Explaining tech: Blind-spot detection

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Explaining tech: Blind-spot detection

Even the most fastidious driver can have the occasional near-miss accident when changing lanes by not seeing another car in their blind spot. Unfortunately, no one’s head comes on a swivel. To make matters worse, the bigger the driver’s vehicle is, the larger those blind spots are. With North Americans snapping up SUVs and trucks […]

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Safety on the sea: innovation in the maritime sector

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Safety on the sea: innovation in the maritime sector

Government Europa explores the international collaborations between key players in the maritime sector in efforts to advance vessels across the globe safely and efficiently. Intelligent awareness (IA) systems are set to become the next generation of digital technologies to revolutionise the maritime sector, and are expected to enhance safety through the utilisation of sensors, high-resolution displays […]

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2019 Mini Hardtop coupe earns IIHS Top Safety Pick

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2019 Mini Hardtop coupe earns IIHS Top Safety Pick

Sometimes, all it takes to pick up a safety award is a better set of peepers. The 2019 Mini Hardtop 2 Door (the coupe, not the sedan) has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s second-best award, Top Safety Pick. It needs to carry certain optional equipment, but when it does, it can be considered one of […]

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The Swim IT, swim safety you control – Race legal

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The Swim IT, swim safety you control – Race legal

Whether you’re a seasoned swimmer, decided to train for a triathlon or are diving into a new fitness regimen, open-water swimming is a great way to introduce variety into your summer workouts. The sunshine, fresh air, cool water and incredible workout are refreshing, however, the open water requires careful safety measures. Unlike a swimming pool […]

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The Zookeeper’s Wife

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The Zookeeper’s Wife

Pentru salvarea vietilor in timpul celui de-al doilea razboi mondial, Oskar Schindler a avut fabrica lui, Leopold Socha a avut canalele Lwow, iar Jan si Antonina Zabinska au avut gradina zoologica. The Zookeeper’s Wife este o drama biografica ce relateaza povestea reala a unei femei care a ajutat la salvarea a sute de oameni si […]

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KTM to bring new safety tech to range from 2021

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KTM to bring new safety tech to range from 2021

With motorcycle manufacturers continuously battling it out to provide the latest rider safety technology, it comes as no surprise that KTM will be introducing Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Blind Spot Detection (BSD) to some of their models from 2021. In recent years, KTM has dialled in on improving rider safety. The Austrian manufacturer was […]

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Will smart home tech make us care more about privacy?

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Will smart home tech make us care more about privacy?

For most people, the thought of a smart device sharing their intimate conversations and sending those recordings along to their acquaintances is the stuff of dystopian nightmares. And for one family in Portland, it’s a nightmare that became all too real when their Amazon Echo sent a recording of a private conversation to a random contact in […]

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