Rail vehicle event detection and recording system

  • US 9,663,127 B2
  • Filed: 10/28/2014
  • Issued: 05/30/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/28/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A rail vehicle event detection system configured to be coupled with a rail vehicle, the system comprising:

  • one or more cameras configured to acquire visual information representing a rail vehicle environment, the rail vehicle environment including spaces in and around an interior and an exterior of the rail vehicle;

    one or more sensors configured to generate output signals conveying operation information related to operation of the rail vehicle;

    non-transient electronic storage configured to store electronic information;

    one or more physical computer processors configured by computer readable instructions to;

    detect rail vehicle events based on the output signals; and

    facilitate electronic storage of rail vehicle event information for a period of time that includes the rail vehicle event in the non-transient electronic storage, the rail vehicle event information including the visual information from the one or more cameras and the operation information from the one or more sensors for the period of time that includes the rail vehicle event; and

    a power system configured to provide electrical power to the rail vehicle event detection system responsive to electrical power received by the rail vehicle event detection system from the rail vehicle ceasing.

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