Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Transportation

+ - Can Smarter Red Lights Increase Fuel Efficiency?->

Submitted by thecarchik
thecarchik (1520545) writes "Denso has modeled the next iterations of a "smart traffic light" system. It would use messaging between vehicles and the traffic-light controller to let the light make better decisions about when to change, to maximize overall vehicle throughput. And that, in turn would reduce the number of minutes cars spent idling at traffic lights, cutting their emissions and their fuel usage. In other words, cutting red-light time helps you go green. Denso's proposed system uses short-range wireless transmitters (think your WiFi router) in cars and elements of the road infrastructure. The field is broadly known as V2V (for vehicle to vehicle) communications."
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Can Smarter Red Lights Increase Fuel Efficiency?

Comments Filter:

Hacking's just another word for nothing left to kludge.

Working...