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AUTO NEWS – Ford information patent for tailgate-mounted video projector

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Ford information patent for tailgate-mounted video projector


The patent, filed by Ford World Applied sciences, describes a video projector mounted on a automotive’s tailgate. When the boot is open, movies or tv programmes will be projected from the rear of the automotive. The wording of the patent suggests the video could be saved on the consumer’s smartphone, to which the automotive could be related.

The projector can even act as a light-weight for illuminating the world behind the automotive. As well as, it has the power to emit a yellow mild that pulls bugs, earlier than electrocuting them with a built-in bug zapper.

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It follows Tesla’s current announcement that it’s going to supply in-car video streaming through the principle infotainment display, permitting drivers to look at Netflix and YouTube when the car is stationary.

The video projector will not be Ford’s first loopy patent. The producer has beforehand patented a system that removes ‘new automotive odor’ from newly constructed automobiles by having the home windows robotically open and shut and, if needed, beginning the engine and utilizing the air flow system to flow into air.

The agency additionally revealed its ‘Robutt’ robotic backside at first of 2019, which is utilized in factories to check the consequences of somebody’s sweat in opposition to a automotive seat, assessing its sturdiness.

One other attention-grabbing patent was submitted by Motorola final yr. It included plans to show autonomous automobiles into cellular courtrooms, with suspects in a position to be positioned right into a automotive by a police officer, recognized through facial recognition and questioned utilizing a video hyperlink.

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AUTO NEWS – Ford information patent for tailgate-mounted video projector
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