lRESEARCHERS at a
The project, from
The EPIC sensors, which are developed by electronics company Plessey Semiconductors, could be woven into seat upholstery and react with the driver's electric field.
Still in its early developmental stage, the system could one day work similarly to existing fatigue-detection devices such as
l POLISH researchers developed a laser that can be aimed at cars to find out if their drivers are drunk.
The device, detailed in a study published by scientists at
However, the accuracy can be impacted by a range of factors including drunk passengers in the car, open windows or air-conditioning, but the researchers say the technology could make existing enforcement measures more efficient by reducing the number of cars that need to be stopped.
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