Interior rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle

  • US 8,267,559 B2
  • Filed: 01/20/2012
  • Issued: 09/18/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/25/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. An interior rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle, said interior rearview mirror assembly comprising:

  • a mirror head, wherein said mirror head comprises a reflective mirror element;

    a mirror mount for attaching said interior rearview mirror assembly to an attachment element attached at an interior portion of a vehicle;

    wherein, when said mirror mount is attached to the attachment element, said reflective mirror element has a field of view rearward of the vehicle;

    wherein said interior rearview mirror assembly includes a pivot joint enabling a driver of the vehicle to pivotally adjust said mirror head to set the rearward field of view of said reflective mirror element to the driver'"'"'s desired setting with said interior rearview mirror assembly attached to the attachment element; and

    wherein said interior rearview mirror assembly includes circuitry, and wherein said circuitry comprises at least one of (a) a transmitter for a toll booth transaction function and (b) a receiver for a toll booth transaction function.

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