Cars are getting modernized and automated. In the series of modernization, Jaguar has always brought hi-tech cars with advanced features and providing best facility to its customers. Vehicles can help you navigate, find its own way detect when you text and drive, and automatically drive itself. Now the cars could also act as mobile meteorological stations and detect weather and take actions accordingly.
About the Technology
Jaguar Land Rover, as per patent filed is developing a technology which will shut or open sunproof automatically close windows or turn on heating by detecting the change in weather. Not just that, the adjustment has been made with safety features of the cars like brakes, traction control and windscreen wiper setting as per the data received.
The technology being developed will use a suite of air pressure, humidity, and light sensor to predict and detect the change in weather. It will also receive information from GPS and determine if there are likely weather changes along the route. Such technology could be very useful in mountainous region and weather changes quickly.
The Patent said that the forecast may be a forecast likelihood of rain. The forecast may indicate whether there is the predetermined likelihood of the one or more weather conditions, such as rain, within a predetermined period of time, such as 5 minutes, although it will be realized that the other time period may be used.The vehicle may advantageously adapt to local weather condition it said. The vehicle may advantageously adapt to local weather condition it said further. According to the patent, JLR car can be better than the meteorological departments as it will access the local conditions.