• US 20110109746A1
  • Filed: 01/14/2011
  • Published: 05/12/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/14/2003
  • 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 disposed in an interior cabin of a vehicle equipped with said information display system, wherein said interior rearview mirror assembly comprises a mirror reflective element having a mirror reflector disposed at a surface thereof;

    a display screen disposed at said interior rearview mirror assembly, wherein, when operated, said display screen displays through said mirror reflective element so as to be viewable by a driver of the equipped vehicle;

    wherein said display screen is operable to display video images captured by a rearward facing camera of the equipped vehicle for assisting the driver during a reversing maneuver, and wherein said video images are captured by said rearward facing camera when the equipped vehicle is in reverse gear; and

    wherein, when the equipped vehicle is not in reverse gear, said display screen is operable to display information pertaining to an accessory of the equipped vehicle.

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