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The 2018 Cadillac CT6 features Super Cruise, the industry’s first true hands-free driving technology for the highway (photo: General Motors)

Osram partners with Joyson Safety Systems to provide driver monitoring systems for semi-autonomous driving

Osram Opto Semiconductors (Munich, Germany) and Joyson Safety Systems (Auburn Hills, Michigan) are equipping the new Cadillac CT6 with an innovative system for semi-autonomous driving. ‘Super Cruise’ is the industry’s first true hands-free driving technology for the highway. Osram’s infrared and LED components, which are embedded in Joyson Safety Systems’ steering wheel for the Cadillac CT6, allow the system to monitor driver attentiveness by tracking his or her head position to ensure drivers are watching the road ahead while ‘Super Cruise’ is engaged.  


The BenQ booth at Touch Taiwan 2018 (photo: BenQ)

BenQ Materials showcases innovative functional film applications at Touch Taiwan 2018

BenQ Materials participates at Touch Taiwan 2018 and showcases its award-winning product Advance True Black Functional Film (ATBF) and a unique dual-side projection film.  A full line of functional film solutions for different applications, including mobile device, automobile and indoor applications, are demonstrated as well.


Robot car Martti (photo: VTT)

VTT’s robot car “Martti” now “speaks 5G”

The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Nokia have joined forces to hook VTT's robot car, Martti, up to a 5G network, which allows the car to detect objects with improved range and share its observations with other vehicles. This also takes Martti a step closer to highly automated driving. The safety of road users also improves as new solutions and services based on 5G technology become more widely available.


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