Honda Thinks Smarter Intersections Can Reduce Auto Accidents And Fatalities

Honda cars on a lot

Honda Motor Co., the small town of Marysville and the state of Ohio are joining forces to solve one of the many puzzles facing the future of mobility: how to avoid accidents at intersections, where traffic and pedestrians often collide with disastrous, and often fatal, outcomes.

Honda demonstrated so-called V-to-X technology, whereby cameras pointing in four directions away from the intersection identify potential hazards. Software translates the information into radio signals which is beamed to vehicles headed for the intersection. A receiver in the car displays a warning to the driver via a “heads-up” display that extra caution is warranted.

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Story excerpt provided by Forbes.

Written by Doron Levin.

Originally published October 8, 2018.

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