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1. (WO2018158163) DEVICE FOR DETERMINING THE ATTENTIVENESS OF A DRIVER OF A VEHICLE, ON-BOARD SYSTEM COMPRISING SUCH A DEVICE, AND ASSOCIATED METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/158163    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/054586
Publication Date: Sat Sep 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 24 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: G06K 9/62
G06K 9/00
Applicants: VALEO COMFORT AND DRIVING ASSISTANCE
Inventors: AUTRAN, Frédéric
Title: DEVICE FOR DETERMINING THE ATTENTIVENESS OF A DRIVER OF A VEHICLE, ON-BOARD SYSTEM COMPRISING SUCH A DEVICE, AND ASSOCIATED METHOD
Abstract:
The invention relates to a device (10) for determining the attentiveness of a driver (4) of a vehicle, comprising: an image-capture unit on-board the vehicle (1), said image-capture unit being adapted to capture at least one image of a detection zone (D) located inside the vehicle (1); and an image-processing unit adapted to receive the captured image and programmed to determine the attentiveness of the driver (4) based on the detection of a distracting object in one of the driver’s hands inside the detection zone (D). The invention also relates to an on-board system comprising such a device and to an associated method.