Smart Car Technology


Answer A :
The TravTek navigationsystem is installed in 100 Oldsmobile Toronados, the
visual part of the system is a computer monitor. Through detailed colour maps,
it leads the driver through the town. The map changes all the time, cause a
computer connected to a navigation-satellite, and with a magnetic compass
installed, calculates the fastest or easiest way to your destination. When
yellow circles appear in a particular place on the screen, it means that there
is traffic jam here, or there has been an accident on the spot. The computer
receives this information from the Traffic Management Centre, and it quickly
points an alternative route out.

b: The driver interact with the system ...

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through the traffic. The computer always knows
where you are, and the navigation system makes it impossible to get lost in the
traffic, unless you really want to, and deliberately make the wrong turns. It
also guides you past traffic jams and problems who might crop up around an
accident. In a town where you have never been, you will quickly be able to find
your way to hotels, restaurants, sports arenas, shops and much more, just by
looking through the various menus of the TravTek.

d: The text definitely prefers the accuracy of the computer to the insecurity
and misunderstandings who occur between two persons. The passage from line 54
and down clearly shows the point of view (quote): "...a guy on the gas station
who, asked for directions, drawls: "Bee Line Expressway? Ummmm. I think you go
up here about four miles and take a right, or maybe a left..."" The guy at the
gas station are described as the incompetent fool who actually have no idea
where he is himself... and his ...

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