What are dual dash cams?

Dual Channel Dash Cam Front and Inside

Date Time: February 29, 2024
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Author: YUWEI

What are dual dash cams?


Dual dash cams (also known as dual lens dash cams, dual-facing dash cams, or dual cameras) are a type of dash cam that is mounted on a vehicle’s windshield. In addition to a camera lens that faces the road ahead, these dash cams also include an inward-facing camera that captures in-cab activity.


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How are dual dash cams different from other dash cams?

Different types of dash cams serve different purposes. Below is an overview of the differences between four commons types of dash cams:

1. Forward-facing Dash Cams: Mounted on a vehicle’s windshield to record the view ahead. Useful for basic incident footage for insurance claims.

2. Dual-facing Dash Cams: Record the road ahead as well as the driver inside the cabin, providing complete visibility and aiding in reducing high-risk behavior.

3. Exterior Cameras: Mounted on the outside of the vehicle, providing a 360° view around the vehicle, helpful for eliminating blind spots.

4. Interior Cameras: Monitor activity inside a vehicle or trailer, useful for preventing cargo theft.

 

What are the benefits of dual dash cams for fleets?

Dual dash cams provide various benefits for commercial fleets:

- Exonerate drivers from not-at-fault accidents

- Reduce risky driving behavior

- Decrease maintenance costs


What features do the best dash cams include?

Six important features to look for in dual dash cams:

1. Full HD video

2. Internet connectivity

3. Built-in audio speaker

4. Adhesive mounting

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Protect drivers and save money with YUWEI dual dash cams

YUWEI dual dash cams offer cost-effective, convenient solutions that provide high-quality, reliable footage to improve fleet safety and reduce accident-related costs.

Dual Channel Dash Cam Q&A

Can I use a regular SD card for the dash cam?

Almost all dash cams use Secure Digital (SD) cards, but most tend to use microSD cards. Even if your dash cam only supports SD cards, SD adapters allow for the use of microSD cards.

Are there wireless dash cams available?

Wireless dash cams are those that support Wi-Fi connectivity. They can upload footage of your surroundings to cloud storage. If your camera is tampered with during an event, you can view the footage and ascertain the facts. However, this is only effective when the dash cam has an internet connection.

How much does a dash cam cost?

The price ranges from $25 to $300. The cost of a single in-car camera from YUWEI is $25, for quotes on multifunctional in-car cameras, you can contact (hello@Yuweitek.com).

Is a 128GB dash cam enough?

A 128GB SD card can effectively handle 4K dash cam footage, but it depends on the camera's bitrate and frame rate. 4K footage requires higher bitrates and frame rates, meaning the recording time on a 128GB SD card will be shorter compared to 1080p footage. However, for fleet tracking management, 1080p recording resolution is typically sufficient.

Will the dash cam record my location?

The YUWEI dash cam supports Global Positioning System (GPS) for tracking your location and speed, a gravity sensor for collision detection, and WiFi for transferring footage from the dash cam to your phone. It also has a parking mode, which automatically starts recording if your car experiences a collision while parked.

What type of dash cam is most suitable for cars?

The Smart Video Remote Information Processing V5 is a feature-rich 4G dash cam designed specifically for the automotive video surveillance industry. It features both front and rear dash cams, supporting up to 4 channels of cameras for real-time audio and video recording, with dual TF card storage. It utilizes global 4G network connectivity for real-time video transmission, along with GPS/BDS positioning for accurate tracking. The V5 dash cam also integrates built-in active safety algorithms (ADAS, DSM) to enhance security, widely used in industries such as ride-hailing, taxi, logistics, and government vehicles.
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