Pedestrian

05.07.14
Taiwan considers fines for smartphone-addicted pedestrians
05.07.14

Taiwan considers fines for smartphone-addicted pedestrians

Taiwan is considering ticketing people who cross the street paying more attention to their iPhone...

By E. Price,   05.07.14
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04.06.14
EU to require that EVs and hybrids make noise to alert pedestrians
04.06.14

EU to require that EVs and hybrids make noise to alert pedestrians

The EU has been talking for years about requiring pedestrian alert noises on electric cars and hyb...

By J. Fingas,   04.06.14
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03.08.14
London will test smart crossing system to keep pedestrians safe
03.08.14

London will test smart crossing system to keep pedestrians safe

Sure, pedestrian detection tech for cars is already in the works, but the city of London wants to...

By M. Moon,   03.08.14
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03.06.13
Volvo revamps its pedestrian detection system to automatically brake for cyclists (video)
03.06.13

Volvo revamps its pedestrian detection system to automatically brake for cyclists (video)

Cars that automatically stop when a pedestrian is in the way have been in Volvo's fleet for a whil...

By A. Santos,   03.06.13
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07.27.12
GM testing pedestrian detection system powered by WiFi Direct (video)
07.27.12

GM testing pedestrian detection system powered by WiFi Direct (video)

Car makers have been peddling wireless pedestrian avoidance systems almost as long as there have b...

By T. O'Brien,   07.27.12
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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...

By D. Wollman,   04.27.12
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04.13.12
Student's push to make Raleigh more walkable relies on homemade signs and QR codes
04.13.12

Student's push to make Raleigh more walkable relies on homemade signs and QR codes

Walking is apparently underrated. So University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student Matt Tomas...

By J. Hidalgo,   04.13.12
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09.23.11
Toyota demos Prius' proximity notification system, touts 'futuristic' purr (video)
09.23.11

Toyota demos Prius' proximity notification system, touts 'futuristic' purr (video)

Silence may be a virtue under most circumstances, but not when you're driving around a leafy, r...

By A. Toor,   09.23.11
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08.12.11
Vection Field controls traffic at SIGGRAPH, fictional cities from the future (video)
08.12.11

Vection Field controls traffic at SIGGRAPH, fictional cities from the future (video)

So, let's set the stage. You're walking down a semi-busy street in a semi-foreign city. You're cu...

By D. Murph,   08.12.11
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