May 30, 2011

Ford Adds Heartbeat Monitoring Seat

What seems like a usable concept may in fact have the opposite effect. In a partnering of Ford European Research and RWTH Aachen University in Germany, engineers developed a car seat that monitors the driver's heartbeat. The S-Max seat contains 6 embedded electrode sensors that can detect irregular activity. Let's look at this for a second. Driver has heart condition, gets caught up in traffic and develops road rage. Which is worse, the road rage or some alert letting him/her know you are about to have a heart attack?

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at May 30, 2011 10:20 AM

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