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There has been a never-ending buzz when it comes to cool gadgets and innovations when it comes to automobiles. The huge shift of technological innovation from gadgets to the transportation world paved the way to the creation of functional and innovative car innovations in the present generation. Check out some of the best car innovations in 2018 below.
Most manufacturers offer ways to control and manage your own vehicle’s information and entertainment system. They have incorporated trending and in-demand technologies like the Apple CarPlay and the Android Auto that provide seamless solutions to the users. The stem of Toyota has launched to the market the Alexa Opens New Window which is a voice control system.
Drivers and riders speak to Alexa while on the go, making it possible for them to control the infotainment system of their vehicles. Some of the activities that it can do include selecting songs, navigating of destinations, and controlling of home devices in a distant.
Brain to Vehicle Innovation
Nissan, one of the most famous car manufacturers, stated that it is developing a ‘B2V’ system wherein the system receives input from a headband-like gadget that detects your brainwave activity. It will trigger the car to prepare for the action you intend to take. According to the representative of Nissan, it can also detect if you are feeling uncomfortable during the autonomous driving mode. Although it has not been released out in the market, many treat it as a very interesting concept.
Talk with Your Benz
Mercedes boasts its MBOX interface in its A-class compact car. Drivers can interact with it using the touchscreen display with buttons attached to the steering wheel. You can say “Hi Mercedes.” The good thing is that it can learn. Some of the common commands you can do is tuning the radio and making a call by just saying the contact person’s name.
Parking Feature Innovation
It is undeniably true that parking is getting hard in urban areas not only in the US but around the world. The worst thing is that you are searching for an open spot tirelessly, wasting your precious time. Bosch arrived at CES advertising its fix which is currently being tested in Germany. Cars integrated with this technology can measure gaps between parked automobiles and provide an update to a map which is accessible by everyone.
More innovations are expected to be released in the coming years. Innovations are expected to increase the functionality of vehicles while providing aesthetic value.
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