The combination of ADAS and thermal imaging technology could allow longer detection distances, and possess the ability to identify the type of object - human, animal or inanimate. It is also unaffected by glare, total darkness or other harsh environment such as dust, smoke, snow, fog, etc.

What's more, the infrared detector can be used to sense the active status of driver and passengers, such as managing the vehicle's HVAC system to adjust heating and ventilation accordingly, or adapting the driver's monitoring system to avoid leaving pets or babies in the car.