Multifocal Car Side Mirror without Blind Spots or Distortions

A new optical design for motor vehicle side-view mirrors may end the famous “blind spot” in traffic. And all without distorting the perceived distance of cars approaching from behind, making it easier to judge distance and speed. The idea was proposed by researchers Hocheol Lee and Dohyun Kim at Hanbat National University in Korea and Sung Yi of Oregon’s Portland State University. Modern cars use two kinds of mirrors, one for the driver side and one for the passenger side. [Read More]