Any device marked by physical safety ramifications for individuals
other than the informed operator(s) and, if applicable, informed staff
and/or passenger(s), and not principally known as a computer must,
upon failure of an embedded computer, exhibit a non-catastrophic
fallback behavior through mechanical or macroelectrical means, usually
permitting safe immobilization/neutralization. Primary examples are
automobiles, airplanes, trains, traffic lights, and any system where
hazardous (toxic, caustic, explosive, extremely hot or cold, extremely
high or low pressure, infectious, or radioactive) substances or
fast-moving, violent, or destructive mechanics (turbines, flywheels,
pile drivers, etc.) are handled under computer control.
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