An automatic braking system is a critical component of vehicle safety technology and part of the ADAS ecosystem. It often works with other technologies like pre-collision systems and adaptive cruise control. It is engineered to avert potential collisions or mitigate the impact by slowing down the vehicle when a collision seems imminent. It employs a combination of sensors, such as radar, video, infrared, or ultrasonic, to detect potential obstacles ahead of the vehicle. Once an object is identified, the system engages the brake control to prevent or lessen a collision’s severity.
Despite variances in technology across different car manufacturers, the commonality of these systems lies in the use of sensory input. Depending on the manufacturer, these systems may utilize laser, radar, or video data to ascertain if any objects are present in the vehicle’s path. For instance, the system continually monitors traffic ahead and evaluates collision risks.Read More