Method of calibrating a vehicular camera

  • US 9,296,337 B2
  • Filed: 10/05/2015
  • Issued: 03/29/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/13/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of calibrating a vehicular camera installed in a vehicle, wherein the camera has an imager and a camera microcontroller, said method comprising:

  • (a) determining whether the contrast in images received by the imager is beyond a selected threshold value;

    (b) searching for a reference point in the images depending on the result of step (a) using the camera microcontroller; and

    (c) adjusting the position of an overlay applied by the microcontroller to the images depending on the result of step (b).

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