Top Night Vision Technology in Cars (Cadillac, BMW, Audi, Mercedes)

Top Night Vision Technology in Cars (Cadillac, BMW, Audi, Mercedes)


[Music] surprise is often hide in the darkness it could be a large animal late night walker or even a motorist experiencing trouble and outside their vehicle for you the technology-rich Cadillac ct-6 helps to reduce the number of surprises hidden in the darkness with enhanced night vision the available infrared camera system can detect animals and people over 100 yards ahead of the vehicle well beyond typical headlight range weather visibility is an issue due to nighttime driving smoke or fog enhanced night vision can give drivers additional time to react in order to operate enhance night vision the ct-6 must be turned on the transmission selector must be in park or a Ford gear the headlamps must be on and it must be dark outside to activate enhanced night vision and the Driver Information Center use the steering wheel controls press up or down on the right side five-way selector until the enhanced night vision screen appears you can adjust the instrument panel brightness using the dashboard mounted control when night vision is actuated warm objects like pedestrians or animals appear white in the Driver Information Center cold objects such as road signs and parked vehicles appear darker an Amber box will appear around the detected object with an Amber icon appearing in the head-up display and instrument panel when the system detects that you are approaching an object too quickly the Amber box or icon turns red and flashes an alert and the Driver Information Center additionally you’ll hear a series of high-pitched beeps or fill safety alerts seat vibrations enhanced night vision in the premium technology reg ct6 helps you stay safe while improving your Cadillac driving experience [Music] [Music] Oh [Music] howdy models equipped with the available night-vision assistant with pedestrian detection provide vehicle occupants and pedestrians with an added measure of safety and protection from the danger of a nighttime collision the high-tech night-vision system uses an infrared camera to monitor the area in front of your vehicle at night the system can detect pedestrians that are between 50 and 300 feet in front of the vehicle warm areas appear lighter and cool images appear darker in the instrument cluster display when the system detects a pedestrian in the dark with the headlights switched on the pedestrian is highlighted in yellow if a pedestrian is detected in the area in front of the vehicle that the system considers critical the pedestrian is highlighted in red and a warning tone sound this warning alerts you to pay closer attention to the area in front of the vehicle and to watch for pedestrians if another MMI function is shown in the driver information display such as the navigation screen or digital speedometer the system automatically returns to the night vision screen when there’s a pedestrian warning [Music] to switch the night-vision assistant on turn the light switch to the auto position next press the night vision button and the image from the night vision camera appears in the driver information display to turn the system off press the button again you can adjust night vision assistant settings using the multimedia interface select the car function button then the car systems control button next select driver assist and then select night vision assist setting options include highlight pedestrian which enables you to switch the pedestrian detection on or off when off is selected the warning tone also is switched off and yellow symbols for the pedestrian detection appear in the driver information display warning tone which can be switched on or off when off is selected the warning tone symbol appears in yellow in the display and contrast which enables you to adjust the contrast from minimum to maximum when the night vision system is turned on and an image is visible in the display certain conditions may affect the function of night vision assistant including a dirty lens on the night vision camera or poor visibility such as rain snow fog or heavy road spray also be sure stickers road deposits or other obstructions do not block the lens [Music] or additional information about the outing night vision assistant be sure to refer to the owner’s manual included in the glove box of your vehicle the night vision assistant just one more technological advantage from Audi to help keep you your passengers and pedestrians safer you every single day numerous mercedes banz assistant systems help drivers to safely navigate through the traffic on our roads even during the hours of darkness intelligent technology helps ensure traffic safety night view assist plus guides drivers through the night with the aid of two infrared headlamps an infrared camera and a thermal imaging camera while the headlamps of the intelligent light system optimally illuminate the area directly ahead of the vehicle to infrared head lab modules imperceptibly illuminate the way further ahead and improve visibility at night without dazzling oncoming traffic with night view assist activated this invisible main beam headlamp allows obstacles to be illuminated well in advance and then recognized by an infrared camera before subsequently being clearly displayed as a brilliant grayscale image on the display of the instrument cluster the thermal-imaging camera allows people and large animals such as deer to be easily recognized if detected these are then shown in the display and highlighted as well as marked in color if the option for automatic activation of the night view image has been selected the assistant activates itself automatically in relevant situations for example in darkness on unlit roads and at speeds at over 60 kilometres an hour the instrument cluster then shows the usual speedometer display but switches instantaneously to the night view assist image as soon as a person or animal is recognized these potentially hazardous areas are clearly highlighted in the image to increase the safety of road users yet further the system additionally activates the spotlight function in these situations the function can also be deactivated if people are recognized they’re automatically lit up by a short pulsing of one of the headlamps this appropriately increases the attention of both the driver and the person on the road ahead night view assist plus can be manually activated and at any time and in the dark the system will then highlight any relevant objects such as animals or people this all ensures that night view assist plus can provide drivers with a better orientation in situations involving oncoming traffic and at times when the main beam headlamps cannot be used


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