Mercury "Black Eagle" GPS unit boasts built-in black box

While GPS units seem to be getting increasingly indistinguishable from one another these days, Korea manufacturer Mercury's latest device looks like it won't have much trouble standing out, with it boasting an integrated black box to record the final moments before an accident (GPS induced or otherwise). Apparently, the system uses a camera to track vehicles in front of you, with it able to detect when a car's break lights go on. If there's an accident, the system kicks in to store 12 seconds of video before from the accident and six seconds after -- it'll also try to warn you if it thinks you're headed for an accident. Otherwise, you'll get pretty much all the other features you'd expect, including the usual array of PMP functions and built-in DMB TV capabilities, which should make that black box all the more important.

[Via Navigadget]