Rearview vision system with indicia of backup travel

  • US 6,222,447 B1
  • Filed: 05/17/1999
  • Issued: 04/24/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/26/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A rearview vision system for a vehicle having a gear actuator, comprising:

  • an image capture device mounted at the rear of the vehicle and having a field of view directed rearwardly of the vehicle;

    a display system viewable by a driver of the vehicle which displays a rearward image output of said image capture device;

    a graphic overlayer superimposed on said rearward image when the gear actuator of the vehicle selects a reverse gear; and

    wherein said graphic overlayer includes indicia of the anticipated path of travel of the vehicle.

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