Mirror reflective element for a vehicle

  • US 20050134983A1
  • Filed: 11/19/2004
  • Published: 06/23/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/26/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An interior rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle, said interior rearview mirror assembly comprising:

  • a prismatic mirror element, said prismatic mirror element comprising a first element comprising a wedge-shaped prism element and having a front surface and a rear surface, said front surface generally facing a driver of the vehicle when said interior rearview mirror assembly is installed in the vehicle, said rear surface being opposite said front surface;

    said prismatic mirror element further comprising a second element comprising a substrate having a transflective reflector on a first surface thereof, said transflective reflector coated first surface of said second element being attached to said rear surface of said first prism element via an optically matching medium; and

    at least one display element positioned to the rear of said prismatic mirror element and operable to display information through said prismatic mirror element so as to be viewable by a driver of the vehicle when said display element is operated so as to emit visible light.

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