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Stem H.'s Comment
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So i'm currently working on creating a blind spot detection system for semi trucks that have blind spots. We plan on using cameras and a small micro computer to run all of this. it will create a option for truckers who feel like they are always watching cars that are in blind spots. Do you think there is a market for this?

Old School's Comment
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We've had reliable systems in place for years. We call them mirrors!

G-Town's Comment
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We've had reliable systems in place for years. We call them mirrors!

...and they never fry a motherboard, require rebooting or an upgrade to fix a software bug.

ChickieMonster's Comment
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I already have a camera that is aimed down my blindside. It shows almost 90% of the right side. There is still a small blind spot, but it's much smaller than with mirrors.

Looks like someone beat you to the idea...

Errol V.'s Comment
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I've seen the feature in automobile ads. A warning light fixed to the right-side mirror flashes.

Big Scott's Comment
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I have all kinds of sensors and warnings on my truck. The mirrors are best.

Tim H.'s Comment
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How about a sensor that pops out a flag like the stop sign on the side of a school bus that says "hey fool you're in my blind spot."

Rainy D.'s Comment
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One of my trainers had a Pete that beeped if I had the right turn signal on and someone was there. The guy had the truck two years and had no idea what that beeping was.. Cause he rarely used blinkers hahahah

miracleofmagick's Comment
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I had that on two of the trucks I drove. It's cool in theory, but annoying in practice. If you had you turn signal on and it detected anything, trees, concrete barriers, etc, it would beep. It also considered having your hazards on as the same as having your right signal on, so it would beep when backing in tight spaces and the like.

One of my trainers had a Pete that beeped if I had the right turn signal on and someone was there. The guy had the truck two years and had no idea what that beeping was.. Cause he rarely used blinkers hahahah

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