Imaging system for vehicle

CAFC
  • US 7,991,522 B2
  • Filed: 12/28/2010
  • Issued: 08/02/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/23/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An imaging system for a vehicle, said imaging system comprising:

  • an imaging array sensor comprising a plurality of photo-sensing pixels, wherein said imaging array sensor is disposed at an exterior rearview mirror assembly at a side of a vehicle equipped with said imaging system;

    wherein, when said imaging array sensor is disposed at the exterior rearview mirror assembly, said imaging array sensor has a field of view exterior of the equipped vehicle, and wherein said imaging array sensor is operable to capture an image exterior of the equipped vehicle;

    a control for processing said captured image;

    wherein said control is operable to determine that said imaging array sensor is misaligned when said imaging array sensor is disposed at the exterior rearview mirror assembly at the side of the equipped vehicle; and

    wherein said control, responsive to a determination of misalignment of said imaging array sensor, is operable to at least partially compensate for the determined misalignment of said imaging array sensor.

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