DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – Florida-based company Intercore and Montreal-based SRG International announced today that a new driver alertness detection system is available for purchase after nearly 12 years of research.
The new system is called DADS (Driver Alertness Detection System) and is a real-time monitoring and warning system that helps drivers prevent accidents caused by distractions, lack of alertness and driver fatigue.
“We are excited to be bringing DADS™ to the market with consumer and commercial versions, offering both sectors a simple, highly effective way to detect fatigue and distractions while driving. The DADS service alerts drivers and dispatchers to unsafe driver conditions to help avert tragedies and disasters on our roadways,” said James F. Groelinger, InterCore’s CEO. “It is the first solution that provides advance warnings of fatigue for all drivers – commercial fleets, mass transit operators, commuters, young drivers, and everything in between.”
The system uses technology, like a Bluetooth camera to assess the stages of alertness in drivers. When the system deems a driver is distracted or they are not paying attention, the driver is alerted with audible and visual signals. Notifications are also sent to dispatch centers.
Intercore says because of how early the alerts are sent (up to two hours before a driver’s alertness is reduced to the point where sleep is a possibility) DADS helps avert accidents and saves lives.
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