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A rearview vision system for a vehicle includes at least one image capture device directed rearwardly with respect to the direction of travel of the vehicle. A display system displays an image synthesized from output of the image captive device. The display system is preferably contiguous with the forward field of view of the vehicle driver at a focal length that is forward of the vehicle passenger compartment. A plurality of image capture devices my be provided and the display system displays a unitary image synthesized from outputs of the image captive devices which approximates a rearward-facing view from a single location, such as forward of the vehicle.

Title
Rearview vision system for vehicle including panoramic view
Application Number
23918
Publication Number
5670935
Application Date
May 22, 1995
Publication Date
September 23, 1997
Inventor
Keith J Vadas
Coopersville
MI, US
Mark L Larson
Grand Haven
MI, US
Kenneth Schofield
Holland
MI, US
Agent
Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart
Assignee
Donnelly Corporation
MI, US
IPC
G09F 9/00
B60Q 1/00
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