3D printed ‘Ghostbuster’ catches cars driving the wrong way, alerts other drivers & police

3D printed 'Ghostbuster' catches cars driving the wrong way, alerts other drivers & police

Three engineers from Germany’s Saarland University have used 3D printing to develop the “Ghostbuster,” a sensor system that alerts drivers if a vehicle is driving into oncoming traffic. The system can also automatically alert the authorities, leading to safer roads. Benjamin Kirsch, Daniel Gillo, and Julian Neu with their 3D printed traffic safety system In the German language, the word “Geisterfahrer” literally means “ghost driver.” It has no English equivalent, and might therefore prove a stumbling block for Anglophones trying to learn German. What could it mean? Ghouls in ghostly vehicles? A slang term for Tesla’s autopilot system? A […]

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