Gov’t Delays Requiring Rearview Cameras In Cars

The long awaited government regulations on rearview cameras have been delayed again. Manufacturing Business Technology relates an AP news story reporting that new regulations may be delayed until the year 2015. The same report discusses the addtional costs backup cameras will add to new vehicles and adds, “in the meantime, absent regulations, …

QuickVu™ on TruckU

Did you catch the TruckU episode on the SPEED channel which featured the QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera? If you missed it, see the whole episode here, or see what they had to say about QuickVu™ here. And share this with your friends!

Combining GPS with the QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera?

A customer recently suggested we incorporate GPS features into our QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera. He figures that one screen on the dash is enough, and that since we all need a backup camera, this would be a great combination. What do you think? Let us know what features you want in your device. Would you pay an extra $20 for GPS in your backup …

Can QuickVu™ Work with My Phone?

We have had customers ask if they can use their phone or tablet as the monitor for the QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera. Unfortunately, we have to answer no, at least not yet. But our engineering team is looking at the possibility. Let us know if you would like to use your phone or tablet with the QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera. What kind …

Spot the Tot

Are you as alarmed as we over the number of children who fall victim to backover accidents? With thousands of children injured or killed in such accidents each year, we are please to see another organization working to educate drivers on how to avoid these tragedies. Safe Kids Workwide™ has launched a new Spot the Tot campaign. While we are not …

Another Great Wireless Backup Camera Installation

Recently, a customer discovered a new place to install the QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera receiver in his pickup truck. Since he is a non-smoker, he simply removed the ashtray and set the receiver in the vacant drawer. He mounted the display just above, behind the gear shift lever. The short cables tuck neatly in the drawer with the receiver, …

Developing a New Wireless Backup Camera

Soon after we began selling our QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera we got feedback that we should support larger vehicles, such as RVs, travel trailers, fifth wheels, utility trailers, and so on. We have spent the last several months researching technologies to allow us to do just that. Our new transmission technology should allow us to provide the …

How Far Can the QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera Transmit?

We are often asked how far the QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera can transmit. Of course, the question is asked by customers that want to install the camera on a larger vehicle, such as a large pickup, an RV, or a trailer. Unfortunately, the answer is cannot be given in a simple answer such as a number of feet or yards. The reception of the video …

Backover Accidents More Common than You Think

While it seems that everyone knows someone with a story about a backover accident, you may not realize how frequently drivers back into other cars, shopping carts, mailboxes, landscaping, and most tragically, children. According to KidsAndCars.org, “In the U.S. at least fifty children are being backed over by vehicles EVERY week. Forty-eight (48) …

Coloradoan Coverage

We want to thank Pat Ferrier and the Fort Collins Coloradoan for the recent coverage of our company, Trail Ridge Technologies, and our latest product, the QuickVu™ Wireless Backup Camera. Starting a business is not easy, but being motivated by an opportunity to protect children and prevent backover accidents helps. As we have developed and marketed …