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Funding for safety project

A €3 million international research project to create multi-processor micro-chips able to operate in-car systems simultaneously, increasing their speed and efficiency, has received a boost.
The European Union is providing €2 million towards the cost of the Merasa project, which involves Britain’s Rapita Systems; Honeywell in the Czech Republic; the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre; Augsburg University, Germany; and the Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse.
The multi-processor chips will help speed anti-lock braking systems and optimise fuel consumption controls.

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