USA: Auto Industry Crusades to Develop 'Crash Avoidance' Technology for Safer Cars
Plagued by tire-safety problems, Ford Motor Company this week is expected to announce a new "Traffic View" system that uses forward-facing video cameras in its cars' side mirrors, designed to give drivers a 360-degree view of the road, writes Detroit Bureau Chief Keith Naughton in the October 30 issue of Newsweek. The system would also feature a camera mounted inside the car that will beam the occupants' image to the emergency room preparing to treat them if they do get into an accident. And if they are unconscious, the ambulance will find them because their car's navigation system will signal a Global Positioning satellite.
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