07460007 is referenced by 157 patents and cites 35 patents.

An improved console system is provided that is suitable for use in an interior cabin of a vehicle, the interior cabin having a roof and a windshield having an upper portion. The improved console system comprises a console assembly that includes a headliner portion disposed at the roof of the interior cabin of the vehicle and that further includes a windshield portion disposed at the upper portion of the windshield that extends downwardly from the headliner portion. The downwardly extending windshield portion includes an image capturing device having a field of view through the windshield in the direction of forward travel of the vehicle that preferably captures images at least one chosen from (a) a forward park-aid system, (b) a collision avoidance system, and (c) an automatic headlamp control system.

Title
Console system suitable for use in an interior cabin of a vehicle
Application Number
11/441592
Publication Number
7460007 (B2)
Application Date
May 26, 2006
Publication Date
December 2, 2008
Inventor
Niall R Lynam
Holland
MI, US
Kenneth Schofield
Holland
MI, US
Agent
Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart
Assignee
Donnelly Corporation
MI, US
IPC
B60Q 1/00
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