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Honda Patents X-Ray Vision Technology That Brings Augmented Reality Driving One Step Closer

A pair filed patents by Honda discloses the development of the Augmented Reality technology that was driving is on a fast track.

 

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The patents filed by the famous automaker contain layouts revealing Head-Up Displays (HUDs) to show individuals and vehicles that would otherwise be concealed from view. Picture that!

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The first patent details the design for pedestrian detection technology. Honda takes it up a notch although this technology has already been embedded in vehicles like Tesla Model S. Rather than using brakes when any pedestrian steps before the vehicle, the layout that is proposed would not be unable to find greater than one man and show their location on the AR HUD.

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The system will even alert the motorist to the location of the pedestrians which are out of his field of view. So, the motorists could act before the automobile must intercede.

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The second patent details the layout of a vehicle to vehicle communication system to keep track of automobiles. The filing describes the system that is planned . The V2V system would empower the leading automobile accurately estimate the space between both and to talk to the one at the center.

 

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The central automobile will carry these records to the last vehicle which would receive the status of the lead car via the AR HUD, so enabling it to view the lead vehicle through the central auto. The system will even alert the motorist in the last automobile when the lead car halts, uses brakes, etc.

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Given that the V2V communication system has been already examined by Honda within their bikes, the technology is reaching the roads on quite a fast pace, so it might be soon when we see this actually taking place in real time.

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