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AutoPi

Parking Assistance

Jan. 17, 2017, 11:03 a.m.

A lot of cars don’t have built in parking assistance, but with the AutoPi this is now possible. Simply connect an external proximity sensor to the AutoPi and mount the sensor on the rear of your car. ...

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AutoPi

Raspberry Pi HUD

Jan. 17, 2017, 11:03 a.m.

With the build in HDMI connector, it’s easy to connect an external display to your AutoPi. This could be a HUD (heads up display) or Touch Screen showing your AutoPi dashboard with relevant informatio...

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Video Evidence Recording

Attaching an external camera to the AutoPi could not be easier. Simply plug it into the AutoPi and mount the camera in your car. Use the AutoPi to store video evidence internally or even upload it to an external server for storage.

An external camera in the vehicle connected to autopi to work as video evidence recording

How to do it?

Are you wondering how to do it? Simply attach an external camera into AutoPi and mount the camera in your vehicle. Remember to mount the camera properly, in order to prevent unexpected fall while driving and therefore a big distraction for you as a driver.

We have also prepared an article on how to install a dash cam to your vehicle. We highly recommend taking a look at that article as you will find all the information you need, in order to complete installing a dash cam to your vehicle. 

In case you want to know more or are struggling with installation, please contact sales@autopi.io

Benefits of video evidence

It is a fact that video recordings from your vehicle can be used as evidence in legal procedures. It can be extremely helpful when you become a part of the road accident that you clearly had nothing to do. However, it can be very hard to prove it in many scenarios and that’s when video recordings come in handy.

Video recordings can actually save you and win a trial if you get to one. Obviously, the quality of the video is important and the actual accident needs to be clearly seen in the video, in order to prove your innocence.

The actual use of video recordings can be also used in traffic sign warning. Additionally, it can be set up to view the video recordings in your Raspberry Pi touch screen.

Video recordings of your driving can also help to catch something you might want to see again or you missed. It can be something very simple and beautiful at the same time such as sunrise, sunset and/or amazing landscape.

You can also rewind if something has happened on the road and you simply missed it or you are not sure if you have seen it correctly. 

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