Category: Automotive Technology and Gadgets

First Steps Toward Drone Traffic Management

drones traffic monitoring

NASA recently successfully demonstrated rural operations of its unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) traffic management (UTM) concept, integrating operator platforms, vehicle performance and ground infrastructure. The next steps involve further validation through Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) test sites. “UTM is designed to enable safe low-altitude civilian UAS operations by providing pilots information needed to maintain separation…

Escort Passport Max vs. Valentine One

Valentine One Radar Detector

Eric Tingwall caranddriver.com Valentine One Radar Detector Escort Passport Max We live in a world increasingly polluted by radar. Automatic doors, traffic-measuring devices, adaptive cruise control, and blind-spot-monitoring ­systems can all emit the same frequencies used by law-enforcement agencies. To avoid the roadside tax collector while traveling at a brisk pace, radar-detector users need to…

Smart Radars Installed in Sharjah to Collar Bad Drivers

Smart Radar in Sharjah

Ramona Ruiz August 22, 2016 thenational.ae ABU DHABI // Police forces across the country are increasingly turning to technology to enforce the rules of the road and hand out penalties for poor and dangerous driving. Ten new radar systems that detect, photograph and fine drivers who overtake on or use the hard shoulder were switched…

Five Best Car Smartphone Mounts

iOttie Easy One Touch 2

lifehacker.com Alan Henry Finding the perfect mount for your smartphone in your car can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. There are tons of options. Some flat out cheap, others pricey and heavy with widgets and features you may not need. Then there are others that are just right. This week we’re…

Best Dash Cams of 2016

dash cam

dashcamtalk.com July 21, 2016 We constantly get questions on what camera is best for certain situations.  For 2016, we believe these are the best cameras available depending on your specific need. Q. I am looking for the cheapest dash cam? A. Anything under $40 is typically poor quality. The minimum camera you should be looking…

Bad Drivers Are About to Be Outed by a Dashcam App

Dash Cam

Startup Nexar aims to profile bad drivers and warn you about them before you encounter them on the road. https://www.technologyreview.com by Rachel Metz June 23, 2016 I’d rather be sitting in the car with Eran Shir than driving the car in front of him, especially if I’m doing something I shouldn’t be while behind the…