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Ford wants to keep drivers alert on the long road to autonomous cars

Stephen Lawson | Oct. 23, 2014
Automation will gradually ease driving, but drivers will have to stay alert.

An early example of making sure drivers are paying attention is drowsiness detection, Butler said. Lane-assist is its own form of drowsiness detection, using the driving itself to determine whether a motorist is dozing off. The auto industry is developing other techniques, including in-car cameras that watch the driver's eyelids and seatbelts that sense breathing and heart rates.


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