Navigation system for a vehicle

  • US 20070162229A1
  • Filed: 12/22/2006
  • Published: 07/12/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/24/1999
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An interior rearview mirror system for a vehicle, said interior rearview mirror system comprising:

  • an interior rearview mirror assembly, said rearview mirror assembly including a reflective element;

    an information display at said interior rearview mirror assembly, said information display displaying information for viewing by a driver of the vehicle, said information display located behind said reflective element and viewable through said reflective element by the driver of the vehicle;

    a handheld device, said handheld device having a position locator and being capable of establishing a geographical position of said handheld device;

    said information displayed by said information display being derived at least in part via a wireless communication link with said handheld device; and

    wherein said information display includes a display of turn-by-turn information for viewing by the driver of the vehicle.

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