Tag: Global Positioning System

App helps drivers spot bikers before a collision

App helps drivers spot bikers before a collision

September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I didn’t see him coming!” If you’ve ever been in a bike accident, you’ve probably heard — or cried out — this explanation. Most drivers involved in bike accidents simply don’t see oncoming cyclists. Now, a new app using vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology will help drivers spot bike traffic and prevent collisions, reports Co.Exist. The […]

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Road use fee linked to creepy vehicle tracking program

Road use fee linked to creepy vehicle tracking program

August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Some drivers are already being watched carefully: Car-share companies such as Zipcar track their cars’ moves, and EZPass users willingly hand over their tollway locations every time they hit a toll. But a new development may mean that the government wants the authority be able to track vehicles — and bill them accordingly, reports the National […]

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Samsung launches bike that makes its own lanes

Samsung launches bike that makes its own lanes

July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Smartphones have always been able to map out bikers’ routes, but now, thanks to Samsung’s Smart Bike, in the future, they may also help cyclists arrive safely. Launched at Milan Design Week earlier this year, the Samsung Smart Bike is equipped with laser projection, so it can light its own laser-beamed bike lanes. Some of […]

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