Daihatsu developed a driver assistance system that uses stereo camera
Daihatsu Motor company recently announced the development of new driver assistance system. It’s called Smart Assist III. The system is equipped with a modified Tanto car.
In the previous version of the system — Smart Assist II consisted of monocular camera and a laser scanner. With their help the system was able to detect neighboring vehicles and to avoid collisions, automatically resorting to braking. In the new version of the camera is stereoscopic, and the system can now detect pedestrians and avoid hitting them. Specify that the risk of collision is eliminated, if the relative speed of the vehicle and the pedestrian does not exceed 30 km/h At a speed of 30-50 km/h significantly reduced the negative effects of a collision.
Source: Nikkei BP