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1. (JP2006344154) VEHICLE DISCRIMINATING DEVICE AND METHOD

Office : Japan
Application Number: 2005171275 Application Date: 10.06.2005
Publication Number: 2006344154 Publication Date: 21.12.2006
Publication Kind : A
IPC:
G08G 1/04
G08G 1/017
G06T 1/00
G06T 7/00
G PHYSICS
08
SIGNALLING
G
TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS
1
Traffic control systems for road vehicles
01
Detecting movement of traffic to be counted or controlled
04
using optical or ultrasonic detectors
G PHYSICS
08
SIGNALLING
G
TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS
1
Traffic control systems for road vehicles
01
Detecting movement of traffic to be counted or controlled
017
identifying vehicles
G PHYSICS
06
COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
T
IMAGE DATA PROCESSING OR GENERATION, IN GENERAL
1
General purpose image data processing
G PHYSICS
06
COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
T
IMAGE DATA PROCESSING OR GENERATION, IN GENERAL
7
Image analysis, e.g. from bit-mapped to non bit-mapped
Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC IND LTD
住友電気工業株式会社
Inventors: HATTORI OSAMU
服部 理
TENMOKU KENJI
天目 健二
Agents: 稲岡 耕作
川崎 実夫
Priority Data:
Title: (EN) VEHICLE DISCRIMINATING DEVICE AND METHOD
(JA) 車両判別装置及び方法
Abstract: front page image
(EN) PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To discriminate a vehicle by detecting and identifying an emblem attached to the vehicle.

SOLUTION: A camera 2 photographs a road, and when a vehicle is detected in an image photographed by the camera (S1), the range of the vehicle is extracted (S3), one or a plurality of templates are prepared, and an emblem existing within the range of the vehicle is searched. When a specific type of an emblem is collated as a result of the search (S4), the vehicle is discriminated on the basis of the collated emblem (S5).

COPYRIGHT: (C)2007,JPO&INPIT
(JA)

【課題】車両に付けられているエンブレムを検出して識別することにより、車両を判別する。
【解決手段】カメラ2により、道路を撮影し、前記カメラで撮影した画像内に車両が検出された場合に(S1)、その車両の範囲を抽出し(S3)、1又は複数のテンプレートを用意して、その車両の範囲内に存在するエンブレムを探索し、前記探索の結果、特定の種類のエンブレムが照合されたときに(S4)、その照合されたエンブレムに基づいて、当該車両を判別する(S5)。
【選択図】 図4