Mercedes-Benz S-Class stability system uses sensors, stereo camera (w/ Video)

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Mercedes-Benz S-Class

stability uses sensors, stereo (w/ Video)

Sep 28, 2013 by Nancy

( —This week automaker Mercedes-Benz put the world on to its latest ride control in an entertainment-focused ad effort starring not luxury sedans. The result is many bloggers are talking a lot the chickens. The ad promoting the new 2014 cars breaks the auto advertising mold, in a move to a ad-inducing stare at an animal

In this instance, the chickens are as metaphor for the feature called Ride Control. This a stabilized ride that has compared to a magic carpet The ad, though, had no signs of royal on wheels racing on empty or pulling up to opera houses.

the ad showed elegant white-gloved moving live chickens in disco moves set to a Diana song. Their bodies made to move about in all while their heads remained immobile. Reports on the ad week were sure to the reason the chicken’s head not move while the body and that is due to the vestibulo-ocular reflex, chickens to keep their stationary, a novel curiosity to the observer, even as their are lifted and moved around.

The chicken viewing experience is to be a metaphor for the wonders of a technology in a suspension system that the driver will experience at all times. The wheels take the and contours of the road while the and the chassis stay stable.

According to the company, Magic Control combines the advantages of the suspension system Active Control (ABC) with the Surface Scan function– a camera that scans the ahead and registers the road and its condition.

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The system works through magnetic dampers, and the pair of located at the top of the windshield, which go to to scan the road for any imperfections. locate lumps and bumps and that data to the suspension to make sure that have the best possible

Suspension undergoes adjustments of times per second to soak up the and potholes. According to reports, the can scan a road’s surface 49 ahead in real time moving along, to assess conditions.

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The aspect of our suspension system is we now use stereo cameras to scan the surface in real time, up to meters ahead of the vehicle, to the Mercedes spokesman in another video that does not any animals. The function is known as the surface scan, he said. The cameras measure the height of with a precision of three or better and at speeds of up to a hundred per hour.

He said the whole idea Magic Body Control is to drivers to experience as little of the surface as they want. means you glide over the surface as if you were on a magic

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