Volvo Develops 360 Degree Scanning Tech for Trucks

Volvo-truck-technology-360Volvo Trucks has developed technology to enable trucks to do a 360 degree scan of everything that happens around it to protect cyclists and pedestrians, the OEM said.

The technology gives a driver suggestions how to avoid incidents, similar to how the human mind can interpret the surrounding environment, the company said.

“In situations with heavy traffic, it is easy for a driver to miss something important such as an approaching cyclist on the vehicle’s passenger side. Now we can solve this issue and help the driver see and understand everything that is happening around the vehicle”, Carl Johan Almqvist, Volvo Trucks’ traffic and product safety director, said in a statement.

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