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Nishio Tomoyuki: Vehicle crash predictive and evasive operation system by neural networks.. Takata, February 9, 1994: EP0582236-A1 (52 worldwide citation)

A system for predicting and evading crash of a vehicle (10) comprising image pick-up means (21) mounted on the vehicle for picking up images of actual ever-changing views when the vehicle is on running to produce actual image data, crash predicting means (60) associated with said image pick-up means ...


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Deering Richard Karl: Method of controlling the speed of a vehicle.. Gen Motors, May 13, 1992: EP0484995-A2 (49 worldwide citation)

An unobtrusive vehicular adaptive speed control system (18) controls vehicle (10) travelling speed in response to sensed obstacles (12) preceding the vehicle (10), to driver influenced control parameters, and to a desired travelling speed (VSET) set by the vehicle driver.


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Mine Atsushi, Matsuno Koji: Vehicle maneuvering control device. Fuji Heavy, March 17, 1999: EP0901929-A1 (31 worldwide citation)

A vehicle maneuvering control device (1, 2) is disclosed. A curve of a road is detected (24) to calculate curve data including a distance between a vehicle and the curve, and a physical quantity indicating the degree of the curve. An allowable deceleration is set (28) at which the vehicle can travel ...


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Nguyen Hoang Giang: Method and device for detecting obstacles, for motor vehicles. Renault, November 2, 1990: FR2646383-A1 (29 worldwide citation)

Method for detecting obstacles, for a motor vehicle, consisting in taking, from the vehicle, images with the aid of an image sensor associated with an objective, in displaying in the field of the image a safety zone defined by a top edge the position of which is a function of the speed of the vehicl ...


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Gilling Simon Peter: Cruise control system. Rover Group, July 30, 1997: GB2309555-A (23 worldwide citation)

In a vehicle cruise control system, a vehicle 20 is controlled at a set speed or operates to follow a safe distance behind a target vehicle 30 using a radar system 16A,26A. At low speeds or when the vehicle is halted, short range sensors 17B, 17C are used to detect if obstacles eg pedestrians 39 are ...


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Fujita Yasuhiko, Arai Toshiaki, Kikuchi Hayato, Tsuchiya Yoshikazu, Sato Makoto, Nanno Kunio: Collision judging system for vehicle. Honda Motor, June 30, 1993: GB2262829-A (23 worldwide citation)

A collision judging system for a vehicle comprises a subject vehicle position estimating means 38 for estimating the position of the subject vehicle after a lapse of a preset time from a certain braking start time, on the assumption that the braking is starting at such braking start time, an obstacl ...


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Fulks Gary C, Haerr Timothy A, Poole Douglas E: Vehicle autonomous brake-apply system and method. Delphi Tech, May 10, 2006: EP1655191-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

A first vehicle autonomous brake-apply system (10) includes a vehicle hydraulic brake assembly (12), a vacuum booster assembly (14) operatively connected to the vehicle hydraulic brake assembly, a solenoid valve (16) operatively connected to the vacuum booster assembly, and an automatic controller ( ...


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Spies Martin, Spies Hans: System for monitoring and controlling safety relevant components in a vehicle.. Telefunken Microelectron, April 26, 1995: EP0649776-A2 (20 worldwide citation)

Safety management system for protecting the occupants of vehicles, such as restraining devices, containing a system for measuring distances from objects on or by the road, a vehicle-internal acceleration measurement system, a bus connection to other vehicle measurement systems and a central (vehicle ...


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Wells William Neil: Sensor.. Avon Tyres, October 15, 1986: EP0197676-A1 (18 worldwide citation)

A pneumatic sensor especially but not exclusively for a safety device for braking reversing vehicles is an extruded strip of elastomer having a base (3) for securing directly or indirectly to the rear of the vehicle, a comparatively rigid nose part (6) and an apertured part (4) between them. The end ...


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Sugimoto Yoichi, Ichikawa Shoji, Urai Yoshihiro, Hada Satoshi: Brake controller of vehicle. Honda Motor, February 2, 2000: EP0976627-A1 (17 worldwide citation)

If a radar (S1) on a vehicle having a brake controller detects an object in front of the vehicle, a judging means (M1) estimates the possibility that the vehicle may hit the object from the relative position between the vehicle and the object based on the detection result. If it is judged that there ...