Source: Smart2Zero

 – May 1st, 2019


PreAct’s technology […] can determine a collision – with certainty – up to 250 milliseconds prior to it happening. As a result, the company says it envisions being able to take a number of steps to protect a vehicle’s occupants: In the quarter-second timeframe before a crash, it would be possible to cinch seat belts, deploy larger and slower inflating airbags, deploy external airbags, and much more.

Current safety systems don’t engage until after a collision has already begun to occur. As a result, current airbags must be deployed with explosive force, in order to be fully inflated in time to catch an occupant.


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