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Jennifer Healey: If cars could talk, accidents might be avoidable

Jennifer Healey is a research scientist at Intel who develops the mobile internet devices of the future.

Jennifer Healey is a A research scientist at Intel who develops the mobile internet devices of the future. Featured image: The Audi RSQ sports coupé from the 2004 film I, Robot, envisioned as being motivated by spherical “wheels. Credit: TED/Florian

FILMED APR 2013 • POSTED APR 2013 • TED@Intel

TED presents Jennifer Healey who propose cars should share data with each other; Since when we drive, we get into a glass bubble, lock the doors and press the accelerator, relying on our eyes to guide us — even though we can only see the few cars ahead of and behind us. But what if cars could share data with each other about their position and velocity, and use predictive models to calculate the safest routes for everyone on the road?

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