New Navman MiVUEs offer drivers more crash protection
MiVUE 680, 690 SAFE and 698 DUAL CAM up the dashcam stakes with more safety features
19 August 2016: Just when you thought dashcams could not look out for you anymore, Navman’s latest MiVUE range raises the bar with even more features that help protect drivers. The MiVUE 680, MiVUE 690 SAFE and MiVUE 698 DUAL CAM now feature Super 2K Full HD cameras, and the MiVUE 690 SAFE and MiVUE 698 DUAL CAM also come with Advance Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Alerts.
“Life on the road can be unpredictable and at Navman, we believe that being forewarned is to be forearmed. Until now a dashcam’s main purpose was to help protect drivers in the event of fraudulent claims following an accident, but now we have added more safety features like the advanced ADAS Safety Features to our top of the range MiVUE models. These include Lane Departure Alert, and Front Collision Alert warning if you are driving too close to the car in front, while the clever Front Departure Warning warns you if the car in front has moved off without you noticing. The MiVUE’s Safety Camera Alerts visual and audible alerts will warn you of the upcoming cameras based your current driving speed, offering you extra distance and enough time to safely slow down,” said Wendy Hammond, Navman Australia Country Director.
“In addition, we have introduced Super 2K Full HD features on the MiVUE 680, MiVUE 690 SAFE and MiVUE 698 DUAL CAM to better help protect drivers in the event of fraudulent claims following an accident. Super 2K Full HD is a step above 1080p camera quality, with a clearer image especially needed to capture number plates from a long distance or the finer details in the recording. The top of the range MiVUE 698 DUAL CAM has not one but two cameras that allow you to record in front and behind your car at the same time,” she added.
The MiVUE 680 features Super 2K Full HD Recording, delivering clear and vibrant footage to ensure you don’t miss the little details even in poor lighting conditions. The MiVUE 680 has a generous 2.7 inch screen and comes with Safety and Red Light Camera Alerts which prompts drivers with video and audio warnings when approaching a speed camera and Headlight Alert reminds drivers to turn on headlights at night and in low light areas such as a car park. The MiVUE 680 also has Optimised Day/Night Recording and Digital Photo mode.
Along with Super 2K FHD recording and other features found in the MiVUE 680, the MiVUE 690 SAFE has Dual SD card allowing you to save your important footage to a second card on the go. With Safety Camera Alerts it also has the highly advanced ADAS safety features including Lane Departure Alert, and Front Collision Alert warning if you are driving too close to the car in front, while the clever Front Departure Warning will politely alert you if you have stopped and the car in front has moved off without you noticing.
The exceptional MiVUE 698 Dual Cam is the only MiVUE dashcam with two cameras to capture high quality video footage of what’s in front and behind your car at the same time. Like the MiVUE 690 SAFE, this device also has Safety Camera Alerts info and the highly advanced ADAS safety features including Lane Departure Alert, Front Collision Alerts.
Other features included in the MiVUE range include built-in 3-Axis G-Shock Sensor that automatically locks the recorded video footage, impact location and when it occurred; GPS Tracking that records the direction travelling, location and speed information providing an accurate record of events; Optimised Day/Night Recording which allows for recording in low-light conditions; Photo mode gives the ability to take a photo of both cars, and photos are tagged with geo references, date and time; and Wide Angle Lens capturing every detail ahead including lanes on either side making it perfect for blind spots too.
The MiVUE 680 (RRP: $249), MiVUE 690 SAFE (RRP: $329), and MiVUE 698 DUAL CAM (RRP: $429) are available now at all major electronic retailers and come with one year warranty. For more information or a list of retailers visit www.navman.com.au or facebook.com/NavmanANZ
MiVUE 680, MiVUE 690 SAFE, MiVUE 698 DUAL CAM
Dual SD Card
Only available on the MiVUE 690 SAFE, you can store two SD cards on the one device allowing for extra storage so you should never run out of storage.
Available only on the MiVUE 698 DUAL CAM, this device comes with two cameras for your car, one recording what is happening in front of your car, and what’s happening behind.
Lane Departure Alert
This will alert you if your vehicle starts to deviate into another lane so it’s especially handy when you’re driving low light conditions or when you start to drift off on long drives. The alert will only activate when you are travelling at speeds more that 60km/h.
Front Departure Warning
This warning will politely alert you if you have stopped and the car in front has moved off without you noticing.
Front Collision Alert
This warning alerts if you are travelling too close to the car in front of you – great for long drivers, when you are driving in low light or poor weather conditions.
Safety Camera Alerts
Visual and audible alerts to driver when approaching safety camera location, it will warn you of the upcoming cameras based on your current driving speed, offering you extra distance and enough time to safely slow down.
Custom Safety Camera Alerts
Manually add a speed camera location to your device so the next time you are approaching the same location, you will be reminded by a warning alarm.
You can capture a still image and find and save the GPS coordinates and download EXIF data so you know exactly where you took the picture so you can return to that spot if you need or want.
Prompts you to switch on your headlights at night and in low light areas. Great for when you’ve entered a car park during the day.
The built-in 3-Axis G-Shock Sensor automatically locks the recorded video footage, impact location and date/time in a collision.
This will record the direction travelling, location and speed information providing an accurate record of events.
Glass and High Quality Wide Angle Lens
With high quality glass lenses, the MiVUE dashcams record high quality video imagery in all light conditions. The Wide Angle Lens captures every detail ahead including lanes on either side making it perfect for blind spots too.
Optimised Day/Night Recording
High Dynamic Range Automatic optical adjustment improves video quality in challenging lighting conditions – when it’s too dark or too bright.
Navman, a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of global positioning system (GPS) products, has more than 20 years’ experience in GPS, and as such is now widely recognised as a pioneer in portable, in-car satellite devices and dashcams. Navman began life in New Zealand, specialising in marine electronics and even today software design and development is still undertaken there. Today the Navman brand is owned by MiTAC International, a leading worldwide maker of wireless communications products and one of Business Week’s top 100 Global IT companies. For more information, visit www.navman.com.au or facebook.com/NavmanANZ
For further information about Navman please contact:
Michelle Tan, The D’Arcy Partnership
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