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traffic sign recognition (TSR)

Traffic sign recognition (TSR) systems are used in automotive technology

. Traffic sign recognition systems are driver assistance systems

thatserve traffic safety and inform the driver about detected traffic signs

. Thesecan be projected directly onto the windshield via

thehead-up display

, or they can be used for driver assistance and influence the driving characteristics, for example by reducing the driving speed if the speed limit is exceeded. Traffic sign

recognition, Photo: Siemens

recognition, Photo: Siemens

Traffic sign recognition works with a camera that records the environment in front of the car and evaluates it for traffic signs.

In this way, the driver can be alerted to overlooked traffic signs or a recognized traffic sign for a speed limit can be immediately converted into a lower driving speed.

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Englisch: traffic sign recognition - TSR
Updated at: 10.06.2009
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