Garmin announces new automated, high-def Dash Cam

Garmin's Dash Cam 10 and Dash Cam 20 models feature sensors to automatically save footage when an incident is detected

Garmin has come up with a new high-definition dash cam that can automatically sense when an incident has occurred, and save footage of that incident. The new camera is available in two models, the Garmin Dash Cam 10, which doesn't come with GPS, and the Garmin Dash Cam 20, which does come with a GPS unit.

The new units record video from the moment the vehicle's engine is switched on, to the moment it's shut down, and G sensors in the camera can detect when an incident such as heavy braking has occurred. Upon detection of those sorts of incidents, the relevant video is saved to a file, along with footage leading up to and following the incident. The model with the GPS capability also adds a timestamp and the geographical location to the footage, including latitude, longitude, speed, and direction of travel.

National Sales Manager for Garmin Australasia, Ian Edwards, said in a statement that the Dash Cam "is fully automated and gives drivers peace of mind knowing any events that might occur will be captured".

Video quality is high, with both Dash Cam units capable of recording at 1080p or 720p continuously in a loop on a microSD card. The units support microSD cards with a capacity up to 32GB. Audio from inside the car is recorded as well, via a microphone built in to the Dash Cam. Footage from the Dash Cam can be viewed directly on the unit, via a 2.3in colour display.

The Dash Cam 10 and Dash Cam 20 will both be available to purchase from March, but pricing hasn't yet been announced.

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.
Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.
Elias Plastiras

Elias Plastiras

Good Gear Guide

@pcworldau

Show Comments

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Luke Hill

MSI GT75 TITAN

I need power and lots of it. As a Front End Web developer anything less just won’t cut it which is why the MSI GT75 is an outstanding laptop for me. It’s a sleek and futuristic looking, high quality, beast that has a touch of sci-fi flare about it.

Emily Tyson

MSI GE63 Raider

If you’re looking to invest in your next work horse laptop for work or home use, you can’t go wrong with the MSI GE63.

Laura Johnston

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin

If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money. It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work.

Andrew Teoh

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category

Louise Coady

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

The printer was convenient, produced clear and vibrant images and was very easy to use

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Featured Content

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?