What is ADAS? And How Does it Impact My Windshield

 In Auto Glass

Almost all accidents are caused by human error, which can be avoided with Advanced Driver Systems (ADAS). The role of ADAS is to reduce the number of car accidents and the serious impact of those that cannot be avoided. Examples of ADAS Include:

  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Forward collision warning
  • Lane keep assist
  • Lane departure warning
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Collision avoidance

So how does ADAS work? ADAS uses sensors in the vehicle such as radar and cameras to perceive the world around it, and then either provide information to the driver or takes automatic action based on what it perceives. A misaligned camera or sensor can jeopardize the efficiency of the ADAS, so it’s crucial to have them calibrated.

When a windshield is replaced, safety features need to be recalibrated to ensure the proper functionality of the system. Windshield calibration is the process of adjusting the parameters of a camera lens to capture a complete image of the vehicle and road, guaranteeing that in-car ADAS receive accurate and reliable information.

Apollo Glass offers in-house recalibration. Proper function of your vehicle’s camera is crucial for your advanced safety system. Apollo Glass offers in-house recalibration for every vehicle worked on. Our technicians complete auto glass repair and forward-facing camera recalibration in a single appointment to minimize any disruption for our clients and to ensure safety when a vehicle returns to the road. Contact Apollo Glass today to schedule your auto glass replacement and ADAS calibration.

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