07914188 is referenced by 141 patents and cites 1564 patents.

A rearview minor system for a vehicle includes an interior rearview mirror assembly having a mirror mount for attaching the mirror assembly to an attachment element at an interior of a vehicle. The mirror assembly includes a base portion disposed generally at a windshield of the equipped vehicle when the mirror mount is attached to the attachment element at the interior of the equipped vehicle. The mirror assembly includes a video camera disposed at the base portion, and the video camera has, when the interior rearview mirror assembly is normally mounted in the equipped vehicle, a field of view towards the windshield of the equipped vehicle. The base portion of the interior rearview mirror assembly encompasses a rain sensor when the mirror mount of the mirror assembly is attached to the attachment element.

Title
Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle
Application Number
12/636126
Publication Number
7914188 (B2)
Application Date
December 11, 2009
Publication Date
March 29, 2011
Inventor
Niall R Lynam
Holland
MI, US
Roger L Veldman
Hudsonville
MI, US
Jonathan E DeLine
Raleigh
NC, US
Agent
Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart
Assignee
Donnelly Corporation
MI, US
IPC
B60R 1/12
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