Even after a while weird. In cars, the early voice recognition systems were typically close to unusable, with a user experience that often eclipsed by the worst of customer service phone trees. AI, gesture control and even gaze recognition.
This is a very good idea new system, dubbed BMW Natural Interaction, wants to be launched in the 2021 BMW iNEXT electric SUV.
The company promises that it will allow for more intuitive interactions with the car's systems. If you're in a conversation, for example, you may want to use a gesture and gaze to control the volume, open the sunroof or adjust air vents. But you're driving down the highway at 220kmh, you may want to use your voice instead.
"People should not have to think about what they are doing." said Christoph Grote, Senior Vice President,
BMW Group Electronics. They should always be ready to decide. BMW Natural Interaction is thus becoming an important step in the future of autonomous vehicles, when interior concepts will no longer be geared towards the driver's position and occupants will have more freedom. "
In many ways, this new system builds upon the work The BMW OS 7.0 and the launch of the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant in 2018. Gesture control, too, has been available in BMW cars since 2015. Combining all of this is a logical next step. 19659002] Some of the niftier features that BMW Natural Interaction enables.
are actually about what's happening outside of the car. BMW says that she wants to be able to do something outside, for example, and ask for opening hours and customer ratings. The company thus promises that you will be able to make a reservation at the MWC Barcelona what impressive,
of course. It remains to be seen in reality, though. Since a production launch is not imminent, it'll be a while before we'll be able to give it a try.