JP2002046528A - Control device for side light for vehicle - Google Patents

Control device for side light for vehicle

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JP2002046528A
JP2002046528A JP2000238444A JP2000238444A JP2002046528A JP 2002046528 A JP2002046528 A JP 2002046528A JP 2000238444 A JP2000238444 A JP 2000238444A JP 2000238444 A JP2000238444 A JP 2000238444A JP 2002046528 A JP2002046528 A JP 2002046528A
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Hisanobu Fukukura
寿信 福倉
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株式会社デンソー
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PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To automatically light a side light when necessary according to the state of a road. SOLUTION: A control device 10 for a side light for a vehicle controls turning on and off of side lights 8 and 9 based on data, such as the present position of a vehicle and road information and route information of the periphery of the present position of a vehicle outputted from a car navigation system 11 loaded on a vehicle, and regulates and controls the side irradiation angles and the vertical irradiation angles of the side lights 8 and 9.

Description

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

[0001]

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION 1. Field of the Invention The present invention relates to a control device for a side illumination lamp of a vehicle for controlling lighting of side illumination lamps provided on both side surfaces of a front portion of the vehicle.

[0002]

2. Description of the Related Art In a motor vehicle provided with a side illumination lamp (corner lamp), the side illumination lamp is turned on and off in conjunction with the operation of a lever switch of a direction indicator. Specifically, when the lever switch of the direction indicator is operated, for example, in a left turn direction, the left side illumination light is turned on. Conversely, when the lever switch is operated, for example, in the right turn direction, the right side illumination light is turned on. Is done. When the lever switch is located at the neutral position,
The side illumination lamps on both sides are configured to be turned off.

[0003]

However, in the above-described conventional configuration, there is a problem that the side illumination lamp is not turned on if the driver forgets to operate the lever switch of the turn signal indicator when turning right or left. . If you are traveling on a curved part of the road, it may be better to illuminate with side lights.However, in order to turn on the side lights, you must operate the lever switch of the direction indicator. The turn signal must behave strangely. For this reason, the side illumination lamp could not be turned on.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION It is an object of the present invention to provide a control device for a sidelight of a vehicle, which can automatically turn on the sidelight when necessary according to the road conditions.

[0005]

According to the first aspect of the present invention, based on data such as road information and route information around the current position of the vehicle output from a car navigation system mounted on the vehicle, the side information is obtained. Since the side illumination lamp is configured to be turned on and off, the side illumination lamp is automatically turned on when necessary according to the road conditions.

According to the second aspect of the present invention, the side illumination angle adjusting means is driven according to the right or left turn angle of the vehicle in the data to adjust the side illumination angle of the side illumination lamp. With this configuration, the side illumination angle of the side illumination lamp becomes an appropriate angle corresponding to the right or left turn angle. Thereby, it is possible to sufficiently illuminate with the side illumination lamp when turning right or left.

According to the third aspect of the present invention, the vertical illumination angle adjusting means is driven according to the gradient of the road at the current position of the vehicle in the data to adjust the vertical illumination angle of the side illumination lamp. With this configuration, the vertical illumination angle of the side illumination lamp is an appropriate angle corresponding to the gradient of the road.

According to the fourth aspect of the present invention, the brightness at the time of turning on the side illumination lamp is adjusted according to whether the periphery of the current position of the vehicle in the data is a suburb or an urban area. Therefore, the brightness at the time of turning on the side illumination light is an appropriate brightness corresponding to a suburb or an urban area.

[0009]

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS An embodiment in which the present invention is applied to an automobile will be described below with reference to the drawings. First, FIG. 1 is a diagram schematically illustrating an entire configuration of an automobile (vehicle) 1 according to the present embodiment. As shown in FIG. 1, a vehicle 1 is provided with a pair of front wheels 2 and 3 at a front portion,
A pair of rear wheels 4 and 5 are provided at the rear.

Headlights (head lamps) 6 and 7 are provided at both ends of the front portion of the automobile 1. Each of the headlights 6 and 7 is supported by a well-known manual optical axis adjustment mechanism (not shown), and the light of each of the headlights 6 and 7 is adjusted by manually adjusting the optical axis adjustment mechanism. It is configured such that the axis can be adjusted vertically and horizontally.

In addition, side illuminating lights 8 and 9 are provided on both sides of a front portion of the automobile 1. Each side lighting 8, 9
Are supported by electric side illumination lamp angle adjustment devices (not shown). This side illumination lamp angle adjustment device is a device that can adjust the irradiation angle (optical axis) of each of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 in the horizontal direction and the vertical direction. That is, the side illumination lamp angle adjusting device includes the side illumination lamp 8,
9 is a device for adjusting the side irradiation angle and the vertical irradiation angle, and constitutes the side irradiation angle adjusting means and the vertical irradiation angle adjusting means of the present invention.

The side illumination lamp angle adjusting device is an angle adjusting mechanism having a mechanical configuration substantially similar to the optical axis adjusting mechanism of the headlights 6 and 7 (this mechanism adjusts the angle in the horizontal direction and the vertical direction). Any possible mechanical configuration may be used), and an electric actuator that drives the angle adjusting mechanism, for example, a motor.

The motor of the side illumination lamp angle adjusting device is configured to be energized by a side illumination lamp control unit (control device) 10. Thereby, the side illumination light control unit 10 can control the side illumination lights 8 and 9
And the upper and lower irradiation angles can be adjusted to desired angles. Further, the side lighting lamp control unit 10 is configured to be able to control the turning on or off by controlling the energization of the side lighting lamps 8 and 9. In this case, the side illumination lamp control unit 10 is configured to be able to perform dimming control on the brightness when the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 are turned on. The dimming control of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 is realized by adjusting the duty of the intermittent energization, the applied voltage, the energized current, and the like.

The car 1 has a car navigation system 11 mounted thereon. As shown in FIG. 2, the car navigation system 11 includes a control circuit 1
2, a position detector 13, a map data input device 14, an operation switch group 15, an external memory 16, a display device 17
, An audio output device 18 and a remote control sensor 19.

The control circuit 12 has a function of controlling the overall operation of the car navigation system 11.
It is configured as a normal computer (for example, a microcomputer). That is, the control circuit 12 includes a CPU,
It is provided with a ROM, a RAM, an I / O, and a bus (not shown) for connecting them.

The position detector 13 is provided with the geomagnetic sensor 2.
0, gyroscope 21, distance sensor 22, G
And a PS (Global Positioning System) receiver 23. The position detector 13 is configured to detect the current position of the vehicle while interpolating each other by the four sensors 20 to 23, and has a highly accurate position detection function. When the position detection accuracy is not so required, the position detector 13 may be configured by any of the four sensors 20 to 23 (or by a combination of a plurality of sensors). Further, the position detector 13 may be configured by combining a steering rotation sensor, a wheel sensor of each of the wheels 2 to 5, and the like.

The map data input device 14 is, for example, a D
It is configured by a reading device that reads a recording medium such as a VD-ROM, and is a device for inputting various data such as map data, map matching data, landmark data, and HTML information (Internet information). The recording medium may be, for example, a CD-ROM or a memory card.

The display device 17 is composed of, for example, a liquid crystal display and has a display screen capable of displaying colors and displaying maps, characters, images and the like clearly. The display screen of the display device 17 is configured so that a current position mark of the vehicle, map data, and additional data such as a guidance route to be displayed on the map can be displayed in a superimposed manner.

The operation switch group 15 includes a touch switch (touch panel) provided on the upper surface of the display screen of the display device 17 and a mechanical push switch provided on the periphery of the display screen. I have.
Further, the voice output device 18 is configured by a voice output circuit (for example, an audio amplifier) and a speaker, and outputs a voice by inputting a synthesized voice signal such as a guide message or a route guidance message from the control circuit 12 or the like. It is.
Note that the audio output device 18 as one configuration of the car navigation system 11 can be omitted. In that case, a configuration may be used in which an audio output device (for example, an audio output device of the vehicle body) provided in another device mounted on the automobile is used.

The control circuit 12 of the car navigation system 11 allows the user to operate the operation switch group 15.
When a destination is set by operating the remote controller 24 or the remote controller 24, a function for automatically calculating and setting an optimal route (guide route) from the current position to the destination and a map matching process for positioning the current position on a map are provided. It has a function to execute, a function to browse general information such as HTML information (Internet information), and the like. As a method for automatically setting the optimum route, for example, the Dijkstra method is known. Further, the control circuit 12 includes an audio output device 18
Has a function of guiding the set route by voice by outputting a voice from the so-called route guidance function.

Further, the control circuit 12 is connected to the side illumination lamp control unit 10.
Is configured to output data such as road information and route information around the current position of the vehicle 1 to the side illumination light control unit 10. In the case of the present embodiment, as the data of the road information, for example, information on the right turn angle or left turn angle at the intersection of the car 1, information on the gradient of the road on which the car 1 is running, and information on the road on which the car 1 is running There is information on whether the area is an urban area or a suburb, information on the type and width of the road on which the automobile 1 is traveling, information on whether the road on which the automobile 1 is traveling is a curved section, and the like. .

The route information data is information output when the vehicle is traveling on a set route (ie, when the route guidance function is operating). For example, Nm before a right turn or a left turn is output. And Mm after turning right or left. Each of the N and M values may be a predetermined set value or a value that can be arbitrarily set by the user. The values of N and M are preferably set by operating the operation switches 15 and the like of the car navigation system 11.

The side illumination lamp control unit 10
Controls the lighting (dimming) and extinguishing of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 based on the data such as the road information and the route information received from the control circuit 12 and controls the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 It is configured to adjust and control the one irradiation angle and the upper and lower irradiation angles, respectively. In addition, the side illumination light control unit 10
Receives the switch signal from the lever switch 25 of the direction indicator and receives the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 in the same manner as in the conventional configuration.
Is turned on / off.

Next, the specific contents of the control operation of the side illumination light control unit 10 will be described with reference to FIGS. First, the flowchart of FIG. 3 shows a control operation of the side illumination lamp control unit 10 when receiving a switch signal from the lever switch 25 of the direction indicator. In the case of this control, first, in step S1 of FIG.
At 0, it is determined whether or not the lever switch 25 of the direction indicator has been turned on in the right turn or left turn direction. here,
When the lever switch 25 is not turned on, "N
Go to "O" and repeat step S10.

If the lever switch 25 is turned on in step S10, the process proceeds to "YES", and
The side illumination lamps 8 and 9 corresponding to the direction in which the lever switch 25 is turned on (that is, the right or left turn direction) are turned on (step S12). In this case, the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 are used.
Is preferably set to an initial angle (for example, an angle corresponding to the side illumination angle and the upper and lower illumination angle of the side illumination lamp of the conventional configuration).

Then, the process proceeds to a step S14, in which it is determined whether or not the lever switch 25 of the direction indicator has been turned off. Here, when the lever switch 25 is not turned off, the process proceeds to “NO” and the step S14 is repeated.

If the lever switch 25 is turned off in step S14, the process proceeds to "YES" to turn off the illuminated side illumination lamps 8 and 9 (step S16). Then, returning to step S10,
It is configured to repeat the same processing.

Next, FIGS. 4 and 5 show that the side lighting lamp control unit 10 turns on (adjusts) the side lighting lamps 8 and 9 based on data such as road information and route information received from the control circuit 12. An example of the operation of controlling the light and extinguishing and adjusting and controlling the side irradiation angle and the vertical irradiation angle of each of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 is shown. This control operation is an operation in a case where the vehicle turns left at an intersection of roads, for example, as shown in FIG. 4, when the vehicle is traveling on the set route, that is, during route guidance by the car navigation system 11. In FIG. 4, the mark indicated by reference numeral 26 is a mark indicating the current position (and the traveling direction) of the automobile 1.

In the case of the above control operation, first, in step S20 of FIG. 5, it is determined whether or not the car navigation system 11 is performing route guidance. Here, when the route guidance is not being performed, the process proceeds to “NO” and step S20 is repeated.

If it is determined in step S20 that route guidance is being performed, the process proceeds to "YES" to determine whether there is an instruction to turn right or left Nm ahead based on data such as road information and route information. That is, it is determined whether or not the current position of the car 1 is a point Nm before turning right or turning left (step S22). If there is no instruction to turn right or left Nm ahead, the process proceeds to “NO” and step S22 is performed.
repeat.

Then, in step S22, N
If there is an instruction to turn right or left ahead m, "YES"
Then, the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 on the right turn or the left turn according to the instruction are turned on (step S24). In the case of FIG. 4, since the instruction is a left turn, the left side illumination lamp 9 is turned on. Subsequently, the process proceeds to step S26, and after turning right or left, at the point where the vehicle has passed Mm, the illuminated side lighting lamps 8, 9 are turned on.
Turn off the light. Then, the process returns to step S20, and the same processing is repeated thereafter.

In step S24, the right and left turn side illumination lamps 8 and 9 are controlled to be turned on. However, a function described below may be added.

First, as a first function, the side lighting lamp angle adjusting device (side lighting angle adjusting means) is controlled by the side lighting lamp control unit 10 in accordance with the right turn or left turn angle with respect to the traveling direction of the automobile 1. Driving side lighting lamps 8 and 9
It is preferable to add a function of adjusting the side irradiation angle of the light emitting element.

Specifically, as shown in FIG. 6, when the left turn angle θ is smaller than 90 degrees, the side illumination angle of the side illumination lamp 8 is adjusted to be small. On the other hand, as shown in FIG. 7, when the left turn angle θ is 90 degrees, the side illumination angle of the side illumination lamp 8 is adjusted to be larger than that in FIG. Although not shown, the left turn angle θ is 90
When it is larger than the degree, it is preferable to adjust the side illumination angle of the side illumination lamp 8 so as to be further larger than the case of FIG.

Next, as a second function, the side lighting lamp angle adjusting device (vertical irradiation) is controlled by the side lighting lamp control unit 10 in accordance with the gradient of the road at the current position of the automobile 1 in the road information. There is a function of driving the angle adjusting means) to adjust the vertical irradiation angle of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9, and it is preferable to add this function.

Specifically, as shown in FIG. 8, when the road gradient is horizontal, the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 are illuminated up and down so that the illumination range is normal (substantially the same as the conventional configuration). Adjust the angle. Also, as shown in FIG. 9, when the road gradient is diagonally up, the upper and lower irradiation angles are adjusted so that the irradiation range of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 extends, for example, more forward than usual. Although not shown, the upper and lower irradiation angles are adjusted so that the irradiation range of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 extends, for example, further forward than usual even when the road gradient is obliquely down.

As a third function, the side illumination light control unit 10 determines whether the vicinity of the current position of the automobile 1 in the road information is a suburb or an urban area. There is a function of adjusting the brightness at the time of turning on the direction illumination lamps 8 and 9 (that is, dimming), and it is preferable to add this function.

Specifically, in the case of a suburb, the brightness when the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 are turned on is adjusted so as to be higher than usual (substantially the same as the conventional configuration). On the contrary,
In the case of an urban area, the brightness at the time of turning on the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 is adjusted to be a normal brightness. Note that, instead of adjusting the brightness of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9, the irradiation range of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 may be adjusted. That is, in the case of a suburb, the irradiation range of the side lighting lamps 8 and 9 is adjusted so as to emit farther than usual, and in the case of an urban area, the irradiation range of the side lighting lamps 8 and 9 is adjusted. Adjustment is made so as to be normal (that is, an irradiation range that irradiates near). Further, the adjustment of the brightness of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 and the adjustment of the irradiation range may both be performed.

Further, as a fourth function, the side illuminating light 8 is controlled by the side illuminating light control unit 10 based on information such as the type and width of the road on which the automobile 1 is traveling among the road information. There is a function of adjusting the irradiation range, the brightness at the time of lighting, and the like, and it is preferable to add this function.

More specifically, if the road on which the automobile 1 is traveling is, for example, a highway, the adjustment is made so that the illumination range of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 is illuminated far. Further, if the road on which the automobile 1 is traveling is, for example, a road separating the upper and lower lines, since the oncoming vehicle is not bothered, the irradiation directions of the side illumination lights 8 and 9 are adjusted so as to be slightly upward. The irradiation range of the illumination lamps 8 and 9 is widened. Furthermore, when the road on which the automobile 1 is traveling is a wide road, the illumination angles of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 (side illumination angle and vertical illumination angle) in consideration of the traveling lane and the right or left turn angle. To adjust.

On the other hand, FIG. 1 shows another control operation of this embodiment.
0 and FIG. 11 show that the side illumination lamp control unit 10 turns on the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 based on the road information received from the control circuit 12 of the car navigation system 11, in particular, information on the shape of the road. -An example of the operation for turning off the light is shown. This control operation is, for example, an operation when traveling on a curved portion of a road as shown in FIG. 10 when traveling on a road. This control operation is performed when data of a road shape ahead of the traveling direction of the automobile 1 is read, and a curve smaller than a predetermined radius of curvature is present ahead of the traveling direction.
Moreover, it is configured to be executed when the automatic control function of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 is turned on.

Specifically, first, in step S3 in FIG.
At 0, it is determined whether or not there is a curve smaller than the radius of curvature Rm, for example, N'm ahead of the current position. Here, when there is no curve smaller than the curvature radius Rm,
Proceed to “NO” and repeat step S30.

In step S30, the radius of curvature R
If there is a curve smaller than m, the process proceeds to “YES”, and the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 on the curve side are turned on (step S32). In the case of FIG. 10, since it is a left curve,
The left side illumination lamp 9 is turned on. Then, step S3
After passing through the curve portion, the side lighting lamps 8 and 9 that are turned on are turned off, for example, at a point where the vehicle passes M'm.
Thereafter, the process returns to step S30, and the same processing is repeated thereafter. In the above control operation, each of N ′, M ′, and R may use a predetermined initial value or a value freely set by the user.

In step S34, the right and left turn side illumination lamps 8 and 9 are illuminated. However, the following function may be added.

That is, as a first function, the side illumination lamp angle adjusting device (the side illumination lamp control unit 10) takes into account the direction of travel of the automobile 1 and the radius of curvature (or angle) of the curve. The function of adjusting the side illumination angles of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 by driving the side illumination angle adjusting means) can be considered. As a second function, the side illumination lamp control unit 10 controls the side illumination lamp angle adjustment device (vertical irradiation angle adjustment means) according to the gradient of the road at the current position of the car 1 in the road information. Driving side lighting lamps 8 and 9
It is preferable to add a function of adjusting the upper and lower irradiation angles.

Further, as a third function, the side illumination light control unit 10 determines whether the vicinity of the current position of the automobile 1 in the road information is a suburb or an urban area. It is preferable to add a function of adjusting the brightness (that is, dimming) when the illumination lamps 8 and 9 are turned on. Furthermore,
As a fourth function, the illuminating range and lighting of the side illuminating lights 8 and 9 are controlled by the side illuminating light control unit 10 based on information such as the type and width of the road on which the automobile 1 is traveling among the road information. It is preferable to add a function of adjusting the brightness at the time.

According to the present embodiment having such a configuration, the side illuminating lights are provided based on data such as road information around the current position of the vehicle 1 output from the car navigation system 11 mounted on the vehicle 1. Since the on / off control of the light sources 8 and 9 is performed, the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 are automatically turned on when necessary according to the road conditions. Therefore,
The side illumination lamps 8 and 9 can be reliably turned on when necessary.

In the above embodiment, the side illumination angles of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 are adjusted in accordance with the right or left turn angle of the vehicle 1 in the data such as road information. The side illumination angle of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 is an appropriate angle corresponding to the right or left turn angle. As a result, when turning right or left, the side lights 8 and 9 can sufficiently illuminate the side. Furthermore, in the above embodiment, the vertical illumination angles of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 are adjusted in accordance with the gradient of the road at the current position of the car 1 in the data such as road information. The vertical irradiation angles of the illumination lamps 8 and 9 can be set to appropriate angles corresponding to the gradient of the road.

Further, in the above-described embodiment, the side illumination lamps 8 and 8 may be used depending on whether the vicinity of the current position of the automobile 1 in the data such as road information is a suburb or an urban area.
Since the brightness at the time of lighting of 9 is adjusted, the brightness at the time of lighting of the side illumination lamps 8 and 9 can be set to an appropriate brightness corresponding to a suburb or an urban area.

In this embodiment, the control operations of the above-mentioned three flowcharts (FIGS. 3, 5, and 11) are described.
For example, it is configured to be able to execute in parallel by interrupt processing or the like. In the case of the present embodiment, the user may set so as to execute all the functions of the above three control operations (that is, turn on each function), or two functions of an appropriate combination of the three. Alternatively, it may be set to execute one function. Further, it may be set so that all the functions of the above three control operations are not executed (that is, the respective functions are turned off).

[Brief description of the drawings]

FIG. 1 is a top view of an automobile showing one embodiment of the present invention.

FIG. 2 is a block diagram.

FIG. 3 is a flowchart.

FIG. 4 is a diagram showing a screen of a display device displaying a road map indicating a left turn of a car;

FIG. 5 is a flowchart.

FIG. 6 is a diagram illustrating a relationship between a small left turn angle and a side irradiation angle of a side lighting device.

FIG. 7 is a diagram showing a relationship between a large left turn angle and a side irradiation angle of a side lighting device.

FIG. 8 is a diagram showing the vertical illumination angles of the side illumination device when the road gradient is horizontal.

FIG. 9 is a diagram showing the vertical illumination angles of the side illumination device when the road gradient is diagonally up

FIG. 10 is a diagram showing a screen of a display device displaying a road map when a car travels on a curved portion of a road;

FIG. 11 is a flowchart.

[Explanation of symbols]

1 is an automobile (vehicle), 6 and 7 are headlights, 8 and 9 are side illumination lights, 10 is a side illumination light control unit (control device), 1
1 is a car navigation system, 12 is a control circuit, 1
3 is a position detector, 14 is a map data input device, 15 is an operation switch group, 17 is a display device, and 25 is a lever switch of a direction indicator.

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Claims (4)

[Claims]
1. A control device for a side illumination light of a vehicle for controlling lighting of a side illumination light provided on both side portions of a front portion of a vehicle, wherein the control device is a control device for a vehicle navigation system mounted on the vehicle. The vehicle side lighting device is configured to control turning on / off the side lighting device based on data such as road information and route information around the current position of the vehicle that is output. Control device.
2. A side illumination angle adjusting means for adjusting a side illumination angle of the side illumination lamp, wherein the control device is configured to control the side illumination angle according to the right or left turning angle of the vehicle in the data. The control device for a side illumination lamp of a vehicle according to claim 1, wherein an irradiation angle adjustment unit is driven to adjust a side illumination angle of the side illumination lamp.
3. An upper and lower irradiation angle adjusting means for adjusting an upper and lower irradiation angle of the side illumination lamp, wherein the control device controls the upper and lower irradiation in accordance with a gradient of a road at a current position of the vehicle in the data. 3. The control device according to claim 1, wherein the control unit is configured to drive an angle adjusting unit to adjust a vertical illumination angle of the side illumination lamp.
4. The control device according to claim 1, wherein the controller adjusts the brightness of the side illumination lamp according to whether the vicinity of the current position of the vehicle in the data is a suburb or an urban area. The control device for a side illumination lamp of a vehicle according to any one of claims 1 to 3, wherein the control device is configured as follows.
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