WalkSafe app shields smartphone pedestrians (w/ video)
IROS gets earful on Google's self-driving cars (w/ video)
Google expects public in driverless cars in two to five years
The head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years.
London launches hi-tech trial for pedestrian safety
New Volvo pedestrian detection system brakes for you
With phased-array radar technologies, electrical engineers aim to make car travel safer
Making the world safer for car drivers, passengers and pedestrians is the ultimate goal of automotive safety systems and self-driving cars. To get there, electrical engineers from the University of California, ...
Forget Segway: Honda introduces new UNI-CUB personal mobility device (w/ Video)
Honda Motor today unveiled the new UNI-CUB personal mobility device. Featuring a compact design and comfortable saddle, UNI-CUB offers the same freedom of movement in all directions that a person enjoys while ...
Honda demonstrates new technology to prevent cars hitting pedestrians (w/ Video)
US to require electric cars to make noise
A U.S. government safety agency wants electric and hybrid vehicles to make more noise when traveling at low speeds so pedestrians can hear them coming.
Zombies offer key to understanding how crowds evacuate
Zombies might not be the most obvious candidates to use when researching how crowds evacuate buildings, but they have proved a key factor in a new study into crowd behaviour.
Robot car to cut jams & prangs
Robotic car technology being developed at Oxford University that interprets its surroundings and makes decisions about where to go could eliminate the agony and cost of traffic jams.
GM working on Wi-Fi Direct application to prevent vehicle/pedestrian accidents
At a crossroads: New research predicts which cars are likeliest to run lights at intersections
In 2008, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2.3 million automobile crashes occurred at intersections across the United States, resulting in some 7,000 deaths. More than 700 of ...
Deciphering the movement of pedestrians in a crowd
(PhysOrg.com) -- How do pedestrians move in the street? How do they interact? French researchers from the Université Toulouse, in partnership with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, ...