Latest Collision avoidance system Stories

2014-01-06 08:33:20

TEL AVIV, Israel, January 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobileye, N.V., a Dutch private company and a leader in camera-based advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) technologies for the automotive industry and Accel Telecom Ltd., a leading provider of cellular based connected car solutions, have announced the integration of Mobileye's Collision avoidance system with Accel's VOYAGER connected car smartphone. The integrated solution allows remote monitoring of Mobileye alerts...

Automatic Braking Systems On Automobiles May Help Save Lives
2012-10-03 12:33:47

Virginia Tech engineers find warning systems may reduce serious injuries by 50% The second highest cause of automobile crashes is rear-end collisions — 17 percent. Thousands of people die. The solution? "It is simple," said Clay Gabler, a professor of biomedical engineering at Virginia Tech. "Slow the striking vehicle." The concept is simple. Execution is complex and expensive. But in a life-and-death scenario, it is worth the investment, agree Gabler and Kristofer Kusano of...

2011-06-21 08:30:00

LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobileye, Inc., the market leader in driver safety systems and collision prevention and mitigation technologies, today announced it was selected by Dart Transit Co. to equip its fleet of over-the-road trucks with Mobileye's collision avoidance system. Mobileye's system features forward collision warning, headway monitoring warning, and lane departure warning capabilities, each helping alert drivers to potentially dangerous situations. With...

2010-08-02 12:00:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford researchers are advancing vehicle safety with the development of new crash avoidance systems that use wireless vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications to detect and respond to imminent collisions Ford's research into wireless "active safety" applications includes its vehicle-to-infrastructure Smart Intersection project Ford is conducting cooperative vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure...

2009-08-13 07:05:00

ROCKLEIGH, N.J., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Volvo celebrates the 50th anniversary of the most important automobile safety device ever invented: the three-point safety belt. Invented by Volvo engineer Nils Bohlin in 1958 and patented in 1959, the device has saved more than one million lives and is now standard equipment on every car. Volvo was also the first carmaker in the world to equip its cars with front seat three-point safety belts as standard. (Logo:...

2009-08-06 02:25:00

AMSTERDAM, August 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobileye N.V., a global pioneer and leader in vision-based driver assistance and collision avoidance systems, announced today the expansion of its aftermarket product line with the introduction of the new Mobileye C2-170. The new product is a driver-safety system developed specifically for aftermarket applications and can be easily fitted in any passenger and commercial vehicles. The Mobileye C2-170 is a modern, comprehensive, single-camera-based...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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