05001558 is referenced by 379 patents and cites 12 patents.

An infrared imager and a color TV camera view the same scene and the output signals are mixed and fed to a color television monitor so that the scene at night is visible in a black and white format with warm objects appearing dark, and bright colors such as lights appear in natural color superimposed on the black and white image.

Title
Night vision system with color video camera
Application Number
6/743418
Publication Number
5001558
Application Date
June 17, 1985
Publication Date
March 19, 1991
Inventor
Richard J Sweet
Huntington Woods
MI, US
Harvey A Burley
W. Bloomfield
MI, US
Agent
Warren D Hill
Assignee
General Motors Corporation
MI, US
IPC
H04N 5/333
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