Jaguar Land Rover has developed a system to prevent collisions with cyclists

January 24, 2015 at 18:59

The system keeps track cyclists, and then alerts the driver and invites them to slow down, to make sure that the probability of the owner to run over two-wheeler or hinder the open door of the machine is not.
The company Jaguar Land Rover introduced a system called Bike Sense, whose task is to detect and alert the driver of a vehicle approaching a cyclist.
The system is able to attract the attention of the person behind the wheel with customizable by the driver in sound that is played after the discovery of a cyclist near the machine, and also due to the vibration of interior parts and twinkling LED lights located on the same side of the cabin, and noticed that the owner of the electronics of the bike.
In practice, this means that the system keeps track cyclists, and then alerts the driver and invites them to slow down, to ensure that the probability of the owner to run over two-wheeler or hinder the open door of the machine is not. Forcible interference with the operation of the vehicle Bike Sense carries.

Bike Sense pics

Bike Sense image

In addition, the complex is able to distinguish between motorcyclists from cyclists (they can be assigned to different signals) and independently prioritize alert the driver if not detected near one owner two-wheeler, but several. The system can detect a potential threat, even if the cyclist is outside the field of view of the driver, for example, a parked car.

Bike Sense pics

Bike Sense picture

On the timing of the appearance of Bike Sense by serial cars Jaguar and Land Rover has not reported. Earlier, the company introduced two innovative systems designed to improve the driver’s awareness of the traffic situation – complexes “transparent” racks roof and hood.

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