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Rear parking camera

How does a rear parking camera work?

A rear parking camera is a wide-angle lens fitted to the rear of the car, which transmits a live image of the area directly behind the car when reverse gear is selected. The picture from the camera is usually displayed in the infotainment screen in the centre of the dashboard.

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How do parking assistance systems work in a car?

Parking assist systems use cameras and sensors to help a driver park a car safely.

What is ADAS and how does it work?

Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) have been developed to automate many of a car’s safety systems, with the aim of reducing the chances of human error, which account for over 90% of all collisions on the road.

What does the infotainment system in a car do?

An infotainment system controls a car’s information and entertainment functions, usually through a screen mounted on the dashboard or in the centre console.

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