Monday, March 20, 2006

Wireless Highway

In this recent piece from MIT Technology Review, in which new wireless technology in cars is being tested in order to enable cars to communicate with each other for safety reasons:

"The vehicles were testing Motorola communications technology as part of a corporate and government push to blanket roads with wirelessly broadcast safety information over the next decade, saving lives by getting cars' computers to talk to each other. To be sure, communications-driven auto safety features have been envisioned for years. But Motorola's tests are part of a new wave of projects that are using such technology in actual vehicles, on public roads, for the first time."

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