• US 20100085645A1
  • Filed: 12/07/2009
  • Published: 04/08/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/24/1999
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An information display system for a vehicle, said information display system comprising:

  • an interior rearview mirror assembly comprising a mirror case having a reflective element, said mirror case being adapted to mount to a vehicle; and

    wherein said reflective element comprises a variable reflectance element, said variable reflectance element including an electro-optic medium disposed between a first sheet and a second sheet, said first sheet having a transparent conductive coating on its side contacted by said electro-optic medium, said second sheet having a metallic mirror reflector on its side contacted by said electro-optic medium, said metallic mirror reflector of said variable reflectance element being partially transmissive to visible light;

    a carrier positioned in said mirror case, said carrier having a display element for displaying one or more indicia through said reflective element.

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