ASUS Reco Smart is a versatile dashcam with photography capabilities

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ASUS Reco Smart versatalityASUS unveiled the Reco Smart, a multipurpose dash cam which can double as a portable camera. Primarily designed for in-car use this device is equipped a host of features for a little creative photography.

The ASUS Reco Smart features a f/1.8 aperture lens, Sony sensor, wide-dynamic-range(WDR) technology. The f/1.8 aperture on the lens enables the Reco Smart to record details in low-light environments; while the WDR tech improves image/video quality under high-contrast lighting conditions. The Full HD 1080p Sony sensor is capable of delivering good daytime and night-time recording quality at a frame rate of 30. The lens on the RecoSmart has a 150 degree Field of View(FOV), it is wider than most of the dash cams currently available in the market. The wide-angle lens provides unobstructed view of the road ahead.

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RecoSmart has a motion-detection parking monitor mode, which can be engaged to detect movement in front of the vehicle it is installed in without manual operation. The parking monitor mode automatically starts recording a video and continues to do so until senses no movement for one minute.

ASUS Reco Smart Emergency monitor

Another handy feature on this dash cam is the Emergency file backup.  At the time of a collision the three-axis G-sensor on the Reco Smart sets off an emergency record and lock function in order to protect video files.  The device is also equipped with a manual emergency-record button that lets the driver to save video footage in case the driver witnesses an accident. The manual button can also be programmed to send out a text message to a assigned contact.

 

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Reco Smart not only fulfills the dash cam duties but can also be used for; it creative photography. For the creative junkie the Reco Smart features a Photo Burst and Time Lapse modes to capture and create innovative images.

ASUS Reco Smart portable camera

The ASUS Reco Smart can be connected to any smart phone(iOS or Android) via Wi-Fi with the ASUS Reco app. Users can preview, download, or share images and videos with the app. Settings like resolution and G-sensor functions can be easily set up via the Recoapp. NFC Engage ensures easy device pairing. Reco Smart comes with 500GB of ASUS WebStorage. Reco Smart has a 58mm filter ring and 1/4-inch screw mount to ensure compatibility with tripod mounts, filters, and other standard camera accessories. A waterproof Reco Smart camera housing is also available.

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Specifications for the ASUS Reco Smart

Sensor Sony CMOS sensor
Aperture f/1.8
Main chip Ambarella
Resolution Full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080) at 30fps

HD 720p (1280 x 720) at 30fps

Wireless Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
Storage 32GB microSD SDXC card plus 500GB ASUS WebStorage (Free for 1 year)
Wide Dynamic Range Yes
Connectivity Micro USB for power cable

Mini USB for GPS

microSD card reader (SDXC)

Internal microphone and speaker

Sensors External GPS(Optional)

Near Field Communication(NFC)

3-axis G-sensor

Other features Speed indicator alarm(Availability varies by region)
Video recording formats MPEG4 (AVC/H.264)
Each video file is limited to 1min in length.
Battery Embedded Li-polymer battery (720mAh) for 1 hour of Full HD video recording with Wi-Fi turned on
Colors Black
Size 60 x 60 x 40 mm
Weight 112g

 

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