Drivers who have used thermal imaging have reported that they can see animals on the side of the road long before those animals try to cross it. Write a customer review. Thermal imaging is unaffected by the light, so drivers have a clear view of the road ahead. This means that whether an object is hotter or colder than its surroundings, it is visible with a thermal imaging camera. Because of the dramatic increase in safety provided by the technology, it is Raytheon Infrared’s goal to see thermal imaging technology available in all new cars, just like seatbelts or air bags. Infrared energy is emitted proportionately to the temperature of an object.
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But thermal imaging can offer up to 15 seconds to react to potential dangers. Write a customer review. English Choose a language for shopping.
According to the most recent figures from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the risk of dying in a traffic crash increases significantly when darkness falls. Track your recent orders Use Your Account to view or change your hmumer.
There was nifhtdriver problem completing your request. You can edit your question or post anyway. Using a camera mounted to the front bumper ‘pod’, the system projects for the driver a real-time video image onto a Heads-Up-Display console which is mounted to the top of the dash above the instrument cluster.
RAYTHEON EXPANDS AVAILABILITY OF NIGHTDRIVER FOR HUMMER H1/H2.
Hummerr the automotive market, it first appeared as an option for the model Cadillac DeVille, and more recently, thermal imaging has been made available as an aftermarket accessory for the HUMMER H2 nightcriver utility vehicles. Unaffected by ambient light, Night Driver enables drivers to see beyond oncoming headlight glare.
Drivers who have used thermal imaging have reported that they can see animals on the side of the road long before nightdrlver animals try to cross it. Be the first to review this item. This means that whether an object is hotter or colder than its surroundings, it is visible with a thermal imaging camera. Enables drivers to see up to five times further than with headlights alone.
Infrared light lies between visible light and microwaves in the electromagnetic spectrum.
HUMMER H2 Accessories – Interior – Night Driver System – Night Vision
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The fatality rate doubles during the nightdrivr of time from 9 p. At 60 miles per hour, normal headlights provide only 3. This item is designed to fit the following vehicle s: Projects for the driver a real-time video image onto a Heads-Up-Display console. Presumably, a great many of those deer collision accidents happen at night when visibility decreases. Image Unavailable Image not available for Colour: For example, an animal preparing to cross the road at night will be visible and displayed in distinct contrast to the road and surroundings in the infrared image.
About a mile ahead, just around a bend in the road, deer are grazing on the grass, but soon, they’ll move across the road in search of fresher greenery. And because it’s unaffected by ambient light, Night Driver enables drivers to see beyond oncoming headlight glare. Whether it’s heading out to the movies after work, coming home late, picking up dinner or picking up the kids, many of these driving activities take place in the evening hours when it is darker and less safe on the roads.
This is particularly important for older drivers, many of whom already have a difficult time seeing at night. The workweek is finally over, and, with the city behind them, a couple of friends are driving along a dark stretch of road to the driver’s family cabin nightdrjver a relaxing weekend.
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Perhaps even more valuable for the driver who spends most of her time in more urban areas is the ability of thermal imaging to help drivers see through the blinding light of the headlamps of oncoming cars. There are technologies available now that can reduce the danger and increase safety for drivers and their precious cargo – be it family and friends, or the laptop with tomorrow’s big presentation stored on it.
Thermal imaging, a nighttdriver originally developed for use by the military, is finding its way into automobiles.