Systems and components for enhancing rear vision from a vehicle

  • US 6,672,745 B1
  • Filed: 11/28/2000
  • Issued: 01/06/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/15/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An electronic imaging system for a vehicle comprising:

  • a support structure for mounting to a vehicle;

    a lens mounted to said support structure;

    a plurality of LEDs mounted to said support structure behind said lens, said LEDs being selectively activated in response to an activation signal such that radiation is emitted from said lens;

    a camera mounted to said support structure behind said lens for capturing images in a rearward direction from the support structure for display to a vehicle operator; and

    a narrowband filter positioned in front of said camera for blocking light in a waveband corresponding to the light emitted from said LEDs.

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