New Vision: An Extra Pair Of Eyes
Gadgets|July 2019
New Vision: An Extra Pair Of Eyes

Aiming for road safety with 360-degree car cameras

Gerry Gaviola

Anybody who’s driven a car knows that full awareness is key for a safe and enjoyable ride. What if, cars were equipped with an extra pair of eyes to keep us even safer?

It’s amazing where new car technology is heading, but until the day comes when we could hop into our self-driving cars and safely get from point A to point B effortlessly and safely, getting behind the wheel will always require us to be our most responsible selves. It cannot be stressed enough that when on the road, safety is key, especially when a simple mistake could cost people their lives.

If numbers were to put things into perspective, then it would matter if you knew that about a million people lose their lives in car-related accidents each year. On average, that’s 3,000 casualties a day. For the lucky ones who survive these types of lethal encounters, some may recall scratching of heads, and the common, “Oops, I didn’t see you” excuse. But what if, car technology made it near impossible for a person to get into a car accident?

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July 2019