Top 5 Most Genuinely Useful Car Technologies
August 08, 2016 at 11:57 AM
We readily adopt any new technology which is aimed at making driving better but this doesn't mean
better is easier.
We should not use technology as a band-aid for bad design, for instance, a car with a good vision does
not need blind spot detectors; it only requires improved safety and experience.
If you are a technophile looking for the greatest and latest regarding automotive features
and equipment, you might want to know what gadgets there are for your car.
The following are 5 top most genuinely useful car technologies you ought to try.
1. Advanced backup camera
Almost everyone has some experience with a backup camera and those who haven’t will soon know when
they will become obligatory in every car in a few years. Many cars use the most advance back up camera system
than you can imagine.
It can be mounted to show a top down view of your vehicle or display multiple angles.
Expert drivers in manoeuvring in tight spaces can attest that advanced backup camera is making it easier to
manoeuvre by giving you visibility of angles you could not have seen before.
2. Augmented reality owner's manual
Nowadays, an in-built owner’s manual is more common than the traditional paper ones.
An augmented reality owner’s manual gives you more information regarding a specific part of a car by simply pointing at it.
This guide helps you to change a radio station, sat nav settings, turn up the air conditioning, adjust mirrors and kid’s safety locks,
as opposed to a while ago where you could turn to owner’s manual looking for answers.
With this manual, you are only required to connect the cars system with your Smartphone or a tablet for it to instantly
download all the required information needed either in the form of guides, videos or by displaying the helpful tips of whatever you are struggling with.
3. Automatic Steering
Automatic steering works in two ways. The relatively common 'lanes keep assist', a system that can steer you back to your
lane in case you are drifting away. The less common 'semi-autonomous steering', a system that can steer for at least for a few seconds.
The automatic steering system is best suited for those who spend a lot of time on the highway.
4. Headlight Technology
The headlight technologies are beginning to emerge. The LED headlight offers excellent brightness, automatic high beams and long lasting bulbs and can turn on or off your high beams automatically to increase your night vision.
Many cars boast of automatic high beams, which no longer leave the high beam up to the driver. It instead switches automatically and the high beams, lighting up dark roads as well as dimming when necessary.
5. Self Parking System
A self-parking system can automatically park your car in parallel and in perpendicular parking spaces by use of cameras, sensors and other technology. By just rolling up to the space within which you wish to park, a push of a button and everything is done for you.
All these gadgets represent a quality of life improvement. They might not be critical but will in one way or another make your life easier. Adopt any of them by visiting Autochoice Bristol for assistance.
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