CN212447305U - Vehicle foresight extended image system - Google Patents

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CN212447305U
CN212447305U CN202021249877.1U CN202021249877U CN212447305U CN 212447305 U CN212447305 U CN 212447305U CN 202021249877 U CN202021249877 U CN 202021249877U CN 212447305 U CN212447305 U CN 212447305U
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The utility model provides a vehicle foresight expands image system, including foresight camera, controller and display, the foresight camera sets up in the outside of the copilot side of vehicle to shoot the image in vehicle the place ahead and generate image signal, the display sets up inside the vehicle, is used for receiving image signal shows the image that the foresight camera was shot, the controller is used for control the foresight camera and/or opening or closing of display. The utility model provides a vehicle foresight expands image system with automatic mode and manual mode has expanded driver's foresight field of vision, can assist driver to drive more safely.

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Vehicle foresight extended image system
Technical Field
The utility model relates to a vehicle driving assists image system, more specifically relates to a vehicle foresight extends image system for extend the forward-looking field of vision scope of driving side.
Background
Currently, an on-vehicle image system is mainly used as a safety driving assistance system for a vehicle, and generally includes a reverse image, a hologram image, and a road surface perspective image, and is used in a case of parking or low-speed driving through a narrow road section. For vehicles running at high speed, radar (for example, blind zone merging reminding) and a streaming media rearview mirror are generally adopted for safety prompt in the running process, and road information behind the vehicles is mainly provided.
When a vehicle is traveling, for example, when there is an obstacle (such as a vehicle ahead) in front of the vehicle and it is necessary to merge the vehicle to the passenger side of the vehicle (for example, change the lane to the right), although the driver can grasp the road condition behind the vehicle by a rear view mirror, a media rear view mirror, or the like, the forward view field of the driver on the passenger side of the vehicle is still limited by the obstacle.
SUMMERY OF THE UTILITY MODEL
An object of the utility model is to overcome the defect that exists among the above-mentioned prior art, provide a vehicle forward sight and extend image system for especially increase the forward sight field of vision scope of driver in copilot side.
In order to realize the purpose of the utility model, the utility model provides a following technical scheme:
the utility model provides a vehicle foresight expands image system, includes foresight camera, controller and display, the foresight camera sets up in the outside of the copilot side of vehicle to shoot the image in vehicle the place ahead and generate the image signal, the display sets up in the vehicle is inside, is used for receiving the image signal and shows the image that the foresight camera shot, the controller is used for controlling the opening or closing of foresight camera and/or the display.
According to an optional embodiment of the present invention, the controller is coupled with a turn signal switch and/or a manual switch to turn on or off the forward looking camera and/or the display.
According to an optional embodiment of the present invention, the turn signal switch is a switch adapted to control a turn signal of the copilot side.
According to the utility model discloses an optional implementation mode, the forward-looking camera includes first camera and second camera, first camera sets up in the rear-view mirror front end of copilot side, the second camera sets up in roof front end.
According to the utility model discloses an optional implementation mode, this image system still includes image processor, image processor with first camera and second camera are coupled to receive the image signal of first camera and second camera and the fitting image signal.
In some alternatives, the imaging system further comprises a signal delay coupled to the controller and the display.
According to the utility model discloses an optional implementation mode, the display is located the panel board display of driving side or is located driving side with well accuse display between the copilot side, the controller is provided with auto-change over device, auto-change over device is suitable for the switching panel board display or the display screen of well accuse display.
According to the utility model discloses an optional implementation mode, first camera with the second camera all is provided with transparent baffle or translucent cover.
The utility model discloses following beneficial technological effect has:
(1) a forward-looking extended image system at the copilot side is introduced to provide a wider forward-looking visual field for a driver, so that a safer driving visual field is provided;
(2) the foresight extended image system has an automatic mode and a manual mode, wherein the automatic mode is particularly suitable for the condition of high-speed driving, a driver can see the foresight extended image by turning on a turn light, and the manual mode is particularly suitable for the condition of low-speed driving and can realize that the foresight enhanced view field mode is manually started;
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Other features and advantages of the present invention will be better understood by the following detailed description of the preferred embodiments when considered in conjunction with the accompanying drawings, in which like reference characters designate the same or similar parts throughout the figures thereof, and wherein:
fig. 1 illustrates a schematic top view of a forward view field of a vehicle including a vehicle forward looking extended imaging system according to an embodiment of the present invention;
FIG. 2 illustrates a side view schematic of a forward view field of a vehicle including a vehicle forward view extended imaging system according to an embodiment of the present invention;
fig. 3 shows a block diagram of a vehicle forward-looking extended image system according to an embodiment of the present invention.
Detailed Description
In order to make the objects, technical solutions and advantages of the embodiments of the present invention clearer, the technical solutions in the embodiments of the present invention will be clearly and completely described below with reference to the accompanying drawings in the embodiments of the present invention, and it is obvious that the described embodiments are some, but not all embodiments of the present invention. Based on the embodiments in the present invention, all other embodiments obtained by a person skilled in the art without creative efforts belong to the protection scope of the present invention.
In an alternative embodiment, as shown in fig. 3, the vehicle front extended image system 10 includes a front camera 11, a controller 12 and a display 13, wherein the front camera 11 is disposed outside a passenger side of the vehicle to capture an image in front of the vehicle and generate an image signal, the display 13 is disposed inside the vehicle to receive the image signal and display the image captured by the front camera 11, and the controller 12 is configured to control the front camera 11 and/or the display 13 to be turned on or off. Specifically, the front-view camera 11 is always in a standby state, and the controller 12 controls the display 13 to be turned on when the front-view extended image needs to be displayed, or the controller 12 controls the front-view camera 11 and the display 13 to be turned on simultaneously when the front-view extended image needs to be displayed.
Further, the controller 12 is coupled with a turn light switch 121 and/or a manual switch 122 to turn on or off the forward looking camera 11 and/or the display 13. Specifically, as shown in fig. 3, a turn signal switch 121 and a manual switch 122 are coupled to the controller 12, wherein the turn signal switch 121 is used for controlling turning on or off of the turn signal, and an on signal or an off signal generated during the process of controlling turning on or off of the turn signal can be captured by a logic control unit in the controller 12, and the logic control unit determines a next step according to the captured signal. It is noted that although the present invention defines the control steps of the logic control unit, in the field of signal control, these steps are performed almost simultaneously. Likewise, the on signal or off signal of the manual switch 122 can also be captured by the logic control unit within the controller 12.
In an alternative embodiment, the turn signal switch 121 is a switch adapted to control a turn signal on the passenger side. Therefore, when the vehicle is turning to the front side (specifically, turning the vehicle to the right side) during normal D-range driving of the vehicle, after the driver turns on the turn light on the front side, the controller 12 receives the turn signal of the turn light switch 121, and further turns on the display 13 to display the image of the front view camera 11, and the driver can further grasp the road condition in front of the vehicle in all directions by observing the image in the display 13, especially in the case that there is another vehicle in front of the vehicle to block the line of sight as shown in fig. 1.
As shown in fig. 1, when the driver intends to merge to the right in a case where another vehicle appears in front of the vehicle as viewed from above, the driver's view to the right side of the preceding vehicle is restricted, and therefore, a blind zone Z0 is generated. The utility model discloses a look ahead camera 11 includes first camera 111 and second camera 112 shown in fig. 1, wherein, first camera 111 sets up in the rear-view mirror front end of copilot side, is preferably used for shooing the visual angle of copilot side farthest end, and second camera 112 sets up in roof front end, is preferably used for shooing copilot side peak visual angle. The purpose of this is that the first camera 111 provides a wider field of view in the left-right direction of the vehicle (especially the passenger side), while the second camera 112 provides a wider field of view in the up-down direction of the vehicle (especially the passenger side). Fig. 1 shows only an exemplary photographing range S1 of the first camera 111 disposed at the front end of the rearview mirror on the passenger side, and this photographing range S1 may substantially cover the blind area Z0 of the driver. Further, as shown in fig. 2, the blind zone Z0 of the driver includes a blind zone due to the shielding of the vehicle hood when viewed from a side view, and at this time, the second camera 112 provided at the front end of the roof of the passenger side provides a wider field of view in the vehicle vertical direction than the first camera 111, and can provide an auxiliary view for the driver over a higher obstacle, and fig. 2 only exemplarily shows the shooting range S2 of the second camera 112.
For the front-view camera 11 including two cameras (e.g., the first camera 111 and the second camera 112 shown in fig. 1-2), the front-view extended image system of the present invention further includes an image processor 14, and the image processor 14 is coupled to the first camera 111 and the second camera 112 to receive the image signals of the first camera 111 and the second camera 112 and to fit the image signals. Optionally, the image processor 14 uses an image stitching fusion technique to stitch the imaging surfaces of the first camera 111 and the second camera 112 so as to achieve the effect of a large field of view.
In an alternative embodiment, the manual switch 122 is suitable for low-speed driving, a narrow roadblock which obstructs the view field needs to be avoided, or other situations which require the forward view field to be expanded, and particularly, during low-speed driving, the driver can turn on the display 13 to display the image of the forward view camera 11 by turning on the manual switch 122.
Therefore, the utility model discloses a look ahead is extended image system has automatic mode and manual mode, and under automatic mode, display 13 links with indicator light switch 121, and under manual mode, display 13 links with manual switch 122. In the automatic mode, the indicator 13 is turned off when the turn lamp switch 121 is turned off, and similarly, in the manual mode, the indicator 13 is turned off when the manual switch 122 is turned off.
In an alternative embodiment, the forward looking extended image system further comprises a signal delay 15, the signal delay 15 being coupled to the controller 12 and the display 13. Specifically, the controller 12 sends a signal to turn on or off the display 13 via the signal delay device 15, and in the automatic mode, when the driver turns on the turn signal switch 121, the controller 12 receives the turn signal of the turn signal switch 121 and sends a signal to turn on the display 13, and the signal delay device 15 delays the signal for several seconds and then drives the display 13 to turn on. Within a few seconds of the delay of the signal delay 15, the driver can observe the road condition behind the vehicle through the rear view mirror. Alternatively, the display 13 is automatically turned on with a delay of 3 seconds after the turn signal switch 121 is turned on. The arrangement of the signal delay 15 is particularly suitable for the automatic mode of the forward looking extended vision system, since the driver has a priority to view the vehicle behind the rear view mirror. In the manual mode, the controller 12 may directly drive the display 13.
In alternative embodiments, the display 13 may be an external display, or a dashboard display on the driver side or a central display between the driver side and the co-driver side. Wherein, panel board display and central control display are the display that the vehicle itself has, consequently, the utility model discloses if use panel board display or central control display as the forward-looking to extend image system's display 13, then controller 12 still is provided with auto-change over device (not shown), this auto-change over device is suitable for switching panel board display or central control display's display screen for when need not to extend forward-looking image, panel board display or central control display show conventional operation picture (for example panel board display shows mileage, perhaps central control display shows music broadcast, navigation picture etc.), and when needs extend forward-looking image, controller 12 switches panel board display or central control display's picture to the picture that forward-looking camera 11 was shot through auto-change over device.
In an alternative embodiment, since the first camera 111 and the second camera 112 are disposed outside the vehicle, it is preferable that the first camera 111 and the second camera 112 are each provided with a transparent baffle or a transparent cover to isolate moisture, dust, or other contaminants, thereby increasing the lifespan of the cameras.
Compared with the prior art, the utility model provides a vehicle forward-looking expands image system with automatic mode and manual mode has expanded driver's forward-looking field of vision scope, can assist the driver to drive more safely.
Although some embodiments have been described herein by way of example, various modifications may be made to these embodiments without departing from the spirit of the invention, and all such modifications are intended to be included within the scope of the invention as defined in the following claims.
The particular embodiments disclosed herein are illustrative only, as the invention may be modified in nature and equivalents thereof, apparent to those skilled in the art from the teachings herein, and, thus, the specific embodiments of the invention disclosed above are illustrative only, and are not to be considered in a limiting sense as to the details of construction or design herein disclosed unless otherwise specified in the claims. Accordingly, the particular illustrative embodiments disclosed above are susceptible to various substitutions, combinations or modifications, all of which are within the scope of the disclosure. The techniques illustratively disclosed herein suitably may be practiced in the absence of any element that is not specifically disclosed herein or in the absence of any optional component disclosed herein.

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1. The front-view extended image system of the vehicle is characterized by comprising a front-view camera, a controller and a display, wherein the front-view camera is arranged outside a copilot side of the vehicle to shoot images in front of the vehicle and generate image signals, the display is arranged inside the vehicle and used for receiving the image signals and displaying the images shot by the front-view camera, and the controller is used for controlling the front-view camera and/or the display to be turned on or turned off.
2. The vehicle forward-looking extended imaging system of claim 1, wherein the controller is coupled to a turn light switch and/or a manual switch to turn on or off the forward-looking camera and/or the display.
3. The vehicle forward-looking extended image system according to claim 2, wherein the turn signal switch is a switch adapted to control a turn signal on a passenger side.
4. The vehicle forward-looking extended image system according to any one of claims 1 to 3, wherein the forward-looking camera comprises a first camera and a second camera, the first camera is arranged at the front end of the rearview mirror on the passenger side, and the second camera is arranged at the front end of the roof.
5. The vehicle forward-looking extended image system of claim 4, further comprising an image processor coupled to the first and second cameras to receive image signals of the first and second cameras and to fit the image signals.
6. The vehicle forward looking extended imaging system of any one of claims 1 to 3, further comprising a signal delay coupled to said controller and said display.
7. The vehicle forward-looking extended image system according to any one of claims 1 to 3, wherein the display is a dashboard display located on the driving side or a center control display located between the driving side and the passenger side, and the controller is provided with a switching device adapted to switch a display screen of the dashboard display or the center control display.
8. The vehicle forward-looking extended image system according to claim 4, wherein the first camera and the second camera are each provided with a transparent baffle or a transparent cover.
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