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German A; In-Vehicle Alcohol Detection; The Safety Network; pp. 14-15; Issue No. 2; 2018
Passive systems in vehicles that are designed to detect driver alcohol impairment have been under development for a number of years. One such research programme in the United States brings together government and industry to explore the feasibility, benefits, and the challenges associated with the use of such in-vehicle technologies.
Takata-TruTouch non-invasive alcohol sensing system using
near-infrared spectroscopy on the driver's finger
Les systèmes passifs embarqués dans les véhicules pour détecter l'alcool au volant sont en cours de développement depuis de nombreuses années. Entres autres, un programme de recherche aux États-Unis rassemble le gouvernement et l'industrie pour explorer la faisabilité, les avantages et les défis associés à l'utilisation de telles technologies embarquées.
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