Vehicle camera display system

  • US 6,611,202 B2
  • Filed: 02/05/2001
  • Issued: 08/26/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/26/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A vision system for a vehicle, comprising:

  • a vehicle equipped with an image capture device, said image capture device capturing an image external of the vehicle;

    a display screen viewable by an occupant of the vehicle;

    the system comprising a control that electronically generates indicia, said indicia being displayed on said screen;

    the vehicle being equipped with a distance-measuring system, said distance-measuring system adapted for measuring the distance from the vehicle to an object external the vehicle;

    wherein said image external the vehicle and said indicia are displayed on said screen so as to be viewable by the occupant of the vehicle; and

    wherein said indicia indicates distance from the vehicle to an object external to the vehicle;

    wherein said image capture device is adapted to be heated in order to remove dew or frost that may collect on an optic of said device.

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