Ex-Apple engineers are making incredible tech for your car — here’s their first product
A trio of ex-Apple engineers launched a new company out of stealth mode on Tuesday. It’s called Pearl, and it makes tech for your car.
Fifty out of Pearl’s 70 employees used to work at Apple. But instead of focusing on building a new kind of car, like Apple and so many other companies are reportedly doing, Pearl is focused on creating high-end technology all cars can use.
Here’s what Pearl’s first product looks like:
Pearl’s first product is a weatherproof backup camera and alert system that you install as a typical license-plate frame.
Pearl says that its easy installation is one of the key aspects that sets this product, called RearVision, apart from similar rearview-camera systems.
The bottom of the frame, interestingly enough, has solar panels, so the two high-definition cameras power themselves, basically.
Altogether, these components essentially turn your phone into a backup camera.
You can switch from normal to super-wide views so you can pan left and right around corners.
This technology can save your life. And it’s particularly important to consider if you don’t have this kind of tech already and if you’re not looking to buy a new car anytime soon.
This is just the first of many car products Pearl plans to produce. We look forward to seeing what else these ex-Apple engineers have up their sleeves. For now, check out the video to see how RearVision works: