Honda Thinks Smarter Intersections Can Reduce Auto Accidents And Fatalities

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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Written by Doron Levin.

Originally published October 8, 2018.

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