Jennifer Healey

If cars could talk, accidents might be avoidable

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Filmed Jan 2013 at TED@Intel
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When we drive, we get into a glass bubble, lock the doors and press the accelerator, relying on our eyes to guide us — even though we can only see the few cars ahead of and behind us. But what if cars could share data with each other about their position and velocity, and use predictive models to calculate the safest routes for everyone on the road? Jennifer Healey imagines a world without car accidents.

Jennifer Healey
/ Research scientist

A research scientist at Intel, Jennifer Healey develops the mobile internet devices of the future.  Full bio.

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