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Katsuo Nishitani: Distance measuring apparatus of a target tracking type. Yazaki Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, May 7, 1996: US05515448 (370 worldwide citation)

A distance measuring apparatus of the target tracking type which reduces the amount of data to be processed to allow high rate processing on the real time basis so that a distance to a moving object such as an automobile can be measured while tracking the object. The distance measuring apparatus com ...


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Hiroyuki Ogura, Naoto Ishikawa: Side-monitoring apparatus for motor vehicle. Yazaki Corporation, Armstrong Westerman & Hattori, July 15, 2003: US06594583 (350 worldwide citation)

An image pick-up means mounted in the motor vehicle picks up a side direction of a driver's own vehicle. An approaching object detecting means detects an approaching degree of an approaching object which approaches his own vehicle from a side direction road crossing his own vehicle on the basis ...


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Kunimitsu Aoki, Yoshiyuki Furuya: Automotive reflection type display apparatus. Yazaki Corporation, Nikaido Marmelstein Murray & Oram, July 20, 1993: US05229754 (303 worldwide citation)

The prism reflector installed immediately above an indicator's display surface consists of a prism and a flange portion that is flush with one surface of the prism and which extends from the periphery of that surface. The surface of the prism and the flange portion form a reflecting surface. A refle ...


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Tadashi Iino: On-vehicle display. Yazaki Corporation, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, April 23, 1996: US05510983 (291 worldwide citation)

An on-vehicle display used in automotive vehicles for displaying an image projected from within a dashboard of a vehicle. A first reflecting surface on a windshield of a vehicle. The first reflecting surface is at a first angle with the dashboard. A second reflecting surface on a reflector is mounte ...


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Masato Nakajima, Takahiro Fujishiro, Norio Kitamura, Kazuyuki Sasaki, Takahiro Oikawa, Kouji Ishii: Motor vehicle obstacle monitoring system using optical flow processing. Yazaki Corporation, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, May 28, 1996: US05521633 (282 worldwide citation)

A monitoring method for moving vehicles allows the presence of danger to be determined from the magnitude of an optical flow vector. The optical flow vector is detected as a movement of a single point on an object taken over two images, with one image taken at a preceding time and the other image ta ...


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Yasushi Kouno: Method of applying gel coating to plant seeds. Yazaki Corporation, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein & Kubovcik, February 28, 1989: US04808430 (203 worldwide citation)

A new method of processing a plant seed wherein a coating treatment is applied to a plant seed with an aqueous alkali salt solution of an aqueous gel to form a coating layer thereon and said coating layer is reacted with an aqueous solution of a divalent or trivalent metal salt to render the coating ...


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Tadashi Iino: Display apparatus for automotive vehicle. Yazaki Corporation, Wigman & Cohen, June 6, 1989: US04837551 (192 worldwide citation)

In a display apparatus for an automotive vehicle including a projector disposed at the ceiling of the automotive vehicle to project display images and a half mirror for reflecting projected display images to the driver, an angular position of the half mirror surface from the lateral direction of the ...


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Tadashi Iino, Kunimitsu Aoki: Display for vehicle. Yazaki Corporation, Venable Baetjer Howard & Civiletti, December 3, 1991: US05070323 (183 worldwide citation)

A display for a vehicle arranged such that displays indicating driving information such as engine speeds, water temperatures and so on are disposed in the portion other than the dash board of the vehicle whereby information form the displays can be visibly recognized form the driver's seat by projec ...


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Hiroyuki Ogura, Naoto Ishikawa: Danger deciding apparatus for motor vehicle and environment monitoring apparatus therefor. Yazaki Corporation, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland and Naughton, December 11, 2001: US06330511 (176 worldwide citation)

In a danger deciding means for a vehicle, information which changes according to the road structure around a vehicle concerned is acquired. When a plurality of images obtained by picking up different monitoring regions are received, on the basis of the acquired information, the image of the region w ...


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Masato Nakajima, Junichi Yamaguchi, Hiroya Akita, Yoshihiro Tsuji, Kazuyuki Sasaki, Naoto Ishikawa: Vehicle surroundings monitor with obstacle avoidance lighting. Yazaki Corporation, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, September 4, 2001: US06285778 (167 worldwide citation)

The vehicle surroundings monitor detects the sizes and positions of obstacles, ditches and humans as well as the depths of the ditches to provide the driver with sufficient information to secure safety during driving. The pattern light projector receives an incoming laser beam and projects a light s ...