Bosch has developed a system of salvation Pedestrian

Bosch is provided an electronic system to protect pedestrians - Electronic Pedestrian Protection (EPP). It consists of an acceleration sensor installed in the front of the car and the electronic control unit.

In the case of hitting a pedestrian or a cyclist, hood of the car under the influence of pyro fraction of a second to rise up. This provides a large area of the collision and more effective zone of deformation, reducing the risk of injury from the impact of the human body on the rigid structure of the engine compartment.

According Hergerta Bernd (Bernd Hergert), head of the department to protect pedestrians Corporation Bosch, two cars with the system of EPP already in production.

next stage of development will be the airbags to protect pedestrians.

Recall that the company Robert Bosch GmbH is a sponsor of the stabilization of motion - ESP, which it developed jointly with Mercedes-Benz.

5 January 2008 | administration, bosch, epp, part, pedestrian, protection, sensor, system

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