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1. (WO2017156030) INCIDENT LIGHT SENSOR ON AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/156030    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/021201
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 08 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H04N 5/235
Applicants: AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Inventors: SAFARIK, Stephen Thomas
Title: INCIDENT LIGHT SENSOR ON AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE
Abstract:
An incident light meter on an autonomous vehicle receives ambient light and outputs an incident light measurement in response the ambient light. One or more image sensors of the autonomous vehicle image the environment of the autonomous vehicle. An exposure setting is generated at least in part on the incident light measurement. The one or more image sensors capture a digital image at the exposure setting.