BMW thinks holograms are the future of interfaces

You can count on BMW to introduce fascinating concepts, and many even make it into production, such as its ConnectedDrive personal assistant app. Others, like t… [Read More]

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Per BMW's description, the interface will let you control car functions with hand gestures and motions, enabling drivers to use "the visible and tangible driver-vehicle interaction familiar from conventional touchscreens."
Supposedly, it will project holographic control surfaces upward from the center console at steering-wheel height, allowing the driver to interact with them using their free hand.
A camera will track fingertip positions and the system emits a "pulse" when a function is activated.
BMW isn't saying when the HoloActive Touch could be integrated into its car lines.
Surely the HoloActive Touch on display at CES 2017 will lend a better idea of how the whole system works before we start worrying about how a holographic system with light feedback might distract drivers far more than help them.

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Source: Engadget