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      02-06-2014, 09:39 PM   #1
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Arrow 2015 x3 Panoramic Front Bumper CAM

I hope they add this to all the 2015's, Enjoy!

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      02-07-2014, 09:13 AM   #2
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Looks like it will be an option in the 15 F25. I see the little dot between the grills on the promo pictures. Funny, I always thought that was the ACC radar, but I guess that is somewhere else in the bumper.
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I'm glad to have this clarified. When I asked about that dot last October, I was told it was probably the auto high beam.
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I'm glad to have this clarified. When I asked about that dot last October, I was told it was probably the auto high beam.
No, that camera is stuck onto the windshield behind the rearview mirror on all BMW models.
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A front facing camera, seriously? Just look out the window.
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A front facing camera, seriously? Just look out the window.
Agreed! Reminds me of a joke email- why spend good money on binoculars, just stand closer to the object being observed.
Perhaps only good if its attached to a recorder (for insurance claims etc.), or its attached to a real time movement tracking system used to prevent accidents.
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Agreed! Reminds me of a joke email- why spend good money on binoculars, just stand closer to the object being observed.
Perhaps only good if its attached to a recorder (for insurance claims etc.), or its attached to a real time movement tracking system used to prevent accidents.
I believe the benefit and purpose of FFC is for those cases when you are coming out of a blind corner where you can't see "around" an obstacle. This will allow you to see side-to-side. I think I saw some BMW's on the lot that had L and R facing cams on the front for the same purpose. This does the same just with a super wide angle lens.
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