BMW drivers will be able to control their car just by LOOKING at the controls by 2021

Mail Online | 2/25/2019 | Joe Pinkstone In Barcelona For Mailonline
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BMW has unveiled gaze recognition technology that will let drivers to control the inside of the car using only their eyes.

A high-definition camera mounted in the dashboard will track a customer's head and eyes to precisely identify what they are looking at - either inside or outside the car.

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BMW claims drivers will be able to look outside the car windscreen at a restaurant they are passing and learn its menu, opening hours and even book a table.

Gaze recognition will be available to customers for the first time in the BMW iNEXT as of 2021 alongside improved gesture and voice recognition in a package the German car manufacturer is calling Natural interaction.

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'Customers should be able to communicate with their intelligent connected vehicle in a totally natural way,' explains Christoph Grote, senior vice President of BMW Group Electronics.

'BMW Natural Interaction is also an important step for the future of autonomous vehicles, when interior concepts will no longer be geared solely towards the driver's position and...
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