Distance detection and display system for use in a vehicle

  • US 7,106,213 B2
  • Filed: 10/28/2002
  • Issued: 09/12/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/28/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A distance measuring and display system for use on a vehicle, said system comprising:

  • at least one distance measuring sensor for measuring the distance between said vehicle and an obstacle in the vehicle'"'"'s path; and

    a mirror assembly, comprising;

    a mirror having a reflective mirror surface;

    a display integrated within the mirror surface and coupled to said at least one distance measuring sensor for displaying the distance on said mirror assembly, wherein the display comprises an optically transmissive window disposed under the reflective mirror surface, wherein said optically transmissive window is covered by the reflective mirror surface.

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