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  1. ‘Truck Mirrors Create an Illusion of Road Safety’

    ‘Truck Mirrors Create an Illusion of Road Safety’

    OSC: "80% of mirrors on trucks are not adjusted properly" Most truckers in the Netherlands drive with incorrectly adjusted mirrors. What's more, they have no idea how to improve the adjustment themselves. This not only endangers road safety but also poses a major risk for drivers themselves. This is according to the Dutch umbrella road haulage organization, OSC. Every truck driver knows the feeling. You're driving through a busy city. It's beginning to grow dark and you need to make a...

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  2. ‘Our drivers no longer want to work without cameras’

    ‘Our drivers no longer want to work without cameras’

    Small mistakes can have large consequences, every transport company knows this. A. Van Velsen Transport B.V. has been choosing Orlaco’s camera and monitor systems for years for that reason. The result? More safety and less damage. Transport company with focus on concrete mortar and road construction A. van Velsen Transport B.V. is specialized in transporting concrete mortar. That is assigned by concrete factories in the West and central of the Netherlands. Besides that, the transport com...

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  3. CornerEye Defies the Winter Cold

    CornerEye Defies the Winter Cold

    The roads in Norway are covered with a thick layer of snow for a large part of the year. While persistent snow in the Netherlands causes great strain on traffic, in Norway they have been able to avoid this stress for some time. Customers can experience for themselves how the tough trucks from Scania can hold their own even in extreme weather conditions at the Scania Winter Event in January 2018. The Orlaco team will offer live demonstrations of our CornerEye systems in the white and wintr...

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  4. CornerEye… Through the eyes of Bakker & Schilder and Gomes Noord-Holland

    CornerEye… Through the eyes of Bakker & Schilder and Gomes Noord-Holland

    As one of the Netherlands’ first transport companies, Bakker & Schilder equipped its new trucks with CornerEye®. This vision solution, developed and manufactured by Orlaco, has been officially approved as front and kerb mirror replacement. The cameras field of vision exceeds class V and VI and therefore contributes to road safety. “Our drivers are very satisfied”, Piet Bakker, CEO of the company from North-Holland, evaluates. “They are especially pleased with the fact that they can no...

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  5. Innovation makes front and kerb mirrors redundant

    Innovation makes front and kerb mirrors redundant

    Good news for truck manufacturers. Equipping trucks with mirrors is no longer necessary. Orlaco is the first company to receive RDW approval to deliver a camera/monitor system that replaces both mirrors for class V and VI (front and kerb mirror) : CornerEye®. Orlaco wants to improve traffic safety and decrease the amount of damages with this innovation. CornerEye is the first system that makes mirrors redundant with its component approval. The RDW has tested the system according to the R4...

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  6. Scenic winter stage for camera system demos

    Scenic winter stage for camera system demos

    In January, Orlaco shall once again take part in the exclusive customer event ‘Scania Winter Event’ in Trysil, Norway. During this event, the latest developments concerning heavy equipment vehicles will be presented to Scania’s customers, suppliers and employees. Orlaco presents its camera systems in the snowy forests of Scandinavia, where visitors test the cameras themselves. CornerEye performs in extreme conditions CornerEye is the system to depict blind spots on the truck’s passenger...

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  7. MirrorEye makes mirrorless trucks possible

    MirrorEye makes mirrorless trucks possible

    Orlaco will introduce an intelligent camera system in 2017 to replace side mirrors on trucks and improve overall performance. MirrorEye's impressive features include night vision and an automated panning function. A crystal-clear view of all traffic in the vicinity MirrorEye consists of two High Definition (HD) cameras placed on either side of the cabin. The driver can view the camera images in real time on a split screen HD monitor in the window stile, providing him with an optimum view...

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  8. Experience CornerEye live during the IAA New Mobility World demo show

    Experience CornerEye live during the IAA New Mobility World demo show

    On September 22-29, Orlaco is present at the IAA show in Hannover, Germany. Orlaco will present its innovations live during the New Mobility World demo show. CornerEye shall be presented live to the audience for the first time. The Mercedes Actros with Gigaliner trailer from BBZ (BerufsBildungsZentrum Strassenverkehr) is equipped with this innovative system and a FAMOS camera with double rear view functionality. CornerEye: a groundbreaking vision solution Get optimal vision on blind spots...

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  9. Rear Corner View for buses

    Rear Corner View for buses

    In city centers, proper vision around your bus or coach is vital due to increasing traffic. When making a sharp turn, the bus’s long tail can swing out dangerously. In this situation, the driver can no longer see the rear of the bus, which increases the risk of damage to the vehicle or its surroundings. That is why Orlaco provides a vision system designed for buses and coaches to eliminate blind spots on the rear. View on tail swing The rear of the bus is barely or not visible to the dri...

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  10. Orlaco presents innovations to Volvo’s executive management

    Orlaco presents innovations to Volvo’s executive management

    On the second and third of February 2016 Orlaco will present itself during the “Made in Holland Tech Days’’ organized by Rai Industrie Platform. This two-day expo takes place in the Volvo headquarters in Göteborg, Sweden. In the Volvo halls Orlaco presents its innovations to the executive management team and the engineers from Volvo-Car-Bus-Equipment & Penta. This expo was invoked to make the international OEMs aware of suppliers in the Dutch Automotive sector. Exclusive scoops MirrorEye...

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  11. FAMOS camera compatible with TomTom Bridge

    FAMOS camera compatible with TomTom Bridge

    Expand your TomTom navigation system with a camera. From now on, Orlaco cameras can be combined with TomTom Bridge and Pro827X. Up to four analogue cameras can be connected to the navigation system through an interface. As soon as the camera is connected, the system automatically switches to video input. Plug & Play Simply connect the Orlaco cameras to the TomTom video dock by using Orlaco’s interface cable with a 3.5 mm video connector (0304060). This solution is suitable for PAL an...

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  12. Orlaco Pushes the Boundaries with CornerEye

    Orlaco Pushes the Boundaries with CornerEye

    Get an excellent view of blind spots around trucks with the new revolutionary CornerEye camera monitor system — a unique vision system that combines the ultimate digital technology with an effective application solution. With an advanced HD monitor and a robust camera, Orlaco is offering a vision solution that pushes the boundaries. CornerEye covers a field of vision that more than satisfies the criteria of vision classes V and VI. The system has a wide angle lens that, combined with the...

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  13. CornerEye a 'Hot Issue' at the Scania Winter Event 2016 in Norway

    CornerEye a 'Hot Issue' at the Scania Winter Event 2016 in Norway

    Scania Norway organizes the 'Scania Winter Event’ each year. The event is held from 18 January until 13 February and is an opportunity for customers, employees and suppliers to familiarize themselves with the latest developments in trucking, including Orlaco’s latest vision systems. The wintry environment in Trysil, Norway, is the location for the toughest tests in the coldest conditions. Ultimate Challenge This is an event where visitors can get behind the steering wheel so that they ca...

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