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Blind spot: How a hoax about eye licking went global

Media finds weird news impossible to resist, even when it sounds too silly to be true. But it can fool people especially easily when coming from a place like Japan, birthplace of wacky trends.

By August 8, 2013

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Prof gets patent for side mirror with no blind spot

A Drexel math professor invents a side mirror that offers a wider field of view. However, it is subtly curved, so it can't actually be put on any cars sold in the U.S.

By June 8, 2012

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Taking the 'blind spot' out of cloud-based testing

A new testing tool aims to provide visual insight into browser-based testing for Web applications.

By August 12, 2010

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BlindSpot: Smart cane concept looks to future

Grad student nabs second-place James Dyson Award for cane that integrates a mobile phone and uses ultrasonic technology to detect low-hanging objects from 5 to 6.5 feet away.

By November 8, 2011

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Mazda mirror tries to end blind spots

Camera feeds live shots to LCD in rear view

By April 19, 2007

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Talking Geiger counter developed for blind

An association for the blind will sell a Geiger counter that reads out levels, while Toshiba develops a radiation hot-spot camera.

By December 15, 2011

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Nissan brake-resistance system steers drivers out of trouble

Car maker recently announces a brake-resistance device that would attempt to keep drivers from changing lanes if another vehicle is detected in the motorist's blind spot.

By August 13, 2008

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Ford highlights V2V safety tech with daredevil drivers

At the Driverless Car demonstration area on the CES 2014 grounds, Ford is showing how vehicle-to-vehicle communication can save lives.

By January 6, 2014

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Freescale vision chip makes self-driving cars a bit more ordinary

The company's partnership with software companies will yield an electronics package that can see pedestrians, tell if a driver is dozing off, and initiate emergency-stop decisions.

By May 19, 2014

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Facial recognition app matches strangers to online profiles

See someone on the train you'd like to date? NameTag, an upcoming app for Android, iOS, and Google Glass uses facial recognition technology to match passersby to their social-media and dating info.

By January 7, 2014