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Bicycle turn-indicator tail light is activated by shoulder-checking

While there are now quite a few turn-indicator bike lights on the market, their bar-mounted controls are just one more bit of clutter to manage. Eesen’s Shield tail light/turn indicator takes a different approach, as it’s activated with a turn of the head.

Hardware-wise, there are two parts to the Shield setup – a seatpost-mounted light, and a wirelessly linked motion sensor that’s mounted on the back of the rider’s third-party helmet.

The idea is that when the user turns their head to perform a shoulder check before turning, the helmet unit will detect that movement and automatically trigger the

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Tesla interior cameras aren’t activated in China, EV maker says

Cameras that are built into Tesla Inc.’s cars aren’t activated outside of North America, the electric-car maker’s Beijing unit said in a statement on the social media site Weibo Wednesday.

Even in the U.S., vehicle owners are able to choose freely whether or not they want to turn on their cameras, Tesla said, noting that it has a world-leading network security system to protect users’ privacy.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was forced to defend the company’s position on cameras last month after Bloomberg reported that its cars have been banned from Chinese military complexes and housing compounds because of concerns

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Tesla tells China car cameras not activated outside North America

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -Cameras in Tesla cars are not activated outside of North America, the U.S. automaker said on its Chinese social media page on Wednesday, seeking to assuage security concerns in the world’s biggest car market.

Tesla faces scrutiny in China where the military in March banned Tesla cars from entering its complexes, citing security concerns over cameras in its vehicles, sources told Reuters.

“Even in the United States, car owners can freely choose whether to turn on its (the camera system’s) use. Tesla is equipped with a network security system with world-leading security levels to ensure user privacy protection,”

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Tesla (TSLA) Car Cameras Not Activated in China or Outside North America

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Cameras that are built into Tesla Inc.’s cars aren’t activated outside of North America, the electric carmaker’s Beijing unit said in a statement on Weibo Wednesday.

Even in the U.S., vehicle owners are able to choose freely whether or not they want to turn on their cameras, Tesla said, noting that it has a world-leading network security system to protect users’ privacy.

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk was forced to defend

read more