Talk:Rear-view mirror

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PHOPS[edit]

PHOPS Technology of China has launched a new rear view mirror GPS navigation system called PH-438. The PH-438 also has video input monitor for rear view camera on its 4.3-inch screen. This high tech rear view mirror touch screen monitor comes with handsfree bluetooth module to pair up with your phone, integrated speakers, SD/MMC memory card expansion slot, and a USB port. The rear view camera is activated automatically when in reverse gear. Rear-view Mirror GPS To Come to US,Named PHOPS Previously named the PH-438, the PHOPS is a GPS system that is mounted in place of your conventional rear-view mirror, and has a rear-facing cam input. With Navigon Mobile Navigator 6.5 inside, it's got "reality view", a 4.3-inch touchscreen, integrated speakers and Bluetooth and takes SD cards. It's actually got two inputs for rear-view cameras, which may be good news for the parking-skill-challenged. It sounds like a neat solution, but I'm a little unconvinced that mounting a GPS high up there on the windscreen isn't actually going to distract you from looking in the rear-view mirror— after all, we know how distracting GPS can be.

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who cares about your GPS advertisement?[edit]

Why is this here on the discussion page? Asicmod (talk) 18:55, 4 September 2009 (UTC)

Rear-view on computers[edit]

apart from Identity theft, it's also a good way to see the boss walking up on you when you're looking on eBay rather than coding some PHP. Asicmod (talk) 18:55, 4 September 2009 (UTC)

"sometimes, rear-vision mirror in British English"?[edit]

Is it? I'm British, and I don't think I'd ever heard that phrase before reading this article. Is it an obsolete version? 81.153.106.38 (talk) 01:26, 26 June 2010 (UTC)

Aircraft[edit]

Some fighter planes had rear-view mirrors before onboard radar / long-range guided missiles became common. The Spitfire definitely did, and I presume others did too. 81.135.99.101 (talk) 23:30, 16 November 2012 (UTC)

4Jun2013[edit]

Added "Trucks and buses", can someone place an image of these mirrors? Also, the image "A bicycle with...automobile" is pretty crowded and "busy", not making the mirrors, much less their automobile origin, very clear. Simpler photo?Sammy D III (talk) 12:28, 4 June 2013 (UTC)

About the image of the bicycle. I would suggest removing it. Those are clearly the side view mirrors off of a car and are not rear view mirrors at all. As was stated in the original posting of this article on March 21st, 2005 - "Rear view mirros[sic] should not be confused with the infamous and sometimes unscrupulous side view mirrors found on the right and left hand sides of most modern vehicles." I believe we should honor the original (IP based) page creator's wishes on this matter. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 167.181.12.170 (talk) 21:08, 5 August 2016 (UTC)