What is Pearl RearVision?

What is Pearl RearVision?

Remember the last time you got into this super cool car of a friend of your parents that had a rear-view camera that allowed him to park more easily? There was a screen on the car’s dashboard that showed if the space was good enough to park and it basically was a video of whatever was behind the car. It was some cool tech you wished you had. 

If your car does not have such rear-facing cameras, there is great news for you! Three former Apple engineers started a new company three weeks ago. The company, named Pearl, already introduced their new product, Rear Vision.  This is basically a rear camera that anyone can install on their license plates.  The product is totally waterproof and is installed as a license plate frame.

How it works?

The whole Pearl RearVision includes the camera frame, a car adapter, and a phone mount.  The frame is easy to install.  To avoid theft, RearVision comes with a special security screw tool. In addition, the Camera Frame is paired with the Car Adaptor and they cannot work independently.

The installation of the frame is rather easy.  The adapter is plugged into your car´s OBD port and connects the cameras to the Pearl app on your phone. The application is compatible for iPhone 5 and newer running iOS 9 (or newer) and select Android phones with Bluetooth. 

The Camera Frame has a small solar panel at the bottom, so the system is self-powered.  The phone magnetic mount provided is suitable for iPhone and Android and is clipped to the vent or dash. With these easy installations, Pearl RearVision turns your phone into a rear-view camera. 

The product is only available in the United States and will start shipping in September. Preorders can be made through the product´s website.   The cost is $499. 


Editor's Picks

The Anker Ergonomic mouse

Arthritis effects a surprising many today with over 60% of the afflicted being over 65. This leaves a significant number below this age. In a world so wrapped up in technology, physical accessibility to computers and the internet may not be the first thing to come to mind in regards to problems…

Vuzix video eyewear joins GoPro

GoPro cameras have been ubiquitous since their release allowing people to shoot high quality, first person videos. Often, the most popular videos are intense extreme sports clips! In an effort to keep its product on the cutting edge, GoPro has released a Developer Program, which allows other…

Akarina 14 LED Hydroponic Box

Indoor gardening is becoming popular in all the cities throughout the world due to high-rise apartment living and less available land for gardening. Anxiety, obesity, depression, and many other illnesses are increasing in today’s lifestyle, especially in the urban life. Gardening is one of the…

RIF6 mini tripod for smartphones

In a time when we are connected to the Internet all the time, our smartphone has a special place. We communicate with our friends, we make payments, we get all the information that we need, and we take professional pictures. With all this, it is easy to understand why we are so interested in all the…

A spy camera disguised as a digital alarm clock

Also known as nanny cameras, these gadgets are pretty useful at times and come in a variety of designs and colors. They are a cool gadget to have at home for those times in which you really need to know what is exactly going on at your home when you have to leave or if you leave your home in the…

3 Amazing Features of the Brand New Turing Phone

Looking like some sleek futuristic gadget out of a sci-fi movie, or a phone from outer space, the new phone about to be released by Turing Robotic Industries is all set to take on industry behemoths like the iPhone. Although it doesn't have any groundbreaking specs in the current model, it does…