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Computers A garbled communication between 2 devices in a local area network (LAN) that results when both attempt to transmit data simultaneously; after colliding, each device waits for a period of time and retries; increased devices on a LAN increase the likelihood of collision
Obstetrics A mechanical obstruction to the birth of twins, such that the lay of one foetus impedes the engagement of the other; the most extreme collision is known as interlocking
Public health Road traffic accident/motor vehicle accident
Radiation physics The interaction between 2 particles—e.g., photons, atomic nuclei, electrons—during which energy, momentum, and charge may be altered

collision

Obstetrics A mechanical obstruction to the birth of twins, such that the lay of one fetus impedes the engagement of the other; the most extreme collision is known as interlocking, see there Public health Motor vehicle accident. See MVA.
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The worldwide collision avoidance systems market is expected to be driven by the growing focus of consumers and OEMs on safety features of vehicles, government regulations, influence of the New Car Assessment Programs (NCAPs), and encouragement from insurance companies by reducing the premium for vehicles installed with collision avoidance systems.
The growth of collision avoidance system market in other applications is expected to be rapid due to the significant demand for new fleet (aircraft, ships, and trains including rail network).
SNP defence spokesman Angus Robertson, whose Moray constituency contains RAF Lossiemouth where the Plane wreckage bought ashore two jets had been based, said: "It is scandalous the MOD committed to a Tornado collision avoidance system in the 1990s, but this was not installed in time to potentially avert the fatal 2012 crash and is still not in use.
The report covers the current scenario and the growth prospects of the global collision avoidance system market for the period of 2015-2019.
Title: Srr/Hh65 Traffic Collision Avoidance System (Tcas I),
1 -- ran in Valley edition only) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's collision avoidance system is in the nose of a Proteus aircraft.
Complete report on collision avoidance system market spread across 79 pages, analyzing 4 major companies and supported with 48 data exhibits is now available at http://www.
The Traffic Collision Avoidance System monitors the airspace around an aircraft for other aircraft equipped with a corresponding active transponder which may present a threat of mid-air collision.
a leading provider of cellular based connected car solutions, have announced the integration of Mobileye's Collision avoidance system with Accel's VOYAGER connected car smartphone.
In the first collaboration of its kind with the Swedish government, Edwards researchers successfully tested the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto-GCAS), which pulls an airplane up if a pilot gets too close to the ground.
Dennis Sunshine, President and Chief Executive Officer of Orbit International, commented, "The current RCU configuration continues to include both Mode S, as well as Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System ("TCAS") software, which enables our unit to have multi-service program applications for the U.
Contract notice: supply and integration of an aircraft collision avoidance system, 8.

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