TomTom Patent Discovered - Live Video Overlay?
Date: Wednesday, July 04 @ 09:18:17 UTC
Original Source: www.gpsbusinessnews.com
An interesting patent filed by TomTom last year has been discovered in the records of the European Patent Office.
The Patent gives details of a device that marries a live in-car video feed overlaid with navigation data so that you get a 3D map on top of an actual real world view!
The Patent record goes on to discuss a solution that utilises tilt sensors & pattern recognition to help with video display linking to map data, infra red for night use, a camera that zooms in/out depending on speed and the use of multiple cameras!
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