Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Toyota evolves the airbag

This should save some injuries - on slow crashes also ...

"Instead of getting your head biffed by one big airbag when you crash, Toyota’s new safety system takes the pressure off your poor melon.

If like us you’ve dinked your motor once (or three times), you’ll know that getting a face full of airbag isn’t quite as painless as having a party balloon bounced off your nose. So in a move to save your nose and neck from talking a pounding should you crash, Toyota’s new airbag system (pictured) distributes the impact via two airbags that fire most of the pressure onto your shoulders while still supporting your head."   continued ...   (Via T3)

Toyota Airbag - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

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