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Gesture controls must die

Stop them now before they get traction.

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Wrist controlled toy car | Autoblog Minute

Worlds first wrist Controlled smart toy car. Ultigesture wristband uses pre-defined gestures to control the car. Find out more on Ultigesture's kickstarter page.

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BMW's Vision Next 100 Motorcycle | Autoblog Minute

BMW debuted its Motorrad Vision Next 100 concept motorcycle in LA this week.

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The Volkswagen Golf will get gesture controls

E-Golf Touch Concept Points The Way Forward

Want to see the new tech that's coming to Volkswagen models in the very near future? Look no further than this e-Golf Touch concept.

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BMW teases Airtouch gesture-based infotainment ahead of CES

BMW will bring a Vision Car to the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show. It will feature Airtouch, a 3D gesture control system with enhanced interactivity.

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Control a car's features with a glance? Not science fiction

Delphi Will Introduce New Eye Glance Technology At CES

Eye-tracking technology installed in vehicles already allows cars to sense when their drivers are distracted or drowsy and deliver alerts to ensure motorists keep their eyes on the road. One supplier is taking the next step with this fledgling tech.

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Volkswagen incorporating gesture control into updated Golf

VW powertrain chief confirms that the upcoming facelifed Golf will incorporate the gesture-control and smartphone integration features from the Golf R Touch concept showcased at CES.

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BMW teases new 7 Series with gesture control tech, LCD display key

BMW's upcoming all-new 7 Series will be packed with the latest technologies, from gesture control and remote-control parking to carbon-fiber construction.

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Google files patent for gesture-based car controls

Tech users of the world beware – just as touchscreens have infiltrated nearly every aspect of our lives over the past decade, gesture-based controls will do the same in the coming years. And yes, that includes gesture-enabled cars, according to a patent filing by Google.

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Hand gesture controls coming to a car near you?

It looks as if the gesture-sensitive interface for the Cadillac Cue infotainment system is just the beginning of gesture integration in our vehicles. Wired reports that Microsoft is already investigating ways to incorporate technology lifted from its Xbox Kinect. Likewise, Harman has unveiled a new system that recognizes both

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Toyota readying Intellitouch touchpad controllers?

"Intellitouch" is the name Toyota will apparently use to refer to a new electronic control scheme it is developing. That's according to Car and Driver, which has spotted the name in a new Toyota trademark application. According to the submission, the name refers to "electronic touch sensitive controllers, sold as an

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Next Volkswagen infotainment system to use capacitive touchscreens, proximity sensors

The next Volkswagen Golf will be chock-full of standard and optional technology features, but its all-new Modular Infotainment System has the potential to set a new benchmark for both high-end and entry-level navigation, entertainment and connectivity.

In Detail: Mercedes-Benz DICE At CES 2012

When Mercedes-Benz rolls with DICE (Dynamic & Intuitive Control Experience), many of the clumsy controls that drivers have to fumble over will be a thing of the past. At CES 2012, luxury automakers like Mercedes and Audi (more on that in next week's episode) have envisioned gesture-based controls to be the future of in-car tech.