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Is driver health in the hands of smart seats?

Ford has been working on an intelligent seat that can analyse the health of the driver, and even predict a heart attack

Driver safety is one of the most important factors in designing a vehicle. Intelligent active safety systems help to prevent a crash before it happens by recognising threats outside of the car, and passive safety systems are in place to protect the occupants if a crash cannot be avoided. But what if the driver next to you suddenly has a heart attack?

Ford has been working on an intelligent seat that can predict if the driver is about to suffer a heart attack, and safely bring the vehicle to a stop.

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