Backup camera is also known as reversing camera or maybe a rear-view camera. This video camera is a special type of camera that is specifically produced with the purpose of being connected to the vehicle’s rear in order to help in backing up.
It also alleviates the rear blind spot.
It is designed in a way that it can avoid any backup collision. Theses cameras are usually connected with the vehicle’s head unit display.
The area that is directly behind the vehicle is usually considered as “killing zone”. It is because of the accidents that are associated with it.
Designing of backup camera
Backup cameras are usually different in designs when compared to other cameras. In backup cameras, images are horizontally flipped in order to give the output as a mirror image. It is necessary because of the opposite directions that camera and driver face. And if they don’t, the camera’s left will be on the driver’s right and vice versa.
Wireless backup camera with gps likes to support a wide angle or maybe fish eye lens. Such type of lenses spoil the ability of camera and they become unable to see the objects that are faraway.
But the camera will be able to see the uninterrupted paths that are horizontal from one rear corner to the other corner. The angle of camera is typically pointed towards downward so that it can view the potential hurdles on the ground.
It will also be able to reach the position where it can approach the walls and docks instead of straight back.
Backup cameras are commonly used in the vehicles that face the difficulty to see the trailers, for example, motorhomes.
With the increasing popularity of GPS navigation system and in-dash DVD players that aids in the justification of expenses of adding a colored LCD to the seat of driver.
It has become quite common nowadays and it is also available in the form of optional factory accessories on the trucks of standard passengers or at sport utility vehicles.
Different types of Wireless Backup Reverse Cameras
There is a large variety of backup cameras that depends on the application.
- Backup cameras (reversing camera) for the vehicles that do not have factory fitted systems. Such type of cameras has both versions of wireless and wired.
- Camera systems that has servomechanisms built in them is used by the drivers of large vehicles to control the remote to pan and tilt the camera.
- Wireless backup camera with gps comes with wireless camera and the receiver. Such type of cameras is easy to install and are also cheap.
- Some of the backup cameras contain audio intercoms that are either one way or two way. They are used for the communication with the outside spotter of the vehicle. Such type of cameras is usually used in large trailers.