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Title:
VEHICLE IMAGING SYSTEM AND METHOD
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/123034
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
An imaging system and method generate image data within a field of view that includes a cab of the vehicle and a portion of a route being traveled on and/or wayside devices disposed along the route. The cab includes a space where an operator of the vehicle is located. The image data generated by the camera is examined to identify route damage, a deteriorating condition of the route, and/or a condition of the wayside devices. The condition of the wayside devices can include damage to the wayside devices, a missing wayside device, deterioration of the wayside devices, or a change in terrain.

Inventors:
KRAELING, Mark, Bradshaw (1990 W Nasa Blvd, Melbourne, FL, 32904, US)
BLAIR, Mathew, Lawrence (2901 East Lake Road, Lawrence Park, PA, 16531-0001, US)
CLOUSE, Shannon, Joseph (2901 East Lake Road, Lawrence Park, PA, 16531-0001, US)
NELSON, Scott, Daniel (1990 W. Nasa Blvd, Melbourne, FL, 32904, US)
NAITHANI, Nidhi (GE India Technology Centre Pvt. Ltd. 122, EPIPPhase-2, Hoodi Village, Whitefield Road, Bangalor, Bangalore Karnataka 0, 560060, IN)
RAO, Dattaraj, Jagdish (GE India Technology Centre Pvt. Ltd. 122, EPIPPhase-2, Hoodi Village, Whitefield Road, Bangalor, Bangalore Karnataka 0, 560060, IN)
AZAM, Anwarul (5942 Martin Road, Erie, PA, 16509, US)
Application Number:
US2015/013720
Publication Date:
October 06, 2016
Filing Date:
January 30, 2015
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Assignee:
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1 River Road, Schenectady, NY, 12345, US)
International Classes:
B61L25/02; H04N7/18
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KRAMER, John A. et al. (General Electric Company, Global Patent Operation3135 Easton Turnpik, Fairfield CT, 06828, US)
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