How to avoid car suffocation using monitoring systems?

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In recent years, there have been an increasing number of incidents that result in people and children suffocating while they are resting in cars, which has caused hardship to several families.

The enclosed space in the automobile will cause heat exhaustion, overheating, dehydration, asphyxia, and perhaps death for those who are within. A system with detection and execution capabilities is therefore crucial.

Currently, the pertinent study on the identification of passengers in a vehicle can only identify passengers who are actively moving, not those who are idling.

The anti-suffocation monitoring system in vehicles uses a dual microprocessor with low power consumption, along with a power management programme, and is outfitted with a carbon dioxide sensor, a temperature sensor, and a camera. It uses little power and can identify passengers who are both sleeping and staying in the vehicle at the same time.

In light of the two scenarios of people sleeping and remaining in the automobile at the same time, the system may successfully address the deficiencies of the existing study.

You would experience suffocation if your automobile was locked for 30 minutes. According to Somendro Mohan Ghos, an automotive specialist and environmental campaigner, this is because there isn’t any fresh air inside the parked car, and what you breathe in is essentially carbon dioxide.

He said that because the car’s air conditioning draws fresh air from the outside, it doesn’t happen when the vehicle is moving.

When there is traffic, the system absorbs dirty air from other cars, increasing the danger of carbon monoxide poisoning the car’s passengers within the cabin.