More companies are investing in ways to make smartphones safer for drivers while lessening texting and driving. The potential benefits could mean the difference between life and death.
Wearable Androids Ever since it was first announced two years ago in yet another IO Conference, Android Wear has taken the
It's all part of a plan to reduce traffic deaths and reduce congestion and emissions.
Technological innovations have long fueled the automotive industry and recent innovations are all thanks to a fourteen year old hacker.
So with all of this great technology at our fingertips, what's to prevent us from screwing ourselves? It's humanity itself.
Using energy from sunlight stored during daylight hours, glow-in-the-dark lane markers on roads will illuminate at night and communicate traffic information to drivers. Utilizing Dynamic Paint -- a coating that becomes visible in response to temperature fluctuations -- the road will be able to alert drivers of road conditions.
Augmented reality -- a live view of your environment with elements enhanced by computer-generated input -- will undoubtedly revolutionize the way we interact with the world, and even the way we drive.
From phones to cars to bridges, embedded technologies are increasingly making the things we use smarter every day.
As I filled my Smart car with gas this morning ($10 for about 2-3 weeks of driving), it made me think how easy it is to be lulled into complacency.