Contact: Brielle Day
The Optical Society
Caption: This video demonstrates how the progressive mirror provides an accurate depiction of the distance to approaching-from-behind vehicles. The appearance of the vehicle out the side window just as it leaves the mirror's field of view demonstrates the smooth transition between zones and the elimination of the blind spot.
Credit: Optics Letters.
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