Cars are already capable of driving and parking themselves while avoiding obstacles, but to do so, they need to see their surroundings. How do you know whether you’re maintaining a safe distance from vehicles around you when it’s dark outside, or when headlights can’t penetrate the fog? A new class of small, sensitive optical sensors could help.
You could probably get through winter without an ergonomic ice scraper, but why?
By Suzanne Kantra Kirschner & Michael Moyer
Posted 01.08.2002 at 2:18 pm 0 Comments
You could probably get through winter without an ergonomic ice scraper, but why? The Ice Dozer gets the job done quicker and better. The wild-looking Dozer has micro and macro teeth for clearing ice, and a straight edge that flexes to follow the curve of the windshield. A pistol grip lets you put your full weight behind each push. Price: $15.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.