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A photographic method for measuring the field of view from within 1978 model automobiles

10 February 1978


In this study conducted at Pacific University College of Optometry, thirty 1978 model cars are measured with a new bot simple photographic method to determine the field of view from the driver's seat. The horizontal field through the windshield ranged from 78 to 103 degrees,with a mean at 92.2 degrees. Other aspects of the visual design of the autos were studied with the new method and the data presented.


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