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Have you ever found yourself driving behind a semi-trailer truck? If you’re on a single-lane highway or road, it can be a nightmare. Even though the truck is driving relatively slowly, you cannot overtake it due to its size, and because you cannot see what is happening in front of the truck.

 However, Samsung has developed a solution that may make this problem a thing of the past.

The Safety Truck consists of a wireless camera attached to the front of the truck, which is connected to a video wall made out of four exterior monitors located on the back of the truck. The monitors give drivers behind the truck a view of what is going on ahead, even in the dark of night. This allows drivers to have a better view when deciding whether it is safe to overtake. Another advantage of the Safety Truck is that it may reduce the risk of accidents caused by sudden braking or animals crossing the road.

The next step is to perform the corresponding tests in order to comply with the existing national protocols and obtain the necessary permits and approvals

 

read more:

http://global.samsungtomorrow.com/the-safety-truck-could-revolutionize-road-safety/

http://www.theverge.com/2015/6/21/8820059/samsung-road-safety-truck-prototype

read more (in french): http://www.industrie-techno.com/samsung-rend-les-camions-transparents-ou-presque.38922