31 May '16, 12pm

Google Patents 'Sticky' Hood For Pedestrian Accidents - Hybrid Cars News

Google Patents 'Sticky' Hood For Pedestrian Accidents - Hybrid Cars News

Google has patented a novel way to prevent pedestrian injuries, and time will tell whether this idea will stick. Ever trying new things, the Internet giant and autonomous car pioneer has received a patent for a design that adheres an impacted pedestrian to the hood of self-driving cars, preventing the person from being thrown back onto the road in the event of a collision. Even in the future world of self-driving cars equipped with sensors so they can avoid obstacles far better than human drivers, Google foresees the inevitable will happen: accidents involving pedestrians. SEE ALSO: Google Builds Its Own Self-Driving Car The published technology awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has illustrations showing the front bumper, hood and side panels of the car will be covered with a sticky coating. “The front region of the vehicle may be coated with a specia...

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Microsoft sells patents to Xiaomi, builds 'long...

reuters.com 01 Jun '16, 12am

SINGAPORE Software maker Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O ) is selling about 1,500 of its patents to Chinese device maker Xiaomi [XT...

Microsoft sells patents to Xiaomi, builds 'long-term partnership': SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Software maker Micro...

Microsoft sells patents to Xiaomi, builds 'long...

reuters.com 01 Jun '16, 12am

SINGAPORE Software maker Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O ) is selling about 1,500 of its patents to Chinese device maker Xiaomi [XT...

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spectrum.ieee.org 02 Jun '16, 3pm

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pddnet.com 03 Jun '16, 11pm

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