30 Jun '17, 11am

"Motorcycle bike-to-vehicle (B2V) comms system proposed – provides collision detection and warnings" https://t.co/sObwiu8uz8

"Motorcycle bike-to-vehicle (B2V) comms system proposed – provides collision detection and warnings" https://t.co/sObwiu8uz8

Safety is of paramount importance to all road users, more so motorcyclists, who are, by far, the most vulnerable. A collaboration between auto industry automation giant Bosch and Israeli company Autotalks aims to reduce that risk with a Wi-Fi based system that enables a motorcycle to alert surrounding vehicles to its presence, as well as warn the rider of impending collisions. Autotalks’ bike-to-vehicle, or B2V, system communicates with other vehicles on the road, exchanging data such as speed, direction, location, braking status and other parameters with similarly equipped machines. Currently scheduled for testing using Ducati motorcycles, the Autotalks system is lightweight, compact, and low-powered, making it suitable for use on bikes, says Autotalks chief technology officer Onn Haran. This is a development of the vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) system the company developed fo...

Full article: https://paultan.org/2017/06/30/motorcycle-bike-to-vehicle...

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