VOXX Electronics is now shipping a new wireless, Bluetooth backup camera that works with a smartphone. Called “LOOK-IT,” it will be available in select Best Buy stores and Crutchfield.
LOOK-IT includes an adjustable rear view camera that’s pre-mounted in a license plate frame. It communicates via Bluetooth 4.0 to a smartphone mounted in your car to create a do-it-yourself backup camera.
LOOK-IT comes with a remote control that mounts on the steering wheel. Push it and it launches the camera view at any time, but the device also activates automatically in reverse and shows smart grid lines that can be calibrated.
To activate the system, the user presses a button on the QuickView patent-pending remote mounted on the steering wheel or dashboard and instantly unlocks and opens the app displaying the image. The QuickView remote comes with two auxiliary buttons that are programmed to launch Google Maps and Apple maps. In the short future, users will be able to launch other apps, said VOXX.
The IP67 certified 1-piece waterproof molded design license plate frame includes a built-in camera and houses a replaceable battery that can power the camera for up to four years.
It comes with a magnetic air vent mount for a smartphone. LOOK-IT was developed by Lightwave Technology, Montreal, Canada. VOXX is serving as the US distributor.
The street price for LOOK-IT is $299.
For more information visit: www.voxxelectronics.com.