News tagged with drowsiness

Smart phones spot tired drivers

An electronic accelerometer of the kind found in most smart phones that let the device determine its orientation and respond to movement, could also be used to save lives on our roads, according to research to be published ...

dateJun 30, 2015 in Engineering
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Wired SKorea to stem digital addiction from age 3

(AP)—Park Jung-in, an 11-year-old South Korean, sleeps with her Android smartphone instead of a teddy bear. When the screen beams with a morning alarm, she wakes up, picks up her glasses and scrolls through tens of unread ...

dateNov 28, 2012 in Internet
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Dartmouth smartphone app targets driver safety

"CarSafe" is a driver safety app that detects dangerous driving behavior using dual-cameras on smartphones. This is the latest smartphone app to come out of Dartmouth and is featured in the September 25 NewScientist. The ...

dateSep 26, 2012 in Software
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Drowsy driving crashes preventable

Today kicks off Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, a National Sleep Foundation public awareness campaign to educate drivers about sleep safety. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released a new study showing that the tragedy ...

dateNov 11, 2010 in Social Sciences
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