Pedestrian Detectors For Mitsubishi Trucks

Posted: Nov 22 2004, 2:26am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 3:12pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff

Pedestrian Detectors for Mitsubishi Trucks
/* Story Top Left 2010 300x250, created 7/15/10 */ google_ad_slot = "8340327155";

Don't Miss: This How to find Fingerlings in Stock

Mitsubishi Fuso announces that it wants to develop a pedestrian collision detection system for its Trucks.

The pedestrian warning system will be based on their parent company (DaimlerChrysler) research project.
The system uses a pair of cameras mounted on the truck to take images of objects and provide information on distance. A control unit compares the images with a database of about 10,000 human shapes to identify pedestrians. This identification process works at truck speeds up to 30kph and for pedestrians at distances in the range of 5-20 meters. Mitsubishi says it will take several years until the system can be brought to the market.
More details on Nikkei.Net (subscription). DaimlerChrysler has a page on their automatic driver warning research. Some more background on Pedestrian Detection can be found on this page.

Take a look at our new Gadget Tips.

Holiday Gift Guides and Deals

Get your Holiday gifting inspired by Best Toy Gifts with High STEM Value and the Top 10 toy gifts under $10 if you are on budget. The most popular Holiday 2017 toy list include Fingerlings, Crate Creatures and more. Don't miss the new Holiday deals on Amazon Devices, including $29.99 Fire tablet.

This story may contain affiliate links.

This free App Solves You Holiday Shopping Problem

Download the free Tracker app now to get in-stock alerts on Fingerling, Luvabella, SNES Classic and more.

Latest News


The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at




comments powered by Disqus