Exterior mirror vision system for a vehicle

  • US 8,066,415 B2
  • Filed: 12/08/2010
  • Issued: 11/29/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/17/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. An exterior mirror vision system for a vehicle, said exterior mirror vision system comprising:

  • a driver-side exterior rearview mirror assembly mounted at a driver side of a vehicle equipped with said exterior vision system, said driver-side exterior mirror assembly comprising a mounting portion configured for mounting at the driver side of the equipped vehicle, a driver-side exterior mirror housing, and a driver-side reflective element;

    wherein said driver-side exterior rearview mirror assembly includes a driver-side light module and a driver-side camera;

    wherein said driver-side light module comprises a driver-side signal light;

    wherein said driver-side light module fits within a cavity defined by said driver-side exterior mirror housing in a manner that conforms to the styling and aerodynamic lines defined by said driver-side exterior mirror housing;

    a passenger-side exterior rearview mirror assembly mounted at a passenger side of the equipped vehicle, said passenger-side exterior mirror assembly comprising a mounting portion configured for mounting at the passenger side of the equipped vehicle, a passenger-side exterior mirror housing, and a passenger-side reflective element;

    wherein said passenger-side exterior rearview mirror assembly includes a passenger-side light module and a passenger-side camera;

    wherein said passenger-side light module comprises a passenger-side signal light;

    wherein said passenger-side light module fits within a cavity defined by said passenger-side exterior mirror housing in a manner that conforms to the styling and aerodynamic lines defined by said passenger-side exterior mirror housing; and

    wherein said driver-side camera and said passenger-side camera comprise part of a multi-camera vision system of the equipped vehicle.

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