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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


       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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