Optics for controlling the direction of light rays and assemblies incorporating the optics

  • US 7,452,113 B2
  • Filed: 05/13/2005
  • Issued: 11/18/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/09/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An apparatus, comprising:

  • a mirror element comprising at least one substrate comprising a reflective layer on at least a portion of a surface thereof; and

    two differently functioning indicia formed in said reflective layer, functions of said two indicia being selected from the group consisting of a supplemental turning indicator, keyhole/door illuminator, and a side object detection indicator, wherein both of said at least two indicia are defined by one contiguous line opening through said reflective layer.

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