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Danny L Minikey Jr, Mark W Newton, Ethan J Lee, William L Tonar, Darin D Tuttle, David J Cammenga, John S Anderson, John B Ostreko, Christian M Kemperman, David A Blaker: Vehicle rearview mirror assembly including a high intensity display. Gentex Corporation, Price Heneveld, Scott P Ryan, December 25, 2012: US08339526 (88 worldwide citation)

An inventive rearview assembly for a vehicle may comprise a mirror element and a display including a light management subassembly. The subassembly may comprise an LCD placed behind a transflective layer of the mirror element. Despite a low transmittance through the transflective layer, the inventive ...


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Jon H Bechtel, Joseph S Stam: System for controlling vehicle equipment. Gentex Corporation, Scott P Ryan, February 21, 2012: US08120652 (77 worldwide citation)

A system for automatically controlling vehicle equipment includes a controller to generate control signals. The control signals are derived based on information obtained from the image sensor as well as other detected parameters pertaining to the detected light source(s), the vehicle having the inve ...


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John B Ostreko, Danny L Minikey Jr, Andrew J LeVesque, William R Spence, Peter Wm VanderWel, John B Wallace, Frederick T Bauer, Mark W Newton, Ethan J Lee, Jeremy A Fogg: Vehicular rearview mirror assembly including integrated backlighting for a liquid crystal display (LCD). Gentex Corporation, Price Heneveld, Scott P Ryan, August 7, 2012: US08237909 (73 worldwide citation)

A vehicular rearview mirror assembly (600) includes an electrochromic (EC) glass element (303) and a printed circuit board (603) for mounting electrical components. A liquid crystal display (LCD) (615) is mounted to the printed circuit board (603), while a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs) ( ...


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Jon H Bechtel, Jeremy C Andrus: High dynamic range imaging device. Gentex Corporation, Scott P Ryan, October 16, 2012: US08289430 (38 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to improved imaging devices having high dynamic range and to monitoring and automatic control systems incorporating the improved imaging devices.


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Jon H Bechtel, Jeremy C Andrus: High dynamic range imaging device. Gentex Corporation, Scott P Ryan, November 6, 2012: US08305471 (31 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to improved imaging devices having high dynamic range and to monitoring and automatic control systems incorporating the improved imaging devices.


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Kevin L Ash, Bradley L Busscher, Robert R Turnbull, George A Neuman, David J Cammenga, David A Theiste: Variable transmission window system. Gentex Corporation, Price Heneveld, Scott P Ryan, October 1, 2013: US08547624 (25 worldwide citation)

An electrical control system is disclosed for controlling a plurality of variable transmittance windows. The electrical control system comprises a master control circuit and user input circuits for supplying control signals representing transmittance levels for the variable transmission windows, and ...


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Edmund Fehn, David J Cammenga, Richard T Fish Jr, Darin D Tuttle, Mark A Snyder: Outside mirror lighting assembly and method of forming same. Gentex Corporation, Price Heneveld, Scott P Ryan, October 16, 2012: US08287164 (25 worldwide citation)

An outside mirror lighting assembly (100) and method includes a housing (108) and a first glass panel (101) where one or more light emitting devices (107) are positioned at an edge of the first glass panel (101). Light rays from the at least one light emitting device (107) propagate within the glass ...


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Jon H Bechtel, Harold C Ockerse, Darin D Tuttle: Light emitting optical systems and assemblies and systems incorporating the same. Gentex Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, Scott P Ryan, December 6, 2011: US08070329 (22 worldwide citation)

Improved light emitting optics systems are provided for obtaining desired illumination patterns. Illumination assemblies and systems are provided that incorporate improved light emitting optics systems.


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Richard T Fish Jr, Greg R Pattok, Scott R Edwards, Jeremy A Fogg, Darin D Tuttle: Notification appliance and method thereof. Gentex Corporation, Price Heneveld, Scott P Ryan, September 16, 2014: US08836532 (17 worldwide citation)

A notification appliance configured to emit a notification output based upon at least one detected environmental condition is provided that includes a sensor configured to detect the at least one environmental condition, at least one light emitting diode (LED) light source configured to emit light h ...


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Jon H Bechtel, Jeremy C Andrus, Gregory S Bush, David J Wright, Jim L Schneider, Tom B Sherman: Automatic vehicle equipment monitoring, warning, and control system. Gentex Corporation, Scott P Ryan, June 4, 2013: US08456327 (16 worldwide citation)

An automatic vehicle equipment control system and methods thereof are provided, the system includes at least one imager configured to acquire a continuous sequence of high dynamic range single frame images, a processor, a color spectral filter array including a plurality of color filters, at least a ...