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When you are driving, you’ve probably had a few mishaps with the “blindspot” where you barely avoid hitting someone when changing lanes. This maker decided that this was an easy problem to fix so they created a custom BlindSpot Detection System using an ATmega169 and a high intensity infrared light to detect approaching cars. Does it work? Well he says you probably shouldn’t rely on it over your instincts, but at least it’s a step in the right direction.

In-Vehicle Blind Spot Detection System