BMW 5 Series: Warning of people in danger - Night Vision with pedestrian 
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If the system detects a person in the defined

If the system detects a person in the defined area in front of the vehicle and if there is the danger of a collision with this person, a warning symbol appears in the Control Display and Head-up Display.

Although both the shape and the heat radiation are analyzed, false warnings cannot be ruled out.

Warning area in front of the vehicle

Warning area in front of the vehicle
Warning area in front of the vehicle

The warning area in front of the vehicle is divided into two areas.

▷ Central area 1 directly in front of the vehicle.
▷ Expanded area 2 to the right and left.

The entire area moves along with the vehicle in the direction of the steering angle and changes with the vehicle speed. As the vehicle speed increases, the area becomes longer and wider, for example.

Prewarning

when a The yellow symbol is displayed when a person is detected in the central area, arrow 1, immediately in front of the vehicle.

when a The yellow symbol is displayed when a person detected in the extended area, arrow 2, is moving from the right or left to the central area.

Acute warning

a signal The red symbol is displayed and a signal sounds. You are requested to intervene immediately by braking or making an evasive maneuver.

Display in the Head-up Display

displayed The warning is simultaneously displayed in the Head-up Display and in the Control Display. The displayed symbol can vary with the people detected. For people located in the central area, the distance to the person is indicated by the size of the symbol

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