Thursday, 12 December 2013 - 08:19
Fatigue warning technology for bus drivers
Dutch luxury bus company Royal Beuk BV said it will install in its 20 buses a new technology that is designed monitor whether a driver is becoming sleepy, Ventura County Star reports quoting The Associated Press. Royal Beuk / Wikipedia The new technology, by Australian’s Seeing Machines, uses infrared light and a camera to monitor drivers face. It registers eye movements to see whether a driver's gaze is distracted from the road for too long, the newspaper said. If there is any problem, the system will first sound an alarm for the driver. Further alarms will pull in human assistance or intervention, the paper said.