QNX wants cars road authorities inform holes in the road




Canadian QNX, part of the BlackBerry smartphone maker, is developing a technology that allows cars automatically detect gaps in the way that information and passing it on to road authorities so that they can fill the holes.

That should be possible by equipping them with sensors that detect the holes in the road. Cars from These could include motion sensors that keep an eye on the car with a GPS chip to store the location. If multiple drivers on the same spot to see a hole in the road, road use that information to close. Those holes can

The system does not exist yet, but QNX is thinking about it, writes the Canadse CTVNews. QNX is a supplier of automotive software and therefore has the ability to implement this. That happens in a project called Project Ion, which QNX data to analyze for various industries. Further details about the system of BlackBerry’s subsidiary lacking.

The idea is not entirely new: a few years ago, researchers tried an Indian University to measure holes through smartphones in the way; that appeared to work when reasonable.


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