US Patent No: 7,926,960

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Interior rearview mirror system for vehicle

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20100085645

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An interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle includes a mirror assembly having a variable reflectance element. The variable reflectance element includes a metallic mirror reflector on one side of a substrate, with the metallic mirror reflector being partially transmissive to visible light. The interior rearview mirror assembly includes an information display positioned to the rear of the metallic mirror reflector, wherein the information display emits light that transmits through the metallic mirror reflector for viewing by the driver of the vehicle. Responsive to a light level sensed by at least one light sensor, the luminous intensity of the information display is adjustable by a control to provide a luminous intensity of at least about 750 candelas/sq. meter to a driver of the vehicle viewing the information display through the metallic mirror reflector of the interior rearview mirror assembly when it is normally mounted in the vehicle.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
DONNELLY CORPORATIONHOLLAND, MI455

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
DeLine, Jonathan E Raleigh, US 75 6183
Lynam, Niall R Holland, US 483 35979
McCaw, Joseph P Lawrence, US 15 1128
Skiver, Timothy G Holland, US 11 994
Uken, John T Jenison, US 41 1512

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5,230,400 Vehicle cruise control system 175 1991
6,172,600 Vehicle condition detecting apparatus 120 1997
2003/0222,793 Parking assist system 72 2003
 
MTI, INC. (2)
5,561,333 Method and apparatus for reducing the intensity of magnetic field emissions from video display units 88 1994
5,594,615 Method and apparatus for reducing the intensity of magenetic field emissions from display device 89 1995
 
SCHEFENACKER VISION SYSTEMS FRANCE S.A. (1)
6,834,969 Heated mirror 90 2002
 
MAGIC PHOTO LLC (1)
6,543,163 Mirror display 95 2001
 
Schefenacker Vision Systems UK Ltd. (1)
6,678,083 Electrochromic mirror assembly 92 2000
 
DIGITAL ALLY, INC. (2)
2007/0064,108 REAR VIEW MIRROR WITH INTEGRATED VIDEO SYSTEM 85 2006
2009/0002,491 VEHICLE-MOUNTED VIDEO SYSTEM WITH DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING 79 2008
 
BRITAX VISION SYSTEMS (NORTH AMERICA) INC. (1)
6,250,783 Exterior rear view mirror integral warning light 165 1999
 
Ball Semiconductor, Inc. (1)
2002/0133,144 Laser irradiation mapping system 85 2001
 
Britax Geco S.A. (1)
6,259,412 Vehicle exterior mirror with antenna 170 1999
 
INNOLUX CORPORATION (2)
6,366,013 Material comprising an anti-reflective coating on a flexible glass substrate 89 1999
2008/0002,106 Transflective Lcd Display Device 58 2005
 
VECTORLINK, INC. (1)
5,959,577 Method and structure for distribution of travel information using network 437 1997
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (5)
5,692,819 Illuminating device and projector utilizing the same 94 1995
5,523,811 Camera device for moving body 164 1995
5,777,779 Electrochromic device and method for manufacturing the same 83 1996
6,800,871 Display device and process of producing the same 98 2002
6,974,236 Illuminating apparatus 90 2003
 
ATX TELECOM, INC. (1)
2003/0002,165 System and method for vision enhancement in a vehicle 116 2002
 
PJC LOGISTICS LLC (1)
5,223,844 Vehicle tracking and security system 1113 1992
 
MIDWAY NATIONAL BANK OF ST. PAUL, THE (1)
4,803,599 Mounting bar structure for electrical signalling and indicating devices 113 1987
 
Tuner Corporation (1)
6,580,373 Car-mounted image record system 134 1999
 
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
6,111,683 Electrochromic mirrors having a signal light 147 1998
 
MIRROR IMAGE AG (2)
7,455,412 Mirror having a portion in the form of an information provider 85 2001
7,589,893 Wall element with cut-out for flat screen display 86 2005
 
General Railway Signal Corp. (1)
5,867,801 Remote asset monitoring system 118 1996
 
INTRASS COMPANY (1)
5,424,726 Method, apparatus and system for transmitting and receiving data in a moving linear chain 109 1992
 
MITSUBISHI CABLE INDUSTRIES, LTD. (1)
4,935,665 Light emitting diode lamp 442 1988
 
AUTOSENSE LLC (1)
4,926,170 Object detection method and apparatus employing electro-optics 151 1987
 
JAPAN DISPLAY WEST INC. (1)
6,008,871 Transflective liquid crystal display device having a reflective polarizer 192 1998
 
DENSO CORPORATION (1)
5,751,211 Obstacle warning system for a vehicle 176 1996
 
VALUE STREET CONSULTING GROUP LLC (1)
5,724,316 GPS based time determining system and method 263 1995
 
INTEL CORPORATION (2)
6,184,781 Rear looking vision system 144 1999
2006/0001,641 Method and apparatus to synchronize backlight intensity changes with image luminance changes 96 2004
 
VISION SYSTEMS LIMITED (1)
4,665,311 Smoke detecting apparatus 99 1984
 
MMG Automatika Muvek Reszvenytarsasag (1)
5,760,828 Back-vision system for vehicles 197 1996
 
LOF GLASS, INC. (1)
4,561,625 Mold structure 172 1983
 
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (16)
5,214,408 Distance detecting apparatus for a vehicle 128 1991
5,304,980 Distance detecting apparatus for a vehicle 158 1992
5,386,285 Obstacle detecting device for a vehicle 236 1993
5,475,494 Driving environment surveillance apparatus 216 1993
5,424,952 Vehicle-surroundings monitoring apparatus 243 1994
5,745,050 Obstacle detection apparatus for vehicles 123 1995
5,617,085 Method and apparatus for monitoring the surroundings of a vehicle and for detecting failure of the monitoring apparatus 197 1996
6,080,953 Power supply device for electrical discharge machining 39 1997
6,046,766 Camera and vehicle-surroundings visual-recognition apparatus using the same 124 1997
6,128,576 Obstruction detecting apparatus 167 1998
6,452,533 Vehicle periphery monitoring device 118 2000
6,424,892 Vehicle surroundings monitoring device 112 2001
6,335,680 Vehicle surroundings monitoring device 114 2001
6,665,592 Vehicle surroundings monitoring device 113 2001
6,591,192 Vehicle surrounding monitoring apparatus 113 2001
6,801,283 Liquid crystal display device 100 2003
 
INSTITUT PASTEUR (1)
5,830,729 I Sce I-induced gene replacement and gene conversion in embryonic stem cells 65 1996
 
QINETIQ LIMITED (1)
6,614,387 Proximity measuring apparatus 142 2001
 
CAMBRIDGE FLAT PROJECTION DISPLAYS LIMITED (1)
2004/0046,870 Flat-panel camera 68 2003
 
Agriland Designs, Inc. (1)
5,956,079 Agricultural vehicle monitoring system 116 1997
 
DeLorme Publishing Co. (1)
5,848,373 Computer aided map location system 675 1997
 
Vorad Safety Systems, Inc. (1)
5,325,096 Smart blind spot sensor 210 1993
 
THOMSON-CSF (1)
5,105,127 Dimming method and device for fluorescent lamps used for backlighting of liquid crystal screens 165 1990
 
HERE GLOBAL B.V. (1)
6,182,006 Navigation system remote control unit with data caddy functionality 211 1999
 
DSP Group, Inc. (1)
4,959,865 A method for indicating the presence of speech in an audio signal 164 1988
 
METAGAL INDUSTRIA E COMERCIO LTDA (2)
5,439,305 Fixing device for inside rearview mirror 111 1994
6,382,805 External rearview mirror 83 2001
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (2)
4,473,695 Synthesis of N,N'-dialkyl-4'bipyridinium reagents 115 1982
6,106,121 Rear view mirror with integrated matrix display 155 1997
 
INTEVA PRODUCTS USA, LLC (1)
6,154,149 Object detection by pattern recognition 130 1999
 
FUJI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (7)
5,307,136 Distance detection system for vehicles 231 1992
5,410,346 System for monitoring condition outside vehicle using imaged picture by a plurality of television cameras 279 1993
5,535,144 Distance detection method and system using a stereoscopical imaging apparatus 137 1994
5,530,420 Running guide apparatus for vehicle capable of keeping safety at passing through narrow path and the method thereof 250 1994
5,850,176 Drive assist system for vehicle 209 1997
6,122,597 Vehicle monitoring apparatus 141 1998
2004/0098,196 Vehicle surroundings monitoring apparatus and traveling control system incorporatingthe apparatus 70 2003
 
NEC CORPORATION (1)
7,248,305 LCD module and a combination switch using the same 85 2005
 
NORDSON CORPORATION (1)
6,616,764 Powder coating booth with a cleaning device and method 114 2001
 
LITTON SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,005,213 Head mounted video display and remote camera system 202 1990
 
WALKER ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
6,199,014 System for providing driving directions with visual cues 286 1997
 
ABST, TERRILL (1)
5,339,075 Vehicular collision avoidance apparatus 184 1992
 
USKOLOVSKY, ALEXANDER (1)
6,738,088 Method and device for simultaneous enhancing safety of driving and security of drivers 136 1998
 
CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD. (1)
6,525,707 Liquid crystal display device and its driving method 87 1999
 
POLYVISION CORPORATION (1)
5,056,899 Material for light modulation and manufacturing processes 113 1990
 
SAVV CORPORATION (2)
6,669,285 Headrest mounted video display 145 2002
7,292,208 Rearview video output device 88 2002
 
KIA MOTORS CORPORATION (1)
2003/0202,096 Apparatus for monitoring rear of vehicle 111 2002
 
PIONEER CORPORATION (2)
6,249,214 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, navigation apparatus, program storage device and computer data signal embodied in carrier wave 128 2000
2003/0214,576 Image pickup apparatus and method of controlling the apparatus 114 2003
 
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. (1)
6,060,989 System and method for preventing automobile accidents 202 1998
 
THOMSON LICENSING (1)
5,751,390 Enhanced off-axis viewing performance of liquid crystal display employing a fiberoptic faceplate in conjunction with dual negative retarders and a brightness enhancing film on the illumination source 96 1996
 
NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. (8)
4,555,694 Display device for a vehicle 117 1982
4,692,798 Apparatus and process for improving visibility of object within visual field 233 1985
5,355,118 Vehicle collision alert system 196 1992
5,414,461 Vehicle navigation apparatus providing simultaneous forward and rearward views 342 1992
6,351,708 Vehicle navigation system and method 100 2000
6,415,230 Method and apparatus for assisting vehicle operator braking action of a vehicle 123 2000
6,463,369 Lane following vehicle control and process 124 2001
2003/0179,293 Vehicular image processing apparatus and vehicular image processing method 122 2003
 
Talley & Sons, Inc. (1)
4,288,814 Closed circuit video guidance system for farming vehicles and method 156 1980
 
SERIOUS ENERGY, INC. (1)
2006/0274,218 Windows with electrically controllable transmission and reflection 65 2006
 
GRAPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP, INC. (1)
6,477,460 Process and system for the annotation of machine-generated directions with easily recognized landmarks and other relevant information 161 2001
 
CITIZEN HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (7)
6,271,901 Liquid crystal display device with two reflective polarizers providing metallic appearance effects 86 1999
6,580,479 Timepiece 85 1999
6,646,697 Liquid crystal display 95 1999
6,414,910 Timepiece 86 1999
6,567,060 Liquid display 95 2000
6,690,438 Liquid crystal display panel 101 2001
7,787,077 Liquid crystal display apparatus 78 2006
 
H. V. Technology, Inc. (1)
6,259,475 Video and audio transmission apparatus for vehicle surveillance system 168 1996
 
MEDIAVIEW TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (1)
5,956,181 Two way mirror with dual functions of rear view mirror and video displayer 191 1997
 
VALEO RADAR SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
6,670,910 Near object detection system 132 2002
6,611,227 Automotive side object detection sensor blockage detection system and related techniques 137 2002
 
KOPIN CORPORATION (1)
6,232,937 Low power active display system 182 1997
 
Sekisui Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki (1)
6,239,851 Planar light source device having polarization separator formed of two sheets with mating triangular prisms and different indices of refraction 133 1998
 
GENTEX CORPORATION (127)
4,443,057 Automatic rearview mirror for automotive vehicles 284 1981
4,701,022 Day/night mirror 194 1984
4,902,108 Single-compartment, self-erasing, solution-phase electrochromic devices, solutions for use therein, and uses thereof 364 1986
5,614,885 Electrical control system for vehicle options 165 1990
5,128,799 Variable reflectance motor vehicle mirror 167 1991
5,223,814 Sensor for vehicle accessories 175 1991
5,699,044 Electrical control system for vehicle options 257 1995
5,661,804 Trainable transceiver capable of learning variable codes 176 1995
5,883,605 Automatic electrochromic control of light level of vacuum fluorescent display 129 1996
5,805,330 Electro-optic window incorporating a discrete photovoltaic device 130 1996
5,888,431 Electrochromic layer and devices comprising same 127 1996
5,803,579 Illuminator assembly incorporating light emitting diodes 538 1996
5,808,778 Electro-optic rearview mirror for automotive vehicles 115 1996
5,818,625 Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface metal reflector 218 1997
5,825,527 Information display area on electrochromic mirrors having a third surface metal reflector 189 1997
5,837,994 Control system to automatically dim vehicle head lamps 268 1997
5,923,457 Electro-optic device including a low sheet resistance, high transmission transparent electrode 153 1997
5,940,201 Electrochromic mirror with two thin glass elements and a gelled electrochromic medium 136 1997
5,998,617 Electrochromic compounds 146 1997
5,998,929 Control system for automotive vehicle headlamps and other vehicle equipment 112 1997
5,923,027 Moisture sensor and windshield fog detector using an image sensor 289 1997
5,990,469 Control circuit for image array sensors 310 1997
6,091,343 Trainable RF transmitter having expanded learning capabilities 150 1997
6,008,486 Wide dynamic range optical sensor 227 1997
6,045,643 Electro-optic window incorporating a discrete photovoltaic device and apparatus for making same 113 1998
6,084,700 Reflectance control of an electrochromic element using a variable duty cycle drive 106 1998
6,130,421 Imaging system for vehicle headlamp control 144 1998
6,064,508 Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface metal reflector 189 1998
5,984,482 Mounting assembly for vehicle interior automatic dimming rearview mirror 116 1998
6,130,448 Optical sensor package and method of making same 210 1998
6,016,215 Variable transmittance electrochromic devices 94 1998
6,062,920 Custom terminal connector for use in electrochromic devices 102 1998
6,132,072 Led assembly 413 1998
6,255,639 Control system to automatically dim vehicle head lamps 116 1998
6,550,949 Systems and components for enhancing rear vision from a vehicle 206 1998
6,049,171 Continuously variable headlamp control 231 1998
6,111,684 Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface metal reflector and a display/signal light 210 1998
6,239,898 Electrochromic structures 137 1998
6,166,848 Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface metal reflector and a display/signal light 190 1998
6,068,380 Mirror mount having an integral spherical bearing 128 1999
6,023,229 Rearview mirror with internally-mounted compass sensor 145 1999
6,195,194 Lightweight electrochromic mirror 153 1999
6,170,956 Rearview mirror with display 195 1999
6,356,376 Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface metal reflector and a display/signal light 278 1999
6,244,716 Exterior mirror sub-assembly with combined electronic circuitry and mirror element 143 1999
6,597,489 Electrode design for electrochromic devices 111 1999
6,346,698 Low EMI multiplexed dual display 124 1999
6,188,505 Color-stabilized electrochromic devices 125 1999
6,140,933 Rearview mirror assembly with internally mounted compass sensor 175 1999
6,426,568 Low resistance switch using carbon contacts 97 1999
6,239,899 Mirror with internal support plate 119 1999
6,379,013 Vehicle equipment control with semiconductor light sensors 179 2000
6,870,655 Rearview mirror with display 103 2000
6,297,781 Rearview mirror with integrated microwave receiver 188 2000
6,407,847 Electrochromic medium having a color stability 162 2000
6,433,914 Color-stabilized electrochromic devices 105 2000
6,310,714 Color-stabilized electrochromic devices 107 2000
6,572,233 Rearview mirror with display 133 2000
6,621,616 Devices incorporating electrochromic elements and optical sensors 136 2000
6,471,362 Mirror with improved button construction 136 2000
6,672,745 Systems and components for enhancing rear vision from a vehicle 132 2000
6,980,092 Vehicle rearview mirror assembly incorporating a communication system 209 2001
6,639,360 High power radiation emitter device and heat dissipating package for electronic components 179 2001
6,650,457 Rearview mirror constructed for efficient assembly 130 2001
6,594,065 Electrochromic structures 103 2001
6,539,306 Automotive mirror with integrated Loran components 188 2001
6,614,579 Proximity switch and vehicle rearview mirror assembly incorporating the same and having a transparent housing 150 2001
6,594,067 Electrochromic windows and method of making the same 114 2001
6,512,624 Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface partially transmissive reflector 180 2001
6,552,326 Low EMI multiplexed dual display 83 2001
6,679,608 Sensor device having an integral anamorphic lens 105 2002
6,670,207 Radiation emitter device having an integral micro-groove lens 130 2002
6,700,692 Electrochromic rearview mirror assembly incorporating a display/signal light 177 2002
6,934,067 Electrochromic mirror with two thin glass elements and a gelled electrochromic medium 94 2002
6,755,542 Automatic dimming mirror using semiconductor light sensor with integral charge collection 95 2002
6,968,273 Electronic compass system 79 2002
6,805,474 Vehicle lamp assembly with heat sink 111 2002
7,567,291 Vehicle vision system 111 2002
2003/0103,141 Vehicle vision system 67 2002
7,064,882 Electrochromic devices having no positional offset between substrates 105 2002
6,928,180 System for controlling exterior vehicle lights 136 2002
6,947,576 System for controlling exterior vehicle lights 116 2002
6,947,577 Vehicle lamp control 104 2002
6,671,080 Electrochromic windows and method of making the same 105 2003
6,870,656 Electrochromic rearview mirror element incorporating a third surface reflector 129 2003
6,737,630 Low EMI multiplexed dual display 86 2003
6,958,495 Mirror assembly with multi-color illumination 85 2003
7,287,868 Rearview mirror with integrated frame 110 2003
7,324,261 Electrochromic devices with thin bezel-covered edge 145 2003
7,046,418 Reversible electrodeposition devices and associated electrochemical media 99 2003
6,842,276 Electrochromic windows and method of making the same 109 2003
6,963,438 Rearview mirror constructed for efficient assembly 78 2003
6,951,681 Substrate mounting for organic, dielectric, optical film 97 2003
7,221,363 Vehicle information displays 101 2004
7,042,616 Electrochromic rearview mirror assembly incorporating a display/signal light 115 2004
2005/0024,729 Dimmable rearview assembly having a glare sensor 50 2004
7,349,143 Electrochromic devices having no positional offset between substrates 113 2004
7,706,046 Rearview mirror element having a circuit mounted to the rear surface of the element 96 2004
6,928,366 Electronic compass system 109 2004
7,009,751 Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface partially transmissive reflector 95 2004
7,193,764 Reversible electrodeposition devices and associated electrochemical media 94 2004
6,972,888 Electrochromic windows and method of making the same 96 2005
7,372,611 Vehicular rearview mirror elements and assemblies incorporating these elements 119 2005
7,149,613 Image processing system to control vehicle headlamps or other vehicle equipment 116 2005
7,502,156 Variable reflectance mirrors and windows 96 2005
7,154,657 Electrochromic windows and method of making the same 107 2005
7,327,226 Vehicle rearview mirror assembly incorporating a communication system 98 2005
7,209,277 Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface reflector with at least one graphical indicia 89 2006
7,379,224 Electrochromic rearview mirror assembly incorporating a display/signal light 92 2006
7,379,225 Vehicular rearview mirror elements and assemblies incorporating these elements 96 2006
7,477,439 Vehicular rear view mirror elements and assemblies incorporating these elements 92 2006
7,688,495 Thin-film coatings, electro-optic elements and assemblies incorporating these elements 86 2007
7,830,583 Electro-optical element including IMI coatings 85 2007
2007/0201,122 Electro-Optical Element Including Metallic Films and Methods For Applying The Same 49 2007
2008/0068,520 Vehicle Rearview Mirror Assembly Including a High Intensity Display 104 2007
7,417,781 Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface reflector 93 2007
7,746,534 Thin-film coatings, electro-optic elements and assemblies incorporating these elements 86 2007
7,379,814 Electronic compass system 91 2007
7,511,872 Electrochromic device 101 2008
2009/0040,588 Electrochromic Rearview Mirror Incorporating a Third Surface Reflector 57 2008
2009/0096,937 Vehicle Rearview Assembly Including a Display for Displaying Video Captured by a Camera and User Instructions 110 2008
2010/0045,899 DISCRETE LED BACKLIGHT CONTROL FOR A REDUCED POWER LCD DISPLAY SYSTEM 77 2008
2010/0201,896 VEHICULAR REARVIEW MIRROR ASSEMBLY INCLUDING INTEGRATED BACKLIGHTING FOR A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY (LCD) 60 2009
2009/0296,190 Rearview Mirror Assemblies With Anisotropic Polymer Laminates 97 2009
2010/0110,553 Rearview Mirror Assemblies with Anisotropic Polymer Laminates 67 2009
2010/0165,437 Variable Reflectance Mirrors and Windows 41 2010
2010/0277,786 Rearview Mirror Assemblies With Anisotropic Polymer Laminates 80 2010
 
IRON OAKS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (1)
5,519,621 Vehicle locating and communicating method and apparatus 221 1995
 
DIGITAL DELAY ELECTRONICS, INC. (1)
6,166,629 Combination delay box with driver reaction time tester and tachometer and playback 92 1999
 
RPX CORPORATION (1)
5,918,180 Telephone operable global tracking system for vehicles 369 1995
 
REFLEXITE CORPORATION (1)
6,356,389 Subwavelength optical microstructure light collimating films 137 1999
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (15)
4,665,430 Monitoring apparatus 123 1985
4,713,685 Video monitoring apparatus 176 1985
4,731,669 Camera apparatus with movably supported lens barrel 167 1986
5,331,312 Obstacle-detecting apparatus 179 1992
6,731,332 Image processing apparatus 121 1999
6,992,718 Illuminating apparatus, display panel, view finder, video display apparatus, and video camera mounting the elements 143 1999
6,172,601 Three-dimensional scope system with a single camera for vehicles 130 1999
6,315,440 Multicolored illuminator and portable information apparatus having the same 95 2000
6,344,805 Parking conduct device and parking conduct method 142 2000
6,483,429 Parking assistance system 138 2000
6,575,643 Camera apparatus 112 2001
6,515,597 Vicinity display for car 125 2001
6,566,821 Drive device and drive method for a cold cathode fluorescent lamp 101 2001
6,778,904 On-vehicle navigation system 112 2002
6,736,526 Bulb-type lamp and manufacturing method for the bulb-type lamp 92 2002
 
ATMEL CORPORATION (1)
2009/0184,904 System and Method for Backlight Control for An Electronic Display 67 2008
 
THALES AVIONICS, INC. (1)
7,187,498 Surveillance window 93 2002
 
JVC KENWOOD CORPORATION (1)
5,576,854 Liquid crystal light valve projector with improved contrast ratio and with 0.27 wavelength compensation for birefringence in the liquid crystal light valve 162 1993
 
SONY CORPORATION (2)
6,314,295 Terminal unit, position display method, information providing system, and information providing method 101 1996
2003/0156,193 Vehichle-mounted video switching device 85 2003
 
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC (1)
6,690,262 Systems and methods for two-way messaging using a pager 86 1999
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. (1)
5,748,172 Mirror driving method and apparatus of micro-mirror array 119 1996
 
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY (1)
6,317,057 Method for detecting lane deviation of vehicle 181 2000
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (4)
4,820,933 Control circuit for liquid crystal rear-vision mirror 170 1987
2002/0149,727 Ferroelectric liquid crystal display and method of manufacturing the same 80 2001
7,151,515 Apparatus and method for performing a mirror function in a portable terminal 87 2002
7,206,697 Driver adaptive collision warning system 86 2003
 
Trend Tec Inc. (2)
5,303,205 Vehicular distance measuring system with integral mirror display 132 1992
5,373,482 Distance measuring system arranged to limit false indications of distance measurements 117 1993
 
SONY ELECTRONICS INC. (2)
5,243,417 Rear vision system for two-wheeled vehicles with movable handlebars 128 1992
5,844,505 Automobile navigation system 225 1997
 
ABB AB (1)
5,117,346 Convertor plant roller contact connector for convertor plant 136 1991
 
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC (1)
7,106,213 Distance detection and display system for use in a vehicle 97 2002
 
TRIMBLE NAVIGATION LIMITED (5)
5,485,161 Vehicle speed control based on GPS/MAP matching of posted speeds 387 1994
6,127,945 Mobile personal navigator 204 1995
5,938,721 Position based personal digital assistant 644 1996
6,021,371 Communication and navigation system incorporating position determination 156 1997
6,169,955 Communication and navigation system incorporating position determination 185 1999
 
Lang-Mekra North America, LLC (5)
6,447,128 Rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle with monitor 117 2000
6,583,730 Surveillance apparatus for a vehicle 117 2000
6,642,840 Rearview mirror assembly with monitor 125 2001
6,630,888 Rearview mirror assembly with integral display element and camera 121 2002
7,496,439 Multifunction exterior display for a vehicle mirror 86 2005
 
BELTRONICS USA INC. (1)
4,625,210 Construction for a portable radar detector having a mirror 114 1984
 
Efon Technology Co., Ltd. (1)
7,269,328 Brightness enhancement film having a light-guiding structure 92 2005
 
ZEISS OPTRONIK GMBH (1)
6,370,329 Stabilized camera 169 2000
 
FCA US LLC (3)
6,127,919 Rearview vehicle mirror with audio speakers 107 1999
6,218,934 Mini-trip computer for use in a rearview mirror assembly 136 1999
6,300,879 Wake-up circuit for a remotely located vehicle control module 122 1999
 
Rheem Manufacturing Company (1)
5,602,670 Optical data receiver employing a solar cell resonant circuit and method for remote optical data communication 98 1995
 
R&M Deese, Inc. (1)
5,806,965 LED beacon light 437 1997
 
AISIN AW CO., LTD. (2)
6,067,500 Navigation system 103 1996
6,476,731 Driving support device 143 2000
 
DONNELLY MIRRORS LIMITED (5)
4,886,960 Control circuit for an automatic rearview mirror 293 1988
4,948,242 Vehicle rearview mirror assembly 201 1989
D351370 Rearview mirror 146 1993
5,572,354 Rearview mirror support bracket with retaining protrusion, rearview mirror case and reflective element 216 1994
6,000,823 Rearview mirror assembly 164 1998
 
HYUNDAI AUTONET CO., LTD. (1)
5,615,023 Head-up display for automobile 134 1994
 
DONNELLY CORPORATION (267)
4,435,042 Vehicle mirror and support assembly 198 1981
4,436,371 Vehicle mirror assembly 208 1981
4,490,227 Process for making a curved, conductively coated glass member and the product thereof 143 1982
4,646,210 Vehicular mirror and light assembly 249 1984
D289989 Rearview mirror/light assembly 53 1984
4,712,879 Electrochromic mirror 248 1986
4,733,336 Lighted/information case assembly for rearview mirrors 314 1986
4,855,161 Method for deposition of electrochromic layers 121 1987
4,793,690 Rearview mirror control circuit 420 1987
4,799,768 Automatic rearview mirror with filtered light sensors 216 1987
4,826,289 Day/night rearview mirror assembly 173 1987
4,862,594 Magnetic compass system for a vehicle 135 1987
4,807,096 Interior light/carrier module for vehicles 281 1987
4,959,247 Electrochromic coating and method for making same 157 1987
4,882,565 Information display for rearview mirrors 401 1988
4,930,742 Rearview mirror and accessory mount for vehicles 317 1988
4,859,867 Windshield moisture sensing control circuit 172 1988
4,871,917 Vehicular moisture sensor and mounting apparatus therefor 241 1988
4,937,945 Magnetic compass with optical encoder 118 1988
4,936,533 Mounting assembly for vehicle accessories 215 1988
4,916,374 Continuously adaptive moisture sensor system for wiper control 257 1989
4,996,083 Method for deposition of electrochromic layers 126 1989
4,956,591 Control for a moisture sensor 240 1989
4,973,844 Vehicular moisture sensor and mounting apparatus therefor 224 1989
5,140,455 High performance electrochemichromic solutions and devices thereof 341 1989
5,066,112 Perimeter coated, electro-optic mirror 287 1989
5,142,407 Method of reducing leakage current in electrochemichromic solutions and solutions based thereon 247 1989
5,151,816 Method for reducing current leakage and enhancing UV stability in electrochemichromic solutions and devices 302 1989
5,115,346 Anti-scatter, ultraviolet protected, anti-misting, electro-optical rearview mirror 258 1990
5,076,674 Reduced first surface reflectivity electrochromic/electrochemichromic rearview mirror assembly 178 1990
5,073,012 Anti-scatter, ultraviolet protected, anti-misting, electro-optical assemblies 289 1990
5,076,673 Prolonged coloration electrochromic assembly 305 1990
5,131,154 Method and apparatus for compensating a magnetic compass 129 1990
5,179,471 Spectrally selective mirror and method for making same 243 1990
5,145,609 Linear polyether-containing electrochemichromic solutions and related devices 104 1990
5,151,824 Vehicular outside mirror assembly 286 1990
5,189,537 Indicia display for electro-optic devices wherein the indicia comprises a dielectric material extending at least partially into the electro-optic medium 218 1991
5,100,095 Breakaway vehicle accessory mount 209 1991
5,535,056 Method for making elemental semiconductor mirror for vehicles 199 1991
5,239,406 Near-infrared reflecting, ultraviolet protected, safety protected, electrochromic vehicular glazing 242 1991
5,233,461 Methods for sealing electrochromic devices and devices manufactured thereby 216 1991
5,239,405 Electrochemichromic solutions, processes for preparing and using the same, and devices manufactured with the same 208 1991
5,178,448 Rearview mirror with lighting assembly 284 1991
5,327,288 Reduced vibration day/night rearview mirror assembly 223 1991
5,193,029 Single sensor adaptive drive circuit for rearview mirror system 352 1991
5,255,442 Vehicle compass with electronic sensor 229 1991
5,253,109 Electro-optic device with constant light transmitting area 374 1992
5,277,986 Method for depositing high performing electrochromic layers 128 1992
5,500,760 Electrochemichromic solutions, processes for preparing and using the same, and devices manufactured with the same 146 1992
5,446,576 Electrochromic mirror for vehicles with illumination and heating control 193 1992
5,285,060 Display for automatic rearview mirror 315 1992
5,424,865 Electrochemichromic solutions, processes for preparing and using the same, and devices manufactured with the same 120 1993
5,330,149 Breakaway accessory mounting for vehicles 167 1993
5,550,677 Automatic rearview mirror system using a photosensor array 464 1993
5,406,414 Electrochromic rearview mirror for vehicles with constant light transmitting area 214 1993
5,644,851 Compensation system for electronic compass 167 1993
5,487,522 Mirror support bracket 157 1993
5,416,313 Display for automatic rearview mirror 230 1994
5,576,687 Vehicle information display 312 1994
5,668,663 Electrochromic mirrors and devices 397 1994
5,521,760 Energy absorbing rearview mirror assembly 177 1994
5,780,160 Electrochromic devices with improved processability and methods of preparing the same 97 1994
5,813,745 Rearview mirror with lighting assembly 137 1994
5,615,857 Mirror support bracket 199 1994
5,671,996 Vehicle instrumentation/console lighting 263 1994
5,751,489 Elemental semiconductor mirror for vehicles 181 1995
5,530,240 Display for automatic rearview mirror 336 1995
5,724,187 Electrochromic mirrors and devices 471 1995
5,610,756 Electrochromic mirror for vehicles 204 1995
5,669,698 Modular rearview mirror assembly and method for making same 310 1995
5,649,756 Rearview mirror with lighting assembly 268 1995
5,673,994 Rearview mirror with lighting assembly 158 1995
5,611,966 Electrochemichromic solutions, processes for preparing and using the same, and devices manufacturing with the same 117 1995
5,632,092 Compensation system for electronic compass 189 1995
5,525,264 Precursor solutions for forming coatings 205 1995
5,877,897 Automatic rearview mirror, vehicle lighting control and vehicle interior monitoring system using a photosensor array 386 1995
5,971,552 Vehicle global positioning system 268 1995
5,680,245 Reduced ultraviolet radiation transmitting, electrochromic assembly 145 1996
5,760,962 Automatic rearview mirror system using a photosensor array 332 1996
5,812,321 Automatic sensitivity adjustment for electro-optic mirror and headlight activation control 146 1996
5,798,575 Vehicle mirror digital network and dynamically interactive mirror system 337 1996
6,019,475 Modular rearview mirror assembly including an electronic control module 171 1996
5,708,410 Vehicle information display 243 1996
* 5,715,093 Automatic rearview mirror system with automatic headlight activation 274 1996
5,820,097 Breakaway accessory mounting assembly for vehicles and windshield mounted button therefor 196 1997
5,798,688 Interior vehicle mirror assembly having communication module 210 1997
5,786,772 Vehicle blind spot detection display system 367 1997
5,808,777 Electrochromic mirror for vehicles 183 1997
5,796,176 Memory mirror system for vehicles 221 1997
5,802,727 Compensation system for electronic compass 174 1997
5,910,854 Electrochromic polymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films, and processes for making such solid films and devices 349 1997
5,871,275 Illuminated power tilt exterior mirror for vehicle 174 1997
6,019,411 Overhead window assembly for vehicles 139 1997
6,166,625 Pyroelectric intrusion detection in motor vehicles 168 1997
6,124,886 Modular rearview mirror assembly 352 1997
5,914,815 Optical rearview system for vehicle 159 1997
5,938,321 Vehicle instrumentation/console lighting 211 1997
5,864,419 Near-infrared reflecting, ultraviolet protected, safety protected, electrochromic vehicular glazing 127 1997
5,924,212 Electronic compass 155 1997
6,498,620 Vision system for a vehicle including an image capture device and a display system having a long focal length 330 1997
6,007,222 Modular exterior rearview mirror assembly 156 1997
6,104,552 Vehicular rearview mirror assembly with forward vision optical system 126 1997
6,002,511 Electrochromic polymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films, and processes for making such solid films and devices 197 1998
6,087,953 Rearview mirror support incorporating vehicle information display 320 1998
6,158,655 Vehicle mounted remote transaction interface system 181 1998
6,286,965 Elemental semiconductor mirror for vehicles and method for making same 175 1998
5,929,786 Vehicle blind spot detection display system 274 1998
6,042,253 Rearview mirror with lighting assembly 125 1998
6,093,976 Memory mirror system for vehicles 138 1998
5,959,367 Vehicle mirror digital network and dynamically interactive mirror system 258 1998
6,173,501 Compensation system for electronic compass 146 1998
6,717,610 Wide angle image capture system for vehicle 250 1998
6,124,647 Information display in a rearview mirror 240 1998
6,172,613 Rearview mirror assembly incorporating vehicle information display 375 1999
6,245,262 Electrochromic polymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films, and processes for making such films and devices 213 1999
6,086,131 Safety handle for trunk of vehicle 151 1999
6,139,172 Interior mirror assembly for a vehicle incorporating a solid-state light source 207 1999
6,099,131 Electro-optic rearview mirror system 124 1999
6,198,409 Vehicle rearview mirror display system 258 1999
6,065,840 Elemental semiconductor mirror 170 1999
6,037,689 Housing with integral weather seals and noise dampeners for a rearview mirror actuator assembly 115 1999
6,178,034 Electrochromic devices 253 1999
6,313,454 Rain sensor 312 1999
6,317,248 Busbars for electrically powered cells 191 1999
6,150,014 Coated exterior mirror housing for vehicles 117 1999
6,154,306 Electrochromic polymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films, and processes for making such solid films and devices 229 1999
6,201,642 Vehicular vision system with a wide angle lens including a diffractive element 270 1999
6,183,119 Lighted vehicular mirror assembly 120 1999
6,175,164 Vehicle mirror digital network and dynamically interactive mirror system 241 1999
6,243,003 Accessory module for vehicle 325 1999
6,278,377 Indicator for vehicle accessory 264 1999
6,116,743 Extendable exterior rearview mirror assembly for vehicles 243 1999
6,227,689 Illumination device for exterior mirror 217 1999
6,146,003 Modular exterior rearview mirror assembly 136 1999
6,326,613 Vehicle interior mirror assembly adapted for containing a rain sensor 282 1999
6,411,204 Deceleration based anti-collision safety light control for vehicle 201 1999
6,329,925 Rearview mirror assembly with added feature modular display 369 1999
6,428,172 Rearview mirror assembly with utility functions 326 1999
6,439,755 Rearview mirror with lighting assembly 123 1999
6,420,975 Interior rearview mirror sound processing system 364 1999
6,217,181 Modular rearview mirror assembly including an electronic control module 132 2000
6,522,451 Exterior mirror plano-auxiliary reflective element assembly 185 2000
6,419,300 Outside sideview mirror assembly with reduced wind noise 115 2000
6,426,492 Electro-optic aperture for vehicular imaging system 114 2000
6,294,989 Tire inflation assistance monitoring system 252 2000
6,390,529 Safety release for a trunk of a vehicle 131 2000
6,210,008 Digital electrochromic mirror system 155 2000
6,362,548 Housing with integral gasket components for a rearview mirror actuator assembly 123 2000
6,386,742 Modular rearview mirror assembly 193 2000
6,305,807 Digital electrochromic mirror system 146 2000
6,196,688 Elemental semiconductor mirror 177 2000
6,318,870 Toggle assembly for rearview mirror 204 2000
6,513,252 Vehicle compass compensation 201 2000
6,353,392 Rain sensor with fog discrimination 262 2000
6,310,738 Consolidated exterior sideview mirror assembly incorporating an in-mold film process 133 2000
6,320,176 Vehicle rain sensor using imaging sensor 277 2000
6,222,460 Interior rearview mirror system incorporating a supplemental inflatable restraint system status information display 252 2000
6,412,973 Interior mirror assembly for a vehicle incorporating a solid-state light source 160 2000
6,291,906 Information display for vehicles 164 2000
6,520,667 Vehicle interior rearview mirror assembly with display 141 2000
6,515,582 Pyroelectric intrusion detection in motor vehicles 90 2000
6,336,737 Modular exterior rearview mirror assembly 138 2000
6,445,287 Tire inflation assistance monitoring system 210 2000
6,331,066 Lighted vehicular mirror assembly 128 2000
6,366,213 Rearview mirror assembly incorporating electrical accessories 248 2000
6,717,712 Exterior mirror plano-auxiliary reflective element assembly 163 2000
6,340,850 Vehicle mirror digital network and dynamically interactive mirror system 125 2000
6,427,349 Compensation system for electronic compass 140 2001
6,611,202 Vehicle camera display system 213 2001
6,326,900 Interior rearview mirror system incorporating a light-emitting information display 156 2001
6,690,268 Video mirror systems incorporating an accessory module 496 2001
6,477,464 Complete mirror-based global-positioning system (GPS) navigation solution 243 2001
7,224,324 Interactive automotive rearvision system 113 2001
6,693,517 Vehicle mirror assembly communicating wirelessly with vehicle accessories and occupants 147 2001
6,390,635 Extendable exterior rearview mirror assembly for vehicles 114 2001
6,433,676 Mirror-based audio system for a vehicle 248 2001
6,648,477 Rearview mirror assembly with information display 250 2001
6,534,884 Proximity sensing system for vehicles 156 2001
6,726,337 Extandable exterior rearview mirror assembly 113 2001
6,806,452 Interior rearview mirror system including a forward facing video device 159 2001
6,642,851 Interior rearview mirror system incorporating a directional information display 210 2001
6,672,731 Vehicular rearview mirror with blind spot viewing system 153 2001
6,501,387 Rearview mirror assembly with added feature modular display 225 2001
6,757,109 Plastic lens system for vehicle imaging system 220 2001
7,195,381 Vehicle interior LED lighting system 269 2002
6,672,744 Modular rearview mirror assembly 145 2002
6,906,632 Vehicular sound-processing system incorporating an interior mirror user-interaction site for a restricted-range wireless communication system 134 2002
2003/0007,261 Rearview mirror assembly with utility functions 125 2002
6,882,287 Automotive lane change aid 234 2002
6,847,487 Vehicle information display 166 2002
6,975,215 Vehicular header console system 119 2002
6,678,614 Navigation system for a vehicle 185 2002
6,774,810 Rearview mirror assembly incorporating supplemental inflatable restraint system status information display 122 2002
6,902,284 Interior rearview mirror system including a pendent accessory 158 2002
6,891,563 Vehicular vision system 173 2002
6,756,912 Information display system for a vehicle 128 2002
6,922,902 Vehicle compass compensation 86 2003
6,946,978 Imaging system for vehicle 186 2003
7,004,593 Interior rearview mirror system with compass 202 2003
7,167,796 Vehicle navigation system for use with a telematics system 170 2003
7,274,501 Mirror reflective element assembly 187 2003
7,184,190 Electro-optic reflective element assembly 198 2003
6,877,888 Modular rearview mirror assembly 110 2003
2006/0050,018 Accessory system for vehicle 277 2003
7,158,881 Navigation system for a vehicle 90 2004
7,446,650 Accessory system suitable for use in a vehicle 153 2004
7,488,080 Information display system for a vehicle 80 2004
7,012,543 Rearview mirror assembly incorporating accessories 90 2004
7,446,924 Mirror reflective element assembly including electronic component 98 2004
7,308,341 Vehicle communication system 94 2004
7,004,592 Electrochromic mirrors and devices 119 2004
7,338,177 Mirror reflective element for a vehicle 172 2004
7,255,451 Electro-optic mirror cell 250 2004
7,046,448 Vehicle information display 126 2005
7,108,409 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 107 2005
2006/0061,008 Mounting assembly for vehicle interior mirror 203 2005
2006/0028,730 Electrochromic mirrors and devices 52 2005
7,370,983 Interior mirror assembly with display 214 2005
7,329,013 Interior rearview mirror system with compass 81 2005
7,452,090 Interior rearview mirror system with compass 78 2006
7,468,651 Interior mirror system 83 2006
7,626,749 Vehicle mirror assembly with indicia at reflective element 151 2006
2008/0212,189 Vehicle Mirror Assembly With Indicia At Reflective Element 101 2006
7,255,465 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 101 2006
2007/0058,257 Display device for exterior rearview mirror 97 2006
2009/0015,736 INTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR ASSEMBLY WITH DISPLAY 77 2006
7,328,103 Navigation system for a vehicle 107 2006
7,344,284 Lighting system for a vehicle, with high-intensity power LED 117 2007
7,490,007 Video mirror system for a vehicle 108 2007
2007/0118,287 NAVIGATIONAL MIRROR SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE 63 2007
2008/0201,075 VIDEO MIRROR SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE 44 2007
2007/0183,066 Signal mirror system for a vehicle 66 2007
2007/0171,037 VIDEO MIRROR SYSTEM SUITABLE FOR USE IN A VEHICLE 87 2007
2007/0132,567 Video mirror system suitable for use in a vehicle 63 2007
7,310,177 Electro-optic reflective element assembly 106 2007
7,311,428 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 97 2007
7,471,438 Mirror reflective element assembly 101 2007
2008/0077,882 MULTIMEDIA MIRROR ASSEMBLY FOR VEHICLE 54 2007
7,467,883 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 100 2007
7,571,042 Navigation system for a vehicle 86 2007
2008/0183,355 MIRROR SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE 42 2007
7,494,231 Vehicular signal mirror 104 2007
2008/0094,684 VEHICULAR SIGNAL MIRROR 45 2007
2008/0094,685 VEHICULAR EXTERIOR MIRROR 62 2007
7,580,795 Vehicular navigation system 75 2007
7,490,944 Interior rearview mirror system with compass 95 2008
2008/0225,538 LIGHTING SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE, WITH HIGH-INTENSITY POWER LED 68 2008
2008/0212,215 INFORMATION DISPLAY SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE 71 2008
2008/0180,781 DISPLAY MIRROR ASSEMBLY SUITABLE FOR USE IN A VEHICLE 64 2008
7,619,508 Video mirror system for a vehicle 129 2008
2008/0180,529 VIDEO MIRROR SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE 97 2008
2008/0291,522 EXTERIOR REFLECTIVE MIRROR ELEMENT FOR A VEHICLE REARVIEW MIRROR ASSEMBLY 59 2008
2008/0266,389 VEHICULAR VIDEO MIRROR SYSTEM 102 2008
7,636,188 Rearview mirror element assemblies and systems 111 2008
2009/0080,055 REARVIEW MIRROR ELEMENT ASSEMBLIES AND SYSTEMS 53 2008
7,842,154 Mirror reflective element and method of forming same 90 2008
2008/0308,219 MIRROR REFLECTIVE ELEMENT AND METHOD OF FORMING SAME 47 2008
2009/0052,003 MIRROR REFLECTIVE ELEMENT ASSEMBLY 96 2008
7,541,570 Vehicle rearview mirror system 78 2008
7,540,620 Video mirror system with compass 91 2008
7,658,521 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 94 2008
7,667,579 Interior mirror system 76 2008
7,586,666 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 89 2008
2009/0141,331 INFORMATION DISPLAY SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE 31 2009
2009/0174,776 REARVIEW ASSEMBLY WITH DISPLAY 46 2009
2009/0231,741 INTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR SYSTEM WITH COMPASS 33 2009
2010/0085,645 INFORMATION DISPLAY SYSTEM FOR VEHICLE 47 2009
 
Safe Computing, Inc. (1)
5,101,139 Reducing video display radiation 101 1990
 
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA (7)
5,764,139 Information display apparatus for vehicles 236 1996
5,806,879 Air bag apparatus for passenger seat and bag folding method used therefor 99 1996
6,185,492 Vehicle steering control apparatus for assisting a steering effort to move a vehicle along a line desired by a driver 145 1998
6,094,618 On-vehicle device control system and control apparatus therein 127 1998
6,178,377 Positional information providing system and apparatus 143 1999
2003/0080,877 Device for monitoring area around vehicle 96 2002
2003/0090,570 Vehicle periphery monitor 79 2002
 
VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LTD. (1)
5,066,108 High throughput contrast enhancement for polarized displays 112 1989
 
NISSHA PRINTING CO., LTD. (1)
6,559,902 Touch panel 107 2000
 
SECOR VIEW TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
5,289,321 Consolidated rear view camera and display system for motor vehicle 309 1993
 
Decoma International Inc. (1)
7,081,810 Roof article transporter assembly 81 2004
 
AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS HOLDINGS, LLC (1)
5,408,353 Controllable transparency panel with solar load reduction 106 1993
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (1)
7,286,280 Brightness enhancement film for backlit image displays 87 2005
 
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (1)
6,466,701 System and method for displaying an image indicating a positional relation between partially overlapping images 121 1998
 
SONY VIDEO TAIWAN CO., LTD. (1)
6,199,810 Flat-panel display assembly mountable in a vehicle 164 1998
 
CRAWFORD, CHRISTOPHER M. (1)
6,441,943 Indicators and illuminators using a semiconductor radiation emitter package 285 1999
 
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (6)
4,970,653 Vision method of detecting lane boundaries and obstacles 296 1989
5,313,335 Blindzone signal indicator 276 1992
5,414,439 Head up display with night vision enhancement 217 1994
6,594,614 Vehicle back-up aid system 130 2000
7,230,523 Vehicular rear view mirror/video display 76 2005
7,327,225 Activation control of a vehicular rear view video display 89 2005
 
MITAC INTERNATIONAL CORP. (1)
6,836,725 Vehicle navigation system with off-road navigation 117 2002
 
Spero, Yechezkal Evan (1)
7,199,767 Enhanced vision for driving 126 2003
 
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. (1)
6,977,702 Reflective and transflective liquid crystal display using a wire grid polarizer 97 2003
 
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. (2)
6,713,783 Compensating electro-optical device including thin film transistors 93 1998
7,176,790 Display device and vehicle 85 2001
 
JOBIN YVON S.A. (FORMERLY INSTRUMENTS S.A.) (1)
6,657,708 Apparatus for optically characterising thin layered material 43 2001
 
FERGASON PATENT PROPERTIES, LLC (1)
5,808,589 Optical system for a head mounted display combining high and low resolution images 149 1994
 
TELEFUNKEN ELECTRONIC GMBH (1)
4,780,752 Luminescent semiconductor component 135 1982
 
PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA (9)
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 27 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 27 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 27 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 27 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 27 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 27 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 27 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 27 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 27 2005
 
Harman Automotive, Inc. (1)
5,436,741 Holographic signaling mirror 176 1993
 
JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY (5)
4,546,551 Electrical control system 271 1983
4,953,305 Vehicle compass with automatic continuous calibration 282 1987
5,555,172 User interface for controlling accessories and entering data in a vehicle 156 1994
6,247,820 Electro-optic mirror with contrasting display 91 1995
5,737,226 Vehicle compass system with automatic calibration 228 1995
 
Advanced Future Technologies, Inc. (1)
5,899,956 Vehicle mounted navigation device 212 1998
 
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. (1)
7,323,819 Plasma display panel having high brightness and high contrast using light absorption reflection film 90 2004
 
INFINITE INNOVATIONS INCORPORATED (1)
2003/0137,586 Vehicle video switching system and method 162 2002
 
Automobiles Peugeot (1)
5,296,924 Process for detection of obstacles present, in particular, in front of an automotive vehicle 117 1992
 
THE GOVERNORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA (1)
6,549,253 Optical device 88 1999
 
AUER LIGHTING GMBH (1)
2005/0168,995 Fresnel lens spotlight with coupled variation of the spacing of lighting elements 89 2004
 
ROHM AND HAAS DENMARK FINANCE A/S (1)
6,846,098 Light diffuser with variable diffusion 131 2002
 
COHERENT, INC. (1)
6,661,830 Tunable optically-pumped semiconductor laser including a polarizing resonator mirror 100 2002
 
D. LARRY HUBBARD (1)
7,511,607 Vehicle back-up viewing system 92 2006
 
TEIJIN LIMITED (1)
6,638,582 Phase difference film, phase difference film composite and liquid crystal display device using the same 108 2001
 
VARROC LIGHTING SYSTEMS S.R.O. (1)
6,102,559 Multi-function vehicle taillight system with unitary optic 128 1999
 
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (1)
2004/0077,359 Method and apparatus for providing position profiles in mobile value-added services 118 2003
 
Full-View-Matic, Inc. (1)
7,130,727 Vehicle safety system having methods and apparatus configurable for various vehicle geometries 84 2003
 
PHILIPS LUMILEDS LIGHTING COMPANY LLC (1)
7,696,964 LED backlight for LCD with color uniformity recalibration over lifetime 82 2006
 
JOHN MCGAVIGAN AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS LIMITED (1)
7,396,147 Back-illuminated panel with ultraviolet protection 89 2003
 
WAIN DART INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. (1)
6,412,959 Rear view mirror device having displayer or monitor 115 2000
 
HRL LABORATORIES, LLC (1)
7,327,855 Vision-based highway overhead structure detection system 85 2006
 
SMR Patents S.a.r.l. (1)
6,280,068 Vehicle external rearview mirror with rear facing blinker light 140 1999
 
AIR FORCE, UNITED STATES (1)
4,580,196 Night vision compatible illumination for vehicle crewmember workspace 159 1985
 
Automotive Distance Control Systems GmbH (1)
6,067,111 System for optical acquisition of the road 111 1997
 
Prophet Productions LLC (1)
5,666,157 Abnormality detection and surveillance system 285 1995
 
Hilborn, Thomas W. (1)
2003/0227,546 Viewing arrangement 111 2002
 
CTS CORPORATION (1)
4,630,040 Variable color electrooptic display 113 1983
 
SKC HAAS DISPLAY FILMS CO., LTD. (2)
7,160,017 Brightness enhancement film using a linear arrangement of light concentrators 105 2004
7,581,867 Brightness enhancement film using an array of light concentrators 93 2006
 
CAMRYN INDUSTRIES LLC (1)
5,587,699 Exterior mirror with information display 250 1994
 
TRANSPORTATION SAFETY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,229,975 Vehicle proximity sensor 119 1992
 
TELEDYNE SCIENTIFIC & IMAGING, LLC (4)
5,973,760 Display apparatus having quarter-wave plate positioned to eliminate conflicts with polarized sunglasses 114 1997
6,166,847 Reversible electrochemical mirror for modulation of reflected radiation 117 1999
6,111,685 Reversible electrochemical mirror (REM) with improved electrolytic solution 125 1999
6,301,039 Reversible electrochemical mirror (REM) state monitoring 111 2000
 
VIRO-KOTE, INC. (1)
5,968,538 Anti-bacterial/anti-viral coatings, coating process and parameters thereof 86 1997
 
KOWALICK, THOMAS MICHAEL, MR. (1)
5,877,707 GPS based seat belt monitoring system & method for using same 256 1997
 
Polymore Circuit Technologies (1)
6,512,203 Polymer thick film heating element on a glass substrate 114 2001
 
STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
5,038,255 Vehicle lamp 312 1990
 
TOUCHSENSOR TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (3)
5,610,380 Touch responsive control panel 104 1994
6,310,611 Differential touch sensor and control circuit therefor 344 1997
6,320,282 Touch switch with integral control circuit 304 1999
 
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. (1)
6,122,921 Shield to prevent cryopump charcoal array from shedding during cryo-regeneration 95 1999
 
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DELTA ELECTRONICS, INC. (1)
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CALCOMP INC. (2)
4,859,813 Digitizer tablet having electrical interconnect components on the writing substrate 107 1987
4,827,086 Digitizer cursor coil for reducing edge effect 103 1987
 
HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. (1)
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CHRYSLER GROUP LLC (1)
5,461,361 Automotive instrument panel apparatus 160 1994
 
ALTRA RECOVERY, LLC (2)
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2003/0141,965 Trailer based collision warning system and method 85 2002
 
MIRROR SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
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DONNELLY HOHE GMBH & CO. KG (2)
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6,819,231 Parking and/or maneuvering assistance device 113 2003
 
NIPPON OIL CORPORATION (1)
6,606,183 Method for producing a cell for an electrochromic mirror and an electrochromic mirror 119 2000
 
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5,432,626 Liquid crystal display device with shield casing connected to frame holding the display above lower casing holding light source 206 1993
5,640,216 Liquid crystal display device having video signal driving circuit mounted on one side and housing 163 1995
7,006,173 Liquid crystal display device having particular reflective polarizer 103 1999
7,233,304 Liquid crystal display apparatus 97 2000
6,636,190 Liquid crystal display having an improved lighting device 120 2001
7,138,974 Liquid crystal display device having an improved lighting device 84 2003
7,277,072 Image display 32 2004
7,489,374 Liquid crystal display 93 2004
2005/0140,855 Liquid crystal display 51 2004
7,245,336 Liquid crystal display device 86 2006
 
HITACHI, LTD. (3)
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6,191,704 Run environment recognizing apparatus 165 1997
6,356,206 Running surroundings recognizing apparatus 117 1999
 
AMETEK AEROSPACE PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
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GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (3)
6,212,470 Driver preference responsive vehicle route guidance system 117 1994
5,878,353 Radio frequency communication device including a mirrored surface 159 1996
6,810,323 System and method for storing and using information associated with geographic locations of interest to a mobile user 308 2000
 
SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY (1)
7,290,919 Backlight module and brightness enhancement film thereof 87 2006
 
ENSERCH CORPORATION (1)
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CHEIL INDUSTRIES INC. (1)
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ENERGY, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF (1)
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KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (1)
6,002,544 Head positioning control system for use in a disk drive using different target velocity data for read and write seeks 130 1997
 
Gintec Active Safety, Ltd. (1)
5,574,426 Obstacle detection system for vehicles moving in reverse 148 1995
 
VOXX INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
5,775,762 Overhead console having flip-down monitor 195 1997
 
RAYTHEON COMPANY (1)
5,745,266 Quarter-wave film for brightness enhancement of holographic thin taillamp 110 1996
 
THK CO., LTD. (1)
4,444,443 Unlimited sliding ball bearing spline assembly 40 1983
 
SEI Information Technology (1)
5,808,566 Electronic navigation system and method 179 1995
 
SW PELHAM FUND, L.P. (1)
6,592,230 Truck rearview mirror assembly having a display for displaying trailer coupling status information 104 2001
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (3)
5,177,031 Method of passivating etched mirror facets of semiconductor laser diodes 109 1991
6,573,957 Liquid crystal display device 86 2000
7,323,996 RFID reader having antenna with directional attenuation panels for determining RFID tag location 67 2005
 
Melexis Tessenderlo N.V. (3)
5,942,895 Magnetic field sensor and current and/or energy sensor 138 1996
6,278,271 Three dimensional magnetic field sensor 109 1999
6,184,679 Magnetic field sensor comprising two hall elements 118 1999
 
PRODISC TECHNOLOGY INC. (2)
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2006/0139,953 Liquid crystal display and backlight module thereof 95 2005
 
OPTIMAX TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (1)
7,132,064 Method for manufacturing brightness enhancement film of liquid crystal display and structure thereof 90 2004
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (2)
4,521,079 Low-reflection liquid-crystal display 117 1982
5,990,625 LCD having noise counteracting parallel resonant circuit 89 1997
 
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. (1)
7,572,490 Brightness enhancement film for liquid crystal display and manufacturing method thereof 88 2005
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (1)
5,576,975 Distance measuring method and a distance measuring apparatus 119 1995
 
TOMTOM INTERNATIONAL B.V. (1)
5,987,381 Automobile navigation system using remote download of data 278 1997
 
BRICA, Inc. (1)
6,779,900 Tether attached back seat safety mirror 79 2003
 
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5,649,758 Illuminated article of apparel 102 1995
 
Vastview Technologies, Inc. (1)
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ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (10)
6,167,755 Device for determining load in an internal combustion engine 110 1994
5,602,542 Parking aid with a wheel sensor 125 1995
6,061,002 Device and method for parking motor vehicle 144 1997
6,472,977 Method for the displaying information in a motor vehicle 129 2000
6,727,844 Method and device for detecting objects 129 2000
6,611,759 Method and device for detecting and evaluating objects in the vicinity of a motor vehicle 113 2001
6,675,075 Device for representing information in a motor vehicle 115 2002
2003/0090,569 Camera and brake system warning light configured as an integrated unit 117 2002
6,749,308 Micromirror 93 2003
7,643,927 Distance measuring device for control 84 2004
 
AKIHABARA LIMITED LLC (1)
6,889,064 Combined rear view mirror and telephone 130 2001
 
Silver State Intellectual Technologies, Inc. (1)
6,148,261 Personal communication system to send and receive voice data positioning information 400 1997
 
CHEY, DAVID W. (1)
4,626,850 Vehicle detection and collision avoidance apparatus 207 1983
 
TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
6,243,543 Developing device for developing a latent image 41 1999
 
P.A.T.C.O. PROPERTIES, INC. (1)
4,789,904 Vehicle mounted surveillance and videotaping system 208 1987
 
LUMILEDS LIGHTING, U.S., LLC (1)
6,672,734 Illumination system and display device 122 2001
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO (3)
4,603,946 Reflection controllable view mirror device for motor vehicle or the like 209 1983
4,634,835 Anti-dazzle device for a rearview mirror of a motor vehicle 98 1985
7,136,091 Vehicle imaging apparatus, vehicle monitoring apparatus, and rearview mirror 88 2002
 
YAZAKI CORPORATION (11)
4,837,551 Display apparatus for automotive vehicle 166 1988
4,978,196 Display apparatus for a vehicle 92 1989
5,070,323 Display for vehicle 155 1989
5,515,448 Distance measuring apparatus of a target tracking type 222 1993
5,510,983 On-vehicle display 161 1993
6,025,872 Monitor region extension member and motor vehicle peripheral monitoring apparatus using same 118 1997
6,594,583 Side-monitoring apparatus for motor vehicle 179 2001
6,330,511 Danger deciding apparatus for motor vehicle and environment monitoring apparatus therefor 129 2001
6,580,562 On-vehicle display unit 86 2001
6,618,672 Vehicle-applied rear-and-side monitoring system 118 2001
2003/0030,724 Park-assisting apparatus 124 2002
 
INTERNATIONAL TRUCK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMPANY, LLC (1)
5,530,421 Circuit for automated control of on-board closed circuit television system having side and rear view cameras 129 1994
 
SMITH INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
6,227,318 Superhard material enhanced inserts for earth-boring bits 63 1998
 
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION (3)
6,661,482 Polarizing element, optical element, and liquid crystal display 104 2001
6,724,446 Illumination device and/or a liquid crystal display device 83 2002
6,961,178 Polarizing film, optical film and liquid crystal display using polarizing film 93 2002
 
FAROS (1)
5,184,956 Method and device for training in the driving of vehicles 195 1991
 
JAM STRAIT, INC. (1)
6,371,636 LED light module for vehicles 237 2000
 
MAGNA ELECTRONICS INC. (26)
5,670,935 Rearview vision system for vehicle including panoramic view 467 1995
5,796,094 Vehicle headlight control using imaging sensor 478 1996
5,949,331 Display enhancements for vehicle vision system 342 1997
6,250,148 Rain sensor mount for use in a vehicle 268 1998
6,097,023 Vehicle headlight control using imaging sensor 360 1998
6,222,447 Rearview vision system with indicia of backup travel 289 1999
6,396,397 Vehicle imaging system with stereo imaging 341 1999
6,341,523 Rain sensor mount for use in a vehicle 224 2001
6,593,565 Vehicle interior rearview mirror assembly including an accessory-containing housing 163 2001
6,516,664 Rain sensor mount for use in a vehicle 169 2001
6,824,281 Vehicle accessory module 303 2003
6,774,356 Vehicle interior mirror system including a housing containing electrical components/accessories 113 2003
2004/0051,634 Vision system for a vehicle including image processor 147 2003
2006/0171,704 Imaging system for vehicle 129 2003
7,041,965 Vehicle interior mirror system including a rain sensor 97 2004
7,188,963 Vehicle accessory module 129 2004
7,526,103 Imaging system for vehicle 188 2005
7,480,149 Accessory module for vehicle 117 2005
2006/0038,668 Accessory module for vehicle 28 2005
7,262,406 Accessory mounting system for mounting a plurality of accessories to the windshield of a vehicle 95 2006
7,265,342 Accessory mounting system for mounting a plurality of accessories to the windshield of a vehicle 97 2007
7,420,159 Accessory mounting system for mounting a plurality of accessories to the windshield of a vehicle and viewing through a light transmitting portion of a light absorbing layer at the windshield 91 2007
7,538,316 Accessory mounting system for housing a camera that views through a light transmitting portion of a light absorbing layer at a portion of the windshield of the vehicle 89 2008
2009/0201,137 REARVIEW ASSEMBLY WITH DISPLAY 98 2009
2009/0219,394 ACCESSORY MOUNTING SYSTEM SUITABLE FOR USE IN A VEHICLE 39 2009
2010/0091,509 INTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE 37 2009
 
Display Products, Inc. (1)
5,160,201 Rotatable led cluster device 162 1991
 
Southwall Technologies, Inc. (1)
5,744,227 Antireflective coatings comprising a lubricating layer having a specific surface energy 119 1995
 
Saint-Gobain Vitrage (4)
5,800,918 Multilayered hydrophobic window glass 149 1995
5,935,702 Glass substrates coated with a stack of thin layers having reflective properties in the infra-red and/or solar ranges 164 1995
6,042,934 Transparent substrate provided with a stack of thin layers 116 1997
6,362,121 Substrate with a photocatalytic coating based on titanium dioxide and organic dispersions based on titanium dioxide 136 2000
 
LG Display LCD Co., Ltd. (1)
7,548,291 Reflective type liquid crystal display device and fabrication method thereof 109 2004
 
AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION (3)
6,538,709 LCD panel including plurality of display panel parts wrapped around by a thin plastic film envelope with an opening 103 1998
7,262,916 Backlight module and brightness enhancement film thereof 126 2005
7,411,732 Backlight module and brightness enhancement film thereof 87 2007
 
MAGNA DONNELLY ENGINEERING GMBH (2)
5,058,851 Mounting assembly for rearview mirror 150 1990
5,820,245 Rearview mirror assembly 175 1996
 
MAGNA AUTECA ZWEIGNIEDERLASSUNG DER MAGNA HOLDING AG (1)
6,717,109 Heatable mirror, method for producing a heat conductive layer, and the use thereof 94 2000
 
TICONA POLYMERS, INC. (1)
7,235,918 Thermally-conductive plastic articles having light reflecting surfaces 88 2003
 
LEAR CORPORATION (3)
5,662,375 Mounting clip 159 1996
6,542,182 System for displaying an area outside a normal viewing area to a vehicle driver 115 2000
2004/0090,317 Visual display for vehicle 78 2003
 
V-TECH-USA, LLC (1)
6,693,519 Vehicle safety monitoring system for viewing blind spots 122 2001
 
TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD. (1)
6,072,391 Information indicator for vehicle 135 1996
 
LEAR AUTOMOTIVE DEARBORN, INC. (5)
6,082,881 Vanity light for rearview mirror 110 1998
6,264,353 Exterior mirror with supplement turn signal 146 1998
6,417,786 Vehicle navigation system with removable positioning receiver 103 1998
6,304,173 Rear view and multi-media system for vehicles 166 1999
6,734,807 Polarametric blind spot detector with steerable beam 117 1999
 
D'AMORE, JAMES (1)
2001/0026,316 Multi-observation and recording system for various modes of transportation 113 2001
 
RCA CORPORATION, A CORP. OF DE (1)
4,794,261 Radiation protection circuit for protection against gamma ray and neutron radiation 91 1987
 
EXON SCIENCE INC. (1)
6,916,099 Rearview/display mirror assembly 88 2003
 
KONICA CORPORATION (2)
5,748,287 Photographic film reproducing apparatus using object brightness and exposure correction amount to develop photographed images 100 1995
7,281,491 Dielectric-coated electrode, plasma discharge treatment apparatus and method for forming thin film 81 2003
 
EFUN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. (4)
6,277,471 Brightness enhancement film 128 1999
6,759,113 Uniform curved surface structure of a brightness unit for a brightness enhancement film 119 2003
7,448,776 Brightness enhancement film having curved prism units 91 2004
7,269,327 Brightness enhancement film having a reinforcing structure 92 2005
 
ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED (10)
4,338,000 Electrochromic light controlling panel 152 1980
4,435,048 Electro-optical device and electro-optical light controlling device 128 1981
4,702,566 Electrochromic display device 139 1985
4,671,619 Electro-optic device 145 1985
4,761,061 Method for fabrication of electrochromic device and the same fabricated by the method 158 1986
5,150,232 Active matrix liquid crystal display element and projection type active matrix liquid crystal display device 133 1989
5,158,638 Method of making window glass with a gasket 136 1990
5,386,306 Active matrix liquid crystal display element and projection type active matrix liquid crystal display device 117 1992
5,871,843 Laminate and process for its production 105 1997
7,505,188 Light control device and method for producing the same 84 2006
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (2)
4,682,083 Fluorescent lamp dimming adaptor kit 121 1986
4,855,550 White touch pads for capacitive touch control panels 137 1988
 
R & D Molded Products, Inc. (1)
5,160,200 Wedge-base LED bulb housing 194 1991
 
BURANI CONSULTING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
6,281,804 Display arranged in a motor vehicle 125 1997
 
VISUS, LTD (1)
7,001,058 Ultra-thin backlight 118 2002
 
QUALCOMM MEMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,871,982 High-density illumination system 325 2004
 
DRESSER, INC. (1)
4,538,063 Photo transducer circuit for setting minimum and maximum current flow between power terminals 91 1983
 
GROTE INDUSTRIES, INC. (2)
5,528,474 Led array vehicle lamp 302 1994
5,632,551 LED vehicle lamp assembly 410 1996
 
TPK TOUCH SOLUTIONS (XIAMEN) INC. (3)
6,001,486 Transparent substrate with diffuser surface 224 1998
6,087,012 Transparent substrate with diffuser surface 124 1999
6,627,918 Spacer elements for interactive information devices and method for making same 228 2001
 
FREIGHTLINER CORPORATION (1)
6,289,332 Integrated message display system for a vehicle 203 1999
 
JAPAN TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION, A CORP. OF JAPAN (1)
4,729,076 Signal light unit having heat dissipating function 353 1986
 
Sextant Avionique (1)
6,324,295 Guiding method and device for in-flight-refuelling line 129 1998
 
REDEBT, LLC (1)
5,686,975 Polarel panel for stereoscopic displays 137 1993
 
MAGNA MIRRORS OF AMERICA, INC. (32)
5,371,659 Remote-actuated exterior vehicle security light 344 1993
5,497,305 Remote-actuated exterior vehicle security light 281 1994
5,497,306 Exterior vehicle security light 349 1995
5,587,236 Interior rear view mirror mounting system utilizing one-package structural adhesive 200 1995
5,669,699 Exterior vehicle security light 278 1996
5,669,704 Exterior vehicle security light 279 1996
5,669,705 Exterior vehicle mirror system including signal light 280 1996
5,823,654 Universal exterior vehicle security light 278 1996
5,863,116 Remote-actuated exterior vehicle security light 284 1997
5,879,074 Exterior vehicle security light 217 1997
6,176,602 Vehicle exterior mirror system with signal light 303 1998
6,149,287 Universal exterior vehicle security light 209 1998
6,074,077 Security lighted vehicular exterior rearview mirror system 159 1999
6,152,590 Lighting device for motor vehicles 210 1999
6,086,229 Vehicle exterior mirror system with signal light assembly 241 1999
6,276,821 Vehicle exterior mirror system with signal light 277 1999
6,099,155 Security lighted vehicular exterior rearview mirror system 171 1999
6,553,308 Vehicle-based navigation system with smart map filtering, portable unit home-base registration and multiple navigation system preferential use 197 2000
6,296,379 Vehicle exterior mirror system with turn signal light assembly 188 2000
6,280,069 Vehicular exterior rearview mirror system with signal light assembly 190 2000
6,299,333 Exterior rearview mirror assembly security system for a vehicle 183 2000
6,347,880 Lighting device for motor vehicles 143 2000
6,568,839 Vehicle exterior mirror system with signal light 138 2000
6,416,208 Vehicle exterior mirror system with signal light 169 2001
6,474,853 Vehicular rearview mirror assembly system 143 2001
6,494,602 Exterior rearview mirror assembly security system for a vehicle 144 2001
6,832,848 Vehicle exterior mirror system with turn signal light assembly 126 2001
6,685,348 Lighted vehicular exterior rearview mirror system 139 2002
6,709,136 Lighted exterior mirror system 117 2002
7,151,997 Vehicle-based navigation system with smart map filtering, portable unit home-base registration and multiple navigation system preferential use 103 2003
7,412,328 Navigation system for a vehicle 92 2006
2009/0243,824 INTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR SYSTEM 92 2009
 
REITTER & SCHEFENACKER GMBH & CO. KG (5)
5,680,263 Interior rearview mirror for motor vehicles 130 1995
5,975,715 Taillight fixture for motor vehicles with printed circuit boards with connectors and LED's 120 1997
6,016,035 Light assembly, preferably tail light assembly, of a vehicle, preferably a motor vehicle 112 1998
6,139,171 Exterior rearview mirror for vehicles, preferably motor vehicles 167 1999
6,286,984 Light, especially taillight, for motor vehicles 118 1999
 
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY (1)
6,594,090 Laser projection display system 255 2001
 
NANAO CORPORATION (1)
5,260,626 Apparatus for suppressing field radiation from display device 103 1992
 
MOXTEK, INC. (1)
5,986,730 Dual mode reflective/transmissive liquid crystal display apparatus 157 1998
 
MAGNA MIRROR SYSTEMS INC. (1)
6,206,553 Single pivot mirror with security light 141 1999
 
SLC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,249,310 Discrete surveillance camera devices 95 2000
 
NITTO JUSHI KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
6,222,689 Surface light source device and asymmetrical prism sheet 119 1998
 
VTEC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,759,945 Variable transmittance birefringent device 85 2001
 
CLARION CO., LTD. (2)
6,078,865 Navigation system for guiding a mobile unit through a route to a destination using landmarks 179 1997
6,268,837 Display control device and method 87 1999
 
CARL-ZEISS-STIFTUNG (1)
5,331,358 Vision testing system for testing the sight function of a patient 100 1992
 
JOHNSON SAFETY, INC. (1)
7,636,930 Mobile video system 103 2004
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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MAGNA MIRRORS OF AMERICA, INC. (6)
8,730,553 Frameless interior rearview mirror assembly 2 2010
8,508,383 Interior rearview mirror system 3 2012
8,654,433 Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle 2 2013
8,976,439 Mirror assembly for vehicle 0 2013
8,922,867 Frameless interior rearview mirror assembly 1 2014
9,090,212 Frameless interior rearview mirror assembly 0 2014
 
MAGNA ELECTRONICS INC. (5)
8,134,117 Vehicular having a camera, a rain sensor and a single-ball interior electrochromic mirror assembly attached at an attachment element 40 2011
8,267,559 Interior rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle 7 2012
8,288,711 Interior rearview mirror system with forwardly-viewing camera and a control 25 2012
8,543,330 Driver assist system for vehicle 10 2012
9,014,966 Driver assist system for vehicle 0 2014
 
Rydeen North America, Inc. (1)
* 8,717,521 Adjustable reflective device with multi-functional display 0 2011
 
MAGNA ELECTRONICS IN. (1)
8,676,491 Driver assist system for vehicle 4 2013
 
InfoGation Corporation (1)
* 7,991,528 Rear-view car mirror for accommodating a GPS device 1 2008
 
DONNELLY CORPORATION (29)
8,019,505 Vehicle information display 37 2011
8,121,787 Vehicular video mirror system 22 2011
8,095,260 Vehicle information display 33 2011
8,427,288 Rear vision system for a vehicle 8 2011
8,177,376 Vehicular interior rearview mirror system 21 2011
8,779,910 Interior rearview mirror system 2 2011
8,653,959 Video mirror system for a vehicle 2 2011
8,282,253 Mirror reflective element sub-assembly for exterior rearview mirror of a vehicle 8 2011
8,325,028 Interior rearview mirror system 31 2012
8,170,748 Vehicle information display system 9 2012
8,304,711 Vehicle rearview mirror system 20 2012
8,271,187 Vehicular video mirror system 7 2012
8,559,093 Electrochromic mirror reflective element for vehicular rearview mirror assembly 2 2012
8,355,839 Vehicle vision system with night vision function 2 2012
8,465,162 Vehicular interior rearview mirror system 1 2012
8,379,289 Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle 6 2012
8,908,039 Vehicular video mirror system 0 2012
8,400,704 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 5 2012
8,503,062 Rearview mirror element assembly for vehicle 1 2012
8,833,987 Mirror reflective element sub-assembly for exterior rearview mirror of a vehicle 1 2012
8,465,163 Interior rearview mirror system 2 2012
8,610,992 Variable transmission window 0 2012
8,797,627 Exterior rearview mirror assembly 4 2012
8,577,549 Information display system for a vehicle 1 2013
8,705,161 Method of manufacturing a reflective element for a vehicular rearview mirror assembly 0 2013
8,608,327 Automatic compass system for vehicle 1 2013
8,884,788 Automotive communication system 0 2013
9,073,491 Exterior rearview mirror assembly 0 2014
9,045,091 Mirror reflective element sub-assembly for exterior rearview mirror of a vehicle 0 2014
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