Virtual reality headsets are nothing new. You put them on, plug in and transport yourself to another world. There you can play games or do whatever else will take you away from reality. The idea of a pair of augmented reality glasses for driving is different. You don’t want to distort reality when driving.
However, you do want to improve your perception of it to make driving safer, easier and more enjoyable. MINI have teamed up with San-Francisco designers Qualcomm to create their glasses for the road. Mini are leading the way with these glasses, as no other car maker has thought about doing this. Is there a significant reason for that, or are other car makers missing a trick?
How Does This New MINI System Work?
MINI Connected is a system that projects data onto a pair of augmented reality glasses. Drivers can see out of them as normal but …
Infrared technology is a helpful tool for anyone that needs to see in the dark and tap into this invisible wavelength. It has many practical applications and industrial grade camera are sought after. However, there is also a call for commercial-level devices for consumers that want to play around in the dark.
This is now possible via the vision enhancement software of the FLIR One. FLIR means forward-looking infrared, and this is apt. This is an example of the thermal camera systems of the future, with its clever use of infrared cameras and thermal cameras.