Patents by Inventor Michelle Kosterich

Michelle Kosterich 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).

  • Patent number: 10336323
    Abstract: A system for preventing accidents includes an eye gaze detector for receiving an eye gaze vector from a driver. The system additionally comprises a proximity sensor for detecting locations of nearby objects and their velocities. A risk is determined based on the nearby object location and velocity. Additionally, the driver's knowledge of vehicle circumstances is determined based on the nearby object location and velocity as well as the eye gaze location. Responsive to the driver's knowledge and the risk, an alert is activated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Steven Feit, Nicholas A. Scheufler, Ross C. Miller, Michelle Kosterich, Jason Lin, Dave Jaeyeong Choi, Cody D. Grebe
  • Publication number: 20170247031
    Abstract: A system for preventing accidents includes an eye gaze detector for receiving an eye gaze vector from a driver. The system additionally comprises a proximity sensor for detecting locations of nearby objects and their velocities. A risk is determined based on the nearby object location and velocity. Additionally, the driver's knowledge of vehicle circumstances is determined based on the nearby object location and velocity as well as the eye gaze location. Responsive to the driver's knowledge and the risk, an alert is activated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Inventors: Steven Feit, Nicholas A. Scheufler, Ross C. Miller, Michelle Kosterich, Jason Lin, Dave Jaeyeong Choi, Cody D. Grebe
  • Patent number: 9650041
    Abstract: A system and method are disclosed for preventing accidents in a vehicle. The system comprises an eye gaze detector for receiving an eye gaze vector from a driver. The system additionally comprises a proximity sensor for detecting locations of nearby objects and their velocities. A vehicle accident risk is determined based on the nearby object location and velocity. Additionally, the driver's knowledge of vehicle circumstances is determined based on the nearby object location and velocity as well as the eye gaze location. Responsive to the driver's knowledge and the vehicle accident risk, a vehicle alert is activated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Steven Feit, Nick Scheufler, Dave Choi, Michelle Kosterich, Ross Miller, Cody Grebe, Jason Lin
  • Publication number: 20120271484
    Abstract: A system and method are disclosed for preventing accidents in a vehicle. The system comprises an eye gaze detector for receiving an eye gaze vector from a driver. The system additionally comprises a proximity sensor for detecting locations of nearby objects and their velocities. A vehicle accident risk is determined based on the nearby object location and velocity. Additionally, the driver's knowledge of vehicle circumstances is determined based on the nearby object location and velocity as well as the eye gaze location. Responsive to the driver's knowledge and the vehicle accident risk, a vehicle alert is activated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2010
    Publication date: October 25, 2012
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Steven Feit, Nick Scheufler, Dave Choi, Michelle Kosterich, Ross Miller, Cody Grebe, Jason Lin