Australia puts traffic lights in the ground to alert phone addicts
New South Wales is worried a car will hit you while you're checking Facebook.
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iRobot is over its military phase.
Smart car algorithm sees pedestrians as well as you can
AI could spot people crossing the street in virtual real-time, with few mistakes.
Fist-bumping a button is the best way to cross the street
Forget gently tapping the crosswalk button -- one LA artist wants you to fist bump it instead.
Taiwan considers fines for smartphone-addicted pedestrians
Taiwan is considering ticketing people who cross the street paying more attention to their iPhone...
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...
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...
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...
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...