Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle

  • US 9,707,895 B2
  • Filed: 11/02/2015
  • Issued: 07/18/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/22/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle, said rearview mirror assembly comprising:

  • a mirror casing;

    a mirror reflective element disposed at said mirror casing;

    said mirror reflective element comprising at least a first glass substrate;

    wherein said first glass substrate has a front surface and a rear surface, and wherein, when said rearview mirror assembly is normally mounted in a vehicle, said front surface is closer than said rear surface to a driver that is normally operating the vehicle;

    said first glass substrate having a flat central region and a rounded perimeter edge;

    wherein said rounded perimeter edge is exposed to and is viewable by the driver of the vehicle;

    wherein, with said mirror reflective element disposed at said mirror casing, no portion of said mirror casing encompasses said rounded perimeter edge; and

    wherein said rounded perimeter edge has a glare-reducing surface finish.

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