RU2006101407A - System and method of automatic adjustment of mirrors for a vehicle - Google Patents

System and method of automatic adjustment of mirrors for a vehicle Download PDF

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RU2006101407A
RU2006101407A RU2006101407/11A RU2006101407A RU2006101407A RU 2006101407 A RU2006101407 A RU 2006101407A RU 2006101407/11 A RU2006101407/11 A RU 2006101407/11A RU 2006101407 A RU2006101407 A RU 2006101407A RU 2006101407 A RU2006101407 A RU 2006101407A
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Зохар АГРЕСТ (IL)
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B60VEHICLES IN GENERAL
    • B60RVEHICLES, VEHICLE FITTINGS, OR VEHICLE PARTS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • B60R1/00Optical viewing arrangements
    • B60R1/02Rear-view mirror arrangements
    • B60R1/025Rear-view mirror arrangements comprising special mechanical means for correcting the field of view in relation to particular driving conditions, e.g. change of lane; scanning mirrors

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1. A system for automatically adjusting mirror positions for a vehicle, comprising
(a) at least one mirror made with the possibility of movement and installation on the specified vehicle;
(b) a rotation sensor configured to be mounted on a specified vehicle and adapted to generate input signals in accordance with the rotations of the specified vehicle around at least two mutually perpendicular axes;
(c) a control device operatively connected to said rotation sensor and adapted to generate output signals in accordance with said input signals;
(d) a drive mechanism operatively connected to said control device and connected to one or each of said at least one mirror to rotate one or each mirror around said at least two mutually perpendicular axes in accordance with said output signals.
2. The system according to claim 1, wherein said rotation sensor is adapted to generate input signals in accordance with
(a) turns around the longitudinal and transverse axes of the specified vehicle; or
(b) rotations around the vertical, transverse and longitudinal axes of the specified vehicle.
3. The system of claim 1, wherein said rotation sensor is a gyroscope.
4. The system of claim 2, wherein said rotation sensor comprises an accelerometer for measuring acceleration of said vehicle in said at least two axes, coupled to an angular velocity sensor for measuring rotation speed of said vehicle in said at least two axles.
5. The system of claim 2, wherein said drive mechanism is adapted to rotate one or each mirror around three mutually perpendicular axes, including at least two axes.
6. The system of claim 2, wherein said control device is adapted to provide said output signals in accordance with predetermined criteria.
7. The system according to claim 6, in which the specified control device provides the specified output signals to the specified drive mechanism so that the specified drive mechanism ensures the rotation of the specified corresponding mirror around each specified axis in the directions opposite to the rotation of the specified vehicle around each specified axis, respectively .
8. The system according to claim 7, in which the specified control device is adapted to provide output signals to the specified drive mechanism to return the specified at least one mirror to the default position, which provides optimal fields of view for the driver of the vehicle when the vehicle is moving in a straight and even trajectory.
9. The system according to claim 7, in which the specified control device is adapted to provide output signals to the specified drive mechanism for rotation around the transverse axis of the specified at least one mirror in a position that provides optimal fields of view for the driver of the vehicle when the vehicle is moving means along an inclined path.
10. The system according to claim 7, in which the specified control device is adapted for issuing output signals to the specified drive mechanism for rotation around the longitudinal axis of the specified at least one mirror in a position that provides optimal fields of view for the driver of the vehicle when driving funds along the slope.
11. The system of claim 2, further comprising an interface unit operatively coupled to said control device, said interface unit being adapted to issue commands to said control device to provide output signals to said drive mechanism to return said at least one mirror to the default position, which provides optimal fields of view for the driver of the vehicle when the vehicle is moving in a straight and even path.
12. The system according to claim 11, in which the specified interface unit is adapted to set and store the specified default positions for a large number of users.
13. The system of claim 2, wherein said control device is adapted to selectively output signals in accordance with a predetermined input signal, said drive mechanism panning one or each mirror along a predetermined angular path around said at least one indicated axis in according to the specified output signals.
14. The system of claim 13, wherein said angular path allows rotation about a vertical axis of said at least one mirror.
15. The system according to item 13, in which the angular trajectory provides a visual view of the effectively enlarged field of view for the driver of the specified vehicle through the corresponding specified mirror.
16. The system of claim 14, wherein said angular path includes turning a respective said mirror inward to said vehicle and out of said vehicle.
17. A system for automatically panning mirrors for a vehicle, comprising
(a) at least one mirror made with the possibility of movement and installation on the specified vehicle;
(b) a control device adapted to generate output signals in accordance with a predetermined input signal;
(c) a drive mechanism operatively connected to said control device and connected to one or each of said at least one mirror for panning one or each mirror along a predetermined angular path around said at least one axis in accordance with said output signals.
18. The system according to 17, in which the angular trajectory provides a visual view of the effectively enlarged field of view for the driver of the specified vehicle through the corresponding specified mirror.
19. The system of claim 17, wherein said predetermined input signal is transmitted via an interface unit operatively connected to said control device, said interface unit being adapted to selectively enable or disable said system by a user, and wherein said interface unit is further adapted to output commands to the specified control device for issuing output signals to the specified drive mechanism to return the specified at least one mirror in position Default, which provides the optimum field of view for the driver of the vehicle when the vehicle is in a straight and level trajectory, when said system is turned off.
20. A method for automatically adjusting the position of mirrors for a vehicle, comprising
(a) providing at least one mirror made with the possibility of movement and installation on the specified vehicle;
(b) determining the rotation of said vehicle around at least two mutually perpendicular axes and generating input signals in accordance with said rotation;
(c) generating output signals in accordance with said input signals;
(d) the rotation of one or each mirror around the specified at least two mutually perpendicular axes in accordance with the specified output signals.
21. The method according to claim 20, in which these input signals are generated in accordance with
(a) turns around the longitudinal and transverse axes of the specified vehicle; or
(b) rotations around the vertical, transverse and longitudinal axes of the specified vehicle.
22. The method according to item 21, in which the specified rotation is determined by an accelerometer capable of measuring the acceleration of the specified vehicle in the specified at least two axes, and connected to an angular velocity sensor capable of measuring the speed of rotation of the specified vehicle around the specified at least two axes, and the specified accelerometer measures the acceleration of the specified vehicle in three mutually perpendicular axes, including the specified at least two axes.
23. The method according to item 22, wherein said angular velocity sensor measures the angular velocity of the specified vehicle around three mutually perpendicular axes, including the specified at least two axes.
24. The method according to item 23, further comprising the step of integrating the angular velocity around each axis measured by the specified angular velocity sensor for outputting the initial angles around each axis, and outputting the deviation angle around each axis based on the acceleration measurements issued by the specified accelerometer, and force matching initial angles with deviation angles for each axis for a certain period of time.
25. The method according to item 21, comprising the step of rotating one or each mirror around three mutually perpendicular axes, including the specified at least two axes.
26. The method according to item 21, in which these output signals are formed in accordance with predetermined criteria.
27. The method according to p. 26, in which the specified mirror is rotated around each specified axis in the direction opposite to the rotation of the specified vehicle around each corresponding specified axis, respectively, in accordance with the specified output signals.
28. The method according to item 21, further comprising selectively issuing output signals in accordance with a given input signal, and one or each mirror is panned along a predetermined angular path around the specified at least one specified axis in accordance with the specified output signals.
29. The method according to p, in which the angular trajectory provides a visual view of the effectively enlarged field of view for the driver of the specified vehicle
through the corresponding specified mirror.
30. A method for automatically panning mirrors for a vehicle, comprising
(a) at least one mirror made with the possibility of movement and installation on the specified vehicle;
(b) generating output signals in accordance with a predetermined input signal;
(c) panning one or each mirror along a predetermined angular path around said at least one axis in accordance with said output signals.
31. The method according to clause 30, in which the angular path provides a visual view of the effectively enlarged field of view for the driver of the specified vehicle through the corresponding specified mirror.
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