Honda Automobiles: Honda LaneWatch™ Blind Spot Display Wins A 2013 VIP (Very Innovative Products) Award from Good Housekeeping

Posted on 29. Jan, 2013 by in Honda Canada

Honda‘s LaneWatch™ blind mark arrangement has won a Good Housekeeping 2013 “Very Innovative Products” (VIP) Award, a usually automotive product to acquire this eminence for 2013 and one of usually 9 innovative new product winners overall. Good Housekeeping‘s 2013 VIP endowment winners were selected from some-more than 1,500 new products evaluated by a scientists and engineers during a Good Housekeeping Research Institute during a past year in a magazine’s state-of-the-art product-testing laboratory. Before any product can be named a VIP endowment winner, it contingency also pass a Research Institute’s evaluations for opening and safety.

Debuting on a all-new 2013 Accord, that recently achieved a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) new TOP SAFETY PICK+ designation, and now also accessible on a versatile 2013 Crosstour, LaneWatch uses a camera mounted on a passenger-side counterpart to arrangement real-time images of a vehicle’s right-side blind mark on an 8-inch tone dashboard display. The picture appears when a right spin vigilance is activated, or when a symbol on a finish of a spin vigilance petiole is pressed.

“LaneWatch is an discerning prominence record that represents a arrange of creation that consumers have come to design from Honda,” pronounced Mike Accavitti, clamp boss of inhabitant selling operations, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “Automotive products don’t mostly win Good Housekeeping‘s VIP awards, and that creates it even sweeter to have LaneWatch listed among a best new consumer products of 2013.”

The standard margin of perspective for a passenger-side counterpart is approximately 18 to 22 degrees, though a LaneWatch field-of-view is about 4 times greater, or approximately 80 degrees. The complement helps a motorist to see traffic, as good as pedestrians, bicycles or other objects in a vehicle’s blind spot. To assistance make judging stretch easier, a arrangement has 3 anxiety lines. Drivers are speedy to visually endorse alley conditions before to changing lanes.

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