Global Patent Index - EP 3230828 A1

EP 3230828 A1 2017-10-18 - DETECTION APPARATUS FOR RECOGNIZING A GESTURE AND/OR A VIEWING DIRECTION OF AN OCCUPANT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE BY SYNCHRONOUS DRIVING OF LIGHTING UNITS

Title (en)

DETECTION APPARATUS FOR RECOGNIZING A GESTURE AND/OR A VIEWING DIRECTION OF AN OCCUPANT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE BY SYNCHRONOUS DRIVING OF LIGHTING UNITS

Title (de)

ERFASSUNGSVORRICHTUNG ZUM ERKENNEN EINER GESTE UND/ODER EINER BLICKRICHTUNG EINES INSASSEN EINES KRAFTFAHRZEUGS DURCH SYNCHRONE ANSTEUERUNG VON LEUCHTEINHEITEN

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE DÉTECTION POUR CONNAÎTRE UN GESTE ET/OU UNE DIRECTION DU REGARD D'UN OCCUPANT D'UN VÉHICULE PAR COMMANDE SYNCHRONE D'UNITÉS D'ÉCLAIRAGE

Publication

EP 3230828 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 15805454 A

Priority

  • DE 102014118387 A
  • EP 2015078623 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2016091736A1] The invention relates to a detection apparatus (3) for recognizing a gesture and/or a viewing direction of an occupant (13) of a motor vehicle (1), comprising a first sensor device (5) and comprising at least one second sensor device (6), wherein each of the sensor devices (5, 6) respectively has a lighting unit (7) for emitting light (11), a receiving unit (8) for receiving the light (12) reflected from the occupant (13), and a computing unit (9) for driving the lighting unit (7) and for recognizing the gesture and/or the viewing direction on the basis of the reflected light (12), wherein the computing units (9) of the sensor devices (5, 6) are designed to synchronously drive the lighting units (7) depending on a synchronization signal.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 3/01 (2006.01); G02B 27/00 (2006.01); G06F 3/03 (2006.01); G06F 3/038 (2013.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06K 9/00845 (2013.01); B60K 35/00 (2013.01); B60K 37/06 (2013.01); B60R 1/00 (2013.01); G06F 3/013 (2013.01); G06F 3/017 (2013.01); G06F 3/0304 (2013.01); G06F 3/038 (2013.01); G06K 9/00355 (2013.01); G06K 9/00375 (2013.01); G06K 9/00604 (2013.01); G06K 9/2027 (2013.01); G06K 9/209 (2013.01); B60K 2350/1052 (2013.01); B60R 2300/105 (2013.01); B60R 2300/30 (2013.01); G06F 3/0482 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

BA ME

EPO simple patent family

WO 2016091736 A1 20160616; WO 2016091736 A8 20171214; CN 107209558 A 20170926; DE 102014118387 A1 20160616; EP 3230828 A1 20171018; JP 2018503899 A 20180208; US 2017323165 A1 20171109

INPADOC legal status


2018-03-21 [DAV] REQUEST FOR VALIDATION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (IN ANY COUNTRY) (DELETED)

2018-03-21 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) (DELETED)

2017-10-18 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20170609

2017-10-18 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

2017-10-18 [AV] REQUEST FOR VALIDATION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT IN:

- Countries: MA MD

2017-10-18 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: BA ME