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Sep
08

What happens when car manufacturers use drugs?

Determined to engineer an injury proof car by 2020, Volvo turns to the African Locust for answers.

The goal is to incorporate the African locust’s “sensory-input routing methodologies” in a car, making it smart enough to avoid hitting people. “If we could trace how the locust is able to avoid each other, maybe we could program our cars not to hit pedestrians,” says Jonas Ekmark, Volvo’s director of preventative safety.

I myself am skeptical of the useful analogues that can be gained from locusts and successfully intergrated into automotive safety.

Here is the entire article.

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