05940503 is referenced by 119 patents and cites 6 patents.

An improved portable telephone and an improved inside rearview mirror assembly coacting with the portable telephone to provide an improved mobile telephone system. The portable telephone includes a housing of generally rectangular configuration defining a recess in one face of the housing, a microphone mounted in the housing, an arm pivotally mounted at one end thereof on the housing for movement between a stowed position in which it is positioned in the housing recess and an extended position in which the other end of the arm is positioned in spaced relation to the housing, and a speaker mounted on the other end of the arm. The rearview mirror assembly includes a bracket assembly mounted on top of the rearview mirror and including a holster defining a socket for receipt of the portable telephone. External contacts on the telephone coact with contacts in the socket to establish electrical communication between the telephone and the transceiver of the vehicle when the telephone is inserted into the holster. Alternatively, the mobile telephone may be built permanently into the rearview mirror assembly.

Title
Mirror mounted mobile telephone system
Application Number
12382
Publication Number
5940503
Application Date
November 7, 1994
Publication Date
August 17, 1999
Inventor
Gil Spear
915 Sea Grape La., Vero Beach, 32963
FL, US
Anthony P Palett
31458 Hunters Cir., Farmington Hills, 48331
MI, US
Agent
Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski PC
IPC
H04M 1/00
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