06630888 is referenced by 169 patents.

A mirror assembly for a vehicle includes a housing configured for attachment to the vehicle, and a mirror pane configured for attachment to the housing. The mirror pane has a reflective surface defining a first portion and a second portion, the reflective surface being partially removed such that the first and second portions are partially reflective and partially transmissive. At least one picture taking apparatus is located on a rear side of the mirror pane and adjacent the first portion of the mirror pane, and a sensor is located on the rear side of the mirror pane for sensing an ambient light level. A radiation emitting element is located on the rear side of the mirror pane, the second portion being disposed in front of the radiation emitting display element such that the radiation emitting element emits light at least partially through the second portion. The radiation emitting element is activated upon the sensor element sensing an ambient light level below a predetermined level.

Title
Rearview mirror assembly with integral display element and camera
Application Number
10/154430
Publication Number
6630888 (B2)
Application Date
May 23, 2002
Publication Date
October 7, 2003
Inventor
Wolfgang Seiboth
Bad Windsheim
US
Christopher Renner
Ipsheim
US
Heinrich Lang
Ergersheim
US
Agent
Dority & Manning P A
US
Assignee
Lang Mekra North America
SC, US
IPC
G08B 5/22
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