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Vibrating Steering Wheels Could Provide Distraction-Free Directions [GPS]

2 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In an attempt to reduce the number of accidents caused by in-car distractions, AT&T Labs, working with researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, have created a vibrating steering wheel that provides navigation directions instead of voice cues or an on-screen map. More »
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Vibrating Car Seats Ensure Your Butt's the First To Know About Dangers [Automotive]

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (2 years ago)

A few days ago we reported on how a prototype vibrating steering wheel could provide GPS directions with minimal driver distraction. And now it turns out that Cadillac will implement a similar system using vibrating seats to grab a ... Read Post

Vibrating steering wheel guides drivers while keeping their eyes on the road

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

PITTSBURGH—A vibrating steering wheel is an effective way to keep a driver's eyes safely on the road by providing an additional means to convey directions from a car's navigation system, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and... Read Post

Researchers Turn to Vibrating Steering Wheel to Shake Bad Driving Habits

Technology / Mobile : PCWorld: Mobile Devices (2 years ago)

AT&T Labs and Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a vibrating steering wheel that they say can help drivers keep their eyes on the road and off of distracting GPS screens. Read Post


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