217 Results for

pedestrians

Article

Honda tech warns drivers of pedestrian presence

Honda demonstrated today a new system to prevent cars from hitting pedestrians. A communication link between a car and a pedestrian's smartphone warns the driver of an impending collision.

By August 28, 2013

Article

Tomorrow Daily 098: Orion's launch, playing crosswalk Pong, mind-reading Pizza Hut and more

Pizza Hut debuted a prototype software that scans your eye movement to pinpoint the toppings you've subconsciously been craving. Who's ready for a pineapple and anchovy pizza? (Not us. Gross!)

By December 8, 2014

Article

Sexy molecules! Comedian Megan Amram talks 'Science... for Her!' (Q&A)

"Parks and Recreation" writer Megan Amram offers up a "raunchy, crazy" textbook full of carbon dating, physics as nail art and kale.

By November 5, 2014

Article

Self-driving car advocates tangle with messy morality

It's not all about 3D laser scanners and infrared cameras. Self-driving car engineers also must decide whether it's better for a car to kill one person to save five.

By November 4, 2014

Article

Earbuds, freight train a fatal mix for pedestrian, police say

Authorities in Maryland say a 37-year-old man walked down railway tracks while shutting out the world and was hit by a train, despite the conductor's warning signal.

By May 11, 2013

Article

Drone tours Napa earthquake damage

A quadcopter's close aerial footage of the destruction caused by this week's 6.0 California earthquake in wine country shows the potential of drones in disaster areas.

By August 29, 2014

Article

City gets a 'No Cell Phones' walking lane, for now

As part of an upcoming TV show, a Washington, DC, sidewalk segregates those who walk and text from the more aware.

By July 18, 2014

Article

Behold, the craziest way ever to get to the airport

Tired of lugging around a heavy suitcase as you travel? Transform your bags into a motorized scooter and make your luggage do the work for you.

By June 9, 2014

Article

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

Article

My name is Laura. I'm a compulsive texter. I just fell flat on my face.

Walking and texting is more dangerous than you think. Just ask our CNET en español editor.

By June 4, 2014