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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 along an edge next to the door, then through the B-pillar or A-pillar, around the windshield and to the rear view mirror.


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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 expensive and the processing power to analyze that point cloud in real time is also very expansive. Another aspect is that LIDAR is not forgiving of weather like ...


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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 switch position. On the Versa the reverse lights have a direct path to the switch so tapping into the reverse light circuit is the easiest (in the cab) and only ...


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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-sensitive, megapixel image camera combined with advanced exposure control. This makes the detection and auto brake technology work effectively also when driving ...


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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 any light bulb inserted into the reverse light slot, the + and - had something between 1 and 4 volts, multimeter is inaccurate by +- 2volts. This is of course ...


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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 perimeter) ,do not smudge lens view. the flat surface does not trap water/dirt like the convex area of the lens. I found very little intervention is required. I ...


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My current solution: Clean the camera lens area well, apply a light coating of Rain-x Original. I made sure I had had not left any streaks or hazing, by buffing well. This was moderately successful, but grim still tended to collect on the lens. I purchased a new empty spray bottle and filled it with tap water. I park in a heated garage so I was able ...


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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 device using 802.11g Most of the commercial solutions are cost prohibitive.


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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 headrest supports of the driver or front passenger seat and presents a standard camera mount. These mounts are specifically designed for the exact application you ...


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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 front behind a rectangle thingie. First generation of City Safety didn't have a radar. Second generation models have radar in front. The third generation, ...


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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 enough I am sure that the system could be "hacked" and a recording device wired in. There is nothing out of the ordinary with the cameras used on most autos ...


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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 different. Some cameras give an analog video signal via a coaxial cable. This is mainly S-Video with NTSC signal, and can be displayed by your TV (yellow chinch ...


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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 project to do imo. However, buying a new screen might be the same price as there are tons on Amazon/Chinese websites Edit Are you sure the micro USB input ...


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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. Just because you happen to have a battery operated camera doesn't mean it's the best choice for the job.


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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 other vehicle. At typical highway speeds, the lanes are so far away from each other that the 360 degree view wouldn't show the other car. There is a ...


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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 read the direction on how to make it stick, but two pieces of advice on that note: 1) Ensure both the mating and suction cup surfaces are perfectly clean of ...


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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 power the relay. When the lights come on, the reverse camera will be powered by battery power. The relay draws very little power and should not cause your ...


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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 constantly so I disconnected it and ordered a new TX &RX . They are about $15 so no biggy, it came in and the same thing happened, hmmm must be the monitor right, ...


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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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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 the dirt, whereas the door mirror cameras get practically no dirt. My solution? I have a microfiber cloth in the open storage area over the glove compartment. ...


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I'm not sure how well it might work, but you could try NeverWet from Rust-Oleum. It is a super hydrophobic spray on solution which repels water very well. Could keep it clean by keeping it free of deposits. The only thing I am unsure of is how clear it goes on.


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Updated: For recording evidence in the event of an accident, key requirements will include the following in addition to your criteria: Ideally two cameras, fore and aft facing Relatively wide angle cameras will be useful Mounted within the car, so you can provide evidence of your actions (remember this could count against you if an accident is your fault!) ...


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