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Cadillac Rear Camera Mirror Named 2015 Popular Science ‘Best Of What’s New’ Award Winner

Cadillac Rear Camera Mirror Named 2015 Popular Science ‘Best Of What’s New’ Award Winner

High-Resolution Video Streaming Removes Obstructions Like Passengers, Head Rests, Roof And Rear Pillars






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Los Angeles (Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015)Cadillac’s Rear Camera Mirror has been named a 2015 Popular Science “Best of What’s New” endowment winner. The annual awards cover a magazine’s choices of a year’s tip 100 record innovations and seem in a Dec issue.

“The Best of What’s New awards respect a innovations that warn and dazzle us – those that plea a perspective of what’s probable in a future,” pronounced Cliff Ransom, editor-in-chief of Popular Science. “The endowment is Popular Science’s tip prize, and a 100 winners – selected from among thousands of nominees – are any a series in their particular fields.”

The Rear Camera Mirror will be accessible on a arriving Cadillac CT6 sedan and Cadillac XT5 crossover.

The streaming video counterpart improves margin of prophesy by an estimated 300 percent, or roughly 4 times larger than a customary rearview mirror. The high-resolution streaming video duty will mislay obstructions of passengers, headrests and a vehicle’s roof and back pillars.

Thanks to a high energetic range, a camera’s video feed reduces glisten and allows a crisper picture in low-light situations contra a normal potion electrochromatic, or auto-dimming, rearview mirror. The in-mirror arrangement is an industry-leading 1280 by 240-pixel TFT-LCD arrangement with 171 pixels per inch, total with a high-definition camera designed privately to raise back perspective line breadth and maximize low-light situations.

A water-shedding violent cloaking is practical to a camera to keep it purify and means to say prominence regardless of pushing conditions.

Researchers and engineers operative on this Cadillac creation have been awarded 10 patents – one for a streaming video counterpart and 9 for video processing. The patents cover innovations in a far-reaching margin of perspective camera picture calibration, de-warping, glisten rebate and camera hardware design.

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