black-box technology

black-box technology

A generic term for a “black box” or telematics device in one’s car which, by monitoring unsafe activity—e.g., sudden braking or cornering—provides feedback to both driver and insurer, which can be used to increase safe driving practices and calculate future insurance premiums.
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It recommended the use of black-box technology that is used in planes and cars to record critical data on the amount of oxygen, methane, carbon monoxide and coal dust in the underground mines.
Smartphone applications, with GPS, already in widespread use, may offer a less expensive alternative to black-box technology but deliver similar data without investment in hardware.
The 'Driving ECO2nomy' scheme' will utilise black-box technology to evaluate a driver's skill and then, after eco-driving training, show the fuel saving possibility.
Quite how that would work with motorists from outside of the region, who presumably would not have the black-box technology in their cars, when they wanted to visit or drive through the West Midlands is far from clear.
The ultimate in black-box technology, Portware Strategy Server allows users to create sophisticated, high-performance trading strategies and algorithms to completely automate all trading operations.
NORWICH Union's pilot scheme for pay-as-you-drive insurance via black-box technology makes enormous sense.
No hazardous chemicals, rods, high voltage, or black-box technology are required, and the bimetallic process media is 100% recyclable.
Less-qualified personnel will be performing this testing due to black-box technology.