The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas launches auto show season. While not specifically geared toward automobiles, more and more manufacturers have be showcasing their new leaps forward in driver and passenger technology at this event. Mercedes-Benz just unveiled a new infotainment system that is going to revolutionize what you can expect from your vehicle, called “MBUX” for short. We wanted to explore some of the new features with the Mercedes-Benz User Experience and when you can expect this revolutionary new leap forward.
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New Features with the Mercedes-Benz User Experience
While many Mercedes-Benz infotainment systems have been controlled by touchpads on the central console or steering wheel, the MBUX will be the first system to have a dominant forward touchscreen as well.
“Hey Mercedes” Voice Controls
Mercedes-Benz will be taking natural language voice commands to the next level. Drivers and passengers will be able to activate the voice command system by saying “Hey Mercedes”. Then the computer will adapt to driver needs.
AI Adaptive Suggestions
Your Mercedes-Benz has always offered premium luxury, and now it will offer predictive service. The MBUX vehicles will learn driver habits and offer to change radio stations or make calls according to your habits and preferences.
Navigation with Augmented Reality
Navigation will be even easier with the Mercedes-Benz User Experience. Built-in navigation will work temporarily even without an internet connection, and drivers will be able to see instructions laid over camera images of the road ahead.
MBUX Infotainment System Release Date
These are just a few of the enhancements coming with the new Mercedes-Benz User Experience This all-new Mercedes-Benz infotainment system will be released later in 2018 in the United States on the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class compact sedan. We expect this technology, or some form of it, will be rolled out in the majority of Mercedes-Benz models as these advances in improving the user experience continue to develop.
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