Vehicular vision system

  • US 8,599,001 B2
  • Filed: 11/19/2012
  • Issued: 12/03/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/26/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
  • ×
    • Pin Icon | RPX Insight
    • Pin
First Claim
Patent Images

1. A vehicular vision system, said vehicular vision system comprising:

  • an imager comprising a lens and a CMOS photosensor array;

    wherein said photosensor array comprises a plurality of photosensor elements;

    wherein said imager is disposed at an interior portion of a vehicle equipped with said vehicular vision system and wherein said imager views exterior of the equipped vehicle through a windshield of the equipped vehicle and forward of the equipped vehicle;

    wherein at least said imager is disposed in a module attached at the windshield of the equipped vehicle;

    a control comprising an image processor, said image processor processing image data captured by said photosensor array;

    wherein said image processor processes captured image data to detect an object viewed by said imager;

    wherein said photosensor array is operable at a plurality of exposure periods; and

    wherein said plurality of exposure periods comprises a first exposure period and a second exposure period, and wherein the time period of exposure of said first exposure period is longer than the time period of exposure of said second exposure period.

View all claims