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    Dung beetles in cow pies helping Toyota create night vision systems? [w/video]

    Dung Beetles and your driving will soon have something in common – Click above to watch video
    It's called "local adaptive spatiotemporal smoothing," and birds moths do it, bees do it, even educated fleas dung beetles do it. What it means is that when a dung beetle looks at something, it can ...

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    CES 2009 Preview: FLIR helps BMWs detect pedestrians

    FLIR, the maker of BMW's night-vision system, will be at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week showing off its PathFindIR thermal imaging camera. The company says its system isn't confused by oncoming headlights, works well in cold weather and can even see through fog, dust and ...

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    Next BMW night vision system can detect humans in the dark

    The next BMW 7-Series is going to be graced with some serious driving technology. While the image above doesn't appear to have anything like the picture quality of Mercedes' NightVision Assist, BMW's offering will have some other features that you probably won't find this side of a special ops ...

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    Toyota Crown hybrid gets Night View, spots pedestrians

    Click above for more shots of Toyota's Night ViewWe've questioned why some automakers in the past have gone to the trouble of replicating the look of traditional gauges when normal ones would do the trick. In the case of the new Toyota Crown Hybrid, though, there is a good reason for the 1280 x 480 ...

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    Super seeing speculation! Porsche developing night vision system?

    The Deutsch-obsessed purveyors of the German Car Scene got a tip that Porsche is in the process of developing a night vision system, ala the Merc S-class, that will likely debut when the 997 undergoes a facelift sometime in 2007.The picture above is what fueled the speculation, with what's assumed ...


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