Process for providing a camera for mounting on a vehicle

  • US 10,137,843 B2
  • Filed: 05/23/2016
  • Issued: 11/27/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/06/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A process for providing a vehicular camera suitable for mounting and use on a vehicle, comprising:

  • providing a front housing member;

    said front housing member comprising a lens member, an imaging element and a circuit board mounted thereat;

    wherein said circuit board has a plurality of front housing electrical connectors thereon, said plurality of front housing electrical connectors comprising at least a first front housing electrical connector and a second front housing electrical connector;

    providing a rear housing member;

    wherein said rear housing member comprises a plurality of rear housing electrical connectors comprising at least a first rear housing electrical connector and a second rear housing electrical connector;

    positioning said front and rear housing members so that said first front housing electrical connector aligns with said first rear housing electrical connector and said second front housing electrical connector aligns with said second rear housing electrical connector;

    joining said front and rear housing members together to define a camera interior; and

    wherein, when said front and rear housing members are joined together, said plurality of front housing electrical connectors mechanically contact and electrically connect within said camera interior with said plurality of rear housing electrical connectors so that said first front housing electrical connector makes electrical connection with said first rear housing electrical connector and said second front housing electrical connector makes electrical connection with said second rear housing electrical connector.

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