This is the kind of stuff that makes me all kinds of happy. Imagine if every car on the road is a node sending out status “tweets” 10 times a second to all cars in the vicinity allowing all cars to be aware of each other. These are the kinds of things that will save nearly 40,000 lives a year. This is health.

Ford, today, showed off a new set of technologies that will enable cars to talk to each other, helping to reduce crashes and maybe help with other things, like help with fuel economy. Here Michael Shulman, technical leader in Ford’s Active Safety Research and Innovation gives us a demo of the tech.

 (by Scobleizer)