Apple applied for a new patent of Apple car to recognize traffic gestures

The vehicle can recognize the traffic commander's posture and command related to traffic diversion, including stop, slow down or turn. The vehicle may be equipped with a command confirmation device to confirm the traffic commander's command for traffic diversion. Once detected and determined, the information collected from traffic commanders "can be shared with other vehicles and devices or stored in a database," the patent says.


It is mentioned in the patent that with the improvement of vehicle safety and the rise of automatic navigation and control of vehicles, various types of remote sensing equipment installed on vehicles are becoming more and more popular, and the automatic navigation and control system can process the data collected by sensors. Driverless vehicle system usually occurs in unexpected traffic conditions, the system can not solve the problem of accidental traffic diversion, in this case, pedestrians may manually guide the traffic.