Vehicle photosensing control system

  • US 6,953,253 B2
  • Filed: 09/14/2004
  • Issued: 10/11/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/26/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A photosensing system suitable for use in a vehicle having a windshield wiper system, said photosensing system comprising:

  • a photosensor array;

    said photosensor array disposed within the interior cabin of the vehicle and having a field of view forward through the windshield of the vehicle;

    said photosensor array monitoring a surface condition of said windshield of the vehicle;

    wherein the vehicle'"'"'s windshield wiper system is operable in response to a signal generated by a control responsive to an output of said photosensor array; and

    wherein said photosensor array comprises a plurality of photosensitive elements.

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