Patent Number: 7,612,658

Title: System and method of modifying programmable blind spot detection sensor ranges with vision sensor input

Abstract: A continuously programmable Blind Spot Detection System for vehicles that use continuous vision sensor input to determine lane offset and determine a maximum range limit for radar sensors to define an area of interest for declaration of objects within the blind spot area.

Inventors: Stopczynski; Lawrence Gerard (Milford, MI)

Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: B60Q 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017