COMEX 2015

Car tech

1: Asus Reco Classic Car Cam
1: Asus Reco Classic Car CamPHOTOS: ASUS, MARBELLA, TOMTOM
2: Marbella LX3
3: Marbella N72
4: TomTom Start50

1 Asus Reco Classic Car Cam


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Debuting in Comex 2015, the Asus Reco Classic Car Cam is an in-car digital video recorder with an f/2.0 140-degree wide-angle lens. It can record full high-definition 1080p videos during both day and night.

Its G-sensor will automatically trigger the video recording function during an accident.

It also has a Lane Departure Warning System that gives onscreen warning and audio alert when your car veers out of the lane markings. Plus, its GPS-based speed camera detector is able to notify you of the presence of nearby speed cameras, so you can maintain a safe driving speed.

2 Marbella LX3

$199 (usual price $289); freebies include 32GB Class 10 MicroSD Card (worth $39.90), 5600mAh Battery Bank (worth $69), In-Car Splitter (worth $32) and HDMI Cable (worth $39)

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Launching in Comex 2015, the Marbella LX3 is the company's flagship dashboard video camera. It has a 5-megapixel camera and 170-degree wide-angle lens for a clear view of the road ahead.

The camera, which comes with a 2.7-inch display, is able to record full high-definition videos in day and night conditions.

Tapping on a 3-axis impact gravity sensor, it will automatically record and save video footage of an impact, whether you are driving or if the car is parked.

So you do not have to worry about losing critical evidence.

3 Marbella N72

$219 (usual price $329); free Marbella VR2 Roadcorder (worth $129) for the first 50 customers each day of the show

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Preloaded with the maps of five countries - Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei and Thailand - the new Marbella N72 GPS Navigator is the perfect companion to take on your road trip in the region.

Armed with an MTK 400MHz processor, 128GB of system memory, 8GB of internal memory and a 7-inch touchscreen display, this workhorse doubles as an FM radio transmitter and multimedia player.

It also comes with free unlimited online map updates.

4 TomTom Start50

$169 (usual price $199)

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TomTom's latest GPS navigation device, Start50 is making its debut at Comex 2015.

It has a 5-inch capacitive touchscreen display and comes with lifetime updates of maps for Australia, New Zealand and South-east Asia.

You can find your destination pretty fast with Quick Search, which starts finding destinations as soon as the driver starts typing. Its Advanced Lane Guidance system shows you the lane to take at junctions. Plus, it alerts you to the locations of speed cameras.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 03, 2015, with the headline 'Car tech'. Print Edition | Subscribe