Tag Archives: Mechanics

10Mar/21

SEAT shows how its big data contributes to improving road safety

Whenever we drive a connected car, dozens of gigabytes of data are generated anonymously and collected by its numerous sensors and electronic components, such as traction control, stability control, the front camera and radar. By adding this data to the information obtained from other vehicles, for example, sections of roads all over Europe that are in need of repair can be located. How does this happen? ontinue reading

06Nov/17

Speech analyser could tell if you’re too tired to drive

Speech scientists are developing a system that can monitor fatigue levels by looking for signs of tiredness in the voice, with plans for its initial use by heavy construction vehicle drivers. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

09Sep/17

Black hole in a ‘bathtub’ makes waves for UK scientists

British-based scientists have recreated the conditions around black holes using a water bath, shedding new light on the extraction of energy from the astronomical phenomenon. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

08Sep/17

Tsunami confirmed in Mexico, waves as high as 3.3 ft – Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

INTERNET (SEPTEMBER 7, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – An earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off the southern coast of Mexico late on Thursday (September 7), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least five people, triggering small tsunami waves and damaging some buildings. Continue reading

17Sep/15

Seismologist warns of aftershocks and tsunamis in wake of 8.3 earthquake

Following an 8.3 earthquake off the coast of Chile, Caltech seismologist says that affected regions must remain vigilant for aftershocks and tsunamis or if it turns out to be a foreshock of a larger seismic event.

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02Apr/15

Liquid body armour tested in Poland

Polish company tests a non-Newtonian liquid for implementation in body armour.
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