Concealed integrated vehicular camera safety system

  • US 6,151,065 A
  • Filed: 06/20/1995
  • Issued: 11/21/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/20/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A concealed vehicular camera system that permits viewing or recording of events while simultaneously performing a vehicle lighting function, said concealed vehicular camera system comprising:

  • a video camera assembly including a miniature video camera;

    at least one light source which emits light during vehicular operation;

    a housing structure including a cavity shaped to receive both said miniature video camera and said light source;

    a cover disposed over said cavity of said housing structure and fabricated from a transparent material through which light and visual images can pass, said cover serving to conceal said miniature video camera inside said cavity; and

    a partitioning structure placed in said cavity of said housing structure and positioned to shield said miniature video camera from said light source in order to prevent light emitted by said light source from interfering with the operation of said miniature video camera.

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