System and method for video image registration and/or providing supplemental data in a heads up display

CAFC
  • US 9,618,752 B2
  • Filed: 11/24/2015
  • Issued: 04/11/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/28/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system, comprising:

  • a first video source configured to generate first video data of images representing portions of an external environment within a field of view of the first video source;

    a second video source configured to generate second video data of images representing portions of the external environment within a field of view of the second video source;

    a video display; and

    a controller in communication with the first and second video sources and the display and configured to perform operations that includereceiving the first video data, the second video data, first motion data corresponding to the first video source, and second motion data corresponding to the second video source,identifying, based on the received first motion data and the received second motion data, a region of a first image generable from the first video data for comparison with a region of a second image generable from the second video data,comparing data corresponding to the identified region of the first image and data corresponding to the region of the second image,selecting, based on the comparing, a part of the first image and a part of the second image that represent a same portion of the external environment,displaying at least a portion of the first image and the selected part of the second image such that the selected part of the second image replaces the selected part of the first image and is in registration with regions of the first image surrounding the selected part of the first image.

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