[ntp:questions] Re: First Galileo satellite launched

David Schwartz davids at webmaster.com
Sat Dec 31 02:16:00 UTC 2005


"Wolfgang S. Rupprecht" 
<wolfgang+gnus20051230T161102 at dailyplanet.dontspam.wsrcc.com> wrote in 
message news:878xu2umra.fsf at bonnet.wsrcc.com...

> If low-cost GPS's had similar accuracies I imagine we'd start seeing
> self-steering cars where you'd drive a route once and the car along
> with forward collision sensors could steer the same route for you from
> then on.  (If not that, at least blare out a loud warning if you are
> drifting out of the lane without blinking etc.)  I recall driving in
> snow storms in white-out conditions in New England when such sensors
> would have been quite handy.

    Even if not, an alarm that could sound if you were a few feet out of 
your lane wouldn't be such a bad idea.

    DS





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