Vehicular vision system with windshield mounted camera

  • US 10,576,909 B2
  • Filed: 06/24/2019
  • Issued: 03/03/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/20/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A vehicular vision system, said vehicular vision system comprising:

  • a camera module configured for mounting at an in-cabin side of a windshield of a vehicle;

    wherein said camera module comprises a camera and a circuit board;

    wherein, with said camera module mounted at the windshield, said camera has a field of view forward of the vehicle and through the windshield of the vehicle;

    wherein said camera comprises an imager and a lens, said lens having a principal lens axis;

    wherein said camera captures image data;

    wherein said camera is electrically connected to circuitry established at said circuit board via a flexible electrical connector;

    wherein circuity of said circuit board (i) provides electrical power to said camera via the flexible electrical connector, (ii) controls said camera via the flexible electrical connector and (iii) receives image data from said camera via the flexible electrical connector; and

    wherein, with said camera module mounted at the windshield, said circuit board is tilted at an angle relative to the principal lens axis of said lens of said camera.

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