BMW to show ‘AirTouch’ 3D gesture control at 2016 CES
At 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, BMW demonstrated gesture control that allowed users to adjust volume, access navigation and even answer a phone call without touching a single button — everything was controllable with in-air gestures
The German carmaker immediately turned around and implemented the next-gen tech in its all-new 7 Series flagship sedan.
See also: The 5 coolest electric cars in the world
For 2016 CES, BMW aims to take that gesture control to the next dimension with 3D gesture control called AirTouch. This next-level gesture control allows users to control a large panoramic screen like a touchscreen — without actually touching the surface. In order to enable this touch-less touchscreen control, BMW engineers installed additional sensors in the center console that read the three-dimensional movements of the user’s hand Read more…