Anti-Sleep Driving Alarm Shuns Tilted Heads

There's been some pretty high-tech solutions to the on-going problem of sleeping drivers, but this device tries to simply the process. The Anti-Sleep Driving Alarm is an alarm worn around the ear. If it senses the head tilting 30 degrees or more it will sound a high-pitched alarm. It's as simple as that. The funny… » 5/19/08 3:40pm 5/19/08 3:40pm

Mercedes-Benz System Warns Driver: "Dieter, You Are Sleepy... And Sorrowful"

As part of a partnership with Red Bull—not really—Mercedes-Benz is developing a system that can determine whether a driver is restless or sleepy. We've seen a lot of similar systems in the past for drunk driving, but rarely hear about companies taking precautions against restless drivers, which can be just as… » 12/12/07 5:15pm 12/12/07 5:15pm