Accessory mounting system for a vehicle

  • US 9,090,213 B2
  • Filed: 08/10/2012
  • Issued: 07/28/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/15/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An accessory mounting system suitable for use in a vehicle, said accessory mounting system comprising:

  • a vehicle windshield;

    a plurality of individual fixing elements adhesively attached at a surface of said vehicle windshield;

    wherein said fixing elements are spaced apart from one another at said surface of said vehicle windshield;

    wherein each of said fixing elements comprises a base portion that is directly adhesively attached by an adhesive at said surface of said vehicle windshield and an elongated portion that extends from said base portion in a direction away from said vehicle windshield;

    a frame comprising a plurality of individual receiving portions;

    wherein said receiving portions are spaced apart from one another in a manner that corresponds with the spacing apart of said fixing elements;

    wherein each one of said receiving portions is configured to receive the elongated portion of a respective and corresponding one of said fixing elements;

    wherein said elongated portions of said fixing elements are at least partially received in respective and corresponding ones of said receiving portions of said frame and cooperate with said receiving portions to attach said frame at said vehicle windshield;

    wherein said frame comprises structure for receiving an accessory thereat;

    said accessory comprising a camera;

    wherein, when said accessory is received at said structure of said frame, the line of vision of said camera passes through an aperture existing in said frame; and

    wherein, with said frame attached at said vehicle windshield, the line of vision of said camera passes through said vehicle windshield.

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