Vehicular rearview mirror system with microcontroller

  • US 6,970,073 B2
  • Filed: 10/27/2003
  • Issued: 11/29/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/31/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A vehicular rearview mirror system suitable for use in a vehicle, comprising:

  • an interior rearview mirror system comprising an interior variable reflective element, said interior variable reflective element assuming a partial reflectance level in response to an interior drive signal;

    a microcontroller;

    a drive circuit, said drive circuit supplying an interior drive signal to said interior variable reflective element;

    a garage door opener, said garage door opener including a transmitter for transmitting a garage door opening signal;

    a tire pressure monitoring system, said tire pressure monitoring system including a receiver for receiving a signal indicative of vehicle tire pressure;

    wherein said microcontroller controls at least in part said drive circuit, said garage door opener and said tire pressure monitoring system.

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