Driving by the seat of your pants

Glaskin, Max
May 2004
Engineer (00137758);5/1/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7651, p20
Reports on auto-engineers' development of car seat sensors that alert people to take the right turns rather than relying on complicated visual satellite navigation controls. Technological advances in haptics devices; Stuttgart DaimlerChrysler's creation of S-Class Mercedes with an accelerator that vibrates when the car detects its time to step off the gas; Use of haptics devices by Janvan Erp of TNO Human Factors in Soesterberg, the Netherlands.


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