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Mathematicians calculate the safest way home

September 24, 2018

Maths and computer science experts have devised a way of scoring the safety of any given area using…
Stanford’s JackRabbot 2: The polite pedestrian robot

September 21, 2018

If you’ve ever been caught in the dreaded sidewalk tango, failing to gracefully maneuver around someone directly in…
Computer model for child pedestrians will help automakers design safer cars

December 21, 2016

Every year, around 5,000 pedestrians in the U.S. are killed in car accidents, and more than a 100,000…
New algorithm improves speed and accuracy of pedestrian detection

February 11, 2016

What if computers could recognize objects as well as the human brain could? Electrical engineers at the University…
Professor’s Wearable Tech Study Tracks Impact of Tysons Corner Redevelopment

August 3, 2015

Just outside Washington, D.C., Tysons Corner is undergoing one of the most ambitious re-urbanization projects in the world.…
Moving cameras talk to each other to identify, track pedestrians

November 13, 2014

It’s not uncommon to see cameras mounted on store ceilings, propped up in public places or placed inside…
Sublime design of the PB/5 pedestrian button

June 30, 2014

Irrespective of your button pressing technique, unfortunately the wait will always be the same.Dave Young We are more…
London launches hi-tech trial for pedestrian safety

March 13, 2014

Credit: tfl.gov.uk London is trying out intelligent pedestrian technology to make crossing the road easier and safer. Announced…
Lack of dedicated routes leaves pedestrians at risk from cyclists

January 27, 2014

What happens when cyclists take to pavements? chdot Governments around the world are pushing to get their citizens to…
Cell phones as life savers

January 22, 2014

Researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) have developed a techniuqe that enables driver assistance systems in cars…
Urban planners urged not to ignore city pedestrians

December 11, 2013

Professor Paul Hess studies the walkability of neighbourhoods as well as access to public transit and cars. Credit:…
Honda demonstrates new technology to prevent cars hitting pedestrians

September 5, 2013

Honda Motor Company Ltd has posted a video on its website demonstrating new technology it’s developing to help…
Distracted Walking: Injuries Soar for Pedestrians on Phones

July 1, 2013

Cell Phone Use Not Just Dangerous for Drivers, Study Finds. COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than 1,500 pedestrians were…
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