AU4502997A - Optical detection of water droplets on vehicle window - Google Patents

Optical detection of water droplets on vehicle window

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Publication number
AU4502997A
AU4502997A AU45029/97A AU4502997A AU4502997A AU 4502997 A AU4502997 A AU 4502997A AU 45029/97 A AU45029/97 A AU 45029/97A AU 4502997 A AU4502997 A AU 4502997A AU 4502997 A AU4502997 A AU 4502997A
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Australia
Prior art keywords
water droplets
optical detection
vehicle window
window
vehicle
Prior art date
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Abandoned
Application number
AU45029/97A
Inventor
H. Allen Zimmerman
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ZIMMERMAN CONSULTING LLC
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ZIMMERMAN CONSULTING LLC
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Publication date
Priority to US72266796A priority Critical
Priority to US08722667 priority
Application filed by ZIMMERMAN CONSULTING LLC filed Critical ZIMMERMAN CONSULTING LLC
Priority to PCT/US1997/017270 priority patent/WO1998014974A1/en
Publication of AU4502997A publication Critical patent/AU4502997A/en
Application status is Abandoned legal-status Critical

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Classifications

    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60SSERVICING, CLEANING, REPAIRING, SUPPORTING, LIFTING, OR MANOEUVRING OF VEHICLES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60S1/00Cleaning of vehicles
    • B60S1/02Cleaning windscreens, windows or optical devices
    • B60S1/04Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers
    • B60S1/06Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive
    • B60S1/08Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive electrically driven
    • B60S1/0818Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive electrically driven including control systems responsive to external conditions, e.g. by detection of moisture, dirt or the like
    • B60S1/0822Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive electrically driven including control systems responsive to external conditions, e.g. by detection of moisture, dirt or the like characterized by the arrangement or type of detection means
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60SSERVICING, CLEANING, REPAIRING, SUPPORTING, LIFTING, OR MANOEUVRING OF VEHICLES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60S1/00Cleaning of vehicles
    • B60S1/02Cleaning windscreens, windows or optical devices
    • B60S1/04Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers
    • B60S1/06Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive
    • B60S1/08Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive electrically driven
    • B60S1/0818Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive electrically driven including control systems responsive to external conditions, e.g. by detection of moisture, dirt or the like
    • B60S1/0822Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive electrically driven including control systems responsive to external conditions, e.g. by detection of moisture, dirt or the like characterized by the arrangement or type of detection means
    • B60S1/0833Optical rain sensor
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60SSERVICING, CLEANING, REPAIRING, SUPPORTING, LIFTING, OR MANOEUVRING OF VEHICLES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60S1/00Cleaning of vehicles
    • B60S1/02Cleaning windscreens, windows or optical devices
    • B60S1/04Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers
    • B60S1/06Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive
    • B60S1/08Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive electrically driven
    • B60S1/0818Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive electrically driven including control systems responsive to external conditions, e.g. by detection of moisture, dirt or the like
    • B60S1/0822Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive electrically driven including control systems responsive to external conditions, e.g. by detection of moisture, dirt or the like characterized by the arrangement or type of detection means
    • B60S1/0874Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive electrically driven including control systems responsive to external conditions, e.g. by detection of moisture, dirt or the like characterized by the arrangement or type of detection means characterized by the position of the sensor on the windshield
    • B60S1/0885Wipers or the like, e.g. scrapers characterised by the drive electrically driven including control systems responsive to external conditions, e.g. by detection of moisture, dirt or the like characterized by the arrangement or type of detection means characterized by the position of the sensor on the windshield the sensor being integrated in a rear-view mirror module
AU45029/97A 1996-09-30 1997-09-26 Optical detection of water droplets on vehicle window Abandoned AU4502997A (en)

Priority Applications (3)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US72266796A true 1996-09-30 1996-09-30
US08722667 1996-09-30
PCT/US1997/017270 WO1998014974A1 (en) 1996-09-30 1997-09-26 Optical detection of water droplets on vehicle window

Publications (1)

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AU4502997A true AU4502997A (en) 1998-04-24

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