This Portable Sound Camera Shows You Where It's Loud

Trying to pinpoint what exactly in your car is making that weird ticking noise can drive anyone to madness. As sensitive as our ears are, they're not always as great at precisely locating where a sound is coming from. Thankfully you have four other senses to help, particularly your sight, which this unique SeeSV-S205… » 5/09/13 10:34am 5/09/13 10:34am

Toshiba Smart Side Mirrors Claim To Gauge Distance; Accuracy Unknown

At the 2008 Automotive Engineering Exposition, Toshiba demonstrated a new technology with the potential to change how drivers view the lowly side mirror. By replacing a vehicle's standard side mirrors with cameras that feed live footage to monitors inside the vehicle, the Toshiba Smart Mirrors can display a yellow,… » 6/05/08 1:40pm 6/05/08 1:40pm

Unique Clause Gets Google Street View Banned From Minnesota Town

The wacky and crazy Google Street View vehicles that manage to capture all of the perfect moments have gotten themselves banned from a United States city, again (kind of). The town of North Oaks, a northeast community and suburb of Minneapolis has chased the Google cars away. They were able to do so because the roads… » 6/02/08 5:00pm 6/02/08 5:00pm

Brits Give Crossing Guards Cams To Catch Speedsters

First off, are crossing guards in the U.K really called lollipop ladies and men? If it is true, is it because their signs look like lollipops. Or even more creepily, do they hand out lollipops to kids? Regardless, these men and women are now being equipped with helmet-mounted cameras to catch aggressive motorists.… » 5/01/08 4:20pm 5/01/08 4:20pm

Mounting Evidence Says Red Light Cameras Increase Accidents

Absentee policing is always a contentious issue. Those for it argue that red light cameras increase intersection safety and act as a deterrent to law breakers. Folks against them get the itchy, big-brother-is-watching feeling and then talk about due process. Well, that or they just blow the things to kingdom come. It… » 1/09/08 12:30pm 1/09/08 12:30pm

CarCam Voyager Keeps an Eye on the Road So You Don't Have To

Here's a toy great for the amateur spy photographer or for the middle-aged gold digger needing to protect her Hummer. It's the CarCam Voyager from Brick House Security. (Disclaimer: Jalopnik does not advocate taking your eyes off the road unless it is to take good spy photos for us.) » 12/18/07 6:15pm 12/18/07 6:15pm