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Objects in Mirror Are Much, Much Farther Then They Appear

Wait, is that a cop? Let me zoom that in...
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Zoomed camera view projected either onto the surfaces of the car's mirror or onto the fairly common navigation display.
theircompetitor, Jul 24 2004

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       So now you'll not only be on the cell phone, you'll be watching close-circuit TV...?
DrCurry, Jul 24 2004
  

       Shaky, to say the least!
gnomethang, Jul 24 2004
  

       toejam, we're talking about not a camera view but a zoom function that would provide telescoping ability way into the distance
theircompetitor, Jul 25 2004
  

       So it's a camera view with a zoom function then. The RV model is exactly what I thought of when reading this. Add the zoom and you're all set.
half, Jul 25 2004
  

       I like that. When we travel in an unfamiliar city, my wife often drives while I use binoculars to spot offramps and street signs farther ahead. Using the binoculars makes her sick so she has to drive. A roof-cam with image stabilization could help in that regard. Still, someone other than the driver should probably operate it.
half, Jul 25 2004
  
      
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