iBEAM Announces New Commercial and Consumer Vehicle Safety Products at CES

Dec 20, 2018

Holly Hill, FL – December, 2018 – iBEAM by Metra Electronics® is introducing new vehicle safety products at CES 2019, designed for applications ranging from consumer vehicles to commercial tractor trailers, Jeeps, ATVs, UTVs and motorcycles. Investing in vehicle safety upgrades continues to grow across commercial and consumer markets. Drivers are seeing how valuable it is to record their driving history in case of accidents, as well as having a video system to improve overall visibility. iBEAM’s new products will be on display at booth 5211 at CES.

 
Water Resistant Dual-Camera and DVR
The TE-DVR-PS is a water-resistant dual-channel hide-away camera designed for motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, boats or other outdoor vehicles. This kit includes front and back cameras that provide 150-degree viewing angles and 1080p video recording at 30 frames per second for high-quality video playback. Both cameras and the control box are IP67 rated. Video is recorded and stored on a Micro SD card protected behind a water-resistant door on the Wi-Fi enabled control box. The free RoadCam smartphone app can be used for video playback of past recordings. It is also helpful to use when installing the system to ensure correct camera positioning. The TE-DVR-PSEXT is an 8-foot extension cable with IP67 rated connectors used to extend the rear camera of the TE-DVR-PS (sold separately). For drivers who want to protect themselves from liability in the event of an accident or simply record their adventures, the TE-DVR-PS is a reliable water-resistant choice for outdoor vehicles.
 
TE-DVR-PS Specifications:
     Dual-channel FHD camera and built-in DVR
     150-degree viewing angle
     6G SONY camera lens
     Surface or flush mounting options for cameras
     G-Sensor to prevent overwriting video recordings in the event of a collision
     1920x1080p at 30fps camera resolution for both cameras
     H.264 compression
     Water resistant with IP67 rated cameras and control box
     Wi-Fi enabled for smartphone app playback
     “RoadCam” app is available for iOS or Android devices
     Supports 128Gb Micro SD card
     Operating voltage is 10-32 V DC
 
Jeep Wrangler Reverse Camera Multi-Adjustable Spare Tire Mount and Integration Kit
The TE-JEEP-BU-2 is a complete kit for installing and integrating a reverse camera in Jeep Wrangler 2007-2018 models (excluding JL) with the OEM screen. It includes a multi-adjustable bracket, reverse camera and Axxess interface with a vehicle-specific harness. The spare tire mounting bracket adapts to different configurations so installers can set the ideal viewing angle for a variety of factory and aftermarket Jeep spare tires. The included camera has a wide diagonal viewing angle of 170 degrees with 0.6 LUX night vision. For easy integration into the factory display, the AX-ADDCAM interface detects when the reverse gear has been engaged and then activates the backup camera to show the camera feed with parking guidelines. The kit includes a vehicle-specific harness and is scalable, providing up to three additional camera inputs to the factory radio.
 
TE-JEEP-BU-2 Specifications:
Bracket
     110 degrees of left to right slide
     2 ½ inches of lift at the top of the bracket
     5 inches of additional lift at the base of the bracket
     Head of bracket is bendable for angle adjustment

Camera
     170-degree field of diagonal view
     IP67 rating
     High-quality metal housing
     0.6 LUX night vision
     Parking lines
 
Interface
     AX-ADDCAM camera switching interface included
     Vehicle-specific harness included
     Automatically detects and triggers the camera when reverse is engaged
     Integrates up to four camera inputs to the factory radio
 


 
Ford Replacement Tailgate Handle Camera
The TE-FDHDH provides an unobtrusive and OEM-style reverse camera in the tailgate handle, designed for Ford F-250/F-350/F-450 2017-up* models. It provides a wide field of view with defeatable parking lines to allow the driver to maneuver the vehicle with confidence. A 1/4 inch CMOS camera sensor with 400 TV lines provides a sharp, clear picture during the day or night with 0.1 LUX night vision. A 26 foot extension cable is included.

            TE-FDHDH Specifications
     CMOS 1/4 Sensor with 0.1 LUX
     Resolution: 400 TV lines
     Field of view: Diagonal 168⁰, Horizontal 136⁰ & Vertical 100⁰                                                        
     IP69
     Black textured finish
     Defeatable parking lines
 
Ford F-150 Side View Camera Kit
iBEAM’s TE-FORD-SV fits Ford F-150 2015-2017 models with 4.2” screens and 8” screens and is a complete kit to add cameras onto the side mirrors and integrate the video into the OEM screen. The TE-FORD-SV camera kit includes two side mirror pods and cameras providing a 170-degree field of view and Axxess AX-ADDCAM interface and wiring. The AX-ADDCAM camera switching interface allows integration for up to four different cameras to function automatically for parking assistance with four CAN activated camera inputs to the factory radio. No human interaction is required to display the camera feeds unless desired. For easier installation, a vehicle-specific harness is included.
 
Commercial Wireless Portable Camera
The TE-CCWRM streams video wirelessly with a magnetically mounted rechargeable camera. For commercial truck drivers that do not own their trailer, this is an ideal solution for temporary placement onto any metal surface. It can quickly be added and removed to provide a wireless video feed to a video monitor (sold separately), instantly increasing visibility and safety on the road. The TE-CCWRM has a strong 2.4Ghz signal for 394 feet of wireless range and a rechargeable lithium battery providing 12 hours of operation during the daytime. Commercial drivers will have a 120-degree view of their surroundings with IR LEDs for clearer nighttime viewing. This solution is recommended for use with the iBEAM TE-4WCM wireless monitor for video, which supports up to four video channels. The TE-CCWRM comes with a one year warranty.
 
TE-CCWRM Specifications:
     2.4Ghz wireless camera, 394 foot range
     Built-in strong magnetic base
     Designed to mount to the outside of a large vehicle
     Built-in rechargeable lithium battery
     12 hours of run time (in daylight)
     Overcharge protection
     Rated IP69K for outdoor use
     0 LUX
     IR LEDs for nighttime viewing
     120 degrees of diagonal view
     756x504 video resolution at 30 fps
 
Commercial Vehicle Monitor Mounts
iBEAM’s monitor mounts provide a universal solution that works with most commercial monitors to secure the display to the inside of the vehicle. Three different options are available to mount the monitor to the dashboard, windshield or any flat surface.
 
TE-MM3M:
     Larger surface with 3M tape for mounting to the dashboard
     4 inch by 4 inch surface mounting area with bendable pieces to adjust to rounded surfaces
     Low profile with a 1.5 inch adjustable mount from the mounting surface
 
TE-MMWS:
     Strong suction cup mount
     Low profile with a 2.5 inch adjustable shaft from suction cup
            
TE-MMS:
     Dual screw mount (2.5” X 1.5”)
     Mount to any flat surface
     4 inch slightly curved neck from mounting surface
 
iBEAM’s latest safety solutions will be on display at CES at the Metra Electronics booth 5211 in the North Hall and in the Metra New Products Guide Catalog, released on January 8, 2019. *Visit iBEAMusa.com for up-to-date, vehicle specific information.

About Metra Electronics®
At Metra, 12 volt installation and integration is our passion. We strive to continuously offer the highest quality products to meet the fluctuating technological challenges of the automotive world. We actively listen to our customers’ requests and invest resources into developing the highest quality dash kit and harness solutions. We make more dash kits for the most vehicle applications than anyone else in the world. That’s why we’ve been known as “The Installer’s Choice” ® for more than 72 years. Our other brands include: Axxess®, T-Spec®, The Install Bay®, Heise LED Lighting Systems®, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems®, Shuriken High Performance Batteries®, Raptor®, Ballistic®, AmmoTenna®, Metra PowerSports®, and Metra Marine®. Metra’s expertise in connectivity solutions is also applied to its division of premium home theater and surveillance products, Metra Home Theater Group®. For ordering information and pricing, visit Metra Electronics online at MetraOnline.com or call 800.221-0932.
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