The time spent waiting on red lights are one of the worst things while you are driving. Sometimes you don’t notice them and when you do, they take forever to turn green. This can be very annoying and Audi believes that they found a solution.
The Traffic Light Information is designed for detecting red lights and letting you know how long it will take before they turn green. This innovation was made with the help of Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada. The Traffic Light Information is a vehicle-to-infrastructure communication.
This tech can be added to a vehicle, especially new innovative ones which support this kind of connection. The Traffic Light Information is a technology that was built because of the partnership between Nevada and Audi. This is why this technology is now available in Las Vegas.
People who tested this feature found out that it simply notifies the Audi Virtual Cockpit when to stop and how much time it takes until the vehicle can start again. The feature has a special timer which mentions how many minutes the driver has to wait until starting the cars.
An interesting fact about this technology is that everything is in real time. This is because the Traffic Light Information feature communicates with the traffic management center with a 4G LTE connection. This means that the information about the red lights is taken at the same moment and it is correct.
This is a great feature, especially for busy people who don’t have the time to stare at a red light while waiting for it to turn green. Those who tested the innovation mentioned that they only looked at the timer and they knew if they had time to check on something else while waiting at the red light.
The timer disappears when there are only 4 seconds before the lights turn green. This was designed to let people focus on turning the car on and driving away. This is also interesting because many people don’t pay attention to the light and when it turns green they are getting honked by those who wait for the driver to start the car. This will get rid of people who will honk at you while you are trying to start the car.
The Traffic Light Information also shows if somebody has time to go through an intersection. The technology calculates your speed and how long it takes you to get to the intersection. If you don’t have time, a timer will appear, if you have time, nothing will happen.
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