- Sep 22, 2013
- Reaction score
- Uncanny Valley (●_●)
- United States
- Dash Cam
Any change in hardware and housing requires the manufacture of new molds,
which is very expensive and not always advisable. I understand you perfectly
and partially agree with you, in this case I offer only the simplest and least costly solution option...
This version of the dashcam has already been:
I still have one in my hands. I still can't find time to implement some changes in the firmware.Shadow 1s official page. It is the new 2016 Car DVR from Shadow SeeZeus which is using an interesting light sensor to increase brightness in low light conditions. After a quick test I see this feature is working, is called Night Vision in menu and when is adding the most bright the image become...dashcamtalk.com
An interesting device. Left for experiments until better times...)
I remember that camera! I recall it lead to a lot of discussion on the topic of day/night capture. At the time I was happy to at least see a manufacturer like SeeZeus attempt the concept.
I'm not sure a hole in the housing would require a whole new mold but it would certainly require design changes and new circuitry.
Another idea that intrigues me would be to use a two channel DSP but instead of a front and rear camera the two lenses would face forward with one channel optimized for daylight and the other channel optimized for night driving. It could switch from one to the other either with a photo diode or a timer setting or manually.
I own a CCTV camera with two channels and two lenses that functions like that. At .5 lux it switches to night mode and is very effective. Mine is a bullet style camera but the lens array is almost identical looking to this one.