Patents by Inventor Jeremy A. Schut

Jeremy A. Schut has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20130320193
    Abstract: A system for controlling equipment of a vehicle is provided. The system is configured to image a scene external and forward of the controlled vehicle and to generate image data corresponding to acquired images, including a controller for receiving and analyzing the image data and for generating a control signal in response to analysis of the image data and in response to a selected mode of operation. The controller analyzes the data in order to detect at least one characteristic in the image data and selects a mode of operation from at least one of the following modes of operation: The controller selects a dark village mode if at least one characteristic reaches a first threshold, a bright village mode if at least one characteristic reaches a second threshold, and a non-village mode if the controller is not operating in either the dark village mode or the bright village mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2012
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Inventors: Peter Liken, David M. Falb, Jeremy A. Schut, Phillip R. Pierce
  • Publication number: 20130261838
    Abstract: A vehicular imaging system for determining roadway width includes an image sensor for capturing images and an image processor for receiving the captured images. The image processor determines roadway width by identifying roadway marker signs and oncoming traffic in processed images captured by the image sensor and determining the number of lanes, vehicle location on the roadway based on the roadway size and/or width and location of oncoming traffic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2012
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: GENTEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jeremy A. Schut, David M. Falb
  • Patent number: 8543254
    Abstract: A vehicular imaging system for determining roadway width includes an image sensor for capturing images and an image processor for receiving the captured images. The image processor determines roadway width by identifying roadway marker signs and oncoming traffic in processed images captured by the image sensor and determining the number of lanes, vehicle location on the roadway based on the roadway size and/or width and location of oncoming traffic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2013
    Assignee: Gentex Corporation
    Inventors: Jeremy A. Schut, David M. Falb