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Samsung's Truck is an Aftermarket Sensation
Jun 26, 2015

Car audio retailers, here’s a technology inspiration and a reason to pursue fleet customers for the tech coming down the road.

Samsung announced a prototype Safety Truck that takes a simple front facing camera and engineers a new way to save lives.

Samsung turned the truck’s rear doors into a video wall. So the driver behind the truck gets a video image of the traffic in front of the truck. This is especially helpful on two-lane roads where a driver may want to pass a slow truck. Now he gets a better view.

It’s also helpful in traffic if there’s a sudden slowdown.

The technology is being tested in Argentina where there are a lot of smaller roads and many people are killed while passing trucks, and it is making headlines in the US.

The video wall on the back of the truck includes four monitors and the system supports night vision.

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Posted By: Brian K.

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