Collision avoidance among vehicles

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9396659
APP PUB NO 20150170519A1
SERIAL NO

14103966

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Collision avoidance among vehicles that each include a management module coupled to other management modules and a central database manager, includes: establishing, by management modules of a set of traveling vehicles having a location within a predefined area, a collision zone including a network of the management modules of the traveling vehicles; and sharing, within the collision zone, dynamic information describing the traveling vehicles; retrieving, from the central database manager, static information describing the traveling vehicles; detecting, by a management module of a first vehicle in the collision zone, a potential collision with a second vehicle in the collision zone in dependence upon the dynamic and static information; and controlling, by the management module of the first traveling vehicle, the first traveling vehicle to take evasive action in dependence upon the dynamic and static information describing the first and second traveling vehicle.

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LENOVO INTERNATIONAL LIMITED979 KING'S ROAD 23/F LINCOLN HOUSE TAIKOO PLACE QUARRY BAY

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Langgood, John K Cary, US 21 680
Lewis, Thomas F Raleigh, US 18 420
Reinberg, Kevin M Chapel Hill, US 20 361
Vernon, Kevin S D Durham, US 16 300

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