Autonomous cars, driver distraction, and traffic signals for color-blind drivers are just some of the many topics to be discussed at a meeting of international experts on vision and driving, coming to metro Detroit.
The Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology (DIO) is holding its bi-annual research congress on September 16 - 18 at The Henry, 300 Town Center Drive, Fairlane Plaza, in Dearborn.
The Eye, The Brain, & The Auto is dedicated to improving the understanding of the relationship between vision and driving. At this collaborative event, the DIO brings together more than 30 authorities from the auto industry and the visual research world.
Lawrence Smythe. Ed.D. principal engineer, Human Engineering, Nissan Technical Center, N.A., Farmington Hills, and Lawrence Burns, Ph.D., are the keynote speakers. Smythe is speaking on the importance of vision research even after the full implementation of autonomous vehicles. Burns' topic is Transforming Personal Mobility.
Panelists for the event are coming from across the U.S., Europe, and Asia include: