Onboard vehicle cameras to detect speed limit in 2008



In undisclosed models in 2008, German electronics giant Siemens AG will roll out (sorry) cars with onboard cameras that read speed limit signs and beam a chastising message on the windscreen. Those with cruise control enabled may find it automatically kicking the speed down to the legal maximum. ‘Our aim is more comfort for the driver,’ Siemens spokesman Pflug says, ‘who also likes to drive.’ [GT]

Cars to automatically detect speed limit

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