Subaru updates Eyesight Driver Assistance System

System helps drivers avoid accidents by applying the brakes

Jan 24 2014, 10:56am CST | by

Subaru updates Eyesight Driver Assistance System
Subaru

Subaru has announced that it has made a significant update to the EyeSight driver assistance system. This system uses two cameras that are mounted in the top of the windshield. These cameras look ahead of the vehicle for other cars and obstacles.

The new system uses color stereo cameras and has a 40% longer and wider detection range. The new system is able to work at a higher speed difference than the older version supporting a 30mph speed difference between the Subaru and cars in front of it.

When the system detects an impending collision, it is able to apply the brakes. It will also warn if the driver veers out of their lane. The EyeSight system has been available for two years on Subaru models. The new cameras are not only better performing, but are also 15% smaller than previous versions.

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Mazda Rotary to Become Turbocharged
Mazda Rotary to Become Turbocharged
The engineers at Mazda are reportedly working on a possibility of a high-revving rotary engine on track.
 
 
2016 Ferrari FF Teased Before 2016 Geneva Motor Show
2016 Ferrari FF Teased Before 2016 Geneva Motor Show
The teaser for Ferrari FF shows an updated front with slimmer headlights resembling silver eyebrows.
 
 
Honda to Sale Hybrid Odyssey Absolute only in Japan
Honda to Sale Hybrid Odyssey Absolute only in Japan
The 2 new affordable priced models will be the latest additions to the Honda Odyssey line-up.
 
 
Audi E-Tron Quattro Coming in 2018
Audi E-Tron Quattro Coming in 2018
Audi plans to move forward with its electric mobility venture with the development of a site in Belgium.