8/25/2006

NEC Electronics launches image chips for cars

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 11:33 pm

apanese microchip maker NEC Electronics Corp. began shipping image detection chips for cars on Friday, with the first going into a Toyota Motor Corp. Lexus model to be launched this fall.

The new Lexus LS460 with the image processors will automatically slam on the brakes a split second before hitting a pedestrian or vehicle and prevent a collision or reduce impact.

 

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