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App to Driver: Get Ready to Roll!

By Philip E. Ross

Ah, the shame of it: There you are, vegetating in front of an apparently interminable red light, when suddenly you hear a honking sound from behind you. You idiot, you tell yourself (if others don’t tell you first)—the light’s changed to green.

It need never happen again. Now you can download a free app to your Android or iPhone system called EnLighten, from Connected Signals, of Eugene, Ore. In participating cities the app will predict about how much time a red light has left before turning green, then sound an alarm a second or two before it actually does, giving you the chance to focus.

Right now it works only in Eugene and Portland, Ore.; Arcadia and Walnut Creek, Calif.; Garland, Tex.; Salt Lake City, Provo, and Ogden, Utah; Las Vegas, Nev.; and Christchurt, New Zealand. Soon it will work in Palo Alto.  ….[Read more]

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