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Joseph S Stam, Jon H Bechtel, Frederick T Bauer: Continuously variable headlamp control. Gentex Corporation, Brooks & Kushman P C, April 11, 2000: US06049171 (402 worldwide citation)

Continuously variable headlamps offer greater flexibility for roadway illumination but offer challenges in automatic control design. Each continuously variable headlamp has an effective illumination range varied by changing at least one parameter from a set including horizontal direction aimed, vert ...


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John K Roberts, Frederick T Bauer, Joseph S Stam, Timothy A Bonardi, William L Tonar, Robert R Turnbull: Indicators and illuminators using a semiconductor radiation emitter package. Gentex Corporation, Randall S Vaas, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, August 27, 2002: US06441943 (381 worldwide citation)

A vehicle lamp assembly includes a housing and an LED lamp carried in the housing. A signal mirror, includes a mirror; and an LED lamp. The LED lamp includes a heat extraction member.


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Frederick T Bauer, Jon H Bechtel: Automatic rearview mirror for automotive vehicles. Gentex Corporation, Malcolm R McKinnon, April 17, 1984: US04443057 (352 worldwide citation)

An improved inside rearview mirror particularly adapted for use with automotive vehicles, the mirror incorporating improved means for detecting and comparing the relative brightness of light forwardly and rearwardly of the vehicle and improved means responding automatically to annoying glare from th ...


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Jeffrey A Forgette, Harlan J Byker, William L Tonar, Frederick T Bauer: Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface metal reflector. Gentex Corporation, Brian J Rees, October 6, 1998: US05818625 (279 worldwide citation)

An electrochromic variable reflectance mirror for a vehicle includes a reflector/electrode on the third surface of the mirror. This reflector/electrode forms an integral electrode in contact with the electrochromic media, and may be a single layer of a highly reflective material or may comprise a se ...


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Jeffrey A Forgette, Harlan J Byker, William L Tonar, Frederick T Bauer, David J Cammenga, John K Roberts: Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface metal reflector and a display/signal light. Gentex Corporation, Brian Rees, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, August 29, 2000: US06111684 (270 worldwide citation)

An electrochromic mirror is disclosed for use in a vehicle rearview mirror assembly having a light source positioned behind the electrochromic mirror for selectively projecting light through the mirror. The electrochromic mirror includes front and rear spaced elements each having front and rear surf ...


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Frederick T Bauer, Lois Bauer, John K Roberts, Joseph S Stam: Systems and components for enhancing rear vision from a vehicle. Gentex Corporation, Brian J Rees, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, April 22, 2003: US06550949 (266 worldwide citation)

A vehicle system is disclosed that includes a vehicle lamp assembly including a plurality of LEDs that emit white light so as to function as an illuminator light. The lamp assembly also may include a plurality of LEDs that emit colored light, such as red or red-orange, so as to function as a signal ...


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Wayne J Rumsey, John W Carter, Kenton J Ypma, Bradley L Northman, Frederick T Bauer, Mark W Durnwald: Rearview mirror with display. Gentex Corporation, Brian J Rees, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, January 9, 2001: US06170956 (261 worldwide citation)

A mirror includes an electrochromic mirror subassembly including front and rear transparent elements, a layer of electrochromic material associated with the front and rear transparent elements, and a reflective layer, a portion of the reflective layer defining an opening. An indicia panel is located ...


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John K Roberts, Jeremy A Fogg, Frederick T Bauer: Proximity switch and vehicle rearview mirror assembly incorporating the same and having a transparent housing. Gentex Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, September 2, 2003: US06614579 (253 worldwide citation)

According to one embodiment, a proximity switch comprises a radiation emitter for emitting radiation, at least one photosensor for detecting light levels near the radiation emitter, and an electronic circuit for energizing the radiation emitter and for receiving and processing signals from the photo ...


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David J Cammenga, William L Tonar, Scott W Vander Zwaag, John K Roberts, Frederick T Bauer, Jeffrey A Forgette, Harlan J Byker: Electrochromic rearview mirror incorporating a third surface metal reflector and a display/signal light. Gentex Corporation, Brian J Rees, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, December 26, 2000: US06166848 (245 worldwide citation)

An electrochromic mirror is disclosed for use in a vehicle rearview mirror assembly having a light source positioned behind the electrochromic mirror for selectively projecting light through the mirror. The electrochromic mirror includes front and rear spaced elements each having front and rear surf ...