Toyota Debuts Emergency Safety System Using Big Data
Feb. 3, 2020—Toyota unveiled an emergency safety system that uses big data to ignore the accelerator if it determines the driver steps on the pedal unintentionally, reported Reuters.
The system is a response to an increasingly common cause of traffic accident where the driver mistakes the accelerator for the brake. It works from a collection of data collected from other internet-connected vehicles.
Among competitors, Honda Motor Co Ltd plans to launch a car this year capable of full autonomy in highway traffic jam situations. Nissan Motor Co Ltd released the second generation of its ProPilot driver-assist system last spring, offering hands-free operation for single-lane highway driving, according to the report.