Imaging system including dynamic compensation for color attenuation for vehicle windscreens

  • US 9,434,327 B2
  • Filed: 11/14/2014
  • Issued: 09/06/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/15/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An imaging system for a vehicle comprising:

  • an image sensor positioned in the vehicle for capturing images through a windscreen of the vehicle and for generating image data corresponding to the captured images; and

    a processor coupled to the image sensor configured for receiving and analyzing the image data and detecting vehicle light sources in the captured images, wherein the processor is further configured to;

    (a) detect a predetermined number of vehicle light sources;

    (b) average color values of each detected vehicle light source;

    (c) determine differences between the averaged color values and target color values; and

    (d) store the differences as color compensation values to compensate color values of subsequently detected vehicle light sources.

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