Systems and methods for variable collision avoidance

Register USPTO Patent
Application Number 12917856
Grant Number 08576065
Status In Force
Filing Date 2010-11-02
First Publication Date 2011-06-09
Publication Date 2011-06-09
Grant Date 2013-11-05
Owner BI Incorporated (USA)
  • Buck, James J.
  • Newell, Joseph P.


Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and method for collision avoidance. As an example, a system for collision avoidance is disclosed that includes: a first monitoring device, a second monitoring device, and a monitoring system. The monitoring system is operable to: receive information from the first monitoring device and the second monitoring device, identify a first zone around the first monitoring device and a second zone around the second monitoring device, and identify an intersection of the first zone and the second zone.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G08B 1/08 - Systems for signalling characterised solely by the form of transmission of the signal using electric transmission