Patent Number: 7,825,953

Title: Vehicular image display apparatus

Abstract: A vehicle is provided with two circular fish-eye lens-type cameras and three displays of a rear-window display, rear-pillar display, and side-window display. The first camera takes an image from a first region rearward of the vehicle; the second camera takes an image from a second region left sideward of the vehicle. The first and second regions are partially overlapped. Ultrawide-angle image data of the taken images are converted to typical lens image data, a part of which is clipped to correspond to an integrated region. The integrated region including a part of the first and second regions is viewed by an artificial driver sightline, which is assumed to pass through entire frames of the three displays to reach the integrated region. The three displays then reproduce an image of the integrated region without overlap based on the clipped image data.

Inventors: Kato; Mikio (Nishio, JP), Yoshida; Ichiro (Takahama, JP)


International Classification: H04N 7/18 (20060101); G09F 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00