A unique, new dash-mounted camera not only records what’s happening on the road ahead, it can also prevent an accident and even help avoid being ticketed for speeding or running a red light.
The revolutionary Thinkware Dash Cam’s special technology incorporates a Front Collision Warning System which can alert the driver when approaching too closely to a vehicle ahead. It also has a Lane Departure Warning System to warn of straying from a marked lane on highways or motorways.
“The warning technology on the Thinkware Dash Cam is currently only available on some brand new cars and this is the first time, to our knowledge, that drivers have been able to obtain a product that fits any vehicle,” says Tim Paterson, Sales Manager for Thinkware importer and distributor Griffiths Equipment.
Dash Cams are not new, but the Thinkware models take the technology and usability to a whole new level, according to Mr Paterson.
There’s also a safety camera alert that tells you if you are approaching a fixed speed camera or red light camera at junctions.
The technology employed in the Thinkware Dash Cam reads the images to discern the distance between the owner’s vehicle and those on the road ahead. When it picks up significant changes it sounds an alert to the driver. Likewise, the sensors also pick up the white lines marking out lanes and will alert the driver if the vehicle strays outside them. Clever stuff.
While it may employ space-age technology, the Thinkware Dash Cam is simple to understand and operate and can be played back through a PC or Apple Mac computer in 1080P full HD.
In recognition of its brilliant design and ease of use, the Thinkware Dash Cam is the first of its type to achieve the design award grand slam, winning the 2013 IDEA, iF Design Award and the Red Dot Design Award in 2014.
And to top that off, it was also honoured in the 2015 CES Innovations Award in Las Vegas for its outstanding design and cutting-edge engineering in the category for in-vehicle accessories.
The Thinkware Dash Cam X500 and F750 models are available from leading automotive outlets.