Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Auto Bonar

Bluetooth-augmented parking sonar
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You may be parallel-parking in a space, so why not use the parking sensors of the cars either side of the space to produce more detailed images of the manoeuvre?

Bluetooth engages with the sensors in cars in the vicinity and coordinates their pings, and DSP on the host car produces a 3-D image for the driver.

The image is projected onto the rear window (when reverse is engaged) or the front windscreen when driving forward as a form of head-up display.

AbsintheWithoutLeave, May 31 2010


       Hackers of the world...unicode. For a fee that represents a percentage of the insurance excess, of course.
4whom, May 31 2010

       Can we have the sub sonar ping sound?
RayfordSteele, May 31 2010

       If the Traffic Code were amended to require this, that'd be a Bonar Law, I suppose?
mouseposture, May 31 2010

       I love how you spell maneuver.   

       would the parking space have a curb camera? I'm always hitting the curb.
dentworth, Jun 03 2010

       Indeed, but your spelling is far more amusing.
Ian Tindale, Jun 03 2010

       // amusing //   

       Eccentric ? Atypical ? Idiosyncratic ?   

       Wrong ?
8th of 7, Jun 03 2010

       Certainly unique — I’ve never ever seen it spelled that way at all. However, it does have the advantage that if that was really how it was spelled, it would certainly be easier to remember how to.
Ian Tindale, Jun 03 2010

       ma·noeu·vre. n. & v. Chiefly British. Variant of maneuver.
Given as an acceptable spelling in many online dictionaries, and the one I've got on this computer. I don't have a proper (i.e. bound paper) dictionary to hand.
mouseposture, Jun 04 2010


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