Systems and methods of object detection using one or more video cameras in wireless power charging systems

  • US 9,871,387 B1
  • Filed: 02/25/2016
  • Issued: 01/16/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/16/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for wireless power transmission, the system comprising:

  • a video camera for capturing image data of one or more objects in a transmission field of a transmitter configured to transmit wireless power; and

    a processor of the transmitter configured to;

    receive the image data from the video camera; and

    generate symbolic data by processing the image data, wherein the symbolic data corresponds to data represented by a numerical value for each object of the one or more objects in the image data.

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