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Jonathan E DeLine, Niall R Lynam, Ralph A Spooner, Phillip A March: Interior rearview mirror sound processing system. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, July 16, 2002: US06420975 (511 worldwide citation)

A digital sound processor is provided to enhance the vocal to non-vocal noise ratio of the signal processed by a vehicle audio system such as a cellular telephone, emergency communication device, or other audio device. Optionally, an indicator is provided for use with the vehicular audio system in o ...


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Jonathan E DeLine, Niall R Lynam, Ralph A Spooner: Accessory module for vehicle. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, June 5, 2001: US06243003 (409 worldwide citation)

An accessory module for use with a vehicular cellular telephone, emergency communication device, or other audio device, may be mounted to an interior surface of a vehicle windshield. The accessory module houses a microphone and may be positioned adjacent to a headliner of the vehicle generally above ...


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Jonathan E DeLine, Niall R Lynam, Ralph A Spooner, Phillip A March: Indicator for vehicle accessory. Donnelly Corporation, VanDyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, August 21, 2001: US06278377 (329 worldwide citation)

An indicator for use with a microphone of a vehicular audio system, such as a cellular telephone, emergency communication device, or other audio device, provides a user of the audio system with a status signal relating to a reception quality of a vocal signal from the user. The microphone may be mou ...


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Jonathan E DeLine, Niall R Lynam, Ralph A Spooner: Mirror-based audio system for a vehicle. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, August 13, 2002: US06433676 (324 worldwide citation)

A mirror-based audio system for a vehicle preferably includes an electrochromic interior rearview mirror system including an electrochromic interior rearview mirror assembly. The electrochromic interior rearview mirror assembly includes electronic circuitry for at least adjusting the reflectivity of ...


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Ralph A Spooner, Jerry L Beck: Toggle assembly for rearview mirror. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, November 20, 2001: US06318870 (261 worldwide citation)

A ball and toggle assembly for a prismatic interior rearview mirror of a vehicle comprises a ball and body member and a toggle member. The ball and body member and the toggle member are separately formed from separate polymeric materials and joined together. The flexural moduli of the separate mater ...


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Ralph A Spooner: Breakaway accessory mounting assembly for vehicles and windshield mounted button therefor. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, October 13, 1998: US05820097 (244 worldwide citation)

A breakaway mounting assembly supports a rearview mirror or other accessory on an improved windshield mounted button. The mounting assembly includes a base having a mount for the accessory or mirror, and a plurality of resilient flanges which engage, hold, and center the assembly on the button but f ...


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Jonathan E DeLine, Niall R Lynam, Ralph A Spooner, Phillip A March: Vehicular sound-processing system incorporating an interior mirror user-interaction site for a restricted-range wireless communication system. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn and Burkhart, June 14, 2005: US06906632 (158 worldwide citation)

The interior cabin of a vehicle is provided with a vehicular sound-processing system that comprises an interior rearview mirror assembly, the mirror assembly including a mirror housing and a reflective element. An accessory is located in the interior cabin. The interior rearview mirror assembly comp ...


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Jonathan E DeLine, Niall R Lynam, Ralph A Spooner: Mirror-based audio system for vehicle. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, November 18, 2003: US06650233 (128 worldwide citation)

An interior rearview mirror audio system for a vehicle includes an interior rearview mirror assembly preferably comprising a plurality of microphones, a communication system of a vehicle and at least one manually actuated control input. The communication system includes a cellular telephone system a ...


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Jonathan E DeLine, Niall R Lynam, Ralph A Spooner, Phillip A March: Mirror-based audio system for a vehicle. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, October 15, 2002: US06466136 (71 worldwide citation)

A mirror-based audio system for a vehicle comprises an interior rearview mirror system including a plurality of microphones for receiving audio signals within a cabin of the vehicle. The plurality of microphones comprise at least two microphones which generate output signals indicative of sound gene ...


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Jonathan E DeLine, Niall R Lynam, Ralph A Spooner, Phillip A March: Voice acquisition system for a vehicle. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, April 6, 2004: US06717524 (34 worldwide citation)

A voice acquisition system for a vehicle includes a rearview mirror assembly, at least one microphone and a control. The at least one microphone receives audio signals within a cabin of the vehicle and generates an output signal indicative of the audio signals. The at least one microphone provides s ...