Magneti Marelli to reveal advanced self-driving car lighting tech at CES
Magneti Marelli, an automotive industry manufacturer specializing in high-tech solutions, will attend the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Las-Vegas with the next generation of its Smart Corner headlight tech. The new headlights can be retrofitted with all kinds of sensors, radars and cameras to assist the autonomous vehicle.
The same lighting solutions can be used in regular cars as well as self-driving ones. The Smart Corner tech provides for individual turning on/off of each individual LED matrix cells, has automatic light flow control and can double as an all-round camera view system.
Magneti Marelli isn’t the only company on the market pursuing advanced lighting solutions. Many major car manufacturers consider this direction a high R&D priority. For instance, Volkswagen has recently unveiled a LED light concept made up of 30,000 individual LED ‘pixels’ that can be used to project any kind of image onto the road surface. A similar tech has previously been revealed by Mercedes.
Reporter Sergei Musa