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21 April 2006 A technology roadmap for photonics in the automobile, part 1: innovative front lighting
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Innovations in photonics technology have the potential to revolutionize both the inside and the outside of the automobile, making driving, simpler, safer, and more economical. Some of the most interesting applications areas are: lighting, communications, night vision, display, entertainment, and controls. However, the commercialization of these technologies will depend on a number of factors: cost, proven improvements in safety, economy of operation, availability of mass-produced components with high uniformity and reliability, regulations, and standards. The automotive industry recognizes the utility of a roadmap to focus all players, from basic device manufacturing and component integrators, to set manufacturers and ultimately automotive assemblers. In this paper we report on progress on an important component of this roadmap concerning adaptive front-lighting systems (AFS).
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S. Berlitz, M. Grimm, K. Eichhorn, M. Goetz, P. Meyrueis, T. P. Pearsall, J. Reill, P. Repetto, and L. Tupinier "A technology roadmap for photonics in the automobile, part 1: innovative front lighting", Proc. SPIE 6198, Photonics in the Automobile II, 619804 (21 April 2006); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.671848
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