GM Developing Wireless Pedestrian Detection Technology. In-car entertainment systems could be part of the solution in keeping people walking, cycling, and working safer from distracted drivers.
Like the original Segway, this appears to be an expensive solution in search of a problem. Or maybe just the result of a BS brainstorming session question answered with, “Because we can.” (Not that that’s an improper incentive to do something…)
Looks like fun, but I don’t think I’d want to drive one, sharing the road with SUVs and semis. Certainly not in camouflage grey. Bright yellow and orange stripes, maybe.Hat tip: wizbang.