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A control apparatus for controlling the glare shield of a reflecting mirror of a vehicle, wherein the reflecting mirror is provided with on the upper half and lower half portions respectively first and second electro-optic elements whose transmittance of light being variable, and when a first photo detecting circuit determines that incident light on the reflecting mirror detected by an incident light detector is the direct sunlight, a first control circuit applies a voltage to the first electro-optic element to cause the upper half portion of the reflecting mirror to become a glare shield condition, and when a second photo detecting circuit determines that the incident light detected by an incident light detector is light of a headlight of a following vehicle, a second control circuit applies the voltage to the second electro-optic element to cause the lower half portion of the reflecting mirror to become the glare shield condition.

Title
Control apparatus for two section, glare shield mirror
Application Number
6/768150
Publication Number
4697883
Application Date
August 22, 1985
Publication Date
October 6, 1987
Inventor
Kunihiko Hara
Aichi
JP
Shinya Ohmi
Anjo
JP
Hiroshi Itoh
Obu
JP
Yasutoshi Suzuki
Obu
JP
Agent
Cushman Darby & Cushman
Assignee
Nippondenso
JP
IPC
G02F 1/13
G02B 17/00
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