September 16, 2021

Mercedes’ New Tech Lets You Control Your Car With Your Mind

While scientists work on brain implants to reverse damage caused by disease, car manufacturer Mercedes Benz is working on a technology that will one day allow us to control cars with our thoughts. What’s more, you won’t need any implants but just a small device that will sit at the back of your head. A glimpse of this future will be showcased at the IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, a company press release said.

The technology inside automobiles has moved rapidly from analog dashboards to large digital displays and controls that have become common in electric vehicles. To minimize distractions, controls have moved away from the dashboard onto the steering wheel and will likely disappear as digital assistants take control of the electronics in the car. While shouting instructions to the dashboard is becoming common, Mercedes Benz is planning a future where this won’t be necessary….

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