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MeirG
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re: Plessey sensor detects driver fatigue
MeirG   10/30/2012 3:55:45 PM
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"Spying?" What about the "rights" of the would be victims of a sleepy (or drunk) driver???

Peter Clarke
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re: Plessey sensor detects driver fatigue
Peter Clarke   10/29/2012 8:35:28 PM
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As always it is the human-modulated social questions that are hardest to deal with. I suspect that car makers might be happy to design such systems into drivers seats and offer them as an optional safety feature that triggers an alarm.

SylvieBarak
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re: Plessey sensor detects driver fatigue
SylvieBarak   10/29/2012 8:21:26 PM
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Question is.... how will it be used and by whom? If it's just to alert the driver that they should take a rest, that's fine... but if it's going to be used to spy on people who depend on driving as a livelihood, that's a little creepy.



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