Autonomous vehicles again.

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Autonomous vehicles again.

Postby fungus » Tue Sep 20, 2016 9:09 pm

This time a 44t lorry.

My neighbours son has just had his lorry replaced with a new 44 tonner. It is fitted with autonomous braking which braked him on the motorway as he approached a motorway bridge due to the shaddow being cast by the bridge. :shock: :shock: :shock:

It's probably been noted by many that I have an ingrained dislike of this sort of technology. The brakes should only be applied if the driver fails to react and there is a danger of a collision, not be so sensitive that it activates because of a shaddow.


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Re: Autonomous vehicles again.

Postby GTR1400MAN » Tue Sep 20, 2016 9:18 pm

That sounds like it is using a camera and contrast detection. Most of these systems use a form of radar. A shadow wouldn't reflect a signal.
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