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Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS)

What is ADAS and how does it work?

Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) are a clever collection of systems that help drivers stay safe. ADAS have been developed to automate many of a car’s safety systems, with the aim of reducing the chances of human error, which account for over 90% of all collisions on the road.

Related Jargon

What is a lane departure warning system?

A lane departure warning (LDW) system is a form of electronic driver assistance that warns the driver when their car begins to stray outside of its lane.

How does LiDAR work in cars?

LiDAR - ‘light detection and ranging’ - is a type of sensor that works by sending out pulses of infrared light millions of times a second, and measures how long they take to come back after bouncing off objects close to it.

What is a pedestrian detection system on a car?

Pedestrian detection systems are one of the current generation of driver assistance systems that use radar and cameras to spot potential collisions.

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