New imaging sensors can identify vehicles and people in the roadway even when the vehicle is in bright sunlight or partially shaded. Sensor company Canesta says the SunShield technology can identify objects in real time to prevent collisions.
Sensors Work Day and Night from WIRED’s Autopia blog
The FlexRay network communications system enables safety systems that stabilize the vehicle or avoid collisions to respond more quickly. This should improve the effectiveness of these systems since brakes automatically could be applied faster, or swerving could be counteracted to prevent a rollover.
Speedier Network Aids Safety from WIRED’s Autopia blog