Does modern car technologies can surprise you?
You can hardly surprise anybody with the navigation system in the car. Lay it on the line, for today it seems to be more complicated to attract attention to auxiliary systems of the car or etc., and the fact is due to the high-level development of technology. Hence, the engineers and scientists continue the brainstorming, and therefore, new impressive technological devices appear. This article focuses on modern auxiliary systems of the automobiles.
Navigation System - is a well-known technology not only for drivers but for anyone who has a smartphone. The first Navigation System was designed in 1961 for military-use, while today, high-technology programs are implemented to the vehicles.
There are regular (as part of a multimedia system), portable and mobile (software on your smartphone or tablet) systems. They give numerous opportunities and functions as location determination, routing, collecting data on the road conditions and trip time calculation – which are already standard and familiar options to most of the people. On the principle of the Navigator functions were developed: smart driving, smart braking and car-self-parking. This in turn, led to the creation of Autonomous vehicles.
That's not uncommon when the navigation systems are equipped with augmented reality, which allows analyzing situations on the road in real time. Cars with the AR system are usually only a concept, but not a representative of the serial production. Finally, a number of sensors of the car with AR system, collect information about the movement of other cars, road surface and turns. The system predicts the further behavior of road users, and reports information to the driver, or independently moves the cars on the basis of the collected info.
Adaptive headlights scarcely is a new technology. The outdoor lighting system of the car is able to adapt to environmental conditions, and independently enhance or reduce the brightness and range of light. However, engineers continue to modify a seemingly simple device such as a car headlights. This innovation makes lighting apparatus capable of adjusting the direction of a particular ray, thus, without throwing light on the cars driving on the opposite lane. In spite of, this technology is in development now, but perhaps soon there will be serial cars with such headlights.
Most of the auxiliary systems of modern cars have three goals: 1) to ensure maximum safety of road users 2) to reduce environmental damage 3) to make the trip on the car comfortable for the driver and passengers.