As automotive technologies are rapidly changing, it’s comforting to know that many Israeli innovations are helping to make our roads safer. A new list from Israel21c shares the highlights of these new inventions.
Today and in the future, whether we’re driving vehicles or the vehicles are driving us, avoiding car accidents is increasingly dependent upon built-in driver-assistance technologies.
Led by Jerusalem-based Mobileye, Israel’s advances in machine vision and robotics are in high demand by vehicle manufacturers everywhere to make driving safer. As many as 150 Israeli companies are involved in security, communication and vision systems for vehicles.
One of these innovations is especially helpful for night driving, as the video above illustrates.
BrightWay Vision of Haifa is developing an advanced day- and night-time gated imaging technology called BrightEye. It features a special camera that performs forward-facing functions such as object detection and night/day enhanced imaging even in rain or snow, up to 200 meters in the distance.