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Heat-Seeking Cameras Could Help Keep Self-Driving Cars Safe


Thermal imaging cars

Thermal image cameras can detect tiny differences in temperatureas little as 0.1 degrees Fahrenheitfrom more than 100 meters away.

Credit: Joseph Giacomin/Getty Images

After Uber's fatal self-driving crash last month in Tempe, Arizona, most observers had two basic question: Why did the car not see Elaine Herzberg crossing the street and stop before hitting her? And how can we stop this happening again, to someone else?

From Wired
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