Collision detection

08.22.12
University of Michigan connects 3,000 cars for year-long safety pilot
08.22.12

University of Michigan connects 3,000 cars for year-long safety pilot

Road safety continues to be a major concern for both researchers and car makers alike. Yesterday s...

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04.27.12
Panasonic details radar-based technology that can detect collisions in low light
04.27.12

Panasonic details radar-based technology that can detect collisions in low light

Collision detection for cars? Yeah, scientists are on that. But whenever we read about concepts li...

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10.20.11
GM demos accident avoidance system with brains and long range
10.20.11

GM demos accident avoidance system with brains and long range

Collision avoidance systems aren't exactly exciting new news any more. But most of these systems,...

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05.05.11
Continental readies stereo camera system for 'seeing' cars
05.05.11

Continental readies stereo camera system for 'seeing' cars

The idea of cars preventing accidents before they happen isn't novel, but at the end of the day, c...

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01.27.11
Ford's intelligent vehicles communicate wirelessly, shoot hula hoops out of tailpipes (video)
01.27.11

Ford's intelligent vehicles communicate wirelessly, shoot hula hoops out of tailpipes (video)

Imagine how many accidents could be avoided if we all had perfect X-Ray vision -- assuming, of cou...

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02.10.10
Volvo S60 features pedestrian tracking, ten years too late for Lizzie Grubman
02.10.10

Volvo S60 features pedestrian tracking, ten years too late for Lizzie Grubman

We've recently espied some new video detailing Volvo's pedestrian detection system, and while some...

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08.07.08
Nissan shows off two more collision avoidance prototypes
08.07.08

Nissan shows off two more collision avoidance prototypes

Nissan has a knack for pumping out novel safety advancements every few months, and the latest two...

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11.27.07
Toyota makes vehicles communicate with surroundings to prevent collisions
11.27.07

Toyota makes vehicles communicate with surroundings to prevent collisions

We've already seen Intelligent Transport Systems discussed ad nauseum when referring to Nissan, but...

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12.21.06
Practice extreme Christmas shopping online
12.21.06

Practice extreme Christmas shopping online

"Only in America can shopping be considered a contact sport. And Christmas is the Super Bowl for co...

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