Mitsubishi Electric says operations can be completed with no more than two button pushes within 15 s, compared to up to 15 operations and 50 s with conventional systems, according to the company.

Mitsubishi Electric introduces advanced HMI

Mitsubishi Electric Corp. has introduced a human-machine interface (HMI) that it says predicts a driver’s needs to safely and easily operate complex HMI tasks in one or two steps and in no more than 15 s. It is based on operational history and current conditions to minimize the steps and time required to operate and control four vehicle functions: navigation, phone, air-conditioning, and audio-visual equipment. A prediction agent precisely estimates the driver’s three most likely operations for the four primary devices and displays them on a head-up display positioned above the dashboard and directly in front of the driver. If any choice is not what the driver wants, separate feature buttons provide direct access to each of the four devices. Operations can be completed with no more than two button pushes within 15 s, versus up to 15 operations and 50 s with conventional systems, according to the company.

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