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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 (330 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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Frederick T Bauer, Jon H Bechtel: Automatic rearview mirror incorporating light pipe. Gentex Corporation, Malcolm R McKinnon, July 18, 1995: US05434407 (185 worldwide citation)

An improved automatic rearview mirror for automotive vehicles, the mirror incorporating a light pipe effective to direct light from a convenient location to a conveniently placed light sensor and effective to optimize the performance and economy of the mirror.


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Bauer Frederick T, Tonar William L, Byker Harlan J, Cammenga David J: Improved rearview mirror for motor vehicles. Gentex, September 4, 1996: EP0729864-A1 (146 worldwide citation)

An improved low cost automatic rearview mirror for automotive vehicles is provided, the mirror being capable of operating in harsh environments over wide variations in temperature, humidity, vibration, atmospheric corrosion, salt spray, electronic disturbances and sand and grit abrasion. In one embo ...


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William L Tonar: Outside automatic rearview mirror for automotive vehicles. Gentex Corporation, Malcolm R McKinnon, September 5, 1995: US05448397 (111 worldwide citation)

An automatic electrochromic rearview mirror for automotive vehicles, the mirror being particularly adapted for use as an outside rearview mirror and incorporating improved means enabling the mirror to survive, over a relatively long useful life, extreme environmental conditions, such as extreme heat ...


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Harlan J Byker, William L Tonar, Larry L Barrett: Electro-optic device. Gentex Corporation, Malcolm R McKinnon, April 13, 1993: US05202787 (62 worldwide citation)

Electro optic devices incorporating an improved configuration of elements which dramatically reduces light scattering and haziness with relatively inexpensive coated glass. The devices are liquid or gel containing electro optic devices, such as an electrochromic automatic rearview mirror for automot ...


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Barry K Nelson, Jon H Bechtel, Daniel G McMillan, Spencer D Reese: Light sensor having partially opaque optic. GENTEX CORPORATION, Price Heneveld, Bradley D Johnson, January 16, 2018: US09870753

A rearview assembly for a vehicle is provided that includes: a housing configured for mounting to the vehicle; a rearview element disposed in the housing that displays images of a scene exterior of the vehicle; a light sensor assembly disposed in the housing; and a controller for receiving the elect ...


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Kelvin L Baumann, John A VanderPloeg, David A Theiste, Thomas F Guarr, Henry A Luten, George A Neuman, John S Anderson: Electro-optic system configured to reduce a perceived color change. GENTEX CORPORATION, Price Heneveld, Bradley D Johnson, July 18, 2017: US09709869

An electro-optic system is provided that includes a front element having first and second surfaces, a rear element including third and fourth surfaces, wherein the front and rear elements are sealably bonded together in a spaced-apart relationship to define a chamber, and an electro-optic medium con ...


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Tonar William L: Retroviseur exterieur a reglage automatique pour vehicules automobiles, Outside automatic rearview mirror for automotive vehicles. Gentex Corporation, MACRAE & CO, January 27, 1998: CA2096390

An automatic electrochromic rearview mirror for automotive vehicles, the mirror being particularly adapted for use as an outside rearview mirror and incorporating imp roved means enabling the mirror to survive, over a relatively long useful life, extreme envi ronmental conditions, such as extreme he ...


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Bauer Frederick T, Bechtel Jon H: Retroviseur automatique pour vehicules automobiles, Automatic rearview mirror for automotive vehicles. Gentex Corporation, RIDOUT & MAYBEE, September 24, 1985: CA1193894

Abstract of the Disclosure An improved inside rearview mirror particularly adaptedfor use with automotive vehicles, the mirror incorporating improvedmeans for detecting and comparing the relative brightness of lightforwardly and rearwardly of the vehicle and improved means respond-ing automatically ...



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