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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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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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Interview with Dylan Young – Race Car Driver, Safety Advocate and Optalert Ambassador

  Motor racing is both a physically challenging and mentally demanding sport.  Its associated with a high degree of safety risk for drivers, whereby the slightest error could lead to fatal consequences.   Drowsiness and inattentiveness are amongst the most dangerous risks faced by any driver, yet alone a race car driver who’s preparing to be …

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Optalert named in Top 5 Global Driver Monitoring Startups Automotive

  Top 5 Out Of 200 Driver Monitoring Startups In Automotive StartUs INSIGHTS article: We analyzed 200 Driver Monitoring startups in the automotive industry. Sighthound, Optalert, CardioID, Edge3, and Sober Steering are our 5 picks to watch out for. To learn more about the global distribution of these 5 and 195 more startups, check out …

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