08100568 is referenced by 124 patents and cites 1642 patents.

A vehicular interior rearview mirror system includes an attachment element adhesively attached at an interior surface of a windshield of a vehicle and an interior rearview mirror assembly having a mirror head including a reflective mirror element. The interior rearview mirror assembly includes circuitry disposed in the mirror head, and at least two electrical accessories of the interior rearview mirror assembly share at least one component of the circuitry. The interior rearview mirror assembly includes a portion that does not adjust when the driver of the vehicle, with the interior rearview mirror assembly attached to the attachment element, pivotally adjusts the mirror head to set the rearward field of view of the reflective mirror element to the driver's desired setting. The portion includes a video camera that has a field of view through the windshield of the vehicle. One of the at least two electrical accessories comprises the video camera.

Title
Interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle
Application Number
13/71177
Publication Number
8100568 (B2)
Application Date
March 24, 2011
Publication Date
January 24, 2012
Inventor
Niall R Lynam
Holland
MI, US
Roger L Veldman
Hudsonville
MI, US
Jonathan E DeLine
Raleigh
NC, US
Agent
Gardner Linn Burkhart & Flory
Assignee
Donnelly Corporation
MI, US
IPC
B60R 1/12
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