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September 14th, 2007

Micro- and nanosensor smart system to wake up sleepy drivers

Abstract:
Greek Transport Institute IMET at the National Center for Research and Technology Development in Thessaloniki is working on a smart system that will be able to monitor alertness levels in drivers, recognize symptoms of sleepiness and give drivers a wake-up call according to Greek new agency ANA-MPA. The system comes equipped with micro and nano-sensors that will be able to measure levels of wakefulness and warn drivers when they are becoming dangerously sleepy or distracted, so as to ensure safer driving behavior in drivers who are tired or have drunk alcohol -- conditions shown to be responsible for a large percentage of serious accidents.

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