The notion of interacting with a vehicle through wearables like smartwatch was the focal point at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Car manufacturing giants like BMW, Hyundai, Audi and Mercedes Benz had put on display their innovative take on subject.
This interaction entails controlling various vehicular features remotely like letting the car to park itself in a multi-storey building as presented by BMW’s iRemote software which is integrated with Samsung smart watch.
More sophisticated controls such as warning drivers through vibrations of the watch when they leave their lanes or when another car veers into theirs were presented by Hyundai. The smart watch will be even capable of stopping the car automatically if there are sudden and drastic changes to the driver’s pulse and heart rate.
These smart watches will be connected to apps on driver’s phone tucked away in their pocket or handbag. Click Here to read about Best Android Apps for drivers.
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