The largest-scale test of whether lives could be saved by giving cars the ability to communicate with each other on the road got under way here Tuesday in a program that could steer the future of U.S. auto safety regulation. For the next year, about 3,000 Ann Arbor residents will go about their daily driving in cars outfitted with electronic gear that tracks their vehicle’s location and the locations of other similarly-equipped vehicles. If two vehicles appear to be on a collision course, alarms will chime—or in some cases a machine-generated voice will issue a warning. Read the full story at the Wall Street Journal.
Michigan Drivers to Test Crash-Avoidance System
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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).