Kia Unveils New Blind-spot View Monitor Tech

Kia has revealed details of its new Blind-Spot View Monitor (BVM) technology included with the all-new Sorento SUV. The tech is designed to enhance safety for by eliminating a driver’s left and right-side blind spots.

BVM enhances drivers’ vision either side of the car when driving on the road and is linked with the car’s turn signal. It displays a high-resolution video feed on the left or right side of the TFT-LCD instrument cluster if the driver indicates to change lane with another vehicle hidden in their blind spot. The video feed comes from wide-angle, high-resolution cameras, one hidden in each of the door mirror housings.

This BVM technology is being offered to European Sorento buyers as part of a package which includes a Surround View Monitor and Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist (PCA), as well as a Bose Performance Series audio system. This package of technologies is available on European vehicles equipped with Kia’s Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA) function.

Source: Motor Trader E-magazine (June 2020)

8 June 2020

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