Kurzweil : A 3,000-vehicle test of wireless crash-avoidance system | Inventer le monde | Scoop.it

Tuesday’s launch of a new year-long test of “smart car” technology conducted by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute is designed to save lives and reduce injuries among American motorists.

The researchers plan to install wireless communication devices on nearly 3,000 vehicles that will let passenger cars, commercial trucks, and transit buses “talk” to each other, as well as to traffic lights and other road signals located at intersections, curves and highway sites throughout a test-pilot area in northeast Ann Arbor…

University of Michigan : http://ns.umich.edu/new/releases/20685-u-m-transportation-research-institute-leads-way-in-smart-car-technology