US 9,809,166 B2
Alarm device for vehicle
Shinichi Okamoto, Susono (JP); Shuuji Satake, Susono (JP); and Shinngo Chiba, Makinohara (JP)
Assigned to Yazaki Corporation, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by Yazaki Corporation, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Oct. 2, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/873,650.
Application 14/873,650 is a continuation of application No. PCT/JP2014/059542, filed on Mar. 31, 2014.
Claims priority of application No. 2013-078862 (JP), filed on Apr. 4, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2016/0023600 A1, Jan. 28, 2016
Int. Cl. B60Q 1/00 (2006.01); B60Q 9/00 (2006.01); G08G 1/16 (2006.01); B60Q 1/32 (2006.01); E05F 15/40 (2015.01); E05B 39/00 (2006.01); E05F 15/73 (2015.01)
CPC B60Q 9/008 (2013.01) [B60Q 1/323 (2013.01); B60Q 9/00 (2013.01); E05B 39/007 (2013.01); E05B 81/77 (2013.01); E05F 15/40 (2015.01); G08G 1/167 (2013.01); E05F 15/73 (2015.01); E05Y 2400/814 (2013.01); E05Y 2400/86 (2013.01); E05Y 2900/531 (2013.01)] 4 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An alarm device for a vehicle detecting an approach of another vehicle and generating an alarm comprising:
a vehicle detector detecting an approach of another vehicle from behind;
an operation detector arranged on a door body, and detecting an approach of a hand of a passenger to an opening and closing operation section of the door body;
an alarm generator generating the alarm to the passenger;
a controller generating an alarm on the alarm generator when the vehicle detector detects the approach of the another vehicle, and the operation detector detects the approach of the hand of the passenger;
a warning light arranged on the door body and configured to illuminate light backward; and
an opening operation detector detecting that the door is opened,
wherein the vehicle detector measures at least one of a distance from the another vehicle and a speed of the another vehicle, and
wherein when the vehicle detector detects the approach of the another vehicle, and the opening operation detector detects that the door is opened, the controller controls the warning light blinking with a cycle corresponding to at least one of the distance from the another vehicle and the speed of the another vehicle.