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Running cables from rear camera and parking sensors to car front in a Honda Fit 2015

A common way to run cabling from the back of the car to the front is tucking it under the floor carpet near an edge, where passengers' feet don't frequently stomp. For example you could route it ...
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What are the safety sensors & cameras on those new windshield packs? (like Volvo city safety)

There are 3 basic aspects; cost, weather and redundancy. Sensors like LIDAR are great at mapping the surrounding world and creating a point cloud. The problem is that high quality LIDARs are very ...
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What are the safety sensors & cameras on those new windshield packs? (like Volvo city safety)

City Safety is based on a combined camera and radar unit integrated at the top of the windscreen, in front of the interior rear-view mirror. The latest technology upgrade is a smarter and faster high-...
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No Reverse signal in car harness. Connection comes from reverse light?

The transmission range switch is were the signal comes from. In your case the Intelligent Power Distribution Module sends power to the range switch. Then sends power to various circuits depending on ...
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How can I keep my backup camera lens clean?

I cut a 3/4" flat square piece of clear plastic( from vacuum packed purchase of anything),carefully used silicon sealer as a waterproof glue around small trim bezel( mine has flat area around ...
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Rear camera screen flickering

Ok, so here is what was causing my screen to flicker. I took out my rear lights where I have connected the camera and saw that the reverse light was blown. I measured the the + and - leads and without ...
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where and how to mount small camera inside vehicle

One good option which won't require are drilling or other permanent changes to the interior fabric of the vehicle would do to use a headrest camera mount. This is a device which attaches to the ...
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What are the safety sensors & cameras on those new windshield packs? (like Volvo city safety)

Camera. Rain sensor. LIDAR receiver (stereo). LIDAR transmitter. Probably it shows a grid and the stereo receiver then can determine the distance and shape of the object. Radar is located in the ...
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Is there a camera system for cars that can record the front, rear, and inside of the car at the same time?

GoPro has a multicamera configuration where you can align the time and merge all of the feeds into a multi screen single interface feed. They store the video centrally in a wifi enabled storage ...
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Can the front camera be used as a dashcam in any cars?

I am not aware of any currently available automobile that does what you're asking but certainly it's possible. If the manufacturers wanted to offer that, they surely could. If you were resourceful ...
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Replacing a backup camera

I'm working for a automotive supplier, and hat a look in possible ways to test cameras for a single car manufacturer. This was quite interesting. The cameras all look about the same, but are heavily ...
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Can we connect mobile to reverse cam display output

What are the outputs from the camera? You could try something like this (from this question) and see if that'd work with an OTG cable. I can't guarantee that it'll work, but it seem like a really fun ...
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where and how to mount small camera inside vehicle

There are several dashcams on the market which have two cameras, and mount over the rear-view mirror. One of the cameras is turned around to cover the interior of the car. Taxi drivers use them a lot. ...
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Park assist cameras for lane change

My 2016 Toyota RAV4 hybrid also has the 360 degree view implemented by using 4 cameras. I have noted that in order to see the vehicle next to you in a parking spot, you have to be really close to that ...
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Wiring both reverse sensors & camera on reverse light - Short circuit threat?

A better way to handle this is to pull direct power from a fuse (or direct battery power with inline fuse or fusible link) and run it through a relay. Connect a power lead from the reverse lights to ...
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Rear camera screen flickering

the wife was having a problem with her Dodge Journey, she kinda touches other vehicles when she is backing up. I bought a wireless backup camera system and installed it but the monitor flashed ...
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Rear camera screen flickering

I fixed my problem by running the positive wire from the reversing light to the monitor (as well as the camera)
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A better way to support the camera

I would definitely run this thing off of your windshield, not mounted upon the dash. If you are attaching it to your windshield, it should have plenty enough suction to keep it in place. Ensure you ...
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How can I keep my backup camera lens clean?

I also have an SUV with backup camera, camera in the forward direction and two downwards cameras on the door mirrors. My experience has been that the forwards camera and the backup camera get most of ...
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