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

Lane Change Nanny: Iteris's Award-Winning Lane Departure System

Forget to use your turn signal? Prepare to be pecked to death by tiny, fierce, flu-suffering hummingbirds. Ok, maybe not. Maybe your lane-change transgression will earn you a spot in the looney bin, after having been beeped and vibrated into a meltdown by Iteris's latest driver-assistance invention — the explicitly… » 7/19/05 3:56pm 7/19/05 3:56pm