Imagine yourself sitting back, reading the morning newspaper and your emails, reviewing your stock portfolio and watching the morning news, and sipping on your coffee. Now imagine doing all this while your car is automatically driving you to your destination. While a completely automatic car is still far off, the “Electronic Revolution” has already begun to infiltrate the car.

This article describes the implementation of “vision” systems in the new generation of cars and how they improve safety on the highways.

Reprinted in its entirety from ARM IQ Vol. 4, No. 1, 2005