Green Wave

  • Honda demonstrates Green Wave technology  -  Japan, 11/2012

    Have you noticed how much poorly synchronized lights—or traffic that's trying to go faster than the lights permit—can add to congestion? A new system in the works from Honda aims to provide a simple interface for smoothing traffic flow, while increasing safety and gas mileage. The idea is simple and two-fold: to advise drivers on what speed to maintain to get smoothly through the next green light, and to give those stopped or almost stopped an idea of when a red light will next turn green. Using common infrared technology (that's virtually weatherproof at these short distances)...

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