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Driver assistance through lighting
Published June 04, 2001 by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in United States
Headlamps are the primary active safety device for over 25% of the vehicle operating time. During twilight and night the driver relies on the headlamps for safe guidance, that is for both visual tracking and obstacle detection. The dynamic nature of driving requires adaptive lighting. Technology can supply practical solutions now. The paper describes both the new qualities and the underlying technologies of adaptive headlamps.