Mitsubishi is Designing Cars That Predict What You Need, What You Want
Feb 27, 2014 10:11
Mitsubishi wants to develop a car that can predict what we want, where we want to go and what we want to do on the way based on past habits.
Dubbed the "Ultra-simple HMI (human-machine interface)", it aims to get you comfortably on the road and playing your favorite tunes in under 15 seconds. The HMI will also suggest settings for your navigation system, phone, climate control and audio visual equipment. All that settings will appear on a windshield mounted HUD.
The car is also smart enough to offer up an alternate route to your destination if you hit some unexpected traffic. For now. the Ultra-simple HMI only resides in an arcade-like prototype module located at Mitsubishi headquarters in Tokyo.
But by 2018, the automaker hopes to be implementing the tech not only in its cars but also licensing it to other automakers as well.
There are a huge number of car accidents occurring around the country every day. And understanding the causes of these incidents is one of the best ways of ensuring your stay safe on the roads. Read more
Most people spend around six months learning to drive before obtaining their license. They often gain excellent road skills during that time. However, something happens within the next couple of years, and they seem to forget everything they learned. Bad habits creep in, and drivers become considerably more dangerous on the roads. To highlight the severity of the issue, we wanted to draw your attention towards some of the consequences you can expect to experience. We hope this article will shock you into improving your approach and making sure you are always as safe as possible when behind the wheel. Read more
For many people, our cars are our pride and show. A combination of blood, sweat and tears funded the financing for our vehicles, and whether it’s a fancy new BMW Coupe or a humble Ford Focus, it’s a good idea to keep up appearances. Read more