Presented smart cap prevents from falling asleep at the wheel

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According to official statistics, it is possible to find out quite a frightening fact: on average, every fifth road accident in the world are caused by drivers experiencing drowsiness or sleeping at the wheel. To prevent this, invented a lot of different devices. But recently, American automaker, Ford, together with the engineers of the company GTB has provided perhaps the most high-tech device – the cap, which will not allow the driver to fall asleep at the wheel.

First of all, this headpiece is designed for truckers and taxi drivers. That is, for those people, who conducts the "behind the wheel" most of the time, but the device can be useful and ordinary motorists. Cap is equipped with gyroscopes and other devices which detect the position and movement of the head. In addition, there is a special application on the smartphone for synchronization, and device management.

High-Tech cap analyzes the readings of all instruments and, if recorded a sharp change in the position of the head or tilting the cap begins to vibrate powerfully, flashing into the eyes of the driver built-in visor led lights and make sounds from what the driver wakes up. This shake-up will not only give sleep, but also give a boost of energy, necessary to be incident-free drive to the Parking lot.

Currently, the developers did not name the exact price of the device and the list of countries where it can be purchased. Representatives of the Ford promise to do the event in Brazil dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Ford truck. There will also be produced and demonstration of cap in action.

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