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1. (WO2018138414) MOVABLE HOISTING APPARATUS, ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/138414    International Application No.:    PCT/FI2018/050068
Publication Date: Fri Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jan 31 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: B66C 13/46
G05D 1/02
G06T 7/20
B66C 13/48
G01P 3/00
G01P 3/64
B60W 40/105
Applicants: KONECRANES GLOBAL CORPORATION
Inventors: HUUSKO, Toni
KUISMANEN, Olli
SALOMÄKI, Janne
Title: MOVABLE HOISTING APPARATUS, ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD
Abstract:
An arrangement in connection with a movable hoisting apparatus comprises at least one imaging device (4) and processing means (5) provided in connection with the movable hoisting apparatus (1). The imaging device (4) is adapted to save images (7) which at least partly present the surroundings of the hoisting apparatus. The processing means (5) are adapted to identify at least one identifiable object (8) from at least two images (7) saved at different time instants and to determine the direction and speed of travel of the hoisting apparatus based on the position of the identifiable object (8) in the images (7).