Ford Traffic Jam Assist: Autopilot for movement in a traffic jam (video)
Vehicles with autonomous navigation promises to become a major trend in the market for personal vehicles. On technology machines with many automakers are working autopilot, research laboratories and even the company Google. However, they all recognize that this system will be efficient enough for at least 10-15 years, are estimated to Ford until the middle twenties, drivers will no longer drive a car and turn into a passenger behind the wheel.
But that does not mean that today’s motorists could not touch the bright future, some functions of machines with the autopilot available today. A striking evidence of a new system for Ford Traffic Jam Assist. As the name implies, is an intelligent assistant that automates the movement of the car in traffic. It’s things torment – driving at a snail’s speed, so even with stops every five to ten meters. Especially, that special driving skills, these conditions do not require.
Therefore, Ford Traffic Jam Assist with camera and radar assesses the situation in the immediate vicinity of the car and completely takes control of it, based on these data. The system monitors steering and speed, allowing the driver to sit back and take care of business. Installed on the car Traffic Jam Assist sensors have a wide field of action, it means that the machine will have time to slow down, if some reckless driver suddenly be reconstructed from the neighboring strip and stand in front of the car.