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 new patent  Waveguide mirror display system

A vehicle display mirror system is disclosed. The system comprises an electro-optic device configured to switch between a mirror state and a display state. The electro-optic device comprises a first substrate and a second substrate forming a cavity. The cavity is configured to retain an electro-optic medium that is variably... Gentex Corporation

 new patent  Near-ir absorptive compounds and devices incorporating the same

wherein: R1 and R2 are individually alkyl, alkoxy, or aryloxy; R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8 are individually H, alkoxy, or aryloxy; R9 and R10 are individually alkoxy, or aryloxy, or where R1 and R2 are alkyl, R9 and R10 are individually H, alkoxy, or aryloxy; and R11 and R12... Gentex Corporation

Rearview assembly with occupant detection

A rearview assembly for a vehicle includes an electro-optic element. A first substrate includes a first surface and a second surface. A second substrate includes a third surface and a fourth surface. An electro-optic medium is disposed between the second surface and the third surface. An infrared (IR) light source... Gentex Corporation

Polarized window assembly

A window assembly includes an electro-optic element which has a first substantially transparent substrate defining first and second surfaces. The second surface includes a first electrically conductive layer. A second substantially transparent substrate defines third and fourth surfaces. The third surface includes a second electrically conductive layer. A primary seal... Gentex Corporation

Color excursion mitigation in electrochromic devices

An electrochromic device includes a chamber defined by a first conductive surface of a first substrate, a second conductive surface of a second substrate, and a sealing member joining the first substrate to the second substrate; an electrochromic medium containing a blue cathodic electroactive compound and up to three anodic... Gentex Corporation

Vehicle-based remote control system and method

A vehicle-based remote control system and method are provided herein. A first in-vehicle device and a second in-vehicle device are provided. The second in-vehicle device includes a user-input mechanism having at least one actuatable member, and a controller programmed to respond to input from the user-input mechanism. Upon actuation of... Gentex Corporation

Driver identification and authentication systems and methods

A method for processing a security authorization is disclosed. The method comprises capturing biometric data with a scanning apparatus of the authentication system and comparing the biometric data to authentication data. The authentication data comprises an identification profile configured to authenticate a previously identified individual. The method further comprises authenticating... Gentex Corporation

Air scoop to direct airflow over camera lens

An imager assembly for a vehicle includes a base plate. An imager is disposed above the base plate. A shroud is configured to engage a top portion of the base plate. The shroud includes a tapered profile with a narrow forward end and a widened rearward end. The widened rearward... Gentex Corporation

Imager with wire harness connecting features

An imager having a lens defining a viewing angle. A lens holder is operably coupled with the lens. A printed circuit board includes a flex connector. The flex connector is operably coupled with a wire harness that extends in a direction orthogonal to the viewing angle. A housing includes a... Gentex Corporation

Mirror flipper assembly

A rearview mirror for a vehicle includes a housing defining an interior cavity and an actuation mechanism. The actuation mechanism includes a mounting plate rotatably coupled within the cavity of the housing at a first end thereof and a spring plate coupled with the mounting plate at a first coupling... Gentex Corporation

Imaging device protector and cleaner

An imaging device enclosure for a vehicle including a housing having an image device aperture. A motor is disposed in the housing and is operably connected with a mobile wedge. The mobile wedge is operable between an extended position and a retracted position. An imaging device is slidably connected with... Gentex Corporation

Low profile mirror pivot

A rearview assembly includes a mount configured to be operably coupled with a vehicle. A first support includes a generally linear body and extends downward from the mount. The first support defines a first axis of rotation. A second support defines a second axis of rotation and extends from a... Gentex Corporation

Vehicle vision system having adjustable displayed field of view

A vision system for a vehicle is provided including a camera for capturing images within a field of view; a display device movably mounted relative to the vehicle for displaying a portion of the field of view of the camera; a movement sensor for sensing movement of the display device;... Gentex Corporation

Method of cooling full display mirror

A rearview assembly for a vehicle includes a rearview device and a processor. A housing supports the rearview device and the processor. The housing defines a recess therein. An air moving device is operably coupled with the housing and is configured to draw air from an area exterior to the... Gentex Corporation

Helmet retention system

A retention system for a helmet includes a horizontal chin strap and a vertical chin strap, wherein the vertical chin strap is secured to the horizontal chin strap at two points of intersection. The horizontal chin strap may include a first horizontal chin strap portion, a second horizontal chin strap... Gentex Corporation

Ultrathin, solution phase electrochromic devices

An electrochromic device includes a chamber defined by a substantially transparent first substrate, a second substrate, and a sealing member; wherein: the first substrate comprises a first surface, and a second surface comprising a first substantially transparent, electrically conductive coating and disposed opposite to the first surface; the second substrate... Gentex Corporation

System and processing video data to detect and eliminate flickering light sources through dynamic exposure control

An image capture system is provided for a vehicle equipped with a display for displaying streamed video images of a scene proximate the vehicle. The image capture system includes a camera for capturing video images of the scene proximate the vehicle at a selected exposure time and streaming the video... Gentex Corporation

Electro-optic infrared filter

An imaging system is provided that includes an imager and an optical lens stack with one or more lenses and an electro-optic element positioned between the imager and the lens stack. The electro-optic element includes a first substantially transparent substrate defining first and second surfaces. The second surface includes a... Gentex Corporation

Electrical connections for electro-optic elements

A rearview mirror assembly is provided that includes a bezel, and an electro-optic element that includes a first substantially transparent substrate defining first and second surfaces. The second surface includes a first electrically conductive layer. A second substrate defines third and fourth surfaces and a hole extending between the third... Gentex Corporation

Imager system with median filter and method thereof

An imaging system configured to display a captured image on a display having a lower dynamic range than the imaging system is provided, wherein the imaging system includes a high dynamic range imager configured to capture at least one high dynamic range image, and a processing device communicatively connected to... Gentex Corporation

Tight bezel to glass fit mirror assembly

A display assembly includes a bezel. An electro-optic element includes a first substantially transparent substrate having an edge extending around at least a portion of a perimeter of the first substantially transparent substrate. The electro-optic element also includes a second substrate. The first substantially transparent substrate and the bezel have... Gentex Corporation

Electro-optic element with imi layer

An electro-optic assembly includes a first partially reflective, partially transmissive substrate defining a first surface and a second surface. A second partially reflective, partially transmissive substrate defines a third surface and a fourth surface. A space is defined between a first substrate and a second substrate. A seal is disposed... Gentex Corporation

Second surface transflector for electro-optic device

An electro-optic assembly includes a first partially reflective, partially transmissive substrate defining a first surface and a second surface. A second partially reflective, partially transmissive substrate defines a third surface and a fourth surface. A space is defined between a first substrate and a second substrate. An electro-optic material is... Gentex Corporation

Electro-optic element with high double image ratio

A variable transmittance electro-optic assembly includes a first partially reflective, partially transmissive substrate defining first and second surfaces. A second partially reflective, partially transmissive substrate defines a third surface and a fourth surface. The first substrate and the second substrate are configured to be held in a parallel spaced apart... Gentex Corporation

Imaging system wtih adaptive high beam control

An imaging system is provided herein. An image sensor is configured to acquire one or more images of a scene external and forward of a controlled vehicle and to generate image data corresponding to the acquired images. A controller is communicatively connected to the image sensor and is configured to... Gentex Corporation

Thermal control of variable transmittance windows

An electrical control system for controlling a variable transmittance window is disclosed. The system comprises a driver circuit in communication with an electro-optic element. A controller is in communication with the driver circuit. The controller is configured to identify a temperature condition of the electro-optic element and adjust an output... Gentex Corporation

Inductive power connection/data transfer for electro-optic mirror

A rearview assembly for a vehicle includes a rearview device having at least one of a display module and a mirror. A mount operably couples the rearview device to an inside surface of a windscreen of the vehicle. An at least partially translucent connector is operably coupled with the vehicle... Gentex Corporation

Systems and methods for universal toll module

A system includes a communication device and a user interface. The communication device includes a universal toll module configured to transmit a toll signal that includes at least one electronic toll code to be communicated to an electronic toll system. The universal toll module is communicatively coupled to a vehicle... Gentex Corporation

Rearview mirror assembly with antenna

A rearview mirror assembly includes a main housing defining an exterior surface, an interior, and an open side, the exterior surface having a recess therein. The assembly also includes a control module coupled within the interior of the housing, a mirror coupled over the open end of the housing, and... Gentex Corporation

Electrochemical devices with plastic substrates

An electrochromic device includes a flexible plastic substrate including a front surface, and a rear surface, wherein the rear surface comprises a first conductive material; and a rigid plastic substrate including a front surface, and a rear surface, wherein the front surface comprises a second conductive material, wherein the first... Gentex Corporation

Imaging system and method with ego motion detection

An imaging system and method for a vehicle is provided, and includes an imager configured to image a scene external and forward of the vehicle and to generate image data corresponding to the acquired images. A controller is configured to receive the image data and analyze an optical flow between... Gentex Corporation

Imaging systems having an electrowetting lens

An imaging system is provided having an image sensor, an electrowetting lens positioned in front of the image sensor and configured to change at least one optical characteristic in response to an electrical stimulus so as to change a field of view of the image sensor, and a controller coupled... Gentex Corporation

Display system with phase oriented reflective control

A vehicle display mirror system is disclosed. The system comprises a display device and a reflecting polarizer. The display device is operable to display image data on a display surface as display light. The reflecting polarizer comprises a light receiving surface proximate the display surface and configured to output the... Gentex Corporation

Illuminating display with light gathering structure

A display mirror assembly having a housing. An electro-optic element is disposed within the housing. A light gathering structure is operably coupled with a first side of the electro-optic element and is configured to draw ambient light from outside the housing. A display module is disposed within the housing and... Gentex Corporation

Vehicle trainable transceiver for allowing cloud-based transfer of data between vehicles

A trainable transceiver is provided for a vehicle for transmitting signals to a device remote from the vehicle. The trainable transceiver includes an RF transceiver configured to receive an RF signal during a training mode in order to learn characteristics of the received RF signal, and to transmit an RF... Gentex Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170343803

Waveguide mirror display system

A vehicle display system is disclosed. The system comprises an electro-optic device configured to switch between a mirror state and a light-transmissive state. The electro-optic device comprises a first substrate and a second substrate forming a cavity. The cavity is configured to retain an electro-optic medium that is variably transmissive... Gentex Corporation

11/30/17 / #20170347067

Vehicle display with selective image data display

A display system for a vehicle is disclosed. The display system comprises a display device disposed in a passenger compartment of the vehicle. The display device comprises a screen. The display system further comprises a first imager configured to capture a first image data corresponding to a rearward directed field... Gentex Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170334271

Electro-optic window control system

A window control system is provided that includes a plurality of electro-optic windows each having a variable transmittance level, a portable control unit for generating wireless control signals for controlling the transmittance level of the electro-optic windows, and a plurality of window control circuits each coupled to a respective one... Gentex Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170336693

Resistive coating for voltage uniformity

An electrode for an electrochromic device includes a resistive layer disposed over a conductive layer. The resistive layer is disposed between the conductive layer and an electrochromic material in the electrochromic device. The electrode reduces non-uniform response of the electrochromic material when the electrochromic device is in operation.... Gentex Corporation

11/23/17 / #20170339326

Imager with active exposure correction

An imager module for a vehicle is disclosed. The imager module comprises an imager configured to capture image data over a plurality of image frames based on incoming light in a field of view and an optic device configured to control a transmission of the incoming light. The module comprises... Gentex Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170320436

Display system and method thereof

A display system for use in a vehicle is disclosed including an imager configured to capture images corresponding to a field of view rearward of the vehicle. The imager is in communication with a processing unit configured to receive data representative of the captured images from the imager. A display... Gentex Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170320441

Polarized electro-optic element

A vehicular rearview assembly is provided that includes a display configured to emit light of a first polarization. A reflective polarizer is positioned adjacent the display. The reflective polarizer is configured to transmit the light of the first polarization and reflect light of a second polarization and an electro-optic element... Gentex Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170320464

Wireless transceiver with recall indicator

The invention is a wireless control system and method for wireless control of a remote electronic system from a vehicle. A trainable transceiver is configured to receive a feedback signal from a remote electronic system indicating success or failure of a requested operation. The feedback signal, which may include status... Gentex Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170323498

Internet-connected garage door control system

An internet-connected garage door control system is disclosed that includes a garage door opener for opening and closing a garage door in response to signals received through the internet, and an in-vehicle remote garage door opener integrated into a vehicle for transmitting the signals through the internet to the garage... Gentex Corporation

11/09/17 / #20170323557

Trainable transceiver with hands free image based operation

A method for automatically transmitting an activation signal from a trainable transceiver to a remote electronic system, includes receiving, at a control circuit of the trainable transceiver, image data from an image data source; determining, using the control circuit, if the received image data matches one or more reference images... Gentex Corporation

11/02/17 / #20170315349

Vehicle display comprising focal distance correction feature

According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a display apparatus for a vehicle is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a display panel retained in a housing and configured to display image data on a display surface in a display direction. The apparatus further comprises a focal distance correction feature disposed... Gentex Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170305348

Multi-focus optical system

An imager system and a display system for a vehicle are provided. The imager system includes at least one imager configured to capture a multi-focus image having depth data. The display system includes at least one display assembly configured to display a multi-focus image having depth data.... Gentex Corporation

10/26/17 / #20170307952

Flame retardancy of electrochromic devices

An electrochromic device includes one or more flame-retardant agents.... Gentex Corporation

10/19/17 / #20170297478

Camera based headlight control system

A lighting system for a vehicle is disclosed. The lighting system comprises an imager configured to capture image data in a plurality of image frames in a rearward field of view. The system further comprises at least one headlamp configured to output an emission of light at a plurality of... Gentex Corporation

10/19/17 / #20170297481

Diffusing layer for a light emitting apparatus

An illumination assembly configured to emit diffuse light through an indicator is disclosed. The assembly comprises a substrate having an applique disposed thereon. The applique forms an opening configured to transmit light through the substrate. The assembly further comprises a light source in connection with a circuit and configured to... Gentex Corporation

10/19/17 / #20170297495

Rearview assembly

A rearview assembly having an electrochromic element. A front substrate defines a first surface and a second surface. A front side edge is disposed between the first surface and the second surface. A rear substrate is operably coupled with the front substrate and spaced a predetermined distance therefrom. The rear... Gentex Corporation

10/19/17 / #20170302913

Vision correcting vehicle display

The disclosure provides for a display system for a vehicle comprising at least one image sensor, an image processor, and a display apparatus. The image sensor is configured to capture image data. The image processor is in communication with the image sensor and configured to generate augmented image data from... Gentex Corporation

10/19/17 / #20170302914

Vehicle display system providing depth information

The disclosure provides for a display system for a vehicle comprising at least one image sensor, an image processor, and a display. The image processor is in communication with the image sensor and configured to generate autostereoscopic image data. The display is in communication with the image processor and configured... Gentex Corporation

10/12/17 / #20170294065

Trainable transceiver and cloud computing system architecture systems and methods

A system for installation in a vehicle and for controlling a device, the system including a trainable transceiver, communications electronics, and a processing circuit coupled to the trainable transceiver and the communications electronics. The processing circuit is configured to train the trainable transceiver to control a device using information received... Gentex Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170280807

Hinged attachment of headgear to a helmet

A hinge mechanism for attaching ear accessories to a helmet allows an accessory to be attached at a point outside the helmet shell utilizing, for example, a slidable mounting rail, and to reach under the edge of the helmet shell so that the accessory is supported in contact with the... Gentex Corporation

09/28/17 / #20170277009

Reducing diffraction effects on an ablated surface

A method for removing a material from a surface includes passing a laser through a lens such that the laser impinges on the material. The surface from which the material is removed has an array of artifacts thereon with a spacing between the artifacts and a pitch between lines of... Gentex Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272624

Camera assembly with shielded imager circuit

An imager assembly for a vehicle is disclosed. The assembly comprises an optic lens comprising a proximal end portion, a distal end portion, and a longitudinal axis extending there between. An imager circuit is in conductive connection with an imager connector. The imager connector is configured to communicatively connect the... Gentex Corporation

09/21/17 / #20170272633

Imager module for vehicle

An imager assembly for a vehicle is disclosed. The assembly comprises an optic lens forming a longitudinal axis extending between a proximal end portion and a distal end portion. The assembly further comprises an imager circuit in conductive connection with an imager connector. The imager connector is configured to communicatively... Gentex Corporation

09/14/17 / #20170261830

Electro-optic element

A vehicular rearview assembly with a mirror element having a curved or rounded edge on the first surface that is fully observable from the front of the assembly, a complex peripheral ring, and a user interface with switches and sensors that activate and configure pre-defined function(s) or device(s) of the... Gentex Corporation

09/07/17 / #20170257535

Roof mounted imager module

A roof mounted module for a vehicle includes a base plate configured to be operably coupled with a vehicle roof. An outer housing operably coupled with the base plate. An inner housing proximate the outer housing, including an imager sealing portion defining a sealing plane. The inner housing defines an... Gentex Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170248787

Display mirror assembly

A display mirror assembly for a vehicle includes a front shield having a first side and a second side. A partially reflective, partially transmissive element is mounted on the first side. A rear shield is disposed behind the front shield. A display module is mounted between the front shield and... Gentex Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249790

Fixed location based trainable transceiver for the control of remote devices systems and methods

A system for controlling a remote device from a vehicle includes a control device in the vehicle. The control device includes an operator input device configured to receive a user, input, a control circuit coupled to the operator input device, and a first communications device coupled to the control circuit.... Gentex Corporation

08/31/17 / #20170249834

Trainable transceiver and mobile communications device training systems and methods

A system for controlling a remote device includes a mobile communications device and a trainable transceiver. The mobile communications device includes a display, a camera flash, a speaker, and a processing circuit coupled to the display, the camera flash, and the speaker. The trainable transceiver includes a transceiver circuit, a... Gentex Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170239749

Laser ablation with reduced visual effects

A laser ablation process can be configured to reduce the appearance of or eliminate a potentially objectionable diffraction effect that can occur when a workpiece or product that has been subjected to the ablation process interacts with light. The diffraction effect can be reduced by introducing irregularity into the arrangement... Gentex Corporation

08/24/17 / #20170242315

Electronically dimming window with improved performance

A control system for variable transmittance windows is disclosed. The system comprises at least one electro-optic element, a local control circuit, and a feedback circuit. The local control circuit is in communication with the electro-optic element via a conductive supply. The feedback circuit is in communication with the conductive supply... Gentex Corporation

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08/24/17 / #20170245097

System and configuring a wireless control system of a vehicle

A system for mounting in a vehicle and for providing a control signal to a remote device based on information stored in a portable electronic device includes a radio frequency transmitter for transmitting a control signal to the remote device. The system also includes a first circuit configured to receive... Gentex Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170219181

Indicator optic for vehicle lighting module

A lighting module for a vehicle is disclosed. The lighting module comprises a light source configured to generate a light emission in an emission direction substantially along a forward operating direction of the vehicle. A circuit is in connection with the light source. The lighting module further comprises an optic... Gentex Corporation

08/03/17 / #20170221352

Trainable transceiver and mobile communications device systems and methods

A trainable transceiver for controlling a remote device includes a transceiver circuit configured, based on training information, to control the remote device, a communications device configured to communicate with a mobile communications device, an output device, and a control circuit coupled to the transceiver circuit, coupled to the communications device,... Gentex Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170203694

Toggle switch lock and cushioned toggle switch for fdm

A rearview mirror includes a housing defining an interior cavity and an opening to an exterior of the housing, a notch extending from an edge of the opening and an actuation mechanism coupled within the interior of the housing. The actuation mechanism has a toggle barrel rotatably positioned within the... Gentex Corporation

07/20/17 / #20170206780

Universal wireless trainable transceiver unit with integrated bidirectional wireless interface for vehicles

The invention relates to a universal wireless trainable transceiver unit with integrated bidirectional wireless interface functionality, and a method for same. Using a scan, push button or untrained channel mode, a user may enter into a wireless bidirectional interface mode of a trainable transceiver. The interface mode allows a user... Gentex Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170193722

Systems and methods for adding a trainable transceiver to a vehicle

A system for installation in a vehicle and for controlling a remote device includes a trainable transceiver and a remote button module. The trainable transceiver base station configured to be mounted in the vehicle at a first location and the remote button module separated from the base station and configured... Gentex Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170196029

Communication system for vehicle

A system for controlling a remote device from an automotive vehicle is disclosed. The system comprises a user interface comprising a plurality of inputs. A control circuit is in communication with a communication circuit and configured to selectively generate a plurality of control signals in response to the plurality of... Gentex Corporation

06/22/17 / #20170177935

Mirror assembly incorporating a scanning apparatus

The disclosure provides for a scanning apparatus. The scanning apparatus may be disposed in a vehicle mirror assembly. The mirror assembly comprises an electrochromic element comprising a first substrate comprising a first surface and a second surface, and a second substrate comprising a third surface and a fourth surface. The... Gentex Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170166133

Bimodal mechanism with optical switch

A mirror assembly for a vehicle is disclosed. The mirror assembly comprises a support bracket, a glass element operably coupled with the support bracket, and an actuator assembly. The actuator assembly is in connection with the support bracket, wherein the actuator assembly is adjustable to tilt the glass element to... Gentex Corporation

06/15/17 / #20170166134

Ir transmitting coating for electro-optic element

The disclosure provides for an electrochromic element comprising a first substrate and a second substrate. The first substrate comprises a first surface and a second surface. The second substrate comprises a third surface and a fourth surface. The first substrate and the second substrate form a cavity have an electrochromic... Gentex Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170158139

Tight bezel-to-glass fit mirror assembly

A rearview mirror assembly includes a housing, a bezel and an electro-optic mirror element. The electro-optic mirror element includes a first substantially transparent substrate having an edge extending around at least a portion of a perimeter of the first substantially transparent substrate and a second substrate having a second edge... Gentex Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170162965

Conductive connection device for vehicle display

The disclosure provides for a conductive connector device. The device is configured for communicating a control signal of an electro-optic element for a vehicular display device. The device comprises a spring assembly and a body having a connecting feature. The spring assembly comprises a spring and a conductive pin. The... Gentex Corporation

05/25/17 / #20170146880

Protic-soluble organic electrochromic compounds

Protic-soluble electrochromic materials, ion-paired electrochromic materials including protic-soluble electrochromic materials, as well as electrochromic media and electrochromic devices incorporating such materials, are provided. The use of protic solvent mixtures, especially mixtures incorporating water, allows for the use of a wider variety of substrate materials. For example, plastics that may be... Gentex Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170139302

Electro-optic gas barrier

An electro-optic element is provided that includes a first substantially transparent substrate having first and second surfaces disposed on opposite sides thereof. The second surface has a first electrically conductive layer and a second substantially transparent substrate has third and fourth surfaces disposed on opposite sides thereof. The third surface... Gentex Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170120824

Display mirror assembly incorporating heatsink

A display mirror assembly for a vehicle is disclosed. The assembly comprises a display device defining a display surface having a display perimeter elongated along a length. The display device is in communication with a primary PCB. The primary PCB comprises a first side and an opposing second side. The... Gentex Corporation

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05/04/17 / #20170120826

Rearview device

A rearview device includes a housing that includes a first side and a second side opposite the first side. An electro-optic element is operably coupled with the first side of the housing. A rear trim bezel is disposed on the second side of the housing. A rear trim plate is... Gentex Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170124982

Toggle paddle

A rearview device for a vehicle having an electro-optic element. A first substrate includes first and second surfaces disposed on opposite sides thereof. The second surface includes a first electrically conductive layer. A second substrate includes third and fourth surfaces disposed on opposite sides thereof. The third surface includes a... Gentex Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170113619

Integrated vehicle communication system and method

A vehicle rearview mirror system for a vehicle having communication capabilities for communicating with at least one of a building-automation device and an electronic toll collection system. The vehicle rearview mirror system may include a wireless communication system configured to communicate with a building-based communication system or a transceiver system... Gentex Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170116806

Battery powered trainable remote garage door opener module

A remote garage door opener module for after-market assembly into a vehicle for transmitting signals to a garage door opener includes a bezel positionable against a headliner of the vehicle along an interior surface thereof in a position over a hole in the headliner. The module further includes a housing... Gentex Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170100991

Sunroof incorporating electro-optic element

A vehicle sunroof comprising an electro-optic device is disclosed. The electro-optic device forms a variable transmission window comprising a first layer, a second layer, and an electro-optic medium disposed between the first layer and the second layer. At least one of the first layer and the second layer correspond to... Gentex Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170101059

Vehicle display mirror assembly having improved efficiency

A display mirror assembly for a vehicle includes a mirror element having a front surface and a rear surface, wherein the mirror element has a refractive index RM at the rear surface of the mirror element; a display having a front surface and a rear surface where the display is... Gentex Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170102601

Window assembly with infrared reflector

A window assembly is provided that includes an electro-optic element with a first substantially transparent substrate defining first and second surfaces. The second surface has a first electrically conductive layer. A second substantially transparent substrate defines third and fourth surfaces. The third surface has a second electrically conductive layer. A... Gentex Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170103712

Electro-optic mirror having user-adustable dimming with visual feedback

A rearview mirror assembly for a vehicle includes an electro-optic mirror element that reflects images from the rear of the vehicle, wherein the reflected images may be dimmed in response to a detection of glare from trailing vehicle; a display positioned behind the mirror element for displaying images of a... Gentex Corporation

03/30/17 / #20170088055

Full display mirror

A display mirror assembly for a vehicle is presented that includes a full display module and an electro-optic element that includes a first substantially transparent substrate having first and second surfaces disposed on opposite sides thereof. The second surface includes a first electrically conductive layer. A second substantially transparent substrate... Gentex Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170080867

Toggle mechanism for rearview assembly

An actuator assembly configured to adjust a viewing axis of a vehicle mirror is disclosed. The assembly comprises a toggle switch and a pivot plate rotationally coupled to the toggle switch proximate a first axis. The assembly further comprises a support bracket rotationally coupled to the pivot plate along a... Gentex Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170076591

Wireless trainable transceiver device with integrated interface and gps modules

A trainable transceiver is provided having an integrated interface connections with various vehicle modules for use with various remote electronic devices and a method of programming and using the same. The wireless trainable transceiver is in a vehicle with an integrated interface allowing connection to a human-to-machine interface and vehicle... Gentex Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170079082

Vehicle based trainable transceiver and authentication of user

A method for authenticating a user prior to allowing the user to interact with a vehicle-based wireless trainable transceiver. The authentication method includes a separate user's device. The authentication method also includes a step in which the separate user's device is linked to the transceiver through an interface; the device... Gentex Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170068143

Electro-optic element

A vehicular rearview assembly with a mirror element having a curved or rounded edge on the first surface that is fully observable from the front of the assembly, a complex peripheral ring, and a user interface with switches and sensors that activate and configure pre-defined function(s) or device(s) of the... Gentex Corporation

03/09/17 / #20170068144

Electro-optic system configured to reduce a perceived color change

An electro-optic system is provided that includes a front element having first and second surfaces, a rear element including third and fourth surfaces, wherein the front and rear elements are sealably bonded together in a spaced-apart relationship to define a chamber, and an electro-optic medium contained in the chamber, and... Gentex Corporation

03/02/17 / #20170061110

Vehicle security accessory and methods of identity authentication

An accessory configured to authenticate a transaction is disclosed. The accessory comprises a communication circuit configured to communicate with a transaction system. The accessory further comprises at least one data collection device and a processor. The processor is in communication with the communication circuit and the data collection device. The... Gentex Corporation

02/16/17 / #20170045737

Heads up display system

A heads up display system of a vehicle including a combiner screen having a first substantially transparent substrate defining a first surface and a second surface, a second substantially transparent substrate defining a third surface and a fourth surface. A primary seal is disposed between the first and second substrates.... Gentex Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170008458

Tight bezel to glass fit mirror assembly

A rearview mirror assembly includes a housing, a bezel, and an electro-optic mirror element. The electro-optic mirror element includes a first substantially transparent substrate having an edge extending around at least a portion of a perimeter of the first substantially transparent substrate and a second substantially transparent substrate. The first... Gentex Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170010513

Printed appliquÉ and method thereof

An electro-optic assembly is disclosed. The assembly comprises a front substrate having a first surface and a second surface substantially parallel to the first surface; a rear substrate spaced from and substantially parallel to the front substrate. The rear substrate comprises a third surface and a fourth surface substantially parallel... Gentex Corporation








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