Nissan’s Around View arrives in the US December

An interesting technology from Nissan. A car or van in this demonstration is outfitted with camera’s on the front, left side, right side and back of the vechile. The camera’s then provide video to a lcd screen on the vehicles dash, allowing you to see everything around your vehicle. The story includes a video demonstration of a vehicle parallel parking.

An interesting technology from Nissan. A car or van in this demonstration is outfitted with camera’s on the front, left side, right side and back of the vechile. The camera’s then provide video to a lcd screen on the vehicles dash, allowing you to see everything around your vehicle. The story includes a video demonstration of a vehicle parallel parking.

Nissan’s Around View arrives in the US December – Ok, it’s not a jetpack or flying car but Nissan’s new Around View Monitor is impressive transportation tech nonetheless. Best of all, it’s available this month in Japan’s new Elgrand before showing up Stateside December in the new Infiniti EX35. The Around View Monitor synthesizes the system’s four, 180-degree cameras into a single display for a bird’s-eye-view of your car’s position on the road. Now even Bridge-n-Tunnelers will be able to parallel park outside their favorite East Village bar. Full video after the break. [Via FarEastGizmos] Continue reading Nissan’s Around View arrives in the US December [EnGadget]

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