Monday, May 08, 2006

Car seat aims to lessen collision injuries

New advacements in car seat safety ...

"A new car seat can help cut down on collision injuries.

The auto-tilting car seat is the product of American Ergonomics, makers of the Ergomax office chair, and uses the company's Counter-Balanced Motion technology. After a large series of tests involving dummies (not real people like some other manufacturers), the company has predicted that the CBM seat could reduce head injuries by 30 percent and leg injuries by 70 percent.

The CBM seat keeps the head from being thrown forward into the windshield while also folding the legs underneath the person a bit, working in harmony with the safety belt. In addition, the time to impact for the face into the airbag is expanded. The final result is, the company believes, higher safety standards."   continued ...   (Via Mobile Magazine)

Automobile Seat - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

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