Hart, Roger
November 2004
AutoWeek;11/1/2004, Vol. 54 Issue 44, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that Saab AB's Driver Attention Warning System (DAWS) takes a more aggressive approach to accident prevention. Two miniature infrared cameras, mounted in the dash, monitor driver head and eye movement and if the driver's eyes stray from what Saab calls the primary attention zone basically between the A-pillars an audible warning sounds, followed by a brief pulse of brakes. Ame Nabo, Saab's chief ergonomicist in charge of developing the DAWS project, said the system could also automate personalized settings.


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