US 11,055,544 B2
Electronic device and control method thereof
Woomok Kim, Seongnam-si (KR); Unkyu Park, Seoul (KR); and Hyunmi Choi, Suwon-si (KR)
Assigned to Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed on Sep. 18, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/134,501.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2017-0120279 (KR), filed on Sep. 19, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2019/0087668 A1, Mar. 21, 2019
Int. Cl. G06K 9/00 (2006.01); G08G 1/0967 (2006.01); G08G 1/16 (2006.01); G06K 9/62 (2006.01)
CPC G06K 9/00805 (2013.01) [G06K 9/6274 (2013.01); G08G 1/0967 (2013.01); G08G 1/166 (2013.01); G08G 1/167 (2013.01); G08G 1/168 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for controlling an electronic device provided in a vehicle, the method comprising:
obtaining region information regarding a region located on a path of the vehicle, the region information comprising information regarding traffic accidents occurred in the region;
obtaining an image by photographing a road on which the vehicle travels, through a camera;
obtaining road information regarding the road on which the vehicle travels based on at least one object included in the obtained image, the road information comprising information regarding at least one blind spot included the road;
obtaining information regarding a virtual danger object which is likely to appear on the road on which the vehicle travels from the at least one blind spot, based on the road information and the region information, the virtual danger object being different from all of the at least one object included in the obtained image; and
providing the information regarding the virtual danger object,
wherein the obtaining of the information regarding the virtual danger object is based on a probability of an appearance of the virtual danger object on the road.