Feature

High Dynamic Rage (HDR)

High Dynamic Range improves the contrast in an image whilst maintaining clarity.

What is HDR?

High Dynamic Range (HDR) sets about improving the contrast in an image whilst maintaining clarity. HDR improves image quality with a better contrast, greater brightness and enhances the colours seen, taking multiple images at different exposures to give the best results.

HDR can be particularly important in a Dash Cam in helping to produce vibrant and clearer imagery, ultimately resulting in enhanced footage. When driving at night time and in low light levels, HDR can significantly improve image clarity. It will record multiple exposure levels for each frame and conduct tone mapping to ensure the optimum footage is recorded.

HDR images can present a greater range of luminance levels than can be achieved using more traditional methods and many real-world scenes containing very bright, direct sunlight to extreme shade. This is often achieved by capturing and then combining several different, narrower ranges and exposures of the same area.

In Dash Cams dynamic range is measured in exposure value differences. An increase of one EV represents a doubling of the amount of light. Conversely, a decrease of one EV represents a halving of the amount of light. Therefore, revealing detail in the darkest of shadows requires high exposures, while preserving detail in very bright situations requires very low exposures. Most cameras cannot provide this range of exposure values within a single exposure, due to their low dynamic range. HDR works once the image has been taken, post processing (by software), that enhances the image further to create better clarity.

This improvement to higher end Dash Cam models ensures crisp images with as much detail as possible being captured in the varied weather, light and road conditions. The feature ensures images captured in all conditions can be utilised as an independent witness during insurance claims.

Dash cams with High Dynamic Range

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Night Vision

Enhanced image quality for night time driving with the latest built-in Sony Exmor R Sensors.

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Battery

Rechargeable Lithium-Ion 3.7V batteries provide backup power & can be charged via the supplied USB cable.

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High Dynamic Range (HDR)

High Dynamic Range improves the contrast in an image whilst maintaining clarity.

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Parking Mode

Intelligent Parking Mode automatically records when motion is detected.

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G-Sensor

Automatically safeguards footage upon sudden impact for peace of mind.

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Loop Recording

Get continuous recording even when the memory card reaches full capacity.

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Wide Dynamic Range (WDR)

Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) processes images to ensure clear recordings in bright and dark light.

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Nextbase Cam Viewer App

Stream, Download and Share footage with the Nextbase Dash Cam App.

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4K Resolution

4K dash cam produces stunning pictures and unbeatable video quality.

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GPS Tracking

GPS records location and speed data to view your journey on a map.

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