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EP3765866A1
LIGHT RECEIVING DEVICE AND DISTANCE MEASURING DEVICE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3765866A1 Publication Date: 2021-01-20 Application Number: 19713590.8 Filing Date: 2019-03-06 Inventor: Shinozuka, Yasuhiro   Kamizuru, Hayato   Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation   IPC: G01S7/486
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EP3769109A1
DISTANCE SENSOR AND DISTANCE MEASUREMENT DEVICE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3769109A1 Publication Date: 2021-01-27 Application Number: 19712051.2 Filing Date: 2019-02-26 Inventor: Moriyama, Yusuke   Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation   IPC: G01S7/486
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US2021025994A1
SIGNAL PEAK DETECTION APPARATUS AND METHOD OF SIGNAL PEAK DETECTION
Publication/Patent Number: US2021025994A1 Publication Date: 2021-01-28 Application Number: 16/523,434 Filing Date: 2019-07-26 Inventor: Patil, Sharath   Seliuchenko, Volodymyr   Assignee: , Melexis Technologies NV   IPC: G01S7/486 Abstract: A signal peak detection apparatus (122) comprises an analogue signal source input and a plurality of analogue temporary storage units (140) operably coupled to the analogue signal source input. Each analogue temporary storage unit is configured in successive time-window relation to a preceding analogue temporary storage unit of the plurality of analogue temporary storage units (140). A gradient direction measurement unit (146) is operably coupled to the plurality of analogue temporary storage units (140) and configured to cooperate with the plurality of analogue temporary storage units (140) to provide waveform portion-specific gradient data in an n-bit digital output format. The apparatus (122) also comprises a waveform analyser (152) comprising a bitstream state change detector (154) and an m-bit input operably coupled thereto, the m-bit input being operably coupled to the gradient direction measurement unit (146).
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EP3762739A1
TIME OF FLIGHT AND PICTURE CAMERA
Publication/Patent Number: EP3762739A1 Publication Date: 2021-01-13 Application Number: 19717041.8 Filing Date: 2019-03-27 Inventor: Xu, Zhanping   Ahmed, Abdelrehim   Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC   IPC: G01S7/491
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EP3602109B1
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MODULATED IMAGE CAPTURE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3602109B1 Publication Date: 2021-01-20 Application Number: 18715056.0 Filing Date: 2018-03-16 Inventor: Poikonen, Jonne   Paasio, Ari   Laiho, Mika   Assignee: Kovilta Oy   IPC: G01S7/486
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CN112236685A
具有内部光校准的激光雷达系统和方法
Substantial Examination
Publication/Patent Number: CN112236685A Publication Date: 2021-01-15 Application Number: 201980037519.8 Filing Date: 2019-04-08 Inventor: E.雷赫曼   O.罗森兹维格   Assignee: 创新科技有限公司   IPC: G01S7/486 Abstract: 本公开涉及用于使用内部光校准激光雷达系统的系统和方法。在一个实现方式中,激光雷达系统的至少一个处理器可以控制至少一个光源;从检测器组接收与由至少一个光源投射并且从激光雷达系统外部的物体反射的光相关联的第一多个输入信号;基于第一多个输入信号确定到物体的距离;从该检测器组接收与由至少一个光源投射到激光雷达系统内部的光相关联的第二多个输入信号;基于第二多个输入信号确定检测器组中的至少一个检测器存在性能退化;以及响应于所确定的性能退化发起补救动作。
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EP3608688B1
DISTANCE MEASURING DEVICE
Publication/Patent Number: EP3608688B1 Publication Date: 2021-01-27 Application Number: 18425067.8 Filing Date: 2018-08-09 Inventor: Matsui, Yuki   Nakamuro, Ken   Zappa, Franco   Villa, Federica   Lussana, Rudi   Assignee: OMRON Corporation   Politecnico di Milano   IPC: G01S17/10
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CN112513670A
测距仪、测距系统、测距方法及程序
Public
Publication/Patent Number: CN112513670A Publication Date: 2021-03-16 Application Number: 201980051036.3 Filing Date: 2019-07-10 Inventor: 城坚诚   竹田智哉   松本奈奈   Assignee: 索尼半导体解决方案公司   IPC: G01S7/486 Abstract: 本发明实现了一种配置,在该配置中,具有多个光源的光源单元和测距仪(相机)由分离的时钟控制,并且光源可以放置在任意位置。在本发明中,通过使用ToF传感器对从光源单元的多个光源输出后被对象的表面反射的光进行摄影,来计算到物体的距离。用于控制ToF传感器的摄影定时的传感器时钟是与用于控制光源单元的光源的发光定时的光源单元时钟不同的装置专用时钟。测距仪生成多个差值计算方程,这些差值计算方程是用于计算从每个光源到装置的距离的距离计算方程,并使用所生成的差值计算方程来计算到物体的距离。
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EP3811112A2
SYSTEM AND METHOD OF IMAGING USING MULTIPLE ILLUMINATION PULSES
Publication/Patent Number: EP3811112A2 Publication Date: 2021-04-28 Application Number: 18896900.0 Filing Date: 2018-12-26 Inventor: Schmidt, Bodo   Venneri, Lorenzo N.   Assignee: nLIGHT, Inc.   IPC: G01S17/02
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US2021124026A1
LASER MEASURING SYSTEM
Publication/Patent Number: US2021124026A1 Publication Date: 2021-04-29 Application Number: 16/665,118 Filing Date: 2019-10-28 Inventor: Khatuntsev, Nikolay V.   Assignee: Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc.   IPC: G01S7/486 Abstract: A laser measuring system comprising a laser transmitter and a laser receiver is provided. The laser transmitter includes one or more laser sources for projecting an initial laser pulse and a reflective surface. The laser receiver includes a first reflective surface for reflecting the initial laser pulse to provide a first reflected laser pulse, and a second reflective surface for reflecting the initial laser pulse to provide a second reflected laser pulse. The laser receiver further includes a photo detection unit for receiving 1) a first double reflected laser pulse produced by the first reflected laser pulse reflecting off the reflective surface of the laser transmitter, and 2) a second double reflected laser pulse produced by the second reflected laser pulse reflecting off the reflective surface of the laser transmitter. The laser receiver determines an orientation angle associated with the laser receiver based on the first and second double reflected laser pulse.
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EP3775982A1
METHOD FOR CARRYING OUT A MEASUREMENT PROCESS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3775982A1 Publication Date: 2021-02-17 Application Number: 19716351.2 Filing Date: 2019-04-03 Inventor: Beuschel, Ralf   Kiesel, Rainer   Assignee: ZF Friedrichshafen AG   Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH   IPC: G01S7/486
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EP3832345A1
OPTICAL RECEIVER SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPERATING AN OPTICAL RECEIVER SYSTEM, PARTICULARLY OF A LIGHT DETECTION AND RANGING SYSTEM
Publication/Patent Number: EP3832345A1 Publication Date: 2021-06-09 Application Number: 19214114.1 Filing Date: 2019-12-06 Inventor: Gruber, Dominik   Tavano, Giuseppe   Greitschus, Norbert   Schiappelli, Fulvio   Assignee: Integrated Device Technology, Inc.   IPC: G01S7/486 Abstract: The invention relates to an optical receiver system (1), particularly of a light detection and ranging system, comprising: an input (2) for a signal of an optical receiver (3), an amplifier (4) for amplifying the signal of the optical receiver (3) at the input (2), an analog-to-digital converter (6) for converting the amplified signal of the optical receiver (3) from the analog domain to the digital domain, which is characterized in that the optical receiver system (1) further comprises a nonlinear filter (4) between the input (2) for the signal of the optical receiver (3) and the amplifier (5) for amplifying the signal of the optical receiver (3) at the input (2). The invention further relates to a method for operating an optical receiver (1), particularly of a light detection and ranging system.
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CN212321835U
一种激光雷达接收系统及激光雷达
Grant
Publication/Patent Number: CN212321835U Publication Date: 2021-01-08 Application Number: 202020583787.X Filing Date: 2020-04-17 Inventor: 胡小波   沈俭   Assignee: 深圳市镭神智能系统有限公司   IPC: G01S7/486 Abstract: 本实用新型公开了一种激光雷达接收系统,用于接收激光雷达的反射光束;包括:感光接收阵面,包括至少一个感光阵列,每个感光阵列包括2n个感光元件,n大于1,2n个感光元件中至少2个感光元件既不位于同行也不位于同列;感光阵列的面积小于或者等于预设面积值,以使得激光雷达的反射光束照射在感光接收阵面上时形成的反射光斑能够同时击中一个感光阵列中的全部感光元件;至少一个信号处理电路,与至少一个感光阵列一一对应设置,每个信号处理电路连接对应的感光阵列中的2n个感光元件,用于对对应的感光阵列中的2n个感光元件输出的信号进行乘法运算,得到并输出目标信号。本实用新型可以提升输出的信号的信噪比。本实用新型还公开了一种激光雷达。
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EP3370080B1
RANGE AND PARAMETER EXTRACTION USING PROCESSED HISTOGRAMS GENERATED FROM A TIME OF FLIGHT SENSOR - PARAMETER EXTRACTION
Publication/Patent Number: EP3370080B1 Publication Date: 2021-04-28 Application Number: 17305224.2 Filing Date: 2017-03-01 Inventor: Moore, John Kevin   Mcleod, Stuart   Baxter, Donald   Mellot, Pascal   Dargan, Kenneth   Assignee: STMicroelectronics (Grenoble 2) SAS   STMicroelectronics (Research & Development) Limited   IPC: G01S7/486
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EP3370079B1
RANGE AND PARAMETER EXTRACTION USING PROCESSED HISTOGRAMS GENERATED FROM A TIME OF FLIGHT SENSOR - PULSE DETECTION
Publication/Patent Number: EP3370079B1 Publication Date: 2021-04-28 Application Number: 17305223.4 Filing Date: 2017-03-01 Inventor: Moore, John Kevin   Mcleod, Stuart   Baxter, Donald   Mellot, Pascal   Dargan, Kenneth   Assignee: STMicroelectronics (Grenoble 2) SAS   STMicroelectronics (Research & Development) Limited   IPC: G01S7/486
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EP3712647B1
OPTOELECTRONIC SENSOR AND METHOD FOR DETECTING OBJECTS
Publication/Patent Number: EP3712647B1 Publication Date: 2021-04-28 Application Number: 19163505.1 Filing Date: 2019-03-18 Inventor: Marra, Martin   Gimpel, Dr. Hartmut   Assignee: SICK AG   IPC: G01S7/484
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EP3775983A1
LIDAR SYSTEMS AND METHODS WITH INTERNAL LIGHT CALIBRATION
Publication/Patent Number: EP3775983A1 Publication Date: 2021-02-17 Application Number: 19722180.7 Filing Date: 2019-04-08 Inventor: Raichman, Elad   Rosenzweig, Oren   Assignee: Innoviz Technologies Ltd.   IPC: G01S7/486
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EP3775980A1
RANGE IMAGING APPARATUS AND METHOD
Publication/Patent Number: EP3775980A1 Publication Date: 2021-02-17 Application Number: 19717341.2 Filing Date: 2019-04-04 Inventor: Kostamovaara, Juha   KerÄnen, Pekka   Assignee: Oulun yliopisto   IPC: G01S7/484
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EP3775981A1
METHOD FOR ACTUATING SENSOR ELEMENTS OF A LIDAR MEASURING SYSTEM
Publication/Patent Number: EP3775981A1 Publication Date: 2021-02-17 Application Number: 19716348.8 Filing Date: 2019-04-03 Inventor: Beuschel, Ralf   Kiesel, Rainer   Assignee: ZF Friedrichshafen AG   Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH   IPC: G01S7/486
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CN112673275A
光传播时间像素及具有对应的像素的光传播时间传感器
Substantial Examination
Publication/Patent Number: CN112673275A Publication Date: 2021-04-16 Application Number: 201980058868.8 Filing Date: 2019-08-30 Inventor: 马蒂亚斯·弗兰克   罗伯特·勒斯勒尔   Assignee: PMD技术股份公司   IPC: G01S7/481 Abstract: 本发明涉及一种光传播时间像素,包括布置在光敏半导体区(100)的上表面上的调制栅极(ModA、Mod0、ModB)和集成节点(Ga、Gb)。光敏半导体区(100)被设计为N外延并且由p掺杂的垂直p结构(105)横向地和/或在角处界定。具有p掺杂的掩埋层(102)邻接光敏半导体区(100)的下表面,并且垂直结构(105)与掩埋层(102)电接触。
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