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Eyetracker: the end of sleeping drivers1 min read

I just received an email from SmartPlanet that is quite interesting.

Drowsiness is reported to cause upwards of 7% of all road accidents, and may be to blame for a full 18% of fatal collisions. Thousands of people die every year because they, or someone else on the road, have been temporarily overwhelmed by fatigue, and committed what is in any other context the most benign of acts: a nap.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology has designed a simple camera system to monitor sleepy drivers, called Eyetracker …… (read more)

I thought trees were the end of sleeping drivers?

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