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Advanced pre-collision safety system in 2014 Lexus LS helps avoid frontal collisions

Advanced pre-collision safety system in 2014 Lexus LS helps avoid frontal collisions 28 November 2013 The Lexus flagship 2014 LS sedan offers an Advanced Pre-Collision System (A-PCS) with collision avoidance assist designed to detect obstacles and bring the car to a full stop if needed. This system is designed to assist the driver in avoiding or mitigating collisions with vehicles and pedestrians under a wide range of city and highway speeds, by day or night. A-PCS includes a system that combines information from millimeter wave radar, near infrared projectors and a stereo camera to help sense a wide range of obstacles with by day or night. Because some pedestrian collisions occur after dark, the A-PCS night detection capabilities are key enhancements to the effectiveness of this system. The system provides enhanced recognition logic for analyzing images from stereo camera...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2013/11/20131128-lexusapc...

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