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This Clever Augmented Reality System Lets Drivers See Through Cars

It is hard to imagine, but there was once a time when cars didn’t come equipped with rearview mirrors. In fact, it wasn’t until 1916 that the simple, yet game-changing invention became standard, making it easy for drivers to safely weave through traffic—except, of course, in those situations when they’re stuck behind a slow moving cargo truck on a two-lane road. Too bad there wasn’t also a way to see ahead of these road turtles to determine when it would be safe to pass.Today, it’s 100 percent possible, and to prove it, researcher Michel Ferreira of the University of Porto in Portugal has developed a technology that seems to magically let you

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24 Oct
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24 Oct
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