(19)
(11)EP 2 669 633 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
31.05.2017 Bulletin 2017/22

(43)Date of publication A2:
04.12.2013 Bulletin 2013/49

(21)Application number: 13169418.4

(22)Date of filing:  28.05.2013
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
G01C 21/34(2006.01)
G08G 1/0968(2006.01)
G01C 21/36(2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
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 States:
BA ME

(30)Priority: 30.05.2012 US 201213484070

(71)Applicant: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
Erlanger, KY 41018 (US)

(72)Inventor:
  • Djugash, Joseph Maria Angelo
    San Jose, CA 95134 (US)

(74)Representative: TBK 
Bavariaring 4-6
80336 München
80336 München (DE)

  


(54)System and method for hazard detection and sharing


(57) A system and method for a navigation system including a hazard avoidance feature is disclosed. The system and method allows for professionals, civilians, vehicles, robots and computer systems to collaborate and share information regarding hazards, defects, obstacles, flaws, and other abnormalities that exist in any environment. Routes may be planned that avoid these hazards reducing lost time or frustration. Moreover, the system and method is configured for participants to detect, catalog, and share information related to obstacles.







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