05669698 is referenced by 379 patents and cites 13 patents.

A modular rearview mirror assembly for vehicles incorporates one or more integrated subassembly modules or carrier members to which are connected separate electrical components such as lamps, reflectors, switches, plug receptacles and the like to simplify mirror assembly and provide integral support, electrical connections, and an electrical distribution network for the mirror assembly having added, electrically operated features. The carrier member includes a circuit member secured to and/or at least partially encased or encapsulated within a support body such that electrical connections extend therefrom. An improved mirror assembly method using such a carrier member is also provided.

Title
Modular rearview mirror assembly and method for making same
Application Number
8/448883
Publication Number
5669698
Application Date
May 24, 1995
Publication Date
September 23, 1997
Inventor
Brent J Bos
458 W. Main Ave., Zeeland, 49464
MI, US
Roger L Veldman
608 W. 29th St., Holland, 49423
MI, US
Agent
Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart
IPC
B60Q 3/02
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