Automatic lighting system with adaptive alignment function

  • US 7,914,187 B2
  • Filed: 07/11/2008
  • Issued: 03/29/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/12/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An automatic lighting system for a vehicle, said automatic lighting system comprising:

  • a gaze detection device operable to determine a gaze direction of a driver or driving instructor of a vehicle;

    an illumination source directed generally forwardly with respect to a direction of travel of the vehicle, said illumination source having an adjustable principal axis of illumination; and

    a control operable to adjust said principal axis of illumination of said illumination source in response to an output of said gaze detection device, said control adjusting said principal axis of illumination of said illumination source to direct illumination toward an area where the driver or driving instructor of the vehicle is looking.

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