BMW Makes an i3 That Can Park Itself...via Smartwatch!
Dec 18, 2014 14:15
If you weren't planning on getting a smartwatch, maybe BMW might change your mind. The company is previewing a 360-degree Remote Valet Parking System at CES in Las Vegas in January. And according to the automaker, its four laser scanners around the vehicle can detect walls and other objects near the car.
But more importantly, it will be operated via a smartwatch app that sends the car off to navigate even a multi-level structure. You don't even have to be in the car! The car can even be summoned via the smartwatch too.
What do you think? Sounds like something you wouldn't mind trying?
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