Mercedes Benz Uses Its Cameras To Stabilize The Road So You Won't Feel A Bump (Video)
Sep 27, 2013 17:54
Some of the tech in cars these days are just jaw dropping. The latest Mercedes-Benz S-Class uses its new Magic Body Control feature that will stabilize the road you drive on. With this you may never feel another bump again.
So how does it work? Cameras of course! It combines them with the use of an adaptive suspension system. It will scan the road's surface 50 feet ahead in real time at the speeds of 80mph (128km/h) to analyze the surface condition. After that, its suspension system will adjust itself right as the car is driving on an uneven road, giving you a truly smooth ride.
The system recognizes obstacles at 3mm so the whole thing is very detailed. What a feat indeed. Perfect for our pothole laden roads. [MercedesBenz TV via Viral Viral Videos]
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