Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology

  • To Prevent Theft: Car Seat Identifies Drivers Sitting Down

    To Prevent Theft: Car Seat Identifies Drivers Sitting Down

    A group of researchers at the Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology in Tokyo has developed a car seat [JP, PDF] that can identify drivers when sitting down. The trick is that the system measures the pressure people apply on the seat through a set of 360 sensors. Each sensor is measuring pressure by its own and sends the information to a laptop, which aggregates the information to show… Read More