A report from The Huffington Post provides details on the drowsy driving prevention device Vigo, a Bluetooth headset that monitors a driver’s alertness.

A team of young entrepreneurs are leading the charge to combat drowsy driving with Vigo, a Bluetooth headset that monitors your alertness and stimulates you when you start to fall asleep.

By tracking eye and head motion, Vigo uses a combination of audio alerts and vibrations to wake up the driver if needed.

Drowsy driving and falling asleep at the wheel cause an estimated 1.2 million crashes and mishaps per year, leading to 8,000 deaths and 500,000 injuries annually.

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