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1. (WO2005009805) APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN OCCUPANT PROTECTION SYSTEM
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Pub. No.:    WO/2005/009805    International Application No.:    PCT/US2004/022486
Publication Date: 03.02.2005 International Filing Date: 14.07.2004
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    18.11.2004    
IPC:
B60R 21/01 (2006.01)
Applicants: TRW AUTOMOTIVE U.S. LLC. [US/US]; 12025 Tech Center Drive, Livonia, MI 48150 (US) (For All Designated States Except US)
Inventors: DAVID, Raymond, J.; (US).
DZIADULA, Robert; (US)
Agent: TUMMINO, Barry, L; Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P., 526 Superior Avenue, Suite 1111, Cleveland, OH 44114 (US)
Priority Data:
10/624,400 22.07.2003 US
Title (EN) APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN OCCUPANT PROTECTION SYSTEM
(FR) DISPOSITIF ET PROCEDE SERVANT A COMMANDER UN SYSTEME DE PROTECTION DE PASSAGERS
Abstract: front page image
(EN)An apparatus and method for controlling an actuatable occupant protection system (40) in a passenger compartment (12) of a vehicle (10) includes a camera (72) configured for obtaining an image of a viewable field (78) within the passenger compartment (12) of the vehicle (10). At least one pattern (84, 86) is associated with vehicle structures (22, 24, 26) located within the viewable field (78). The portions of the obtained image associated with vehicle structures (22, 24, 26) having the pattern (84, 86) are removed from the image so as to obtain information regarding occupancy of the viewable field (78). The actuatable occupant protection system (40) is controlled in response to the obtained occupancy information.
(FR)Dispositif et procédé servant à contrôler un système (40) de protection de passagers situé dans l'habitacle passager (12) d'un véhicule (10) et comprenant une caméra (72) conçue pour prendre l'image d'un champ de vision (78) à l'intérieur de l'habitacle passager (12) de ce véhicule (10). Au moins une configuration (84, 86) est associée à des structures de véhicule (22, 24, 26) placées à l'intérieur de ce champ de vision (78). Les parties de l'image obtenue associées à des structures de véhicule (22, 24, 26) présentant cette configuration (84, 86) sont retirées de cette image, de manière à obtenir des informations concernant l'occupation du champ de vision (78). Ce système de protection (40) pouvant être déclenché, est commandé en réaction à ces informations d'occupation.
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African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)