Pioneer has augmented its lineup with a connected dual camera drive recorder with a driver monitoring function.
The system is able to detect drowsiness and driver distraction and according to the company, this feature will make it possible to monitor the state of the driver in real-time and provide improved assistance for safe driving. The company plans to introduce this product Japan this month.
The company has been offering an ADAS solution called Intelligent Pilot since April 2017. This is a driving assistance solution which aims to support safer driving through the use of its digital map-based accident risk prediction platform and connected IoT devices.
Main features are:
1) A driver monitoring function that detects driver drowsiness or distraction through an in-cabin camera& infra red sensors
-Drowsiness detection function
Through AI-based algorithms, metrics such as eyelid opening and closing times, blink frequencyand face inclination are detected to determine drowsiness in real-time and issue alerts.
-Distraction detection function
The face’s tilt angle and time is detected to determine inattentiveness in real-time and issue alerts.
2) Equipped with a safe driving assistance function that detects dangerous driving on the part of the driver through a forward camera
-Front Car Proximity Alert
Detects when the car in front in the same lane gets too close and alerts the driver.
-Lane Veering Detection Function
Detects when the car has veered to one side of the lane and alerts the driver.
3) Achieves advanced safe driving support
-Issues alerts and warnings based on accident risk prediction
Predicts the risk of an accident in real-time based on various data including digital maps, probe data, accident-prone spots and weather as well as driver tendencies, and alerts or warns the driver only when there is a high risk of an accident.
-YOUR SCORING, AI scoring feature
Uses digital map data and GPS location information to diagnose potential risks for each driver.
Source: Press Release