OOPOOut-of-Position Occupant (airbag studies)
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Any change in output, whether from contact with a smaller passenger nearer the bag or an OOPO contacting one part of the bag, causes the internal algorithm to instantly determine the amount of inflation gas necessary to safely cushion that passenger.
Smaller occupants seated closer to the instrument panel receive a "softer" inflation, larger occupants a "stiffer" one, and OOPOs get one that is somewhere in-between.