autonomous vehicles

Iris Recognition Protects and Customizes New Futuristic Vehicle Concept

Iris Recognition Protects and Customizes New Futuristic Vehicle Concept

Gentex technology is once again being used in a futuristic new vehicle concept from Rinspeed. Called the ‘microSNAP’, the new vehicle is a reconfiguration of the Snap concept announced ahead of last year’s Consumer Electronics Show. That vehicle concept revolved around the idea of enabling autonomous flatbed-like chassis to connect with stationary passenger pods, picking…

New Car Cockpit System Combines Facial Recognition, Fatigue Monitoring

New Car Cockpit System Combines Facial Recognition, Fatigue Monitoring

“…Visteon is presenting a number of new solutions, with a major component being infrared cameras equipped with facial recognition for driver identification. “ Cockpit electronics provider Visteon is showcasing new technologies for electric vehicles at the Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition (EVS31) event in Japan this week, including biometric solutions for driver recognition. Explaining that…

Biometrics and AI Power Self-Driving Smart Bus

Biometrics and AI Power Self-Driving Smart Bus

A Shanghai-based AI firm has launched an autonomous electric bus that features biometric authentication and a conversational AI system. Called the Smart Panda Bus, the solution was developed by DeepBlue Technology, a firm that has thus far demonstrated its AI prowess with smart vending machines and retail solutions. The bus of course features computer vision…