Gesture controlled car; because we don't have enough distractions

The next time you see someone acting out scenes from Minority Report in their car, don't assume that they're just a huge Tom Cruise fan, they could be simply using the gesture controlled interface in their new Mercedes-Benz.

The Dynamic & Intuitive Control Experience (DICE) uses the windshield as a head up display, allowing you to interact in three zones, music, navigation and social media. Simply waving your hand will make things happen, avoiding the need to locate a specific button or switch. Check out the video from our friends at Engadget after the jump to get the idea.

Call me old-fashioned, but I think I'll stick with my 20th century analog car. Knowing where every control is without having to look makes driving far safer, and I feel that even regular menu driven systems like BMW's iDrive are far too distracting. Luckily this system is still many years away, so maybe by then they'll have some of those self-driving cars by then.

Via Engadget

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