 B2
  • Filed: 05/05/2005
  • Issued: 07/14/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/22/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A vehicular vision system, said system comprising:

  • a vehicle;

    said vehicle comprising a fast image capture sensor and a second image capture sensor;

    said first image capture sensor spatially separated from said second image capture sensor;

    said first image capture sensor having a first field of view with respect to the direction of travel of the vehicle;

    said second image capture sensor having a second field of view with respect to the direction of travel of the vehicle;

    said first field of view having a field of view portion at least partially overlapping a field of view portion of said second field of view;

    a control;

    said control receiving a first image input from said first image capture sensor;

    said control receiving a second image input from said second image capture sensor;

    said control generating a composite image, said composite image synthesized from said first image input and said second image input;

    a display system displaying said composite image on a single video screen located in said vehicle cabin and viewable by the vehicle driver; and

    wherein generation of said composite image from said first and second images for display on said single video screen comprises dynamic adaptation of said first and second image inputs in order to minimize said at least partially overlapping field of view portion.

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