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Efficient Basis for Fusing Camera Data and Ultrasonic Signals

  • Alexander von Reyher
  • Nigel Tracey
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Bosch is currently preparing the next generation of its near-range camera system for series production. The system combines ultrasonic sensors and at least four near-range cameras to monitor the vehicle's surroundings. Thanks to intelligent data processing on a single ECU with a multicore microprocessor, the system can detect both static and moving objects, providing a solid basis for safe and reliable automated parking. A hypervisor developed by Etas' partner Lynx Software Technologies acts as the enabler in the background.

Scenario

The children are having fun pretending to be drivers. Pedaling their tricycles, they escort their mother's car as it edges towards the garage at walking pace. It stops twice, and each time the kids know exactly what to do. First, they remove a scooter someone has left lying on the ground, and then they tug away their barking dog, Benny, so that the car can continue unimpeded on its automated journey.

Bosch plans to start production of the second...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander von Reyher
    • 1
  • Nigel Tracey
    • 2
  1. 1.Robert Bosch GmbHLeon?bergGermany
  2. 2.Etas Ltd.YorkUK

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