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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The companys technology integrates military grade security and encryption with banking grade black-box technology, with their products being sold to governments and private companies across the world.
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.
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.
In your story on automotive black-box technology in the October issue, I have to agree with New York Times columnist William Safire--I don't want a car that rats on me.
Less-qualified personnel will be performing this testing due to black-box technology.
Clearly, developing a business partnership with L-3, the worldwide leader in black-box technology, solidifies our leadership role in this market.