Car Scams and Security

Car Scams & Security

Not all car scams involve second-hand car salesmen. This video shows a recent example of a new car scam, a so-called ‘Crash For Cash’ attempt to claim compensation for being hit by a vehicle.  A suspected compensation hunter runs towards a taxi, hurls herself onto its bonnet and appears to play dead in the road.

Dash Camera footage shows the woman sprinting across a junction in Blackpool before she spots the oncoming vehicle and suddenly launches herself in its direction.

(Video: Universal Media Online)

The taxi, a Nissan ENV200, then reversed and the woman can be seen lying motionless on the ground, while another vehicle driving in the other direction just drove around to avoid her.

The Taxi’s driver Christopher Stewart said: “From what I can remember she didn’t really try and jump on it, she just dived straight at the car”.

He also claimed that the woman’s male companion then ran over and raged at him off camera, allegedly threatening to kill him.

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Car Dash Cams For Security

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Dashboard cameras are able to aid Law Enforcement Officers with actual footage of what actually happened prior to, during and even after an event. Dashboard cameras have been able to capture natural disasters like tornadoes, hail, lightning strikes and hurricane force winds….  

I don’t think a dashboard camera can be a bad thing, because it doesn’t require the driver to do anything that would distract them while driving.  They just have to turn it on and start recording at the beginning of their journey.

Some insurers offer lower premiums for drivers who have Dash Cams because they can provide a definitive version of how a collision occurred, or even a theft from the vehicle, saving costly and uncertain litigation to determine what actually happened.

Dash Cams don’t just record video while you are driving.  If you have one powered by a battery, you can also record what happens around your vehicle when it is parked.  Another way to use Car Dash Cams For Security.

A demonstration of the Cellink B a 12V battery pack that will keep your dash-cam running even when your engine isn’t.

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HD 1920 x1080P Car Dvr Dual Camera 2.7″16:9 TFT LCD screen H.264 5M CMOS With G-Sensor, GPS Logger HDMI & USB 2.0 Support TF card, max. 32GB

HD 1920x1080P CAR DVR DUAL CAMERA GPS 2.7″16 9 TFT LCD SCREEN H 264 5M CMOS GPS

Features: 1. 2.7″ 16:9 Widescreen Display: With bigger viewing area, Widescreen 16:9 provides a wider screen for video playback. Lets you easily view any videos.

2. GPS Logger: F90 receives the GPS signals and records the “time”, “date”, “speed” and “GPS logs” at the same time. Through the software, the video and the Google Map can be played at the same time, all the paths will be displayed on the map, it also » Read More Here...

Car Camera, Monitor and Power Source

Installing A Wireless Rear View Car Back-Up Camera

Rear View Car Back-Up Camera Systems can be either cabled or wireless, depending on the model (The Camera not the car!).  The Wireless option can be very simple to install.

 

Installing a Wireless Monitor & Rear View Back-Up Camera System for your car

 

In the example video below we are installing a Back-Up Camera System, Model ACA250, which is a Wireless monitor and rear view camera system for backing up your car, but the same steps are commonly used for most Back-Up Camera Systems.

Installing a Wireless Colour Monitor & Back-Up Camera System

 

How to install a Wireless Backup Camera with monitor: 

Car Camera, Monitor and Power Source

1.   Take off your license plate at the back of your car.

2.   Remove the car’s Reverse Tail Light so as to access the backup lamp wires.

3.   Connect the camera’s power leads to the reverse light of your car to get the power – red wire for positive and black wire for negative.

4.   Connect the power cable leads running from the Reverse Light, or ‘tail light’ to your camera, via the trunk to behind  the License Plate.

5.   Put back the Tail light and the License Plate.

6.   Fix the camera’s bracket to the license plate where the bottom two screws are situated, using those screw holes to fix it in.

7.   Position the Monitor on the front dashboard of the car or wherever you decide to put it, making sure that it will not block your view while driving.

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Car Cams & Home Security

Car Cams & Home Security

What many people don’t realize is that most dash cams have motion detectors on them. This means that even when you’re not driving, the dash cam is keeping an eye on your car.

This is especially helpful if you park your car outside your home, rather than in a protected garage. But, even garaged cars can benefit from this extra protection. Evidence like this can be what ultimately puts a criminal behind bars.

Car Dash Cam info

In this video, for example, a burglar was caught on the car’s dash » Read More Here...

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HP F-210 In-Car Camcorder

The car camcorder HP f210  

SPECIFICATIONS:

LCD Display Dimension: 2.36″ LCD Color TFT G-Sensor: Built-in, 3-Axis G-Force Sensor Supports Event trigger Emergency Video rec Integrated GPS: Continuous GPS tracking for picture and video location information Image Sensor: 1/3″ CMOS Sensor Effective Pixel: 2304(H) x 153 Resolution Full HD: 1920 x 1080@30 fps HD: 1280 x 720@60 fps HD:1280 x 720@30 fps Video Format: MOV format (H.264+ADPCM codec) Still Image Resolution: 3MP, 2048 x 1536 White Balance: Auto Still Image Format: DCF (JPEG, Exif: 2.2 ) Internal Memory:» Read More Here...

720P Car DVR Vehicle Dual Camera Video Recorder

720P Car DVR Vehicle Dual Camera Video Recorder Camcorder Dashcam GPS Logger G-sensor

1070P Car DVR Vehicle Camera Video Recorder Dash Cam G-sensor HDMI

 

Dual Lens Car DVR Camera Video Recorder Front Lens + Rear View Camera, 1280 x 720, 120° wide-angle front Lens; 720*480 CMOS rear view camera. Support Loop Recording, Seamless Record, USB Port, AV Out Port, Motion Detection, G-Sensor, Crash Sensing, SOS Write Protection, Real Time & Date Stamp.

*Parameter- Screen Size: 2.0 inch; Image Sensor: 300W pixels; Front Lens: HD 120 degree wide-angle; Rear camera Lens: 40W pixels CMOS; Video Format: H.264, MOV; Video Resolutions: 720 x 480;

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Smartcam 2 HD 1080P in-Car Camera

SmartCam 2 HD Dash Cam Car Camera Review

The SmartCam 2 has got to be the best in car video camera around. You will be very hard pushed to find a smarter, easy to use and true HD in car camera. In fact we have looked around and couldn”t find one!

This great looking mini dash board camera records in 1920 x 1080 which is currently the highest form of HD available. The SmartCam 2 stores the recorded videos onto a class 10 SD memory card for easy sharing and » Read More Here...

7″ TFT COLOR MONITOR MIRROR + WIRELESS CAR 7 IR REARVIEW PARKING CAMERA KIT

Wireless Color Monitor & Back-Up Camera System

Function: Monitor Screen format: 16:9 Car reversing back sight surveillance Blue screen when no video signal PAL/NTSC auto switch Power supply:  7W / 12V Image resolution: 336 x 960 pixels 7 inch wide screen rearview mirror monitor Dimensions: 25cm(L) x 11.5cm(H) x 4.3cm(W) Weight: 445g

Function parameter:· Screen dimensions: 7 inch· Resolution: 480W x RGB x 234H = 336960 Pixels· System: PAL&NTSC· Power: DC 12V· Consumption: 6W· Video: two way video input· Rear watching: image can be changed left and right · Operate » Read More Here...