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An improved inside rearview mirror particularly adapted for use with automotive vehicles, the mirror incorporating improved means for detecting and comparing the relative brightness of light forwardly and rearwardly of the vehicle and improved means responding automatically to annoying glare from the rear of the vehicle to move a reflective element from a full reflective mode to a partial reflective mode and also automatically return the reflective element to a full reflective mode after the source of the annoying glare is removed.

Title
Automatic rearview mirror for automotive vehicles
Application Number
6/268660
Publication Number
4443057
Application Date
June 1, 1981
Publication Date
April 17, 1984
Inventor
Jon H Bechtel
Zeeland
MI, US
Frederick T Bauer
Holland
MI, US
Agent
Malcolm R McKinnon
Assignee
Gentex Corporation
MI, US
IPC
G02B 17/00
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