Calibration system and method for vehicular surround vision system

  • US 9,491,451 B2
  • Filed: 11/14/2012
  • Issued: 11/08/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/15/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A camera calibration system for calibrating at least one camera of a vehicle, said camera calibration system comprising:

  • at least one reconfigurable calibration target established at a ground area at or proximate where a vehicle is positioned for a camera calibrating procedure;

    wherein said camera calibration system is operable, responsive to an input indicative of a type or size of the vehicle positioned at the ground area, to electronically reconfigure said reconfigurable calibration target to adapt said reconfigurable calibration target for that particular type or size of vehicle positioned thereat; and

    wherein, with the vehicle positioned for the camera calibrating procedure and with said reconfigurable calibration target adapted for that particular type or size of vehicle, at least one camera of the vehicle has a field of view that at least partially encompasses said at least one adapted reconfigurable calibration target.

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