New car technology debuted at CES 2019

New car technology debuted at CES 2019


the joke at the annual tech convention in Las Vegas is that CES doesn’t stand for Consumer Electronics Show anymore but because of how much automotive tech dominates CES it might just stand for car Electronic Show and 2019 is certainly no exception hey everyone Marc Saltzman here for USA TODAY’s surf report thanks for watching here at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Sin City in this video we’re gonna climb behind the wheel of some super high-tech vehicles from the likes of BMW Toyota and Nissan actually let’s start with a motorcycle opposed to a car BMW is showing its riderless motorcycle at CES just outside of the convention center it’s a glimpse into how bikes and not just cars and trucks may be able to drive themselves in the near future but those who do prefer to drive some new BMWs will also offer a new backwards technology feature that reverses your exact route over the last 50 meters all I have to do is operate the brake this is great for tight parking spaces expect to see this soon next up is Toyota introducing Guardian 4.0 technology self-driving tech designed to save lives Toyota has brought its latest prototype self-driving car to CES based on its Lexus LS flagship sedan the LS 500 H designed primarily for safety Guardian 4 adds additional cameras to the sides of the body 2 new imaging sensors plus there’s also enhanced onboard radar and a revamped lidar system which includes eight scanners as you can see here it’s meant to predict plan and prevent you from getting into an accident and faster than a human could react to a situation like this now Toyota believes so strongly in this technology that they’re offering it to their competitors as well alright let’s end off with Nissan with some technology that may look like science fiction Nissan chose CES to unveil it’s invisible to visible technology or I to V for short which could make driving not only smarter but safer too Nissan provided a live demo showing how augmented reality or AR might enhance facets of the driving experience by essentially merging the real world with the data world and will work for autonomous vehicles too it combs real-time data generated by roads vehicles and other devices to help you out whether it’s city driving on a freeway or simply looking a parking spot in a crowded lot as you can see it’s super cool technology and perfect for a show like CES where you see what’s coming down the road pun intended for USA Today surf report in Las Vegas I’m Marc Saltzman thanks for watching


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