Exterior mirror with information display

  • US 5,587,699 A
  • Filed: 11/03/1994
  • Issued: 12/24/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/03/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A mirror apparatus mounted on a vehicle for providing a reflective view and for projecting light comprising:

  • a housing mounted on said vehiclea light source for selectively generating light;

    a mirror glass providing a reflective view, said mirror glass mounted in said housing, said mirror glass having a display section, said display section reflecting said light from said light source;

    said light source positioned in front of said mirror glass and directing light at an angle relative to said mirror glass such that the light is visible to a second observer adjacent said vehicle, but a first observer inside said vehicle cannot see said light.

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