US Patent No: 8,128,244

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Exterior sideview mirror system

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An exterior sideview mirror system includes an exterior sideview mirror assembly including a plano-auxiliary reflective element having a rearward field of view when attached to a side of an automobile. The plano reflective element and the auxiliary reflective element are mounted adjacently at the reflective element assembly in a side-by-side relationship and not superimposed. The plano reflective element and the auxiliary reflective element are supported at a backing plate element. The rearward field of view of the auxiliary reflective element may be different from and angled to the rearward field of view of the plano reflective element. The plano reflective element and/or the auxiliary reflective element may have one of (a) a glass substrate having a surface coated with a metallic reflector coating and (b) a polymeric substrate having a thin glass element applied to a surface thereof and with an opposing surface thereof having a reflecting layer applied thereto.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
DONNELLY CORPORATIONHOLLAND, MI419

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Lynam, Niall R Holland, US 515 48860

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Donnelly Corporation (112)
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5,535,056 Method for making elemental semiconductor mirror for vehicles 222 1991
5,233,461 Methods for sealing electrochromic devices and devices manufactured thereby 248 1991
5,239,405 Electrochemichromic solutions, processes for preparing and using the same, and devices manufactured with the same 234 1991
5,178,448 Rearview mirror with lighting assembly 319 1991
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5,193,029 Single sensor adaptive drive circuit for rearview mirror system 418 1991
5,253,109 Electro-optic device with constant light transmitting area 451 1992
5,922,176 Spark eliminating sputtering target and method for using and making same 155 1992
5,446,576 Electrochromic mirror for vehicles with illumination and heating control 221 1992
5,285,060 Display for automatic rearview mirror 372 1992
5,550,677 Automatic rearview mirror system using a photosensor array 571 1993
5,355,245 Ultraviolet protected electrochemichromic rearview mirror 191 1993
5,406,414 Electrochromic rearview mirror for vehicles with constant light transmitting area 267 1993
5,668,663 Electrochromic mirrors and devices 471 1994
5,523,877 Reduced near-infrared radiation transmitting ultraviolet protected, safety protected, electrochromic vehicular glazing 199 1994
5,751,489 Elemental semiconductor mirror for vehicles 203 1995
5,724,187 Electrochromic mirrors and devices 554 1995
5,610,756 Electrochromic mirror for vehicles 252 1995
5,669,698 Modular rearview mirror assembly and method for making same 353 1995
5,649,756 Rearview mirror with lighting assembly 306 1995
5,525,264 Precursor solutions for forming coatings 244 1995
5,877,897 Automatic rearview mirror, vehicle lighting control and vehicle interior monitoring system using a photosensor array 499 1995
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5,786,772 Vehicle blind spot detection display system 445 1997
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5,910,854 Electrochromic polymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films, and processes for making such solid films and devices 397 1997
6,498,620 Vision system for a vehicle including an image capture device and a display system having a long focal length 421 1997
6,002,511 Electrochromic polymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films, and processes for making such solid films and devices 236 1998
6,286,965 Elemental semiconductor mirror for vehicles and method for making same 197 1998
6,109,586 Filled polyolefin mirror support 74 1998
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6,717,610 Wide angle image capture system for vehicle 322 1998
6,124,647 Information display in a rearview mirror 291 1998
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6,245,262 Electrochromic polymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films, and processes for making such films and devices 239 1999
6,198,409 Vehicle rearview mirror display system 326 1999
6,065,840 Elemental semiconductor mirror 193 1999
6,178,034 Electrochromic devices 311 1999
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6,201,642 Vehicular vision system with a wide angle lens including a diffractive element 346 1999
6,116,743 Extendable exterior rearview mirror assembly for vehicles 288 1999
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6,207,083 Method for filling large area electrochromic windows 169 1999
6,329,925 Rearview mirror assembly with added feature modular display 440 1999
6,428,172 Rearview mirror assembly with utility functions 388 1999
6,522,451 Exterior mirror plano-auxiliary reflective element assembly 211 2000
6,420,036 Electrochromic polymeric solid films, manufacturing electrochromic devices using such solid films, and processes for making such solid films and devices 199 2000
6,294,989 Tire inflation assistance monitoring system 317 2000
6,196,688 Elemental semiconductor mirror 201 2000
6,318,870 Toggle assembly for rearview mirror 237 2000
6,445,287 Tire inflation assistance monitoring system 251 2000
6,717,712 Exterior mirror plano-auxiliary reflective element assembly 189 2000
6,690,268 Video mirror systems incorporating an accessory module 617 2001
6,582,109 Illumination device for exterior mirror 76 2001
6,472,979 Tire inflation assistance monitoring system 175 2001
6,648,477 Rearview mirror assembly with information display 311 2001
6,449,082 Busbars for electrically powered cells 182 2001
6,642,851 Interior rearview mirror system incorporating a directional information display 236 2001
6,501,387 Rearview mirror assembly with added feature modular display 259 2001
6,757,109 Plastic lens system for vehicle imaging system 289 2001
7,195,381 Vehicle interior LED lighting system 348 2002
6,731,205 Self training tire pressure monitoring system 85 2002
6,595,649 Digital electrochromic mirror system 155 2002
D493131 Electro-optic cell for rearview mirror 170 2003
D493394 Rearview mirror and bezel assembly 174 2003
7,274,501 Mirror reflective element assembly 226 2003
7,184,190 Electro-optic reflective element assembly 241 2003
2006/0050,018 Accessory system for vehicle 366 2003
7,167,294 Automobile exterior sideview mirror system 53 2004
7,420,756 Mirror reflective element 134 2004
7,289,037 Mirror assembly for vehicle 195 2004
7,249,860 Interior rearview mirror assembly 178 2004
7,338,177 Mirror reflective element for a vehicle 234 2004
7,255,451 Electro-optic mirror cell 326 2004
2006/0061,008 Mounting assembly for vehicle interior mirror 271 2005
7,423,522 Tire pressure alert system 49 2005
2006/0125,919 Vision system for vehicle 117 2005
7,370,983 Interior mirror assembly with display 286 2005
7,400,435 Mirror assembly with heater element 72 2006
7,626,749 Vehicle mirror assembly with indicia at reflective element 198 2006
2008/0212,189 Vehicle Mirror Assembly With Indicia At Reflective Element 124 2006
7,492,281 Vehicle exterior mirror assembly with blind spot indicator 86 2006
2007/0285,789 MIRROR ASSEMBLY 49 2007
7,391,563 Electro-optic mirror cell 119 2007
7,636,188 Rearview mirror element assemblies and systems 131 2008
2008/0304,170 EXTERIOR MIRROR ELEMENT WITH INTEGRAL WIDE ANGLE PORTION 48 2008
2009/0040,306 VEHICLE MIRROR ASSEMBLY WITH WIDE ANGLE ELEMENT 74 2008
7,842,154 Mirror reflective element and method of forming same 105 2008
2008/0308,219 MIRROR REFLECTIVE ELEMENT AND METHOD OF FORMING SAME 50 2008
2009/0237,820 VEHICULAR INTERIOR ELECTROCHROMIC REARVIEW MIRROR ASSEMBLY 69 2009
* 7,934,843 Exterior sideview mirror system 11 2010
2010/0296,187 EXTERIOR SIDEVIEW MIRROR SYSTEM 9 2010
* 2011/0170,207 EXTERIOR SIDEVIEW MIRROR SYSTEM 7 2011
 
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RAYTHEON COMPANY (1)
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7,168,830 Vehicle exterior mirror system with signal light 122 2003
6,919,796 Dimming mirror with blind zone sub-mirror and indicator 64 2003
7,126,456 Dimming mirror with blind zone sub-mirror and indicator 72 2005
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
9,180,818 Blind-spot eliminator side-view mirror 0 2013
 
GENTEX CORPORATION (3)
* 8,817,356 Vehicular rearview mirror with increased field-of-view 0 2011
* 2012/0099,173 VEHICULAR REARVIEW MIRROR WITH INCREASED FIELD-OF-VIEW 2 2011
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Donnelly Corporation (1)
9,340,161 Extended field of view exterior mirror element for vehicle 0 2014
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