Polestar 3 to Track Your Eyes in Case You Nod Off at the Wheel – Review Geek
Designed to help avoid accidents and save lives.
In October, we got our first look at the stylish new Polestar 3, an all-electric SUV with a lot of promise. Now, the company has teamed up with the Swedish company Smart Eye and is ready to show off its advanced driver-monitoring system (DMS) at CES early next year.
Polestar, the premium electric automaker jointly owned by Volvo, hopes its new driver-monitoring system can help avoid accidents and save lives. And while we’ve seen systems in vehicles that’ll recognize a distracted driver, this new technology aims to take things a step further.
Polestar believes its vehicle will offer improved safety measures thanks to the Smart Eye camera technology. The DMS system features two closed-loop cameras that monitor the driver.
The cameras can track a driver’s head, eyelid movements, and other distractions. Then, it’ll trigger a warning sound and send a message to the gauge cluster or infotainment displays. Polestar’s press release mentions an emergency stop function that’ll spring into action (if needed) if the system detects a drowsy or otherwise distracted driver.
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