Watch Your Car's Blind Spots with a Low-Cost tinyML System

Of all the causes of automobile accidents, crashes that occur due to blind spots stand out as having significant potential to be remedied through technology.  The need for a solution is apparent, with over 840,000 blind spot-related accidents — which lead to 300 deaths — occurring each year in the United States alone. While the area of a blind spot varies depending on the type of vehicle, all vehicles have blind spots. These areas to the sides of a car that cannot be seen in the rearview mirror or side mirrors present a risk not only to the driver, but also to nearby motorists and pedestrians.

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