US Patent No. 10,363,872

PERIPHERY MONITORING DEVICE


Patent No. 10,363,872
Issue Date July 30, 2019
Title Periphery Monitoring Device
Inventorship Naotaka Kubota, Kariya (JP)
Kazuya Watanabe, Anjo (JP)
Kinji Yamamoto, Anjo (JP)
Takayuki Nakasho, Anjo (JP)
Assignee AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Kariya-shi, Aichi (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,363,872

1. A periphery monitoring device comprising:a first storage that stores therein road surface information in a moving direction of a vehicle including a plurality of wheels, the road surface information being imaged by an imager of the vehicle;
a controller that generates underfloor information on an underfloor region of the vehicle from the road surface information stored in the first storage, the underfloor region being a road surface previously imaged by the imager and including at least part of a region of the wheels of the vehicle in a current position on the previously imaged road surface;
a second storage that is nonvolatile and stores therein, at the time of power-off of the vehicle, the underfloor information which is generated on the basis of a stop position of the vehicle; and
a display that displays the underfloor information stored in the second storage, upon power-on of the vehicle.