DE102009018515A1 - Camera apparatus for use in a motor vehicle - Google Patents

Camera apparatus for use in a motor vehicle

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DE102009018515A1
DE102009018515A1 DE102009018515A DE102009018515A DE102009018515A1 DE 102009018515 A1 DE102009018515 A1 DE 102009018515A1 DE 102009018515 A DE102009018515 A DE 102009018515A DE 102009018515 A DE102009018515 A DE 102009018515A DE 102009018515 A1 DE102009018515 A1 DE 102009018515A1
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G08SIGNALLING
    • G08GTRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS
    • G08G1/00Traffic control systems for road vehicles
    • G08G1/09Arrangements for giving variable traffic instructions
    • G08G1/0962Arrangements for giving variable traffic instructions having an indicator mounted inside the vehicle, e.g. giving voice messages
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
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    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R11/04Mounting of cameras operative during drive; Arrangement of controls thereof relative to the vehicle
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    • G06KRECOGNITION OF DATA; PRESENTATION OF DATA; RECORD CARRIERS; HANDLING RECORD CARRIERS
    • G06K9/00Methods or arrangements for reading or recognising printed or written characters or for recognising patterns, e.g. fingerprints
    • G06K9/00624Recognising scenes, i.e. recognition of a whole field of perception; recognising scene-specific objects
    • G06K9/00791Recognising scenes perceived from the perspective of a land vehicle, e.g. recognising lanes, obstacles or traffic signs on road scenes
    • G06K9/00805Detecting potential obstacles
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    • G06K9/00624Recognising scenes, i.e. recognition of a whole field of perception; recognising scene-specific objects
    • G06K9/00791Recognising scenes perceived from the perspective of a land vehicle, e.g. recognising lanes, obstacles or traffic signs on road scenes
    • G06K9/00818Recognising traffic signs
    • HELECTRICITY
    • H04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
    • H04NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
    • H04N5/00Details of television systems
    • H04N5/222Studio circuitry; Studio devices; Studio equipment ; Cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, TV cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules for embedding in other devices, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles
    • H04N5/225Television cameras ; Cameras comprising an electronic image sensor, e.g. digital cameras, video cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera modules specially adapted for being embedded in other devices, e.g. mobile phones, computers or vehicles
    • H04N5/2251Constructional details
    • H04N5/2252Housings
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R2011/0001Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by position
    • B60R2011/0003Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by position inside the vehicle
    • B60R2011/0036Luggage compartment
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R11/00Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for
    • B60R2011/0042Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by mounting means
    • B60R2011/0049Arrangements for holding or mounting articles, not otherwise provided for characterised by mounting means for non integrated articles
    • B60R2011/005Connection with the vehicle part
    • B60R2011/0063Connection with the vehicle part using adhesive means, e.g. hook and loop fasteners

Abstract

A camera device for use in a motor vehicle having an interior space and having a housing (7, 7 ') for receiving a camera sensor (15) for viewing through a windshield (1) in a suitable orientation to the road traveled by the motor vehicle, with evaluation electronics for The picture elements detected by the camera sensor (15) and having a display device (26) for reproducing symbols which can be selectively displayed in the memory and which can be selectively displayed on the display device (27) correspond to the picture elements detected by the camera sensor (15) and provided for display realize in a simple manner without much installation effort, that the transmitter in the housing (7, 7 ') arranged and connected to an interface for wireless transmission of the evaluated image elements identifying signals and that the display device (26) spatially away from the housing (7, 7 ') positio and provided with a receiver for the wirelessly transmitted signals and the memory for the stored symbols.

Description

  • The The invention relates to a camera device for use in a an interior vehicle having a for viewing through a windshield in a suitable orientation to the vehicle used road mountable housing for recording a camera sensor, with an evaluation of for the Camera sensor detected pixels and with a display device for playing back in a memory and on the Display device selectively representable symbols, the of the camera sensor detected and provided for display pixels correspond.
  • Such a camera device is off EP 1 383 098 B1 known. In this case, the housing with the camera sensor is mounted as an attachment on the dashboard of the motor vehicle. The arrangement serves to detect traffic signs. in a center console is the display device, which is set up to reproduce the recognized traffic signs corresponding symbols in which it is provided with a stored in a memory library of candidate traffic signs. The display device is permanently installed in the motor vehicle and connected to the speedometer of the motor vehicle for comparison of the maximum permissible speed with the current instantaneous speed. Since the housing with the camera sensor via a not visibly attached cable must be connected to the display device, resulting in the positioning of the camera only the possibility to arrange them directly on the top of the dashboard of the motor vehicle, whereby optimal positioning of the Ka mera is problematic , In addition, the camera body must be made small so that it is not distracting to the driver or the passenger as in the view of the road.
  • A cheaper positioning of the camera is on the back the interior rear-view mirror of the motor vehicle possible. However, the wiring to the display device designed here very elaborate and needs a shielded video cable done to interference by irradiation of interfering signals in the transmission path to the evaluation in the To avoid display device.
  • Of the present invention is based on the object, a better Positioning of the camera and retrofitting the camera device without the cumbersome wiring too enable.
  • to Solution to this problem is according to the invention a Camera device of the type mentioned above, characterized that also arranged the transmitter in the housing and with an interface for wireless transmission connected by the evaluated picture elements identifying signals and that the display device is spatially removed from positioned with the housing and with a receiver for the wirelessly transmitted signals and the Memory is provided for the stored symbols.
  • The Camera device according to the invention allows thus the attachment of the camera sensor in the immediate vicinity the windshield in a location where the camera sensor receiving housings the view of the occupants on the street not with special needs. Such a place is located, for example, at the top Edge of the windshield, preferably behind the inside rearview mirror of the motor vehicle known to be in the middle of the width and in the upper one Area of the windshield is arranged. The display device can at a suitable point in the interior of the motor vehicle in the view be arranged by the driver, with a cable guide not needed, because the information from the camera sensor be transmitted wirelessly. The wireless transmission This makes it possible that according to the invention not transmit the picture elements picked up by the camera sensor to the display device as this is a significant and in practice with inexpensive devices not realizable transmission speed would have to be possible. Rather, the invention is the Evaluation electronics for the detected by the camera sensor Picture elements to be displayed for display in the housing arranged on the camera sensor itself. The transfer to Display device must therefore contain only a coded signal, which characterizes the type of picture element detected by the camera sensor and so from the display device from the memory of the stored Symbols can be retrieved. For wireless transmission of the signal characterizing the detected picture element all short-range transmission methods, such as for example, according to the Bluetooth standard.
  • In a preferred embodiment of the invention, the housing is formed with a transparent contact surface which can be fastened to the inside of a windshield of the motor vehicle, the fastening preferably being effected by gluing. This results in the problem that the inclination of the windshield is vehicle-specific and thus depends on the type of vehicle and the particular vehicle model. Sporty and aerodynamically designed vehicles have a very inclined to the vertical windshield, while commercial vehicles, such as buses, minibuses, vans, etc. rather with steeply standing windshields are equipped.
  • Around To solve this problem, the camera sensor can be inside of the housing pivotable relative to the contact surface be arranged so as well as different inclinations of the Windscreen always in an appropriate manner to the front of the vehicle to be aligned. The Verschwen effect can be done over several locking positions, so that depending on the inclination of the windshield a predetermined locking position is set, which is the optimal alignment ensured by the camera sensor.
  • In Another solution to the problem is the housing at least two parts with a bearing surface having Mounting part and a camera sensor carrying the camera part formed, wherein the camera part with the fastening part detachable in a fixed relative position is connectable and the fastening part regarding the orientation of its contact surface vehicle-specific is designed so that the camera sensor after the connection of the camera part with the fastening part the appropriate Alignment has. In this case, for each Vehicle type a specific mounting part used, the the windshield is mounted, preferably by a frame-shaped Bonding. By adjusting the inclination of the contact surface to the inclination of the windshield is ensured that the Section of the fastening part to which the camera part preferably is fastened by snapping in the appropriate orientation, the appropriate orientation of the camera sensor after attaching the Camera part ensured on the mounting part. The above-described embodiments of the housing of the camera sensor are obviously also advantageous if no inventive wireless transmission of already evaluated signals to the display device, but signals from the camera sensor in evaluated or not evaluated form by means of a Passed cables on the display device, in which case over the Cable can also be a power supply of the camera sensor.
  • Of the Camera sensor mounted according to the invention can a further usefulness thereby supplied be that in the housing with the camera sensor, a video image memory connected as the FIFO memory video over a stored period and constantly overwritten by new video images becomes. In this way it is ensured that for example the from the camera sensor recorded video images of the last 30 minutes stored in the memory, which is for example for the clarification of the occurrence of a traffic accident of importance can be. In the event that the recording is needed is, the further recording must be terminated by the camera sensor become. For this purpose, the recording of new video images by a Switch can be switched off, the switch manually operated or controllable by a sensor. As a sensor comes in particular a crash sensor in question as he triggers for the trigger used by airbags.
  • The Indicator means in a preferred embodiment the invention, a fastening device for subsequent Installation in the interior of the motor vehicle. This can be, for example be an attachment foot which can be affixed in the area of the dashboard, on which the display device can be latched. Possible is also a mounting foot on a glass is glued, the bonding with a suitable area the windscreen or a fixed part of a side window of the motor vehicle can take place. The mounting foot can furthermore, in particular on a glass pane, by means of a suction cup be attached, whereby the bonding can be omitted.
  • In a further preferred embodiment of the invention The camera apparatus further comprises a satellite positioning module and a receiving antenna for it. When using the camera sensor in a preferred embodiment of the invention road signs can be recognized by the possible with the position data Relatively accurate permanent position determination of the motor vehicle the recognition of the traffic signs thereby supported be that for certain positions, so for certain sections of a road, permanently established Road signs stored in a memory of the display device and a display of a symbol on the display device as well then allow, if an optical detection of the traffic sign disturbed or completely prevented by the camera sensor is, for example, through a view of the road sign covering trucks, which overtook at this time has been. Preferably, the satellite position module is may be formed by a GPS mouse, on or in the housing of the camera sensor. With the satellite position module acts on a stored in a memory information about Road signs o. Ä. Together to a plausibility check of a (not sure) detected detected or if not recognized the road sign, the information stored, possibly with a corresponding note, in the place of a traffic sign recognition to put.
  • In the case of traffic sign recognition, the detection of permissible maximum speeds indicated by the traffic signs is in the foreground. In this case, in the Anzeigeeinrich tion an evaluation device for determining the instantaneous speed of the motor vehicle from the received satellite position data to be included, so that with a comparison device, the instantaneous speed of the motor vehicle with the detected maximum speed can be compared. If the permissible maximum speed is exceeded by the established instantaneous speed or exceeded by a predetermined margin, the display device preferably emits an optical and / or acoustic warning signal in order to warn the driver to maintain a speed adapted to the permissible maximum speed.
  • The The camera arrangement according to the invention can also be used be used, pedestrians, in the direction of travel located in front of the motor vehicle, to recognize and a corresponding To issue a warning. It is preferred that the recognition of the Pedestrians with a speeding off the satellite position data is correlated, for example a warning to pedestrians at a standing Suppress vehicle. By a size evaluation the recognized pedestrian can talk about it an estimate of the distance of pedestrians determined by the motor vehicle speed of the motor vehicle be related to a reliable hazard warning to enable.
  • The Invention will be described below with reference to in the drawing Embodiments explained in more detail become. Show it:
  • 1a to c the attachment of a housing according to a first embodiment of the invention on a windshield of a motor vehicle
  • 2 Variants of the structure of the housing, consisting of a mounting part and a camera part, for different inclinations of the windshield using vehicle-specific fasteners
  • 3 a schematic representation of a display device according to the invention, which is also a display device for a telephone handsfree of the motor vehicle
  • 4a to c shows a section through a housing for a camera sensor mounted on a large beveled windshield, a view of an adjustment of the angle of the camera sensor within the housing and a view of the housing from the front
  • 5a and b is a section through the housing according to 4 , mounted on a steep windscreen and a view of the adjustment for the camera sensor
  • 6 a schematic representation of the use of the camera device according to the invention for the detection of traffic signs.
  • 1a ) schematically shows a perspective view of an interior of a motor vehicle with a windshield 1 , an inside rearview mirror attached to the windshield 2 , a center console 3 with a multimedia device 4 , wherein the center console in the area of a dashboard 5 protrudes.
  • As 1a ) illustrates, is a fastening part 6 a two-part housing 7 ( 1c )) with a flexible mounting plate 8th for adhesive attachment to the windshield 1 in the area of the interior rear-view mirror 2 intended. For this purpose, the mounting plate 8th one through an adhesive tape 9 formed peripheral outer edge, which forms a closed adhesive frame, with which the mounting plate 8th to the windshield 1 can be glued to the upper edge, as the 1b ) and 1c ).
  • Above the windshield is a car roof 10 , in the usual interior lighting 11 and associated switches 12 are attached.
  • 1c ) indicates that the attachment part 6 with a flat, transparent contact surface 13 on the windshield 1 is applied. The fastening part 6 is to from the windshield 1 opposite side formed open and can be solved by a detachable with the fastening part 6 connectable camera part 14 to the housing 7 be supplemented. The camera part 14 has a camera sensor inside 15 as well as boards 16 . 17 . 18 on which a camera electronics, an evaluation, a satellite navigation antenna and a satellite navigation module are arranged.
  • 2 shows variants of fasteners 6 , the vehicle specific for different inclinations of the windshields 1 are formed on different vehicles. So is in 2a ) a strongly sloped windshield 1 for a sporty motor vehicle, in 2 B ) a lower sloping windshield 1 for a touring limousine and in 2c ) a relatively steep windshield 1 shown for a station wagon. Accordingly, fasteners 6 . 6 ' . 6 '' provided, their contact surfaces 13 correspondingly adapted inclinations. Incidentally, form the fasteners 6 . 6 ' . 6 '' ring-shaped shots 19 out, into which a lens 20 of the camera sensor 15 in a suitable orientation for the observation of the road ahead of the motor vehicle is inserted and held. Incidentally, the fastening part 6 . 6 ' . 6 '' with rearward housing lugs 22 provided with an outwardly encircling annular bead 23 have, over which a housing approach 24 with an inwardly open annular groove 25 of the camera part 14 snapping it up so as to complete the case 7 to build.
  • The housing 7 is preferably without cable connection with a self-sufficient power supply (battery) on the windshield 1 attached and contains evaluation electronics, with the objects to be identified by the camera sensor 15 have been recorded. The evaluation electronics thus determines whether and, if so, which objects to be recognized by the camera sensor 15 have been received and generates a corresponding identification signal with one in the housing 7 arranged transmitter is wirelessly transferable to a display device.
  • 3 shows an embodiment of a display device 26 for which a display device of a telephone handsfree is used. The display device 26 contains a display 27 , preferably liquid crystal display on which by the integration into the telephone handsfree telephone data, such as telephone directories, telephone numbers of accepted or dialed subscribers, etc. are displayed. The display device 26 is on a mountable in the vehicle holder 28 attachable, for example, with a foot 29 on the dashboard 5 aufklebbar in the interior of the motor vehicle. The holder 28 provides an electrical connection with the display device 26 via a contact arrangement 30 and is via a cable 31 with a fixed and invisible from the interior in the car base unit 32 the speakerphone connectable. To the base unit 32 is also a mounted at a suitable location in the interior microphone 33 and a speaker cable leading to a speaker (not shown) 34 connected. Another cable 35 that with the base unit 32 is connectable, establishes a connection to the vehicle electronics and transmitted, for example, a mute signal for a car radio when the playback of the radio program should be interrupted due to a guided phone call. Further, the connection is made to an ignition signal, so that the base unit 32 the handsfree can detect whether the ignition of the motor vehicle is turned on or not.
  • In addition to these functions as a display device 26 , within a speakerphone is the display device according to the invention 26 further comprising a receiver for the camera unit in the housing 7 provided wirelessly transmitted signals. In addition, the display device includes a memory (not shown) from which symbols for display on the display 27 the display device 26 be retrieved by means of wirelessly transmitted signals. In this way it is possible, from the camera sensor to the display device 26 To transmit information about image content captured by the camera sensor without having to transfer the vast amounts of data from video signals.
  • In the 4 and 5 is another embodiment of a housing 7 ' for the camera sensor 15 shown. The housing 7 ' is to the windshield 1 out with the transparent contact surface 13 completed, to which a vertical triangular housing wall 36 followed. The housing 7 ' forms a circumferential edge 37 out with it's frame-like with the windshield 1 is glued. Approximately in the area of the tip of the triangular housing wall 36 is the camera sensor 15 with a sensor housing 38 rotatable about an axis of rotation 39 stored, which is parallel to the windshield 1 extends horizontally. Between the sensor housing 38 and the axis of rotation 39 is a locking mechanism in the form of a mutual toothing 40 arranged and forms with one with the sensor housing 38 connected scale 41 and one with the axis of rotation 39 connected pointer 42 an indication of a rotation angle of the sensor housing 38 relative to the axis of rotation 39 ,
  • In 4 is the case 7 ' glued to an extremely slanted windshield, so the camera sensor 15 with its sensor housing 38 is pivoted downwards, as in the enlarged view of the locking device 40 in 4b is shown.
  • In contrast, the housing 7 ' in the presentation of the 5 on a very steep windshield 1 glued so that the sensor housing 38 has been pivoted upwards to a suitable horizontal orientation of the camera sensor 15 to enable. The Verschwenkungsstellung is on the locking device 40 readable, as in 5b ) is clarified.
  • In the in the 4 and 5 illustrated embodiment of the housing 7 ' and the location of the camera sensor 15 in a swiveling sensor housing 38 inside the case 7 ' is a use for different angles of inclination of the windshield 1 possible because the camera sensor with the locking device 40 in the appropriate orientation about the axis of rotation 39 is pivotable.
  • In the in the 4 and 5 illustrated embodiment, the housing 7 ' therefore not kon structurally designed vehicle-specific, as in the first embodiment with the vehicle-specific fastening parts 6 . 6 ' . 6 '' the case is.
  • 6 symbolizes the function of the camera sensor for the recognition of traffic signs 41 , The video images of the camera sensor 15 be in the case 7 . 7 ' existing evaluation evaluated, so that it is recognized that a maximum speed, here "70", indicating road sign 41 has been recognized. The evaluation device therefore generates a corresponding coded signal that comes from the housing 7 . 7 ' wirelessly on the display device 26 is transmitted. In the display device 26 With the received coded signal, a symbol is retrieved from a memory stored on the display 27 the display device 26 is displayed as the maximum speed "70" indicating road sign so that the driver of the motor vehicle is informed about which road sign has currently been recognized.
  • If in the display device 26 In addition, a satellite navigation device is provided, the display device 26 from the satellite position data calculate the instantaneous speed of the motor vehicle and with the due to the detected traffic signs 41 Compare the maximum permissible speed recognized. About the display device 26 or via the connection of the display device 26 with the base unit 32 can be an acoustic signal through the speaker cable 34 transmitted and reproduced and / or an optical signal on the display 27 the indicator device 26 appear. Of course, other signaling devices are also conceivable with which the driver is made aware that he exceeds the maximum speed, possibly by a predetermined speed interval.
  • The camera assembly according to the invention may further in the housing 7 . 7 ' a memory device, with which the signals of the camera sensor 15 be stored annularly according to the existing storage capacity, so that the last camera images are stored for a predetermined interval and can be used for example for the clarification of an accident. In case of an accident the further storage should be stopped. This can be done manually or sensor-controlled, for example by means of a crash sensor.
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Claims (18)

  1. Camera apparatus for use in a motor vehicle having an interior with a windshield ( 1 ) in a suitable orientation to be attached to the motorized road housing ( 7 . 7 ' ) for receiving a camera sensor ( 15 ), with an evaluation electronics for the camera sensor ( 15 ) and with a display device ( 26 ) for reproducing stored in a memory and on the display device ( 27 ) selectively representable symbols, which correspond to those of the camera sensor ( 15 ) and corresponding to the display provided pixels, characterized in that the evaluation in the housing ( 7 . 7 ' ) and connected to an interface for the wireless transmission of the signals identifying the evaluated picture elements and that the display device ( 26 ) spatially away from the housing ( 7 . 7 ' ) and provided with a receiver for the wirelessly transmitted signals and the memory for the stored symbols.
  2. Camera device according to claim 1, characterized in that the housing ( 7 . 7 ' ) with one on the inside of the windshield ( 1 ) of the motor vehicle fastenable transparent contact surface ( 13 ) is trained.
  3. Camera device according to claim 1 or 2, characterized in that the camera sensor ( 15 ) within the housing ( 7 . 7 ' ) relative to the contact surface ( 13 ) is pivotally mounted.
  4. Camera device according to claim 3, characterized in that the camera sensor ( 15 ) is pivotable over a plurality of detent positions.
  5. Camera device according to claim 1 or 2, characterized in that the housing ( 7 ) at least in two parts with a contact surface ( 13 ) having fastening part ( 6 . 6 ' . 6 '' ) and a camera sensor ( 15 ) carrying camera part ( 14 ) is formed, that the camera part ( 14 ) with the fastening part ( 6 . 6 ' . 6 '' ) is connectable in a fixed relative position and that the fastening part ( 6 . 6 ' . 6 '' ) with respect to the orientation of its contact surface ( 13 ) is vehicle-specific designed so that the camera sensor ( 15 ) after connecting the camera part ( 14 ) with the fastening part ( 6 . 6 ' . 6 '' ) has the appropriate orientation.
  6. Camera device according to claim 5, characterized in that the camera part ( 14 ) latching with the fastening part ( 6 . 6 ' 6 '' ) is connectable.
  7. Camera device according to one of claims 1 to 6, characterized in that in the housing ( 7 . 7 ' ) with the camera sensor ( 15 ) A video image memory is connected, which stores as FIFO memory video images over a predetermined period of time and constantly overwrites new video images.
  8. Camera device according to claim 7, characterized that the recording of new video images can be switched off by a switch is.
  9. Camera apparatus according to claim 8, characterized that the switch is manually operated.
  10. Camera apparatus according to claim 8, characterized that the switch is controllable by a crash sensor.
  11. Camera device according to one of claims 1 to 10, characterized in that the display device ( 26 ) is a display device of a telephone handsfree.
  12. Camera device according to one of claims 1 to 11, characterized in that the display device ( 26 ) a fastening device ( 28 ) for retrofitting in the interior of the motor vehicle.
  13. Camera device according to one of the claims 1 to 12, characterized in that it is a satellite positioning module and a receiving antenna therefor.
  14. Camera device according to claim 13, characterized in that it also has an evaluation device for determining a current speed from the received satellite position data.
  15. Camera device according to one of claims 1 to 14, characterized in that the camera sensor ( 15 ) connected evaluation electronics at least for the detection of traffic signs ( 41 ), in particular those for displaying a maximum permitted speed, is formed.
  16. Camera device according to claim 14 and 15, characterized in that the display device ( 26 ) further comprises a comparison device for comparing the determined instantaneous speed with the detected maximum permissible speed.
  17. Camera device according to one of claims 1 to 16, characterized in that the camera sensor ( 15 ) connected evaluation for the detection of pedestrians in front of the motor vehicle is formed.
  18. Camera device according to one of claims 1 to 17, characterized in that the display device ( 26 ) is designed to trigger at least one visual and / or audible warning signal.
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