Gestural Control in Cars September 14, 2011Posted by reto wettach in innovative interfaces, physical interaction design.
What I am particulary excited about is the fact that they finally integrate gesture based interaction in the car – not for driving (there is still a steering wheel), but for everything else. Here you can see a detail from the screen:
(image source, youtube-video “The Mecedes-Benz F 125! – First Video”, interface visible at 1:06)
According to the video, also the doors open based on hand gestures. Wow!
Here you can see the design director of Mercedes, Gorden Wagener, talking about this – of course not without quoting Minority Report: