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What factors contribute to a 5-star Euro NCAP rating?

Stars are awarded based on points scored in four assessment boxes: Adult Occupant Protection, Child Occupant Protection, Pedestrian Protection and Safety Assist. Details on how individual boxes are assessed are listed in their respective Assessment Protocols which can be found on Euro NCAP’s website. A vehicle’s score from each box is then divided by the …

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Tecnologia australiana de detecção de fadiga deve crescer no Brasil

 A Optalert, criadora da escala de sono Epworth, prevê ampliar em 20% suas vendas no País, aproveitando os investimentos em segurança do trabalho realizados pelas mineradoras brasileiras. A tecnologia, utilizada até pela Agência Espacial Americana (NASA), proporciona monitoramento de alta precisão em complexas atividades   Oferecer óculos que salvam vidas. É essa a proposta da Optalert, …

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Prof Matthew Kiernan

Global Neurology Expert Joins the Board of World’s Leading Drowsiness & Alertness Detection Company, Optalert

Optalert, the world’s leader in drowsiness and alertness detection, today welcomed Professor Matthew Kiernan as a new Non- Executive Director of its board. Professor Matthew Kiernan is Co-Director of the Brain and Mind Centre, focusing on discovery and translation and President of the Brain Foundation, funding world-class research into neurological disorders, brain disease and brain injuries. He …

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What is the Euro NCAP?

Based in Leuven, Belgium, the European New Car Assessment Programme (or Euro NCAP) is a European rating system designed to help inform consumers about the safety aspects of a vehicle. Vehicles are put through a battery of tests and evaluated using a 5-star rating system (with 5 being the highest) to indicate a model’s safety …

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Australia’s NRMA applauds new Driver Monitoring Solutions

The NRMA is Australia’s largest member organisation and has been providing roadside assistance for the past 100 years. Driver safety is permanently top of mind for the organisation and its members. NRMA is an investor in Optalert, developers of the world’s leading algorithm to quantify deterioration in cognitive brain function due to drowsiness – The …

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Optalert Pushes Further into Medtech, Appointing Experienced Technology Commercialisation Specialist, Christine Cussen to its Board.

Tuesday, 14 September 2021 Optalert, the world’s leader in drowsiness and alertness detection, today appointed Non-executive Director Ms Christine Cussen to its board.  Ms Cussen has a long and distinguished career with decades of executive and board experience across diverse industry sectors in listed, private and government sectors including global pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical, industrial, and …

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Direct Mapping to the KSS

Within the European Union’s (GSR (EU) 2019/2144) definition, a Driver Drowsiness and Attention Warning (DDAW) system may provide a warning to the driver at a KSS (Karolinska Sleepiness Scale) level of 7 and must provide a warning at a KSS level of 8 or above. The regulation allows the use of alternative measurements to the subjective …

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