Presentation on theme: "Safe-Cyclist Project (Night-Rider)"— Presentation transcript:
1 Safe-Cyclist Project (Night-Rider) Anthony RoweAssistant Research ProfessorElectrical and Computer Engineering DepartmentCarnegie Mellon University
2 Is cycling safe? Yes and No 677 Killed in 2011 (32,367 by car) 2.17 per million riders (1.10 by car)72% Urban33% at Intersections53% during evening commute (4pm-12am)Average age for deaths 43Est. 48,000 Injured in 2011Average age for injury 32Many not reported
3 Lots of activity in this space… Hovding Airbag“Gadgets to Boost Bike Safety” - NYTHelios BarsSMART sensor helmetBLAZE Headlight
4 How can technology help? Crowd-Source Safe RoutesHazardous Zone DetectionPot hole, stressful roads, user labelsCollision AvoidanceSmart LightingAdaptive and reactiveAuto 911 for accidentsTraffic Law NotificationVideo Accident Logging
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