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AUTO NEWS – Mercedes Invents Floating Crystal Ball To Management Infotainment

Mercedes Invents Floating Crystal Ball To Management Infotainment

CarBuzz has uncovered patent filings for the brand new know-how with the World Mental Property Workplace. Within the paperwork, Mercedes-Benz describes an invention relating “to a management system for controlling automobiles features… which could be actively actuated by an individual for management.” The patent additional goes on to recommend that the management “is designed as an object which floats in a regulated magnetic area.”

Accompanied by a number of diagrams, we see a spherical management floating above the middle console. Utilizing magnetic area know-how, the ball can hover and spin freely, and a sensor unit would be capable to detect – we presume through gentle, motion, proximity, and gyro sensors – the actuation and enter of the controller.

A floating ball controller might be scrolled in quite a few instructions and might be pushed round like a joystick whereas miserable the controller might act as a perform to click on on or choose a menu merchandise.

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AUTO NEWS – Mercedes Invents Floating Crystal Ball To Management Infotainment
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