US Patent No: 7,926,960

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Interior rearview mirror system for vehicle

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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, MI710

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Deline, Jonathan E Oak Ridge, NC 121 5575
Lynam, Niall R Holland, MI 752 33687
McCaw, Joseph P Holland, MI 25 1240
Skiver, Timothy G Holland, MI 19 954
Uken, John T Jenison, MI 59 1608

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7,446,924 Mirror reflective element assembly including electronic component 78 2004
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2008/0094,685 VEHICULAR EXTERIOR MIRROR 58 2007
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2008/0212,215 INFORMATION DISPLAY SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE 55 2008
2008/0180,781 DISPLAY MIRROR ASSEMBLY SUITABLE FOR USE IN A VEHICLE 60 2008
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7,619,508 Video mirror system for a vehicle 98 2008
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7,540,620 Video mirror system with compass 78 2008
7,658,521 Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle 78 2008
7,667,579 Interior mirror system 66 2008
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6,099,155 Security lighted vehicular exterior rearview mirror system 156 1999
6,553,308 Vehicle-based navigation system with smart map filtering, portable unit home-base registration and multiple navigation system preferential use 179 2000
6,296,379 Vehicle exterior mirror system with turn signal light assembly 169 2000
6,280,069 Vehicular exterior rearview mirror system with signal light assembly 172 2000
6,299,333 Exterior rearview mirror assembly security system for a vehicle 166 2000
6,347,880 Lighting device for motor vehicles 128 2000
6,568,839 Vehicle exterior mirror system with signal light 124 2000
6,416,208 Vehicle exterior mirror system with signal light 155 2001
6,474,853 Vehicular rearview mirror assembly system 130 2001
6,494,602 Exterior rearview mirror assembly security system for a vehicle 131 2001
6,832,848 Vehicle exterior mirror system with turn signal light assembly 112 2001
6,685,348 Lighted vehicular exterior rearview mirror system 125 2002
6,709,136 Lighted exterior mirror system 105 2002
7,151,997 Vehicle-based navigation system with smart map filtering, portable unit home-base registration and multiple navigation system preferential use 89 2003
7,412,328 Navigation system for a vehicle 79 2006
2009/0243,824 INTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR SYSTEM 73 2009
 
K.W. MUTH COMPANY, INC. (26)
5,014,167 Visual signaling apparatus 299 1990
5,207,492 Mirror assembly 313 1991
5,355,284 Mirror assembly 174 1992
5,361,190 Mirror assembly 253 1992
D363920 Electrical circuit board 115 1992
5,481,409 Mirror assembly 231 1993
5,528,422 Mirror coating 133 1993
5,619,374 Mirror coating 112 1995
5,619,375 Mirror coating 110 1995
5,788,357 Mirror assembly 263 1996
D394833 Combined rearview mirror and signalling indicator 125 1996
6,045,243 Mirror assembly 201 1998
6,005,724 Mirror coating, mirror utilizing same, and a mirror assembly 189 1998
6,076,948 Electromagnetic radiation emitting or receiving assembly 171 1998
6,257,746 Signalling assembly 204 1998
D409540 Combined rearview mirror and signaling indicator 125 1998
D425466 Combined rearview mirror and small feature backup assistance indicator 112 1999
D426506 Combined rearview mirror and nine pixel signalling indicator 112 1999
D426507 Combined rearview mirror and seven pixel signalling indicator 112 1999
D427128 Combined rearview mirror and signalling indicator 112 1999
D428372 Combined rearview mirror and five pixel signalling indicator 111 1999
D428373 Combined rearview mirror and nine pixel signalling indicator 111 1999
D428842 Combined rearview mirror and large feature backup assistance indicator 114 1999
D429202 Combined rearview mirror and seven pixel signalling indicator 112 1999
D430088 Combined rearview mirror and five pixel signalling indicator 113 1999
7,241,037 Signaling assembly 80 2005
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (24)
5,217,794 Lamellar polymeric body 202 1991
5,568,316 Formable reflective multilayer body 182 1995
5,686,979 Optical panel capable of switching between reflective and transmissive states 348 1995
5,699,188 Metal-coated multilayer mirror 242 1995
5,917,664 Brightness enhancement film with soft cutoff 202 1996
6,111,696 Brightness enhancement film 228 1997
5,965,247 Process for forming reflective polarizer 204 1997
6,379,788 Antireflection film 79 1998
6,274,221 Angular brightness microprismatic retroreflective film or sheeting incorporating a syndiotactic vinyl aromatic polymer 82 1999
6,262,842 Transflective displays with reflective polarizing transflector 110 2000
6,797,396 Wrinkle resistant infrared reflecting film and non-planar laminate articles made therefrom 106 2000
6,760,157 Brightness enhancement film 114 2000
6,573,963 Cholesteric liquid crystal optical bodies and methods of manufacture 85 2001
6,624,936 Color-compensated information displays 102 2001
2003/0048,639 Backlighting transmissive displays 48 2001
6,985,291 Non-inverting transflective assembly 96 2001
7,215,473 Enhanced heat mirror films 93 2002
6,952,312 Head-up display with polarized light source and wide-angle p-polarization reflective polarizer 86 2002
7,153,588 UV resistant naphthalate polyester articles 69 2003
7,271,951 Cards and laminates incorporating multilayer optical films 74 2005
7,586,566 Brightness enhancing film and display device having the same 77 2006
7,547,467 Brightness enhancing film and methods of surface treating inorganic nanoparticles 79 2006
2009/0040,465 POLARIZED, LED-BASED ILLUMINATION SOURCE 51 2008
2009/0262,422 REFLECTIVE POLARIZER AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME 45 2009
 
MAGNA ELECTRONICS INC. (24)
5,670,935 Rearview vision system for vehicle including panoramic view 356 1995
5,796,094 Vehicle headlight control using imaging sensor 416 1996
5,949,331 Display enhancements for vehicle vision system 290 1997
6,250,148 Rain sensor mount for use in a vehicle 223 1998
6,097,023 Vehicle headlight control using imaging sensor 310 1998
6,222,447 Rearview vision system with indicia of backup travel 247 1999
6,396,397 Vehicle imaging system with stereo imaging 284 1999
6,341,523 Rain sensor mount for use in a vehicle 183 2001
6,593,565 Vehicle interior rearview mirror assembly including an accessory-containing housing 129 2001
6,516,664 Rain sensor mount for use in a vehicle 136 2001
6,824,281 Vehicle accessory module 257 2003
6,774,356 Vehicle interior mirror system including a housing containing electrical components/accessories 100 2003
2004/0051,634 Vision system for a vehicle including image processor 127 2003
7,041,965 Vehicle interior mirror system including a rain sensor 86 2004
7,188,963 Vehicle accessory module 110 2004
7,526,103 Imaging system for vehicle 149 2005
2006/0038,668 Accessory module for vehicle 25 2005
7,480,149 Accessory module for vehicle 97 2005
7,262,406 Accessory mounting system for mounting a plurality of accessories to the windshield of a vehicle 79 2006
7,265,342 Accessory mounting system for mounting a plurality of accessories to the windshield of a vehicle 81 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 80 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 77 2008
2009/0219,394 ACCESSORY MOUNTING SYSTEM SUITABLE FOR USE IN A VEHICLE 36 2009
2010/0091,509 INTERIOR REARVIEW MIRROR SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE 35 2009
 
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (16)
5,214,408 Distance detecting apparatus for a vehicle 105 1991
5,304,980 Distance detecting apparatus for a vehicle 140 1992
5,386,285 Obstacle detecting device for a vehicle 204 1993
5,475,494 Driving environment surveillance apparatus 184 1993
5,424,952 Vehicle-surroundings monitoring apparatus 210 1994
5,745,050 Obstacle detection apparatus for vehicles 110 1995
5,617,085 Method and apparatus for monitoring the surroundings of a vehicle and for detecting failure of the monitoring apparatus 178 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 112 1997
6,128,576 Obstruction detecting apparatus 149 1998
6,452,533 Vehicle periphery monitoring device 106 2000
6,424,892 Vehicle surroundings monitoring device 100 2001
6,335,680 Vehicle surroundings monitoring device 102 2001
6,665,592 Vehicle surroundings monitoring device 101 2001
6,591,192 Vehicle surrounding monitoring apparatus 100 2001
6,801,283 Liquid crystal display device 91 2003
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (15)
6,462,795 Display system having curved microlens array between flat matrix display panel and similarly curved viewing screen 72 2000
6,424,272 Vehicular blind spot vision system 108 2001
6,424,273 System to aid a driver to determine whether to change lanes 187 2001
6,396,637 Image display device and method of manufacturing a light conductor for such an image display device 84 2001
6,670,941 Slow rate controlled ramp and its use in liquid crystal displays 76 2001
6,727,807 Driver's aid using image processing 84 2001
6,683,539 Computer vision based parking assistant 112 2001
6,773,116 Projection display device 70 2002
7,379,243 Mirror with built-in display 83 2003
2006/0164,725 Mirror with built in display 28 2004
7,551,354 Mirror with built in display 80 2004
7,562,985 Mirror assembly with integrated display device 68 2004
2007/0041,096 Mirror with built-in display 48 2004
7,362,505 Mirror with built-in display 80 2004
7,636,195 Mirror with built-in display 75 2005
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (15)
4,665,430 Monitoring apparatus 111 1985
4,713,685 Video monitoring apparatus 151 1985
4,731,669 Camera apparatus with movably supported lens barrel 142 1986
5,331,312 Obstacle-detecting apparatus 152 1992
6,731,332 Image processing apparatus 109 1999
6,992,718 Illuminating apparatus, display panel, view finder, video display apparatus, and video camera mounting the elements 127 1999
6,172,601 Three-dimensional scope system with a single camera for vehicles 116 1999
6,315,440 Multicolored illuminator and portable information apparatus having the same 86 2000
6,344,805 Parking conduct device and parking conduct method 122 2000
6,483,429 Parking assistance system 123 2000
6,575,643 Camera apparatus 100 2001
6,515,597 Vicinity display for car 111 2001
6,566,821 Drive device and drive method for a cold cathode fluorescent lamp 91 2001
6,778,904 On-vehicle navigation system 102 2002
6,736,526 Bulb-type lamp and manufacturing method for the bulb-type lamp 82 2002
 
Prince Corporation (15)
4,425,717 Vehicle magnetic sensor 141 1982
5,154,617 Modular vehicle electronic system 143 1991
5,469,298 Reflective display at infinity 217 1991
5,408,357 Display depolarizer 99 1992
5,455,716 Vehicle mirror with electrical accessories 170 1992
5,339,529 Magnetic sensor mount 90 1992
5,822,023 Projected display system for a vehicle 148 1993
5,525,977 Prompting system for vehicle personalization 151 1993
5,691,848 Electrical control system for vehicle options 134 1995
5,650,929 Modular electronic display and accessory mounting system for a vehicle 136 1995
5,940,120 Vanity console 192 1995
5,790,973 Last exit warning system 235 1995
5,708,415 Electrical control system for vehicle options 135 1996
5,926,087 Visor parameter monitor and display 198 1997
5,927,792 Visor display 84 1998
 
Nippondenso Co., Ltd. (12)
4,499,451 Mirror 196 1982
4,636,782 Display arrangement for a vehicle 155 1984
4,623,222 Liquid crystal type dazzle-free transmissive-reflective mirror 239 1984
4,671,615 Control apparatus for a dazzle-free reflection mirror of a vehicle 159 1985
4,669,827 Detection of manipulation of position apparatus for dazzle-free mirror 85 1985
4,655,549 Automatic antidazzle semitransparent mirror 89 1985
4,635,033 Display system for automotive vehicle 147 1985
4,721,364 Dazzle-free mirror with photocell in a non-dazzle-free portion 170 1985
4,697,883 Control apparatus for two section, glare shield mirror 156 1985
5,760,931 Image display unit 151 1994
5,754,099 Obstacle warning system for a vehicle 158 1995
5,631,639 Collision alarm system for automotive vehicle 120 1995
 
JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY (11)
4,546,551 Electrical control system 234 1983
4,953,305 Vehicle compass with automatic continuous calibration 257 1987
5,555,172 User interface for controlling accessories and entering data in a vehicle 140 1994
5,661,455 Electrical control system for vehicle options 136 1995
6,247,820 Electro-optic mirror with contrasting display 82 1995
5,661,651 Wireless vehicle parameter monitoring system 225 1995
5,737,226 Vehicle compass system with automatic calibration 197 1995
5,878,370 Vehicle compass system with variable resolution 178 1995
5,761,094 Vehicle compass system 193 1996
6,028,537 Vehicle communication and remote control system 554 1997
6,418,376 Method and apparatus to maintain compass heading with a moveable sensor mounting 122 2000
 
MURAKAMI CORPORATION (11)
5,634,709 Inner mirror of a vehicle having a display device 184 1995
2003/0098,908 Camera built-in rearview mirror 104 2002
2003/0103,142 Camera built-in exterior rearview mirror 106 2002
7,490,943 Colored anti-fog mirror 77 2007
2009/0040,778 IMAGE PICKUP DEVICE-EQUIPPED REAR-VIEW MIRROR 80 2008
7,633,567 Liquid crystal glare-proof mirror 76 2008
2009/0085,729 VEHICLE REAR-VIEW MIRROR 51 2008
7,695,174 Light-emitting display device-equipped rear-view mirror 74 2008
2009/0244,740 LIGHT-EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE-EQUIPPED REAR-VIEW MIRROR 48 2009
2010/0214,662 VEHICLE MIRROR AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR 39 2009
2010/0245,701 MIRROR WITH MONITOR FOR VEHICLE 67 2010
 
YAZAKI CORPORATION (11)
4,837,551 Display apparatus for automotive vehicle 149 1988
4,978,196 Display apparatus for a vehicle 83 1989
5,070,323 Display for vehicle 139 1989
5,515,448 Distance measuring apparatus of a target tracking type 188 1993
5,510,983 On-vehicle display 134 1993
6,025,872 Monitor region extension member and motor vehicle peripheral monitoring apparatus using same 106 1997
6,594,583 Side-monitoring apparatus for motor vehicle 147 2001
6,330,511 Danger deciding apparatus for motor vehicle and environment monitoring apparatus therefor 115 2001
6,580,562 On-vehicle display unit 76 2001
6,618,672 Vehicle-applied rear-and-side monitoring system 105 2001
2003/0030,724 Park-assisting apparatus 110 2002
 
ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED (10)
4,338,000 Electrochromic light controlling panel 141 1980
4,435,048 Electro-optical device and electro-optical light controlling device 117 1981
4,702,566 Electrochromic display device 127 1985
4,671,619 Electro-optic device 134 1985
4,761,061 Method for fabrication of electrochromic device and the same fabricated by the method 144 1986
5,150,232 Active matrix liquid crystal display element and projection type active matrix liquid crystal display device 124 1989
5,158,638 Method of making window glass with a gasket 118 1990
5,386,306 Active matrix liquid crystal display element and projection type active matrix liquid crystal display device 108 1992
5,871,843 Laminate and process for its production 95 1997
7,505,188 Light control device and method for producing the same 75 2006
 
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (10)
5,341,437 Method of determining the configuration of a path for motor vehicle 147 1993
5,539,397 Driving control system for vehicle 168 1994
5,566,244 Method of inspecting a workpiece surface including a picturing system with a shortened focal plane 25 1994
5,883,739 Information display device for vehicle 183 1996
6,157,294 Vehicle obstacle detecting system 113 1998
6,269,308 Safety running system for vehicle 128 1999
6,437,688 Obstruction detection method for vehicle 109 2000
6,408,247 Obstacle detecting system 106 2000
6,683,969 Object detection system 114 2000
6,581,007 System, method, and program for detecting approach to object 99 2002
 
PANASONIC LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY CO., LTD. (10)
5,432,626 Liquid crystal display device with shield casing connected to frame holding the display above lower casing holding light source 197 1993
5,640,216 Liquid crystal display device having video signal driving circuit mounted on one side and housing 154 1995
7,006,173 Liquid crystal display device having particular reflective polarizer 91 1999
7,233,304 Liquid crystal display apparatus 86 2000
6,636,190 Liquid crystal display having an improved lighting device 110 2001
7,138,974 Liquid crystal display device having an improved lighting device 75 2003
7,277,072 Image display 25 2004
2005/0140,855 Liquid crystal display 45 2004
7,489,374 Liquid crystal display 78 2004
7,245,336 Liquid crystal display device 76 2006
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (10)
6,167,755 Device for determining load in an internal combustion engine 98 1994
5,602,542 Parking aid with a wheel sensor 113 1995
6,061,002 Device and method for parking motor vehicle 127 1997
6,472,977 Method for the displaying information in a motor vehicle 109 2000
6,727,844 Method and device for detecting objects 117 2000
6,611,759 Method and device for detecting and evaluating objects in the vicinity of a motor vehicle 101 2001
6,675,075 Device for representing information in a motor vehicle 102 2002
2003/0090,569 Camera and brake system warning light configured as an integrated unit 102 2002
6,749,308 Micromirror 83 2003
7,643,927 Distance measuring device for control 75 2004
 
NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. (9)
4,274,078 Mirror assembly with indicator 207 1979
4,555,694 Display device for a vehicle 108 1982
4,692,798 Apparatus and process for improving visibility of object within visual field 201 1985
5,355,118 Vehicle collision alert system 166 1992
5,414,461 Vehicle navigation apparatus providing simultaneous forward and rearward views 298 1992
6,351,708 Vehicle navigation system and method 92 2000
6,415,230 Method and apparatus for assisting vehicle operator braking action of a vehicle 109 2000
6,463,369 Lane following vehicle control and process 112 2001
2003/0179,293 Vehicular image processing apparatus and vehicular image processing method 106 2003
 
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 1 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 1 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 1 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 1 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 1 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 1 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 1 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 1 2005
2006/0109,185 Portable radio communication apparatus provided with a part of a housing operating as an antenna 1 2005
 
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION (9)
6,147,934 Display device and electronic watch 84 1998
6,317,180 Liquid crystal device and electronic apparatus using the same having two absorptive polarizers, a reflective polarizer, and a backlight 79 1999
6,519,209 Display device and electronic watch 73 2000
6,549,335 High durability circular polarizer for use with emissive displays 93 2000
6,385,139 Display device and electronic timepiece 80 2000
2002/0085,155 Liquid crystal display device and electronic apparatus provided with the same 88 2001
6,747,716 Optical element including an absorptive and reflective polarizer having particular orientation 67 2002
7,057,681 Liquid crystal display with mirror mode having top reflective polarizer 98 2003
7,268,841 Display device and electronic equipment having the same comprising a region for reflecting a polarized light and a region for absorbing the polarized light 80 2003
 
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (9)
4,202,607 Mirror with information display 112 1978
5,400,158 Liquid crystal display with optically anisotropic member having a twisted structure and phase plate 80 1993
6,066,920 Illumination device, method for driving the illumination device and display including the illumination device 82 1998
5,995,180 Liquid crystal display device having high brightness and high contrast 91 1998
6,693,518 Surround surveillance system for mobile body, and mobile body, car, and train using the same 121 2001
6,847,424 Liquid-crystal display and a lighting apparatus 70 2001
7,092,052 Reflective liquid crystal display device and reflective liquid crystal display device incorporating touch panel arranged therefrom 79 2005
2009/0033,837 TRANSFLECTIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS 47 2008
7,791,694 Transflective liquid crystal displays with sequentially flashing light sources 73 2008
 
U.S. Philips Corporation (9)
4,228,490 Display device for use with strong illumination 110 1978
4,845,402 Cathode ray display tube having external magnetic shield 91 1987
5,444,478 Image processing method and device for constructing an image from adjacent images 232 1993
5,677,598 Low-pressure mercury discharge lamp with color temperature adjustment 74 1994
5,899,551 Display device having a diffusing display panel and a reflecting polarizer 126 1995
5,762,823 Switchable cholesteric filter and luminaire having such a filter 103 1996
5,808,713 Flat-panel picture display device 111 1996
5,798,057 Method of manufacturing a switchable cholesteric filter as well as a luminaire having such a filter 98 1996
6,210,012 Backlight system and display device comprising such a system 108 1999
 
AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (7)
4,638,287 Vehicle-loaded display device 128 1984
4,740,838 Apparatus for superimposing a display of detected data for a vehicle 104 1986
5,096,287 Video camera for an automobile 164 1991
5,197,562 Vehicle cruising control device 144 1991
5,230,400 Vehicle cruise control system 156 1991
6,172,600 Vehicle condition detecting apparatus 106 1997
2003/0222,793 Parking assist system 65 2003
 
CITIZEN HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (7)
6,271,901 Liquid crystal display device with two reflective polarizers providing metallic appearance effects 76 1999
6,580,479 Timepiece 76 1999
6,646,697 Liquid crystal display 84 1999
6,414,910 Timepiece 77 1999
6,567,060 Liquid display 83 2000
6,690,438 Liquid crystal display panel 91 2001
7,787,077 Liquid crystal display apparatus 69 2006
 
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (7)
4,970,653 Vision method of detecting lane boundaries and obstacles 264 1989
5,313,335 Blindzone signal indicator 255 1992
5,414,439 Head up display with night vision enhancement 193 1994
6,594,614 Vehicle back-up aid system 118 2000
7,206,697 Driver adaptive collision warning system 76 2003
7,230,523 Vehicular rear view mirror/video display 67 2005
7,327,225 Activation control of a vehicular rear view video display 78 2005
 
FUJI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (7)
5,307,136 Distance detection system for vehicles 202 1992
5,410,346 System for monitoring condition outside vehicle using imaged picture by a plurality of television cameras 243 1993
5,535,144 Distance detection method and system using a stereoscopical imaging apparatus 118 1994
5,530,420 Running guide apparatus for vehicle capable of keeping safety at passing through narrow path and the method thereof 211 1994
5,850,176 Drive assist system for vehicle 174 1997
6,122,597 Vehicle monitoring apparatus 120 1998
2004/0098,196 Vehicle surroundings monitoring apparatus and traveling control system incorporatingthe apparatus 64 2003
 
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA (7)
5,764,139 Information display apparatus for vehicles 207 1996
5,806,879 Air bag apparatus for passenger seat and bag folding method used therefor 91 1996
6,185,492 Vehicle steering control apparatus for assisting a steering effort to move a vehicle along a line desired by a driver 128 1998
6,094,618 On-vehicle device control system and control apparatus therein 116 1998
6,178,377 Positional information providing system and apparatus 127 1999
2003/0080,877 Device for monitoring area around vehicle 87 2002
2003/0090,570 Vehicle periphery monitor 72 2002
 
GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION (6)
5,001,558 Night vision system with color video camera 203 1985
4,987,357 Adaptive motor vehicle cruise control 143 1989
5,037,182 Rearview mirror head-up display 113 1990
2003/0069,690 Method and system for navigation-enhanced directory assistance 122 2001
2003/0122,929 Vehicular camera system 100 2002
2004/0080,404 Distance detection and display system for use in a vehicle 100 2002
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (5)
5,692,819 Illuminating device and projector utilizing the same 84 1995
5,523,811 Camera device for moving body 145 1995
5,777,779 Electrochromic device and method for manufacturing the same 74 1996
6,800,871 Display device and process of producing the same 88 2002
6,974,236 Illuminating apparatus 81 2003
 
DONNELLY MIRRORS LIMITED (5)
4,886,960 Control circuit for an automatic rearview mirror 265 1988
4,948,242 Vehicle rearview mirror assembly 181 1989
D351370 Rearview mirror 129 1993
5,572,354 Rearview mirror support bracket with retaining protrusion, rearview mirror case and reflective element 197 1994
6,000,823 Rearview mirror assembly 150 1998
 
LANG-MEKRA NORTH AMERICA, LLC (5)
6,447,128 Rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle with monitor 103 2000
6,583,730 Surveillance apparatus for a vehicle 104 2000
6,642,840 Rearview mirror assembly with monitor 112 2001
6,630,888 Rearview mirror assembly with integral display element and camera 108 2002
7,496,439 Multifunction exterior display for a vehicle mirror 75 2005
 
LEAR AUTOMOTIVE DEARBORN, INC. (5)
6,082,881 Vanity light for rearview mirror 99 1998
6,264,353 Exterior mirror with supplement turn signal 132 1998
6,417,786 Vehicle navigation system with removable positioning receiver 91 1998
6,304,173 Rear view and multi-media system for vehicles 152 1999
6,734,807 Polarametric blind spot detector with steerable beam 105 1999
 
PHOTIC ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (5)
5,574,443 Vehicle monitoring apparatus with broadly and reliably rearward viewing 239 1994
6,433,680 License plate having reverse alarm device 104 2001
2003/0030,551 WIRELESS VEHICLE REVERSAL MONITORING DEVICE 45 2001
6,515,581 Wireless vehicle reversal monitoring device 102 2001
6,441,872 Vehicle reversal monitoring device mounting fixture 104 2001
 
REITTER & SCHEFENACKER GMBH & CO. KG (5)
5,680,263 Interior rearview mirror for motor vehicles 109 1995
5,975,715 Taillight fixture for motor vehicles with printed circuit boards with connectors and LED's 110 1997
6,016,035 Light assembly, preferably tail light assembly, of a vehicle, preferably a motor vehicle 102 1998
6,139,171 Exterior rearview mirror for vehicles, preferably motor vehicles 155 1999
6,286,984 Light, especially taillight, for motor vehicles 108 1999
 
TRIMBLE NAVIGATION LIMITED (5)
5,485,161 Vehicle speed control based on GPS/MAP matching of posted speeds 335 1994
6,127,945 Mobile personal navigator 182 1995
5,938,721 Position based personal digital assistant 569 1996
6,021,371 Communication and navigation system incorporating position determination 144 1997
6,169,955 Communication and navigation system incorporating position determination 164 1999
 
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC (4)
5,461,361 Automotive instrument panel apparatus 133 1994
6,127,919 Rearview vehicle mirror with audio speakers 98 1999
6,218,934 Mini-trip computer for use in a rearview mirror assembly 118 1999
6,300,879 Wake-up circuit for a remotely located vehicle control module 110 1999
 
EFUN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. (4)
6,277,471 Brightness enhancement film 114 1999
6,759,113 Uniform curved surface structure of a brightness unit for a brightness enhancement film 105 2003
7,448,776 Brightness enhancement film having curved prism units 79 2004
7,269,327 Brightness enhancement film having a reinforcing structure 80 2005
 
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (4)
6,636,258 360.degree. vision system for a vehicle 153 2001
6,737,964 Vehicle blind spot monitoring system 105 2001
6,958,683 Multipurpose vision sensor system 80 2003
7,389,171 Single vision sensor object detection system 76 2003
 
Saint-Gobain Vitrage (4)
5,800,918 Multilayered hydrophobic window glass 133 1995
5,935,702 Glass substrates coated with a stack of thin layers having reflective properties in the infra-red and/or solar ranges 152 1995
6,042,934 Transparent substrate provided with a stack of thin layers 107 1997
6,362,121 Substrate with a photocatalytic coating based on titanium dioxide and organic dispersions based on titanium dioxide 124 2000
 
TELEDYNE SCIENTIFIC & IMAGING, LLC (4)
5,973,760 Display apparatus having quarter-wave plate positioned to eliminate conflicts with polarized sunglasses 103 1997
6,166,847 Reversible electrochemical mirror for modulation of reflected radiation 107 1999
6,111,685 Reversible electrochemical mirror (REM) with improved electrolytic solution 113 1999
6,301,039 Reversible electrochemical mirror (REM) state monitoring 101 2000
 
AU OPTRONICS CORP. (3)
6,538,709 LCD panel including plurality of display panel parts wrapped around by a thin plastic film envelope with an opening 92 1998
7,262,916 Backlight module and brightness enhancement film thereof 109 2005
7,411,732 Backlight module and brightness enhancement film thereof 77 2007
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (3)
4,219,760 SEF Lamp dimming 92 1979
4,682,083 Fluorescent lamp dimming adaptor kit 112 1986
4,855,550 White touch pads for capacitive touch control panels 116 1988
 
HITACHI, LTD. (3)
4,983,951 Automotive information display device 135 1989
6,191,704 Run environment recognizing apparatus 147 1997
6,356,206 Running surroundings recognizing apparatus 104 1999
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (3)
5,177,031 Method of passivating etched mirror facets of semiconductor laser diodes 99 1991
6,573,957 Liquid crystal display device 76 2000
7,323,996 RFID reader having antenna with directional attenuation panels for determining RFID tag location 66 2005
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO (3)
4,603,946 Reflection controllable view mirror device for motor vehicle or the like 184 1983
4,634,835 Anti-dazzle device for a rearview mirror of a motor vehicle 89 1985
7,136,091 Vehicle imaging apparatus, vehicle monitoring apparatus, and rearview mirror 79 2002
 
LEAR CORPORATION (3)
5,662,375 Mounting clip 145 1996
6,542,182 System for displaying an area outside a normal viewing area to a vehicle driver 103 2000
2004/0090,317 Visual display for vehicle 71 2003
 
MELEXIS TESSENDERLO NV (3)
5,942,895 Magnetic field sensor and current and/or energy sensor 117 1996
6,278,271 Three dimensional magnetic field sensor 95 1999
6,184,679 Magnetic field sensor comprising two hall elements 101 1999
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (3)
5,422,756 Backlighting system using a retroreflecting polarizer 234 1992
5,626,800 Prevention of groove tip deformation in brightness enhancement film 150 1995
5,608,550 Front-lit liquid crystal display having brightness enhancing film with microridges which directs light through the display to a reflector 126 1996
 
MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC (3)
6,212,470 Driver preference responsive vehicle route guidance system 107 1994
5,878,353 Radio frequency communication device including a mirrored surface 144 1996
6,810,323 System and method for storing and using information associated with geographic locations of interest to a mobile user 272 2000
 
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION (3)
6,661,482 Polarizing element, optical element, and liquid crystal display 95 2001
6,724,446 Illumination device and/or a liquid crystal display device 74 2002
6,961,178 Polarizing film, optical film and liquid crystal display using polarizing film 76 2002
 
ROSEN ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS, LLP (3)
6,181,387 Display unit 124 1999
6,115,086 Automotive display unit 128 1999
6,157,418 Automotive display unit 130 1999
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (3)
4,820,933 Control circuit for liquid crystal rear-vision mirror 145 1987
2002/0149,727 Ferroelectric liquid crystal display and method of manufacturing the same 71 2001
7,151,515 Apparatus and method for performing a mirror function in a portable terminal 78 2002
 
TOUCHSENSOR TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (3)
5,610,380 Touch responsive control panel 94 1994
6,310,611 Differential touch sensor and control circuit therefor 295 1997
6,320,282 Touch switch with integral control circuit 256 1999
 
TPK TOUCH SOLUTIONS INC. (3)
6,001,486 Transparent substrate with diffuser surface 189 1998
6,087,012 Transparent substrate with diffuser surface 114 1999
6,627,918 Spacer elements for interactive information devices and method for making same 193 2001
 
VISTEON GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (3)
6,912,396 Vehicle telematics radio operable for providing and disabling driving directions to pre-selected destinations 103 2001
6,930,737 LED backlighting system 109 2001
7,571,038 In-vehicle multimedia system 68 2006
 
VOLKSWAGEN AG (3)
6,151,539 Autonomous vehicle arrangement and method for controlling an autonomous vehicle 195 1998
6,200,010 Display arrangement for a motor vehicle 106 1999
6,348,858 Method and device for surveillance of the rearward observation area of motor vehicles 100 2000
 
AISIN AW CO., LTD. (2)
6,067,500 Navigation system 92 1996
6,476,731 Driving support device 126 2000
 
ALTRA RECOVERY, LLC (2)
6,268,803 System and method of avoiding collisions 157 1998
2003/0141,965 Trailer based collision warning system and method 78 2002
 
CALCOMP INC. (2)
4,859,813 Digitizer tablet having electrical interconnect components on the writing substrate 96 1987
4,827,086 Digitizer cursor coil for reducing edge effect 93 1987
 
CLARION CO., LTD. (2)
6,078,865 Navigation system for guiding a mobile unit through a route to a destination using landmarks 163 1997
6,268,837 Display control device and method 78 1999
 
DAIMLER AG (2)
5,485,378 Device for steering a vehicle with controlled course holding 122 1994
6,265,968 Vehicle with object detection device 121 1999
 
DAIMLERCHRYSLER AG (2)
5,646,614 System for monitoring the front or rear parking space of a motor vehicle 147 1994
6,674,370 Display arrangement in a vehicle 101 2001
 
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2007/0064,108 REAR VIEW MIRROR WITH INTEGRATED VIDEO SYSTEM 71 2006
2009/0002,491 VEHICLE-MOUNTED VIDEO SYSTEM WITH DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING 71 2008
 
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6,290,378 Lighting device for a motor vehicle 86 1999
6,819,231 Parking and/or maneuvering assistance device 94 2003
 
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6,250,766 Vehicle image acquisition and display assembly 104 1999
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5,528,474 Led array vehicle lamp 283 1994
5,632,551 LED vehicle lamp assembly 370 1996
 
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6,366,013 Material comprising an anti-reflective coating on a flexible glass substrate 79 1999
2008/0002,106 Transflective Lcd Display Device 53 2005
 
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6,184,781 Rear looking vision system 127 1999
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KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. (2)
4,733,335 Vehicular lamp 321 1985
4,902,103 Color liquid-crystal display unit with electrodes interleaved in vertical and horizontal directions 87 1988
 
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5,748,287 Photographic film reproducing apparatus using object brightness and exposure correction amount to develop photographed images 90 1995
7,281,491 Dielectric-coated electrode, plasma discharge treatment apparatus and method for forming thin film 71 2003
 
MAGNA DONNELLY ENGINEERING GMBH (2)
5,058,851 Mounting assembly for rearview mirror 136 1990
5,820,245 Rearview mirror assembly 160 1996
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (2)
4,473,695 Synthesis of N,N'-dialkyl-4'bipyridinium reagents 104 1982
6,106,121 Rear view mirror with integrated matrix display 141 1997
 
METAGAL INDUSTRIA E COMERCIO LTDA (2)
5,439,305 Fixing device for inside rearview mirror 99 1994
6,382,805 External rearview mirror 74 2001
 
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7,455,412 Mirror having a portion in the form of an information provider 76 2001
7,589,893 Wall element with cut-out for flat screen display 76 2005
 
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5,561,333 Method and apparatus for reducing the intensity of magnetic field emissions from video display units 79 1994
5,594,615 Method and apparatus for reducing the intensity of magenetic field emissions from display device 80 1995
 
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5,768,020 Automatic anti-glare rearview mirror system 72 1995
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4,652,090 Dispersed iridium based complementary electrochromic device 132 1985
6,441,963 Multi-layered mirror 96 2001
 
NILES PARTS CO., LTD. (2)
4,581,827 Car door mirror equipped with bearing magnetometer 124 1984
5,708,857 Multi-direction camera in combination with a car 109 1996
 
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7,245,207 Camera and display device for use with vehicles 72 2006
2008/0030,311 SYSTEM FOR MONITORING AN AREA ADJACENT A VEHICLE 53 2007
 
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2005/0270,766 Liquid crystal display device and backlight module thereof 80 2004
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6,746,775 Glazing with optical and/or energetic properties capable of being electrically controlled 85 2000
7,074,486 Glazing with optical and/or energetic properties capable of being electrically controlled 68 2004
 
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6,669,285 Headrest mounted video display 129 2002
7,292,208 Rearview video output device 77 2002
 
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6,713,783 Compensating electro-optical device including thin film transistors 84 1998
7,176,790 Display device and vehicle 76 2001
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (2)
4,521,079 Low-reflection liquid-crystal display 108 1982
5,990,625 LCD having noise counteracting parallel resonant circuit 79 1997
 
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7,160,017 Brightness enhancement film using a linear arrangement of light concentrators 92 2004
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6,314,295 Terminal unit, position display method, information providing system, and information providing method 93 1996
2003/0156,193 Vehichle-mounted video switching device 76 2003
 
SONY ELECTRONICS INC. (2)
5,243,417 Rear vision system for two-wheeled vehicles with movable handlebars 115 1992
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5,303,205 Vehicular distance measuring system with integral mirror display 122 1992
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5,767,793 Compact vehicle based rear and side obstacle detection system including multiple antennae 156 1995
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6,670,910 Near object detection system 116 2002
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WHETRON INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (2)
2003/0067,383 DISTANCE MEASURING AND MONITORING DEVICE EQUIPPED AUTOMOBILE REVERSE RADAR 45 2001
6,542,085 Distance measuring and monitoring device equipped automobile reverse radar 104 2001
 
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7,375,895 Device and system for display of information, and vehicle equipped with such a system 76 2005
 
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5,117,346 Convertor plant roller contact connector for convertor plant 127 1991
 
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5,339,075 Vehicular collision avoidance apparatus 175 1992
 
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6,067,111 System for optical acquisition of the road 99 1997
 
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5,899,956 Vehicle mounted navigation device 176 1998
 
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6,889,064 Combined rear view mirror and telephone 116 2001
 
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4,398,805 Transflective liquid crystal display 136 1981
 
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5,775,762 Overhead console having flip-down monitor 182 1997
 
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6,161,865 Interlocking airbag attachment and module assembly 104 1999
 
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5,408,353 Controllable transparency panel with solar load reduction 96 1993
 
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4,926,170 Object detection method and apparatus employing electro-optics 139 1987
 
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6,259,412 Vehicle exterior mirror with antenna 145 1999
 
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6,250,783 Exterior rear view mirror integral warning light 153 1999
 
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6,281,804 Display arranged in a motor vehicle 107 1997
 
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2004/0046,870 Flat-panel camera 64 2003
 
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5,587,699 Exterior mirror with information display 228 1994
 
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7,063,893 Low-emissivity coating having low solar reflectance 74 2003
 
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5,331,358 Vision testing system for testing the sight function of a patient 90 1992
 
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7,446,462 Brightness-enhanced multilayer optical film with low reflectivity for display and organic light emitting diode display using the same 80 2005
 
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4,626,850 Vehicle detection and collision avoidance apparatus 178 1983
 
CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD. (1)
6,525,707 Liquid crystal display device and its driving method 78 1999
 
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6,661,830 Tunable optically-pumped semiconductor laser including a polarizing resonator mirror 90 2002
 
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6,910,779 Vehicle mirror 77 2002
 
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7,235,918 Thermally-conductive plastic articles having light reflecting surfaces 73 2003
 
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6,441,943 Indicators and illuminators using a semiconductor radiation emitter package 256 1999
 
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4,630,040 Variable color electrooptic display 104 1983
 
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2001/0026,316 Multi-observation and recording system for various modes of transportation 101 2001
 
D. LARRY HUBBARD (1)
7,511,607 Vehicle back-up viewing system 80 2006
 
DAIMLER-BENZ AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
4,572,619 Electrically dimmable rear-view mirror for motor vehicles 167 1984
 
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7,081,810 Roof article transporter assembly 71 2004
 
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5,751,211 Obstacle warning system for a vehicle 158 1996
 
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5,765,940 LED-illuminated stop/tail lamp assembly 219 1996
 
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6,166,629 Combination delay box with driver reaction time tester and tachometer and playback 83 1999
 
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DRESSER, INC. (1)
4,538,063 Photo transducer circuit for setting minimum and maximum current flow between power terminals 82 1983
 
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4,959,865 A method for indicating the presence of speech in an audio signal 151 1988
 
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5,631,089 Preparation of glass/plastic laminates having improved optical quality 93 1994
 
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY (1)
6,594,090 Laser projection display system 215 2001
 
Efon Technology Co., Ltd. (1)
7,269,328 Brightness enhancement film having a light-guiding structure 79 2005
 
ENERGY, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF (1)
4,446,171 Process of making glass articles having antireflective coating 119 1982
 
ENSERCH CORPORATION (1)
4,825,232 Apparatus for mounting aerial survey camera under aircraft wings 137 1988
 
Environmental Research Institute (1)
4,872,051 Collision avoidance alarm system 153 1987
 
EXON SCIENCE INC. (1)
6,916,099 Rearview/display mirror assembly 78 2003
 
FAROS (1)
5,184,956 Method and device for training in the driving of vehicles 168 1991
 
FERGASON PATENT PROPERTIES, LLC (1)
5,808,589 Optical system for a head mounted display combining high and low resolution images 134 1994
 
FIAT AUTO S.P.A. (1)
4,200,361 Liquid crystal mirror for use as a rear-view mirror for vehicles 169 1978
 
FISCHER PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
5,418,610 Distance indicating mirror 102 1994
 
FREIGHTLINER LLC (1)
6,289,332 Integrated message display system for a vehicle 173 1999
 
FUJI PHOTO FILM CO., LTD. (1)
6,046,837 Optical modulator 100 1998
 
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. (1)
2004/0105,614 Optical switching element and photoaddressable display medium using the same 54 2003
 
FUJIFILM CORPORATION (1)
6,593,984 Quarter wave plate comprising two optically anisotropic layers 83 2002
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (1)
5,576,975 Distance measuring method and a distance measuring apparatus 105 1995
 
FULL-VIEW-MATIC, INC. (1)
7,130,727 Vehicle safety system having methods and apparatus configurable for various vehicle geometries 75 2003
 
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
5,416,478 Car navigation system 162 1993
 
FUNDAMENTAL WIRELESS, LLC. (1)
5,519,621 Vehicle locating and communicating method and apparatus 208 1995
 
General Railway Signal Corporation (1)
5,867,801 Remote asset monitoring system 110 1996
 
Gintec Active Safety, Ltd. (1)
5,574,426 Obstacle detection system for vehicles moving in reverse 138 1995
 
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC (1)
7,106,213 Distance detection and display system for use in a vehicle 82 2002
 
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6,477,460 Process and system for the annotation of machine-generated directions with easily recognized landmarks and other relevant information 144 2001
 
H. V. Technology, Inc. (1)
6,259,475 Video and audio transmission apparatus for vehicle surveillance system 151 1996
 
Harman Automotive, Inc. (1)
5,436,741 Holographic signaling mirror 162 1993
 
HARRIS CORPORATION (1)
4,438,348 Temperature compensated avalanche photodiode optical receiver circuit 99 1978
 
Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Highways and Transportation (1)
4,247,870 Highway premarking guidance system 130 1978
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (1)
6,560,027 System and method for displaying information on a mirror 83 2000
 
Hilborn, Thomas W. (1)
2003/0227,546 Viewing arrangement 99 2002
 
HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. (1)
4,793,695 Electrochromic display device 102 1987
 
Hohe GmbH & Co.KG. (1)
5,631,638 Information system in a motor vehicle 179 1994
 
HRL LABORATORIES, LLC (1)
7,327,855 Vision-based highway overhead structure detection system 73 2006
 
HUGHES ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
5,406,395 Holographic parking assistance device 149 1993
 
HYUNDAI AUTONET CO., LTD. (1)
5,615,023 Head-up display for automobile 121 1994
 
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY (1)
6,317,057 Method for detecting lane deviation of vehicle 149 2000
 
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4,281,899 Adjusting device for motorcar mirrors 173 1979
 
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2003/0137,586 Vehicle video switching system and method 126 2002
 
INSTITUT PASTEUR (1)
5,830,729 I Sce I-induced gene replacement and gene conversion in embryonic stem cells 64 1996
 
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6,185,501 Methods and apparatus for loading or modifying a vehicle database from a remote computer via a communications network and a fuel or current dispenser 128 1998
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC (1)
5,578,404 Process for the production of liquid crystal display 81 1995
 
INTERMEC IP CORP. (1)
5,673,999 LCD backlighting method and apparatus using a xenon flash tube including drive circuit 84 1995
 
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 117 1994
 
INTEVA PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
6,154,149 Object detection by pattern recognition 117 1999
 
INTRASS COMPANY (1)
5,424,726 Method, apparatus and system for transmitting and receiving data in a moving linear chain 101 1992
 
INVENTQJAYA SDN BHD (1)
5,305,012 Intelligent electro-optical system and method for automatic glare reduction 183 1992
 
ITT Industries, Inc. (1)
5,751,246 Accountability and theft protection via the global positioning system 201 1996
 
JAM STRAIT, INC. (1)
6,371,636 LED light module for vehicles 217 2000
 
JAPAN DISPLAY CENTRAL INC. (1)
7,623,202 Liquid crystal display device 76 2004
 
JAPAN DISPLAY WEST INC. (1)
6,008,871 Transflective liquid crystal display device having a reflective polarizer 178 1998
 
JAPAN TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION, A CORP. OF JAPAN (1)
4,729,076 Signal light unit having heat dissipating function 322 1986
 
JENAer Glaswerk Schott & Gen. (1)
4,465,339 Electrochromic mirrors 145 1981
 
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6,657,708 Apparatus for optically characterising thin layered material 39 2001
 
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7,396,147 Back-illuminated panel with ultraviolet protection 78 2003
 
JOHNSON SAFETY, INC. (1)
7,636,930 Mobile video system 86 2004
 
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 145 1993
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TAITO (1)
4,306,768 Creation of multiplanular images 199 1979
 
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 122 1997
 
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6,278,941 Route guide system 144 2001
 
KIA MOTORS CORPORATION (1)
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6,232,937 Low power active display system 153 1997
 
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5,877,707 GPS based seat belt monitoring system & method for using same 224 1997
 
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6,152,551 Entertainment wardrobe with two-way mirror 96 1999
 
LABORATORY CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLDINGS (1)
6,483,438 Rearview mirror assembly incorporating electrical accessories 142 2001
 
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5,649,758 Illuminated article of apparel 93 1995
 
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6,690,262 Systems and methods for two-way messaging using a pager 77 1999
 
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6,543,163 Mirror display 86 2001
 
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6,717,109 Heatable mirror, method for producing a heat conductive layer, and the use thereof 81 2000
 
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6,836,725 Vehicle navigation system with off-road navigation 106 2002
 
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6,559,902 Touch panel 85 2000
 
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7,132,064 Method for manufacturing brightness enhancement film of liquid crystal display and structure thereof 79 2004
 
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RAYTHEON COMPANY (1)
5,745,266 Quarter-wave film for brightness enhancement of holographic thin taillamp 98 1996
 
RCA Corporation (1)
4,794,261 Radiation protection circuit for protection against gamma ray and neutron radiation 82 1987
 
REDEBT, LLC (1)
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8,019,505 Vehicle information display 31 2011
8,121,787 Vehicular video mirror system 18 2011
8,095,260 Vehicle information display 25 2011
8,427,288 Rear vision system for a vehicle 2 2011
8,177,376 Vehicular interior rearview mirror system 17 2011
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8,653,959 Video mirror system for a vehicle 0 2011
8,282,253 Mirror reflective element sub-assembly for exterior rearview mirror of a vehicle 2 2011
8,325,028 Interior rearview mirror system 17 2012
8,170,748 Vehicle information display system 3 2012
8,304,711 Vehicle rearview mirror system 15 2012
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8,465,162 Vehicular interior rearview mirror system 0 2012
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8,610,992 Variable transmission window 0 2012
8,797,627 Exterior rearview mirror assembly 0 2012
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