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Carnegie Mellon's Smart Headlight System Will Have Drivers Seeing Through the Rain


July 9, 2012

News thumbnail of car and headlights Drivers can struggle to see when driving at night in a rainstorm or snowstorm, but a smart headlight system invented by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute can improve visibility by constantly redirecting light to shine between particles of precipitation. The system, demonstrated in laboratory tests, prevents the glare that occurs when headlight beams are reflected by precipitation back toward the driver. Full Story

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