The name Polaroid used to be synonymous with instant photography, but that was decades ago. These days, Polaroid is the name for everything electronics, having covered UHDTV, action camera, tablets, and both regular cameras and instant digital cameras, the Minnesota-based company now wants to dabble in the dash cam market. I am sure we are all familiar with what dashcams are, but if you don’t, it is basically a made-for-automobile video camera that can be used to document your road trip and useful for capturing incredible moments when behind the wheel (just ask the Russians) like meteorite pounding on some villages, for example.
Of course, it is Polaroid that we are talking about, which means this new line of Polaroid dashcams can do more than resolving dispute or capture the next viral video; it can use to capture important moments of your family outing or whatever you deem fit. Those aside, it also boast a couple of driving safety features, including lane departure warning system and speed limit alert – through both audio and visual cues. Other key features include 1080p videoing, built-in G-sensor for automatically saves recording in an event of a collision, GPS tracker for logging the location and speed, continuous loop recording with time and date stamp, auto record on/off according to vehicle power, and of course, an integrated LCD monitor for real time viewing, video playback, as well as access to the menu.
The Polaroid dashcams are offered by Giinii (who are no stranger to making dashcams, btw), an authorised Polaroid licensee, and will be available starting Spring 2015 via Polaroid online store, priced between $59.99 and $199.99. Sorry folks. The image above is all we have for now.