BMW 5 Series: System limits - Night Vision with pedestrian 
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Basic limits

System operation is limited in situations such as the following:

▷ On steep hills, in steep depressions or in tight curves.
▷ When the camera is dirty or the protective glass is damaged.
▷ In heavy fog, rain or snowfall.
▷ At very high external temperatures.

Limits of pedestrian detection

Animals are not detected by the pedestrian detection function, even if they are clearly visible in the image.

Limited pedestrian detection:

▷ When people are fully or partially covered, especially when their heads are covered.
▷ When people are not in an upright position, e.g., when lying down.
▷ Cyclists on unconventional bicycles (e.g., recumbent bicycles).
▷ After physical damage to the system, e.g., after an accident.

    Warning of people in danger
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    Activation/deactivation
    Press the button. ...

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