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Title:
SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING TRAFFIC INFORMATION
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2000306192
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide traffic information that is easy for the user of a mobile station to understand by installing an image pickup device at each fixed station installed at an intersection or a roadside, providing both image information and a symbolized traffic situation and also displaying the symbolized traffic situation on a simplified diagram or a road image on a display device in the mobile station with the direction of vehicle by a symbol and a vehicle speed by colors.

Each fixed station 11 is installed at a roadside or an intersection, and an image picking part 111 photographs a road image near the installation place. A photographed road image is processed by a traffic information processing part 112 and stored in a traffic information storing part 113. A traffic information communicating part 114 transmits traffic information stored in the part 113 by radio or through wire on the basis of a request of a mobile station 12 or a central station 13 or automatically. In a display image outputted by an image processing part 122 of the station 12, a position and a travel direction are shown in a simplified diagram, and a speed is shown in three-stage colors in order to improve the recognition of the user of the station 12.


Inventors:
SATO JUNICHI
Application Number:
JP1999000112038
Publication Date:
November 02, 2000
Filing Date:
April 20, 1999
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC IND CO LTD
International Classes:
G08G1/00; G08G1/09; H04B7/26; (IPC1-7): G08G1/09; G08G1/00; H04B7/26
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
岩橋 文雄 (外2名)