WATCH | Sony unveils its Vision-S electric concept car
From the company that brings you the Playstation gaming system and hi-definition Bravia TV's, they are now dipping their foot in electric mobility.
Upon first glance the Vision-S looks similar to that of a Tesla and with it, they will demonstrate the contribution it intends to make to realise a highly advanced autonomous driving society.
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According to Sony, the sedan features a total of 33 sensors in order to detect and recognise people and objects inside and outside the car. Digital comfort is the algorithm here as the front seats face a panoramic screen while passengers can make use of an intuitive user interface.
An innovative new "Safety Cocoon" represents a safe-zone concept in which supports vehicle safety in various daily driving situations by detecting 360 degrees around the vehicle.
Image: Sony Europe
Some of the vehicle's other features include Solid State LiDAR which uses highly accurate distance measurement to gain a precise 3D grasp of real-life spaces, Sensor fusion technology which merges the capabilities of sensors of varied attributes to enable early and accurate recognition and Time-of-Flight (ToF) in-cabin sensing solutions use distance measurement technology to detect and recognize people and objects inside the car.
There has been no mention of mechanical specifications and power figures.
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Compiled by: Robin Classen