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What is ADAS?

28 November 2017

Welcome to the first in a series of information videos produced by National Windscreens to help improve awareness and understanding of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). This video explains the basics of what ADAS are and why calibration is vitally important.

ADAS include a wide range of safety features for vehicles such as autonomous emergency braking (AEB), lane departure warning (LDW), lane keep assist, adaptive lighting and night vision cameras. It is predicted that over 40% of all vehicles on the road will feature ADAS by 2020.

Most of these ADAS features rely on windscreen-mounted cameras in order to operate effectively and accurate calibration of the camera system is critical to ensure the safety systems continue to work as intended. Whenever a windscreen is replaced or the vehicle is subject to anything that may affect the camera alignment, it is essential to ensure that the system is recalibrated in accordance with the manufacturers' guidelines. National Windscreens ADAS qualified technicians priority is to ensure that, following the replacement of a windscreen, your vehicles ADAS operates as intended.

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