Friday, November 9, 2012

New Cameras On Cars Will Apply Brakes For You

If you buy a luxury car in the near future, it may come with new technology to help you avoid hitting things, even if you're not paying attention. Mercedes-Benz S- Class vehicles due out in 2013 will be equipped with two stereoscopic cameras mounted on your windshield that spot hazards and automatically apply the brakes to avoid hitting an object or pedestrian.
Wired magazine shows us how it works.

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SRTC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Spokane County. Urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people are required to have an MPO. SRTC was formed to address the county's transportation planning needs. It provides coordination in planning between the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and tribes.

SRTC offers services including transportation monitoring, transportation modeling, census information analysis, travel demand forecasting, historical traffic count analysis, geographic information systems, and trip generation rates.