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Hiroshi Itoh, Shinya Ohmi, Yasutoshi Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Fukada, Kunihiko Hara: Liquid crystal type dazzle-free transmissive-reflective mirror. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman, November 18, 1986: US04623222 (370 worldwide citation)

A liquid crystal type dazzle-free reflection mirror arrangement which changes reflectivity of the incident light by way of changing the transmittivity of the incident light through a liquid crystal provided within a frame body is disclosed. A semitransparent mirror is positioned behind the liquid cr ...


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Toshiki Saburi, Yasuhiro Mizutani, Naoyuki Kawazoe, Yoshiaki Fukatsu, Satoshi Koike, Teiyuu Kimura, Shunichi Ogawa, Takekazu Terui, Hiroshi Ando, Masahiro Higuchi: Image display unit. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, June 2, 1998: US05760931 (346 worldwide citation)

A heads-up display unit provided with a display device serving as display image forming means which displays a display image. A hologram serves as a reflecting means, and reflects the display light emitted from the display device, causing reflection of the display image on the interior surface of a ...


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Masahiro Hara, Motoaki Watabe, Tadao Nojiri, Takayuki Nagaya, Yuji Uchiyama: Optically readable two-dimensional code and method and apparatus using the same. Nippondenso, Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, March 10, 1998: US05726435 (298 worldwide citation)

A two-dimensional code 1 consists of three positioning symbols 2, a data region 3, timing cells 4 and an apex detecting cell 5. The shape of the whole code 1 is a square having the same number of vertical and lateral cells. A scanning line passing through the center of each positioning symbols 2 alw ...


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Yasutoshi Suzuki, Kunihiko Hara, Ryo Sato: Mirror. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman, February 12, 1985: US04499451 (279 worldwide citation)

A mirror arrangement including a transparent glass member, a translucent film behind the glass member, a light generating element having a configuration for conveying information when activated, the mirror arrangement functioning as an ordinary mirror when no voltage is applied to the light generati ...


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Tsuyoshi Fukada, Yasutoshi Suzuki, Hiroshi Itoh, Shinya Ohmi, Kunihiko Hara: Control apparatus for a dazzle-free reflection mirror of a vehicle. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman, June 9, 1987: US04671615 (258 worldwide citation)

A control apparatus for a dazzle-free reflection mirror of a vehicle is disclosed. The control apparatus is provided with a rear light sensor and a circuit for driving the reflection mirror into a dazzle-free condition in accordance with an intensity of a rear light detected by said rear light senso ...


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Muneaki Matsumoto, Koji Numata, Shigeyuki Akita, Minoru Nishida, Mitsuhiko Masegi: Apparatus for controlling a headlight of a vehicle. Nippondenso Soken, Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman, January 2, 1990: US04891559 (258 worldwide citation)

In an apparatus for controlling a headlight of a vehicle, a light from a preceding or oncoming vehicle can be detected without being disturbed by a light reflected on guardrails and the like, or light from a traffic signal, street lights and the like, and the illumination area of the headlight can b ...


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Yasutoshi Suzuki, Hiroshi Itoh, Shinya Ohmi, Kunihiko Hara: Control apparatus for two section, glare shield mirror. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman, October 6, 1987: US04697883 (256 worldwide citation)

A control apparatus for controlling the glare shield of a reflecting mirror of a vehicle, wherein the reflecting mirror is provided with on the upper half and lower half portions respectively first and second electro-optic elements whose transmittance of light being variable, and when a first photo ...


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Hiroshi Itoh, Yasutoshi Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Fukada, Shinya Ohmi, Kunihiko Hara: Dazzle-free mirror with photocell in a non-dazzle-free portion. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman, January 26, 1988: US04721364 (235 worldwide citation)

A dazzle-free reflection mirror, which may be used as an inner mirror or an outer mirror of a vehicle, has an electro-optical element of which transparency is changed by applying an electric field thereto in order to effectuate a dazzle-free operation. The dazzle-free reflection mirror comprises a d ...


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Naoki Ishii, Toshikazu Ina, Koji Mori, Katsunori Ito, Shigenori Asai: Electric power transmitting device with inductive coupling. Nippon Soken, Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman, December 3, 1991: US05070293 (222 worldwide citation)

An electric power transmitting device transmits electric energy from one coil to another coil through an inductive coupling therebetween. One of the coils has an end bent in the axial direction of the coil. When the other coil is to be inserted into said one coil, it can be inserted in not only the ...


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Takao Nishimura, Katsuhiko Hibino, Noriaki Shirai: Obstacle warning system for a vehicle. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, May 19, 1998: US05754099 (218 worldwide citation)

An obstacle warning system for a vehicle includes a distance measuring device for emitting a transmission wave or laser light in a given angular range in a direction of a width of the vehicle in a scanning manner, and for detecting a distance between the vehicle and an obstacle in correspondence wit ...