These augmented reality heads-up displays could be a big help for avoiding crashes.
- Pete Bigelow
- May 28, 2015
A Volvo salesperson recently attempted to demonstrate the XC60 City Safety system to a group of prospective car buyers. What the dealer didn't understand was the safety system, which helps avoid or mitigate collisions, doesn't detect pedestrians.
- Jeff Sabatini
- Jul 29, 2012
Since even the threat of serious injury or death isn't enough to keep people engrossed in their phones from walking out into traffic, General Motors is developing a new pedestrian safety technology that will sense the phone itself. Using Wi-Fi Direct, a peer-to-peer wireless standard that's like a medium-range Bluetooth, a car would be able to detect a smartphone directly and alert the driver in time to avoid kneecapping the pedestrian.
- Chris Paukert
- Sep 27, 2010
Volvo V60 Pedestrian Detection test failures – Click above to watch the videos
- Eric Loveday
- Sep 7, 2010
ECTunes equipped vehicle – Click above to watch video after the jump
- Sam Abuelsamid
- Jul 30, 2010
Inside Toyota's Higashi-Fuji tech center – Click above for high-res image gallery
- Chris Tutor
- Jan 9, 2009
Click above to view a high-res gallery of photos from FLIR's CES 2009 demo.
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