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Vehicle vision system with enhanced low light capabilities

A method for displaying video images includes providing a control having an image processor operable to process image data captured by cameras of a vehicular multi-camera vision system, and disposing a display device in the vehicle that is viewable by a driver of the vehicle, with the display device having a video display screen that displays video images derived at least in part from image data captured by at least one of the cameras. A display intensity of video images displayed by the video display screen is controlled and, responsive to determination of a reduction in exterior ambient light level within the field of view of the at least one of the cameras, the display intensity of video images displayed by the video display screen is held to within 15 percent of the display intensity that was displayed before the determination of the reduction in exterior ambient light level.. ... Magna Electronics Inc

Vehicle vision system with calibration algorithm

A method for calibrating a camera of a vehicular vision system includes providing a camera and an image processor at the vehicle. A monoview noncoplanar three dimensional calibration pattern distributed on a semi-sphere is determined via processing of image data captured by the camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

Vehicular control system

A driver active safety control system for a vehicle includes a plurality of image capture sensors, a central control module and at least one radar sensor. The control module at least includes an image processor that processes image data captured by at least a forward viewing image capture sensor for automatic braking of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

Ultrasonic wave sensing module

A method of forming an ultrasonic wave sensing module for a vehicle includes providing a housing having a first containing space and a second containing space separated from each other by a blocking wall, and providing an adapter at the blocking wall that includes a first connecting portion and a first connecting pin. An ultrasonic wave sensor is disposed in the first containing space and a circuit board is disposed in the second containing space. ... Magna Electronics Inc

Vehicle vision system utilizing multiple cameras and ethernet links

A vehicular vision system includes a plurality of cameras disposed at the vehicle and having respective fields of view exterior of the vehicle and being operable to capture frames of image data. Image data captured by each of the cameras is provided to an ecu via an ethernet link from the respective camera to the ecu. ... Magna Electronics Inc

Vehicle vision system with adjustable computation and data compression

A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera having a camera processor operable to process image data captured by the camera. A central processor is disposed remote from the camera and is operable to process image data captured by the camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

Vehicle safety system for controlling a safety feature

A safety system for a vehicle includes an imaging sensor configured to be disposed at a vehicle so as to have an exterior field of view external of the equipped vehicle. An image processor is operable to process image data captured by the imaging sensor to detect a vehicle exterior the equipped vehicle and to determine if a collision between the detected vehicle and the equipped vehicle is pending. ... Magna Electronics Inc

Vehicular vision system

A vehicular vision system includes a plurality of cameras mounted at the vehicle and having respective fields of view exterior of the vehicle. The cameras include a video output for transmitting a stream of video to a control via a serial data bus linking the respective camera to the control. ... Magna Electronics Inc

Vehicle vision system with enhanced functionality

A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at a vehicle equipped with said vision system, the camera having a field of view at least forward of the equipped vehicle. A control includes an image processor for processing image data captured by the camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

Method of manufacturing a control device for a vehicle

A method of manufacturing a control device suitable for use in a vehicle includes providing a housing, a circuit board, and thermal fuse. A first contact of the fuse is soldered at the circuit board at a first solder joint and a second contact is soldered at the circuit board at a second solder joint. ... Magna Electronics Inc

Method for determining alignment of vehicular cameras

A method for determining alignment of cameras at a vehicle includes mounting first and second cameras at a vehicle and providing an image processor at the vehicle. While the vehicle is moving along the road, first image data captured via the first camera is processed to determine movement of a road feature and second image data captured by the second camera is processed to determine movement of the road feature when the road feature is present in the second image data. ... Magna Electronics Inc

Vehicle vision system using image data transmission and power supply via a coaxial cable

A vehicular vision system includes a plurality of imaging sensors disposed at a vehicle and having respective exterior fields of view, each of the imaging sensors capturing respective image data. A control is disposed at the vehicle and includes a data processor. ... Magna Electronics Inc

Vehicle camera calibration system

A camera calibration system for cameras of a vehicle includes a plurality of cameras disposed at a vehicle and having respective fields of view exterior of the vehicle, with the fields of view of two of the cameras overlapping. While the vehicle is moving, an image processor of a control processes image data captured by the two cameras to determine and track matching features in an overlapping region of the fields of view of the two cameras. ... Magna Electronics Inc

Vehicle vision system with vehicle detection

A method for detecting a vehicle via a vehicular vision system includes equipping a vehicle with a camera and providing a control at the equipped vehicle. Frames of image data captured by the camera are processed, via an image processor of the control. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/21/18 / #20180170279

Forward viewing camera module for vehicular vision system

A camera module for a vehicular vision system includes a housing that houses at least (i) an imager assembly and (ii) electronic circuitry disposed at at least two printed circuit boards (pcbs). One of the electronic components of the electronic circuitry disposed at a first pcb includes an imager. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/14/18 / #20180167551

Vehicle control system utilizing multi-camera module

A control system for a vehicle includes a camera module having a plurality of cameras. A control is operable to adjust a field of view of the cameras responsive to an input. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/14/18 / #20180165957

Driver assistance system with traffic light alert

A traffic light alert system for a vehicle includes a camera, a processor that processes image data captured by the camera to determine a signal status of a traffic light present ahead of the vehicle, and a global positioning system operable to determine a current geographical location of the vehicle. A display device is operable to display an iconistic traffic light representation. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/07/18 / #20180158337

Vehicle system with truck turn alert

A communication system for vehicles includes a first communication device disposed at a first vehicle and a second communication device disposed at a second vehicle. The first communication device wirelessly transmitting data indicative of a predicted path of travel of the first vehicle, and the second communication device receives the transmitted data from the first communication device. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/07/18 / #20180157921

Vehicular collision mitigation system

A collision mitigation system for a vehicle includes a plurality of cameras, a radar sensor and/or lidar sensor, and a control that may process data captured by the cameras, radar sensor and/or lidar sensor. When the vehicle is moving and responsive at least in part to a determination that the vehicle is approaching an object present forwardly of the vehicle, the control is operable to control application by an automatic emergency braking system of a vehicle brake of the vehicle to mitigate collision with the object. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/07/18 / #20180156901

Vehicle sensing system with ultrasonic transducer

A method of making a sensing unit for a sensing system of a vehicle includes providing a first housing portion, a second housing portion, and a transducer having a piezo element. The transducer is placed in the first housing portion at the closed transducer end of the first housing portion. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/07/18 / #20180154864

Vehicle remote control system

A vehicle control system includes a hatch opening control disposed at a vehicle and operable to open and close a hatch of the vehicle responsive to a triggering signal. The hatch includes one of a liftgate of the vehicle, a deck lid of the vehicle, a rear window of the vehicle and a rear door of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152609

Vehicle vision system with exterior viewing camera

A vehicular vision system includes a camera module having a camera, a flexible ribbon cable and a main pcb. The main pcb has a first planar side and an opposing second planar side. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152607

Method of assembling camera for vehicle vision system

A method of assembling a camera suitable for vehicular use includes providing a lens accommodated in a lens barrel, a lens holder, and a printed circuit board with an imager disposed thereat. An adhesive is dispensed to establish a layer of uncured adhesive (i) between the lens barrel and lens holder or (ii) between the printed circuit board and the lens holder. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152605

Vehicle camera with modular construction

A camera assembly for a vehicular vision system includes a housing that accommodates a lens and a circuit board. An imager is disposed at the circuit board and optically aligned with the lens, and circuitry is disposed at the circuit board and electrically connected with the imager. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/31/18 / #20180152604

Vehicle vision system with color correction

A method for processing color image data captured by a vehicular camera to correct for color error includes providing a color camera with an imaging array having a plurality of photosensors, disposing one or more spectral filters at or in front of photosensors of the imaging array, and disposing the color camera at a vehicle so as to have a field of view exterior of the vehicle. An image processor is provided that processes image data captured by the color camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/31/18 / #20180150706

Vehicle vision system with traffic light status determination

A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera having a forward field of view, a control including an image processor that processes image data captured by the camera, and a global positioning system. Presence of a traffic light located ahead of the vehicle is determined at least in part by the global positioning system. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148002

Vehicle vision system with windshield mounted camera

A vision system for a vehicle includes a windshield camera module having a camera and a circuit board, with the camera having a field of view through the windshield and forward of the vehicle. The camera is electrically connected to circuitry established at the circuit board via a flexible electrical connection, where the circuitry (i) provides power to the camera, (ii) controls the camera and (iii) receives image data from the camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/31/18 / #20180148001

Method of manufacturing vehicular camera with flexible connectors

A method of assembling a camera for mounting at a vehicle for a vehicle vision system includes providing front and rear housings and providing a set of first electrical connectors at a circuit board of the front housing and providing a set of second electrical connectors at the rear housing. One of the first and second electrical connectors includes male connectors and the other of the first and second electrical connectors includes female connectors. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/17/18 / #20180134315

Parking assist system

A parking assist system for a vehicle includes a rearward viewing camera, a display and a controller. When operating in a first mode, the controller generates a first overlay at the displayed images that includes a representation of a target parking position. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/03/18 / #20180118116

Vehicle camera system

A vehicular camera system includes a black-out layer disposed at an upper central region of a windshield as installed in a vehicle, an attachment member configured for attachment at the upper central region of the windshield where the black-out layer is disposed, and an accessory module including a camera. The accessory module is configured to detachably mount at the attachment member at the windshield such that the lens of the camera is spaced from the windshield, and such that the camera views forward of the vehicle through an aperture in the black-out layer via a tapered structure that is widest at the windshield and that tapers from the windshield towards where the lens of the camera is located. ... Magna Electronics Inc

04/19/18 / #20180109764

Vision system for a vehicle

A vision system for a vehicle includes a driver-side exterior mirror assembly having a driver-side camera for capturing driver-side image data and a passenger-side exterior mirror assembly having a passenger-side camera for capturing passenger-side image data. A video display disposed at the vehicle displays video images derived from image data captured by the driver-side and passenger-side cameras. ... Magna Electronics Inc

04/19/18 / #20180109755

Vehicle camera lvds repeater

A vision system of a vehicle includes a camera disposed at a vehicle and having a field of view exterior of the vehicle. The camera captures image data and outputs a low voltage differential signal (lvds). ... Magna Electronics Inc

04/19/18 / #20180105176

Vehicular control system using cameras and radar sensor

A control system for a vehicle includes a plurality of cameras, at least one radar sensor, and a control having at least one processor. Captured image data and sensed radar data are provided to the control. ... Magna Electronics Inc

04/05/18 / #20180098033

Vehicle camera with compliant coaxial connector

A camera for a vision system of a vehicle includes a lens accommodated in a lens barrel, a front camera housing and a rear camera housing. An imager is disposed at a printed circuit board, and a spring-biased electrical connector is disposed at the rear camera housing. ... Magna Electronics Inc

04/05/18 / #20180094615

Cold start feature for vehicle electronic pump

A system for starting a vehicle in cold temperatures includes a temperature sensor and a motor operable to drive at least one electrically operated pump to pump fluid. The motor provides a motor signal indicative of an operating condition of the motor. ... Magna Electronics Inc

04/05/18 / #20180093612

Control system for vehicle

A vehicular control system suitable for use in a vehicle includes a data processor module for receiving and processing image data provided by a plurality of video sensors, which include at least five cameras, and sensor data provided by a plurality of non-video sensors, which include a radar sensor. The data processor module receives image data captured by the cameras and radar data captured by the radar sensor. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/29/18 / #20180088574

Handover procedure for driver of autonomous vehicle

A control system that is operable to control a vehicle in an autonomous or semi-autonomous mode includes a processor that processes data captured by a plurality of exterior sensing sensors. When the control system is operating in the autonomous or semi-autonomous mode and responsive to a determination of an upcoming event that requires the system to hand over control of the vehicle to a driver before the vehicle encounters the event, the control determines (i) a total action time until the vehicle encounters the event, (ii) an estimated time for the driver to take over control and (iii) an estimated handling time for the vehicle to be controlled before the vehicle encounters the event. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/29/18 / #20180086284

Method and system for dynamically ascertaining alignment of vehicular cameras

A method for dynamically ascertaining alignment of a vehicular camera relative to a vehicle to which the camera is attached includes determining a plurality of steering angle ranges for the vehicle, each of which is a range of steering angles that approximates straight vehicle motion over less than two seconds of travel time of the vehicle while the vehicle is in motion and turning. Image data captured by a camera of the vehicle is processed to determine a central vanishing point when the vehicle is in motion and moving straight. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/29/18 / #20180086267

Event recording system for a vehicle

A vehicular event recording system suitable includes a camera and an event recorder having memory. An image processor processes image data captured by the camera for detecting objects. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/22/18 / #20180082315

Vehicle communication system

A communication system for a vehicle includes a communication device disposed in the vehicle. Responsive to the communication device receiving an input from a vehicle system indicative of a potential service need, the communication device requests an input from the driver of the vehicle pertaining to a desired characteristic of a service provider that can address the potential service need. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/15/18 / #20180077506

Vehicle sound processing system

A sound system for a vehicle includes a plurality of microphones to detect sounds emanating from outside of the vehicle. A sound processor is operable to process microphone output signals of the microphones to identify a source of at least some sounds detected by the microphones. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/15/18 / #20180075752

Vehicle vision system with collision mitigation

A method for determining potential collision with another vehicle by a vehicle equipped with a vision system includes providing, at the equipped vehicle, a vision sensor including a camera and at least one non-vision sensor, and determining presence of a leading vehicle ahead of the equipped vehicle. A time to collision to the leading vehicle is determined based at least in part on a determined distance to the leading vehicle and a determined relative velocity between the equipped vehicle and the leading vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072292

Vehicle automatic emergency braking system

An automatic braking system of a vehicle includes an auxiliary braking device at at least two wheels of the vehicle. A controller is operable to control the auxiliary braking devices responsive to an input from a brake fluid pressure sensor and an input from a brake pedal position sensor. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072270

Vehicle surround security system

A security system for a vehicle includes a plurality of cameras disposed at the vehicle so as to have respective fields of view exterior of the vehicle. A controller is operable to activate at least one of the cameras and to record image data captured by the activated camera responsive to a triggering event indicative of a potential break-in at the vehicle by an intruder. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/15/18 / #20180072239

Vehicle camera having molded interconnect device

A camera for a vision system of a vehicle includes a housing having a front housing portion and a rear housing portion and configured to be disposed at a vehicle so as to have a field of view interior or exterior of the vehicle. The camera includes a connector portion for electrically connecting circuitry of the camera to an electrical connector of the vehicle when the camera is disposed at the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/08/18 / #20180069389

Electronic fuse module with built in microcontroller and centralized power management bus

An electronic fuse module for an electrical system of a vehicle includes a housing, an electronic fuse disposed at the housing, a local controller disposed at the housing, and a transceiver disposed at the housing. The electronic fuse module, when the electronic fuse module is in communication with an electronic control unit and a controlled device of the electrical system, communicates with the electronic control unit of the electrical system. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/08/18 / #20180068191

Vehicle sensing system for detecting turn signal indicators

A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at the vehicle and having a field of view exterior of the vehicle. A control, via processing of image data captured by the camera, is operable to detect the presence of a vehicle and a blinking light source in the field of view of the camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/08/18 / #20180067194

Vehicle sensing system for classification of vehicle model

A sensing system for a vehicle includes at least one radar sensor disposed at the vehicle and having a field of sensing exterior of the vehicle. The at least one radar sensor includes an antenna array having multiple transmitting antennas and multiple receiving antennas. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/08/18 / #20180065623

Vehicle sensing system with enhanced detection of vehicle angle

A sensing system for a vehicle includes at least one radar sensor disposed at the vehicle and having a field of sensing exterior of the vehicle. The at least one radar sensor includes an array of multiple transmitting antennas and multiple receiving antennas. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/01/18 / #20180063402

Vehicle vision system with enhanced low light capabilities

A vehicular multi-camera vision system includes a plurality of cameras and a control having an image processor operable to process image data captured by the cameras. The control is operable to control a display intensity of video images displayed by a video display screen. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/01/18 / #20180059236

Vehicle sensor with integrated radar and image sensors

A sensing system of a vehicle includes a sensor module disposed at the vehicle. The sensor module includes first and second radar sensors and a camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056878

Vision system for vehicle

A vision system for a vehicle includes a forward-viewing camera located behind and viewing through the vehicle windshield, a rear backup camera located at the rear of the vehicle, and a common image processor operable for processing captured image data. A video display screen is located within the interior cabin of the vehicle viewable by a driver of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056874

Imaging system for vehicle

An imaging system for a vehicle includes a rear backup camera and a video display screen for displaying video images derived from image data captured by the rear backup camera. The imaging system generates a backup overlay and an alignment overlay that are electronically superimposed on the displayed video images to assist a driver of the vehicle when executing a backup maneuver. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056872

Park-aid system for vehicle

A park-aid system for a vehicle includes a forward-viewing color video camera and at least three other color video cameras, with a first one of the three other color video cameras having a field of view at the driver-side of the vehicle and a second one of the three other color video cameras having a field of view at the passenger-side of the vehicle. A video display screen is viewable by a driver of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

03/01/18 / #20180056871

Multi-camera vision system for a vehicle

A multi-camera vision system for a vehicle includes a plurality of cameras viewing exterior the equipped vehicle and at least one non-visual sensor sensing exterior of the equipped vehicle. Captured image data and sensor data are provided to a central data processor. ... Magna Electronics Inc

02/22/18 / #20180054555

Vehicle camera assembly process

A camera assembly process for assembling a camera for a vehicle vision system includes aligning and affixing an imager pcb at a lens holder so as to align an imager with a lens. A connector pcb is electrically connected to the imager pcb. ... Magna Electronics Inc

02/22/18 / #20180053322

Vehicle vision system with camera calibration

A camera calibration system for a vehicle includes a plurality of cameras disposed at a vehicle and having respective fields of view exterior of the vehicle. An image processor is operable to process image data captured by the cameras. ... Magna Electronics Inc

02/22/18 / #20180050640

Imaging and display system for vehicle

A vehicular vision system includes a rearview video camera and a video processor operable to process captured video image data that includes at least a left zone image data set, a middle zone image data set and a right zone image data set. A single video display screen displays video images and includes a left display region at a left portion, a right display region at a right portion, and a middle display region between the left and right display regions. ... Magna Electronics Inc

02/15/18 / #20180045812

Vehicle radar system with shaped radar antennas

A sensing system for a vehicle includes a control and sensor disposed at the vehicle. The sensor includes a plurality of antennas, which includes transmitting antennas and receiving antennas. ... Magna Electronics Inc

02/15/18 / #20180043888

Collision avoidance system for vehicle

A collision avoidance system includes a plurality of cameras disposed at a vehicle, and an electronic control unit that includes an image processor operable to process image data captured by the cameras. A plurality of other sensors sense at least one of rearward and sideward of the equipped vehicle and capture sensor data. ... Magna Electronics Inc

02/15/18 / #20180043828

Trailer driving assist system

A method for assisting a driver of a vehicle towing a trailer includes providing a plurality of cameras and processing image data captured by the cameras while the vehicle is towing the trailer. Responsive to processing of captured image data, images are generated for display at a video display screen to provide a top view of the vehicle towing the trailer to the driver to assist maneuvering the vehicle towing the trailer. ... Magna Electronics Inc

02/08/18 / #20180041713

Vehicle vision system with enhanced camera brightness control

A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at a vehicle and having a field of view exterior of the vehicle. A brightness control, responsive to processing of a frame of image data captured by the camera, interpolates towards an expected brightness for a next frame of captured image data by calculating a set of at least three brightness values using three different control coefficients derived from a previous frame of image data captured by said camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

02/01/18 / #20180035050

Vehicular multi-camera vision system

A vision system for a vehicle includes a plurality of cameras with one camera functioning as a master camera and other cameras functioning as slave cameras. During a forward driving maneuver of the vehicle, a forward viewing camera functions as the master camera and at least a driver-side sideward viewing camera and a passenger-side sideward viewing camera function as slave cameras. ... Magna Electronics Inc

02/01/18 / #20180031707

Automotive lighting system for a vehicle

An automotive lighting system for a vehicle includes a taillight disposed at a vehicle equipped with an external object detection system. The taillight includes a housing that contains a light source that is operable to illuminate at least rearward of the equipped vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

02/01/18 / #20180029641

Parking assist system using light projections

A parking assist system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at a vehicle and having a field of view exterior of the vehicle. An image processor processes image data captured by the camera to determine presence of a wall or object present in the field of view of the camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

01/25/18 / #20180027188

Method for enhancing vehicle camera image quality

A method of image enhancement for a vehicle vision system includes providing a camera at the vehicle and providing a processor operable to process image data. Multiple frames of image data are captured with the camera, and contrast is enhanced in image data by tone mapping. ... Magna Electronics Inc

01/25/18 / #20180026945

Scalable secure gateway for vehicle

A vehicular scalable secure gateway system for a vehicle includes a connected gateway and a secure gateway. The vehicular scalable secure gateway system provides flexibility to add and/or remove one or more particular security measures based on the need for the particular security measure or measures.. ... Magna Electronics Inc

01/25/18 / #20180025237

Vehicular control system with trailering assist function

A vehicular control system includes a camera having an exterior field of view at least rearward of the vehicle and operable to capture image data. A trailer is attached to the vehicle and image data captured by the camera includes image data captured when the vehicle is maneuvered with the trailer at an angle relative to the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

01/18/18 / #20180020192

Vision system for vehicle

A vision system for a vehicle includes a forward viewing camera. Responsive at least in part to processing by an image processor of image data captured by the forward viewing camera, at least one road characteristic of a road along which the vehicle is traveling is detected. ... Magna Electronics Inc

01/18/18 / #20180015875

Vehicle sensing system using daisy chain of sensors

A sensing system for a vehicle includes a plurality of sensors disposed at the vehicle. The plurality of sensors includes individual sensors connected to a vehicle network using a daisy chain topology. ... Magna Electronics Inc

01/11/18 / #20180013935

Camera with curled lid and spring element for pcb positioning

A camera for a vehicle vision system includes a housing having a front housing portion with a lens barrel and lens assembly, and a rear housing portion with a connector. The front and rear housing portions are mated together to establish an inner cavity in the housing. ... Magna Electronics Inc

01/11/18 / #20180009380

Vision display system for vehicle

A vision display system for a vehicle includes a rear backup camera, a driver side camera, a passenger side camera, a front camera, and a display system including a video display screen. Rear backup video images derived from image data captured by the rear backup camera may be displayed by the video display screen for no more than ten seconds after shifting of the vehicle transmission of the vehicle out of reverse gear. ... Magna Electronics Inc

01/04/18 / #20180001900

Vehicle yaw rate estimation system

A yaw rate estimation system for a vehicle includes a camera, a yaw rate sensor, wheel sensors, an accelerometer and a steering sensor. A control includes a processor that estimates the actual yaw rate of the vehicle by processing (i) a first yaw rate derived from yaw rate data provided by the yaw rate sensor, (ii) a second yaw rate derived from wheel sensor data provided by the wheel sensors, (iii) a third yaw rate derived from acceleration data provided by the accelerometer, and (iv) a fourth yaw rate derived from steering data provided by the steering sensor. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374340

Vehicle vision system with customized display

A vision system for a vehicle includes a plurality of cameras and a processor operable to process image data captured by the cameras to generate images derived from image data captured by at least some of the cameras. The processor is operable to generate a three dimensional vehicle representation. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/28/17 / #20170374289

Vehicle vision system with enhanced display functions

A vision system for a vehicle includes at least one image sensor, a control and a display. The image sensor is disposed at a subject vehicle and has a field of view exterior of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372610

Driver assistant system using influence mapping for conflict avoidance path determination

A vehicular control system for a vehicle includes a plurality of sensors. Responsive to data processing, the vehicular control system is operable to determine respective speeds of the determined vehicles and respective directions of travel of the determined vehicles, and determines respective influence values for the determined vehicles based on a determined potential hazard to the equipped vehicle presented by the determined vehicles. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/28/17 / #20170372151

Control system for vehicle

A vehicular control system includes a camera and a control having an image processor that processes captured image data to determine an object present in the forward field of view of the camera. The control is operable to determine an estimated time to arrival of another vehicle at a location that is in the projected path of travel of the equipped vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/28/17 / #20170369058

Lane keeping system and lane centering system

A lane centering system for use in a vehicle driving in a lane on a road includes a camera and a controller. Based on processing by a processor of image data captured by the camera, the controller determines the position of a left lane delimiter on the road on a left side of the vehicle and the position of a right lane delimiter on the road on a right side of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/28/17 / #20170368994

Vehicle vision system

A vehicular vision system includes a monitoring system operable to determine a gaze direction of a driver of the vehicle. At least one vision sensor is disposed at the vehicle and has a field of view exterior of the equipped vehicle, and at least one non-vision sensor is disposed at the vehicle and has a field of sensing exterior of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366716

Vehicle camera with smd pad for coaxial cable connection

A camera for a vehicle vision system includes a front housing portion, a circuit board, and a rear housing portion having a connector portion for connection of a vehicle coaxial cable. The circuit board includes a first solder pad for soldering a core pin connecting element, and a second solder pad that partially circumscribes the first solder pad for soldering a shielding connecting element. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366614

Smart road system for vehicles

A communication system for vehicles includes a plurality of communication devices at respective geographic locations along a road. The communication devices are operable to wirelessly communicate with vehicles traveling on the road. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/21/17 / #20170361772

Vehicle vision system with reduced image color data processing by use of dithering

A vision system for a vehicle includes a color camera that captures image data, which is processed using an in-line dithering algorithm. The in-line dithering algorithm determines most significant bits and least significant bits of first color data captured by a first photosensing element of a row or column, and the least significant bits of the first color data are added to second color data captured by a second photosensing element of the row or column to generate second adjusted color data. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359547

Vehicle head-up display system

A display system for a vehicle includes a head-up display unit operable to display at a display area information that is viewable by a driver of the equipped vehicle when the driver is normally operating the equipped vehicle. When not displaying images at the display area but when the head-up display unit projects some light, there is a postcard effect at the display area. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/14/17 / #20170358155

Wheel bolt torque monitoring system for vehicle

A wheel bolt torque monitoring system for a vehicle includes a torque sensor disposed at each bolt that is used to mount a wheel at a wheel mount of a vehicle. A transmitting device is disposed at the wheel mount of the vehicle, and the transmitting device receives data from the torque sensors at the wheel mounted at the wheel mount. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/14/17 / #20170356994

Vehicle sensing system with 360 degree near range sensing

A sensing system for a vehicle includes a first sensor at a forward portion of a side of the vehicle such that a principal axis of the first sensor's zone of sensing is rearward and sideward and at an angle relative to the body, and a second sensor at a rearward portion of the side of the vehicle such that a principal axis of the second sensor's zone of sensing is forward and sideward and at an angle relative to the body. Data sensed by the sensors when each sensor senses with at least two zones of sensing are communicated to a control, which determines the presence of one or more objects exterior the vehicle and within the zones of sensing of at least one of the sensors.. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/14/17 / #20170355314

Multi-sensor interior mirror device with image adjustment

A vision system for a vehicle includes a forward viewing camera disposed at a mirror head of an interior rearview mirror assembly of the vehicle and having a forward field of view through the windshield of the vehicle. A sensor is disposed at the mirror head and determines a change in position of the mirror head relative to a mirror mount of the mirror assembly when the vehicle driver adjusts the mirror head. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/07/17 / #20170350360

Camera based vehicle start-stop feature

A stop-start control system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at the vehicle and having a field of view exterior and forward of the vehicle. A control includes an image processor operable to process image data captured by the camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

12/07/17 / #20170349099

Vehicle display system with user input display

A display system for a vehicle includes an interior camera disposed in an interior cabin of a vehicle and having a field of view interior of the vehicle that encompasses an area at or near a user input for an accessory, with the user input being accessible by a driver of the vehicle when the driver is normally operating the vehicle. A display device is viewable by the driver when the driver is normally operating the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

11/23/17 / #20170334484

Vehicle trailer angle detection system using ultrasonic sensors

A trailer angle detection system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at a rear portion of the vehicle and viewing rearward of the vehicle. A plurality of ultrasonic sensors is disposed at the rear portion of the vehicle and sense rearward of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

11/23/17 / #20170334367

Vehicle vision system with forward viewing camera

A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at a vehicle and having a field of view exterior and forward of the vehicle. The camera includes an imager and a lens. ... Magna Electronics Inc

11/16/17 / #20170332052

Multi-camera image stitching calibration system

A method of calibrating cameras of a multi-camera vision system for a being-assembled vehicle includes providing a plurality of targets at a vehicle assembly line at a vehicle assembly plant and moving a being-assembled vehicle along the vehicle assembly line. When the being-assembled vehicle is moved along the vehicle assembly line so as to be at provided calibrating targets, at least some targets of the calibrating targets are encompassed by respective fields of view of the cameras of the being-assembled vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

11/16/17 / #20170331637

Vehicle secured communication system

A secured communication system for a vehicle includes a communication network of the vehicle, and a processor operable to process information communicated by the communication network. An interface of the vehicle receives data from exterior of the vehicle, and the communication network communicates information from the interface to a plurality of electronic control units of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

11/16/17 / #20170330067

Vehicle driving assist system with enhanced data processing

A driving assistance system for a vehicle includes a processor of the vehicle operable to process data for the driving assistance system. The driving assistance system determines a priority for various processing tasks required by one or more systems of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329346

Vehicle autonomous parking system

An autonomous parking system for a vehicle includes a plurality of sensors disposed at the vehicle and sensing exterior of the vehicle. A control is operable to control steering, moving and stopping of the vehicle responsive at least in part to processing by a processor of captured data. ... Magna Electronics Inc

11/16/17 / #20170329331

Control system for semi-autonomous control of vehicle along learned route

A control system for controlling a vehicle includes a vehicle control operable to control driving of the vehicle. The vehicle control includes circuitry and associated software and is operable to learn features of a route driven by the vehicle during multiple repetitive drives of the route by the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

11/16/17 / #20170328336

Control device for a vehicle

A control device suitable for use in a vehicle (such as, for example, for a glow plug of a vehicle) includes an electrically conductive element having a first end in electrical connection with a first solder joint and a second end in electrical connection with a second solder joint. A center region of the electrically conductive element is in electrical connection with a vehicle power source via an electrical connector node at the center region. ... Magna Electronics Inc

11/09/17 / #20170323493

Process for determining state of a vehicle

A method for determining a corrected yaw rate for a vehicle includes receiving a first yaw rate input from a yaw rate sensor of the vehicle and determining if the vehicle is moving or stationary. If the vehicle is determined to be moving, the method includes determining a steering angle of the vehicle, and determining an offset correction value based at least in part on a determined speed of the vehicle and the determined steering angle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

11/09/17 / #20170320440

Vehicle camera lens dirt protection via air flow

A system for mitigating contamination of a lens of an exterior vehicular camera includes a passive air flow device disposed at the vehicle and configured to passively direct air flow across an outer surface of a lens of the camera to establish a passive air stream curtain. An active air flow device is operable to actively propel air across the outer surface of the lens of the camera to establish an active air stream curtain. ... Magna Electronics Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310863

Vehicle camera with electrically conductive fastener attachment of pcb to housing

A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera configured to be disposed at a vehicle so as to have a field of view exterior of the vehicle. The camera includes a printed circuit board, a lens and a camera housing, with the printed circuit board disposed in the camera housing. ... Magna Electronics Inc

10/26/17 / #20170307797

Vehicle camera with low pass filter

A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at a vehicle and having a field of view exterior of the vehicle. The camera includes a lens and a pixelated imaging array having a plurality of photosensing elements. ... Magna Electronics Inc

10/26/17 / #20170305362

Vehicle vision system with gesture determination

A vehicular vision system includes an in-cabin camera having a field of view that encompasses at least a hand of a driver of the vehicle. A control includes an image processor operable to process image data captured by the in-cabin camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

10/26/17 / #20170305347

Vehicle vision system using kinematic model of vehicle motion

A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at an outside rearview mirror assembly and having a field of view exterior of the vehicle. A control includes an electronic control unit having an image processor operable to process image data captured by the camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295352

Multi-camera vehicle vision system with distributed processing, data connection and power supply

A vision system for a vehicle includes first and second camera modules disposed at the vehicle so as to have respective first and second fields of view exterior of the vehicle. The first camera module includes a first lens and a first imager, and is operable to capture image data. ... Magna Electronics Inc

10/12/17 / #20170295306

Camera for vehicle vision system

A vehicular camera module includes a circuit element and a lens mounting element disposed at the circuit element and optically aligned with an imager of the circuit element. An inner lower pressure polymer molding is formed at least partially over and around the circuit element and the lens mounting element so that the inner molding and the lens mounting element substantially encase the circuit element. ... Magna Electronics Inc

10/12/17 / #20170292315

Vehicle alert system utilizing communication system

A collision avoidance system for a vehicle includes a communication device disposed at a carrier exterior and remote from the vehicle. The communication device is operable to communicate information regarding location and motion of the communication device carried by the carrier relative to the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280061

Method for enhancing vehicle camera image quality

A method of image enhancement for a vehicle vision system includes capturing multiple frames of image data with a camera and executing a first brightness transfer function on a current frame of captured image data to generate a first enhanced image frame. At least one previously captured frame of image data is retrieved, and a second brightness transfer function is executed on the at least one previously captured frame of image data to generate a second enhanced image frame. ... Magna Electronics Inc

09/28/17 / #20170280034

Vehicle vision system camera with enhanced imager and lens assembly

A camera for a vision system for a vehicle includes a front housing portion, a lens assembly disposed at the front housing portion and an imager disposed at a circuit element. A planar rigid spacer having uniform thickness is disposed between the lens assembly and the imager. ... Magna Electronics Inc

09/28/17 / #20170278270

Targetless vehicle camera calibration system

A vehicular camera calibration system includes a camera disposed at a vehicle and having a field of view exterior of the vehicle and being operable to capture image data. Responsive to processing of image data captured by the camera, the camera calibration system determines features at the ground adjacent to the vehicle and tracks the determined features over two or more frames of captured image data. ... Magna Electronics Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277182

Control system for selective autonomous vehicle control

A vehicle control system for a vehicle includes a plurality of sensors disposed at a vehicle and having respective fields of sensing exterior of the vehicle. A processor is operable to process data captured by the sensors, and a control, responsive to processing by the processor of data captured by the sensors, controls a plurality of vehicle systems and is capable of autonomous control of the vehicle to autonomously drive the vehicle along a road. ... Magna Electronics Inc

09/28/17 / #20170276788

Vehicle short range sensing system using rf sensors

A sensing system for a vehicle includes a plurality of radio frequency (rf) sensor units disposed at the vehicle so as to have respective fields of sensing exterior of the vehicle. Each rf sensor unit includes a system on chip unit comprising a plurality of transmitting antennae and a plurality of receiving antennae, with each transmitting antenna transmitting rf signals and each receiving antenna receiving rf signals transmitted by each transmitting antenna to provide a respective field of sensing of each of the rf sensor units. ... Magna Electronics Inc

09/28/17 / #20170276115

Control device with thermal fuse having removable pre-tension element

A control device suitable for use in a vehicle includes a circuit board and a thermal fuse holder including a removable spacer element and a plurality of breaker elements. The thermal fuse holder is attached at a terminal structure and, when the terminal structure is attached to the circuit board, the breaker elements engage the removable spacer element to hold the breaker elements at the circuit board. ... Magna Electronics Inc

09/28/17 / #20170274906

Vehicle driver monitoring system

A driver monitoring system for a vehicle includes a vehicle data acquisition system operable to determine vehicle status information after a vehicle is involved in a collision including information pertaining to (i) the collision of the vehicle, (ii) an overturning of the vehicle, (iii) water intrusion into the vehicle and (iv) airbag deployment. A driver status information acquisition system is operable to determine health parameters of the driver of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

09/14/17 / #20170262712

Vehicle vision system with enhanced lane tracking

A driver assistance system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at a vehicle and having a field of view forward of the vehicle. A control includes an image processor that is operable to process image data captured by the camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

09/14/17 / #20170259739

Driving assist system for vehicle

A vehicular driving assist system includes a data processor module that receives and processes image data provided by a plurality of video sensors and sensor data provided by a plurality of non-video sensors. The video sensors include at least five cameras disposed at respective locations of the vehicle and having respective fields of view exterior the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

09/07/17 / #20170257546

Vehicle camera with multiple spectral filters

A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera configured to be disposed at a vehicle so as to have a field of view exterior of the vehicle. The camera includes a lens and an imager, and light passing through the lens is received at the imager via an optic path from the lens to the imager. ... Magna Electronics Inc

09/07/17 / #20170254873

Vehicle trailer angle detection system using short range communication devices

A communication system for vehicles includes a first communication device disposed at a trailer and a second communication device disposed at a vehicle. The communication device wirelessly transmits a communication to the second communication device, and the second communication device receives the transmitted communication from the first communication device. ... Magna Electronics Inc

09/07/17 / #20170253237

Vehicle vision system with automatic parking function

A vehicle parking system of a vehicle includes a plurality of exterior viewing cameras and a control having an image processor operable to process image data captured by the cameras. The vehicle parking system learns a path of travel from a drop off location to a parking location during a learning maneuver that includes a driver driving the vehicle from the drop off location to the parking location. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/31/17 / #20170247030

Vehicle control system with reverse assist

A control system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at the vehicle and having a field of view rearward of the vehicle, and at least one non-imaging sensor disposed at the vehicle so as to sense a region at least rearward and partially sideward of the vehicle. During a reversing maneuver of the vehicle along a pathway, the control, responsive to processing of image data captured by the camera, determines edges of the pathway. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/17/17 / #20170237946

Cabin monitoring system for a vehicle

A cabin monitoring system for a vehicle includes a video display screen disposed in a cabin of the vehicle so as to be viewable by a driver of the vehicle. A camera assembly is disposed at a ceiling of the cabin of the vehicle and includes a camera having an imager and a lens, with the camera having a field of view that encompasses a rear seat area of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235137

Information display system for a vehicle

A display system of a vehicle includes a display device disposed in the vehicle and operable to display heads up information for viewing by a driver of the vehicle. The display device includes a mirror, a display screen and a cooling device. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/17/17 / #20170234923

Diagnostic circuitry for powered sensor multiple unique faults diagnostics and resistive fault tolerant interface to microprocessor

A sensing system includes circuitry having a diagnostic interface for a powered sensor. Responsive to sensing signals, the circuitry is operable to produce a dc level that is defined by operating or fault conditions. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/10/17 / #20170230554

Method of assembling camera for vehicle vision system

A method of assembling a camera suitable for vehicular use includes providing a lens accommodated in a lens barrel, a camera front housing, and a printed circuit board with an imager disposed thereat. An adhesive is dispensed to establish a layer of uncured adhesive one of (i) between the lens barrel and a front portion of the camera front housing and (ii) between the printed circuit board and a rear portion of the camera front housing. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/10/17 / #20170228031

Video display system for vehicle

A video display system for a vehicle includes a video display device disposed in the vehicle so as to be viewable by a driver of the vehicle. A camera is disposed at the vehicle and having an exterior field of view and operable to capture image data. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/10/17 / #20170225629

Vehicle vision system with windshield mounted camera

A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera module having a camera and a circuit board. With the camera module disposed at the windshield, the camera has a field of view forward of the vehicle and through the vehicle windshield. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223306

Vehicle vision system with smart camera video output

A vision system for a vehicle includes at least one camera disposed at a vehicle and having an image sensor operable to capture image data. A display is operable to display video images for viewing by a driver of the vehicle during normal operation of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223269

Vehicle vision system with master-slave camera configuration

A vision system of a vehicle includes a plurality of cameras disposed at a vehicle and having a field of view exterior of the vehicle. A display device is operable to display images for viewing by a driver of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/03/17 / #20170222311

Vehicle sensing system with radar antenna radome

A sensing system for a vehicle includes a radar sensor unit disposed at the vehicle so as to sense exterior of the vehicle. The radar sensor unit includes a radar housing that houses a radar sensor and associated circuitry. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/03/17 / #20170217428

Method for controlling a vehicle in accordance with parameters preferred by an identified driver

A method for controlling a vehicle includes providing a plurality of sensors at an equipped vehicle, capturing, via the plurality of sensors, data, and determining, via processing by a data processor of data captured by at least some of the plurality of sensors, information pertaining to distance to other vehicles present exterior the equipped vehicle. Information is determined pertaining to lane geometry of a lane of a road along which the equipped vehicle is traveling. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/03/17 / #20170217383

Camera assembly for vehicle

A camera assembly for a vehicle includes a camera housing portion, an imaging sensor disposed at a base portion of the camera housing portion, and a lens system disposed at a first portion of the camera housing portion. A first circuit board includes circuitry associated with the imaging sensor, which is disposed at a second circuit board that is in board-to-board electrical connection with the first circuit board. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/03/17 / #20170217372

Wireless camera system for vehicle and trailer

A vision system for a vehicle towing a trailer includes a vehicle transceiver disposed at the vehicle and at least one trailer camera disposed at the trailer being towed by the vehicle and having a field of view exterior of the trailer. A trailer transceiver is disposed at a front exterior portion of the trailer and is operable to receive image data captured by the at least one trailer camera and to wirelessly transmit captured image data to the vehicle transceiver disposed at the vehicle when the vehicle is towing the trailer. ... Magna Electronics Inc

08/03/17 / #20170217367

Vehicle adaptive lighting system

A lighting control system for a vehicle includes a controller configured to be disposed at a vehicle so as to connect with or communicate with at least one light of the vehicle. The controller, responsive to at least one input, adjusts a color of the at least one light of the vehicle and an intensity of the at least one light of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

07/13/17 / #20170201661

Vehicle camera with connector system for high speed transmission

A camera for a vision system of a vehicle includes a front housing portion having a lens, a circuit board having circuitry established thereat, and a plastic rear housing portion having a connector for electrically connecting to a connector end of a wire harness of the vehicle when the camera is disposed at the vehicle. The front housing portion is mated with the rear housing portion with the circuit board disposed therein. ... Magna Electronics Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195638

Vision system for vehicle

A vision system for a vehicle includes a forward viewing camera that has a field of view through the windshield of the vehicle and is operable to capture image data. An image processor is operable to process image data captured by the forward viewing camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195525

Vehicle vision system with color correction

A method for processing color image data captured by a vehicular camera includes providing a color camera having an imaging array having a plurality of photosensors, and disposing one or more spectral filters at or in front of photosensors of the plurality of photosensors of the imaging array. The color camera is disposed at a vehicle so as to have a field of view exterior of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/29/17 / #20170188467

Vehicle vision system camera with coaxial cable connector

A method for assembling a camera suitable for use for a vision system of a vehicle includes providing a circuit board having first and second sides separated by a thickness of the circuit board. An imager is disposed at the first side of the circuit board and connecting circuitry is disposed at the second side of the circuit board. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185852

Vehicle vision system with trailer angle detection

A vehicular vision system includes a camera and an image processor operable to process captured image data. When the vehicle is towing a trailer, and based at least in part on image processing of image data captured by the camera during maneuvering of the vehicle and the trailer, the vision system estimates a length of the trailer. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/29/17 / #20170182945

Vision display system for vehicle

A vision display system for a vehicle includes a rear backup camera disposed at a rear portion of the vehicle and having a field of view rearward of the vehicle. A display device includes a video display screen disposed in the interior cabin of the vehicle and viewable by a driver of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/29/17 / #20170182944

Vehicular camera system

A camera system for a vehicle includes a camera module having an imager assembly, a main circuit board and a camera housing, with the imager assembly including (i) an imager disposed on an imager circuit board and (ii) a lens assembly having a lens barrel accommodating a lens. A bracket is configured to attach at the vehicle windshield and to receive the camera module. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/22/17 / #20170174131

Vehicle vision system with camera line power filter

A vision system of a vehicle includes a camera configured to be disposed at a vehicle so as to have a field of view interior or exterior of the vehicle. An image processor is operable to process image data captured by the camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/15/17 / #20170169301

Vehicle vision system using reflective vehicle tags

A vision system of a vehicle includes a camera configured to be disposed at a vehicle so as to have a field of view exterior of the vehicle. A tag or retroreflective element is disposed at another vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163867

Vehicle vision system using image data transmission and power supply via a coaxial cable

A vision system for a vehicle includes a plurality of imaging sensors disposed at the vehicle and having respective exterior fields of view, with each of the imaging sensors capturing image data. The imaging sensors are connected to a control via respective ones of a plurality of single core coaxial cables. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/08/17 / #20170158197

Vehicle control system with target vehicle trajectory tracking

A driver assistance system of an equipped vehicle includes at least one camera disposed at the equipped vehicle so as to have a field of view exterior of the equipped vehicle. A control has an image processor operable to process frames of image data captured by the camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/08/17 / #20170158133

Vehicle vision system with compressed video transfer via dsrc link

A communication system for vehicles includes a camera disposed at a first vehicle and having a field of view exterior of the first vehicle. The camera captures image data. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155809

Vehicle camera with tolerance compensating connector

A camera assembly for a vehicle vision system includes a housing having a lens module and a housing portion that includes a connector portion configured for connecting to a vehicle wiring. An imager circuit board includes an imager at a first side. ... Magna Electronics Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153457

Heads up display system for vehicle

A display system of a vehicle includes a camera disposed at a vehicle and having a field of view interior of the vehicle that encompasses a head region of a driver of the vehicle. An image processor is operable to process image data captured by the camera to determine a location of both eyes of the driver of the vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/18/17 / #20170141461

Vehicle communication system with heated antenna

A communication system for a vehicle includes a control operable to communicate with a device remote from the vehicle, and an antenna disposed at an exterior portion of the vehicle. The control at least one of (i) wirelessly transmits signals via the antenna to a remote receiver and (ii) receives signals via the antenna wirelessly transmitted by a remote transmitter. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/11/17 / #20170134722

Vehicle vision system with targetless camera calibration

A camera calibration system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at the vehicle and an image processor operable to process image data captured by the camera. The camera calibration system generates camera calibration parameters at least in part by iteratively refining calibration parameters starting from at least one of (i) an initial estimation and (ii) an intrinsic parameter of the camera. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/11/17 / #20170133811

Overmolded harness connector for vehicle camera

A method of forming an electrical cable connector for electrically connecting to a camera of a vehicle includes providing a cable, a plurality of terminals and a retaining element. The terminals are pressed into respective receiving portions and passageways of the retaining element, such that pin ends of the terminals protrude from the retaining element. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/11/17 / #20170132483

Vehicular control system

A control system for a vehicle includes a forward-viewing camera and an image processor operable to process image data captured by the forward-viewing camera. The control system is operable to detect a traffic light and to determine a change in state of the traffic light from red to green. ... Magna Electronics Inc

05/11/17 / #20170129489

Vehicular control system using cameras and radar sensor

A vehicular control system includes a plurality of cameras that capture image data, at least one radar sensor that senses radar data and a control that processes image data captured by the cameras and sensed radar data. The control, responsive to processing of captured image data, detects lane markers and/or road edges and determines curvature of the road being traveled by the equipped vehicle. ... Magna Electronics Inc








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