Cars will soon be able to keep you from falling asleep behind the wheel

While Google is certain of the future with driverless vehicles, a trend of improving the driver is emerging. Soon, cars will come with a built-in system that will keep an eye out for a dozy driver.

Seeing Machines, a company based in the Australian capital of Canberra, has created a compact system of monitoring the driver. Using infrared lights and built-in cameras, the devices capture images and extracts relevant information from the photos. At 60 frames per second, an on-board program will calculate your head’s position and where your eyes are looking.

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